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Living Irrawaddy Dolphin Project

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Mandalay, Myanmar
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Super authentic experience and great cause!

I spent with a friend 1 night and 2 days along the Irrawaday chasing the dolphins with this tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sergio Molino A
Support dolphin conservation and local communities

Spending 2 days 1 night on the river with Living Irrawaddy Dolphin Project was the best decision we... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
Reveusehn
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Luang Prabang, Laos
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The Ayeyawaddy Dolphin Protected Area is home to one of the last river populations of endangered Irrawaddy dolphins and is located just north of Mandalay. Local fishermen communicate and fish with dolphins--a phenomenon found in only 3 places in the world! The Living Irrawaddy Dolphin Project takes guests by boat to see dolphins & cooperative fishing to support communities & dolphin conservation.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Mandalay, Myanmar
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+(95)9533390460
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent with a friend 1 night and 2 days along the Irrawaday chasing the dolphins with this tour. The experience was great! Don't expect a 5 stars hotel service but everything is comfortable and definitely enough to enjoy the experience at the fullest. The...More

Thank Sergio Molino A
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

Spending 2 days 1 night on the river with Living Irrawaddy Dolphin Project was the best decision we made in Mandalay. The most amazing thing about this trip was not only seeing dolphins, but also learning about the unique relationship between local fishermen and dolphins....More

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Reviewed June 9, 2018

Though I am typically inclined to skip tours in favor of my own plans, I am so glad we had this amazing experience! We did the full 3 day tour in early May, spending two amazing nights beside the river. The area is so beautiful...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

The experience of traveling in the boat and visiting the villages involved in the project was simply awesome. The best thing was the people. Both people in charge of the trip and people in the villages were really kind and they explained us all related...More

1  Thank Eva G
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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

My sister and me chose the two days river trip and it was absolutely amazing. April is one of the hottest month in Myanmar and taking a boat up the river was a really nice way to learn about the local culture. The temperature was...More

2  Thank Marta G
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

What a great day! Back in December, my partner and I were lucky enough to be the very first tourists to experience the Living Irrawaddy Dolphin Projet 1-day trip. We didn't have enough time to do their usual 2 or 3-day trip, but Paul and...More

2  Thank Sophie G
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