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Itinerary Overview

There is an extraordinary timeless quality to Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady River. Flowing freely for almost 2,200 km across the whole country into the Indian Ocean, this river is a witness of Myanmar’s history. The kings of medieval Bagan would almost certainly recognize its riverbank life today with its ox carts and the countless tiered pagodas.
This 4-Night itinerary named “Ancient Capitals” delights in the cultural and spiritual heart of ancient Burma along the central Ayeyarwady and its former royal capitals. This journey includes a complete sightseeing of Mandalay, plus a half day cruising to Mingun’s majestic pagoda.

Travel Map

Anawrahta Cruise Myanmar

  • 1. Mandalay - Bagan
  • 2. Bagan - Mandalay

Route*: Mandalay - Sagaing - Ava - Yangobo - Pakokku - Bagan

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Mandalay - Sagaing - Ava

We welcome you to your cruise on the Ayeyarwady River from Mandalay downstream to Bagan. As the luxurious Anawrahta sets sail, take a last look back at enchanting Mandalay. After some refreshments, move into your ‘home’ for the next days and settle in. Take a rest on the plush bed or take in the picturesque river scenery as it changes from cityscape to wide open countryside fields and gently rolling hills. To while away the time on board, have a drink at the outdoor Kipling’s Bar or on the sun deck as the ship sets sail towards Sagaing, one of the ancient capitals of Myanmar.
We disembark to discover the highlights of Sagaing and the former royal capital of Ava, two cities which are connected by the famous 16-span cantilever ‘Ava bridge’, built in 1934 by the British. Ava (also called Innwa) was the main metropolis of the Burmese kingdom between the 14th to the 19th century. A horse-drawn carriage takes you around this unique area, which is dotted with distinguished ancient monasteries, namely the Bagaya Kyaung, a jaw-dropping teak monastery built in 1834 which operates as a monastic school today. The Maha Aung Mye Bonzan Monastery and the Nanmyint Watch Tower both also exhibit unique designs and architecture. It is Ava’s peace and tranquility which sets the tone during a laid-back teatime picnic at a secret spot in the middle of this sacred place.
Back on board, learn more about some of the long-lasting traditions of Myanmar from our expert guide. Our staff demonstrates how to wear the traditional Longyi, a wrap-around skirt worn by Burmese men and women on a daily basis. You also get to apply Thanaka paste to your face and learn how it helps to keep your skin beautiful and blemish-free, even under Burma’s hot sun. A fascinating presentation about the history and culture of Myanmar follows afterwards to give you an even deeper understanding of the country’s traditions and cultures and how they shape life here today.
Before dinner, you are warmly invited to a cocktail gathering at the Kipling’s Bar. Get to know your fellow travelers while taking in the sweeping views of the countryside and enjoying our bartender’s delicious concoctions. With such a setting, you wouldn’t be the first of our guests to form new, lifelong friendships aboard Anawrahta.

  • Meals: Dinner
  • Accommodation: Anawrahta Cruise

Day 2: Ava - Yangobo - Pakokku

For early morning risers, we offer a daily yoga session on the sun deck. Strengthen your muscles and ease your mind by merging your movements with the languid flow of the Ayeyarwady. Settle into your body and release tensions to the stunning backdrops of Myanmar’s riverscape. Today, you have some time to relax while we cruise towards Yandabo in the morning. To set the right tone for our voyage and prepare you for the amazing sights you’re about to see, join an eye-opening lecture about Bagan’s history in the Mandalay Lounge after breakfast. If you prefer to bask in the sun, find a spot on the sun deck and gaze at the riverbanks of this eternal stream. For complete relaxation, book a treatment at the beautiful Thazin Spa.
Right after lunch, we arrive at the quiet riverside village of Yandabo. It is here in this unique and fascinating gem of a village that the King of Ava signed the Treaty of Yandabo in 1826 and brought about the end of the First Anglo-Burmese war. Today the town is known for manufacturing a kind of water pot which is reputed to keep water cooler than pots from anywhere else in the country. We explore the village on foot, so you get the chance to meet and engage with the friendly locals. They are known to be charming and open for chitchats, a fact which will make for many unforgettable memories and fun encounters. You have an opportunity to try your hand at making the famous Yandabo pot as an artisan guides you.
After this adventure, an exquisite afternoon tea awaits you back aboard the Anawrahta. Enjoy the fancy treats and exchange impressions with newfound friends as we set sail for Pakokku while passing the confluence of the Ayeyarwady and its greatest tributary, the Chindwin River. As the evening approaches and the Burmese sun immerses everything in a golden light, a special event takes place at the Kipling’s Bar. Dress up in style and send ‘a toast to the past’ during a British Club where gents smoke cigars and ladies sip on tasty gin and tonics. As you look around, the present moment seems like a scene from an old photo album dating back to a bygone era.
For a low-key end to a beautiful day, come to our open-air cinema under the stars on the sun deck. Our timeless classics go perfectly with the atmosphere on board.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Anawrahta Cruise

