The RV Samantha is the finest vessel cruising the river, housing guests in finely decorated suites, all with private balconies and a slew of luxury amenities. As the boat coasts past ancient Buddhist monuments and attractive ex-British colonial towns, passengers can peer out for a glimpse of the river's eponymous dolphin for a truly magical experience. The swimming pool on the sun deck provides another attractive diversion. RV Samantha’s spa is also worth whiling away time in, and the delicious meals onboard are a highlight too. There’s a Fitness Centre onboard to counter all the indulgence, and the onshore excursions provide fascinating insights into one of the world’s most exotic and romantic destinations.

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Main Info
  • Children Not allowed
  • Nursery -
  • Smoking Some
  • Style Classic
  • Decks3
  • Cabins30
  • Size Boutique
  • Ship Type River
  • Wheelchair Cabins-
  • Crew Members34
  • Launch Year2016
  • CurrencyUSD
Disabled Facilities/Mobility

Upon securing a reservation, you will be asked if you have any health or mobility restrictions. Should there be any restrictions; a questionnaire will be made available for completion so that we can assess the suitability of your trip.

Most tours require a reasonable level of fitness to be able to walk on sightseeing trips, navigate along uneven ground and should be able to walk unaided for up to 1.5km.

On some adventure tours, we may visit remote areas and feature activities with varying degrees of difficulty, it is vital to select a tour with an activity level suited to your health and fitness. A good level of fitness is essential for you to undertake walks in hot conditions and over terrain with uneven and slippery surfaces. Some walks will require you to clamber over boulders up to one metre high. It is your responsibility to carry any medication you require for the tour’s duration and consult your local medical practitioner for any health advice.

Your sales consultant will be able to provide more accurate information on walking involved on the specific tour booked.

Dietary Requirements

Your APT Sales consultant can provide you with information pertaining to currency used on tour and throughout the course of your trip. You will also receive a Tour Hints booklet in your documentation pack with an overview of currency you will need and on-board payment types.

Dress Code

Generally, smart casual is acceptable on most tours, however some tours may require/recommend per below:

  • Jacket and tie for Formal nights on board ocean cruising
  • Comfortable and light casual clothing for adventure/safari touring
  • Wet shoes for Kimberley Wilderness Adventure, Outback Wilderness Adventures
  • Comfortable footwear is recommended across all tours.

Some cultures observe specific dress requirements, such as head dress for women. Tour Directors will supply more information on tour on any of these requirements.

Medical Advice

We recommend that you seek medical advice from your local Medical Practitioner, as they will have the most up to date details on appropriate vaccines, tablets and latest medical travel information.

Some destinations do have mandatory health regulations such as areas of Africa require Yellow Fever Vaccinations.

Overall, a reasonable level of health and mobility is requirement for most tours. Upon securing a reservation, you will be asked if you have any health or mobility restrictions. Should there be any restrictions; a questionnaire will be made available for completion so that we can assess the suitability of your trip.

Deck Plans
Sun Deck

  • Observation deck
  • Swimming pool
  • Outside seating
  • Air-conditioned main lounge
  • Fitness room
  • Spa
  • Wheel house

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Upper Deck

  • Royal Suite
  • Executive Suite
  • Category A Panoramic balcony and outside balcony
  • Category B Panoramic balcony and outside balcony

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Main Deck

  • Category C Panoramic Balcony
  • Category D Panoramic Balcony or Window
  • Main restaurant
  • Private dining
  • Kitchen

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Panoramic Balcony or Window Suite
Twin Balcony Suite
Executive Balcony Suite
Royal Twin Balcony Suite

Unwind with a swim after your day of exploring Myanmar. Comfortable lounge chairs, a pool and expansive Sun Deck is a great place to take in the riverside views. Enjoy a drink at the Main Lounge & Bar with the comfort of air-conditioning. The Day Spa is a great place to go for a massage, while the Fitness Centre features a range of gym equipment. Contact your friends and family back from with APT's complimentary Wi-Fi internet available in select locations aboard your river ship.

On-Board Entertainment

Delve into Burmese culture while you cruise with a traditional puppet show and cultural performances that are offered on-board.