Cruise Select

River Cruise Destinations

Discover destinations up close as you cruise along the rivers, waterways and canals of Europe, Asia and beyond

Danube
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Flowing through much of Eastern & Central Europe, through many culturally & historically rich cities - from Belgrade, Budapest and Vienna to Linz, Bratislava & Regensburg - and offering stunning scenery of castle-topped hills, and half-timbered houses, it's easy to see why the Danube is the most popular choice for river cruisers

Rhine
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Meandering some 766miles from the Swiss Alps through Liechtenstein Austria, France, Germany and the Netherlands, a cruise on the Rhine offers Alpine slopes, fairytale castles, the famous Black Forest and the scenic Rhine Gorge, windmills, and villages, towns and cities steeped in history

Mekong
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The mighty Mekong is the beating heart of Indochina, winding 3,000 miles from China through Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Explore lush jungles, hill tribes, rice paddies, and Luang Prabang and Vientiane on the Upper Mekong, or the delights of Vietnam and Cambodia on the Lower Mekong

Irrawaddy
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The Irrawaddy is becoming increasingly popular as Myanmar (Burma), the new hot spot, opens up more to tourism. An Irrawaddy river cruise offers vibrant river life - from rare Irrawaddy dolphins to locals - and scenic riverbanks dotted with rural villages and glittering pagodas

Amazon
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An exotic river cruise experience if ever there was one - cruising the mighty Amazon, you'll sail through the world's richest rainforest, which positively pulsates with bird calls, squawking monkeys and buzzing insects, looking out for rare pink river dolphins, turtles, caiman, and giant otters on the river itself!

Mississippi
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The Mississippi is rich in both culture and history, flowing from Minnesota to Louisiana, from the Midwest down to the Deep South, a Mississippi river cruise offers a distinctively charming experience reminiscent of the grandeur of the steamboat era with traditional paddlewheelers

Ganges
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Sail along the world's most sacred river, and discover a rich history and kaleidoscopic culture, from grand Victorian mansions and monuments, elaborate temples and mosques to remote towns and villages, and worshippers bathing in the sacred waters of the Ganges

Brahmaputra
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Discover rural villages untouched by time, vast tea plantations and the wildlife-rich Kaziranga National Park on an unique adventure river cruise way off the beaten track on the world's fastest-moving waterway, where the landscape changes by the hour: sandbanks come and go, water levels visibly rise and fall.

Seine
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Flowing from the rich winelands of Burgundy, through the heart of the city of love, Paris, and northwards into the orchards, wooded hills and historic towns of Normandy, the Seine has captured the imagination of artists for centuries, and Seine river cruises continue to delight with their Gallic charm

Rhône
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A Rhône river cruise takes you through France’s gastronomic heartland, from Burgundy's winelands, to the lavender fields of Provence, offering epicurean delights, charming & historic cities, from Lyon to Arles & Avignon, and landscapes so beautiful, they seduced artists such as Van Gogh & Cezanne

Douro
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An UNESCO-World Heritage Site, the so-called 'Golden Valley' offers sun-drenched riverside bliss, complete with unique cities, quaint sleepy villages, cosy quintas, and steeply terraced vineyards, bringing all the charm of Spain and Portugal, and exquisite tastings of the famous Port wine

Dordogne and Garonne
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A Dordogne and Garonne river cruise is ideal for wine lovers and culture vultures, looking to discover a region of fine vineyards and fertile farmland, and towns renowned for their history and architecture, most notably the city of Bordeaux, where the two rivers meet to form the Gironde estuary.

Volga
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Flowing from central Russia into the Caspian Sea, Russia's national river pumps through 11 of its largest cities, including the capital, Moscow, and the former Imperial capital of St Petersburg. A Volga river cruise offers fantastic perspectives of these two grand cities and everything in between

Yangtze
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China's lifelife, the Yangtze (or 'Yellow River') stretches some 3,900 miles from Shanghai through China's heartland, and for many makes for a once-in-a-lifetime river cruise.

Chobe
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Experience Africa's immense wildlife from an unique perspective cruising on the mighty Chobe River - a Chobe river cruise will offer a safari like no other, and an abundance of wonderful memories and experiences

Nile
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A Nile river cruise is a journey taking you back through 5,000 years of history, past palm-tree lined river banks, drifting sand dunes, and timeless farming scenes, to some of the greatest treasures of the ancient world from Abu Simbel to the Valleys of the Kings and Queens