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Asia River Cruises

Asia River Cruises

With its mystical temples and exotic sights, sounds and smells, Asia offers a rich and vibrant experience for any traveler. And there is perhaps no better way to experience Asia than in the comfort of a luxurious river ship. Cruising through Vietnam and Cambodia on the Mekong has become a bucket list staple for many cruisers, and those who want to push further afield can try Burma's Irrawaddy, India's Ganges or China's Yangtze.
Yangtze River Cruise Basics
Discover what's in store when you embark on a Yangtze River cruise.
Mekong River Cruise Basics
Learn everything you need to know, from highlights to surviving the weather, before you cruise the Mekong River.
Burma River Cruise Basics
Burma River cruises are gaining in popularity for all kinds of travelers. Read up on the stunning attractions, get travel tips and more.

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  • A Burma river cruise experience is far removed from that which is the norm in Europe. Vessels range from ultra-luxury to traditional Burmese style, but what they have in common is the incomparable scenery.
  • The Mekong flows from China's Tibetan Plateau, through Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam; many cruises visit Ho Chi Minh City and offer land tours to Hanoi.
  • China's longest river is also a hot destination for exotic cruise trips; typical cruises are paired with land tours, and popular stops include Beijing and Shanghai.
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  • Outstanding.   carrolldouglas
    04/14
    We took the 14-day cruise, Vienna to Amsterdam, & found it outstanding. Scenery was beautiful & being so close to the center of towns & cities was fantastic. We were worried about spring rain, but we had only 1 rainy day--the day we ... Read more
  • The Unriver cruise   Mpickett
    05/15
    On our way to the airport on May 5 we received an email from Viking River Cruises telling us that because of rising water levels, our ship, the Delling, would not be able cruise. We would be housed in a hotel, the Novotel, for at least 1 night in ... Read more
  • Don't Tell   edwardburch
    05/15
    We sailed from Amsterdam on the Eir and enjoyed the first four nights. The trip was to be seven nights, ending in Basel.The chef was excellent and we had a happy ship. Due to high water we were transferred by bus to the Mani and the Mani passengers ... Read more
  • 05/15
    My wife and I sailed on the third sailing of the new SS Maria Theresa. We enjoyed much about the cruise although a few things left us scratching our heads. I will hit the highlights of the good, the not so good, and the unacceptable. The good: ... Read more
  • 05/15
    We were on Emerald Sky early May from Basel to Amsterdam. It was docked in Kembs in France on the Canal d'Alsace. As we were already in Basel we had to go to the airport to be bussed to the ship. It looked very smart. The food was good and the ... Read more
  • 09/14
    This was my first cruise experience and it was a blast. Hats off to Viking Cruises for the very efficient handling of everything: from the flight bookings, to airport transfers, embarkation and disembarkation to and from the ship, the tours, the ... Read more
  • 04/15
    All in all the cruise was a total delight and we were treated like royalty. The Captain and his entire crew went out their way to make this such an enjoyable trip. When my sister in law realized she had left a piece of luggage after debarkation, a ... Read more
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