Pyin Oo Lwin
Lying 69km east of the Mandalay and at over 1000m above sea level, enjoys cool and pleasant weather all year round. The flower city is well known for its colonial era-buildings, pine trees, eucalyptus and silver-oak abounding in town.
The National Kandawgyi Garden was established in 1915 and was later expanded in different eras reaching 177 hectares in 2000 which comprises lake, natural forest, roses and bamboo gardens. Recorded 122 bird species and other mammals can be seen.
You can visit the High-Standard Orchid Gardens where more than 300 indigenous orchid species and hybrid orchids are thriving and being displayed on a grand scale
Day excursion from Mandalay
Early morning pickup you from hotel in Mandalay and scenic drive to the cool hill station of Pyin Oo Lwin. Visit National Kandawgyi Gardens and Orchid Garden ( a botanist from Forest department will accompany with you while visit in the Orchid Garden ). After that, take unique miniature stage-coaches, drawn by lively teams of horses and photo-stop around colonial-era buildings. Afternoon visit Peik Chin Myaung Cave, inside a gushing stream twists and turns around the countless images and mini-pagodas that devout Buddhists have created. Transfer back to Mandalay in the late afternoon.