Myanmar Explorer: Burma & the Irrawaddy River - 2019

Yangon • 9-night Irrawaddy River Cruise • Bagan • Mandalay
  • THE VIEWS YOU’LL ENJOY FROM ABOARD THE DELUXE MAKARA QUEEN WILL ENHANCE YOUR EXPERIENCES IN THE EXOTIC AND HISTORIC LAND OF BURMA
  • THE TEMPLE-DOTTED PLAINS OF BAGAN WILL NO DOUBT BE A HIGHLIGHT OF YOUR JOURNEY THROUGH BURMA
  • THE PEOPLE YOU’LL MEET — OF ALL AGES — WILL ADD A PERSONAL DIMENSION TO YOUR EXPLORATION OF THIS FASCINATING COUNTRY
  • EXPLORE GILDED PALACES AND STUPAS AS YOU LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORY AND CULTURE BEHIND THESE GRAND STRUCTURES
  • GET UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH THE CULTURE OF BURMA AND EXPERIENCE WHAT LIFE IS LIKE FOR THE LOCALS
DATES & PRICES
STARTING FROM
$4,099
  • $315
    PER DAY
  • 13
    DAYS
  • 23
    TOURS
TRIP WITH AIR
15 DAYS FROM $4,698
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Bangkok, Thailand

4 DAYS FROM $899

Vientiane & Luang Prabang, Laos

5 DAYS FROM $1,599

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Jan 21
Yangon to Mandalay
CODE: BIR19
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Jan 21
Makara Queen
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Feb 18
Yangon to Mandalay
CODE: BIR19
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Feb 18
Makara Queen
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Mar 18
Yangon to Mandalay
CODE: BIR19
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Mar 18
Makara Queen
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Sep 14
Yangon to Mandalay
CODE: BIR19
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$6,198
$599
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Sep 14
Makara Queen
AVAILABLE EXTENSIONS: Bangkok, Thailand

Pre Extension: Bangkok, Thailand

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$899 PER PERSON | 0 DAYS | $224 PER DAY

Begin your explorations with a pre-trip extension to Bangkok, Thailand's exotic capital, where the Buddhist faith fills almost every aspect of daily life. Enjoy three nights at the Moderate Deluxe Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers, the perfect base for exploring this dazzling city. You'll discover the highlights of Thailand's bustling metropolis with a cruise along the Chao Phraya River to view the floating houses and visit to the Temple of Dawn, as well as a visit to the antique-filled Jim Thompson House.  You will also have chance to visit a local flower market, as well as the Grand Palace with its legendary Emerald Buddha. This additional time in fascinating Bangkok is the perfect way to enhance your Southeast Asia experience.

Your Price Includes:

  • 3 nights accommodations at the Moderate Deluxe Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers (or similar)
  • 6 meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 1 dinner
  • 3 excursions and 1 Cultural Discovery
  • All transportation while on tour
  • All transfers and baggage handling while overseas, beginning at your hotel
  • Services of a City Host
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log into My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
Vientiane & Luang Prabang, Laos

Post Extension: Vientiane & Luang Prabang, Laos

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$1,599 PER PERSON | 0 DAYS | $319 PER DAY

Begin your explorations of Southeast Asia with this wonderful pre-trip extension to Laos, spending two nights in Vientiane and two nights in Luang Prabang. You’ll begin in Vientiane, where you’ll discover the history and culture of the Laotian capital on a full-day tour. Then it’s on to Luang Prabang, a beautiful, laid-back city where the Nam Khan and Mekong rivers meet. During your time here, you’ll take in Buddhist temples, French architecture, and ancient traditions — and participate in an alms-giving with local monks. This Buddhist nation cherishes a relaxed pace and a quiet, traditional lifestyle. Don’t miss your chance to add a third emerging Asian country of Indochina — at a great Vantage value!

