Halong Bay Boat in Myanmar

The Anawrahta

Cruise company: Heritage Lines
Cruise type: Luxury, Sharing, 23 cabins
Destinations: Myanmar - Myanmar
The Anawrahta (named after the founder of the Burmese nation) will make the finest on board experience in Myanmar with the largest cabin space on the Ayeyarwady, and the highest crew to passenger ratio.
Destinations: Mingun - Sagaing - Yanderbo - Bagan

Itinerary

Day 1 : Mandalay - Mingun - Sagaing (L, D)
  • Welcome on board and enjoy lunch while we cast off Mandalay. In early afternoon, we visit Mingun, the world’s largest, unfinished brick pagoda. It also has a 90-ton bell, said to be the largest, undamaged bell in the world. Enjoy welcome dinner with performance of Burmese traditional costumes by our staffs.
Day 2 : Ava - Yanderbo (B, L, D)
  • An early-morning yoga session will be available. After breakfast a shore excursion will show you the main highlights of Sagaing before crossing the river using a bridge built by the Colonial British in 1934 and going to the ancient capital of Ava. Home to the Burmese Kings for many centuries, the tour of Ava will be by traditional horse and cart and will include a visit to the Bagaya Kyaung, a beautiful teak monastery built in 1834 which continues to be a monastic school. At lunchtime the ship will continue downriver.
  • During the afternoon there will be cultural demonstrations onboard and a late-afternoon lecture.
  • Tonight the ship moors at Yanderbo. Ava to Yanderbo = 55 miles
Day 3 : Yanderbo - Bagan (B, L, D)
  • Today there will be an early walking tour into the riverbank village of Yanderbo. This is the place where, in 1826, the King of Ava signed the Treaty of Yanderbo signaling the end of the First Anglo-Burmese war. Now the villages produce a type of water pot which is reputed to keep water cooler than pots from anywhere else. As we sail on we will pass the confluence of the Ayeyarwady and it's greatest tributary, the Chindwin River.
  • We will arrive in Bagan in time to give you an orientation tour which will include the magnificent Ananda Temple, the pretty Sulamani Pagoda and end at one of the ‘sunset’ pagodas to watch the breathtaking vista of the sun setting over the temple-strewn plain.
  • Tonight the ship moors at Bagan. Yanderbo to Bagan = 63 miles 
Day 4 : Bagan (B, L, D)
  • This morning there is the option to join a sunrise balloon flight over the area – an incredible experience. Please note that advance booking for this is nearly always required. After breakfast the morning tour will take you to the bustling Nyaung-U market and the revered Shwezigon Pagoda.
  • Then you will make a visit to one of the famous lacquer ware shops where the fascinating production techniques of this ancient craft will be explained. After a visit to see the fine frescoes inside the Wetkyi-In Gubyaukgyi Pagoda you will return to the ship for lunch.
  • In the afternoon there are two options. The first is a visit to sacred Mount Popa, an extinct volcano which is believed by the Burmese to be home to their animist spirits the Nats. This will include a stop en route at a Toddy Palm plantation. The second option will first explore the area around Myinkaba Village. Here you will visit the Manuha Pagoda which dates from 1059 and is where King Anawrahta imprisoned the Mon King, Manuha. A short distance away is the beautiful architecture of the Gubyaukyi temple.
  • The tour will then move to the area around Minnanthu Village and will include a walk through the village itself. Farewell Dinner and evening entertainment on board.
Day 5 : Check-out (B)
  • Breakfast and check-out

Price & Booking

Include

  • Group shore-excursions
  • Entrance fees
  • Transportation
  • Tour guide services (English speaking)
  • Taxes, fuel, river pilots
  • Port dues
  • Mineral water, coffee/tea
  • Group transfers from/to the meeting point to/from embarkation/disembarkation point or vice versa
  • Soft drinks and local beer is included all day.
  •  Fruit juices are included in addition during breakfast and afternoon tea.

