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There are a few popular names for cruising the Mekong River such as Mekong Melody cruise, Jayavarman cruise, Douce Mekong cruise, Mekong Queen cruise and Le Cochinchine cruise.

Usually, a normal Mekong river cruise lasts around one week, give or take a 1-2 days. With the normal itinerary, tourists are ensured to visit all the attractions along the way. With an itinerary of around 10 days, Angkor Watt (in Phnom Penh, Cambodia) is often included.

When looking for a cruise in Halong bay, the names most often come across are Halong Emotion, Halong Violet, Halong Ginger, Halong Jasmine, Bhaya Classic, Bhaya Legend, Indochine Sails, Valentine cruises, Elizabeth Cruise, New Marguerite…

Different from Mekong river cruise, Halong bay cruises last around 4 days at the most. Usually, a 2 day 1 night cruise on Halong bay is the best itinerary to thoroughly explore infamous bay.

Published on 3/29/11

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