Full-Day Pyin Oo Lwin Private Tour From Mandalay

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Mins
  • Language:
  • Departure Time :
    08:30 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you up at the hotel in Mandalay and Pyin Oo Lwin
  • Return Details :
    Hotels in Mandalay
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Travel to the colonial hill station town of Pyin Oo Lwin, high in the Shan Mountains. The area is well known for its colonial houses, the local market, hidden caves and natural waterfalls. Your experienced guide will introduce you to the towns highlights, an interesting experience for those looking for a glimpse of Myanmars colonial past.

Walk through the National Kandawgyi Gardens
Visit one of the most extensive Buddhist cave complexes, Peik Chin Myaung Cave (seasonal only)
Experienced and friendly local guide


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Lunch included
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Family friendly
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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The Tour: Pyin Oo Lwin Day Trip
At about 8:30am you will be met at your hotel by your guide and transported through the Shan mountains to the town of Pyin Oo Lwin. This colonial hill station is located about an hour and a half from Mandalay and it is here that the British ruling classes went to escape the Mandalay heat during the hot season. Formerly known as Maymo, after Colonel May, stationed there in 1887,it retains its charm and history with many colonial buildings still standing all around the city. Although none of them may be singularly remarkable the sum of them is just wonderful, transporting you back to a bygone age. You will visit the immaculately kept National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens, first established in 1915 as the Maymyo Botanical Gardens by Alex Roger, a Forest Officer and originally modelled after Kew Gardens, Englandwith the help of an amateur gardener calledLady Cuffe, this is now a 177 hectare site , with numerous species of indigenous and foreign plants. Peik Chin Myaung cave, one of the most extensive Buddhist cave complexes, taking about 15 minutes to walk through, no shorts or footwear permitted. From here you will trek down to hidden waterfalls and may enjoy a refreshing swim in the lagoons. During the day you will enjoy a traditional local lunch at a time convenient to you. Then, transfer back to Mandalay you will arrive at your hotel.


Pickup and drop-off at your Mandalay hotel

English-speaking guide

All Fees and Taxes

Entrance Fee National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens

Air-conditioned vehicle

Lunch - Lunch in one of the most famous local restaurants

Entry/Admission - National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens

Entry/Admission - Peik Chin Myaung Cave


Other drinks & refreshments not stated

Personal expenditure


Travel insurance

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Not wheelchair accessible

Infants must sit on laps

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Face masks provided for travelers

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Regular temperature checks for staff

Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival

Traveler Reviews

  • 19-Jun-2017

    Great tour I will recommend
    Good information
    Great sight