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Kota Bangun

Kota Bangun


This busy town and transport hub is where upriver journeys generally begin. You can hire a ces from here to take you through a complex of rivers, lakes and marshes interspersed with villages. You’ll cross lakes with wide-open skies, twist and turn through wetland channels, pass through forests of silver-barked trees, lunch at riverside warungs, and generally breeze along, pausing for the odd monkey or some of the last few Irrawaddy dolphins. Don’t miss it.

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