Road to Mandalay - River Cruise Myanmar

Experience the enchanting sights, scents and sounds of the Ayeyarwady River with 3- to 11-night cruises aboard the Belmond Road to Mandalay.


Accommodation in this graceful river cruise seamlessly blends tradition comfort with complete luxury. Cabins are spacious, air conditioned and furnished with bright, airy fabrics.

Five cabin categories are available on Belmond Road to Mandalay. Features include a personal safe, telephone, satellite television, en-suite bathroom and shower amenities.

  • On Belmond Road to Mandalay you'll find an enticing range of dishes, including Burmese, Thai, Indonesian, Indian and European specialities.
  • Early morning tea and coffee is available in your cabin on request, followed by a full breakfast. An extensive buffet-style lunch is served on the observation deck or in the restaurant.
  • Dinners are served in the restaurant and offer a choice of succulent dishes to cater to all tastes. Carefully selected wines are also available to complement your meal.

3- to 11-night cruises
Swimming pool
Wellbeing and fitness area

Observation deck
Resident doctor





Discover the rich heritage of the Ayeyarwady and Chindwin Rivers with a luxurious 7- or 11-night cruise aboard Belmond Orcaella.

The 25 spacious cabins allow you to truly experience the sights, sounds and scents of Myanmar. The floor-to-ceiling glass doors provide the perfect frame to the river and its banks.

Belmond Orcaella can accommodate up to 50 guests across 2 Balcony Suites, 2 Junior Suite, 12 State and 9 Deluxe Cabins. All cabins have en-suite facilities and are arranged over two of the ship's four decks.


Prepare for a journey of flavors as you travel through Myanmar

Our executive chef creates innovative Asian dishes featuring the freshest local ingredients along with European delicacies. A carefully chosen wine list complements the rich and varied menus.

The bar and lounge, positioned on the top deck, is the perfect spot to relax with a refreshing cocktail.

7- or 11-night cruises
Swimming pool
Wellbeing and fitness area
Observation deck
Resident doctor




Carcassonne to Béziers: Cruise the tranquil Canal du Midi on board intimate Belmond Alouette.

Frequently asked questions:

ARE ALL MY MEALS INCLUDED? Table d'hôte meals on board are included in your fare. Continental breakfast is available in your own cabin, while lunch and dinner are enjoyed in the sumptuous surroundings of the dining rooms.

ARE CHILDREN WELCOME ON BOARD? Children are welcome when the river cruise is booked on a private hire basis. We are able to provide high-chairs, cots and children's bicycles with helmets. The minimum age for passengers booked on a per cabin basis is 12.

ARE DRINKS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE? A champagne reception welcomes you on board. To accompany meals a range of wines representative of the main wine regions of France is offered. Tea, coffee and alcoholic beverages are available throughout the day.

CAN I SMOKE ON BOARD? Smoking is only permitted on deck.

CAN THE CREW BOOK RESTAURANTS FOR ME? Yes, if there is a particular restaurant you would like to book whilst off the barge, a member of the crew will be happy to make a reservation for you. Please note this meal will be at your own cost.

CAN YOU ARRANGE MY ACCOMMODATION IF I WANT TO STAY IN PARIS? Yes, please discuss your requirements with our sales office.

CAN YOU CATER FOR SPECIAL MEAL REQUIREMENTS? We will do our best to cater for special dietary requirements such as vegetarian, vegan, etc., provided a detailed request has been made at the time of booking. If a special request has not been made, the chef will endeavour to prepare a dish with the ingredients available on board. The chef will always consult guests about the following day's menus to cater for diets and special preferences.

IS THERE A LUGGAGE ALLOWANCE ONBOARD? When you plan your packing, please bear in mind that all luggage must be stored in your cabin. In each cabin there is a wardrobe with hangers. Regretfully, there are limited facilities available for storage of luggage not required during your cruise.

WHAT ARE THE ELECTRICITY SPECIFICATIONS ONBOARD? The barge operates on 220 volts AC throughout and two pin plugs are standard. Plug adapters and converters are available.

WHAT DO I NEED TO WEAR ON BOARD? Clothing should be comfortable and casual. We recommend you bring rubber soled shoes and/or tennis shoes, sweaters and a light jacket for cool weather, sunbathing accessories for hot weather, and rain gear which we hope will stay in your closet! Ample storage space is available.

WHAT IS THE LOCAL CURRENCY? The local currency in France is the Euro. Goods and services purchased locally or on board are priced in Euros. We regret we cannot accept credit cards or debit cards on board or provide a foreign exchange service. However, credit cards and direct debit cards are widely accepted off the boat. Please note that provincial French banks are unable to handle large denomination notes, eg US$100.

WHEN ARE MEALS SERVED? Breakfast is generally served from 8am to 10am, lunch is served between 12pm and 2pm (on the sundeck, weather permitting) and dinner is served around 8pm in the dining room. Meal times may vary to fit in with side-trips.

WILL I NEED INSURANCE FOR MY TRIP? We strongly recommend that you have adequate travel insurance. Should you decide not to take out travel insurance, we will not be held responsible for any losses incurred as a result. Details are contained within the booking Terms and Conditions.

WILL I NEED TO TIP THE STAFF? Any gratuities you wish to give are entirely at your discretion. Gratuities are distributed equally among crew members. The cruise director or housekeeper can deal with this on your behalf. (It is appreciated if gratuities are paid in cash in notes smaller than US$100, as it is difficult for staff to process American cheques and traveller's cheques.)


Dijon to Vandenesse-En-Auxois: Tour Burgundy's chateaux and vineyards in opulent style on Belmond Fleur de Lys.

Rich Indian fabrics and four-poster beds create a sumptuous décor. Three spacious cabins comfortably accommodate up to six guests. Each features an en-suite bathroom and dressing area.

By day, go for a dip in your private pool and watch the stunning scenery slip by. Cool off in the air-conditioned lounge.

Magnificent five-course dinners are served in the dining room. After, gather around the grand piano with a glass of wine for a truly elegant evening.

Belmond Fleur de Lys is available for private charter or can be booked per cabin.


Dijon to St-Léger: Explore the highlights of Burgundy's wine-making heritage in French splendor.

Belmond Amaryllis carries up to eight guests in true French style. There are four generous cabins with king-size or twin beds and en-suite marble bathrooms. The boat is graced with antique Louis XVI furniture and trompe l'oeil wall murals.

On a sunny day, cool off with a dip in the pool. Come evening, dine in style in the formal dining room. Open the full-width lounge doors to enjoy a delightful alfresco dinner.

Belmond Amaryllis is available for private charter only.


Besancon to Chagny: Discover Franche-Comté's rich culinary and architectural heritage from spacious Belmond Hirondelle.

Belmond Hirondelle comfortably accommodates up to eight people in sumptuous surroundings. Four generously-sized cabins each enjoy an ensuite bathroom.

Large picture windows let the sunlight flood in.

Belmond Hirondelle is available for private charter or can be booked per cabin.


Tain to Arles: Plying the majestic Rhône, take in the charms of Provence on grand Belmond Napoléon.

Belmond Napoléon is perfect for convivial parties of up to 12 passengers. Six decadent cabins each boast en-suite bathrooms.

Feast on dinners in the stately lounge. Unwind in the outdoor Jacuzzi and watch the scenery unfold. Or enjoy candlelit alfresco dinners.

On-shore, visit some of France's most iconic wine châteaux.

Belmond Napoléon is available for private charter or can be booked per cabin.

Contact: or (303) 504-0400 - USA & Canada (888) 321-0103. International Calls Welcome.