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U Bein Bridge Sunset Cycling Day Tour from Mandalay

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This is a great way to enjoy an afternoon: cycling through the quiet countryside and the ruins of the Court of Ava before seeing the sun set on an intriguing piece of history: U-Bein bridge.
  • U Bein Bridge sunset cycling tour explores farms, fields, and villages
  • Watch the sun set over U Bein Bridge
  • Includes bike, helmet, water, and snacks for a safe, comfortable day
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at Mandalay hotels
What to Expect
Meet a driver at your hotel in Mandalay; the departure time varies according to the time of sunset. You’ll be transported to quiet farmland on the outskirts of Mandalay, to begin the bike ride far from city traffic. Your cycling route winds through a series of villages, and you’ll get a glimpse of daily life in the countryside as you greet the locals. One stop is the hometown of Mayor U Bein, for whom the famous teak bridge is named. You’ll travel through the ancient Burmese capital of Ava, which offers shady paths that are ideal for cycling. Your ride concludes at U Bein Bridge, an elegant span fashioned from salvaged teak wood. Enjoy the last light of the day there, and then finish the tour with drop-off at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Your hotel in Mandalay
Departure Time
12:30 PM
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Mandalay
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Local guide
  • Use of bicycle
  • Use of helmet
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking
  • Dress code: Please have shoulders covered and shorts mid-thigh or longer. We will be biking through some rural villages where dress code is more conservative
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Cycling around villages and seeing the sunset at the U Bein bridge seemed to be a very right choice for me to escape from the hustling and burstling of Mandalay. I was taken through local houses making tobacco, silk/ cotton weaving, some pagodas and ended with a sunset boat trip
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I ended up not being able to go on this tour as I had come down with something. So my friend was taken alone. So this is his experience “Lots of interesting stops along the way, beautiful sunset boat. The cycling was tough in parts, but this was probably due to my own personal
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Response from Grasshopper-GM, General Manager at U Bein Bridge Sunset Cycling Day Tour from Mandalay
Responded 19 Oct 2019
Dear dilemm, I am sorry to hear, that you were not able to join, but thank you so much for sharing your friends feedback. We are very proud of welcoming anyone, with any riding skills and obviously always adjust as best as possible to everyone, so I am glad that it worked out for you friend and he had a great time, even though he could not complete the whole ride. Thank you also for your kind words for our guide, who is always happy to help, even beyond the regular tour. I hope that you ll have some time one day to join the tour yourself. Warm regards
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i was alone with a very nice guide Sai Pai Soe Aye. He explained me a lot of things while we were stopping in few houses to understand local business. Bike is a good way to visit countryside. U bein bridge is amazing but too crowdy compare to the rest of the day.
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I got picked up at the hotel, they were on time. I was alone so I got a private tour. My tour guide was amazing. He knows a lot about the villages and if you ask you can also stop next to the road and ask some questions. My guide was Hlaing if you get him as your guide, you
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The bicycle tour we did was really great. Our guide Than told us a lot of nice information. I can really recommend booking a tour with grasshopper and especially Than. My dad and I had an amazing day and it’s such a nice way to discover Mandalay.
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