Burma Cycling 2 Days / 1 Night: Mandalay / Sagaing / Amarapura / Pathein Gyi
Departure Date: Everyday (Guaranteed Departure with minimum 02 people)
Mandalay is the 2nd largest city and the last royal capital of Burma and it was founded in 1857. Most of our cycling tours in Myanmar starts from Mandalay. It has also international airport for flight from Bangkok.
On this Burma cycling, our Burmese cycling guide take people to see REAL lives around Mandalay including the Amarapura, the former capital of Myanmar before moving to Mandalay. Amarapura was founded early than Mandalay in 1783 is bounded by the Irrawaddy river and the ancient capital of Ava. Stop to visit U Biein bridge, the world longest teak bridge.
Day 1 – Sagaing – Ava – Amarapura (60km)
The ride will begin with Sagaing, the ancient capital and the capital of Sagaing division and ride straight to local market where you can observe various staffs used for Burmese kitchen, seasonal fruits and fresh vegetables to bamboo baskets, Thanaka wood and souvenirs. Then ride up to the Sagaing Hill and visit Swan Oo Pone Nya Shin pagoda takes the overwhelming hilltop and enjoy the panorama. Afterwards go down from Sagaing Hill and keep riding to Ava, the ancient capital. Here, visit Bagaya monastery which was the University of the Ava dynasty which is amazing teak monastery with the 267 giant teak pillars. Then proceed to Leaning tower of Ava which was the watch tower of royal palace. Then a visit to Ava will end with Maha Aung Myay Bon San, brick monastery. Then continue to Amarapura by passing through the villages and end your ride at U Bein bridge, the longest teak bridge of the world in Amarapura. Take a walk on the bridge and feel the breeze of Taungthaman lake. Finally you will ride back to your hotel. Overnight in Mandalay.
Day 2 – Pathein Gyi – Mandalay (58km)
Take a morning ride to outskirts of Mandalay, grab a bike, leave the hotel and cycle to northeast of Mandalay. Firstly ride to local teashop where locals sit and sip a steaming cup of Chai ( Indian Tea) and having the flat breads such Naan, Pratha and chatting, watching the football matches or reading daily newspaper. Then make your way to a quiet ride to Pathein Gyi and set of pedaling, leaving the metropolis behind and rural area where you will see the real beauties, big smiles of villagers, warm greeting of locals, the farmers on the farms. You will keep riding to Pathein Gyi take a tarmac road and ride back to Mandalay and take a visit to Mahamuni Temple, Shwe Inn Bin Monastery and ride along the Ayerwaddy river to see the daily activities of the fisher men, the villagers who farm the different kinds of melon and the locals making the bamboo rafts to transport to the others destinations. Then ride to Mandalay Hill to see the view of Mandalay and ride back to the hotel.
| Tour Cost
|| USD237 Per Person based on 2 people in sharing room
|Single room supplement
||USD30 (Trek disc brake) including helmet
| Total Distance
|| 118 km
| Number of cycling days
||2 full days
| Level of Difficulty / Road Surface
||Easy level / dirt road and tarmac back road.
| Support Vehicle
| Group Size
|| Minimum 2. Maximum 15.
|| Start from 6 day cycling tour, groups of 6 or more, a Cycling Tour Leader, plus English-speaking cycling guide, drivers and assistants. Groups of 4-5 will be led by our local guide and our local support team.
Tour Price Includes
- Cycling experienced English speaking guide
- Tool kit for bike repair
- First aid kit
- 2 lunches 1 dinner
- 1 night accommodation
- Bike Rental as above mention
- Entrance fees ( Zone Fees)
- Myanmar Visa
- Travel Insurance
- Other meals not mentioned and Beverages!
- International airport tax if any!
- International flight ticket to and from Yangon
- Alcoholic, and other beverages
- Tips for guide
- Personal travel insurance
- Any services not mentioned in itinerary