The Mekong is the longest river in Southeast Asia and the seventh largest waterway in the world. It is the perfect passageway for discovering the beautiful countries that reside along its river banks. Our Asian river cruises travel down the Mekong River and take you through Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos for a truly immersive travel experience.
A Scenic Asian river cruise is like nothing else you’ve ever experienced. Once you board one of our luxury cruise ships and take in the serene beauty displayed outside of your suite window, you’ll feel yourself become captivated by a world filled with unique customs, cultures and history.
The Mekong River on its own is a very special body of water. After the Amazon, the Mekong River has the highest level of biodiversity in the world, with thousands upon thousands of unique species calling the Mekong River home. If you’re lucky, you might witness an otter or even a rare freshwater dolphin poking its head out of the river for some fresh air.
Set sail in Vietnam, and be amazed by the wonders of cities like Hanoi, Hue, and Ho Chi Minh City. These metropolitan areas are rich in ancient culture and architecture, and feature a slew of breathtaking and memorable sites which include the World War II Cu Chi Tunnels, the Cao Dai Temple and the Ho Chi Minh floating markets.
Cambodia is in a world of its own when it comes to ethereal beauty. While floating along the mystical river banks of Cambodia, guests will have the opportunity to experience the time-honoured customs of this country. Experience a day in the life of a monk at a mountain monastery or wander through ancient temples in Siem Reap. You know you’re in a unique part of the world when you’re able to walk to the peak of a mountain alongside a parade of elephants!
The Mekong River ushers you along the banks of Laos and all the way to Luang Prabang, the spiritual capital of the country. Delight in the mesmerizing natural wonders of the city, which include the Pak Ou caves and stunning Kuang Si waterfalls. Take in the sunset from atop Mount Phousi and explore the city that is considered an art haven for travellers seeking beautiful handmade crafts, art, textiles and jewelry.
Cruising along the Mekong River will leave you with memories that will remain long after you arrive home from your trip. The Mekong River encompasses some of the most ancient lands in the world, and Scenic’s Asian river tours provide you with the opportunity to explore these countries in style, comfort and ultimate luxury.