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Golden Myanmar & The Alluring Irrawaddy – Northbound 2019 Yangon To Yangon

Avalon Waterways $4419 14 Details

Explore the best of Myanmar, known as “The Golden Land,” on this captivating river cruise along the Irrawaddy River. In Yangon, formerly Rangoon, you’ll see the magnificent, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda—considered the oldest pagoda in the world. Bagan, a medieval capital of Myanmar, with thousands of historical structures still standing, is one of the world’s greatest archaeological sites. Visit one of the many spiritual temples at sunrise and a local market selling the unique handicrafts of the region. You’ll be immersed in the unique energy of the people on a walking tour through the village of Shwe Pyi Thar as you interact with locals and see the daily work done at a farmer’s home. In Sagaing, see the stunning Kaunghmudaw Pagoda with its egg-shaped dome and watch a local silversmith at work. Continue this river cruise through traditional lands to the impressive city of Mandalay, where you’ll visit the revered shrine of Mahamuni Pagoda with its impressive gold-leaf Buddha and enjoy a traditional dance by local performers. Your river cruise will conclude in dramatic fashion as you sail along the untouched upper Irrawaddy. Visit remote villages for fascinating interactions including visits with schoolchildren, nuns, monks, and pottery makers. You’ll also pass through the second defile with its magnificent cliffs.

This river cruise vacation along the Irrawaddy offers everything from peaceful sailing and alluring scenery to grand, majestic temples and shrines and plenty of interaction with locals to learn and feel a part of the ancient culture. More than just a river cruise—an unforgettable adventure!

Myanmar & The Irrawaddy

A&K $4995 11 Details

Journey to untouched Myanmar to experience the serenity of Inle Lake, observe life along the banks of the Irrawaddy River from aboard 'Sanctuary Ananda' and watch the rising sun illuminate thousands of temples in timeless Bagan.

Signature Myanmar & The Irrawaddy

A&K $5995 11 Details

On this independent journey, embark on a four-night Irrawaddy River cruise aboard luxurious, all-balcony 'Sanctuary Ananda,' see Shwedagon Pagoda and explore Bagan's many temples.

Golden Myanmar & The Alluring Irrawaddy With Bangkok – Northbound 2019 Bangkok To Yangon

Avalon Waterways $5059 17 Details

Explore the best of Myanmar, known as “The Golden Land,” and Bangkok, Thailand, on this captivating river cruise along the Irrawaddy River.

Begin this journey in Bangkok, the enchanting capital of Thailand, where you’ll get up close to its most renowned temples, including the Temple of the Reclining Buddha—the oldest and largest of its kind. In Yangon, formerly Rangoon, you’ll see the magnificent, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda—considered the oldest pagoda in the world. Bagan, a medieval capital of Myanmar, with thousands of historical structures still standing, is one of the world’s greatest archaeological sites. Visit one of the many spiritual temples at sunrise and a local market selling the unique handicrafts of the region. Feel the unique energy of the people on a walking tour through the village of Shwe Pyi Thar as you interact with locals and see the daily work done at a farmer’s home. In Sagaing, see the stunning Kaunghmudaw Pagoda with its egg-shaped dome and watch a local silversmith at work. Continue this river cruise through traditional lands to the impressive city of Mandalay, where you’ll visit the revered shrine of Mahamuni Pagoda with its impressive gold-leaf Buddha and enjoy a traditional dance by local performers. Sail along the untouched upper Irrawaddy and pass through the dramatic second defile with its magnificent cliffs. Visit remote villages for fascinating interactions with schoolchildren, nuns, monks, and pottery makers.

This river cruise vacation along the Irrawaddy offers everything from peaceful sailing and alluring scenery to grand, majestic temples and shrines and plenty of interaction with locals to learn and feel a part of the ancient culture. More than just a river cruise—an unforgettable adventure!

