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Myanmar Highlights with Paukan Cruise – 7 Days

Central Myanmar, Yangon
  • 01Suite Basin
  • 01Suite Amenites
  • 01Suite
  • 01Suite
  • 01Sunbed Dusk
  • 01Sailing Bagan
  • 01Sailing Bagan
  • 01Toilet
  • 01Sunset
  • 01Sundeck
  • 01Sundeck
  • 01Sundeck
  • 01Ship Plan
  • 01Saloon
  • 01Sailing
  • 01Sailing
  • 01Sailing
  • 01River Bank
  • 01Promenade
  • 01Dining
  • 01Cabin
  • 01Twin Basin
  • 01Twin Room
  • 01Bathroom + Basin
  • 01Single Room
  • 01Single Room
  • 01Food
  • 01Double Room
  • 01Double Room
  • 01Bathroom
  • 01Dining
  • 01Bar
  • 01RV Paukan 2nt Cruise and Myanmar Highlights
  • 01RV Paukan 2nt Cruise and Myanmar Highlights
  • 01RV Paukan 2nt Cruise and Myanmar Highlights
  • 01RV Paukan 2nt Cruise and Myanmar Highlights
  • 01RV Paukan 2nt Cruise and Myanmar Highlights
  • 01RV Paukan 2nt Cruise and Myanmar Highlights
  • 01RV Paukan 2nt Cruise and Myanmar Highlights

This Myanmar escapade will take you on a journey to some of the most amazing sites of the country. Witness the mystery of Mingun.

Be intrigued by the Burmese culture and the local life.  Relax and enjoy luxury cruise on board Rv Paukan built to old style flotilla vessel.

Explore the royal capitals near Mandalay and enjoy beautiful sunsets and boat excursions.

Mandalay

Mandalay

DAY 1 > MANDALAY                                                       [-/L/D]

Embark the ship at Mandalay jetty in the morning before noon around 11:00 am. Cast off and cruise upstream for the rest of the day.

Ngwe Nyein Pottery village

Ngwe Nyein Pottery village.

DAY 2 > KYAUK MYAUNG (NGWE NYEIN POTTERY VILLAGE)  [B/L/D]

After breakfast, arrive the spectacular potteries-making village of Kyauk Myaung and see the manufacture stages of the famous 50 Gallons (200 liters) pots. Sail all day. Moor overnight mid-stream.

Bo Bo Gyi Tagaung

Bo Bo Gyi Tagaung.

DAY 3 >  TAGAUNG          [B/L/D]

Explore by foot the ancient city of Tagaung: the shrine of Bo Bo Gyi a famous nat, the archaeological area and the fortifications. Continue cruising upstream for the rest of the day. Moor overnight midstream.

Shwegu

Shwegu

DAY 4 > SHWEGU AND THE SECOND DEFILE       [B/L/D]

Sail upstream to view the spectacular Second defile, the largest of the Irrawaddy gorges, with its magnificent cliffs reaching down the narrow channel.In the afternoon sail downstream to Katha.  Important note: In case of Low Water the excursion will be done by local speed boat.

Katha Myanmar

Katha old streets.

DAY 05 > KATHA – BURMESE DAYS                     [B/L/D]

The enchanting colonial town of Katha is the setting for George Orwell’s book “Burmese Days” and also the place where in the 1942 hundreds of Irrawaddy Flotilla Company ships were scuttled before the Japanese could seize them. We explore the old streets and the market by Trishaw and an Elephant Logging Camp located on the surrounding hardwood forest.

mingun

Mingun.

DAY 06 > MINGUN                                                [B/L/D]

Full day cruising downstream with stop for a walk to a river village. In the afternoon, we arrive in Mingun and visit the unfinished pagoda, the largest working bell in the world and the “home for the ages”. Drama performance by the Mandalay Arts School on the sundeck.

Mandalay

Mandalay.

DAY 07 > MANDALAY (GAWEIN JETTY)                           [B/-/-]

After breakfast, disembark.

Mandalay – Upper Irrawaddy (Katha, Second Defile) – Mandalay

 

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2016/2017  DEPARTURE DATES

 

October         20 Oct 2016           27 Oct 2016

November     03 Nov 2016         24 Nov 2016

December     01 Dec 2016           08 Dec 2016          15 Dec 2016            22 Dec 2016           29 Dec 2016

January         05 Jan 2017