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Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) Cruise Reviews

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Ho Chi Minh City

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118 Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) Cruise Reviews


Lesjan avatar

Lesjan

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

a superb cruise !

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Chose this cruise as we liked the look of Emerald Cruises, and the new Harmony ship, when investigating possible intineraries for a trip to Vietnam and Cambodia. The whole trip met and in many ways exceeded our ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Andrejs

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mekong River with Scenic Spirit

We have been with Scenic on numerous tours throughout the world. Scenic have always looked after us fabulously, everything is all inclusive, well catered, the best accommodation, and great guides. At the time of ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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janet2506520235

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A First Class Plus River Cruise

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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JackMark

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First river cruise, first time booking through Scenic - very impressed.

We booked the Scenic Luxury Mekong and Temple Discovery Cruise, which started with a flight from the UK to Vietnam, a night at The Intercontinental Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and a few hours to explore Saigon (HCMC) ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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igf

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Interesting and memorable. Needs significant improvements. Awful customer service

Overall good cruise with somewhat interesting itinerary on a relatively comfortable ship and a good crew. We saw what we came to see - how real people of the 2 countries live, many historic sites. Clearly Seam Riep ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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ljb8689

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Best vacation ever! Scenic Spirit from Ho Chi Mihn City to Siem Reap

Best vacation ever! We’ve been on close to 30 international vacations of various types, and this one was indeed exceptional. We booked our Scenic vacation Treasures of the Mekong for Oct. 20 – Nov. 1, 2019. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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RichardLois

1 Review Written

Our cruise on the Mekong River Saigon to Siem Reap

We were really impressed by the staff and the vessel from the moment we boarded the Jayavarman.All facilities on board were excellent. Our cabin was well serviced with clean linen at all times and little surprises ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Buffyr

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Trip of a Lifetime!

We wanted to see a part of the world that was completely new to us and we had never been to Asia. Previous reviews and my desire to visit where my brother served during the Vietnam War led us to choose the Charms ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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greenfinch

7 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Amazing Amadara

We have just returned from a holiday of a life time thanks to AmaWaterways. We travelled on the AmaDara a beautiful ship. We sailed the Mekong through Vietnam and Cambodia, a most beautiful part of the world with ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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AmyLouisePoli

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Stunning cruise through a stunning part of the world

Having been on many of the European rivers with Emerald Waterways, we wanted to try somewhere a little different but keep to the brand we love and trust. Flights We flew with BA in premium economy, which ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Cjanddavid

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fabulous sights service food and beautiful full ship suites with 4 poster beds

Abercrombie and Kent trip. So outstanding and first class in every way We loved every minute. The crew were so wonderful and expertly trained. The two per day shore excursions were small group with outstanding ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Shipz

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wow, wow and more wow

We have just returned from the most amazing holiday on the Amawaterways AmaDara, Charms of the Mekong river cruise. We have been lucky and have been on many cruise ships to all parts of the world but have never ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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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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splawn4

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Best travel experience ever!

Two thumbs up. Five stars. Off-the-chart in customer service from the time we landed in Ho Chin Min City to the time we were dropped off at the Seam Reap Airport by the Scenic staff. This was my first time in ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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kacol

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Brilliant Mekong Cruise

This was a small boat cruise maximum 52 cabins. The cabins were beautiful with own balcony and bathroom , We traveled up the Mekong river from Vietnam to Cambodia. We had twice daily on shore excursions and got to ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Goliamedia

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A great trip

This was a wonderful trip. Rather than repeating everything I'll just say I agree with everything the main cruise critic review said. Terrific food. Comfortable cabin. Really interesting trips off the boat with ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Robert 1234

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Best Mekong River boat cruise and agenda

We chose Scenic for the Megong River cruise to Cambodia because the last night included a 1st class outdoor dinner in front of a temple, including a team of Cambodian singers and dancers. This final night dinner was ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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GDanishSpots1

6 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Very nice

The Scenic Spirit is a very nice river boat and the staff are attentive without be intrusive. Because the ship was not full, everyone was moved up a floor so we went up 2 categories so we went from Room 107 to Room ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Retired and Relaxed

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

One of the Best River Cruises Outside of Europe

We have been on Uniworld over and over in Europe, and opted for a change and booked the Vietnam and Cambodia cruise on the Mekong. Departed Saigon, staveled through Vietnam and then to Cambodia, ending up in Hanoi. ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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mstrmarsch

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Best cruise ever on so many levels

We have been on several cruises both river and sea since 1980. This was the very best so far for many many reasons. The itinerary was spectacular. Sailing the Mekong River through Vietnam and Cambodia. If you are ...
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Sail Date January 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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jmalux

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Sensational experience

We booked this cruise directly with Aqua Expeditions, and the reservation team was very reactive and helpful. For the two hour transfer from Ho Chi Minh to the ship, we had opted for a Mercedes S-class transfer, ...
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Sail Date October 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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KandPandB

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

What a wonderful experience

This cruise was chosen as way to see the more rural side of Vietnam and Cambodia and did not disappoint. In fact it went way beyond our expectations. The itinerary is new with many small villages visited, often ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Greyeyes17

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Cruise the Mekong

We chose this cruise because we had previously been on a Scenic River Cruise in Europe, for Amsterdam to Budapest and it was wonderful. We had never been either to Vietnam or Cambodia so thought this would be the ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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