Mandalay – Bhamo Crusie 4 Nights – 5 Days

Mandalay – Bhamo Crusie

Mandalay – Kyauk Myaunt – Tagaung – Htigyaing – Katha – Bhamo

During (4 nights – 5 Days Upstream)

Day 1   Mandalay- Kyauk Myaung (-, L, D)

Embarkation time is not later than 07:00 am at Shwe Kyat Yatt. Cast off and sail through upstream. Approx: 17:00, we visiting to the spectacular pottries- making village of Kyauk-Myaung, and see the manufacture stages of the famous 50 Gallons (200 Litres) pots (1.5 hours visit). Moor overnight at Male.

Day 2   Kyauk Myaung-Tagaung (B, L, D)

Cast off early morning, we explore by foot the ancient city of Tagaung viewing the fortifications, a famous nat or spirit shrine and the archaeological area. Moor overnight at river village.

Day 3   Tagaung- Hti Gyaing- Thapayar Village (B, L, D)

Cast off early morning, sail upriver to Htigyaing. In the morning, we climb the Pagoda Hill at Htigyaing with its stunning views of the Irrawaddy. Moor overnight at Thapayar Village.

Day 4   Thapayar Village-Katha-Shwegu (B,L, D)

Early departure, after breakfast we arrive Katha, the setting of the George Orwell’s book “Burmese Days” and also the place where hundreds of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company ships were scuttled in 1942 before the Japanese could seize them. We explore this pleasant colonial town surrounded by hills plenty of hardwood forests and (if time permit) we will also visit an elephant logging. Moor overnight Kyung Daw (the door bank of Shwe Gu).

Day 5 Shwe Gu- Bhamo (B, L, -)

Early departure we enter the dramatic 2nd defile with its magnificent cliffs reaching down the narrow channel. We arrive at Bhamo in the late afternoon disembark from the ship.

Available only private charter for this program. 

Remarks: Sightseeing may be changed due to the water level and weather condition.