Ultimate Cambodian Adventure

G Adventures $1189 14 Details

No matter where you travel in Cambodia, the past is always present. History, both ancient and modern, is everywhere here; whether you’re cycling in the shadows of the mighty Angkor Wat, wandering the streets of cosmopolitan Phnom Penh, or exploring the Irrawaddy in search of river dolphins, you can’t escape the pull of time that shaped – and continues to shape – this arresting land.

16 Day Burma (Myanmar) With 9 Day World Class River Cruise

Gate1 $3899 16 Details

* Round trip flights Los Angeles-Bangkok, Bangkok-Los Angeles
Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
* Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
* All intra-flights: Bangkok-Yangon & Mandalay-Bangkok
* 14 nights accommodations
* 2 nights Bangkok
* 1 night Yangon
* 9 nights Deluxe river cruise, Irrawaddy Explorer [/cruises/ships/irrawaddy-explorer/]
* 2 nights Mandalay
* Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
* Hotel & cruise porterage
* All transfers & port fees
* 33 meals: 14 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 9 dinners
* Services of English-speaking tour manager (Days 3-14)
* Services of local guide in Bangkok
* Shore excursions per itinerary
* Entrance fees per itinerary
Special Features
* Visit Pyay (formerly Prome), a stupa studded Irrawaddy riverside town
* Excursion to Thayekhittaya (Sri Ksetra), a UNESCO World Heritage Site
* Horse cart ride to the charming colonial town of Thayetmyo
* Tour the Bagan-era village of Salay, an active religious center founded in the 13th century
* Visit Bagan, one of the most unforgettable archaeological sites in the world
* Visit Yandabo, a picturesque village famous for its terracotta pots
* Tour the amazing Phowindaung Caves, adorned with hundreds of Buddha statues
* Stroll along Mandalay’s 200 year old U-Bein Bridge
River Cruise Features & Amenities
* Complimentary bottled water, coffee, tea, soft drinks, local beer, and wine with dinner
* Welcome & Farewell receptions
* Locally inspired dinners
* Series of cultural performances, educational talks, cooking classes, and ship tour
* Spacious air conditioned lounge with nightly entertainment
* Fitness center & spa
* Non-smoking ship interior

Mystical Irrawaddy

Scenic Cruises $7695 14 Details

Dip your toes into the magic of Myanmar and cruise along the Irrawaddy river on the luxurious Scenic Aura, your all-inclusive home-away-from-home.
Itinerary also travels in reverse.

15 Day Burma (Myanmar) With 9 Day World Class River Cruise

Gate1 $3699 15 Details

* Round trip flights Los Angeles-Bangkok, Bangkok-Los Angeles
Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
* Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
* All intra-flights: Bangkok-Yangon & Mandalay-Bangkok
* 13 nights accommodations
* 2 nights Bangkok
* 1 night Yangon
* 9 nights Deluxe river cruise, Irrawaddy Explorer [/cruises/ships/irrawaddy-explorer/]
* 1 night Mandalay
* Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
* Hotel & cruise porterage
* All transfers & port fees
* 31 meals: 13 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 9 dinners
* Services of English-speaking tour manager (Days 3-13)
* Services of local guide in Bangkok
* Shore excursions per itinerary
* Entrance fees per itinerary
Special Features
* Excursion to Thayekhittaya (Sri Ksetra), a UNESCO World Heritage Site
* Visit Pyay, (formerly Prome), a stupa studded Irrawaddy riverside town
* Horse cart ride to the charming colonial town of Thayetmyo
* Tour the Bagan-era village of Salay, an active religious center founded in the 13th century
* Visit Bagan, one of the most unforgettable archaeological sites in the world
* Visit Yandabo, a picturesque village famous for its terracotta pots
* Tour the amazing Phowindaung Caves, adorned with hundreds of Buddha statues
* Stroll along the U-Bein Bridge
River Cruise Features & Amenities
* Complimentary bottled water, coffee, tea, soft drinks, local beer, and wine with dinner
* Welcome & Farewell receptions
* Locally inspired dinners
* Series of cultural performances, educational talks, cooking classes, and ship tour
* Spacious air conditioned lounge with nightly entertainment
* Fitness center & spa
* Non-smoking ship interior

