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Asia River Cruise Reviews

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Asia River
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12 Asia River Cruise Reviews

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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

BRR avatar


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

sunnies avatar


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

LegalEagle2012 avatar


2 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

This boat should be CONDEMMED

We did not choose this river cruise boat. It was part of a Cruise.co.uk bucket list tour. Three days on the Yangtze. The boat was boarded in Chongquin. A city that I would have liked to spend more time in. ...
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Sail Date August 2019

Davo21 avatar


1 Review Written


A 4 night cruise on the Yangtze was part of our package tour. I have given this ship a 1 star rating only because there is no option for a lower one. Absolutely appalling in every respect - the cabin, dining, ...
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Sail Date March 2019

Bunky39 avatar


1 Review Written


Friends told us but ours was different no zoo tour air food and lodging were bad we were sick the whole time and sick for 6 weeks upon return air born virus I broke 2 teeth eating at the restaurant inbejing first ...
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Sail Date March 2018

Tigeronhill avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Victoria Yangtze River Cruises -- a cruise line to avoid

Born in China and lived in the US for more than 30 year, I chose the Victoria Cruises because the cruise line claims that they are the only 'American company' on the Yangtze River. It turned out that the ...
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Sail Date November 2016

KLCWArchitect avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes


The cruise was an add on to a land tour of the major cities in China booked by Friendly Planet Travel. The first thing you notice when you walk on to the ship is the pervasive mold smell throughout. We were promised ...
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Sail Date September 2017

wellsrv avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A wonderful ship, attentive crew, and terrific scenery.

It combined visits to several key Chinese cities and tourist attractions with six days on the Yangtze River. A great combination. We were well cared for from start to finish. Hotels were excellent and food was ...
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Sail Date October 2016

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michael sharp

2 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

The Shipwreck

This was meant to be the inaugural cruise of the MY Andaman Explorer commencing October 2nd out of Kawthaung Myanamar When we arrived we were told that the ships generator was broken and that it would not be ...
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Sail Date October 2016

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1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

The Pandaw Cruise from NOWHERE in Laos

The 'cruise' was scheduled to commence at Jing Hong in China. We duly arrived at a perfectly acceptable hotel which we had previously arranged, after an overnight stay we were due to be collected and transferred to ...
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Sail Date March 2016

john39 avatar


1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

A big disappointment . .

As previous very happy Pandaw clients, when the opportunity arose to cruise the Ganges we jumped at it. Did not comparison shop or explore other options such was our faith in Pandaw. First mistake on our part. ...
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Sail Date December 2019

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