AmaDara

Specifications of AmaDara

Year built2015  /  Age: 7
BuilderVietnam
ClassMekong river cruiser
Speed9 kn / 17 kph / 10 mph
Length (LOA)92 m / 302 ft
Gross Tonnage2420 gt
Passengers62 - 124
Crew50
Decks4
Cabins62
Decks with cabins3
OwnerIndochina Sails
OperatorAMAwaterways Asia

AmaDara Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2022 Oct 17 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $2498
2022 Oct 24 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $2535
2022 Oct 31 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $2498
2022 Nov 07 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $2535
2022 Nov 14 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $3073
2022 Nov 21 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $3073
2022 Nov 28 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $1960
2022 Dec 05 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $2498
2022 Dec 12 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $1960
2022 Dec 19 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $2323
2022 Dec 26 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $2498
2023 Jan 09 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $2950
2023 Jan 16 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $2775
2023 Jan 23 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $3150
2023 Jan 30 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $2612
2023 Feb 06 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $2612
2023 Feb 13 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap
2023 Feb 20 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $2775
2023 Feb 27 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $2775
2023 Mar 06 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $2575
2023 Mar 13 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $2535
2023 Mar 20 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $2458
2023 Mar 27 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $2544
2023 Apr 03 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $2267
2023 Apr 10 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $2390
2023 Apr 17 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $1950
2023 Apr 24 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $2236
2023 Aug 07 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $1087
2023 Aug 14 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $1579
2023 Aug 21 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $1579
2023 Aug 28 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $1650
2023 Sep 04 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $1720
2023 Sep 11 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $1299
2023 Sep 18 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $1369
2023 Sep 25 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $1440
2023 Oct 02 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $1685
2023 Oct 09 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $1755
2023 Oct 16 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $1755
2023 Oct 23 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $1755
2023 Oct 30 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $2247
2023 Nov 06 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $1755
2023 Nov 13 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $2247
2023 Nov 20 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $1755
2023 Nov 27 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $1755
2023 Dec 04 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $1955
2023 Dec 11 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $1755
2023 Dec 18 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $1955
2023 Dec 25 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $1755
2024 Jan 01 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $2026
2024 Jan 08 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $2026
2024 Jan 15 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $2026
2024 Jan 22 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $2518
2024 Jan 29 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $2026
2024 Feb 05 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $2518
2024 Feb 12 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $2401
2024 Feb 19 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $2026
2024 Feb 26 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $2026
2024 Mar 04 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $1826
2024 Mar 11 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $1755
2024 Mar 18 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $1685
2024 Mar 25 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $1615
2024 Apr 01 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $1544
2024 Apr 08 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $1474
2024 Apr 15 7 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon $1895
2024 Apr 22 7 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap $1333

AmaDara Review

Review of AmaDara

RV AmaDara boat cruises on Mekong River in Vietnam and Cambodia, departing from homeports Hanoi, Saigon and Kampong Cham. The ship is operated by AmaWaterways - one of world's largest river cruise companies.

RV AmaDara cruise ship (Mekong River, Cambodia-Vietnam)

AmaDara is the newest AMA-APT Mekong River cruise ship. The boat has similar design and operates on the same Vietnam-Cambodia route as the fleetmate RV AmaLotus. AMA Dara ship features modern comfort, all-outside cabins with Twin Balconies, spacious public spaces and premium-hotel amenities.

Cabins

The list of cabin amenities includes hotel beds, individual air-conditioning, small table with two chairs on the balcony, ample wardrobe space, writing desk, small seating area. Each of the staterooms boasts a private bathroom (glass-door shower, luxury bath amenities and a hairdryer), vanity area, phone (for onboard communication), mini-bar, personal safe. There are also complimentary fresh fruits and bottled water supplied daily. AmaDara has a total of 62 cabins (of which 48 Twin Balcony rooms, 14 Suites /2 of which Luxury /Owner's) in 5 grades.

Cabins Types/Categories (number, location), high to low

  • Suites - Luxury/LS (x2, deck3, size 450ft2/42m2) and Suite/SU (x12, deck3, size330ft2/30m2)
  • Balcony Staterooms - A (x18, deck2), B (x26, decks 1-2-3) and C (x4, deck1) - size 226ft2/21m2.
  • All staterooms are with an outside balcony combined with a French balcony window.

Shipboard facilities

Ship's restaurants include Mekong (dining room), The Tarantula Grill (specialty). AmaDara has a main restaurant, but also offers alternate dining with Asian and Western specialties. All meals are prepared by local chefs. Breakfast is buffet style, and for lunch, the selections include salads, hot entrées, soups and desserts. Dinner is multi-course with an entrées' selection. Free beer and wine are included with lunch and dinner. Complimentary soft drinks and house brand spirits are also included for guests' pleasure.

