Mandalay – Katha – Mandalay 5 Nights 6 Days

Mandalay – Katha – Mandalay Crusie

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

Duration (5 nights 6 days)

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 (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 Companyships 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” located west of Katha. Both Lunch and dinner are on board. Moor overnight on board.

Day 04             Kathar – Htigyaint – Near Tagaung (B,L,D)

After Breakfast, continue sailing downstream to Htigyaint, visit to local market and we climb the Pagoda Hill at Htigyaint with its stunning views of the Irrawaddy. Both Lunch and dinner are on board. Moor overnight on board near Tagaung.

Day 05             Near Tagaung – Kyauk Myaung – Thint Saint Gyi Village (B,L,D)

After Breakfast, sailing downstream through and cruising the whole day. Along the river view you can see the villages on the river bank. In the late afternoon arrive to Kyauk Myaung. Both Lunch and dinner are on board. Moor overnight on board.

Day 06             Near Thit Saint Gyi – Mingun – Mandalay (B,L,-)

Continue downstream to Mingun (Eta 13:00 hrs). Visit the unfinished pagoda, the largest working bell in the world and the “Home For The Aged”. Back to the ship and approximately arrive to Mandalay at 16:00 pm and disembark from the ship.

Available only private charter for this program.

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