DAY 3: Pakokku - Bagan

On the way south towards Pakokku and Bagan, delight in a rich breakfast and marvel at the luscious landscapes passing by. The next stop, Pakokku is an old trading town on the eastern riverbank of the Ayeyarwady and known for its port (the country’s third largest after Yangon and Mandalay), bustling with local trading ships bringing goods to and from all corners of Myanmar. Just before we arrive at the town, we pass Pakokku Bridge, the longest of its kind in Myanmar.
On shore, you get to explore some of the small industries in this area such as a cheroot-rolling factory and the workshop of ‘Burmese slippers’ (“flip-flops”). Learn how local handicraft vendors make their living from this trade and take the chance to buy a few authentic souvenirs for your loved ones back home. Later, a visit to the thriving market gives you insights into local goods and trading practices. You’ll see countless fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs as well as all kinds of other household goods and livestock being traded in this bustling center of Pakokku’s daily life. Pakokku is also famous for its production of tobacco. If you would like to buy some Burmese cigars, this is the place. After the busy market, we change the scene for an excursion to the serene Shwegu Temple. This temple features intricate carvings made from the rare Yamanei wood and also houses a unique image of Buddha seated on a lotus throne. Settle in for a moment of quiet contemplation and let today’s impressions sink in.
Back on board, lunch is served and Anawrahta continues southwards. In the early afternoon, embark on an exploration of the temple highlights of ancient Bagan. Over 2000 temples, stupas and pagodas can be found in an area of just 30 square kilometers. We explore the most remarkable ones such as the Ananda Temple and the Sulamani Pagoda. To end your first day in this magical place on a high note, we enjoy a breath-taking vista from an elevated viewpoint and marvel at the temple-strewn plains dipped in the sun’s gentle evening light. Keeping with the Bagan theme, our staff performs a traditional Bagan dance for you at the Mandalay Lounge before dinner is served.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Anawrahta Cruise

DAY 4: Bagan

In the morning we provide the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join a sunrise balloon flight over the Bagan area (at an extra cost, advanced booking required, subject to season). Take this chance to see the beauty of Bagan as it comes to life in the early morning hours as day-to-day activities slowly commence under the rising sun. Have your breakfast in the restaurant or served on the open deck to observe the quiet flowing river.
This morning starts with a stroll around the bustling Nyaung-U market, a truly Burmese market where nearly everything is offered. This market visit provides the best picture-perfect moments of local life and gives you many chances to interact with local vendors. Afterwards, take in the splendor of the revered Shwezigon Pagoda. This prototype of a Burmese stupa consists of a circular gold leaf-gilded stupa surrounded by many smaller temples and shrines. You may also stop at a lacquerware workshop, a must-see of long-standing, traditional craftsmanship whose gleaming colour and elegant patterns make for lovely souvenirs or beautiful decorations. The morning tour concludes with a visit to the Wetkyi-In Gubyaukgyi Pagoda with its intricate frescoes and carvings depicting Buddha’s previous lives and teachings. We return to the ship for lunch and some relaxation time aboard.
The afternoon holds two options to choose from.

