If you arrive on an earlier flight we can arrange a tour of
Mandalay. Lunch will be served on board as we cruise towards
the pagoda sprinkled hills of Sagaing, where there are said to
be no fewer than 554 monasteries and home to 6,000 monks and
nuns. En route to Amarapura, we will visit
a silversmith's workshop in the village of Ywataung where
the craftsmen are renowned for their engraving skills.
We will visit one of the textile workshops, followed by the
U Bein Bridge, a spectacular placeto enjoy the sunset. This long
teak bridge snakes across the Taungthaman Lake. After sunset,
catch a boat up the Ayeyarwady River and return to the
Sanctuary Ananda. A local performance will be followed
by dinner on board.