3-Day RV Paukan Cruise_Royal Mandalay to Ancient Bagan (Downstream): Join In

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Tour type

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Superior

Tour Period: 3 Days

English    Mandalay, Bagan

tour highlights

  • 2 Nights river cruise along the Ayeyarwaddy River from Mandalay to Bagan
  • Relaxing atmosphere on the deck of RV Paukan, a colonial style boat
  • Sightseeing in the old majestic towns of Mingun and Sagaing
  • Learn the daily lifestyle of local village people at Yandabo and witness the process of pottery making

tour details

This tour is crafted to enjoy a short leisure cruise sailing from royal Mandalay to ancient Bagan. You will experience the river life and visit villages off of the usual tourist trails adding to your trip an unforgettable experience. Enjoy an inspiring sightseeing in ancient city of Mingun with its unique cultural sites. The cruise will stop at Yandabo which is a typical river village specialising in pottery manufacturing.

Join In tour with departures on Sunday.

The embarkation time is at 12:00 hours at Gawein jetty. Welcome Cocktail in the Saloon. Cast off time is at 12:30 hrs. Lunch will be served on board. Visit Mingun. Moor Overnight at a sandbank mid-stream. After dinner guests can enjoy a Dance and Drama performance by the Mandalay Arts School on the sundeck (if available).
Overnight on board
Early in the morning, cruise downstream. During the 2 hours journey, the passengers can admire the natural beauty of the river and the life of its banks while relaxing on the sundeck or just sitting outside their own cabin. Enjoy the sunrise over Sagaing Hill. After breakfast passengers can go ashore to visit Sagaing with the assistance of the Ship Manager or your personal guide. Lunch will be served on board and in the late afternoon, stop at Yandabo, a village specialized in Pot-Making, where the peace treaty of the First Anglo-Burmese war was signed in 1826. Cruise all day and moor overnight near a river village of Shwe Nann Tint.
Overnight on board
Early in the morning, proceed downstream to Bagan. Enjoy the sunrise near Bagan. Disembark at Aye Yar jetty around 09:30 hours.


  • 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


  • 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: PKMDAMB3A

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