Mandalay - Monywa - Bagan Cruise (5 Days/4 Nights)

Duration - 4 nights 5 days 235 miles
( Only September, October & November)
  Day 1 Mandalay - Yandabo Village - Chindwin Confluence (MILES 80)
Embarkation time is not later than 8:30 am. Cast off and sail through downstream. Late afternoon Sightseeing Yandabo Village. Dependant on the base economy is famous for the production of terracotta from the riverbank lay.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. Moor overnight near Chindwin Confluence. (Mandalay-Sagaing 9miles, Sagaing-Chindwin Confluence 94miles )
  Day 2 Chindwin Confluence - Pakhan gyi, Ahmyint Village (MILES 38)
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 rigin of the lake is unknown, some geologist claim to be an extinct volcano crater, others a crater formed by a eteorite.

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 Pakkoku - Bagan (MILES 26)
Early morning cast off, breakfast will serve 6:30 to 8:00 am, luggage call, settlement of your bill and arrive to Bagan about 9:00 am.( Disembark from the ship )(pakkoku - Bagan 26miles )

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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