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Myanmar River Cruise – Bagan Roundtrip

Southeast Asia River Cruise

  • Road to Mandalay
  • River Boat
  • 82 Capacity
  • 8 Days
  • 2016 View Departure>
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Summary : Witness the breathtaking temples of Bagan in Myanmar (Burma) while sampling the serene river life of the Ayeyarwady on board the elegant Road to Mandalay. Explore bustling local markets, ancient pagodas, colonial houses set high in the mountains, and tour an ancient capital by horse-drawn cart. Contemplate the beauty of the setting sun over a field of a thousand pagodas.

Activities : Birding, Child-Friendly, Culture

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Itinerary
Day 1
Yangon / Bagan, Myanmar

After a domestic flight from Yangon to Bagan, transfer to the boat. Later, enjoy a guided tour of Bagan and watch the sunset over a magnificent field of pagodas.

Day 2
Bagan / Ayeyarwady River

After breakfast join the guide to explore some of Bagan's bustling local markets. Alternatively, you can hire a bicycle or horse-drawn cart and explore this enchanting area on your own. The ship anchors mid-river for the evening, providing a marvelous opportunity to observe the stars, followed by a spectacular dinner.

Day 3
Mandalay / Mingun

Relax on-board with a morning at leisure, including a cooking demonstration on the top deck. The ship moors in Mandalay late afternoon for a tour of Mingun, home to the enormous, ruined pagoda of King Bodawpaya. Return to the ship for dinner and local entertainment.

Day 4
Maymyo

Join a full day's excursion to Maymyo, a colonial hill station set high in the mountains. Enjoy a typical Shan lunch at a colonial house. Return to the ship for dinner and local entertainment in the evening.

Day 5
Sagaing Hills / Mandalay

After breakfast, visit Sagaing Hills, regarded as the center of Buddhist faith in Myanmar. Return to the boat for lunch as you cruise to Mandalay. Enjoy a tour of the fabled city's key sites before returning to the ship for dinner.

Day 6
Ava / Bagan

Join an early morning walking tour of Shwe Kyet Yet village. Return for breakfast as the ship sails to the ancient capital of Ava, where you'll disembark for a tour by horse-drawn cart. Return to the ship for lunch and set sail for Bagan once more, enjoying an evening at leisure on board and a casual cocktail party followed by dinner on board.

Day 7
Mount Popa

Enjoy a full day's excursion to Mount Popa, a national park and believed to be the sacred home of powerful Nats or ancient spirits. Return to the ship for dinner and local entertainment.

Day 8
Bagan / Yangon

After an early breakfast you are transferred to Bagan airport for your onward flight to Yangon.

Notes

This itinerary is subject to change. ExpeditionTrips.com is not responsible for itinerary changes.

Included:
Roundtrip flight between Yangon and Bagan; transfers between ship and Bagan airport; cabin accommodations; all meals while onboard; local beer, house wine, soft drinks and bottled water with lunch and dinner. Subject to change without notice.

Not Included:
Airfare except as mentioned as included; passport and visa expenses; travel insurance; departure taxes; alcoholic beverages not mentioned as included; fees for medical services; items of a personal nature such as laundry, salon and boutique purchases; optional excursions; optional gratuities at your discretion; fuel surcharge may apply.

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