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From a cheroot-making shop to gilded stupas, this Ayeyarwady River cruise on the deluxe “Belmond Orcaella” immerses you in exotic Myanmar. Ox-cart rides (bouncy!) are a bonus.
Alila Villas Uluwatu does it. So do Belmond, andBeyond and Soneva. A growing number of luxury hotels/tour operators are involved in travel philanthropy.
The glittering gold Shwesandaw Pagoda in Pyay, Myanmar, is even bigger than Yangon’s famous Shwedagon Pagoda. It’s less touristy too.
The slow meandering Irrawaddy is Myanmar’s lifeblood. On our Irrawaddy River cruise on the “Belmond Orcaella,” we welcome the unhurried pace.