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Living Irrawaddy Dolphin Project

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Closes in 2 min: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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...more
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34th Street Between 78th & 79th, Mandalay 05041, Myanmar
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

What a great company & great day trip. We did the 1 day tour as that was all the time we had. Unfortunately we didn't see any dolphins which is unusual from reviews I have read. This was due to the rain which was heavy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank sallysU7560PA
Reviewed September 23, 2018

We did the 2 nights tour with Living Irrawaddy Dolphins travel and we had a wonderful experience! Luckily there were not many boats around! Our group was small, four people, which made our experience personal and tailored to our needs. We stayed in a private...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Anastasia B
Reviewed June 28, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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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

Date of experience: May 2018
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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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank NewYorkAirmail
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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Eva G
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

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Marta G
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

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Sophie G
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