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    About the Mekong River

    You might find yourself asking, “Why should I embark on a holiday to the Mekong River?” For renowned explorers and fervent travellers, the lure of the Mekong River is irresistible. Dramatically stretching an impressive 4,350km (or roughly 2,703 miles), the Mekong ranks as the world’s twelfth longest river. Yet, its length is just the start of its appeal.

    The Mekong River spans an impressive six countries: China, Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Owing to its extensive flow through diverse regions, it presents a veritable tapestry of rich and varied cultures. Each country, distinctly different, offers its own colourful customs, intriguing history, and delectable cuisine.

    From mesmeric waterfalls to floating markets, the wonders along the Mekong River are aplenty. In Laos, seek out the breathtaking cascades of the Si Phan Don waterfalls, often referred to as the ‘4,000 islands’. History enthusiasts may revel in the ancient temples and intricate architectural wonders strewn across Cambodia.

    Not to be outdone, Vietnam boasts its own allure with vibrant floating markets. Here, buying and selling take place against a backdrop of ceaseless water movement, creating a scene unlike any other. Watching life unfold on the water waves further highlights the river’s crucial role in sustaining livelihoods and connecting cultures.

    For centuries, the Mekong River has borne witness to the sagas of empires coming into being, subsisting, and eventually fading into oblivion. Evidence of these narratives remains etched not only in the annals of history but also in the very landscape of the river itself.

    Embracing an exploration along the Mekong River ensures an unforgettable journey. Recount the tales of forgotten kingdoms, attend to the whispers of time, and dive into an immersive cultural experience. Ultimately, you’ll understand why many discerning travellers consider a Mekong River holiday a key entry on their travel bucket lists.

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    Our top 10 points of interest along the Mekong River

    Angkor Wat, Cambodia

    The world’s largest religious monument, this sprawling temple complex was built in the 12th century and is a stunning testament to Khmer architecture.

    Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    Cambodia’s bustling capital city, Phnom Penh, is known for its lively markets, vibrant nightlife, and historical attractions such as the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda.

    Luang Prabang, Laos

    This UNESCO World Heritage town is famous for its beautiful temples, French colonial architecture, and alms procession of monks. A charming place loaded with history and architecture.

    Vientiane, Laos

    The capital city of Laos is known for grand temples, a significant Buddha statue and the Patuxai war monument. It was once a French colony, hence numerous examples of French colonial architecture can be found.

    Hanoi, Vietnam

    The bustling capital of Vietnam, Hanoi is known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture with Southeast Asian, Chinese and French influences.

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Once known as Saigon, this vibrant city is known for its French colonial landmarks, plus Vietnamese War history museums and the Củ Chi tunnels, used by Viet Cong soldiers.

    Chau Doc, Vietnam

    This town is famous for its floating market, fish farms, and the sacred Sam Mountain, which attracts pilgrims from across the country.

    Can Tho, Vietnam

    The largest city in the Mekong Delta, known for its canal network, floating markets, and delicious regional cuisine.

    Mekong Delta, Vietnam

    The ‘rice bowl’ of Vietnam, the Mekong Delta is carpeted in a dizzying variety of greens. It’s a water world where houses, markets, and restaurants float upon the innumerable rivers.

    Pak Ou Caves, Laos

    Located near the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Ou rivers in Laos, these two caves have been home to hundreds of Buddha statues since the 16th century.

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      Mekong River Cruise Offers

      UNIWORLD Boutique River Cruises aboard Mekong Jewel

      3 March 2024 for 7 nights

      Region/River: Mekong

      Itinerary: My Tho - Sa Déc - Sa Déc - Phnom Penh - Phnom Penh - Phnom Penh - Angkor ...

      Cruise Only from £5,741pp

      CroisiEurope aboard RV Indochine II

      3 March 2024 for 8 nights

      Region/River: Mekong

      Itinerary: Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh City - Ho Chi Minh City - Chợ Gạo - Chợ Gạo - S...

      Cruise Only from £4,333pp

      CroisiEurope aboard RV Indochine II

      3 March 2024 for 8 nights

      Region/River: Mekong

      Itinerary: Ho Chi Minh City - Châu Đốc - Chợ Gạo - Chợ Gạo - Cái Bè - Sa...

      Cruise Only from £2,677pp

      Pandaw aboard RV Indochina Pandaw

      3 March 2024 for 3 nights

      Region/River: Mekong

      Itinerary: My Tho - Long Thanh - Châu Đốc - Phnom Penh

      Cruise Only from £1,122pp

      CroisiEurope aboard RV Indochine II

      3 March 2024 for 8 nights

      Region/River: Mekong

      Itinerary: Ho Chi Minh City - Ho Chi Minh City - Chợ Gạo - Chợ Gạo - Sa Déc -...

      Cruise Only from £3,016pp

      Avalon Waterways aboard Avalon Saigon

      4 March 2024 for 10 nights

      Region/River: Mekong

      Itinerary: Ho Chi Minh City - Ho Chi Minh City - Ho Chi Minh City - Ho Chi Minh City -...

      Cruise Only from £5,079pp

      APT Guided Tours and River Cruises aboard Mekong Serenity

      4 March 2024 for 7 nights

      Region/River: Mekong

      Itinerary: Kampong Cham - Angkor Ban - Koh Chen - Phnom Penh - Phnom Penh - Tân Châu...

      Fly Cruise from £7,190pp

      APT Guided Tours and River Cruises aboard Mekong Serenity

      4 March 2024 for 7 nights

      Region/River: Mekong

      Itinerary: Kampong Cham - Angkor Ban - Koh Chen - Phnom Penh - Phnom Penh - Tân Châu...

      Fly Cruise from £9,145pp

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