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Bangkok (Laem Chabang) Viking Ocean Viking Orion Cruise Reviews

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Excellent but with some room for improvements
"Great way for a first time visit to parts of Southeast Asia. The cruise was perfect in most all aspects : a great and smooth embarkation and disembarkation processes, baggage handling and airport transportation;..."Read More
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Beautiful ship, not quite 5*

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alan5151
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We were on the 12 day BKK > Bali leg. a) The Ship We should say up front we were wowed by the ship : immaculate and beautiful, and kept pristine by a dedicated staff. Although at 930 guests is one of the larger ships we have been on , it never felt crowded . There are loads of nooks and crannies to curl up with a book in peace and quiet.The child-free policy is another huge bonus. The ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Orion - Beautiful ship and excellent cuisine.

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jeanaleider
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Wall Street Journal had an article about the Bangkok to Bali cruise. Our friends asked us to join them on the cruise to celebrate birthdays. If your birthday falls during the cruise, you may request a special gift. We had a lovely bottle of champagne and a delicious chocolate cake. Everything was great except for the travel arrangements made by Viking. The ship was beautiful with lots of ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Should Have Been Better

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Arthurg
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Viking rated #1! Not for this cruise. Short amount of time in Bangkok. Included tour was much too short. For a city like Bangkok, more time is needed. Next stops, Kuala Lampur and Singapore needed much more time. Tours were ok, but guides needed a better command of the English language. The time spent in Indonesia could have been put to better use by extending Bangkok and Singapore. Jakarta ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Bangkok to Bali

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gatheg
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

The ship was spacious and the common areas were beautifully appointed and maintained. The shore excursions were well planned the guides were all good. The service was excellent at all the restaurants I enjoyed all my dining experiences. I enjoyed the casual dining food options but I did not understand the rule regarding dinner attire it seemed too formal for me. The port talks were ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Bangkok to Slums of Asia

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cayman5433
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This itinerary was very poorly designed. Long 2-3 hour bus rides on excursions, through Indonesia slums and hot old buses. Stayed two days in Jataka, nothing to see but cheap for Viking to dock, Singapore was beautiful, we stayed 7 hours. The entire trip was promoted as as ending in Bali. We arrived at 6:00 pm, had to tender in, they overloaded tenders with to many people at 95 degree for a ...
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Allow us to begin by thanking you for this valuable feedback, cayman5433, and assure you that your critique of this itinerary, ship, and suite amenities will be documented for internal...

Sail Date: November 2019


Very disappointed, very misleading cruise description

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MS RS
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We had expected better based on other travelers comments, cruise description and cost. To begin with the description of the cruise was misleading, it was described as spending two days in Bali, when in reality we arrived in Bali in the evening and had to disembark the next morning. Luckily we had extended our trip by one day on our own so we had the chance to see something. Second, the ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Disappointed and Feeling Deceived

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davidt53
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We took the 12 night trip from Bangkok to Bali. The disembarkation port is more than 2 1/2 hours away from the city of Bangkok by taxi. This made making a visit to Bangkok after boarding the ship an expensive and challenging proposition. There was no indication of the distance from the port by Viking prior to our actual trip. Our next disappointment was with the beverage package.. My wife and ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Highlights of Southeast Asia

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z8c192
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We chose this cruise line and destination for the reasons: 1. we were looking for a cruise line that limit the children 2. no "nickel and dime" cruise 3. always wanted to visit SEA but was not sure where to start, this provide on paper a great itinerary. 4. we are foodies and the "Kitchen Table" and "Chef Table" options really enticed us. Our experience overall for this cruise was ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Excellent but with some room for improvements

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barakats
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Great way for a first time visit to parts of Southeast Asia. The cruise was perfect in most all aspects : a great and smooth embarkation and disembarkation processes, baggage handling and airport transportation; excellent staterooms design and amenities that beats most luxury hotel rooms; simplicity, quality and beauty of ship furniture and amenities everywhere; superb quality of food and service ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Great Ship! Great Crew and Staff! Good mix of passengers!

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Rodmanb294
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Choose cruise to the itinerary.... Bangkok to Bali segment... Selected a mix of ship and private Tours... Ship tours... Someone needs to insure that tour guides speak undertstandable English. Ship is awesome--but should be --it's only two years old. Staff --99% great... a couple of bad apples need a brushup on interpersonal skills... humans will be humans.. "In a minute"(with an ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


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