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Katha Pandaw Review

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8 reviews

Disastrous 14 day inaugural river cruise on Upper Ganges, Kolkata to Varanasi

Review for Katha Pandaw to Asia River
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6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Oct 2019

My wife and I have thoroughly enjoyed 3 prior river cruises with Pandaw, Mekong, Irra waddy and Red river/Halong bay, plus optional Pandaw land tours.

On 12th October all that credibility crumbled to dust and blew away.

Whilst in transit from Delhi to Kolkata afternoon of the 11th we received an email from Brett Lemish, Indian area manager of Pandaw, advising due to flooding our 14 day river cruise is not possible, causing changes to itinerary.

Cabin Review

When unpacking our suitcase, much water started to leak from the ceiling on to the floor. Crew called and mopped up with towels, then returned and said leak fixed. During the night was again leaked, this time on my wife's bed, through the mattress.

We moved cabin during breakfast.

Water in shower gushed at random with scalding hot water, very dangerous.

No life jackets.

Cabin was clean, cabin staff attentive.

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