Mandalay to Yangon: The Golden Land Cruise

RV Pandaw II
RV Pandaw II
  • Tour Information
  • Guide Price

    From £4,795 per person sharing for departures in high season (November - March). 

  • What´s Included
    • Return international flights
    • 13 nights’ accommodation
    • 10 nights’ on board the Pandaw cruise boat
    • Breakfast daily, 11 lunches & 9 dinners
    • Private transfers and tours in Mandalay & Yangon
    • English speaking guides
  • Departure Information

    Departs on certain dates from September to April, depending on cruise schedule and availability.

    Significant reductions for departures outside the high season.

    Flight options available:
    • UK regional departures
    • Cabin upgrades
    • Alternative carriers


A luxurious 10 night river journey from Mandalay to Yangon. Fly into Mandalay and start your itinerary by exploring the cultural delights of Myanmar's second biggest city before boarding your 10 night Pandaw cruise. Sailing through the heart of ‘Middle Myanmar' you will pass through a varying landscape - from the lush teak plantations around Prome to the desert country south of Bagan. Visit a number of small villages and towns and see local agriculture and manufacturing at first hand. Finish this tour with a night in the thriving city of Yangon and a visit to the iconic Shwedagon Pagoda.

  • Day
  • Itinerary
  • 1
  • London Heathrow - Mandalay: via Bangkok, with Thai Airways.
  • 2
  • Mandalay: arrive & transfer to your hotel for a 2 night stay.
  • 3
  • Mandalay: morning private cruise to Mingun. Afternoon city tour.
  • 4
  • Mandalay - Amarapura: embark on your 10 night Pandaw cruise. Afternoon tour of Amarapura.
  • 5
  • Amarapura - Ava - Yandabo: explore the ancient capital of Ava. Continue to Yandabo.
  • 6
  • Yandabo - Bagan: arrive in the morning and explore the temples of Bagan.
  • 7
  • Bagan: explore Bagan & Sale.
  • 8
  • Bagan - Magwe: visit the riverside town of Magwe & the Myat-thalon Pagoda.
  • 9
  • Magwe - Minhla - Gwechaung: explore the forts of Minhla & the colonial town of Thayetmyo.
  • 10
  • Pyay: visit the Thiri-ya-kittiya archaeological site.
  • 11
  • Akauk Taung: cruise downstream, stopping in the Akauk Taung area.
  • 12
  • Donubyu: continue to the southern Delta region, stopping at the little visited town of Donabyu.
  • 13
  • Twante: enter the Twante Canal as you cruise on towards Yangon.
  • 14
  • Yangon: morning arrival in Yangon. Transfer to your hotel before an afternoon tour of the city.
  • 15
  • Yangon - London: via Bangkok, with Thai Airways.
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