Mandalay Itinerary 6 Days

6 Days in Mandalay Vacation Guide

A blend of vibrant colours and serene nature, ancient history and modern glamour, and the deep cultural roots that strive towards progress, Mandalay is one of the best places to vacation. With almost a week at your disposal, you can roam through its streets, feast on its traditional delicacies, and dive into its culture. With the world’s best monuments ready to woo you, and the enchanting legends that find their origin here, be ready to be mesmerized by every small corner of the brilliant city of Mandalay.

Know before you go on a trip to Mandalay

Six days is a long time to spend and with the wonderful, but slightly unpredictable weather of Mandalay, it is always recommended that you go prepared. So, dress according to the weather, carry some warm clothes for the evenings and elegant attire for some fine places that you may want to explore. In case you want to enjoy some adventure or sport activities, dress comfortably! Keep a tiny backpack with all your essentials like water bottle, meds, camera and all that you may need while you traverse through Mandalay. Any amount of time is less to experience the magic of Mandalay. Having said that, 6 days is enough to get a glimpse of the culture that is hidden beneath the “touristy” spots. Indulge in walking or biking tours, nature stays, restaurant hopping and other such offbeat activities. Keep your plan flexible and make the most of these days in Mandalay.

What to see in Mandalay in 6 days?

All the important tourist attractions like Mandalay Hill, Shwenandaw Monastery, Kuthodaw Pagoda & The World's Largest Book, Mahamuni Pagoda must not be missed! Out of the 6 days that you spend in Mandalay, you can spend a couple of days exploring Mandalay Palace, Pa Hto Taw Gyi, Bagaya Kyaung. Do make it a point to include Maha Aungmye Bonzan and Sandamuni Pagoda along with Mandalay Marionette, as you will get a glimpse of the real Mandalay here. And, after you have covered all these reputed monuments, escape into the lesser known reserves of nature, adventure and culture.

Things you should NOT do in Mandalay

One thing that you should not do when you are in Mandalay, is spend too much time huddled up in your hotel room, when the entire city is calling out to you. Compromise on sleep, and explore as much as you can! Don't miss out on the popular tourist attractions, but also take some time out to understand the authentic culture. And last but definitely not the least, don't forget your camera and journal, as recording these special experiences is part of the journey! Also, checkout the best things to do in Mandalay to have an unforgettable experience.

Modes of transportation in Mandalay

The best way to explore Mandalay is on foot. But don’t hesitate to avail of public transport, as the city has excellent transport network. You can also hire a bike or a car, or even take a taxi to get around Mandalay.

Dining and shopping on holiday in Mandalay

A vacation of 6 days in Mandalay gives you ample opportunities to understand, try and indulge in the traditional delicacies. If you don't mind spending a couple of more bucks, opt for one meal to be of fine dining. Ask the locals and your hosts about the speciality of the city, and set out on a gastro-journey! Shopping in Mandalay is in itself an experience. Look for the city’s best artwork, it’s forte and treat yourself to such trinkets. Apparel, food items, souvenirs... you will have an array of such alluring things to shop for.

Best vacation rentals in Mandalay for 6 days:

Hotels, hostels, bed and breakfasts, resorts... with such a wide variety of accommodation options in Mandalay, you will hardly ever have any issues. From budget to luxury, every type is available here. Keep in mind the area, the neighbourhood, and your itinerary, as you don't want to spend too much time commuting. Since you'll be in Mandalay for quite some time, you can try various types of hotels to have different experiences! Book in advance to get the best deals.

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