Best Ships for Short Sailing in Myanmar

19 Aug 2019 by Admin

Paukan Cruises

Paukan is one of the most well - known river cruise companies in Myanmar which provides 3 packages of short discovering tours (1 & 2 nights) with the itineraries from the last royal capital of Mandalay to the ancient city of Bagan and vice versa.

One of the Paukan ships - Irrawaddy Explorer (Paukan 2014)

The vessels offer interesting inland excursions for tourists to have a closer look at the local life and also to discover the impressive Buddhist constructions like visiting the Mingun pagoda complex, Sagaing hill or the pot – making village on the bank of the river – Yandabo.

The magnificent Myatheindan stupa in Mingun is a stop in the short sailing itinereries

In addition, passengers will have a chance to enjoy the lavish life onboard with modern comforts and conveniences which guarantee to bring the utmost relaxation with the best service. There are also many entertainments and activities held on deck in order to create timeless memories when cruising with the ships.

A well - equipped cabin with the riverview in the Irrawaddy Explorer Cruise

Pandaw Cruises

Tourists who look for a completely different experience to Myanmar but don’t have much time may like the short sailing options of the Pandaw cruises. Proud to be have a long and great history for plying on the mighty river of the golden land, Pandaw company offers the 1 and 2 night voyages from the royal citadel of Mandalay to the temples plain of Bagan and the other way round.

Katha Pandaw - a ship of Pandaw

The ships will stop along the way to explore some cultural sites such as visiting the town by the river bank Pakkoku or the vibrant traditional pottery village of Yandabo and the school built by the donations of the Pandaw passengers.

A visit to the pot - making Yandabo village is included in the itineraries of the Pandaw's short sailing tours

Moreover, the ships themselves are the highlights of the trip. They are all finished in teak and brass with spacious cabins featured by the modern amenities and facilities which help tourists to relax and have a great time onboard.

Every suite in Pandaw contains a modern bathroom

Sanctuary Ananda

Sanctuary Ananda was built by burmese craftmen using traditional materials includes local fabrics, wood and lacquerware adorn each suite which makes the ship elegant and luxury. It offers four decks with 21 spacious and luxurious cabins with balconies on each cabin giving guests magnificent views of the river and surrounding scenery. The vessel also offers two high-class restaurants, spa, gym, library, panorama lounge and swimming pool. On the Sanctuary Ananda ship, travelers can enjoy all facilities and relax with family.

The beautiful Sanctuary Ananda

Besides, the Sanctuary Ananda ship also have many other significant conveniences and delicious culinary which are included both local and Western dishes. Meals will be prepared and served by skillful chefs and professional crew. All these convernient facilities will  help tourists have unforgettable experience in their Myanmar river cruise.

Sanctuary Ananda offers high - class restaurant

Sanctuary Ananda cruise also designed an wonderful itinerary which are full of interesting activities for tourists. The ship will take tourists to a  charming places and discover the majestic Irrawaddy River of Myanmar. During the journey, travellers can enjoy the picturesque landscape in a luxuriant area of Myanmar and explore many gorgeous temples, pagodas, majestic palaces, and ancient monasteries. Furthermore, when taking a cruise on Chindwin with Sanctuary Ananda, the great tributary of the Irrawaddy River, tourists will have a chance to sail cross the mysterious jungles, explore some local villages and reach the Burmese – Indian border.

The Strand Cruise

The Strand Cruise is a beautiful vessel which was launched in2014 in Yangon named and designed after its sister, the famous Strand Hotel in Yangon. 

The lavish Strand Cruise

The ship features 4 decks with 27 luxurious cabins including 10 Deluxe Cabins, 13 Strand Cabins, 2 State Suites and 2 Strand Suites. All cabins features twin or double beds, private bathrooms and special Juliet balconies. On the Strand Cruise, passengers will be served with many moderm facilities such as swimming pool, lounge bar, sun deck, library, gym center, salon, massage room, butler service, wellness center, and reflexology station.

An outdoor swimming pool of Strand Cruise

Besides, meals are prepared by well-known chefs with a menu of Burmese cuisine and European dishes. You will have a chance to enjoy many excellent drinks such as imported and local wine, local beer, juice, coffee, and tea. In addition, tourists can also enjoy some entertaining activities onboard like cultural performances. All these wonderful conveniences will be served by professional and friendly crew.

» If you are planning your trip to the mysterious land of Burma, Luxury Myanmar River Cruises will be the best options

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