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2 Days Mandalay - Gold Leaf Manufacturing (Excluded Hotel)
  • Tour type: Package
  • City: Mandalay
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Language: English
  • Tour begins: 28/02/2021
  • Tour ends: 31/12/2021
  • Planned seats: 0
  • Seats available: 0
  • Tour Price (TWN/DBL Adult): USD 0
Itinerary :

Day 1 : Mandalay City tour

Meal: No Meals (Pay by themselves)

08.00 Pick up from your hotel in Mandalay / Meeting point / Mandalay International Airport and transfer to Golden Palace Monastery

09.00 Golden Palace Monastery, The monastery that is also known as he Shwenandaw Kyaung is a very finely carved teak wooden monastery building just outside the Mandalay Royal Palace, The monastery is also called the Golden Palace Monastery, because it used to be part of the Mandalay Royal Palace and was completely gilded.

10.00 The Kuthodaw pagoda in Mandalay comprises of a gilded pagoda, hundreds of shrines housing inscribed marble slabs and several pavilions. The pagoda is also called “the world’s largest book”, named after the 729 marble slabs inscribed with Buddhist teachings.

11.00 Kyauktawgyi stupa, the pagoda of the "Great Marble Image," is sited near the southern entry to Mandalay Hill. Although its construction was started in 1853 by King Mindon, it was not completed until 1878, in part due to a palace rebellion and domestic disturbances in the mid-1860s. Originally it was to be styled after the Ananda Pahto in Bagan; the completed Paya, however, bears no resemblance to that massive structure

12.00 Lunch by your own expense : Guide will suggest on spot

13.00 We will return to Mandalay City (Hotel / Meeting point)

**Overnight at Mandalay City (Exclude hotel)

Day 2 : Mandalay - Gold leaf manufacturing facility

Meal: No Meals (Pay by themselves)

09.00 Pick up from your hotel in Mandalay / Meeting point and transfer to Mahamuni Pagoda

09.30 Mahamuni Pagoda, The temple houses the Mahamuni Buddha image, the most highly revered Buddha image in the country. The pagoda was built in 1785 by King Bodawpaya of the Konbaung dynasty after the Mahamuni image was captured during the invasion of the Arakan Kingdom.

11.00 Visit the gold leaf manufacturing facility, Concerns of disruption and job losses are mounting among Myanmar’s gold leaf makers as demand rises for a swifter, more economical option to produce gold leaf sheets, used mainly for gilding at religious structures like pagodas. Now that machines capable of manufacturing gold leaf sheets are more readily available and affordable, the handmade industry is feeling the heat.

11.30 Visit the handicraft area around the pagoda, Check out the stunning paper umbrellas that Myanmar is famous for, available in various colors and designs and other handicraft, as your local guide tells you interesting stories and fun facts about the pagoda. If you wish, you can pick out your favorite and bring it home as an awesome souvenir for yourself or for friends and family!

13.00 We will return to Mandalay City (Hotel / Meeting point)

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Tour Included :

- All entrance fee
- 1 bottle water
- English Guide
- Van and driver

Tour Excluded :

- Meal
- Hotel
- Tipping

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