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  • Anawrahta Cruise 12 Days - Ayeyarwady Explorer

  • Anawrahta Cruise 12 Days - Ayeyarwady Explorer

  • Anawrahta Cruise 12 Days - Ayeyarwady Explorer

  • Anawrahta Cruise 12 Days - Ayeyarwady Explorer

  • Anawrahta Cruise 12 Days - Ayeyarwady Explorer

  • Anawrahta Cruise 12 Days - Ayeyarwady Explorer

Anawrahta Cruise 12 Days - Ayeyarwady Explorer

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Destinations:
Yangon - Anawrahta Cruise - Danuphyu - Hinthada District - Pyay - Thayet - Gwechaung Min Hla - Magway - Salay - Bagan - Pakokku - Inwa - Mingun -Mandalay
Duration:
12 days / 11 nights
Departure:

Yangon

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If you’ve been unsure about visiting Burma as it opens its doors to the world, our 12-day river cruise aboard the luxurious, all-suite Anawrahta – on the Ayeyarwady River – should spring you into action. Departing from Yangon, stopping at Bagan and ending in Mandalay, the Ayeyarwady Explorer does just that; explore; with excursions at all the major points of interest along the way. Spend the days watching scenes of river life passing by and venture ashore to discover small towns and famous monuments. On board, lectures and demonstrations provide an opportunity for a deeper understanding of Myanmar culture whilst fine dining and professional service ensure a memorable holiday.

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Highlights

 Spend 12 days cruising along the Ayeyarwady River - the lifeblood of Myanmar.

​ Enjoy luxurious stay on board the Anawrahta Cruise.

​ Admire timeless landscape of Myanmar - the Golden Land - at a relaxed pace.

​ See the contrast from the bustling former capital of Yangon filled with the excitement of what Myanmar’s future holds, to the rural areas where ox carts are still the local mode of transportation.

​ Immerse yourself in the history of the former British colony “Burma” and a rich culture of unique indigenous tribes found throughout the country.
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    Price Includes

    - Port tax $129 per passenger, subject to change without prior notice (levied by Myanmar Port Authorities and port taxes appear on our invoice).
    - All cruises include group shore-excursions
    - Entrance fees
    - Transportation
    - In-tour guide services (English speaking)
    - Taxes, fuel, river pilots, port dues.
    - Group transfers from/to the meeting point to/from embarkation/disembarkation point or vice versa.
    - Mineral water, coffee/tea, soft drinks and local beer is included all day.
    - Fruit juices are included in addition during breakfast and afternoon tea.
    - Inclusions for Anawrahta Suites - All Suite: Private butler service, balcony breakfast or in-suite dining, daily laundry service, daily newspaper delivered to suite room, complimentary mini bar, daily turn down gift, one private candle light dinner in the balcony, welcome fruit basket, flower and a bottle of Prosecco, complimentary tea/coffee making facility and spa services. Subject to change without prior notice.

    Price Excludes

    - Crew gratuities (8 USD – 10 USD per passenger/day are recommended).
    - Fuel surcharges, if any (see terms and conditionsPeak season surcharge at USD 175 per person for all cruises falling on Christmas and/or Eve New Year’s Eve.).
    - Other domestic/international fights.
    - Personal expense.

    Cancellation by Customer

    - For cancellations of bookings, the following charges will apply:
    - 90 days or more: 30% of the cruise price
    - 60 to 89 days: 50% of the cruise price
    - 30 to 59 days: 75% of the cruise price
    - Less than 30 days : 100% of the cruise price

    Children Policy

    - Minimum age of children allowed on the Anawrahta is 10 years old, in parents’ cabin and must occupy a separate bed and pay full rate.
    - Extra bed supplement is 60% off on contract cruise price (price per double cabin)

    After checking-in and a short Safety Briefing, you can enjoy a relaxing day's sailing, an ideal way to unwind after the busy streets of Yangon City. Enjoy spacious spa facilities (including the Ayeyarwady's Swedish-style sauna) and Jacuzzi-style swimming pool. For those wanting some mental stimulation, there will be the “Burmese-for-Beginners” language lessons during the morning and a lecture on the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company during the afternoon. We will pass through the Twante Canal which was built by the British between 1881 and 1883 to connect the Yangon River with the Irrawaddy River and shorten transit times for the steamers of the IFC; the biggest fleet of river ships ever seen.

