Myanmar

Rural Mandalay and Snake Temple

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day tour

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: All day

tour highlights

  • Watch local villagers go about their work in the fields
  • Visit the storied Paleik Archelogical Zone, known for its ancient stupas
  • See the Snake Temple, guarded by living snakes
  • End your journey by climbing up the scenic Yetagun Taung Hill

tour details

Explore a side of Mandalay that few visitors ever see as you journey into traditional villages around the city. Drive to Paleik Ywa Ma on the outskirts of Mandalay to visit the Paleik Archaeological Zone, where some of the stupas are said to be even older than those in Bagan. Stroll through the nearby village and see how people live. Nearby is Paleik (Snake) Temple, ‘guarded’ by living snakes.

tour description

Pick up from Mandalay and drive to Paleik Ywa Ma on the outskirts to visit the Paleik Archaeological Zone, where some of the stupas are said to be even older than those in Bagan. Stroll through the nearby village and see how people live. Nearby is Paleik Snake Temple, guarded by living snakes, which are fed daily at 11:00 hours.

Lunch at local restaurant (or) packed lunch

Visit Ye Kyi Village, where inhabitants cultivate the fields and work with bamboo. Yetagun Taung Hill is an energetic 20-minute stepped climb to the top which rewards the visitor with a panoramic view.
After that, return to Mandalay and transfer back to your hotel.

includes

  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Transfer from/to hotel
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees
  • English speaking local tour guide
  • Filtered drinking water and wet towels during the tour

excludes

  • Mandalay Zone Fee

notes

Please note there will be supplement during the water festival period from 13-17 April. Price to be advised on request.
    Tour code: MDLDMMRT

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