RV Paukan 2007

Cabins : 29   |   Launched : 2007   |   Length : 55.78m (183ft)   |   Crew Members : 30

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Single Cabins

No of Cabins : 3   |   Area : 10m2 (107ft2)   |   Bed : Single

The Lower Deck provides 3 Single Cabins with area of 10 sqm, Single beds. The single cabins offer a quite small space, yet cozy and comfortable with teak furniture and walls for single person. All cabins are equiped with air-conditioners and other high-class facilities, including private small bathrooms with hot water shower.

Features +
  • Small bathroom
  • Hot water shower
  • Air-conditioner
  • Telephone
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Superior Cabins

No of Cabins : 10   |   Area : 15m2 (161ft2)   |   Bed : Double/Twin Beds

The Main Deck provides 10 Superior Cabins with area of 15 sqm, Double/Twin beds. Staterooms’ design is the combination between colonial style and Asian style, create an elegant and relaxing feeling for passengers. Cabins are fully air-conditioned and installed with high-class equipments, including private bathrooms with hot water shower.

Features +
  • Small bathroom
  • Hot water shower
  • Air-conditioner
  • Telephone
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Deluxe Cabins

No of Cabins : 14   |   Area : 21m2 (226ft2)   |   Bed : Double/Twin Beds

The Upper Deck provides 14 Deluxe Cabins with area of 21 sqm, Double/Twin beds. Staterooms are designed with modern contemporary and traditional Myanmar style. The rooms are finished with teak and other Myanmar woods, and decorated with beautiful fabrics and antique style handcrafts. Each cabin also offers a French-style balcony with paranomic window providing natural lights and excellent views.

Features +
  • An en-suite bathroom
  • Hot water shower
  • Air conditioning
  • Electronic safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone
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Suite Cabins

No of Cabins : 2   |   Area : 40m2 (430ft2)   |   Bed : Double/Twin Beds

The Upper Deck provides 2 Suite Cabins with generous area of 40 sqm, Double/Twin beds. The two cabins situates at the bow of the ship. Each stateroom has 3 windows and French balconies, providing extraordinary views of the river. The suites’ design is an excellent blend between modern contemporary style and traditional Myanmar style, finished in teak, along with antique style handcrafts and beautiful fabrics decorations.

Features +
  • An en-suite bathroom
  • Hot water shower
  • Air conditioning
  • Electronic safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bookcase

RV PAUKAN 2007 DECK PLAN

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Restaurant

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Spa

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The Saloon

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Bar

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Sundeck

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Activities on Board

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Mandalay to Bagan Cruise 10 Nights

Destinations: Mandalay - Upper Irrawaddy - Mingun - Ava - Amarapura - Monywa - Yandabo - Bagan

Departure date of itinerary: Contact us for details

Highlights of Itinerary

  • Explore Mingun, including the massive, yet unfinished Mingun Pagoda, the Mingun Bell – the world’s biggest working bell.
  • Explore the ancient city of Tagaung, including the shrine of a famous nat of Bo Bo Gyi.
  • Explore Katha where numerous Irrawaddy Flotilla Company ships sunk in 1942 before the Japanese’s march.
  • Explore Monywa, including the magnificient Sambuddhai Kat Kyaw Pagoda preserving approximately 500,000 Buddha images.
  • Enjoy the relaxing and pleasant 10-night trip with full of exciting activities.
Day 01 Mandalay - Sailing North (L/D)

Around 10:00 – 12:00 AM, we get on the cruise at Gawein pier and have welcoming cocktail and set sail.

  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 02 Kyauk Myaung (B/L/D)

After having breakfast on board, we visit Kyauk Myaung Village famous for its traditional potteries craftsmanship and the handcrafted 50-galloon-water pots. We spend the remaining time sailing and stay the night at midstream.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 03 Tagaung (B/L/D)

We take an exploration trip around Tagaung ancient city, including the shrine of a famous nat of Bo Bo Gyi, the archaeological sites, and the fortress. For the remaining time, we keep on sailing upstream.

We stay the night at miid-stream.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 04 Shwegu and The Second Defile (B/L/D)

We keep on sailing upstream to the significant 2nd Defile – the most impressive gorge among the three of the Irrawaddy with its ridges towering the narrow channel. In the afternoon, we cruise downstream to Katha.

* Note: In case of low water level, the excursion will be continue via local speed boat.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 05 Katha - Burmese Days (B/L/D)

We visit Katha – a colonial town which is the book “Burmese Days“ setting, wrote by George Orwell. This is also where numerous Irrawaddy Flotilla Company ships sunk in 1942 before the Japanese’s march. We also visit the market and the old streets via trishaw, and an Elephant Logging Camp resides on the surrounding hard-wood jungle if possible.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 06 Mingun (B/L/D)

We spend the morning sailing downstream and pass by a river village to take a walk.

In the afternoon, we visit Mingun, including the massive, yet unfinished Mingun Pagoda, the Mingun Bell – the world’s biggest working bell to date, and the Mingun Old People’s Home. We will have oppurtunity to experience drama performance by the Mandalay School of Arts on the sundeck. We stay the night at Sagaing Hill.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 07 Mandalay - Ava - Amarapura (B/L/D)

After having breakfast, we take a trip around Mandalay centre, including Mahamuni Pagoda, Mandalay Hill which has spiral staircases leading to the paranomic views over the city, nearby temples, and the Kuthodaw Paya preserving the largest book in the world. We also visit various workshops including golf-leaf, tapestry, woodcarving, marble-carving, and bronze-casting workshop. We have lunch on cruise.

In the afternoon, we go to the ancient capital of Burmese Kingdom (1364 – 1841) – Ava via horse cart and visit the gorgeous 200-year-old teak monastery of Bagaya Kyaung, then the 27-meter-height Nanmyin watchtower and the Me Nu Ok Kyaung monastery. Next, we come to the ancient capital of Royal Burmese (1783) – Amarapura visiting U Bein Bridge and the silk factories. We stay the night at Sagaing Hill.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 08 Monywa (B/L/D)

In the early morning, we take a 1.5-hour drive to Monywa via coach. Here, we will have an expedition section at Hpowindaung and Shwebadaung Caves where numerous Buddha statues kept inside along with fantastic paintings which can be traced back from 14th to 18th  century. We have lunch at Win Unity Hotel’s restaurant in Monywa. After that, we get to the magnificient pagoda of Sambuddhai Kat Kyaw preserving approximately 500,000 Buddha images. Later on, we take a 2-hour drive to Pyin Mu where we get back onboard. 

We have dinner and stay the night on cruise.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 09 Yandabo (B/L/D)

In the morning, we visit Yandabo, well known for both its special potteries craftsmanship and its historical aspect. In 1826, the Royal Burma and British Burma signed the peace treaty of the First Anglo-Burmese War here. We move on to several potteries workshops, the school, and the monastery. 

Later on, we keep on sailing downstream, and in the afternoon, we pass by Shwe Pyi Thar village to take a walk. We stay the nightat mid-river.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 10 Bagan (B/L/D)

In the early morning, we reach Bagan and spend the whole day visiting the selection of the 2,000 listed temples and pagodas. We have lunch on cruise. In the afternoon, we take on an expedition at the archeological site.

We have dinner either on cruise or in a local restaurant, and stay the night on cruise.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 11 Bagan (B)

We have our final breakfast onboard, then disembark  from the cruise at Aye Yar pier. End of our excursion.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accomodation: N/A

* PLEASE NOTE: There may be cases where the water level becomes too high or low in The Irrawaddy and Chindwin River, so passengers will be provided with alternative itinerary.

The given itineraries are suggestive only so there can be changes. In case alternative itineraries, we will do our best to replace the missed location with the another one. 

