Pandaw River Cruises
Ayeyarwaddy Exploration from Mandalay to Bagan (3 Days)
DAY (1) EMBARKING RV PANDAW & VISIT MANDALAY (L/D)
After breakfast at the hotel, you will transfer to Gawin jetty and embark on the RV Pandaw. And then, start for the tour central Mandalay visiting the Mahamuni Pagoda and Shwe-im-bin teak carved monastery. Ship moves to Amarapura where we rejoin the ship for lunch.
In afternoon we explore the ancient capitals of Ava and Amarapura by coach or sampan visiting the teak Bagaya Kyaung, Menu Okkyaung and crossing the U Bein Bridge for sunset. Stay overnight on board.
DAY (2) SALING AND VISIT YANDABO POTTERIES (B/L/D)
Breakfast on board. Then, you will be sailing for the day and we stop at Yandabo a very small rural village that is interesting to see for pot making. We visit the Pandaw School and the new dispensary both built with past donations from Pandaw passengers. In the evening we cross the river to visit Oh Ne Kyaung, a very different village where we hope to build another school attached to the local monastery. Overnight on board.
DAY (3) DISEMBARKING AT BAGAN (B)
Breakfast on board. Arrive at Bagan and disembarking at Bagan jetty.
Cruise Price Includes:
Entrance fees, guide services (English language), gratuities to crew, main meals, locally made soft drinks, local beer and local spirits, jugged coffee and selection of teas and tisanes, mineral water.
Cruise Price Excludes:
International flights, port dues (if levied), laundry, all visa costs, fuel surcharges (see terms and conditions), imported beverages such as wines, premium spirits and liqueurs, fancy soft drinks like Perrier, espressos and cappuccinos at bar and tips to tour guides, local guides, bus drivers, boat operators and cyclo drivers.