The first option is a visit to the picturesque Mount Popa monastery, which sits atop a steep volcanic rock formation (some mobility and fitness are required to reach the top). Burmese people believe this place is home to animist spirits - the Nats. Afterwards, the trip continues on to a palm sugar plantation where you can look over the shoulders of a local candy manufacturer and try some of their delectable sweets.
The second option includes an exploration of Myinkaba Village. The journey begins at Manuha Pagoda, where King Anawrahta imprisoned the Mon King Manuha in 1059, followed by a visit to see the beautiful architecture of the nearby Gubyaukyi Temple. After taking a short rest at this temple and relishing its calming atmosphere, take some time to explore the village of Minnanthu at your own pace and experience the idyllic village life in Myanmar, which has barely been touched by outside influence.
Since tonight is your final evening aboard Anawrahta, our crew has planned a special farewell in the Mandalay Lounge.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Anawrahta Cruise

DAY 5: Bagan departure

After breakfast, your stay on your floating, luxury home comes to an end. and the Anawrahta crew wish you a wonderful onward journey in the land of Ancient Capitals.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: n/a

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Route*: Bagan - Pakkoku - Yandabo - Mandalay - Mingun - Mandalay

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Bagan - Pakkoku

We welcome you to your cruise on the Ayeyarwady River from Bagan upstream to Mandalay. As the luxurious Anawrahta sets sail, take a last look back at enchanting Bagan. Enjoy a leisurely lunch as the ship sails towards Pakkoku, an old trading town on the eastern riverbank of the Ayeyarwady and known for its port (the country’s third largest after Yangon and Mandalay), bustling with local trading ships bringing goods to and from all corners of Myanmar. Just before we arrive at the town, we pass Pakokku Bridge, the longest of its kind in Myanmar.
On shore, you get to explore some of the small industries in this area such as a cheroot-rolling factory and the workshop of ‘Burmese slippers’ (flip-flops). Learn how local handicraft vendors make their living from this trade and take the chance to buy a few authentic souvenirs for your loved ones back home. Later, a visit to the booming market gives you insights into local goods and trading practices. You’ll see countless fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs as well as all kinds of other household goods and livestock being traded in this bustling center of Pakokku’s daily life. The city is also famous for its production of tobacco. If you would like to buy some Burmese cigars, this is the place.
After the busy market, we change the scene for an excursion to the serene Shwegu Temple. This temple features intricate carvings made from the rare Yamanei wood and also houses a unique image of Buddha seated on a lotus throne. Settle in for a moment of quiet contemplation and let today’s impressions sink in.
Back on board lunch is served and Anawrahta continues the cruise northwards on the Ayeyarwady. As the evening approaches and the Burmese sun immerses everything in a golden light, a special event takes place at the Kipling’s Bar. Dress up in style to send ‘a toast to the past’ during our famous British Club, a time where gents smoke cigars and ladies sip on tasty gin and tonics (bring your respective attire to make this night unforgettable). As you look around, the moment seems like a scene from an old photograph dating back to a bygone era. Sometimes we need just that – to stop the ticking of the clock.
For a low-key end to a beautiful day, feel free to join our open-air cinema under the stars on the sun deck. Our timeless classics go perfectly with the atmosphere on board.

  • Meals: Dinner
  • Accommodation: Anawrahta Cruise

Day 2: Pakkoku - Yandabo

For early morning risers, we offer a daily yoga session on the sun deck. Strengthen your muscles and ease your mind by merging your movements with the languid flow of the Ayeyarwady. Settle into your body and release tension to the stunning backdrops of Myanmar’s riverscape. We leave in the morning from Pakkoku for Yandabo. While indulging in a rich breakfast, enjoy the view when the ship passes the confluence of the Ayeyarwady and its greatest tributary, the Chindwin River.
After a short while cruising, we arrive at the quiet riverside village of Yandabo. It is here in this unique gem of a village that the King of Ava signed the Treaty of Yandabo in 1826 and brought about the end of the First Anglo-Burmese war. Today the town is known for manufacturing a kind of water pot which is reputed to keep water cooler than pots from anywhere else in the country. We explore the village on foot, so you get the chance to meet and engage with the friendly locals. They are known to be charming and open for chitchats, a fact which will make for many unforgettable memories and fun encounters. You have an opportunity to try your hand at making the famous Yandabo pot as an artisan guides you.
As we continue our journey further north, we have some time to relax. Now is the time to find a spot on the sun deck and gaze at the river banks of this eternal stream. In the afternoon we learn more about some of the long-lasting traditions of Myanmar from our local expert guide. Our staff demonstrates how to wear the traditional Longyi, a wrap-around skirt worn by Burmese men and women on a daily basis. You also get to apply Thanaka paste to your face and learn how it helps to keep your skin beautiful and blemish-free, even under Burma’s hot sun.
A fascinating presentation about the history and culture of Myanmar follows afterwards to give you an even deeper understanding of the country’s traditions and cultures and how they shape life here today. Before dinner is served, you may want to book a treatment at the Thazin Spa.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Anawrahta Cruise

