Treasures of the Mekong & Mystical Myanmar

30 Day Guided Tour & River Cruise from Siem Reap to Yangon with Scenic

Begin your journey in Siem Reap and cruise through to Yangon onboard the Scenic Spirit and enjoy exclusive savings and cruise inclusions with Scenic and Global Journeys.

Guided Tour & River Cruise Starts In
Starts In
Siem Reap
Guided Tour & River Cruise Ends In
Ends In
Yangon
Ship Type
Ship Type
River Ship
3
Cruise Departures

Cabin Pricing

Inside Cabin N/A
Oceanview Cabin SOLD OUT
Balcony Cabin From $18,992 pp
Suite From $23,827 pp
* Port charges, taxes, and fees included.
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Cruise Itinerary

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1 Siem Reap
Arrive at your hotel, your stylish home for a three night Special Stay located in the heart of Siem Reap. (D)
2 Siem Reap
Freechoice: Discover Banteay Srei and visit the Landmine Museum or admire the skills on display at Artisans D’Angkor. Alternatively, cruise on Tonle Sap (seasonal), take a tuk tuk ride to the markets, or take a tethered balloon ride above Angkor Wat (weather dependent) before visiting  Pouk Silk Farm. Later visit the colossal Angkor Wat. Enrich: Take your Premium Reserved seat at the colourful Cambodian Circus, Phare. (B/L)
3 Siem Reap
Enrich: Marvel at sunrise over the magnificent Angkor Wat before moving to a special location for a champagne breakfast with food prepared by an NGO supported local bakery school. Visit the atmospheric, jungle covered Ta Prohm Temple, before stopping at Angkor Thom and the multi-faced Bayon Temple. The remainder of the afternoon is at leisure. Enrich: Be wowed by a mystical themed Gala Dinner at an Angkor temple, with included free flow drinks and a show featuring Apsara dancers in front of candlelit temple ruins. (B/D)
4 Siem Reap - Mekong Cruise
Drive to Kampong Cham where Scenic Spirit awaits.  (B/L/D)
5 Wat Hanchey - Kampong Cham
Walk (or drive) to the top of Wat Hanchey, an ancient hilltop pagoda and monastery to meet the resident novice monks. Sail downstream to Kampong Cham. Freechoice: Learn the history of the area with a visit to Phnom Pros (Man Hill) and then Wat Nokor. Alternatively, explore the ecotourism village of Cheung Kok or spend your time visiting a rubber plantation factory and betel nut village. (B/L/D)
6 Angkor Ban - Silk Island - Phnom Penh
Upon arrival in Angkor Ban, explore its historical rural wooden houses, which survived the Khmer Rouge, and visit the local pagoda to observe the lifestyle of the resident monks and nuns Enrich: Receive a blessing from a monk and learn how to pray in a Buddhist pagoda, before partaking in a ceremony which contributes to the daily meal of the resident nuns and monks. Later, sail downstream to Koh Dach Island dedicated to the art of silk weaving before continuing your cruise to Phnom Penh. Sundowners: Enjoy a cocktail reception on the Sun Deck against the backdrop of Phnom Penh’s lights as the ship sails towards the capital at sunset. Enrich: Later this evening revel in our Phnom Penh by City Lights tour, giving you an insight to the nightlife of the capital before stopping at a distillery for an exclusive tour and tasting behind closed doors. (B/L/D)
7 Phnom Penh
Freechoice: Journey to the Killing Fields and tour Tuol Sleng, or join a hands on Khmer cooking demonstration. Alternatively, explore Phnom Penh’s colonial buildings by tuk tuk, visit the Central Market as well as the city’s modern architecture. This afternoon is at your leisure. (B/L/D)
8 Phnom Penh - Tan Chau
Marvel at the Royal Palace, featuring the famous Silver Pagoda, on your included visit. The afternoon take advantage of the facilities of the most luxurious ship on the Mekong as you set sail for the Cambodian and Vietnamese border. (B/L/D)
9 Tan Chau
Freechoice: Stay in Tan Chau to visit Evergreen Island and enjoy a ride in a Xe Loi. In Chau Doc visit Vinh Te canal and a family-operated fish farm followed by Tây An Temple at Sam Mountain or visit Tra Su Bird Sanctuary. Enjoy a free afternoon cruising to Sa Dec. (B/L/D)
10 Sa Dec - Cai Be
Immerse yourself in the historic town of Sa Dec and explore the lively market. Stop at the home of Mr Huynh Thuy Le who inspired Marguerite Duras’ novel L’Amant. Freechoice: Visit Cai Be before stopping at local cottage industries and a traditional house in the area. Alternatively, savour afternoon tea at a French colonial house or learn how to make cocktails on board. Enjoy a farewell dinner on board as you sail to My Tho. (B/L/D)
11 Mekong Cruise - Ho Chi Minh City
Drive to Ho Chi Minh City and visit the War Museum before an orientation tour around your hotel for the next two nights, the Intercontinental Saigon. Freechoice Dining: Enjoy a Vespa foodie tour of Saigon, or a meal in the surroundings of an old French colonial house, or a restaurant specialising in Saigon street food. Alternatively, dine at your hotel’s restaurants – Yu Chu, Basilico or Market 39. (B/L/D)
12 Ho Chi Minh City
Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels and learn about the underground labyrinth of war-time passageways. After lunch visit the Reunification Palace and War Museum. Reminisce with your fellow travellers during your farewell dinner.. (B/L/D)
13 Ho Chi Minh City - Yangon
Say farewell to Vietnam and fly to Yangon for a two night Special Stay. (B/D)
14 Yangon
