The Mekong River has many sights for you to see and things for you to do, including the lovely cruise you can take on it.
About the Mekong River
Being the longest river in Southeast Asia and the 7th longest water body in Asia, the Mekong River is also the 12th longest in the world rankings. This waterbody poses as a trade route for more than 6 countries and also is a natural border for a few nations.
The Mekong River Cruise
Types of Cruises
There are cruises that last for a day, 5 days, 7 days and even a whole month. Depending on your budget and how many days you want to be travelling on water, you can pick a cruise.
What you will see and do
During the cruise, regardless of how many days you opt to go, you will see many natural attractions, historic places and will also learn quite a lot about the history of the places you will pass during the ride. There is also a myriad of marine life and birds you will spot during the cruise.
The Mekong area is home to about 450 mammals, 1000 birds and 750 reptiles or amphibians. You can also spot giant barb, freshwater stingrays and more if you are lucky. If you want to see them for sure, find out when the season is and plan the cruise then.