The CroisiEurope will resume Mekong River sailings it is the first river cruise ship operator to return to the area since the pandemic began. As a result of the relaxation of regulations, Ama Waterways is planning to make its return to the Mekong in October.
On the nine-day cruises that travel between Ho Chi Minh City and Siem Reap, Cambodian ports of stop include Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Tralach, Koh Chen, Phnom Penh, and Chau Doc. Vietnamese ports of call include Sa Dec, Vinh Long, Cai Be, and My Tho.
Both a three-night trip that combines two nights in Hanoi and a one-night junk cruise in Halong Bay, as well as a six-night tour that takes in Hue and its Imperial City, the partially-ruined temples in My Son and Hanoi, and a one-night junk cruise in Halong Bay are both available as optional land add-ons in Vietnam. Both of these tours are available as add-ons.
There are many things to see and do in Cambodia, but some of the highlights are the temples of Angkor, the floating villages on Tonle Sap Lake, Phnom Penh with its colonial architecture, and the Cho Gao Canal.
The five vessels include Indochine 1, which was modeled after the traditional boats found on the Mekong and can accommodate a total of 48 passengers across its three decks and 24 cabins; Toum Tiou 1, which has 14 cabins spread across two decks and can hold a total of 28 passengers; and Toum Tiou 2, which has 10 cabins spread across two decks and can hold a total of 20 passengers. The three boats are all built in the colonial style.
The Lan Diep, which has 22 cabins spread across two decks and can accommodate a total of 44 passengers, was likewise designed with traditional boats found on the Mekong as its inspiration.
The contemporary vessel Indochine 2 boasts a swimming pool in addition to its 31 cabins that are spread out over its three decks.
Each ship features a panoramic restaurant that serves both Asian and foreign cuisine, as well as a lounge with climate control, a sun deck, roomy suites, and a massage area.