Burmese Days – Along The Irrawaddy River – Southbound (11 Days)

Cruise Line: Avalon Waterways
Ship: Avalon Myanmar  |  1 Review
Yangon, Myanmar to Yangon, Myanmar
Tour Segment  Cruise Segment
Yangon, Myanmar

Welcome to Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon, the country's largest city and former capital. Hotel rooms are available for mid-afternoon check-in.

Yangon, Myanmar

Historic Landmarks, Hot Tea, and Harmonious Living. Tonight, your welcome dinner is in one of Yangon's best restaurants. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Yangon, Myanmar
Air travel
Mandalay, Myanmar

The Road to Mandalay and Your Suite Ship® Await. Fly to Mandalay this morning and transfer to the port for embarkation. This afternoon, get acquainted with the ship and relax prior to your welcome reception this evening. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Kyaukmyaung, Myanmar
Singyun, Myanmar

Glazed and Amazed. Sin Kyun: Striking Straw Creations. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Mingun, Myanmar
Mandalay, Myanmar

A Robust Bell and Prominent Pagoda. Afterward, sail a short distance to Mandalay. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Mandalay, Myanmar

The Golden Tapestries of Mandalay. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Sagaing, Myanmar

Revelations and Relaxation. Join your local guide for a longyi and thanaka presentation this afternoon. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Shwe Pyi Thar, Myanmar

Rural Life in Myanmar. Enjoy time onboard your ship this morning. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Bagan, Myanmar

Temples and Shrines—from Sunrise to Sunset. Today, explore Bagan, one of the world's greatest archaeological sites. From the 9th to the 13th centuries over 13,000 temples, monasteries, and pagodas were built in the plains surrounding the city—an area of about 40 square miles. Many of these structures have been lost over time, but around 2,300 still stand today. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 10
Bagan, Myanmar
Air travel
Yangon, Myanmar

Farewell to the Irrawaddy. Transfer to the airport for your flight to Yangon. The remainder of the day is yours to spend at your leisure. (Breakfast)

DAY 11
Yangon, Myanmar

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast)

Burmese Days – Along The Irrawaddy River – Southbound map

What's Included


  • Services of a professional Cruise Director | Onboard lectures | Complimentary Wi-Fi access | Activities & Nightly piano music | Sightseeing with Local Guides | Headsets for all guided shore excursions | Superb dining with all meals on board daily featuring full breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including a welcome reception, Captain’s reception, and farewell dinner | Quality wines from Europe’s most famous wine regions with every dinner | One sitting with open seating arrangements

Not Included

  • Airfare | Gratuities | Any items of a personal nature | Anything not specifically noted as included

About Us

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