IRRAWADDY PRINCESS II
Two Nights Mandalay To Bagan (Downriver)
Departing every Sunday (From Oct 2 to Apr 23)
Day 1 Mandalay - Mingun - Sagaing (21 MILES) (-, L, D)
Embarkation time is 10:00 at Shwekyetyet Jetty (Mandalay), Welcome Drink and briefing.
Sail upstream for about one and half hour we arrived at the MINGUN Pagoda Complex. Well known short trip to see the unfinished pagoda, the Mingun Bell, weighting 90 tones and the biggest hanging undamaged bell in the world and the "Home For The Aged". After lunch on board and continues downstream to Sagaing. Visit to Sagaing for about Two & half hour?s excursion by coach. Visiting the most important Buddhist Religion site. Back to the board and sail downstream. Enjoy the sunset over Sagaing Hill.
Moor overnight at a sandbank mid-stream. After dinner guests can enjoy a Traditional Dance. (if available).
Day 2 Sagaing - Yandabo Village (57 MILES) (B, L, D)
In the morning, cruising downstream to Yandabo Village. Sightseeing Yandabo Village. Dependant on the base economy is famous for the production of terracotta from the riverbank clay. We see the pottery making process at various stages. Yandabo, historically recognized for the signing of the Yandabo Treaty which took place under a tree on the riverbank in 1826 between the British and Royal Burmese House-hold of Ava. Shore excursion time is 1 hour. Back to board and cast off. Continue sailing downstream and moor overnight at near Chindwin confluence.
Day 3 Yandabo Village - Bagan (63 MILES) (B)
Cast off early morning, continue sailing downstream and approximately arrive to Bagan about 09:30 am. Disembark from board.