Specifications of AmaPura

Year of build2014  /  Age: 10
ClassIrrawaddy river cruiser
Speed9 kn / 17 km/h / 10 mph
Length (LOA)57 m / 187 ft
Gross Tonnage900 gt
Passengers28 - 56
Decks with cabins2
OwnerPandaw River Expeditions

AmaPura Review

Review of AmaPura

RV AmaPura ship cruises on Irrawaddy River in Myanmar (Burma), departing from Rangoon/Yangon.

AmaPura cruise ship, Irrawaddy River, Myanmar


AmaPura has a total of 28 cabins (of which 18 Balcony Suites, 10 French Balcony rooms) in 6 grades. The riverboat has a capacity of 56 passengers. It is custom-designed and all-suite, with a choice of staterooms which measure 285, 290 and 420 sq.ft. All of the suites feature a Full Balcony, French Balcony, or Twin Balconies. 

Cabins Types/Categories (number, location), high to low

  • Suites - SA-Full Balcony (x2, deck3, size 290ft2/27m2), SB-Twin Balcony (x2, deck3, size 420ft2/39m2), SC-Full Balcony (deck3, size 285ft2/26m2)
  • French Balcony Staterooms - SF (x2), SE (x4) and SD (x4) - all located on deck2, size 285ft2/26m2.
  • Riverview cabins - none.

Shipboard facilities

Ama Cruises Pura ship offers a variety of dining options for guests' culinary enjoyment. Breakfast and lunch in the Restaurant are buffet-style, dinner is Fusion cuisine, along with excellent service. 

The ship also has a Main Lounge & Bar (shows, lectures, presentations), Gift Shop, Spa (massage rooms), Sun Deck (small swimming pool, shaded seating). Onboard entertainment includes occasional local culture and conversations. The passengers are 45+, mainly American. The crew ratio at full capacity is 1 to 2.1 guests.

AmaPura cruise deals are inclusive of alcohol and soft beverages, Internet / Wi-Fi, all tours/excursions, land transfers, live evening entertainment (by local performers /Burmese folklore music- dances, puppet show, theme dinners, dance nights), daily enrichment lectures.

AmaPura river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative AMA cruise rates. They might be different when you book your AmaWaterways AmaPura cruise tour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On AmaPura cruises, AmaWaterways lines offer discount airfare travel deals on major airlines (without charging Flight Deviation fees).

River Cruise Itineraries

AmaPura ship offers deals on luxury Myanmar cruises on Irrawaddy River (operated the whole year-round). Follows the list of AmaWaterways ship AmaPura river cruise itineraries as themes:

  • "GOLDEN TREASURES OF MYANMAR" are 14-days (sailing 10 days) Irrawaddy river cruises from Mandalay to Pyay and the reverse from Pyay to Mandalay. There are a total of 16 complimentary land tours/excursions, plus all land transfers, airfare (flight between Mandalay and Yangon) and a 2-night Yangon luxury hotel package included in the fares.
  • "HIDDEN WONDERS OF MYANMAR" are 16-days (sailing 14 days) Burma river cruises from Yangon (round-trip). The actual Irrawaddy river cruise segment is from Mandalay to Yangon. Included are pre-cruise flight (Yangon-Mandalay), or the reverse from Yangon to Mandalay (post-cruise flight Mandalay-Yangon). There are a total of 19 complimentary land tours/excursions, plus a 1-night Yangon luxury hotel package included in the fares.

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The APT AmaPura boat is the only one AMAwaterways ship operating luxury Irrawaddy River cruises in Burma. The line's other boats in the Southeast Asia region are AmaLotus and AmaDara (Mekong river cruises in Vietnam and Cambodia). These luxury river ships are operated by the AMA line's "AmaVoyages" division.

ms AmaPura cruise ship is a newly built riverboat specifically designed for cruising on Irrawaddy river (aka "The Road to Mandalay"). Flowing north to south through Myanmar/Burma, Irrawaddy is the country's biggest and the most commercially important waterway, connected through the Irrawaddy Delta with the Andaman Sea.

Other luxury river cruise lines ships with similar itineraries on Irrawaddy cruises in Burma are offered by Avalon Waterways (Myanmar), Scenic (Aura) and Viking (Mandalay, Orient).

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.