Myanmar – China (Mandalay – Mu Se)


Myanmar – China

One Day (Mandalay – Mu Se)

Early morning departure for a 12-14 hour car journey from Mandalay to Mu Se, via Pyin Oo Lwin, Hsipaw and Lashio. Arrive in Mu Se for late afternoon/ early evening. Exit into China. End of our service.
* We can also arrange the pick up from Pyin Oo Lwin, Hsipaw or Lashio. This won’t affect below price for our basic service.

See below for service inclusions, exclusions and additional information.

This is the sample and the actual itinerary may vary. We deserve the right to change the itinerary at any time depending on the operation and local conditions, time of your preferred deparutre time, arrival at the borders, time taken for immigration and Custom clearance, refer to our Essential Information and F.A.Qs (link to relevant subpages).


Prices (US$) per person based on group size

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Myanmar – China (Mandalay to Mu Se)

Contact us for a quote and your tailor made requirments. Please provide us your travel date, group size and as much information as you can to give you a precise quote.

Service includes

  • MTT permission
  • Licensed tour guide sent from Mandalay to assist you with immigration and custom clearance as per current MTT requirements


Service excludes

  • Transport between border and another destination as per your itinerary, we can assist you with arranging one.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Myanmar Visa Fees
  • Any other items not mentioned above


Transport options

  • Public transport express coach/ bus – leaves MuSe at 07:00hours (pick up time 06:00-07:00hours), arrives in Mandalay around 19:00 or 20:00hours.
  • Shared taxi usually leaves Mu Se around 07:00 hours (pick up time 06:00-07:00hours), arrives in Mandalay around 19:00 or 20:00hours.
  • If you arrive in Mu Se before noon, there are also shared taxi from Mu Se to Lashio and Mandalay which run on a first come first serve basis and will leave when all the seats are full.
  • Private transfer allow a much more flexible departure time. See our car hire services
  • There are flights between Lashio and Mandalay/ Yangon.
  • There are also train between Mandalay & Lashio.


Estimated driving time

  • MuSe to Lashio: 3 hours
  • Lashio to Hsipaw: 2 hours
  • Hsipaw to Pyin Oo Lwin: 4 hours
  • Pyin Oo Lwin to Mandalay: 2 hours
  • Mandalay – MuSe: 12-14 hours