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Sailing the country’s two main rivers the Ayeyarwady and the Chindwin, Belmond Orcaella conveys guests through the heart of Myanmar.

A maximum of 50 passengers enjoy contemporary comfort aboard Belmond Orcaella. Floor to ceiling balcony windows frame stunning views in light and spacious en-suite cabins. In the restaurant guests can enjoy a selection of freshly prepared local and worldwide cuisine, then head to the fitness area for a workout or relax with a soothing spa treatment.

Alight by day to explore majestic temples, witness ancient rituals and tour local markets.

Guests enjoy a selection of routes along these two magnificent rivers ensuring that an immersive experience is had by all.

Selection of Itineraries

• Discovering the Chindwin River – Twelve nights from Mandalay to Bagan

• Gorges of the Far North – Eleven nights between Mandalay, Bhamo and Bagan

• Jewels of the Ayeyarwady – Eight nights from Yangon to Bagan

• The Ayeyarwady Experience – Seven nights from Bagan to Yangon 


There are 25 luxurious cabins with floor to ceiling glass doors, providing a fantastic view point for Myanmar's river life as you float by. All of the cabins are beautifully appointed with lovely local touches and highlights of Myanmar design. Each cabin is en-suite and range from the Deluxe Cabins to the larger State rooms and ever larger suites.


Food & Drink

Prepare for a journey of flavours as you travel through Myanmar.

The Orcaella's executive chef creates innovative Asian dishes featuring the freshest local ingredients along with European delicacies. A carefully chosen wine list complements the rich and varied menus.

Positioned on the Observation Deck, the Bar & Lounge is the perfect spot to relax with a refreshing cocktail.


Life on Board

Entertainment onboard the Orcaella is a bright and vivacious experience opening your eyes to the Myanmars fascinating culture.

Life on Board


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Belmond Orcaella Cruises

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The Belmond Fleet

Each member of our fleet offers unique accommodation, however all share a heightened sense of elegance and luxury. Spacious cabins are punctuated by thoughtful details and every creature comfort. Look forward to gleaming en-suite bathrooms, state-of-the-art technology and more. Some barges enjoy heated pools, some are adorned with antiques and murals and one even has a grand piano.

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