Way to Mandalay: Ayeyarwady Adventure
Climb aboard the luxurious Belmond Road to Mandalay river cruisers to stylishly discover the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) and experience Myanmar from a singular view. From Mandalay, this eight-day tour takes you to Bagan, where you will visit Mount Popa and the surrounding area. Discover the majestic town of Mandalay with a guided tour before you enjoy a stunning sundown over the riverbank from aboard the Sailboat.
Upon arriving in Mandalay you will be transferred to Road To Mandalay on the Ayeyarwady Rivier. You will have a sightseeing walk through Mandalay after your meal. We return to the boat to watch the sun set over the stream. Evening meal and on-site conversation on the boat. It reaches Bagan, where over 2,000 shrines and palagodas are spread over an impressive plateau along the riverbank.
At lunchtime, you' ll be able to see the interior of some of our paragliders or rent a bike or horse-drawn carriage and discover them on your own. Later in the afternoons you can watch the sunset over a pagoda pad. Overnight dinners and conversation. This is a full-time trip to Mount Popa, considered the holy home of mighty minds.
We will have lunch at Mount Popa Resort. Evening meal and on-site conversation on the boat. In the morning you will visit some of the Bagan village market, which sell woodcarvings, textiles and wicker. In the morning the boat will set the sails to Mandalay. The Ayeyarwady River is used for presentations on the tour. Returns to the boat for supper and conversation.
Departure for a concluding evening meal on the boat.
The Ayeyarwady area, also known as the Delta area, is a coastline between the Bay of Bengal in the western part and the Andaman Sea in the eastern part. Ayeyarwady borders Rakhine, Bago and Yangon and is made up of 26 cities with a surface area of 35,964 sqkm. The Ayeyarwady state is Myanmar's most populous state with an estimate of 6.32 million (2011 HMIS data) and a per -square-kilometre demographic densities of 176 persons.
The Ayeyarwady area has the highest proportion of inhabitants who live in the countryside (88%) compared to city areas (12%).