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

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Tour type

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Superior

Tour Period: 4 Days

English    Bagan, Mandalay

tour highlights

  • 3 Nights river cruise along the Ayeyarwaddy River from Bagan to Mandalay
  • Observing daily lifestyle of local people and visiting the pottery village Yandabo
  • Exploring quiet town Monywa and its outstanding attractions; Pho Win Taung and Thanbuddhe Pagoda
  • Take an authentic horse cart ride to make a tour in Ava
  • Relaxing atmosphere on the deck of the luxurious Paukan cruise

tour details

A relaxing cruise journey sailing upstream on the mighty Ayeyarwaddy river and enjoy the fascinating views around the water. Starting from the ancient capital Bagan, visit the riverside villages including Yandabo, a pottery village where the Peace Treaty was signed to stop the first Anglo-Burmese war in 1862, and continue sailing until you finally arrive in Mandalay. Explore Monywa with rarely-discovered destinations and the old town Ava where you will learn the ancient quality architecture.

Join In tour with departures as schedule.

The embarkation time is at 12:00 hours (check-in at 1:30 hours). On board, enjoy lunch and cruise upstream all day until you will make a stop at a riverside village for a walk. Moor overnight near the village.
Overnight on board
Arrive Yandabo in the morning, a picturesque village that specializes in Pot-Making, where the peace treaty of the First Anglo-Burmese war signed on Feb. 24, 1826. Go ashore for a walk through the village stopping to some pot-making workshops to learn their unique production technique, the school and the monastery. Cruise upstream the rest of the day, moor overnight near Myin Mu.
Overnight on board
Early morning drive by coach (approx. 1 'bd hours) to Monywa to visit the Po Win Taung cave where hundreds of Buddha Statues are placed inside niches decorated with wonderful mural paintings dated back. Serve Lunch at local restaurant in Win Unity Hotel in Monywa. After lunch, you will visit the splendid Thanbuddhe Kat Kyaw pagoda with its more than 500,000 Buddha images. Drive back to Myin Mu and Overnight night at River bank.
Overnight on board
Visit Ava by horse cart, visiting the beautiful 200-year-old teak Bagaya Kyaung Monastery, Nan Myint watchtower (27mt. high) and the Me Nu Oak Kyaung monastery. Return to ship and sail to Sagaing where you will disembark at Sagaing jetty at 12:30 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)
  • 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: PKBUANRMA

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