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Scenic Aura Overview

Scenic Aura launched in September 2016 and sails the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar (Burma) between the cities of Mandalay and Pyay. With only 22 suites, this 213-foot boutique ship is expected to offers a luxurious experience for up to 44 passengers, with an almost 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio. Butler service is included as are tips and gratuities, expert local guides and onshore activities including Scenic Enrich special events and Scenic Sundowners cocktail receptions. 

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Each of the 22 suites will have a balcony and a separate bedroom and living room. Accommodation ranges in size from a 24 square metre (258 square feet) Balcony Suite to the largest suite on the Irrawaddy, the 70 square metre (753 square feet) Royal Panorama Suite, which has an outdoor forward-facing deck with a daybed and Jacuzzi.


Scenic Aura offers a choice of dining venues, from "five-star" a-la-carte menus to casual daytime snacks. Complimentary beverages are available throughout the ship 24 hours a day.

Entertainment and Activities

Watch a movie at the sun deck open-air cinema, cool down in the pool or catch up with fellow passengers at the spacious bar and lounge. Scenic Aura also has an onboard gym, wellness center and library.

Scenic Aura Ship Stats

  • Crew: 41
  • Launched: September 2016
  • Decks: 5
  • Passengers: 44
Scenic Aura Ratings
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Scenic Aura
Sail Date: Mar 2019
Myanmar on the Scenic Aura 21st Mar 19 -8th Apr 19 We have been on 3 previous river cruises with Scenic. The trip to Cambodia and Vietnam (see my previous review) was so good that we thought it could...Read More
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Balloon Man
Sail Date: Nov 2018
I'd been to Burma 21 years ago on business. And got arrested. And met the General running the country. But that's another story. What I saw then made me want to return. So pleased I did, with my wife this time....Read More
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Russell Stephens
Sail Date: Mar 2018
The Scenic Aura should not be compared to the Space Ships operating on European waterways as some reviewers seem to do. Scenic have done really well creating this experience in Myanmar which is a difficult...Read More
Scenic Aura
Sail Date: Dec 2017
felt unsafe despite the questionable media reports about this Country. The Staff and Crew on the Scenic Aura always gave 100% and always with a smile, remembering what we liked to drink (tea or coffee, white...Read More

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