YANGON & THE AYEYARWADY RIVER

6 nights: Yangon - Bagan - Ayeyarwady River - Mandalay

From Yangon's great cultural attractions to spiritual Sagaing and the golden treasures of Mandalay, see it all aboard Belmond Road to Mandalay.

Plan your journey

Summary

  • Days 1 - 2: Yangon
  • Day 3: Bagan
  • Day 4: Ayeyarwady River
  • Day 5: Ayeyarwady River
  • Day 6: Ayeyarwady River
  • Day 7: Mandalay
Days 1 - 2

Yangon

Belmond Governor’s Residence

Begin your journey in Yangon. Check in to the romantic, colonial-style Belmond Governor’s Residence for a romantic two-night stay.

Explore this buzzing city on an exclusive half-day tour. Highlights include the mesmerising Shwedagon Pagoda, the riveting National Museum and lively Bogyoke Market.

Day 3

Bagan

Belmond Road to Mandalay

This morning transfer by domestic flight to Bagan, where you will meet Belmond Road to Mandalay berthed on the riverbanks.

After lunch, a guide will show you some of the more significant pagodas of Bagan. Late afternoon, your guide takes you to watch the sun setting over a field of glittering stupas.

Dinner and local entertainment follow on board.

Day 4

Ayeyarwady River

Belmond Road to Mandalay

Following breakfast join the guide to explore some of Bagan's bustling local markets. Alternatively, you can hire a bicycle or horse-drawn cart and explore this enchanting area on your own.

Relax on the ship as you begin to cruise to Mandalay and watch the fascinating river life glide by. A casual cocktail party is followed by dinner on board.

Day 5

Ayeyarwady River

Belmond Road to Mandalay

After a morning at leisure, join the chef on top deck for a cookery demonstration as you sail past the hills of Sagaing.

Disembark in the afternoon for a tour of Mingun, home to the enormous, ruined pagoda of King Bodawpaya.

Day 6

Ayeyarwady River

Belmond Road to Mandalay

After a short cruise, disembark at Mandalay for tour of the fabled city. Continue the tour through Amarapura to Shwe Kyet Yet village, where you will reunite with Belmond Road to Mandalay.

After lunch visit the Sagaing Hills, considered to be the living centre of the Buddhist faith in Myanmar.

Day 7

Mandalay

Belmond Road to Mandalay

After an early breakfast, transfer to Mandalay airport for your onward flight to Yangon.

Plan your journey

Summary

  • Days 1 - 2: Yangon
  • Day 3: Bagan
  • Day 4: Ayeyarwady River
  • Day 5: Ayeyarwady River
  • Day 6: Ayeyarwady River
  • Day 7: Mandalay