Experience the enchanting sights, scents and sounds of Myanmar from the perfect vantage point aboard the Belmond Road to Mandalay.

Cruise along the mighty Ayeyarwady River, taking in the country's most mesmerising landscapes from the deck of our luxurious river cruiser. Stop off to explore rural villages from a bygone era, see saffron-robed monks go about their daily rituals, and marvel at the golden spires of pagodas which soar out of the lush jungle.

Prepare for the journey of a lifetime.

Life on board

With cool, relaxing spaces in which to mingle, luxurious cabins and indulgent touches you're assured a great journey ahead.

Every day is filled with events, excursions, exquisite dining and entertainment. Take in topical lectures by local and international experts or join a cooking class where you'll learn a Burmese speciality you can whip up when you return home.

Or just relax, cocktail in hand, on the teak deck and watch the marvellous sights as you cruise gently along the Ayeyarwady River.


The perfect spot from which to watch life on the river and its shores. Here you can soak up the sun, have a drink at the bar, or take a refreshing dip in the pool.


Choose from a breakfast buffet, enjoy themed lunches and sit down in the evening to gourmet dinners with complimentary local beer and wine.

Bar & Grill Restaurant

Situated on the Observation Deck, the alfresco Bar & Grill Restaurant offers refined local cuisine in a truly inspiring setting. Watch the experts in action at the gourmet grill station, and savour fine wines from our vintage selection.

On Friday and Saturday evenings, guests not travelling with us can step aboard to experience Bagan’s only five-star dining venue. Limited to just 50 seats, this exclusive experience is sure to be a highlight of your trip.


Enjoy pre-dinner aperitifs or linger over late-night cocktails. The Bar is the social hub of the ship, ideal for easy evenings spent with fellow travellers.


Enjoy an interesting programme of local entertainment, from Burmese marionettes to classical dancers, and insightful lectures on Myanmar’s fascinating culture. In addition, you can learn to tie a traditional longyi or apply thanaka, a beauty treatment used by local women to cool and tone their skin.


Stay polished and perfectly coiffed with a manicure, pedicure and blow-dry service. The spa treatment menu is designed to soothe, relax and rejuvenate. State-of-the-art fitness equipment caters for those who like to stay in tip-top condition.


Browse the onboard boutique to find a memento of your journey. Choose from an array of exquisite wares and jewellery fashioned by local craftsmen.

At a Glance

  • Up to 82 guests per cruise
  • Swimming pool
  • Wellbeing and fitness area
  • Observation deck
  • Multilingual guides on board
  • Resident doctor

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Discover the majesty of Myanmar on a journey like no other.



Memorable landscapes unfold when gazing at the banks of Ayeyarwady River from this elegant river cruiser.


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Belmond Road to Mandalay is committed to supporting the community in which it works.

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