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Myanmar (Burma) River Cruising

Discover one of the world's least-explored destinations, Myanmar, which has been left untouched by visitors for a generation. Feel the warmth and grace of the inquisitive locals, see the fading British colonial legacy blending with the predominantly Buddhist culture and taste the intoxicating combination of flavours from surrounding influences.

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Cruising through Myanmar with APT is one of the most amazing experiences available to today’s traveller. We'll take you to uncover the hidden secrets of Myanmar on a spellbinding cruise along the Irrawaddy River. Graceful and sophisticated, the RV Princess Panhwar and RV Samatha have been specifically designed to provide our adventurous travellers with a truly authentic and yet supremely luxurious experience.


The Irrawaddy River flows from the north to the south of Myanmar and is the country's largest river. You'll cruise Irrawaddy waters and discover ancient pagodas, artisan villages and iconic monuments along the way.
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Nowhere is APT’s expertise more evident. You’ll cruise aboard a luxurious 5-star river ship, enjoy Signature Experiences, a host of unforgettable culinary experiences and exceptional service; and can personalise your vacation with Freedom of Choice.
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Offering comfort at a price that represents outstanding value, Premium cruises provide a balance of included sightseeing & leisure time. Enjoy quality dining aboard a four-star river ship - all delivered with APT’s trademark exceptional service.
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One of the finest vessels to grace the Irrawaddy River, this Luxury vessel offers a choice of suites and an array of exceptional onboard facilities. Relax knowing our passionate crew and APT Cruise Director are on hand to look after you throughout.
The RV Samatha

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  • On a cruise along the Irrawaddy, you'll enjoy access to iconic cities as well as rural communities off the beaten track
  • A dedicated Cruise director accompanies you to ensure everything runs smoothly, so you can focus on making new discoveries and lifelong memories
  • Discover Myanmar on a wealth of included sightseeing excursions, led by expert local guides
  • After being closed off to the world for 60 years, the undiscovered land of Myanmar is welcoming tourists through its magical doors

As a family-owned company with origins that date back to 1927, we know how to make a great holiday extraordinary