DAY 3: Yandabo - Mandalay

As Anawrahta makes its way north along the Ayeyarwady, delight in a rich breakfast and marvel at the luscious landscapes passing by. In Ava, we disembark for a wonderful discovery of the highlights of this former royal capital. A horse-drawn carriage takes you around this unique area, which is dotted with distinguished ancient monasteries, namely the Bagaya Kyaung, a jaw-dropping teak monastery built in 1834 which operates as a monastic school today. The Maha Aung Mye Bonzan Monastery and the Nanmyint Watch Tower both also exhibit unique designs and architecture. It is Ava’s peace and tranquility which sets the tone during a laid-back teatime picnic at a secret spot in the middle of this sacred place.
Back on board, lunch is served and Anawrahta continues the cruise northwards, eventually arriving at the ultimate destination and famed city, Mandalay. Along the way, enjoy the amazing backdrop – the beautiful Sagaing Hill with its innumerable scattered pagodas.
Get ready for an exciting afternoon in the remarkable city of Mandalay. Our expert guide takes us on an exhilarating sightseeing tour to explore the highlights of this ancient town. Watch the incredible process of gold leaf beating, visit a silk-weaving workshop and finally, have a stroll through the narrow streets and peruse the marble carving workshops. The ultimate highpoint of the day is a sunset outing in a small rowing boat which takes us around the world’s oldest and longest teakwood bridge, the U-Bein Bridge - a true Kodak moment.
After some time to freshen up on board, you are invited to watch a traditional dance and music performance by students and teachers of the Mandalay Art School.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Anawrahta Cruise

DAY 4: Mandalay - Mingun - Mandalay

Wake up early in the morning to watch the Ayeyarwady come to life at the start of the day. Have your breakfast in the restaurant or served on the open deck to observe the bustling river in front of the city.
This morning we take you on a tour to discover the more exciting attractions of Mandalay. First, we visit the Kuthodaw Pagoda, which is known as the “the world’s largest book”. This pagoda comprises a gilded stupa, hundreds of shrines housing inscribed marble slabs and several pavilions. We continue to the Mahamuni Pagoda, which is one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Burma and houses the country’s most highly revered image of Buddha. Last but not least, we visit the atmospheric Shwenandaw Monastery. It is one of the finest examples of traditional 19th-century wooden monastery architecture and formerly a part of King Mindon’s Mandalay Royal Palace. From this elevated point, we have a fantastic view over the entire city of Mandalay.
We return to the ship and have lunch while Anawrahta sets sail for Mingun, home to the monumental, unfinished stupa of King Bodawpaya. Construction was never finished, due to an astrologer’s prophecy stating that once the temple was completed, the king would die. If completed, the Mantalagyi Stupa would have been the largest in the world with a height of 150 metres/490 ft (it had only reached a third of that height when construction was abandoned). Large cracks in the structure can be seen today as a result of an earthquake in 1839. On a relaxed walking tour, we reach the world’s largest un-cracked bell, weighing 90 tons.
Upon returning to the ship, our cruise manager invites you for pre-dinner cocktail event accompanied with sweets and treats while Anawrahta sails gently back to Mandalay at dusk. Afterwards, the crew offers some farewell entertainment in the lounge before you retire for your last night on board.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Anawrahta Cruise

DAY 5: Mandalay Departure

After breakfast, your stay on your floating, luxury home comes to an end. and the Anawrahta crew wish you a wonderful onward journey in the land of Ancient Capitals - Myanmar.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: n/a

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Important Notes:

