Special Cruise Tours

Myanmar Cruises

River cruises in Myanmar gives you the opportunity to visit the Golden Land Myanmar in a very impressive way. Observe the daily life at the river banks, enjoy the facilities on luxury cruise ships, or just relax during your river journey!

Following Cruises can be booked through Gracious Myanmar Travel Ltd.:

SHWE KEINNERY, MALIKHA RIVER CRUISE,
AMARA RIVER CRUISE, DELTA QUEEN, RV PANDAW 1947,
THE IRRAWADDY FLOTILLA COMPANY, THE ROAD TO MANDALAY,

Inland Water Transport, simple private Boats

RV Shwe Keinnery Cruises

A popular Tourist Cruise between Mandalay and Bagan!

  ETD ETA* Rate
Mandalay – Bagan 0700 1700 28.- US$ per person
Bagan – Mandalay 0530 1830 20.- US$ per person only!!!!!!!!

*Arrival time may vary depends on nautical condition.

Not operating in May, June & July 2007!

RV Shwe Keinnery would sail from 8th to 31st August 2007

Book through us!

Website: www.shwekeinnery.com

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Malikha River Cruiser 2: 

The fastest Cruise between Mandalay and Bagan!
Tour includes 1 hour sightseeing in Yandabo Village!

  ETD ETA* Rate
Mandalay – Bagan 07:00 13:30 30.- US$ per person
Bagan – Mandalay 07:00 14:00 20.- US$ per person only!

*Arrival time may vary depends on nautical condition.

Mandalay Jetty: Malikha Jetty / Gawwin Jetty
Bagan Jetty: Ayeyarwaddy Princess Jetty

 Mandalay to Bagan Bagan to Mandalay
May 9, 12 May  
June Mon, Wed, Sat, basic June  
July Mon, Wed, Sat, basic July  
August 1, 6, 11, 18 ( or ) 19, 22 August  
September 4, 6, 8, 23, 25 September  
October-January Daily Service October-January Daily Service

Updated: 27. April 2007

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Length: 105’ 9’’, Breadth: 16’ 9’’, Draft: 6’ 3’’,
Seating Capacity: 129 passengers
Engine: Type : COMMINS x 2NOS, Capacity : 350 x 2 BHP,
Service Speed : 16 Knots
Service onboard:
air-conditioned lounge, bar (drinks own account), sundeck, TV
Safety onboard:
Fire detectors, Life raft, Life jacket, First Aid Medical facilities
Book through us!
Website: www.malikha-rivercruises.com

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“The Amara River Cruise is a traditional Myanmar riverboat travelling along the Ayeyarwaddy River. It is made of teak wood and was completely refurbished by local craftsmen in 2003. It is 30 meters / 100 feet long and with a shallow draft of 1 meter / 3 feet and two Japan made 180hp Hino engines it can go as far north as Bhamo. The Amara River Cruise has a total of seven cabins, each with their own bathroom with hot and cold shower. Communal areas, bar and canopied sun deck. Electricity is provided by a generator and battery 24 hours a day. Safety is provided by smoke detectors in all cabins, emergency lighting, fire extinguishers, life jackets and a dinghy.
Amenities include on-board laundry, fully equipped kitchen and refrigerators.

All bed linen and towels as well as dining service and bar equipment are provided. You will be taken care of by our friendly and hospitable staff and be able to relax and enjoy the personal atmosphere on board.”

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 Route

Twin Cabin
in US$
per person

Single Cabin
in US$
per person

Mandalay-Bhamo, 6 nights
Mandalay-Mingun-Shinemaga
Thabeikkyin-Tagaung-Kathar
Shwegu-Bhamo

1.116,- 1638.-

Bhamo-Mandalay, 5 nights
Bhamo-Shwegu-Kathar-Tagaung
Kyaukmyaung-Mingun-Mandalay

1.116,- 1638.-

Mandalay-Bagan, 3 nights
Mandalay-Mingun-Sagaing
Ava-Simikhon-Mt. Tangyi-Bagan

504.-   732.-

Bagan-Mandalay, 3 nights
Bagan-Mt. Tangyi-Yandapo-
Ava-Sagaing-Mandalay

 504.-  732.-

Validity: 01.10.2007-31.03.2008

Price includes:
Sightseeing as per program, meals as mentioned, entrance fees as mentioned, drinking water, coffee, tea

Price excludes:
Transfers to and from the Jetty, Laundry, special coffee, beer, wine or any other alcoholic drinks, Travel Insurance
***For all season departure should occupancy be less than 6 passengers the company reserves the right to cancel the Cruise up to 60 days prior departure date!

