Imperial Mandalay City Day Tour


from $149USD/person
Aircon Full-day 2+ Guests


Our experienced local guides bring you to the most significant sites of Mandalay, the last royal capital city of Myanmar. From the astonishing panoramic view from Mandalay Hill at sunrise, to the unforgettable Kuthodaw and Mahamuni temples, artisinal family workshops, and the teak Royal Palace of Mandalay, this tour uncovers the most iconic sites of Mandalay. Round out the day with an amazing sunset at U Bein Bridge or Sagaing Hill and your Imperial Mandalay day tour is complete!
"Bagan contains an extraordinary ensemble of Buddhist monumental architecture, reflecting the strength of religious devotion of an early major Buddhist empire. Within the context of the rich expressions and traditions of Buddhist architecture and art found throughout Asia, Bagan is distinctive and outstanding."

What to Expect

Following our tradition of being the most valuable resource for private tour experiences in Myanmar, we offer this compact showcase tour of Mandalay’s must-see sites. For each, we provide as much detailed information as you are interested in, without making your tour a history lesson!

Imperial Mandalay Tour Highlights

  • A tour of imperial Mandalay’s most important sites
  • Save time and avoid “temple fatigue” – see only the best examples 
  • Great choice for a first-time Myanmar visitor to learn about local culture, traditions, and food
  • Combine sightseeing with an authentic cultural experience
  • Travel in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle with experienced English-speaking guide

Visit Mandalay with Insiders

Uncover hidden sites and secret temples on our Bagan temples tour. Classic temples, as well as lesser-known and remote sites await as you travel comfortably by air-conditioned private taxi and driver. We take you to significant sites, monuments and locations rarely visited by tourists. A truly exceptional day out for the “Best of the Best” in Bagan!


Option 1

  • 5:30 AM Hotel Pick up
  • Mandalay Hill (Sunrise)
  • Breakfast Time
  • Kuthodaw Pagoda
  • Shwenandaw Kyaung (Golden Palace Monastery)
  • Gold leaf beating workshop
  • Lunch Time
  • Shwe In Bin Kyaung Monastery
  • Kin Wun Min Gyi Monastery
  • Slipper making workshop
  • Wood Carving workshop
  • U Bein Bridge Sunset
  • Return to your hotel

Option 2

  • 5:30 AM Hotel Pick up
  • Mandalay Moat Sunrise 
  • Thuye Market – Train Station 
  • Breakfast at local restaurant or teashop
  • Yaw Min Gyi Brick Monastery 
  • Mandalay Royal Palace
  • Lunch Break 
  • Khay Mar Thi Wun Ruined Monastery 
  • Aka Pa Wun Monastery 
  • Stone Carving Workshop
  • Mahamuni Pagoda 
  • Bronze Casting Workshop
  • Riverside Sunset 
  • Return to your hotel


Price includes:

  • Air-conditioned private taxi and driver
  • Experienced English-speaking licensed tour guide
  • Chilled water all day

Price excludes:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Lunch
  • Photography services

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