8 Day Road To Mandalay (Option A)
8 Day Road To Mandalay (Option A)
Explore the sights around the Ayeyarwady River in luxury with a cruise onboard the Belmond Road to Mandalay, visiting the ancient capital of Bagan and the Buddhist centre of Sagaing whilst also spending time in the Governor’s Residence in Yangon for a taste of a bygone era.
Tour highlights
  • Enjoy a stay in the Governor’s Residence in Yangon to gain a taste of a bygone colonial era
  • Cruise in luxury on the Ayeyarwaddy River onboard the Belmond Road to Mandalay
  • Explore the pagodas on the awe-inspiring Bagan plains
  • Tour the ruins of the temple built by King Bodawpaya
  • Take a trip around the fabled city of Mandalay
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£2403
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£3229
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Tour Only from
£2403
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Tour Inc. Flight from
£3229
pp
Days 1 & 2: Yangon
Arrive in Yangon before being transferred to your accommodation, which is to be found in a colonial-style mansion dating back to the 1920s. Located in the vibrant Embassy Quarter in the heart of the city, you’ll have time to relax at leisure in the impressive gardens, which are dotted with lotus pools or take a dip in the fan-shaped pool. Alternatively, head out to explore the Shwedagon Pagoda, which dominates the city skyline from its location on Singuttara Hill.
  • The Governor’s Residence (B)
Day 3: Yangon – Bagan
Head away from Yangon on a domestic flight to Bagan where you’ll meet up with the Belmond Road to Mandalay ahead of the start of your trip along the Ayeyarwady River. While in Bagan, your guide will take you on a tour of some of the pagodas that can found in the local area before you have the chance to admire the sunset ahead of dinner and entertainment onboard the boat.
  • Belmond Road to Mandalay (B,L,D)
Day 4: Bagan – Cruising
Following breakfast, take a guided tour around some of the local Bagan markets where locals sell their wares or explore the area on your own by hiring a bicycle or horse-drawn cart. Mid-morning, you’ll return to the boat to start your cruise north. Watch the world go by from the top deck and listen to informative lectures from your guide to tell the tales of local places and customs. After the ship moors for the night, enjoy a cocktail party and dinner onboard.
  • Belmond Road to Mandalay (B,L,D)
Day 5: Mingun
Following breakfast, you'll enjoy a cookery demonstration on the observation deck during the morning before lunch is served onboard. You'll then continue along the river past the hills of Sagaing and the bustling river banks of Mandalay City before arriving in Mingun - home to the pagoda of King Bodawpaya. During the evening, you'll enjoy some traditional Burmese entertainment alongside dinner.
  • Belmond Road to Mandalay (B,L,D)
Day 6: Sagaing - Mandalay
Once the sun has come up, you'll have chance to head off the boat to visit the Shwe Kyet Yet pagoda to watch the procession of monks from the local monastery before enjoying breakfast back onboard. You'll then head fro the Sagaing Hills to visit the living centre of the Buddhist faith in Myanmar before a guided tour of Mandalay - including a visit to the Kuthodaw Pagoda.
  • Belmond Road to Mandalay (B,L,D)
Day 7: Mandalay – Yangon
After an early breakfast, transfer to Mandalay Airport for your return flight to Yangon where you’ll be met and transferred back to The Governor’s Residence for a final evening of colonial splendour.
  • The Governors Residence (B)
Day 8: Depart Yangon
After an early breakfast, transfer to Mandalay airport for your onward flight.
  • (B)
Disclaimer
All content and services, including overnight hotels and number of nights, are subject to change and may vary from the inclusions as shown in the itinerary. Specified hotels/content/services are therefore not guaranteed, however we and our suppliers undertake to ensure that any alternatives provided will always be of a similar standard or content/service type.
  • Internal flights between Yangon/Bagan and Mandalay/Yagon
  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Services of an English-speaking guide
  • Airport transfers and sightseeing as mentioned
  • International flight in tour only price

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