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Viking Mekong

Why cruise on this ship?

Spacious and stylish, Viking's ships sailing the Yangtze, Mekong, and Irrawaddy offer all the comfort of a floating hotel, one that is designed to make the most of the spectacular ever-changing views.

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Dining

It’s been said that the best way to know a culture is through its food and wine. Engage your senses and provide a window into the traditions and essence of a land. Viking's trained chefs are passionate about food and committed to providing a complete culinary experience. The ships’ dining areas are hospitable and inviting; the service is friendly, attentive and personalised. Menu selections include regional dishes and contemporary cuisine to offer a variety of flavours designed to suit any palate.You have choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Not just in food selection, but also in where and how you enjoy them. Greet the morning with a croissant and cappuccino on deck, or begin your day with a sumptuous buffet breakfast. Have a casual lunch or dinner al fresco, or join friends in the restaurant.

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Restaurant

All meals are served in the sun-lit Restaurant located on the Middle Deck with most of the tables set for six. Meals are served at set times each day; the bang of a gong heralds mealtime.

Open seating allows you to mingle with the same guests every evening or meet someone new each day.

Features

  • Experience: Complimentary
  • Food type: Asian
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Sun Deck

A cafe breakfast consisting of coffee, juice and pastries is available on the Sun Deck from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. each day. A buffet breakfast is offered from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. each day, with breads and pastries, an assortment of fruit, meats, cheeses, cereal, a hot porridge and yogurt. Hot dishes are cooked to order, and typically include eggs, bacon, grilled tomatoes and potatoes. A selection of fresh juices and Champagne for mimosas is available, besides the usual teas and coffee. Passengers are asked to order their choice of luncheon entree at breakfast, and their pick for dinner courses at lunchtime.

Features

  • Experience: Complimentary
  • Food type: Varies

Entertaining

Explore the sights, sounds and flavours of one of the most scenic and fascinating regions in the world while enjoying the comfort and elegant romance of The Viking Mekong.

Sky Bar

Located on the Sun Deck, the bar is lively and inviting; a gathering place for guests to have a drink and hear live music every evening. Count on at least one night of dancing, with lessons in regional dance that evolve into an "anything goes" dance party.

Features

  • Bar

Lounge

The beautiful lounge is a great place to have a drink and relax with friends before enjoying a gourmet dinner in the restaurant. Or simply unwind with like-minded guests as you enjoy amazing river views.

Features

  • Lounge

Library

Visit the onboard library for a quiet and relaxing spot to read your book, or take advantage of the large collection the ship provides.

Features

  • Library

Enrichment

Visit the renowned Hanoi Temple of Literature, tour the magnificent ruins of Angkor, enjoy traditional Apsara temple dancing, and visit colorful floating markets on the banks of the Mekong . These in-depth experiences are included as an essential part of discovering more about the places through which you cruise, and each activity is planned specifically to illuminate each itinerary.

Sometimes you want to dig a little deeper. They offer a series of onboard multimedia talks to shed light on the history and culture of the places you visit. Topics may include the rise and fall of the Khmer empire, the archaeological excavations at Angkor, a history of Vietnam and Cambodia, a history and culture of the Champa people, a key words and phrases in the local languages. These presentations provide a context for your own observations, enhancing your travel experience.

Health and fitness

Cruise into total body wellness. Start your mornings with Tai Chi on the Sky Deck (weather permitting) and enjoy healthy but delicious dining options, crafted daily on board.

Spa

The small spa onboard has two treatment rooms, mostly used for massage.

Features

  • Spa

Kids and teens

Due to the nature of Viking cruises, they do not maintain specific facilities or services for children aboard cruise vessels. In the circumstances you and all members of your party must be aged 18 or over on or before the day you are scheduled to embark on the cruise vessel.

Accommodation

Every aspect of Viking's elegant, colonial-style ships is designed with your pleasure in mind, including the personal sanctuary that is your stateroom.

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Standard A

Located on the Upper Deck these Staterooms have floor-to-ceiling sliding French doors, hotel-style beds with optional twin-bed configuration, a private bathroom with shower and products as well as a safe and a hair dryer. Air conditioning is provided throughout, as well bottled water replenished daily. Staterooms provide guests with 220V powerpoints.

Features

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk
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Standard B

Located on the Upper Deck these Staterooms have floor-to-ceiling sliding French doors, hotel-style beds with optional twin-bed configuration, a private bathroom with shower and products as well as a safe and a hair dryer. Air conditioning is provided throughout, as well bottled water replenished daily. Staterooms provide guests with 220V powerpoints.

Features

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk

Standard C

Located on the Middle Deck these Staterooms have floor-to-ceiling sliding French doors, hotel-style beds with optional twin-bed configuration, a private bathroom with shower and products as well as a safe and a hair dryer. Air conditioning is provided throughout, as well bottled water replenished daily. Staterooms provide guests with 220V powerpoints.

Features

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
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Junior Suite

Located on the Middle Deck these Staterooms have floor-to-ceiling sliding French doors, hotel-style beds with optional twin-bed configuration, a private bathroom with shower and products as well as a safe and a hair dryer. Air conditioning is provided throughout, as well bottled water replenished daily. A laundry service is also available. Staterooms provide guests with 220V powerpoints.

Features

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Lounge Area
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk

Deck plans

Sun Deck

  • Sun Deck
  • Sky Bar
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Upper Deck

  • Staterooms (Cat A)
  • Staterooms (Cat B)
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Middle Deck

  • Restaurant
  • Staterooms (Cat C)
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Main Deck


  • Lounge
  • Massage
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Ship facts
Passengers
60
Crew
25
Launched
2012
Last refit
Tonnage
300t
Length
54m
Width
10.5
Speed
12kts
Decks
4
Wheelchair cabins
No
Currency
USD