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Mekong Ships

R/V AmaLotus 

A combination of old world grace, together with an ambience and atmosphere of an exclusive boutique hotel; the AmaLotus is a truly exceptional river cruise ship. Public areas are indulgent; inviting you to relax and enjoy the easy way of life as the stunning scenery slips by. The carefully selected hues and tones of the carved wood give a warm and cosy feel for evenings spent over dinner and drinks; whilst the top deck provides the ultimate views of the fantastic countryside from either the comfortable sun loungers or even the refreshing swimming pool.

Suites on board the AmaLotus are uncompromising in their quality; all are outside facing with over 90% present both an outside balcony and a French balcony. Each offers amenities of a premium hotel with flat screen TV, spacious en-suite, wardrobe, safe, mini-bar and personal climate control for maximum comfort; a butler service is also included to make sure you get the most out of your time on-board.

Dining on-board is always an experience, each meal is created by an internationally-trained chef and served in the Mekong Restaurant. Every day begins with a glass of chilled champagne before breakfast, leading to a delicious lunch and lavish evening meal. Each meal presents the chance to opt for Asian fayre, however Western flavours are always available at choice. Within your package on-board the AmaLotus you can expect international house wine, local beer, local spirits and soft drinks to be included at all times of the day.

To sum up the AmaLotus, this ship is simply stunning, has impeccable service and an intimate atmosphere from which sailing the Mekong is an absolute pleasure.

M/V Jahan

11 Nights Tour from £3,450 per person

Introducing ‘The Jahan’……Epitomising all that is luxurious and stylish, the Jahan is simply stunning; this ship incorporates the features of a boutique hotel with the fantastic opportunities of a river cruise; with only 26 cabins on-board, all are appointed with modern amenities including sound system, minibar and coffee machine, each boast their very own floor to ceiling sliding doors which lead to a full size balcony, perfect for watching the beauty of the Mekong slip by. Together with other facilities such as the on-board spa, pool and even tai-chi classes, the Jahan brings river cruising into a new realm.

  • Only 26 spacious cabins - all with private balconies
  • Enjoy 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 7 dinners.
  • All sightseeing as specified including entrance fees
  • Local English-speaking guides
  • Tour arrival and departure transfers
  • Spa & Beauty Centre, inc Steam and Sauna
  • Launched in October 2011


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M/V Jayavarman

11 Nights Tour from £3,250 per person

Exuding all the style of a boutique hotel the Jayavarman is an established luxury cruise vessel. One of the first of the new breed of river cruises, and operating since 2009, this impeccable ship offers sophisticated splendours with unsurpassed service and attention to detail. With only 27 state rooms on-board, each with their own private balcony, the Jayavarman assures to enhance your journey along this incredible river.

  • Only 27 spacious staterooms - all with private balconies, mini-bar, en-suite bathroom with shower, air-conditioning and floor to ceiling glass sliding doors.
  • Enjoy 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 7 dinners.
  • All sightseeing as specified including entrance fees
  • Local English-speaking guides
  • Tour arrival and departure transfers
  • Apsara Beauty and Wellness Spa
  • Sun deck Jacuzzi


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R/V La Marguerite

11 Nights Tour from £2,995 per person

Epitomising style and elegance typical of the French colonial era, the La Marguerite offers refinement and an unsurpassed level of service that can only be expected from an established Mekong river boat.

The contemporary design and earthy colours emits a warmth throughout the boat, with a smattering  of Art Nouveau pieces and décor giving colour to the dark woods and sweeping staircases.

Artefacts and locally hand-made furniture blends beautifully into the colonial feel; the same level of luxury continues through to the cabins, resulting an idyllic living space for a cruise on the Mekong. Spread over four decks, each cabin is outside facing and most boast a large panoramic window with balcony; of course all the cabins are en suite and have air-conditioning.

Attentive service awaits in the restaurant, tables are refined, and adorned with sparkling wine glasses and pristine white tablecloths. Cuisine is a Vietnamese-Cambodia fusion highlighting multi-sensory dining, along with European classics.

Undeniably the RV La Marguerite truly represents Mekong cruising, with a flare of European style and finesse; a real choice for those who look for attention to detail without compromise.

Further Details:

Main Lounge/bar, sun deck with jacuzzi, spa, fitness room, library, entertainment and cultural tour/programme, English speaking guides.

Dress Code: We recommend for daylight time; summer clothes, and something a little more formal in the evening. 


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R/V Mekong Prestige II

11 Nights Tour from £2,395 per person

Perfectly designed to sail the Mekong River, the R/V Mekong Prestige II is truly a perfect choice for cruising this stunning part of the world. This ship offers seamless style and contemporary design that flows through the ship. Colours are calm with an oriental splash of colour; a theme that continues into the spacious and well-appointed cabins. Only the best locally sourced materials and artifacts are featured on-board; giving an authentic feel.

Large and comfortable at 23msq, the 28 state rooms featured over two decks on-board the Mekong Prestige are all outside facing, and of course come with facilities expected at this standard; each with large sliding glass doors leading to a private balcony, perfect for watching the world slip by. Comprising of an en-suite bathroom with shower, wardrobe and storage space, lounge with sofa and writing desk, plus individually adjustable climate control, make for a real home from home experience.

From the lavish restaurant located on the upper deck, to the sun deck which covers the entire surface of the top deck; the public guest area on the ship have been thoughtfully designed to make the most out of leisure time. Each area boasts commanding views to the river and beyond; life on-board is predominately spent on the sun-deck, from the deck chairs placed for prime scenery spotting, and the whirlpool for a relaxing dip; the open top deck then flows indoors to a stylish bar area, almost reminiscent of an exclusive wine bar.

Service is simply impeccable; in the restaurant tables are refined again with an oriental feel, and adorned with sparkling wine glasses and pristine white tablecloths. Cuisine is a Vietnamese-Cambodia fusion highlighting multi-sensory dining, along with European classics.

The R/V Mekong Prestige is a true choice for sailing this majestic river.


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