Jayavarman Cruise Boat
The Jayavarman is a 58-metre-long boutique style riverboat, which cruises the Mekong from Siem Reap in Cambodia to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam and vice-versa. The entire voyage lasts seven nights, but you can choose to do shorter chunks from as little as two nights. The boats 27 staterooms immerse you in the glamour of French Incochina.
- Visit Phnom Penh with its golden temples and palaces
- Visit the teeming floating markets of Kampong Chhnang and Cai Be
- Visit Cua Van fishing village
- Participate in the ship's cooking or Tai Chi classes
LocationMekong River, Cambodia
Best time to go
Although Cambodia can be visited year round, the best time to visit is in the cooler dry season, from November to June.
Make no mistake the Jayavarman is a luxury vessel. It offers chic décor, en-suite bathrooms, private balconies and panoramic floor-to-ceiling sliding doors. Another perk of this cruise is that it won’t blow the budget either. It’s perfect for someone looking to explore the Mekong in comfort and style.
- Rowing boats
- Sun deck
Breakfast and lunch are buffets aboard the Jayavarman. In the evening guests can expect excellent Cambodian and Vietnamese fusion food, prepared by the local chefs.
The Jayavarman offers three types of Stateroom. All are fairly similar and offer a private balcony and well appointed en-suite bathroom. There are 14 Superior Staterooms located on the main deck these are 21 square metres in size. The 11 Deluxe Staterooms are a little bigger in size at 24 square metres. Finally there are 2 Signature Staterooms available at the front of the boat and measuring 26 square metres.
- Tai Chi Classes
- Traditional Khmer music and Apsara dance performances
- Enjoy numerous stops at local communities en route to discover their way of life, in harmony with their surroundings and unchanged in centuries
- Add on a few days in Siem Reap at the start or end of your cruise to explore the Khmer temples of Angkor Wat