    Meals: Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Anawrahta Cruise
    Yangon to Bo Myat Tun = 78 miles (125.6 km) Meals: Lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.
    ​Early-morning yoga is available as we sail for Danuphyu.This town, which receives very few visitors, is where the revered General Maha Bandula led a Burmese defensive against the British troops during the Anglo-Burmese war. Visit the war memorial and get a taste for village life by visiting a local cigar-making family followed by a stop in a tea shop, an integral part of daily life in Myanmar.

    After lunch on board there will be an explanation and demonstration concerning the ancient habit of betel-chewing. (Tasting is optional.)

    Continue cruising with afternoon tea and a discussion on Burmese literature on offer for those who interested.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Anawrahta Cruise
    Bo Myat Tun to Danuphyu = 18 miles (29 km) Danuphyu to Hinthada = 43 miles (69 km) Meals: Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.
    ​Early-morning yoga is available as we continue northwards. Again, relaxation is the order of the day simply watching the life on the riverbanks slipping by. A second “Burmese-for Beginners” is on offer this morning, followed by a Book Review, looking at classic and current literature available on this fascinating country. Early in the afternoon there will be a demonstration of “Myanmar Traditional Dress” and, to continue the cultural theme, this afternoon's lecture will be entitled “Myanmar Ways of Life”. A Cocktail Party before dinner will give you a chance to wear your traditional “longyi”.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Anawrahta Cruise
    Hinthada to Lat Pan Phu = 92 miles (148 km) Meals: Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.
    Early this morning, our cruise will dock in Pyay where you will disembark for a shore excursion.
    After breakfast, yoga session can again start your day before disembarking. We will also visit the ancient Pyu city of Sri Ksetra which is nearby and was granted World Heritage Status in 2014.

    After lunch and afternoon tea there will be a lecture entitled “Myanmar, Past and Present” which will give an overview of the history of this complicated country, including a look at the present situation.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Anawrahta Cruise
    Htonebo to Pyay = 29 miles (46.6 km) Pyay to Thayet = 40 miles (64.4 km) Meals: Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner
    This morning there will be the opportunity to stretch your legs in the morning and walk in the colonial-period town of Thayet. Like many Asian countries, the cool of the morning sees small towns and villages at their busiest and there is also an ideal light for photography. After lunch, things will be a little warmer for the first of the two forts we will see this afternoon – Gwechaung Fort – for which you will experience very local transport (ox-drawn carts); while the second, Minhla Fort, is just a short walk along the riverbank from mooring place for tonight. These forts were built by Italian engineers working for King Mindun to protect the Kingdom of Ava from British invasion.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Anawrahta Cruise
    Thayet to Gwechaung = 49.5 miles (79.6 km) Gwechaung to Minhla = 4.5 miles (7.2 km) Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
    Early in the morning, our cruise will set sail toward Magway (Magwe). Using local motorized ‘tuk tuk’, visit the vibrant morning market in town and famed Myathalon Pagoda, a golden stupa on the bank of the river.
    Back on the ship, there will be the final “Burmese-for-Beginners” lesson where you can learn how to write your own name in beautiful Burmese script.

    After lunch our Chefs will have a Burmese Cookery Demonstration and following Afternoon Tea there will be a lecture entitled “History of Bagan”.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Anawrahta Cruise
    Minhla to Magwe = 18 miles (29 km) Magwe to Salay = 64 miles (103 km) Meals: Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner
    In the morning, disembark in the Salay (Sale). Start our tour explore this sleepy riverside town. Visit Youqsonkyaung, a the 19th century wooden monastery and now run by the Department of Archaeology as a museum. A short distance away is the Mann Paya, home to a huge statue of the Buddha, unusually made from lacquer.
    Enjoy lunch while cruising through the hills of Chuak, birthplace of “British Petroleum” and still producing oil today.

    In the afternoon, we will arrive in Bagan where there will be a Sunset Tour of this incredible area, starting with the mysterious Dhammayangyi, the majestic Ananda and continuing on to see the pretty Sulamani, before finishing at one of the “sunset” pagodas.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Anawrahta Cruise
    Salay to Bagan = 30 miles (48.3 km) Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
    Today enjoy a full day shore excursion of Bagan and its surroundings.
    After breakfast, visit the bustling local market in Nyaung-U and the revered Shwezigon Pagoda. Then you will make a visit to one of the famous lacquer ware shops where the fascinating production techniques of this ancient craft will be explained. After seeing the fine frescoes inside the Wetkyi-In Gubyaukgyi Pagoda you will return to the ship for lunch.

