Embark on an epic voyage along the Ayeyarwady. Find tranquility along Myanmar’s fabled river, gliding past ancient pagodas & local fishing villages.
Unveil a mesmerising land barely touched by time on an enchanting river cruise through the heart of Myanmar. Cruises operate between September to February.
Belmond Road to Mandalay cruises the Ayeyarwady River, stopping off at the country’s awe-inspiring wonders, including the spectacular ancient city of Bagan, the royal capital of Mandalay and the sacred Sagaing Hills.
With just 43 cabins, Belmond Road to Mandalay is an intimate experience that matches the peace of your surroundings. Head to the top deck and sip cocktails in the stylish lounge, or sink into a padded rattan chair and watch the scenery unfold. You’ll also find our pool here, just what you need in the tropical heat.
- Belmond Road to Mandalay was the country’s first cruiser of its kind. 20 years later, Belmond has developed strong ties with the communities along the river.
Be inspired by cultural trips to the ancient pagoda-gemmed landscape of Old Bagan, Mingun, Sagaing Hills and Mandalay. On Belmond Road to Mandalay, the country’s soul is yours to discover.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
Belmond Road to Mandalay cruises the Ayeyarwady River, stopping off at the country’s awe-inspiring wonders, including the spectacular ancient city of Bagan, the royal capital of Mandalay and the sacred Sagaing Hills. Unwind in unrivalled elegance on the Ayeyarwady River. Canopy covered seating is the perfect place to recline during a lazy afternoon, while the pool provides a cool viewpoint for soaking up the sleepy stillness of the landscape. Discover a delicious fusion of international cuisine and a carefully selected wine list in the restaurant. The observation deck boasts the Road to Mandalay Grill, serving up fresh fruit smoothies before breakfast and starlit dinners at night. The Spa, Piano Bar and Observation Gallery are perfect spaces to sink into and relax. Your cabin is a private retreat with single, superior and deluxe rooms available, all en-suite. A light and spacious design gives precedence to breathtaking views, while teakwood details and vibrant silks warm the interior in authentic Burmese style.
Be inspired by trips to the ancient pagoda-gemmed landscape of Old Bagan. Take a bicycle or horse and cart tour through the temple complex or soar into the sunrise on a hot air balloon ride. Step onshore in Mingun and wander through local markets and peaceful villages, where ornate pagodas rise into view. Savour the sights at the spiritual summit of the Sagaing Hills, before an unforgettable sunset framed by the iconic U Bein Bridge. Discover Myanmar’s second city Mandalay, a thriving cultural hub and home to the country’s jade and marble industries. On Belmond Road to Mandalay, the country’s soul is yours to discover.
Local materials and artistry are reflected in every cabin of this luxury cruise ship. Sumptuous furnishings, air conditioning and en suites with handmade soaps ensure a comfortable stay. Windows line one side, putting you front row for the theatre of river life: watch the sun arc over the horizon and birds swoop low across the water.
All 10.6m² of these cosy cabins has been designed with your comfort in mind. Wake relaxed, and refresh in your en-suite shower, before taking in the misty morning views from two large picture windows.
One large outward-facing window floods these 11.3m² sanctuaries with golden light. Twin beds provide restful havens of sleep, while an en-suite shower, WC and washbasin are perfect for freshening up after the day’s adventures.
Aboard Belmond Road to Mandalay, dining promises to be a highlight. Evocative menus whisk you through Myanmar, Thailand, Indonesia, India and more. Enjoy cosy dinners below deck, alfresco cocktails by the pool and tender grilled meats hot off the barbeque. Our Piano Bar is perfect for a lively nightcap.
Road to Mandalay Grill
Revive with a yoga class under the hazy morning sun. Float looking up at the clouds in our on-deck pool. Indulge in a massage or manicure. Taking time out to relax and reconnect is at the heart of this Myanmar adventure.
Invest in some essential self-care on an indulgent spa cruise, where adventure meets wellbeing. Greet the morning sun with an energising yoga class or refreshing dip in the pool. After a day exploring glittering temples and bustling markets, rebalance energy and restore calm with an invigorating massage, nourishing facial or relaxing manicure.