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Yangon, Myanmar Luxury Cruises

Of all the cities in South East Asia, Yangon is amongst the most exotic. Wandering Buddhist monks clad in orange robes move in groups across its crowded streets, locals walk barefoot amongst wooden houses and golden Buddhist pagodas, the towering spires of which have been glinting in the landscape of Myanmar for hundreds of years. The city retains an authentic atmosphere of adventure and escape due to its lack of western influence over the past 65 years, especially since it became independent from British rule.

The rarities on offer in this balmy jewel of the south east mean that it is more than worth visiting. The jungle locale, the familial greetings of the locals and a chance to escape the stresses of the western world is just a cruise away.

Sightseeing in Yangon

The Shwedagon Pagoda

The Golden Rock (Kyaiktiyo)

A mere 160km bus ride from Yangon, there is the town of Kyaiktiyo. In this small settlement, there is not much to see except a highway bus station, a smattering of houses, and the beginning of a hike trail. This hamlet however, attracts thousands of tourists, monks and locals who make their way through its tiny centre for a simple reason - the town stands at the foot of the most idyllic Buddhist pilgrimage destination in the entire world.

Six miles up a mountainous trail leading for the township is the world famous Golden Rock, a huge boulder painted gold balancing precariously upon the edge of a cliff. Affixed with a golden spire rising from its top, the boulder is a monument to the Buddhist faith which has drawn pilgrims for around the world. Reaching the peak (which is a four hour walk, or a truck ride and a half an hour hike) rewards you with an unprecedented view of the surrounding hills and valleys, and at sunset, the colours that reflect from the Golden Rock are spectacular. Expect the photo opportunity of a lifetime.

Shopping in Rangoon

The Bogyoke Aung San Market is a great spot for finding unique souvenirs, as well as experiencing the haggling, laughter and raucous conversation of local stall owners. Over 2000 shops reside in this massive 70 year-old market, which sells gems, jewellery, lacquer ware and handmade slippers to name but a few of the goods on offer. For luxury fashion, look no further than J’s Irrawaddy Dream, featuring tailored dresses and high grade Myanmar textiles, such as luxury silk, wool, and cotton, all lovingly made by locals.

Eating out in Rangoon

A fantastic place to indulge in the local cuisine is The Monsoon Restaurant. Based inside a fully restored classical colonial Townhouse, and with a dazzling view of the waterfronts of Seikkan Township, the South East Asian food is here is probably the best in Yangon. The interior is tranquil, yet cosmopolitan, and the standard of the fresh seafood, chicken and beef swiftly served from the kitchen is exceptional. Highlights of Burmese, Thai, and Cambodian menus are all on offer for your delectation. For a warm-hearted, festive atmosphere and the best grill in Yangon, make sure to visit Yaniniku Japanese Barbeque in the 8th Ward.

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1 Singapore to Bangkok
09 February 2019 - 16 nights

Singapore | Penang | Sabang, Indonesia | Yangon | Yangon | Yangon | Phuket | Langkawi | Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang) | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Bangkok (Laem Chabang) | Bangkok (Laem Chabang) more

Fly Cruise£8519pp
Cruise Only£7459pp
2 Chennai to Yangon
19 February 2019 - 14 nights

Chennai (Madras), India | Visakhapatnam | Expedition Sundarbans Reserve | Expedition Sundarbans Reserve | Expedition Sundarbans Reserve | Maheskali, Bangladesh | St Martins Island | Nagapali | Port Yazar Min (for Mawlamyine & Hpa An) | Port Yazar Min (for Mawlamyine & Hpa An) | Yangon | Yangon more

Fly Cruise£8019pp
Cruise Only£8019pp
3 Yangon To Bali (Benoa)
05 March 2019 - 15 nights