Though we will try our best to ensure the given itineraries is followed as close as possible, all schedules and itineraries can still be changed depend on the river and other local conditions.

The cruise’s manager and captain are jointly responsible for passengers’ comfort and safety.

Passengers must accept their instructions and decisions.

What's Included

  • All meals &, Coffee/Tea/Water
  • Sightseeing as described in the Itinerary
  • English Speaking Guide (other language is provided if more than 8 cabins are booked by parties speaking the same language)
  • All Entrance Fees

What's Not Included

  • Myanmar Visa
  • Drinks, laundry, all items of a personal nature
  • Health-accident-baggage or travel protection plan outside the ship’s boundaries
  • Fuel surcharges if applicable

Bagan to Mandalay Cruise 10 Nights

Destinations: Bagan - Yandabo - Monywa - Ava - Amarapura - Upper Irrawaddy - Mingun - Mandalay

Departure date of itinerary: Contact us for details

Highlights of Itinerary

  • Explore Mingun, including the massive, yet unfinished Mingun Pagoda, the Mingun Bell – the world’s biggest working bell.
  • Explore the ancient city of Tagaung, including the shrine of a famous nat of Bo Bo Gyi.
  • Explore Katha where numerous Irrawaddy Flotilla Company ships sunk in 1942 before the Japanese’s march.
  • Explore Monywa, including the magnificient Sambuddhai Kat Kyaw Pagoda preserving approximately 500,000 Buddha images.
  • Enjoy the relaxing and pleasant 10-night trip with full of exciting activities.
Day 01 Bagan (L/D)

Around 10:00 – 12:00 AM, we get on the cruise and have welcoming cocktail and briefing. After the lunch, we take a trip to the selection of the 2,000 listed temples and pagodas. We have dinner and stay the night on cruise.

  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 02 Bagan - River Village (B/L/D)

After our breakfast onboard, we take a tour at the archeological site. We take a trip around the Bagan markets featuring fabric, woodcarvings, longyis, and ratten products. We also get to visit a workshop and watch the ancient lacquerware craftsmanship. We can choose from other options, such as independent discovery via horse cart/bicycle, or take part in the spectacular Balloon Flight over Bagan (surcharge applied). For the remaining time, we sail upstream and pass by Shwe Pyi Thar village to take a walk. We have dinner on cruise and enjoy a puppet show on the sundeck or in the village.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 03 Yandabo (B/L/D)

In the morning, we reach Yandabo, well known for both its special potteries craftsmanship and its historical aspect. In 1826, the Royal Burma and British Burma signed the peace treaty of the First Anglo-Burmese War here. We move on to several potteries workshops, the school, and the monastery. We spend the remaining time sailing upstream and stay the night at Myin Mu pier.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 04 Monywa (B/L/D)

In the early morning, we take a 1.5-hour drive to Monywa via coach. Here, we will have an expedition section at Hpowindaung and Shwebadaung Caves where numerous Buddha statues kept inside along with fantastic paintings which can be traced back from 14th to 18th  century. We have lunch at Win Unity Hotel’s restaurant in Monywa. After that, we get to the magnificient pagoda of Sambuddhai Kat Kyaw preserving approximately 500,000 Buddha images. Later on, we take a 2-hour drive to Sagaing where we get back onboard.

We have dinner and stay the night on cruise.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 05 Ava - Amarapura (B/L/D)

We take on a trip to the ancient capital of Burmese Kingdom (1364 – 1841) – Ava via horse cart and visit the gorgeous 200-year-old teak monastery of Bagaya Kyaung, then the 27-meter-height Nanmyin watchtower and the Me Nu Ok Kyaung monastery. Next, we visit the ancient capital of Royal Burmese (1783) - Amarapura via coach and walk on the teak bridge of U Bein.

We return to the cruise at Gawein pier in Mandalay and set sail. We stay the night at a forest village situated to the North of Mandalay.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 06 Kyauk Myaung (B/L/D)

We have breakfast on cruise, we take a trip to Ngwe Nyein Village famous for its fascinating potteries and handcrafted 50-galloon-water pots. We spend the day crusing and stay the night at mid-stream.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 07 Tagaung (B/L/D)

We take an exploration trip around Tagaung ancient city, including the shrine of a famous nat of Bo Bo Gyi, the archaeological sites, and the fortress. For the remaining time, we keep on sailing upstream.

We stay the night at mid-stream.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 08 Shwegu and The 2nd Defile (B/L/D)

We keep on sailing upstream to the significant 2nd Defile – the most impressive gorge among the three of the Irrawaddy with its ridges towering the narrow channel. In the afternoon, we cruise downstream to Katha.

* Note: In case of low water level, the excursion will be continue via local speed boat.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 09 Katha - Burmese Days (B/L/D)

We visit Katha - a colonial town which is the book “Burmese Days“ setting, wrote by George Orwell. This is also where numerous Irrawaddy Flotilla Company ships sunk in 1942 before the Japanese’s march. We also visit the market and the old streets via trishaw, and an Elephant Logging Camp resides on the surrounding hard-wood jungle if possible.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 10 Mingun (B/L/D)

We spend the morning sailing downstream and pass by a river village to take a walk.

In the afternoon, we visit Mingun, including the massive, yet unfinished Mingun Pagoda, the Mingun Bell – the world’s biggest working bell to date, and the Mingun Old People’s Home. We will have oppurtunity to experience drama performance by the Mandalay School of Arts on the sundeck.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 11 Mandalay (Gawein Jetty) - Central Mandalay (B)

In the morning, we have our final breakfast on cruise, then disembark from the cruise. End of our excursion.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accomodation: N/A

* PLEASE NOTE: There may be cases where the water level becomes too high or low in The Irrawaddy and Chindwin River, so passengers will be provided with alternative itinerary.

The given itineraries are suggestive only so there can be changes. In case alternative itineraries, we will do our best to replace the missed location with the another one. 

Though we will try our best to ensure the given itineraries is followed as close as possible, all schedules and itineraries can still be changed depend on the river and other local conditions.

The cruise’s manager and captain are jointly responsible for passengers’ comfort and safety.

Passengers must accept their instructions and decisions.

What's Included

  • All meals &, Coffee/Tea/Water
  • Sightseeing as described in the Itinerary
  • English Speaking Guide (other language is provided if more than 8 cabins are booked by parties speaking the same language)
  • All Entrance Fees

What's Not Included

  • Myanmar Visa
  • Drinks, laundry, all items of a personal nature
  • Health-accident-baggage or travel protection plan outside the ship’s boundaries
  • Fuel surcharges if applicable

Grand Voyage of Chindwin 10 Nights

Destinations: Bagan - Pakkoku - Pakhan-Gyi - Monywa - Mingit - Kalewa - Mawleik - Mandalay

Departure date of itinerary: Contact us for details

Highlights of Itinerary

  • Enjoy the relaxing and pleasant 10-night trip with full of exciting activities.
  • Explore the charming colonial towns such as Pakhan-gyi and Mawlaik.
  • Explore Ahmyint village, including the charming Min Kyaw Swa stupas of 17th century with paintings of 18th century.
  • Have chance to visit the mysterious Twin Daung Lake, or “Spirulina”, with unknown origin.
  • Explore Yandabo, well known for both its special potteries craftsmanship and its historical aspect.
Day 01 Bagan - Pakkoku (L/D)

At 9:00 AM, we get on cruise and set sail  upstream to the Irrawaddy and the Chindwin junction at 9:30 AM. If possible, we may visit a typical river village – Thein Gone, including the monastery and the school. We keep on sailing to the North and visit the busy town of Pakkoku, including the monastery, weaving workshops, and cheroots. We will reach the junction between the Chindwin and the Irrawaddy and we stay the night. 

