4, 5 & 8 Day High & Low water cruises from Siam Reap to Saigon or in reverse
Aboard: Aqua Mekong
Departures: year round Friday departure from Siam Reap and Saigon
Prices: Per person twin share: 7 nights from $8,600; 4 nights from $4,900; 3 nights from $3,675
The new Aqua Mekong has 20 air conditioned suites some with balconies on 2 decks with king or twin beds, en suite bathrooms and floor to ceiling windows.
On board facilities include indoor and outdoor dining, luxury spa, top observation and lounge deck, indoor lounge bar, theatre, library and games room, antique shop and boutique, lobby lounge area, exercise room and outdoor plunge pool and infirmary with onboard medical staff with meals prepared under the direction of David Thompson Asia’s top ranked chef.
●● Skiff excursions to floating villages and ashore
●● Join excursions in the Aqua Mekong’s comfortable skiffs with expert guides visiting floating villages complete with floating shops, schools, churches, temples and even police stations and karaoke bars!
●● Learn of the importance of fishing to all living along the river and the different techniques employed and visit local artisanal workshops engaged in silk weaving, silver smithing, pottery etc and purchase unique and beautiful mementos of your cruise.
●● Visit Phnom Phen with its French colonial architecture and art deco buildings.
Enjoy an urban adventure by two wheel motorized tuk-tuks to the city’s most important sites including the 1866 Royal Palace with Silver Pagoda, 17th century Emerald Buddha, and the gold Maitreya Buddha adorned with 9,584 diamonds, the largest of which weighs 25 carats.
Visit the National Museum of Cambodia which houses the world’s largest collection of Khmer art including an imposing 11th century bronze sculpture of a reclining Vishnu that is considered a monumental example of Khmer statuary.
During either high Water or low water season – itineraries may vary. Some segments above Phnom Phen are by coach.
Price per person twin share | Based on lead in cabin rising in price according to cabin level and season
●● Transfers to/from vessel on arrival and departure
●● All meals while on board with house wine & beer
●● All excursions listed in detailed itinerary
●● Premium wines and spirits (available for purchase)
●● Crew and guide gratuities and personal expenses
7, 4, 3 Night Aqua Expeditions cruises in the Mekong River :-
7 night Expedition cruises | Down river from Siam Reap to Tonle Sap Lake and Tonle Sap river then onto and Phnom Penh, crossing into Vietnam at Vinh Xuong visiting Chau Doc and the on to Ho Chi Min City (Saigon) or Up river in reverse.
4 night Explorer cruises | Down river from Siam Reap to Tonle Sap Lake and Tonle Sap river to Phnom Penh or Up river from Ho Chi Min City Saigon) visiting Chau Doc crossing into Vietnam at Vinh Xuong and north to Phnom Penh.
3 night Discovery Cruises | Up river cruise from Phnom Penh to the Tonle Sap River and Tonle Sap lake then to Siam Reap or Down river from Phnom Penh crossing into Vietnam at Vinh Xuong visiting Chau Doc and then to Ho Chi Min City (Saigon)