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Irrawaddy sunset cruise with cocktails

You’ve seen Bagan’s remarkable temples from the ground. Now it is time for a different point of view.

Indulge in one of Myanmar’s best sunsets

Late this afternoon drive to the banks of the Irrawaddy River where a private wooden motorboat awaits. Climb aboard and cast off, moving through the waters of Myanmar’s most important waterway. Pass by Bagan’s shoreline, catching glimpses of pagodas and seeing the spires of distant monuments on the horizon. The river oozes a timeless charm and as the boat moves further upstream, you will pass by small villages inhabited by farmers and fishermen.

Stepping closer to Bagan’s daily life

Learn about life on the river by observing the scenery. See farmers bathing their oxen, kids playing in the cool water after school or fishermen hauling in the day’s freshest catch. In just this short stretch of the 2,000-kilometer-long river you will get a sense of how vital the waterway is to the lives of Myanmar’s residents.

Finishing your day in style

While cruising, a selection of local drinks and snacks will be served. What better way to close out the day than sipping a rum sour and nibbling on tempura, locally-grown peanuts, and other treats? Kick back and relax, watching the sun dip lower into the horizon, casting a changing hue of colors on the temples’ facades and river banks.

As dusk approaches, the boat will return to shore. Bid farewell to your boat captain and return to dry land with fabulous memories of this sunset Irrawaddy cruise experience.

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  • Ending a day of sight-seeing with a scenic river cruise
  • Enjoying a private boat trip along the Irrawaddy River
  • Soaking up views of Bagan’s famous temples and riverside villages



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Lawkananda Pagoda Oil Lamp Ceremony

As the sun sets over Bagan, join locals to illuminate hundreds of small candles at the base of a serene pagoda. Earn merit and gain a deeper understanding of Buddhism through this authentic, local experience.

Food Donation to Monks

Discover the deep spiritualism of Myanmar by partaking in a special Buddhist ceremony. Visit a monastery in Bagan and donate food to monks and receive a traditional blessing in return. This serene experience is certain to bring you closer to Myanmar’s culture and to create lasting memories.


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