  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 02 Pakkoku - Pakhan Gyi - Ahmyint Village - Monywa (B/L/D)

We arrive at Pakhan-gyi - a town dated back to the post-Pagan period built with moat wall and originally had a governor palace. We will get to visit old walls, the museum and a fascinating woodcarved monastery traced back to 19th century.

We continue our journey to Ahmyint village and take a look at the loca market, gorgeous houses and the charming Min Kyaw Swa stupas of 17th century with paintings of 18th century. In the early morning, we will reach Monywa which is the biggest port in the Chindwin River region.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 03 Monywa (B/L/D)

We take an expedition in Hpowindaung and Shwebadaung Caves where we can see numerous Buddha statues inside and decorated with magnificient paintings. If possible,  we may come to Twin Daung Lake, or also known as the lake of “Spirulina” - the famous green-blue lake full of minerals, vitamins and protein. Noone truly understands about the lake’s origin. Several geologists claim it to be an extinct volcano crater, while the others think it was created by a meteorite. Later on, we have lunch and set sail.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 04 Kani (B/L/D)

In the late morning, we take a trip to Kanee Village and enjoy the great view from the pagoda hillock. We keep on cruising upstream until late night and arrive at Kani Village.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 05 Kin - Mingin (B/L/D)

In the early morning, we get to discover the village of Kin, including its gorgeous wooden houses and woodcarved monastery. Afterwards, we travel upstream to the charming Mingin town and discover its temples, wooden houses built in 1900s, and Min Kyaung Monastery preserving old Buddha Images.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 06 Kyidaw (B/L/D)

In Kyidaw, or Kyi Taung Oo, we explore Shwe Za War Yaw monastery, which is one of the oldest and best preserved woodcarved monasteries in Burma. The monastery was ornated with wooden idols and extraordinary gold-leaf wall decorations. We will pass a lovely paddy fields to Kan Village where we can explore another significant example of Burma’s old monasteries. After the exploration, we back to the cruise via local boat.

Next, we cruise upstream to village of Kyaw Zin, which is pretty near Kalewa, and stay the night there.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 07 Kalewa (B/L/D)

In the morning, we take a trip around Kalewa, including the essential river port for trading with India, the bustling market, and enjoy the spectacular view on Shwe Moat Htaw stupa.

Afterwards, we return to the cruise and have lunch, then continue our journey to Mawlaik.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 08 Mawlaik - Sailing back Downstream (B/L/D)

We arrive at Mawlaik, a colonial town located 35 kilometers away from the Indian Border, and also it used to be the administrative capital of this area full of teak jungles. The town features a golf course, surrounding it are the charming colonial houses built during 1920s and 1930s by the Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation. Here we can still see the governor house, adminstrative building, school, hospital, the “Dak Bungalows”, and the company headquarter standing and being in used with nice maintenance.

From this area, we start to cruise back downstream to Monywa.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 09 Sailing Downstream for 100 miles (B/L/D)

We spend the day cruising downstream. We also stop by a typical river village which is well known for its Petrified Wood. Here we get to explore local houses and the school.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 10 Yandabo (B/L/D)

In the morning, we visit Yandabo, well known for both its special potteries craftsmanship and its historical aspect. In 1826, the Royal Burma and British Burma signed the peace treaty of the First Anglo-Burmese War here. We move on to several potteries workshops, the school, and the monastery. Afterwards, we return to the cruise and spend the remaining time sailing.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 11 Mandalay (B)

After having our final breakfast onboard, we get off the cruise at Gawein pier around 9:00 AM. End of our excursion.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accomodation: N/A

* PLEASE NOTE: There may be cases where the water level becomes too high or low in The Irrawaddy and Chindwin River, so passengers will be provided with alternative itinerary.

The given itineraries are suggestive only so there can be changes. In case alternative itineraries, we will do our best to replace the missed location with the another one. 

Though we will try our best to ensure the given itineraries is followed as close as possible, all schedules and itineraries can still be changed depend on the river and other local conditions.

The cruise’s manager and captain are jointly responsible for passengers’ comfort and safety.

Passengers must accept their instructions and decisions.

What's Included

  • All meals &, Coffee/Tea/Water
  • Sightseeing as described in the Itinerary
  • English Speaking Guide (other language is provided if more than 8 cabins are booked by parties speaking the same language)
  • All Entrance Fees

What's Not Included

  • Myanmar Visa
  • Drinks, laundry, all items of a personal nature
  • Health-accident-baggage or travel protection plan outside the ship’s boundaries
  • Fuel surcharges if applicable

Mandalay to Bagan Cruise 7 Nights

Destinations: Mandalay - Mingun - Amarapura - Ava - Sagaing - Monywa - Yandabo - Mount Popa - Bagan

Departure date of itinerary: Contact us for details

Highlights of Itinerary

  • Explore the Mount Popa, including the National Park and learn about the local spiritual belief.
  • Explore Yandabo Village well known for both its special potteries craftsmanship and its historical aspect.
  • Explore Ava and Amarapura, including the famous 200-year-old teak monastery of Bagaya Kyaung.
  • Explore Mingun, including the Mingun Bell – the world’s biggest working bell to date, the massive, yet unfinished Mingun Pagoda.
  • Enjoy the relaxing and pleasant 7-night trip with full of exciting activities.
Day 01 MANDALAY - MINGUN (L/D)

From 11:30 - 12:00 AM, we embark at Gawein pier (11.30-12.00 hrs) and enjoy the welcoming lunch and cocktail. We travel upstream to visit Mingun, including the Mingun Bell – the world’s biggest working bell to date, the massive, yet unfinished Mingun Pagoda, and the Mingun Old People’s Home.

We stay the night at Mandalay.

  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 02 MANDALAY - AMARAPURA (B/L/D)

We take an exploration trip around Mandalay centre, including Mandalay Hill which has spiral staircases leading to the paranomic views over the city, nearby temples, and the Kuthodaw Paya preserving the largest book in the world. We also visit various workshops including golf-leaf, tapestry, woodcarving, marble-carving, and bronze-casting workshop.

After the visit, we return to the cruise to have lunch. In the afternoon, we travel to Mahamuni Pagoda and the ancient capital of Amarapura. We also visit a traditional silk workshop, then behold the sunset at the 1.2-kilometer U Bein Bridge – the longest teak bridge in the world

We have dinner on cruise and stay the on cruise at midstream between Sagaing and Mandalay.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 03 AVA/SAGAING (B/L/D)

We take a trip to Sagaing Hill filled with many monasteries and pagodas full of spiritual arts and woodcarvings. We then return to the cruise to have lunch. Later on, we go to the ancient capital of Burmese Kingdom (1364 – 1841) – Ava via horse cart and visit the gorgeous 200-year-old teak monastery of Bagaya Kyaung, then the 27-meter-height Nanmyin watchtower and the Me Nu Ok Kyaung monastery.

We have dinner on cruise, then enjoy the theatre and dance performance on the sundeck. We stay the night near a river village.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 04 MONYWA (B/L/D)

In the early morning, we take a 1.5-hour drive to Monywa via coach. Here, we will have an expedition section at Hpowindaung and Shwebadaung Caves where numerous Buddha statues kept inside along with fantastic paintings which can be traced back from 14th to 18th  century. We have lunch at Win Unity Hotel’s restaurant in Monywa. After that, we get to the magnificient pagoda of Sambuddhai Kat Kyaw preserving approximately 500,000 Buddha images. Afterwards, we take a 1.5-hour drive to Myin Mu pier where we back to the cruise.

