Mr Pham Thai Cuong
Year of Birth 1965, more than 25 years of experience as a captain on river cruises
Lotus Cruises is investing significantly to develop the European markets and make the brand established in this region and Australia.
The ship was previously chartered by a single operator all the year round. The ship will now perform regularly 7 nights itineraries between Ho Chi Minh City and Siem Reap and vice versa to be sold in various international markets.
With an authentic approach to luxury river travel, Lotus ships offer romantic French colonial décor inspired by the spirited heritage of the region combined with spacious suites with flat screen TV, private balconies and even your favourite spa treatment on board. The itinerary has been carefully tailored with a selection of excursions accompanied by our onboard English-speaking guide to ensure a deep insight into the everyday local culture. Casually elegant dining showcases French-Indochine inspired dishes from our chef, creating a fusion of flavours using locally sourced produce. Our guest to staff ratio of 2:1 ensures personalised attention to detail when dining, mixing a cocktail at sunset and all housekeeping requirements. As the ultimate leader of luxury travel in the region, Lotus Cruises offer unmatched value, unrivalled comfort and exceptional hospitality.
Main strengths, special touch
From elegant and artistic furnishings to tempting signature dishes created by our chef to reflect exotic regional flavours and produce. Experience outstanding hospitality enhanced by our all-inclusive approach, extending to personal butler service in Grande and Prestige Suites. The land itinerary is diverse, with each excursion thoughtfully designed by our dedicated English-speaking guide to enhancing your discovery of this fascinating region, so rich in cultural and political history.
My Tho to Kampong Cham or vice versa
Visits to floating market, traditional craft villages, local handmade brick factory, ancient house, garden house, temples, culture exchange, sampan rides, tuk-tuk ride, water blessings ceremony, classroom visit
Cai Be, Sa Dec, Long Khanh A Village, Cu Lao Gieng (Gieng islet), Cao Dai temple, village cathedral, Hong Ngu, Phnom Penh, Royal Palace, National Museum, Central Market/ Russia market, Choeung Ek, Buddhist Memorial, Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Angkor Ban, Wat Hanchey, Wat Nokor Bachey, Kam Pong Cham.
No special programme for children but many excursions present interesting aspects for children.
Cabins and living space
4 Superior suite with porthole-style windows
10 Vista suite with French balcony
16 Signature suite with private balcony
2 Prestige suite with private balcony
2 Grande suite with private terrace
Restaurant, bar, lounge, sundeck, library, spa and fitness.
Chef, Meals, Meals facilities, bars
Plenty of tempting signature dishes created by our chef to reflect exotic regional flavours and produce. Western options are also offered daily on the menu. Drinks are served in the bar or in the sundeck.
Wellness Spa and fitness
Corporate and celebration events The ship is the perfect location to organise corporate events or special celebration and available for private charters.