Mekong River Cruise

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A great, gorgeous kaleidoscope of colour and wonder

Take to the dynamic waterways of South East Asia in style and navigate your way through a tapestry of colour and culture on a Mekong River Cruise.

Cross country borders and see the river banks come to life while indulging in the luxuries of modern day cruising.

Launched in 2016, Scenic Spirit provides an unsurpassed level of luxury.

Providing a boutique and intimate environment with just 34 balcony suites, you’ll enjoy the most personal of service with an almost 1:1 guest-to-staff ratio on every exclusive Mekong River Cruise.

The wonders you will find

Our all-inclusive river cruising delights can also be found on Scenic Spirit; unrivalled amenities including a pool, steam sauna, bar and open-air cinema; the very best in dining, a private butler service, a mini-bar restocked daily, WIFI internet and more.

A journey on Scenic Spirit on a luxury Mekong River Cruise through Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos will transcend all expectations and provide you with striking memories that last a lifetime.

There has never been a better time to book a luxury river cruise along the Mekong.

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All-inclusive luxury

At Scenic, when we say all-inclusive, we don’t mean anything less.

All-inclusive luxury is part of our signature 5-star offering, and one of the key reasons why the Scenic experience is such a refreshing one. On your Mekong River Cruise you can look forward to:

  • Luxury suites with private balconies fitted with revolutionary Sun Lounges\
  • A personal butler for every guest
  • All meals, and a choice of dining venues, from a-la-carte to casual dining
  • Unlimited complimentary beverages
  • A pool deck with swimming pool and bar
  • Open-air cinema
  • An almost 1:1 guest-to-staff ratio
  • Free use of on board guest laundry facilities
    Luxury bathroom amenities, produced using local ingredients
  • Scenic Freechoice – the innovative program that enables you to select the sightseeing, activities and dining experiences that suit you, handpicked to allow for every taste and pace
  • Scenic Enrich – a range of unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime experiences, expertly planned and exclusive to Scenic guests
  • On board entertainment, showcasing the distinctive cultures of the regions you pass through
  • In-suite room service
  • Wi-Fi internet with streaming to your Mac mini infotainment system via your in-suite TV, enabling you to stay connected in comfort
  • Fitness and wellness centre, massage, beauty salon, boutique and library^
  • Personal airport transfers regardless of what time you arrive or depart
  • All tips, gratuities and porterage

^ Treatments are at an additional cost

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Destinations along the Mekong and beyond


Vietnam fires up all your senses into one great, gorgeous kaleidoscope of colour and wonder.

From the magnificent towering limestone karsts and secluded waterways of Halong Bay, to the majestic mountain town of Sapa, the spectacular scenery of Vietnam envelops you at every turn.

Vietnam’s unique culture and history is proudly on display in its ancient pagodas, lively markets, rice paddies, charming people and world-famous cuisine.



Journey through the floating villages of Tonlé Sap, discover the charms of Siem Reap or breathe in the exotic scents of Phnom Penh.

Any Mekong River Cruise through Cambodia would not be complete without a pilgrimage to Angkor Wat.

This magnificent 12th century World Heritage-listed temple complex was once hidden deep in dense tropical forest, but is now just waiting for you to discover this true wonder of the world.

angkor wat


Untainted by mass tourism and possessing some of the most stunning scenic beauty, Laos has it all.

With fascinating colonial-era history, ancient cities, rich and diverse cuisines to taste and truly stunning handicrafts.

Sip genuine Laotian coffee on the Boloven Plateau, discover tranquility at the Kuang Si Waterfalls or join an elephant trek to the mysterious peak of Mount Phou Asa, every moment of your stay in Laos will be a moment of bliss.

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Experience the heart of South East Asia

Scenic Enrich

From great seats of learning to traditional country life, step into a truly memorable experience. Our Journey Designers have handpicked and created a range of diverse and unique experiences that will become highlights of your Mekong Delta River Cruise.

We’ll take you to spiritual temples and ancient ruins, invite you to authentic restaurants and unusual performances, and open the door on village life that will take you back generations.

During both your cruise and tour these spectacular encounters will unveil a heartbeat of authenticity, offering a truly treasured insight into the pulse of the people and the land in which they reside.

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Scenic Freechoice

Traverse the streets of Ho Chi Minh City on a vintage Vespa. Take a hands-on cooking class in Hanoi’s lively Old Quarter. Unearth Yangon’s thriving art scene. Get up close with nature at the beautiful Tra Su Bird Park. Scenic Freechoice gives you the flexibility to pick the experiences that suit your taste.

There are visits to World Heritage-listed sites, insights into local cultures, and revelatory journeys to hidden pockets of paradise that only the locals know about.

You’ll also enjoy a wide array of dining options through Scenic Freechoice Dining. These insightful culinary highlights give you the opportunity to pick where to dine during certain parts of your journey. And they’re all included in the price you pay up front.

Board the Scenic Spirit

Scenic Spirit features luxurious one-bedroom balcony suites throughout, with an almost 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio.

Your time on board will be one of unparalleled intimacy and world-class indulgence. Quite simply, our 5-star ships in South East Asia are living works of art. Every innovative feature and perfectly designed suite has been carefully considered to ensure we bring you the very best in style and luxury.

Experience the luxury on a Mekong River Cruise in 2018.

With only 68 guests, you'll relish the high-level of service and luxury to be found on board. The ship features a resort-style pool and open-air cinema, the sort of facilities you would expect to find in a world-class hotel.

The quiet libraries, beauty salons and tranquil wellness centre offer a range of places to escape for a little privacy – or even an indulgent treatment. For added convenience, all guests will enjoy free use of on board guest laundry facilities.

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Luxurious suites for your journey on the Mekong

We don’t want you to miss a minute of the exotic scenery that surrounds our ships as you cruise the waterways of South East Asia.

Every suite on our 5-star ships offers a private balcony, and a river view for every guest.

At the gentle press of a button, glass smoothly glides and your balcony seamlessly converts into our exclusive Scenic Sun Lounge, allowing you to enjoy the luxury of extra space as well as the unfolding landscape on your Mekong River Cruise.

We know you’ve earned your holiday and we want you to pamper yourself, not just once but as a matter of course.

Downy pillows, Egyptian cotton sheets, plush bathrobes and complimentary shoeshine serve to enhance the ambiance of an opulent 5-star hotel.

  • Royal Panorama Suite - 80m2 / 861ft2
  • Grand Deluxe Suite - 40m2 / 430ft2
  • Deluxe Suite - 32m2 / 344ft2

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