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Asia River Cruise Reviews

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Asia River
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485 Asia River 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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Alex Ozanne

1 Review Written

Beautiful way to see the amazing Mekong

5 Star service and with an interesting itinerary. I am an adventurous soul who loves a bit of luxury. Lotus fit the bill perfectly with great shore excursions immersing us in the local history and culture. The ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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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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Mike Nixon

1 Review Written

Cruising on the Brahmaputra

We wanted to explore Assam for family reasons and this was a great way to see and feel the amazing culture of India. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel very special, with personal and discreet attention ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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JohkneeB

1 Review Written

Another fantastic cruise with an amazing guide and fantasic staff

This was another fantastic Viking experience made all the more special by our personal guide, Terry, who stayed with us from day 1 til we left. All the staff we met along the way were, as always, very welcoming and ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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JackMark

1 Review Written

2 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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jstar1510

1 Review Written

An incredible week on so many levels

We just spent the past week celebrating a friends milestone birthday on board the Aqua Mekong. It was faultless. The crew went above and beyond in every regard. The activities each day were so well organised with ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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anfai

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Beautiful riverboat with lovely staff and an excellent itinerary.

Southeast Asia is a culturally rich destination. The excursions were well selected to give us a very good encounter with the people in the small villages along the Mekong River, and to meet with them to learn about ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Mick Storrs

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

PANDAW Kolkata to Varanasi

Third Pandaw cruise after Irrawaddy & Mekong & very disappointing but we were forewarned after many bad reviews. All 19 pax were return custom & we departed in KATHA PANDAW on one engine which precluded us ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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tecyeo

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

4 Days 3 Nights On AquaMekong from Phnom Penh to Ho Chih Min

First i need to qualify myself on writing this review as i am comparing the AquaMekong curise experience with a luxury train holiday experience on Maharajah Express. To sum up, if given a choice, i will go back ...
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Sail Date December 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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jsn55

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

The good was OK, but bad was horrid

This is an EXTREMELY long report; I don’ seem to be able to anything halfway. Please read it knowing that we are NOT tour people. We don’t like regimentation and we surely do not want to get up at 5am every ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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BRR

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

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

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 ...
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Sail Date October 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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the quiet American

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing

This was a new cruise for this boat which was apparently brought from another country and it showed. The crew had little knowledge or interest in their jobs. Their command of English was little to poor. The decks ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Sara 42

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Magical

The boat was beautiful, our cabin was perfect with a lovely veranda, the food was delicious. A great breakfast selection with everything from Pho to an egg station and lots of fruit. Lunch was also served buffet ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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gaunty

1 Review Written

The Brahmaputra

A wonderful, unique opportunity to explore river life in India. The company covers every tiny detail to ensure enjoyment, right from the off. They meet you and allocate a car to share for trips, just three or four ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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sunnies

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Pandaw Problems in India

We have travelled extensively on ocean and river over the last 20 years and have, with the exception of our October Pandaw India trip, always enjoyed our adventures. On two occasions plans went astray but we were ...
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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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Mr P Powell

1 Review Written

The best river cruise of my life

The strand cruise from mandalay to bagan in myanmar was a once in a lifetime experience, I have never enjoyed a river boat cruise so much, exceptional staff, so endearing, so polite, so helpful. The cabin was ...
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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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kenf2697

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Awesome cruise ... definitely not disappointed !!!

This was our second cruise on the Mahabaahu. The first was a week long cruise in October, 2018 downstream on the Brahmaputra River. It was a great cruise. Service was excellent and the ports we stopped at were ...
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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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pjbmontana

5 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

One of the best ever

In March of 2019 we did Scenic’s ‘Treasures of the Mekong’ tour and cruise. The trip consisted of 3 nights in Siem Reap, Cambodia followed by 7 days on the Scenic Spirit and ending with 2 day in Ho Chi Minh ...
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Sail Date March 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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