Experience the enchanting sights, scents and sounds of Myanmar from the perfect vantage point during a luxurious river cruise
Cruise along the mighty Irrawaddy River, taking in the country's most mesmerising landscapes from the deck of Road to Mandalay's luxurious river cruise. Stop off to explore rural villages from a bygone era, see saffron-robed monks go about their daily rituals, and marvel at the golden spires of pagodas which soar out of the lush jungle.
Get ready to taste freshly prepared food, visit hilltop villages and find the perfect souvenir in the country's bustling markets. The Road to Mandalay cruise is both adventurous and leisurely. There is plenty of time to relax and do as your please, while experiencing a new culture. Ready to begin your once in a lifetime adventure on board?
Aboard Belmond's Road to Mandalay Myanmar cruise every day is filled with events, excursions, exquisite dining and entertainment. With cool, relaxing spaces in which to mingle, luxurious cabins and indulgent touches you're assured a great journey ahead. Take in topical lectures by local and international experts or join a cooking class where you'll learn a Burmese speciality you can whip up when you return home. Or just relax, cocktail in hand, on the teak deck and watch the marvellous sights as you cruise gently along the Irrawaddy River.
The observation deck onboard is the perfect spot from which to watch life on the river and its shores. Here you can soak up the sun, have a drink at the bar, or take a refreshing dip in the pool. The unique flavors this part of the world will draw you to the ship's dining room. Enjoy a breakfast buffet, themed lunches and gourmet dinners accompanied by complimentary local beer and wine.
The alfresco Bar & Grill Restaurant, situated on the Observation Deck, offers refined local cuisine in a truly inspiring setting. Watch the experts in action at the gourmet grill station and savour fine wines from our vintage selection. The Bar is the social hub of the ship, ideal for easy evenings spent with fellow travellers, enjoying pre-dinner aperitifs or lingering over late-night cocktails.
The spa is one of the most popular areas of the ship. Travelers enjoy treating themselves to some of the soothing, relaxing and rejuvenating massages onboard. You can also be sure to stay polished with a manicure, pedicure or blow-dry service.
Enjoy an interesting programme of local entertainment, from Burmese marionettes to classical dancers, and insightful lectures on Myanmar’s fascinating culture. In addition, you can learn to tie a traditional longyi or apply thanaka, a beauty treatment used by local women to cool and tone their skin.
Browse the onboard boutique to find a memento of your journey. Choose from an array of exquisite wares and jewellery fashioned by local craftsmen.
Still doing your destination research? Feel free to contact us, and we can help you with any questions you may have. We also offer a free resource to help travelers familiarize themselves with this undiscovered and emerging Southeast Asian destination. Our Myanmar (Burma) Travel Guides have information that may help adventure seekers enjoy the best of Myanmar, a relatively unknown country to tourists. Read on to learn about Myanmar and all of its wonders. All guidebooks are printable and downloadable.
A single-entry visa is required for all foreign citizens traveling to Myanmar. More information about obtaining a tourist visa can be found by Contacting us, your local embassy, or your preferred travel visa service.