The Upper Deck of Strand Cruise is the heart of the ship where you can enjoy stunning landscapes while indulging yourself in relaxing activities. You could choose a book to read in the open air or just immerse into the tranquil atmosphere of the river while sipping a cocktail. Spend time refreshing on a stunning swimming pool or relaxing on beautiful sun chairs will also be interesting experiences. On the upper deck, there are many shows performed during your journey. It is a truly great palace to unwind during your stay with The Strand Cruise.
Situated on the upper deck of The Strand Cruise, now you can indulge yourself at the bar with an outdoor drink while soaking in the placid atmosphere of the river. Don’t hesitate to ask for help from friendly staff with fabulous cocktails and unwind.
THE STRAND RESTAURANT
You can find no better way to contemplate the breathtaking beauty of the river than by enjoying meals in the fascinating restaurant of Strand Cruise. The experienced chefs on the boat will do their best to create unusual dishes by blending tastes from around the world. There is no doubt that this will satisfy even gourmets.
Along with fabulous dinning on board, The Strand Cruise will be a wonderful place to organize your important celebrations: birthday, anniversary or just a united celebration of your family or your lovers. You are absolutely able to make it a special and memorizing experience than ever with our help from a personalized menu to the perfect spot on board.
THE WINE CELLAR
On board wine is also offered if you prefer. For every occasion, you will be served with an impressive wine. Nothing is more interesting than sitting on the sun chair to relax and enjoy the vista of the river.
During your stay on the stunning The Strand Cruise, you will be offered many activities and shows. There is also a wide range of games and shows performed daily on board. On the upper deck, there are many lectures and demonstrations about the traditions and culture of the country.
WELLNESS & SPA
The spa on the boat is from with the aim of bringing relaxation and enjoyment for tourists. There are premium products offered to treat and spoil you. Your experience with the cruise will be enhanced with a truly relaxing massage in an individual room or a double room. This will be a great refreshment for you to be ready on the next explorations and experience.
Below the main deck, you can find a fitness room furnished with modern gym equipment. Everything is ready for a healthy stay on the ship.
THE STRAND CRUISE – BRAND-NEW SHIP ON IRRAWADDY RIVER
The Strand Cruise is a lavish vessel offering one of the greatest Myanmar River cruises on the majestic Irrawaddy River with stunning views of many Myanmar heritages. Launched in the late of 2014 on the occasions of Christmas and New Year 2016, this cruise line was designed to reach two of the most important tourist attractions of Myanmar are Bagan and Mandalay. The Strand Cruise ship is an iconic floating hotel, which is a sister of the famous Strand Hotel in Yangon, Burma.
THE STRAND CRUISE – ONE OF THE MOST LAVISH VESSELS IN MYANMAR
The fleet features total 4 decks with 27 lavish cabins, including 10 Deluxe Cabins, 13 Strand Cabins, 2 State Suites and 2 Strand Suites to accommodate about 54 passengers. All cabins features twin or double beds, private bathrooms and special Juliet balconies. Onboard The Strand Cruise, passenger will find high quality comforts such as stunning swimming pool, lounge bar, sun deck, library, gym center, salon, massage room, butler service, wellness center, and reflexology station.
On board, meals are prepared by well-known chefs with a menu of either Burmese cuisine or delicious European dishes. The Strand Cruise Restaurant also offers travellers chance to enjoy many excellent drinks including imported and local wine, local beer, juice, coffee, and tea. There are also some entertaining activities onboard like cultural performances offering travellers to understand about Burmese culture right on the Strand Cruise ship. All these astonishing comforts will be served by well-trained and friendly staff to meet all the needs of customers.
A special interest of The Strand Cruise Myanmar is its confines of exploration. The interesting excursions will see tourists discover the ancient monuments of Myanmar by cruising on the mysterious Irrawaddy’s waterways. Travellers will have chance to visit U-bein Bridge, have a memorable overnight at Ava, access to the temple of Maha Aungmye Bonzan and explore many other famous attractions in Burma.
