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25 Scenic Aura Cruise Reviews


Tapdog avatar

Tapdog

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best cruise ever!

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I had no expectation of the cruise before departure. Embarkation and disembarkation were very well processed. The entire cruise went like clock-work. The ship was very clean and cabins, restaurants, lounge are ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Holway

6 Reviews Written

62 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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Rochford

1 Review Written

Fantastic

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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rfoss1977

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Best River Cruise I have ever done!

This cruise of the Irrawaddy in Myanmar was mind blowing amazing! First of all the setting of such a beautiful untouched country that few people have seen was very cool. This was my third river cruise and second ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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MarkRosa

1 Review Written

Fantasic crew, food and ship, great cruise

We have used Scenic before in Europe and tried them in Myanmar. Our decision turned out to be an excellent one. The ship was very good, although has some odd quirks - which did not detract from the cruise. The ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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tritto

1 Review Written

Staff & Crew go above & beyond!

Our 11 day Irrawaddy River Cruise from Prome to Mandalay was exciting, adventerous & magical. We never felt unsafe despite the questionable media reports about this Country. The Staff and Crew on the Scenic Aura ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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barkerbarry

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

ABOVE EXPECTATIONS

Staff was superb, ship was great, food was excellent, guides were superior, itinerary was top notch, attention to detail above the norm. Cabins were a total surprise with windows that lowered electrically, 2 shade ...
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Sail Date November 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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Stephryan

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Scenic Aura, We love river cruising!

We Love river cruising and nobody does it better than scenic! My husband and I have recently returned from cruising the Irrawaddy through Myanmar, we chose the eleven day option, and added a couple of days of our ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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WilliamFord

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Scenic Aura Excels on the Irrawaddy

Having previously visited Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand, we thought a visit to the recently opened Myanmar would be interesting and chose Scenic as our operator due to previous excellent experience. With a crew ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Thornliebank

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Failing to live up to Scenic's high standards

Interesting and exciting itinerary or so I thought. First full day in Yangon scenic free choice all customers were on one trip (no antiques market or arts or crafts tours) only trip to village not to my taste going ...
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Sail Date August 2017


chellmc avatar

chellmc

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not enough to see on the Irrawaddy

We had never been on a cruise but heard that Scenic was one of the leaders for river cruises and we had always wanted to go to Myanmar so it seemed a perfect combination. We thought that we would try our the ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Taraterrific

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Wonderful, Mystical Myanmar

We were inspired by the movie "The Lady" to visit Myanmar to see and support this country that so recently had emerged from absolute Military control. We had traveled with Scenic before and were impressed by their ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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jillyf

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Scenic Aura cruise with add on Inle Lake.

Mystical Myanmar- January 15th 2017. Accommodation All very good particularly Aureum Palace on Inle Lake. Beautiful surroundings and good service. Some rooms quite a way from reception and restaurant. ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Justgraham

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Myanmar

This was our very first River cruise and we were not disappointed. Myanmar is a marvellous country and Scenic Cruises made sure we had a truly superb vacation from the moment we set foot in Mandalay until the last ...
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Sail Date January 2017


minnie60 avatar

minnie60

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

The trip of a lifetime to a spiritual country

This was our first trip with Scenic and we were very impressed with their service, staff, food and overall smooth running of their ship in a country where there are many challenges. We joined the holiday in Yangon, ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Roomfreak

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Excellent Ship with a few issues

We wanted to cruise in Myanmar and upon reading about Scenic's new ship (Aura) we decided to use this operator. A good decision. The ship was only launched in September and our cruise started in late November - ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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sewfordhouse

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship, lovely spacious accomodation

We chose Myanmar because we thought it was an exciting destination and we were not disappointed. The service provided by Scenic was excellent. However some of the Ports and shore excursions need more thought to ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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SusanTowle

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great experience

More tourists should experience the culture and delightful people in this Country which needs to improve its economy and it infrastructure. The Scenic experience is second to none and the cabins, dining and ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Julie1331

1 Review Written

Fantastic Cruise of Myanmar

If you are considering Myanmar as a destination I would highly recommend it. The country is beautiful and it's people friendly. We felt totally safe and welcome at all times. The Scenic Aura was up to Scenic's usual ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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philip.j.thompson

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fantastic service and cultural holiday

Myanmar was on the bucket list. True much of the country is still 3rd world but the cultural experience and friendly attitude of the people coupled with the luxury aboard ship made the entire experience worth while. ...
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Sail Date February 2018


aljud avatar

aljud

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

We are in awe of the Aura. Wonderful small river boat.

This is a great way to see and experience Myanmar and to learn more of its history and its peoples. Scenic have wonderful people in their crew and as their Tour Guides. All locals and keen to educate about their ...
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Sail Date January 2020


Robyn Mac avatar

Robyn Mac

1 Review Written

Myanmar and Irrawaddy Cruise

Our time in Myanmar was fantastic. Having a day in Yangon prior to the tour was beneficial and we were rested and saw some different sites to those included. The hotels prior to and after the cruise were ...
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Sail Date February 2020


Scenic Aura Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.8
Dining5.04.9
Entertainment5.03.9
Public Rooms4.54.6
Fitness Recreation4.04.2
Family3.5N/A
Enrichment4.54.5
Service5.04.9
Value For Money5.04.6
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