Exclude

  • Crew gratuities (8 USD – 10 USD per passenger/day are recommended).
  • Fuel surcharges, if any .
Remark
  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather and operating conditions. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  • Meals on board are fusion: Vietnamese, Cambodian & international. Guests should advise of any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least three days prior to the cruise date.
  • Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by port authority.
  • Peak season surcharge for all cruises falling on New Year’s Eve and/or Christmas.
Destinations: Yangon - Bo Myat Tun -Danuphyu - Hinthada - Lat Pan Phu - Pyay - Magwe - Bagan

Itinerary

Day 1 : Yangon - Bo Myat Tun (L, D)
  • After checking-in and a short Safety Briefing you can enjoy a relaxing day's sailing, an ideal way to unwind after the busy streets of Yangon City. Our spacious Spa facilities (including the Ayeyarwady's only Swedish-style sauna) and our 8 meter, Jacuzzi-style swimming pool await you. For those wanting some mental stimulation there will be the first of our “Burmese-for-Beginners” language lessons during the morning and a lecture on the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company during the afternoon.
  • We will pass through the Twante Canal which was built by the British between 1881 and 1883 to connect the Yangon River with the Irrawaddy River and shorten transit times for the steamers of the IFC, the biggest fleet of river ships ever seen.
  • Yangon – Bo Myat Tun = 78 miles.
Day 2 : Bo Myat Tun – Danuphyu - Hinthada (B, L, D)
  • Early-morning yoga is available as we sail for Danuphyu. Despite their heroic resistance and the skillful leadership of their great General Maha Bandoola, here, in 1825, the Burmese army suffered a crucial defeat in the First Anglo-Burmese War. General Maha Bandoola himself also fell here and we will visit his memorial now situated in a Pali Monastic University. We will also visit a small, family-run cheroot producer and take tea with the locals in a tea shop
  • After lunch on board there will be an explanation and demonstration concerning the ancient habit of betel-chewing. Tasting is optional!
  • Bo Myat Tun – Danuphyu = 18 miles
  • Danuphyu – Hinthada = 43 miles
Day 3 : Hinthada – Lat Pan Phu (B, L,  Đ)
  • Early-morning yoga is available as we continue northwards. Again, relaxation is the order of the day simply watching the life on the riverbanks slipping by. A second “Burmese-for Beginners” is on offer this morning, followed by a Book Review, looking at classic and current literature available on this fascinating country.
  • Early in the afternoon there will be a demonstration of “Myanmar Traditional Dress” and, to continue the cultural theme, this afternoon's lecture will be entitled “Myanmar Ways of Life”.
  • A Cocktail Party before dinner will give you a chance to wear your traditional “longyi”.
Day 4 : Htonebo – Pyay - Thayet (B, L, D)
  • Our yoga session can again start your day before disembarking after breakfast for a tour of Pyay. Known as Prome to the Colonial British, in the mid 19C this was the dividing line between British-held “Lower Burma” and the Kingdom of Ava and, as such, was an important trading point. We will also visit the ancient Pyu city of Sri Ksetra which is nearby and was granted World Heritage Status in 2014.
  • After lunch and afternoon tea there will be a lecture entitled “Myanmar, Past and Present” which will give an overview of the history of this complicated country, including a look at the present situation.
  • Htonebo – Pyay = 29 miles
  • Pyay – Thayet = 40 miles
Day 5: Thayet – Gwechaung - Minhla - Kanni (B, L, D)
  • This morning there will be the opportunity to stretch your legs early in the morning and walk in the Colonial period town of Thayet. Like many Asian countries, the cool of the morning sees small towns and villages at their busiest and in an ideal light for photography. Things will be a little hotter for the first of the two forts we will see in the afternoon – Gwechaung Fort.
  • You will experience very local transport for the first (ox-drawn carts) while the second, Minhla Fort, is just a short walk along the riverbank from our mooring place.
  • Thayet – Gwechaung = 49.5 miles
  • Gwechaung – Minhla = 4.5 miles
 