Golden Myanmar & The Alluring Irrawaddy With Bangkok – Southbound 2019 Bangkok To Yangon

Avalon Waterways $5189 17 Details

Explore the best of Myanmar, known as “The Golden Land,” and Bangkok, Thailand, on this captivating river cruise along the Irrawaddy River.

Begin this journey in Bangkok, the enchanting capital of Thailand, where you’ll get up close to its most renowned temples, including the Temple of the Reclining Buddha—the oldest and largest of its kind. In Yangon, formerly Rangoon, you’ll see the magnificent, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda—considered the oldest pagoda in the world. Your river cruise will get underway in dramatic fashion as you sail along the untouched upper Irrawaddy. Visit remote villages for fascinating interactions including visits with schoolchildren, nuns, monks, and pottery makers. You’ll also pass through the dramatic second defile with its magnificent cliffs. Be inspired in Mandalay with a visit to the revered shrine of Mahamuni Pagoda with its impressive gold-leaf Buddha and enjoy a traditional dance by local performers. Continue your river cruise to Sagaing and see the stunning Kaunghmudaw Pagoda with its egg-shaped dome and watch a local silversmith at work. Feel the unique energy of the people on a walking tour through the village of Shwe Pyi Thar as you interact with locals and see the daily work done at a farmer’s home. Bagan, a medieval capital of Myanmar, with thousands of historical structures still standing, is one of the world’s greatest archaeological sites. Visit one of the many spiritual temples at sunrise and a local market selling the unique handicrafts of the region.

This river cruise vacation along the Irrawaddy offers everything from peaceful sailing and alluring scenery to grand, majestic temples and shrines and plenty of interaction with locals to learn and feel a part of the ancient culture. More than just a river cruise—an unforgettable adventure!

Golden Myanmar & The Alluring Irrawaddy – Southbound 2019 From Yangon To Yangon

Avalon Waterways $4509 14 Details

Explore the best of Myanmar, known as “The Golden Land,” on this captivating river cruise along the Irrawaddy River. In Yangon, formerly Rangoon, you’ll see the magnificent, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda—considered the oldest pagoda in the world. Your river cruise will get underway in dramatic fashion as you sail along the untouched upper Irrawaddy. Visit remote villages for fascinating interactions including visits with schoolchildren, nuns, monks, and pottery makers. You’ll also pass through the second defile with its magnificent cliffs. In the exciting city of Mandalay, be inspired by a visit to the revered shrine of Mahamuni Pagoda with its impressive gold-leaf Buddha and enjoy a traditional dance by local performers. Continue your river cruise to Sagaing and see the stunning Kaunghmudaw Pagoda with its egg-shaped dome and watch a local silversmith at work. You’ll be immersed in the unique energy of the people on a walking tour through the village of Shwe Pyi Thar as you interact with locals and see the daily work done at a farmer’s home. Bagan, a medieval capital of Myanmar, with thousands of historical structures still standing, is one of the world’s greatest archaeological sites. Visit one of the many spiritual temples at sunrise and a local market selling the unique handicrafts of the region.

This river cruise vacation along the Irrawaddy offers everything from peaceful sailing and alluring scenery to grand, majestic temples and shrines and plenty of interaction with locals to learn and feel a part of the ancient culture. More than just a river cruise—an unforgettable adventure!

