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From Mandalay: Full Day Excursion to Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

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Stop At: PYIN OO LWIN CENTRE, Beside of Mandalay-Lashio Main Road Pyin Oo Lwin, Kywe Nwar Dauk 05081, Myanmar (Burma)

In the morning at 07:30 A.M. pick up from your hotel in Mandalay and drive up (80 km – 2 hours) on a scenic route to the cool hill station and a former British Hill Station of Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) with its lovely lake, waterfalls, botanical garden and colonial era-buildings. The road winds steeply through flower, fruit and vegetable gardens.

Visit the local market. Drive through Maymyo on a horse drawn "stage coach", giving you the chance to admire the brick and timber houses, complete with English style gables, turrets and chimneys.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens, Nandar Road, Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) Myanmar

Then visit the Water Fall and the National Kandawgyi Gardens, which were laid out by Sir Harcourt Butler, the former governor of Burma – flower beds are similar to those you would find in an English country garden! The garden has recently been renovated and is now called “Kandawgyi National Botanical Garden”.

Lunch at local restaurant.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Nature Coffee Shop, Unnamed Road, Maymyo, Myanmar (Burma)

Stop at a lovely Coffee Shop for a coffee break before returning by road to Mandalay. Arrive back Mandalay and transfer to your hotel.

Meals Included: Lunch

Duration: 30 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up from your hotel in Mandalay City area. Please advise your hotel's name.

Drop-off at your hotel in Mandalay City area.
Departure Time
7:30 AM
Duration
10h
Inclusions
  • Sightseeing with an English speaking guide
  • Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to the attractions in Pyin Oo Lwin mentioned in the description
  • Horse cart rental charges in Pyin Oo Lwin
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Pick-up and drop off from/to your Hotel in Mandalay
  • Snow towel & 1 Bottle of purified drinking water
  • Entry/Admission - National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens
Exclusions
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Meals not specified in the description
  • Tips for your guide and driver
  • Camera Fee, Personal expenses, Travel insurance
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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.
  • This tour is not available during the Water Festival period between 12 to 18 Apr. During this time, everything in town is closed: restaurants, shops, markets, Museum, etc. Driving through Yangon is extremely difficult if not impossible because people celebrate the famous water-festival. You cannot avoid of getting very wet because everyone throws water at everybody. People drive through the city in open cars and there are stages along the street where people throw water. Everybody going up will get very wet.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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