We have dinner on cruise and stay the night near Myin Mu.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 05 YANDABO - SHWE PYI THAR (B/L/D)

In the morning, we reach Yandabo, well known for both its special potteries craftsmanship and its historical aspect. In 1826, the Royal Burma and British Burma signed the peace treaty of the First Anglo-Burmese War here. We move on to several potteries workshops, the school, and the monastery. Later on, we travel downstream and have lunch on cruise. We will take a walk around Visit Shwe Pyi Thar village. 

We have dinner on cruise stay the night at mid-river.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 06 BAGAN (B/L/D)

We take an exploration trip around the selection of the 2,000 listed temples and pagodas. We have dinner and stay the night on cruise. Optionally, in the early morning, we can choose to take a Balloon Flight over Bagan (surcharge applied).

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 07 MOUNT POPA (B/L/D)

We spend whole day exploring Mount Popa – an unactive volcano resides 65 kilometers away to the Southeast of Bagan. This is where one of the National Parks lies, preserving jungle of hot, dry, plain region of central Myanmar. What makes Mount Popa a fascinating site is the spiritual belief of ancestral spirits – Nats. We climb on the Taungkalat, considered to be a part of the main volcano, and enjoy the entire view of the area. We have lunch at Popa Mountain Resort. We will pass by the toddy palm producing home cottage before we return to Bagan. 

We have dinner and stay the night on cruise.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 08 BAGAN (B)

In the morning, we have our final breakfast on cruise, then get off the ship at Aye Yar pier around 9:00 AM. End of our excursion.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accomodation: N/A

What's Included

  • All meals &, Coffee/Tea/Water
  • Sightseeing as described in the Itinerary
  • English Speaking Guide (other language is provided if more than 8 cabins are booked by parties speaking the same language)
  • All Entrance Fees

What's Not Included

  • Myanmar Visa
  • Drinks, laundry, all items of a personal nature
  • Health-accident-baggage or travel protection plan outside the ship’s boundaries
  • Fuel surcharges if applicable

Bagan to Mandalay Cruise 7 Nights

Destinations: Bagan - Mount Popa - Yandabo - Monywa - Sagaing - Ava - Amarapura - Mingun - Mandalay

Departure date of itinerary: Contact us for details

Highlights of Itinerary

  • Explore the Mount Popa, including the National Park and learn about the local spiritual belief.
  • Explore Yandabo Village well known for both its special potteries craftsmanship and its historical aspect.
  • Explore Ava and Amarapura, including the famous 200-year-old teak monastery of Bagaya Kyaung.
  • Explore Mingun, including the Mingun Bell – the world’s biggest working bell to date, the massive, yet unfinished Mingun Pagoda.
  • Enjoy the relaxing and pleasant 7-night trip with full of exciting activities.
Day 01 BAGAN (L/D)

Around 11:30 – 12:00 AM, we embark at Ayeyar pier and enjoy the welcoming lunch and cocktail. We take a trip around the selection of 2,000 listed temples and pagodas. We have dinner and stay the night on cruise.

  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 02 MOUNT POPA (B/L/D)

We spend whole day exploring Mount Popa – an unactive volcano resides 65 kilometers away to the Southeast of Bagan. This is where one of the National Parks lies, preserving jungle of hot, dry, plain region of central Myanmar. What makes Mount Popa a fascinating site is the spiritual belief of ancestral spirits – Nats. We climb on the Taungkalat, considered to be a part of the main volcano, and enjoy the entire view of the area. We have lunch at Popa Mountain Resort. We will pass by the toddy palm producing home cottage before we return to Bagan. We have dinner and stay the night on cruise.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 03 BAGAN - RIVER VILLAGE (B/L/D)

We take a trip around the Bagan markets featuring fabric, woodcarvings, longyis, and ratten products. We also get to visit a workshop and watch the ancient lacquerware craftsmanship. We can choose from other options, such as independent discovery via horse cart/bicycle, or take part in the spectacular Balloon Flight over Bagan (surcharge applied). At noon, we return to the cruise and set sail. We spend most of time sailing upstream. We will pass by Shwe Pyi Thar village to take a walk. We have dinner, then enjoy a puppet show on the sundeck or in the village. We stay the near at the midstream, near the Chindwin’s mouth.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 04 YANDABO (B/L/D)

In the morning, we reach Yandabo, well known for both its special potteries craftsmanship and its historical aspect. In 1826, the Royal Burma and British Burma signed the peace treaty of the First Anglo-Burmese War here. We move on to several potteries workshops, the school, and the monastery. For the remaining time, we travel upstream and stay the night near Ava.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 05 MONYWA - SAGAING (B/L/D)

In the early morning, we take a 1.5-hour drive to Monywa via coach. Here, we will have an expedition section at Hpowindaung and Shwebadaung Caves where numerous Buddha statues kept inside along with fantastic paintings which can be traced back from 14th to 18th  century. We have lunch at Win Unity Hotel’s restaurant in Monywa. After that, we get to the magnificient pagoda of Sambuddhai Kat Kyaw preserving approximately 500,000 Buddha images. Later on, we take a 2-hour drive to Sagaing where we get back onboard and stay the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 06 SAGAING - AVA - AMARAPURA (B/L/D)

We travel to Sagaing Hill where lie many monasteries and pagodas full of woodcarvings and spiritual art. Next, we come to Ava via horse cart and visit the famous 200-year-old teak monastery of Bagaya Kyaung, then the 27-meter-height Nanmyin watchtower and the Me Nu Ok Kyaung monastery. After the visit, we come to the ancient capital of Amarapura visiting a traditional silk workshop, then observe the sunset at the 1.2-kilometer U Bein Bridge considered to be longest teak bridge in the world. We have dinner and stay the night on cruise.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 07 MINGUN - CENTRAL MANDALAY (B/L/D)

In the morning, we take a trip around Mingun, including the Mingun Bell – the world’s biggest working bell to date, the massive, yet unfinished Mingun Pagoda, and the Mingun Old People’s Home. We have lunch on cruise, then continue our journey in Mandalay centre with Mahamuni Pagoda, Mandalay Hill which has spiral staircases leading to the paranomic views over the city, nearby temples, and the Kuthodaw Paya preserving the largest book in the world. We also visit various workshops including golf-leaf, tapestry, woodcarving, marble-carving, and bronze-casting workshop. We will enjoy the sunset at Mandalay Hill, have dinner on cruise and stay the night at Mandalay.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 08 MANDALAY (B)

In the morning, we have the last breakfast on cruise then disembark from the cruise at Gawein pier around 9:00 AM. End of our excursion.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accomodation: N/A

What's Included

  • All meals &, Coffee/Tea/Water
  • Sightseeing as described in the Itinerary
  • English Speaking Guide (other language is provided if more than 8 cabins are booked by parties speaking the same language)
  • All Entrance Fees

What's Not Included

  • Myanmar Visa
  • Drinks, laundry, all items of a personal nature
  • Health-accident-baggage or travel protection plan outside the ship’s boundaries
  • Fuel surcharges if applicable

Mandalay - Bhamo - Mandalay 6 Nights

Destinations: Mandalay - Kyauk Myaung - Tagaung - Katha - Mingun - Mandalay

Departure date of itinerary: Contact us for details

Highlights of Itinerary

  • Explore the Kyauk Myaung Village with its fascinating potteries and handcrafted 50-galloon-water pots.
  • Explore Katha where Irrawaddy Flotilla Company ships sunk in 1942 before the Japanese’s march.
  • Explore Mingun with the massive, yet unfinished Mingun Pagoda, the Mingun Bell – the world’s biggest working bell.
  • Explore the 2nd Defile – the most impressive gorge among the three of the Irrawaddy.
  • Enjoy relaxing and pleasant 6-night with full of exciting activities.
Day 01 Mandalay (L/D)

In the morning, we get on the cruise at Mandalay pier around 11:00 AM. We will spend the rest of the day sailing upstream.

