Bagan - Monywa - Mandalay Cruise (6 Days/5 Nights)

Duration - 5 nights 6 days 235 miles
( Only September, October & November)
  Day 1 Bagan - Chindwin Confluence (MILES 37*KM 60 )
Embarkation time is not later than 10:30 am, the ship will cast off at 11:00 am, continue sailing through to the Irrawaddy, in the late afternoon , we start to enter the Chindwin River. If time permit, we will visit to Pakhan Nge Village for evening walk. Moor overnight near Ye Sakyo.
  Day 2 Chindwin Confluence - Pakhan gyi, Ahmyint Village (MILES 38*KM 60)
After breakfast visit the little town of Pakhan-gyi. This post-Pagan period provincial capital was walled with a moat and originally had a governoršs palace. We see the old walls; visit the museum and a spectacular 19th century wood carved monastery.

Continue cruising to Ahmyint village and visit the local market, see beautiful houses and the lovely the 17th century style Min Kyaw Swa stupas with 18th century style paintings. Moor overnight north of Ahmyint village.
  Day 3 Ahmyint Village - Monywa (MILES 15,)
Arrive at Monywa in the morning. Visiting by coach to splendid Sambuddhai Kat Kyaw pagoda where more than 500,000 Buddha statues are placed. We continue drive to Kyaukka village to visit a "plain" lacquer ware type workshop. Called in Myanmar "Kyauk Kar" this kind of lacquer ware has only two colors, black and red made by natural pigments and the Aung Sakyar Stupa with the longest reclining Buddha of Myanmar (333 ft/100 m). Back to the ship for late lunch. In the evening free walk to Monywa Town. Moor overnight at Monywa.
  Day 4 Monywa - Chindwin Confluence (MILES 53)
After breakfast visit Hpowindaung and Shwebadaung caves where hundreds of Buddha Statues are placed inside niches decorated with wonderful mural paintings. If the weather and time permits we will also visit Twin Daung Lake better known as lake of "Spirulina", the famous green-blue algae rich in protein, vitamins and minerals. The origin of the lake is unknown, some geologist claim to be an extinct volcano crater, others a crater formed by a meteorite. Back to the ship before 12.00 noon and cast off 12:00 hours and sail back downstream. Moor overnight near Chindwin Confluence river village.

Back to the ship before 12.00 noon and cast off 12:00 hours and sail back downstream. Moor overnight near Chindwin Confluence river village.
  Day 5 Chindwin Confluence - Yandabo Village - Pauktaw Paukmyaing (Monywa - Yandabo 69 miles,         Yandabo- Pauktaw Paukmyaing 60 miles )
Early morning castoff and joint back to Irrawaddy River, sail upstream. After Breakfast, Sightseeing Yandabo Village. Dependant on the base economy is famous for the production of terracotta from the riverbank clay.We see the pottery making process at various stages.We are invited to visit local houses and monestry. Yandabo, historically recognized for the signing of the Yandabo Treaty which took place under a tree on the riverbank in 1826 between the British and Royal Burmese House-hold of Ava. Continue sailing through the whole afternoon until near Sagaing ( Pauktaw Paukmyaing ).
  Day 6 Pauktaw Paukmyaing - Mandalay (MILES 15,)
Early morning cast off, breakfast will serve 6:30 to 8:00am Passing through famous area of Innwa, Sagaing and arrive to Mandalay about 9:00 am.

Charter Rate : Request to Agent.

This Rate EXCLUDES drinks, gratuity, transfer from Hotel to Jetty, all items of a personal nature; health-accident-baggage or travel protection plan, fuel surcharges if applicable.

This Rate INCLUDES all meals, tea/coffee & Guide Service Available only Private Charter for this program.

Maximum 10 passengers

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