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Private Tour: Sagaing and Inwa from Mandalay including Lunch
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Amarapura, Myanmar

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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

For anyone who has ethical concerns about the treatment of horses (who pull carriages for tourists): I generally try to avoid anything involving a horse and carriage in south east Asia, as they are inevitably those tiny Icelandic/Norwegian horses, not big work horses, often being...More

Thank Ann2412
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Myanmar and Mandalay have been most amazing to us, that was until we stepped off the pleasant ferry ride at Inwa. From the pier we were met with a 200M gauntlet of horse manure and overly aggressive cart drivers who insisted that we couldn't walk...More

1  Thank DuffstarBrewery
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

As said before the ride price is fixed, the ferry trip I thought would be longer, it was barely a few minutes across the river. The cart was bumpy so hang on. Insight into the local farming as well as the ruins and monastery. The...More

Thank Cole_1957
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We paid 10000Ks (chat) for a horse and cart to take us around Inwa site. It was actually more comfortable than I thought it would be despite the condition of the roads. My wife has a bad back that is easily aggravated and she was...More

2  Thank webme
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I went in May, when there were very, very few tourists so could have each place to myself completely. The usual rate was 10,000 but as we were on way, the girl insisted if the time taken was more than 1 hour, it would be...More

1  Thank Shubha Y
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We went to Ava in the morning, with our guide. Ava/Innwa is an island and is accessed with a short boat ride across the river. A horse and cart for two took us on dusty dirt roads to many historical sites with a lot of...More

Thank catztravelling
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

A visit to innwa was part of a longer tour around the area. Tourists encouraged to get a boat across the river then a horse and cart to various sights. 10,000k to enter the Inwa zone, another 5,000 ish for the transport. I ended up...More

Thank Loosenz
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We rode through this ancient area in the carts, which I highly recommend as it adds to the overall ambiance and you are contributing to the local economy. The only downside is getting them to stop to let you wander around to see the different...More

Thank Leigh-Traveler2015
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

I love those big trees along the verges of the roads of Inwa. It really impressed you know? a must go place. This place is not far from Mandalay and you can explore the town with taxi or house cart.

Thank michaeltnthir
Reviewed 14 May 2016

a beautiful small village with some beautiful old temple, definitely worth to visit however it is hart to get there bec it took 1 hours to drive there or another option is u can hire a ferry near Sagging old bridge even that u still...More

Thank K2e7v1i0n
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Can you get to Innwa from Mandalay independently by bus or pickup? Where do you find it in Mandalay? How close does it take you to the ferry? How long does it take? Is the service frequent? Many thanks for the information.
30 December 2014|
Response from Andrew T |
Some people do cycle it, c.22km. Easy to get a taxi to drive you to the jetty (c.30min). The boat takes 2minutes to cross then you have 1-2 hours going around on a horse and cart (10000kyat for the horse and cart). There are... More