1. Mekong River

The Mekong Delta lies in the southernmost part of Vietnam, between Ho Chi Minh City and Cambodia. One of Southeast Asia’s and the world’s biggest and most fertile deltas is the Mekong Delta. This region offers a charming river, four seasons of fruit-bearing weather, a healthy living environment, and kind, friendly people.

YouTube video

If you’re considering a trip to this charming region, see our below-detailed guide for a list of the best 10 cruises Mekong Delta.

2. Top 10 amazing Mekong Delta Cruise in 2023

2.1. RV Mekong Princess Cruise

The RV Mekong Princess’s 14 opulent suites were created with the grandeur of French colonial decor, going with tranquility and comfort. Taking a Mekong Princess boat trip, enjoying leisure activities on board, or even taking part in cooking classes will be your most wonderful experience! For tourists who want to enjoy the Mekong River cruising in Cambodia and Vietnam on a top-luxury, yet reasonably-priced boat, the RV Mekong Princess cruise ship is a fantastic option.

“Best vacation ever

Just the perfect way of discovering Asia !!!
This ship is so kool and safe, We felt like having our private yatch just for us. We even felt shame sometimes to have so much luxury onboard while visiting places with barely running water.” – Tripadvisor

2.2. RV Mekong Prestige II Cruise

The RV Mekong Prestige II Cruise is pleased to be one of the most popular luxury river cruise ships. With a length of 68m (223ft), the RV Mekong Prestige cruise offers 32 spacious cabins designed in a modern Asian style. RV Mekong Prestige cruise will help you relax while sipping a sundowner on the sundeck, letting your eyes stray over the stunning scenery, and taking in the Mekong river’s dynamic life.


I highly recommend this riverboat cruise. I can’t say enough good things about it. The staff go over and beyond, to make sure you have the best time ever. The food is amazing. The rooms are beautiful. The side tours are so well organized with a huge variety of things to see and experience. AMAZING!” – Tripadvisor

2.3. Victoria Mekong Cruise

35 roomy suites aboard the four-story Victoria Mekong Cruise have opulent modern conveniences. In addition to amazing cuisine, the cruise offers a variety of recreational facilities, including an infinity pool, a bar, and a mini golf course, to ensure travelers have the most enjoyable holiday. As the first and largest luxury boat in the Mekong region, the Victoria Mekong Cruise promises a distinctive tour to take in the beauty and learn about the pace of life in the West of the river.

A relaxing way to travel from Cambodia to Vietnam.

A wonderful ship to cruise on the Mekong. The staff, facilities, and food were all excellent. Some of the shore trips are a little quirky but very authentic and great experiences of life along the Mekong river.” – Tripadvisor

2.4. Lotus Cruise

Lotus Cruise provides travelers with three ships including Mekong Navigator, Mekong Jewel, and Mekong Muse. Each boutique river ship has attractive, spacious suites with modern amenities and a charming French colonial design. While traveling along the Mekong River, guests can unwind on the sun deck and enjoy the changing views.

YouTube video

Best holiday ever

This was a wonderful experience from start to finish. The accommodation was excellent. The food was superb. Excursions were varied and extremely interesting. The whole ambiance around the boat was relaxing, exciting, and everything that was needed to make a holiday unforgettable. We would highly recommend.” – Tripadvisor

2.5. Mekong Eyes Explorer

The Mekong Eyes Explorer Cruise, which was introduced in 2016, charms visitors with a sophisticated cabin decorated in a colonial style using local materials and hand-crafted vintage accents. Let’s spend a fantastic river trip aboard the Mekong Eyes Explorer to explore the hustle, bustle, and scenery of the Mekong!


It was indeed a great experience! From the staff to the food and the accommodation was brilliant!! Highly recommended!” – Tripadvisor

2.6. Bassac Cruise

All three Bassac are constructed from wood in keeping with the history of the Mekong delta’s rice barges. In the picturesque Mekong, the Bassac Cruise provides short to moderately long exploration trips. Up to 24 people can be comfortably seated in this boat, which was built and fashioned in an elegant style based on the timeless appearance of ancient rice boats.

  • Location: 142-144 Hai Ba Trung, Tan An Ward, Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho City
  • Phone: +84 (0)292 382 9540
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Website: bassac.vn


Just returned from a fantastic 2-day cruise onboard the Bassac. The trip exceeded expectations. The cabins are compact and well equipped, the food is excellent and the staff are, without exception, absolutely wonderful. The cycle around the village was a real highlight. We had an unforgettable trip.” – Tripadvisor

2.7. Aqua Mekong Cruise

Aqua Mekong Cruise brings tourists to modern interior design and architecture by renowned architect Noor Design. The 20 roomy rooms on the Mekong river cruise ship offer breathtaking views of the constantly changing Mekong landscape. Aqua Mekong Cruise will not make you disappointed to create your trip unforgettable on Asia’s most fabled river.

“A Great Way to Explore Vietnam and Cambodia

We thoroughly enjoyed our cruise. The crew, the chef, the tour director, and the tour guides were great. The excursions were very interesting. The atmosphere on board with our fellow passengers was friendly and fun.” – Tripadvisor

2.8. Heritage Line Jayavarman Cruise

Heritage Line Jayavarman Cruise is the very first ship of Heritage Line’s collection, which is named after the most illustrious king of Cambodia, King Jayavarman VII. The Jayavarman ship’s 27 accommodations feature beautiful French colonial decor with an aura of the Far East.

“8 days Mekong River Cruise by Jayavarman Cruise!

We had an amazing experience on the Jayavarman cruise. It’s our first river cruise for 8 days from Siem Reap to Saigon. It’s a very relaxing trip with daily activities in villages. Best experience ever!” – Tripadvisor

2.9. Heritage Line Jahan Cruise

The Heritage Line Jahan Cruise is regarded as the most romantic and opulent luxury cruise ship on the lower Mekong. It has exquisite bedrooms and suites that evoke the elegance and nostalgia of bygone British and Indian eras. Taking a Heritage Line Jahan boat trip will lead you to a very royal life with the sun’s rays in the morning making you awaken.

2.10. Song Xanh Sampan

Travelers seeking “private” sampan cruise excursions in the Mekong Delta should consider the Song Xanh Sampan. Song Xanh Sampan includes 4 distinctive sampans using natural materials like rattan, bamboo, and wood. The boat’s size enables a thorough exploration of the delta and all of its arroyos and canals.

“What a wonderful, everlasting experience

2 days of bliss, cruising down the famous Mekong Delta and getting great insights from the friendly staff. All of this is complimented with fantastic meals, good sleep, and great memories. If you ever have a chance to replicate this journey, don’t hesitate. It will be memorable.” – Tripadvisor

3. Conclusion

These are the top 10 most amazing cruises for a visit to explore Mekong Delta, Vietnam that can be considered to be on your list for an unforgettable trip. Please contact Metta Voyage to get more information and get ready to spend quality time in this legendary river.

Contact us

Website: mettavoyage.com

Email: [email protected]

Hotline 24/7: + 84 989 383 572