This magnificent two day and one night cruise makes use of the stately M.S. Hintha, which departs Mandalay at 8am before sailing upstream for approximately 50 miles to the villages of Sithe or Myitkangyi.
The Destination Asia Myanmar team recently visited the Strand Hotel to inspect the restaurant, café, bar and suites before embarking on a walking tour of the local area to assist with developing a similar option.
Kori Cicero (Sales & Product Manager, Destination Asia Myanmar) and Khar Khar (Sales Executive) recently spent 4 days / 3 nights on a FAM trip. The nearest airport to get to Mrauk U is Sittwe (a major fishing port), and it’s a 3h car drive or 5h 30min boat ride to connect both cities.