irrawaddy river cruises

The riches of the Irrawaddy river

Discover the sights and sounds of the Irrawaddy River as it snakes its way through Burma.

Soak up the atmosphere, admire the ever changing scenery and witness the unfolding stories of local people who live along the banks of the river that is the lifeblood of this country. Observe intriguing cultures, sample unique cuisine, visit small timeless villages and explore some of Burma’s most spectacular sights, as you witness how the country is slowly opening to the western world.

Destinations

Starting in the former capital Mandalay, the centre of Buddhist culture, and cruising slowly downstream towards Yangon you will admire the remarkable and captivating temples of Bagan and discover Buddhist art, ancient pagodas as well as forts and other legacies left from the British colonial period. 

See local handicrafts made using century old traditions and appreciate the beauty of this rarely visited gem of South East Asia. Relive Rudyard Kipling’s journey along the Irrawaddy almost 100 years ago and create your own story.