Best Time to Cruise on Irrawaddy River

12 Jun 2019 by Admin

Weather plays an important part in having a perfect holiday. Therefore, if you are planning to take a cruise on the beautiful Irrawaddy river of Myanmar, you need to know what is the best time to cruise. This article below will give you more information about Myanmar's weather and suggestions for the best time to take a cruise in Irrawaddy River.

For those who want to experience their leisure time along Irrawaddy River, a luxury cruise should be the best choice for you. The best time for taking cruises in Irrawaddy River should be during the dry and cool season which falls between November and February. This is the most favorable time of the year for tourism activities.

During daytime, the temperature stays at a comfortable level, creating great opportunities for outdoor activities without the fear of being burnt out under the heat of the sun. When night falls, the temperature cools down and tourists can even feel the chill of breezes.

best time for ruise on irrawaddy river
Sight-seeing on cruises in Irrawaddy River

When the dry season ends, the temperature and humidity level increase substantially. In May, monsoon prevails, signaling the arrival of rain season. From May to October, rain falls continuously which consequently raise the level of Irrawaddy River. For this reason, cruises in Irrawaddy River from Mandalay to Bagan are frequently operated from September to April.

Likewise, the best sailing season of cruises in between the southern area of Yangon and Bagan and northern area of Mandalay also falls in the months mentioned above. Exhaustive voyages to Bhamo are usually operated in August and September, while the ones on Chindwin River are run from July to September

If you are interested in taking a cruise in Irrawaddy River, check out information about Luxury Myanmar River Cruises.

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