The Mandalay tour will give travelers an opportunity to observe the Ayeyarwaddy Dolphin in their natural habitat and the traditional cast-net fishing method by the help dolphins in order to promote the education programs on dolphin conservation and the importance of adopting sustainable fishing practices.  

Location: Ayeyarwaddy in Mandalay, Myanmar
Duration: 2 days/1 night
Start/End: your hotel in Mandalay
Tour Category: Mandalay tours
Highlights of this tour:

  • Explore Myay-zun Village
  • Witness the “cooperative fishery” in Mandalay
  • Mingun Bell
  • Visit Mingun Paya – the world’s second largest ringing bell
  • Hsinbyume Paya – the dramatic round-shaped white pagoda

Experience this 2-day Mandalay Tour With:

  • Guides: hand-picked best tour guides with deep knowledge, humor, profession (English speaking guides, other languages upon request)
  • Drivers: polite,  friendly, responsible, reliable with many years of driving experience
  •  Vehicles: comfortable, spacious, air-conditioned & clean
  • Meals: meals are arranged at local restaurants so you can taste authentic Burmese cuisine
  • Accommodation: listed below or various types of equivalent accommodation are available, from 5-star hotels, 4-star hotels in the best location, good value 3-star hotels, to boutique hotels reflect the style of the region

Please note that every element of the tour below can be tailored. Tell us your specific interest and we will be happy to make adjustments for you. This inquiry is totally free and you are under no obligation

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Day 01: Mandalay – Mingun – Myay-zun Village

Mandalay trip starts at your reserved hotel followed by taking one- hour on a boat trip on the Ayeyarwaddy River to Mingun and meanwhile, get a first-hand look at idyllic scenery filled with local boats and bamboo rafts.
After disembarking at Mingun jetty, make your first visit of the day at Mingun Bell, weighing 87 tons and being the world´s largest intact bronze bell. Take leisure walk to Mingun Paya, the massive ruin of the unfinished pagoda which was intently built as the world’s largest Buddhist pagoda.
Mingun Paya in Mandalay trip to Mingun

The next highlight is Hsinbyume Paya, a magnificent white temple. Be impressed by its incredible architecture and the round-shape resemble Mount Meru – the center of the Buddhist universe.
In the afternoon, after embarking on a boat, we will reach Myay-zun village on the river bank. Next, zip through the serene village and study the socio-economics of the community.
Overnight in Myay-zun – the village monastery.
Hsinbyume Paya

Day 02: Myay-zun Village – Mandalay

After breakfast, we will start early by hopping on a fisherman’s boat canoe to have a closer look at Ayeyawaddy Dolphins to witness the beautiful interaction between the lovely Dolphins and local fishermen for an insight into the lifestyle of Riverside residents. Not just sightseeing, your visit also helps to raise awareness for dolphin protection. Enjoy your mesmerizing boat trip and stay away from the noise you have in your busy life.

Ayeyarwaddy-Dolphin-mandalay tourThe trip ends with a scenic sail along the river back to Mandalay. Thank you for making your trip with Go Myanmar Tours!Fisherman The Ayeyarwaddy Dolphin Mandalay

Price: Please contact us for your special price.
What’s included?

  • Entrance fees & permits
  • Tours guide (English speaking tour guide)
  • Ship/ ferry fare
  • Good (private) car or van with air-conditioning
  • One bottle of water/per person

What’s excluded?

  • Drinks & beverage
  • Others not mentioned
  • Insurance

Price: Please contact us for the detailed information