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Best Things to Do & See in Myanmar River Cruise

Myanmar now shows its natural charm for a spectacular adventure in the country of grace temples, colorful markets, dynamic festivals, and remote villages. Myanmar river cruise is an intrepid and interesting choice for tourists to explore all things about Myanmar. The river cruise through Irrawaddy and Chindwin River offers from short to long distance and from luxury to traditional style with the wonderful and incomparable sightseeing. Irrawaddy River and Chindwin river are two most beautiful rivers for a cruise in Myanmar. For a long time, these two rivers have devoted to water transportation. That's where expose the vivid life of the Burmese people living sparsely along the riverside. Our luxury Myanmar river cruise 2019 2020 will bring you to a lifetime excursion and offer you with amazing activities to do, let's check them out!

Irrawaddy River Cruise

Visit Mingun Unfinished Pagoda 

The ancient town of Mingun is home to many Buddhist sites and monasteries to visit in Myanmar river cruise. Although the largest Buddhist pagoda in the world – Mingun Paya ( Pahtodawyi) is unfinished, its massive ruin is impressive enough to draw tourists' attraction for a river cruise in Burma. It's huge, but the chamber inside is relatively small. There are several stories led to the abandon of Mingun Paya that has been pass by generation to generation. To date, insufficient labors have been considered one of the main reason. Another story foretold that if the pagoda was complete, then the kingdom will come to an end. Tourists traveling to the pagoda from Irrawaddy cruise can climb up to the top to marvel at the view surrounding. It takes 45 minutes to travel on a boat trip to reach the town and our Myanmar river cruise will drop you at Gawain Jetty to begin your excursion. Together with Mingun Paya, there are some of the most popular destinations to visit in Mingun from Myanmar river cruise including Mingun Bell - the world's second largest ringing bronze bell. The massive white-washed Hsibyume Temple which is almost unreal that you have to see it and scream "oh my goddess!". Myanmar river cruise to Mingun Paya - ruin of the largest Buddhist pagoda in the world

Sagaing Hill - The Religious Center

Possessing numerous pagodas and monasteries, Sagaing is where to discover next in Myanmar river cruise. Upon Sagaing Hill, you can enjoy the tranquil panoramic view to the town overlooking at the beautiful Irrawaddy river. With more than 600 Buddhist monasteries, Sagaing is home to the meditation and Buddhist study in the region. Take the chance to gain insight into the practice of Buddhism to the life of people. Several best places to visit in Sagaing for passengers in Myanmar river cruise including Soon Oo Pon Nya Shin Pagoda, the most important temple on Sagaing Hill well known for an array of Budhha image; Kaunggmudaw Paya, a unique temple noted for its dome-architecture; U Min Thonze Cave, far-famed for a colonnade of 45 Buddha images. Sagaing Hill in Myanmar River Cruise

Mandalay – The Cultural Center of Myanmar

The second largest city of Myanmar has never been praised to be one of the most charming attractions in Myanmar. Nevertheless, once exploring it from Myanmar river cruise, no one can deny the truly fascinating as well as the allure of the city. Mandalay is not only the city of pagodas and monasteries, but it is also home to the Royal Palace of the last Burmese King. Tourists visiting Mandalay from Myanmar river cruise will have a chance to marvel at the impressive golden palace; witness the world'largest Buddhist book carved on 729 marble slabs; admire the unique architecture; and hike up to 1000 steps to reach the glistening pagoda on the top of Mandalay Hill to enjoy the majestic sunset over the region. Together with sightseeing, when visiting Mandalay from Myanmar river cruise, you can expect to try hands-on making the gold leaf or to make a pot under the guidance of the artisans to gain more about the local experience. Burma river cruise to Mandalay palace

Experience The Lifetime Hot Air Balloon Ride 

Exploring the temple town of Bagan is a dream of any visitors traveling to Myanmar and so does our customers from Myanmar river cruise. With over 2200 pagodas packed into the tropical landscape, the best way to marvel at the landscape of Bagan after docking from the cruise is taking a hot air balloon trip. As the sun flickers in the sky, there isn't more eye-opening experience than floating on the hot air balloon and see the foggy cover all the area. From the hot air balloon, wait until the sun rises slowly and shines its light to all the ancient temples. Hot air Balloon ride - a fantastic experience in Myanmar river cruise

Riding on a Pony Cart - Get Closer to Bagan

If a boat trip gives you a glimpse to the outside Bagan along the river, hopping on a Pony cart in Myanmar river cruise will offer you a classic way to explore Bagan. Although a part of tourists chose to take a taxi to escape from the dust and heat; those others chose to take a bike. However, we highly recommend you to experience a unique horse carriage after disembarking from your Irrawaddy river cruise to have a closer look to Bagan. The cart will slowly take you through the unnamed temples to the most impressive and important pagodas to learn about the history as well as the fantastic architecture. What's more, the local driver will carry you to some interesting destination that difficult to access by car and hard to find by foreigners. Explore Bagan by horse cart - unique experience in Burma river cruise

Yangon River Cruise

Visit Yangon – The City of Glistening Temples From Yangon River Cruise

The largest city of Myanmar is one of the main attractions for any Burma tours, so does our Myanmar river cruise. However, if you are thinking about a large city with a hectic pace and luxury service, you will be astonished when you witness the city in real life. Yangon is unlike any large cities in the world. It does not enchant you by the chaos or the noisy of scooters and cars swarming around the street. A visit to Yangon from Myanmar river cruise will bring you the feeling of stepping back to centuries with its laid-back pace of life and dignified gilded pagodas dating back to thousand years ago. The unique architecture features on the mossy tiled buildings along the street. Upon Yangon, there are myriads of things to do, taste, and discover. From the bustling market to the colorful street food stall especially the glittering pagodas dating back to thousand years ago. All are rolled into one to deliver you a remarkable river cruise in Myanmar. Explore Bagan by horse cart - unique experience in Burma river cruise

Twante – The Village of "Oh-Bo Pottery Shed"

The peaceful city of Twante is one of the ideal places to visit in Myanmar. Situated in the Irrawaddy River, it noted for the 2500-year-old Shwesandaw Pagoda and the traditional pottery making. Besides, the one that impresses you is the smile of kids and the daily activity of people. Upon Twante from Yangon river cruise, tourist will have a chance to sightseeing around the city on a trishaw – the most popular means of transportation in Myanmar. An elder artisan in the pottery village of Twante