    In the afternoon, there are 02 options:

    - The first is a visit to sacred Mount Popa, an extinct volcano which is believed by the Burmese to be home to their animist spirits the Nats. This will include a stop at a Toddy Palm plantation.

    - The second option will explore the area around Myinkaba Village. Here you will visit the Manuha Pagoda which dates from 1059 and is where King Anawrahta imprisoned the Mon King, Manuha. A short distance away is the beautiful architecture of the Gubyaukyi temple. The tour will then move to the area around Minnanthu Village and will include a walk through the village itself.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Anawrahta Cruise
    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    After the busy touring of the preceding days, today is another chance to simply relax on the Sun Deck, watching the unfolding scenery slip past and returning the waves of the village children on the riverbanks. During the morning there will be the opportunity for a Ship Tour and an afternoon lecture on the “History of Mandalay”.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Anawrahta Cruise
    Pakkoku to Lat Pan Sin = 81 miles (130.4 km) Meals: Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner
    After breakfast, leave the ship for a horse-drawn carriage tour of the ancient capital of Inwa (Ava), home to the Burmese Kings for many centuries. A coach will then take you across the river to Sagaing using a bridge built by the Colonial British in 1934. Here you will visit a silversmith, seeing techniques unchanged for centuries. Back on board lunch will be served as we sail on to reach Mingun, site of the huge unfinished pagoda of King Bodawpaya and the world's biggest un-cracked bell. Here there will be an early-afternoon walking tour to see these sights and also visit the Myatheindan Pagoda, built in 1816 and painted white as a representation of the mythological Buddhist mountain, Mount Meru.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Anawrahta Cruise
    Lat Pan Sin to Inwa = 11 miles (17.7 km) Ava to Mingun = 17 miles (27.4 km) Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
    A short, early-morning sail across the river will see us berthed at Mandalay City at about 08:30. A morning tour will show you the main sites of this fabled city including the Kuthodaw Pagoda (“the world’s biggest book”), the atmospheric Shwenandaw Monastery, which used to be part of King Mindon’s living quarters and where he died in 1878, the reconstruction of the Royal Palace and the view from the top of the famous Mandalay Hill.

    In the afternoon the tour will continue to show you the highly revered, gold-encrusted Buddha at the Mahamuni Temple. You will also see gold-leaf beating, visit a silk-weaving factory, pass through dusty streets filled with marble-carving workshops and finish the afternoon with sunset at the famous 200 year old, teak, “U Bein’s Bridge”. Farewell Dinner and evening entertainment on board.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Anawrahta Cruise
    Mingun to Mandalay = 6 miles (9.7 km) Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
    After breakfast, say goodbye to the staff as you check-out. Disembark in Mandalay. From here you can continue with your individual onward journey to explore the Golden Land.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: NA

    Important Notes:

    PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
    In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice.


    Price Includes

    - Port tax $129 per passenger, subject to change without prior notice (levied by Myanmar Port Authorities and port taxes appear on our invoice).
    - All cruises include group shore-excursions
    - Entrance fees
    - Transportation
    - In-tour guide services (English speaking)
    - Taxes, fuel, river pilots, port dues.
    - Group transfers from/to the meeting point to/from embarkation/disembarkation point or vice versa.
    - Mineral water, coffee/tea, soft drinks and local beer is included all day.
    - Fruit juices are included in addition during breakfast and afternoon tea.
    - Inclusions for Anawrahta Suites - All Suite: Private butler service, balcony breakfast or in-suite dining, daily laundry service, daily newspaper delivered to suite room, complimentary mini bar, daily turn down gift, one private candle light dinner in the balcony, welcome fruit basket, flower and a bottle of Prosecco, complimentary tea/coffee making facility and spa services. Subject to change without prior notice.

    Price Excludes

    - Crew gratuities (8 USD – 10 USD per passenger/day are recommended).
    - Fuel surcharges, if any (see terms and conditionsPeak season surcharge at USD 175 per person for all cruises falling on Christmas and/or Eve New Year’s Eve.).
    - Other domestic/international fights.
    - Personal expense.

    Cancellation by Customer

    - For cancellations of bookings, the following charges will apply:
    - 90 days or more: 30% of the cruise price
    - 60 to 89 days: 50% of the cruise price
    - 30 to 59 days: 75% of the cruise price
    - Less than 30 days : 100% of the cruise price

    Children Policy

    - Minimum age of children allowed on the Anawrahta is 10 years old, in parents’ cabin and must occupy a separate bed and pay full rate.
    - Extra bed supplement is 60% off on contract cruise price (price per double cabin)

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