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Belmond River Cruises

Belmond River Cruises

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Belmond River Cruises
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There are few places on earth that remain unexplored in their natural beauty and charisma from one century to the next. The ancient land of Burma, now renowned as Myanmar, is an exemption to the rule, and while aboard the 'Road To Mandalay' and 'Orcaelle' you can explore the best of this captivating, unspoilt country. The ships of this Belmond River Cruises takes their passengers to a journey along the Ayeyarwady River is a voyage of a lifetime. From this great river, which flows through the length of the country, treasures can be admired that have been hidden so long from the world's gaze.

With the comfort and qualities for which Belmond Cruises is popular, the Road To Mandalay and Orcaella offers the most relaxing vantage point from which to absorb the surrounding tranquil beauty, taking in its ancient temples, golden-spired pagodas, saffron-clad monks and sleepy riverside settlements.

Any journey to Asia will be incomplete without sampling the regional cuisine, and on board guests can enjoy a much-admired gourmet menu of Eastern and Western dishes, all served with Burmese courtesy and charm. Lunch is served in Buffet-style on the Observation Deck or in the Restaurant in seven different themes: Burmese, Thai, Shan, Indonesian, Chinese, Indian and European.

Dinners are served in the Restaurant, at a time that suit you, and offer a choice of dishes to cater all tastes from the flavors of Asia to a la carte menus. A selection of Australian and European wines is also available to compliment your meal. At the end, guests can relax at the Piano Bar for an evening in the company of fellow travellers. The bar is adorned with a mixture of light wood and Burmese lacquer ware, and serves a wide range of delicious local and international cocktails while enjoying the musical talents of the local pianist.