Mandalay Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in Mandalay

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Explore the royal history of Myanmar with its century-old buildings and magnificent architecture in Mandalay.  Enjoy 10-hour Mandalay full-day tour with our experienced English speaking local guide.  This is a whole day sightseeing with private air-conditioned car and includes the study of Buddhist daily life at marvelous Mahamuni Golden Buddha Image.  Visit Ku ThoDaw Pagoda, also known as world's largest book, surrounded by 729 marble slabs inscribed with Buddhist scriptures.
You'll be picked up in a air-conditioned car in the lobby of your hotel at 8:00 am.  You will have a separate driver and guide who is a regional tour guide license holder from the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.At 8:30 am, you'll officially start your tour by strolling through the oldest, busiest and most central Zey Cho Market of the city, which is a chance to deeply soak in local life and visit local merchants.Then, you'll drive to Mahamuni Pagoda and Mahamuni Golden Buddha Image. Next you'll, discover bronze casting and marble stone cutting craftsmen quarters and gold leaf beaters.  You'll then have lunch at one of the local restaurants around 12pm.The next stop is the Ku Tho Daw Pagoda, also known as world's largest book, surrounded by 729 marble slabs inscribed with Buddhist scriptures.After that, you'll visit Golden Palace Monastery, which was once part of the palace complex where King Mindon lived.Then, the group will visit Atumashi Monastery which was built in 1857 by King Mindon, two years after the capital was moved to Mandalay.Lastly, you'll visit Mandalay Hill and enjoy the sunset over Mandalay.The tour will finish around 6:30 pm after sunset and the car will transfer back to your hotel.

What’s included

  • Transportation in air-conditioned private car
  • Experienced English-speaking guide
  • Purified drinking water and towel per person
  • Entry/Admission - Mahamuni Pagoda
  • Entry/Admission - Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book
  • Entry/Admission - Golden Palace Monastery (Shwenandaw Kyaung)
  • Entry/Admission - Atumashi monastery

What’s not included

  • Insurance fees
  • Camera and video taxes at pagodas & other sights (applies to professional cameras only)
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks. Please note that only cash is accepted at the local restaurant.
  • Other personal expenses


  • Separate driver ensures your guides full attention throughout the day
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included