An intimate ship
With the elegant curved lines of an old-fashioned paddle steamer, the RV Mekong Pandaw offers the ultimate in luxurious river cruising. This is an intimate ship, with just 24 spacious staterooms, and an attentive staff to take care of you.
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Enjoy elegant living on this spacious ship, with plenty of places to sit and relax. Drink in the views from loungers, or recline in shaded areas. The lounge is air-conditioned for your comfort, as are all the cabins. Drinks are available in the lounge, but the attentive staff will be happy to bring you a drink wherever you choose to sit; local beers, spirits and soft drinks are included with dinner. Wines and premium spirits can be purchased.
When you arrive you can look forward to a welcome cocktail and a cocktail party, and throughout your cruise you'll be treated to a range of cultural entertainment including apsara dancing and shadow puppets.
Bars, restaurants and lounges
- Main dining room
- Lounge and bar
- Sundeck bar with complimentary ice cream
- Spa (treatments extra charge)
- Fitness Centre
- Laundry service (extra charge)
Shipping Line: Pandaw
Length: 60 metres
Breadth: 11 metres
Passenger capacity: 48
Number of Crew: 24
Passenger decks: 4
Maiden voyage: 2003
Approximate twin cabin size: 172 square feet
All your meals will be served in the restaurant and will be a mix of buffet, à la carte plus a themed dinner. There are plenty of vegetarian options and special dietary requirements are well catered for.
A typical menu aboard RV Mekong Navigator
Home baked bread, focaccia, ciabatta and baguette
Truffle chicken terrine
Roasted vine tomatoes with pea espuma
Vietnamese glass soup
Potato and leek soup
Vietnamese green papaya salad
Rice, melon and mint salad
Chef's house salad
Herb potato crusted grouper fillet with dressed vegetable spaghetti
Minute steaks with onion gravy
Shrimp, squid and mussels pot, with tomatoes, ginger and egg noodle
Coffee-dusted veal tenderloin medallion with mashed potato cake and sautéed spinach
Vietnamese sesame crusted organic tofu with stir fried vegetable and a teriyaki sauce
Desserts & cheeses
Fresh seasonal fruit
Three layered varieties of coconut served with coconut peanut brittle
Durian ice-cream with sour cherries and whipped cream
British and International cheeses