If there's any VTers who are in Mandalay on the 29/12 or 30/12 (2016 that is) and want to share a taxi to U Bein bridge for sunrise and then morning in Sagaing, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Taxi charter is 40000kyat from 0500 to approx 1300, so would be great to split it.
Does anyone have any personal recommendations for a local tour guide and/or driver in Mandalay. I will be there for one and a half days, possibly a further morning and would like to arrange something so as to get the best out of my limited time.
How many days should I stay in Mandalay? How much would a Taxi be for a day?
What would you recommend?
Thank you Rob
Where is Marble Street in Mandalay, Myanmar? I searched Google map but no result! I would like to visit this marble Buddha statues makers place when I travel to Yangon in Mar/2015!
Can you see Mandalay, Myanmar in one day? What is the most economical and safe place to stay there for one night in August?
I have a few days in Yangon at the end of a trip I am taking to Burma. I will have already spen enough time in Yangon, so I am trying to decide what to do with that time. I am thinking if Inle Lake or Bagan...any suggestions about which would be better? I have never particulalrly enjoyed very touristy places, which both of those seem to be...are they worth a visit anyway? I have spent lots of time in India, adn really my favorite times have been wandering into villages and hanging out with kids. ANy suggestions?
We are going on a tour for the first time with a guide. It has been suggested in our information that we should tip the guide which amounted to a reasonable amount at the end of the trip. It is a big company and I would prefer to have the cost worked out in the tour cost than be put in this position. Since our access to funds is limited in Myanmar and we do not want to have unnecessary currency in US or the currency of the country, I am not sure if and what to put aside.
I am going to Myanmar on a tour in September. Is the current unrest something to be concerned about?
Also the currency to take in view of a lack of ATMS.
Planning a trip to Burma and Thailand next Feb. Just starting to plan the lodging part. Are there any special ***** or notable places to stay near Mandalay? Also, will be attempting to to find a replacement stone for a jadeite ring which I've worn for 25 years.. Imperial green. The stone popped out of the setting so can't think of a better way to replace it then with a memorable trip! Any ideas from the experts on either or both parts of this post.
Can anyone suggest some alternative cheap and clean hotels in Mandalay and Bagan that have private shower and toilet please? thanks a lot!
I together with 3 friends will go to Mandalay, Heho and Bagan in late January. We want to book budget but nice accomodation. However, I can't find their web sites. Can anyone help? The alternative is that we will look for the accomodation after we arrive. Will there be difficulty in having the accomodation without advance booking during such tourist peak season?
I would like to travel by train from Dhaka (Bangladesh) to Mandalay. Also by train from Mandalay to Chiang Mai (Thailand) is this possible? Iwould be grateful for any advice or information. Thank You.
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