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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.
Mingun, Myanmar
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Reviewed 15 March 2012

We all really loved this boat trip on the Irrawaddy from just beyond Mandalay up to Mingun, it was one of the highlights of our trip. Not because there was lots to see along the river banks or on the river itself as the east...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2015

Any trip on a boat on a famous river cannot be all bad, but this river is very disappointing in terms of local scenery. I compare it to other rivers I have been on such as the Tigris, Euphrates, Nile and the Rhine. No comparison....More

2  Thank Ortlinde
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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

The Ayeyarwaddy river is the blood of Myanmar, starting at the Himalayan’s in the North (Kachin state) and emptying its water into the Indian Ocean in Ayeyarwaddy region (closest big city being Yangon) It passes through most of the major cities and tourist destinations of...More

Thank Tornote
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

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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.

Thank smallhausen1
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.

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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.

Thank ShiningSchnee
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

1  Thank Ross B
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
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
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

Thank patsychom
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 613jdd
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