The Road to Mandalay Cruise Tailor-made
Day 1: To Bangkok
Morning depart from London Heathrow on direct Thai Airways flight to Bangkok.
Day 2: To Yangon – City tour
Arrive Bangkok and connect to Yangon. Met on arrival and transfer to The Governor's Residence. Afternoon city tour includes the Sule and Shwedagon pagodas.
Day 3: To Bagan and Road to Mandalay
Morning fl ight from Yangon to Bagan. Transfer to the Belmond Road To Mandalay berthed on the Irrawaddy River. Afternoon visit Bagan with its awe inspiring Temples and pagodas. Welcome dinner. Overnight onboard.Accommodation: Belmond ‘Road To Mandalay’
Day 4: Bagan
Morning tour of Bagan’s local markets selling a pot pourri of treasures! Later sail for Mandalay. Anchor mid-river for the evening. Overnight onboard.
Day 5: Afternoon excursion to Sagaing
Afternoon excursion to Sagaing considered to be the living centre of the Buddhist faith in Burma and famous for its silversmiths. Overnight onboard.
Day 6: Maymyo with Shan lunch
A full day's excursion to Maymyo, a Colonial hill station, with delightful English style houses and beautiful botanic gardens. Dine on a typical Shan lunch. Overnight onboard.
Day 7: Mingun and Mandalay
Cruise to Mingun. Visit the most important sights including the lovely hsinbyume pagoda. In the afternoon, guided tour of the key sights of Mandalay regarded as the centre of Burmese culture and Buddhist learning. Overnight onboard.
Day 8: Burmese Village and Bagan
After breakfast walking tour of a traditional Burmese village. Discover the Burmese way of life fi rst hand - from farming and handicrafts to spirit houses and tea-shops. Sail to Bagan. Evening cocktail party followed by dinner. Overnight onboard.
Day 9: Full day excursion to Mount popa national park
A full day's excursion to Mount popa the sacred home of powerful 'nats' (spirits). On top of a rocky crag is a picturesque complex of Monasteries, pagodas and shrines. Overnight onboard.
Day 10: To Yangon
After breakfast transfer to Bagan airport for onward fl ight to Yangon. Overnight at The Governor's Residence.Accommodation: Belmond Governors Residence
Day 11: To London via Bangkok
Morning flight to Bangkok with connection to London.
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|Price per person (Double/Twin share)|
- International & internal flights in economy class.
- Accommodation with en-suite facilities.
- Daily breakfast throughout. Fullboard meals whilst on the Belmond Road to Mandalay Cruise.
- Services of English speaking guide during sightseeing.
- Transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles.
- Excursions, sightseeing and entrance fees as per the itinerary.
- Full ATOL Bonding.
- Visa Fee.
- Any optional Excursions.
- Any expenses of a personal nature.
- Travel Insurance.