Gathering at Yangon airport. Depart Yangon or Mandalay for Kyaington in the morning. Transfer to hotel. Visit ThitaPin Taung, 245 years old tree planted by King Alaungphaya. Proceed to Shan lacquer ware workshop, Naung Tong Lake and Mahamuni Pagoda. Enjoy Akha New Year Festival with Stage Show. Back to Hotel. Overnight in Kyaington.Embark the ship at Mandalay jetty in the morning before noon around 11:00 am. Cast off and cruise upstream for the rest of the day.
After breakfast, arrive the spectacular potteries-making village of Kyauk Myaung and see the manufacture stages of the famous 50 Gallons (200 liters) pots. Sail all day. Moor overnight mid-stream.
Explore by foot the ancient city of Tagaung: the shrine of Bo Bo Gyi a famous nat, the archaeological area and the fortifications. Continu cruising upstream for the rest of the day. Moor overnight midstream.
Sail upstream to view the spectacular Second defile, the largest of the Irrawaddy gorges, with its magnificent cliffs reaching down the narrow channel. In the afternoon sail downstream to Katha Important note: In case of Low Water the excursion will be done by local speed boat.
The enchanting colonial town of Katha is the setting for George Orwell’s book “Burmese Days” and also the place where in the 1942 hundreds of Irrawaddy Flotilla Company ships were scuttled before the Japanese could seize them. We explore the old streets and the market by trishaw and an Elephant Logging Camp located on the surrounding hardwood forest.
Full day cruising downstream with stop for a walk to a river village. In the afternoon, we arrive in Mingun and visit the unfinished pagoda, the largest working bell in the world and the “home for the ages”. Drama performance by the Mandalay Arts School on the sundeck.
After breakfast, disembark.
|Main Deck||Twin Cabin||US$ 2,880||Twin Cabin Single use||US$ 3,780|
|Upper Deck||Twin Cabin||US$ 3,000||Twin Cabin Single use:||US$ 3,900|
|Premier Bow||Twin Cabin||US$ 4,285||Twin Cabin Single use:||US$ 8,570|
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Yangon – Mandalay – Cruise – Bagan – Yangon
Duration: 13 Days / 12 nights
(Cruise: 7 nights downriver & Tour: 6 days / 5 nights)
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Duration: 16 Days / 15 nights
(Cruise: 7 nights downriver & Tour: 9 days / 8 nights)
ETHNIC MINORITIES OF SHAN STATE
Yangon- Pindaya- Inle Lake-Kengtung-Mandalay-Cruise- Bagan– Yangon
Duration: 19 Days / 18 nights
(Cruise: 7 nights Downriver & Tour: 12 days / 11 nights)
Building (15/B), Room (202), Shwe Kabar Housing, MinDhama Road, 3 Quarter, Mayangone Township, Yangon, Myanmar.
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