Mandalay – Bhamo – Mandalay 5 Nights – 6 Days Itinerary

Mandalay – Bhamo – Mandalay Crusie

Mandalay – Kyauk Myaunt – Tagaung – Htigyaing – Katha and Downstream to Mandalay

During (5 nights – 6 Days Upstream)

Day 01             Mandalay- Sink Gu – Kyauk Myaung- Near Malare (-, L, D)

After breakfast transfer to Sink Gu Jetty and sail through upstream. Approx: 17:00, we visiting to the spectacular potteriesmaking village of Kyauk Myaung, and see the manufacture stages of the famous 50 Gallons (200 Litres) pots (1.5 hours visit). Then, sail through upstream and moor over night at on board near Malare.

Day 02             Near Malare – Tagaung – Near Kathar (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 and the fortifications. Continue cruising for the rest of day. Moor overnight on board.

Day 03             Kathar – Shwe Gu (B, L, D)

Cast off early morning, sail through upstream, arrive Katha. Upon arrival, 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 “Elephant Logging Camp” it time permit located west of Katha. Continue to Shwegu and moor overnight on board.

Day 04             Shwegu – Bhamo – Shwegu (B, L, D)

After breakfast, we continue sailing upstream to Bhamo and walking tour of the town, an important trading post located just 50 miles from the Chinese border. After lunch, we will try to reach the village of Sinbo set below the 1st Defile by local boat. Then, downstream to Mandalay, moor overnight near Katha.

Day 05             Katha – Tagaung – Near Malare (B, L, D)

After breakfast, cast off and sail through downstream from Katha and Tagaung. Continue along the Ayeyarwaddy river we will sightseeing river village and you can see daily life of peoples, moor overnight near Malare and dinner at on boat.

Day 06             Malare – Kyauk Myaung-Mandalay (B, L, -)

Continue downstream through and cruising the whole day. We will pass Kyauk Myaung, Thit saing gyi village around early evening, will arrive to Mandalay round about 16:30 pm, disembark from the ship.

Available only private charter for this program.

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