Save up to $750pp

Meandering Majestic Mekong – Luxury River Cruise

This deal expires on 30th Jun 2024
Price From $4,290*/pp

*Based on Oceanview Stateroom.

What's Included

Explore vibrant Vietnam and Cambodia by river

Embark on a mesmerising adventure along the enchanting Mekong River, immersing yourself in the beauty of Vietnam and Cambodia. Explore hidden gems and ancient traditions as you sail luxuriously aboard the Star-Ship Emerald Harmony, discovering vibrant villages, witnessing awe-inspiring natural beauty, and experiencing the warm hospitality of the locals. Get ready for an unforgettable journey of a lifetime where you’ll uncover this region’s rich tapestry of history and culture, along with a treasure trove of natural beauty.

Your Cruise Fare Includes:

⚓ Airport transfers to and from your Star-Ship
⚓ 9 Nights in a Riviera Deck stateroom with a river view (Suite upgrades available)
⚓ Deluxe hotels with all service charges, taxes, and porterage included
⚓ 9 Included excursions, as well as EmeraldPLUS experiences
⚓ 27 Meals: 9 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 9 dinners, and a Welcome and Farewell Reception and Dinner
⚓ Complimentary international and local wine, beer and soft drinks to accompany lunchand dinner while on board Emerald Harmony
⚓ Complimentary tea and coffee on board
⚓ Complimentary water on board and during excursions
⚓ A variety of on-board entertainment
⚓ Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
⚓ First-class service from an English-speaking crew and knowledgable local guides
⚓ All port charges and airport taxes
⚓ All gratuities on board and onshore

Plus, if you book before 31 June 2024, you’ll also receive savings of up to $750 per person* on your cruise fare. Suite upgrades are available at an additional cost, but also include exclusive savings. Just ask your Cruise Travel Advisor for a quote.

*Other departure dates are also available but pricing may differ. See full terms and conditions below.

YOUR ITINERARY

Date
Port
Info
Arrive
Depart
Day 1
18th Aug 2025
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Xin Chao and welcome to Ho Chi Minh City. On arrival, you will b ...

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Xin Chao and welcome to Ho Chi Minh City. On arrival, you will be met by your Emerald Cruises representative and transferred to the Grand Hotel before transferring to the port where you will board your Emerald Cruises Star-Ship, Emerald Harmony. You’ll be welcomed on board by your captain and crew before setting sail after lunch down the Saigon River to Cho Gao Canal where you will anchor for the night. This evening, enjoy your first dinner on board with your fellow travellers. Your Cruise Director will conduct a port talk to review the activities and itinerary for the days ahead.

Arrive
Depart
Day 2
19th Aug 2025
Sail Cho Gao Canal, Vietnam

Today you’ll sail The Cho Gao canal, one of the major ...

Sail Cho Gao Canal, Vietnam

Today you’ll sail The Cho Gao canal, one of the major arterial canals of Vietnam that connects the Tien Giang Province in the Mekong Delta with Ho Chi Minh City. It is a fascinating day, as you get to watch the heavy commercial traffic navigate this important waterway, which can see over 1,800 vessels transit through it each day. Why not watch the scener pass you by from your private balcony or the sundeck, enjoy a swim in the resort-style infinity pool, or maybe treat yourself to a spa treatment during your day of relaxation onboard.

Arrive
Depart
Day 3
20th Aug 2025
Ben Tre, Mekong Delta, Vietnam

This morning, you’ll have the opportunity to explore t ...

Ben Tre, Mekong Delta, Vietnam

This morning, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the vibrant Tan My Floating community, take an enchanting ride through lush plantations, and indulge in the aromatic delights of mushroom farms, fruit orchards, and honey farms. Once back on board Emerald Harmony, you’ll sail onwards to Sa Ðéc, a hidden gem on the Mekong Delta.

Included excursions: Visit the Thoi Binh hamlet and its farming and fishing communities, untouched by tourism

Arrive
Depart
Day 4
21st Aug 2025
Sa Ðéc – My An Hung, Vietnam

Take a short ride on a sampan to Sa Ðéc, where you can e ...

