PA u k a n2007
The lovely Paukan is a boutique hotel on the river,beautifully furnished with a unique combination of modern and traditional motifs.The timber-walled cabins are furnished with colonial style cupboards,
dresser and doors while the ceiling is traditionalMyanmar. The single or double beds are proper and comfortable ones and not merebunks, enough room for 55 passengers who will be looked after by a 30-
For luxury-living, Paukan has suites, deluxe or superiorcabins as well as singles for guest or guides. There are two massage rooms on thelower deck offering traditional Myanmar massage designed to give soothing relaxation.
The Ayravata Cruises is proud to have Paukan as anothermember to their family and is confident that she will please her guests in thesame manner as her sister ship, the Pandaw.Paukan is the ancient name of Bagan, the old city of two thousandtemples on the bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River. This ancient
capital, seat of the First Myanmar Empire, is a treasureto the people of Myanmar.
Throughout the century of their existence, the templesremain a place of living worship,
maintained by donations from royalty and the public.
RV Paukan was built in 2007 at the Myanmar Shipyards inYangon for Ayravata Cruises. The Yangon River and its dockyards were commentedupon over two hundred years ago as "the most favourable river in the worldfor naval architecture" by the first British envoy to Myanmar CaptainMichael Symes of His Britannic Majesty's 7th Regiment who arrived in Yangon inFebruary of 1795.
The sun deck has a stage for cultural performances, and abar and lounge for relaxation and fun. The upper deck has a lecture / movieroom with lcd projector and lcd TV screen.
Meals in the dining room on the main deck will includeboth East andWest cuisine, and dinner menus of delicious dishes. Vegetarian mealscan be prepared when informed in advance. The price is inclusive of transfer betweenthe ship and airport, all meals, sightseeing tours and entrance fees at monuments.