Golden Myanmar & The Alluring Irrawaddy With Inle Lake – Southbound 2019 Yangon To Yangon

Avalon Waterways $6529 16 Details

Explore the best of Myanmar, known as “The Golden Land,” on this captivating river cruise along the Irrawaddy River. In Yangon, formerly Rangoon, you’ll see the magnificent, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda—considered the oldest pagoda in the world. Your river cruise will get underway in dramatic fashion as you sail along the untouched upper Irrawaddy and pass through the second defile with its magnificent cliffs. Visit remote villages for fascinating interactions with schoolchildren, nuns, monks, and pottery makers. In the exciting city of Mandalay, be inspired by a visit to the revered shrine of Mahamuni Pagoda with its impressive gold-leaf Buddha and enjoy a traditional dance by local performers. Feel the unique energy of the people on a walking tour through the village of Shwe Pyi Thar as you interact with locals and see the daily work done at a farmer’s home. Bagan, a medieval capital of Myanmar, with thousands of historical structures still standing, is one of the world’s greatest archaeological sites. Visit one of the many spiritual temples at sunrise and a local market selling the unique handicrafts of the region. The tranquil Inle Lake is a beautiful area surrounded by mountains with stilted houses dotting the shorelines. You will explore this area, stopping in Silk, Silversmith, and Cheroot Workshops, and attend a traditional song and dance performance by the Padaung long-necked women who live in this part of Myanmar.

This river cruise vacation along the Irrawaddy offers everything from peaceful sailing and alluring scenery to grand, majestic temples and shrines and plenty of interaction with locals to learn and feel a part of the ancient culture. More than just a river cruise—an unforgettable adventure!

Cambodia & Laos Mekong Adventure

G Adventures $1999 15 Details

From Angkor Wat to remote river towns, journey down the Mekong and into the heart and soul of Southeast Asia. Our CEOs will share with you the region’s cultural treasures and natural splendours. Explore the many temples and, if you’re lucky, spot a rare Irrawaddy dolphin. Experience the highlights with a chance to get off the beaten track and explore the remote islands of Don Khong. With local transportation and authentic accommodation – like a rural homestay – this adventure offers an intriguing blend of included activities and free time for personal discovery.

17 Day Burma (Myanmar) & Bangkok With 9 Day World Class River Cruise

Gate1 $3799 17 Details

* Round trip flights Los Angeles-Bangkok, Bangkok-Los Angeles
Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
* Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
* All intra-flights: Bangkok-Yangon, Mandalay-Bangkok
* 15 nights accommodations
* 4 nights Bangkok
* 1 night Yangon
* 9 nights Deluxe river cruise, Irrawaddy Explorer [/cruises/ships/irrawaddy-explorer/]
* 1 night Mandalay
* Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
* Hotel & cruise porterage
* All transfers & port fees
* 33 meals: 15 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 9 dinners
* Services of English-speaking tour manager (Days 5-13)
* Services of local guide in Bangkok
* Shore excursions per itinerary
* Entrance fees per itinerary
Special Features
* Visit serene Wat Po, home of the astonishing giant Reclining Buddha, over 150 feet long
* Visit Pyay (formerly Prome), a stupa studded Irrawaddy riverside town
* Excursion to Thayekhittaya (Sri Ksetra), a UNESCO World Heritage Site
* Horse cart ride to the charming colonial town of Thayetmyo
* Tour the Bagan-era village of Salay, an active religious center founded in the 13th century
* Visit Bagan, one of the most unforgettable archaeological sites in the world
* Visit Yandabo, a picturesque village famous for its terracotta pots
* Tour the amazing Phowindaung Caves, adorned with hundreds of Buddha statues
* Stroll along Mandalay’s 200 year old U-Bein Bridge
River Cruise Features & Amenities
* Complimentary bottled water, coffee, tea, soft drinks, local beer, and wine with dinner
* Welcome & Farewell receptions
* Locally inspired dinners
* Series of cultural performances, educational talks, cooking classes, and ship tour
* Spacious air conditioned lounge with nightly entertainment
* Fitness center & spa
* Non-smoking ship interior

Best Of Borneo

G Adventures $3499 12 Details

Connect with your inner animal on a 12-day journey into the unusual and awe-inspiring landscapes of Borneo. Experience the otherworldly limestone cliffs of Mulu National Park and its famed bat exodus; encounter the orangutans of Matang; set off on a river cruise in search of elusive Bornean pygmy elephants; and discover the Lipad mud volcano, a mineral salt lick for local wildlife.

