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Enjoy your holiday by board Belmond Orcaella to explore Myanmar, the golden land. Coming to Myanmar, you will have chance to visit numerous ancient temples, pagodas, and monasteries, its magnificent beauty of architectural style. Additionally, the trip will become more interesting by discovering Myanmar customs and traditional culture through tasting Burmese food, trying the traditional dress “longyi” folk dance, puppet show as well as visiting traditional craft workshop.That is the most memorable experience in your trip.
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Activities: Yangon arrival, visit Kandawgyi Park, Shwedagon pagoda, have dinner in Burmese restaurant
You will be picked up by tour guide and car driver at Yangon International Airport and then transferred to hotel for check in. Room is at your disposal from 14.00 onwards.
After that, we will pay a visit to Kandawgyi Park, a famous place in Yangon. Here you will enjoy the serene atmosphere of the large lake, home of many different kinds of beautiful flowers and rare animals as well as watch the glittering Karaweik barge and especially have a good view of Shwedagon pagoda.
The next visit is Shwedagon Pagoda, the most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar. You will immerse in the shimmering landscape of Shwedagon pagoda, which is a magnificent golden pagoda on the top of Singuttara Hill. It is said that this pagoda is dated back from 2500 years ago and it stored the hair relics of the Buddha. Now, it becomes one of the most spectacular religious architecture in the world as well as the pride of Myanmar.
Have a delicious welcome dinner in Burmese Restaurant.
Transfer back to the hotel. Overnight in Yangon.
Activities: Journey on Board Belmond Orcaella to Bagan
You will experience an excellent journey on Board Belmond Orcaella River cruise. Enjoy a relaxing lunch as you begin your cruise to Bagan. You can admire a magnificent prospect of small villages and farms along the bank of Ayeyarwady River.
During the journey, you will also enjoy fascinating lectures about the old buildings. Especially, you have chance to attend a welcome cocktail party before dinner and listen to an introductory part of the ship’s officers from Executive Chef and team.
Activities: Visit Danuphyu town, General Maha Bandula memorial at Pali University, a cheroot maker and local tea shop. Enjoy traditional Myanmar folk dancing
Have breakfast and start discovering the remote town of Danuphyu which is known for a historic fierce defense against the British during the first Anglo-Burmese War.
You will visit Pali University to contemplate the memorial of General Maha Bandula, a celebrated national hero. Continue the trip to a cheroot making workshop where traditional cheroot cigars are made and local tea shops.
Back on board, you will enjoy tea-breakand listen to a lecture on Burmese poets and writers.
Following dinner, the performance of traditional Myanmar folk dance brings you wonderful moment after a full day cruising.
Activities: Relaxing on board with several activities
Today is a free at leisure on board for relaxing on the way cruising to Pyay. You can see the view or listen to the sound of the river. Besides, you can find a range of entertainment on the board to ensure the trip comfortable such as cookery, astrology and “longyi” (traditional dress) performance. Especially, you can try wearing the dress of “longyi” at this evening cocktail party before dinner.
Activities: Pyay arrival, visit Shwesadaw pagoda, Sri Ksetra. Enjoy afternoon in Board Belmond Orcaella
Arriving Payay, we visit Shwesadaw Pagoda, one of the most important pilgrimage locations for Buddhists in Burma. Here you will also see ten-storey high statue of Buddha in Sri Ksetra.
Transfer back to Board Belmond Orcaella for the rest of the afternoon to enjoy the beautiful landscapes while cruising.
Activities: Visit Gwechaung village, have dinner at Min Hla Fort
After spending the whole morning for sailing; we will visit the ancient Gwechaung village in the afternoon by ox-cart to explore the daily life of locals in the countryside along the banks of Ayeyarwady River.
In the evening, you will have a nice dinner at Min Hla Fort, the historic site associated to a major battle in the Third Anglo-Burmese War.
Activities: Arrive at the trade port of Magwe, Myathalon pagoda, enjoy Myanmar puppet show
Arriving at the trade port of Magwe in the morning, we continue your trip to the traditional market by tuk-tuk tour. It will be an excellent experience. Then, you will admire the sacred beauty of Myathalon pagoda which is built on the edge of the steep bank of the Ayeyarwady River at Magwe.
You will have a further afternoon to relax on the board with tea break. Additionally, you also have a great opportunity to witness a unique tradition, Myanmar puppet show following the dinner. In legend, puppet drama appeared in the eleventh century;it educates people and highlights the social affairs of the people in Burma.
Activities: Visit the monastery Yout-Saun-Kyaung, visit some highlights of Bagan and have lunch in Sunset Garden
Start a wonderful day by the trip to Sale in the morning in order to contemplate teak-built monastery Yout-Saun-Kyaung which was built in 1882 AD and located on the eastern bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River. Surely, you will be attracted by the impressive sculptures woodcarvings as well as its architecture. After that, continue the trip by bus to the highlighted destinations of Bagan. Lunch will be severed at Sunset Garden Restaurant in Bagan, which has a beautiful view over the river.
Activities: Transfer to Bagan, visit Shwezigon Pagoda, local market, Min Nan Thu village, discover Gu Byauk Gyi and Pwa Saw village or travel around the city by horse or bicycle
This day is really interesting with a morning tour of Bagan. Visit to the Shwezigon Pagoda, which is the holiest pagoda in Bagan, known as a central of prayers and commenced by King Anawrahta during 11th century. Continue the trip to the local market and Min Nan Thu village where you can experience a simple life with friendly people.
The afternoon excursion is wonderful with two activities that you can choose by yourself. The first choice, you will visit Gu Byauk Gyi and Paw Saw villages, the concentration of ancient temples in Bagan. Another choice, you will enjoy an interesting time when traveling around the city by horse, cart or bicycle.
In the evening, enjoy your final onboard dinner which is preceded by a farewell cocktail party and several entertainment.
PRIVATE TOUR RATE: Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person double occupancy
Land Tour/ pp
1 Domestic Flights/ pp
20th August 2017
Wonderful cruise in Bagan
30th June 2017
Very helpful and friendly!
10th July 2017
Circle line Train
8th May 2017
Fantastic holiday in Bagan and cruise to Mandalay
23rd March 2017
2 good tours
7th March 2017
9th January 2017
Great staff, good horseback tour
20th December 2016
2 days in Yangon, Myanmar
2nd December 2016
23rd October 2016
3rd October 2016
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