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Asia River Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Asia
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Very Good

17

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8

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Family Cruises

752

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583

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515

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River Cruises

139

139 Asia River Cruises Cruise Reviews


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checkgirl

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Experience on the Jayavarman

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We wanted to experience the culture and beauty of Vietnam, Cambodia and the Mekong Delta; and what better way than on a beautiful river boat. The Jayavarman is just that. The staff was excellent and we were spoiled ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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jeriram

3 Reviews Written

80 Helpful Votes

Fascinating River Journey through Cambodia & Vietnam

We just got back from a wonderful trip on the Siem Reap Riverboat from Siem Reap to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) in February, 2017. There weren’t many reviews of this boat and I had so many unanswered questions ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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1branscombe1

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

The most wonderful introduction to beautiful Myanmar

This was our 4th experience with Avalon river cruises and each one has been a wonderful experience. This ship was beautifully designed and decorated. Particularly memorable highlights were… · ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Bern1143

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful mix: luxury cruise and rural Myanmar

Our cruise was on the Upper Irrawaddy. This is our 3rd Pandaw cruise in 2 years. They epitomize the benefits and joys of Myanmar experience. The food is great, the itineraries are creative. We faced a couple of ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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ksink47

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A wonderful River Cruise with daily excursions, excellent food and service.

This cruise was exceptional. This cruise line thought of everything, our guides were well informed and kept a caring eye on their daily wards. We discovered pottery villages, lacquer basket making, hand woven silk ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Fychu

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Mekong River Cruise on Champa Pandaw - never reach its destination

We booked the Upper Mekong Cruise (Laos to China) offered by Pandaw which advertised the route as from Laos' Vientiane to China's Jinghong City, Xishuangbanna region in Yunnam Province. It was advertised as a ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Lmclean111

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beyond expectations! Could not have done China better!

My mom and I chose to travel with Viking to China because we had heard great things about Viking tours, and wanted to travel with a reputable company. When we looked at the available cruises we chose the 'cruise' ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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John_in_Austin

1 Review Written

AMALotus Mekong Cruise

We took this tour in January 2011 which is during the dry and cool season. Most of the comments that others have left are quite accurate, but I will add some additional emphasis to some issues. This was our sixth ...
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Sail Date January 2011


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laurachristy

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Highs and Lows of Viking Emerald

We chose this cruise because we really enjoyed our Viking cruise in France, and the excursions covered a lot of sights we wanted to see. Unfortunately, this one didn't go as well as our French cruise. There were ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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connie45

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Beijing to Shanghai

The Viking Emerald is not the usual Scandinavian design, it is definitely Chinese. Beautifully decorated with shops where you can have silk clothing MADE on board, watch a very good artist paint, and more. The ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Kirklandcruiser

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Land of many Buddhas

We picked this trip, since Myanmar was an entirely new and exotic destination. The Shangri La hotel in Bangkok was beautiful. We flew to Mandalay for a short tour and where we boarded the boat. The ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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Ann West

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

An outstanding trip to a fascinating country with a wonderful Viking crew

I have been on three previous Viking river cruises and just love them. Am no longer interested in ocean cruises now that I have done the river ones. Our program director was the best, Mu Mu. She engaged all of ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Twickner

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Would do this tour again.

We chose this cruise and land excursion to get a good understanding of the culture of SE Asia. Unlike others I found the ship quaint and it fit the area we were traveling in. While the stairs were steep and ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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LibraryJo

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Imperial Jewels

I thought this tour was exceptional. The organization of everything by Viking was wonderful; everything went very smoothly. The hotels were 5-star; the food was wonderful - on land and on the ship. Roy was a ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Lindadirk

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Loved China and Tibet

As usual, Viking arranged five star hotels and an excellent guide! Our hotel in Shanghai, The Fairmount Peace Hotel was beautiful and right across the street form the Bund, or River Walk. The ship was not as nice as ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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spanishjay

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

An unforgettable experience

Although this is presented as a cruise the time on the water is only half of the trip. Nor did we embark at Shanghai but the option to choose Chonqing is not in the menu. This was our first experience of cruising ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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GretaS

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Know What You Are Signing Up For!

Don’t think of this three-week odyssey as a vacation, but as a journey. It’s not an easy trip for several reasons, but the payoff comes in surprising ways along with a few pretty significant downers. The 21-day ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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travelstrathnaver

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

France at war with US?

What a greeting we got the window to board was one hour we had come from Tokyo by bullet then a Taxi that did not know were the port was then we got out of the Taxi two crew took our bags and lead us to the gangway ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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andodi

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Vietnam and Cambodia on the Mekong River

To set the record straight the Mekong Navigator is owned by and operated by Haimark Ltd located in Colorado with luxury river boats in Southeast Asia. The very good to travel with, Lueftner Cruisers, from Austria, ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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Never Enough

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

AMAZING MYANMAR FROM MANDALAY TO PYAY

I have just returned from a 10 day cruise on the Ayeyarwaddy River in Myanmar on the Amapura and cannot wait to go back. Because of the extremely low river we could not board the ship at the usual spot so there was ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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hhmauch

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Failed to Meet Expectations

AMA Waterways Myanmar I've just taken the 10 day cruise up the Irawaddy river. Although I have taken cruises with companies like Regent, Seabourn, Silversea, etc, this is my first river cruise. I chose AMA because ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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boatsforever

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Good but could be better

Joined the ship in Saigon for a 3 night / 4 day cruise to Phnom Penh. Cost was approximately £500 (GBP) per night for a double cabin. Passengers met for registration at the Intercontinental Asiana in Saigon. It was ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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ChicoDug

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great 14 day cruise from Mandalay to Yangon

Synopsis. This is a long review. Bottom line, I'm positive. Great experience. Go to Myanmar before it is overrun by tourists. Be prepared for dust and smoke and you will see a backward country. The people are ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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pauljoedc

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Nice Cruise but Deceptive Advertising

We did only the river cruise part of a broader package that AmaWaterways provides. We heard generally good things about the land portions of the package. Overall, the cruise was enjoyable, but it got off to a rocky ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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csleemd

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing experience

Our 14 night Irrawaddy river cruise from Yangon by Pandaw Cruise Co. was a disappointing experience to say the least. Perhaps our pre cruise expectation was unrealistic. ( We imagined Myanmar to be full of untouched ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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