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Viking Mekong Cruise Reviews

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34 Viking Mekong Cruise Reviews


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tkleespies

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A very sobering and educational tour.

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Mekong river cruise, Dec 2018. We chose this cruise because we know and trust Viking, and had not seen much of Asia (this was my wife’s first trip to Asia). This cruise certainly met our expectations: The ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Bensoch

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Vietnam & Cambodia

Interested in going to Vietnam and Cambodia to experience the culture, history, people and the food. While I knew it would be hot, I was not prepared for the humidity. The humidity permeated everything, even the ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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jtsmgb

1 Review Written

Amazing Journey on the Mekong

This was a wonderful journey, part land tour and part cruise with a company, Viking, that we've come to trust and enjoy. We started in Hanoi, a group of 54 people. We were divided into two groups with each of us ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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George 002

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Bucket List Fulfilled

We chose this cruise because I have always wanted to return to Vietnam after servicing there in 1970-71. Being able to visit Cambodia and Thailand were added benefits that provided a very unexpected and memorable ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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bobby g

1 Review Written

Mekong Amazing Journey

Expect the days to be HOT and humid at each port you visit. If you can stand the heat and like to sweat, then you'll have a great time. I enjoyed the food offered on the ship, the chefs had nightly special, that ...
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Sail Date August 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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Cbzell

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Viking hits the high bar again!

Choose Viking for thismcruise because we had previously traveled with them and had an emergency which they handled beautifully. Know they would be able to handle any possible problem that might come up. Our group ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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DSR111

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Vietnam - Cambodia Trip

Friends recommended Viking and we both wanted to cruise the Mekong. The trip was made infinitely more enjoyable due to the two tour directors - Kong and Lee - they were exceptional at every turn. Additionally, our ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Gdescy

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great southeast Asian cruise

This was our second trip with Viking. We chose this cruise because we wanted to see Southeast Asia and we had had a great experience with Viking on our last cruise. This cruise exceeded our expectations and we would ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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jeandugan

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Interesting Itinerary / Well Appointed Ship

Interesting trip along the Mekong River. We began our trip in Ho Chi Min City and explored this busy and populous city. And the trip to the ship included a visit to Cu Chi tunnels which the Viet Cong used ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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wenc

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Best Trip I've Ever Experienced

This was more than a sightseeing trip, this was emersion into a culture unlike my own. This trip provided a well balanced insight into the Vietnamese/Cambodian culture, lifestyle, topography, religions, history ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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ronfra

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Exceeded the high standard of Viking particularly as a cultural experience

This was our seventh Viking river cruise and 4 months later we still say it was our best ever. We started in Ho Chi Min City, ended in Hanoi and included the Ha Long Bay extension. All the hotels were excellent but ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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gypsyj

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

VIKING MEKONG GUIDES MADE ITINERARY 5 STAR

Pre-trip Ha Long Bay, (Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City) Hanoi, Siem Reap (Angkor Wat), Mekong River Cruise, Ho Chi Minh City We have never been taken care of so well on any other Viking River Cruises as we were on the ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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mjfarsje

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

A true perspective on the Viet Nam and Cambodia culture

I felt that I was out of my element going to these countries alone. I didn't want to do "touristy" things. I wanted to learn about the countries. I wanted a smaller group. Our guides were extremely knowledgeable ...
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Sail Date July 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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mjfarsje

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

So much more than I anticipated!

I am interested in history, current culture and architecture. I was able to experience all on this cruise. The guides were locals and extremely knowledgeable. The tours of different areas were small so that you ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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oddstuff

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Fulfilling a dream

I can't say enough good about this cruise. First, the ship was a throwback to the old British colonial days with teakwood and shuttered doors. We felt like we were reliving history as we along the Mekong. Our room ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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VicksVaporRub

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Magnificent Mekong Creates Memory of a Lifetime

We began our Mekong adventure by flying in early to Hanoi just before the Chinese New Year. The city of Hanoi was lit up like our Christmas lights all around the lake and in the neighborhoods. It was delightful! ...
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Sail Date January 2014


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Andels

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Vacation

A wonderful experience, attention to every detail. The crew were incredible, we could not have asked for more. Our tour guide/ tour director was the most incredible person who took care of every last detail ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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ryonfw

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Magnificent Mekong

This was our 5th Viking Cruise and like all the others it was great. All the Viking personnel were always there to help with every situation. The Viking Guide was just the best and all the local guides were so ...
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Sail Date January 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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dcarlhanson

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Worth going to see Angkor Wat in Cambodia and experience the cuisine.

I had been to Vietnam during the Vietnam war in the late 60s and wanted to see and experience it in a different light. Angkor Wat was also on our bucket list. We found the Vietnamese people very warm and ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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chesert

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Viking Mekong is not to be missed!

The Viking Mekong cruise not only afforded the opportunity to experience the Mekong Delta, the breadbasket of Vietnam, but also the ability to visit Cambodia. I knew from my days as a soldier in Southeast Asia in ...
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Sail Date March 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


Viking Mekong Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.04.1
Dining4.04.7
Entertainment3.04.2
Public Rooms3.04.3
Fitness Recreation2.03.5
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.6
Service5.04.9
Value For Money5.04.7
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