six luxury ships exploring five countries , Pandaw
is the largest luxury river cruise company in Asia.In
1995 we were the first since the war to pioneer the
great Irrawaddy and Chindwin rivers in Burma.
2003 we were the first on the Mekong River in Cambodia
and the backwaters of the Mekong Delta in Vietnam.These
small ships can penetrate remote and otherwise inaccessible
areas. In 2009 we open new routes on the Rajang in
The Pandaws have an ultra shallow draft enabling them
to moor where other larger ships could not stop. Inland
water navigation in these regions is challenging, and
the Pandaws have been specially designed to cope with
constantly changing river conditions.
2015 CRUISES RATES
VIETNAM AND CAMBODIA
There can be no tapestry of river life as fascinating
and varied as the River Mekong. Indeed there can be
no more striking a cultural contrast as that between
the bustling Vietnam delta and the tranquility of Cambodia.
Chindwin & Upper Irrawaddy Cruise - 20 Nights in Remotest Burma
Twenty nights on a river cruise may seem a long time, but the majority of our passengers on these expeditions are regular Pandaw passengers, and happy to spend so long in the convivial atmosphere of a Pandaw.
The Irrawaddy Cruise - 14 Nights in Rangoon-Mandalay
Daily stops include tours of the historic capitals of Pagan with its 3,000 monuments, and Mandalay with its royal palace and many sites around the city, particularly on the river.
Pyay To Kalay Cruise - 14 Nights on the Irrawaddy & Chindwin Rivers
In 2012 for the first time we will operate this exciting new river exepdition from Pyay (Prome) to Kalay. Pyay (Prome) is the first major Irrawaddy port to the north of Rangoon on the Irrawaddy River and Kalaywa, the main port on the Upper Chindwin River.