Itinerary


Mandalay - Bhamo Cruise

Duration - 5 nights 6 days Upstream, 277 miles

  Day 1 Mandalay - Kyauk Myaung(MILES 52*84 KM )
Embarkation time is not later than 7:00 am at Gaw Wein Jetty. Cast off and sail through upstream. Approx: 17:00, we visiting to the spectacular potteries-making village of Kyauk Myaung, and see the manufacture stages of the famous 50 Gallons (200 litres) pots (1.5 hours visit). Moor over night at Male.
  Day 2 Kyauk Myaung - Tagaung (MILES 75*KM 120)
Cast off early morning, We explore by foot the ancient city of Tagaung viewing the fortifications, a famous nat or spirit shrine and the archaeological area. Moor over night at river village.
  Day 3 Tagaung - Hti Gyaing - Thapayar Village (MILES 53*KM 84)
Cast off early morning, sail upriver to Htigyaing. In the morning, we climb the Pagoda Hill at Htigyaing with its stunning views of the Irrawaddy. Moor over night at Thapayar village.
  Day 4 Thapayar Village - Katha - Shwegu (MILES 57*KM 91)
Early departure, after breakfast we arrive Katha, the setting of the George Orwell's book "Burmese Days" and also the place where hundreds of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company ships were scuttled in 1942 before the Japanese could seize them. We explore this pleasant colonial town surrounded by hills plenty of hardwood forests and (if time permit) we will also visit an elephant logging Moor overnight Kyung Daw ( the other bank of Shwe Gu ).
  Day 5 Shwe Gu - Bhamo(MILES 40*KM 64 )
Early departure we enter the dramatic 2nd defile with its magnificent cliffs reaching down the narrow channel. We arrive at Bhamo in the late afternoon. Evening walking tour of the town, an important trading post located just 50 miles from the Chinese border.
  Day 6 Bhamo and Disembark from the ship
Depend on disembarkation & flight time.

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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