Among the major colonial inns in Southeast Asia, The Strand Hotel Yangon and its sister product the splendid Ayeyarwady river cruise the Strand Cruise mutually be offering vacationers to Myanmar an unforgettable holiday instance.
The Strand Cruise
The Strand Cruise all started its inaugural season of luxurious cruises between the friendly parts of Mandalay and Bagan in January 2016. In doing so, it has introduced the mythical genre, historical earlier and world-properly-known recognition of The Strand Hotel Yangon to the picturesque Ayeyarwady – ordinarily is termed The Elephant River.
The aim-advanced 61-metre ship working those Myanmar luxurious cruises is a reinvention of the outstanding personality of The Strand Hotel Yangon inside of a up therefore a long way river cruise instance.
The Strand Cruise itinerary sees it working four night time cruises from Bagan to Mandalay and 3 night time cruises from Mandalay to Bagan, with weekly departures in equally policies. These are purchasable till the conclusion of April 2016, and then from mid July by means of to the conclusion of December 2016.
Passengers relish magnificent trips of discovery like no other, as they make their manner between what are two of Asias optimum friendly parts in Bagan and Mandalay. Bagan is an mesmerizing sight to behold with its extra than 2,000 temples, stupas and pagodas, whilst Mandalay is remainder royal capital of Burma.
On those luxurious Myanmar river cruises, the Strand Cruise ship visits palaces, monasteries and a long way flung villages along the fluctuate. It moors at mesmerizing spots so much like Old Bagan and on the foot of an historic Buddhist monastery on Sagaing Hill in Mandalay. Excursions take up iconic landmarks like U-Bein Bridge in Mandalay, among the leading temples in Bagan along with Tant Kyi Taung temple and the royal towns of Mingun and Ava.
As the glossy-day embodiment of the Strand legacy, the Strand Cruise ship blends special transparent up, discreet personalised provider and the glossy-day technological recognize-how. The lodging is lavish, with 27 cabins purchasable indoors the categories of Deluxe Cabins (10), Strand Cabins (13), State Suites (two) and Strand Suites (two), and the onboard centers world-elegance with a high-nice best of the fluctuate dining eating location, wine cellar, front room and library corner, swimming pool, spa and neatly-being location and Upper Deck for cocktails and socializing.
The Strand Hotel Yangon
Built indoors the early 1900s, The Strand Hotel Yangon in Myanmars largest city changed into declared by John Murray in his Handbook for Travellers written in a an identical measurement to be the major hostelry east of Suez. Today, this iconic 5 big opt for out equipment with its 31 majestic suites blends the nature of its prematurely days as a assembly location for explorers and raconteurs with special necessities of sublime transparent up, provider and technological recognize-how.
The Strand Hotel Yangon took constitution as its founders the Sarkies Brothers appeared to additional collect on their fulfillment with the Eastern and Oriental Hotels in Penang and Raffles Hotel in Singapore. During the colonial measurement the inn changed into patronized by royalty, nobility and a best deal of distinguished persons so much like writers George Orwell, Somerset Maugham, Rudyard Kipling and Noel Coward.
In 1988 the inn changed into sold and renovated considerably to transport back it to its former glory and by 1993 had reopened as an all suite, deluxe boutique inn and staying suited to its truly architectural historical earlier. The landmark equipment changed into indexed on the Yangon City Heritage List and amongst the significant make a option members of the Most Famous Hotels on earth.
Experience The Majesty Of Both
With the Launch Promotion on be offering from the Strand Cruise to have a nice time its inaugural season, vacationers can mix their luxurious Ayeyarwady river cruise with a reside at sister equipment The Strand Hotel Yangon.
The promoting sees persons that booklet a Strand Cabin, State Suite or Strand Suite on a Strand Cruise up to the conclusion of April 2016 (fairly than for the 29 April departure) get your hands on a one night time complimentary reside at The Strand Hotel Yangon.