Freechoice: Embark a local train for a ride around Yangon’s suburbs. Alternatively, be guided on a tour of Yangon’s thriving art scene, or ride a ferry across the Yangon River to Dhala village. Later this afternoon visit Chaukhtatgyi Paya, Yangon’s reclining Buddha. Enrich: As the sun is setting, wander around Shwedagon Pagoda and learn about the ritual of oil lamp lighting before partaking in this tradition. This evening enjoy the included amenities of your Pacific Club access. (B/L)
15 Yangon - Bagan - Irrawaddy Cruise
Fly to Bagan. On arrival, visit Ananda Temple, then transfer to the luxurious Scenic Aura. (B/L/D)
16 Sailing - Magwe
Take advantage of a day of cruising as you sail to Magwe. Spend the day relaxing and getting to know the facilities of Scenic Aura. Arrive into Magwe later this afternoon. (B/L/D)
17 Magwe - Minhla Fort
Explore Magwe by traditional trishaw and take in the views from Mya Tha Lun Pagoda, a mesmerising architectural vision set on Naguttama Hill. Continue cruising downstream to the Italian built Minhla Fort where its capture by the British brought an end to independent Burma. Afterwards sail back upstream towards Salay. (B/L/D)
18 Sailing - Salay
Make use of the ship’s luxury and take the time to sip a cocktail by the pool or enjoy some solitude on your private balcony during your day sailing upstream along the Irrawaddy to Salay. Arrive late in the afternoon to spend the night alongside this colonial riverside town. (B/L/D)
19 Salay - Bagan
On your morning walking tour of Salay admire the colonial buildings, the Youqson Kyaung, a beautiful teak monastery now converted to a museum and look inside the largest lacquer Buddha in Myanmar. Enrich: Soak up the ambience of the river and the colonial feel of the town while enjoying traditional local Burmese tea and snacks in a restored colonial villa dating from 1906. Continue sailing to Bagan. Relax on the Sun Deck with a cocktail in hand viewing the many temples and pagodas that line the river as you approach the ancient location. (B/L/D)
20 Bagan
Rise early to attend and partake in morning alms for the local monks. Freechoice: Venture to Mount Popa, home to Myanmar’s nats or nature spirits, or cross the river to Tant Kyi Tuang to take in the expansive elevated views of Bagan. Alternatively, wander through the markets at Nyaung U before either exploring the Temple Circuit, or enjoying a visit to Old Bagan. Enrich: Be wowed by a Scenic exclusive mystical themed dinner, with included free flow drinks and cultural show in front of candlelit Bagan temple ruins. (B/L/D)
21 Bagan - Pakkoku
Travel by horse and cart through Bagan plain and its temple ruins before learning all about the production of Burmese lacquerware. Depart Bagan and sail to Pakkoku for an overnight visit. Here visit a cheroot cigar workshop, the local market and longyi and blanket factory. (B/L/D)
22 Yandabo
Arrive in Yandabo where in 1826, the peace treaty ending the First Anglo-Burmese War was signed. Now famous for its pottery, stroll through the village and witness the artisans honing their craft. Continue sailing to Mingun. (B/L/D)
23 Mingun
Cruise to Mingun to discover the stories behind a huge unfinished brick pagoda. Nearby, admire the un-cracked Mingun Bell and the all-white Hsinbyume Pagoda. (B/L/D)
24 Sagaing - Mandalay - Amarapura
Enrich: In Sagaing interact with novice monks, nuns and orphans during a visit to a monastic supported school before continuing to a quiet nunnery where you will partake in the ritual and our donation to the resident nuns before their midday meal. Also take in the views over the Irrawaddy River from Sagaing Hill before sailing to Mandalay to visit Amarapura. Sundowners: In Amarapura, relax with evening drinks in boats under U-Bein Bridge, to capture that memorable photo of the bridge’s silhouette at sunset. Back on board enjoy the special farewell by Scenic Aura’s crew. (B/L/D)
25 Irrawaddy Cruise - Mandalay
Admire Shwenandaw monastery, Kuthodaw Pagoda, home to the ‘World’s Largest Book’ and walk through the rebuilt Mandalay Palace. Enrich: Learn how to produce gold leaf. At Mahamuni Pagoda, male guests will be able to place the gold leaf on the iconic Buddha statue. (B/L/D)
26 Mandalay - Inle Lake
Fly to Heho and drive to Nyaung Shwe. After lunch, glide across Inle Lake in private long tail boats towards your award-winning resort for a three night Special Stay. (B/L/D)
27 Inle Lake
Begin with an excursion on the most comfortable long tail boats on the lake to visit Inle Lake’s main market, which moves every five days. See the holiest site in Inle Lake, the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda and Royal barges. Enrich: Learn about life at home on the lake with a visit to a local Intha family for your lunch. Later, cruise down a network of small canals to the Pa-Oh village of Indein.  (B/L/D)
28 Inle Lake
Freechoice: Visit Pindaya Caves, or visit Taunggyi for lunch at Myanmar’s oldest winery. Alternatively, walk to a nearby village. Sundowners: Enjoy evening drinks and share today’s tales of exploration. (B/L/D)
29 Inle Lake - Yangon
Fly to Yangon for lunch at the historical House of Memories Restaurant. Check into your hotel in Yangon and savour your farewell dinner at the beautiful Le Planteur Restaurant. (B/L/D)
30 Yangon
Say farewell to Myanmar. (B)

Scenic Spirit

Ship Class
Ship Style
River Ship
Rivers
Rivers Explored
Myanmar, South East Asia
Passengers
Passengers
68
Crew
Crew
50
Year Launched
Launched
2016
Year Refurbished
Refurbished
N/A
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
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The Nth Degree
The Nth Degree
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Up to Four Dining Options
Up to Four 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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