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Makara Queen



Enjoy this vessel on these Vantage trips:

Ship Statistics:

  • Launched: 1998
  • Length: 202 ft
  • Width: 33.5 ft
  • Cabins: 24 (Including 2 Presidential Suites)
  • Passenger capacity: 50

When you step aboard the luxurious R/V Makara Queen, you’ll embark on a journey of discovery that celebrates the origins of Myanmar culture and its charming traditions. Traveling along the magnificent Irrawaddy River, you’ll enjoy uninterrupted views of local scenery, including dense jungle-clad riverbanks, grand gorges, and endless rice paddies, as well as intimate glimpses of traditional rural life played out along the riverbank. And as you cruise, relax in the welcoming bar and lounge, meet up with friends on the panoramic sun deck, or unwind in one of our 22 luxurious rooms — all featuring private balconies and floor-to ceiling windows. Staffed by a professional crew of 30, the Makara Queen offers a high level of personal service throughout your voyage.

Ship Amenities & Services: 

  • Spacious, all-suite vessel with accommodations starting at 256 square feet to 584 square feet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Swimming Pool
  • Sun Deck
  • Spa with massage services
  • Cinema
  • 24-Reception and Security
  • Boutique
  • Money Changer

Deluxe Cabin (22) Amenities: 

  • Nightly turndown service
  • 280 square feet
  • Private balcony
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Bathroom and shower
  • Satellite television
  • Safe box
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Slipper and bathrobes
  • Minibar
  • Hair dryer
  • Complimentary tea and coffee

Presidential Suite (2) Amenities: 

Suites include all of the amenities listed above, as well as390 square feet

  • Two private balconies
  • King-sized bed
  • Luxury linens
  • Double sink
  • L’Occitane toiletries
  • Decorated with local handicrafts and sculptures
  • Safe
  • Welcome fruit basket
  • Complimentary bottled mineral water

Dining & Entertainment: 

  • Expertly trained culinary staff providing buffet breakfast, buffet lunch, and single-seating multi-course dinner
  • Traditional local and gourmet Western cuisine, featuring organic and sustainably caught/harvested meats and fresh, seasonable produce
  • Carefully curated wine selections
  • Nightly entertainment in the Lounge
  • A series of demonstrations, classes, and educational lectures
ST Cabin
Enjoy the ultimate in luxury with more than 100 square feet more than the next lower category (for a total of 390 square feet), plus two private walk-out balconies. Floor-to-ceiling windows, a king-sized bed with luxury linens, silken fabrics, and exquisite Burmese handicrafts create an exotic oasis that complements your Myanmar adventure.

Presidential Suite size: 390 square feet

Each suite features
  • 90 square feet with two private balconies
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • King-sized bed
  • Luxury linens
  • Double sink
  • L’Occitane toiletries
  • In-room safe
  • Telephone
  • Minibar
  • Hairdryer




A Cabin
See the Irrawaddy from a more expansive vantage point in these Upper Deck staterooms, offering 280 square feet of space, queen beds, and a private walk-out balcony.

Cabin size: 280 square feet

Amenities
  • 280 square feet with a private balcony
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Two twin beds or a double bed
  • Flat screen television with satellite service
  • In-room safe box
  • Telephone
  • Minibar
  • Hairdryer




B Cabin
A great choice for value. You'll enjoy the same elegant comforts and square footage as the next highest category, but in a lower Main Deck location.

Cabin size: 280 square feet

Amenities
  • 280 square feet with a private balcony
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Two twin beds or a double bed
  • Flat screen television with satellite service
  • In-room safe box
  • Telephone
  • Minibar
  • Hairdryer




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Services & Amenities
  • FREE Wi-fi throughout the ship
  • Early riser breakfast available daily
  • Free coffee, tea & hot chocolate available 24 hours a day; cookies and snacks every afternoon
  • Fitness room with treadmill, stationary bicycle, free weights, plus walking/jogging track on Solaris deck
  • Souvenirs and sundries available
  • Reading room offering a selection of books and magazines. See our reading list
  • Playing cards and selection of games available
  • Cocktail lounge serving from noon until last guest retires
  • Nightly entertainment featuring onboard pianist, with local performers coming aboard in select ports
  • Twice-daily housekeeping service with evening turndown
  • Beauty Salon on board
  • Elevator between Navigator, Explorer, and Odyssey decks, plus hydraulic chairlift to the open-air Solaris deck