  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 02 Kyauk Myaung (B/L/D)

We have breakfast onboard, then we reach Ngwe Nyein Village famous for its fascinating potteries and handcrafted 50-galloon-water pots. We spend the day crusing and stay the night at mid-stream.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 03 Tagaung (B/L/D)

We take an exploration trip around Tagaung ancient city, including the shrine of a famous nat of Bo Bo Gyi, the archaeological sites, and the fortress. For the remaining time, we keep on sailing upstream and stay the night at mid-stream.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 04 Shwegu and The 2nd Defile (B/L/D)

We keep on sailing upstream to the significant 2nd Defile – the most impressive gorge among the three of the Irrawaddy with its ridges towering the narrow channel. In the afternoon, we cruise downstream to Katha.

* Note: In case of low water level, the excursion will be continue via local speed boat.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 05 Katha - Burmese Days (B/L/D)

We visit Katha - a colonial town which is the book “Burmese Days“ setting, wrote by George Orwell. This is also where numerous Irrawaddy Flotilla Company ships sunk in 1942 before the Japanese’s march. We also visit the market and the old streets via trishaw, and an Elephant Logging Camp resides on the surrounding hard-wood jungle if possible.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 06 Mingun (B/L/D)

We spend the morning sailing downstream and pass by a river village to take a walk.

In the afternoon, we visit Mingun, including the massive, yet unfinished Mingun Pagoda, the Mingun Bell – the world’s biggest working bell to date, and the Mingun Old People’s Home. We will have oppurtunity to experience drama performance by the Mandalay School of Arts on the sundeck.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 07 Mandalay (Gawein pier) (B)

We have our final breakfast onboard, then disembark from the cruise. End of our excursion.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accomodation: N/A

* PLEASE NOTE: There may be cases where the water level becomes too high or low in The Irrawaddy and Chindwin River, so passengers will be provided with alternative itinerary.

The given itineraries are suggestive only so there can be changes. In case alternative itineraries, we will do our best to replace the missed location with the another one. 

Though we will try our best to ensure the given itineraries is followed as close as possible, all schedules and itineraries can still be changed depend on the river and other local conditions.

The cruise’s manager and captain are jointly responsible for passengers’ comfort and safety.

Passengers must accept their instructions and decisions.

What's Included

  • All meals &, Coffee/Tea/Water
  • Sightseeing as described in the Itinerary
  • English Speaking Guide (other language is provided if more than 8 cabins are booked by parties speaking the same language)
  • All Entrance Fees

What's Not Included

  • Myanmar Visa
  • Drinks, laundry, all items of a personal nature
  • Health-accident-baggage or travel protection plan outside the ship’s boundaries
  • Fuel surcharges if applicable

5 Nights Royal Capital: Mandalay - Bagan

Destinations: Mandalay - Amarapura - Ava - Mingun - Monywa - Yandabo - Bagan

Departure date of itinerary: Contact us for details

Highlights of Itinerary

  • Explore Bagan with various options, such as Balloon Flight over Bagan or independent discovery via horse cart/bicycle.
  • Explore Monywa, including the magnificient Sambuddhai Kat Kyaw keeping about 500,000 Buddha images.
  • Explore Mingun, including the Mingun Bell – the world’s biggest working bell to date, the massive, yet unfinished Mingun Pagoda.
  • Explore Ava and Amarapura, including the famous 200-year-old teak monastery of Bagaya Kyaung.
  • Enjoy a relaxing and pleasant 5-night trip with full of exciting activities.
Day 01 Mandalay - Mingun (L/D)

Around 10:00 – 12:00 AM, we get on the cruise at Gawein pier and have welcoming cocktail in the saloon, then we cruise upstream to Mingun. Here, we take a trip around the massive, yet unfinished Mingun Pagoda, the Mingun Bell – the world’s biggest working bell to date, and the Mingun Old People’s Home. 

We have dinner and stay the night on cruise, also enjoy theatre and dance performance on the sundeck.

  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 02 Mandalay - Ava - Amarapura (B/L/D)

We take an exploration trip around Mandalay centre, including Mahamuni Pagoda, Mandalay Hill which has spiral staircases leading to the paranomic views over the city, nearby temples, and the Kuthodaw Paya preserving the largest book in the world. We also visit various workshops including golf-leaf, tapestry, woodcarving, marble-carving, and bronze-casting workshop.

We have lunch on cruise, then we go to the ancient capital of Burmese Kingdom (1364 – 1841) – Ava via horse cart and visit the gorgeous 200-year-old teak monastery of Bagaya Kyaung, then the 27-meter-height Nanmyin watchtower and the Me Nu Ok Kyaung monastery. Next, we move to the ancient capital of Royal Burmese (1783) - Amarapura and enjoy the sunset at U Bein Bridge. We stay the night at Sagaing.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 03 Monywa (B/L/D)

In the early morning, we take a 1.5-hour drive to Monywa via coach. Here, we will have an expedition section at Hpowindaung and Shwebadaung Caves where numerous Buddha statues kept inside along with fantastic paintings which can be traced back from 14th to 18th  century. We have lunch at Win Unity Hotel’s restaurant in Monywa. After that, we get to the magnificient pagoda of Sambuddhai Kat Kyaw preserving approximately 500,000 Buddha images. Later on, we take a 2-hour drive to Myin Mu where we get back onboard. 

We have dinner and stay the night on cruise..

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 04 Yandabo (B/L/D)

In the morning, we reach Yandabo, well known for both its special potteries craftsmanship and its historical aspect. In 1826, the Royal Burma and British Burma signed the peace treaty of the First Anglo-Burmese War here. We move on to several potteries workshops, the school, and the monastery. 

We keep on cruising downstream. In the afternoon we pass by Shwe Pyi Thar village and take a walk. We stay the night at mid-river.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 05 Bagan (B/L/D)

In the early morning, we reach Bagan and spend the day visiting the selection of the 2,000 listed temples and pagodas. We have lunch on cruise, then in the afternoon we explore the the archeological site.

We have dinner and stay the night on cruise.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 06 Bagan (B)

In the morning, we have our final breakfast onboard, then disembark from the cruise. End of the excursion.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accomodation: N/A

* PLEASE NOTE: There may be cases where the water level becomes too high or low in The Irrawaddy and Chindwin River, so passengers will be provided with alternative itinerary.

The given itineraries are suggestive only so there can be changes. In case alternative itineraries, we will do our best to replace the missed location with the another one. 

Though we will try our best to ensure the given itineraries is followed as close as possible, all schedules and itineraries can still be changed depend on the river and other local conditions.

The cruise’s manager and captain are jointly responsible for passengers’ comfort and safety.

Passengers must accept their instructions and decisions.

What's Included

  • All meals &, Coffee/Tea/Water
  • Sightseeing as described in the Itinerary
  • English Speaking Guide (other language is provided if more than 8 cabins are booked by parties speaking the same language)
  • All Entrance Fees

What's Not Included

  • Myanmar Visa
  • Drinks, laundry, all items of a personal nature
  • Health-accident-baggage or travel protection plan outside the ship’s boundaries
  • Fuel surcharges if applicable

5 Nights Royal Capital: Bagan - Mandalay

Destinations: Bagan - Yandabo - Monywa - Mingun - Ava - Amarapura - Mandalay

Departure date of itinerary: Contact us for details

Highlights of Itinerary

  • Explore Bagan with various options, such as Balloon Flight over Bagan or independent discovery via horse cart/bicycle.
  • Explore Monywa, including the magnificient Sambuddhai Kat Kyaw keeping about 500,000 Buddha images.
  • Explore Mingun, including the Mingun Bell – the world’s biggest working bell to date, the massive, yet unfinished Mingun Pagoda.
  • Explore Ava and Amarapura, including the famous 200-year-old teak monastery of Bagaya Kyaung.
  • Enjoy a relaxing and pleasant 5-night trip with full of exciting activities.
Day 01 Bagan (L/D)

Around 11:30 AM, we get on the cruise then have lunch. We take an exploration trip around the 2,000 listed temples and pagodas. We have dinner and stay the night on cruise.

