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

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

From $150 per person

Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) is a former British Hill Station and just 2 hours drives away up the hills from Mandalay. This old British town is very charming with its lovely lake, waterfalls, botanical garden and colonial era-buildings.

About this activity

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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
English
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the most beautiful garden, founded in 1915 on 176 hecter of land
  • Learn about the old Colonial Style Buildings of this British Hill Station town
  • Enjoy the horse coach ride along the cozy lanes of the town
  • Visit to the famous waterfalls of the region
  • Complete the tour with a coffee break at a lovely coffee shop
Full description
In the morning you will have a 7:30 AM pickup 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). Visit the lovely lake, waterfalls, botanical gardens and their colonial era-buildings. The road winds steeply through flower, fruit and vegetable gardens so you will enjoy the ride. 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. Then visit the Water Fall and the National Kandawgyi Gardens, which were laid out by Sir Harcourt Butler, the former governor of Burma, the flower beds are similar to those found in an English country garden. The garden has recently been renovated and is now called “Kandawgyi National Botanical Garden”. Eat lunch at local restaurant. Then stop at a lovely coffee shop for a coffee break before returning by road to Mandalay. Arrive back Mandalay and transfer to your hotel.
Includes
  • 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 and 1 Bottle of purified drinking water
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Meals not specified in the description
  • Tips for your guide and driver
  • Camera Fee
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • 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 between 12 to 18 Apr in 2019 and 2020
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Product ID: 224295