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Mandalay FAQ

How easy is it to get around Mandalay?

Mandalay is a very easy city to get around. The main mode of transportation is by tuk-tuk (a three-wheeled vehicle) or by taxi. You can also rent a motorbike or bicycle if you want to explore on your own. Walking is also an option, although it can be quite hot during the day.

Where to stay in Mandalay?

There are many great places to stay in Mandalay, from luxury hotels to more budget-friendly options. However, we suggest The Kings Park Hotel see rates here

What’s Eating and drinking like in Mandalay?

There are many great places to eat in Mandalay. Some of our favorites include Nan Htet Yee Thein (a Burmese restaurant), Shan Kitchen (for Shan noodles), and Tamarind (for Indian food). For something a little different, try one of the city’s many street food vendors.

What is there to do in Mandalay?

Some of the best things to do in Mandalay include visiting the Mahamuni Pagoda, exploring the ancient city of Amarapura, and taking a day trip to Mingun. Mandalay is also a great place to shop for Myanmar’s famous handicrafts, such as wood carvings, lacquerware, and puppets.

How to get to Smolyan?

The best way to get to Mandalay is by plane. The city has its own international airport, which is located about 6 kilometers from the city center. You can also take a bus or train from other major cities in Myanmar, such as Yangon and Bagan.