The loveliest of rivers, the Chindwin carves its way through mountains and forests revealing delightful unspoilt little towns.

With a relaxed and informal atmosphere, sail aboard the RV Zawgyi Pandaw, combining splendid colonial-era character with exquisite contemporary comfort. On this off the beaten track itinerary, the objective is Homalin; the capital of Nagaland and close to the India border. Ply the Upper Chindwin from Monywa, under three hours from Mandalay and pass via Mingkin, Mawlaik, Sitthaung and Toungdoot. Enjoy excursions ashore and take in the scenes that differ to what the rest of your journey to Myanmar may have unfolded.

River Cruise The Chindwin
Destination Myanmar
City Mandalay
Departs from Mandalay
Stops at Homalin, Nagaland
Finishes at Mandalay
Duration 8 Days / 7 Nights


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Cruise Schedule

Guaranteed Departure Applies: As soon as 2 people are booked on this cruise.

NOTE: We regret we do not accept children under 15 years old on this tour.

Terms & Conditions

Itinerary and price subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control. Please refer to our full terms and conditions available on our brochure or from our website. Active Asia reserves the right to alter the hotels and/or the itinerary if needed due to availability and/or adverse weather conditions.


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