ROMANTIC MYANMAR CRUISE HOLIDAY
Tour Route: MANDALAY TO BAGAN628 Views
|Departure:||Any day you want|
|Tour Type:||Private tour guide + Local Tour Guide + English Language|
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Our Advantages & Promise
- Zero shopping stops.
- Flexible time schedule to suit your pace.
- Selected and trained guides.
- Meals are in quality local restaurants.
- Western style service standard
Day 1: Mandalay (Gawein) – Mingun (Sunday)
Day 2: Mandalay – Sagaing – Bagan (Monday)
Day 3: Disembark Bagan (Tuesday)
Day 1 – Romantic Myanmar Cruise Holiday: Mandalay (Gawein) – Mingun (Sunday) (L,D)
Boarding begins at the Gawein Jetty at 12.00 hrs. (RV Paukan 12.30 hrs). Enjoy a welcome cocktail in the Saloon/
Upstream to Mingun
Lunch will be served at 13.00.
Today’s sailing time is about 2 hours. Upon reaching Mingun, the boat’s English speaking manager (or your private guide) will assist you during your visit of the Mingun Pagoda Complex. This huge brick structure was left unfinished after an astrologer predicted the King’s would die should the temple be completed. In the 1800s, an earthquake left several large cracks in the structure.
After your visit return to the boat. Dinner is served onboard and afterwards guests will enjoy a traditional dance and drama performance by the Mandalay Arts School on the sundeck (if available).
Overnight at a sandbank mid-stream. Overnight onboard
Day 2 – Romantic Myanmar Cruise Holiday: Mandalay – Sagaing – Bagan (Monday) (B,L,D)
Mingun – Sagaing –River Village
Downstream to Sagaing
Early this morning, the boat resumes its cruise downstream. During the 2 hours journey relax on the sundeck and admire the natural beauty of the river and the scenes of riverside life. Enjoy watching the sun rise over Sagaing Hill.
After breakfast passengers can go ashore to visit Sagaing with the assistance of our Ship Manager or their own guide. Covered with 600 white-painted pagodas and monasteries, Sagaing Hill is widely regarded as the religious center of Myanmar and is home to 3,000 monks and 100 meditation centers.
Downstream to Bagan
Return to the boat and continue the journey down to Bagan. The boat will leave from Sagaing at 11.15.
Lunch will be served at 13.00. Late this afternoon stop at Yandabo, a village which specializes in traditional pot-making and is where the peace treaty of the First Anglo-Burmese war was signed on Feb. 24, 1826. Continue cruising all day before reaching your mooring location for the evening.
Moor overnight near the village of Shwe Nann Tint
Dinner onboard. Overnight onboard
Day 3 – Romantic Myanmar Cruise Holiday: Disembark Bagan (Tuesday) (B)
Early this morning the boat casts off and continues downriver to Bagan. After breakfast (if time permits) visit another typical river village.
Enjoy the sunrise near Bagan. Passengers will disembark at Aye Yar jetty around 10.15 hrs.
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- 2 nights accommodation on half twin room basis on RV Paukan 2007 vessel
- Full board meals as mentioned
- Shore excursions with English-speaking ship manager or ship guide (shared)
- Transfers to/from the jetty with air-conditioned vehicles
- Entrance fees for the visits in Bagan and Mandalay
- Private guide (can be arranged with supplement)
- Drinks and personal expenses
- Tips and porters
- Any other items not mentioned
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