For those who love to travel, Southeast Asia is a melting pot for the senses. With vibrant cities, traditional riverside communities, bustling markets and ornate temples, a river cruise and tour through this region with Scenic will present endless moments of wonder.
Navigating through Southeast Asia along the Mekong and Irrawaddy rivers on the 5-star Scenic Aura or Scenic Spirit is the perfect way to discover the region. These custom-designed boutique ships are built to European safety standards and are among the most luxurious on Asian waters. Fusion design marries contemporary and authentic Asian styles in each of our beautifully appointed suites. Delight in the spacious surrounds of your own private haven, with a separate living room, walk-in wardrobe, striking local artworks, and a private Scenic Sun Lounge balcony system.
Travel in truly all-inclusive luxury, immersing yourself in the cultures and traditions of these mystical ancient lands on an abundance of incredible included experiences and excursions. To inspire your wanderlust, discover some of the highlights from our Southeast Asia collection.
Cuisine is an important part of your Southeast Asia journey. Entice your senses with mouthwatering dishes inspired by the authentic tastes of Asia, freshly prepared by our chefs on board your ship. All included, of course.
The lion symbolises power, wisdom, and superiority. Its presence is believed to bring good fortune and chase away evil spirits. During your Southeast Asia river cruise, be entertained by a traditional lion dance performance on the Sun Deck of your ship.
An exclusive Scenic Enrich experience along the Mekong River is an incredible private gala dinner and show at an Angkor Temple. Be enchanted by this truly all-inclusive cultural evening, creating memories to last a lifetime.
Tra Su Bird Sanctuary is a natural paradise, home to 140 types of flora, 70 species of birds, 25 types of reptiles, and up to 23 species of fish. Discover this serene haven of nature on selected Mekong river cruises.
“With nothing but the river behind and in front, and the breeze in your face, the openness of the river invites you, if only for a while, to absorb the beauty and originality of life on the river.” – Scenic guest
Feel like a local when you wind your way through the Bagan plains by ox cart, a traditional Asian mode of transport. Watch as the sandy paths pass by elegant pagodas, sacred temples and bustling marketplaces.
Raise your glass to an exceptional day of exploring during a Scenic Sundowners experience by the iconic U-Bein Bridge. One of Myanmar’s most famous attractions, you can watch the sunset over what is believed to be the oldest and longest teak wood bridge in the world on our Irrawaddy river cruises.
Myanmar has been called a ‘land of pagodas’ and Shwedagon, with its huge golden, central stupa emerging from a forest of smaller spires, is the most glorious of all. Gaze in awe at this impressive pagoda on our Mystical Irrawaddy river cruise.
Inle Lake is the second largest natural lake in Myanmar, famous for its vast beauty and the unique leg-rowing technique of the Intha people, the native lake dwellers. Venture to Inle Lake on selected Southeast Asia river cruises.