Chindwin River Cruises - the fascination of Myanmar

Come on a Chindwin River Cruise and get to know a world with a colourful history, steeped in Buddhist influence. Along the Chindwin you will be able to discover the typical features of Burmese culture and life.

The Chindwin River Cruise - where it takes place and when to go

The Chindwin, at about 840 km in length, is a tributary of the Irrawaddy in Myanmar. It rises in the north of the country and is navigable for about 650 km of its length before it finally discharges into the Irrwaddy close to the city of Myingyan. The best time for a Chindwin River Cruise is between November and April.

Chindwin River Cruises - cities and tourist attractions

The Chindwin is navigable from the town of Homalin. Further downstream you come to the city of Monywa, a large centre of trade, commerce and agricultural production. Worth seeing here is the Buddhist temple of Mohnyin Thambuddhei Paya, originally built in 1303 and reconstructed in 1939.

The Chindwin River Cruise - experience Myanmar

Natural scenes and landscapes shaped by the Indian monsoon, fertile soil and large areas of forest, Buddhist temples and monasteries, religious statues and images - be inspired by the fascinating land of Myanmar on a Chindwin River Cruise.



Riviera will start its first Caribbean cruise in Miami
Riviera, which is the newest ship of the Oceania Cruises company, will depart for the first winter cruise from Miami on November 29, 2012.


More cruises in Northern Europe
It is expected that 2012 will be one of the most successful season in the modern history of the cruise traveling for the Northern Europe region. The European Cruise Council (ECC) has estimated that the number of passengers in the current season will increase by 16% compared with 2011 and reach 1 million 490 thousand people.


Norwegian: free cruises for children
Norwegian Cruise Line, the third-largest cruise company in the world, announced a special offer – “Kids Sail Free”. As part of the offer potential customers will be able to book on favorable terms cabins on the cruise ships for themselves and their children – the third and fourth beds in the cabin for the children under 17 years can be booked for free.