This is a very different Burma cruise. Sailing through the heart of ‘Middle Myanmar’ we pass through a varying landscape – from the lush teak plantations around Prome to the desert country south of Pagan. We visit a number of small villages and towns and see local agriculture and manufacturing at first hand. These places are remote from the modern world and offer a glimpse of a timeless, lost Myanmar far from the usual tourist track. We also visit a number of old monasteries and temples of art historical interest in this the cultural heartland of old Myanmar.

Highlights


• We visit the 5th-8th century archaeological site of Thiri-ya-kittiya, former centre of the Pyu civilization with a fascinating museum of early Buddhist artifacts and sculpture at Hmawza.

• At Magwe we climb the river bank and wend our way through a labyrinth of passages and paths to reach the magnificent Myat-thalon Pagoda. This pagoda is constructed with solid gold bricks. Of interest are the many nat shrines and hermitages within the temple precincts.

• In Sale visit a number of teak monasteries including the Yout-saun-kyaung with its spectacular wood carvings; we also explore an area of splendid colonial-style houses; moor at the Tan-chi-taung mountain and ascend on foot or by WWII jeep for the spectacular sunset over Pagan.

• Discover Pagan - one of the richest archeological sites in the world and the highlight of every tour through Myanmar.

This itinerary is also available in reverse. Click here for additional dates.

Embark the ship and after lunch on board, we tour central Mandalay visiting the Mahamuni Pagoda and Shwe-im-bin teak carved monastery and Amarapura with the teak Bagaya Kyaung, Menu Ok-kyaung and crossing the U Bein Bridge.
We move on to explore the ancient capitals of Ava and cast off cruising downstream through lunch and in the late afternoon we explore Yandabo, a small rural village specialized in pot making. We visit the Pandaw School and the new dispensary both built with past donations from Pandaw passengers.
We tour a selection of the 3,000 listed monuments in this important World Heritage Site and visit lacquer workshops.
Ascend Tan-Chi-Taung mountain by mini van for the spectacular sunrise over Pagan. In Salay we visit a number of teak monasteries including the Yout-Saun-Kyaung with its spectacular wood carvings and we explore an area of splendid colonial-style houses.
We climb the river bank and wind our way through a labyrinth of passages and paths to reach the magnificent Myat-thalon Pagoda. This pagoda is constructed with solid gold bricks.
We visit Minhla Italian built forts constructed to keep the British at bay from Royal Myanmar. Thayetmyo, this pleasant colonial town once guarded the border between Royal Myanmar and British Myanmar following the 2nd Anglo Myanmar War of 1855. Many of the buildings including the covered market date from this period. We visit the market, see the colonial houses and ride out by horsecart to see the countryside and golf club.
Visit the 5th-8th century archaeological site of Thiri-ya-kittiya, former centre of the Pyu civilization with a fascinating museum of early Buddhist artifacts and sculpture.
Stop at the famous A KaukTaung to explore the spectacular stone carving on the cliff.
Continue our exploration of Delta creeks and stop at Donabyu, another little known town with a busy port and bustling markets.
Sail through the Rangoon River and enter the Twante Canal, which connects the Yangon River with the Irrawaddy Delta. We stop on route at the Twante in the afternoon. Enter to the Yangon river port.
Disembark at Rangoon (Yangon).
Itineraries are subject to change.

This itinerary is also available in reverse. Click here for additional dates.

Main Deck Twin. From

$ 4050 USD pp
Main Deck Twin. From
Staterooms are 170 square feet (16sqm), finished in teak and brass, Panoramic French window, Kimonos and slippers, Spa-branded amenities, Unlimited mineral water, Electric mini safe, Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows, Premium mattresses, Convertible bed configuration, Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift, Make-up mirror, Multi-configuration plugs, Generous closet space and under-bed storage, Hair dryer, Daily nightly turndown service, 24hr laundry service, Complimentary evening canapés, Yoga mats in all cabins

