Red, Mekong and Yangtze Rivers Odyssey

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 31 days
  • tour type Cruise
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • Starts Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Ends Shanghai, China
  • +16
  • Welcome to vibrant Vietnam. Enjoy the day at leisure and settle into a two night Special Stay at your iconic hotel in Hanoi.
  • Exclusive to Scenic guests on board, enjoy a wine tasting against the backdrop of the karst islands at sunset.
  • Relax during your morning cruising before returning to Hanoi for another Special Stay and undertake a historical bunker tour at the hotel.
  • Tonight enjoy a Vespa foodie tour of Hanoi’s Old Quarter, or dine at the La Terrace at Sofitel. Alternatively, sample Ly Club.
The tour Red, Mekong And Yangtze Rivers Odyssey is a 31 days river cruise tour which boards in Hanoi and disembarks in Shanghai. You will be cruising through china, Cambodia and 2 more countries and visit Yangtze River, Kampong Cham, Yichang and 15 other destinations. The tour Red, Mekong And Yangtze Rivers Odyssey includes cabin accommodation onboard the cruise ship and others. Please refer to the package includes section for more details.

Discover three of Asia’s major river systems

In Vietnam, explore Hanoi and the Red River region through to Halong Bay, cruise along the mighty Mekong River on board the luxurious Scenic Spirit, then discover China’s Yangtze River, all in one amazing journey.

You’ll travel through three of China’s most prominent cities – Beijing, Shanghai and Xi’an – and discover many of the must-see wonders, from the Great Wall of China to Xi’an’s famous Terracotta Warriors. History, culture, cuisine – it’s all on the table, including an incredible cruise along the majestic Yangtze River.
  • Day 1 : Hanoi
  • Day 2 : Hanoi
  • Day 3 : Hanoi > Halong Bay Cruise
  • Day 4 : Halong Bay Cruise
  • Day 5 : Halong Bay Cruise > Hanoi
  • Day 6 : Hanoi > Siem Reap
  • Day 7 : Siem Reap
  • Day 8 : Siem Reap
  • Day 9 : Siem Reap > Mekong Cruise
  • Day 10 : Wat Hanchey > Kampong Cham
  • Day 11 : Angkor Ban > Silk Island > Phnom Penh
  • Day 12 : Phnom Penh
  • Day 13 : Phnom Penh > Tan Chau
  • Day 14 : Tan Chau
  • Day 15 : Sa Dec > Cai Be
  • Day 16 : Mekong Cruise > Ho Chi Minh City
  • Day 17 : Ho Chi Minh City
  • Day 18 : Ho Chi Minh City > Beijing
  • Day 19 : Beijing
  • Day 20 : Beijing
  • Day 21 : Beijing > Yichang > Yangtze River Cruise
  • Day 22 : Yangtze River Cruise
  • Day 23 : Yangtze River Cruise
  • Day 24 : Yangtze River Cruise
  • Day 25 : Chongqing > Xi’an
  • Day 26 : Xi’an
  • Day 27 : Xi’an
  • Day 28 : Xi’an > Shanghai
  • Day 29 : Shanghai
  • Day 30 : Shanghai
  • Day 31 : Shanghai
  • Travel in comfort, as Scenic offers a wide range of accommodations for you to choose from:

    -  Deluxe suite
    -  Grand deluxe suite
  • Meals included as per the itinerary.
  • From a dress-up gastronomic extravaganza to a low-key handmade pizza, we cater for every style of dining. We source from regional suppliers; our food is both extremely fresh and in season. Our chefs draw inspiration from the countries we pass through so you’ll experience true cuisines from every region. And of course, there’s an extensive selection of complimentary beverages all day too.
  • 31 days cruise.
  • Throughout the entirety of your 31 days cruise, you will have unlimited access to all of Scenic’s luxuries.
  • On board, you’ll have full access to a wellness area, complete with massage services and a hair salon, a gym, special on-board entertainment, Wi-Fi internet, e-bikes and of course luxuriously appointed suites to retire to at the end of the day.
  • Based on the departure date you choose, you will be travelling onboard one or more of the following cruise ships:

    -  Scenic spirit
  • We use local guides onshore as we believe nobody knows a location quite like someone who lives there. We’ll take you to all the must-see highlights but we’ll also take you off-the-beaten-track to explore the little-known gems and delightful back streets that only we know.
Butler and Concierge Service
  • From nightly turndown to laundry concierge service included for all guests, your butler will provide an exceptional level of service that combines 5-star quality with personal attention to detail.
Other Inclusions
  • Exclusive Gala Dinner at an Angkor temple
  • Champagne breakfast at an Angkor temple supporting a NGO bakery school
  • Vespa Foodie night tour of Saigon as Scenic Freechoice option
  • Tethered balloon ride over Angkor Wat as Scenic Freechoice option
  • Night time tuk tuk tour with private after hours distillery visit in Phnom Penh
  • VIP seats to Phare Circus in Siem Reap
  • Private after-hours museum visit in Xi’an
  • Access to the Treasure Hall in the Forbidden City in Beijing
  • 5D/4N Cruise on Yangzi Explorer on Yangtze River
  • Sample authentic local transport options
  • Hotels within walking distance to attractions and shops
  • Any international flights to Hanoi and from Shanghai are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Red, Mekong and Yangtze Rivers Odyssey tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Red, Mekong and Yangtze Rivers Odyssey tour. You can cancel the tour up to 96 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 95 days of departure.


A deposit of 99 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 95 days before departure. For any departures within 06 September 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Red, Mekong and Yangtze Rivers Odyssey tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Red, Mekong and Yangtze Rivers Odyssey tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

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