Myanmar Tour to explore Mandalay city will let visitors to experience the exciting culture of the country of Myanmar. They can watch the sunrise or sunset on the world’s longest teak bridge U- Bein, or wander to explore the little-known temples here.
Guests can also take a bike tour to escape the bustle, noisy, or attend the wash ceremony – a famous ritual of Myanmar, …
1. Why should you travel to Mandalay?
For those who were not there – and including Rudyard Kipling of “The Road to Mandalay” – referring to “Mandalay” often evoked Asian imagery in the most endless and traditional way. The early reality could be a major resistance – a congested traffic network of straight roads that could not pass through anonymous concrete buildings. But do not despair – despite being a relatively young and dynamic city, Mandalay is the cultural capital of Myanmar.
It’s easy to get rid of the smoke and normal architecture of the main streets in the city’s full range of craft workshops and monasteries under the shade of trees.
Mandalay temples , Yankin and Yedagon Hills welcome exceptions to the flat terrain of the city, and some small theaters introduce traditional performing arts. Meanwhile, Mandalay is the main transport hub of northern Myanmar and offers a range of easy destinations throughout the day, including the four royal capitals of the past and information about the world’s largest towers.
2. The best time to travel Mandalay
November to February is the peak of the tourist season with hot but hot weather during the day, warm, pleasant evenings with occasional chills.
April to September is the time of heat that leads to heavy rain in the middle of summer and around the house during the Thingyan festival .
From October to March is the time when the hotel is less busy than the high season, the air is quite pleasant, the rain can still continue.
3. Best destinations in Mandalay
The Mahamuni Temple
A famous symbol of Mandalay, the Mahamuni Temple is not only where Buddhists come every year, but also places for tourists to visit. One interesting thing about visiting the Mahamuni Shrine is that the statue is covered with gold, and the statue grows larger as the gold layers overlap. In addition to the six bronze statues from the Khmer kingdom, the Mahamuni Temple has two statues of lions as two guardian guards.
Golden Palace Monastery
Shwenandaw, also known as the Golden Palace Monastery, is the only surviving teak monastery in Mandalay. At Shwenandaw Monastery, you will admire the carvings of teakwood as the hallmark of the royal palace Mandalay. The richness and variety of the carvings on the corridors or balustrades will make you feel stunned, amazed and admired before the soft patterns on teak.
One of the famous attractions in Mandalay, the journey that will take you to is Mandalay Hill. From the top of Mandalay Hill, you can observe the panoramic view of Mandalay City or watch the beautiful sunset. Mount Mandalay is also a place where you can admire the wonderful natural scenery with many famous temples.
Special Activities At Madalay
Watch the sun rise or admire the sunset from the longest teak bridge in the world – U-Bein bridge.
Visiting the magnificent hills of Sagaing Temple and the gilded pagodas of Shin Pin Nan Kain Temple.
Explore MingunPaya by boat from Mandalay.
Get off the bustling Mandalay with a bicycle tour.
Wander around the lesser-known monasteries of Mandalay, including Shakin’s masterpiece in Bin Kyaung.
Explore handicrafts, including making gold tablecloths in the Gold Pounders district.
Watch the elephant dance of two people at an annual Kyaukse festival or watch the free evening show at Mya nandar restaurant.