Amara River Cruise is also available for charter.

Schedule 2007-2008

 Mandalay-Bagan Bagan-Mandalay Mandalay-Bhamo Bhamo-Mandalay

01.10.2007-04.10.2007
09.10.2007-12.10.2007
18.11.2007-21.11.2007
10.12.2007-13.12.2007
18.01.2008-21.01.2008
10.02.2008-13.02.2008
17.03.2008-20.03.2008
25.03.2008-28.03.2008

05.10.2007-08.10.2007
13.10.2007-16.10.2007
22.11.2007-25.11.2007
14.12.2007-17.12.2007
22.01.2008-25.01.2008
14.02.2008-17.02.2008
21.03.2008-24.03.2008
29.03.2008-01.04.2008

19.10.2007-25.10.2007
03.11.2007-09.11.2007
26.11.2007-02.12.2007
19.12.2007-25.12.2007
03.01.2008-09.01.2008
26.01.2008-01.02.2008
18.02.2008-24.02.2008
03.03.2008-09.03.2008

26.10.2007-31-10.2007
10.11.2007-15.11.2007
03.12.2007-08.12.2007
26.12.2007-31.12.2007
10.01.2008-15.01.2008
02.02.2008-07.02.2008
25.02.2008-01.03.2008
10.03.2008-15.03.2008

Early bookings are required, because many times the Cruises are fully booked!
Website: www.amaracruise.com
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WE CAN HELP FOR PRE- AND AFTER TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS!

No operation in 2007-2008! We will keep you informed about Delta Queen!

THE IRRAWADDY RIVER CRUISING BOUTIQUE HOTEL IN AN ORIGINAL 1947- BUILT COLONIAL STEAMER


Between Mandalay and Bagan:

Departure Day Route Duration
Tuesday Bagan to Mandalay 2 nights
Thursday Mandalay to Bagan 1 night
Friday Bagan to Mandalay 2 nights
Sunday Mandalay, Mingun, Sagaing, Bagan 2 nights

Rates in US$ per person

  Validity Main Deck
Twin/Single
Upper Deck
Twin*/Single

Suite Bow
Twin / Single

Lower Deck Single*
1 night

 

High season
21. Oct 07 – 22. Mar 08
19. Oct 08 – 24. Mar 09

300.-/ 510.- 360.-/ 610.- 500.-/ 1000.- 300.-

Shoulder season
23. Mar 08 – 29. Apr 08
26. Mar 09 – 28. Apr 09

240.-/ 410.- 290.-/ 490.- 400.-/ 800.- 240.-
2 nights

High season
21. Oct 07 – 22. Mar 08
19. Oct 08 – 24. Mar 09

600.-/ 1020.-  720.-/ 1220.-   1000.-/ 2000.- 600.- 

Shoulder season
23. Mar 08 – 29. Apr 08
26. Mar 09 – 28. Apr 09

 
 480.-/820.-  580.-/980.- 800.-/1600.-   480.-

*Upper deck double and lower Deck single cabins available on RV Paukan only!!!!
Less than 12 passengers, the company reserves the right to cancel up to 60 days before departure!
All high season departures are guaranteed!!!

The Royal Capitals

Departure Day Route Duration
Wednesday Bagan to Mandalay and beyond 4 nights
Sunday Mandalay and beyond to Bagan 3 night

Grand Voyage of the Chindwin River 20-29.Sep 2007 & 17-26.Sep 2008

Departure Day Route Duration
20. September 2007 Bagan-Chindwin River-Mandalay 9 nights

Myanmar Days – The Bhamo Cruise 2008

Departure Day Route Duration
21. October 2008 Mandalay-Bhamo-Mandalay 7 nights
28. October 2008 Mandalay-Bhamo-Mandalay 7 nights
04. November 2008 Mandalay-Bhamo-Mandalay 7 nights
11. November 2008 Mandalay-Bhamo-Mandalay 7 nights

Click here and download the fact sheet of the Ayravata Cruise Fleet!
Click here and download the Itineraries between Mandalay and Bagan
Click here and download the Itinerary for the Royal Capitals
Click here and download the Itinerary for Myanmar Days
Click here and download the Itinerary for the Grand Grand Voyage of the Chindwin River
Click here and download the Sailing dates 2007-2008
Click here and download the Sailing dates 2008-2009
Click here and download Terms and Conditions

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RV PANDAW 1947 and the new ship RV PAUKAN 2007 will operate the Mandalay-Bagan-Mandalay 1/2 night cruise.
The days of departure will be the same of the 2006-2007 season for both ships, the departure time of RV PAUKAN 2007 will be 45 minutes later than the RV PANDAW 1947. The announced new 3N/4N "Royal Capitals" cruise will be operated starting from November 2008.

www.pandaw1947.com

Ask us for a package tour including the Pandaw Cruise! You will be surprised!

