Mandalay- Monywa – Bagan 4 Nights – 5 Days Itinerary

Mandalay- Monywa- Bagan

Duration ( 4 Nights / 5 Days)

Day 1 Mandalay- Yandabo Village- Chindwin Confluence  (-, L, D)            

Embarkation time is not later than 08:30 am. Cast off and sail through downstream. Late afternoon sightseeing Yandabo village. Dependent on the base economy is famous for the production of terracotta from riverbank clay, we see the pottery making process at various stages. We are invited to visit local houses and monastery. Yandabo, historically recognized for the sightseeing of Yandabo Treaty which took place under a tree on the riverbank in 1826 between the British and the Royal Burmese House- hold of Ava. Moor overnight near Chindwin Confluence.

Day 2 Chindwin Confluence – Pakhan Gyi – Ahmyint Village (B, L, D)

After breakfast visit the little town of Pakhan- Gyi. This post- Pagan period provincial capital was walled with a moat and originally had a governor’s palace. We can see the old walls, visit the museum and a speculator 19 th century wood curved monastery. Continue cruising to Ahmyint village and visit the local market, see beautiful houses and lovely the 17 th century style Min Kyaw Swa stupas with 18 th century style paintings. Moor overnight north of Ahmyint village.

Day 3 Ahmyint Village- Monywa (B, L, D)

Arrive at Monywa in the morning. Visiting by coach to coach to splendid Sambuddhia Kat Kyaw pagoda where more than 500, 000 Buddha statues are placed. We continue drive to Kyaukka village to visit a “plain lacquer” ware type workshop. Called in Myanmar “Kyauk Kar” , this kind of lacquer ware has only two colors, black and red

made by  natural pigments and the Aung Sakyar Stupa with the longest reclining Buddha of Myanmar (333 ft/ 100 m). Back to the ship for late lunch. In the evening free walk to Monywa Town. Moor overnight at Monywa.

Day 4 Monywa – Chindwin Confluence (B, L, D)

After breakfast visit Hpowintaung and Shwebataung caves where hundreds of Buddha Statues are placed inside niches decorated with wonderful mural paintings. If the weather and time permits we will also visit Twin Daung Lke brtter known as lake of “Spirulina” , the famous green algae rich in vitamins, proteins and minerals. The origin of the lake is unknown, some geologist claim to be an extinct volcano carter, others a carter formed by a meteorite. Back to the ship before 12:00 hours and sail back downstream. Moor overnight near Chindwin Confluence river village.

Day 5 Pakkoku – Bagan (B, -, -)

Early morning cast off, breakfast will serve 06:30 to 08:00 am, luggage call, settlement of your bill and arrive to Bagan about 09:00 am. (Disembark from the ship)

Available only private charter for this program.

Remark: Sightseeing may be changed due to the water level and weather Condition.