Cycling Tour From Mandalay To Bagan – 8 Days

Cycling Tour From Mandalay To Bagan – 8 Days

Within 8 days, we will travel around Myanmar with interesting stops like Mandalay with its teak temples and bridge, Amarapura – one of the three ancient capitals, Bagan – the plains of Buddhist temples and stupas with thousands of relics and Mt Popa – the most famous mountain in Myanmar

Duration: 8 Days

Destinations: Yangon -Mandalay->Amarapura city -> Pyin Oo Lwin -> Meiktila -> Mount Popa  ->Bagan  ->Shwezigon Pagoda

Description: Within 8 days, we will travel around Myanmar with interesting stops like Mandalay with its teak temples and bridge, Amarapura – one of the three ancient capitals, Bagan – the plains of Buddhist temples and stupas with thousands of relics and Mt Popa – the most famous mountain in Myanmar

Highlights of this tour

  • Cycling around the temple fields of Mandalay and Bagan
  • Visiting the oldest bridge in Myanmar and teak temples
  • Hiking up to the top of Mt.Popa and visit shrines and enjoying panoramic views
  • Experiencing the life of the people in Pyin Si and Meiktila
  • Enjoy the view of IrrawaddyRiver
  • See the wonderful Irrawaddy dolphins

Day 01:  Yangon Arrival

Day 02 : Yangon –Mandalay Sightseeing

Day 03 : Mandalay – Amarapura – Mandalay

Day 04 : Mandalay – Pyin Si – Meiktila

Day 05 : Meiktila – Popa

Day 06 : Popa – Bagan

Day 07 : Bagan

Day 08 : Bagan – Yangon Sightseeing & Departure

 

Day 01:  Yangon Arrival ( D ) 

Arrive in Yangon where you will be welcomed by your local tour guide and transferred to your hotel. Late afternoon visit the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda of Rudyard Kipling fame and one of Myanmar’s most sacred places. The massive bell shaped stupa is plated with gold and the tip of the stupa is set with diamonds, rubies, sapphires and topaz – a stunning sight as the sun sets and a most fitting place to begin our trip in this “GoldenLand”.

Biking distance : none

Day 02 : Yangon –Mandalay Sightseeing

Activities : Explore Mandalay, visit teak temple Shwenandaw, Kuthodaw Pagoda…

Meal : Dinner

Biking distance : 40 km

Itinerary : First day pick up from hotel and transfer to airport to fly Mandalay. Arrive at Mandalay  Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.  We will have a short city tour after the hotel procedures. Teak temple Shwenandaw and Kuthodaw Pagoda with the massive marble slabs will be recommended. Besides, you can enjoy the fresh air of the city by visit the surrounding moat.
Stay overnight in Mandalay.

Day 03 : Mandalay – Amarapura – Mandalay

Activities : Visit Amarapura, Mingun, enjoy the views of IrrawaddyRiver… then back to Mandalay

Meal : Breakfast, Lunch

Biking distance : 85 km

Itinerary : In the morning, we will cycle to Amarapura and visit Mingun where you can see the great Mingun Bell and the wonderful Irrawaddy River. When coming back, we will visit Mahamuni Pagoda and Mandalay Hill – the attractive places that you can’t miss when in Mandalay.
Stay overnight in Mandalay

observe how lacquer ware is made, then visit the architecturally magnificent monastery of Ananda as the sun is setting. Overnight in Bagan.

Day 04 : Mandalay – Pyin Si – Meiktila

Activities : Visit Pyin Si and Meiktila

Meal : Breakfast, Lunch

Biking distance : 90 km

Itinerary : Today we will move to Pyin Si villages and experience life of the people in the rural area. Then a car will take us to Meuktile to relax and enjoy the view.
Overnight Meiktila

Day 05 : Meiktila – Popa

Activities : Visit Mt.Popa and its sightseeing

Meal : Breakfast, Lunch

Biking distance : 80 km

Itinerary : A morning ride will take us to Mt.Popa – a volcanic mountain near Bagan. When arrive, you will have great chances to enjoy the views of mountains, forest, animal and the life of locals.
Overnight at PopaMountain Resort.

Day 06 : Popa – Bagan

Activities : Explore the shrines and the views of the MountPopa before moving to Bagan

Meal : Breakfast, Lunch

Biking distance : 45 km

Itinerary : In the morning, we will visit the shrine on the top of Mt Popa and enjoy the spectacular view of Popa. After being satisfy with the mountain scenes, we will move to Bagan and explore the heaven of temples and stupas.
Stay overnight in Bagan.

Day 07 : Bagan

Activities : Explore Bagan with Shwezigon Pagoda, Nyaung Oo Market and the cave temple of Wet-Kyi

Meal : Breakfast, Lunch

Biking distance : 40 km

Itinerary : Prepare to be astounded by Bagan, a grassy plain scattered with pagodas. A full day of cycling will take you to the city’s most fascinating sites, including the teeming Nyaung Oo Market, the glittering Shwezigon Pagoda, and the atmospheric cave temple of Wetkyi-In Gubyaukgyi. In the afternoon, you’ll peek into a traditional workshop to

Day 08 : Bagan – Yangon Sightseeing & Departure (by private air con car with English Speaking Guide) (B)

After breakfast transfer to Airport to fly back Yangon, Then visit Scott Market, Bogyoke Market, which sells many Myanmar Traditional Handicrafts, namely, Pan Sai Myo, 10 kinds of flowers; Blacksmith, Goldsmith, Coppersmith, Stone Carvings, Wood Carvings, Lacquer Wares, and so on (Scott Market is off every Monday!). Evening transfer to airport for International departure.

Meal : Breakfast/ Lunch

Biking distance : none

(End of Tour Program)

Tour price : Contact us

Accommodation in Myanmar:

Yangon           Central hotel, superior room (1N)

Mandalay       79 living Hotel, superior room (2N)

Meikhtila        Wunzin Hotel, superior room (1N)

Mt Popa         Popa Mountain Resort, superior room (1N)

Bagan             Bagan Umbra Hotel, superior room (2N)

***If above hotels are not available at the time of booking, we will use another hotel with same standard.

 Includes:

  • 07 night accommodation on twin shared basic with daily breakfast
  • 2 sectors of domestic flight fare for Yangon- Mandalay// Bagan- Yangon with private airline
  • Accompanying English speaking bike guide
  • Accompanying support vehicle or bus for group
  • Water stop for every biking day (snacks, seasonal fruits, mineral water)
  • Private boat ride
  • Entrance/zone fees
  • Bicycle & Helmet
  • Meals B = Breakfast , L = Lunch , D = Dinner

  Not included:

  • international air tickets
  • drinks with meals
  • visa costs
  • optional excursions
  • camera fees
  • personal expenses and tips
  • international airport taxes
  • travel insurance

 

 

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