The Mekong River
How to plan a Mekong Cruise
When to travel: Since the Mekong changes in seasons, let arrange your trip time reasonably. The weather is tropical and hard to predict. Here we offer some temple guidelines
Mid- April to November – This is the time when the heat and humidity get high. Monsoon is possible. Currents may be strong enough to impede your cruise schedules.
December to Mid – April – This is the most ideal time to go for Mekong River on a cruise as the weather is kind of great and nice and heat is much easier to travel. Because it is dry season so that there will be some reaches of the river get shallow and dried up, requiring a alternative waterway to get the journey going.
Routes: There are two main cruise routes including Upstream and Downstream. Upstream and Downstream indicate the direction, the ships will travel. Downstream means from Siem Reap to Saigon. Upstream is the opposite direction from Saigon to Siem Reap.
For both routes,the itinerary always offers great attractions of Vietnam and Cambodia. You have chance to visit Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, more lands in Phnom Penh city and Siem Reap in Cambodia.
Choose a cruise ship
Along with the development of cruising, there are many more cruise ship are on the operation recently with various styles, kinds and prices. The worth-considering thing to mind is that which cruise suits your conditions the most. Aqua Mekong Cruise and RV Jahan Cruise are way more luxurious and splendid among the others, in which Aqua Mekong Cruise is newbie to the cruise platform.
Choose a cruise cabin
Will be the most part sticking to you during the whole trip, private cabins should be the most relaxing and peaceful place for you to rest after a long travelling day. An ideal cabin features with fully furnished and related to the ship’s star rating, the ship’s refurbishment history, cabin styles, and cabin locations.