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Scenic Aura - Discover Myanmar in comfort.

Scenic Aura is the first purpose designed and built river craft commissioned by Scenic to sail along the Irrawaddy. Scenic Aura features 22 staterooms and a crew of 35. Each accommodate two travellers in a separate bedroom adjoining a living area and balcony.  All suites and staterooms feature Scenic’s revolutionary Sun Lounges allowing guests to convert their private full-size balcony into an all-weather lounge with just the push of a button. They also have personal butler service; complimentary Wi-Fi internet, 32-inch Samsung high-definition televisions linked to a MiniMac computer, providing easy access to in-cabin internet and e-mail capabilities thanks to an upgraded Wi-Fi system that uses both satellite and UMTS mobile technology for faster speeds. Individual thermostat temperature settings, Egyptian linens, large walk-in showers, L’Occitane products and a glass-front bar fridge, replenished daily, round out the amenity list for these staterooms. Guests can find a resort-style pool and open-air cinema, quiet libraries, beauty salons and tranquil wellness centre offer a range of places to escape for a little privacy. All guests enjoy butler service, included mini-bar, laundry facilities and wi-fi internet onboard. Tips and gratuities are also factored into cruise fares, as are all Scenic Freechoice activities, Scenic Enrich events and Scenic Sundowners cocktail functions onboard.

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  • Jewel Deck - Balcony Suite

    Jewel Deck - Balcony Suite

    • 24 m2
    • Double

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  • Jewel Deck - Deluxe Suite

    Jewel Deck - Deluxe Suite

    • 24 m2
    • Double

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    5290 USD 5290 USD

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    • 32 m2
    • Double/Twin

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    6190 USD 6190 USD

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    Diamond Deck - Deluxe Suite

    • 32 m2
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    6890 USD 6890 USD

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    Diamond Deck - Grand Deluxe Suite

    • 40 m2
    • Double

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    7690 USD 7690 USD

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    Diamond Deck - Royal Panorama

    • 70 m2
    • Double

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    8490 USD 8490 USD

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      Jewel Deck - Balcony Suite

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      • Double

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      Jewel Deck - Deluxe Suite

      • 32 m2
      • Double

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      Sapphire Deck - Deluxe Suite

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      Diamond Deck - Deluxe Suite

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      Diamond Deck - Grand Deluxe Suite

      • 40 m2
      • Double

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    • Diamond Deck - Royal Panorama Suite

      Diamond Deck - Royal Panorama Suite

      • 70 m2
      • Double

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      • Jewel Deck - Balcony Suite

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        • 24 m2
        • Double

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      • Jewel Deck - Deluxe Suite

        Jewel Deck - Deluxe Suite

        • 32 m2
        • Double

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      • Sapphire Deck - Deluxe Suite

        Sapphire Deck - Deluxe Suite

        • 32 m2
        • Double/Twin

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      • Diamond Deck - Deluxe Suite

        Diamond Deck - Deluxe Suite

        • 32 m2
        • Double/Twin

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      • Diamond Deck - Grand Deluxe Suite

        Diamond Deck - Grand Deluxe Suite

        • 40 m2
        • Double

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      • Diamond Deck - Royal Panorama Suite

        Diamond Deck - Royal Panorama Suite

        • 70 m2
        • Double

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        Price Includes
         
        • 100% one-bedroom balcony suites
        • 30 superb meals including 09 Breakfasts (B), 12 Lunches (L) and 9 Dinners (D) and choice of dining venues
        • Private personal butler for every guest
        • Complimentary laundry facilities
        • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
        • Scenic Enrich – a range of unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime experiences, expertly planned and exclusive to Scenic guests
        • Scenic Freechoice – the innovative program that enables you to select the sightseeing, activities and dining experiences that suit you, handpicked to allow for every taste and pace
        • All tips, gratuities and porterage
        • On board entertainment
        • 24-hour room service
        • Wi-Fi internet with streaming to your Mac mini infotainment system via en-suite TV
        • Return airport transfers

        Price Excludes
         
        • Treatments are at an additional cost (Fitness and wellness centre, massage, beauty salon, boutique and library)
        • Any other cost not included in the tour details
        • Service fee for payment by credit card (3%)

        Cancellation by Customer
         
        • 91 days and over: Loss of deposit
        • 90 to 626 days: 50% of Tour Price
        • 615 days or less: 100% of Tour Price
        • No-show: 100% of Tour Price

        Children Policy
         
        • Children under the age of 12 years are not encouraged (with the exception of Christmas tours and Cruises) and are accepted or rejected at cruise's sole discretion.

