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Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) River Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Ho Chi Minh City

Traveler rating

Excellent

11

Very Good

2

Average

4

Poor

1

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

34

River Cruises

18

Senior Cruises

14

Romantic Cruises

11

Family Cruises

6

18 Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) 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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smars1

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

All-inclusive luxury cruise of Mekong River

We have travelled with Scenic for 10 years and have completed 5 river cruises with them in addition to many land tours. We love the fact that everything is included, itineraries are varied and staff are so ...
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6 photos

Sail Date November 2016


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Diet coach

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Overwhelmed by the staff and people

We arrived 2 days early to not be jet lagged. The Viking staff arranged a room. We stayed at the Hotel Sofitel which was modern and has a wonderful buffet. We paid for the expensive breakfast buffet at the hotel and ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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thedeadcanary

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

So many beautiful photos to re-live the experience!

We loved this cruise. The staff friendly and helpful. The guides (Ut and Tony) were outstanding, very helpful and gave us interesting insights into the two countries we visited (Vietnam and Cambodia). We visited out ...
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Sail Date January 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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Susanbg

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Pandaw was terrific

Our Mekong cruise with Pandaw exceeded our expectations. This ship was very comfortable, the food was very good and quite plentiful, the guides were knowledgeable and enthusiastic, and the staff was just ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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mammie46

1 Review Written

32 Helpful Votes

A little disappointed

I had read very good reviews about this boat but found I was a little disappointed. It could possibly be that we went at the wrong time of year as the Mekong was very low and getting on and off the boat was an ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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gkraft

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Deceptive Advertising with APT

We also did only the river cruise as part of a broader package that APT travel provides. The trip was advertised as requiring a "good level of fitness" to participate in the excursions. "Good level of fitness" ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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pablor06

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

The greatest river cruise ever!!!!!

As we worked more than 30 years for international organizations, we have been frequent travelers all our life, but this travel was really a highlight. This travel started at Ho Chi Minh city and ended at Siem ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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gkraft

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Misled by Advertising for Mekong River Cruise

Recently we participated in what was advertised as an 8 day river cruise, for people with a "good level of fitness", up the Mekong from Saigon to Siem Reap. It promised active excursions that required a good level ...
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Sail Date June 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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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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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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Foodie traveller

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

AMALotus ..great ship ...fantastic , unique tours

We are an Australian retired couple who in recent years have travelled extensively in Europe including a number of ocean and river cruises. Our standards and expectations are high. In selecting a trip we are ...
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Sail Date January 2012


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buffcurmudgeon

7 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Return to the Mekong on Viking Tonle

------------------------------------------------------------------------------ This is an unvarnished subjective review of my recent Viking river cruise on the Mekong on the RV Tonle. Viking is the most recent of ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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