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Myanmar - Rivers & Royal Cities
Enjoy the luxurious and charm of traveling on the Chindwin River aboard the new Sanctuary Ananda Cruise on this beautiful 18-day Burma vacation. Arrival in Yangon and transfers to the mote. You can walk around the town center after having your breakfasts and discover the marvellous mixture of architectural and sightseeing attractions.
Tonight you will be visiting a local paint shop to see one of Myanmar's most famous craft. You will pass Thatbyinnyu, the highest sanctuary in Bagan, the Dhammayangyi sanctuary, famous for its impressive masonry, and the Sulamani Shrine. Transfers to Bagan Bridge and embarkation of the Sanctuary Cruise for 10 overnight stays after breakfasts.
You' re visiting Kaleva today. Kaleva is the trade point between Myanmar and India, and this city lies at the point where the Myit Tha River with its spring in India connects with the Chindwin.
Kaleva is located at the base of the Western Mountain Range, which rises above the village, the mountain peak and the calm rivers.
The Kuthodaw Pagoda, whose 729 plates of Buddhist slab marbles have given it the name" Greatest Book in the World", can be visited if there is enough of it. In the early hours of the day we leave for Mandalay Mountain when the weather comes up.
In two hours you will reach the former Pyin Oo Lwin mountain terminal (also known as Maymyo) on a platform at 1,000-meters. You will have a delicious dinner at The Club Terrace Restaurant and take a historic coach trip through the cityscape.
Swan Oo Pon Nya Shin and U Min Thone Sae. Today you will head back towards the town and stop at Amarapura, a former capitol whose name means "City of immortality". The Mahagandayon Convent, home to over a thousand nuns, and a silver mill that produces exquisitely handcrafted wares.
Country and journey to the cemetery of the Allies, a beautiful, tranquil area that is the last rest place for more than 27,000 Allied soldiers who died during the Second World War in Myanmar.
Before being taken to Yangon International for your flights to the UK, please check your travel guides and the vehicle available for further visits or purchases in Yangon. The Sanctuary Ananda Cruise started in November 2014 and offers an all suites boat with 21 roomy and luxury staterooms on 3-deck.