        Full Itinerary


        Begin your Myanmar adventure in Yangon. Meet your Scenic Presentative and fellow travellers in the foyer of the Sule Shangri-La at 7:00. Board your bus and drive to Pyay via Htaukkyant to visit the Taukkyan War Cemetery and stop for a picnic lunch. Upon arrival in Pyay board the luxurious Scenic Aura, relax and raise a toast to the journey ahead.
        (Please book flight to arrive by 6:00 am)

        Meals: Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Start with a visit to Shwesandaw Pagoda before heading to Sri Ksetra, the ancient Pyu Kingdom’s capital and also Myanmar’s first World Heritage-listed Site. Later commence your cruise north into the heart of Myanmar.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        A morning of exploration awaits in Thayetmyo. Try your hand at putting on the oldest golf course in Myanmar, admire the region’s old colonial buildings and explore the gems at the local market before returning to the ship to continue to Magwe.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        In Magwe, explore the town by traditional trishaw, similar to a side car. Visit Mya Tha Lun Pagoda, a mesmerising architectural vision set on Naguttama Hill. Enjoy the remainder of the day cruising to Salay.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        On your morning walking tour of Salay admire a beautiful teak monastery and look inside the largest lacquer Buddha in Myanmar.

        Enrich: Colonial experience Soak up the ambience of the river and the colonial feel of the town whilst enjoying traditional Burmese tea and snacks in a restored colonial villa dating from 1906.

        After arriving in Bagan, visit the most iconic sight of this hypnotic region, the Ananda Temple before travelling by horse cart through a local village and the surrounding temple ruins.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Optional: Hot Air Balloon Flight - Take a hot air balloon flight over the majestic temples of Bagan. (Must be purchased prior to your cruise.)

        Free choice: Venture to Mount Popa, home to Myanmar’s nats or nature spirits, before heading to a Toddy Farm where a traditional lunch awaits. Alternatively, explore the markets at Nyaung U before discovering the Temple Circuit, or enjoy a visit to Old Bagan.

        Afterwards, learn all about the production of Burmese lacquerware.

        Sundowners: Travel to Clay Pot ‘mountain’ and indulge in a relaxing drink while soaking up magical views at sunset over the Bagan plain.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Enrich: Morning alms and traditional breakfast Rise early to attend morning alms for the local monks before being invited to eat mohinga, a traditional breakfast with the local people.
        Leaving Bagan, stop off at the traditional riverside village of Shwe Pyi Tha.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Sail to 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 craftsmen honing their craft and observe their unusual way of firing the pottery.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        In the ancient capitals of Sagaing and Inwa, spiritual enlightenment awaits.

        Enrich: Monastic school and nunnery visit In Sagaing interact with novice monks and nuns during a special visit to a monastic supported school before continuing to a quiet nunnery where you will partake in our donation to the resident nuns before their midday meal.

        Later by horse and cart, explore Inwa, for more than 400 years the capital of the Ava Kingdom. Visit a 200-year-old teak monastery, the leaning Inwa Tower and remains of Inwa Fort.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Cruise to Mingun to discover the stories behind a massive unfinished brick pagoda. Admire the famous un-cracked Mingun Bell and the all-white Hsinbyume Pagoda. Sail to Mandalay to visit Amarapura.

        Sundowners: Enjoy an evening drink in boats under U-Bein Bridge, the world’s longest teak bridge, to capture that memorable photo of the bridge at sunset.

        Later, enjoy your last dinner on board.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        After disembarkation, marvel at the intricate artistry of Shwenandaw Kyaung, a beautiful wooden monastery covered internally in gold leaf. Equally as impressive are the sights at Kuthodaw Pagoda, where the ‘World’s Largest Book’ is housed. Later walk through the rebuilt Mandalay Palace, destroyed during World War 2. After lunch depart for your chosen hotel where your arrangements end or drive to the airport to catch your homebound flight. (Flights must depart Mandalay after 16:00 if you wish to attend all touring.)

