The immaculately handcrafted, 60-passenger Viking Mandalay exudes the high level of comfort and elegance you’ve come to expect from Viking Cruises. Paired with a 1:2 crew to guest ratio, you’re guaranteed to be well looked after.
Spread over three decks, you’ll find the ship’s restaurant on the middle deck serving up a daily continental breakfast, a soup and sandwich bar come lunchtime and a gourmet menu with regional specialities in the evening. With a wide choice of Western, Asian and vegetarian cuisine, the relaxed restaurant is a casual affair with open seating and no dress codes.
The sun deck is a fantastic space to socialise, offering 360°C views over the river and surrounding countryside. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail with your new friends. Onboard entertainment comes in the form of lectures about the local history of South East Asia, including language lessons and local crafts.
All Inclusive Viking cruises mean all of your excursions will be taken care of, so head inland to explore local villages, temples and historic sites before returning to your luxury liner for some much needed R&R. Take advantage of the well-stocked onboard library, pick up a few gifts at the ship’s boutique or enjoy a massage from a traditional therapist.
Fully air conditioned and with bottled water replenished daily, your state room is the perfect spot to cool down and relax after a full day of exciting activities. All 30 of the staterooms are on the outside of the ship, with river views that ensure you won’t miss out on any stunning vistas along the way. Featuring hotel-style beds, private bathrooms and optional twin-bed configuration, the large windows and private deck give each cabin a sense of space and come with plenty of storage.
The Pandaw cruise ships offer wonderful and elegant staterooms. The Staterooms feature floor-to-ceiling, sliding French doors, each offers understated elegance and sweeping river views. These exquisite staterooms offer hotel-style beds, private bathrooms and roomy wardrobes.
Located on both the Upper Deck and Middle Deckle Deck, these Staterooms have floor-to-ceiling sliding French doors and provide guests with hotel-style beds with optional twin-bed configuration. All Staterooms have a private bathroom with a shower and deluxe products. Guests can also expect a safe, a hair dryer & air conditioning in the room, as wel as bottled water replenished daily. The Staterooms come with 220V power points.
It’s been said that the best way to know a culture is through its food and wine. Both engage your senses and provide a window into the traditions and essence of a land. Pandaw's trained chefs are passionate about food and committed to providing a complete culinary experience. The ships’ dining areas are hospitable and inviting; the service is friendly, attentive and personalised. Menu selections include regional dishes and contemporary cuisine to offer a variety of flavours designed to suit any palate.You have choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Not just in food selection, but also in where and how you enjoy them. Greet the morning with a croissant and cappuccino on deck, or begin your day with a sumptuous buffet breakfast. Have a casual lunch or dinner al fresco, or join friends in the restaurant. Open seating allows you to mingle with the same guests every evening or meet someone new each day.
The atmosphere is casual yet elegant, with high-quality table linens, china, cutlery and glassware at every meal.
Gaze at breathtaking scenery through The Restaurant’s panoramic windows as you dine on regional specialties and contemporary cuisine with gracious service.
As with your stateroom, the public areas are designed to make the most of the splendid views. Whether from the sun deck, the Panorama Lounge or the restaurant, a river cruise provides uninterrupted sightseeing, from the time the morning mist rises from the water to when the setting sun announces the end to another remarkable day.
Located on the Sun Deck, the bar is lively and inviting; a gathering place for guests to have a drink in the evening.
Take in gorgeous river views and fresh air on the wraparound deck. Offering ample outdoor space, the Sun Deck boasts 360° views and comfortable shaded seating area.
Guests can visit the onboard Library for a quiet spot of relaxation with a good book.
Meet the warm and gracious staff, happy to help whenever you may need.
The ship features a serene massage room, where treatments must be booked in advance.