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Cycling Mandalay – Ava – Amarapura

Half DayTour

Overview

Discover the old capital of Ava on two wheels through the small villages scattered amidst Ava’s ruins. While the historical ruins offer fascinating cultural insight, the remote villages and their friendly people make the trip perfect. End the excursion at famous U Bein Bridge with breathtaking views.    
 


 

 

Itinerary

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Cycling Mandalay – Ava – Amarapura
- Half Day
Today we will explore the former capitals of Ava and Amarapura on two wheels.

Tour starts with a short transfer to the warehouse (not included in the package). After bike fitting at the warehouse, start riding to Ava, the capital of Myanmar from the 14th to 18th centuries. Take a short ferry ride across the river together with the bikes. Then, travel by bike to discover small villages scattered amidst Ava’s ruins, offering a unique glimpse into local life. We’ll visit the old wooden Bagaya Monastery and the remains of the Royal Palace and Fort.

Then we transfer for an optional ride through picturesque villages towards Amarapura, another former capital whose name means ‘City of Immortality’. Today’s excursion will end at U Bein Bridge with a walk along this iconic 2000-year old teak structure. The bridge is constructed of 984 teak wood posts that were once part of the deserted Inwa Palace. At 1.2 kilometers in length, it’s the world’s longest teak wood construction. Enjoy a stroll along the bridge and the fabulous views of Taungthaman Lake and the surrounding countryside before transferring back to the hotel (not included in the package).

Important Information


Our services include:
-1 EXO Adventure Certified English Speaking Biking Guide
– 1 assistant guide for 11
-16 persons cycling
– Mountain bike and helmet rental
– Mechanic for groups of 7 pax and above
– Each guide will have a full set of travel bike tools
– 1 first aid kit per guide
– Water
– One way bike transfer from Ava to warehouse
– Ferry boat transfer to/from Ava
Our services do not include:
-Meals
– Transfer from/to hotel and back
-up car
– Accommodation
– Zone Fees and Entrance Fees
– Drinks and personal expenses
– Any other items not mentioned
– Visits not mentioned in the program
– Tips

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