18 Day Burma (Myanmar) & Bangkok With 9 Day World Class River Cruise

Gate1 $3949 18 Details

* Round trip flights Los Angeles-Bangkok, Bangkok-Los Angeles
Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
* Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
* All intra-flights: Bangkok-Yangon, Mandalay-Bangkok
* 16 nights accommodations
* 4 nights Bangkok
* 1 night Yangon
* 9 nights Deluxe river cruise, Irrawaddy Explorer [/cruises/ships/irrawaddy-explorer/]
* 2 nights Mandalay
* Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
* Hotel & cruise porterage
* All transfers & port fees
* 35 meals: 16 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 9 dinners
* Services of English-speaking tour manager (Days 5-16)
* Services of local guide in Bangkok
* Shore excursions per itinerary
* Entrance fees per itinerary
Special Features
* Visit serene Wat Po, home of the astonishing giant Reclining Buddha, over 150 feet long
* Visit Pyay (formerly Prome), a stupa studded Irrawaddy riverside town
* Excursion to Thayekhittaya (Sri Ksetra), a UNESCO World Heritage Site
* Horse cart ride to the charming colonial town of Thayetmyo
* Tour the Bagan-era village of Salay, an active religious center founded in the 13th century
* Visit Bagan, one of the most unforgettable archaeological sites in the world
* Visit Yandabo, a picturesque village famous for its terracotta pots
* Tour the amazing Phowindaung Caves, adorned with hundreds of Buddha statues
* Stroll along Mandalay’s 200 year old U-Bein Bridge
River Cruise Features & Amenities
* Complimentary bottled water, coffee, tea, soft drinks, local beer, and wine with dinner
* Welcome & Farewell receptions
* Locally inspired dinners
* Series of cultural performances, educational talks, cooking classes, and ship tour
* Spacious air conditioned lounge with nightly entertainment
* Fitness center & spa
* Non-smoking ship interior

Luxury Irrawaddy

Scenic Cruises $5895 11 Details

Discover Myanmar on an 11 day river cruise along the Irrawaddy. Explore the beauty and history of this country in style on board the luxurious Scenic Aura.
Itinerary also travels in reverse.

Mystical Myanmar

Scenic Cruises $9095 18 Details

From Mandalay to Inle Lake, Myanmar is full of hidden gems. Take to the waterways of the Irrawaddy on an all-inclusive river cruise on board Scenic Aura.
Itinerary also travels in reverse.

Treasures Of The Mekong & Mystical Myanmar

Scenic Cruises $18295 31 Details

Uncover the beauty, charm and mystery of South East Asia on this 31 day cruise and tour. From Siem Reap to Yangon, this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Itinerary also travels in reverse.

Friendly Lands Of Myanmar

Travcoa $6275 11 Details

Destinations: Yangon | Bagan | Irrawaddy River | Mandalay | Heho | Inle Lake | Indein
Hotels: The Strand Hotel, Aureum Palace Hotel & Resort Bagan, Anawrahta, Mandalay Hill Resort, Aureum Palace Hotel & Resort Inle Lake
From the gleam of the golden Shwedagon Pagoda to the temples of Bagan and its colorful markets laid in artistic precision, Myanmar offers a glimpse of a bygone era. Soar above the temple plain of Bagan on a magical hot-air balloon excursion. Experience the beautiful simplicity of Inle Lake’s floating villages while you receive blessings from local priests. Gaze upon the fabled temples of ancient kingdoms and marvel at their golden stupas and mosaic artwork. Step back in time on a journey like no other—and be enchanted by the sights, sounds, tastes and, most of all, the people of Myanmar
Journey Pace: Active

