Luxury River Cruises Between Bagan And Mandalay Now Sailing Aboard The Strand Cruise

Top Quote As the newest luxury Myanmar cruise ship to grace the majestic waters of the Ayeyarwady River, the Strand Cruise has begun its first season of 4 and 3 night cruises between Bagan and Mandalay. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) January 25, 2016 - The Strand Cruise brings the legendary style, heritage and world-renowned reputation of its sister property The Strand Hotel in Yangon to the picturesque and historically significant Ayeyarwady - also known as The Elephant River.

    From now through to the end of April 2016, and then from mid July through to the end of December 2016, the Strand Cruise offers weekly departures on its 4 night Bagan to Mandalay cruise and 3 night Mandalay to Bagan cruise.

    Rates for the 4 night Bagan to Mandalay cruise start at US$ 1,976 per person based on two people sharing / US$ 2,964 single occupancy, and for the 3 night Mandalay to Bagan cruise at US$ 1,782 per person based on two people sharing / US$ 2,673 single occupancy. For January to April 2016 cruise departures, the 'Launch Promotion' offers a 20% discount on these public rates.

    Departing on 5 and 8 February 2016 are two Chinese New Year cruises. The 5 February sailing is a 3 night Mandalay to Bagan cruise and the 8 February sailing a 4 night Bagan to Mandalay cruise. Bookings for these cruises enjoy a 20% discount on public rates.

    The Strand Cruise passengers aboard these special journeys will celebrate the Year of the Monkey with traditional New Year games, Mahjong, treasure hunts and competitions, firecrackers, an exchange Hong Bao and a Chinese banquet featuring traditional Jiaozi.

    The Strand Cruise's 2017 season will see cruises operate from January through to the end of April and from mid July through to the end of September.

    The latest embodiment of the Strand legacy, the Strand Cruise is a luxury Myanmar river cruise experience quite unlike any other. It is an enchanting blend of exceptional comfort, discreet personalised service, the latest technology and design touches that honour the Strand's history as a meeting place for explorers and raconteurs.

    Visit for more information on the Strand Cruise journey itineraries and life onboard the spectacular 61-metre purpose-built Strand Cruise ship, with its lavish cabin accommodation and world-class facilities that include a fine dining restaurant, wine cellar, lounge and library corner, swimming pool, spa and wellness area and the Upper Deck for cocktails and socializing.

    Embark on an unforgettable Myanmar river cruise that promises an exotic journey of discovery between two of Asia's most fascinating destinations - Bagan with its more than 2,000 temples, stupas and pagodas and Mandalay the last royal capital of Burma - and visit palaces, monasteries and remote villages along the way.

    About The Strand Cruise:
    The Strand Cruise is a reinvention of the legendary style and unique personality of The Strand Hotel in Yangon, as a contemporary river cruise experience offering exceptional standards of comfort and discreet personalised service with the latest technology such as individually controlled air conditioning and satellite WI-FI. Sailing the beautiful Ayeyarwady River between Bagan and Mandalay, The Strand Cruise operates four and three night cruises that are a fascinating journey of discovery.

    For more information please contact:
    Marc Bichet
    Chief Marketing Officer, The Strand Cruise
    Marcbichet ( @ ) gcphospitality dot com

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