Enjoy a back of house tour and cooking class with our Executive
Chef as we cruise the Irrawaddy.
In the afternoon visit the pagoda sprinkled Sagaing Hill, an
important religious and monastic centre, home to some 554
monasteries and 6,000 monks and nuns. Here we will visit a Monastic
school and orphanage where you will have the opportunity to meet
some of the residents and understand the teachings of Buddhism.
Afterwards, take in the views from the top of the hill on the
terraces of the Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda which are truly
Amarapura, was once known as 'The City of Immortals'. Today, the
leisurely 'clack-clack' from the looms of the cotton and silk
weavers has replaced the noisy bustle of this former capital.
Visit the U Bein Bridge, a spectacular place to enjoy the sunset.
This long teak bridge snakes across the Taungthaman Lake. After
sunset, return to the Sanctuary Ananda.