Mandalay to Pyin Oo Lwin Train

The Mandalay to Pyin Oo Lwin train

Timetables & Travelcards - Mandalay to Pyin Oo Lwin The drive from Mandalay to Pyin Oo Lwin takes only 4 hrs, but the landscape is magnificent as the train travels through the hills and over the renowned Goteik viaduct overpass, before reaching the former colony of Pyin Oo Lwin. Myanmar is the only place where you should take one train ride at a time.

On the route from Mandalay to Pyin Oo Lwin there is only one train per night. That same train goes on to Lashio, which takes another 11h35. You can use the search box below to find your train ticket from Mandalay to Pyin Oo Lwin. You will be able to pick up your train ticket in Mandalay the previous morning.

The Pyin Oo Lwin itself is as much a pleasure as the train ride over the 689 meter long Goteik viaduct overpass, which is carried by 15 turrets and lies 100 meters above the floor at certain points. Situated at 1,070 meters above sealevel, Pyin Oo Lwin has a colder weather than Manadalay and agriculture is an important industrial sector with commercial crops of fruit, plants and plants such as chrysanthemums and wild berries.

It also has unmatched architectural style, combining UK collective building with Myanmar, China, India and Nepalese designs. Many Indians and Nepalese set tlers here after the UK departure, and the location of the city near the China Borders has led to a large quota of China inherited inhabitants who also live in Pyin Oo Lwin.

Snuggly Pyin Oo Lwin is a small city where you can enjoy a few relaxing moments away from the hustle and bustle of Mandalay and Yangon. There are many monuments from the period of UK domination to see, such as Purcell Tower, the Candacraig House (a manor house in royal nobility, now the Thiri Myaing Hotel) and Tudor House near the National Kandawgyi Gardens, founded by the Brits in 1905 as Maymyo Botanical Gardens.

One of the most beloved ways to visit Pyin Oo Lwin are the beautifully designed horse-drawn coaches, in the coach styles once used by UK collective administration and soldiers. Besides the colorful link and the apparent resemblance to Shimla and Darjeeling, there are other places of interest for people.

Favourite trips from Pyin Oo Lwin are visits to the Anisakan and Pwe Kauk waterfalls or treks to the Shan towns of Ye Negye, Yechando and Mogyopit. As Pyin Oo Lwin is a favourite destination for both Myanmarers and overseas visitors, you should reserve your train ticket in advanced, as there is only one train per night.

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