A Irrawaddy River Dolphin, Cambodia

Cambodia’s river dolphins serve as a magnificent symbol of the Mekong River and its incredible biodiversity. The best place for anybody wanting to see this beautiful, elusive creature is a 190km stretch of the Mekong River between Kratie in Cambodia and Khone Falls near the border with Lao. (more…)

Image of the Mekong River at sunset

Covering more than 4,900 kilometres, meandering through six countries and the lifeblood for over 60 million people, the Mekong River is one of the world’s biggest and most significant waterways.

With its source in the Tibetan Plateau, the Mekong slices through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia before finally meeting the South China Sea in Vietnam.

The Mekong is home to 60 million people and a huge array of wildlife and plant species. Its cultural and ecological diversity is evident throughout its course making it a vital lifeline for all that depend on it. A journey on the Mekong would leave any traveller in awe at the variety and beauty that the river and its many landscapes have to offer.

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