Myanmar

4-Day RV Paukan Cruise (Sri Kestra and Middle Burma_Salay to Pyay-Yangon) – Group Journey

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Tour type

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Superior

Tour Period: 4 Days

tour highlights

  • 3 Nights river cruise along the Ayeyarwaddy River from Salay to Yangon
  • Take a Tuk Tuk to explore the city of Magwe
  • Enjoy an authentic trishaw tour in Thayet and mini golf course
  • Explore the ancient city of Sri Ksetra with its beautiful ruined architecture and cultural heritages
  • Relaxing atmosphere on the deck of the luxurious Paukan cruise



tour details

During this 4-day cruise journey, you will get a perfect opportunity to explore the ancient ruins of Sri Ksetra, acknowledged by UNESCO. You will be offered a glimpse of an even older civilisation than those of Bagan or Mrauk U – that of the Pyu, who built this huge city between the 5th and 9th centuries. Enjoy the river scenery along the Ayeyarwaddy river whilst sailing through the stunning sites in central Myanmar. Tuk Tuk and trishaw tours in the cities of Magwe and Thayet will be the highlights and you will eventually end your journey in Yangon.

Join In tour with departures as schedule.

Embark the ship at a jetty in Salay at 10:30 hours and enjoy your welcome cocktail. Ship will be sailing downstream whilst lunch and dinner to be served on board.
Overnight on board
This morning, take a short trishaw tour to venture out into the district capitol city of Magwe. A short walk takes you to the local market. After spending some time to explore and shop at the market, board your trishaw for a ride through the city to visit Mya Tha Lun pagoda. Mya Tha Lun is a beautifully gilded stupa set atop Naguttama Hill which offers a wonderful view of the river and surrounding area. Enjoy sailing the whole afternoon with lecture "Myanmar: Past and Today".
Overnight on board
This morning, you will be put on Tuk Tuk to visit the charming town of Thayet, stopping at the oldest golf course of Myanmar with a fascinating history (guests may hit from the first tee). Then, visit the local market, passing colonial homes constructed during the British colonization of Burma. This afternoon, drive to Sri Ksetra, the fabulous and the largest ancient Pyu city that ruled in this area between the 5th and the 9th centuries. It is the site for much of the Pyu artistic legacy. Upon arrival, visit the well-documented Sri Ksetra Museum, full of excellent maps and artefacts including Hindu deities, Buddha images from as far back as the 6th century, Pyu beads, and silver coins. Back on board and farewell dinner to be followed.
Overnight on board
After your breakfast, enjoy a scenic drive from Prome to Yangon and continue your onward journey.

includes

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

excludes

Not included are:

  • Domestic airfare
  • Myanmar visa fee
  • Transfer to and ex boat
  • Surcharges for throughout guides (English and other languages)
  • Fuel surcharges if applicable
  • 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)

notes

Depending on water level, embarkation and disembarkation points can be changed.
    Tour code: RVPK3SKDW

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