Luxury River Cruise

The Road to Mandalay Cruise Ship


The Road to Mandalay is a luxury ex-Rhine River cruiser brought to Myanmar by Orient - Express Company and recently remodeled and refurbished to an even higher standard of luxury. Inside this graceful river cruiser the emphasis rests on traditional comfort combined with delightful luxury. The spacious en suite cabins are fully air-conditioned and furnished with the most beautiful fabrics, finest linens and softest towels. A cruise onboard the Road To Mandalay is the adventure of a lifetime. Gently cruising along the Irrawaddy River, where passengers will encounter astonishing natural beauty, timeless landscapes, unparalleled cultural heritage and some of the most welcoming and hospitable people in the world. The Road To Mandalay offers longer cruises into the scenic upper reaches of the Chindwin River and also the more popular shorter cruises between Mandalay and Bagan.

RV Paukkan


The lovely Paukan is a boutique hotel on the river, beautifully furnished with a unique combination of modern and traditional motifs. The timber-walled cabins are furnished with colonial style cupboards, dresser and doors while the ceiling is traditional Myanmar. The single or double beds are proper and comfortable ones and not mere bunks, enough room for 55 passengers who will be looked after by a 30-member crew. Paukan might be the younger sister ship to the Pandaw which was built in 1947, but she is a bigger vessel at 183ft 955.78m) in length. Her beam is 38ft (11.58m) and draft is 3.09ft (1.14m). She runs on diesel engines, with a speed of 10 knots. Safety and emergency equipment are in place, as well as reliable communication systems. For luxury-living, Paukan has suites, deluxe or superior cabins as well as singles for guest or guides. There are two massage rooms on the lower deck offering traditional Myanmar massage designed to give soothing relaxation. The sun deck has a stage for cultural performances, and a bar and lounge for relaxation and fun. The upper deck has a lecture / movie room with lcd projector and lcd TV screen. Meals in the dining room on the main deck will include both East and West cuisine, and dinner menus of delicious dishes. Vegetarian meals can be prepared when informed in advance.

1947 Pandaw


Rv Pandaw was built in Scotland on the Clyde by the famous ships builder Yarrow & Co in 1947 and arrived in Myanmar (then Burma) in1950. Now the ship and her 16 cabins are elegantly outfitted and refurbished with hardwoods and brass in a luxurious style and she sails the scenic waters of the Irrawaddy and upper Chindwin Rivers, one of the last of a great breed of vessels that used to ply Myanmar’s legendary rivers.

Other River Adventures

The Malikha


The Malikha – a quick (about 6 hours) and modern transport between Bagan and Mandalay (and v.v.) and is the fastest way to go on the river. Travel from one exciting destination to the next in the comfort of exquisitely upholstered chairs and sofas, while you enjoy expansive views of the ever-changing scenery and while sipping your favourite beer or cold drinks.

RV Mahaythi


RV Mahaythi 1 - is designed to accommodate up to 8 persons for day cruises and 2 persons for overnight cruises. She is small but economical on fuel consumption and a perfect choice for couples to explore the delta area. She has one separate toilet & shower, a galley and a rest area an upper deck as well as at the back deck.

RV Mahaythi 2 - was constructed and in service since October 2007. She is almost totally constructed with Golden teakwood. There is an upper deck including dining lounge area for 70 passengers for day trips or dinner cruises. Lower deck has 6 bed rooms which can accommodate 12 passengers for overnight trips. The rooms consist of 1 Double bed room and 5 Twin bedrooms all with air-con & bath room attached. She is now being used for day trips to Twante, sunset and dinner cruises along Yangon River but also operating between Yangon and capital of Ayarwaddy Delta -Pathein (Ngwe Saung Beach) and Meinmahla Kyun(Island) wild life Sanctuary as well as other Delta destinations on demand. Book RV Mahaythi 1 or 2 for short day cruise to pottery village of Twante.

The Malikha Beauty


The Malikha Beauty – a nice adventure cruise in northern Myanmar downriver from Bhamo to Mandalay – 2 or 3 Night


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