The Mecca for British foodies

Vietnam is a vibrant country with rich history and tantalising cuisine. If you are looking to experience something truly unique, while eating your weight in the best food Southeast Asia has to offer, Vietnam and Cambodia are the foodie destinations choice for 2020. Book a river cruise and tour through these outstanding countries with Emerald Waterways ( this December and save up to £2,250 per couple with unlimited free drinks whilst on board its new Star-Ship, Emerald Harmony. 

Guests sailing on the 15-day Majestic Mekong river cruise from £3,170 per person (based on 11 May 2020) will embark on an experience from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) travelling through the rice paddies to experience the heart of the city where street food is a must on the menu. Try a bún riêu, a traditional noodle soup. Travelling up the river, the Mekong delta is a heaven of floating markets brimming with fresh fruit, vegetables, coffee and plenty of edible delights. This river cruise tours into Cambodia, giving your palette the chance to explore the culinary delights of another Southeast Asian country. A local favourite is a lok lak, similar to stir-fried beef, wrapped in a lettuce leaf. 

The 15-day river cruise and tour begins in Ho Chi Minh City for a two-night hotel stay before embarking the Emerald Harmony Star-Ship for a seven-night cruise along the Mekong river, calling in at My Tho, My An Hung, Hong Ngu, Hong Ngu, An Long, Long Khanh, Hong Ngu (all Vietnam), Phnom Penh, and Prek’kdam, before disembarking in Siem Reap for a three-night hotel stay (all Cambodia) before the flight home. 

Prices include return flights, transfers, seven-nights on board Emerald Harmony and hotel stays as stated, excursions and extra-special EmeraldPLUS experiences, all tipping and gratuities, selected meals and *drinks on board  and exclusive on board events and experiences.

Return flights available from Manchester and London Heathrow.

For more information and to book please visit or call 0808 301 3352. 


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*Drinks on board –complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks are included with lunch and dinner. Complimentary tea and coffee is available throughout the sailing.

About Emerald Waterways: Emerald Waterways offers a diverse range of river and ocean cruises. A multi-award winning tour operator, Emerald Waterways operates eight Star-Ships, seven sailing in Europe and the brand new Emerald Harmony sailing in South East Asia. Also, two yachts based in the Adriatic Sea and two chartered river ships in Russia and Egypt.