Upper Deck Twin. From

$ 4950 USD pp
Upper Deck Twin. From
Staterooms are 170 square feet (16sqm), finished in teak and brass, Panoramic French window, Kimonos and slippers, Spa-branded amenities, Unlimited mineral water, Electric mini safe, Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows, Premium mattresses, Convertible bed configuration, Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift, Make-up mirror, Multi-configuration plugs, Generous closet space and under-bed storage, Hair dryer, Daily nightly turndown service, 24hr laundry service, Complimentary evening canapés, Yoga mats in all cabins

Main Deck Twin. From

$ 4050 USD pp
Main Deck Twin. From
Staterooms are 170 square feet (16sqm), finished in teak and brass, Panoramic French window, Kimonos and slippers, Spa-branded amenities, Unlimited mineral water, Electric mini safe, Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows, Premium mattresses, Convertible bed configuration, Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift, Make-up mirror, Multi-configuration plugs, Generous closet space and under-bed storage, Hair dryer, Daily nightly turndown service, 24hr laundry service, Complimentary evening canapés, Yoga mats in all cabins

Upper Deck Twin. From

$ 4950 USD pp
Upper Deck Twin. From
Staterooms are 170 square feet (16sqm), finished in teak and brass, Panoramic French window, Kimonos and slippers, Spa-branded amenities, Unlimited mineral water, Electric mini safe, Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows, Premium mattresses, Convertible bed configuration, Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift, Make-up mirror, Multi-configuration plugs, Generous closet space and under-bed storage, Hair dryer, Daily nightly turndown service, 24hr laundry service, Complimentary evening canapés, Yoga mats in all cabins

Main Deck Twin. From

$ 4050 USD pp
Main Deck Twin. From
Staterooms are 170 square feet (16sqm), finished in teak and brass, Panoramic French window, Kimonos and slippers, Spa-branded amenities, Unlimited mineral water, Electric mini safe, Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows, Premium mattresses, Convertible bed configuration, Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift, Make-up mirror, Multi-configuration plugs, Generous closet space and under-bed storage, Hair dryer, Daily nightly turndown service, 24hr laundry service, Complimentary evening canapés, Yoga mats in all cabins

Upper Deck Twin. From

$ 4950 USD pp
Upper Deck Twin. From
Staterooms are 170 square feet (16sqm), finished in teak and brass, Panoramic French window, Kimonos and slippers, Spa-branded amenities, Unlimited mineral water, Electric mini safe, Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows, Premium mattresses, Convertible bed configuration, Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift, Make-up mirror, Multi-configuration plugs, Generous closet space and under-bed storage, Hair dryer, Daily nightly turndown service, 24hr laundry service, Complimentary evening canapés, Yoga mats in all cabins

Main Deck Twin. From

$ 4050 USD pp
Main Deck Twin. From
Staterooms are 170 square feet (16sqm), finished in teak and brass, Panoramic French window, Kimonos and slippers, Spa-branded amenities, Unlimited mineral water, Electric mini safe, Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows, Premium mattresses, Convertible bed configuration, Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift, Make-up mirror, Multi-configuration plugs, Generous closet space and under-bed storage, Hair dryer, Daily nightly turndown service, 24hr laundry service, Complimentary evening canapés, Yoga mats in all cabins

Upper Deck Twin. From

$ 4950 USD pp
Upper Deck Twin. From
Staterooms are 170 square feet (16sqm), finished in teak and brass, Panoramic French window, Kimonos and slippers, Spa-branded amenities, Unlimited mineral water, Electric mini safe, Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows, Premium mattresses, Convertible bed configuration, Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift, Make-up mirror, Multi-configuration plugs, Generous closet space and under-bed storage, Hair dryer, Daily nightly turndown service, 24hr laundry service, Complimentary evening canapés, Yoga mats in all cabins

