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

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Tour type

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Luxury

Tour Period: 3 Days

tour highlights

  • 2 Night river cruising along the Ayeyarwaddy River from Mandalay to Bagan
  • Relax watching the beautiful river scenery along the way
  • Sightseeing in Mingun and Ava, with full of cultural heritages and unique architectures

tour details

The Strand Cruise is one of the luxury cruise to sail on the magnificent Ayeyarwady River. This is a downstream cruise tour from Mandalay to Bagan. Start your tour with visit to Mandalay and its countryside area, including Mingun and Ava before disembarkation at Bagan.

Join In tour with departure on Friday.

Embark the luxurious Strand Cruise before enjoying a welcome breakfast at U Bein Bridge.
Overnight on board. Visit the magnificent Mahamuni Pagoda and Shwe In Bin monastery, a beautifully carved teak monastery. After enjoying lunch aboard, sail to Mingun, one of the country's former capitals, where you will witness and visit the unfinished pagoda, as well as the Hsinbyume Pagoda and Mingun bell.
Overnight on board
This morning, pay a visit to Ava, the ancient imperial capital of successive Burmese kingdoms from the 14th to 19th centuries. Horse carts await the ship to transport guests for a delightful ride through the naturally preserved Ava landscape and key landmarks. Visit Yadana Shemee and Wingaba temple. Back on board, lunch is served on the Sundeck while enjoying the beautiful landscape passing by as the ship cruises onwards to the ancient city of Bagan.
Overnight on board
After a healthy breakfast on board, disembark in Bagan where guests will then be accompanied to the airport or their hotel in Bagan.


Our tour prices are included of:

  • Accommodation in twin/sharing cabin (or single cabin)
  • Pickup and drop-off at the hotel or at the airport
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • All entrance fees for the places as mentioned in the program
  • Local soft drinks & local beer. House wine during meals
  • Tours with English-speaking on board guide (all tours are join-in)/language guides can be provided on request subject to availability
  • Service charges, room tax
  • Port charges


Not included are:

  • International & Domestic flights
  • Medical Services, travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, including repatriation, in the event of accident or illness) of all kinds or visas fees
  • Transfer to and ex boat
  • Extra optional excursions/activities
  • Surcharges for throughout guides (English and other languages)
  • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, telephone calls, spa treatments, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
  • Drinks with meals


Depending on water level, embarkation and disembarkation points can be changed.
    Tour code: STR2MBDW

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