  • THIS IS OUR DEFAULT ITINERARY AND WOULD BE CHANGEABLE

Prices

Cabin type

2021 & 2022
(Price in USD/person - Double/twin sharing)

Jan, Feb, Mar, Oct, Nov, Dec

Apr, May, Jun, July, Aug, Sep

Deluxe

2120

1185

Deluxe Executive

2459

1350

Junior Suite

3365

1795

Executive Suite

3995

2099

Royal Suite

4899

2765

Single Supplement:

  • 45% single supplement on rate/person applies on Deluxe & Deluxe Executive
  • 70% single supplement on rate/person applies on Junior Suite, Executive Suite & Royal Suite

Peak Surcharge: 100 USD/person is added for Christmas Evening (24 Dec) & new Year's Evening (31 Dec)

Departures

2021

Route

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

MDL - Bagan

-

-

24

1, 9,25

3, 11, 19, 29

Bagan - MDL

30

14, 28

28

5, 13, 29

7, 15, 23

2022

Route

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

MDL - Bagan

6,14,22,30

7,15,23

3,11,19,27

4,12

-

27

4,12,28

6,14,22,31

Bagan - MDL

2,10,18,26

3,11,19,27

7,15,23,31

8,16

2,17

1,31

7, 15, 23

2,10,28,26

Important information

What's included ?

Transportation

River Cruise, Car

Accommodation

Accommodation on Luxury Anawrahta Cruise (4 nights)

Meals

4 Breakfasts/ 4 Lunches/ 4 Dinners

Price Includes

Price Excludes

  • Crew and guide gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Private transfers
  • Personal expenses
  • Other beverages than those stated under inclusion
  • Medical services
  • Spa treatments
  • Port and anchorage fees
  • All other services or items not listed under inclusions

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation received 120 days or more before arrival date: 10% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 61 days to 119 days prior arrival date: 30% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 31 days to 60 days prior arrival date: 60% of total rate
  • Cancellation received less than 30 days prior arrival date or No show: 100% of total rate
Note*: full charge for all flights is applied in case of cancellation

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Excelente crucero en Myanmar
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Quiero decirles que me encanto, me gusto mucho la experiencia de viajar y conocer una region de este hermoso país por medio de esta naviera de rio. El barco es muy cómodo, los cuartos esta muy bonitos y muy amplios. La comida no es la mejor pero si es buena. La atención abordo es maravillosa. La limpieza es impecable. Todos los que trabajan ahi son muy amables. Una experiencia muy recomendable.
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Mature Couples
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Einzigartig in Myanmar
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Nach dem Trip auf dem Mekong bereits unsere zweite Reise mit der E-Travel. Die Gesellschaft gehört eindeutig zum oberen Luxussegment. Reiseleiter immer auf höchstem Niveau. Super Essen und top ausgestattete Kabinen. Immer gerne wieder!
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Mature Couples
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Anawrahta, crucero 4 noches Bagan a Mandalay
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Los dos primeros días hasta Mandalay es espectacular todo, los dos últimos días no debéis cogerlos, mejor coger un hotel en Mandalay.

El trayecto es muy bonito y las excursiones (sitios únicos y que no tienen precio, están genial), el guía es bastante bueno. El trato cuando llegas al barco de nuevo de las excursiones es impresionante: zumos, toallas frescas,etc . La comida es impresionante, mejor que en cualquier hotel de 5*. La limpieza y la decoración de las habitaciones es estupenda, los balcones, las zonas comunes, etc. El barco por dentro está muy bien decorado pero el mantenimiento es un desastre; no puedes dormir porque tiembla todo mientras navega de madrugada y la piscina está verde con mucha suciedad.
Para los primeros días no hay problema pero los dos últimos el barco pasa la noche en el Mandalay Jetty entre barcos locales, de modo que no puedes salir ni al balcón de tu habitación porque estás viendo a los locales metidos prácticamente en tu balcón porque viven en los barcos que están al lado.
Estos dos últimos días tampoco ponen las carpas en las tumbonas en el piso de la piscina, ni siquiera colocan las hamacas ni nada. Tampoco puedes estar en el bar porque tb tienes barcos pegados a los dos lados, todo infestado de mosquitos y con un calor infernal. En resumen, cogeros solo el crucero de dos noches y en Mandalay iros a un hotel.
Quiero también decir que personas como Bosco Nawl Ceu y a Kyaw Min Swe (Bartender) son las que deberían de dirigir y ser los managers de este barco.