All these shore excursions will have the companionship of local guides or English speaking guides to help visitors having the most enjoyable experiences in the Myanmar river cruise. Travelling on The Strand Cruise, passenger can enjoy the true feeling of the luxury and relaxation while exploring the wonders of Bagan, one of the world’s greatest archeological sites, and charming Mandalay. Strand Cruise Myanmar, why not?
THE STRAND CRUISE POLICY
1. Itinerary Variation
Although we always try our best to provide services accordingly to what have been stated in your final plan, occasionally we might have to alter the arranged itineraries. If conditions make cruise routes unsuitable for navigation or raise sufficient doubt for navigation, we reserve the rights to alter the initial plan. Hence, the sailing routes and arrangements can be changed without notice. Any alteration in the cruise routes will not lead to the eligibility for a refund request or compensation claim. In case of uncontrollable events or delays, the passengers may have to pay for extra expenditures or losses caused by that beyond its control.
2. Fuel supplements
The Strand Cruise has the right to ask passengers to pay for a fuel supplement in case the price of fuel applied in the local increases. This charge is applicable to the days prior to and the sailing date itself. The supplement amount will be collected basing on the number of people and be applicable at the booking time, in advance of the departure date even if the applicable fare has been fully paid.
3. Reservations & Payment
At the booking time, you are required to make a non-refundable deposit of 30% of the total charge as a confirmation of your reservation on The Strand Cruise. The remaining amount must be paid within 70 days in advance of the cruise’s departure date.
If you make your reservation within 95 days prior to the departure date, you are required to make full payment at the booking time. If you fail to make the payment on the due date, your reservation will be canceled.
4. Booking Changes & Cancellation of reservation
Under the circumstance that you have to cancel your trip, you should notify us in writing. We will regard the date of receiving your notice in writing as the date of cancellation performance. The followings are certain charges for cancellation after you have made deposit or final payment.
If you cancel 95 days or more prior to departure, you will be charged 30% of the total fare
If you cancel 55 to 94 days prior to departure, you will be charged 55% of the total fare
If you cancel less than 55 days prior to departure or don’t show, you will be charged 100% of the total fare.
* When calculating the refund for your cancellation, we will deduct the wire fees and credit card commissions.
5. Cancellation of Departure
The Strand Cruise reserves the right to call off, revise or delay and sailing date and route. We will notify the passengers of any alterations at least 55 days in advance of the departure. In case a cruise is canceled completely, we will fully refund the amount paid for the cruise to passengers with confirmed bookings.
6. Force majeure
In the event of unpredictable or unavoidable situations, beyond our controlling capability, including but not limited to the event of war, civil or political unrest, strikes, catastrophes, epidemics, adverse river conditions or disruption to fuel supplies to the vessel, the Strand Cruise may cancel the trip and make a full refund of all the payment made by the passengers. However, if the cruise is canceled due to the above force majeure circumstances after the start of that cruise period, no refund will be made and the company will bear no liability for making compensation.
7. Travel Documentation & Insurance
The passengers have to ensure that they have necessary documentations to travel to Myanmar and sufficient travel insurance for their trip. The passengers must bring a passport valid for at least six (6) months after their scheduled leaving from Myanmar. The passengers must verify and obtain a visa to enter Myanmar themselves. If you fail to obtain visa, your cancellation fees will not be waived under the circumstance that you want to cancel your trip. The Strand Cruise shall bear no responsibility or liability for the delay or missed portioned of any cruise because of invalid travel documentation.
8. Child Policy
The Strand Cruise allows children of six year olds and older to share a cabin with their parent(s). The active land expeditions and the atmosphere on board are not appropriate for younger children. For children older than 12, a private cabin is required. The parents must supervise their children all the time and be responsible for their safety. There are no child-care or babysitting services on board.
9. Health Services and Medical Requirements
The cabins and public areas on The Strand Cruise are allocated over its four decks, and unluckily, there is no lift connecting the decks for passengers with limited mobility. Therefore, those who want to take the cruise must have a well-functioned body. When the passengers confirm their bookings, they also guarantee that they are physically fit and capable of complying with the rules and regulations on the ship and instructions of the crew.