4-Day RV Paukan Cruise_New Royal Myanmar (Downstream): Join In

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Tour type

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Superior

Tour Period: 4 Days

English    Mandalay, Bagan

tour highlights

  • 3 Nights river cruise along the Ayeyarwaddy River from Mandalay to Salay
  • Take an enchanting horse cart ride in the old city of Ava (Innwa)
  • Sightseeing in the quiet and off-the-beaten-track town, Monywa
  • Observing daily lifestyle of local people and visiting the pottery village Yandabo
  • Relaxing atmosphere on the deck of colonial style boats

tour details

You will experience the river life and visit villages off of the usual tourist trails adding to your trip an unforgettable experience. Board the boat from Mandalay and enjoy sailing towards Salay. On the way, visit the majestic town Ava and the secluded yet charming Monywa. Before you arrive into Salay, explore the famous pottery village Yandabo where the Peace Treaty was signed in 1862 to stop the Anglo-Burmese war.

Join In tour with departures as schedule.

Board the Ship at Sagaing Jetty at 10:30 hours and cast off at 11:00 hours. Welcome cocktail and lunch to be followed. Next you visit the ancient city of Ava, capital of the Burmese Kingdom from 1364 to 1841, by a traditional horse-cart visiting the beautiful 200-year-old teak Bagaya Kyaung Monastery, Nan Myint watchtower (27 m high) and the Me Nu Oak Kyaung monastery.
Overnight on board
Early morning drive by coach (approx. 2 'bd hours) to Monywa to visit the Pho Win Taung cave, where hundreds of Buddha Statues are placed inside niches decorated with wonderful mural paintings. Lunch will be served at local restaurant in Win Unity Hotel in Monywa. After that, visit the splendid Thanbuddhe Kat Kyaw pagoda with its more than 500,000 Buddha images.
Overnight on board
In the morning, arrive to riverside village Yandabo, a picturesque small village specializing in pottery, where the peace treaty of the First Anglo-Burmese war signed on Feb 24, in 1826. Explore the village and visit some pottery workshops to learn their unique pot making technique. Also, take some time to visit the school and the monastery. Continue sailing until late night. Afternoon excursion to a river village for a walk and observe their typical rural ways of life. Dinner to be followed by a Puppet Show performance sundeck.
Overnight on board
After breakfast, disembark at Salay Jetty at 09:00 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)
  • 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)


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

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