Yandabo HomeMyanmar/Yandabo+Home

Nestled between Mandalay and Bagan along the Irrawaddy River, arrive by boat to experience this peaceful lodge featuring spacious and comfortable modern guestrooms in an isolated setting. Witness traditional village life in remote rural Myanmar. Walk amid potters busy at work with their clay, spot buffalos bathing in the distance, marvel at magnificent sunsets, and unwind with delightful Asian cuisine served on a large and inviting wooden deck overlooking the river.



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““I built Yandabo Home so that those seeking to immerse in remote rural Myanmar can come experience village life here in the Mandalay region, and learn about its rich customs and traditions.”




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Set along the Irrawaddy River, each of the 4 double and 8 twin bedrooms features the same modern design style with local accents, and comes equipped with a safe, air conditioning, comfortable beds and a spacious bathroom.

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Facilities and Highlights

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  • Despite its remote location, Yandabo Home serves local delicacies on its wooden deck overlooking the river. All dishes are preparing with local ingredients to offer a taste of Myanmar. In our cooking class: guests can learn to prepare traditional rural Burmese cuisine including Yandabo Home’s signature chicken curry with gourd prepared on a wooden table outdoors under the shade.
  • Witness the life routines of locals during the day,the 1,000 buffaloes that are walked by their farmers to the fields or bathed in the river.
  • Yandabo Home offers now a new facility for massage… to relax after a day of exploration lulled by the sound of the Irrawaddy river.
  • The whole population of Yandabo village is renowned in Myanmar for the quality of the handmade pottery. Visits of the artisans are arranged from the hotel.

Useful Information

Total number of rooms: 12
Annual closing:
open all year

Time zone: (GMT+06:30) Rangoon
Currency accepted: USD, MMK
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Mastercard
Electricity voltage: 230V
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Yandabo can be reached ideally by boat from Bagan or Mandalay, or by car (3hrs from Mandalay).
airport: Nyaung Oo Airport (NYU) - 246 km
railway station: Myingyan Railway Station (MM) - 97 km


“Yandabo Home is a small and discreet 12-room hotel located in the charming village of Yandabo, along the Irrawaddy River, between Mandalay and Bagan.”
Kim, the discoverer.

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