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Essence of Vietnam, Cambodia & Luxury Mekong - 7 or 9 night cruise
3 Aug - 26 Aug
23 Nights
15 Ports

Essence of Vietnam, Cambodia & Luxury Mekong - 7 or 9 night cruise

3 August - 26 August 2024
From £8,970 pp


23 Nights

Journey Type

Sailing from Vietnam


15 Ports

3-5 August

Setting sail from Hanoi

Wander along the perfumed streets of Hanoi's atmospheric Old Quarter and you could almost forgive yourself for thinking you'd travelled back in time, were it not for the beeping, buzzing morass of motorcycles zipping past. Vietnam's charming capital still retains an authentically Asian feel, home to tranquil temples and teetering houses, and it's also the resting place of 'Uncle Ho' himself, embalmed and on display in his imposing mausoleum. History buffs will find that there are still reminders of the American War (as it's known here) to be found, as well as an attractive French Colonial quarter.

Our tip

Stroll round Hoan Kiem Lake in the cultural and historical heart of the city. Bordered by the Old Quarter it provides a haven from the hectic streets and is the place locals gather for morning Tai Chi.

5-7 August

Vietnam: Cat Ba Island

7-8 August

Vietnam: Hanoi

8-11 August

Vietnam: Hoi An

11-12 August

Vietnam: Hue

12-14 August

Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City

15 August

Vietnam: Cai Be

16 August

Vietnam: Sa Dec

17 August

Vietnam: Tan Chau

18-20 August

Cambodia: Phnom Penh

20 August

Cambodia: Oudong

21 August

Cambodia: Phnom Penh

21 August

Cambodia: Angkor Ban

22-23 August

Cambodia: Kampong Cham

23-26 August

Arriving in Siem Reap

The town of Siem Reap is a pleasant enough place in its own right, but that's not why so many people flock here; this is the gateway to the sprawling ruins of Angkor, the spectacular seat of the ancient Khmer empire. The temple of Angkor Wat is the most famous, and some might say the most beautiful, of the structures that stand amongst the jungle around Siem Reap. We recommend getting here early in the morning if you can, to avoid the crowds. Other notable sights include the ruined city of Angkor Thom and the eerie temple of Ta Prohm, which has been left more or less as it was found, overgrown with vegetation, the stones gripped by huge tree roots.

Our tip

Visit the amazing Bayon Temple, where what feels like hundreds of gently smiling faces peer at you from the stone towers.

The Ship

Your home from home

Scenic Spirit on the Mekong river
Scenic Spirit - Deluxe Suite
Scenic Spirit - Pool Deck

Scenic Spirit accommodates just 68 guests in 34 sumptuous balcony suites, a supremely luxurious way to explore the Mekong River.

What we love

Boasting a crew-to-guest ratio of almost 1:1, along with facilities including a swimming pool, steam sauna and open-air cinema, Scenic's first foray on to the Mekong is a beautiful vessel with the feel of a small boutique hotel.

Capacity 68 Guests
Crew 50 International Staff
Style Relaxed and informal during the day, giving way to an elegant evening atmosphere.
  • All meals in all venues
  • All alcholic drinks
  • Sightseeing and excursions
  • Butler service
  • WiFi on board
  • All gratuities
More about Scenic Spirit

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

Where to stay in Hanoi

There’s lots of competition, but the Sofitel Metropole is still the most prestigious address in Hanoi.

Flower vendor in Hanoi

Explore Hanoi

Take a guided tour around the 36 narrow streets of the Old Quarter; it’s the most atmospheric part of the city and home to numerous fine temples and pagodas.

Belmond La Residence d'Angkor, Siem Reap

Where to stay in Siem Reap

La Residence d’Angkor edges in front as our favourite.

Bayon Temple, Cambodia

Touring the temples

A tour of the main sites at Angkor can be squeezed into a day, but take three days to explorer the outer temples and learn more about the medieval world's greatest metropolis.


Essence of Vietnam, Cambodia & Luxury Mekong - 7 or 9 night cruise

3 August - 26 August 2024
From £8,970 pp


23 Nights

Journey Type

Sailing from Vietnam


15 Ports


Scenic Spirit of Scenic

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