Pacific Delight Tours, Inc.

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  • 15 Nights in China...Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong.

    Feb 21, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very inexpensive tour. Very good guides. Decent hotels.
    Cons: Tour company secretly rakes in the cash on commissions on the back end.

    Summary: For my 29th birthday, in April 2001, I wanted to go somewhere special. Well, really give me any occasion and I want to go somewhere special, so it is probably just dumb luck that this coincided with my birthday. I had come across a website, ... read more

  • Pacific Delight ChinaTour - China

    Jul 1, 2013 by
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    Pros: Everything is planned for you.  Pacific Delight handles all the logistics.
    Cons: The days are long

    Summary: My wife and I wanted to take this opportunity to provide feedback with regard to our recent Pacific Delight 17 Day Silver Experience to China.  One month after we returned all the little details and issues seem insignificant.  What a fabulous ... read more

  • Not as good as it could be - Shanghai, Yangtze, Xi'an, Beijing

    Dec 11, 2012 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great accomodations, unless they were being raided for prostitution (Hilton!)
    Cons: Vistoria cruise is so bad that I never want to go back to China.

    Summary: We went on the Pacific Delight 15 Day Grand Yangtze River and Huangshan Moutain Gold Tour in June 2010.  This is a premium tour (gold) limited to small groups, and fine hotels.  When looking at this tour, it should be divided into two distinct ... read more

  • Do your homework

    Apr 23, 2012 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Do your homework before sign up.
    Cons: You get much less than what you paid.

    Summary: Do your homework before signing up for Pacific Delight China Tour/Victoria China Yangtze Cruise. Since the death of its founder Mr. Francis Luk in October, 2007, Pacific Delight Tours has been bought out by James Pi, the owner ... read more

  • Not worth at all

    Apr 17, 2012 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Very poor tour
    Cons: No customer service 

    Summary: Sent a letter to the company president on 10/31/11 and received no reply. So here you go.... 1. Hotels: All the hotels were rated "fair" except for http://www.tripadviso r.com/Tourism-g308272-Shanghai -Vacations.htmlwhich was "poor." We had to ch ... read more

  • 13 Day China Tour - Shanghai, Yangtze, Xi'an, Beijing

    Aug 13, 2011 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Wondeful, helpful guides, great accomodations, they made eveything easy!
    Cons: Limited time at historical sites

    Summary: Our local tour guides were excellent and very helpful.  We had only 8 on our tour which was a great number.  Watching the bigger tours getting herded around did not look as enjoyable.  The hotels were high quality and the food was very ... read more

  • Not as good as it could be

    May 17, 2011 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good tour director.The people in China were wonderful and I always felt welcome.
    Cons: The sightseeing and Victoria Cruise not at all interesting 

    Summary: I took a 12 day tour to China. It started in Beijing and ended in Shanghai.  Only 7 people signed up for the tour which was nice as I can not imagine going with more on this type of tour.The hotels in Beijing and Shanghai were the Ritz Carlton. I ... read more

  • Beware of Pacific Delight Tours

    Jan 11, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: The countries were beautiful - the hotels were very nice
    Cons: no customer service
    poor planning
    last minute itinerary changes
    food was mostly low quality, some restaurants were awful

    Summary: In November we went to Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia with PDT.  This trip was called "super value" but was quite expensive - 2 weeks for about $5000.  Although they advertised an "escorted" tour in Vietnam, that is not what we ... read more

  • Pacific delight is our ONLY choice for Asia

    Jan 14, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Will guarantee departure with 2 people-unbelievable!!
    Cons: None that we have been able to fine

    Summary: Our love affair with PDT began in Oct 2000 with 15 days in China and Hong Kong, aside from my wife, we were accompanied by another Mom, two adult children and daughter in law we quickly became great friends and proceeded to have a trip of a trip filled ... read more

  • 7 day Beijing tour - Nov 2005

    Nov 22, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good value; tour time used efficiently, and we saw a lot.
    Cons: Had to ask tour guide for toilet break. Breakfast bar ran out of food.

    Summary: My husband and I found this tour package on the web by accident, and having just been a taken in by a Florida travel scam, were a bit suspicious of the good deal. However, we got our tickets and travel info in the mail in a few days, and checked the ... read more

  • Pacific Delight Tours - Thailand

    Mar 5, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent Service Great Hotel Very Accommodating
    Cons: None that I saw

    Summary: We took a trip with Pacific Delight Tours to Bangkok, Thailand. I believe the trip was airfare and 5 nights hotel and the cost was about $650 from Minneapolis. Our trip included airport transfers and a half day guided tour - otherwise it was totally on ... read more

  • Adventure of A Lifetime

    May 29, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Our Pacific Delight Tours, Inc. Tour Director was among the best in the industry.
    Cons: We did not want the trip to end.

    Summary: Pacific Delight Tours, Inc. provides an economical journey to China with First Class services. As with all group travel, there are different interests among participants. The itinerary was skillfully planned to accommodate a variety of activities. ... read more

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  • 3 Out of 5 Stars

    Oct 17, 2011 by
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    Pros: Very good tour guides, especially the tour director.
    Cons: Poor restaurant selections, mediocre hotel selections, no time to shop.

    Summary: Generally informative and comprehensive. Tour guides were very knowledgeable and provided a lot of information on China and its customs and people in addition to information on the sites visited. Little to no time to shop despite what the brochure ... read more

  • 17 day China and hong Kong Tour May 2010

    Jun 18, 2010 by
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    Pros: The major pro was our very personable and organized tour leader Junjie Li.
    Cons: The obligatory shopping trips and some of the optional tours which you didn't know about.

    Summary: The overall trip was well organized and was as advertised.  Meals were good but not spectacular.  The hotels were great and clean.  We felt that the service was good throughout the tour and we were very impressed with China especially ... read more

  • 15 Day Yangtze & Tibet

    May 11, 2010 by
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    Pros: Outstanding guides-excellent english skills in each city.  Excellent accomodations.  Good selection of sites at venues.
    Cons: Nothing obvious.

    Summary: This tour was outstanding!  The organization was down to the last detail.  A guide met us at the airport in each city - then gave us an outstanding learning and comprehensive tour.   Each one then took us to the airport - ... read more

  • Vietnam Travel with Paradissa Travel

    Oct 10, 2008 by
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    Pros: Paradissa Travel is caring and proffessional.
    Cons: Paradissa Travel has tour guides who are talkative sometimes.

    Summary: Paradissa Travel is a local http: www.paradissa.com operator and http: www.paradissa.com agent in Vietnam founded by the local experienced tour guides who have been hitting every corners of Asia for decades. This is surely the right choice for most ... read more

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