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Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) to Asia Cruise Reviews

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30 Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) to Asia Cruise Reviews


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janet2506520235

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A First Class Plus River Cruise

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Our introduction to Vietnam was interesting and educational with our tour to the Cu Chi’s tunnels and a visit to the city of Saigon followed the next day to transfer to our ship. Everything about this cruise ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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djdjrtjabs

1 Review Written

An amazing river cruising experience not to be missed!!

We were looking for a river cruise experience and the Heritage Line delivered via the Jahan and the Mekong River cruise from Ho Chi Minh City to Seim Reap. The group met at a lovely hotel in Ho Chi Minh City to ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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artlovingfoodie

6 Reviews Written

115 Helpful Votes

Wonderful overall with a few issues

Overall it was a wonderful start to our extended trip in SE Asia. I selected this boat based on the positive reviews but also the fact that it is the only boat small enough to generally sail the entire route HCM ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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buttam

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE

Wanted to see and learn about viet nam. Could not do it in a better fashion than a vrc. It was outstanding from a historic,cultural and shopping point of view. Returned home being much more knowledgeable about ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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3urop32014

1 Review Written

Excellent Cruise and Cultural Experience.

Having done Scenic from Amsterdam to Budapest, this cruise caught our attention. Because it was an area of the world we had not been to before and we had already done one cruise in Europe with Scenic. The ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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xanerin

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Incredible Service and Hospitality

I have cruised many times and even worked on cruises as a performer, so I really know what I like and dislike. The ship was beautifully clean and really looked the part. Rooms were large with lovely decor and well ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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From the land down under

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruising with Ponant

We chose this cruise on L'Austral as the pre and post cruise land tours gave us the opportunity to visit both the amazing Angkor Wat in Cambodia and Bagan in Myanmar. Both of these tours were fantastic and we saw ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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checkgirl

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Experience on the Jayavarman

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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LittleRedJohn

11 Reviews Written

68 Helpful Votes

Great Trip

Our travel agent said the Aqua Mekong Explorer was the best of the ships on the Mekong River. We saw some other vessels that were good-looking on the outside at least. Whatever, the cruise we experienced was ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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goodto sail

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A Boutique of a Cruiser

For many, a cruise means a huge ship, large crowd and the related stuffs therein. Then there is the other type of cruise: a small boat with a small number of guests, friendly staff and meticulous personal attention. ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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76mike

10 Reviews Written

77 Helpful Votes

Another sad Crystal disappointment

Hi everyone: First let me say that I have no "axe to grind" with Crystal. I have cruised with them once previously, and did not have a negative experience, as I did this time. Secondly, when I let our Crystal ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Pskonie

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise but Avoid Cabins VS 201 & 202

This cruise on the Mekong Navigator was through Evergreen (Emerald) tours Great modern ship with very good facilities, fantastic dining and service. While cabins were roomy and clean, there were issues with ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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captainmcd

10 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Voyage through a land that has been rebuilt.

There are a few different companies that offer similar cruises up the Mekong, but we had sailed with Viking River Cruises in the past and were happy with them. I booked the April sailing, the last of the season ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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TJMcConville

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

15 days in Vietnam and Cambodia

My wife had wanted to see Vietnam and Cambodia for sometime and we were able to tie this into a reunion in the Australia. Because this was and land and river cruise adventure we were able to see and experience ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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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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Monyu

1 Review Written

34 Helpful Votes

The Worst Ever, With Specifics

After enjoying some 20 cruises on Oceania, Cunard, Norwegian, Crystal, Holland-America, and Silver Sea, we think we have a pretty good grasp of the industry and what a paying passenger should expect. Le Soloeal, ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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Camro58

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Like Travelling on the Orient Express

Cruising the Mekong in his small ship is like being on the Orient Express except you are afloat. Cruising the Mekong is probably the best way to see the vibrancy, colour and rhythms of life that the Vietnamese ...
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Sail Date September 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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ailee

1 Review Written

Well planned itinerary, wonderful staff

We did a land/river package with Avalon starting in Ho Chi Minh City and ending in Bangkok, with 7 days aboard the Avalon Angkor. We went northbound along the Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers, and then across Tonle Sap ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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divalancashire

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

Before booking this kind of holiday please make sure it is for you. If it is what you want it is great, if not you could very well be disappointed. My husband and I cruised on La Marguerite 9-16 September 2014. Our ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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kimmy8

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

A fun time on Amalotus

We went on the 12 day vietnam Cambodia tour including 7 nights river cruising. Started in Saigon at Sheraton, had a wonderful Luke Nguyen inspired degustation at Xu, absolutely faultless! Went to the Tunnels which ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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OldTraveler

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Vietnam, Camboia & The Riches of Mekong

My wife and I just returned from our Feb/Mar AMA Lotus cruise, south to north, a few weeks ago. My wife and I were very happy with this cruise. The “Con” remarks below are meant as constructive and hopefully ...
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Sail Date February 2014


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davidk@internode.on.net

2 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Pleasant Meander up the Mekong

This cruise from near Ho Chi Minh City to Kampong Cham was part of the Viking Magnificent Mekong tour. By comparison with European cruise ships, Tonle Pandaw is a boutique experience. The cabins are well-designed ...
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Sail Date January 2014


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alexandra cruiser

6 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

AMAlotus cruise great on Mekong River in Vietnam

If you re interested in a combination land cruise in Vietnam and Cambodia along with Halong Bay Junk cruise and 7 day river cruise on MeKong,this was a great option. Hanoi is starting point and all hotels were 5 ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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theowlfromdullsville

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Think twice about this one, there is a better way

The Amalotus was new so no excuses in most areas of comment. The ships hold approx 126 people however for the second time this season there was only 26. What an absolute blessing, when it is full the restaurants and ...
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Sail Date March 2012


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