Mekong Prestige 7-night Legendary Mekong Cruise Up Stream

Mekong Prestige 7-night Legendary Mekong Cruise Up Stream

Embark on a luxury voyage aboard the RV Mekong Prestige for Vietnam and Cambodia’s most memorable cultural experiences. Cruise along the lower mighty Mekong River through the heart of the Indochinese peninsula and explore fascinating water-borne worlds, from sleepy villages to colourful floating markets, the stunning landscapes of the delta to the beautiful sunset on the Mekong River.
07 nights
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Vietnam & Cambodia


Day 1

Saigon - My Tho - Mekong Prestige Embarkation

Meet at the Sofitel Plaza hotel in Saigon at 9 am for the transfer arrangement to My Tho, located 70 kilometers away. The transfer includes a stop at the Cholon Market and visit to a lacquer factory. Arrival in My Tho and welcome on board the RV MEKONG PRESTIGE II. Lunch on board. Departure in the afternoon. Welcome Dinner on board & traditional Music Show.

Meal: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2

Cai Be - Sa Dec

Arrival at Cai Be in the morning. After breakfast we take a morning junk trip around Cai Be to visit a floating market and go ashore to see the French Gothic Cathedral. Take a stroll along the river bank and visit a local manufacturer producing rice paper, and coconut sweets. Return to the ship for lunch. Cruise past Vinh Long Province to arrive at Sa Dec for an afternoon walk. We see the house of Marguerite’s Chinese Lover. The house is a small museum of « The Lover » in Sadec. Visit to a Caodaist Temple and stroll through the colourful local market.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3

Tan Chau - Border Crossing

Arrival at Tan Chau in the morning, a remote town on the main Mekong River. After breakfast, transfer on small boats to visit the village. A rickshaw ride round this fascinating town takes you back to the pier for lunch. Depart for the Cambodian border. Evening cruise up the broad Mekong River to Phnom Penh.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4

Phnom Penh

Arrival in Phnom Penh in the morning. The capital city of Cambodia still retains its old French colonial architecture in riverside streets. Visit the Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda. The National Museum is another highlight, with outstanding displays of Khmer crafts. Lunch on board. Afternoon excursion to the former High School « S21 », now the Tuol Sleng Museum, converted to a detention center under the Red Khmer’s rule between 1975 and 1979.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

Phnom Penh - Silk Island

Early morning sailing from Phnom Penh to Chong Koh or Oknathey (both located in Silk Island). Visit this silk weaving village for a morning walk at leisure and a visit to the local workshop. The excursion includes a visit to a Pagoda and a meeting in a primary school. We cruise past the Mekong’s timeless villages and River life with extensive fishing activities. Return to Phnom Penh and visit to Wat Phnom Hill after which the city was named. Time at leisure in the city.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6

Angkor Ban

Morning navigation on the Upper Mekong. Arrival at Angkor Ban in the morning. Overlooking the River Mekong, Angkor Ban offers a peaceful and majestic image of the river bathed in morning light in this still pristine area. Angkor Ban is one of the very few villages that has not been burned or destroyed during the Khmer Rouge period. It is a dive in intimate Cambodia, to the rhythm of its inhabitants. Visit of the village on stilts, discovery of traditional houses some of which are more than a century old. Back on board for further navigation to the north.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7

Wat Hanchey - Kongpong Cham

Stop at Wat Hanchey in the morning and after breakfast, visit the pre-Angkorian temple located on top of a hill overlooking the Mekong. Dating back to the 8th century, its ancient brick structures characterize the architecture of the Chenla Empire, which preceded the glory of Angkor. Back on board for lunch.

Continued navigation and arrival at Kampong Cham during lunch. In the afternoon, departure by bus to discover the temple of Wat Nokor. This twelfth century Buddhist temple built on the ruins of an ancient temple, is unique in Cambodia.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8

Kongpong Cham & Transfer to Siem Reap

Early morning, disembarkation and transfer (5h) to Siem Reap. Stop at the Kampong Kdei Bridge dating from the Angkorian period, built during the reign of Jayavarman VII and arrived in Siem Reap at lunch time.

Meal: Breakfast

cabin & Suites

RV Mekong Prestige II sets sail on the lower Mekong River in 2014 between Vietnam and Cambodia. The ship features 32 spacious standard staterooms and suites with private balconies offering amazing views of the mighty Mekong River. All cabins are air-conditioned and equipped with twin beds that can be pushed together, a seating area with two armchairs, a wardrobe, a desk, a safe and an en-suite bathroom with a set of luxurious toiletries.

