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The Golden Land (Downstream)

This is a very different Burma cruise. Sailing through the heart of ‘Middle Myanmar’ we pass through a varying landscape – from the lush teak plantations around Prome to the desert country south of Pagan. We visit a number of small villages and towns and see local agriculture and manufacturing at first hand. These places are remote from the modern world and offer a glimpse of a timeless, lost Myanmar far from the usual tourist track. We also visit a number of old monasteries and temples of art historical interest in this the cultural heartland of old Myanmar.

PLEASE NOTE: Voyage prices are indicative and can fluctuate.
12 October, 2018 to 22 October, 2018 Make a booking request for The Golden Land (Downstream), departing on 12 October, 2018

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Main Deck Twin/Double £ 3299 GBP pp
8 main deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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Upper Deck Twin/Double £ 3839 GBP pp
16 upper deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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Main Deck Single Use £ 4129 GBP pp
8 main deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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Upper Deck Single Use £ 4805 GBP pp
16 upper deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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16 November, 2018 to 26 November, 2018 Make a booking request for The Golden Land (Downstream), departing on 16 November, 2018

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Main Deck Twin/Double £ 3299 GBP pp
8 main deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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Upper Deck Twin/Double £ 3839 GBP pp
16 upper deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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Main Deck Single Use £ 4129 GBP pp
8 main deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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Upper Deck Single Use £ 4805 GBP pp
16 upper deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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12 December, 2018 to 22 December, 2018 Make a booking request for The Golden Land (Downstream), departing on 12 December, 2018

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Main Deck Twin/Double £ 3299 GBP pp
8 main deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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Upper Deck Twin/Double £ 3839 GBP pp
16 upper deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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Main Deck Single Use £ 4129 GBP pp
8 main deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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Upper Deck Single Use £ 4805 GBP pp
16 upper deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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07 January, 2019 to 17 January, 2019 Make a booking request for The Golden Land (Downstream), departing on 07 January, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Main Deck Twin/Double £ 3299 GBP pp
8 main deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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Upper Deck Twin/Double £ 3839 GBP pp
16 upper deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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Main Deck Single Use £ 4129 GBP pp
8 main deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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Upper Deck Single Use £ 4805 GBP pp
16 upper deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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02 February, 2019 to 12 February, 2019 Make a booking request for The Golden Land (Downstream), departing on 02 February, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Main Deck Twin/Double £ 3299 GBP pp
8 main deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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Upper Deck Twin/Double £ 3839 GBP pp
16 upper deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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Main Deck Single Use £ 4129 GBP pp
8 main deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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Upper Deck Single Use £ 4805 GBP pp
16 upper deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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28 February, 2019 to 10 March, 2019 Make a booking request for The Golden Land (Downstream), departing on 28 February, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Main Deck Twin/Double £ 3299 GBP pp
8 main deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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Upper Deck Twin/Double £ 3839 GBP pp
16 upper deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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Main Deck Single Use £ 4129 GBP pp
8 main deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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Upper Deck Single Use £ 4805 GBP pp
16 upper deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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26 March, 2019 to 05 April, 2019 Make a booking request for The Golden Land (Downstream), departing on 26 March, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Main Deck Twin/Double £ 3299 GBP pp
8 main deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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Upper Deck Twin/Double £ 3839 GBP pp
16 upper deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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Main Deck Single Use £ 4129 GBP pp
8 main deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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Upper Deck Single Use £ 4805 GBP pp
16 upper deck staterooms - 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass - Kimonos and slippers - Spa-branded amenities - Unlimited mineral water - Electric mini safe - Central AC with individual control Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows - Premium mattresses - Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift - Mirror - Multi-configuration plugs - Generous closet space and under-bed storage - Hair dryer - Daily nightly turndown service - 24h laundry service - Complimentary evening canapés
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The Golden Land (Downstream) itinerary:

