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Asia River Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Asia River
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

20

Very Good

4

Average

4

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

100

Senior Cruises

75

Romantic Cruises

41

Group and Theme Cruises

38

River Cruises

28

28 Asia River Cruises Cruise Reviews


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Holway

6 Reviews Written

62 Helpful Votes

Impossible to fault - Possibly the best holiday ever

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We had a not exactly great experience (Well, to be honest it was awful) on the Scenic Pearl in 2016 and had almost thought of cancelling this cruise. But the two ships and experiences were like Chalk & Cheese. ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Metroone

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Mekong cruising in style

Quite a long coach trip to reach the boat, but a packed lunch was provided - which was adequate, there was also a short comfort break where you could buy snacks or souvenirs if you wished to. Embarkation was smooth ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Harveyvals

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Relaxing luxurious way to travel down the Mekong River

After a week onboard, all six of us agreed that sailing from Siem Reap down the Mekong on the Jayavarman was a great decision. The cabins were much larger than we expected and particularly comfortable with a ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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smars1

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

All-inclusive luxury cruise of Mekong River

We have travelled with Scenic for 10 years and have completed 5 river cruises with them in addition to many land tours. We love the fact that everything is included, itineraries are varied and staff are so ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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JOETCRUISE

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Yangtzee River Cruise

This cruise was an excellent way to see China. It was part of a combined land and river vacation. The accommodations on the river cruise boat were great and service was excellent. The dining facility was nice and ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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remy bourne

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

The value and information exceeded are expectations

You begin your trip with an overnight stay at the Shangra-la Hotel Yangon. A very well kept hotel with a restaurant, bar, bakery and more. The hotel employees are very helpful at all times. Centrally located ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Diet coach

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Overwhelmed by the staff and people

We arrived 2 days early to not be jet lagged. The Viking staff arranged a room. We stayed at the Hotel Sofitel which was modern and has a wonderful buffet. We paid for the expensive breakfast buffet at the hotel and ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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goldeneyes

4 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

To Infinity and Beyond - The Roof of the World and Viking

We wanted to take an Asian cruise and decided on the Viking Roof of the World land/river cruise tour. It included 6 days on the Yangtze plus 10 days on land. The clinching part was the inclusion of 2.5 days in ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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jburnham43

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Undiscovered China: Trip of a Lifetime

Only way we would tour China was with a guided tour; we chose Viking because friends had recommended Viking for its wonderful service and comprehensive excursions. We were not disappointed. In fact, we loved every ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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ngmaldonado

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

The wonders of ancient and modern China!

The cabins on our ship were always well maintained. We had a great view off our balcony and we could hear the scenery descriptions as we sailed down the Yangtze River. We really appreciated the surprise gifts left ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Andels

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Vacation

A wonderful experience, attention to every detail. The crew were incredible, we could not have asked for more. Our tour guide/ tour director was the most incredible person who took care of every last detail ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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ryonfw

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Magnificent Mekong

This was our 5th Viking Cruise and like all the others it was great. All the Viking personnel were always there to help with every situation. The Viking Guide was just the best and all the local guides were so ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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Mulguy Boy

8 Reviews Written

41 Helpful Votes

Great way to see some of China but better & earlier information needed.

We traveled with Viking River Cruises on the Imperial Jewels of China trip (April, 2016) in the direction from Beijing to Shanghai. The trip was wonderful and a fantastic experience. A very safe and convenient way ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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BobClark

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Viking Tour!

Fantastic cruise, fantastic restaurants, fantastic ship, fantastic staff, fantastic food, fantastic service, fantastic guide (Joshua). This was our China anniversary (20 years) so we picked China for our holiday. We ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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thedeadcanary

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

So many beautiful photos to re-live the experience!

We loved this cruise. The staff friendly and helpful. The guides (Ut and Tony) were outstanding, very helpful and gave us interesting insights into the two countries we visited (Vietnam and Cambodia). We visited out ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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loubrijohn

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Imperial Jewels 2015

This was an excellent experience for our first trip to China. Fantastic itinerary, great hotels, awesome cruise. Great service all around. In an overwhelming country with so much to see, Viking helped us to focus on ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Susanbg

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Pandaw was terrific

Our Mekong cruise with Pandaw exceeded our expectations. This ship was very comfortable, the food was very good and quite plentiful, the guides were knowledgeable and enthusiastic, and the staff was just ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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mammie46

1 Review Written

32 Helpful Votes

A little disappointed

I had read very good reviews about this boat but found I was a little disappointed. It could possibly be that we went at the wrong time of year as the Mekong was very low and getting on and off the boat was an ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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NowRose

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Myanmar-Pangon to Mandalay

After three flights from Calgary, Alberta to Yangon, Myanmar met at the Yangon Airport by Mojo (Cruise Director Assistant). Asked Mojo about exchanging US dollars to chat and asked Mojo about an approximate amount, ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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gkraft

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Deceptive Advertising with APT

We also did only the river cruise as part of a broader package that APT travel provides. The trip was advertised as requiring a "good level of fitness" to participate in the excursions. "Good level of fitness" ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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brax9

1 Review Written

29 Helpful Votes

Best cruise ever of Cambodia and Vietnam on the Mekong River

This was our first cruise with Avalon. We decided on the FASCINATING VIETNAM, CAMBODIA & THE MEKONG RIVER WITH BANGKOK, HANOI & HA LONG BAY – SOUTHBOUND. Since we were traveling so many hours to get to Asia, we ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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BillPizzaiolo

6 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

YES, we went to CAIRO EGYPT & it was Safe !

We got home last night from the long flights from Cairo. It was well worth the effort. Our Uniworld Nile River Cruise experience in Egypt was as if we were on a 5 star VIP private tour with an expert Egyptologist. ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Cruise Critic 666

1 Review Written

Land/River Vacaion on Viking Emerld

We visited wonderful places - in awe factor order - Forbidden City, Great Wall, Terra Cotta Soldiers, Yangtze River Gorges, school visit, Zoo/Pandas, numerous historical/cultural sites sprinkled throughout our ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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good looking

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mekong delta

The ship with 44 passengers was everything a 81 year old traveller with an 80 year old spouse could ask for The crew were fantastic and very helpful. I was on a limited diet and the maitre d made sure that there ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Ronjim44

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Magic of Myanmar (Burma)

While we started in Bangkok, we flew to Mandalay, Myanmar where we boarded our ship. We then proceeded to sail down the Irawady river for 12 days, then stayed in Yangon (formerly Rangoon) one night. The country is ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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