3 Single For Guests: 10 SQ.MT / 107 SQ. FT. 4 Single For Guides/TL: 8 SQ.MT / 86 SQ. FT.
These cruises have been designed to be a relaxing interlude during a tour of Myanmar. You will experience the river life and visit villages off of the usual tourist trails adding to your trip an unforgettable experience.
The embarkation time is 11.30 hrs at Bagan - Thar Yar Waddy Jetty and cast off after half an hour. TRANSFER : Transfer from airport or hotel to Jetty can be arranged at supplement upon request. Pls note that it takes approximately 30 minuts drive from Airport and Hotel to ship (Thar Yar Waddy Jetty). Please note: We are not able to accept early arrival before 11:30 am. Welcome Cocktail and briefing in the Saloon or Sundeck followed by Lunch. In the late afternoon stop in a typical river village
Cruise all day with stop enroute in the morning to visit Yandabo, a typical river village specializing in Pot-Making, where the peace treaty of the First Anglo-Burmese war was signed on Feb. 24, 1826. We visit the Pot workshops and the monastery. Moor overnight nearby a village (Ywar Thit Gyi or Pauk Myaing Pauk Taw) few miles away from Ava Bridge
Enjoy the sunrise. After an early breakfast, the passengers will disembark at Sagaing Jetty (Thursday only) or Gawein jetty (Sunday Only) at around 09.30hrs. TRANSFER : Transfer to the Mandalay Int'l Airport or hotel in Mandalay can be arranged at supplement upon request. Pls take note that it takes around 1 hr drive for transfer from ship (Sagaing) to Mandalay Int'l Airport or hotel in Mandalay. It takes approximately 1 hr drive for transfer from ship (Gawein) to Mandalay Int'l Airport and 30 minuts to hotel in Mandalay.
Itineraries are subject to change.
Vessel Type: River Cruise Length: 11.5 metres Passenger Capacity: 55 Built: 2007 RV Paukan was built in 2007 at the Myanmar Shipyards in Yangon for Ayravata Cruises. Paukan might be the younger sister ship to the Pandaw which was built in 1947, but she is a bigger vessel at 183ft (55.78m) in length. Her beam is 38ft (11.58m) and draft is 3.09ft (1.14m). She runs on diesel engines, with a speed of 10 knots. Safety and emergency equipment are in place, as well as reliable communication systems. The lovely Paukan is a boutique hotel on the river, beautifully furnished with a unique combination of modern and traditional motifs. The timber-walled cabins are furnished with colonial style cupboards, dresser and doors while the ceiling is traditional Myanmar. The single or double beds are proper and comfortable ones and not mere bunks, enough room for 55 passengers who will be looked after by a 30-member crew. For luxury-living, Paukan has suites, deluxe or superior cabins as well as singles for guest or guides. There are two massage rooms on the lower deck offering traditional Myanmar massage designed to give soothing relaxation. The sun deck has a stage for cultural performances, and a bar and lounge for relaxation and fun. The upper deck has a lecture / movie room with lcd projector and lcd TV screen. Meals in the dining room on the main deck will include both East and West cuisine, and dinner menus of delicious dishes. Vegetarian meals can be prepared when informed in advance. The price is inclusive of transfer between the ship and airport, all meals, sightseeing tours and entrance fees at monuments.
• Explore Bagan • Visit Yandabo • Discover Mandalay