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Pindaya or Pyin Oo Lwin?

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Pindaya or Pyin Oo Lwin?

We have time to visit either Pindaya or Pyin Oo Lwin when we are in Mandalay (we have a full day available). We are older tourists not able to climb many steps. We like cultural sites and seeing local people. We will have a driver and guide. Which do you recommend (this is our first trip to Myanmar)

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1. Re: Pindaya or Pyin Oo Lwin?

Pyin Oo Lwin is near Mandalay(44 miles-70 km).

Pindaya is near Inle.So if you're in Mandalay,better visit Pyin Oo Lwin.

Edited: 21 October 2013, 03:26
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2. Re: Pindaya or Pyin Oo Lwin?

How long to get to Pindaya when we are in inle?

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3. Re: Pindaya or Pyin Oo Lwin?

In Pindaya cave, you can see 8,000 image of pagodas. You can get that place by pilgrimage bus.

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Pyin Oo Lwin, local people call flower city. In that City, you can go Pyair Kouth( B.E Fall ) water fall and Pake Chin myaung water fall. Also you can buy sweater. If you're buddhist you can go and worship Maha Anhtoo Khan Tha Pagoda near B.E fall.

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5. Re: Pindaya or Pyin Oo Lwin?

May I know when you drop out to Myanmar?

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6. Re: Pindaya or Pyin Oo Lwin?

Pyin Oo Lwin, without hesitation as it has 350 acres of botanical gardens and they are AMAZING. We were there a few days ago and spent 5 hours ambling around and would do so again. Cafe there too with nice food and drinks and a superb outlook. The whole garden scores 10/10 from us.

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7. Re: Pindaya or Pyin Oo Lwin?

Definitely Pindaya. It can be done once you arrive at Heho airport (if you are flying in), make that a daytrip then head to Nyaungshwe afterwards. It's about 2 .5 hours from Pindaya~Nyaungshwe.

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8. Re: Pindaya or Pyin Oo Lwin?

for #2,From Inle(Nyaung Shwe) to Pindaya is 55 miles(90 km).Heho airport is located between Aung Ban(junction to Pindaya) and Inle.

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9. Re: Pindaya or Pyin Oo Lwin?

Today I came back from Pyin Oo Lwin. For older people , Even Pindaya cave is beautiful and nice to visit there ( The people are too old for long trekking around Pindaya ) , there are not many places to see in the town.

In Pyin Oo Lwin, it is possible to have nice weather and many things to see and to do.

I strongly recommend to Pyin Oo Lwin for old people. I am sure you will enjoy there.

Enjoy your stay in Our Golden Land , Myanmar

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