Belmond Road to Mandalay
Irrawaddy River, Burma
Belmond Road to Mandalay is a magical and iconic journey down the Irawaddy River, evoking times gone by. The splendour and grandeur of this mid size boat features in every detail, from the elegant furnishings to the wonderful service.
At a Glance
An observation deck to enjoy the view with a drink in hand
The area visited is mostly protected from the monsoons making the season longer
Enjoy unique experiences such as trekking in the jungle of Kachin
Enjoy cocktails at the Piano Bar
A large range of cabins and suites to choose from
Belmond Road to Mandalay incorporates elegant Burmese materials and traditional comfort with high standards throughout the boat’s four decks. The 56 spacious en-suite cabins are air-conditioned and furnished with beautiful fabrics and teak furniture allowing you to relax and to observe the unfolding river life or watch the beautiful sunsets.
No journey to Asia would be complete without sampling the regional cuisine and on board you can enjoy an acclaimed menu of Eastern and Western food served in the restaurant at a time to suit you.
As the Belmond Road To Mandalay meanders along the Irrawaddy River, you can gaze at the surrounding beauty from the canopied Observation Deck, cool off in the on-deck pool or enjoy a cool refreshing drink from the top-deck bar.
From the mighty Irrawaddy, which runs the length of the country, stunning scenery can be admired en route which have for so long been hidden from the world’s gaze. Few countries have remained so untouched in their natural beauty and charm from one century to the next.
The newly refurbished cabins and suites focus on a combination of traditional comfort and modern luxury. The cabins are large and airy and are furnished with beautiful fabrics, the finest linen and the softest towels. The cabins have a small safe, satellite television and en-suite bathrooms.
Children of all ages are welcome to come on board Belmond Road to Mandalay. However, there are no specific facilities available for them.
On board the ship you will find a swimming pool, an observation deck, a bar, a restaurant and a boutique. Massages can also be arranged upon request.
Location & Directions
Irrawaddy River, Burma
From the royal city of Mandalay, voyages south to the ancient capital of Bagan on the Ayeyarwady River, it also heads north through forested gorges to Bhamo near the Chinese border.
When to go
The best time to visit Burma is during the dry season from November to April. At this time the warm and sunny days are ideal for sightseeing throughout the country. The temperatures start to rise in March and May to September is best avoided as this is the rainy season when sightseeing can become difficult.