 Day 6 : Kanni – Magwe - Hsinpyu Kyun (B, L, D)
  • Another early-morning tour, this time by tuk-tuk, will show you around Magwe; stopping at the bustling market before enjoying some more peaceful river views from the high vantage point of the Mya Than Lun Pagoda.
  • Back on the ship there will be the final “Burmese-for-Beginners” lesson where you can learn how to write your own name in beautiful Burmese script.
  • After lunch our Chefs will have a Burmese Cookery Demonstration and after Afternoon Tea there will be a lecture entitled “History of Bagan” to prepare you for tomorrow's arrival in Bagan.
  • Kanni – Magwe 8.5 miles
  • Magwe – Hsinpyu Kyun 46 miles
Day 7 : Hsinpyu Kyun – Bagan (B, L, D)
  • Those enjoying our morning yoga session on the Sun Deck may enjoy beautiful views as the pinnacles of Bagan's temples and pagodas come into view. After breakfast you will disembark for an Orientation Tour of this incredible area. You will be shown some of the more significant sites including Manuha, Gubyaukgyi and Ananda and including a visit to a local lacquer ware producer to have a fascinating explanation of this ancient craft, for which Bagan has long been famous.
  • After lunch (back on board) your guide will depart for a Sunset Tour of this fascinating area, starting with the mysterious Dhammayangyi, built as an apology for patricide, and continuing on to see the pretty Sulamani before visiting a local village and finishing at one of the “sunset” pagodas.
  • After your Farewell Dinner there will be a performance by a local “Bagan Dance” troupe in the Mandalay Lounge.
  • Hsinpyu Kyun – Bagan = 42 miles
Day 8 : Bagan & Check-out (B)
  • For those not taking early-morning onward flights there is the opportunity to have one of the most famous experiences on offer in Myanmar – a sunrise flight in a hot air balloon over the Bagan plain. These flights are extremely popular and nearly always require advance booking of two or three months. Flights last approximately 45 minutes and require a departure from the ship well before dawn.

Price & Booking

Include

  • Group shore-excursions
  • Entrance fees
  • Transportation
  • Tour guide services (English speaking)
  • Taxes, fuel, river pilots
  • Port dues
  • Mineral water, coffee/tea
  • Group transfers from/to the meeting point to/from embarkation/disembarkation point or vice versa
  • Soft drinks and local beer is included all day.
  •  Fruit juices are included in addition during breakfast and afternoon tea.

Exclude

  • Crew gratuities (8 USD – 10 USD per passenger/day are recommended).
  • Fuel surcharges, if any .
Remark
  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather and operating conditions. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  • Meals on board are fusion: Vietnamese, Cambodian & international. Guests should advise of any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least three days prior to the cruise date.
  • Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by port authority.
  • Peak season surcharge for all cruises falling on New Year’s Eve and/or Christmas.
Destinations: Mandalay - Mingun - KyaungMyaung - Tagaung - Katha - Shwegu - Bhamo - Shwepaw - Katha - Kyanhnydat - Mogok - Mandalay - Bagan

