La Marguerite cabinAsia specialist Pacific Delight Tours has partnered with Ama Waterways to add Mekong River cruises to its product portfolio.

Pacific Delight is selling eight-day Mekong cruises on Ama's 92-passenger La Marguerite, starting with the June 27 departure.

When Ama’s second Mekong ship, the 124-passegner Amalotus, launches this fall, Pacific Delight will be selling into that vessel as well.

This is the first time Pacific Delight is offering a Mekong River cruise through Cambodia and Vietnam, which is becoming a sought-after experience in Southeast Asia, according to Larry Kwan, president of Pacific Delight.

"This up-and-coming product is fast becoming the preferred way to travel Vietnam and Cambodia," Kwan said in a statement.

The eight-day cruises begin in Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia and continue on to Kampong Chnang and Kampong Tralach. A visit to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, is included, as well. In Vietnam, stops include Sa Dec and disembarkation in Ho Chi Minh City.

The cruises start at $1,599 per person, based on double occupancy, for departures through August 2011. Between September and December 2011, the price is between $1,799 and $2,499 per person. Air is not included.

International air can be purchased from Pacific Delight from all major gateways. Airport transfers upon arrival and departure are included only when international air is purchased from Pacific Delight.

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