Myanmar River Journeys

Irrawaddy Discovery Cruises

Golden Myanmar

The Irrawaddy River has witnessed the history of Myanmar and gave it life. On its banks are located all the “must see” highlights of the Golden Land from the city of Pyay (Prome), where the roots of the Bamar civilization can be found, to the Royal Capitals of Mandalay, Amarapura and Ava passing through the glorious city of Bagan with its 3,000 temples and pagodas where sat the First Myanmar Empire yond Mandalay the river wonderful second life.

There is no better way to visit all Myanmar than taking a “boutique” cruise on the Irrawaddy in the comfort of our ships. No more long coach trips and the hassle to pack and unpack luggage.

We offer optional pre/post land arrangements in Yangon and to complete the visit of Myanmar an extension to Inle Lake which is not to be missed.

GOLDEN MYANMAR - 10 nights

Upstream: Prome – Thayetmyo – Minhla – Magwe – Salay - Bagan – Yandabo – Monywa- Mingun -Ava-Amarapura - Mandalay

Downstream: Mandalay-Mingun- Ava – Amarapura – Monywa-Yandabo-Bagan-Salay- Magwe – Minhla- Thayetmyo – Prome

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THE ROYAL CAPITALS - 5 nights

Upstream: Bagan-Yandabo-Monywa-Mingun- Ava-Amarapura-Mandalay

Downstream: Mandalay-Mingun-Ava – Amarapura – Monywa-Yandabo-Bagan

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MYANMAR DAYS

Discover Mandalay and its historic sites located along the river, sail up to the spectacular Irrawaddy 2nd Defile. The journey begins or ends at the historic capital of Bagan. Stops include visits of Ava, Amarapura, Mingun, the pottery village of Kyaw Myaung and the colonial town of Katha.

We offer optional pre/post land arrangements in Yangon and to complete the visit of Myanmar an extension to Inle Lake which is not to be missed.

MYANMAR DAYS - 10 nights

Upstream: Bagan-Yandabo - Monywa - Ava – Amarapura- Upper Irrawaddy (Kyaw Myaung- Second Defile-Katha) - Mingun- Mandalay

Downstream: Mandalay - Upper Irrawaddy (Kyaw Myaung-Second Defile- Katha) - Mingun – Ava - Amarapura - Monywa - Yandabo - Bagan

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UPPER IRRAWADDY- 6 nights

Mandalay- Upper Irrawaddy (Kyaw Myaung- Second Defile-Katha) - Mingun- Mandalay

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ROYAL MYANMAR - 4 nights

Upstream: Bagan-Yandabo - Monywa - Ava – Amarapura - Mandalay

Downstream: Mandalay – Ava – Amarapura - Monywa - Yandabo – Bagan

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Short Discovery Cruises

Between Mandalay and Bagan

These cruises have been designed to be a relaxing interlude during a tour of Myanmar. You will experience the river life and visit villages off of the usual tourist trails adding to your trip an unforgettable experience.

TWO NIGHT CRUISES

From Royal Mandalay (Mingun & Sagaing) To Ancient Bagan
(Downstream: Mandalay – Mingun –- Sagaing – River Village - Bagan)
Departure: Sunday

Between Ancient Bagan And Royal Mandalay
(Upstream: Bagan To Mandalay)
Departure: Tuesday& Friday

ONE NIGHT CRUISE

Between Royal Mandalay And Ancient Bagan
(Downstream: Mandalay To Bagan)
Departure: Thursday

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Expedition Cruises

Chindwin River Cruise

A River Journey to discover the hidden treasures of the Golden Land

Chindwin is a river less travelled, and apart from its religious monuments it offers spectacular sceneries as It meanders through beautiful valleys and jungles, lofty blue mountains rising in the distance or towering over towns and villages on the banks.
The cruise begins from Bagan and we will sail the Chindwin up to the Teak town of Mawlaik our turnaround point. We disembark in Monywa from where we will drive to Mandalay.
We visit remote villages and towns with beautiful and whimsical pagodas and monastery probably the most preserved of Myanmar; the ancient cave pagodas of Hpowintaung and Shwebataung with hundreds of Buddha images and paintings; the Sambuddhay Pagoda of Monywa, a complex of buildings covered with nearly 600,000 Buddha images.

GRAND VOYAGE Of THE CHINDWIN RIVER-10 Nights

Bagan – Pakkoku - Pakhan-Gyi - Monywa – Mingit - Kalewa – Mawlayik – Mandalay

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