RV AmaDara cruise ship (Mekong River, Cambodia-Vietnam)

AmaDara also has a Saigon Lounge (show/enrichment program, Library, Bar), Panoramic Lounge (bow), Dara Lobby (embarkation area, Gift Shop), Fitness, Spa / Massage, top-deck (swimming pool, bar, shaded seating /observation area).

AmaDara cruise deals are inclusive of house-brand alcohol (wine, beer, spirits), water and soft drinks, Internet / Wi-Fi, land tours/excursions and all transfers, live evening entertainment (by local dancers/musicians), daily enrichment lectures and discussions.

AmaDara river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative AMA cruise rates. They might be different when you book your AmaWaterways AmaDara cruise tour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On AmaDara cruises, AmaWaterways lines offer discount airfare travel deals on major airlines (without charging Flight Deviation fees).

River Cruise Itineraries

ms AmaDara ship operates luxury Mekong Delta cruises in Vietnam and Cambodia (one-way route, year-round departures from Hanoi and Siem Reap). Follows the list of AmaWaterways ship AMAdara river cruise itineraries as themes:

  • "VIETNAM, CAMBODIA and RICHES OF MEKONG" is a 15-day (7-day cruising) Mekong Delta cruise from Hanoi to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) with embarkation in Siem Reap, and the reverse from Saigon to Hanoi. There are a total of 22 complimentary land/excursions, plus 2-night Hanoi and 2-night Saigon luxury hotel packages and 1-night Halong Bay boat cruise included in the fares.
  • Note: The 7-day Mekong cruise itinerary segment is the route from Siem Reap to Saigon /Ho Chi Minh City and the reverse from Saigon to Siem Reap. There are 14 complimentary land tours/excursions, but no Vietnam or Cambodia hotel packages included in the fares.
  • Note: Mekong cruises from Vietnam are with included flight transfer from Hanoi to Siem Reap.

More itinerary information:

  • Spend 2 nights in Hanoi, overnight in Ha Long Bay. Travel to Siem Reap and spend 3 nights there before embarking on a Mekong river cruise. Your journey will end with a 2-night stay in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh).
  • 16-day travel to Hanoi and return from Ho Chi Minh City, visiting Ha Long Bay, Siem Reap, Tonle Sap Lake, Kampong-Chhnang, Koh Chen, Kampong-Tralach, Phnom Penh, Tan Chau, Sa Dec, Xeo Quyt and Cai Be.
  • Visited countries: Cambodia, Vietnam

Next table show's the introduced in 2019 on AmaDara 7-day itinerary (between homeports Saigon and Kampong Cham) with prices starting from ~USD 1800 pp (double occupancy rates).

Date / TimePort
05 AugDeparting from Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
06 AugCai Be, Mekong Delta, Vietnam
06 AugSa Dec, Mekong Delta, Vietnam
07 AugTan Chau, Mekong Delta, Vietnam
08 AugPhnom Penh, Cambodia
09 AugOudong, Cambodia
09 AugKampong Tralach, Cambodia
09 AugPhnom Penh, Cambodia
10 AugKoh Oknha Tey (Silk Island), Cambodia
11 AugAngkor Ban, Cambodia
11-12 Aug (overnight)Arriving in Kampong Cham, Cambodia

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  • The APT AmaDara boat is one of the two AMAwaterways ships operating luxury Mekong Delta cruises in Vietnam-Cambodia. The other ship is AmaLotus. Both vessels are operated by AMAwaterways division "AmaVoyages" via a partnership with the "Indochina Sails" river touring company ("Huong Hai Junks" subsidiary). Also operating in Southeast Asia is the ship AmaPura (Irrawaddy river cruises in Myanmar/Burma).
  • RV AmaDara river cruise ship is a new APT boat design concept adapted for cruising on the Mekong in the southwestern Vietnam-Cambodia region of Asia. As to length comparison, river Mekong is the world's 12th and Asia's 7th. The Mekong is also a major trade route between Yunnan (China) and the Southeast Asia countries Laos, Myanmar/Burma and Thailand.
  • Along with its both traditional and modern look, ms AmaDara features all Twin Balcony cabins (combined French- and step-out balcony) with Colonial-style interior decor, also comfortable public spaces and professionally trained service staff and crew (Vietnamese and Cambodian as nationality).
  • Vietnam river cruises on the Mekong operated by other major lines are offered on Viking MekongAvalon Siem Reap, Uniworld's River OrchidScenic Spirit, CroisiEurope's Indochine and Indochine II, (Travelmarvel) La Marguerite.

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

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8 days, one-way from Kampong Cham, Cambodia to Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Departure date: 07 Apr 2018
Cruise number 50 AmaWaterways river cruise ship - AmaDara 7th April - 14th April 2018 Cabin number : 221.- midship , Upper Deck - Saigon deck Balcony Cabin Total pax : 124 , Crew : 50: Decks :4 Cruise for 7 nights - see map Kampong Cham / Tonle Sap Lake/ Angkor Ban - Oknhatey village...

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