Belmond, a luxury holiday company, offers river cruises in Myanmar from January to April and July to December. Three-night cruises between Mandalay and Bagan start at $2,500 a person. Seven- and 11-night itineraries, exploring Myanmar's ancient cities and sailing through gorges and teak forests, start at $3,600 and $4,000 a person.

Online: www.belmond.com.

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