Enjoy 30% Off The Fare Price On Selected Strand Cruise Myanmar Journeys In 2016
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In celebration of its inaugural season of luxury Myanmar river cruises, the Strand Cruise is offering 30% off the fare price on selected cruise departures in October, November and December 2016.

With its launch in January 2016 the Strand Cruise became the newest luxury Myanmar cruise ship to ply the waters of the mighty Ayeyarwady River. On offer are 3 and 4 night cruises between the cities of Mandalay and Bagan, with weekly departures in each direction through until the end of December.

Fascinating destinations both, Bagan is home to 2,000 temples, stupas and pagodas and Mandalay is the last royal capital of Burma. Bagan is aiming to be listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site and is among a number of sites Myanmar has nominated for inclusion. The country’s first inclusion on the prestigious list is the Pyu Ancient Cities, located in vast irrigated landscapes in the dry zone of the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River basin.

Applicable for double or single occupancy, the Strand Cruise’s 30% fare discount promotion is available for the 7 and 21 October, 4 November and 2, 9 and 16 December sailings of the 3 night Mandalay to Bagan cruise; and the 31 October, 7, 21 and 28 November and 19 December sailings of the 4 night Bagan to Mandalay cruise.

Included are complimentary transfers to/from point of embarkation/disembarkation, all excursions and onboard activities (Balloons over Bagan is additional), food and beverage (complimentary house wine during meals, soft drinks and local beer throughout the day) and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Through its new luxury Ayeyarwady River cruise product, the Strand Cruise has brought the legendary style, heritage and world-renowned reputation of its sister property The Strand Hotel in Yangon to the picturesque waterway that is also known as The Elephant River. It is the latest embodiment of the Strand legacy.

Operating the 3 and 4 night cruises between Mandalay and Bagan is the purpose-built 61-metre Strand Cruise ship. Life onboard for passengers is a luxurious affair, as they experience a blend of exceptional comfort, discreet personalized service and the latest technology on their Myanmar cruise tour. The lavish accommodation comes in 27 cabins in the categories of Deluxe Cabin (10), Strand Cabin (13), State Suite (two) and Strand Suite (two), and the facilities are world-class with a fine dining restaurant, wine cellar, lounge and library corner, swimming pool, spa and wellness area and Upper Deck for cocktails and socializing.

Each Strand Cruise cabin boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and a balcony, while the impressive list of appointments includes complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV with cable channels, international plugs, AV connectivity, safety box, full-length mirror, bathrobes and slippers, branded amenities and separate toilet and rain shower. The elegant décor features Burmese craftsmanship, teakwood floors and items of regional art.

The luxury Myanmar river cruise experience on offer by the Strand Cruise is designed to deliver passengers a memorable voyage of discovery quite unlike any other. The journey between Bagan and Mandalay sees the Strand Cruise ship visit palaces, monasteries and remote villages, and moor at enchanting spots such as by Old Bagan and at the foot of an ancient Buddhist monastery on Sagaing Hill in Mandalay. Excursions take in iconic landmarks like U-Bein Bridge in Mandalay, some of the main temples in Bagan including Tant Kyi Taung temple and the royal cities of Mingun and Ava.


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