Named after the ancient name of Bagan, the RV Paukan was built in 2007 at the Yangon Shipyards. Dressed in teak wood, with illuminated bas-reliefs, silks and painting, it is reminiscent of the Burmese houses. The ship accommodates just 52 passengers for an intimate cruise on the Irrawaddy River. Navigation between Bagan and Mandalay aboard the R / V Paukan provides access to sites inaccessible by other means.
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.