The Road to Mandalay Cruise Tailor-made


The Road to Mandalay Cruise Tailor-made

Board the Orient Express, ‘Road To Mandalay’ for a very special seven night cruise in elegant luxury. This delightful river cruiser glides in style along the banks of the famous Ayeyarwaddy River and offers all the amenities one would expect from Belmond including the’ Mandalay Wellbeing’ with fitness room and a range of beauty therapies. Excellent dining, a well stocked bar and regular entertainment contribute to a relaxing journey of discovery. Naturally all elegant cabins are en suite.

On the cruise explore the many Temples and Pagodas of Bagan. Relax and enjoy local river life as you cruise the mighty Ayeyarwady River. Discover the sights of Sagaing, Mingun and Mandalay and take excursions to the traditional Burmese village of Shanlay. Visit Mount Popa the sacred home of the Nats and relax in the beautiful hill station of Maymyo.

10 days from £3,750.00 per person
Bangkok - Yangon – Bagan - The Road to Mandalay cruise – Bagan Market – Sagaing - Maymyo with Shan lunch - Mingun and Mandalay – Village visit – Mount Popa – Yangon - Bnagok
  • Enjoy a traditional Shan lunch in Colonial Maymyo.
  • Delve deep into the Burmese culture and spiritual beliefs with an exclusive meditation session in one of Yangon's most revered monasteries.

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Day 1: To Bangkok

Morning depart from London Heathrow on direct Thai Airways flight to Bangkok.

Day 2: To Yangon – City tour

Arrive Bangkok and connect to Yangon. Met on arrival and transfer to The Governor's Residence. Afternoon city tour includes the Sule and Shwedagon pagodas.

Day 3: To Bagan and Road to Mandalay

Morning fl ight from Yangon to Bagan. Transfer to the Belmond Road To Mandalay berthed on the Irrawaddy River. Afternoon visit Bagan with its awe inspiring Temples and pagodas. Welcome dinner. Overnight onboard.

Accommodation: Belmond ‘Road To Mandalay’

Day 4: Bagan

Morning tour of Bagan’s local markets selling a pot pourri of treasures! Later sail for Mandalay. Anchor mid-river for the evening. Overnight onboard.

Day 5: Afternoon excursion to Sagaing

Afternoon excursion to Sagaing considered to be the living centre of the Buddhist faith in Burma and famous for its silversmiths. Overnight onboard.

Day 6: Maymyo with Shan lunch

A full day's excursion to Maymyo, a Colonial hill station, with delightful English style houses and beautiful botanic gardens. Dine on a typical Shan lunch. Overnight onboard.

Day 7: Mingun and Mandalay

Cruise to Mingun. Visit the most important sights including the lovely hsinbyume pagoda. In the afternoon, guided tour of the key sights of Mandalay regarded as the centre of Burmese culture and Buddhist learning. Overnight onboard.

Day 8: Burmese Village and Bagan

After breakfast walking tour of a traditional Burmese village. Discover the Burmese way of life fi rst hand - from farming and handicrafts to spirit houses and tea-shops. Sail to Bagan. Evening cocktail party followed by dinner. Overnight onboard.

Day 9: Full day excursion to Mount popa national park

A full day's excursion to Mount popa the sacred home of powerful 'nats' (spirits). On top of a rocky crag is a picturesque complex of Monasteries, pagodas and shrines. Overnight onboard.

Day 10: To Yangon

After breakfast transfer to Bagan airport for onward fl ight to Yangon. Overnight at The Governor's Residence.

Accommodation: Belmond Governors Residence
Soaring above the clouds a view from the airplane window

Day 11: To London via Bangkok

Morning flight to Bangkok with connection to London.

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Price per person (Double/Twin share)
Cost includes:
  • International & internal flights in economy class.
  • Accommodation with en-suite facilities.
  • Daily breakfast throughout. Fullboard meals whilst on the Belmond Road to Mandalay Cruise.
  • Services of English speaking guide during sightseeing.
  • Transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Excursions, sightseeing and entrance fees as per the itinerary.
  • Full ATOL Bonding.
Cost does not include:
  • Visa Fee.
  • Any optional Excursions.
  • Any expenses of a personal nature.
  • Travel Insurance.