Itinerary

Day 1 : Mandalay – Mingun - KyaungMyaung (L, D)
  • Welcome on board and enjoy lunch while we cast off Mandalay. In early afternoon, we visit Mingun, the world’s largest, unfinished brick pagoda. It also has a 90-ton bell, said to be the largest, undamaged bell in the world. Enjoy welcome dinner with performance of Burmese traditional costumes by our staffs.
  • Mandalay-Mingun: 6miles
  • Mingun-KyaungMyaung: 46miles
Day 2 : KyaungMyaung – Tagaung (B, L, D)
  • After breakfast, visit KyaungMyaung, which is famous for its manufacture of large glazed earthenware pots known as Martaban jars. The biggest of these jars can hold about 105 gallons (over 400 liters). Later we sail past the beautiful island pagoda of Thihadaw toward Tagaung.
  • KyaungMyaung-Tagaung: 75miles
Day 3 : Tagaung - Katha (B, L, D)
  • In the morning, visit Tagaung, the shrine of Bo BoGyi a famous nat, the archaeological area and the fortifications. The ruins of the fort walls and traces of moat are the only remnants of this ancient site. The western wall appears to have washed away by the river. Continue cruising upstream for the rest of the day.
  • Tagaung-Katha: 66miles
Day 4 : Katha - Shwegu (B, L, D)
  • In the morning, take a trishaw to explore the enchanting colonial town of Katha. Katha is the site of George Orwell’s famous book, “Burmese Days,” A story of what life was like in a remote station during the colonial era. The town is still charming with its teak homes and quaint streets. In the afternoon, take a small boat to visit Shwegu, the village lies at the end of the spectacular second Shwegu features large family potteries making large quantities of unglazed earthenware pots employing a technique of throwing and beating. You’ll find many bargains here on hand-carved,
  • Wooden gold-panning bowls.
  • Katha-Shwegu: 44miles
Day 5 : Shwegu - Bhamo (B, L, D)
  • Today, we will cruise from Shwegu toward Bhamo, where the river cuts its way with narrow channel through this most beautiful Gorge with high cliffs and thick forests. Drop anchor and take a tour to Bhamo. The town is one end of a famous old caravan trail into China. Only a track through the mountains, it was centuries old when Marco Polo discovered it in the 13th century…and the route is still in use until today. Explore local market often filled with ethnic tribes such as Kachin, Lisu and Shan.
  • Visit magnificent Theindawgyi Paya pagoda. From here you can also take a small launch to explore the First Gorge of the Ayeyarwady River.
  • Cruise down river and anchor at Shwe Paw.
  • Shwegu-Bhamo: 40miles
  • Bhamo-ShwePaw: 40miles
Day 6 : Shwepaw - Katha (B, L, D)
  • In the morning, visit picturesque island of Shwe Paw Myanmar and its ancient pagodas. Then continue cruising to visit the riverside village of Mae Dar before cruising downstream toward Katha.
  • ShwePaw-Katha: 44miles
Day 7 : Katha - Kyanhnydat (B, L, D)
  • In the morning, take a train to the forest station of Naba and journey into the thick Kachin jungle and teak forests. Back on board and enjoy cruising with a nice river view.
  • Katha-Naba: 14 miles by train
  • Katha-KyanHnydat: 86miles
Day 8 : Kyanhnydat – Mogok (B, L, D)
  • In the morning, cruise to Thabeitkyin and take a tour to Mogok. Mogok has been famous since ancient times for its gemstones, especially ruby and sapphire, but semi-precious stones such as lapis lazuli, garnet, moonstone, peridot and chrysoberyl are also found. The gems are found in alluvial limestone gravels by means of panning, tunneling and digging pits by hand. You will travel by road towards Mogok where you will see the forest in which there many rare botanical specimens used for production of essential oils. You will be driven further into a Burmese teak forest to meet working elephants. In the afternoon our ship will sail downstream toward Mandalay.
  • KyanHnydat-Thabeitkyin: 30miles
  • Thabeitkyin-Mandalay: 77miles
Day 9 : Mandalay (B, L, D)
  • Upon arrival in Mandalay in the early morning, breakfast severed, and then takes a tour to Ava by horse cart. The ancient city was founded in 1364 by King Thadomin as his capital. Little remains of the old city but it is noted for the MahaAungmyeBonzan Monastery and Mae Nu Oak Kyaung, which are the fine examples of Myanmar masonry, art and architecture.
  • Enjoy lunch at local restaurant then visit the Sagaing Hills. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic views and stop by a convent, Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda and a silversmith. Drive onto Amarapura and visit a textile workshop before visiting the U Bein Bridge, the longest and oldest teakwood bridge in the world, at sunset.
Day 10 : Mandalay – Bagan (B, L, D)
  • Relax on board while cruising downstream to Bagan. Late morning, we will visit Yandabo, a remote village by river bank. It is famous for the production of terracotta pottery made from river bank mud and you can view the pottery making process at various stages. Yandabo is also famous in Burmese history as the place where the Treaty of Yandabo was signed in1855 between the Burmese king and the British.
  • Mandalay-Yandabo: 47miles
  • Yandabo-Bagan: 82miles
Day 11 : Bagan (B, L, D)
  • In the early morning, take a tour to visit magnificent Bagan, the capital city of Burma from 1044 to 1287. This plain east of the curving Ayeyarwady is one of the most wondrous sights in Myanmar. We visit several of the 3,000 listed monuments, including DhammayazikaPaya, with its amazing view from the terrace, and the biggest temple, Dhammayangyi - both built in the 12th century - and one of the best preserved of all Bagan temples, the 11th-century Ananda.
  • Enjoy farewell dinner with traditional puppet show. (Options: Bagan tour in the morning and Mt. Popa in the afternoon).
Day 12 : Bagan (B)
  • Bid farewell to the crew and disembark in Bagan. End of the trip.

Price & Booking

Include

  • Group shore-excursions
  • Entrance fees
  • Transportation
  • Tour guide services (English speaking)
  • Taxes, fuel, river pilots
  • Port dues
  • Mineral water, coffee/tea
  • Group transfers from/to the meeting point to/from embarkation/disembarkation point or vice versa
  • Soft drinks and local beer is included all day.
  •  Fruit juices are included in addition during breakfast and afternoon tea.

Exclude

  • Crew gratuities (8 USD – 10 USD per passenger/day are recommended).
  • Fuel surcharges, if any .
Remark
  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather and operating conditions. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  • Meals on board are fusion: Vietnamese, Cambodian & international. Guests should advise of any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least three days prior to the cruise date.
  • Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by port authority.
  • Peak season surcharge for all cruises falling on New Year’s Eve and/or Christmas.
Destinations: Mandalay - Myingyang - Monywa - Maukkadaw - Kalewa - Mawlaik - Sittaung - Homalin - Kindat - Mingin - Kani - Pakangyi - Bagan

Itinerary

Day 1 : Mandalay - Chindwin Confluence (L, D)
  • Board our luxury cruise at ShweKyet Yet and enjoy lunch while we start cruising from Mandalay downstream toward Chindwin River confluence, passing picturesque Sagaing Hills with its hermitages and nunneries. A presentation of Burmese history and culture will be followed up with demonstration of wearing Longi and making up Ta Na Khar.
  • Enjoy our welcome dinner, which is a great opportunity to meet your new cruise companions.
  • Moor sightseeing at Myingyan.
  • Mandalay-Myingyan: 80miles
Day 2 : Chindwin Confluence - Monywa (B, L, D)
  • This morning we will enter the Chindwin River and make our way to the busy trading town of Monywa. Join our guide for a relaxed Burmese language lesson in the Mandalay Lounge. An afternoon tour will take you to visit some cave-temple complexes outside the city at Pho Win Taung and Shwe Ba Taung. Believed to be around 300 years old these caves contain many carvings in the sandstone including Buddha images, animals, plants, demons and ogres. There are also many beautiful Konbaung-period murals and paintings.
  • We will then sail on into the late-afternoon light as the river narrows, passing small villages amid rolling hills.
  • Chindwin Confluence to Monywa = 53 miles
Day 3 : Monywa - Maukkadaw (B, L, D)
  • After a short sail, disembark for a morning visit to the typical riverside village of Moktaw to see the traditional way of life.
  • If we are lucky we may witness a special ceremony at the local monastery.Enjoy the scenery as lunch is served and, after Afternoon Tea, join an explanation and demonstration concerning the ancient habit of betel-chewing. Tasting is optional!
  • Tonight the ship will moor near Maukkadaw.Moniwa-Maukkadaw: 86miles
Day 4 : Maukkadaw – Kalewa (B, L, D)
  • Start your day with an early-morning walk through the small village of Maukkadaw. This used to be a busy teak port and we will show you their remaining teak enterprises before visiting the local school and walking through this old village. Back on board there will be another Burmese-for-Beginners language lesson and a Book Review with Burma as it's subject. During the afternoon there will be another lecture, this time looking at Burmese history and current situation. Before dinner there should be the chance to stretch your legs at our destination for tonight, the riverside port of Kalaywa.
  • Maukkadaw to Kalaywa = 60 miles
Day 5 : Kalewa - Mawlaik (B, L, D)
  • This morning we will take a beautiful, one hour drive inland to visit the market at Kalaymyo, which is the gateway to Chin State and a trade post to India, being less than 80 miles from that border. There will be the opportunity to purchase traditional Chin fabrics and to visit a silk weaving factory. The Chin Hills stand over the town, making a dramatic backdrop on a clear day. We will return in time for lunch on board and continue sailing through a wild landscape of forested gorges and rolling hills. If our Captain has had a good day there should be time to walk among the Colonial houses of Mawleik before sunset.
  • Kalaywa to Mawliek = 40 miles
Day 6 : Mawlaik - Sittaung (B, L, D)
  • Once again we will take advantage of the cooler air of morning and take you to visit the working elephants of Pyarswal Elephant Camp before making a tour around the town of Mawleik. This used to be the Administrative Capital of the region under the British and many of the Colonial-era houses built by the Bombay-Burmah Trading Company still remain. Legend has it that they chose Mawleik over the more practically placed Kaleywa on account of the excellent duck shooting they found here. Key to the development of the area was the subject of this afternoon's lecture - the 700 ships of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company, the greatest river fleet ever assembled in the world. Many of these were scuppered at our next stop, Sittaung, by the retreating British in 1942; rather than leaving them for the advancing Japanese Army.
  • Mawleik to Sittaung = 57 miles
Day 7 : Sittaung - Homalin (B, L, D)
  • Tiny Sittaung, with it's 28 houses and 200 or so inhabitants, is the place for this morning's village walk before we sail on northwards. Join our staff in the Mandalay Lounge and learn how to write your name in beautiful Burmese script before enjoying another delicious buffet lunch. Early in the afternoon we will make a second stop for today at Toungdoot (or “Hswang-hsup” in Tai), a remote outpost of the Shan people who are far from their usual lands in the east of Myanmar, near to the border with Thailand.
  • We will carry on into the sunset tonight, eventually mooring near Kyaing Kyaing.
  • Sittaung to Toungdoot = 37 miles
  • Toungdoot to Kyaing Kyaing = 21 miles
Day 8 : Kyaing Kyaing - Hal Hlaw (B, L, D)
  • Homelin is the end of the 400 navigable miles of the Chindwin for us (and indeed all ships of any size) and here we will make a morning tour before starting our downstream voyage; including taking in the view from the high vantage point of the Buddha Lotus Garden. Here your guide will explain the significance of the various statues depicting scenes from the life of the Buddha. On our return to the ship you may appreciate the power of the river as we now sail with the force of the current on our side. During the afternoon we will continue the religious theme of the morning with a lecture entitled “Religion in Myanmar”.
  • Kyaing Kyaing to Homelin = 26 miles
  • Homelin to Hal Hlaw = 78 miles
Day 9 : Hal Hlaw - Kanywa (B, L, D)
  • Today you have another opportunity to simply relax, enjoy the passing scenery and enjoy the facilities on board our beautiful ship. We will sail around 150 miles today, taking us to the area around Mingkin, an outpost of the Konbaung Kings of Burma and home to some outstanding carved-teak monasteries. If we have a good day's sailing there may be time to visit one of these at the end of the day, in a small village called Kanywa.
  • Hal Hlaw to Kanywa = 147 miles
Day 10 : Minkin - Monywa (B, L, D)
  • This morning we will visit the small village of Gyi-taung-oo where you can discover the only surviving (and still-working) wooden monastery that pre-dates the Konbaung Dynasty's foundation in 1752. “Gyi-taung-oo” means 'Great Sacred Hill' and as you might expect there are some nice views to be had from the monastery over the river and surrounding area. Moving on to Minkin town itself we will continue our monastic explorations with a stop at the Maha Min Kyaung Monastery. This was built in 1912 and has a unusual mix of Burmese and European architectural influences, including some Italian stained-glass windows. Sailing on through lunch we will stop again early in the afternoon to visit the small town of Kani, home to the “Lord of the White Horse”, one of the most famous “Nat Spirits”. These are pre-Buddhist, animist spirits which are still honoured by many Burmese.
  • Minkin to Kani = 69 miles
  • Kani to Monywa = 35 miles
Day 11 : Monywa - Bagan (B, L, D)
  • Enjoy a leisurely morning, which will include a lecture on the subject of our final destination – Bagan, the ruined city of King Anawrahta, our namesake. The Bagan Period is one of the finest in Burmese history as the newly-unified country converted to Buddhism and set to work in a frenzy of pagoda-building.
  • We will arrive in time to give you an orientation tour which will include the magnificent Ananda Temple, the pretty Sulamani Pagoda and end at one of the ‘sunset’ pagodas to watch the breathtaking vista of the sun setting over the temple-strewn plain.
  • Tonight the ship moors at Bagan.
  • Monywa to Bagan = 90 miles
Day 12 : Check-out (B)
  • For those either staying on in Bagan or with a later flight (after 10am), this morning there is the opportunity to experience one of the highlights of many people's trips to Myanmar – a sunrise flight in a hot air balloon over the temple-strewn plain. Please note that advance booking for this is nearly always required.
  • An early morning tour is available that will take you to the bustling Nyaung-U market and the revered Shwezigon Pagoda. Then you will make a visit to one of the famous lacquer ware shops where the fascinating production techniques of this ancient craft will be explained before returning to the ship for a late-morning check-out.

