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3 Cruises to Take in Burma


The recent flood of tourism to Burma has spurred a new wave of cruise options. Travelers can enjoy the slow life as they explore the waterways of the historically and ecologically rich country on these luxury riverboats. By Merritt Gurley

Published on Jan 28, 2013

The Orient Express
is currently building the Orcaella, a 50-passenger ship, which will be joining the long-running Road to Mandalay vessel on the Irrawaddy river in July 2013.

Backyard Travel
has designed a new cruise through Burma, from Irrawaddy to Inle Lake, peppering in one-off experiences from hot-air balloon rides in Bagan to pottery classes in Yandoba.

Paukan Cruises
, by the Ayravata Cruise Company, has finished building a 42-meter ship, to accommodate 34 passengers, that will sail from Bagan to Mandalay; a leisurely exploration of the royal capitals.


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