  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 02 Bagan - River Village (B/L/D)

We take a trip around the Bagan markets featuring fabric, woodcarvings, longyis, and ratten products. We also get to visit a workshop and watch the ancient lacquerware craftsmanship. We can choose from other options, such as independent discovery via horse cart/bicycle, or take part in the spectacular Balloon Flight over Bagan (surcharge applied). At noon, we return to the cruise and set sail. We spend most of time sailing upstream. We will pass by Shwe Pyi Thar village to take a walk. We have dinner, then enjoy a puppet show on the sundeck or in the village. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 03 Yandabo (B/L/D)

In the morning, we reach Yandabo, well known for both its special potteries craftsmanship and its historical aspect. In 1826, the Royal Burma and British Burma signed the peace treaty of the First Anglo-Burmese War here. We move on to several potteries workshops, the school, and the monastery. For the remaining time, we travel upstream and stay the night Myin Mu pier.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 04 Monywa (Hpowindaung and Shwebadaung Caves) - Sagaing (B/L/D)

In the early morning, we take a 1.5-hour drive to Monywa via coach. Here, we will have an expedition section at Hpowindaung and Shwebadaung Caves where numerous Buddha statues kept inside along with fantastic paintings which can be traced back from 14th to 18th  century. We have lunch at Win Unity Hotel’s restaurant in Monywa. After that, we get to the magnificient pagoda of Sambuddhai Kat Kyaw preserving approximately 500,000 Buddha images. Later on, we take a 2-hour drive to Sagaing where we get back onboard.

We sail upstream, have dinner and stay the night on cruise.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 05 Mingun - Ava - Amarapura (B/L/D)

In the morning, we take a trip around Mingun, including the Mingun Bell – the world’s biggest working bell to date, the massive, yet unfinished Mingun Pagoda, and the Mingun Old People’s Home. Next, we come to Ava via horse cart and visit the famous 200-year-old teak monastery of Bagaya Kyaung, then the 27-meter-height Nanmyin watchtower and the Me Nu Ok Kyaung monastery. After the visit, we come to the ancient capital of Amarapura and observe the sunset at the 1.2-kilometer U Bein Bridge considered to be longest teak bridge in the world. We have dinner and stay the night on cruise at Sagaing. We also have theatre and dance performance on the sundeck.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 06 Disembark Gawein Jetty (B)

In the morning, we have our final breakfast on cruise, then get off the cruise at Gawein pier. End of our excursion.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accomodation: N/A

* PLEASE NOTE: There may be cases where the water level becomes too high or low in The Irrawaddy and Chindwin River, so passengers will be provided with alternative itinerary.

The given itineraries are suggestive only so there can be changes. In case alternative itineraries, we will do our best to replace the missed location with the another one. 

Though we will try our best to ensure the given itineraries is followed as close as possible, all schedules and itineraries can still be changed depend on the river and other local conditions.

The cruise’s manager and captain are jointly responsible for passengers’ comfort and safety.

Passengers must accept their instructions and decisions.

What's Included

  • All meals &, Coffee/Tea/Water
  • Sightseeing as described in the Itinerary
  • English Speaking Guide (other language is provided if more than 8 cabins are booked by parties speaking the same language)
  • All Entrance Fees

What's Not Included

  • Myanmar Visa
  • Drinks, laundry, all items of a personal nature
  • Health-accident-baggage or travel protection plan outside the ship’s boundaries
  • Fuel surcharges if applicable

New Royal Myanmar 3 Nights - Downstream

Destinations: Mandalay - Mingun - Kyauk Myaung - Ava - Yandabo - Shwe Pyi Thar - Bagan

Departure date of itinerary: Contact us for details

Highlights of Itinerary

  • Enjoy the relaxing and pleasant 4-night trip with full of exciting activities.
  • Explore Yandabo famous for its special potteries craftsmanship and its historical aspect.
  • Explore Ava, including the magnificient 200-year-old teak monastery of Bagaya Kyaung.
  • Explore Mingun, including the massive, yet unfinished Mingun Pagoda, the Mingun Bell – the world’s biggest working bell.
  • Explore Kyauk Myaung Village famous for its fascinating potteries and handcrafted 50-galloon-water pots.
Day 01 MANDALAY (L/D)

Around 11:30 – 12:00 AM, we embark at Gawein pier and have welcoming lunch and cocktail. We set sail upstream around 12:30 – 13:00 PM and stay the night at a river village located to the North of Mandalay.

  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 02 KYAUK MYAUNG - MINGUN (B/L/D)

We have breakfast on cruise, we take a trip to Ngwe Nyein Village famous for its fascinating potteries and handcrafted 50-galloon-water pots. Next, we sail downstream to Mingun. In the early evening, we take a trip to the massive, yet unfinished Mingun Pagoda, the Mingun Bell – the world’s biggest working bell to date, and the Mingun Old People’s Home. To end the day, we enjoy theatre and dance performance on the sundeck.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 03 AVA - YANDABO (B/L/D)

We take a trip around the ancient capital of the Burmese Kingdom (1364 – 1841) - Ava via horse cart and visit the gorgeous 200-year-old teak monastery of Bagaya Kyaung, then the 27-meter-height Nanmyin watchtower and the Me Nu Ok Kyaung monastery. Later on, we back to the ship and set sail to Yandabo well known for its traditional potteries craftsmanship and its historical aspect. In 1826, the Royal Burma and British Burma signed the peace treaty of the First Anglo-Burmese War here. We move on to several potteries workshops, the school, and the monastery. Afterwards, we keep on cruising until late night and stay the night at mid-river.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 04 BAGAN (B/L/D)

We have final breakfast onboard, then disembark from the cruise at Aye Yar pier in Bagan by 9:00 AM.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accomodation: N/A

* PLEASE NOTE: There may be cases where the water level becomes too high or low in The Irrawaddy and Chindwin River, so passengers will be provided with alternative itinerary.

The given itineraries are suggestive only so there can be changes. In case alternative itineraries, we will do our best to replace the missed location with the another one. 

Though we will try our best to ensure the given itineraries is followed as close as possible, all schedules and itineraries can still be changed depend on the river and other local conditions.

The cruise’s manager and captain are jointly responsible for passengers’ comfort and safety.

Passengers must accept their instructions and decisions.

