Mekong river cruises

A great, gorgeous kaleidoscope of colour and wonder

Discover the fascinating waterways of South East Asia

Cruise along the mighty Mekong and Tonle Sap Rivers as part of your discovery of the diverse countries of the Indochina region.

An intoxicating fusion of east meets west, Indochina – or more accurately known as Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos – is a melting pot for the senses.

From vibrant cities to charming riverside communities, bustling markets to the peaceful chanting of monks, every day there is something to captivate and excite.

The Mekong River is the heart of everyday life. Discover the magic of this dynamic waterway, witness the daily interactions of local residents and admire the ornate temples and gold-top pagodas that dot the countryside, as you gently pass by.

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Why cruise with Scenic?

Our handcrafted award-winning itineraries offer a true insight into the culture, landscape and history of South East Asia.
Scenic is the only cruise company in Asia, that designs, builds, owns and operates to European safety standards. Our locally based and operated Scenic offices provide on the ground support to our hand selected crew, ensuring they can go above and beyond to make your experience unforgettable.

Our ships on the Mekong and the Irrawaddy rivers feature the highest space per person in our lead-in suites and a range of exclusive amenities throughout, setting the benchmark in 5-star luxury cruising in the region.
  • Scenic Owned Ships
    Scenic have designed, built and operates our 5-star ships to European safety standards. With an almost 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio, and a host of unique indulgent amenities, our ships are amongst the most luxurious on the Mekong and Irrawaddy rivers.
  • Scenic Suites
    Enjoy separate living and bedroom areas, walk-in wardrobes, our ergonomic Scenic Slumber beds ensure you wake-up refreshed ready for a day of exclusive experiences and adventure. With the rivers coming to life before your eyes, your best viewing option is from our signature Scenic Sun Lounge, designed so at the touch of a button it converts into your private window to the world.
  • Our Staff & Team
    When it's about delivering 5-star service to our guests, we like to take things into our own hands. Only Scenic has established local management teams to ensure every detail of your cruise is extraordinary. We personally handpick our staff members from the finest in the industry, employ them directly, and rigorously train them to anticipate your every need.
  • All Meals & Premium Drinks
    Thanks to our Executive Chefs who have been trained in Europe, the on board cuisine is a mix of local specialties and international flavours. We focus on using fresh, locally sourced produce, seasoned with aromatic herbs from our on board herb garden. Scenic offers the largest selection of international wines, beers and spirits, fresh fruit juices and tonics available on the rivers. You can enjoy your choice of premium beverage from around the world, including wine paired at every meal.
  • Scenic Freechoice
    Our wide range of Scenic Freechoice inclusions allow you to personalise your journey to your taste and pace. Enjoy Scenic Freechoice options in each itinerary, from local cooking lessons to bird-watching excursions.
  • Scenic Enrich
    Our Scenic Enrich events are once-in-a-lifetime moments that you will only experience with Scenic. Through handcrafted activities such as an exclusive evening at the Temple Gala Dinners in Siem Reap and Bagan and sacred alms giving ceremonies throughout Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos, Scenic will reveal to you beautiful facets of your destination you will never otherwise see.

Our Commitment to your Health & Safety

At Scenic, we understand the importance of maintaining your health and wellness whilst travelling. Our team is working closely with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), local and international Government Health agencies, to ensure our protocols exceed the latest regulatory requirements. Learn more here

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Extend your Mekong River Cruise and Siem Reap itinerary

Extend your Mekong River Cruise and Siem Reap itinerary by adding these muse-see destinations in Vietnam and Laos.  

Upstream Itinerary: 7-Night Cruise (Ho Chi Minh City > Siem Reap)


Downstream Itinerary: 7-Night Cruise (Siem Reap > Ho Chi Minh City)


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