RV Mekong Pandaw*

Ship Overview

Built in 2003 and refurbished in 2013, the RV Mekong Pandaw is one of the most beautiful river cruise vessels to glide on Vietnam’s mighty Mekong River. At 200 feet long, she is the most spacious Pandaw ship - a feature that greatly enhances passenger experience. A wide Sun Deck means there’s plenty of space to soak up sun rays and take in iconic views. Passengers dine in an elegant dining room which offers a choice of mouth-watering cuisine. They can also enjoy a wide range of engaging activities including cooking lessons, complimentary shore excursions, mesmerising cultural performances and lots more. Passengers can retreat into spacious staterooms featuring stylish furnishings and contemporary amenities.

  • Spacious Sun Deck with covered portions, pool table and bar
  • Fully equipped lecture room with daily talks and film screenings by a tour guide
  • Art gallery showcasing local art and well-stocked library
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
  • A fair-trade shop
  • Region based cultural performances involving local artists
  • Entertainment every night in the air-conditioned saloon bar
  • Diverse activities such as cooking classes, fruit carving demonstrations and a ship tour
  • Variety of daily guided shore excursions with a knowledgeable tour guide
  • Free on-board mountain bike collection for shore trips
  • Dedicated spa offering treatments for relaxation and a modern fitness centre


Staterooms / Suites

  • Staterooms on Main Deck
  • Staterooms on Upper Deck


There are six spacious staterooms on the Main Deck of RV Mekong Pandaw. Each stateroom provides 170 square feet of living space along with a range of quality amenities.

  • Scenic French style window which opens to exclusive deck space
  • Newly outfitted private bathroom featuring quality amenities and a lovely natural stone shower
  • Asian dressing gown and slippers at no extra fee
  • In-room safe for valuables, electric hair dryer, AC with thermostat control
  • Top quality furnishings including brass and teak accents
  • Vanity, clothes closet, under-bed storage for luggage
  • Premium hotel style beds with comfortable sheets, mattresses, duvet and a lots of pillows
  • Anytime laundry service
  • Quality turndown service every night by experienced hands
  • Plenty of free mineral water
  • Snacks in the evenings

Deck Plans

Lower Deck
Lower Deck
Main Deck
Main Deck
Sun Deck
Sun Deck
Upper Deck
Upper Deck


  • Local specialties featuring fresh ingredients as well as continental fare
  • Semi-buffet style breakfast and lunch with large spreads
  • Sit-down dinners with special themes
  • Free flowing beverages, premium spirits at applicable charges
  • Customised meals for guests on special diets
  • Lots of vegetarian and light meal options
  • Complimentary ice-cream during the day at the Sun Deck bar
  • Grand gala welcome dinner and farewell dinner
  • Delicious welcome cocktail and drink
  • Separate bake house offering a choice of freshly done breads and rolls
  • Hospitality bar that works round-the-clock