Journey along the Irrawaddy - Upstream
From Bagan to Mandalay
From November 2017 to March 2018
Aboard the RV Paukan - 12 days / 11 nights
Burma has never stopped fascinating Western travellers whom all testified of their amazement in exploring the fabulous city of Bagan or the glittering Shwedagon Pagoda. We offer you to discover all these treasures, navigating on the mythical Irrawaddy River on board of the charming R/V Paukan.
Day 1 : INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT TO BURMA
International flight to Burma
Day 2 : YANGON (RANGOON)
Day 3 : YANGON
Day 4 : YANGON - BAGAN - START OF CRUISE
Day 5 : MOUNT POPA
Day 6 : BAGAN – SHWE PYI THAR
Day 7 : YANDABO - NAVIGATION
Day 8 : MONYWA
Day 9 : AVA - AMARAPURA
Day 10 : MINGUN - MANDALAY
Day 11 : MANDALAY- RANGOON – END OF CRUISE
Day 12 : Arrive in your country
Length : 56 m/183.7 Ft
Width : 11.6 m/36.08 Ft
Draft : 1.14 m
Crew total staff: 30
1 Air-conditioned Lounge Bar on Sun Deck, 1 shop, 2 Massage Rooms
Electricity: 220 V
Currency on board: US dollar
Company: Ayravata Cruises
The Deluxe Cabins are 21 m²/226 ft² and located on Upper Deck. They are decorated in contemporary design with a traditional Myanmar touch. They have French balcony with a sliding-picture, a bathroom with shower and toilets.
The Cabins « Superior » are 16 m2 in size and are located on the Main Deck. They are accessible by outside gangways which have armchairs available. All cabins are air-conditioned (self-adjustable) and have En suite shower and WC facilities.
Life on board
Onboard entertainment: During the cruise, a Puppet Show and Dance Shows will be staged on board and will enable guests to discover some aspects of the local cultures.
The Shore excursions are organized and accompanied by a staff member and conducted by a qualified English speaking local guide. During the calls, the guides will bring you an extensive knowledge of the local ways and customs.
Dining & Food. Meals are served in the dining room on an open sitting basis. According to the number of passengers on board, breakfast and lunch may be served on a buffet basis, but dinner is always a sit-down meal with a table d’hôte menu, à la carte. Meals will include both local and Western cuisine.
Drinks: Tea, coffee and mineral water are available at all times in the dining room and Sundeck, free of charge.
2 Massage Salons are available on Navigation Deck of which one for single and another for couple (chargeable service)
The on-board shop is located in the Saloon Bar (Sundeck). You will find traditional Burmese handicraft, clothes and art object.
Upstream sailing: Bagan - MandalayNovember 5 to 15, 2017 (Cruise : 07/11 to 14/11)
January 14 to 24, 2018 (Cruise : 16/01 to 23/01)
February 1 to 21, 2018 (Cruise : 13/02 to 20/02)
PUBLIC RATES IN EURO PER PASSENGER SHARING A DOUBLE CABIN
- CABIN CATEGORY DECK RATE
- Cabin Superior / Window and twin-beds 15 m² Main Deck 3 940 €
- Cabin Superior in single use 15 m² Main Deck 6 200 €
- Deluxe Cabin / Large windows, French balcony twin or double beds 21 m² Upper Deck 4 340 €
- Cabin Deluxe in single use 21 m² Upper Deck 6 600 €
- Suite / Large windows, French balcony twin or double beds 40 m² Upper Deck 5 3500€
INCLUDED IN PRICE
- Domestic flights Rangoon/Mandalay and Bagan/Rangoon or Rangoon/Bagan and Mandalay/Rangoon (as per sailing direction)
Transfer arrangements at arrival and departure to the ship and return
Accommodation sharing a double cabin aboard the RV Paukan as per selected cabin category
Accommodation in a four stars hotel in Rangoon-Yangon
Full board from breakfast day 2 to lunch day 11.
Mineral water and tea coffee station on board
All excursions and entrance fees to the sites as per itinerary description and English speaking local guide
Captain’s Gala Dinner
Assistance of a professional English speaking Cruise Manager Overseas flights
Port taxes (44 €)
Drinks other those above mentioned
Tipping is left at your own discretion (We recommend $ 5 per day and per person)