RV Zawgyi Pandaw

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Pandaw (River Cruises)

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RV Zawgyi Pandaw Review and Specifications

Specifications of RV Zawgyi Pandaw

Year built 2008
Length (LOA) 41 m / 135 ft
Beam (width) 8 m / 26 ft
Passengers 10 - 20
Crew 10
Decks 2
Cabins 10
Decks with cabins 2
Last Refurbishment 2015

Review of RV Zawgyi Pandaw

RV Zawgyi Pandaw ship was rebuilt in Mandalay and relaunched in 2014. The vessel has humanitarian history. In May 2008, Cyclone Nargis (storm surge, winds up to 215 kph / 130 mph) killed more than 138,000 people in Myanmar (Burma) and caused more than USD 10 billion in damages. Back then, the vessel was specifically equipped and used as a floating clinic. After a few years docked in port, in 2014 the ship was completely redone and entered service as the company's smallest riverboat.

In 2015, Pandaw added an upper deck with cabins and a bistro area in addition to the main deck's observation saloon. Being the fleet's smallest, Zawgyi Pandaw cruise ship also has the fleet's shallowest draft (draught) - 0,76 m (2,5 ft). This feature was the reason the boat to be deployed on Chindwin River (the largest tributary of Irrawaddy River) elegantly navigating the river's treacherous shoals.

The ship has a total of 10 staterooms (6 located on the main deck), and 4 on the upper deck). Each is sized 14 m2 (150 ft2), stylishly furnished and finished in brass and teak. All staterooms are with twin beds (some converting to double), French windows, air-conditioning, safes, desks, hairdryers, slippers and bathrobes in the en-suite bathrooms. An onboard laundry is available, too.

Like on similar Pandaw river cruise ships, Zawgyi Pandaw passengers are able to spend leisure time on the aft part of the covered upper deck. Meals are served bistro-style indoor and outdoor on the upper deck. Breakfast is buffet style, but preceded by light bites, tea and coffee for early risers. Lunch is served either buffet style or sit-down, while dinners are 4-course affairs. Pandaw's food ingredients are locally sourced and always fresh.

Domestic beers, spirits, soft drinks, coffee and tea are complimentary and served on the upper deck at the bar/library lounge. An open-bridge policy is in place. Wi-Fi is slow because of the remote regions traveled. However, some riverside ports along the cruise itinerary feature Internet shops. The ship provides quality mountain bikes available complimentary for passenger use on independent shore trips.

RV Zawgyi Pandaw

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RV Zawgyi Pandaw Itineraries 2017