Sa Ðéc – My An Hung, Vietnam

Take a short ride on a sampan to Sa Ðéc, where you can enjoy a walking tour around town, stopping at the Chinese Congregational House in Kien An Cung; the home of Mr. Huynh Thuy Le who inspired Marguerite Duras’ novel L’Amant; and the central market place where you can peruse the varied local produce. After returning to Emerald Harmonyby sampan, you’ll sail onward to My An Hung Island, which is recognised as a cultural and historical destination. This small rural Vietnamese village specialises in producing red-hot chilli and peppers. As part of the EmeraldPLUS program, you’ll get to enjoy some local folk singing during this visit.

Included excursion: A visit to the Chinese Congregational House and the bustling Sa Ðéc markets
Included excursion: A visit to My An Hung Village and its Monkey Bridge

Arrive
Depart
Day 5
22nd Aug 2025
Gieng Island – Long An, Vietnam

When you arrive on Gieng Island, you can travel through the isla ...

Gieng Island – Long An, Vietnam

When you arrive on Gieng Island, you can travel through the island’s villages to visit families who work in a variety of local industries, including boat building and creating incense sticks for temples. You can also visit Vietnam’s oldest church. The afternoon is yours to enjoy some free time on board, or, you can choose to partake in a DiscoverMORE optional excursion to the Tam Nông Ramsar Bird Sanctuary in Đồng Tháp.

Included excursion: See the local industries in Gieng Island
DiscoverMORE: A visit to Tam Nong Ramsar Bird Sanctuary in Tram Chim National Park (extra expense)

Arrive
Depart
Day 6
23rd Aug 2025
Tan Chau – Vietnam/Cambodia Border Crossing

Today, you’ll embark on a sampan to Evergreen Island for ...

Tan Chau – Vietnam/Cambodia Border Crossing

Today, you’ll embark on a sampan to Evergreen Island for a walk through a local village, getting a glimpse into the lives of the local farming community. Afterwards, you’ll reboard your sampan to travel back to Tan Chau, and as part of the EmeraldPLUS program, you’ll visit the recently renovated Cao Dai temple. The region of Cao Dai is a syncretic, monotheistic religion established in southern Vietnam in the city of Tay Ninh in 1926. Here, you will learn more about the mix of ideas that form the basis of this fascinating religion. Afterward, ride in a Xe Loi (local form of cyclo) from the temple back to your sampan to then visit a Mekong fish farm before returning to Emerald Harmony.

Once you’re back on board your luxury Star-Ship, you’ll set sail to the border between Vietnam and Cambodia. Whilst at the border, as part of the EmeraldPLUS program, you’ll be delighted by a traditional Lion Dance performance on board. Tonight, you’ll celebrate crossing the border with a Cambodian-style family dinner.

Included excursion: A visit to Evergreen Island
Included excursion: Experience a Xe Loi ride, unique to the Mekong Delta

EmeraldPLUS: A visit to a local Cao Dai temple
EmeraldPLUS: A Lion Dance performance on board

Arrive
Depart
Day 7
24th Aug 2025
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

This morning you’ll wake up in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom ...

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

This morning you’ll wake up in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh. This city, known as the “Pearl of Asia”, was almost entirely evacuated by the Khmer Rouge in 1975, and today, you will learn more about the Khmer Rouge and the darkest days of the country’s history by visiting the Killing Fields at Choeung Ek. Here you will have the opportunity to walk through the fields, visit the memorial and learn about this sad historic chapter. Afterwards, you’ll visit the Tuoi Sieng Genocide Museum (also known as S-21). This is a former school that was converted into the main prison and torture headquarters of the Khmer Rouge.

You can spend the afternoon as you please exploring the DiscoverMORE excursions or simply relaxing on board Emerald Harmony. In the evening, as part of the EmeraldPLUS program, you will have a chance to experience an evening remork (local Tuk-Tuk) ride through Phnom Penh to enjoy the city lights.

