Day trip

From Mandalay: Full Day Trip to Sagaing, Inwa, Amarapura

From Mandalay: Full Day Trip to Sagaing, Inwa, Amarapura

From US$ 130 per person

Take a guided tour of ancient Sagaing, Inwa, and Amarapura to learn about Buddhist life in Myanmar. See notable monasteries, temples. and shrines, and get a feel for the local culture.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pickup from your hotel in Mandalay.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the pagodas and monasteries of Sagaing Hill
  • Enjoy a horse and carriage ride through the ancient capital of Inwa
  • Discover the monasteries of Maha Aungmye Bonzan and Bagaya Kyaung
  • Learn about Buddhist life in Myanmar
  • Stroll across the U Bein Bridge
Full description

Enjoy a guided full day tour of Myanmar’s three ancient capitals and learn about Buddhist life and architecture. Relax in comfort with convenient hotel pickup and drop-off in Mandalay included.

Depart from your hotel and visit picturesque Sagaing Hill, considered the center of Buddhist life in Myanmar today. Take in Sun U Ponnyashin Pagoda, the most famous shrine in the area. Visit Umin Thonze Pagoda, a crescent-shaped temple which houses 45 sitting Buddhas.

Stop by one of the monasteries to learn about the daily life of the Buddhist monks, then visit Ywatung silversmith. Discover local cuisine with lunch at a local restaurant in Sagaing, then drive to Inwa. Take a local ferry to the royal capital, located on an island between the Irrawaddy and Myitnge Rivers.

Enjoy a horse and carriage ride through the ancient city, and visit the brick and stucco Maha Aungmye Bonzan monastery. See Nanmyint Tower and the wooden monastery of Bagaya Kyaung. If time permits, visit local craft workshops producing silk, cane mats and alms bowls. Stroll over to the salvaged teak U Bein Bridge at Amarapura, then watch the sun set from the Ava Bridge. Finally, sit back and relax on the ride back to your hotel in Mandalay.

Includes
  • English speaking guide
  • Transfers
  • Entrance fees to Sagaing and Inwa
  • Ferry to Inwa
  • Horse and carriage in Inwa
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Pickup and drop-off at your hotel
  • Snow towel
  • Mandalay zone fee
  • Tips
  • Camera fee
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People over 95 years
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof of full vaccination

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • As you will be visiting religious sites, please wear clothes that cover your shoulders and knees, and remember to take off your shoes and socks when entering pagoda areas
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