What's Included

  • All meals &, Coffee/Tea/Water
  • Sightseeing as described in the Itinerary
  • English Speaking Guide (other language is provided if more than 8 cabins are booked by parties speaking the same language)
  • All Entrance Fees

What's Not Included

  • Myanmar Visa
  • Drinks, laundry, all items of a personal nature
  • Health-accident-baggage or travel protection plan outside the ship’s boundaries
  • Fuel surcharges if applicable

New Royal Myanmar 4 Nights - Upstream

Destinations: Bagan - Shwe Pyi Thar - Yandabo - Ava - Kyauk Myaung - Mingun - Mandalay

Departure date of itinerary: Contact us for details

Highlights of Itinerary

  • Enjoy the relaxing and pleasant 4-night trip with full of exciting activities.
  • Explore Yandabo famous for its special potteries craftsmanship and its historical aspect.
  • Explore Ava, including the magnificient 200-year-old teak monastery of Bagaya Kyaung.
  • Explore Mingun, including the massive, yet unfinished Mingun Pagoda, the Mingun Bell – the world’s biggest working bell.
  • Explore Kyauk Myaung Village famous for its fascinating potteries and handcrafted 50-galloon-water pots.
Day 01 BAGAN - SHWE PYI THAR (L/D)

We have check-in at 11:30 AM, and set sail at 12:00 AM. We spend the whole day sailing upstream and have lunch at 13:00 PM. In the early evening, we pass by the village of Shwe Pyi Thar and take a walk. We stay the night at mid-river.

  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 02 YANDABO (B/L/D)

In the morning, we visit Yandabo, well known for both its special potteries craftsmanship and its historical aspect. In 1826, the Royal Burma and British Burma signed the peace treaty of the First Anglo-Burmese War here. We move on to several potteries workshops, the school, and the monastery. Afterwards, we return to the cruise and continue sailing upstream to the ancient capital of Burmese Kingdom (1364 – 1841) – Ava.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 03 AVA (B/L/D)

We take a trip around Ava via horse cart and visit the gorgeous 200-year-old teak monastery of Bagaya Kyaung, then the 27-meter-height Nanmyin watchtower and the Me Nu Ok Kyaung monastery. Later on we return to the cruise to have lunch and move on upstream. We stay the night near a river village located to the North of Mandalay.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 04 KYAUK MYAUNG - MINGUN (B/L/D)

We have breakfast on cruise, we take a trip to Ngwe Nyein Village famous for its fascinating potteries and handcrafted 50-galloon-water pots. Next, we sail downstream to Mingun. In the early evening, we take a trip to the massive, yet unfinished Mingun Pagoda, the Mingun Bell – the world’s biggest working bell to date, and the Mingun Old People’s Home. To end the day, we enjoy theatre and dance performance on the sundeck.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 05 MANDALAY (B)

We have our final breakfast onboard, then disembark at Gawein pier around 8:30 to 9:00 AM. End of our excursion.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accomodation: N/A

* PLEASE NOTE: There may be cases where the water level becomes too high or low in The Irrawaddy and Chindwin River, so passengers will be provided with alternative itinerary.

The given itineraries are suggestive only so there can be changes. In case alternative itineraries, we will do our best to replace the missed location with the another one.

Though we will try our best to ensure the given itineraries is followed as close as possible, all schedules and itineraries can still be changed depend on the river and other local conditions.

The cruise’s manager and captain are jointly responsible for passengers’ comfort and safety.

Passengers must accept their instructions and decisions.

What's Included

  • All meals &, Coffee/Tea/Water
  • Sightseeing as described in the Itinerary
  • English Speaking Guide (other language is provided if more than 8 cabins are booked by parties speaking the same language)
  • All Entrance Fees

What's Not Included

  • Myanmar Visa
  • Drinks, laundry, all items of a personal nature
  • Health-accident-baggage or travel protection plan outside the ship’s boundaries
  • Fuel surcharges if applicable

Mandalay to Bagan Cruise 2 Nights

Destinations: Mandalay - Mingun - Sagaing - Bagan

Departure date of itinerary:

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2017 26 03 10 17 24 31
2018 07 04 11 04 11 01 08 15 22 29
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JUL
AUG
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NOV 26
DEC 03 10 17 24 31
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FEB 04 11
MAR 04 11
APR 01 08 15 22 29
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Highlights of Itinerary

  • Enjoy the relaxing and pleasant 2-night short cruise with full of exciting activities.
  • Relax and enjoy the gorgeous sceneries of the river and life on riverbanks onboard.
  • Explore Yandabo well known for both its special potteries craftsmanship and its historical aspect.
  • Explore the fascinating Mingun and its Mingun Pagoda Complex.
  • Have oppurtunity to enjoy the drama and dance performance by the Mandalay School of Arts on the sundeck.
Day 01 Mandalay (Gawein) - Mingun (L/D)

Check-in Time: At 12:00 AM, we embark on the cruise at Gawein pier and have welcoming cocktail in the Saloon.

Upstream to Mingun: At 12:30 PM, we start to set sail and have lunch at 13:00 PM. It will take about 2 hours sailing. Our English-speaking manager, or your private guide, will accompany the passengers while visiting at the Mingun Pagoda Complex.

We have dinner and stay the night at a sandbank midstream. We may also have oppurtunity to enjoy a drama and dance performance by the Mandalay School of Arts on the sundeck.

  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 02 Mingun - Sagaing - River Village (B/L/D)

Downstream to Sagaing: In the early morning, we take a 2-hour sailing downstream. As we cruise, we can enjoy the scenic views of the river, life near the riverbanks, and the sunrise sights over Sagaing Hill.

Visit Sagaing: After having breakfast, we travel to Sagaing with the guidance from our Cruise Manager or  your guide.

Downstream to Bagan: We set sail at 10:30 AM and have lunch at 13:00 PM. In the late afternoon, we reach Yandabo well known for both its special potteries craftsmanship and its historical aspect. In 1826, the Royal Burma and British Burma signed the peace treaty of the First Anglo-Burmese War here. Later on, we spend the day sailing and stay the night near the river village of Shwe Nann Tint.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 03 Bagan (B)

River Village: In the early morning, we cruise downstream to Bagan. 

Check-Out Time: We relax and watch the sunrise near Bagan and get off the cruise around 9:30 AM at Aye Yar pier for RV Paukan cruises and Ye Kin pier for Partner cruises - Irrawaddy Voyages.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accomodation: N/A

* PLEASE NOTE: There may be cases where the water level becomes too high or low in The Irrawaddy and Chindwin River, so passengers will be provided with alternative itinerary.

The given itineraries are suggestive only so there can be changes. In case alternative itineraries, we will do our best to replace the missed location with the another one. 

Though we will try our best to ensure the given itineraries is followed as close as possible, all schedules and itineraries can still be changed depend on the river and other local conditions.

The cruise’s manager and captain are jointly responsible for passengers’ comfort and safety.

Passengers must accept their instructions and decisions.

What's Included

  • All meals &, Coffee/Tea/Water
  • Sightseeing as described in the Itinerary
  • English Speaking Guide (other language is provided if more than 8 cabins are booked by parties speaking the same language)
  • All Entrance Fees

What's Not Included

  • Myanmar Visa
  • Drinks, laundry, all items of a personal nature
  • Health-accident-baggage or travel protection plan outside the ship’s boundaries
  • Fuel surcharges if applicable

Bagan to Mandalay Cruise 2 Nights

Destinations: Bagan - Mandalay

Departure date of itinerary:

Month Year JANFEBMARAPRMAYJUNJULAUGSEPOCTNOVDEC
2017 21 24 28 01 05 08 12 15 19 22 26 29
2018 02 05 09 30 02 06 09 27 02 06 09 27 30 03 06 10 13 17 20 24 27
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FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV 21 24 28
DEC 01 05 08 12 15 19 22 26 29
JAN 02 05 09 30
FEB 02 06 09 27
MAR 02 06 09 27 30
APR 03 06 10 13 17 20 24 27
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Highlights of Itinerary

  • Enjoy the relaxing and pleasant 2-night short cruise with exciting activities.
  • Explore Yandabo famous for its special potteries craftsmanship and its historical aspect.
  • Enjoy the gorgeous scenery of the river, life along the riverbanks, sunrise scenery.
Day 01 Bagan - Cruising To Mandalay (Stop In A River Village) (L/D)

Check-in Time: At 11:30 AM, we get on the cruise at Bagan Aye Yar pier for RV Paukan cruises and Ye Kin pier for Partner cruises - Irrawaddy Voyages. We also have welcoming cocktail in the Saloon.

