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GRAND VOYAGE Of THE CHINDWIN RIVER

A River Journery to discover the hidden treasures of the Golden Land

Chindwin is a river less travelled, and apart from its religious monuments it offers spectacular sceneries as It meanders through beautiful valleys and jungles, lofty blue mountains rising in the distance or towering over towns and villages on the banks.
The cruise begins from Bagan and we will sail the Chindwin up to the Teak town of Mawlaik our turnaround point. We disembark in Monywa from where we will drive to Mandalay.
We visit remote villages and towns with beautiful and whimsical pagodas and monastery probably the most preserved of Myanmar; the ancient cave pagodas of Hpowintaung and Shwebataung with hundreds of Buddha images and paintings; the Sambuddhay Pagoda of Monywa, a complex of buildings covered with nearly 600,000 Buddha images.


(Bagan – Pakkoku - Pakhan-Gyi - Monywa – Mingit - Kalewa – Mawlayik – Mandalay)
Duration: 10 Days/ 9 Nights * Vessel: RV PAUKAN 1947
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Myanmar Days (10 Nights)

Discover Mandalay and its historic sites located along the river, sail up to the spectacular Irrawaddy 2nd Defile. The journey begins or ends at the historic capital of Bagan. Stops include visits of Ava, Amarapura, Mingun, the pottery village of Kyaw Myaung and the colonial town of Katha.
We offer optional pre/post land arrangements in Yangon and to complete the visit of Myanmar an extension to Inle Lake which is not to be missed.

Upstream

(Bagan-Yandabo - Monywa - Ava – Amarapura- Upper Irrawaddy (Kyaw Myaung- Second Defile-Katha) - Mingun- Mandalay)
Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights

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Downstream

(Mandalay - Upper Irrawaddy (Kyaw Myaung-Second Defile- Katha) - Mingun – Ava - Amarapura - Monywa - Yandabo - Bagan)
Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights

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Built in Scotland on the Clyde
in 1947 by the famous ship-builder
Yarrow & Co with the same design of
the pre-war Quarter Wheller
steamers of the Irrawaddy Flotilla
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