Strand Cruise's Luxury Myanmar River Cruise 2017 Season Resumes on 1 September

Top Quote The 61 metres of luxury Myanmar river cruise experience that is the Strand Cruise’s purpose-built vessel is undergoing a mid-season spruce up in Yangon dry dock before returning to the Ayeyarwady River for the September resumption of its Mandalay-Bagan and Bagan-Mandalay scheduled voyages. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 02, 2017 - The second half of Strand Cruise’s 2017 season will kick off with the 1 September departure of a 3 night Mandalay to Bagan cruise, followed by a 4 September sailing of the 4 night Bagan to Mandalay itinerary.

    The 2017 season continues through to the last departure of the year on 29 December (of the 3 night Mandalay to Bagan cruise) with weekly departures in both directions.

    A 3 night Mandalay to Bagan cruise starts from USD 902 per person sharing and a 4 night Bagan to Mandalay cruise from USD 1,034 per person sharing, with accommodation in a Deluxe Cabin.

    The 2018 season will begin with a 4 night Bagan to Mandalay departure on 1 January, and then a 3 night Mandalay to Bagan sailing on 5 January.

    Expert-led Themed Cruises in 2017 & 2018
    The Strand Cruise is continuing with its popular series of expert-led themed cruises in 2017 and 2018. These themed Myanmar luxury cruises follow the scheduled 4 night Bagan to Mandalay itinerary and are enhanced with additional activities onboard and during shore excursions, and are hosted by professional experts. They are designed to further enrich passengers’ experience of Myanmar and its culture.

    ‘Photography Cruise’ Departing Monday, 16 October 2017
    The ‘Photography Cruise’ features professional photographer Lucas Gurdjian as the host, who will share his passion for photography and help passengers improve their own photographic skills. Lucas has travelled the Bagan to Mandalay route and identified the ideal times to catch the best light at various locations, such as sunrise over Bagan. With over 15 years’ experience as a photographer, he will coach passengers on different styles of photography and on framing, lighting, aperture and depth of field as well as post-production techniques.

    ‘Music Cruise’ Departing Monday, 13 November 2017 & Monday, 12 February 2018
    A wonderful opportunity for classical music aficionados, the ‘Music Cruise’ welcomes back artists from Orchestre de Paris to delight passengers with a new program of scores from some of history’s most famous composers. They will interact with passengers and perform intimate concerts throughout the voyage in different locations such as a private sandback along the Ayeyarwady River and the luxury Myanmar cruise ship’s sundeck, to backdrops like the starlit night sky and a pagoda-filled countryside.

    Visit to discover more about the Strand Cruise’s regular 3 and 4 night luxury Ayeyarwady River cruise voyages and expert-led themed cruises and to make a booking.

    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.

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