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
        Accommodation: NA
        Begin your Myanmar adventure in Mandalay. Meet your local guide in the foyer of the Mandalay Hill Resort at 15:00. Transfer to the luxurious Scenic Aura to begin your Myanmar adventure. On board meet Scenic Aura Cruise Representative at welcome reception whilst cruising to Mingun. (Please book flights to arrive by midday.)

        Meals: Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        In Mingun discover the stories behind a massive unfinished brick pagoda. Nearby, admire the un-cracked Mingun Bell and the all-white Hsinbyume Pagoda.
        Sundowners: Enjoy an evening drink in boats under U Bein Bridge, the world’s longest teak bridge, to capture that memorable photo of the bridge at sunset.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        In the ancient capitals of Sagaing and Inwa, spiritual enlightenment awaits.

        Enrich: In Sagaing, interact with novice monks and nuns during a special visit to a monastic supported school before continuing to a quiet nunnery where you will partake in our donation to the resident nuns before their midday meal.

        Later by horse and cart, explore Inwa, for more than 400 years the capital of the Ava Kingdom. Visit a 200-year-old teak monastery, the leaning Inwa Tower and remains of Inwa Fort.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Sail to Myinmu and drive across the countryside through Monywa to explore the sandstone grottoes decorated with spectacular mural paintings and hundreds of Buddha statues inside niches. Return to the ship and continue your cruise to Yandabo.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        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 craftsmen honing their craft and observe their unusual way of firing the pottery. En-route to Bagan, stop off at the traditional riverside village of Schwe Pyi Tha. As the day progresses, enjoy demonstrations about the traditional dress Longyi and the time-honoured face decoration that is Thanaka.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Free choice: Venture to Mount Popa, home to Myanmar’s nats or nature spirits, before heading to a Toddy Farm where a traditional lunch awaits. Alternatively, explore the markets at Nyaung U before either exploring the Temple Circuit, or enjoying a visit to Old Bagan.

        Afterwards, visit the most iconic sight of this hypnotic region, the impressive Ananda Temple.

        Sundowners: Travel to Clay Pot ‘mountain’ and indulge in a relaxing drink while soaking up magical views over the Bagan plain.

        Tonight attend a traditional string puppet show.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Enrich: morning alms & traditional breakfast Rise early to attend morning alms for the local monks and be invited to eat mohinga, a traditional breakfast with the local people.

        Later travel by horse cart through a local village and the temple ruins before learning all about the production of Burmese lacquerware. Later continue cruising downstream to Salay. On your walking tour explore Paya Thonzu, a small trio of brick shrines, admire Youqson Kyaung, a beautiful teak monastery and look inside the largest lacquer Buddha image in Myanmar.

        Enrich: colonial experience & Burmese tea From the river front, soak up the ambience of the river and the colonial feel of the town whilst enjoying traditional local Burmese tea and snacks in a restored colonial villa dating from 1906

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Enjoy the morning sailing to Magwe, where in the cool of the afternoon you will experience a tour of the town by trishaw. Take in the views from Mya Tha Lun Pagoda, a mesmerising architectural vision set on Naguttama Hill.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        An afternoon of exploration awaits in Thayetmyo, which once marked the border between Royal and British Burma. In this quaint port town you can try your hand at putting on a green at the oldest golf course in Myanmar, admire the region’s old colonial buildings and explore the gems at the local market before returning to the ship

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Berth in Pyay later this morning. Begin with a visit to Shwesandaw Pagoda which contains a series of five terraces. In the afternoon explore Sri Ksetra, one of the ancient Pyu Kingdoms that flourished between 200 B.C. and 900 A.D. and became Myanmar’s first World Heritage-listed Site in 2014. Later, enjoy a farewell dinner back on board.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Disembark with a picnic lunch and drive to Yangon. Just outside of Yangon’s city limits, stop in Htaukkyant to visit the Allied War Cemetery. From here continue onto your chosen hotel in Yangon where your adventure ends or change vehicles and continue onto Yangon airport for your onward flight. Expect to arrive in Yangon around 16:00 ~ 16:30. (Please book flights to depart after 18:00.)

