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Mekong Navigator (Uniworld) Review

Mekong Navigator
Mekong Navigator
Mekong Navigator (Uniworld)
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Passengers 68
Crew 34
Passenger to Crew 2:1
Launched 2014
Shore Excursions 0
Jeannine Williamson
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Mekong Navigator (Uniworld) Overview

Editors Note: In 2020, Uniworld will no longer charger Mekong Navigator. The luxury river line's new ship in Vietnam and Cambodia will be Mekong Jewel.

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Now chartered by Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection, Mekong Navigator joined the fleet in 2017. Sailing through Vietnam and Cambodia, the all-suite 68-passenger vessel is designed in French Colonial style and offers high levels of service with a 2:1 crew-to-passenger ratio.

There are five categories of staterooms situated on three decks and all are elegantly decorated with local arts and crafts. There are four Superior Suites on the lowest Jasmine Deck that measure 256 square feet and have two large portholes. On the Lotus Deck are 10 Vista Suites that measure 276 square feet and have a French balcony.

The remaining cabins are on the upper Orchid Deck and comprise 16 Signature Suites that measure 291 square feet and have a private balcony, two Prestige Suites that measure 387 square feet and have a private balcony and two Grand Suites that are located at the front of the deck and measure 584 square feet and have private verandas with patio furniture. All cabins can be configured as twins or doubles, with the exception of the Prestige and Grand Suites which are outfitted with one king bed.

Every cabin has climate control, flat-screen TV with on-demand movies, iPhone docking station with alarm clock, safe, mini-fridge, telephone, hair dryer, marble bathroom with shower, robes and slippers, bottled water replenished daily and welcome flowers and fresh fruit on arrival.

The sun deck houses Le Salon Lounge, with a full-service bar, the library and internet lounge, reception and the La Vie Spa and Fitness Center.

Daily included excursions feature immersive "Do as the Locals Do" and "Gentle Walking" programs, which are all led by English-speaking local experts. The main restaurant, Le Marche, is situated on the lower Lotus Deck. Fares include all onboard meals, plus an open bar with complimentary house wine, local beers, spirits, soft drinks, tea and coffee served throughout the cruise. There is also a Peking duck welcome dinner ashore with complimentary wine. Also included are free Wi-Fi and airport transfers.

Mekong Navigator sails on one 14-night itinerary from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi or in reverse.

Mekong Navigator (Uniworld) Member Reviews

Mekong Navigator (Uniworld)
Retired and Relaxed
Sail Date: Dec 2018
We have been on Uniworld over and over in Europe, and opted for a change and booked the Vietnam and Cambodia cruise on the Mekong. Departed Saigon, staveled through Vietnam and then to Cambodia, ending up in Hanoi....Read More
Mekong Navigator (Uniworld)
Sail Date: Dec 2018
Our Uniworld tour, starting in Hanoi and ending in Saigon, was flawless and fully met our expectations. Along with the land tour, we traveled on a 7-night cruise on the Mekong Navigator and, once again, this was...Read More
Mekong Navigator (Uniworld)
Sail Date: Apr 2018
Included as part of our 19 day Vietnam & Cambodia Explorer, we went on a 7 day Mekong River cruise put together by Emerald Waterways. We were on the M/V Mekong Navigator while on the Mekong River. The Mekong...Read More
Mekong Navigator (Uniworld)
Sail Date: Feb 2018
Our travel group,not affiliated with Uniworld, consisted of 3 universities and Smithsonian Travel boarded the Mekong Navigator after our 3 day stay in HCMC. Since we would be 7 days on board, I was hoping for the...Read More

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