Gokteik Viaduct Full-Day Private Tour from Mandalay

Gokteik Viaduct Full-Day Private Tour from Mandalay
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Where: MANDALAY

‘Made famous for many by the writings of Rudyard Kipling (who actually only spent 2 days in Myanmar and never even visited Mandalay!) this is perhaps the most evocative destination in Myanmar. The second largest city in Myanmar after Yangon this is the economic and religious hub of upper Myanmar and is centred around the Royal Palace. With hidden charms and much to explore including temples, monasteries and markets, as well as great street food and panoramic views from Mandalay Hill this is a city well worth spending time in.’
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In Brief

Location:
Mandalay, Myanmar
Country:
Myanmar
Duration:
9 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Skip the line
Rail Tour
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Enjoy fantastic aerial views
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Family friendly
Overview
Important InfoInfo
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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Gokteik Viaduct, Nawnghkio Myanmar

It’s an early start this morning as you will be met in your hotel at 06:00 am, and transported to the Pyin Oo Lwin Train Station where you will board one of the world’s greatest train rides with your guide.This tour is a great way to transfer from Pyin Oo Lwin to Hsipaw, or for a day sightseeing from Pyin Oo Lwin. The train line from Pyin Oo Lwin to Hsipaw passes through the hills of Shan state, over cascading rivers, and along the famous Gokteik Viaduct. The rail line was constructed as a way for the British Empire to expand their influence in the region and the construction project was overseen by Sir Arthur Rendel an engineer for the Burma Railroad Company. The bridge was constructed in 1899 and completed in 1900 by Pennsylvania and Maryland Bridge Construction, at the time it considered a world masterpiece. It was the highest bridge in Myanmar at the time it was finished and the largest railway trestle in the world. The rail journey takes about 4 hours and after disembarkation you will enjoy a traditional local lunch, before being taken by train to Pyin Oo Lwin and then by car back to Mandalay.


Pass By: Gokteik Viaduct, Nawnghkio Myanmar

Construction, at the time it considered a world masterpiece. It was the highest bridge in Myanmar at the time it was finished and the largest railway trestle in the world. The rail journey takes about 4 hours and after disembarkation you will enjoy a traditional local lunch, before being taken by train to Pyin Oo Lwin and then by car back to Mandalay.

Inclusions

  • Air-conditioned private transfer
  • Roundtrip transportation from and to your hotel to the train
  • Join in basis on the train
  • English-speaking guide
  • Lunch
  • Government tax

Exclusions

  • Other drinks & refreshments not stated
  • Personal expenditure
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance

Departure Time

6:00 AM

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up at any hotels in Yangon.

Returns To

Your hotel in Mandalay

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Cancelation policy.
  • The itinerary may be changed due to weather, un-foreseen building closures, tidal and other operating conditions
  • Special request (diet or vegetarian …) should be sent prior to your departure date
  • Print your voucher: find the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail and show this voucher to your guide at tour commencement.
  • Please be on time for the pick-up at your hotel.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

In Brief

Location:
Mandalay, Myanmar
Country:
Myanmar
Duration:
9 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Skip the line
Rail Tour
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Enjoy fantastic aerial views
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Family friendly