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
        Accommodation: NA

        A morning of exploration awaits in Thayetmyo. Try your hand at putting on the oldest golf course in Myanmar, admire the region’s old colonial buildings and explore the gems at the local market before returning to the ship to continue to Magwe.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Welcome to Myanmar. Settle into your hotel for a special two night stay.

        Meals: Dinner
        Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
        Free choice: Hunt for antiques and handicrafts at Bogyoke Aung San Market. Alternatively, embark on a guided tour of Yangon’s thriving art scene, or ride a ferry across the Yangon River to Dhala village.
        Enrich: lamp lighting Shwedagon Pagoda As the sun begins to set, wander through Shwedagon Pagoda and learn about the ritual of ‘oil lamp lighting’ before partaking in this local tradition.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
        Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
        Unearth the secrets of Sule Pagoda before driving to Pyay. Stop in Htaukkyant to visit the Allied War Cemetery. In Pyay, board Scenic Aura and raise a toast to the journey ahead.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Start with a visit to Shwesandaw Pagoda before heading to Sri Ksetra, the ancient Pyu Kingdom’s capital and also Myanmar’s first World Heritage-listed Site. Later commence your cruise north into the heart of Myanmar.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        In Magwe, explore the town by traditional trishaw, similar to a side car. Visit Mya Tha Lun Pagoda, a mesmerising architectural vision set on Naguttama Hill. Enjoy the remainder of the day cruising to Salay.
         
        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Today visit Youqson Kyaung, a striking teak monastery. As your day continues, encounter the largest lacquer Buddha image in Myanmar before visiting the trio of brick shrines at Paya Thonzu. Visit the most iconic sight of this region, the Ananda Temple. Later enjoy a horse and cart through a village and ride past Shwesandaw Pagoda.
        Enrich: Enjoy a tea house stop at Salay House

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Optional: Hot Air Balloon Flight - Take a hot air balloon flight over the majestic temples of Bagan. Must be purchased prior to your cruise.
        Free choice: Venture to Mount Popa, before heading to a Toddy Farm where a traditional lunch awaits. Alternatively, explore the sights of the Temple Circuit and Nyaung U, plus the Laquerware Museum and workshop, or visit Old Bagan where the largest concentration of temples are located.

        Sundowners: Enjoy a visit to Clay Pot Mountain and relish a relaxing drink while soaking up magical views over the Bagan plain.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Enrich: Morning alms Partake in giving morning alms to the saffron-clad monks.
        Leaving Bagan, stop off at the riverside village of Shwe pyi tha. Leisurely walk through a typical village along the Irrawaddy River. Observe the local villagers as they process the tory palm sap to make sugar, sweets and liquor.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Sail to 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 craftsmen honing their craft and observe their unusual way of firing the pottery.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        In the ancient capitals of Sagaing and Inwa, spiritual enlightenment awaits.

        Enrich: Monastic Education School and lunchDuring a special visit to Monastic Education School in Sagaing, you will be invited to donate a gift to the resident nuns. Enjoy a freshly prepared lunch with them and learn more about the Buddhist religion in Myanmar.

        Later by horse and cart, explore Inwa, the capital of the Ava Kingdom for more than 400 years. Visit a 200-year-old teak monastery and the leaning Inwa Tower.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Cruise to Mingun to discover the stories behind a massive unfinished brick pagoda. Nearby, admire the famous uncracked Mingun Bell and the all-white Hsinbyume Pagoda. Sail towards Mandalay, visit Amarapura.

        Sundowners: Enjoy drinks in boats under U Bein Bridge, the world’s longest teak bridge, to capture that photo of the bridge at sunset.

        Later, enjoy a farewell dinner on board.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Disembark your ship today.

        Enrich: Gold leaf workshop During your visit to a gold leaf workshop, learn how to produce gold leaf. After continuing on to Mahamuni Pagoda, male guests will be able to place the gold leaf on one of the iconic Buddha statues.

        Marvel at the intricate artistry of Shwenandaw Kyaung, a beautiful wooden monastery. Equally impressive are the sights at Kuthodaw Pagoda, where the ‘World’s Largest Book’ is housed. Later, head to the top of Mandalay Hill as the sun sets to enjoy magnificent views of the surrounding countryside before a night at your resort.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay
        After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your journey home.

