Heritage Line launches a new luxury vessel “Ylang” plying Lan Ha Bay

Heritage Line launches a new luxury vessel “Ylang” plying Lan Ha Bay

Ylang will be the latest addition to Heritage Line's collection of top luxury vessels cruising the unspoiled waters of Lan Ha Bay (Lan Ha Bay is a quiet extension of the famed Halong Bay). Officially on sale since first December 2018, this “sensuous belle” Ylang will have her first cruise in August 2019 with its very unique and dedicated 3-days/2-nights journey named “Senses of Lan Ha”. The cruise

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Culinary-themed cruising paired with a surreal seascape

Culinary-themed cruising paired with a surreal seascape

Floating amidst the dreamlike landscape of the untouched Lan Ha bay, Ginger boasts a stunning Indochinese-Vietnamese heritage paired with refined contemporary accents. A ship of outstanding elegance on the outside and a uniqueness expressed with a special culinary theme on the inside. After a beautiful day of exploring the amazing Lan Ha bay, it is time to refresh in the light flooded restaurant of Ginger. A 360-degree panoramic view will

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A mobile clinic to support the most remote river villages in Myanmar

A mobile clinic to support the most remote river villages in Myanmar

At Heritage Line we see tourism as way to expand and sensitize people to different culture. But also as a way to support local communities in a virtuous cycle which will benefit every stakeholder. It is with this philosophy that Heritage Line partnered with the NGO Link for Aid in a charity event for the disadvantaged children of Myanmar but also provides medical services along the Chindwin and Ayeyarwaddy. Because the duration of

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An exotic escape along the Chindwin River

An exotic escape along the Chindwin River

Of all of our cruises, our journey on the Chindwin river is of the most exotic one. Organized as an exciting river expedition to remote and quaint regions in the northeast of Myanmar, this cruise has been carefully crafted to mix cultural openness and the best of luxury cruising. Far away from their bustling life, Anawrahta will take guests to the unspoiled parts of Myanmar, where spirituality and traditional way of life join and brings

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View of a captain’s life on the Mekong River

View of a captain’s life on the Mekong River

Captain Hai, nice to meet you on this beautiful Mekong ship. Could you briefly please introduce yourself? My full Vietnamese name is Truong Phu Hai, I am the Captain of the Jayavarman. My home is My Tho, which is the port of entry to the Mekong Delta and the city where our cruises depart from in Vietnam. I live there with my lovely wife and two kids.   What is your job the captain of this

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Finest of dining on Myanmar’s river

Finest of dining on Myanmar’s river

Adjacent to the Kipling’s Bar on the terrace deck is Anawrahta’s Hintha Hall restaurant, a remarkable place where guests are in for a treat. White tablecloths, shining glassware and gracefully wooden ceiling panels, all of these elements combine harmoniously to create a smoothing atmosphere for an elegant dining experience. Recently, in July, Anawrahta’s executive chef & team did a special training provided by the famous Swiss

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On the trail of a great explorer

On the trail of a great explorer

While cruising on the Mekong river you might find yourself reading a good book in the comfortable lounge of the Jayavarman. A lounge that has a decidedly scholarly air about it with dark furniture and harmonious East-Asian fabrics. This lounge is named after “Henri Mouhot”, as an homage to one of the most famous French explorers of the region in the 19th century. As a teenager, Henri was constantly travelling during

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The secret to Burmese beauty

The secret to Burmese beauty

While exploring Myanmar, many things are subject to the astonishment of the unfamiliar visitors of this exotic country. One of those is of course the facial coloring of the local women that is commonly known in Myanmar as “Thanaka”. Thanaka is a paste with a distinctive bright color. It can be applied on the face in many ways, with shapes going from a simple smear to an elaborate drawing of a leaf or a flower. This usually sparks the

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The home of His Majesty

The home of His Majesty

During our Mekong cruise a very big emphasis is given to ancient archaeological sites. The prowess of the Angkorian period were spectacular. However, there is more to Cambodian history. While cruising through Phnom Penh where the Tonle and Mekong rivers meet, guests will get to know more of the recent history of Cambodia. With its bright golden color and its highly characteristics Khmer gables, the Royal Palace looks like jewel laid on

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