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Road To Mandalay Cruise 8D7N

This 8D7N tour offers a lengdary touch and experience the beauty of Burma with Buddhist pagodas, admiring the best attractions on the luxury Road To Mandalay Cruise. Embark at the Nyaung Jetty, we set sail to visit Mandalay City, visiting its iconic sights, before we heading north to Pyin Oo Lwin to explore one of the former British Colonial cool retreats in Burma. For the last 2 days, we return to Bagan then pay a visit to Mount Popa.

Tour duration: 12 days 11 nights
Start: Yangon – Finish: Yangon
Tour type: Cruise, Luxury
Tour operates: Year round/Upon request
Activity level: Moderate
Tour route: Bagan - Mandalay - Pyin Oo Lwin - Mt. Popa - Yangon

Day 01 : Arrival to Yangon (D)
Day 02: Yangon city Tour (B)
Day 03: Yangon – Bagan (B)
Day 04: Bagan (B)
Day 05: Bagan - Mt. Popa- Bagan (B)
Day 06: Bagan – Fly to Heho – Inle Lake (B)
Day 07: Inle Lake (B)
Day 08: Inle Lake – Yangon Departure (B)

Day 01: Bagan Embarkation

Fly to Bagan. On arrival, transfer to the Road To Mandalay on the Ayeyarwady River. In the afternoon the guide takes you to into Bagan where over 2,500 temples and pagodas remain on an grand plain. Watch the sun setting over a field of glowing pagodas by the river.
Accommodation: Road to Mandalay Cruise
Meal: Lunch, Dinner

Day 02: Bagan Markets - Cruising to Mandalay

Explore some of Bagan's local markets selling wood carvings, fabrics, longis, and rattan goods. See how Burma's famous lacquerware is made. If you are not interested in lacquerware visit, you can take a bicycle or horse-drawn cart and self-discover this enchanting area. The ship sets its sail for Mandalay in the mid-morning. You will hear the guide lectures on board about the Ayeyarwady River. The ship anchors mid-river for the evening offering a marvellous opportunity to observe the star-studded sky.
Accommodation: Road to Mandalay Cruise
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 03:  Mandalay - Sagaing

The cruise arrives at the Shwe Kyet Yet Jetty after lunch. Begin an excursion to Sagaing which is considered to be the religious hub of the Buddhist faith in Burma and famous for its silversmiths who still work in much the same way as their ancestors did.
Accommodation: Road to Mandalay Cruise
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 04:  Maymyo Excursion

Enjoy a full day's excursion to Maymyo (Pyin Oo Lwin), a former British colonial hill station. Soak up the atmosphere with its cool climate, British styled houses, colourful markets and Kandawgyi beautiful botanic garden. A typical Shan lunch is taken at a colonial house.
Accommodation: Road to Mandalay Cruise
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 05:  Mingun and Mandalay

Cruise upstream to Mingun. Visit the most important sights such as the pretty Hsinbyume Pagoda, unfinished Patohdawgyi and the world's second largest Mingun uncracked bell. Return to cruise for a late lunch. In the afternoon, enjoy a guided tour of the major sights of Mandalay regarded as the centre of Burmese culture and Buddhist learning.
Accommodation: Road to Mandalay Cruise
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 06:  Burmese Village

Walk to visit a local village. This traditional Burmese village gives you the opportunity to discover the daily Burmese way of life and get to know about their farming, handicrafts, spirit houses and tea-shops. Return to the ship for lunch and set sail heading back to Bagan. The rest of the day is spent relaxing on board, observing the fascinating local river life glide by from the top deck. Enjoy a casual cocktail party, followed by dinner on board.
Accommodation: Road to Mandalay Cruise
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 07:  Mount Popa Excursion

We arrive back in Bagan in the morning. After some refreshment, we make our way to Mount Popa, a national park and believed to be the sacred home of powerful 'Nats' (spirits). On top of a rocky crag is a picturesque complex of monasteries, pagodas and shrines which can be accessed via a winding, covered walkway. Have lunch served at the Mount Popa Resort.
Accommodation: Road to Mandalay Cruise
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 08: Departure

After an early breakfast, we will transfer you to the Bagan airport for your onward flight to Yangon.
Accommodation: Not available
Meal: Breakfast

What's included ?
+ Accommodation based on twin sharing
+ All kinds of internal transportation as above mentioned itinerary
+ Guided excursions
+ Meals as listed in the itinerary: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner
+ English Language guide
+ Entrance Fees & Zone Fees as per mentioned program
+ Good local car experienced car driver

What's Excluded ?
+ International flight tickets with insurance surcharge and Fuel surcharge
+ Visa Fees & Travels insurance
+ Domestic Flight tickets
+ Government Tax
+ Personal Expense such as beverages, telephone calls, laundry services, Minibar, etc….
+ Drinks at meals and purify drinking water and snow Towel along in program
+ Other services not mentioned above including
+ Service Tax

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