Get a firsthand look at the intriguing cultures of Southeast Asia on a Mekong River cruise. Ships sail through Cambodia and Vietnam on a route lined by bustling cities, rural villages, floating markets and temples. Some itineraries include hotel stays and touring in Laos and Thailand as well.
French colonial architecture fills Cambodia's capital, Phnom Penh, where guests visit the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and the National Museum. Another highlight is jungle-shrouded Angkor Wat, an expansive complex of ornate stone structures and beehive towers built in the early 12th century.
In Vietnam, see the colorful port of Cai Be. Sightseeing tours in Ho Chi Minh City visit sites associated with the Vietnam War, such as the War Remnants Museum and the Cu Chi Tunnels, underground channels used as hideouts by the Viet Cong.
If you choose an itinerary that spends time in Bangkok, you'll likely see the famous Emerald Buddha and Reclining Buddha, housed in ornate temples. While in Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Laos, guests visit the 1904 Royal Palace Museum and attend silk-weaving and paper-making demonstrations.
Well-planned itineraries incorporate the top tourist sites, but they also leave guests with a deeper understanding of the local culture and people. Cruises are easy to budget, too, as so much is included in one price that you pay up front, including riverboat accommodations, hotel stays, many meals and activities ashore.
Limited-Time Offers on Mekong River Cruises!
AmaWaterways: Receive FREE prepaid gratuities on 2021 cruises. Expires September 30.Click here.
Uniworld: Save up to 10% off 2021 river cruises. Expires September 30.Click here.
Uniworld: Save up to an additional $2,500 per couple off cruises . Expires September 30.Click here.
AmaWaterways: Save up to $1,500 per couple off 2021 river cruises. Expires September 30.Click here.
Emerald: Save an additional $250 per couple off cruises. Expires September 30.Click here.
G Adventure: Save 15% off many trips. Price shown reflects discount. Expires September 30.Click here.
AmaWaterways: Receive a free $300 per couple onboard credit on select cruises.
CroisiEurope: Save $2,000 per couple off select Mekong departures.
AmaWaterways: Save 5% off 2022 Mekong sailings.
AmaWaterways: Receive a FREE exclusive shore excursion and a private cocktail party on select cruises.
Viking: Save $1,000 per couple off cruises, plus save an additional $1,000 per couple off round-trip airfare from select gateways. Expires September 30.Click here.
Scenic: Save an additional $300 per couple on river cruises. Expires September 30.Click here.
Avalon: Save $2,000 per couple off 2021 & 2022 Asia cruises.
Uniworld: Past guests of Uniworld, Trafalgar, CostSaver, Insight, Luxury Gold, African Travel, Brendan and Contiki save an additional $100 to $600 per person off trips.
Avalon: Pay no single supplement in certain cabin categories on select river cruises.
AmaWaterways: Past passengers receive special savings on select cruises. Choose from one of the following offers: free economy air, 2-for-1 business air, savings of $2,000 per couple or reduced single supplements of 10% .
AmaWaterways: Save up to 50% off the single supplement on cruises in certain cabin categories.
Offers are subject to change or withdrawal at any time. Some discounts are not combinable with other promotions.
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