River Cruises in Southeast Asia

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Join Scenic on the dynamic waterways of Southeast Asia, and navigate a land of colour, vibrancy and culture in complete luxury and comfort. The great rivers of the Mekong and the Irrawaddy criss-cross a region of remarkable energy and beauty, where Indian and Chinese influences intermingle to create an intoxicating cultural tapestry.
The enchanting waters of Southeast Asia are yours to discover with Scenic as your expert guide. We’ve combined our experience in river cruising and touring to offer a collection of luxury itineraries on the Irrawaddy and Mekong, helping you to experience the culture and heritage of Myanmar and Indochina. And, as with all our river cruise itineraries, luxury comes as standard on the Mekong and Irrawaddy. Our elegant ships, Scenic Spirit and Scenic Aura, have been custom-built to negotiate the rivers of Southeast Asia, accommodating you in absolute luxury as you embark on the adventure of a lifetime.

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Scenic Aura

Navigate the Irrawaddy River in intimate luxury and immerse yourself in the colourful wonders of Myanmar. Scenic Aura offers an almost 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio, is equipped with a sleek swimming pool, a steam sauna, and an open-air cinema, among other amenities.

Scenic Spirit

Scenic offer the most inclusive cruises and escorted tours in Southeast Asia. We go to the Nth Degree to provide exclusive and authentic experiences, combined with award-winning excursions, to take you deep into the heart of every destination you visit and immerse yourself into the local culture.

Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences

Scenic offer the most inclusive cruises and escorted tours in Southeast Asia. We go to the Nth Degree to provide exclusive and authentic experiences, combined with award-winning excursions, to take you deep into the heart of every destination you visit and immerse yourself into the local culture.
EXTRAORDINARY. INCOMPARABLE. LUXURIOUS.
5-Star Ships
Built to European standards Scenic Spirit and Scenic Aura are the most spacious and luxurious on Asian waters, accommodating just 68 and 44 guests respectively. Home to facilities that rival those of world-class hotels, both represent the connection between tradition and innovation offering an intimate cruise experience and an unrivalled 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio.
Spacious Suites
A fusion of contemporary and Asian design works in harmony to create an authentic transition between destinations. Your own private oasis where you can enjoy breakfast, read a chapter or sip a glass of something special as the sun sets, every suite onboard features a balcony, separate bedroom, living area and even a walk-in wardrobe.
The Tastes of Asia
Our chefs draw inspiration from the regions we travel through. You can expect locally sourced, freshand diverse dishes in one of four dining venues including our exclusive Teppanyaki Bar onboard Scenic Aura, elegant a la carte specials in Crystal or Bamar Dinin or Asian-inspired snacks in the River Café. And, of course, a selection of beer, wine and soft drinks are included, all day every day.
Unique Experiences
Fully-inclusive, exclusive and unique, our Journey Designers have handpicked a selection of once-in-a- lifetime excursions and experiences which will elevate your journey into something truly exceptional. From an authentic temple dinner in Siem Reap and an oil lamp lighting ceremony in Yangon, to high tea at Raffles, Hotel Le Royal, these are memories you’ll treasure forever.
Making a Change
We’ve begun making great steps towards a greener future. With the elimination of plastic bottles and straws on board, it’s our aim to ensure we do our bit in regards to preserving the environments we visit. We’ve partnered with local programs who collect waste and have already funded the cost of two projects in Southeast Asia.
2019/2020 Launch Offer
A seamless way to travel, with priority check-in and baggage drop-off. Relax in the Business Class lounge and look forward to relaxing in specially engineered 180-degree reclining seats, with mattress. Dine on exceptional cuisine with a liquid accompaniment and make the most of superior in-fl ight entertainment For a limited time only, book before 31 October 2018

Extend your journey

From visiting former French hill stations and meeting minority tribes, to staying in luxury eco-lodges set amongst rice paddies and spectacular mountain views extend your journey with one of our tour extensions.

Sapa

  • 4/5 Day Tour
  • Hanoi > Sapa > Hanoi

Sapa is a charming mountain town and home to a number of local minority tribes. Marvel at the stunning vistas of this former hill station, the dramatic landscapes, picturesque villages and rice terraces. Ninh Binh has many fascinating sites to explore, from the ancient former capital city of Hao Lu, with its enchanting tombs and ruins, to Trang An, an area often referred to as the ‘dry Ha Long Bay’ and its stunning geological landscape.


Mai Chau Eco Lodge

  • 3/4 Day Tour
  • Hanoi > Mai Chau > Hanoi

Mai Chau is an idyllic valley interspersed with villages, rice fields and limestone cliffs. This beautiful mountainous area is abundant with thick jungle vegetation, bamboo groves, tea plantations and waterfalls and lends itself to relaxing walks and mini treks to ethnic minority villages, without the influx of tourists. It is a perfect destination for those who are seeking an idyllic escape and wish to immerse themselves in simple village life.


Eastern & Oriental Express

  • 5/6 Day Tour
  • Singapore > Bangkok

Journey between two of Southeast Asia’s most iconic cities on board the colonial elegance of the Eastern & Oriental Express. The best way to discover these iconic cities is to journey between them, marvelling at the ancient villages, tea plantations and historic temples as they unfold before the window of your luxurious cabin. From the grandeur of Singapore’s Raffles Hotel, to visits to Malaysian mosques and lush Thai jungles, this spectacular trip is as exotic as it sounds.


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