Douce Mekong is a modern and
tastefully designed river barge. Built in traditional
style Douce Mekong measures around 30 meters long from bow to
stern and has two 420 HP engines , one in back up, making Douce
Mekong a very powerful and safe river
Douce Mekong offers an elegant, relaxing and
fulfilling ways to explore endless water way of Mekong
River. The cruise brings us into contact with people in
different corner of the Delta . With Douce Mekong, you will have ample opportunity to see Vietnam in its authenticity and sample
local culture and food, in a one unpacking, unforgettable
vacation where your "floating hotel" get you
insight into Mekong Delta and quaint villages.
Aboard Douce Mekong you will enjoy the continuous and
as you encounter a lively world of legendary waterways and
picturesque landscapes, floating markets, lush bonsais garden,
rice fields, villages, pagodas and temples, fruit-filled
orchards, boat laden bazaar and a host of smiling children.
Each cabin has its own
air-conditioning unit, which can be adjusted for your comfort.
We recommend you do not over- cool your cabin as the sudden
change from the outside temperature to a chilled cabin can bring
on colds, respiratory illnesses and even stomach upsets. When
you go out, we recommend you turn the setting to 'Lo Cool', set
at about 4, and then when you return you can readjust the
temperature to your preference without having to wait for cool
air. At night you may prefer to use the fan only, and have the
windows open. Insect netting covers the windows to enable you to
do this. Please do not leave your air-conditioner on with the
window open - this results in energy loss (the equivalent of
switching on the heating and opening the windows in a cold
Meals on board Douce Mekong are taken at one sitting.
It is not necessary to sit at the same table each time and we
have tables for individuals, couples right up to larger groups.
We offer a mixture of local cuisine with richly flavor and
taste and there are always vegetarian dishes offered.
Passengers requiring special diets, such as vegetarian, low salt
& low cholesterol meals, may make their requests to the chef
when onboard. The chef will try to honor all requests. Exotic
fruit, fresh organic vegetables, locally caught fish and prawns
are the preference of most of our passengers.
The cruise bar is always open, it offers while selection of
famous wine French, Australian, Italian wine.
This play rooms will keep your baby busy with different
games as chess, playing card, darts, dominos, toys, and reading,
The sun deck is located on the top of our boat, It is spacious
for your relaxation and suntans . For your enjoyment, there are
plenty of deck chairs.
Bicycles on board
Row boat on board
Bicycles are carried onboard. Crew will be happy to help you
with bike adjustments and getting it on and off the barge.
Please remember to use caution when riding along towpaths or
into villages. A decision to engage in cycling during the cruise
constitute the travellers assumption of all risks associated and
an agreement not to make a claim against the barge owners for
any personal injury, death or property damage that arises out of
Exploring the Mekong Delta with kayak along the small
canal and arrayos.
An experienced, English /French -speaking Passenger Service
Manager accompanies every departure. They are there to ensure
your comfort, answer questions and make your vacation the most
memorable trip ever.
Facts about Douce Mekong Boat