Experience the enchanting sights, scents and sounds of Myanmar from the perfect vantage point aboard the Belmond Road to Mandalay. Cruise along the mighty Ayeyarwady River, taking in the country’s most mesmerising landscapes from the deck of our luxurious river cruiser. Stop off to explore rural villages from a bygone era, see saffron-robed monks go about their daily rituals, marvel at the golden spires of pagodas which soar out of the lush jungle and prepare for the journey of a lifetime.
Myanmar (Burma) is a country of exceptional beauty and richness. Its most spectacular sights are uniquely accessed by a cruise along the Ayeyarwady River on Belmond Road to Mandalay. The journey on board this ship brings images of golden temples, verdant rice fields and wooden ox carts trundling over dusty roads vistas that conjure up the past, yet here are very much of the present.

With only 82 passenger capacity across five elegant cabin types, Belmond Road to Mandalay provides the most luxurious way to travel in Myanmar.


Life On Board

With cool, relaxing spaces in which to mingle, luxurious cabins and indulgent touches you’re assured a great journey ahead.

Every day is filled with events, excursions, exquisite dining and entertainment. Take in topical lectures by local and international experts or join a cooking class where you’ll learn a Burmese speciality you can whip up when you return home.

Or just relax, cocktail in hand, on the teak deck and watch the marvellous sights as you cruise gently along the Ayeyarwady River.


With its wooden furniture and swimming pool, the Observation Deck has a relaxed ambience. As you sail gently by, this is the perfect place to admire stunning views of the Ayeyarwady River and village life.


In addition to the resident pianist, a variety of local entertainers perform in the evenings, ranging from traditional Burmese marionettes to thrilling acrobatic feats and graceful dances. Those looking to discover more about Myanmar’s fascinating culture can attend lectures in the Observation Lounge with our expert guides.


The atmosphere on board is relaxed and resort-wear is appropriate during the day. For dinner, smart-casual dress is appropriate— gentlemen, for example, may wish to wear anopen-necked shirt with a jacket.


Whats Included
  • Satellite WiFi in the observation lounge and Governor’s Suite
  • Butler Service in the Governor’s Suite
  • All table d’hôte meals (Eastern and Western choices available)
  • Complimentary soft drinks, local beer and house wine with lunch and dinner
  • Fully qualified Doctor resident on board6 permanent guides on board (languages include English, French,German and Spanish)
  • Daily onboard programme, including guest lectures
  • Return internal flights from Yangon to the river cruiser
  • No single supplement on Superior or Deluxe Cabins


All cabins enjoy outward-facing windows—to make the most of the fantastic views—satellite TV, an iPod docking station, air-conditioning, and spacious en-suite bathrooms.



  • Double or twin beds
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Seating area, writing desk and satellite TV

  • Welcome flowers and fruit basket
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Slippers and bathrobes
  • Complimentary morning tea and coffee
  • Hair dryer
  • Wireless internet


This lavish suite features its own butler service as well as a separate sitting room. Exceptionally spacious, it is the jewel in the crown of accommodation on board Belmond Road to Mandalay.


  • Double or twin beds
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Seating area, writing desk and satellite TV

  • Welcome flowers and fruit basket
  • Butler service
  • Unpacking service on arrival and packing for departure
  • Complimentary mini bar including soft drinks, beer, local wine and spirits
  • Slippers and bathrobes
  • Wireless internet
  • Nespresso machine
  • Farewell gift


On Belmond Road to Mandalay you’ll find a varied and enticing menu, including Burmese, Thai, Indonesian, Indian and European specialities.

On Belmond Road to Mandalay you’ll find a varied and enticing menu, including Burmese, Thai, Indonesian, Indian and European specialities.

Wake to an early morning tea or coffee in your cabin, followed by a full breakfast in the Restaurant. An extensive buffet-style lunch is served each day on the Observation Deck or in the Restaurant.

Dinners are served in the Restaurant and offer a choice of gourmet dishes to cater to all tastes. Carefully selected wines are also available to complement your meal.

Throughout the day refreshments are available from the Bar and the Observation Deck.

  • Morning tea or coffee served in your cabin on request
  • Buffet breakfast served in the Restaurant daily
  • Extensive buffet lunch served daily
  • Table d’hôte dinner with both eastern and western options
  • Complimentary soft drinks, mineral water, local beer and house wine are served with lunch and dinner
  • Complimentary pre-dinner aperitif served in the Bar each day
  • Cocktail parties with complimentary drinks and canapés
  • Gala Dinner on last night with specially designed menu

The ship is equipped with a range of facilities to ensure your comfort and wellbeing throughout your journey. Generous and attentive staff are on hand to take care of the details, while you devote yourself to experiencing the marvels of Myanmar as the ship glides past.

Take a refreshing dip in the on-deck swimming pool or use the state-of-the-art fitness equipment in the wellbeing area. This haven of relaxation is where you can enjoy pampering massages and spa treatments, or simply a hair makeover and manicure before dinner.

Yoga and tai-chi sessions take place on deck and at specially chosen venues on shore.

  • Number of passengers: 82
  • Number of decks: 4
  • 43 cabins: 1 Governor’s Suite, 18 State Cabins, 16 Deluxe Cabins, 4 Superior Cabins and 4 Single Cabins
  • Observation Deck: Top deck with pool and Bar
  • Main Deck: Restaurant, Bar, Observation Lounge and Boutique
  • State Deck: Governor’s Suite, State Cabins, Superior Cabins and Reception
  • Deluxe Deck: Deluxe and Single Cabins, Wellbeing and Medical Room