Tour type: private tour
Start: Mandalay Finish: Mandalay
Departure: upon request
Our driver will pick you up from your hotel for a scenic drive to Pyin Oo Lwin, former British hill station of Maymyo, now officially called Pyin Oo Lwin. The town is located on a plateau 1000m above sea level and renowned for its cooler temperatures and lush foliage. Many reminders of the colonial era are still present in Pyin Oo Lwin, including brick and timber houses with British names and the Botanical Gardens to the south of town. Visit the local market in the center of the town near the cock tower where a colorful array of items are for sale including locally-produced jams and fruit wines.
In the afternoon, embarking on a traditional horse and carriage ride through the town to see the historical houses including Candacraig, built in 1905. Your horse and carriage will drop you off at the 175-hectare Botanical Gardens where you can take a relaxing walk though the beautifully-landscaped gardens.
Return to Mandalay for a sunset by U-bein bridge