Abajo de esta crítica os dejo las fotos cuando el barco llega a Mandalay:
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Mature Couples
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Our second amazing cruise with Anawrahta
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My husband and I have just returned home to Germany after another amazing cruise on the Anawrahta. Our first cruise with them was in February 2017 when we sailed from Yangon to Mandalay (12 days). Everything was top class - the ship was new, the staff was fantastic, the food was delicious, all the cabins (and ours especially) were spacious, beautifully decorated and well cared for. We had interesting and varied excursions, a great group of fellow travellers, wonderful massages in the spa, lots of fun - absolutely nothing to complain about.

Shortly after we left the ship in February 2017, we decided that we would love to do another cruise with them and booked the trip up the River Chindwin from Mandalay to Homalin in October 2017. Once again we chose the spacious Royal Suite with its wrap-around balcony and outdoor jacuzzi - very relaxing after sightseeing excursions. As you can probably imagine, we were slightly anxious that things might have changed, especially since the ship had a new cruise director. But any fears we had were totally unfounded. We were welcomed "back home" like old friends and loved every minute of our magical 12-day cruise.

We set sail from Mandalay and made our way slowly up the River Chindwin. There was plenty to see on both banks of the river where people were ploughing their fields with oxen, driving ox-carts, rounding up herds of water buffalo, drying red chilies in the sun, making their way to the temples, washing their clothes and even panning for gold in the river! The landscape was beautiful and mostly very green - totally different from the Irrawaddy. We also enjoyed many shore excursions to villages, markets and pagodas. Each time we were accompanied by crew members who were always more than ready to lend a helping hand. We went up the river as far as Homalin where we took part in a Naga festival with dancing and singing. It was a great experience. Since the Heritage Line, which owns the Anawrahta, is now offering medical assistance to some villages along the river, we had a young doctor on board with us and were very interested to visit her mobile clinic at some stops, where she had as many as 300 patients in a day.

On board we enjoyed every conceivable luxury. The ship is just beautiful, everything is spotlessly clean. The Anawrahta has its own water purification system, so guests can happily eat all the wonderful salads and enjoy ice in their drinks without any worries. Even though you are travelling through remote areas in Myanmar, you have all the 5-star comforts you want. It's wonderful to be welcomed back to the ship after a dusty or muddy excursion with cold towels, a refreshing drink and eager hands to help you remove your shoes for cleaning.

The Anawrahta has a fantastic restaurant with really delicious food - many thanks to Executive Chef Nay and his great team in the kitchen. Service in the bar and restaurant was terrific, here our thanks to Bosco and his super-friendly team. Our beautiful cabin was kept in great order, with some very special touches for my birthday - thank you so much to housekeeping manager Thwe and our lovely cabin attendants. We enjoyed great massages and facial treatments from Moe in the spa and loved watching the crew going about their work, rigging up gangways and digging steps on the river banks so we could go on shore for our excursions. Everything was extremely well planned and organised, nothing was left to chance. Jason, the assistant cruise director, and Khin at reception were always available to answer any questions and get us all on the right boats and buses. Leo, the new cruise director, ensured everything went according to plan and kept coming up with little surprises for his guests. Win, the Operations Manager, who accompanied us on this trip was very well informed about the river and all its cultural attractions. And our fantastic Captain Khin Maung Ou made sure we had a safe and wonderful trip.
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Mature Couples
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Faultless
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We sailed from Mandalay to Shwe Paw Kyun and then back to Mandalay. Booked this cruise and the entire Myanmar holiday through Aung at E Travel Myanmar. Faultless. Thank you. The cruise was the highlight of the entire holiday. We were looked after like kings and queens. One evening I went to my cabin to find a bubble bath had been run for me with rose petals floating in it. What can I say? French champagne featured heavily on our shore excursions!! The whole experience, amazing staff, wonderful food just blew our minds. A special thanks to Bosco who was so caring and helpful. I can’t recommend this highly enough. We will go back again.
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