Outdoor Activities in Mandalay

Outdoor activities in Mandalay are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Mandalay comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Mandalay and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Mandalay has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Mandalay.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Mandalay:

  1. #1 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Mandalay
    - Used in 486 itineraries
    Mandalay Hill

    Tags: View Point, Hill

    Address: Mandalay Hill, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

    Being the source of the city’s name, the Mandalay Hill is where the famous Sutaungpyei Pagoda is located. The pagoda is known to fulfill any wishes of visitors. The beauty of the hill is in the ...Read more

  2. #2 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Mandalay
    - Used in 494 itineraries
    Shwenandaw Monastery

    Tags: Architecture , Monastery

    Address: Shwenandaw Monastery, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Shwenandaw Monastery is loved for its intricate art work, traditional architecture and exuberant décor that covers ever inch of the structure. The Monastery was built in the late 19th centu...Read more

  3. #3 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Mandalay
    Kuthodaw Pagoda & The World's Largest Book

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: At the junction of 62nd street and 10th street, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Kuthodaw Pagoda accommodates the largest book in the world. There are more than 700 stone inscriptions kept in individual caves located here that have excerpts from Tipitaka and the entire Pali Ca...Read more

  4. #4 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Mandalay
    - Used in 242 itineraries
    Mahamuni Pagoda

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Pedestrian Path, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

    Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Legend says that when Buddha came to Dhanyawadi city in 554 BC, an image of him was made to worship after the King of Arakan was moved by his teachings. The life-like image was made from gold donated ...Read more

  5. #5 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Mandalay
    - Used in 483 itineraries
    Mandalay Palace

    Tags: Historical Site, Palace

    Address: Mandalay Palace, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

    Timings: 07:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Dating back to the mid 19th century, Mandalay Palace is the last palace built by Burmese Royals. The place was looted in late 19th century and was converted to form a fort for the British army, hence ...Read more

  6. #6 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Mandalay
    - Used in 151 itineraries
    Pa Hto Taw Gyi

    Tags: Temple, Architecture

    Address: Min Kun, Myanmar (Burma)

    The Mingun Temple is an incomplete pagoda but was meant to be the largest pagoda in Myanmar. The temple dates back to the 18th century and even though the earthquake in 1839 left the structure with ma...Read more

  7. #7 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Mandalay
    - Used in 81 itineraries
    Bagaya Kyaung

    Tags: Monastery

    Address: Amarapura, Myanmar (Burma)

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Bargaya Monastery is dedicated to Shin Dhammabhinanda and is one of the most popular attractions not just in Mandalay but in the whole country.  The monastery dates back to the late 16th cent...Read more

  8. #8 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Mandalay
    - Used in 137 itineraries
    Maha Aungmye Bonzan

    Tags: Monastery

    Address: Inn Wa, Myanmar (Burma)

    The Maha Aung Mye Bon Zan Monastery dates back to the Konbaung dynasty and is popular for its traditional Burmese architecture.  The stucco pieces that adorn the building, gorgeous wood carvings ...Read more

  9. #9 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Mandalay
    - Used in 240 itineraries
    Sandamuni Pagoda

    Tags: Temple, Architecture

    Address: Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    To see architecture and spirituality merge seamlessly visit the Sandamuni Pagoda- a gorgeous place filled with innumerable white stupas (1774 shrines to be exact) with golden tops. The many small stup...Read more

  10. #10 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Mandalay
    - Used in 275 itineraries
    Mandalay Marionette

    Tags: Performance, Theatre

    Address: 66th St., Between 26th & 27th St,Mandalay, Myanmar.

    Mandalay Marionettes Theater Embraces the culture of Myanmar and celebrates it by keeping the art of Puppetry alive and breathing even today. Puppetry has been a part of Myanmar since the 11th century...Read more

  11. #11 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Mandalay
    - Used in 44 itineraries
    Nan Myint Tower

    Tags: Watch Tower

    Address: Nan Myint Tower, Pyin Oo Lwin, Myanmar (Burma)

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    One of the most understated attractions in Mandalay, the Leaning Tower of Inwa or the ‘Nan Myint’ is easily ignorable. But what truly takes the crown is the fantastic view from the watchto...Read more

  12. #12 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Mandalay
    - Used in 105 itineraries
    Jade Market

    Tags: Market

    Address: 87th St, 39/40 Mandalay, Myanmar

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Myanmar is one of the top places to buy authentic Jade and the Jade Market is where you can buy freshly cut pieces. From beautiful jade bangles to Buddha statues, cabochon rocks and beautiful uncut va...Read more

  13. #13 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Mandalay
    - Used in 151 itineraries
    King Galon Gold Leaf Workshop

    Tags: Statue

    Address: No. 143 36th Street between 77th & 78th Street, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Nothing says more about Myanmar than the beautiful Buddha statues covered in gold and if you are looking for beautiful gold leafs to leave on the Buddha statues around the city or simply to carry a fe...Read more

  14. #14 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Mandalay
    - Used in 368 itineraries
    Atumashi Monastery

    Tags: Religious Site, Monastery

    Address: 63rd St, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Reconstructed after the fire in 1890, the Atumashi monastery replaces the original elaborate monastery made completely from Teak. Today, the stunning white building with gold embellishments oozes its ...Read more

  15. #15 of 32 Outdoors Activities in Mandalay
    - Used in 157 itineraries
    Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda

    Tags: Statue

    Address: Kyauktawgyi Temple, Mandalay, Myanmar

    Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Popular for the huge 37 feet tall Buddha statue made from a single piece of white Marble, the Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda’s rich gold architecture is sure to leave you spellbound. The sheer ethereal de...Read more