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The little Jetty here in Mingun seemed to quite busy. There boats coming and going the whole time I was there.
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“boat trip” (11 reviews)
“private boat” (5 reviews)
“relaxing trip” (3 reviews)
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Mingun, Myanmar
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

We cruised the Ayeyarwaddy two times for 30 min. Namely, that's the time required to reach Mingun village, a must see site, from Mandalay. The cruise is very calm and pleasant along this huge river. You see many other local boats fishing, transporting people, life...More

Thank B1714D
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We've visited the region just before the monsoon period. So river was quite shallow and whole fleets of different size boats were parked between the bridges. Despite all of this river was very impressive.

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

The Ayeyarwaddy River is the longest one and main river in Myanmar. Over 1000 miles. It start from Ma Kha and Malaykha river from Kachin State, MyitKyina ( Myit Sone ). Very useful for our country.

Thank Ye Yan A
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Sailed with a local friend who owns a boat in Myanmar. It’s the best way to see the heartland of Myanmar along the river and visit many of the villages along the river off the beaten track.

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We took the two night cruise on the RV Paukan boat. We went up river to the historic sights at Mingun and then down river to more historic sights before leaving the boat in Bagan. There are so many things to see and do along...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Even in the middle of the dry season, the Ayarwaddy is still a mighty river. The river boats have crew up front to "mark twain" as the water level in the river sinks. In flood, the river is a spectacular sight. The Ayawaddy is one...More

Thank Jeffry B
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

The mighty Ayeyarwaddy river which is the longest river and the most important river in Myanmar .So I love Ayeyarwaddy.

Thank MDM9170
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Although quite long (10 hours) requiring a very early start (5AM) a wonderful, relaxing day with stunning sunrise, some nice viewpoints. Arriving near to Mandalay is full of great vistas with temples, stupas in the distance, bridges in close view and a different way to...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

You can get a private boat or to get the shared one with other tourists to go to Mingun. The return ticket was 5k. There is a Mingun ticket for another 5k which will be sold upon arrival to Mingun. The boat ride is great...More

2  Thank JD D
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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Took a nice boat ride on the river to see the Mingin bell and Pagoda. It's a pleasant form of transportation to get their. Not over priced and relaxing.

Thank Perry H
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