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Scenic Aura

From the moment you step on board the Scenic Aura, you will be immersed in Scenic's signature world of all-inclusive luxury. Delivering the ultimate Irrawaddy river cruising experience with unrivalled on board inclusions, Scenic ensures you will enjoy the most relaxing and majestic luxury experiences, from cuisine to culture and scenery to service.
SHIP TYPE
River Ship
PASSENGERS
44
CREW
41
LAUNCHED
2016
REFURBISHED
N/A

Scenic Aura Cruises View all Choose from 53 holidays cruising on board the Scenic Aura

18 Days Yangon to Yangon

Operator: Scenic

From 11,309
Save 437

14 Days Yangon to Yangon

Operator: Scenic

From 9,202
Save 414

14 Days Yangon to Yangon

Operator: Scenic

From 9,202
Save 394

18 Days Yangon to Yangon

Operator: Scenic

From 11,309
Save 457

Scenic Aura Reviews (1) 38 reviews of Scenic Aura from past clients of Global Journeys

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A peaceful and spiritual place     7 , VIC, Australia, Dec 2016
Scenic ‘Luxury Irrawaddy’, 11 days, Yangon to Mandalay (28th December 2016 to 7th January, 2017)

We had a great time cruising the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar. The Scenic Aura is a lovely ship – it has only been operational since September. There were 44 passengers on board (full capacity). Most were Australian. The cabins were very spacious, including a bedroom, separate lounge room, bathroom and toilet. They also had balconies. There were great facilities on board, including a pool. We chose a perfect time to travel: 30 – 31 degrees each day, very little humidity and no rain. The itinerary was very interesting. We stayed overnight in Yangon at the Sule Shangri-La, then travelled by bus to Pyay where we boarded the ship. The cruise went for 11 days, ending in Mandalay. It was lovely gliding past the small villages and seeing the many different types of watercraft travelling along the river.

We visited many different pagodas, local markets, traditional villages and schools, and a monastery and nunnery. We really enjoyed interacting with the Burmese people – they were all so friendly and kind, with lots of smiles and very happy dispositions. There were two tour guides (Pa Pa and Pu Pu); both were Burmese and they really made the trip a lot of fun. It was interesting learning about Buddhism from our guides. The sight of all the temples in Bagan was amazing. The staff members on board the ship were lovely, and the food and facilities were excellent.

This is the third time I have used Global Journeys to manage holiday arrangements. Michelle did a fantastic job and everything went very smoothly. Looking forward to our next holiday, which has also been booked through Global Journeys.

Life on Board Scenic Aura What can you expect when cruising on board Scenic Aura

Scenic All Inclusive
Scenic All Inclusive

Navigate the fascinating waterways of South East Asia from the elegant and comfortable surrounds of your intimate luxury floating hotel. Read more

Scenic Freechoice
Scenic Freechoice

These are hand-selected activities for you to choose from and enjoy at a pace that suits you. Read more

Scenic Enrich
Scenic Enrich

These are experiences that offer once-in-a-lifetime multi-sensory moments that are completely inaccessible to the ordinary traveller. Read more

The Nth Degree
The Nth Degree

Scenic go above and beyond, making your trip a truly carefree, all-inclusive experience. Read more

Up to Five Dining Options
Up to Five Dining Options

Dishes inspired by the region, as well as standard western fare. Exclusive Teppanyaki Bar on board Scenic Aura, all-day River Café and the elegant Crystal or Bamar Dining.

Butler Service
Butler Service

From nightly turndown to shoeshine and drinks service included for all guests, your butler is there to make your Scenic experience extra special.

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Deck Plans

Ship Profile
Gem Deck (Level 1)
CA
Balcony Suite
C
Deluxe Suite
Jewel Deck (Level 2)
BA
Deluxe Suite
B
Deluxe Suite
Sapphire Deck (Level 3)
A
Deluxe Suite
RD
Grand Deluxe Suite
RS
Royal Panorama Suite
Diamond Deck (Level 4)
Sun Deck

Cabins

Balcony

Balcony Suite

Located on the Jewel Deck both suites feature a full-length outdoor balcony with the exclusive 'Sun Lounge' system. Luxury queen size slumber bed with pillow menu, Scenic Sun Lounge, luxury bathroom amenities, produced using local ingredients, complimentary mini bar, complimentary movies on demand & WiFi, individual climate control, hairdryer, alarm clock, telephone and In room safe. Butler service and meal beverage service in your private suite. Free use of on board guest laundry facilities.

