Rivers of Myanmar. Launches July 2013
(Orcaella launches on 11th July 2013)
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The floor-to-ceiling windows of this intimate river cruiser open to a hidden world of adventure, mystery and delight. As Orcaella glides along the the mighty Ayeyarwady or penetrates the Chindwin jungle, this is a journey where every twist and turn reveals a hidden wonder. From world-famous monuments such as Yangon's Shwedagon Pagoda and Bagan's 2,000 temples to remote villages, surprises abound on this voyage of discovery. So relax on deck, soak up the sights and let the magic of Myanmar unfold.
At a glance:
LOCATION 7 and 11-night cruises: Yangon-Bagan and Mandalay-Bhamo-Bagan on the Ayeyarwady River, and Chindwin River.
ACCOMMODATION 2 Balcony Suites, 15 State Cabins and 8 Deluxe Cabins across two decks (total 50 guests); all river-facing, air-conditioned and with private bathrooms.
DINING Stylish restaurant serving cuisine based on local ingredients that blends the best of East and West. Bar. Deck lounge.
FEATURES 4 decks. Swimming pool. Massage. Fitness. Beauty Salon. Boutiques. Tours at ports of call. On board cultural entertainment. Extensions to other parts of Myanmar available.
GENERAL MANAGER, MYANMAR CRUISES Mr Eddie Teh
Books for the sun deck
Burmese Days: George Orwell
This celebrated novel set in the inter-war days of waning British imperialism brings together great characterisation, excellent narrative and an oppressive jungle location. Buy with Amazon>
A Land Like None You Know - Awe and Wonder in Burma on the Road to Mandalay: Patrick Forsyth
The author visits Mandalay, travelling the Ayeyarwady River aboard the Road To Mandalay. Lively, light-hearted encounters with taxis pulled by oxen and glorious vistas over the pagodas of Pagan. Buy with Amazon >