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Mekong River Cruises

The name ‘Mekong’ comes from the Lao and Thai term ‘Mae Nam Khong’, meaning ‘Kong, the Mother of Water’. The Mekong, at 4,350 km long, is the third longest river in Asia and passes through six countries: China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. On top of this, we will visit capital cities such as Hanoi in Vietnam and Phnom Phen in Cambodia and other notable locations such as Ho Chi Minh City and Ha Long Bay.

On a serene cruise along the Mekong, you will be delighted by incredible views. Asia is full of unique and beautiful architecture such as grand pagodas, ancient temples, enchanting cathedrals and villages floating on the river. The Jade Emperor Pagoda, Angkor Wat, and the Cathedral of Notre Dame are sights not to be missed.

If you want to catch the scenery from inland, hop onto a rickshaw for a rapid ride through the city or take a peaceful stroll through the quiet rural villages. The river meets with numerous others on its journey and is known as the Tien River in Vietnam. Meander through phenomenal scenery, admiring a range of landscapes and visiting spectacular locations on a river cruise along the Mekong.

Recommended Blogs

The Mysterious Mekong

17th July 2014
Mekong river cruises are becoming very popular with people looking for an alternative to European trips. Here's what you can expect on this fantastic waterway.

Small Ship, Big Experiences On The Mighty Mekong

22nd May 2018
UK Sales Manager, Hannah Logan, was lucky enough to experience one of our newest products. She spent some time along the Upper Mekong with Lernidee Cruises and provides more information about the ship and the experience itself.

Discover Laos On An Alternative Mekong River Cruise

2nd April 2019
The majority of Mekong River cruises will take you through Cambodia and Vietnam. However, the longest river in South-East Asia also flows through Laos, where many more fantastic experiences await.

3 Mekong River Cruises Offering A Taste Of Vietnam and Cambodia

14th February 2017
A Mekong River cruise can take you to beautiful temples, lively river markets and remote villages in which the people greet you with open arms.

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