Myanmar’s culture sprang up in the banks of rivers and lakes—boating tours bring you to some of the most interesting ruins. You can see attractions like Mingun palace at the end of a sailing trip. You’ll reach sites like Mrauk-U to Kaladan River. Travel between Bagan and Mandalay on the Chindwin River.
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This full-day tour takes you to explore a few of Myanmar’s former capitals. Myanmar has seen many power shifts in its history, and this tour covers just a few of these previous kingdom’s highlights, including Sagaing, Ava, and Mingun.
8 hrsFrom $109
Take a half-day tour to see the town of Mingun’s temples. You’ll travel an hour upstream the Ayeyarwaddy River to see the Mingun Pagoda and the Myatheindan Pagoda. As you travel along the river, you’ll also see scenes from rural life in Myanmar, including women washing laundry among buffalo on the riverbank.
4 hrsFrom $34
This two-day tour brings you to some of the area’s scenic riverside destinations. You’ll get to travel by boat part of the way, which is a lovely opportunity to take in the countryside. You’ll stop at some beautiful pagodas and monasteries and explore a richly decorated cave.
24 hrsFrom $165
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