The Best River Cruises in Vietnam

Journey Along the Waterways: Unlock the Hidden Gems of the World on These River Cruises

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Get ready to embark on a truly remarkable adventure as you set sail on a river cruise in Vietnam. Prepare to be captivated by breathtaking landscapes, immerse yourself in local cultures, and enjoy the utmost relaxation. We've meticulously evaluated numerous river cruises based on price, guest ratings, comfort, cuisine, excursions, and activities, all to find the absolute best ships and sailing itineraries in Vietnam. These journeys provide a seamless and unforgettable experience, allowing you to simply sit back, relax, and enjoy every moment of your holiday. It's time to indulge in the beauty of river cruising and create memories that will stay with you forever.


The Top 3:

  • 16 Days, $2435.00

  • 11 Days, $1782.00

  • 4 Days, $953.00

What are river cruise options in Vietnam?

Vietnam

Here are the important factors:

  • 17 trip options analyzed
  • $398 average price per day (USD)
  • 4 to 19 days in length
  • 4.81 of 5 average rating
  • 122 people or less on average

You'll be surprised at the array of river cruises in Vietnam, as there is something for everyone. It's no wonder that visitors can't get enough of these tours, boasting an impressive average guest rating of 4.81 out of 5 stars. Picture yourself joining a group of like-minded adventurers, with an average maximum size of 122 people, ensuring a fantastic blend of social and personalized experiences. The average tour length spans 11 days, with tours ranging from 4 to 19 days long. With our thorough analysis of 17 river cruises, we've found the best. So rest assured that Vietnam has something to captivate every kind of traveler.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 10 Best River Cruises in Vietnam
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for river cruises.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Realistic Asia



16 Days Siem Reap to Hanoi 9 Destinations through Cambodia, Vietnam 15 People at Most Ages 1 to 90 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This fantastic journey has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars, visiting Cambodia and Vietnam. Discover a journey that spans 9 destinations, with notable stops in Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An, Hanoi, and Phnom Penh. Your journey will begin in Siem Reap and end in Hanoi. This terrific trip also highights family-friendly activities and temples. Lasting 16 days, the maximum group size is 15 people, and it's good for guests from 1 to 90 years old. Organized by Realistic Asia, this is a great deal because it's only $180 per day.

  • Sightseeing
  • Historical
  • Family
  • River Cruise
  • Temples
$2,435
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for river cruises.
by Realistic Asia



11 Days Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City 5 Destinations 15 People at Most Ages 1 to 95 Guest Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 4.8 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary journey is the perfect choice. This trip takes you on an adventure to 5 destinations, including Halong Bay, Hoi An, and Ho Chi Minh City. Begin your trip in Hanoi and complete it with a memorable finale in Ho Chi Minh City. Spanning across 11 days, the journey accommodates 15 individuals, and is suitable for guests from 1 to 95 years old. Offered by Realistic Asia, this remarkable journey is priced at just $180 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • Sightseeing
  • Historical
  • Boat
  • Family
  • River Cruise
$1,782
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for river cruises.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by VietLong Travel



4 Days Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City 5 Destinations through Cambodia, Vietnam 20 People at Most Ages 5 to 70 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by VietLong Travel has received a 5 out of 5 rating. On this 4-day river cruise, visiting Cambodia and Vietnam, you can unwind while also making new memories. With 5 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Chau Doc, Can Tho, and Cai Be, and more. Your journey starts off in Phnom Penh and finishes in Ho Chi Minh City. With a group size of 20 people, it's suitable for guests from 5 to 70 years old. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $238 per day.

  • Historical
  • Family
  • River Cruise
$953
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for river cruises.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Lotus Cruises



8 Days Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap 10 Destinations through Vietnam, Cambodia 68 People at Most Ages 12 to 90 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this cruise that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 5 out of 5 rating, visiting Vietnam and Cambodia. Along the way, this journey encompasses 10 destinations, including Tan Chau, Angkor Ban, Kampong Cham, and My Tho. Your journey will begin in Ho Chi Minh City and end in Siem Reap. Spanning across 8 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 68 participants, and it's great for guests from 12 to 90 years old. Brought to you by the renowned Lotus Cruises, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $337 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Historical
  • River Cruise
  • Temples
$2,699
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for river cruises.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by AmaWaterways



8 Days Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City 9 Destinations through Cambodia, Vietnam 162 People at Most Ages 12 to 90 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This 8-day journey, visiting Cambodia and Vietnam, is ideal for guests from 12 to 90 years old. And priced at only $367 per day, it's a great value, too. This itinerary covers 9 captivating destinations, with stops in Tonle Sap Lake, Kampong Tralach, Oudong, and Tan Chau, among others. Begin your trip in Phnom Penh and complete it with a memorable finale in Ho Chi Minh City. It's offered by AmaWaterways, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides.

