Ancient Capitals of Myanmar Full Day Tour from Mandalay

Day Trips & Excursions in Sagaing
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Tour description

A full-day tour from Mandalay to discover the ancient capitals of Myanmar, Inwa, Sagaing and Amanarapura. See hundreds of white pagodas, U Bein Bridge, U Ponya Sing Pagoda, Sagaing Hill and more. The day is full of some of the country’s most renowned sites, filled with temples, pagodas, and historic periods of time. Highlights: Stop at U Bein Bride, the longest teak bridge in the worldSee kingdom ruins from between the 14th and 19th centuries Stop at a selection of monasteries and pagodas including the Nan Myint Watchtower Horse cart ride through Inwa

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Innwa, Amarapura, Mandalay RegionPick up is from your Mandalay hotel at 8am to transfer to Inwa, which along with Mandalay is probably Myanmar’s most famous ancient capital. The ruins of this kingdom from the 14th to the 19th centuries are still visible today, although it was eventually abandoned following an earthquake. You will be taken around this fascinating town by horse cart, whilst your guide highlights buildings such as monasteries and the Nan Myint Watch Tower.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Soon U Ponya Shin Paya, Sagaing, Sagaing RegionOnwards by transfer then to the riverside city of Sagaing, famous for its hundreds of white and gold pagodas which adorn the hills surrounding it. Visit the most famous shrine in the area Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda originally built in 1312 and Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Sagaing Hill, Sagaing, Sagaing Regionpause for a traditional Myanmar lunch at the top of Sagaing hill, with sweeping views over all of Mandalay. Duration: 1 hourStop At: U Bein Bridge, Amarapura, Mandalay RegionThe final visit of the day is to Amarapura, meaning ‘City of Immortality’, famous for its dramatic U Bein Bridge, built around 1850 and believed to be the oldest and longest teakwood bridge in the world.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Innwa, Amarapura, Mandalay RegionHere you can explore the city and wander through this leafy suburb of Mandalay, before witnessing sunset and the final transfer of the day to your hotel.Duration: 1 hour

What's included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • English speaking guide
  • Lunch - Traditional Lunch
  • Government tax
  • Sagaing Zone Fees
  • Entry/Admission - Innwa
  • Entry/Admission - Soon U Ponya Shin Paya
  • Entry/Admission - Sagaing Hill
  • Entry/Admission - U Bein Bridge
  • Entry/Admission - Innwa

What's not included

  • Other drinks & refreshments not stated
  • Personal expenditure
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance
  • Mandalay Zone Fees


  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • All entrance fees included
  • Lunch included
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide