7 Days Classical & Ayerwaddy Cruising
7 Days Yangon Bagan Mandalay Inle & Cruise
A Unique and deeper experience to explore Myanmar with culture tour & overnight River cruise to observe life along bank of Beautiful Ayerwaddy...
Day 1 Yangon – Bagan ( flight+Hotel+Car)
Take flight to Bagan a former capital of ancient kingdoms, covered with thousands of temple ruins dating back to the 11th century. Met on arrival and check in hotel. Then proceed for an excursion to some of the most important historic sites and visit lacquer ware workshops to learn about the laborious process required in it's making and decoration. Complete your tour with a relaxing panoramic sunset view over from one of the pagoda platforms.
Day 2 Bagan - Mandalay ( Cruising Ayerwaddy) Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to jetty for 3 days voyage over traditional river cruise along Ayerwaddyriver heading to Mandalay. Welcome Drink and briefing. the board will sail upstream. In the late afternoon stop in at the typical river Village. Shore excursion time is 1 hour. Back to board and cast off. Continue sailing upstream and Moor overnight on board.Overnight on Cruise.
Day 3 River village - Yandabo Village (Cruising) In the early morning, continuous upstream to Yandabo Village. Dependant on the base economy is famous for the production of terracotta from the riverbank clay. We see the pottery making process at various stages. Yandabo, historically recognized for the signing of the Yandabo Treaty which took place under a tree on the riverbank in 1826 between the British and Royal Burmese House-hold of Ava. After a short excursion, return back on board and continuous upstream and Moor overnight on board.
Day 4 Yandabo Village- Mandalay ( Cruise+ Hotel+ car)
Early morning continue sailing upstream and arrival to Mandalay. Disembark around 0930AM. Met on arrival and Check in hotel. . Excursion to ancient capital Amarapura, old royal city before Mandalay. Tour highlights are Maha-gandayon Monastery (Buddhist University); U Bein Wooden Bridge,over 150 years long woodenbridge and silk weaving industry. Then back to Mandalay and tour to key sights of Mandalay regarded as the centre of Burmese culture and Buddhist learning andenjoy the sunset view from the Mandalay Hill.
Day 5 Mandalay- Heho- Inle ( Flight+Hotel+Car+Boat)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport for flight to Heho. Met on arrival and Proceed to Nyaungshwe , the main town having direct access to Inle Lake. Take boat to Hotel in Inle Lake, the second largest natural lake in Myanmar situated 1320 meter above the sea level among the hazy blue mountains. The lake's shore and islands bear 17 villages on stilts, inhabited by Intha people famous for their unique leg-rowing techniques. Continue sightseeing in the lake by boat. Tour highlights are Inle lake floating gardens, villages around the lake, Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, home industries and the Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery. Overnight in Inle Lake.
Day 6 Inle- Indein- Inle ( Boat+ Hotel)
Breakfast at Hotel. Catch the famous colorful floating market scene and proceed for side tour to Inndaing, a historical site famous for thousands of ancient stupas and temples built during 12th and 13th centuries. The panoramic view of the village offers a tranquility and peaceful environment. Then proceed for sightseeing in Inle Lake. After sightseeing back to hotel and over night at hotel.
Day 7 Departure ( Car+Boat)
Breakfast at hotel. Day at leisure till transfer to airport for flight to Yangon. End of service.