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Burma Holidays - The Belmond Orcaella

YangonGovernor's Residence
2 nights
Belmond Orcaella
8 nights
YangonGovernor's Residence
1 night

Click on the name of the hotel/cruise ship for details.


12 days from £4850

International flights NOT included - see below


The luxurious Belmond Orcaella offers exceptional leisurely cruises along the Irrawaddy (Ayeyarwady) River between Yangon and the magical temples of Bagan, stopping en route at major cultural sights and little known charming villages




 Recommended flight from London: Thai Airways International from London Heathrow via Bangkok to Yangon (see below). If you are travelling from a country other than the UK we would be happy to give you guidance on your flight options.



For a detailed day-by-day description, with a summary of what's included, please click on the PDF (above right)

DAY 1 – Arrival in Yangon.  Shwe Dagon Pagoda.

DAY 2 Yangon.  (B)

DAY 3 - Embark on the Belmond Orcaella.  Cruising on the Irrawaddy.  (B,L,D)

DAY 4 - Cruising on the Irrawaddy.  Danuphyu. (B,L,D)

DAY 5 - Cruising on the Irrawaddy.  (B,L,D)

DAY 6 – Pyay (Prome).  (B,L,D)

DAY 7 – Gwechaung.  Min Hla Fort.  (B,L,D)

DAY 8 – Magwe.  Mya Tha Lun Pagoda.  (B,L,D)

DAY 9 - Salay.  The Temples of Bagan.  (B,L,D)

DAY 10 - Bagan.  Shwezigone Pagoda.  Minn Nan Thu.  (B,L,D) 

DAY 11 - Disembark.  Return by air to Yangon.  (B)

DAY 12 - Depart for home.  (B)



Burma Holidays - Bagan - Ananda TempleBurma Holidays - Monks
Burma Holidays - Yangon - Shwe Dagon Pagoda

International Flights.

There are no direct flights between London and Yangon. We recommend the services of Thai Airways International from London Heathrow to Bangkok with a good onward connection to Yangon. Flights are daily throughout the year.  Current timings (subject to possible change) are as follows:
Heathrow/Bangkok. Depart at 12.30; arrive Bangkok at 06.05 (next day)
Bangkok/Yangon. Depart at 07.55; arrive Yangon at 08.50
Yangon/Bangkok. Depart at 09.00; arrive Bangkok at 10.45*
Bangkok/Heathrow. Depart at 12.25; arrive Heathrow at 18.30

* Operated by Myanmar Airways International (MAI).

You can book the flights yourself on the easy-to-use Thai Airways International website, using the 'Multicity' option.  Alternatively World Discovery can book the flights for you (we levy a service charge of £25 per person for this service).


Burma Holidays: Jewels of the Irrawaddy (Reference: WDBU005)
2017 Departures
Price per person based on a minimum of two persons travelling together:

Selected departures

(see note)

Tue 12 Jan, Tue 2 Feb, Mon 22 Feb,
Sat 12 Mar


Thr 3 Nov, Sun 20 Nov, Wed 7 Dec


The Price shown is based on a Deluxe Cabin on the Belmond Orcaella.  Supplements for State Cabins, Junior Suite or Balcony Suites available on request

Single Room/cabin Supplements on request.

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