|Destination||:||BHAMO - MANDALAY|
|Duration||:||6 NIGHTS / 7 DAYS|
Day 1: Bhamo(-/-/D)
Embark the Amara River Cruise in the afternoon.
Day 2: Bhamo – Shwegu(B/L/D)
Set sail at 06:00 am. On the way, we will pass the beautiful Second Defile. The river banks become a steep cliff and the river bottom drops away to extreme depths. The river scene is amazing and offers beautiful scenery. In the afternoon, we arrive in Shwegu and visit the pagodas of Shwe Baw Kyunn on the opposite river bank of Shwegu, where the Amara will stop for overnight.
Day 3: Shwegu – Katha (B/L/D)
We leave Shwegu in the morning at 06:00 am. The scenery along the river is beautiful with small villages and dense tropical forest. This day is a good chance to see the famous Ayeyarwaddy Dolphin, quite common in this area. In the afternoon, we will reach Katha, a beautiful town with an interesting market, friendly people, and a unique atmosphere. Katha is known from the book “Burmese Days” written by George Orwell. Dinner and overnight on board the Amara.
Day 4: Katha – Tagaung (B/L/D)
Set sail at 06:00 am. Our journey will continue downstream until Tagaung, one of the oldest capitals of Myanmar. Proceed for sightseeing at Tagaung. Overnight and dinner on board the Amara just south of Tagaung.
Day 5: Tagaung – Kyaukmyaung (B/L/D)
Set sail at 06:00 am. We continued until Thabeikkyin. We will pass the Third Defile. This area is covered with dense teak forest. Sail downstream till Nwe Nyein (potery village) and sightseeing around New Nyein. Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 6: Kyaukmyaung – Mingun (B/L/D)
Set sail at 06:00 am downstream to Mingun and afternoon sightseeing Mingun Bell, weighing 90 tones and the biggest hanging undamaged bell in the world; Shin Phyume Pagoda, and the unfinished Mingun Pagoda, a colossal brick monument. Dinner and overnight on board the Amara near Mingun.
Day 7: Mingun - Mandalay Jetty(B/-/-)
Set sailing down to Mandalay. Disembark Mandalay Jetty at 08:00 am.