Balcony

Deluxe Suite

These 16 spacious suites are 32sqm/344sqft and located on the Jewel, Sapphire and Diamond Decks. Each has a private full-length balcony and elegant en-suite bathrooms featuring a large vanity basin and separate toilet and shower. Luxury queen size slumber bed with pillow menu, Scenic Sun Lounge, luxury bathroom amenities, produced using local ingredients, complimentary mini bar, complimentary movies on demand & WiFi, individual climate control, hairdryer, alarm clock, telephone and In room safe. Butler service and meal beverage service in your private suite. Free use of on board guest laundry facilities.

Suite

Grand Deluxe Suite

These two suites are on the Diamond Deck and are the ultimate in luxury at 40sqm/430sqft with more space, impeccable service and thoughtful touches. Enjoy an outdoor balcony, separate lounge and dining area, walk in wardrobe plus a luxurious oversized bathroom with separate toilet and shower.

Luxury queen size slumber bed with pillow menu, Scenic Sun Lounge, luxury bathroom amenities, produced using local ingredients, complimentary mini bar, complimentary movies on demand & WiFi, individual climate control, hairdryer, alarm clock, telephone and In room safe. Butler service and meal beverage service in your private suite. Free use of on board guest laundry facilities. Morning delivery of newspaper service, daily delivery of fruit skewers, canapés and petit fours. Pressing of 2 pieces of clothing each day.

Suite

Royal Panorama Suite

At 70sqm/753sqft, this is the largest suite on the ship. Being up forward on the Diamond Deck, both suites enjoy fantastic views of the passing scenery from your private terrace with outdoor Jacuzzi and day bed. Each Suite has a separate lounge and dining area, walk-in wardrobe and a luxurious oversized bathroom offering a separate toilet and shower.

Luxury queen size slumber bed with pillow menu, Scenic Sun Lounge, luxury bathroom amenities, produced using local ingredients, complimentary mini bar, complimentary movies on demand & WiFi, individual climate control, hairdryer, alarm clock, telephone and In room safe. Butler service and meal beverage service in your private suite. Free use of on board guest laundry facilities. Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne, morning delivery of newspaper service, daily delivery of fruit skewers, canapés and petit fours. 150 AUD per cabin Wellness Centre credit. Pressing of 2 pieces of clothing each day.

Scenic Aura Cruise Schedule All 53 cruise sailings by departure date on board Scenic Aura