The Heart Of Myanmar (Burma)

G Adventures $3199 12 Details

Journey into the Land of the Golden Pagodas on a 12-day adventure in Myanmar (Burma). Cruise the mighty Irrawaddy River to the ancient city of Bagan, home to over 2,200 temples and pagodas. Drift to the floating villages on serene Inle Lake. Visit Kyan Sithar Umin monastery to meet a Buddhist monk, and climb Mandalay Hill for lovely views of the surrounding countryside. With its warm people and mystical culture, find enchantment in Myanmar.

Golden Myanmar & The Alluring Irrawaddy With Bangkok And Inle Lake – Southbound 2019 Bangkok To Yangon

Avalon Waterways $5939 19 Details

On this captivating river cruise, explore Bangkok, Thailand; cruise along the Irrawaddy River and see the best of Myanmar, known as the “Golden Land;” and go inland to the beautiful Inle Lake!

In Bangkok, Thailand, you’ll get up close to its most renowned temples, including the Temple of the Reclining Buddha—the oldest and largest of its kind. In Yangon, you’ll see the magnificent, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda—considered the oldest pagoda in the world. Your river cruise will get underway in dramatic fashion as you sail along the untouched upper Irrawaddy. Visit remote villages for fascinating interactions including visits with schoolchildren, nuns, monks, and pottery makers. You’ll also pass through the dramatic second defile with its magnificent cliffs. Be inspired in Mandalay with a visit to the revered shrine of Mahamuni Pagoda with its impressive gold-leaf Buddha. Continue your river cruise to Sagaing and see the stunning Kaunghmudaw Pagoda with its egg-shaped dome and watch a local silversmith at work. Feel the unique energy of the people on a walking tour through the village of Shwe Pyi Thar and see firsthand the daily work done at a farmer’s home. With thousands of historical structures still standing, Bagan is one of the world’s greatest archaeological sites. Visit a spiritual temple at sunrise and a local market selling the unique handicrafts of the region. The tranquil Inle Lake is surrounded by mountains with stilted houses dotting the shorelines. Here you’ll stop in Silk, Silversmith, and Cheroot Workshops, and attend a traditional song and dance performance by the Padaung long-necked women who live in the region.

This unforgettable river cruise vacation along the Irrawaddy offers everything from peaceful sailing and alluring scenery to grand, majestic temples and shrines—and plenty of interaction with locals to learn and feel a part of the ancient culture.

14 Day Discover Burma (Myanmar)

Gate1 $2499 14 Details

* Small groups of maximum 22 travelers guaranteed
* Round trip flights: Los Angeles-Bangkok, Bangkok-Los Angeles
Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
* Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
* All intra-flights: Bangkok-Yangon, Yangon-Bagan, Bagan-Heho, Heho-Mandalay & Mandalay-Bangkok
* 12 nights First Class accommodations
* 3 nights Bangkok
* 2 nights Yangon
* 2 nights Bagan
* 2 nights Inle Lake
* 3 nights Mandalay
* All transfers and sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned vehicles
* 30 Meals: 12 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 9 dinners with wine or beer
* Coffee and tea with all meals
* Services of English-speaking Tour Manager throughout
* Services of local guides in all major cities
* Comprehensive, guided sightseeing and entrance fees per itinerary
* Active itinerary with unique cultural features
 
