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Mekong River Cruises

The exotic wonders of Southeast Asia are yours to discover during a luxury river cruise from Emerald Waterways. Along the mystical Mekong River, you’ll travel through the cultural heart of Indochina, unearthing the colourful traditions and customs of Vietnam and Cambodia in one seamless and unforgettable journey. 

An Emerald Waterways river cruise is the perfect way to experience the distinct cultures and spiritual landscapes of Southeast Asia. You’ll travel on-board the elegant Mekong Navigator from Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam to Siem Reap in Cambodia, enjoying the many perks of our fully-inclusive river cruise offering along the way. 

From the twisting Cu Chi Tunnels of Vietnam to the serene majesty of Cambodia’s Angkor temples — a Mekong river cruise from Emerald Waterways will bring to life the Southeast Asia you’ve always imagined.


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A Journey to the Cultural Heart of Southeast Asia

The dynamic waters of Southeast Asia navigate a land of vibrancy and colour, where local people hold true to age-old customs and relics of ancient civilisations litter the landscape. At Emerald Waterways, our inclusive EmeraldPLUS and EmeraldACTIVE excursions allow you to immerse in the cultural charms of the region — bringing the true spirit of Southeast Asia to life. 

Travel to the awe-inspiring Cu Chi Tunnels of Ho Chi Minh City, and learn about the skills and resourcefulness of the Viet Cong soldiers as they fought a guerilla war against the US. Next, board a traditional-style Vietnamese junk for an overnight cruise in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Halong Bay, one of the world’s most beautiful natural landforms. 

One of the highlights of cruising the Mekong River is a visit to the Angkor temples of Siem Reap. This extraordinary historic site features several distinct temples, the most impressive of which is Ta Prohm. During your visit, you’ll have chance to explore much of this amazing heritage site, from the Bayon Temple to the Terrace of the Leper King.

Luxury Travel on the Waters of Southeast Asia

The Mekong Navigator was launched on the Mekong River in 2014, and has since brought a new level of luxury river travel to the waters of Southeast Asia. This opulent ship marries the elegance of its French Colonial design with a range of innovative features, so you can explore the region in exceptional luxury. 

Timeless and elegant, the Mekong Navigator benefits from a collection of spacious suites and the generously-appointed public lounge and dining areas, including the Sun Deck, which is the perfect place to enjoy a light bite as the exotic scenery floats on by. The ship also features a spa and fitness room, so you can continue with your daily exercise regime as you travel to the next enriching destination.