        Meals: Breakfast
        Accommodation: NA
        Welcome to Mandalay. Enjoy the magnificent sunset views from Mandalay Hill before your welcome dinner and a night at Mandalay.

        Meals: Dinner
        Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay
        Marvel at Shwenandaw Kyaung, a beautiful wooden monastery covered internally in gold leaf. Equally as impressive are the sights at Kuthodaw Pagoda, where the ‘World’s Largest Book’ is housed. Later walk through the rebuilt Mandalay Palace, destroyed during World War II.

        Enrich: Learn how to produce gold leaf at a local workshop. At Mahamuni Pagoda, male guests may place the gold leaf on the iconic Buddha statue.

        Afterwards board Scenic Aura and enjoy tonight’s welcome reception whilst cruising to Mingun.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        In Mingun discover the stories behind a massive unfinished brick pagoda. Nearby, admire the un-cracked Mingun Bell and the all-white Hsinbyume Pagoda.

        Sundowners: Enjoy an evening drink in boats under U Bein Bridge, the world’s longest teak bridge, to capture that memorable photo of the bridge at sunset.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        In the ancient capitals of Sagaing and Inwa, spiritual enlightenment awaits.

        Enrich: In Sagaing, interact with novice monks and nuns during a special visit to a monastic supported school before continuing to a quiet nunnery where you will partake in our donation to the resident nuns before their midday meal.

        Later by horse and cart, explore Inwa, for more than 400 years the capital of the Ava Kingdom. Visit a 200-year-old teak monastery, the leaning Inwa Tower and remains of Inwa Fort.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Sail to Myinmu and drive across the countryside through Monywa to explore the sandstone grottoes decorated with spectacular mural paintings and hundreds of Buddha statues inside niches. Return to the ship and continue your cruise to Yandabo.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        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 craftsmen honing their craft and observe their unusual way of firing the pottery. En-route to Bagan, stop off at the traditional riverside village of Shwe Pyi Tha. As the day progresses, enjoy demonstrations about the traditional dress Longyi and the time-honoured face decoration that is Thanaka.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Free choice: Venture to Mount Popa, home to Myanmar’s nats or nature spirits, before heading to a Toddy Farm where a traditional lunch awaits. Alternatively, explore the markets at Nyaung U before either exploring the Temple Circuit, or enjoying a visit to Old Bagan.

        Afterwards, visit the most iconic sight of this hypnotic region, the impressive Ananda Temple.

        Sundowners: Travel to Clay Pot ‘mountain’ and indulge in a relaxing drink while soaking up magical views over the Bagan plain.

        Tonight attend a traditional string puppet show.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Enrich: Rise early to attend morning alms for the local monks and be invited to eat mohinga, a traditional breakfast with the local people.

        Later travel by horse cart through a local village and the temple ruins before learning all about the production of Burmese lacquerware. Later continue cruising downstream to Salay. On your walking tour explore Paya Thonzu, a small trio of brick shrines, admire Youqson Kyaung, a beautiful teak monastery and look inside the largest lacquer Buddha image in Myanmar.

        Enrich: From the river front, soak up the ambience of the river and the colonial feel of the town whilst enjoying traditional local Burmese tea and snacks in a restored colonial villa dating from 1906

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Enjoy the morning sailing to Magwe, where in the cool of the afternoon you will experience a tour of the town by trishaw. Take in the views from Mya Tha Lun Pagoda, a mesmerising architectural vision set on Naguttama Hill.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        An afternoon of exploration awaits in Thayetmyo, which once marked the border between Royal and British Burma. In this quaint port town you can try your hand at putting on a green at the oldest golf course in Myanmar, admire the region’s old colonial buildings and explore the gems at the local market before returning to the ship

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Berth in Pyay later this morning. Begin with a visit to Shwesandaw Pagoda which contains a series of five terraces. In the afternoon explore Sri Ksetra, one of the ancient Pyu Kingdoms that flourished between 200 B.C. and 900 A.D. and became Myanmar’s first World Heritage-listed Site in 2014. Later, enjoy a farewell dinner back on board.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Disembark with a picnic lunch and drive to Yangon. Stop in Htaukkyant to visit the Allied War Cemetery. Continue to Yangon to enjoy your two night Special Stay.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
        Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
        Free choice: Hunt for gifts and handicrafts at Bogyoke Aung San Market. Alternatively, embark on a guided tour of Yangon’s art scene, or cross the Yangon River by ferry to Dhala village.

