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Biking the streets of Hoi An, Vietnam
$2,225
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Vietnam Discovery

14 Day Itinerary
  • Visit historic sites in Ho Chi Minh
  • Explore the Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Learn about Bahnar culture
  • Trek through towering trees & vines
Learn about the past and future of Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City. Hike and Bike along the province of Kon Tum. Enjoy the quieter village life in the beachside town of Hoi An. Cruise around Ha Long Bay before ending with a tour of Hanoi
Activities: Biking, Cooking Class, Hiking, Local Market, River Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Places: Asia, Vietnam, Cu Chi Tunnels, Dak To, Ha Long Bay, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An, Hue, Kon Du, Kon Tum, Pleiku
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A castle overlooks the green countryside
$3,799
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Melodies of the Danube

11 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amasonata
  • Tour Buda Castle in Budapest
  • Experience wine and music in Vienna
  • Take a guided bike tour in Passau
  • Spend 4 days exploring Munich
Join the MS Amasonata on a fascinating 8-day cruise from Budapest to Vilshofen. Conclude your Danube River adventure with a 3-night stay in Munich.
Activities: Biking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Places: Bratislava, Budapest, Linz, Munich, Passau, Regensburg, Vienna, Vilshofen
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Grapes from a local winery.
$3,395
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Legacy of Discovery

8 Day Itinerary aboard SS Legacy
  • Learn about Lewis & Clark's travels
  • Hear tales of the Nez Perce
  • Explore the Columbia River Gorge
  • Transit eight locks
  • Visit Astoria Column & Fort Clatsop
Discover the legacy of Lewis & Clark, the Nez Perce, and early pioneers as you journey along the Columbia & Snake Rivers. From the shores of the Pacific to the peaks of Hells Canyon, included premium excursions and presentations highlight the region's early American history.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, River Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: North America, Pacific Northwest, United States, Astoria, Clarkston, Columbia River Gorge, Hells Canyon, Multnomah Falls, Portland, Richland, The Dalles, Walla Walla
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Family viewing wildlife on an African safari
$11,695
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Stars of South Africa

15 Day Itinerary aboard Zambezi Queen
  • Tour famous wineries
  • Take a cable car ride
  • Drive through Chobe National Park
  • Experience the local culture
This two-week adventure combines a stay in Cape Town, a river cruise, and a stay in a private game lodge. Experience the best of South Africa with the opportunity to visit National Parks, take game drives, and visit Victoria Falls all in one itinerary!
Activities: River Cruise, Village Visit, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Places: Chobe River, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Kasane, Kruger National Park, Victoria Falls
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Rice terraces and mountains in China
$3,220
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Essence of China

11 Day Itinerary
  • Walk along the Great Wall
  • Wander the countryside of Yangshuo
  • Explore Longji Rice Terraces
  • Visit the Terracotta Warriors
The perfect introduction into Chinese culture and history. Visit the Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Hutong Province and Great Wall in Beijing. View the Terracota Warriors in Xi'an, stroll through the rice terraces in Longji and end with a river float in Yangshou.
Activities: Cooking Class, Land, Light Hiking, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Places: Asia, China, Beijing, Fuli Town, Guilin, Longsheng, Mutianyu Section, Ping'An Village, Summer Palace, Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an, Yangshuo
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The beautiful Angkor Wat
$8,540
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Mekong Expedition- Downriver

8 Day Itinerary aboard Aqua Mekong
  • Visit Prek Toal Core Bird Reserve
  • Sail to floating village Chhnok Tru
  • See Cambodia's capital & sights
  • Meet & interact with locals
Sail down the Mekong River on this cultural 8-day cruise. Begin in Cambodia and sail past magnificent floating villages, interact with local monks, and admire the pristine beauty of this colorful region.
Activities: Biking, Local Market, River Cruises, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Asia, Cambodia, Vietnam, My Tho, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap
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Scenic Landscape
$4,750
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Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey: Harvests, History & Landscapes

7 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Bird
  • Bike or walk along the river
  • Zodiak or kayak the Palouse River
  • Jet boat through Hells Canyon
  • Explore the Lewis & Clark Refuge
Each 7-day sailing along the Columbia and Snake Rivers is crafted to offer a panoramic experience of the region's history, harvests, and landscapes. Expect daily discoveries and up-close encounters with the beauty and richness of the region.
Activities: Biking, Kayaking, River Cruise, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Places: North America, Pacific Northwest, United States, Astoria, Clarkston, Columbia River Gorge, Hood River, Portland, The Dalles
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Terracotta Warriors of Xi'an
$9,365
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Boundless China

25 Day Itinerary
  • Volunteer at the Panda Base
  • Hike the Great Wall of China
  • Visit the Terracotta Warriors
  • Cruise the Yangtze River
  • Tour the Three Gorges Dam
  • Walk along the Golden Whip Stream
  • Visit Guangzhou Tower
  • Explore the Longsheng rice terraces
From Beijing to Shanghai and everything in between this 25-day in depth tour uncovers the hidden gems of China. From China's large cities to small villages this tour incorporates it all as well as opportunities to hike, bike and raft! Enjoy learning about the many unique and diverse regions of this country.
Activities: Biking, History, Land, Land & Sea, River Cruises, Trekking & Hiking, Urban Exploration, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Badong, Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dazhai Village, Dujiangyan, Fengdu, Forbidden City, Guangzhou, Guilin, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island, Kaiping Diaolou, Lantau Island, Leshan Giant Buddha, Longsheng, Mutianyu Section, Ping'An Village, Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Shanghai, Summer Palace, Terracotta Warriors, Wanzhou, Wu Gorge, Wulingyuan Scenic Area, Xi'an, Xiling Gorges, Xitang Ancient Town, Yangjiajie Scenic Area, Yangshuo, Yichang, Zhangjiajie
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St. Mark's Church in the summer
$7,618
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Grand Danube Cruise