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DAY 1 AMARAPURA / MANDALAY
Embark the ship and after lunch on board, we tour central Mandalay visiting the Mahamuni Pagoda and Shwe-im-bin teak carved monastery and Amarapura with the teak Bagaya Kyaung, Menu Ok-kyaung and crossing the U Bein Bridge.
DAY 2 YANDABO
We move on to explore the ancient capitals of Ava and cast off cruising downstream through lunch and in the late afternoon we explore Yandabo, a small rural village specialized in pot making. We visit the Pandaw School and the new dispensary both built with past donations from Pandaw passengers.
DAY 3 PAGAN
We tour a selection of the 3,000 listed monuments in this important World Heritage Site and visit lacquer workshops.
DAY 4 PAGAN
Ascend Tan-Chi-Taung mountain by mini van for the spectacular sunrise over Pagan. In Salay we visit a number of teak monasteries including the Yout-Saun-Kyaung with its spectacular wood carvings and we explore an area of splendid colonial-style houses.
DAY 5 MAGWE
We climb the river bank and wind our way through a labyrinth of passages and paths to reach the magnificent Myat-thalon Pagoda. This pagoda is constructed with solid gold bricks.
DAY 6 MINHLA AND GWECHAUNG
We visit Minhla Italian built forts constructed to keep the British at bay from Royal Myanmar. Thayetmyo, this pleasant colonial town once guarded the border between Royal Myanmar and British Myanmar following the 2nd Anglo Myanmar War of 1855. Many of the buildings including the covered market date from this period. We visit the market, see the colonial houses and ride out by horsecart to see the countryside and golf club.
DAY 7 PROME (PYAY)
Visit the 5th-8th century archaeological site of Thiri-ya-kittiya, former centre of the Pyu civilization with a fascinating museum of early Buddhist artifacts and sculpture.
DAY 8 A KAUKTAUNG
Stop at the famous A KaukTaung to explore the spectacular stone carving on the cliff.
DAY 9 DANUPYU
Continue our exploration of Delta creeks and stop at Donabyu, another little known town with a busy port and bustling markets.
DAY 10 TWANTE
Sail through the Rangoon River and enter the Twante Canal, which connects the Yangon River with the Irrawaddy Delta. We stop on route at the Twante in the afternoon. Enter to the Yangon river port.
DAY 11 RANGOON (YANGON)
Disembark at Rangoon (Yangon).

The Golden Land (Downstream) reverse itinerary:

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DAY 11 RANGOON (YANGON) *
Disembark at Rangoon (Yangon).
DAY 10 TWANTE *
Sail through the Rangoon River and enter the Twante Canal, which connects the Yangon River with the Irrawaddy Delta. We stop on route at the Twante in the afternoon. Enter to the Yangon river port.
DAY 9 DANUPYU *
Continue our exploration of Delta creeks and stop at Donabyu, another little known town with a busy port and bustling markets.
DAY 8 A KAUKTAUNG *
Stop at the famous A KaukTaung to explore the spectacular stone carving on the cliff.
DAY 7 PROME (PYAY) *
Visit the 5th-8th century archaeological site of Thiri-ya-kittiya, former centre of the Pyu civilization with a fascinating museum of early Buddhist artifacts and sculpture.
DAY 6 MINHLA AND GWECHAUNG *
We visit Minhla Italian built forts constructed to keep the British at bay from Royal Myanmar. Thayetmyo, this pleasant colonial town once guarded the border between Royal Myanmar and British Myanmar following the 2nd Anglo Myanmar War of 1855. Many of the buildings including the covered market date from this period. We visit the market, see the colonial houses and ride out by horsecart to see the countryside and golf club.
DAY 5 MAGWE *
We climb the river bank and wind our way through a labyrinth of passages and paths to reach the magnificent Myat-thalon Pagoda. This pagoda is constructed with solid gold bricks.
DAY 4 PAGAN *
Ascend Tan-Chi-Taung mountain by mini van for the spectacular sunrise over Pagan. In Salay we visit a number of teak monasteries including the Yout-Saun-Kyaung with its spectacular wood carvings and we explore an area of splendid colonial-style houses.
DAY 3 PAGAN *
We tour a selection of the 3,000 listed monuments in this important World Heritage Site and visit lacquer workshops.
DAY 2 YANDABO *
We move on to explore the ancient capitals of Ava and cast off cruising downstream through lunch and in the late afternoon we explore Yandabo, a small rural village specialized in pot making. We visit the Pandaw School and the new dispensary both built with past donations from Pandaw passengers.
DAY 1 AMARAPURA / MANDALAY *
Embark the ship and after lunch on board, we tour central Mandalay visiting the Mahamuni Pagoda and Shwe-im-bin teak carved monastery and Amarapura with the teak Bagaya Kyaung, Menu Ok-kyaung and crossing the U Bein Bridge.
* = Indicative
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Pandaw II

