The trip provides ample chances to witness the artisans’ skills by visiting various pottery workshops, enabling travellers to gain a deeper appreciation of this age-old craft. Exploring the pottery village is an excellent opportunity to immerse oneself in the charm of rural life and meet hospitable locals, whose cheerful smiles add to the warmth of the experience.
- Discover the traditional art of pottery making in Yandabo Village
- Immerse yourself in the daily life of Yandabo villagers
- Visit local schools and monasteries to learn about the Yandabo’s history
- Enjoy a tranquil sunset walk along the Ayeyarwady River
- Journey through the picturesque countryside between Bagan
Day 01: Bagan to Yandabo Village
Begin your day with a morning drive to Yandabo Village (approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes), a quaint hamlet situated along the Ayeyarwady River, renowned for its skilled potters. Upon reaching the village, check in at the hotel and take a moment to freshen up.
In the afternoon, stroll through the scenic village, where the Treaty of Yandabo was signed, bringing an end to the First Anglo-Burmese War in 1826. Pause at various pottery workshops to witness the craftsmen at work and visit the local school and monastery.
In the evening, catch a mesmerizing sunset by taking a leisurely walk along the riverbank of the Ayeyarwady River. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay in Yandabo village.Overnight
Day 02: Yandabo Village to Mandalay (B)
After breakfast, embark on a three-and-a-half-hour drive to reach Mandalay, a bustling city known for its cultural and historical significance. Arrive in Mandalay in the afternoon.Breakfast included