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Mandalay – Bhamo-Mandalay (Upstream)
Mandalay – Bhamo-Mandalay (Downstream)

Mandalay – Bhamo Cruise Upstream (5 nights 6 days )

Day 1

Mandalay – Kyauk Myaung(Miles 52*84 Km )

Embarkation time is not later than 7:00 am at MGRG’s Jetty. Cast off and sail through upstream. Approx: 14:00, 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.

Includes

all meals,

tea/coffee & Guide Service

Available only Private Charter for this program: US$ 9000, for agents rate. Fuel surcharges if applicable.

Maximum 20 passengers

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.

Bhamo – Mandalay Cruise​ Downstream ( 3 nights 4 days )

Day 1

Bhamo – Katha  (Miles 84 – 8Hrs)

Embarkation time is not later than 8:00 am at ( Downtown ) or Tat Kalay Jetyy. Cast off and sail through downstream from Bhamo and we enter the dramatic 2nd defile with its magnificent cliffs reaching down the narrow channel. We arrive at Katha in the late afternoon. 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. 

 

Day 2

Katha – Htigyaing  (Miles 42 –4Hrs)

Continue sightseeing to Katha. After breakfast, morning walk to local market first, we will also visit by local bus surrounded by hills plenty of hardwood forests and elephant logging camp. Back to ship for Lunch. Cast off time is 12:00 noon and arrive to Htigyaing in the late afternoon. In the evening we climb up to Pagoda for its spectacular river view. BBQ dinner at sandbank (depend of water level) on the Irrawaddy River with Bon Fire & Hot air balloon. 

 

Day 3

Htigyaing – Kyauk Myaung  (Miles 99 –10Hrs)

Early morning cast off and continue sailing downstream through and cruising the whole day. In the late afternoon arrive to Kyauk Myaung We visiting to the spectacular potteries-making village of Kyauk Myaung, and see the manufacture stages of the famous 50 Gallons (200 litres) pots. After dinner The Classical Ballet, performance by Mandalay Art & Culture School

 

Day 4

Kyauk Myaung – Mingun – Mandalay (Miles 52 –6Hrs)

Back to the ship and cast off at 7:00am. Continue downstream to Mingun (Eta 13.00 hrs). Visit the unfinished pagoda, the largest working bell in the world and the “home for the aged”. Back to the ship and luggage call, settlement of you drinks bill. Approximately arrive to Mandalay at 16:00 pm and disembark from the ship.

Includes

all meals, tea/coffee BBQ Dinner at Sandbank, Myanmar Culture Show & Guide Service

 

Available only Private Charter for this program: US$ 9000, for agents rate. Fuel surcharges if applicable.

Maximum 20 passengers

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.