Mekong Sun

A unique boutique ship capable of mastering the wild sections of the upper Mekong.

The river vessel

The Mekong Sun is perfectly suited for travelling in small groups with a most unique character.

Accommodation and service is top level and guests enjoy an exclusive yet casual travelling experience, while they reside in one of the 14 exclusive passenger cabins or enjoy the services of the restaurant or bar.

A selection of Asian and continental food is provided through-out the cruise. Special requirements can be catered for and wine, beer as well as spirituous beverages are available.

Cabins

10 Classic Cabins

  • (12 m²/129 sq ft) on the main deck
    All facing out onto the water, with wide, sliding windows and a French balcony for an excellent view of the passing landscape

3 Superior Cabins

  • 2 cabins (18 m²/194 sq ft) on the upper deck with small private balcony
  • 1 cabin (16 m²/172 sq ft) on the bow of the Sun with panoramic view to the front

1 Economy Cabin

  • (12 m²/129 sq ft) on the main deck
    Facing out onto the water, with wide, sliding windows and a French balcony for an excellent view of the passing landscape
    Close to stairway/generator
  • Operating in Laos and Thailand since 2006
  • 2 decks with 14 cabins
  • 10 classic cabins on the main deck (12 m²/129 sq ft), all facing out onto the water, with wide, sliding windows and a French balcony for an excellent view of the passing landscape
  • 3 superior cabins, 2 cabins (18 m²/194 sq ft) on the upper deck with small private balcony; one cabin (16 m²/172 sq ft) on the bow of the Sun with panoramic view to the front
  • 1 economy cabin on the main deck (12 m²/129 sq ft), facing out onto the water, with wide, sliding windows and a French balcony for an excellent view of the passing landscape, close to stairway/generator
  • All cabins with en-suite shower/WC and air conditioning
  • Large sun deck with bar service and restaurant/bar area
  • All offshore excursions guided in English (some departures are French-speaking)

The People behind Mekong River Cruises

Thomas Stukenbrok, Cruise Director

“As a Cruise Director it is my pleasure to ensure your welfare and comfort during your time aboard. I am organizing many activities for making sure that all passengers are having a great time and I am looking forward to share my substantial knowledge about the country & people of Laos with you.”

Thomas Stukenbrok (*1975) is a German and English-speaking cruise director, tour leader and language teacher with nearly 10 years of experience in Asia. He was raised in Germany and had several apprenticeships such as in Banking and Telecommunications. Thomas works mainly as a Cruise Director on the mighty rivers Mekong and Irrawaddy. He also worked as a Train Director on the Transsiberian Railway for a few times.
Since 20 years he has been traveling in Southeast Asia and fell in love with the culture and traditions of Laos and Myanmar. He lives in Myanmar since 2005.

Mr. Air, Steward

Our chief steward was born in Laos in 1985 and has been working with us since 2010. He knows every nook and cranny of the Mekong Sun and is always happy to help.

Mr. Uonhuean, Captain

Our experienced captain was born in Luang Prabang in 1952 and has always lived close to the Mekong. His lifelong friendship with the wild river makes him find a through even when the tide is low or the currents are strong.