Day 01: MANDALAY (MINGUM) (D)
Check in and embark at Mandalay jetty at 16:00, enjoy welcome drinks and settle in your cabin. The boat slowly sails upstream towards Mingun for approximately 1h30. While cruising along the fascinating scenes of Ayarwaddy, enjoy an aperitif on the upper deck and watch the sunset on the river. Dinner and overnight onboard near Mingun.
Day 02: MINGUN-MANDALAY-AVA (B, L, BBQ DINNER)
Breakfast will be served on the sun deck from 07:00. At 08:00, visit the village of Mingun before the flow of visitors arrives from MandalayVisit Pondawphaya, Settawya, Pahtodawgyi pagodas and the legendary Mingun Bell (which weighs around 90 tons) one of the largest intact ringingbells in the world. The bell was destined to King Bodawpaya’s Pahtodawgyi brick pagoda which could have been the highest in the world if the project had not been halted because of the King’s deep superstitions Around 11:00, back onboard and sail towards Ava. Lunch will be served during navigation. Around 15:00, visit the Island of Ava by horse carriage, including stops at famous Bagaya Kyaung & Me Nu Oak Kyaung Monasteries. After the day’s visits, navigate upstream to Sagaing for an exclusive BBQ Dinner on a Sand Beach facing the hilltops dotted with white and gold pagodas. Overnight onboard.
Day 03: MANDALAY (Disembark) (B)
Breakfast on board, cruise back to Mandalay and disembark at 10:00. Depending on customers’ program,time and jetty can be adjustable. (Disembarking earlier in Sagaing is recommended if customers need to catch an early flight). End of the cruise service.