Mandalay to Amarapura half day tour
This half-day-trip Mandalay allow you to explore Amarapura, you will have chance to see the famous Buddhist monastery of Mahagandayon, longest teak-wood bridge the world, 200 year old U Bein and the Bagaya Monastery…
Location: Mandalay, Myanmar
Duration: 4 hours (approx.) – half day
Start/End: your hotel in Mandalay; start from 8.00 am or 1.00 pm.
Highlights of this tour:
Buddhist monastery of Mahagandayon 200 year old U Bein Bagaya Monastery
You tour starts from your hotel in Mandalay, then drive 15 km (haft an hour) to Amarapura from Mandalay. Visit the famous Buddhist monastery of Mahagandayon, where usually there are more than a thousand monks live and study.
See the monks from Mahagandayon Monastery ask for alms in morning
Then heading to longest teak bridge which 200 year old U Bein, built in 1782 at the time when Amarapura was Royal capital. Since then it is noted for silk- and cotton weaving. Visit a traditional hand-woven silk workshop.
Continue to see Bagaya Monastery, with a superb collection of Buddha statues.
Return to Mandalay, trip ends. Today you lunch is excluded.