Just imagine yourself relaxing in the large plunge pool as the busy life of the river slips by or sipping a sundowner on the sun deck, leaning over the rail and being part of the ever changing and fascinating life of the Mekong all around you! The décor is a fusion of contemporary Asian design, with lots of polished teak, coupled with the intimate ambience and service of a boutique hotel.
The mighty Mekong River flows through the heart of South East Asia, rising in the Tibetan Plateau and passing through China, Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam to make the world’s tenth longest river system. Flowing through gorges, swift rapids, mirror-like lakes and vast fertile floodplains - over 60 million people depend on it for food, water and transport. Only the Amazon basin boasts a higher biodiversity than the Mekong; it’s particularly known for its giant catfish and carp up to 9 feet in length.
A thoroughly enjoyable trip in every respect.My only criticism is that there was insufficient free time. 5 excursions on a 7 day trip is too much. It would be better if this was a 10 day trip ie an excursion 1day with the followin...
This was our second River Cruise with Riviera Travel (Rhine 2015) and we were again impressed with the overall experience particularly as changes to the schedule had to be made as a result of problems with some of the river locks....