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Mandalay Villages and Dolphin Tour

Duration: 4 days

Myanmar dolphin expeditio is one of the amazing trips for wild life and nature lovers. Very few amount of Ayeyarwaddy dolphin is remain in the river, it is very low chance to watch the river dolphin in the river. Not only dolphin watching but also fishermen villages and some small village sightseeing are included in this trip.

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Price from: 495 USD
1 Mandalay city tour

Our guide and vehicle welcome you at airport/bus station. We are going to take a Mandalay private tour and experience Myanmar's cultural capital like a local.Begin your day at Mandalay Palace. There's a lot of ground to cover, so ask your guide to visit the Royal Mausoleums and Relic Tower before large tour groups arrive. Next, head to Kuthodaw Pagoda, where you'll find a shimmering stupa and the world's largest book.

In the afternoon, follow the faithful and climb the staircases to the top of Mandalay Hill. There are several routes to the summit, so ask your guide to choose one based on your fitness level. Don't miss Sutaungpyei, a wish-granting pagoda. Take in the sweeping views, then descend at dusk and dig into a feast of Meeshay, rice noodles in meat sauce, a local favorite.

Stay overnight at hotel in Mandalay.

Meals: none 

2 Mandalay - Surrounding villages

Get up this morning in the second largest city of Myanmar. Mandalay is not only ancient city with royal relics but it is very rich in local culture. Today we are about to visit some of most typical villages in Mandalay. Firstly will go to Thayatbain village, famous for local simple people and making brick projects. The view between Thayatabi village is breath-taking and the green plantation, the fresh air will energies you. We will then go to Nantawkyun village. Old broken palace and tomb of queen in Kongboung Dynasty are waiting for you and have a curious look to Mingun village across the Irrawaddy river, the longest river in Myanmar and the life and blood of Myanmar people. Then will across the Irrawaddy river by ferry boat to Mingun.

The Mingun is older than Mandalay and also ancient village. It's famous for the world biggest bell, unfinished big pagoda with ruined big lion statue and Myatheindan Zedi. After Min Gun, we will go to Sagaing city, religious city with 400 monasteries and nunneries. Then we will return Mandalay.

Stay overnight at hotel in Mandalay.

Meals: breakfast

3 Mandalay - Fishing

After having breakfast transfer to the jetty. Take a boat for about three hours up river side to the fishing villages.The best time for fishing with the dolphins is early morning and in the late afternoon. Two fisher men come out from their village with cast net and rowing boat in the river. They make sound with the peddle to hear the dolphins. They are very friendly each other and dolphins know the sound of the fishing boat. They come closer nearby boat and looking for the fishes. When they find the school of the fish they raise up their tail and beat the water. It is the sign to shoot the cast net. Fisher man shoot the net to be circle.

After watching that we go to visit villages along the river side. Overnight on the boat. Lunch and dinner will be on the boat.

Meals: breakfast

4 Mandalay - Departure

The next day morning we go back to Mandalay center. You will have some free time for shopping or enjoying some typical cuisine of Burma before we getting to airport to connect to your next destination of this amazing country.

Important note: we do not guarantee that you can encounter river dolphin. We will try our best to find but very sometime they are out of our spot. We will not take any responsibility for anything due to weather and water level

Meals: breakfast

 

TOUR  COST PER PAX IN USD (Valid from 1 Sep to 31 Mar 2018, except peak season, holiday)

Hotel class

2 pax

3-5 pax

6-9 pax

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT

Standard Category

750

695

495

120

Superior Category

795

645

580

170

Deluxe Category

895

735

645

270

 

SUGGESTED HOTEL OR SIMILAR

Hotel class

Standard Category

Superior Category

Deluxe Category

Mandalay

Mandalay City Hotel Eastern Palace Hotel Mandalay Hill Resort

 

INCLUSION

 

EXCLUSION

  • 2 Night accommodation based on sharing Twin/Double basic with daily breakfast at hotel
  • 1 Night standard accommodation on private boat
  • Private boat services (Mandalay – Mingun – Myayzun – Kyauk Myaung – Mandalay)
  • Lunch & Dinner with Myanmar Traditional Meals on boat
  • Helper Fishermen for Dolphin watching
  • English speaking station guide services during sightseeing days
  • Entrance and zone fees for visiting places in the program
  • Water and refreshing towel in touring days
  • Services mentioned in the program
 
 
 
 
  • International flight in/out
  • Meals (Lunch and Dinners) not mentioned on program
  • Early check-in/Late check-out
  • Porter charges at airports and jetties
  • Drinks, tips and personal expenses
  • Visa and Insurance fees
  • Fuel surcharge for flights
  • Any other items and services not mentioned in the program
 

Remark:

  • Prices quoted in USD and subject to change without prior notice.
  • Please be informed that the quotation does not imply or constitute availability.
  • In case if the hotel listed is unavailable, other similar class hotel shall be provided.
  • Compulsory Gala Dinner will be applied during Christmas Eve and New Year Eve.

 

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