English French German Thai

(95-1) 398 400, 398 433

mrauku

Amara Cruise Itinerary

amara1The Amara River Cruise is a traditional Myanmar riverboat travelling along the Ayeyarwaddy River. It is made of teak wood and was completely refurbished by local craftsmen in 2003. It is 30 meters / 100 feet long and with a shallow draft of 1 meter / 3 feet and two Japan made 180hp Hino engines it can go as far north as Bhamo. The Amara River Cruise has a total of seven cabins, each with their own bathroom with hot and cold shower. Communal areas, bar and canopied sun deck. Electricity is provided by a generator and battery 24 hours a day. Safety is provided by smoke detectors in all cabins, emergency lighting, fire extinguishers, life jackets and a dinghy. Amenities include on-board laundry, fully equipped kitchen and refrigerators. All bed linen and towels as well as dining service and bar equipment are provided. You will be taken care of by our friendly and hospitable staff and be able to relax and enjoy the personal atmosphere on board.

MANDALAY – BHAMO (6 NIGHTS / 7 DAYS)

Day 1     Mandaly Jetty – Shinemaga

Embark the Amara River Cruise at 08:00 am. We sail north of Mandalay along Ayeyarwaddy River to Mingun with the 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.  After sightseeing set sail and cruise north the Ayarwaddy River till the town of Sheinmaga. (Meals:  L / D )

Day 2     Sheinmaga - Thabeikkyin

We leave Sheinmaga at 06:00 am and sail this day till Thabeikkyin. Visit to Nwe Nyein (Pottery Village). We will pass the Third Defile. The river banks get hilly and from now on covered with Teak forest. Small villages along the river life from the trade of wood and fishing. (Meals: B / L / D )

Day 3     Thabeikkyin - Tagaung

Set sail at 06:00 am. Our journey will continue upstream until Tagaung, one of the oldest capitals of Myanmar. Excursion into Tagaung. Overnight and dinner on board the Amara just north of Tagaung. (Meals: B / L / D)
    
Day 4     Tagaung - Katha

Set sail at 06:00 am. This day we will reach till Katha, a beautiful town with a colorful 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, moored near the harbor of Katha.
(Meals: B / L / D)
    
Day 5     Katha - Shwegu

Depart from Katha at 06:00 am and sail this day till Shwegu. This day is a good chance to see the famous Ayeyarwaddy Dolphin, quite common in this area. Amara will stop at the opposite river bank of Shwegu near the pagodas of Shwe Baw Kyunn Thousands of pagodas can be found at this place, probably built around the 10th century. (Meals: B / L / D)
    
Day 6     Shwegu  - Bhamo

Set sail at 08:00 am. We will pass the Second Defile this day. At this place the river banks become a steep cliff. The scenery is amazing and offers a beautiful scenery. In the afternoon the Amara will arrive in Bhamo, the most northern place the Amara can reach. Overnight and dinner on board the Amara. (Meals: B / L / D)
    
Day 7     Bhamo

Disembark after breakfast (Meals: B )


BHAMO - MANDALAY (6 NIGHTS / 7 DAYS)

Day 1         Bhamo

Embark the Amara River Cruise at Afternoon. (Meals: D )

Day 2         Bhamo – Shwegu

Set sail at 8:00 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. (Meals: B / L / D )

Day 3         Shwegu – Katha

We leave Shwegu in the morning at 8:00 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.
(Meals: B / L / D )

Day 4         Katha – Tagaung

Set sail at 8:00 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. (Meals: B / L / D )

Day 5         Tagaung - Kyaukmyaung

Set sail at 8:00 am. We continued until Thabeikkyin. We will pass the Third Defile. This area is covered with dense teak forest. Dinner and overnight on board the Amara near Kyaukmyaung. (Meals: B / L / D )

Day 6         Kyaukmyaung – Mingun

Set sail at 8:00 am down stream to Nwe Nyein (potery village). After sightseeing sailing down stream to Mingun with the 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. (Meals: B / L / D )

Day 7          Mingun - Mandalay   Jetty

Set sailing down to Mandalay.  Disembark Mandalay Jetty at 08:00 am. (Meals: B  )


 

MANDALAY – BAGAN (3 NIGHTS / 4 DAYS)

Day 1         Mandalay Jetty – Mingun – Sagaing

Embark the Amara River Cruise at 08:00 am. We sail north of Mandalay along Ayeyarwaddy River to Mingun with the 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.  After sightseeing Mingun we set sail to Sagaing and we visit at Sagaing Hill in the Afternoon by car. (Meals: L / D )

Day 2         Sagaing - Inwa – Myinmu

After sunrise cruising to Inwa (Ava).Visit to Nan Myint Watch Tower, the only remaining palace building nicknamed "leaning tower of Ava"; Maha Aungmye Bonzan Monastery, built of brick and stucco and the all-teak and carved BAGAYA Monastery. We sail downstream till Myinmu, Visit to Shin Pin Shwe Luu Pagoda, built by King Ahthawka and rebuilt at 1885 second Englo – Myanmar War. This village is crowded with merchant. Overnight at a sandbank. (Meals: B / L / D )

