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

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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 9 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 27 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

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 27 January 2017

we caught a boat (ferry) across to Inwa which I gather is an island. On the boat were a few locals and this made the short trip interesting. When the boat arrived at the shore we were met by a huge number of horse carts....More

Thank HerbSydney
Reviewed 15 January 2017

You have to get a short ferry boat across the river and then everyone rides around this site in one of the traditional horse and carts. That's quite good fun in itself. There are plenty of sites to see and it will probably take the...More

1  Thank JJOH
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Ava, sometimes referred to by foreigners as Inwa, was capital of Myanmar on five separate occasions between the 14th and 19th century. It’s reached by a very short boat ride in amongst tourists who seemed to get on and sit in the first available seats...More

1  Thank TinksEyeView
Reviewed 22 December 2016

we made it by motocycle (scooter) from Mandalay to Inwa, entering the village from the south, with some nice fields and sights approching it. there is hardly a village, just some few houses, cottages, thre riverside restaurants (we had lunch in the smaller Ave Maria...More

1  Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Inwa by bicycle which is around 22km one way. The road along the river is flat and pretty good quality but with some dusty areas. In Inwa you can see ancient stupas and temples among the fields and banana trees. It was ancient...More

2  Thank jjedyta
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Mud mud glorious mud...is what greets you on the other side of the river. So no option of walking across conveniently there are horse and cart waiting, 10000 kyat around $7 for a round trip. It can be uncomfortable but equally exciting. The driver we...More

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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