Belmond Orcaella Est. 2013

Bagan, Mandalay Region, Myanmar (Burma)

Step away from everyday life and experience the uniqueness and beauty of Myanmar. 
Visit the ancient temples of Bagan, explore Buddhist temples and relax on the luxury charterboat, all handled by the experts at Belmond. Smooth sailing ahead!
The Lowdown
Type
Boat / Train
Views
Coastline
Forest
Historical Monument
Jungle
Mountains
Rainforest
River
Skyline
Valley
Style
Asian
Contemporary
Cultural
Nautical
Romantic
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Birthday Party
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Family Reunion
Group Getaway
Holiday Party
LGBT Weddings
Retreats: Corporate, Spa, Wellness, Etc.
Reunion
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception
Workshops: Creative, Photo, Etc.

Venue Setting

Belmond Orcaella is an intimate river cruiser that glides along Myanmar's two main rivers, the Chindwin and Ayeyarwady.

From the panoramic windows of your cabin you'll enjoy snapshots of life on the shores of these important waterways.

Leave the ship to experience the country up close. Witness the shimmering temples that dot the landscape and join off the beaten track explorations to remote regions. Wander through hilltop villages, taste freshly prepared street food and hunt for the perfect souvenir in the bustling markets.

Our vacations include a selection of three-, seven-, eight-, 11- and 12-night journeys. All depart from Bagan, Mandalay or Yangon, encompass the highlights the two main rivers Ayeyarwady and Chindwin and the Burmese region. 

Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

Yes

Additional Charges

Price is based on two people sharing a double cabin and is fully inclusive of visits and entertainment, meals, soft drinks and local beers during the day, house wines with lunch and dinner.

Insurance

Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event

Capacity

Seated
50
Buffet
50
Standing
50
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2013
Curfew
No Curfew
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Accommodations
The ship configuration is as follows: 25 cabins composed of 2 Balcony Suites, 1 Junior Suite, 13 State Cabins and 9 Deluxe Cabins.

Belmond Orcaella features a restaurant and a deck bar, a lounge, a swimming pool, a Beauty Spa and Fitness facility, a wine cellar, a boutique and a fully qualified doctor resident on board. 
Eco/Green Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Inside Scoop

Justin Watkins, Professor of Burmese at SOAS University of London, hosts the first cruise aboard Belmond Orcaella on 16 August. He will host lectures and lessons on the languages of the area. This 12 night journey along the Chindwin takes guests to lesser explored parts of Myanmar reaching the foothills of the Himalayas. 

Amenities
  • Wifi
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
Belmond Orcaella is an intimate river cruiser that glides along Myanmar's two main rivers, the Chindwin and Ayeyarwady. From the panoramic windows of your cabin you'll enjoy snapshots of life on the shores of these important waterways.

Leave the ship to experience the country up close. Witness the shimmering temples that dot the landscape and join off the beaten track explorations to remote regions. Wander through hilltop villages, taste freshly prepared street food and hunt for the perfect souvenir in the bustling markets.
Design:

A journey on our river cruiser is both inspiring and leisurely, with lots of time to do as you please.

Unwind in your spacious cabin or take in the views from the Observation Deck. Enjoy a refreshing cocktail with new friends or indulge in a soothing spa treatment.

Belmond Orcaella hosts just a small number of guests, meaning personal attention and a relaxing journey are at the heart of your pleasure cruise.

Standout Venue Features:
With an open sun-deck area, lounge bar and swimming pool, the Observation Deck is the hub of the ship. Perfect for soaking up the magnificent riverside views as you relax. We also host cocktail parties here, giving you a chance to mingle.

It is all about well being on Belmond Orcaella. Select from our menu of spa treatments and soothing massages. There is also a well-equipped fitness area, where you can workout at your own pace.

We offer a schedule of lectures on traditional Burmese life and performances by local artists. There is a small library of books and games. Watch movies, news and sports on the satellite TV in your cabin, and Wi-Fi is available in the Reception area and Bar & Lounge.
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:

It is all about good food and wines on Belmond Orcaella. 

Our Executive Chef creates innovative dishes featuring local ingredients, which sit alongside European delicacies, creating the perfect dining experience. 

Have a fresh start of your day with a morning tea or coffee served in your cabin upon request, enjoy buffet breakfast and lunch in the restaurant or on the Observation Deck, or meet your fellow passengers at the Table d'hôte dinners. 

Enjoy complimentary house cocktails available each day, soft drinks, mineral water and local beer.

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