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.
(Upstream: Bagan to Mandalay)
Departure: Tuesday & Friday
Duration: 2 Nights
IMAGES OF THE CRUISE
DAY 1 : BAGAN
The embarkation time is 11.30 hrs at Bagan - Thar Yar Waddy Jetty and cast off after half an hour.
TRANSFER : Transfer from airport or hotel to Jetty can be arranged at supplement upon request. Pls note that it takes approximately 30 minuts drive from Airport and Hotel to ship (Thar Yar Waddy Jetty).
Please note: We are not able to accept early arrival before 11:30 am.
Welcome Cocktail and briefing in the Saloon or Sundeck followed by Lunch.
In the late afternoon stop in a typical river village
DAY 2 : YANDABO
Cruise all day with stop enroute in the morning to visit Yandabo, a typical river 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 and the monastery.
Moor overnight nearby a village (Ywar Thit Gyi or Pauk Myaing Pauk Taw) few miles away from Ava Bridge
DAY 3 : MANDALAY
Enjoy the sunrise. After an early breakfast, the passengers will disembark at Sagaing Jetty (Thursday only) or Gawein jetty (Sunday Only) at around 09.30hrs.
TRANSFER : Transfer to the Mandalay Int'l Airport or hotel in Mandalay can be arranged at supplement upon request. Pls take note that it takes around 1 hr drive for transfer from ship (Sagaing) to Mandalay Int'l Airport or hotel in Mandalay.
It takes approximately 1 hr drive for transfer from ship (Gawein) to Mandalay Int'l Airport and 30 minuts to hotel in Mandalay.
CRUISE PRICE INCLUDES
All Cruises: Full Board, Sightseeing in a river village, Coffee / Tea / Water
CRUISE PRICE 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.
(*) Within the above rates the fuel cost is calculated on the Myanmar Market average price of the months of April 2017 (i.e. USD 0.7 per litre). Should the fuel price rise by more than 10%, AYRAVATA CRUISES will be entitled to impose a fuel surcharge equivalent to the amount by which the fuel price exceeds the price allowed for in the above rates, provided that the notice of this rise is given to the Passenger and/or his-her Agent within 30 days prior the cruise departure date.
RIVER CONDITIONS WARNING
The Irrawaddy and Chindwin rivers are subject to seasonal rises and falls of water level.
In the case of water levels being too high or low an alternative itinerary will be offered to Passenger.
Published itineraries are indication only and subject to sudden change. In such events alternative itineraries will be provided and we do our best to ensure that if a stop is missed we make up for it with another stop.
Though every effort will be made to ensure that the published itinerary is followed as closely as possible, given uncertain river and other local conditions, all schedules and itineraries may be subject to alterations and delays at short notice.
The ship’s manager and captain are jointly responsible for passengers’ comfort and safety.
Passengers must accept their decisions and instructions.