PLEASE CONTACT OUR GMT OFFICE FOR MORE DETAILS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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 “A Journey on Burma’s Irrawaddy River is one of life’s great travel experience.”

Irrawaddy Flotilla is running 2 newly built colonial-style river ships; PANDAW II and PANDAW IV!

Shorter Cruises:
Between Bagan and Mandalay
GMT OFFERS SPECIAL RATES FOR YOU!
Mandalay-Bagan, 1 night, departure Monday
Bagan-Mandalay, 2 nights, departure Tuesday
Mandalay-Bagan, 2 nights, departure Thursday
Bagan-Mandalay, 2 nights, departure Saturday

  Twin Sharing Single
Two Night Cruise 400.- US$ 500.- US$
One Night Cruise 200.- US$ 300.- US$

Rates are valid October 2008 – March 2009, Prices are in US$ per person!

Upstream 2 night itinerary:

Day one: 12:00 depart Bagan with cruising through lunch and visit Ohn-Ne-Choung village.
Day two: In the morning explore Yandabo and sailing upstreams
Day Three: arrive Mandalay in the mid morning

Downstream 2 night itinerary:

Day one: 12:00 depart Mandalay with cruising through lunch and the afternoon.
Day two: Explore the villages of Yandabo in the morning and Ohn-Ne-Choung in the afternoon.
Day Three: 10:00 arrive Bagan

Downstream 1 night itinerary:

Day one: 10:30 depart Mandalay with cruising through lunch and the afternoon explore Yadabo village.
Day two: Arrive 10:00 at Bagan.

WHAT A PANDAW RIVER CRUISE PRICE INCLUDES: Cabin as per booking, English speaking guide, all entrance fees, main meals, free flow of drinks (Coffee and tea, Mineral water, Soft drinks)

WHAT A PANDAW SHORT RIVER CRUISE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDES: Visa costs, Hotels, Transfers to and from the ship, International and domestic flights, Import alcohols, Laundry, Fuel surcharges (see terms and conditions).

Check the long Cruises! Some fantastic opportunities are waiting for you!

“Road to Mandalay” 16 days/ 15 nights
“Chindwin Cruise” 13 days/ 12 nights
“Chindwin & Upper Irrawaddy Cruise” 22 days/ 21 nights
“Upper Irrawaddy Cruise” 13 days/ 12 nights
“Golden Land Cruise” 13 days/ 12 nights

MEALS ON BOARD

Breakfast and lunch are buffets and dinner is served at the tables with d’hôte selection of dishes. We offer a mixture of Asia and Western cuisine and there are always vegetarian dishes offered. Special diets may be catered for with advance notification. Exotic fruit, fresh vegetables, local fish are the preference of most of our passengers.

PASSENGERS’ CULTURAL AND LEISURE ACTIVITIES

Excursions with individual umbrella, individual isotherm bag.
Open bar 24 hours. Happy sundeck.
Thanakha make-up, Longyi wearing, Cooking class, selection of Books about Myanmar.
NEW! Binoculars, Chessboards and Cards.

PASSENGRS’ WELLNESS

NEW! Quality foot and body massage on demand.

Why to book Pandaw Cruises?

  • Pandaw created the Bagan-Mandalay routing in 1998 with it’s interesting stops and their passengers built the village school you will visit
  • Pandaw are the largest river cruise company in South-East-Asia – with four ships and two more under way
  • Colonial style design and atmosphere is unique to Pandaw Cruises
  • Management support and back up of a professional international company with highly experienced Myanmar and European managers
  • High standards of food and beverages and bigger food budgets to ensure the best for you
  • International Safety Management (ISM) standards applied with ongoing health and safety supervision and training
  • Lloyds of London Protection and Indemnity Insurance (i.e.3rd party) for US$ 40M per vessel reflecting the high
  • ‘net worth’ of the passengers Pandaw carries
  • Live music, cocktail parties and other entertainment included
  • Massage and Spa on all ships
  • Movie theatre on Pandaw IV

The Pandaw Fleet in Myanmar:

  Pandaw II Pandaw IV
Lengtd 180ft /55 m 180ft /55 m
Beam 34ft /10 m 34ft /10 m
Draught 3ft / 90 cm 3ft / 90 cm
Bertds 48 pax 56 pax
Decks 3: Main, Upper, Sun 4: Lower, Main, Upper, Sun
Cabins 8 main deck, 16 upper deck 10 main deck, 18 upper deck
Engines 2 x 350 bhp Catepillar 2 x 400 bhp Cummins
Propulsion Schotel outboard Schotel outboard
Built Yangon 2001 Yangon 2004