Price & Booking

Include

  • Group shore-excursions
  • Entrance fees
  • Transportation
  • Tour guide services (English speaking)
  • Taxes, fuel, river pilots
  • Port dues
  • Mineral water, coffee/tea
  • Group transfers from/to the meeting point to/from embarkation/disembarkation point or vice versa
  • Soft drinks and local beer is included all day.
  •  Fruit juices are included in addition during breakfast and afternoon tea.

Exclude

  • Crew gratuities (8 USD – 10 USD per passenger/day are recommended).
  • Fuel surcharges, if any .
Remark
  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather and operating conditions. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  • Meals on board are fusion: Vietnamese, Cambodian & international. Guests should advise of any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least three days prior to the cruise date.
  • Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by port authority.
  • Peak season surcharge for all cruises falling on New Year’s Eve and/or Christmas.

Deluxe Stateroom

Junior suite

Executive suite

Royal suite

 

Decorated with original handicrafts, locally-carved wood panels and richly-textured fabrics inspired by the brocade of Burma’s ethnic minority groups. Large windows and serene colors inspire total relaxation

 Cabin size: 32.0 m2

 

Bed size: 01 Double or 01 Twin bed

 

No of cabins: 16 Deluxe cabins.

 

 

Named after some of the most magical temples in Bagan. Combining dark, regal wood with the bright oranges, saffron and greens of the floral offerings presented at temples, these suites offer a comfortable seating area and a private balcony from which to enjoy the lush beauty of the Irrawaddy.

Cabin size: 48.0 m2
Bed size: 01 Double or 01 Twin bed

No of cabins: 3 Junior suites
 

Located on the Terrace Deck, each of our two Executive. Polished wood, locally-made brocade and artifacts collected in Mandalay, Bagan and Yangon create a relaxing yet exotic ambiance. These suites are named after two of Bagan’s most intriguing temples, the Hindu temple of Nanpaya and the Buddhist temple of Sulamani.

 Cabin size: 59.0 m2
Bed size: 01 Double bed

 

No of cabins: 2 Executive suites

 

Named after a Bagan Dynasty prince known for his filial love and piety, and the Arahan. Equipped with a private terrace and a private Jacuzzi, these stunning suites feature elaborate woodcarvings, fine works of Burmese art, and handmade artifacts commissioned throughout Burma.

