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Viking Mandalay
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Jean-Marie Bergman avatar

Jean-Marie Bergman

1 Review Written

Nothing beats champagne served on a lake in a rowboat!

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We had never been to Burma and were intrigued by the political developments there. The cruise itself was very somfortable witrh an extremely attentive staff and the usual Viking good planning for shore excursions ...
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Sail Date December 2016


WDM avatar

WDM

1 Review Written

A Not to be Missed Experience

A fantastic opportunity to experience a difference culture and a far different way of life. We were not disappointed. From a taste of opulent life in a grand hotel in Bangkok to the simple and basic life in ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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walwynmartin

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fabulous-too bad there are no more planned

We wanted to see Myanmar before it is changed forever by mass tourism. This itinerary allowed us to visit not only the major centres of Yangon and Mandalay but also small remote villages only accessible easily by ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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TravelingTarheel

1 Review Written

Fascinating destination, talented guides, amazing ship, crew, and food

Myanmar (Burma) had been on my bucket list for almost 40 years. This was a great way to explore the country, by land and river, as we saw the bigger towns and the small villages. Nothing (other than the shower ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Janice Hill

1 Review Written

Mesmerizing Myanmar

The tour began in Bangkok with flights to Yangon/Rangoon, Myanmar. We stayed in the luxurious Shangri La Hotel in Bangkok and Burma. We had great guided tours of the Grand Palace and Schwedegon Palace. We flew to ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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pwcorry

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Bangkok, Yangon, Inle Lake and Mandalay with cruise on Irrawaddy river.

Opportunity to experience Myanmar and its unique culture before the onset of heavy tourist traffic. Great start in Bangkok with a stay at the outstanding Shangdi-La hotel on the river. Flight to Yangon and another ...
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Sail Date March 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


Ann West avatar

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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littlegit

5 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Viking Manadalay; Wonderful Experience!

Viking has a wonderful Myanmar cruise/tour itinerary. You get a chance to see some of the major tourist sites but also visit small villages. Many people loved the villages most of all. The trip starts in ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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MrsComl

2 Reviews Written

Great Experience

A trip down the Irrawaddy, this s a small river ship, 28 cabins and maximum of 56 passengers. We had already sailed on this river ship in Vietnam and Cambodia, so knew the layout and quirks. This cruise is all ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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bxny

1 Review Written

Beyond Expectations

We joined the Viking group in Bangkok and then visited Yangon and Inle Lake before boarding the ship in Mandalay. We were a group of 8 on this 60 passenger ship with a crew of almost 30. Dominic, the hotel ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Blue Willow Lord

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The journey and destinations were outstanding.

We have a favourite saying that you never get a second chance at a first impression, well our Viking first impression was simply outstanding. We started our journey in Bangkok staying at the very impressive ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Peterpjn

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Road to Mandalay

Having travelled in Asia previously, on business and pleasure, I had an idea what to expect. However, I was more than impressed, not only by the views but also by the crew. It was the first time we had experienced a ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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SanaBanana

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Cruise to Myanmar on the Irrawaddy River

One could classify this trip as an adventure. Not recommended for beginners. I enjoyed it, my husband did not like it. It began in Bangkok. The guides there spoke poor English. I would recommend doing tours on your ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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