Day 3         Yandapo – Mt. Tangyi

In the early morning, set sail and cruising, passing on the way visit Yandapo Village with a small rural village that is well known for a treaty signed here between the British and Burmese in 1826. Now the village is famous for its handmade terracotta pots produced in traditional ways. Bagan and stop at the river bank of Mt. Tangyi. Climbing Mt. Tangyi in the Afternoon by foot or car. From the Pagoda you enjoy the evening view to Bagan. Dinner and overnight at a sandbank. (Meals: B / L / D )

Day 4         Mt. Tangyi – Bagan Jetty

In the early morning, set sail and arrive to Bagan Jetty. Disembark at 08:00 am. (Meals: B  )


 

BAGAN – MANDALAY (3 NIGHTS – 4 DAYS)

Day 1        Bagan Jetty - Mt. Tangyi

Embark Amara River Cruise at 15:00 pm. Start cruising to the shore of Mt. Tangyi. Climbing Mt. Tangyi in the Afternoon by foot or car. From the Pagoda you enjoy the evening view to Bagan. Dinner and overnight at a sandbank. (Meals: D )

Day 2        Mt. Tangyi – Yandabo

Set sail at 6:00 am for Mandalay and in the afternoon arrive to Yandabo, a small rural village that is well known for a treaty signed here between the British and Burmese in 1826. Now the village is famous for its handmade terracotta pots produced in traditional ways. Overnight at sandbank.
(Meals: B / L / D )

Day 3         Yandabo  – Ava

We sail up north until Mandalay and on the way visit to Inwa (Ava) in the late afternoon. Visit to Nan Myint Watch Tower, the only remaining palace building nicknamed "leaning tower of Ava,  Maha Aungmye Bonzan Monastery, built of brick and stucco and the all-teak and carved BAGAYA Monastery. Overnight at Sagaing. (Meals: B / L / D )

Day 4        Ava  - Sagaing – Mandalay Jetty

After breakfast sightseeing Sagaing Pagodas and Monasteries in the morning sun by foot or horse-cart. After sightseeing set sail to Mandalay City and disembark at 12:00 noon. (Meals: B )


 

MANDALAY – BAGAN (2 NIGHTS / 3 DAYS)

Day 1         Mandalay Jetty – Ava - Yandapo

Embark Amara River Cruise at 08:00 am. After cruising to Inwa (Ava). Visit to Nan Myint Watch Tower, the only remaining palace building nicknamed “leaning tower of Ava”; Maha Aungmye Bonzan Monastery, built of brick and stucco and the all-teak and carved BAGAYA Monastery. We said downstream till Near Yandapo. Dinner and overnight at a sandbank. (Meals: L / D )

Day 2          Yandapo – Mt. Tantgyi

In the early morning, set sail and cruising, passing way visit Yandapo village, a small rural village that is well known for a treaty signed here between the British and Burmese in 1826. Now the village is famous for its handmade terracotta pots produced in traditional ways. After sightseeing set sail to Mt. Tantgyi. Climbing Mt. Tantgyi in the afternoon by foot or car. From the Pagoda you enjoy the evening view to Bagan. Dinner and overnight at a sandbank. (Meals: B / L / D )

Day 3          Mt. Tangyi  - Bagan

In the early morning, set sail and arrive to Bagan Jetty. Disembark at 08:00 am. (Meals: B  )


 

BAGAN – MANDALAY (2 NIGHTS – 3 DAYS)

Day 1        Bagan Jetty – Yandapo

Embark the Amara River Cruise at 08:00 am. Set sail to till Yandapo and excursion to Yandapo, a small rural village that is well known for a treaty signed here between the British and Burmese in 1826. Now the village is famous for its handmade terracotta pots produced in traditional ways. Dinner and overnight at a sandbank. (Meals: L / D )

Day 2        Yandabo – Ava

Set sail at 6:00 am for Mandalay and in the afternoon arrive to Ava , Visit to Nan Myint Watch Tower, the only remaining palace building nicknamed "leaning tower of Ava,  Maha Aungmye Bonzan Monastery, built of brick and stucco and the all-teak and carved BAGAYA Monastery. Overnight on board at Amara. (Meals: B / L / D )

Day 3         Ava – Mandalay

Disembark at 09:00 am after Breakfast. (Meals:B )

Contact Us

 No.152, Sule Pagoda Road, Kyauktada Township, Yangon.

  (95-1) 398 400, 398 433, 398 477, 398 499
24hrs hotline : 095402525, 09260772236


General Sales Agent of:

himalayaeuropamundo

Newsletter

() Mandatory fields