Tour Summary

Sailing along the Irrawaddy River and relaxation moments on the cruise with unseen nature and lifestyles of local during the trip. Enjoy the cruise trip with the excellent service of Amara River Cruise.

Embark the Amara River Cruise at 08:00 am. We sail north of Mandalay along Ayeyarwaddy River to Mingun with the Mingun Bell, weighing 90 tones and the biggest hanging undamaged bell in the world; Shin Phyume Pagoda, and the unfinished Mingun Pagoda, a colossal brick monument. After sightseeing set sail and cruise north the Ayarwaddy River till near His-the village.
We leave Hsi-the at 06:00 am and sail this day till Kyar-Nyut. Visit to Nwe Nyein (Pottery Village). We will pass the Third Defile. Small villages along the river life from the trade of wood and fishing. Dinner and overnight onboard.
Set sail at 06:00 am. Our journey will continue upstream until Htee-Gyaint, one of the beautiful town. Excursion into Htee -Gyaint. Overnight and dinner on board the Amara just north of Kyauk-Maw.
Set sail at 06:00 am. This day we will reach till Katha, a beautiful town with a colorful market, friendly people and a unique atmosphere. Katha is known from the book “Burmese Days”, written by George Orwell. Dinner and overnight on board the Amara, moored near the harbor of Katha.
In the morning after breakfast, sightseen to elephant camp by car where 12miles away from west of Katha Depart from Katha around Noon and sail this day till Min Chaung Kone village. This day is a good chance to see the famous Ayeyarwaddy Dolphin, quite common in this area.
Set sail at 06:00 am. Amara will stop at the opposite river bank of Shwegu near the pagodas of Shwe Baw Kyunn Thousands of pagodas can be found at this place, probably built around the 10th century. We will pass the Second Defile this day. At this place the river banks become a steep cliff. The scenery is amazing and offers a beautiful scenery. The Amara will arrive near Bhamo, the most northern place the Amara can reach. Overnight and dinner on board the Amara.
Disembark after breakfast.


  • All meals, Mineral water, local coffee, tea
  • Excursions, entrance & zone fees
  • English speaking guide by the cruise


  • Airfare, airport transfers
  • International flights, International phone calls
  • Minibar, alcohol & beverages such as soft drinks, beer, wine, imported coffee, sprite
  • Laundry service
  • Passenger’s travel insurance as health, accident and baggage