Your Price Includes:

  • 4 nights accommodations: 2 nights in Vientiane at the Crowne Plaza Vientiane (or similar); and 2 nights in Luang Prabang at the Xiengthong Palace (or similar)
  • 8 meals: 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 2 dinners
  • 3 excursions, plus 5 Cultural Discoveries
  • All transfers, including flights to Vientiane, and Vientiane to Luang Prabang and baggage handling while overseas (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log into My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
CALL TO BOOK
1-888-514-1845
STATEROOM DOUBLE SINGLE AIR 3rd GUEST PROMO
Suite with Balcony (STE)
390

Suite with Balcony(STE)

Sold Out Sold Out
Upper Deck Balcony (A)
280

Upper Deck Balcony(A)

$8,598 $4,299 $6,398
$599
-
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Reduced Single Supplement
  • Special Extension Savings
Main Deck Balcony (B)
280

Main Deck Balcony(B)

$8,198 $4,099 $6,198
$599
-
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Reduced Single Supplement
  • Special Extension Savings
Additional Booking Information >
Sep 30
Yangon to Mandalay
CODE: BIR19
FROM
$4,499
FROM
$6,798
$599
Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
MORE INFO
Limited Cabin Availability
CRUISE DETAILS
TRAVEL DATES
Sep 30
Makara Queen
AVAILABLE EXTENSIONS: Bangkok, Thailand

Pre Extension: Bangkok, Thailand

Extension Image
$899 PER PERSON | 0 DAYS | $224 PER DAY

Begin your explorations with a pre-trip extension to Bangkok, Thailand's exotic capital, where the Buddhist faith fills almost every aspect of daily life. Enjoy three nights at the Moderate Deluxe Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers, the perfect base for exploring this dazzling city. You'll discover the highlights of Thailand's bustling metropolis with a cruise along the Chao Phraya River to view the floating houses and visit to the Temple of Dawn, as well as a visit to the antique-filled Jim Thompson House.  You will also have chance to visit a local flower market, as well as the Grand Palace with its legendary Emerald Buddha. This additional time in fascinating Bangkok is the perfect way to enhance your Southeast Asia experience.

Your Price Includes:

  • 3 nights accommodations at the Moderate Deluxe Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers (or similar)
  • 6 meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 1 dinner
  • 3 excursions and 1 Cultural Discovery
  • All transportation while on tour
  • All transfers and baggage handling while overseas, beginning at your hotel
  • Services of a City Host
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log into My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
Vientiane & Luang Prabang, Laos

Post Extension: Vientiane & Luang Prabang, Laos

Extension Image
$1,599 PER PERSON | 0 DAYS | $319 PER DAY

Begin your explorations of Southeast Asia with this wonderful pre-trip extension to Laos, spending two nights in Vientiane and two nights in Luang Prabang. You’ll begin in Vientiane, where you’ll discover the history and culture of the Laotian capital on a full-day tour. Then it’s on to Luang Prabang, a beautiful, laid-back city where the Nam Khan and Mekong rivers meet. During your time here, you’ll take in Buddhist temples, French architecture, and ancient traditions — and participate in an alms-giving with local monks. This Buddhist nation cherishes a relaxed pace and a quiet, traditional lifestyle. Don’t miss your chance to add a third emerging Asian country of Indochina — at a great Vantage value!

Your Price Includes:

  • 4 nights accommodations: 2 nights in Vientiane at the Crowne Plaza Vientiane (or similar); and 2 nights in Luang Prabang at the Xiengthong Palace (or similar)
  • 8 meals: 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 2 dinners
  • 3 excursions, plus 5 Cultural Discoveries
  • All transfers, including flights to Vientiane, and Vientiane to Luang Prabang and baggage handling while overseas (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log into My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
CALL TO BOOK
1-888-514-1845
STATEROOM DOUBLE SINGLE AIR 3rd GUEST PROMO
Suite with Balcony (STE)
390

Suite with Balcony(STE)

