After breakfast at your hotel, our professional driver and English speaking Guide will pick you up and go to the jetty and then take a boat to Thonezepay village by private boat 6 miles away from Mandalay and this village is off the beaten track.
It takes about 40 minutes and you will enjoy the scenic river views, and watch busy fishermen, and how they fish. When you get to Thonezepay village, you will be greeted by the local people and proceed to a cooking class, by Ox carts. When you arrive to the cooking class you will cook traditional Myanmar curries, and the cuisine that is taught by our senior chef. After that you will have lunch with local people.
And then you will visit around the village to study the way of life of the villagers, and some cottage industries, such cheroot workshop, wood furniture workshop, ox cart workshop, and bamboo hat workshop. You can also visit the Old wooden Moanstery, inside the village. Then go to Mingun by boat, the ancient village where you can see Mingun Bell (the world biggest bell), Patotawgyi Pagoda (unfinished pagoda), and Myatheindan pagoda. After sightseeing you will transfer back to Mandalay by boat, and enjoy sunset from the Irrawaddy River. When you get Mandalay jetty you will be taken back to the hotel. Be overnight at Mandalay.