Pathein River Cruise Including Lunch

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Pathein

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Cruise the Pathein River in a traditional teak boat on a full-day tour that includes pickup and drop-off at your Pathein accommodations, transport, and lunch. Visit local Burmese or Karen villages to learn about daily life and culture, see a Pathein umbrella workshop, and watch the sun set over the Ayeyarwady River Delta.
Begin with pickup at your hotel in Pathein, then travel to a small village that’s 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the Pathein city center. Board a long teak boat along the Pathein River, and set out downstream, as you enjoy views across the a landscape of ancient temples, riverside settlements, and small tributaries. You’ll stop at settlements by the edge of the river to meet local villagers, and find out about their histories and cultures—this area is home to Burmese- and Karen-speaking communities, and traveling with a local guide is the perfect way to connect with the people you meet. Visit a workshop where artisans build and paint Pathein umbrellas by hand, creating bamboo frames, then decorating the colorful cotton with traditional designs. The day on the Pathein River concludes with a sunset over the Ayeyarwady River Delta, then you’ll meet the driver for the return trip to your Pathein hotel.

What’s included

  • Bottled water, food tasting, lunch, light refreshments and snacks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Lunch included
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Get inside tips from a local