TravelTalk - Winter 2018/19

Step onboard Aqua Expedition’s Aria Amazon for five- star journeys on Peru’s section of the world’s largest river system, home to exotic birds species and enchanting pink dolphins. With a choice of 3 to 7 night itineraries including special sailings in the company of renowned filmmaker and environmentalist, Jean-Michel Cousteau, there is simply no better professionally guided and nature-based cruise on the Amazon Basin. Furthermore, you will be amazed by the architect-designed ship with its indulgent luxury hotel accommodation and gourmet cuisine. Amazon Adventures Exploring the Peruvian rainforest A shortage of quality accommodation has made river cruising the favoured way to see Burma. Belmond Road to Mandalay is a magical and iconic journey down the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River, evoking times gone by, including the valley of two thousand temples at Bagan. The splendour and grandeur of this mid size boat features in every detail, from the elegant furnishings to the wonderful service. The Road to Mandalay The quintessential river journey through Myanmar The Brahmaputra, which flows through China, India and Bangladesh, truly deserves the accolade “unique”. The fastest-flowingwaterway in the world, it blazes such a trail through Assam that the landscape changes by the hour. Take a trip fromKolkata aboard MVMahabaahu . The adventurous trip includes visits to remote villages and temples, to Peacock Island where you can search for golden langur monkeys, and to Kaziranga National Park, home to rhinoceros, Asian elephants and tigers. Brahmaputra Glimpses of North West India