Built in Rangoon in 2002, the RV Mekong Pandaw ship was designed specially for the Mekong and unlike our other P class ships does not have a flying bridge. The vessel boasts an incredible 750 square meter teak deck that even has a full size billiard table. The MP, as she is affectionately known, is Pandaw Expeditions most spacious ship with wider promenades, a larger dining hall and more public space per passenger than any known ship afloat. In 2012, the ship was refitted and lower deck cabins removed in favor of a professional spa, gym, library lounge and office. The ship has quality mountain bikes for independent exploration. (Credit: Pandaw Expeditions)
PRESS RELEASE_Cruise pioneer Pandaw Expeditions is continuing to offer a Classic Mekong cruise that presents a cruise that is both fascinating and varied on the River Mekong.
The cruise features a striking cultural contrast between the bustling Vietnam delta and the tranquility of Cambodia. The RV Mekong passes from the vibrant French colonial port of Saigon and along the main channel into the rich countryside of Cambodia. Travelers experience a full day in the charming Phnom Penh and then explore remoter waterways as the cruise progresses to the great monuments of Angkor.
The cruise is now offering a new and exclusive upgraded itinerary that allows cruise goers to visit Kratie and the Mekong dolphins. For dates, visit, https://www.pandaw.com/expeditions/classic-mekong/
The 7 NIGHTS SAIGON - SIEM REAP Is Price From $1,840.50 USD
The price includes: entrance fees, guide services (English language), gratuities to crew, main meals, locally made soft drinks, local beer and local spirits, jugged coffee and selection of teas and tisanes, mineral water. Transfers between the meeting point and the ship at the start and end of a voyage.
For reservations and more information, call 0208 326 5620 or go to www.pandaw.com.
Pandaw is the pioneer of boutique river expeditions throughout Southeast Asia. The unique design of Pandaw’s small but powerful shallow-draft ships, beautifully hand-crafted in teak and brass, allows them to sail through a tapestry of remote rivers and coastal routes in Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and China.
The original company, known as the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company, founded in 1865, was acquired by Paul and Roser Strachan in 1995. Renamed Pandaw, following the discovery and acquisition of this last remaining Clyde-built steamer, the company has consistently cruised through new frontiers, pushing the boundaries beyond its original home of Burma. Pandaw brought its unique concept and style to expeditions along the Mekong River through Indochina in 2003, and pioneered the first routes on both the Red River in Northern Vietnam and the Upper Mekong through Laos into China in 2015.
Pandaw believes in giving back to society. Paul Strachan, Founder & CEO, established the Pandaw charity in 2008 to support education and health care efforts in Burma. The charity is entirely sponsored by donations from Pandaw passengers and a profit share from Pandaw’s expeditions.
For reservations and more information call 0208 326 5620 or go to www.pandaw.com
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