Bagan – Irrawaddy Sandbank Dinner
Wrap up a day of temple-touring with an unforgettable Bagan Irrawaddy dining experience. Early this evening travel to the jetty where a private riverboat awaits. Cast off and sail into the middle of the Irrawaddy River, seeing Bagan’s temples fade into the distant horizon. You will be treated to a natural light show as the sun casts its last rays on the town and river, creating an ever-changing palatte of colors across the landscape.
Going off the beaten path in Myanmar
The boat will approach a sandbank in the middle of the Irrawaddy River. Disembark and discover a magical setting of glowing lanterns, white linen-covered tables, and serving staff awaiting you with a refreshing drink. Enjoy the feeling of the sand beneath your feet as the sky grows dark and the stars begin to appear.
A Fine dining experience by the Irrawaddy river in Bagan
Then, sit down at the table for a memorable Burmese feast. Enjoy a multi-course meal of traditional local dishes. On the menu are starters such as lentil soup and tomato salad followed by a main course of flavorful curries and vegetables. The gentle waves of the river lapping against the shore are likely to be the only noise you hear. Or, if you wish, a traditional harpist can provide the soundtrack for the evening, strumming beautiful local music in the background.
Enjoying a beautiful evening view by the Irrawaddy River
With a bit of luck, you will have clear skies and thousands of stars in the sky above. Even if it is cloudy, the quiet evening air, flickering lanterns, and dark skies create a unique atmosphere.
A sweet dessert wraps up the meal and then it is time to return to Bagan. Cruise back across the dark waters of the Irrawaddy River, perhaps catching a glimpse of an illuminated temple spire on the horizon. Once reaching the shore, transfer to the hotel, and drift off to sleep with wonderful memories of this magical night in Bagan.
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- Enjoying a magical evening under the stars
- Tasting delicious Burmese cuisine with the stars above your head and the soft sand under your feet
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