 Cabin size: 86.0 m2
Bed size: 01 King Size bed

 

No of cabins: 2 opulent Royal Suites, the Yazakumar.

Cabin Facilities:

  • Bathrobe
  • Beauty mirror
  • Flower & fruit basket
  • Hair-dryer
  • Hot water
  • In-house Telephone
  • Mini bar
  • Safety box
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Shower
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • TV & DVD Player
  • Wardrobe

Cabin Facilities:

  • Bathrobe
  • Beauty mirror
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Flower & fruit basket
  • Hair-dryer
  • Hot water
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Safety box
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Shower
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • TV & DVD Player
  • Wardrobe

Cabin Facilities:

  • Bathrobe
  • Beauty mirror
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Flower & fruit basket
  • Hair-dryer
  • has Balcony
  • Hot water
  • In-house Telephone
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Safety box
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Shower
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • TV & DVD Player
  • Wardrobe
  • Wine

 

Cabin Facilities:

  • Bathrobe
  • Beauty mirror
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Flower & fruit basket
  • Hair-dryer
  • has Balcony
  • has Jacuzzi
  • Hot water
  • In-house Telephone
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Safety box
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Shower
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • TV & DVD Player
  • Wardrobe
Services & Facilities
General
  • Boutique Library
  • Doctor on call
  • Gymnasium
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Reception
  • Rowing boat
  • Safety box at reception
  • Theme Cruise
Services
  • Baby cot
  • Bar
  • Beauty Services and Massage
  • Cabin Service (Snack Meals)
  • Fresh flower
  • Laundry service
  • Library
  • Restaurant
Dining Room & Bar
  • Inspired by the lavish decorations of old Bagan and Mandalay, Anawrahta’s Hintha Hall Restaurant evokes the elegant dining halls of yesteryear. White tablecloths and gleaming glassware are surrounded by polished wood, intricately-carved floor and ceiling panels and – last but not least – stunning views, framed by large picture windows.
  • Set on the Terrace Deck, the Kipling’s Bar is the perfect place to watch the world slip by as you enjoy your favorite wine or cocktail. With its high ceilings, large windows and colonial-style rattan chairs, the Kipling’s bar invites guests to relax and contemplate the passing river life.
  • Movie nights
  • Spa & Massage
  • Wooden games

Feedback

Other boats

Cruise company: The Ayravata Cruises Cruise type: Luxury, Sharing, 29 cabins Destinations: ...
Cruise company: Pandaw Cruise type: Luxury, Sharing, 43 cabins Destinations: Myanmar - ...
Cruise company: Heritage Lines Cruise type: Luxury, Sharing, 23 cabins Destinations: Myanmar - ...
Cruise company: Irrawaddy Flotilla Company Ltd Cruise type: Luxury, Sharing, 24 ...
Sanctuary Ananda Cruise company: Sanctuary Retreats Cruise type: Midrange, Sharing, 21 ...
Cruise company: Royal Green River Company Limited Cruise type: Luxury, Sharing, 8 ...
Cruise company: Irrawaddy Princess Cruise type: Midrange, Sharing, 20 cabins Destinations: ...
Cruise company: The Princess Royal Cruise Cruise type: Midrange, Sharing, 7 ...
Cruise company: Amara group Cruise type: Midrange, Sharing, 10 cabins Destinations: Myanmar - ...
Cruise company: Belmond Cruise type: Luxury, Sharing, 25 cabins Destinations: Myanmar - ...

About us by VIDEO

Feedback

  • Lyne Humphrie
    We are as a family of 5 persons took an interesting cruise on Mekong delta. We already had a ...
  • Sophie Annik
    I was very afraid because of unsafe boating, but when I went on this boat reassuring, very friendly ...
  • William Smoore
    Hey, i have had a very glad experience of this cruise, it is really fantastic, the food is good...
T_ON_TOP