Sold Out Sold Out
Upper Deck Balcony (A)
280

Upper Deck Balcony(A)

$8,998 $4,499 $6,798
$599
-
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Reduced Single Supplement
  • Special Extension Savings
Main Deck Balcony (B)
280

Main Deck Balcony(B)

Sold Out Sold Out
Additional Booking Information >
Nov 4
Yangon to Mandalay
CODE: BIR19
FROM
$4,299
FROM
$8,598
$599
Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
MORE INFO
Limited Cabin Availability
CRUISE DETAILS
TRAVEL DATES
Nov 4
Makara Queen
AVAILABLE EXTENSIONS: Bangkok, Thailand

Pre Extension: Bangkok, Thailand

Extension Image
$899 PER PERSON | 0 DAYS | $224 PER DAY

Begin your explorations with a pre-trip extension to Bangkok, Thailand's exotic capital, where the Buddhist faith fills almost every aspect of daily life. Enjoy three nights at the Moderate Deluxe Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers, the perfect base for exploring this dazzling city. You'll discover the highlights of Thailand's bustling metropolis with a cruise along the Chao Phraya River to view the floating houses and visit to the Temple of Dawn, as well as a visit to the antique-filled Jim Thompson House.  You will also have chance to visit a local flower market, as well as the Grand Palace with its legendary Emerald Buddha. This additional time in fascinating Bangkok is the perfect way to enhance your Southeast Asia experience.

Your Price Includes:

  • 3 nights accommodations at the Moderate Deluxe Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers (or similar)
  • 6 meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 1 dinner
  • 3 excursions and 1 Cultural Discovery
  • All transportation while on tour
  • All transfers and baggage handling while overseas, beginning at your hotel
  • Services of a City Host
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log into My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
Vientiane & Luang Prabang, Laos

Post Extension: Vientiane & Luang Prabang, Laos

Extension Image
$1,599 PER PERSON | 0 DAYS | $319 PER DAY

Begin your explorations of Southeast Asia with this wonderful pre-trip extension to Laos, spending two nights in Vientiane and two nights in Luang Prabang. You’ll begin in Vientiane, where you’ll discover the history and culture of the Laotian capital on a full-day tour. Then it’s on to Luang Prabang, a beautiful, laid-back city where the Nam Khan and Mekong rivers meet. During your time here, you’ll take in Buddhist temples, French architecture, and ancient traditions — and participate in an alms-giving with local monks. This Buddhist nation cherishes a relaxed pace and a quiet, traditional lifestyle. Don’t miss your chance to add a third emerging Asian country of Indochina — at a great Vantage value!

Your Price Includes:

  • 4 nights accommodations: 2 nights in Vientiane at the Crowne Plaza Vientiane (or similar); and 2 nights in Luang Prabang at the Xiengthong Palace (or similar)
  • 8 meals: 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 2 dinners
  • 3 excursions, plus 5 Cultural Discoveries
  • All transfers, including flights to Vientiane, and Vientiane to Luang Prabang and baggage handling while overseas (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log into My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
CALL TO BOOK
1-888-514-1845
STATEROOM DOUBLE SINGLE AIR 3rd GUEST PROMO
Suite with Balcony (STE)
390

Suite with Balcony(STE)

Sold Out Sold Out
Upper Deck Balcony (A)
280

Upper Deck Balcony(A)

$8,998 $4,499 $8,998
$599
-
    • Special Extension Savings
    Main Deck Balcony (B)
    280

    Main Deck Balcony(B)

    $8,598 $4,299 $8,598
    $599
    -
      • Special Extension Savings
      Additional Booking Information >

      Deposit: $500 per person.

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      Port charges of $99 of are not included in your trip cost and will be listed separately on your invoice.

      Single Supplement: Available from $1599 in categories A & B on select departure dates. Single pricing is available on all cabin categories with limited availability. Call for details. 

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