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266 Asia River Cruises Cruise Reviews

LockeyHill avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fascinating, if at times fraught, cruise through over 2000 years of history.


Pandaw is an excellent company and the Ganges has more to offer in the way of palaces, temples and ancient ruins than any other river in Asia. We knew that the ship would actually be run by an Indian management ...
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Sail Date December 2019

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Gregory S Gush

2 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Very Disappointed with Viking's China Roof of World Trip

Was looking forward to a great adventure in China. It was a very disappointing trip. So much so, that I don't think I'll trust Viking again. We spent $22k. I don't think the trip was worth half that. Don't waste ...
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Sail Date October 2019

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Connor Dyson

1 Review Written

The yardstick for all other cruises!

It is difficult to express just how wonderful the Strand Cruise was. From go to whoa, the trip was sumptuous and salubrious. From the seamless booking system and assistance from the Strand Hotel to being ...
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Sail Date April 2019

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1 Review Written

Imperial Jewels of China was a terrific insight into China and it’s history.

Viking as always made this land and river travel comfortable and easy. The person that made everything so easy and rewarding was Leo, the guide that was assigned to our small group. Leo was so accommodating, ...
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Sail Date June 2019

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful experience cruising on the Mekong

Beautifully-outfitted ship, large and comfortable cabin, happy and attentive staff, excellent food, great shore guide and activities. The boarding process was quick and straightforward We were pleasantly ...
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Sail Date September 2019

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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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5 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Undiscovered China

The six day river trip on the Yangtze River was part of aa eighteen day adventure in China. From the modern high-rise and lights of Shanghai to the mountain village of Lijiang, this was an exciting and educational ...
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Sail Date May 2019

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6 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Viking knows how to make this trip special

We did the Viking "Undiscovered China" version (there are two other shorter alternatives). While onboard, you are together with 250 passengers, but on land you are usually with about 25-30 and one tour guide for ...
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Sail Date May 2019

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1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Uniworld river cruise India Ganges 2. world of experiences & unsurpassed luxury

Gangies voyager 11 I will try to cover the whole time and be as honest in my experience The boat is spotlessly clean, the floors polished and the furnishings of a high and comfortable quality. There is ...
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Sail Date February 2019

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1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

excellent cruise on a superb ship

If you want spectacular scenery and attractions you will need to book the land package that includes Angkor Wat and Harlong Bay. The cruise down the Mekong is more a cultural expose and explanation of historical ...
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Sail Date April 2019

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6 Reviews Written

63 Helpful Votes

Probably the best holiday we have ever had

Myanmar on the Scenic Aura 21st Mar 19 -8th Apr 19 We have been on 3 previous river cruises with Scenic. The trip to Cambodia and Vietnam (see my previous review) was so good that we thought it could not be ...
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Sail Date March 2019

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Balloon Man

9 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

Only two faults

I'd been to Burma 21 years ago on business. And got arrested. And met the General running the country. But that's another story. What I saw then made me want to return. So pleased I did, with my wife this time. ...
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Sail Date November 2018

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1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

By Far the Best!!!

We are a group of 4 senior citizens and wanted to see Myanmar. We booked this cruise after looking at The Pandaws and others. We wanted something that felt Asian in design but was full service and luxurious. It ...
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Sail Date January 2019

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1 Review Written

Best experience

Mingalabar!! We finally decided to pay Myanmar a visit and we have included the cruise as part of the lists of things to try, and boy did we make the right choice! The Strand cruise made our whole Myanmar experience ...
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Sail Date December 2018

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1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Mekong River Cruise

From the moment we were greeted, we knew this was going to be amazing. The staff were professional, personable and friendly. The boat is incredible, the largest rooms, most comfortable beds. The food was delicious. ...
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Sail Date November 2018

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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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2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Never again. A calculating and unpleasant cruise line

We chose Noble Caledonia's Timeless Japan cruise round some of the ports of Japan because it is so much easier to cruise around this country than it is to drive. After a day or so in Tokyo, the tour took us by ...
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Sail Date May 2014

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1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes


Wanted to see and learn about viet nam. Could not do it in a better fashion than a vrc. It was outstanding from a historic,cultural and shopping point of view. Returned home being much more knowledgeable about ...
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Sail Date January 2018

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1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

First Viking Cruise. Loved it.

We had been wanting to take a river cruise, but several people on our African Safari had been to China and said it was a "Must See", so we decided to combine our interest in a river cruise with seeing all the things ...
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Sail Date April 2018

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1 Review Written

Amazing experience on the Strand Cruise

We chose this cruise as we were staying in the Strand Hotel in Yangon and wanted a similar level of opulence and comfort - we were not disappointed. The ship is a relatively new custom-built vessel, we really ...
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Sail Date April 2018

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4 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Dated ship

Pros: It is nice to only have 200 people on board the ship. The staff was lovely and accommodating. The food was fine. The hotels were excellent! The tour guide was good. The intra- country flights were well ...
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Sail Date April 2018

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1 Review Written


Watched a travel programme hosted by Ray Martin(Australia) and it just switched on a light in our heads. It appealed to us and we just had to see Myanmar(Burma). We arrived in Yangon and immediately was greeted by ...
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Sail Date March 2018

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Russell Stephens

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Scenic Aura Excels On The Irrawaddy

The Scenic Aura should not be compared to the Space Ships operating on European waterways as some reviewers seem to do. Scenic have done really well creating this experience in Myanmar which is a difficult country ...
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Sail Date March 2018

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1 Review Written

Sailing Up the Brahmaputra River

Loved the opportunity to sail through a part of India where I could see both various wildlife in their natural environment and observe local village life. Our shore excursions were very interesting both culturally ...
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Sail Date February 2018

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Cruising Cat19

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Land/River Itinerary SE Asia Treasures of the Mekong

This trip was a combination of land and river in Vietnam and Cambodia. The overall organization was done by Scenic Luxury Cruises and Tours. The hotels in Saigon and Siem Reap were outstanding (5 star). The included ...
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Sail Date February 2018

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