Pandaw Cruise Photos

I did the Pandaw Cruises trip from Saigon to Siem Reap in March 2011, and it was outstanding. I cannot recommend it highly enough. The food was great, the cabins spotless and spacious, the crew and guides most attentive, and the on-shore excursions were fabulous. I travelled solo, and didn’t feel left out or out of place. The passengers were about 1/3 American. 1/3 Brits, and 1/3 others (Europeans and Australians). They were a great bunch of people apart from four Mormon couples who kept pretty much to themselves. The passengers numbered 57. I’m now looking forward to doing one of their Irriwaddy cruises.

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More details Click here: Pandaw River Cruises Program

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  • Ship Information
  • Specification
    Length: 200ft / 60m
    Beam: 36ft / 11m
    Draught: 4ft / 1.5m
    Berths: 64 pax
    Decks: 4: Lower, Main, Upper, Sun
    Engines: 2 x 550bhp Isuzu
    Propulsion: Inboard system
    Built: 2003
    Comms: Cell phones, Sat phones (where permitted by local authorities) VHF and SSB radio, internal phone system, PA system and tannoy system for navigation purposes.
    Safety: Smoke detectors in all cabins and public places, emergency lighting and generator, fire pump, hydrants and hoses, fire extinguishers, life jackets for all on board and life rafts.
    Navigation: Navigation lights, ships horn, searchlight, GPS, Radar (where permitted by local authorities).
    Amenities: On board laundry, bakery, fully equipped galley and refrigeration units; air conditioning for all inside areas.
    Water: Treatment plants for desalination, desedimentation and purification using UV and osmosis.
    Sewage: Microbiotic treatment plants.
    Class: Myanmar DMA Inland Water (based on Lloyds Inland Water Class).
    Flag: Country flags in areas of operation.
    Insurance: Ship Owners UK: P&I policies with over USD45 million per vessel.
    Crew: 28 per vessel of mixed Asian nationalities.
    Management: European expatriate experts employed directly by Pandaw Cruises supervising experienced Asian Pursers.