Ayeyarwady Experience (3 Days)

Cruise Line: Belmond Cruises
Bagan, Myanmar to Mandalay, Myanmar
Bagan, Myanmar

Board the ship at Bagan. Those who arrive early can choose to explore the magnificent temple complex, either by mountain bike, horse cart, or hot-air balloon. As the ship sails towards Mandalay there are a variety of onboard activities for you to enjoy, including a fascinating lecture and an art exhibition. Relax by the pool on the Observation Deck, the largest outdoor space of any river cruise ship in Myanmar. Work out in the gym, or sample local infusions and delicacies in our Burmese Tea Shop experience. In the evening, dine on Asian and Western specialities in the elegant Restaurant and gaze at the stars from the Observation Deck.

Mingun, Myanmar

There are a range of activities available this morning as your cruise continues. Take part in a sunrise yoga session, a meditation class, a Myanmar cookery demonstration, or a presentation by our onboard doctor on his community projects. Arrive in Mingun and choose from two fascinating tours. Discover the nearby historical sites or join a walk through a rural village, meeting the locals. In the evening you are invited to wear a traditional sarong to our vibrant Longyi Cocktail Party on the Observation Deck.

Mandalay, Myanmar

Early risers may wish to participate in a Buddhist almsgiving ceremony in Mandalay. Later you will disembark for your onward travel arrangements.

Ayeyarwady Experience map

About the Ship

Belmond Road to Mandalay
Belmond Road to Mandalay

Cruise along the Ayeyarwady river on Belmond Road to Mandalay and be enchanted by temple tops and golden sunsets. Venture inland to witness daily rituals of local monks, tour ancient pagodas, and visit bustling markets. Then discover Myanmar’s mesmerising landscapes while reclining on the sun deck with a cocktail in hand.

What's Included


  • Morning tea or coffee served in your cabin on request

  • Buffet breakfast served in the Restaurant daily

  • Extensive buffet lunch served daily

  • Table d'hôte dinner with both eastern and western options

  • Complimentary soft drinks, mineral water, local beer and house wine are served with lunch and dinner

  • Complimentary pre-dinner aperitif served in the Bar each day

  • Cocktail parties with complimentary drinks and canapés

  • Gala Dinner on last night with specially designed menu

  • Onboard activities such as expert lectures and presentations, longyi-tying demonstrations, sunrise yoga sessions, meditation classes and cookery demonstrations

  • Fully-qualified resident doctor

  • Choice of excursions

  • Spa treatment menu

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