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MOP 10- Chindwin River Cruise

16Days / 15Nights ( The tour can be flixible to meet your requirements )


Overview

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day 1 ( Yagon arrival )

Arrive Yangon and transfer to hotel. Meet at the Airport by our English speaking guide who will bring you to the Hotel and show you the highlights of Yangon. Sightseeing as time permits. Overnight Yangon.

day 2 ( Yangon - Kalay )

Morning flight to Kalay. After check in hotel, visit Shwebonthar Paya, Sagar Hla Paya Damaryon Kyaung.And Taung Bilar Taw Ya monastery. Visit beautiful TaungThar village. Overnight Kalay.

day 3 ( Kalay - Khine Ywar - Ma Sein - Tune Pin )

- Drive to Kalaywa, stop at pagoda on the hill near the river. Our chartered boat will be ready at Kalaywa Jetty. Visit Kine Ywar village opposite , well known for WW2 Japanese POW - of which many pined away and died in this village. People here believe firmly in nats (spirits).
Back to the boat to cruise up stream and lunch on board. Arrive at Ma Sein village, where all pagodas are dotted in line on the hill. Many old monastaries inside the village. Overnight at Tune Pin Village.

day 4 ( Tune Pin - Shar Pin - Inkone/InPauk )

Drive to Kalaywa, stop at pagoda on the hill near the river. Our chartered boat will be ready at Kalaywa Jetty. Visit Kine Ywar village opposite , well known for WW2 Japanese POW - of which many pined away and died in this village. People here believe firmly in nats (spirits).
Back to the boat to cruise up stream and lunch on board. Arrive at Ma Sein village, where all pagodas are dotted in line on the hill. Many old monastaries inside the village. Overnight at Tune Pin Village.

day 5 ( Innkone/InnPauk - Ha-Lo Island - Homalin )

These are two very religious villages. People here are richer than in other villages. Most of them are farmers who own the land they plough and they donate plenty during ceremonies. People here live in floating homes. They move towards to the hills whenever the tide rises and floods the place. There are a lot of fish to be caught. Overnight near Homalin.

day 6 ( Homalin - Maung Khan )

Morning sightseeing in the city, visit market & pagodas, Busy daily life on the sand banks. This is a Naga Village situated on the west bank of river with about 60 homes and 240 people, most of them are farmers and Baptists. Overnight at Maung Khan Village opposite Phar Poak Village.

day 7 ( Maung Khan - Tonheik - Thaung Htut )

It is a big village with many shops. People are relatively wealthy and the village streets are laid out in straight lines. This is where we turn the boat around and go downstream. This is the closest we get to India, the border is only 55 miles away by car. Many who fled the Japanese during WW2 on their way to India came through this village. There are many books in the monastery and monks here are well studied. One old monk had even studied in UK and the villagers are very proud of this. Overnight at Thaung Htut village

day 8 ( Thaung Htut - Maw Laik )

A big village, with a hospital and a police station .The village is situated on two hills with one pagoda at the eastern one ( called "Police Pagoda" being adjacent to the police station). The one on the western hill has ancient Buddha images and shrines for nats with the occasional festivals. The monastery is called "Four Storeys Monastery" and has famoulous ornamented ceilings. Proceed to Maw Laik, This city on the west bank was built during British colonial times. It is very well fire-protected, all houses are divided by lanes to avoid the spreading of flames and there are hand pumps to get water from the river. Can go around the city by horse carts and visit central market & the clock tower. Overnight Maw Laik.

day 9 ( Maw Laik - Kyi Taung Oo - King Ywar )

Sailing day, relaxing on the sun deck, enjoy the river view down stream, arrive Kyi Taung Oo village in the afternoon. After British occupation of Mandalay, some members of the royal family fled out here and lived here for the rest of their life. An opportunity to find some old royal family paraphrenalias in the monastary. Overnight at King Ywar village

day 10 ( King Ywar - Myin Thar )

King Ywar means "security guard village". Royal Families kept guards to protect the village against Indian invasions. Now it is a nice modern village. People here believe strongly in nats and have nat festivals during the summer. Proceed to Myin Thar, people here make bamboo rafts. Overnight Myin Thar.

day 11 ( Myin Thar - A-Myint )

Sailing day and observing daily life on the river. Overnight near A-Myint village, close to where the Chindwin and Ayarwaddy rivers meet.

day 12 ( A-Myint - Yandabo - OhnChaung )

The village is about 12 miles from Monywar. It has many ancient pagodas from 17th-19th Century. This is were all the downstream rafts end up, before ending up in one of the many bamboo-ware workshops or being distributed to the rest of the country. Can stroll in the village. Proceed to Yandabo, a historical name from the 2nd Anglo-Burman War. This is where the Burmese army fled upstream from the invading British fleet and where a truce was signed handing the Rakhine State and the Tenassarem Division over to the British. The main product here is pottery. Overnight near Ohnechaung village.

day 13 ( OhnChaung - Bagan )

The children here are not so shy, they like to take the hand of the visitor and show him around. And the local band, with traditional music are made entirely of female villagers. Overnight on the way to Bagan.

day 14 ( Bagan )

Disembark in Bagan and transfer to hotel. At convenience, conferring with the station guide,.suggetested sites are.....Arnandar, a whitewashd masterpiece of Mon architecture with four standing statues of Buddha. … Thatbyinnyu, known as Temple of Omniscience from1144…..Dhammayangyi, the most massive temple dating 1170....Lacquerware workshops and Buphaya on the bank of the mighty Irrawaddy River....Manuha Phaya , portraying His captivity as a POW while building the Pagoda is also an interesting site with Nanphaya adjacent to the former. Overnight Bagan.

day 15 ( Bagan - Yangon )

Morning flight to Yangon. The center of Yangon, Sule Pagoda, walk down to Yangon River to see the busy harbor area. Under shady trees, stop alongside Kandawgyi Lake to take photographs over the Lake towards Shwedagon. Visit Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda to see a huge reclining Buddha image. Enjoy the sunset at Shwedagon Pagoda, famous world wide - its golden stupa is the 'heart' of Buddhist Myanmar. Overnight Yangon.

day 16 ( Yangon Departure )

Car and guide will pick you up at the Hotel and transfer you to Yangon International Airport for your departure.


Our Service Include

  • Tours and transfers by comfortable car and flights
  • Accommodation at hotels including daily breakfast
  • Entrance fees
  • Excursions as specified with English speaking guide

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  • Meals other than mentioned
  • Drinks and personal expenses
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