Mekong Eyes blog

In this section we publish regulary news on the Mekong Delta, our fleet or customers galleries.

Customer Gallery: Christine Klein

07.07.2011: Christine Klein

Some impressions of a beautiful river cruise on board the luxurious Dragon Eyes. Read more …

Visa update for Vietnam – applies ONLY to citizen from France, Germany, Spain and the UK.

June 2015: Visa update for Vietnam – applies ONLY to citizen from France, Germany, Spain and the UK.

Visa update for Vietnam – applies ONLY to citizen from France, Germany, Spain and the UK. Read more …

Extensions to Cambodia and the famous temples of Angkor Wat

06.08.2011: Extensions to Cambodia and Angkor Wat

Do you want to explore the Mekong delta and then continue through Cambodia? We now offer some great tours and extensions! Read more …

New international airport in Can Tho

01.09.2011: New international airport in Can Tho

After almost five years of construction work, the new international airport in Can Tho was officially opened at the beginning of this year. Read more …

Video release of the

21.10.2011: Video release of the “Mekong Eyes” and the Mekong Delta

A journalist visited the Mekong Eyes and published a video with wonderful impressions of life in the delta. This video has also been published on welt.de! Read more …

Current situation in the Mekong Delta

10.11.2011: Current situation in the Mekong Delta

At the moment we get many inquiries about the floodings in Southeast Asia. However our Mekong Delta cruises are not affected. Read more …

Special: Flower and new years trip to Sa Dec in January 2012

15.12.2011: Special: Flower and new years trip to Sa Dec in January 2012

If you like flowers and want to experience something fairly unique you should visit Sa Dec in January. This is the place where thousands of flowers are grown for the decorations for the Vietnamese new year festivities. Read more …

The Mekong-Delta: Treasure chamber of nature

10.1.2012: The Mekong-Delta: Treasure chamber of nature

The Mekong delta is known for its biodiversity. Last year, ones again, there were discovered numerous of new species, many of them threatened with extinction. Read more …

Exploratory trips throughout the south of the Mekong Delta

19.04.2012: Exploratory trips

Currently we are in Ca Mau in the south of the Mekong Delta, here the Mekong landscape is still the original, with its giant meandering creeks - there is almost no traffic on the river. Read more …

New Tours to Xeo Quyt

22.04.2012: New Tours to Xeo Quyt

Xeo Quyt, in the middle of the dense forest area was a former headquarters of the Provincial Party Committee during the Vietnam war. The entire attraction is a much calmer and more relaxed alternative to a trip to the famous Cu Chi tunnels, which are now completely overrun. Read more …

The last of its kind - Irrawaddy dolphins discovered in the Mekong Delta

19.04.2012: Irrawaddy dolphins

A large school of Irrawaddy dolphins has been discovered in the Mekong Delta. These river Dolphins a critically endangered species, being on the Red List of endangered species. Read more …

Customer gallery: Thomas Rodak

15.10.2008: Tomas Rodak

Spending four days of total three weeks in South Vietnam in Mekong delta, this part of our holiday was definitely our highlight. Read more …

Gecko Eyes – Addition to the exclusive houseboat fleet on the Mekong

24.08.2012: Gecko Eyes – Addition to the exclusive houseboat fleet on the Mekong

Our fleet has recently been extended. We now offer travelers three luxurious Gecko Eyes. On board you can enjoy private tours through the beautiful Mekong Delta. Read more …

Climate Connections: BBC charters Mekong Eyes River Cruiser to report from the Mekong Delta

29.01.2010: BBC special: Climate Connections

How are people preparing for climate change? BBC visited eight areas of the world, one of them the vulnerable Mekong Delta. Read more …

Mekong Eyes - Cover Story in the current Lufthansa Magazine

30.11.2012: Mekong Eyes - Cover Story in the current Lufthansa Magazine

“Exploring Vietnam: from Ho Chi Minh City to the Mekong Delta” is the cover story of the current Lufthansa Magazine 11 / 2012 Read more …

Dragon Eyes I is ready to cruise

20.07.2010: Dragon Eyes I

Finally! The new and luxurious river cruiser Dragon Eyes I has started it’s services. Read more …

Mekong Eyes at the ITB Berlin 2013

18.1.2013: Mekong Eyes at the ITB Berlin 2013

In cooperation with Handspan GmbH we will present ourselves at the International Tourism Travel Trade Show in Berlin in March 2013. Read more …

Mekong Eyes Cruises at ITB

22.02.2011: Mekong Eyes Cruises at ITB

From 9th to 13th of March we will be in Berlin at the world’s leading travel trade show to present our new products. Read more …

Tet - New Year Festival 2013

12.02.2013: Tet - New Year Festival 2013

Today is the third day of Tet, the festival celebrating the beginning of the new year. According to the lunar calendar, this is going to be the year of the snake. Read more …

Exploring the Mekong delta by bicycle and cruise vessel

15.03.2011: Exploring the Mekong delta by bicycle and cruise vessel

Exclusive and individual river cruises combined with bicycle tours. We presented this new concept at the ITB in Berlin - a perfect combination to explore the Mekong delta. Read more …

Tra Su bird sanctuary

28.03.2013: Tra Su bird sanctuary

The Tra Su bird sanctuary (Tra Su forest) is a special place for nature lovers and well worth a visit. The forest is an important natural habitat for many colorful birds and other rare animals. Read more …

Best time to travel the Mekong delta in southern Vietnam

31.05.2011: Best time to travel the Mekong delta southern Vietnam

Most people visit southern Vietnam between October and January. But the region is well worth a visit in the other, quieter months too. Read more …

Phare - The Cambodian Circus

May 2014: Phare - The Cambodian Circus

Phare, The Cambodian Circus, is an organization that is committed to young people with difficult social backgrounds. The circus offers fascinating acrobatics, dancing, juggling and music performances. Read more …

Mekong Eyes awarded with certificate of excellence by TripAdvisor for its Mekong delta cruise tours

28.06.2011: Mekong Eyes awarded with certificate of excellence

Mekong Eyes Cruises was issued a certificate of excellence for its Mekong delta cruise tours by TripAdvisor and former clients. Read more …