Pyu Ancient Cities tour
Imagine yourself traveling back in time! Our exclusive Pyu Ancient Cities tour package take you to the beautiful heritage place of Myanmar that oozes the aura of some long lost past lost in the pages of history. Pyu Ancient Cities includes the archaeological remains of a group of city-states, founded as part of the southward migration by the Tibeto-Burman-speaking Pyu people. The major cities of Halin, Beikthano and Sri Ksetra are stretched out alongside the River Ayeyarwady. In what is the heartland of current Myanmar, the Pyu were the first of the civilizations that settled along the Ayeyarwady River. They built city-states here from the 2nd century BC on. Historians believe they came from the north (the Tibeto-Burman plateau or India) and brought Buddhism and cultures of the east in this land. Pyu Kingdoms that flourished for over 1,000 years between 200 B.C and 900 A.D are easily reflected in its architecture and culture. The excavation the remains include palace citadels, burial grounds and early industrial production sites and monumental brick Buddhist stupas as well. None of the three ancient Pyu cities, Halin, Beikthano and Sri Ksetra lie close to the main tourist destinations in Myanmar. These are essentially still farmlands; circles of cacti protect the Pyu findings that have been singled out. BestWay2India has experienced guides to make sure you indulge fully in these beautiful places. Halin was surrounded by a city wall like the other Pyu cities. Some of the entrance gates and other parts of it have been excavated. The Eastern Gate is generally the first stop, two rows of bricks with a bend at the corners. The other remaining gates look pretty similar and astonishing as well. Here the traces of stupas or monasteries also have been found, their ground plans can still be distinguished. While you stay in Mandalay, it’s recommended to hire a car plus driver and guide for the day and move to Halin.