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Practical information on a Mekong river cruise

A rive cruise in Asia is something really special for those with a spirit of advance to admire stunning natural landscapes and unique local cultures. The big three for Asia’s river cruise regions are the Irrawaddy in Myanmar, the Yangtze in China and the Mekong in Myanmar, Vietnam, and Cambodia. In the scope of this article, we provide you with the useful information about a Mekong river cruise so that you will be able to have a successful trip.General informationThe Mekong River is the longest in South Asia, at 4,350 km (2,700 miles). The Upper Mekong rises in the Tsinghai province of China and flows through Yunnan province and the eastern part of the Tibet Autonomous Region. The Lower Mekong forms part of the border between Myanmar and Laos, and between Laos and Thailand.
Vientiane and Phnom Penh, the capitals of Laos and Cambodia respectively, are both directly located on the banks of the river, which flows into the South China Sea to the South of Ho Chi Minh city (formerly Saigon)…