        Explore the cobbled streets of Yangon, view the enchanting Kandawgyi Lake and Yangon’s largest reclining Buddha.

        Enrich: lamp lighting Shwedagon Pagoda As the sun sets, wander around Shwedagon Pagoda and learn about the ritual of ‘oil lamp lighting’ before partaking in this local tradition.

        Enjoy tonight’s farewell dinner.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Hotel in Yangona
        Say "Thaw Dau Mal" to Myanmar. After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your journey home.

        Meals: Breakfast
        Accommodation: NA
        Welcome to Myanmar. Settle into your hotel for a two night Special Stay in Yangon. (Please book flight to arrive by 17:00).

        Meals: Dinner
        Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
        Free choice: Hunt for antiques and handicrafts at Bogyoke Aung San Market. Alternatively, embark on a guided tour of Yangon’s thriving art scene, or ride a ferry across the Yangon River to Dhala village.

        Enrich: lamp lighting Shwedagon Pagoda As the sun begins to set, wander through Shwedagon Pagoda and learn about the ritual of ‘oil lamp lighting’ before partaking in this local tradition.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
        Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
        On your drive to Pyay, pay your respects at Taukkyan War Cemetery. On arrival, you'll board the luxurious Scenic Aura and relax at the welcome cocktail reception.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Start with a visit to Shwesandaw Pagoda before heading to Sri Ksetra, the ancient Pyu Kingdom’s capital and also Myanmar’s first World Heritage-listed Site. Later commence your cruise north into the heart of Myanmar.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        A morning of exploration awaits in Thayetmyo. Try your hand at putting on the oldest golf course in Myanmar, admire the region’s old colonial buildings and explore the gems at the local market before returning to the ship to continue to Magwe.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        In Magwe, explore the town by traditional trishaw, similar to a side car. Visit Mya Tha Lun Pagoda, a mesmerising architectural vision set on Naguttama Hill. Enjoy the remainder of the day cruising to Salay.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        On your morning walking tour of Salay admire a beautiful teak monastery and look inside the largest lacquer Buddha in Myanmar.

        Enrich: Colonial experience & traditional Burmese tea Soak up the ambience of the river and the colonial feel of the town whilst enjoying traditional Burmese tea and snacks in a restored colonial villa dating from 1906.

        After arriving in Bagan visit the most iconic sight of this hypnotic region, the Ananda Temple before travelling through a local village and the surrounding temple ruins by horse cart.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Optional: Hot Air Balloon Flight - Take a hot air balloon flight over the majestic temples of Bagan. Must be purchased prior to your cruise.

        Free choice: Venture to Mount Popa, before heading to a Toddy Farm where a traditional lunch awaits. Alternatively, explore the sights of the Temple Circuit and Nyaung U, plus the Laquerware Museum and workshop, or visit Old Bagan where the largest concentration of temples are located.

        Sundowners: Enjoy a visit to Clay Pot Mountain and relish a relaxing drink while soaking up magical views over the Bagan plain.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Enrich: Morning alms Rise early to attend morning alms for the local monks before being invited to eat mohinga, a traditional breakfast with the local people.

        Leaving Bagan, stop off at the traditional riverside village of Schwe Pyi Thar.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Sail to 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 craftsmen honing their craft and observe their unusual way of firing the pottery.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        In the ancient capitals of Sagaing and Inwa, spiritual enlightenment awaits.

        Enrich: Monastic school and nunnery visit In Sagaing, interact with novice monks and nuns during a special visit to a monastic supported school before continuing to a quiet nunnery where you will partake in our donation to the resident nuns before their midday meal.