Main Deck Twin. From

$ 4050 USD pp
Main Deck Twin. From
Staterooms are 170 square feet (16sqm), finished in teak and brass, Panoramic French window, Kimonos and slippers, Spa-branded amenities, Unlimited mineral water, Electric mini safe, Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows, Premium mattresses, Convertible bed configuration, Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift, Make-up mirror, Multi-configuration plugs, Generous closet space and under-bed storage, Hair dryer, Daily nightly turndown service, 24hr laundry service, Complimentary evening canapés, Yoga mats in all cabins

Upper Deck Twin. From

$ 4950 USD pp
Upper Deck Twin. From
Staterooms are 170 square feet (16sqm), finished in teak and brass, Panoramic French window, Kimonos and slippers, Spa-branded amenities, Unlimited mineral water, Electric mini safe, Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows, Premium mattresses, Convertible bed configuration, Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift, Make-up mirror, Multi-configuration plugs, Generous closet space and under-bed storage, Hair dryer, Daily nightly turndown service, 24hr laundry service, Complimentary evening canapés, Yoga mats in all cabins

Main Deck Twin. From

$ 4050 USD pp
Main Deck Twin. From
Staterooms are 170 square feet (16sqm), finished in teak and brass, Panoramic French window, Kimonos and slippers, Spa-branded amenities, Unlimited mineral water, Electric mini safe, Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows, Premium mattresses, Convertible bed configuration, Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift, Make-up mirror, Multi-configuration plugs, Generous closet space and under-bed storage, Hair dryer, Daily nightly turndown service, 24hr laundry service, Complimentary evening canapés, Yoga mats in all cabins

Upper Deck Twin. From

$ 4950 USD pp
Upper Deck Twin. From
Staterooms are 170 square feet (16sqm), finished in teak and brass, Panoramic French window, Kimonos and slippers, Spa-branded amenities, Unlimited mineral water, Electric mini safe, Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows, Premium mattresses, Convertible bed configuration, Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift, Make-up mirror, Multi-configuration plugs, Generous closet space and under-bed storage, Hair dryer, Daily nightly turndown service, 24hr laundry service, Complimentary evening canapés, Yoga mats in all cabins

Additional charges:

Port Charges. From: 90 USD pp

Kanee Pandaw

Vessel Type: River Boat

Passenger Capacity: 28

These ultra-shallow twin decked vessel can go where other ships cannot and is perfect for soft adventure river expeditions. This much-loved, safari-style vessel offers outdoor or indoor dining, run-round promenades and ample indoor and outdoor living space. The cabins are cleverly designed and very comfortable with roomy bathrooms.

ACCOMMODATION

• 6 upper deck and 8 main deck staterooms • Staterooms are 170 square feet (16sqm), finished in teak and brass •  Panoramic French window • Kimonos and slippers • Spa-branded amenities • Unlimited mineral water • Electric mini safe • Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows • Premium mattresses • Convertible bed configuration • Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift • Make-up mirror • Multi-configuration plugs • Generous closet space and under-bed storage • Hair dryer • Daily nightly turndown service • 24hr laundry service • Complimentary evening canapés • Yoga mats in all cabins

WINING & DINING

• Local master chef heading an experienced international culinary team • Personalized meal services • Daily lean & light menu options • Complimentary local mineral water, jugged coffee, teas & tisanes • Extensive wine list with premium wines • Welcome Drink on arrival • Welcome cocktail • Farewell Reception • Theme- and gala dinners • Open air lounge and bar • Al fresco bistro style dining

ON EXCURSIONS

• Admissions • Shoe cleaning after excursions • Bottled drinking water • We give away aluminium water bottles • Cold towel service after excursions • Refreshing drink following excursions • 1st aid trained assistant guide to follow all tours and excursions.

Cabin layout for Kanee Pandaw

Optional tours & excursions are available. Please contact us for more details.

10% Discount Plus No Single Supplement on Voyages aboard Kanee Pandaw

10% Discovery Discount + Singles welcome! No Single Supplement. Select Departures Only. Prices online do not show the discounted rates. Terms and Conditions apply, special offer is subject to availability, please contact us for more details.

Kanee Pandaw
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$ 4050 USD pp

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