• 7 Days Luxury Cruising On The Ayeyarwady River

    Cruise in style on the Ayeyarwardy River from Mandalay, the ancient capital of Burma before downstream to Bagan, a spectacular archaeological site with more than two thousands stupas and temples sprawling across 40 sq km of countryside!
  • 7 Days Luxury Cruising On The Ayeyarwady River

    Cruise in style on the Ayeyarwardy River from Mandalay, the ancient capital of Burma before downstream to Bagan, a spectacular archaeological site with more than two thousands stupas and temples sprawling across 40 sq km of countryside!
  • 7 Days Luxury Cruising On The Ayeyarwady River

    Cruise in style on the Ayeyarwardy River from Mandalay, the ancient capital of Burma before downstream to Bagan, a spectacular archaeological site with more than two thousands stupas and temples sprawling across 40 sq km of countryside!
  • 7 Days Luxury Cruising On The Ayeyarwady River

    Cruise in style on the Ayeyarwardy River from Mandalay, the ancient capital of Burma before downstream to Bagan, a spectacular archaeological site with more than two thousands stupas and temples sprawling across 40 sq km of countryside!
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From AED17,000/Adult

Itinerary

 

 

  • Day 01 - Dubai/ Yangon
    Fly Dubai/Yangon EK 388 0250/1100 (5h 40m) - Daily


    Arrive Mandalay and transfer to your hotel. En-route, visit the ruins of Paleik and the snake temple.

    Optional: Mandalay Night by motorbike
    Once the steamy heat of the day has somewhat abated, hop onto your motorbike (with experienced driver) and zip around the colorful streets of the city. Start a lively local market before refuelling at a legendary venue for crispy duck. A lively exploration of Chinatown before observing a unique performance and the night ends at one of the city's best beer stations where unplugged music and plentiful refreshment is available. 

    Meals included: - 

  • Day 02 - Mandalay - 4 Days Road to Mandalay cruise

    After breakfast, visit Sagaing Hills, with panoramic views over the River before embarkation. After that, enjoy the key sights of Mandalay before heading back to the cruise for dinner with local entertainment.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


    Note: Road to Mandalay offers several routings along the Ayeyarwady River. Speak to our travel specialists for more options. 

  • Day 03 - Cruise

    Early morning, visit the Shwe Kyet Yet village which will include alms-giving to the monks by the ship's crew. Enjoy breakfast while the ship sails down to the ancient capital of Ava. Visit the city by traditional horse cart to an ancient teak monastic school and the ruins of King Bagyidaw's palace.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 04 - Cruise / Arrive Bagan

    The ship arrives at Bagan where over 2,000 temples and pagodas are scattered on an awe-inspiring plain beside the river. A guided orientation tour introduces you to the most important temples. Late afternoon your guide takes you to watch the breathtaking vista of the sun setting over the plain.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 05 - Disembark Bagan/ Inle Lake

    Option: At sunrise, enjoy a sensational hot air balloon ride over the Ayeyarwady plain and thousands of temples! (Operates Oct – Mar only and advance booking is strongly recommended. 

    Disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight to Inle Lake.

    Arrive Heho airport and drive about an hour to Nyaung Shwe, the gateway to Inle Lake. Make a stop at the ancient Shwe Yan Pyay monastery, an interesting teak monastery famous for its oval windows and richly decorated mosaics walls. Enjoy a Shan lunch with view of the mountain and river before you begin your boat ride on the lake. Be welcomed by a local Intha family living on stilts and navigate through strips of their floating vegetable farms - “land” if you wish! 

    Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch 

  • Day 06 - Inle Lake

    Enjoy a full day boating around the lake, including the rotating five-day marketsIntha fisherman rowing in the one-legged style. We will also visit the Phaungdaw U Pagoda, local cheroot factory (Burmese cigar), Intha Heritage House where the Burmese cats are bred and a weaving factory. Then, cruise through the creeks to arrive at the “forest pagodas” at Indein, home to several Pa O villages. Take a short hike if you wish.

    For the active family, replace the full day boating with a Hop On-Hop off Biking and Boating optionExplore Indien village, bike through villages and plantations, have a chat with monks and visit local homes. Cycle and boat around the lake visiting the prominent sights yet bringing you away from the tourists trail.

    As the day wanes, catch another beautiful sunset over the lake with a refreshing drink and snacks.

    Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch   

  • Day 07 - Inle Lake / Yangon

    Boat and drive to Heho airport for your flight to Yangon. 

    Enjoy an introductory tour of Yangon. Take a short joy ride on the circular train, rubbing shoulders with the locals before getting off at Scott market. Stroll pass the U Thant Mausoleum and colonial mansion and enjoy a refreshing drink ata local teashop. Arrive Shwedagon Pagoda before sunset to witness the massive emerald reflecting the last rays of sun and stay until the pagoda illuminates and devotes arrive to say their prayers.  

    In the evening transfer to airport for your flight back home.


    Meals included: Breakfast 

  • Day 08 - Yangon/Dubai
    Fly Yangon/Dubai EK 389  0150/0505 (5h45m) - Daily

     

    Arrive in Dubai on Day 08 Morning.

 

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