The value and information exceeded are expectations: Avalon Myanmar Cruise Review by remy bourne

Avalon Myanmar 5
remy bourne
Member Since 2016

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The value and information exceeded are expectations

Sail Date: September 2016
Destination: Asia River
Embarkation: Bhamo
You begin your trip with an overnight stay at the Shangra-la Hotel Yangon. A very well kept hotel with a restaurant, bar, bakery and more. The hotel employees are very helpful at all times. Centrally located downtown and convenient for the tours provided.

To start your South bound cruise you fly to Bhamo and sail south (cruises can go either North or South bound) on the Irrawaddy River stopping at 10-12 villages along the way to Bagan where your river trip ends. As you explore each site along the way you take off your shoes and socks to view the Pagodas, walking trips to a farmers home, shops and more. Since the River Ship docks along the banks of the river and you take your shoes off when re-entering the boat and are given slip-ons to wear or your shoes that you left behind on the ship.

The crew is excellent and most helpful such as Aye in the dining room, where Western and Asian food is served and Sai in the lounge/bar, where the addictive sesame seed snacks are More provided. All the crew is very helpful and do not forget to use the Spa. With 18 cabins you will only have a maximum of 36 passengers

Mark is an excellent and informative cruise director and Myo is his most capable assistant and is from Myanmar.

Excellent movies are shown about the history of Myanmar that will enhance your trip. An adventuresome trip not to miss while the country is open to tourism.

Our Excellent ratings are given as the value exceeded are expectations. Less


Published 10/21/16
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Cabin review: A204 Balcony Stateroom

Rooms are really very nice with a large panorama window and are very spacious

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