Spending 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.
Board our luxury cruise at and enjoy lunch while we start cruising from Yangon toward Bagan through Twante canal.
Mid-afternoon, go ashore for a walking tour in Twante town, visit local market and pottery village. Back on board and get prepared for welcome dinner tonight, a great opportunity to meet your new cruise companions.
Moor at Danuphyu.
Enjoy breakfast before you start your day exploring the remote town of Danuphyu, the little known town with a busy port and bustling markets in the Irrawaddy 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.
Take a trishaw to visit the PilomChenta Pagoda, famous with 399 marble stone steles carving Buddha’s Bible. Then continue to visit a family shop making Burmese cigars.
Back on board for lunch and cruise further to Myanaung.
Moor at Myanaung for the night.
Spend your morning relaxing while we cruise toward Prome (Pyay) and enjoy traditional Longyi wearing and Tha Na Ka make-up demonstration on board.
Cruise slowly to see A KautTaungcliff carvings. Arrive at Prome, the ancient Burma capital, in early afternoon and start sightseeing by coach. Visit Shwe San Daw Pagoda for Panoramic view of the city.
Moor at Prome.
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.
Continue your afternoon explore the quaint Gawaechaung village by ox-cart for firsthand experience of the rural lifestyle along the Irrawaddy River.
Moor near Minh La.
In the morning, visit Minhla fort, constructed by the Italians to keep the British at bay from Royal Burma. The square shaped fort was built about in 1864 on the bank of the Irrawaddy River to crush the enemy vessels which sailed upstream.
Continue cruising to Magwe and pass by local market. Then, visit the magnificent Myat-Thalon Pagoda with its solid gold brick-work and many temples and hermitages.
Moor at Salay.
Visit Salay in the morning, admiring the Wooden Monastery and an impressive 20-foot Buddha made of straw lacquer.
Back on board for lunch and our ship will cruise to Bagan.
Enjoy excursion to Bagan, capital city of Burma from 1044 to 1287, visit the most famous Shwezigon Paya, the biggest Temple Dhammayangyi and one of the finest and best-preserved of all Bagan temples, the Ananda (11th century) and the photogenic HtiloMinlo and Thabinnyu.
Enjoy dinner together with a traditional Burmese puppet show on the Sun Deck.
Moor at Bagan
Today you can choose one of two early morning optional excursions - a balloon ride over Bagan (at an additional charge) or sunrise meditation at one of the temples.
Spend the afternoon on a horsecart for the final visit to the temples of Bagan and enjoying the marvellous sunset, before returning to the ship for a farewell dinner.
Moor at Bagan.
|Day (08)||Bid farewell to the ship crew and disembark in Bagan.|
• 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
• 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
• International flight to/from Yangon
• Domestic flights
• crew gratuities (USD 8-10,- per person/day are recommended
• Myanmar Visa