Bagan - ShwePyiThar Village - Yandabo Village - Mandalay (Upstream)
Duration : 3Days / 2Nights
Day 1 Bagan –ShwePyiTharVillage (-/L/D)
Embarkation time is 10:30 AMat Irrawaddy Princess Jetty .Warmly welcome with fresh juice and short briefing is given also for safety information. The board will sail and it will arrive to ShwePyiThar Village, which is beautiful typical river village and ashore. We visit houses and look around life of Toddy Palm Climber. After a short excursion, back on board and continue sailing upstream and moor overnight at Chindwin confluence.
Day 2 ShwePyiThar Village–YandaboVillage (B/L/D)
In the morning, sailing upstream to Yandabo Village. The village is famous for its handmade terracotta pots produced in traditional ways. It’s also a place, historically recognized for the signing of the Yandabo Treaty which took place under a tree on the river bank in 1826 between the British and Royal Burmese House-hold of Ava. After a short excursion, continue upstream and More overnight on board.
Day 3 Yandabo Village - Mandalay (B/-/-)
Early morning, continue sailing upstream and ship will be arrived to Mandalay. Disembark at about 09:00 AM.
Mandalay - Mingun - Sagaing - Yandabo Village - Bagan (Down Stream)
Duration : 2Nights/3Days
Day 1 Mandalay - Mingun -Sagaing (-/L/D)
Embarkation time is 10:00 at MahaThamu Di Chaung Jetty (Sagaing). Warmly welcome with fresh juice and short briefing is given also for safety information. In the afternoon, you will sail upstream for about one and half hour and visit to unfinished pagoda, the biggest undamaged and working bell and the “Home for Aged” at Mingun. After lunch on board and continues downstream to Sagaingand visiting the most popular Buddha Religion site. After excursion, back to the board and sail downstream. Enjoy the sunset over Sagaing Hill. Moor overnight near Sagaing.
Day2 Sagaing - Yandabo Village (B/L/D)
In the morning, sailing downstream to Yandabo Village, the village is famous for its handmade terracotta pots produced in traditional ways. It’s also a place, historically recognized for the signing of the Yandabo Treaty which took place under a tree on the river bank in 1826 between the British and Royal Burmese House-hold of Ava. After one hourexcursion, continue sailing downstream and moor overnight at Chindwin confluence.
Day3 Yandabo Village - Bagan (B/-/-)
In the early morning, continue sailing downstream and it will arrive to Bagan. Disembark about 09:00AM from the ship (Irrawaddy Princess Jetty).
Remark: Sightseeing may be changed due to the water level and weather condition.
We invite you to embark on a journey and discover the origins of Myanmar culture and its charming traditions aboard the Makara Queen. The Makara Queen provides a series of portraits of local scenery, including dense jungle-clad riverbanks, grand gorges and endless rice paddies. You’ll also get intimate glimpses of traditional rural life played out along the riverbank, plus the occasional glimpse of a saffron-clad monk. Enjoy your voyage aboard the Makara and unwind in one of our 24 luxurious rooms. Every room on the Makara has a private balcony and floor-to ceiling windows, perfect for taking in the scenery of the magnificent Ayeyarwady River. The stretch between Mandalay and Bagan is rich in cultural and historical treasures, including several former royal capitals. The destinations we visit on our journey provide a deeper understanding of this fascinating country.
Dimension and sizes of cabins and suites
- Length – 202 ft
- Wide – 48
- Ton – 2005
- Hull – 10 ft
- Draught – 4 ft
- Suite Cabin -390 square ft
- Deluxe Cabin – 280 square ft
- Myanmar Traditional Oil Massage (Aroma Oil)
- Bed Rooms
- Lounge (Good Connection)
- Sun Deck (Good Connection)
- Elephant Dance
- Lighting Festivals
Demonstration & Presentation
- Myanmar Traditional Thanakar Making
- Cooking Chicken Curry
- Wearing Longgyi (Male / Female)
- Tea Salad Making
- Buddhism Presentation
- Current Political Presentation
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Khin & Alamanda Team
2019/2020 Departure Date