Irrawaddy River Cruises - discover Myanmar

Discover Myanmar's most important artery: along the Irrawaddy you will be able to experience the typical features of Burmese culture and daily life. Come on an Irrawaddy River Cruise and get to know a world steeped in Buddhism with a colourful history.

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

The 2170 km-long Irrawaddy flows through the country of Myanmar. Rising in Tibet, it flows through Myanmar from north to south before discharging into the Indian Ocean through a colossal 40,000 km² river delta. The best time for an Irrawady River Cruise is between November and April.

Irrawaddy River Cruises - cities and tourist attractions

The Irrawady is navigable for some 1400 km of its length downstream of Bhamo. The city lies in the north of Myanmar and has a long tradition as a trading city. Mandalay lies in the heart of the country and is the second-largest city. It is regarded as the actual centre of Burmese culture and has also become renowned in the West as a place of music and literature. The cityscape is defined by pagodas and Buddhist monasteries.

The Irrawaddy River Cruise - the fascination of Myanmar

Go on an Irrawaddy River Cruise and get to know the nature and landscape of Myanmar, so decisively shaped by the Indian monsoon, with its fertile soil and extensive forests. Buddhist temples and monasteries, typical statues and images, are all inseparable from the traditional life of the people. Succumb to the fascination of this culture.



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.