3-Day Pandaw Cruise (Mandalay to Bagan) – Group Journey

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Tour type

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Superior

Tour Period: 3 Days

tour highlights

  • 2 Nights river cruise along the Ayeyarwaddy River from Mandalay to Bagan
  • Exploring Yandabo village with its traditional pottery workshop
  • Experience of trishaw ride in Pakkoku
  • Relax watching the scenery along the way and share the experience with the travellers on board

tour details

Join 2-night downstream cruise sailing between the two ancient capitals, Mandalay and Bagan. Expect to see the best of river life with stops in the bustling monastery city of Pakokku and the delightful pottery village of Yandabo with its Pandaw School. Yandabo village is known as the one of the famous pottery villages in Myanmar. Nevertheless, observe the simple rural lifestyle of local people while leisurely cruising along the mighty Ayeyarwaddy river.

Join In tour with departures as per schedule.

Embark your ship at Mandalay Sagaing Lay Kyun Man Aung jetty. 12:00 hours departure followed by briefing and lunch. Enjoy the afternoon cruising downriver on your colonial vessel, watch the river banks pass by and treat yourself with a cocktail on the sun deck.
Overnight on board
Morning walk in Yandabo: This village is famous for its production of terracotta pottery from the riverbank clay. You will see pottery making process at various stages and we will also visit the Pandaw school. Historically, Yandabo is well-known for the signing of the Yandabo treaty, which has been signed by both the Burmese and British King after the first Anglo-Burmese war. Afterwards, visit the Pandaw school in Yandabo. The ship will continue to cruise downriver afterwards and make a stop at Pakokku with a city tour by trishaw.
Overnight on board
Disembark at Bagan Aye Yar jetty around 09:00 hours for your onward journey.


Our tour prices are included of:

  • Accommodation in twin/sharing cabin (or single cabin)
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner)
  • All entrance fees for the places as mentioned in the program
  • Tours with English-speaking on board guide (all tours are join-in)
  • Service charges, room tax


Not included are:

  • Domestic airfare
  • Transfers to/from the ship and the airport
  • Port dues (if levied)
  • Myanmar visa fee
  • Surcharges for throughout guides (English and other languages)
  • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
  • Drinks at bar
  • Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation, in the event of accident or illness)
  • Baggage handling


Depending on water level, embarkation and disembarkation points can be changed.
    Tour code: PDW2MBDW

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