The below listed RV Zawgyi Pandaw cruise prices on 2017 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest River Cruises fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Departure
Itinerary ports
07 January 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights downstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
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08 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
08 Jan        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
09 Jan        Toungdoot, Myanmar
10 Jan        Sithaung, Myanmar
11 Jan        Mawlaik, Myanmar
12 Jan        Mingun, Myanmar
13 Jan - 14 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar (Overnight)
14 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
15 Jan        Arriving in Monywa, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
14 January 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights Upstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
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15 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
15 Jan        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan 02:00 - 01 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
16 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
17 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
18 Jan        Mingun, Myanmar
19 Jan        Mawlaik, Myanmar
20 Jan        Sithaung, Myanmar
21 Jan        Toungdoot, Myanmar
22 Jan        Arriving in Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
21 January 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights downstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
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22 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
22 Jan        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
23 Jan        Toungdoot, Myanmar
24 Jan        Sithaung, Myanmar
25 Jan        Mawlaik, Myanmar
26 Jan        Mingun, Myanmar
27 Jan - 28 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar (Overnight)
28 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
29 Jan        Arriving in Monywa, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
28 January 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights Upstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
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29 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
29 Jan        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan 02:00 - 01 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
30 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
31 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
01 Feb        Mingun, Myanmar
02 Feb        Mawlaik, Myanmar
03 Feb        Sithaung, Myanmar
04 Feb        Toungdoot, Myanmar
05 Feb        Arriving in Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
04 February 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights downstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3432
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05 Feb        Mandalay (flight)
05 Feb        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
06 Feb        Toungdoot, Myanmar
07 Feb        Sithaung, Myanmar
08 Feb        Mawlaik, Myanmar
09 Feb        Mingun, Myanmar
10 Feb - 11 Feb        Monywa, Myanmar (Overnight)
11 Feb        Monywa, Myanmar
12 Feb        Arriving in Monywa, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
11 February 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights Upstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
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12 Feb        Mandalay (flight)
12 Feb        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan 02:00 - 01 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
13 Feb        Monywa, Myanmar
14 Feb        Monywa, Myanmar
15 Feb        Mingun, Myanmar
16 Feb        Mawlaik, Myanmar
17 Feb        Sithaung, Myanmar
18 Feb        Toungdoot, Myanmar
19 Feb        Arriving in Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
09 September 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights Upstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
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10 Sep        Mandalay (flight)
10 Sep        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan 02:00 - 01 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
11 Sep        Monywa, Myanmar
12 Sep        Monywa, Myanmar
13 Sep        Mingun, Myanmar
14 Sep        Mawlaik, Myanmar
15 Sep        Sithaung, Myanmar
16 Sep        Toungdoot, Myanmar
17 Sep        Arriving in Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
16 September 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip A Voyage to Nagaland: downstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
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17 Sep        Mandalay (flight)
17 Sep        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
18 Sep        Chindwin River, Myanmar
19 Sep        Chindwin River, Myanmar
20 Sep        Toungdoot, Myanmar
21 Sep        Sithaung, Myanmar
22 Sep        Kindat, Myanmar
23 Sep        Mawlaik, Myanmar
24 Sep        Arriving in Kalewa, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
23 September 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip A Voyage to Nagaland: upstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
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24 Sep        Mandalay (flight)
24 Sep        Departing from Kalewa, Myanmar
25 Sep        Mawlaik, Myanmar
26 Sep        Kindat, Myanmar
27 Sep        Sithaung, Myanmar
28 Sep        Toungdoot, Myanmar
29 Sep        Chindwin River, Myanmar
30 Sep        Chindwin River, Myanmar
01 Oct        Arriving in Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
07 October 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights downstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
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08 Oct        Mandalay (flight)
08 Oct        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
09 Oct        Toungdoot, Myanmar
10 Oct        Sithaung, Myanmar
11 Oct        Mawlaik, Myanmar
12 Oct        Mingun, Myanmar
13 Oct - 14 Oct        Monywa, Myanmar (Overnight)
14 Oct        Monywa, Myanmar
15 Oct        Arriving in Monywa, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
14 October 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights Upstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
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15 Oct        Mandalay (flight)
15 Oct        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan 02:00 - 01 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
16 Oct        Monywa, Myanmar
17 Oct        Monywa, Myanmar
18 Oct        Mingun, Myanmar
19 Oct        Mawlaik, Myanmar
20 Oct        Sithaung, Myanmar
21 Oct        Toungdoot, Myanmar
22 Oct        Arriving in Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
21 October 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights downstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
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22 Oct        Mandalay (flight)
22 Oct        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
23 Oct        Toungdoot, Myanmar
24 Oct        Sithaung, Myanmar
25 Oct        Mawlaik, Myanmar
26 Oct        Mingun, Myanmar
27 Oct - 28 Oct        Monywa, Myanmar (Overnight)
28 Oct        Monywa, Myanmar
29 Oct        Arriving in Monywa, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
28 October 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights Upstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
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29 Oct        Mandalay (flight)
29 Oct        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan 02:00 - 01 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
29 Oct 23:00 - 23:00        Monywa, Myanmar
30 Oct 23:00 - 23:00        Monywa, Myanmar
31 Oct 23:00 - 23:00        Mingun, Myanmar
01 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Mawlaik, Myanmar
02 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Sithaung, Myanmar
03 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Toungdoot, Myanmar
04 Nov        Arriving in Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
04 November 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights downstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
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05 Nov        Mandalay (flight)
05 Nov        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
06 Nov        Toungdoot, Myanmar
07 Nov        Sithaung, Myanmar
08 Nov        Mawlaik, Myanmar
09 Nov        Mingun, Myanmar
10 Nov - 11 Nov        Monywa, Myanmar (Overnight)
11 Nov        Monywa, Myanmar
12 Nov        Arriving in Monywa, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
11 November 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights Upstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
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12 Nov        Mandalay (flight)
12 Nov        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan 02:00 - 01 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
13 Nov        Monywa, Myanmar
14 Nov        Monywa, Myanmar
15 Nov        Mingun, Myanmar
16 Nov        Mawlaik, Myanmar
17 Nov        Sithaung, Myanmar
18 Nov        Toungdoot, Myanmar
19 Nov        Arriving in Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
18 November 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights downstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
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19 Nov        Mandalay (flight)
19 Nov        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
20 Nov        Toungdoot, Myanmar
21 Nov        Sithaung, Myanmar
22 Nov        Mawlaik, Myanmar
23 Nov        Mingun, Myanmar
24 Nov - 25 Nov        Monywa, Myanmar (Overnight)
25 Nov        Monywa, Myanmar
26 Nov        Arriving in Monywa, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
25 November 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights Upstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
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26 Nov        Mandalay (flight)
26 Nov        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan 02:00 - 01 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
27 Nov        Monywa, Myanmar
28 Nov        Monywa, Myanmar
29 Nov        Mingun, Myanmar
30 Nov        Mawlaik, Myanmar
01 Dec        Sithaung, Myanmar
02 Dec        Toungdoot, Myanmar
03 Dec        Arriving in Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
02 December 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights downstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
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03 Dec        Mandalay (flight)
03 Dec        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
04 Dec        Toungdoot, Myanmar
05 Dec        Sithaung, Myanmar
06 Dec        Mawlaik, Myanmar
07 Dec        Mingun, Myanmar
08 Dec - 09 Dec        Monywa, Myanmar (Overnight)
09 Dec        Monywa, Myanmar
10 Dec        Arriving in Monywa, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
23 December 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights Upstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
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24 Dec        Mandalay (flight)
24 Dec        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan 02:00 - 01 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
25 Dec        Monywa, Myanmar
26 Dec        Monywa, Myanmar
27 Dec        Mingun, Myanmar
28 Dec        Mawlaik, Myanmar
29 Dec        Sithaung, Myanmar
30 Dec        Toungdoot, Myanmar
31 Dec        Arriving in Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
30 December 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights downstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
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31 Dec        Mandalay (flight)
31 Dec        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan        Toungdoot, Myanmar
02 Jan        Sithaung, Myanmar
03 Jan        Mawlaik, Myanmar
04 Jan        Mingun, Myanmar
05 Jan - 06 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar (Overnight)
06 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
07 Jan        Arriving in Monywa, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)

