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Tonle Pandaw Cruise
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.

Amara Cruise between Bagan & Mandalay (7 Days, 6 Nights)

Visiting Cities: Bagan, Mandalay    

Phone: +84 982 661 133

Number of Cabins: 28 rooms

Checkin time: 14:00

Checkout time: 12:00

Room rates: $ 850 - $ 1500

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Tonle Pandaw Cruise

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This is the standard for a one night and two night trip between Bagan & Mandalay. Sightseeing may be changed due to the water level and Amara Cruise Manager.

MANDALAY – BHAMO (6 Nights /7 Days)

Day 1 Mandalay Jetty – Mingun-His-the
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. (Meals: L / D )
Day 2 His-the - Nwe Nyein – Kyar-Nyut
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. (Meals: B / L / D )
Day 3 Kyar-Nyut –Htee -Gyaint – Kyauk-Maw
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 (Meals: B / L / D) Day 4 Kyauk-Maw - Katha
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. (Meals: B / L / D)
Day 5 Katha – Min Chaung-Kone
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 (Meals: B / L / D)
Day 6 Min Chaung Kone –Shwegu-Bhamo
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. (Meals: B / L / D)
Day 7 Bhamo
Disembark after breakfast. (Meals: B )

BHAMO – MANDALAY (6 Nights /7 Days)

Day 1 Bhamo –Sinn Khan
Embark the Amara River Cruise 3:00 PM in the afternoon. Overnight near Sinn Khan (Meals: D )
Day 2 Sinn Khan – Shwegu -Katha
Set sail at 06:00 am. On the way, we will pass the beautiful Second Defile. The river banks become a steep cliff and the river bottom drops away to extreme depths. The river scene is amazing and offers beautiful scenery. In the Morning after breakfast, we arrive in Shwegu and visit the pagodas of Shwe Baw Kyunn on the opposite river bank of Shwegu,In the afternoon the Amara will reach Katha, a beautiful town with an interesting 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. (Meals: B / L / D )
Day 3 Katha – Tagaung
Set sail at 06:00 am. Our journey will continue downstream until Tagaung, one of the oldest capitals of Myanmar. Proceed for sightseeing at Tagaung. Overnight and dinner on board the Amara just south of Tagaung. (Meals: B / L / D )
Day 4 Tagaung - Kyaukmyaung
Set sail at 06:00 am. We continued until Thabeikkyin. We will pass the Third Defile. This area is covered with dense teak forest. Sail downstream till Nwe Nyein (potery village) and sightseeing around New Nyein. Dinner and overnight on board. (Meals: B / L / D )
Day 5 Kyaukmyaung – Mingun
Set sail at 06:00 am down stream to Mingun and afternoon sightseeing 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. Dinner and overnight on board the Amara near Mingun. (Meals: B / L / D )
Day 6 Mingun - Mandalay Jetty
Set sailing down to Mandalay. Disembark Mandalay Jetty at 08:00 am. (Meals: B )


Cabin with private 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.

Above Price Included
  • All meals & Mineral water, Local coffee, Tea;
  • Excursions
  • Entrance & Zone fees
  • English speaking guide by Amara Cruise Manager.
Above Price Excluded
  • Airfare & Airport taxes and fees
  • International phone calls
  • Minibar
  • Transfers
  • Alcohol & Beverages such as soft drinks, beer, wine, imported coffee, spirits
  • Laundry service
  • Passenger’s travel insurance as health, accident, and baggage.
Cancellation Policy

Cancellation / Prepayment policy

   For all departures, should the occupancy be minimum (3) cabins occupied. Amara Cruises reserve the right to cancel the cruise up to 60 days’ prior the departure date. A confirmation notice in writing will be released by Amara Cruises to all booked clients and/or their Travel Agents within 90 days before the departure date. In case of cancellation an alternative cruise will be offered and if not acceptable all down payments will be immediately refunded.

For any cancellation, customer must notify the agent by email for any cancellations, amendments and they will be completed only after acknowledgement by email from us.
90-61 days prior to departure: 20% of the rate
60-31 days prior to departure: 35% of the rate
30-22 days prior to departure: 70% of the rate
21 days prior to departure: 100% of the rate


Amara I:
Number of cabin: 7
Suite Cabin: 01
Deluxe cabin: 06
Bed type: Twin
Starting with how they look at staterooms. At Amara I, we've taken a radically different approach to stateroom design than other river cruise lines. We didn't compromise. We didn't cut corners. We didn't make our rooms an afterthought. Instead we designed our Suite with an attention to detail river cruising has never seen before. We brought innovation, imagination and a relentless desire to create a smart use of space to our one-of-a-kind Amara I. And that means a more comfortable, more relaxing, more enjoyable river cruise vacation for you.
Amara II:
Number of cabin: 5
Suite Cabin: 01
Deluxe cabin: 04
Bed type: Double or twin
Amara II offers a first class river cruising experience with the highest level of comfort and personalised service aboard its contemporary, award winning fleet of ships. Amara II offer a luxurious on board experience with elegant dining, spacious suites and large outside staterooms with full-sized en suite bathrooms. In addition, most staterooms on board our Amara cruises feature floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows, providing the best views of beautiful landscapes, famous landmarks and spectacular sights as you cruise.


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