  • Historical
  • River Cruise
$2,699
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for river cruises.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by AmaWaterways



8 Days Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City 13 Destinations through Cambodia, Vietnam 162 People at Most Ages 12 to 90 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Priced at just $369 per day, this terrific 8-day trip, visiting Cambodia and Vietnam, is ideal for guests from 12 to 90 years old. Immerse yourself in a travel experience that includes 13 destinations, featuring Angkor Ban, Silk Island, Hanchey, and Oudong. Your journey starts off in Siem Reap and finishes in Ho Chi Minh City. Organized by the reputable AmaWaterways, this is one of the best tours on this list.

  • Historical
  • River Cruise
  • Temples
$2,699
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by AmaWaterways



8 Days Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City 12 Destinations through Cambodia, Vietnam 162 People at Most Ages 12 to 90 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible journey that has received a 5 out of 5 rating from previous guests, visiting Cambodia and Vietnam. With a duration of 8 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 162 people, and is good for guests from 12 to 90 years old. Uncover the beauty of 12 destinations on this itinerary, with highlights such as Kampong Tralach, Phnom Penh, Ho Chi Minh City, and Tan Chau. Your journey will begin in Siem Reap and end in Ho Chi Minh City. This fantastic option, organized by AmaWaterways, presents an unbeatable value at just $414 per day.

  • Historical
  • River Cruise
$3,098
TourRadar
by Lotus Cruises



8 Days Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City 10 Destinations through Cambodia, Vietnam 68 People at Most Ages 12 to 90 Guest Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 8 days, this trip, visiting Cambodia and Vietnam, has a maximum size of 68 individuals. Welcoming guests from 12 to 90 years old, it is organized by Lotus Cruises, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. Traverse through 10 enchanting destinations, with Angkor Ban, Phnom Penh, Hong Ngu, and Cu Lao Gieng among the must-see stops along the route. Begin your trip in Siem Reap and complete it with a memorable finale in Ho Chi Minh City. Available at an unbeatable price of only $437 per day, this option also has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • Historical
  • River Cruise
  • Temples
$3,499
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Avalon Waterways



19 Days Hanoi to Bangkok 12 Destinations through Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand 160 People at Most Ages 8 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional journey, visiting Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand, that has garnered a 5 out of 5 rating. With a duration of 19 days, this jouney will have 160 participants, and it warmly welcomes guests from 8 and up. You're in for an epic adventure with a strong emphasis on family-friendly activities and temples. Expertly organized by Avalon Waterways, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $466 per day.

  • Sightseeing
  • Historical
  • Boat
  • Family
  • River Cruise
  • Temples
$8,159
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Avalon Waterways



19 Days Hanoi to Bangkok 12 Destinations through Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand 160 People at Most Ages 8 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This memorable trip, visiting Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand, is offered by Avalon Waterways which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 5 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $468 per day. Experience a trip that takes you to 12 remarkable destinations, including Long Khanh, Cu Lao Gieng, Vinh Long, and Ho Chi Minh City. Your journey will begin in Hanoi and end in Bangkok. You'll love the emphasis on family-friendly activities and temples, too. The maximum group size is 160 people, welcoming guests from 8 and up.

  • Sightseeing
  • Historical
  • Boat
  • Family
  • River Cruise
  • Temples
$8,099
TourRadar

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How much do River Cruises in Vietnam cost?

Average Daily Price River Cruises
$398

Visitors will find a large range of terrific options for river cruises when planning a visit to Vietnam. The price of these specific trips can vary according to length, destinations, and travel style. The average price of river cruises in Vietnam based on data from 17 options is an affordable $398 per day. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in Vietnam.

And for more information on Vietnam, see Vietnam Travel Costs and Vietnam Hotel Costs.


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