Wendy Wu Tours Irrawaddy River Holidays

Irrawaddy River

The Irrawaddy River is the biggest river in Burma and is one of its most famous. The best way to see the multitude of sights along the river is to take a cruise.

From here you’ll enjoy breath-taking scenery, enchanting sunsets, colourful markets, shore-side temples, and witness the authentic day to day local life. As the boats pull in to the local towns, street venders will welcome you and give you an opportunity to buy their local wares including food, fruits, and drinks.

A cruise along the Irrawaddy should not be missed and will be a memorable experience in this mystical country.

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holiday duration 14 Days from
holiday price 3,790pp

As well as taking you through the best of Burma, from charming Rangoon and cultural Mandalay, to the temples of Bagan, you’ll also embark on a two-day cruise of the Irrawaddy River, where you’ll be able to catch a glimpse of everyday life in rural Burma.

holiday duration 12 Days from
holiday price 3,290pp

The Irrawaddy River continues to be Burma’s main highway with many locals living and working on its lush banks. Experience a side of the country that many have yet to explore from the comfort of an elegant cruise boat, sailing from cultural capital Mandalay to the magical temples of Bagan.

holiday duration 14 Days from
holiday price 4,740pp

Discover ancient traditions, cultural riches and unspoilt landscapes on this expedition through Burma’s remote far north, sailing through incredible gorges and stopping in Katha, the setting for George Orwell’s Burmese Days.

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Time difference: GMT + 6.5 hours
Flight Time: Approx 15hours to Rangoon
Visa Required: Yes
Currency: Kyat
Tel Code: +95
Official Language: Burmese
Main Religion: Theravada Buddhism
Airlines: Thai Airways, Cathay Pacific, Vietnam Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines

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