Avalon Waterways’ aspirational range of luxury river cruises on the Irrawaddy River in South East Asia are available with over £1200 off per person for departures in 2016 making it an affordable adventure for those wanting to experience the region’s famed pagodas, majestic temples as well as the most scenic part of the river, north of Mandalay.
Avalon Waterways 15 day ‘Golden Myanmar & the Irrawaddy’ cruise and city stay includes 10 nights aboard suite ship Avalon Myanmar on the Irrawaddy River combined with 3 nights at the five star Sule Shangri-La in Yangon.
Built by local craftsmen with a colonial style, Suite Ship Avalon Myanmar, the Suite Ship offers an intimate river cruise experience with spacious suites measuring 245 square feet and featuring floor to ceiling, wall to wall panoramic windows to provide the best views of the river. Suites feature full size bathrooms, L’Occitaine bathroom products and Comfort Collection beds. A la carte dining includes both authentic Myanmar dishes designed by Avalon’s executive chef as well as more international style dining served with paired wines.
The cruise is available on a north or southbound itinerary with the option of pre/post cruise hotel stays in Yangon, Bangkok or the scenic lake area of Inle. Prices on the northbound itinerary are from £3616 per person (29 August 2016 departure) to include a privately chauffeured home pick up service, international and domestic flights, 10 nights deluxe full board cruise accommodation with wine served with dinner, three nights bed and breakfast hotel accommodation, guided excursions, all transfers as well as on board gratuities. Bookings to be made before 31 August 2016.
Cruise highlights include the capital city of Yangon, the ancient city of Bagan, the U Bein Bridge at Amarapura, the spectacular sights of Mandalay, Bhamo, the religious site of Sagaing as well as the Island of Kyun Daw. http://www.avaloncruises.co.uk/cruises/irrawaddy-river-cruises/ Tel: 0800 668 1801