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River Orchid is beautifully handcrafted in French-colonial style and provides an authentic cruising experience along the Mekong River. The intimate scale of the ship—carrying no more than 58 guests—assures each guest will enjoy the most gracious and attentive service. 


Uniworld’s commitment to intimacy extends to your shipboard experience as well. The River Orchid boasts no more than 58 guests at a time, which means you will be treated to gracious and personalized service. The staff onboard the River Orchid will be there to ensure you have everything you need—morning, noon, and night. Whether you are sitting on the spacious sun deck being served a refreshing complimentary beverage as you watch the passing scenery or you are listening to an enlightening lecture, your staff will stand ready to make your stay as special and comfortable as can be.


Food & Drink

Discover the delights of new cuisines and traditional favourites with a variety of dining options sure to please even the most discerning palate.


Life on Board

A wide range of entertainment options and cultural activities await in the ship's public areas. Peruse the onboard gift shop, sip a cool beverage on the peaceful Sun Deck, or take in a traditional Khmer dance performed by visiting Cambodian children during an evening onshore in Phnom Penh.

Life on Board


Get a feel for life onboard the River Orchid by browsing through the image gallery. Click on any of the images above to get started.

River Orchid Cruises

May we present you with a small selection of the wide range of cruises available on Uniworld' River Orchid. For more details click on one of the links below.

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Deck Plans River Orchid

Browse River Orchid's deck plans to get a feel of her layout. Explore cabins, restaurants, entertainment and shared spaces at your leisure.

River Orchid Deckplans

The Uniworld Fleet

Travel through time along three great rivers, uncovering the gems of European history, culture, secenery, and art. Lovers of history, rejoice! This remarkable voyage through some of Europe's most scenic and beautiful destinations is perfect for you.

Mekong Navigator
Queen Isabel
River Countess
River Duchess
River Empress
River Princess
River Queen
River Royale
SS Antoinette
SS Beatrice
SS Catherine
SS Joie de Vivre
SS Maria Theresa
River Tosca
Ganges Voyager ii
River Victoria
Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer
Century Legend
River Orchid