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Mekong Irrawaddy River Dolphin
Mekong Irrawaddy River Dolphin

  |   Mekong River

Dolphins are unarguably one of the most beautiful and intellectually gifted creatures on earth. With elusive communicational skills, their language is far more extensive and complex than that of the human race. There are as many as 44 different species of dolphin; 38 oceanic dolphins and 6 types of river dolphin. One special member of this aquatic family is the Irrawaddy River dolphin. 

Myanmar Travel Guide
Myanmar Travel Guide

  |   Myanmar

Our Myanmar Travel Guide is a free resource designed to help familiarize travelers with important destination information before embarking on a trip to Myanmar (Burma). The information may help adventure seekers enjoy the best of Myanmar, whether the tour is overland, or as part of an Irrawaddy or Chindwin river cruise.

Myanmar Travel
Myanmar Travel

  |   Myanmar

There are two ways to see Myanmar – by land or by water. If you choose to go by water then you might want to book yourself a Irrawaddy River Cruise. We offer a number of different boats, each with its own level of comfort and luxury and all providing top quality food for guests to feast on. One of the benefits of a river cruise is that you do not need to worry about booking accommodation.

Belmond Governor's Hotel Yangon
Belmond Governor's Hotel Yangon

  |   Myanmar

If you’re looking for a little piece of luxury in Myanmar then the Governor’s Residence Hotel in Yangon should be your first port of call. You will most likely fly into Yangon, before your Irrawaddy River cruise, making this hotel the perfect first stop and introduction to Myanmar. 

Irrawaddy River Cruises 2018
Irrawaddy River Cruises 2018

  |   Myanmar

The Irrawaddy River runs through what is now known as Myanmar (formerly Burma). It flows through jungles and past cities providing livelihoods for thousands of people who dwell along its banks. What better way to experience this powerful, captivating river than on a luxury cruise?

Where is Shwedagon Pagoda?
Where is Shwedagon Pagoda?

  |   Myanmar

The dazzling golden Shwedagon Pagoda is the most sacred site in all of Myanmar and a must-see for any visitor planning a trip to this emerging southeast Asian destination.

Cruises on the Irrawaddy River
Cruises on the Irrawaddy River

  |   Myanmar

Whether you’re eager to explore ancient architectural wonders and stunning pagodas, marvel at stunning natural landscapes and unique wildlife, or dive headfirst into the incredible local culture, food and hospitality, an Irrawaddy river cruise offers the ideal way to make the most of everything this incredible country has to offer.

Inle Lake Myanmar
Inle Lake Myanmar

  |   Myanmar

The vast Inle Lake is one of Myanmar’s most impressive natural treasures and biggest tourist draws. With stunning scenic vistas, floating gardens, picturesque stilt villages and opportunities for handicraft shopping and active adventures, it’s one Myanmar destination definitely not to be missed.

How to Get to Bagan Myanmar
How to Get to Bagan Myanmar

  |   Myanmar

There are several points of Myanmar from which you might start your journey to Bagan but we are going to focus on the main tourist destinations within the country as these are where you are probably going to be.

Things To Do in Bagan Myanmar
Things To Do in Bagan Myanmar

  |   Myanmar

Bagan is probably the number one destination in Myanmar for travellers. It is home to some of the most impressive temples and pagodas in the world and emanates a mystical charm that simply can’t be described or replicated.

About Rainforest Cruises

Rainforest Cruises is a boutique travel company specializing in Amazon river cruises, Galapagos Islands tours, and Southeast Asia cruises. We provide you with the finest collection of cruises in Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, Panama and Southeast Asia. As travel experts we have all the advice you need to help you find and book your dream cruise and an unforgettable adventure.

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