Upstream to Mandalay: At 12:00 AM, we set sail and have lunch at 13:00 PM. In the late afternoon, we pass by a typical river village.

  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 02 Cruising To Mandalay (Visit River Village) (B/L/D)

Upstream to Mandalay: We spend the day sailing and stop by Yandabo well known for both its special potteries craftsmanship and its historical aspect. In 1826, the Royal Burma and British Burma signed the peace treaty of the First Anglo-Burmese War here. We stay the night near Ywar Thit Gyi or Pauk Myaing Pauk Taw village located few miles away from Ava Bridge.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 03 Mandalay (Sagaing - Gawein) (B)

Check-Out Time: We relax, enjoy the scene of sunrise and have breakfast. We will disembark at Sagaing pier (Thursday only) or Gawein pier (Sunday Only) around 9:30 AM.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accomodation: N/A

* PLEASE NOTE: There may be cases where the water level becomes too high or low in The Irrawaddy and Chindwin River, so passengers will be provided with alternative itinerary.

The given itineraries are suggestive only so there can be changes. In case alternative itineraries, we will do our best to replace the missed location with the another one. 

Though we will try our best to ensure the given itineraries is followed as close as possible, all schedules and itineraries can still be changed depend on the river and other local conditions.

The cruise’s manager and captain are jointly responsible for passengers’ comfort and safety.

Passengers must accept their instructions and decisions.

What's Included

  • All meals &, Coffee/Tea/Water
  • Sightseeing as described in the Itinerary
  • English Speaking Guide (other language is provided if more than 8 cabins are booked by parties speaking the same language)
  • All Entrance Fees

What's Not Included

  • Myanmar Visa
  • Drinks, laundry, all items of a personal nature
  • Health-accident-baggage or travel protection plan outside the ship’s boundaries
  • Fuel surcharges if applicable

Mandalay to Bagan Cruise 1 Night

Destinations: Mandalay - Bagan

Departure date of itinerary:

Month Year JANFEBMARAPRMAYJUNJULAUGSEPOCTNOVDEC
2017 23 07 14 21 28
2018 04 11 01 08 01 08 29 05 12 19 26
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV 23
DEC 07 14 21 28
JAN 04 11
FEB 01 08
MAR 01 08 29
APR 05 12 19 26
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Highlights of Itinerary

  • Enjoy the relaxing and pleasant 2-night short cruise with exciting activities.
  • Explore Yandabo famous for its special potteries craftsmanship and its historical aspect.
  • Enjoy the gorgeous scenery of the river, life along the riverbanks, sunrise scenery.
Day 01 Mandalay (Sagaing) - Cruising To Bagan (L/D)

Check-in Time: At 10:00, we embark on the cruise at Sagaing jetty and have welcoming cocktail in the Saloon.

Downstream to Bagan: We set sail at 10:30 AM and have lunch at 13:00 PM. We spend the day sailing. In the afternoon, we visit Yandabo well known for both its special potteries craftsmanship and its historical aspect. In 1826, the Royal Burma and British Burma signed the peace treaty of the First Anglo-Burmese War here. We stay the night near Shwe Nann Tint Village.

  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Accomodation: RV Paukan 2007
Day 02 Bagan (B)

River Village: In the early morning, we travel downstream to Bagan and have breakfast. If possible we also visit a typical river village.

Check-Out Time: We relax and enjoy the sunrise scenery near Bagan. At 9:30 AM, we get off the cruise at Bagan Aye Yar pier for RV Paukan cruise and Ye Kin pier for Partner cruises - Irrawaddy Voyages.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accomodation: N/A

* PLEASE NOTE: There may be cases where the water level becomes too high or low in The Irrawaddy and Chindwin River, so passengers will be provided with alternative itinerary.

The given itineraries are suggestive only so there can be changes. In case alternative itineraries, we will do our best to replace the missed location with the another one. 

Though we will try our best to ensure the given itineraries is followed as close as possible, all schedules and itineraries can still be changed depend on the river and other local conditions.

The cruise’s manager and captain are jointly responsible for passengers’ comfort and safety.

Passengers must accept their instructions and decisions.

What's Included

  • All meals &, Coffee/Tea/Water
  • Sightseeing as described in the Itinerary
  • English Speaking Guide (other language is provided if more than 8 cabins are booked by parties speaking the same language)
  • All Entrance Fees

What's Not Included

  • Myanmar Visa
  • Drinks, laundry, all items of a personal nature
  • Health-accident-baggage or travel protection plan outside the ship’s boundaries
  • Fuel surcharges if applicable

1. River Conditions Warning

The Irrawaddy and Chindwin rivers are subject to seasonal rises and falls of water level. So that an alternative itinerary will be offered to Passenger in the case of water levels being too high or low.

Published itineraries are indication only and subject to sudden change. In such events alternative itineraries will be provided and we do our best to ensure that if a stop is missed we make up for it with another stop.

The ship’s manager and captain are jointly responsible for passengers’ comfort and safety.

Passengers must accept their decisions and instructions.

2. Deposit

To secure the booking a 30% deposit is required at the time of confirmation. The remaining balance will be made 70 days prior departure date.

If a booking is made less than 70 days, full fare payment must be made within 48 hours.

3. Cancellation Terms

The cancellation notice must be received in writing either by e-mail or fax. It will be effective on the date of receipt. Cancellation charges, per person, are based upon the date of cancellation:

Up to 71 days prior to departure: Deposit will be forfeited.

From 70-35 days: 50% of cruise fare

From 34 days to “no show”: 100% of cruise fare

4. Children Policy

Up to 2 years: Complimentary in the parent/guardian’s cabin.

3-12 Years: if the child stays in the cabin with one of the parents/guardians 50% of the twin-sharing rate. Upon request we can provide an Extra Bed at US$ 90 net per bed/ night.

5. Minimum Occupancy

For all departures should the occupancy be less than 10 passengers for Short Discovery Cruise and 12 passengers for Exploration and Discovery Cruises the Company reserves the right to cancel the cruise up to 60 days prior the departure date. A confirmation notice in writing will be released by the company to all booked clients and/or their agents within the deadline. In case of cancellation an alternative cruise will be offered and if not acceptable all down payments will be immediately refunded.

6. Insurance

We strongly advise travelers to purchase trip cancellation insurance. We also highly recommend guests to get international medical, baggage loss and delay insurance in the case of bad situations. Paukan Cruise will take no responsibility for lost or stolen personal belongings.

 

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Paukan cruise on the Ayeyarwady: a delight

Jan 2016

Our agent booked for us a 2-night cruise with Paukan from Mandalay to Bagan. The Paukan 2007 was a classic river ship, nicely designed with relaxing cabin (and bed) and facilities. Our cruise stops at Mingun, Sagaing, and Yandabo (a truly fascinating pottery village). The ship manager and the guide ... [More +]

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Very relaxing time on the Ayeyarwaddy River

Nov 2016

We chose the river cruise from Mandalay to Bagan with RV Paukan 2007. We stayed in a Lower Deck Cabin which cost us about $US 1500 including everything aside from alcohol which was really reasonable price. The whole trip was fantastic as it brought us a new level of traveling ... [More +]

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Dec 2016

We booked RV Paukan 2007 for a trip from Mandalay to Bagan. Rooms are fantastic, and the food was amazing. We stopped at one of the pottery villages on the river. It is a splendid way to enjoy the "Road to Mandalay".

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