Included excursion: Killing Fields at Choeung Ek and Tuoi Sieng Genocide Museum

EmeraldPLUS: Phnom Penh by night on a remork (Tuk-Tuk) tour

DiscoverMORE: A silk farm tour at Koh Oknha Tei (extra expense)
DiscoverMORE: Craft Beer Adventure by remork (extra expense)

Arrive
Depart
Day 8
25th Aug 2025
Phnom Penh – Angkor Ban, Cambodia

In the morning visit the majestic Royal Palace with its beauti ...

Phnom Penh – Angkor Ban, Cambodia

In the morning visit the majestic Royal Palace with its beautiful gardens and silver Pagoda, followed a shopping excursion to the art deco style Central Market, located in the heart of the city. After lunch set sail from Phnom Penh and enjoy an afternoon of relaxed sailing as you cruise further up the Mekong River to Angkor Ban.

Included excursion: A visit to the Royal Palace and Central Market

Arrive
Depart
Day 9
26th Aug 2025
Peam Chi Korng – Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Today you’ll disembark Emerald Harmony in the morning ...

 Peam Chi Korng – Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Today you’ll disembark Emerald Harmony in the morning and transfer back to Phnom Penh airport for your onward flight. Want to extend your stay in Cambodia? Just ask your Cruise Travel Advisor and we’ll help you create the ultimate holiday package.

Arrive
Depart

YOUR SHIP - The Emerald Harmony

Description

Relaxation

Sun Deck

Food and Drink

Bar
Horizon Bar & Lounge
Lotus Garden
Reflections Restaurant

Fitness

Fitness Center
Wellness Centre

Other

Guest Laundry
Hairdresser
Reception
Wheel House

Recreational

Games Room
Walking Track

STATEROOMS

    Suite

    At 452ft² (42m²), this truly spectacular suite boasts a separate bedroom and lounge area, a luxurious en-suite bathroom and a queen-size or twin-style bed plus enjoy a private terrace, with an additional space of 323ft2 (30m2 ) complete with a Jacuzzi. Not forgetting, you’ll be invited to dine at the Captain’s Table.

    Oceanview Stateroom

    Providing excellent value for money, they are bigger than the average standard staterooms. Enjoy your time on-board in your home-away-from-home, with everything you could possibly need. Emerald Staterooms have porthole river views, perfect for seeing the picturesque landscape pass by.

Important Notice

*This package expires on 30 June 2024 and is subject to availability. Promoted price available on 18.08.2025 departure. Other depature dates available, pricing may vary based on selected travel dates. The above information has been obtained from the relevant suppliers. Cruiseabout cannot guarantee that any particular product will still be available at the following prices, or for your exact dates of travel.  At the time of making your booking, prices may differ to the price displayed on the website.  Please contact your Cruiseabout Travel Advisor to obtain the latest up to date information regarding applicable prices, fees and charges, taxes, availability, blackout dates (such as school holidays), seasonal surcharges and other terms and conditions which may apply.

View our full Terms and Conditions.

Emerald Cruises Terms and Conditions apply: *Conditions apply. For full conditions, refer to brochure & website. Offers on new bookings only & not available to use with Future Travel Voucher. A non-refundable booking deposit per person is due within 7 days of booking. For River Cruises a non-refundable booking deposit of $1,000 per person per cruise is due. For Yacht Cruises a non-refundable booking deposit of 20% per person per cruise is due. River Cruise and Yacht Cruise Super Earlybird bookings must be paid in full 10 months prior to departure. All prices are based on per person twin share on selected itineraries, sailings and cabins. All prices have an additional Cruise About $250pp discount applied to the displayed price. EWVL based on 18/08/25 departure in a D Category Stateroom. Valid on new bookings only until 30/06/24 & subject to availability or until sold out. Surcharges may apply on credit card transactions. Prices, dates, taxes & availability correct at 19/03/24 & subject to change. Emerald Cruises (a division of Scenic Tours Pty Ltd). ABN 85 002 715 602. 

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