Tailor-made Tour 8 days from £3270 per person

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  Places Visited: Yangon, Zalon, Pyay, Gawaechaung, Magwe, Bagan

Embark on this seven-night cruise on Belmond Orcaella and capture the true spirit of Burma. It provides a great introduction to the country for first-time visitors, and encompasses pagodas, an ox-cart ride through a village, bustling markets, and ancient sites.

Orcaella can accommodate up to 50 guests across 2 Balcony Suites, 2 Junior Suite, 12 State and 9 Deluxe Cabins. All cabins have en-suite facilities and are arranged over two of the ship’s four decks. The bar and lounge, positioned on the top deck, is the perfect spot to relax with a refreshing cocktail.

Holiday Types

Cruising Holidays Cultural Holidays Landscape & Nature Holidays


Suggested itinerary

Day 1

Board the vessel at its moorage in Yangon and enjoy a relaxing lunch as we start our journey to Bagan. Enjoy a full afternoon of sailing and an introductory lecture about Myanmar way of life. Lunch and dinner on board.

Day 2

After a leisurely breakfast, visit the small port of Zalon. Explore the streets by trishaw before visiting the Pyaytawpyan Pagoda. Return to the ship for lunch and dinner.

Day 3

Spend the day relaxing on board as we make our way towards the ancient Myanmar capital Pyay (Prome). Take in the sights and sounds of the river, or make use of the luxurious ship facilities.

Day 4

Arrive in Pyay in the morning and disembark for a visit to the impressive Shwesadaw Pagoda. Return to Orcaella and spend the rest of the afternoon sailing through the stunning scenery.

Day 5

After a full morning sailing, enjoy an afternoon stop to explore the quaint Gawaechaung village by ox-cart for first-hand experience of the rural lifestyle along the Ayerwaddy River. Orcaella will anchor this evening at Min Hla.

Day 6

Start the day with a morning visit to the Min Hla Fort, the site of a great battle during the second Anglo Burman war. Continue to the trade port town Magwe and it’s famous Myathalon Pagoda. Also make a stop at the busy local market to experience the daily hustle and bustle.

Day 7

Orcaella will set sail early morning for Bagan. Spend the entire afternoon visiting the ancient sites in and around Bagan with our experienced guide and witness sunset over the marvellous Bagan plain. Celebrate your final evening on board at a cocktail party on the Top Deck and say goodbye to your new friends during the Farewell Dinner.

Day 8

Disembark early morning for your return flight to Yangon and onward travel.

Tailor-made Tour 8 days from £3270 per person

What's included

✓   7 nights accommodation
✓   English-speaking guides
✓   Entrance fees to sites and monuments listed in tour itinerary

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