3-Day RV Paukan Cruise (Ancient Bagan to Royal Mandalay) – 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 Ayayarwaddy River from Bagan to Mandalay
  • Relaxing atmosphere on the deck of RV Paukan, a colonial style boat
  • A visit to Yandabo village where you can learn the daily lifestyle of local village people

tour details

These cruises have been designed to be a relaxing interlude during a tour of Myanmar. You will experience the river life and visit villages off of the usual tourist trails adding to your trip an unforgettable experience. While sailing to Mandalay, the cruise will stop at Yandabo Village for a visit. Yandabo is a typical river village specialising in pottery manufacture.

Join-in tour with departures on Tuesday/Friday.

The embarkation time is 11:30 hours at Bagan Aye Yar jetty, cast-off is half an hour later. Welcome cocktail and briefing in the Saloon or on the Sun Deck followed by lunch.
In the late afternoon stop in a typical river village. Dinner and overnight on board.
Cruise all day with stop en route in the morning to visit Yandabo, a typical river village specialising in pottery manufacture, where the First Anglo-Burmese War peace treaty was signed on 24 February 1826. We visit the pottery workshops, the monastery and the school. Moor overnight near Ywar Thit Gyi or Pauk Myaing Pauk Taw villages, a few miles away from Ava Bridge. Lunch, Dinner and overnight on board.
Enjoy the sunrise over the Ayeyarwady River. After an early breakfast, disembark at Sagaing jetty (Thursday only) or Gawein jetty (Sunday only) at around 09:30 hours.


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 and baggage handling


Not included are:

  • Domestic airfare
  • Myanmar visa fee
  • Transfer to and ex boat
  • 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 with meals
  • Compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons and peak season surcharges which will be advised at the time of booking
  • Peak season in general is between 15 December to 15 January and 13
  • 17 April
  • Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation, in the event of accident or illness)


Depending on water level, embarkation and disembarkation points can be changed.
    Tour code: RVPK2BMUP

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