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

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Innwa was one of the ancient capital city in Myanmar. It is located near Amarapura, Mandalay. It can be reached by car from Mandalay and it can also be taken a horse-cart for sightseeing in Innwa. The famous tourist destinations in Innwa are Bagayar Monastery...More

Thank Tamu p
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I had really high expectations for my visit to Inwa and had heard that the horse and cart was the best way to experience to ancient ruins. The minute we stepped of the boat we were forced to take the first driver who was incredibly...More

2  Thank 0slind
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We wanted to walk around the town, but got lost and finally gave in for the persistent horse cart driver that followed us. I felt bad for the whole time riding in the cart. It was a small pony, who obviously had hard time moving....More

2  Thank hanna141
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Inwa aka Ava is on a small island accessed by short ferry boat ride, fine. Then you squeeze into a little pony and trap and get taken on a really bumpy ride which is not fun, with limited visibility, no chance to take photos as...More

Thank Veronica014
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Innwa is located on a small island. There Temples, Palace & Monastery on the island. Very unique place to visit... is like a small Bagan.

1  Thank PrincessFebruary
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We were unsure about including Inwa/Ava when visiting Mandalay. We are glad that we did though. It was nice to get out of the city and into a more rural setting. There was a short boat ride, followed by a horse and buggy tour. There...More

Thank nojoNbeans
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I loved this journey but please check the health of the horse before you accept a ride - a few of them looked starved, with bones poking through (very upsetting), and far too weak to pull a cart.

Thank SupernannyHelen
Reviewed 20 February 2017

It seems that every tourist will be sent here. There is hundreds of cars which will off-load their passengers at the boat jetty from which they make it across the river to Inwa. On the other side are all the horse carts waiting for their...More

1  Thank Asian_Wanderer888
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Jan 20 And I thought the horsecarting in Bagan was rough... The bumpiest, jarring, and dustiest jaunt yet was through the old royal city of Innwa, aka Ava. The horses are skinnier and the futon cushions are unwashed. Still it was a memorable adventure through...More

Thank alohatripper
Reviewed 28 January 2017

10,000 kyat pp. Mandalay & environs archaeology ticket is valid for 5 days and for 5 sites including Mandalay Hill, the Royal Palace, Inwa, U Bein Bridge and a few other places. Totally worth it. Visiting Inwa, for us, was a combination of the good,...More

1  Thank Linda S
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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