Emerald Cruises has just released its 2023/2024 Vietnam, Cambodia and Mekong River Cruising itineraries, featuring a collection of journeys that will highlight the best of Southeast Asia.
Even better, these new itineraries are being introduced at a discount.
“To celebrate the re-start of operations on the Mekong River, we are delighted to release our new 2023/2024 brochure with exceptional savings of up to $4,300 per couple,” said Angus Crichton, Emerald Cruises Director of Sales, Marketing & Product.
“Our local team are looking forward to welcoming guests on to our beautiful, as-new, Emerald Harmony for an unforgettable river cruise through Vietnam and Cambodia,”
All of these itineraries take part on the Emerald Harmony, a custom-built ship to sail the Mekong. It offers an intimate and luxurious onboard experience for up to 84 guests.
Emerald Cruises’s top new Mekong River itineraries
8-day Majestic Mekong River Cruise
The cruise departs from Ho Chi Minh City before visiting small communities in the Mekong Delta, a fruit workshop in Dat Dua and Tan Long Pagoda.
Guests can learn about Mr Huynh Thuy Le,who inspired Marguerite Duras’ famous novel L’Amant, and will visit a scarf weaving factory. There’s also the opportunity to visit the Killing Fields in Phnom Penh before travelling to the Oudong Temple.
When guests return to the ship they will be treated to an open-air Lion Dance on the Sun Deck.
Price: From $2,665 per person with a $500 early bird saving (August 26, 2023 departure).
13-day Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia and the Mekong
Over two weeks, immerse yourself in Southeast Asian culture. This 13-day cruise visits a remote village known for its chillis, My An Hung, and a Vietnamese countryside community.
Guests can visit the Cao Dai temple and explore Phnom Penh by Tuk-Tuk before receiving a blessing from a Buddhist monk. They can also visit the internationally renowned Phare circus.
The journey includes three nights in Siem Reap – home to Angkor Wat – and two nights in Ho Chi Minh City before and after the cruise.
Price: From $4,295 per person with a $1,000 per person earlybird saving (August 24, 2023 departure).
21-day Grand Tour of Vietnam and Cambodia
Take time to soak in everything Vietnam and Cambodia has to offer over three weeks. Explore Hanoi’s streets, which are filled with food stalls and markets. Ride a traditional junk boat. History lovers will be thrilled with a walk through Ho Chi Minh City’s Cu Chi Tunnels. The cruise continues on to Cambodia, with the chance to visit Angkor Wat.
Guests will spend three nights in Hoi An and one night in Hue.
Prices: From $6,745 per person, which includes a $1,000 earlybird offer (December 20, 2023 departure).
About the ship Emerald Harmony
Emerald Harmony is a custom-build ship, specifically designed to navigate the Mekong and get into Ho Chi Minh City. It features a sun and pool deck where you can watch riverside villages pass by. Inside, you’ll find restaurants serving local cuisine and a wellness centre to relax on your holiday.
Guests can unwind and enjoy the scenery from the Lotus Lounge will be served a selection of specialist teas or coffees.