Check in and embark at Mandalay jetty at 09:30, enjoy welcome drinks and settle in your cabin. We then set sail to Mingun. You will be able to visit the beautiful ancient city of Mingun, before the hoard of visitors arrives from Mandalay. Visit Pondawphaya, Settawya, Pahtodawgyi pagodas and the legendary Mingun Bell, one of the largest intact ringing bells in the world. Around 11:00, back onboard and sail towards Ava. Lunch will be served while crusing along the Ayarwaddy.
At 15:00, you will be able to visit the Island of Ava by horse cart, including stops at famous Bagaya Kyaung & Me Nu Oak Kyaung Monasteries. After a thrilling long day of visits, relax, while we navigate upstream to Sagaing for an exclusive BBQ Dinner on a sand beach facing the hilltops, dotted with white and gold pagodas. Overnight will be onboard.