Your Guide to South East Asia with Scenic


With Scenic, you’ll find it’s more than just river cruising...it’s an immersive journey through the wonders of South East Asia, with a truly all-inclusive luxury cruise on board Scenic Spirit at the core of your exploration.  

Which Scenic Mekong river cruise is right for you? 

South East Asia provides an intoxicating fusion and contrast between the old and new world. Amid bustling cities of soaring skyscrapers are locals plying ancient trades and traditional foods. In the small villages that flank the lifeblood of the region, the Mekong River, communities tend to the fields and livestock, and maintain a sense of tradition, community and identity.  

The diverse and enriching culture, history, dance, landscapes and World Heritage-listed ancient monuments of South East Asia provides an endless array of fascination to travelers visiting Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Experience the warmth of friendly locals eager to share their time-honored traditions and customs with you.   

A seamless combination of river and land explorations 

The 5-star Scenic Spirit luxury ship is at the very heart of your journey along the Mekong River. Traveling with Scenic, you’ll be seamlessly connected to the luxury land journeys and stays in resplendent hotels, that exude the very essence of the region’s culture and heritage. Along the Mekong River, Scenic Spirit will be your home away from home, offering unrivaled comfort to a maximum of 68 guests.  
 
During your river cruise and accompanying land journey, your Scenic Tour Director will be there to lead and assist you every step of the way, working in collaboration with your Cruise Director and expert local guides to help you get the most out of your explorations.  
 
Learn more about the key locations Scenic Spirit and your land journey may visit, and which Mekong river cruise will best align with your interests. 

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap is a small Cambodian city encircled by ancient ruins, including the World Heritage-listed Angkor Wat. This ancient 12th century temple city was once the center of a prosperous Khmer empire. Travelers seeking history and mystery will love this destination.

Recommended journeys: All Scenic journeys over 11 days explore Siem Reap 

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, once known as Saigon, has a fascinating culture with ornate temples and pagodas, nestled amid modern, sparkling skyscrapers. There is a vibrant food scene with cafés, rooftop bars, fine dining and traditional street food.

Recommended journeys: All Scenic journeys 13 days or more explore Ho Chi Minh City. 

Hoi An, Vietnam

A living museum, Hoi An is home to Chinese temples, a centuries’ old Japanese covered bridge, colorful shop-houses, French-colonial houses and ancient canals. By night, the riverside is lit by colorful paper lanterns. 

Recommended journeys: Grand Indochina & Luxury Mekong or Essence of Vietnam, Cambodia & Luxury Mekong

Hue, Vietnam

Hue, in central Vietnam, is the former imperial capital. It still resonates with the glories of dynastic Vietnam at the Imperial Citadel and royal tombs.  
 

Hanoi, Vietnam

The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi is one of the world’s oldest capital cities. The French Quarter and Old Quarter are popular locations to explore.

Recommended journeys: Highlights of Vietnam, Cambodia & Luxury Mekong, Grand Indochina & Luxury Mekong or Essence of Vietnam, Cambodia & Luxury Mekong

Halong Bay, Vietnam

Some 1,600 islets make up the spectacular panorama of limestone karst pillars rising from emerald waters. Explore during two peaceful nights on board the luxurious Au Co cruise.

Recommended journeys: Highlights of Vietnam, Cambodia & Luxury Mekong, Grand Indochina & Luxury Mekong or Essence of Vietnam, Cambodia & Luxury Mekong. 

Luang Prabang, Laos

Peaceful Luang Prabang, home to a charming community, is a UNESCO World Heritage city of tradition and vivid colors where you’ll find a rich Buddhist heritage with vestiges of French influence.  
 

Choose Your Scenic Journey

Scenic Spirit 

Your home away from home on the Mekong River for 7 or 9 nights will be Scenic Spirit – a luxurious sanctuary and the ultimate river cruising experience in South East Asia. Catering for just 68 guests, Scenic Spirit features world-class facilities that would not be out of place in a boutique luxury hotel. From the Sun Deck, complete with resort-style pool, to the rejuvenating spa and wellness center, gym and beauty salon, every conceivable need has been catered for. 

River Cruising & Land Journeys 

Beyond the luxury of Scenic Spirit on the Mekong, there are more unforgettable places to explore in South East Asia with Scenic. The transition from ship to shore is seamless, with stays in luxurious accommodation, accompanied by your Scenic Tour Director and expert local guides. 

Which Scenic journey is perfect for you? 

Ho Chi Minh City > Siem Reap: 7 & 9 night River Cruises - Land Journey Combinations

 

CAMBODIA

LUXURY LAND JOURNEYS - OVERNIGHT STAYS

VIETNAM

LAOS

ITINERARY

Siem Reap

Ho Chi Minh City

Hanoi

Halong Bay

Hue

Hoi An

Luang Prabang

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3 nights

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3 nights

2 nights

3 nights

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1 night

3 nights

 

3 nights

2 nights

3 nights

2 nights

1 night

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3 nights


Siem Reap > Ho Chi Minh City: 7 & 9 night River Cruises - Land Journey Combinations


CAMBODIA

 

LUXURY LAND JOURNEYS - OVERNIGHT STAYS

 

VIETNAM

LAOS

ITINERARY

Siem Reap

Ho Chi Minh City

Hanoi

Halong Bay

Hue

Hoi An

Luang Prabang

3 nights

 

 

 

 

 

 

3 nights

2 nights

 

 

 

 

 

3 nights

2 nights

3 nights

2 nights

 

 

 

3 nights

2 nights

3 nights

2 nights

1 night

3 nights

 


To explore the Exotic Wonders of South East Asia River Cruising, contact your Scenic Travel Advisor, click HERE or contact us on 0808 231 2702.

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