RV Paukan River Cruise
From Mandalay to Bagan (3 Days)
DAY 1 (SUNDAY)
MANDALAY (GAWEIN) – MINGUN
The embarkation time is 12.00 noon at Gawein jetty and cast off after half an hour time. Welcome Cocktail and briefing in the Saloon or Sundeck followed by Lunch.
After cruising upstream for two hours we arrive at Mingun where we visit the impressive unfinished pagoda and the largest working bell in the world. Our English speaking manager (or your private guide) will accompany the guests during the visit.
Moor Overnight at a sandbank mid-stream. After dinner guests can enjoy a Dance and Drama per- formance by the Mandalay Arts School on the sundeck (if available).
DAY 2 (MONDAY)
MINGUN – SAGAING –YANDABO
Early in the morning cruise downstream. During the two hours journey the passengers can admire the natural beauty of the river and the life of its banks while relaxing on the sundeck or just sitting outside their own cabin. Enjoy the sunrise over Sagaing Hill.
After breakfast passengers wishing to visit Sagaing can go ashore with the assistance of our Ship
Manager or their own guide.
We resume our downriver voyage at 10.30 hrs and we will sail all day long.
In the late afternoon we stop at Yandabo, a village specializing in Pot-Making, where the peace treaty of the First Anglo-Burmese war was signed on Feb. 24, 1826. We visit the Pot workshops, the monastery and the school.
Moor overnight near the village of Shwe Nann Tint.
DAY 3 (TUESDAY)
Cast off early in the morning for the last leg of our journey
Enjoy the sunrise near Bagan. Passengers will disembark at Aye Yar jetty around 9:30 hrs.
CRUISE RATE INCLUDES
All Cruises: Full Board, Sightseeing in a river village, Coffee / Tea / Water & Port Tax
Sunday Dep. 2Nights Cruise Shore Excursions: Vehicle in Sagaing + Entrance fees for Mingun / Sagaing + Dance and Drama show on the sundeck.
CRUISE RATE EXCLUDES
Transfer to the ship from Mandalay / Bagan Airport or Hotel, drinks, laundry, all items of a personal nature; Insurance outside the ship boundaries, fuel surcharges if applicable.