RV Yandabo

This small, atmospheric wooden vessel carries eight passengers and offers one- and two-night cruises on the Irrawaddy in Myanmar (Burma).It is owned by the Tint Tint Myanmar Group of Companies, which operates three other vessels in the region. Yandabo is the name of a pottery village between Mandalay and Bagan, historically recognized for the signing of the 1826 Yandabo Treaty between the British and Royal Burmese Court of Inwa. The vessel was named in honor of the peace treaty. Accommodations are provided in three superior twin-bedded cabins on the Main Deck, each with a private bathroom and shower, and a deluxe cabin, with a fixed double bed, on the Upper Deck. The cabins are 140 square feet and 150 square feet, respectively. Facilities include a lounge and bar on the Sun Deck, and the chef serves a choice of western, Burman and Chinese cuisine. Complimentary tea and coffee are available throughout the day. Other beverages from the bar menu are charged to passengers' accounts.

Technical Data
Length 84 Feet,(24.6) Meter
Beam 20 Feet (6) Meter
Design Draft 2.5 Feet (0.8) Meter
Deck 2
Diesel Engine 1 x 160 HP, Nissan Diesel,  Model : PD 6-113856
Design Speed 8 Knots
Max Upriver Speed 6 Nautical Miles Per Hour (Dry Season)
Max Downriver Speed 10 Nautical Miles Per Hour (Dry Season)
Navigation Navigation Lights, Ship Horn, Search Light,
Communication GSM & CDMA Phone, VHF Radio
Generators 1x25Kva + 1×15 Kva for emergency
Fire Protections Fire Extinguishers, Fire Hose Cabinets, Portable Fire Pump
Safety Emergency Lights, Emergency Gen-set, Life Jackets, Rigid Floating Device,Rescues Speed Boat
Facilities
Passengers 25 for day cruise and 8 for overnight cruises
Cabins 4 Cabins With Private Bathroom and shower
  1 Deluxe (Upper Deck)
  Main Deck: 3 Superiors (Twins)
  Lounge & Bar on the Sundeck/Solarium (Capacity : 10 Seats)
Reservations

All reservation and confirmation of availability by Yangon office.

Children Policy

Infants below the age of 4 years may sleep in their parent’s cabin without extra but the company cannot guarantee the availability of a cot. Children up to 12 years must occupy a berth and pay 50% of the adult rate if sharing the same cabins. Full rate applied if staying in a different cabin.

Tour leader

For booking of 4 + cabins: FOC accommodation in the officer accommodation on certain ships and according to availability.

Local tour Guides

We provide English Speaking Guide on boat. Guide is subject to availability.

Local guide will be charged USD 50 per person for Booking up to 3 cabins.

For booking of 3 + cabins, FOC accommodation in Half twin shared room provided according to availability.

Payment Terms
  • 30 % deposit is required upon confirmation of the booking.

If payment is not received after (14) days of confirmation, your booking will be automatically cancelled.(Refundable if the booking is cancelled within the cancellation terms).

  • Final payment must be paid 30 days before departure.
  • Payment will failure as a cancellation charges apply.
  • Payment of extra F & B or extra excursions are to be paid directly on Yandabo boat.
Cancellation Terms
  • For cancellations of bookings, the following charges will apply:
  • Up to 91 days prior to departure : no cancellation fee
  • From 90 – 61 days prior to departure : 30 % of the cancelled cabins amount
  • From 60 – 31 days prior to departure : 50 % of the cancelled cabins amount
  • From 30 – 15 days prior to departure : 80 % of the cancelled cabins amount
  • 14 days or less : 100% of the cancelled cabins amount
Important notes
  • Partial reduction of rooms or change of departure date is deemed as cancellation and the above charges may be applied.
  • Unless otherwise agreed 2 or more bookings of the same agent on same dates and same cruises are considered a unique booking resulting by the combination of each.
Charter Payment terms and Conditions
  • 30 % of the total charter amount is required upon confirmation of any bookings.
  • Final Balance of the total charter amount due 30 days prior to departure.
  • All charter payments are non refundable in event of cancellation by charterer.
  • All charter rates include fuel, pilots, gratuities to crew, main meals, coffee, tea and local mineral water of the cruise, A maximum of two guides and two coaches per charter as required depending on numbers
  • All charter rates exclude pre and post cruise transfers, port dues, flights, hotels and other ground handling; laundry, beverages, wines and imported alcoholic beverages, important mineral waters.
  • There are no special terms of payment for charters and the standard published bookings conditions and terms and conditions apply.
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