Myanmar - Mandalay - Monywa, 2 days
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Trip Code :
MY-B-11
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Daily
Duration :
2 days

Trip Information
Mandalay - Monywa, 2 days
 
Trip Code :  MY-B-11
Destination :  MYANMAR ( Mandalay )
Price :  192.00 US Dollar
Duration :  2 Days
 
Trip Description

Monywa is situated on the eastern bank of the Chindwin River, with a population of 300,000, and is the second biggest town in Upper Myanmar. It serves as a major trade centre for agricultural produce from the surrounding Chindwin Valley, especially beans, pulses and sugar palm. THANBODDHAY PAYA: built between 1939 and 1952 by Moehnyin Sayadaw, the solid section of the monument is said to enclose 7350 relics and other holy materials. TWIN DAUNG: hill stands only 200m above the surrounding plain, but features a 50m-deep round lake known as Myitta Kan, whose water level reportedly rises and falls with the Chindwin. LEDI KYAUNG: monastery on the north-eastern edge of town constructed in 1886 by order of renowned Pali scholar Ledi Sayadaw. Similar in concept to Kuthodaw Paya in Mandalay, the kyaung features 806 stone slabs inscribed with Buddhist scriptures. SHWE GU NI PAYA: one of the most important pilgrimage spots in Upper Myanmar, dating to the 14th century, the main zedi of Shwe Gu Ni Paya rises 33m and is famous for its 'wish-fulfilling' powers.

  

HotelVar. A
Monywa Monywa Hotel 2*
Standard

 

 
Itinerary
Day 1

Mandalay - Monywa
By vehicle from Mandalay to Monywa
Drive west across the Ayeyarwady River to Monywa, capital of Sagaing Division, on the banks of the Chindwin River.Sightseeing Monywa
Monywa is situated on the eastern bank of the Chindwin River, with a population of 300,000, and is the second biggest town in Upper Myanmar. It serves as a major trade centre for agricultural produce from the surrounding Chindwin Valley, especially beans, pulses and sugar palm.
THANBODDHAY PAYA: built between 1939 and 1952 by Moehnyin Sayadaw, the solid section of the monument is said to enclose 7350 relics and other holy materials.
TWIN DAUNG: hill stands only 200m above the surrounding plain, but features a 50m-deep round lake known as Myitta Kan, whose water level reportedly rises and falls with the Chindwin.
LEDI KYAUNG: monastery on the north-eastern edge of town constructed in 1886 by order of renowned Pali scholar Ledi Sayadaw. Similar in concept to Kuthodaw Paya in Mandalay, the kyaung features 806 stone slabs inscribed with Buddhist scriptures.
SHWE GU NI PAYA: one of the most important pilgrimage spots in Upper Myanmar, dating to the 14th century, the main zedi of Shwe Gu Ni Paya rises 33m and is famous for its 'wish-fulfilling' powers.



Overnight :   Monywa
Meal :   B

Day 2

Monywa
Excursion by boat and vehicle to the Pow Win Daung Caves
Cross the Chindwin River by local ferry and continue westwards towards the Pow Win Daung caves by open jeep.
NYAUNGBINGYI SEIK: opposite the river from Monywa, this thriving market town provides an unspoiled example of local life.
POW WIN CAVES: this series of caves is set in the hillside along a meandering path and contains Buddha images and beautifully preserved murals dating from the 14th-16th centuries.By vehicle from Monywa to Mandalay



Meal :   B

Meal : B = Breakfast / L = lunch / D = Dinner
 
Departure Date
Daily
 
Price
Valid :  01/01/2007 - 31/12/2007 , Rate per person based on Sharing Twin in US Dollar
 
Joint tour
Package 1 Pax 2 Pax 3 - 6 Pax
Var. A 427.00 223.00 192.00
 
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Joint tour
join-in Single Surcharge
N/A 7.00
 
 
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All prices are per person in USD, based on twin-sharing in double rooms in the default hotel for the listed category.

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All transfers within the journey
All entrance fees
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E.V.T. letter for Myanmar

 
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