Starts Days Name Itinerary From
Friday
30 Sep 2022
14 Mystical Irrawaddy (Upstream) Yangon to Yangon
9,790
Friday
30 Sep 2022
18 Mystical Myanmar (Upstream) Yangon to Yangon
11,940
Sunday
02 Oct 2022
11 Luxury Irrawaddy Yangon to Mandalay
6,795
Tuesday
11 Oct 2022
14 Mystical Irrawaddy (Downstream) Yangon to Yangon
9,790
Wednesday
12 Oct 2022
11 Luxury Irrawaddy Mandalay to Yangon
6,795
Thursday
20 Oct 2022
14 Mystical Irrawaddy (Upstream) Yangon to Yangon
9,890
Thursday
20 Oct 2022
18 Mystical Myanmar (Upstream) Yangon to Yangon
12,040
Saturday
22 Oct 2022
11 Luxury Irrawaddy Yangon to Mandalay
6,895
Thursday
27 Oct 2022
18 Mystical Myanmar (Downstream) Yangon to Yangon
12,040
Monday
31 Oct 2022
14 Mystical Irrawaddy (Downstream) Yangon to Yangon
9,890
Tuesday
01 Nov 2022
11 Luxury Irrawaddy Mandalay to Yangon
6,895
Wednesday
09 Nov 2022
14 Mystical Irrawaddy (Upstream) Yangon to Yangon
9,890
Wednesday
09 Nov 2022
18 Mystical Myanmar (Upstream) Yangon to Yangon
12,040
Friday
11 Nov 2022
11 Luxury Irrawaddy Yangon to Mandalay
6,895
Wednesday
16 Nov 2022
18 Mystical Myanmar (Downstream) Yangon to Yangon
12,040
Sunday
20 Nov 2022
14 Mystical Irrawaddy (Downstream) Yangon to Yangon
9,890
Monday
21 Nov 2022
11 Luxury Irrawaddy Mandalay to Yangon
6,895
Tuesday
29 Nov 2022
14 Mystical Irrawaddy (Upstream) Yangon to Yangon
9,590
Tuesday
29 Nov 2022
18 Mystical Myanmar (Upstream) Yangon to Yangon
11,740
Thursday
01 Dec 2022
11 Luxury Irrawaddy Yangon to Mandalay
6,595
Tuesday
06 Dec 2022
18 Mystical Myanmar (Downstream) Yangon to Yangon
11,740
Saturday
10 Dec 2022
14 Mystical Irrawaddy (Downstream) Yangon to Yangon
9,590
Sunday
11 Dec 2022
11 Luxury Irrawaddy Mandalay to Yangon
6,595
Monday
19 Dec 2022
14 Mystical Irrawaddy (Upstream) Yangon to Yangon
10,880
Monday
19 Dec 2022
18 Mystical Myanmar (Upstream) Yangon to Yangon
13,030
Wednesday
21 Dec 2022
11 Luxury Irrawaddy Yangon to Mandalay
7,885
Monday
26 Dec 2022
18 Mystical Myanmar (Downstream) Yangon to Yangon
11,940
Friday
30 Dec 2022
14 Mystical Irrawaddy (Downstream) Yangon to Yangon
9,790
Saturday
31 Dec 2022
11 Luxury Irrawaddy Mandalay to Yangon
6,795
Sunday
08 Jan 2023
14 Mystical Irrawaddy (Upstream) Yangon to Yangon
9,790
Sunday
08 Jan 2023
18 Mystical Myanmar (Upstream) Yangon to Yangon
11,940
Tuesday
10 Jan 2023
11 Luxury Irrawaddy Yangon to Mandalay
6,795
Sunday
15 Jan 2023
18 Mystical Myanmar (Downstream) Yangon to Yangon
11,940
Thursday
19 Jan 2023
14 Mystical Irrawaddy (Downstream) Yangon to Yangon
9,790
Friday
20 Jan 2023
11 Luxury Irrawaddy Mandalay to Yangon
6,795
Saturday
28 Jan 2023
14 Mystical Irrawaddy (Upstream) Yangon to Yangon
9,790
Saturday
28 Jan 2023
18 Mystical Myanmar (Upstream) Yangon to Yangon
11,940
Monday
30 Jan 2023
11 Luxury Irrawaddy Yangon to Mandalay
6,795
Saturday
04 Feb 2023
18 Mystical Myanmar (Downstream) Yangon to Yangon
11,840
Wednesday
08 Feb 2023
14 Mystical Irrawaddy (Downstream) Yangon to Yangon
9,690
Thursday
09 Feb 2023
11 Luxury Irrawaddy Mandalay to Yangon
6,695
Friday
17 Feb 2023
14 Mystical Irrawaddy (Upstream) Yangon to Yangon
9,590
Friday
17 Feb 2023
18 Mystical Myanmar (Upstream) Yangon to Yangon
11,740
Sunday
19 Feb 2023
11 Luxury Irrawaddy Yangon to Mandalay
6,595
Friday
24 Feb 2023
18 Mystical Myanmar (Downstream) Yangon to Yangon
11,740
Tuesday
28 Feb 2023
14 Mystical Irrawaddy (Downstream) Yangon to Yangon
9,590
Wednesday
01 Mar 2023
11 Luxury Irrawaddy Mandalay to Yangon
6,595
Thursday
09 Mar 2023
14 Mystical Irrawaddy (Upstream) Yangon to Yangon
9,690
Thursday
09 Mar 2023
18 Mystical Myanmar (Upstream) Yangon to Yangon
11,840
Saturday
11 Mar 2023
11 Luxury Irrawaddy Yangon to Mandalay
6,695
Cruise Content
Cabin images are sourced from Scenic. These should be treated as indicative only. Cabin inclusions, upholsteries and room layout may differ to the image(s) shown depending on sailing dates.