Vessel Type: River Boat

Length: 60 metres

Passenger Capacity: 48

Built / refurbished: 2002

Pandaw II was our first ever new build back in 2001. Though our oldest ship she is still young in river terms – her prototype the old Pandaw is now over sixty years old and many ships in this fresh water environment are at least 100 years old. She was built in Rangoon at the Dawbone dockyard, then belonging to the Marine Department. In those days there was no electricity and numerous generators surrounded the growing hull powering the welder’s torches. Timber mills were rare too and great tree trunks would be delivered to the dockside and be cut into planks on the spot. The result was magnificent and still is.

Pandaw II remains the stately queen of our fleet, if not the river. This is the one ship that has not been fully refitted, partly because the crew have treated her with such love and care that she does not need a refit and partly because she is something of a cult ship with a considerable following and we want to preserve the original Pandaw cabin with their real ship’s berths and the old door and window arrangement rather than the French windows of our other P class ships.

The ship has quality mountain bikes for your independent exploration.

ACCOMMODATION

• 16 upper deck, 8 main deck staterooms • 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass • Kimonos and slippers • Spa-branded amenities • Unlimited mineral water • Electric mini safe • Central AC with individual control • Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows • Premium mattresses • Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift • Mirror • Multi-configuration plugs • Generous closet space and under-bed storage • Hair dryer • Daily nightly turndown service • 24h laundry service • Complimentary evening canapés

WINING & DINING

• Local master chef heading an experienced international culinary team • Semi-buffet breakfast, Semi-buffet lunch, and seated theme dinners • Daily lean & light menu options • Complimentary coffee, water, tea, soft drinks, local beer, local spirits, juices • Extensive wine list with premium wines • Series of cultural performances, educational talks, cooking classes, and ship tour • Welcome drink on arrival • Welcome cocktail • Farewell Reception • Theme dinners • Spacious, air-conditioned saloon bar with nightly entertainment • Sundeck bar • 24hrs hospitality bar • Onboard bakery with daily freshly baked breads and rolls

ON EXCURSIONS

• Admissions • Shoe cleaning after excursions • Bottled drinking water • Cold towel service after excursions • Refreshing drink following excursions • Maximum 24 guests per guide on all excursions • Full-size motor coach on all excursions (maximum of 24 passengers per coach) • 1st aid trained assistant guide to follow all tours and excursions

SAFETY & SECURITY

• All onboard crew is trained and certified as per international marine standards • Fire alarm system in all cabins, public areas and back areas • Fire fighting system in all ship areas • Expert marine superintendant • 24 hrs watch on duty

ONBOARD STAFF

• Captain • River Pilot • First Officer • Chief Engineer • 1st Engineer • Electrician • Bosun & nautical crew • Ship manager • Housekeeping • Dining • Bar keeper • Chefs • Local tour guides

PUBLIC SPACES

• Guest relation desk • Fair-trade Shop • Library with contemporary and classic literature

• We visit the 5th-8th century archaeological site of Thiri-ya-kittiya, former centre of the Pyu civilization with a fascinating museum of early Buddhist artifacts and sculpture at Hmawza.

• In the town of Thayetmyo we visit the market, see the colonial houses and ride out by horse cart to see the countryside and golf links.

• At Magwe we climb the river bank and wend our way through a labyrinth of passages and paths to reach the magnificent Myat-thalon Pagoda.

• We explore Pagan - one of the richest archeological sites in the world and the highlight of every tour through Myanmar.

• We explore the ancient capitals of Ava and Yandabo, a small rural village specialized in pot making.
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