Tour Highlights
* Thanks to our small group size, we can get to the heart of our destination, visit places that other tours miss, and get to know the locals.
* Visit serene Wat Po, home of the astonishing giant Reclining Buddha, over 150 feet long
* Exploration of Yangon including the majestic hilltop 2,500-year-old Shwedagon Pagoda, the countrys spiritual landmark
* Attend a special performance of the world-famous Myanmar Puppets
* Sunset Cruise along the Irrawaddy River in Bagan, with sweeping views of the citys glistening temples as the sun begins to set
* Stroll along Mandalays 200 year-old U-Pein Bridge, the longest and oldest teak bridge in the world
* In Sagaing, see the peaceful vista of hundreds of white pagodas, including the impressive egg-shaped golden stupa at the Kaunghmudaw Pagoda
* Morning cruise on the Ayeyarwaddy River takes you to the monumental Mingun Temple with the worlds largest ringing bell
* A "day off" from sightseeing in the popular getaway town of Pyin Oo Lwin, with its fragrant gardens and fresh fruit delights
* Board a ship that takes you on a full day exploration of Inle Lakes stilt-house villages of the Intha tribe and beautiful floating gardens
* Enjoy a home hosted lunch in Bagan and participate in a cooking class at the Thahara Inle Heritage

Golden Myanmar & The Alluring Irrawaddy With Inle Lake – Northbound 2019 Yangon To Yangon

Avalon Waterways $5069 16 Details

Explore the best of Myanmar, known as “The Golden Land,” on this captivating river cruise along the Irrawaddy River. In Yangon, formerly Rangoon, you’ll see the magnificent, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda—considered the oldest pagoda in the world. Bagan, a medieval capital of Myanmar, with thousands of historical structures still standing, is one of the world’s greatest archaeological sites. Visit one of the many spiritual temples at sunrise and a local market selling the unique handicrafts of the region. You’ll be immersed in the unique energy of the people on a walking tour through the village of Shwe Pyi Thar as you interact with locals and see the daily work done at a farmer’s home. In Sagaing, see the stunning Kaunghmudaw Pagoda with its egg-shaped dome and watch a local silversmith at work. Continue this river cruise through traditional lands to the impressive city of Mandalay, where you’ll visit the revered shrine of Mahamuni Pagoda with its impressive gold-leaf Buddha and enjoy a traditional dance by local performers. Your river cruise will conclude in dramatic fashion as you sail along the untouched upper Irrawaddy. Visit remote villages for fascinating interactions including visits with schoolchildren, nuns, monks, and pottery makers. You’ll also pass through the second defile with its magnificent cliffs.

This river cruise vacation along the Irrawaddy offers everything from peaceful sailing and alluring scenery to grand, majestic temples and shrines and plenty of interaction with locals to learn and feel a part of the ancient culture. More than just a river cruise—an unforgettable adventure!

Golden Myanmar & The Alluring Irrawaddy With Bangkok & Inle Lake – Northbound 2019 Bangkok To Yangon

Avalon Waterways $5689 19 Details

On this captivating river cruise, explore Bangkok, Thailand; cruise along the Irrawaddy River and see the best of Myanmar, known as the “Golden Land;” and go inland to the beautiful Inle Lake!

In Bangkok, Thailand, you’ll get up close to its most renowned temples, including the Temple of the Reclining Buddha—the oldest and largest of its kind. In Yangon, you’ll see the magnificent, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda—considered the oldest pagoda in the world. Bagan, a medieval capital of Myanmar, with thousands of historical structures still standing, is one of the world’s greatest archaeological sites. Visit one of the many spiritual temples at sunrise and a local market selling the unique handicrafts of the region. Feel the unique energy of the people on a walking tour through the village of Shwe Pyi Thar as you interact with locals and see the daily work done at a farmer’s home. In Sagaing, see the stunning Kaunghmudaw Pagoda with its egg-shaped dome and watch a local silversmith at work. Continue this river cruise through traditional lands to the impressive city of Mandalay, where you’ll visit the revered shrine of Mahamuni Pagoda with its impressive gold-leaf Buddha and enjoy a traditional dance by local performers. Sail along the untouched upper Irrawaddy and pass through the dramatic second defile with its magnificent cliffs. Visit remote villages for fascinating interactions with schoolchildren, nuns, monks, and pottery makers. The tranquil Inle Lake is surrounded by mountains with stilted houses dotting the shorelines. Here you’ll stop in Silk, Silversmith, and Cheroot Workshops, and attend a traditional song and dance performance by the Padaung long-necked women who live in the region.

