Mekong River

The Mekong River delivers you to stunning Southeast Asian cities and towns where life has a more relaxed feel and monasteries abound. A river cruise on the Mekong will have you sail through Cambodia and Vietnam with possible stops in Thailand. These countries will open your eyes to the rich pasts of Southeast Asia, along with the natural beauty. Take in the wildlife along the shores of the Mekong River, which are home to several animals and plant life. It is estimated that 430 mammals, 1,200 birds and 800 reptiles, including Siamese crocodiles, call this river home. Featured below are some of the highlights you could enjoy on a Mekong river cruise:

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Rice terraces in Vietnam
  • In Vietnam, you will get a true insight into the daily lives of the people with visits to the lush countryside. Here you will visit markets along the river and stop to see a rice factory processing one of Vietnam's major exports.
  • Tour Cambodia expansive Angkor Wat temple complex, famous the world over for its sheer magnificence. Built between the 9th and 13th centuries, many believe it remained remarkably intact because of its surrounding a moat.
Ho Chi Minh City Theater, Vietnam
  • Tour Hanoi to see many remnants of Vietnam's time under French control. Hanoi was the capital of what was then called French Indochina. The beautiful Palace of the Governor - General of French Indochina is located here.
  • In Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) you could experience city life while visiting cathedrals, theaters and museums. The city has a beautiful mix of French and Indo-Chinese architecture which blends together to create a city unlike any other.
Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
  • Learn a little history by touring the Cu Chi tunnels, which were used as a hideout by the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War.
  • Sail or kayak through Ha Long Bay as you enjoy views of the mountain peaks shooting out of the fog above the peaceful waters.


See the world from a different perspective on a Mekong river cruise through Vietnam and Cambodia. Call The Cruise Web today to speak with a river cruise expert.


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