Irrawaddy River Cruises

Join Scenic for a luxury river cruise in South East Asia

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Flowing north to south from high in the Himalayas, the Irrawaddy River is the lifeblood of Myanmar. Stretching across the country toward the Indian Ocean, the river has long been a source of inspiration for travellers. Enjoy the views of the soft blue waters and be immersed in a culture and land the likes of which you’ve never seen before.
Join Scenic on an all-inclusive and luxurious journey through Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. The Irrawaddy River is a tranquil gateway into Myanmar, providing travelers a peek behind the veil of a country ripe with history, culture and spiritualism. Our all-inclusive and luxury Irrawaddy River cruises take you through the most sought-after sites of Myanmar.
  • Antique-lovers
    Bogyoke Aung San market, Yangon
  • Architecture enthusiasts
    Thayetmyo, Myanmar
  • Culture Vultures
    Sagaing and Inwa
  • Wine-lovers
    Red Mountain Estate vineyards, Mandalay

Discover the Irrawaddy with Scenic

From its source in the Himalayas to its mouth at the Andaman coast, the Irrawaddy is the spine of Myanmar, bringing life to its people for thousands of years. Those who live on the banks of this mighty river continue the traditions which have not changed for generations, cultivating a distinct and authentic culture which you’ll experience first hand as part of a luxury Irrawaddy river cruise from Scenic.

A Luxury Experience on the Waters of the Irrawaddy

Scenic invites you to step into a world of unprecedented luxury on board our 5-star ship, Scenic Aura — an elegant floating hotel carefully designed to offer seamless luxury travel on the Irrawaddy River. 

First launched on Myanmar’s great river in 2016, Scenic Aura is a 213-foot ship which affords a sense of intimacy and luxury quite unlike any other ship on the Irrawaddy River. The ship hosts just 22 one-bedroom balcony suites capable of accommodating 44 guests in absolute luxury and comfort, and benefits from an almost 1:1 crew-to-guest ratio, allowing guests to take complete advantage of our signature all-inclusive service. 

From the sleek swimming pool and wellness facilities to the spacious suites and exclusive dining venues, every inch of Scenic Aura has been considerately designed to offer the ultimate in luxury accommodation on the waters of the Irrawaddy — so you can explore the landscapes of Myanmar in sophisticated comfort.