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View our river cruises along the Mekong

A cruise on the Mekong River is a wonderful choice – transporting you serenely through another world of ancient temples and pagodas, Buddhist monasteries, busy port towns with colourful bustling markets and floating houses, fishing farms and villages, silver and silk cottage industries, sumptuous undiscovered evergreen islands, tranquil lakes, wooded hills and paddy fields. As your Mekong cruise takes you along wide stretches of water and through narrow channels surrounded by leafy swathes of jungle, you’ll have the rare privilege of experiencing a remarkable ecosystem that’s one of the richest areas of biodiversity in the world – with otters, fishing cats, turtles, crocodiles, a huge variety of birdlife and an estimated 850 freshwater fish species.

You’ll see for yourself on your Mekong cruise how life here revolves around its teeming waterways – with traditional long-tail boats, simple sampans and large commercial barges. A cruise on the Mekong is the perfect way to discover and understand this fascinating, wonderfully beautiful corner of the world - a serene experience that will immerse you in its people and customs at a wonderfully gentle pace.


Experience more with so much included
 


 

Fascinating excursions including insightful guided tours and visits plus free time to explore


 

Knowledgeable local guides and the services of an experienced Riviera Travel tour manager


 

Return flights from a range of airports plus all overseas transfers


 

Hand-picked hotels of high standards with breakfast and dining options and personal service



The Mekong River on the Riviera Travel blog

Solo female traveller relaxing along an asian river bank

Mekong River Cruise Guide

 

The mighty Mekong river stretches almost 3,000 miles, flowing from China through Burma, Thailand and Laos into Cambodia and Vietnam. The latter two countries were once accessible to only the most intrepid explorers, but today’s travellers can explore fascinating cultures, awe-inspiring landscapes and sacred sights on a luxury Mekong river cruise.

 

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Where will you discover along the Mekong?

Lush trees and wooden boats by the Mekong tributary | Riviera Travel | Escorted Tour
15 days starting from £2999pp 
Asian River Cruise