Belmond Road To Mandalay

Summary

Exploring Myanmar from the comfort of a river cruise ship allows travellers to see the real countryside - complete with villages, temples, farms and people giving a true insight to the fascinating sights of this amazing country. Let memorable landscapes unfold as you cruise the Ayeyarwady River on this elegant river cruiser. Carrying up to 82 passengers, she is a sophisticated lady with ample room and luxurious amenities. Life on board is calm and relaxing with talks on the local activities and places and stepping ashore along the way allows you to discover the magic of Myanmar from the religious beliefs, temples, crafts and villages to the amazing scenic beauty of the forested gorges. 

Highlights

  • Discover the famed temples of Bagan on a day excursion 
  • Laze on a lounger on the pool deck with spectacular views of the shore
  • 3-11 Night cruises allow you to enjoy a quick insert to your travel itinerary or enjoy the fuller stretch of the Ayeyarwady River and its treasures

Location

Ayeyarwady and Chindwin River, Myanmar

Best time to go

November to February are the recommended months to visit Myanmar, missing the monsoon season and the worst of the heat.

Our thoughts

The perfect way to take in the beauty of Myanmar. The Road to Mandalay cruiser offers a comfortable, luxurious stay with ample space to retreat to for those days when you want your own space, and lovely guest areas to enjoy. The shore excursions give ample opportunity to head out and explore the villages, sights and fantastic natural beauty of this magical country. 


  • Observation deck
  • Boutique
  • Resident doctor

The chefs on the Road to Mandalay are truly imaginative and create delicious dishes including Burmese, Thai, Indonesian, Indian and European specialities. Tea and Coffee is available in your cabin each morning on request, followed by a full breakfast. Buffet style lunches on the observation deck or in the restaurant allow travellers to enjoy their meals while taking in the exquisite views. Dinners are served in the restaurant and offer a wide variety of tasty options to choose from . Carefully selected wines are available to complement the menu. 

Cabins on board the luxurious cruiser are spacious, air conditioned and furnished with a bright and airy style. Five cabin categories are available - each includes a personal safe, telephone, satellite television, en-suite bathroom and shower amenities. 

  • Governor’s Suite
  • State Cabin 
  • Deluxe Cabin
  • Superior Cabin
  • Single Cabin
  • Colour in Yangon
  • Bygone Bagan
  • The Spirits of Mont Popa
  • Explore Bhamo
  • The Treasures of Mandalay
  • Thanboddhay Pagoda
  • Magician's Caves
  • Mahar Min Kyaung Monastery
  • Bodhi Tahtaung

While children of all ages are allowed on the cruiser, it is better for older children as there is no specific play area or activities for young children.


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