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Full-Day Boat Trip To Mandalay Countryside
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Boating, Rural Experience, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    10 Hours

  • Language


  • Activity Level



Get a fantastic experience of the rural Burmese community in the countryside of Mandalay as you visit remote villages by boat and car. Observe traditional activities, sight-see 14th century architecture and visit bamboo and sandalwood farms along the way. Learn about the Buddhist temples and visit pagodas like Nagayone Pagoda and Shwe Yin M Syaw Pagoda before heading back to your accommodation. 

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    • Meet your tour representative at the hotel and drive to the south-east of Mandalay.

    • Stop at a local flowers market where you can enjoy the beauty and fragrance of fresh flowers. You will find seasonal flowers there like Aster, Eugenia, Cobra-saffron, Jasmine, Gladiolus and Chrysanthemum.

    • Continue driving to see the different cultivation landscapes along the roadside.

    • Make a stop at the Slaked lime production workplace, where our team will donate 1 USD on behalf of each traveller for the education of children working there.

    • Drive to the embarkation port to board your private boat. Pay attention to the beautiful landscape as the river sweeps and dribbles through vast mountain ranges.

    • Reach a bamboo and sandalwood farm where you can have Burmese food for lunch and learn about the Burmese bamboo plantation, sandal-wood trees, banana, Thanakha trees and other vegetation fields.

    • Reach the Nagayone Pagoda, north of Dothawaddy river, famous for its beautiful shrine that contains a huge standing Buddha bounded by two shorter Buddhas.

    • Visit Shwe Yin M Syaw Pagoda or Sunset Pagoda and the bell-shaped Shwe Zi Gone Pagoda.

    • Explore some more villages and then head back to Mandalay.

What's Included
  • English-speaking Myanmar (Burmese) tour guide

  • Driver

  • Air-conditioned transport

  • Water bottles & wet towels

  • Cold drinks

  • Contribution fee for children’s education fund

  • Private boat

  • Lunch

  • Life jacket

What's Excluded
  • Personal expenses

  • Insurance

  • Gratuities

Know before you go
  • Pregnant women are not eligible for this tour.

  • Booking is to be done at least two days prior to the day of the tour.

Meeting Point

Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • Lubomir

    We booked a three-day trip with a private guide and a car with a driver at this agency. In and around Mandalay.

    The Toyota Alphard was a comfortable and big enough vehicle for the three of us, the driver and the guide. We agreed itinerary in advance, mainly on the basis of this agency's proposal. With some specialties such as our transport to Mandalay Airport.

    Our guide Chen was excellent. Very well informed about the history and present of visited places. We greatly appreciate that he showed us also local life, eg. at the market in Pyin Oo Lwin or took us to a restaurant for locals in Sagaing.

    Chen was kind and helpful. He found, on his own initiative, that our domestic flight was canceled and replaced by another company flight (locally specific). Or he took us personally to our train, found the right places, and agreed with the train guide to the location of our luggage (as the Burmese railways don't think much of the big luggage of passengers). In doing so, Chen was very tactful and courteous.

    It was great, thanks ...

  • Chen

    Glad that the people of Myanmar are so friendly and helpful. Communication with the tour guide

    was excellent . We will use your tour guides in the

    future again.

  • gabor.karsay

    We have visited Mandalay in January 2018 with a group of 7.Joe was waiting for us at the airport, and guided us for 2 days. He was a very good guide, his English was very good. He cananswer all of our questions about the city, country, religion. The program was adapted to our request, coffee breaks, stops. Very flexible, but always the best advices. Joe was very patientand helpful. He recommended us a good restaurant for dinner, they found a photo lab on the way to the airport to prepare a paper photo for Thailnad visa.The vanwas a nearly new one, in verygood condition (even according toEuropean standards), comfortable,always clean.The driver cleaned it during every stop (every pagoda, sometimestwice in 30'). They offered freecool water, umbrella. Thein Ko Oo came personally to the hotel to meet us on first evening. Communication with him before arrival was easy.All these services for a reasonable price. We highly recommend this company for your next Mandalay tour!

Starting From
USD 95.00 / adult

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