Pandaw Expeditions Irrawaddy Cruise

Day 1 : Fly to Rangoon (Yangon)
Fly to Rangoon.
 
Day 2 : Rangoon
Arrive in Rangoon and transfer to The Savoy Hotel for 2 nights.
 
Day 3 : Rangoon
Full-day tour of Rangoon, including its colonial buildings, Sule pagoda, Kandawgyi lake and the magnificent Shwedagon pagoda. (B)
 
Day 4 : Fly to Mandalay
Early morning flight to Mandalay. Continue to the jetty and board your Pandaw cruise for a 7-night cruise on the Irrawaddy river. Lunch is on board, followed byan afternoon coach tour of Mandalay, visiting Mandalay fort and some craft workshops. (B, L, D)
 
Day 5 : Mingun
Today you will make an early start, entering the first of the three gorges along the river. Cruise to Mingun to view the pagoda here and the largest working bell in the world. You will also visit the Mingun Old Peoples' Home, originally established with the assistance of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company in the 1930s. (B, L, D)
 
Day 6 : Potteries near Kyauk-myoung
Visit the potteries near Kyauk-myoung, where the famous 50 gallon water pots are made by hand. You will see all stages of their manufacture, from the initial throwing of the pots to the week-long firing process in huge kilns. (B, L, D)
 
Day 7 : Mandalay
Disembark in Mandalay for an early morning excursion to visit Sagaing Hill, home to hundreds of monasteries, some 6,000 monks and nuns, and 500 stupas. Continue to Inwa (Ava), an ancient city that served as Burma's (Myanmar’s) capital for nearly 400 years, and Amarapura, Burma's penultimate royal capital, home to the large Mahagandayon monastery. The day ends with a visit to U Bein Bridge in time for sunset. (B, L, D)
 
Day 8 : Yandabo
Continue downstream this morning and stop at Yandabo, a picturesque river village where the peace treaty of the first Anglo-Burmese war was signed. Yandabo is a small rural village famous for making pots. You will visit the Pandaw school with its new dispensary, both built with donations from previous Pandaw passengers. (B, L, D)
 
Day 9 : Pakokku
Today you will visit Pakokku, a small town on the west bank of the Irrawaddy which is often used as a stopping point for travellers heading south to Pagan (Bagan). Disembark and take a tuk-tuk to visit the town centre and the local markets. (B, L, D)
 
Day 10 : Pagan
Spend a full day discovering a selection of the 2,000 listed pagodas and temples in Pagan. Highlights may include the Ananda temple, arguably the most beautiful temple in Pagan and a masterpiece of Mon architecture; Htilominlo temple, the tallest in Pagan with a height of 46 metres; Dhammayangyi temple, one of the largest structures in Pagan and with a similar architectural plan to Ananda temple; and Shwesandaw pagoda, a graceful, circular pagoda. (B, L, D)
 
Day 11 : Fly to Rangoon
Check out of your cabin after breakfast and disembark at the jetty in Pagan. Ttransfer to the airport for your flight to Rangoon. On arrival, transfer to The Savoy Hotel for an overnight stay. (B)
 
Day 12 : Fly home
Transfer to the airport and fly to your next destination. (B)
 
As per itinerary :- B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner.
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 Signature Experiences
  • Charming and relaxed cruising atmosphere
  • Food, local drinks and crew tips all included
  • Tour the temples of Pagan (Bagan) and the monasteries of Mandalay
  • Discover Rangoon’s (Yangon’s) colonial heritage on a guided walking tour
 
 What's included
  • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
  • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
  • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
  • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
  • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable
 
Note : Hotels are subject to availability at the time of booking.
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 Payments
  • 80 days or more before date of departure: 25% of total cost
  • 79 - 40 days before date of departure: 50% of total cost
  • 39 - 20 days before date of departure: 100% of total cost
Important: The booking stands liable to be cancelled if 100% payment is not received 20 days prior to departure date and received amount will be fully forfeited.
 
 Cancellation
If you Cancel your Holiday
You or any member of your party may cancel their travel arrangements at any time. Written notification or an e-mail to that effect from the person who made the booking must be received at our office. The cancellation charges applicable are as per the published cancellation policy below:
 
Cancellation charges per person
  • 80 days or more before date of departure: 25% of total cost
  • 79 - 60 days before date of departure: 50% of total cost
  • 59 - 31 days before date of departure: 75% of total cost
  • 30 - 1 days before date of departure: 100% of total cost
If we change or cancel your holiday
  • We do plan the arrangements in advance. It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your travel arrangements.
  • Occasionally, we may have to make changes and we reserve the right to do so at any time. If there are any changes, we will advise you of them at the earliest possible date.
  • We also reserve the right under any circumstances to cancel your travel arrangements by assigning reasons to you.
  • If we are unable to provide the booked travel arrangements due to reasons beyond our control (e.g. bad weather):We shall first try to offer alternative dates for the tour if the tour hasn’t already commenced.
  • If the tour has already commenced, then we shall refund the booking price/fee charged to you on a pro-rata basis depending on the portion of the tour utilized by you.
  • In all circumstances, however, our liability shall be limited to refunding to you the price we charged as tour fees.
If you want to change your holiday plan
After confirmation of services, if you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way (e.g. your chosen departure date or accommodation), we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may not always be possible. Any request for changes must be in writing from the person who made the booking. All cost incurred due to amendment will be borne by you.
 
All booking vouchers and tickets will be provided 3 days before departure.
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  • HolidaysAt provide fully escorted tour packages specially for womens.
  • We consider special care about our women / traveler security during your tour package.
  • All the tours are specifically designed keeping your security in mind.
  • We planned tours that include a balance of activities and leisure time along with carefully selected destinations.
  • Still you feel uncomfortable at any place, contact your dedicated manager and he will take care of everything, so that you can enjoy your trip.
 Disabled / Senior Citizen Persons :
 
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  • We consider special care about Disabled / Senior Citizen traveler security during the tour.
  • All the tours are specifically designed keeping your challenges in mind.
  • We planned tours that include a balance of activities and leisure time along with carefully selected destinations.
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