A traveler cruising the Mekong is in close pursuit of a glorious past, retracing significant human accomplishments and cultural highs. From the flourishing of the Khmer empire from the 9th to 15th century from to the prominence of Theravada Buddhism in present-day Cambodia and Vietnam, this is one of the few cultural destinations on Earth that’s best explored on a river voyage. Aqua Expeditions is the only Mekong cruise that provides complimentary flight extensions to Siem Reap during the low water season.

Aqua Mekong - 4D3N Aqua Mekong Discovery Cruise Map


Day 1 – Cambodia: Phnom Penh 
Arrive to a warm welcome over custom sundowners like the Salted Watermelon Crush with Thai basil. Celebrate the onward journey towards the heart of this mighty river with a Khmer Apsara performance, an indigenous tradition memorialized on the temple walls at Angkor Wat.

Day 2 – Vietnam: Ka ́om Samnor-vinh Xuong Border Crossing – Chau Doc – My An Hung  
Say ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’ as we sail towards Tan Chau, a vibrant border town where we take the local rickshaw called xe loi for a trip around town or pedal 18 kilometers on the peaceful island of Long Khanh. Visit a typical Mekong Delta village called My An Hung where we will walk through verdant plantations. Be invited to a local’s home to taste local fruits while hearing traditional folk songs performed by villagers, followed by a unique Unicorn dance. Biking option is also available for those who wish to explore on wheels.

Day 3 – Vietnam: Binh Thanh/sa Dec – Cai Be
Begin the day at Binh Thanh mat weaving village or opt to visit Sa Dec where we will peruse the vibrant market and see the famous house of Marguerite Duras’ legendary lover, Mr. Huynh Thuy Le. Continue downstream for Cai Be, zigzagging in our sampan past lone fishermen on their long tail boats. Later, our skiffs moor at a wooden pier. Here in Cai Be, walk or bike ride among high-roofed open courtyard houses, some dating back more than 100 years, and currently inhabited by gracious locals who will invite us to glimpse their property.  

Day 4 – Vietnam: My Tho – Ho Chi Minh
After a hearty breakfast, bid farewell to Aqua Mekong. En route to Ho Chi Minh, we stop at Vinh Trang Pagoda, one of the largest Mahayana Buddhist temples in the region. You will notice the mixed architectural style and see three large buddha statues plus an impressive collection of bonsai trees.  


Price per person in MYR 
First Deck Suite
Balcony / Non Balcony 
Second Deck Suite
Balcony / Non Balcony
Twin/ Double
(12 years old & above)
3rd Guest
(12 years old & above)
3rd Guest
(5 – 11 years old)
Twin/ Double
(12 years old & above)
3rd Guest
(12 years old & above)
3rd Guest
(5 – 11 years old)

Phnom Penh – Ho Chi Minh (2024)
April 02 – 05 | 09 – 12 | 16 – 19
August 06 – 09 | 20 – 23 | 27 – 30 | September 03 – 06  | 17 – 20 | October 01 -04 | 15 -18 | 29 Oct – 01 Nov
November 12 – 15 | 19 – 22 | 26 – 29 | December 10 -13 | 24 – 27

Phnom Penh to Siem Reap Extension (2024)
March: 26 – 29 | April: 23 – 26 | August: 13 – 16 | September: 10 – 13 | December: 03 – 06 | 31 Dec 2024 – 03 Jan 2025

Phnom Penh to Siem Reap (2024)
September: 10 – 13, 24 – 27 | October: 08 – 11 | 22 – 25 | November: 05 – 08

Phnom Penh to Phnom Penh (2024)
December: 17 – 20

(Please refer to our Travel Advisor for more information)


  • All meals while on board
  • Selected premium wines and beer, non-alcoholic drinks.
  • Excursions with knowledgeable local guides
  • Group transfers between vessel and meeting point
  • Laundry
  • Unlimited access to SpaceX’s high speed Starlink Satelite internet for all guests


  • Luxurious 322 square feet design suite or 644 square feet interconnecting suite
  • Comfortable California King-size bed or twin beds
  • Suites without balconies have panoramic windows that open and an interior sofa that converts to a single bed.
  • Suites with balconies have panoramic windows, sliding glass door and an exterior daybed.
  • All suites are air conditioned.
  • Large double closets, chest of drawers with safe
  • Pampering organic natural hair and bath amenities
  • En suite bathroom with walk-in shower and rainforest showerhead
  • Professional hairdryer 


  • Return air ticket
  • Travel Insurance 
  • Personal expenses  
  • Spa, Spirits, Cocktails, Boutique & Gratuities
  • Pre and post hotel


  • Price is based on per person in Ringgit Malaysia at exchange rate of USD1=MYR4.825 – subject to change based on date of payment
  • Single supplement is 25% in addition to the adult twin price.
  • Booking – Reservations made 90 days or less to departure: A full, non-refundable payment is required to confirm the booking. Reservations made 91 days or more before departure: A non-refundable booking fee of USD1000 equivalent to MYR4825 per person (subject to change depending on rate of exchange) is required to confirm the booking. The final balance is required 90 days prior to departure.
    Cancellation made 121 days or more before departure : The deposit will be refunded, less a service fee of USD550 (equivalent to MYR2654, subject to change depending on rate of exchange)
    Cancellation made 120 – 91 days prior to departure : All deposits are non-refundable
    Cancellation made 90 days or less prior to departure : Full payment will be applied as the cancellation penalty
  • Any unutilised services included in the package are non-refundable & non-transferable
  • Water Levels & Itineraries – Subject to change due to weather conditions and time of year, thus, navigation times and excursions may need to be modified at the captain’s discretion. All times indicated are approximate and are also subject to change. At times embarkation and disembarkation points for guests may need to be modified. Aqua Expeditions will make every possible attempt to minimize disruption to travel plans. Aqua Expeditions will make every reasonable attempt to cover cost of transferring guests to and from original port of embarkation.


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