For our fascinating explorations of the Mekong, we have chartered this delightful vessel which provides an excellent means of exploring South East Asia. The Mekong Sun was custom-built in Laos in 2006 and is capable of mastering the wilder sections of the Mekong.
The RV Mekong Sun accommodates 28 passengers and the RV Mekong Explorer accommodates 32 passengers. Cabins are arranged over two decks. Classic cabins on the main deck measure 12 square metres and the superior cabins measure between 16 and 18 square metres. The rich mahogny and teak wood balconied or French balconied cabins are en-suite with air-conditioning and have a sliding French doors (superior cabins on RV Mekong Sun have a private balcony). The RV Mekong Explorer also has two deluxe cabins with a private balcony which measures 22 square metres.
Both vessels feature a large restaurant which seats all passengers in one sitting. In addition to the indoor bar area, there is a large sundeck onboard with bar service allowing you to relax and enjoy the passing scenery in comfort. On the expansive teak sundeck, you can enjoy reading a book from the small library, playing cards, chatting to fellow passengers or simply admiring the fantastic lush and mountainous landscape.
The restaurant seats all passengers in one sitting. The excellent crew provides a selection of Asian and continental food and friendly service throughout the cruise. Throughout your cruise, you will enjoy the fine regional and international cuisine prepared only from the freshest ingredients. These wonderful and well equipped vessels have no freezers. Food is purchased daily from the local markets thus making the meals that more authentic, wholesome, fresh, and nutritious.
These journeys provide a wonderful chance for you and your fellow guests to experience the pristine, remote and captivatingly beautiful landscape of the Mekong from the comfort of your colonial style, boutique river cruise vessel. A relaxed ambience throughout is ensured by your English-speaking Cruise Director and his smiling Laotian crew who, between them, make this a truly memorable journey.
For your Comfort, Safety and Security
From the moment you step on board, the Captain, Cruise Director and the crew will look after all your needs, doing their very best to make your stay onboard as pleasant and comfortable as possible. The Cruise Director will oversee the land excursions, provide a daily briefing and will be available for any questions or help throughout your cruise. These are very comfortable vessels and we assure you an exclusive yet casual travelling experience with restful cabins, public areas and first class service.