Luxury River Cruises Myanmar – Proniti Travel

Tour Route Mandalay To Bagan (4 Days)

Cruise Info

  • Route Info
  • Wonders and Vistas of the royal capital


    Our journey through this Golden Land commences with a leisurely breakfast alongside Taungthaman Lake in Mandalay, allowing you an opportunity to meet fellow passengers prior to commencing the tour of this exciting city.


    The morning tour commences with a visit to the world-famous U Bein Bridge in Amarapura, one of the oldest teak bridges in the world, and a landmark of the area for over a century, after which we continue to the Mahamuni Temple, the second most revered shrine in the country, and said to be one of five likenesses of the historical Buddha. The remainder of the morning is spent exploring the city, as well as a visit to Shwe In Bin Kyaung monastery, which dates from the 1890’s and is regarded as an oasis of calm amidst the bustle of the city.


    We board the R.V Strand, where the crew will be waiting to greet you and direct you to your cabin, after which a safety briefing and introduction will be held on the sun deck.


    Lunch is served as we set sail for Mingun on the Ayeyarwady River.


    The R.V Strand will moor in Mingun during the course of the afternoon, and passengers will disembark to explore this interesting city, a former capital of Myanmar during the reign of King Bodawpaya, and home to the Pahtodawgyi stupa, standing 500 feet high.
    We journey to the sites by local tuk-tuk, and visit the world famous Mingun Bell, once the world’s largest functioning bell, after which we visit Paya Hsinbyume, an impressive whitewashed terrace representing the seven mountain ranges around Mount Meru, an integral part of the Buddhist universe.


    Enjoy a sundowner or a Signature Strand cocktail as you admire the majestic sunset.


    A Barbeque dinner will be served on the sandbank, allowing you the opportunity to dine al fresco under the stars.

  • View and waves of the river


    Enjoy a leisurely breakfast.


    The ancient city of Ava, which dates from the 14th century and was once a prominent capital in Imperial times has been ravaged by successive wars and natural disasters, and today much of what remains are the ruins of an abandoned kingdom. Journey through this historical city on horse cart through endless banana plantations, and immerse yourself in the splendor of Yedanasini Pagoda and Bagaya Kaung, one of Myanmar’s finest teak monasteries.


    A light lunch is served at “Noodles Shop”.


    Experience Myanmar cooking first-hand with our on-board cooking demonstration.

    The remainder of the day is spent sailing towards the ancient capital of Bagan, so relax and enjoy an afternoon beside the swimming pool, indulge in a massage or just experience the passing landscape of this beautiful countryside.


    Enjoy a sundowner or a Signature Strand cocktail as you admire the majestic sunset as we prepare to moor for the night.

    19:30 to 21:30

    A light dinner is served, after which guests are welcome to enjoy a drink in the bar, relax and enjoy a tranquil evening with fellow passengers.

  • A Historical Pilgrimage in Bagan


    Enjoy a leisurely breakfast.


    The R.V Strand arrives in Bagan, and after breakfast we commence our tour of this world-famous archaeological zone, which is home to more than 2500 temples and stupas, dating from the 10th century. This world heritage site, once said by Marco Polo to be “one of the finest sights in the world” offers visitors the opportunity to experience the sheer magnificence and architectural splendor created more than 250 years ago, depicting such wonders as the Ananda Temple and the gilded Shwezigon Pagoda, an original construction built by King Anawrahta, a founder of the Bagan Empire.


    We return to the R.V Strand, and enjoy an opportunity to relax with light refreshments and a Thai lunch is served.


    The afternoon is spent exploring a few of the highlights of the Bagan region, including the Sulamani Temple, regarded as one of the most refined within the heritage site, reflected in its direct translation as “crowning jewel”, and the renowned Gubyaukgyi Temple, built in 1113, famed for its murals lining the main hall, depicting some exceptional stucco decorations as part of the Bagan tour.


    Enjoy a sundowner or a Signature Strand cocktail as you admire the majestic sunset, with a backdrop of the surrounding temples and stupas.


    We commence the evening entertainment with a traditional Myanmar Culture show.


    A Celebratory French tasting menu is served in The Strand Restaurant.

  • 07h00-09h00

    Enjoy a leisurely breakfast prior to disembarkation.


    Transfer arrangements are in place as you commerce your onward journey, and the crew of The R.V Strand bid you farewell.

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