Ayeyarwady Experience (3 Days)

Cruise Line: Belmond Cruises
Bagan, Myanmar to Mandalay, Myanmar
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DAY 1
Bagan, Myanmar

Board the ship at Bagan. Those who arrive early can choose to explore the magnificent temple complex, either by mountain bike, horse and cart, or, at an additional supplement, hot-air balloon. As the ship begins its journey north, 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 the Burmese Tea Shop. In the evening, you are invited to wear a traditional sarong to a vibrant Longyi Cocktail Party.

DAY 2
Myinmu, Myanmar
Allagappa, Myanmar
Myinmu, Myanmar

Arrive this morning in Myin Mu, a small riverside town 30 miles south of Mandalay. Meet your guides and take a trishaw tour, visiting a local market and teashops. You'll also learn about the area's typical cottage industries, such as slipper production and bamboo weaving. Return to the ship for lunch. After, disembark to explore the picture-perfect village of Alacapa. Get to know the locals, and witness a way of life barely touched by time. In the evening, dine on Asian and Western specialities in the elegant restaurant followed by traditional entertainment.

DAY 3
Mandalay, Myanmar

After an early breakfast disembark for your onward travel arrangements.

Ayeyarwady Experience map

About the Ship

Belmond Afloat in France - Hirondelle
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

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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