Yangon | Port Blair | South Cinque Island, Andaman Islands, India | Banda Aceh, Indonesia | Suimeuliu Islands,Sumatra, Indonesia | Nias Island | Padang Bai, Bali, Indonesia | Karimunjawa Archipelago - Java, Indonesia | Anak Krakatoa, Indonesia | Karimunjawa, Indonesia | Sumenep, Indonesia | Probolinggo, Java | Bali (Benoa) more

Fly Cruise£7299pp
Cruise Only£8299pp
5 Dubai to Singapore
16 November 2019 - 20 nights

Dubai | Fujairah | Mumbai (Bombay) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Goa (Mormugao) | Mangalore | Kochi (Cochin) | Colombo | Yangon | Yangon | Yangon | Phuket | Singapore more

Exclusive to six star cruises
Fly Cruise£9679pp
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6 Mumbai to Singapore
19 November 2019 - 18 nights

Mumbai (Bombay) | Goa (Mormugao) | New Mangalore, India | Kochi (Cochin) | Kochi (Cochin) | Colombo | Colombo | Yangon | Yangon | Yangon | Yangon | Phuket | Port Klang | Singapore more

Exclusive to six star cruises
Fly Cruise£4199pp
Cruise OnlyCall
7 Singapore to Mumbai
29 February 2020 - 15 nights

Singapore | Phuket | Yangon | Yangon | Yangon | Yangon | Colombo | Colombo | Kochi (Cochin) | Mumbai (Bombay) more

Fly Cruise£4399pp
Cruise Only£4969pp
8 Mumbai to Singapore
01 December 2020 - 18 nights

Mumbai (Bombay) | Goa (Mormugao) | New Mangalore, India | Kochi (Cochin) | Kochi (Cochin) | Colombo | Colombo | Yangon | Yangon | Yangon | Yangon | Phuket | Singapore | Singapore more

Fly Cruise£4699pp
Cruise Only£4899pp
9 Ancient Dynasties & World Wonders
05 January 2021 - 139 nights

Miami, Florida, USA | Cartagena, Colombia | Panama Canal | Panama Canal | Puerto Caldera | Acajutla, El Salvador | Puerto Vallarta | San Diego | Los Angeles | Honolulu | Honolulu | Maui (Lahaina) | Tabuaeran (Fanning Island), Kiribati | Mystery Island | Noumea | Brisbane | Brisbane | Airlie Beach | Townsville | Port Douglas | Banda Neira | Ambon, Indonesia | Kota Kinabalu | Bandar Seri Begawan (Muara) | Manila | Manila | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hualien | Ishigaki | Hososhima | Hiroshima, Japan | Kochi, Japan | Osaka | Osaka | Shimizu | Tokyo, Japan | Tokyo, Japan | Kagoshima | Nagasaki, Japan | Seoul (Incheon) | Beijing | Beijing | Beijing | Shanghai/Yichang | Shanghai/Yichang | Shanghai/Yichang | Okinawa | Taipei (Keelung) | Hanoi | Hanoi | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Singapore | Singapore | Yangon | Yangon | Yangon | Chennai (Madras), India | Colombo | Mumbai (Bombay) | Dubai | Dubai | Abu Dhabi | Muscat | Santorini | Amalfi, Positano | Rome, (Civitavecchia) | Sardinia (Alghero) | Ibiza | Tangier, Morocco | Lisbon | Lisbon | Bordeaux | Bordeaux | Bordeaux | Dover more

Fly Cruise£41449pp
Cruise Only£39389pp
10 Monumental Malaysia & Myanmar
15 January 2021 - 12 nights

Singapore | Singapore | Singapore | Singapore | Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang) | Penang | Phuket | Yangon | Yangon | Yangon | Yangon | Langkawi | Singapore more

Fly Cruise£4479pp
Cruise Only£3479pp
11 Spice Route Wayfarer
08 April 2021 - 16 nights

Singapore | Singapore | Yangon | Yangon | Yangon | Yangon | Chennai (Madras), India | Colombo | Mumbai (Bombay) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Dubai | Dubai more

Fly Cruise£5669pp
Cruise Only£4379pp
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