All Pandaws have:

Comms
cell phones, Sat phones 8where permitted by local authorities) VHF and SSB radio, internal phone system, PA system and tannoy system for navigation

Safety Smoke detectors in all cabins and public places, emergency lighting and generator, fire pump, hydrants and hoses, fire extinguishers, life jackets for all onboard and life rafts
Navigation Navigation lights, ships horn, searchlight, GPS, Radar (where permitted by local authorities)
Amenities On board laundry, bakery, fully equipped galley and refrigeration units, air conditioning for all inside areas
Water treatment plants for desalination, desedimentation and purification using UV and osmosis
Sewage microbiotic treatment plants
Class Myanmar DMA Inland Water (based on Lloyds Inland Water Class)
Flag country flags in areas of operation
Insurance Ship Owners UK: P&I policies with over USD 45million per vessel

www.pandaw.com

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“The Road To Mandalay offer passengers an enchanting view of the dramatic landscapes, ancient temples and fascinating riverside settlements along the Ayeyarwady River in Myanmar.
As well as viewing the changing scenery, passengers will enjoy the highest
international standards of comfort, cuisine and service onboard this elegant river cruiser operated by Orient-Express.
The Observation Deck has a swimming pool, bar and sun deck area and provides, quite simply, the best views in Myanmar. The Road To Mandalay incorporates elegant Burmese materials and unique styles with high standards in decor and modern comfort.

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Facilities on board include a Restaurant, Piano Bar, Boutique, Beauty Salon, small Library and a spacious Lounge, where local entertainment and cultural lectures take place during the cruise.

The Road to Mandalay can accommodate a maximum of 118 passengers in 3 different cabin types. All cabins are fully air-conditioned and have en suite shower and WC facilities. Each cabin has a personal safe, telephone and satellite TV with in-house video.

Schedules, Itineraries and Rates are coming soon!

The Road To Mandalay can accommodate a maximum of 110 passengers in 3 different cabins types.

  Total cabins Total passengers
State cabins A Deck 14 28
Superior cabins A Deck 14 28
Superior cabins B Deck 24 48
Single cabins B Deck 16 6

State cabin (A Deck)

Dimensions 4.5m x 4.8m.

  • large window overlooking the river.
    twin beds (width 92cm x length 190cm, ie 2 single beds)
  • writing desk & chair
  • cupboard and drawer space
  • ensuite shower and WC facilities
  • air conditioning
  • hair dryer
  • personal safe
  • satellite TV with in-house video.
  • sockets are suitable for 2-pin round plugs (220 volts)
  • Bulgari amenities.

    Superior cabin (A deck)
  • Dimensions 2.25m x 4.8m
  • Large window overlooking the river.
    Twin beds (width 92cm x length 190cm , ie 2 x single beds)
  • vanity unit and stool
  • cupboard and drawer space
  • ensuite shower and WC facilities.
  • air conditioning
  • hair dryer
  • personal safe
  • satellite TV with in-house video.
  • Sockets are suitable for 2-pin round plugs (220 volts).
  • Bulgari amenities and free gift.

Superior cabin (B deck)

Dimensions 2.25m x 4.8m

  • Two windows / port holes (20 cm above water).
    Twin beds (width 92cm x length 190cm, ie 2 x single beds)
  • vanity unit and stool
  • cupboard and drawer space.
  • ensuite shower and WC facilities.
  • Air conditioning,
  • hair dryer,
  • personal safe
  • satellite TV with in-house video.
  • Sockets are suitable for 2-pin round plugs (220 volts).
  • Road To Mandalay amenities.

Single cabin (B Deck)

Dimensions 2.25m x 4.2m
Single berth (width 87cm x length 190cm)

  • vanity unit and stool,
  • cupboard and drawer space.
  • Some cabins have a pull-down upper berth.

PLEASE CONTACT OUR GMT OFFICE FOR MORE DETAILS AND SELLING RATES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Simple private boats & Inland Water Transport Services
Simple & low budget!!!
You would like to cruise between Mandalay and Bhamo or up and down the Chindwin River in a private chartered boat on low budget? We can arrange a lot of different cruises for you! We can assist you to find the best available cruise according to your budget and your needs!

INLAND WATER TRANSPORT, government owned River fleet operate between many different locations.

PLEASE CONTACT OUR GMT OFFICE FOR MORE DETAILS!!!

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