2015/2016/2017 Myanmar by AmaWaterways

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hidden wonders of myanmar you can search for local handicrafts colorful textiles and other unique souvenirs later visit the 13th century gubyaulgyi temple which is situated near the wetkyi-inn village and the pyathada temple b,l,d day 8 magwe further downstream today you will visit magwe and take a panoramic coach tour to see the mud volcano in minbu the mythical home of fire breathing dragons living deep beneath the earth you’ll also see the general aung san “bogyoke” statue and the myathalon pagoda situated on the banks of the river b,l,d day 12 aing ta lote the ship cruises through the wonderful views of the akauk mountains and their river-facing cliff carvings later today you will arrive in myan aung a quiet riverside town filled with well-preserved colonial-era houses admire the town’s colonial dyke a great example of 19th century british engineering the region’s rice production relies heavily on this flood control and irrigation system you’ll also enjoy a walking tour through a nearby rice paddy b,l,d ayeyarwady delta region today stopping to visit the small town of aing ta lote here you will have a great opportunity to explore rural myanmar take a walking tour of the charming village visit with locals and catch a glimpse of unspoiled country life b,l,d day 13 da nyu phyu – maubin today you will explore the town of da nyu phyu site of a burmese uprising during the first anglo-burmese war on a trishaw ride you will visit a local monastery and the tomb of general bandoola commander of the royal burmese armed forces afterwards head out to a cheroot workshop and learn about this distinct cigar making trade b,l,d day 14 maubin – yangon enjoy a sightseeing tour of maubin a small delta village and the birthplace of myanmar’s first head of state dr ba maw you will also have time to visit the local market before departing for yangon where you will visit shwedagon pagoda one of myanmar’s most beautiful and revered religious sites b,l,d day 15 yangon your full-day tour begins with a visit to the city center and sule pagoda followed by a photo stop at scenic kandawgyi lake shop for handicrafts clothing and local delicacies at bogyoke aung san market scott’s market and explore the massive reclining buddha at chaukhtautgyi temple tonight enjoy a farewell dinner on board with your fellow travelers b,l,d start city embark date embark city cruise cruise only pre/post ext 2015 dec 22 yangon dec 23 mandalay $6,799 $7,079 2016 jan 6 yangon jan 6 yangon $6,799 $7,079 feb 8 yangon feb 9 mandalay $6,799 $7,079 feb 23 yangon feb 23 yangon $6,799 $7,079 apr 16 yangon apr 17 mandalay $6,599 $6,879 aug 29 yangon aug 29 yangon $5,999 $6,279 dec 20 yangon dec 21 mandalay $6,799 $7,079 2017 jan 4 yangon jan 4 yangon $6,799 $7,079 feb 6 yangon feb 7 mandalay $6,799 $7,079 feb 21 yangon feb 21 yangon $6,799 $7,079 apr 15 yangon apr 16 mandalay $6,599 $6,879 tour of this former capital that once served as an important junction between lower and upper burma and home to more than 80 gilded pagodas during your city tour you will see the ancient sri kestra city gate enjoy a visit to the sri kestra museum and the payagi pagoda b,l,d day 11 myan aung as the ship departs this morning enjoy the site of a great battle during the second anglo-burmese war a short walk brings you to a colonial fort built by italian engineers to keep british forces out of burma continue on to tha yet myo a pleasant town that once guarded the border between royal burma and british burma after the second anglo-burmese war of 1855 it has a number of well-preserved colonial-style houses and buildings dating from the mid-1800s as well as one of the oldest golf courses in all of myanmar take land start date day 10 pyay after the ship arrives in pyay take a walking day 7 tant kyi taung – salay join your fellow passengers for an excursion up tant kyi taung mountain to visit its famous pagoda built in the year 1059 by king anawrahta and known to house a sacred buddha relic the ship then cruises on to salay a small community that boasts more than 50 monasteries visit yokesonekyaung built in 1882 and the region’s oldest surviving wooden monastery famous for its wood carvings and collection of religious artifacts you will also see a colonial-era house and the man pagoda which contains the largest lacquer buddha in myanmar b,l,d day 9 minhla – tha yet myo your day begins in minhla dates prices a walk through the greens of this historic golf course and enjoy a visit to one of the oldest post offices in the region b,l,d airfare please call for amawaterways’ special roundtrip airfares intra-myanmar air additional $190 per segment/person including taxes and fuel surcharges please ensure international flights arrive on the applicable date above cruise prices are per person in a cat sg suite with french balcony to upgrade to a higher category add per person cat sf se sd sc sb sa deck stateroom main main upper upper upper upper french balcony french balcony outside balcony outside balcony twin balcony outside balcony add’l $279 $549 $1,349 $1,749 $2,799 $2,999 port charges additional $266 per person single suppl for cruise cat sg sf se sd sc at 50 of twin price cat sa and sb 100 of twin price single suppl for pre and post-cruise land arrangements $140 per person bedding please call for details visa a valid passport and entry visa are required for travel to myanmar please consult with your consulate for more information optional bangkok extension an optional 3-day/2-night pre or post-cruise stay in bangkok including hotel accommodations with daily breakfast and guided sightseeing tours is available from $560 per person note this optional extension requires intra-asia air between bangkok and yangon at an additional cost some restrictions and blocked dates may apply please call for details day 16 yangon – disembarkation after breakfast on mt popa board bid farewell to myanmar and prepare for your homeward journey or your optional post extension to inle lake 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