        Later by horse and cart, explore Inwa, for more than 400 years the capital of the Ava Kingdom. Visit a 200-year-old teak monastery, the leaning Inwa Tower and remains of Inwa Fort.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Cruise to Mingun to discover the stories behind a massive unfinished brick pagoda. Nearby, admire the famous uncracked Mingun Bell and the all-white Hsinbyume Pagoda. Sail to Mandalay, visit Amarapura.
        Sundowners: Enjoy drinks in boats under U Bein Bridge, the world’s longest teak bridge, to capture that photo of the bridge at sunset.

        Later, enjoy a farewell dinner on board.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Scenic Aura Cruise
        Marvel at Shwenandaw Kyaung, a beautiful wooden monastery covered internally in gold leaf. Equally as impressive are the sights at Kuthodaw Pagoda, where the ‘World’s Largest Book’ is housed. Later walk through the rebuilt Mandalay Palace, destroyed during World War II.

        Enrich: Gold leaf workshop Learn how to produce gold leaf at a local workshop. At Mahamuni Pagoda, male guests will be able to place the gold leaf on the iconic Buddha statue.

        As the sun sets, head to Mandalay Hill to enjoy the magnificent views before staying a night at Mandalay.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay
        Fly to Heho and stop at Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery, before continuing to Nyaung Shwe. Glide across the waters of Inle Lake in private long tail boats towards your three night Special Stay. This afternoon relax at Red Mountain Estate Vineyards for some local wine tasting.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Special Stay in Inle Lake
        Cruise to Inle Lake’s floating market, which moves location every five days. Then, visit Phuang Daw Oo Pagoda, one of the region’s holiest sites.

        Enrich: Home cooked Intha meal Learn about traditional cooking with a visit to a local Intha family home for lunch and a hands-on cooking demonstration.

        Later visit the Pa-Oh village of Indein.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: NA
        Free choice: Visit Pindaya Caves and try cooking local cuisine, or travel deep into the Shan Hills to the hidden ‘forest of temples’ at Kakku. Alternatively, take a local village trek close by.

        Sundowners: Enjoy some evening drinks, the perfect opportunity to share today’s tales of exploration whilst overlooking the stunning lake.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: NA
        Fly to Yangon for one last Special Stay. Undertake a walking tour through Yangon's cobbled streets. Later, view the enchanting Kandawgyi Lake and visit Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda, Yangon’s reclining Buddha. Tonight savour your farewell dinner.

        Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
        Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
        Say goodbye to Myanmar.

        Meals: Breakfast
        Accommodation: NA
        Services
         
         24-hour Security ​ 3D Cinema Area ​ Boutique Library
        ​ Gymnasium ​ Newspapers and magazines ​ Reception
        ​ Safety box at reception ​ Theme Cruise ​ Bar
        ​ Beauty Services and Massage ​ Cabin Service (Snack Meals) ​ Fresh flower
        ​ Laundry service  Library  Restaurant
         Swimming Pool    

        Departure Info
         
         Shuttle Bus:  Check-in:
         Check-out:  Guide:

        Activities on Board
         
         BBQ Dinner  Cooking classes   Movie nights
         Spa & Massage  Swimming  

        Price Includes
         
        • 100% one-bedroom balcony suites
        • 30 superb meals including 09 Breakfasts (B), 12 Lunches (L) and 9 Dinners (D) and choice of dining venues
        • Private personal butler for every guest
        • Complimentary laundry facilities
        • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
        • Scenic Enrich – a range of unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime experiences, expertly planned and exclusive to Scenic guests
        • Scenic Freechoice – the innovative program that enables you to select the sightseeing, activities and dining experiences that suit you, handpicked to allow for every taste and pace
        • All tips, gratuities and porterage
        • On board entertainment
        • 24-hour room service
        • Wi-Fi internet with streaming to your Mac mini infotainment system via en-suite TV
        • Return airport transfers

        Price Excludes
         
        • Treatments are at an additional cost (Fitness and wellness centre, massage, beauty salon, boutique and library)
        • Any other cost not included in the tour details
        • Service fee for payment by credit card (3%)

        Cancellation by Customer
         
        • 91 days and over: Loss of deposit
        • 90 to 626 days: 50% of Tour Price
        • 615 days or less: 100% of Tour Price
        • No-show: 100% of Tour Price

        Children Policy
         
        • Children under the age of 12 years are not encouraged (with the exception of Christmas tours and Cruises) and are accepted or rejected at cruise's sole discretion.

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