Cruise the alluring Irrawaddy River aboard the luxurious new Avalon Myanmar to explore one of the most mysterious destinations in Asia. Meander through lush, jungle-cloaked highlands and sun-baked plains with mangrove-dotted banks. Visit breathtaking Bagan and the stunning Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, the country's most important religious site.
Day 1 UK - Yangon
Overnight flight to Yangon.
Day 2 Yangon
On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel.
Arrive Yangon, Myanmar. Welcome to Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon, the country’s largest city and former capital. Hotel rooms are available for mid-afternoon check-in.
Day 3 Yangon
This morning, take a walking tour of the city's famous and historic landmarks, including the High Court, City Hall, Central Railway Station, and Sule Pagoda, built during the time of Buddha. Stop along the way at a local tea shop. Next, visit Chaukhtatgyi to see the massive reclining Buddha measuring in at 213 feet. Afterwards, continue to Shwedagon Pagoda, the most important religious site in the country and a national symbol. Here, a truly enchanting scene unfolds as the sun sets on the golden stupa and locals come to pay their respects. Tonight, your welcome dinner is in one of Yangon's best restaurants.
Avalon has designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way. There are three types of included shore excursion on every Europe cruise:
Your local expert is ready to guide you through the history and heritage of local destinations. You’ll marvel at the legends, lore, and spectacular architecture of iconic and historic sites.
We’ve found inspiring and interactive activities to speak to your interests - from cooking classes, to painting workshops - to immerse yourself in each culture you explore.
Embark on energetic excursions to keep you in motion and on the go - from a guided jogging tour of Amsterdam, to biking, paddling, and hiking your way through scenic locales.
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