Bay of Bengal: Chennai to Yangon

Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar
January 20, 2019
17 Days
Small-Ship Cruise
120 Guests
From $14,980
Spotted Deer, Bay of Bengal

Expedition Highlights

  • Join a brand-new expedition that offers the perfect mix of the region’s cultural and natural treasures.
  • Spend two full days exploring the UNESCO World Biosphere-designated Sundarbans Reserve Forest, home to spotted deer, Ganges river dolphins, and white-bellied sea eagles.
  • Make a pilgrimage to the gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, where sacred relics of the Buddha lie enshrined beneath its golden spires.
  • Explore Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary, the nesting site for thousands of olive ridley sea turtles.
  • Search for over 285 species of birds in Himchari National Park, and keep an eye out for resident wild elephants.

Expedition Team

Silver Discoverer

The Silver Discoverer is an elegant 120-guest vessel, ideally suited for expedition cruising. Her fleet of Zodiacs allows us to explore anywhere nature or curiosity dictates. All staterooms have an ocean view, spacious wardrobes, individually controlled heat/air conditioner, personal safe, flat-screen television, sitting area, and en suite bathroom. Facilities on board include a single-seating dining room, two lounges, small library, and outdoor pool. 

Additional Exploration

Post-Trip Extension:
Heart of Myanmar extension
February 5February 12, 2019
From $3,980

Journey with us into the Heart of Myanmar—where countless regal temples, lovely minority tribes-people, and stunning gardens await. Visit the Shwedagon Pagoda at sunset, the whitewashed Mon Temple in Bagan, and the floating gardens of Inle Lake.

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