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“Ayeyarwady River meanders in this most interesting part of historic land. From last Myanmar royal capital, Mandalay, presently noted for its bustling commercial importance in the heart of country, to one of the Asia’s richest archeological sites, Bagan, known as the ancient city of Myanmar prosperous civilizations”.

Road to Mandalay

Bagan to Bagan 7 Nights/ 8 days Package
Round Trip

Day 1 – Saturday                               Bagan

Morning domestic flight from Yangon to Bagan. On arrival, transfer to the Road To Mandalay berthed on the Ayeyarwady River. In the afternoon the guide takes you to into Bagan where over 2,000 temples and pagodas remain on an awe-inspiring plain. Watch the sun setting over a field of glowing pagodas by the river. Return to the ship for dinner.



Day 2 – Sunday                                Bagan Markets

After breakfast join the guide to explore some of Bagan’s local markets selling wood carvings, fabrics, longis and rattan goods. See Myanmar’s famous lacquerware being made. Alternatively, you can hire a bicycle or horse-drawn cart and explore this enchanting area on your own. Mid morning, the ship sets sail for Mandalay. On board the guide lectures on the Ayeyarwady River. The ship anchors mid-river for the evening providing a marvellous opportunity to observe the stars. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 3 – Monday                                Sagaing

Arrive at the quaint little village of Shwe Kyet Yet after lunch. Enjoy an afternoon excursion to Sagaing considered to be the living centre of the Buddhist faith in Burma and famous for its silversmiths who still work in much the same way as their ancestors did. Return to the ship for dinner in the evening.

Day 4 – Tuesday                               Maymyo

A full day’s excursion to Maymo, a colonial hill station set high in the mountains. Soak up the atmosphere with its cool climate, English style houses, colourful market and beautiful botanic gardens. A typical Shan lunch is taken at a colonial house. Return to the ship for dinner and local entertainment in the evening.

Day 5 – Wednesday                          Mingun & Mandalay

After breakfast take a cruise to Mingun. Visit the most important sights such as the pretty Hsinbyume Pagoda and the world’s largest uncracked bell. Return by ferry for a late lunch. In the afternoon, enjoy a guided tour of the key sights of Mandalay regarded as the centre of Burmese culture and Buddhist learning. Return to Road To Mandalay for dinner.

Day 6 – Thursday                              Shanlay village

In the morning, visit Shanlay village for a walking tour. This traditional Burmese village gives you the opportunity to discover the Burmese way of life first hand - from farming and schools to spirit houses and tea-shops. Return to the ship for lunch and set sail for Bagan once more. Relax on the top deck and watch the fascinating river life glide by. Dinner on board in the evening.

Day 7 – Friday                                  Bagan

Arrive mid morning into Bagan. On this visit your guide will introduce you to some of Bagan’s more significant pagodas. After lunch on board, your afternoon is at leisure. You may visit more of these fascinating temples with the guide, alternatively, hire a bicycle or horse-drawn cart and explore the area on your own. Dinner in the evening.

Day 8 – Saturday                               Bagan- Yangon

After an early breakfast you are transferred to Bagan airport for your onward flight to Yangon.

* Due to adverse local conditions July-October, the Shanlay Tour is replaced by a tour of Ava, the capital of a Burmese Kingdom for nearly 500 years. Sights include the magnificent wooden Bagaya Kyaung Monastery and the Nanmyin Watchtower.

The above package tour inclusive of
         - Accommodation on board based on twin sharing (except Single Cabin)
         - Two way domestic flight tickets:
         - Air-conditioned coach with driver and guide for transfer and sightseeing as shown in the itinerary
         - Full-board meal plan on board

* Surcharge can be applied for foreign language-speaking guide.
* Above tour can be customized according to your own travel nature.

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