Amazing Ayeyarwady (8 days/ 7 nights)

(Bagan  - Yangon Cruise)

amazing-ayeyarwady-01Spending amazing moments on Ayeyarwady River to visit local market and pottery village; a family shop making Burmese cigars; panoramic view of the city when arriving at Prome; explore the quaint village  by ox-cart and more interesting activities await you on your arrival.

 

 

 

ITINERARY

DAYS    DETAILS
Day (01) On arrival at Bagan, transfer to the Ship berthed on the Ayeyarwady River. After lunch, join the guide and visit some of the more significant pagodas. Late afternoon your guide takes you to watch the sun setting over a field of glowing pagodas. Dinner and local entertainment on board. Moor at Bagan.
Day (02)

Enjoy excursion to Bagan, capital city of Burma from 1044 to 1287, by horse–cart. Visit the most famous ShwezigonPaya, the biggest Temple Dhammayangyi and one of the finest and best-preserved of all Bagan temples, the Ananda (11th century), the photogenic Htilo-Minlo and Thabinnyu. Cruise downstream and visit Salay in the afternoon, admiring the Wooden Monastery and an impressive 20-foot Buddha made of straw lacquer. Moor at Salay.

Bagan-Salay: 30 miles

Day (03)

Morning cruise to Magwe and stopover local market. Then, visit the magnificent Myat-Thalon Pagoda with its solid gold brick-work and many temples and hermitages. Continue downstream and at late afternoon, visit Minh La fort, the famous Italian built fort constructed to keep the British at bay from Royal Burma. The square shaped fort was built about in 1864 on the bank of the Ayeyarwady River to crush the enemy vessels which sailed upstream. Moor at Minh La.

Salay-Magwe: 60 miles

Magwe-MinhLa: 19 miles

Day (04)

In the morning, explore the quaint Gawaechaung village by ox-cart for first-hand experience of the rural lifestyle along the Ayeyarwady River. In the late afternoon, arrive Prome, the ancient Burma capital. Visit ShweSan Daw Pagoda for panoramic view of the city. Moor at Prome.

Minhla-Prome: 96 miles

Day (05)

In the morning, explore the ancient city Sri Ksetra with its unique cylindrical stone stupas. Before returning to the Ship, stop at the ShweMyatMhan Pagoda to see the only bespectacled Buddha in Myanmar. Cruise slowly to see AKaut Taung cliff carvings.

Prome-Myanaung: 60 miles

Day (06)

Enjoy breakfast before visiting Zalon, a small port. Take a trishaw along the main street, lined with stunning colonial-style wooden houses and large tropical gardens, then come to visit the magnificent Pyi Taw Pyan Pagoda. In the afternoon, arrive at Danuphyu, a little known town with a busy port and bustling markets in the Ayeyarwady Delta. In the First Anglo Burmese War of 1825, the Burmese general Maha-Bandoola was defeated here, following a long and near disastrous campaign by the British. Moor at Danuphyu.

Myanaung-Danuphyu: 101 miles

Day (07)

Morning relax on board as our Ship will cruise to Yangon. Mid-afternoon, go ashore for a walking tour in Twante Town, visit local market and potteries village. Back on board and get prepared for farewell dinner tonight. Moor at Yangon.

Danuphyu-Twante: 90 miles

Twante-Yangon: 16 miles

Day (08) Bid farewell to the Ship crew and disembark in Yangon.

INCLUDED

•    On board accommodation
•    All meals as in itinerary
•    Entrance fees
•    Guide services (English speaking)
•    All sightseeing included as per itinerary
•    Taxes, fuel, river pilots, port dues
•    Group transfers from/to the meeting point to/from embarkation/disembarkation point or vice verse
•    Mineral water, coffee/tea, soft drinks and local beer is included all day.
•    Fruit juices are included in addition during breakfast and afternoon tea

for Anawrahta Suites additionally included:

•    Private butler service
•    Balcony-breakfast or in-suite dining
•    Daily laundry service
•    Daily newspaper delivered to suite room
•    Complimentary mini bar
•    Daily turn down gift
•    One private candle light dinner at the balcony
•    Welcome fruit basket
•    Flower and a bottle of Prosecco
•    Complimentary tea/coffee making facility
•    Spa services

EXCLUDED

•    International flight to/from Yangon
•    Domestic flights
•    crew gratuities (USD 8-10,- per person/day are recommended
•    Myanmar Visa

 
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