4 Nights Aqua Mekong Cruise on Aqua Mekong
In this 4-night itinerary from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh, your journey begins from the Tonle Sap Lake, a spectacular freshwater lake that that is inhabited by more than three million people living around its bank. Experiencing Cambodia’s timeless pastoral serenity as you travel in luxury amidst these captivating landscapes. We sail back in time through Cambodia's thriving floating markets, temples centuries old and learn the secrets of her rich cultural and religious traditions. Set off by private speedboats into the 22,000-hectare Prek Toal Core Bird Reserve, the last refuge in Southeast Asia for large water birds like the spot-billed pelicans, milky stork, black-headed ibis and the elusive masked fin foot. In Chhnok Tru, we slide into an ice factory and learn from locals what it's like to live in a town where schools, churches, pagodas, and even the karaoke bar and police station all float. Visit Koh Chen, a silversmith village known for its fine craftsmanship. Bike option is available as we continue to visit the "Port of Pottery" in Kampong Chhnang. On the last day, explore the Cambodia capital on shaded tuk-tuk, from the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda to the National Museum of Cambodia. Back on board, watch the Mekong’s enduring charms unfold from the daybed alongside your five-star suite’s wall of windows or on your private deck.
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Embark on a cultural odyssey through Cambodia and Vietnam aboard the finest of river cruise ships in Asia
A magnificent presence on the Mekong river, Aqua Mekong showcases modern architecture and interiors by renowned architect Noor Design. The Mekong river cruise ship’s 20 spacious, air-conditioned suites feature full-length windows that offer spectacular panoramas of the ever-changing Mekong scenery. Aqua Mekong also received the coveted Gold Award in the Architecture/New Build category in the 2015 Asia Hotel Design Awards.
As the Aqua Mekong charts a luxurious passage across Cambodia and Vietnam, on-board guests embark on an inspired journey of local flavors with a dining experience crafted by Michelin-starred consulting chef David Thompson. The ship’s bar menu, created by renowned spirit experts and cocktail designers Proof & Co, echoes a similar locally-minded philosophy.
Aqua Mekong guarantees utmost safety, comfort and exclusivity for off-shore excursions, as Aqua Expeditions owns and operates the only private fleet of launch boats on the Mekong river. The four ergonomically-designed launch boats bring guests on highly personalized day trips to landmarks, temples and villages where tradition, spirituality and craftsmanship reside.
Aqua Expeditions began with the launch ...