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Asia River Cruise Reviews

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Asia River
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Very Good

60

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60 Asia River Cruise Reviews


alldog49 avatar

alldog49

16 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes

China Land & Cruise - The Truth

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Thirteen nights, 7 land, 6 cruising. A little background. My husband and I have cruised on Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, and Oceania but never on a river cruise. We did do Galapagos but I don't count that as a river ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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tkleespies

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A very sobering and educational tour.

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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ColoradoTraveler1120

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

15-Day Viking "Imperial Jewels of China" - Much Good, But Room for Improvement

My wife and I chose Viking - and, specifically, their "Imperial Jewels of China" itinerary, for our first trip to China. Overall, we are glad we did so. Though it was not without concerns and drawbacks. To be ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Andrew J. Cat

6 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Epic 5-star trip. 4-star ship, however.

This was the trip of a lifetime for us. Viking staff made all of the difference in the success of this trip. We began in Beijing. We flew on United from Tampa via Washington Dulles. IAD to PEK was a whopping ...
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Sail Date April 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


strongmr avatar

strongmr

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Brahmaputra River from Guwahati to Jorhat

The collection from the airport was not great. We waited for another couple to arrive on a different flight and share the taxi with us for over an hour. Having made a fuss the decision was made for us to continue by ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Shahid Hussain

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Journey Along the Mekong

Friends recommended. This was our first Scenic Cruise. The cruise was excellent overall and the service, food, drinks were particularly noteworthy. Everything was very nicely and efficiently organized and there were ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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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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vrosenfeld

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Exotic China

I have traveled a lot but had never been to China. This cruise stops in several different cities and is a combination of river and land. The cruise was well organized and the food and entertainment were quite good. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


CookGirl avatar

CookGirl

11 Reviews Written

79 Helpful Votes

Lovely Cruise but avoid the Pre and Post cruise options in Vietnam

I completed this cruise a week or so ago. The cruise itself in very nice and relaxing. The stops along the river are interesting but this is so very different from one of the European sailings. You really can't ...
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Sail Date November 2018


bobby g avatar

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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Debbie Kelch

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Nice cruise, beautiful hotels, but unimpressive ship

We had never been to Asia, and the price for this cruise was very good. The hotels we stayed at were absolutely beautiful and top notch. The excursions were great, but there was a lot of down time flying from ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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DMowery

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Mowery-Schaffner Asia Viking Emerald May 2018

We (wife and I) chose this Viking Emerald cruise because it has the major destinations (cities), river cruising, and the dates we wanted. The tour was for 14 days. We booked a couple days before and after the ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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vrosenfeld

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Value

We selected this cruise because we wanted to see the highlights of China. the itinerary which included a week on land and a week on the cruise took us to visit the major spots and gave us an overview of the country. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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foodpolice

13 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes

Mekong River Cruise from Vietnam to Cambodia (by Emerald Waterways)

Included as part of our 19 day Vietnam & Cambodia Explorer, we went on a 7 day Mekong River cruise put together by Emerald Waterways. We were on the M/V Mekong Navigator while on the Mekong River. The Mekong ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Ritva

1 Review Written

Good overall but not what we have been expecting

We have looking forward this cruise for a long time, it was advertised to us as being one of the finest in luxury on the ayeyarwaddy river. So we thought it would be a nice and tranquil journey. But too many kids ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Sharon Norman

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

History, culture, people and food.

Relaxed way to travel,with not living out of a suitcase. Scenery was spectacular and seeing how the people live on the river was amazing. Staff on the Scenic Spirit were very warm and welcoming, they attended to my ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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MelbDemon

6 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Melbdemon On the Yangtse

This cruise was a 4 day part of a 22 day scenic tour of china so not exactly sure what part of the total tour cost this was. WE were fortunate that we were upgraded to a suite (see below) though weren't entitled ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Petti0

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Mergui Archipelago absolutely beautiful

We travelled from Bangkok to Rangon (domestic air) and then longtail boat to Kawthaun, Myannmar. The transfer from Thailand to Myannmar was an adventure in itself! Our cruise director was waiting for us at the ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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amelia clark

1 Review Written

Another way to see India

We had been wanting to visit India for a number of years and investigated various ways of travelling through the country - special train journeys etc., however, when we learned of the mv Mahabaahu and its itinerary ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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tlotlo

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent Experience on the Strand

There were only a few luxury cruises plying the Irrawady, so we quickly narrowed down to the Strand based on their great reviews. We were not disappointed. The cruise was extremely well run, with every detail ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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gringagirlatl

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Multi Generation Southeast Asia Cruise and Land Tour with AMA Waterways

My family and I do a big adventure trip every year and we had been wanting to do SE Asia for a couple of year and just couldn't find anything escorted that lined up with school holiday breaks. We booked about 9 ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Upbirdman

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great ship!

This is a wonderful ship with an excellent staff. Classic wooden boat. There were only 30 passengers on our cruise. Cabins were very large and comfortable, although the beds may be too firm for some. Large luxurious ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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ItheJD

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Myanmar Splendour and Culture

Having travelled with Scenic in the past we decided to book our Myanmar trip with them and see the country before it gets too crowded. Firstly the Ship - the Aura. On initial inspection a lovely yacht type ship, ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Tangiroo

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Roof of the World China and Tibet

Interesting but exhausting trip. 17 days is a long time which included 3 internal flights which were tiresome. A Highlight of the trip was our tour guide Ray. His amazing communication skills and A+ personality made ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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