This unforgettable river cruise vacation along the Irrawaddy offers everything from peaceful sailing and alluring scenery to grand, majestic temples and shrines—and plenty of interaction with locals to learn and feel a part of the ancient culture.

Cultural Explorations Athens To Hong Kong

Viking Ocean Cruises $19699 50 Details

Combine Passage to India, Across the Bay of Bengal and Southeast Asia & Hong Kong for a magnificent 50-day cruise. From the eastern Mediterranean and the Levant to the Indian subcontinent and Indochina, you’ll immerse yourself in a diverse and colorful tapestry and meet welcoming people at every port who reveal the many layers of their rich and memorable cultures. Overnight stays in nine ports allow for the most meaningful connections with your destinations.

Across The Bay Of Bengal Mumbai To Bangkok

Viking Ocean Cruises $4999 16 Details

Experience five unique countries on one spectacular journey. Meet the caretakers of the National Gandhi Museum and hear about British rule from local guides in India and Sri Lanka. Experience Malaysia’s richly spiritual cultures and hear how residents balance cultural traditions with Asia’s modern economy. Mingle with shoppers at a traditional Bangkok market. Watch trained monkeys collect coconuts on a Thai island. Overnights in Mumbai, Colombo and Bangkok help you explore fully.

Magic Of Irrawaddy Cruise & Tour

Emerald Waterways $7095 17 Details


Itinerary also travels in reverse.

Ancient Treasures Athens To Beijing

Viking Ocean Cruises $26399 64 Details

Our sweeping 64-day Asia itinerary combines Passage to India, Across the Bay of Bengal, Southeast Asia & Hong Kong and Capitals of the Far East. This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime journey spanning the entire continent, with in-depth visits to seldom-seen treasures from Oman and Sri Lanka to South Korea and Taiwan. You’ll enjoy 12 overnight stays, giving you ample time to explore with resident guides and fully experience some of the world’s most vibrant cultures.

Voyage Of Marco Polo Athens To Bangkok

Viking Ocean Cruises $12899 36 Details

Span the oceans on one 36-day voyage, combining Passage to India and Across the Bay of Bengal. You’ll embark in the Cradle of Civilization and trace the trade routes of the ancients, crossing the Suez Canal and touring the region’s best loved ports with those who live and work in the Levant, the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. Enriching overnights in Athens, Haifa, Mumbai, Colombo and Bangkok help you truly connect to this most intriguing part of the world.

Secrets Of Irrawaddy Cruise & Tour

Emerald Waterways $6595 14 Details


Itinerary also travels in reverse.

Irrawaddy Discoverer Cruise

Emerald Waterways $4995 11 Details


Itinerary also travels in reverse.

Cycle Myanmar

G Adventures $3194 13 Details

You might not immediately associate Myanmar (Burma) with cycling, but we think you’ll change your mind once you’ve taken this two-wheeled trek through ancient cities and beautiful gardens. When you hit the breaks and hop off, you’ll have the chance to hike through limestone caves and make a pilgrimage to Mt Popa. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime experience to get active in a place that’s the furthest thing from your backyard.

2020 Viking World Wonders Los Angeles To London

Viking Ocean Cruises $45995 117 Details

Viking World Wonders departs from Los Angeles and concludes in London 119 days later. Begin with a South Pacific idyll showcasing French Polynesia, New Zealand and Australia. Then see Asia, from Indonesia to Indochina to India and beyond. Cross the Arabian Sea to the Middle East, and behold ancient Luxor on the Nile. After alighting in iconic ports in Malta, Italy, Spain and Portugal, you arrive in London. Featuring 55 ports in 29 countries across five continents, the scope of Viking World Wonders is unparalleled.

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