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To get the best experience in Mandalay you need to book one of our local friendly tour guides. Who will be able to show you around, make you feel like a local. Whether you want to see the tourist sites or visit places off the beaten track and discover new experiences, then our Guides4me guide is there to make it happen.


yangon gay friendly tour guideKhine is 36 years old, LGBT friendly and speaks English, Burmese & Spanish.

An experienced tour guide since 2011. Offering an unforgettable experience of Myanmar. He enjoys interaction with guests from different cultures and loves to share his knowledge of his own country’s beauty and charm. He has a passion for adventure and loves to live life to the full. If you want a friendly guide who loves the outdoors, then Khine is your man.

Total cost for the guide services of Khine for one day (8 hours) = a booking fee of USD 33 via Paypal, debit / credit cards, bank transfer or Crypto Currency plus USD 50 in cash to Khine after his services. This makes a total of USD 83.

This excludes any transport, entrance fees or any food & beverage costs. Also there may be an additional fee as Khine needs to travel to this city as he is normally based in Yangon. You will be advised at the time of the booking, if this applies.

“Khine was a brilliant guide, he arranged everything for us, we had a brilliant time with him, we didn’t want to leave, highly recommended” – John, Denmark.

Our other destination in Myanmar are Inle and Yangon.

Highlights of Mandalay

Mandalay, located in the center of Myanmar, is a city steeped in history and culture. With a population of over a million people. Mandalay is the second-largest city in the country and is known for its stunning pagodas, ancient temples, and rich cultural heritage.

One of the most popular tourist attractions in Mandalay is the Mandalay Palace. Built in the mid 19th century, it was once the residence of the Burmese royal family and is a testament to the city’s rich history. Visitors can explore the palace grounds and see the intricate carvings and beautiful architecture up close.

Another must visit attraction in Mandalay is the famous Mahamuni Pagoda. This stunning pagoda is home to one of the most revered Buddha images in Myanmar. It is covered in thick layers of gold leaf by devoted worshippers. Visitors can witness the daily ritual of applying gold leaf to the Buddha statue, which is considered a highly sacred act.

For those seeking a bit of adventure, a trek to Mandalay Hill is a must-do activity. This popular hiking spot offers breathtaking views of the city below and is the perfect place to catch a stunning sunrise or sunset. Be sure to bring comfortable shoes and plenty of water for the climb!

Mandalay is also known for its vibrant local life and bustling markets. The Zegyo Market is a popular destination for tourists looking to immerse themselves in the local culture and sample some of the delicious street food on offer. From traditional Burmese dishes to international cuisine, there’s something for everyone at this bustling market.

As the sun sets, Mandalay comes alive with a vibrant nightlife scene. There are plenty of bars and nightclubs to choose from. Whether you’re looking for a laid-back vibe or a more energetic atmosphere. For gay travellers, Mandalay has a growing gay scene, with several bars and clubs catering to the community.

In terms of cuisine, Mandalay offers a range of delicious dishes to try. From traditional Burmese curries and soups to Chinese and Indian inspired dishes, there’s no shortage of options for foodies. Be sure to try the local specialty, Mandalay Mee Shay, a noodle dish served with a flavorful meat sauce and an array of toppings.

Overall, Mandalay is a city that offers something for everyone. From its rich cultural heritage to its vibrant nightlife and delicious cuisine, it’s no wonder that this city is a popular destination for tourists from all over the world.

Our local guides in Mandalay, Myanmar are dedicated to providing you with an unforgettable and personalised tour experience. Based on your interests, we’ll take you on a unique adventure to explore the city’s hidden gems and authentic local life. Away from the typical tourist crowds, we’ll show you the real Mandalay.

Your safety and satisfaction are our top priorities at Guides4me, so you can relax and enjoy the best of this captivating city. Our guides are passionate about sharing the rich culture, delicious food, and fascinating history of Mandalay.
Don’t settle for average tourist attractions. Therefore let Guides4me create a personalized tour that showcases the true highlights of Mandalay.

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