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Arizona
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We just booked a Viking River Mandalay cruise for Jan-Feb 2014. Has anyone been on a similar cruise that can give us suggestions?
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Is this a cruise through Myanmar? I'd love to hear from anyone who's done this as well. I've been looking at the Orient Express trip. Looks marvelous!
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Coastal NC
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Originally posted by amyr
Is this a cruise through Myanmar? I'd love to hear from anyone who's done this as well. I've been looking at the Orient Express trip. Looks marvelous!
We just put a deposit on a GCT tour to Myanmar for 2014. Anxious to hear about the trips for 2013 (new itinerary for GCT).
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#4
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Originally posted by H2Otstr
We just put a deposit on a GCT tour to Myanmar for 2014. Anxious to hear about the trips for 2013 (new itinerary for GCT).

Hi,
I am booked on the GCT tour to Myanmar for Dec. 9th,2013. It is my first GCT trip, and I am going solo. I'm really excited about the itinerary and am also planning on doing the pre-trip to Angkor Wat. I will gladly post after my trip.

Judy
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Originally posted by travelinjudy
Hi,
I am booked on the GCT tour to Myanmar for Dec. 9th,2013. It is my first GCT trip, and I am going solo. I'm really excited about the itinerary and am also planning on doing the pre-trip to Angkor Wat. I will gladly post after my trip.

Judy
That is so exciting !!! We are also going to take the pretrip to Angkor Wat.
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AMA Waterways, Portugal on the Douro, 2008
Grand Circle: Romance of the Rhine and Mosel, 2010
Viking Emerald, China's Cultural Delights. 3/28/2011
Grand Circle: Old World Prague and the Blue Danube. September 7, 2011.
Viking Spirit, Paris to Normandy. 12/11/11.
Grand Circle's [i]Essence of the Elbe: 5/27/12/ to 6/11/12
Grand Circle Russia Revealed with pretrip to Helsinki and Tallinn , 2012. .
Viking Sun, Treasures of the Rhine. Nov 11, 2012.
AMACerto, Istanbul to Budapest. May 30, 2013.
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Vantage Travel, Croatian Odyssey & Venice with Lake Bled, Slovenia pretrip. M/Y Harmony G
Grand Circle, Burma and the Irrawaddy, Thailand and Cambodia. Nov 25, 2014. RV Paukan 2012.
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#6
Puyallup Washington
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Joined Jan 2007
We are doing this cruise in March, 2014, and are really looking forward to it. OP asked about similar cruises - we did a cruise with AMA on the Mekong River in Cambodia and Vietnam two years ago and it was really great. If you look at the AMAVietnam thread on this board you will get a feel for what it was like.
Jeff
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Florida's Gulf Coast
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Joined Apr 2003
Jeff, I hope you report back to us. My husband and I did the AMAWaterways Vietnam in November, and it's whet our (at least my) appetite for this one.