Mandalay: Excursion to Monywa

Mandalay: Excursion to Monywa

From US$ 113 per person

Monywa rewards its visitors with the sight of countless Buddha statues - one of which is the second largest in the whole world.

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Duration 11 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Hotels in Mandalay.

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Thanboddhay Pagoda
  • Discover the Bodhi Tahtaung Pagoda
  • Take time to explore the Phowintaung complex
Full description
Begin your tour by being picked up early in the morning at your hotel in Mandalay and drive to Monywa. Here, you will visit the Thanboddhay and Bodhi Tahtaung Pagodas. The Thanboddhay pagoda is very different from other sacred buildings as it is surrounded by a wall and its entrance is adorned by giant elephants. The impressive highlight here is the 43 m high pagoda covered by turrets. The Bodhi Tahtaung pagoda is located in front of a grove of bodhi trees. Its construction was funded by Buddhists from around the world and each of the donor countries is represented in an exhibition of images over the pagoda's 32 floors. Phowintaung is across Monywa on the other side of the Chindwin River. Although there is a lot to discover, only a few foreign tourists come here. Hundreds of thousands of Buddha statues decorate the sandstone caves of Phowintaung and a variety can be discovered during a visit to the site.
Includes
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • English-speaking guide
  • Admission fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals and drinks
  • Gratuities

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The very nice guide and driver. They took their time to explain everything and stopped the time we need at each site

August 25, 2019

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