RV Zawgyi Pandaw Itineraries 2018

The below listed RV Zawgyi Pandaw cruise prices on 2018 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest River Cruises fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Departure
Itinerary ports
06 January 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights Upstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
show itinerary map
07 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
07 Jan        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan 02:00 - 01 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
08 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
09 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
10 Jan        Mingun, Myanmar
11 Jan        Mawlaik, Myanmar
12 Jan        Sithaung, Myanmar
13 Jan        Toungdoot, Myanmar
14 Jan        Arriving in Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
13 January 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights downstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
show itinerary map
14 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
14 Jan        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
15 Jan        Toungdoot, Myanmar
16 Jan        Sithaung, Myanmar
17 Jan        Mawlaik, Myanmar
18 Jan        Mingun, Myanmar
19 Jan - 20 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar (Overnight)
20 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
21 Jan        Arriving in Monywa, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
20 January 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights Upstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
show itinerary map
21 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
21 Jan        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan 02:00 - 01 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
22 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
23 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
24 Jan        Mingun, Myanmar
25 Jan        Mawlaik, Myanmar
26 Jan        Sithaung, Myanmar
27 Jan        Toungdoot, Myanmar
28 Jan        Arriving in Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
27 January 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights downstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
show itinerary map
28 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
28 Jan        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
29 Jan        Toungdoot, Myanmar
30 Jan        Sithaung, Myanmar
31 Jan        Mawlaik, Myanmar
01 Feb        Mingun, Myanmar
02 Feb - 03 Feb        Monywa, Myanmar (Overnight)
03 Feb        Monywa, Myanmar
04 Feb        Arriving in Monywa, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
03 February 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights Upstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
show itinerary map
04 Feb        Mandalay (flight)
04 Feb        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan 02:00 - 01 Jan        Monywa, Myanmar
05 Feb        Monywa, Myanmar
06 Feb        Monywa, Myanmar
07 Feb        Mingun, Myanmar
08 Feb        Mawlaik, Myanmar
09 Feb        Sithaung, Myanmar
10 Feb        Toungdoot, Myanmar
11 Feb        Arriving in Homalin, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)
10 February 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Chindwin: 7 nights downstream
fly-cruise (Mandalay)
Prices starting
from $3634
show itinerary map
11 Feb        Mandalay (flight)
11 Feb        Departing from Homalin, Myanmar
12 Feb        Toungdoot, Myanmar
13 Feb        Sithaung, Myanmar
14 Feb        Mawlaik, Myanmar
15 Feb        Mingun, Myanmar
16 Feb - 17 Feb        Monywa, Myanmar (Overnight)
17 Feb        Monywa, Myanmar
18 Feb        Arriving in Monywa, Myanmar
01 Jan        Mandalay (flight)