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Irrawaddy Explorer: Flights

Myanmar – Luxury

Flight Information

The Irrawaddy Explorer operates out of Myanmar (Burma) located in Southeast Asia. Myanmar (Burma) has international airports located in Mandalay (MDL) and Yangon (RGN). There are multiple flights daily to/from Mandalay (MDL) or Yangon (RGN) airports. All domestic flights are operated by local airlines. These tickets are issued by local airline agents.

Recommended Flights

The Irrawaddy Explorer runs on a specific schedule, check with your Travel Specialist for recommended flight information. 

 
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Included Ship Transfers

Transfers to and from the designated pick-up and drop-off locations are included as described in the "Embarkation / Disembarkation" section below. 

NOTICE:  The ship/tour depart promptly as scheduled. No refunds will be issued if you arrive late and the ship/tour has departed without you.

Embarkation / Disembarkation

Ship Embarkation:

In Yangon on an UPSTREAM itinerary (Yangon to Mandalay) the transfer meeting point is the Sule Shangri-La Hotel. The transfer duration from Sule Shangri-La to the ship docked in Prome is approximately six (6) hours. Departure from the Sule Shangri-La, Yangon, is 7:30am. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure to check in with the Irrawaddy Explorer representative and ensure your luggage is properly tagged for ship arrival.

Sule Shangri-La Hotel
223 Sule Pagoda Road
Yangon, Myanmar

In Mandalay on a DOWNSTREAM itinerary (Mandalay to Yangon) the transfer meeting point is Mandalay Hill Resort. The day begins with a tour of Mandalay prior to embarking the ship, and departure time from Mandalay Hill Resort is 8:30am. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure to check in with the Irrawaddy Explorer representative and ensure your luggage is properly tagged for ship arrival.

Mandalay Hill Resort
No. (9), Kwin (416 B), 10th Street
Mandalay, Myanmar

 

Ship Disembarkation:
After disembarking the ship in Mandalay on the UPSTREAM itinerary, guests will enjoy the Mandalay City Tour beginning at 8:00am, immediately after breakfast, and ending at the Mandalay Hill Resort at approximately 12:00pm. Guests who have not booked an airport transfer or extension program through Irrawaddy Explorer may make their way to the airport or their independently arranged hotel from Mandalay Hill Resort.

Mandalay Hill Resort
No. (9), Kwin (416 B), 10th Street
Mandalay, Myanmar

On the DOWNSTREAM itinerary, guests will disembark at 7:30am, after an early breakfast, and be transferred from the ship docked in Prome to the Sule Shangri-La in Yangon. Transfer duration is approximately six (6) hours. Anticipated arrival at the Sule Shangri-La, Yangon, is 1:30pm. Guests who have not booked an airport transfer or extension program through the Irrawaddy Explorer may make their way to the airport or their independently arranged hotel from Sule Shangri-La.

Sule Shangri-La Hotel
223 Sule Pagoda Road
Yangon, Myanmar


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A single-entry visa is required for all foreign citizens traveling to Myanmar before entry. More information about obtaining a tourist visa can be found by Contacting us, your local embassy, or your preferred travel visa service.

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