These 28 en-suite standard staterooms are the largest entry level of Mekong Prestige. Located on the main and upper deck, the stateroom has a surface area of 20 m² (215 sq. Ft). Stylish, and with French private balconies, each is fully equipped with modern facilities such as individual air conditioning, mini-safe, luggage storage, wardrobe, writing desk and amenities include hair dryer, bathrobe, slippers in each cabin.

The two Junior suites with 24 sqm (258 sq. Ft) of living space have either double or twin beds, depending on your preference. House on the main deck, both suites have an en-suite bathroom with separate shower and bathtub. The suites have individually controlled air conditioning and larger French private balconies.

These two Terrace Suites (27 m²/290 sq. Ft) are larger than the Junior Suite and sit on the upper deck. They boast floor-to-ceiling windows and French private balconies that provide fabulous views whilst sailing on the Mekong. The Terrace Suites are fully air-conditioned with individual control, a mini bar and an en-suite bathroom with separate shower and bathtub.

Cruise Rates & Details

Please find below our cruise rates (rack, before any promotional discount), departures and additional information. You may also like to check actual availability by sending us directly a request at

2022 & 2023

  • Departure 2022: on Oct 06, Oct 13, Oct 20, Oct 27, Dec 15, Dec 22, Dec 29, 2022
  • Departure 2023: Jan 05, Mar 30, Apr 06, Apr 13; 2023

Stateroom Cabin – Main Deck


Stateroom Cabin – Upper Deck


Junior Suite – Main Deck


Terrace Suite – Upper Deck


  • Departure 2022: on Nov 03, Nov 10, Nov 17, Nov 24, Dec 01, Dec 08, Dec 15, 2022
  • Departure 2023: Jan 12, Jan 19, Jan 26, Feb 02, Feb 09, Feb 16, Feb 23, Mar 02, Mar 09, Mar 16, Mar 23, 2023

Stateroom Cabin – Main Deck


Stateroom Cabin – Upper Deck


Junior Suite – Main Deck


Terrace Suite – Upper Deck


  • Rates are quoted in USD per person based on double sharing occupancy.
  • Rates apply for individual traveller booking only.
  • Rates are subject to change with or without prior notice. Amasia Travel reserve the right to change the quoted rates.

Below are departures of the 7-night Legendary Mekong Cruise from Saigon to Siem Reap and vice versa in 2022, 2023, 2024


Saigon – Siem Reap: Oct 06, Oct 20, Nov 03, Nov 17, Dec 01, Dec 15, Dec 29
Siem Reap – Saigon: Oct 13, Oct 27, Nov 10, Nov 24, Dec 08, Dec 22


Saigon – Siem Reap: Jan 12, Jan 26, Feb 09, Feb 23, Mar 09, Mar 23, Apr 06
Siem Reap – Saigon: Jan 05, Jan 19, Feb 02, Feb 16, Mar 02, Mar 16, Mar 30, Apr 13

  • Upstream transfers from the Sofitel Plaza hotel in Saigon to the ship in My Tho on day 1 and from the ship to Siem Reap Sokha Angkor Resort hotel on day 8
  • Downstream transfers from Siem Reap Sokha Angkor Resort Hotel on day 1 to the ship and from My Tho to Sofitel Plaza Hotel in Saigon on day 8.
  • Full board in the selected category of the R/V Mekong Prestige II
  • All meals from Lunch on Day 1 until Breakfast on Day 8
  • Drinks on board: Mineral Water, non-alcoholic beverages, local beers and local wine during meals
  • On board tips/gratuities
  • All excursions and entrance fees with English speaking guide as per included excursions in the itinerary
  • The services of an English-speaking Cruise Director
  • Port taxes
  • Overseas flights
  • Beverages other than those mentioned above
  • Tipping/gratuities for land services
  • Visa arrangements
  • Insurance

boat information

Deck Plan

Main Deck: Staterooms cabin, Junior Suites cabin
Upper Deck: Staterooms cabin, Terrace Suites cabin, Restaurant, Reception, Travel Desk
Sundeck: Lounge, Bar, Beauty Salon, Spa, Bar, Swimming Pool

Technical Information

Launch: November 2013
Flag: Vietnam
Length / Width: 68 M / 13 M /
Beam Draft: 1.6 m / 1,6 m
Gross tonnage: 700 tons
Cruising speed: 10 nautical knots
Electricity: 220v
Crews: 30
Capacity / Cabins: 64 passengers / cabins 32 (three categories)
Water Reverse: osmosis and UV water treatment plant, sewage treatment plant.
Boat Safety: Radio Comm., Radar, GPS, PA system, life jackets, life rafts, fire hydrants, flares and signals, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors in each cabin, CO2 engine room fire fighting system

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