20 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amacerto
  • Explore Prague
  • Celebrate Oktoberfest
  • Enjoy optional excursions
  • Tour Vienna
  • Take an excursion to Puszta
  • See Transylvania
Spend 3 nights in Prague, then embark the luxurious MS Amacerto for a fascinating 15-day cruise from Vilshofen to Rousse and conclude with 2 nights in Bucharest.
Activities: Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Places: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Danube River, Eastern Europe, Europe, Germany, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Western Europe, Belgrade, Bratislava, Bucharest, Budapest, Durnstein, Giurgui, Linz, Melk, Mohacs, Novi Sad, Passau, Rousse, Vidin, Vienna, Vilshofen, Vukovar
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Luxembourg architecture
$8,298
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Ultimate River Cruise

20 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amadante
  • Explore Paris
  • Tour Heidelberg
  • Enjoy a Bamberg Specialties tasting
  • Cruise along the Rhine
  • Visit the Gutenberg Museum
  • Join a tour of Vienna
  • Sightsee in Budapest
Spend 3 nights in Paris, then embark upon a stunning 15-day river cruise from Luxembourg to Budapest, ending your holiday with 2 nights in Budapest.
Activities: Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Places: Luxembourg, Bamberg, Budapest, Koblenz, Linz, Mainz, Melk, Nuremberg, Paris, Passau, Regensburg, Trier, Vienna, Wertheim, Wurzburg
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Bucharest skyline, Romania
$7,318
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Grand Danube Cruise

20 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaserena
  • Explore Prague's historic sites
  • Enjoy local wine and food
  • Visit Vienna's city center
  • See Hungarian horsemanship
  • Cruise through the Iron Gates
  • Tour Bran Castle
Spend 3 nights in Prague, then embark on a fascinating 14-night cruise from Vilshofen to Rousse and conclude with 2 nights in Bucharest
Activities: Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Places: Belgrade, Bratislava, Bucharest, Budapest, Giurgui, Linz, Mohacs, Passau, Prague, Regensburg, Rousse, Vidin, Vienna, Vilshofen, Vukovar
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The sun sets over Kruger National Park
$12,995
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Golden Trails of Africa

17 Day Itinerary aboard Zambezi Queen
  • Take a safari in search of wildlife
  • Visit Kasenu Village
  • Tour Victoria Falls
  • Explore the Serengeti
Explore Africa by land and river boat on this 17-day combination tour! Cruise the Chobe River, visit local villages, safari through the Serengeti and Tarangire National Park, and tour Victoria Falls. These are just examples of what this itinerary has in store for you! This tour is the ultimate way to see the best of Africa!
Activities: River Cruise, Village Visit, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Chobe River, Arusha Coffee Lodge, Chobe National Park, Johannesburg, Kasane, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park, Victoria Falls
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Monks conversing in a Buddist temple
$5,098
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Vietnam, Cambodia & the Riches of the Mekong

16 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amadara
  • Cruise Ha Long Bay on a junk boat
  • Tour Phnom Phen
  • Peruse Cai Be's floating market
  • Explore Ho Chi Mihn City
  • See Bayon Temple
  • Ride a traditional “xe-loi”
Begin in Vietnam exploring the highlights of Hanoi and cruising Ha Long Bay on a junk boat. Board the MS Amadara in Cambodia and cruise down the Tonle Sap River, visiting local villages, markets, and pagodas along the way. Disembark in Ho Chi Minh City for the opportunity to explore the city at your leisure.
Activities: Land & Sea, Local Market, River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Angkor Wat, Cai Be, Ha Long Bay, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Tralach, Oudong, Phnom Penh, Sa Dec, Siem Reap, Tan Chau, Tonle Sap Lake
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Buddha statues Wat Yai Chaimongkol, Ayutthaya
$7,079
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Hidden Wonders of Myanmar

16 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amapura
  • View ancient pagodas
  • Visit Sagaing, former royal capital
  • Glimpse into local life
  • Climb Mount Popa
  • Take a tour of the Mud Volcano
  • Shop for local handicrafts
Spend one night in Yangon, fly to Mandalay and embark upon a 16-day cruise aboard the MS Amapura, ending in Yangon.
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Local Market, River Cruise, Village Visit
Places: Asia, Myanmar (Burma), Bagan, Danubyu, Magway, Mandalay, Maubin, Minhla, Myanaung, Pyay, Sagaing, SaLay, Yangon, Zalun
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Detailed ornament at a Christmas Market
$5,599
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Magnificent Europe: Christmas Cruise - Cruise Only

15 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amasonata
  • Enjoy Europe's Christmas Markets
  • Tour Budapest's highlights
  • See Vienna's city center
  • Cruise the Main-Danube Canal
  • Take a guided canal cruise
Enjoy visits to Europe's beloved Christmas Markets on this scenic 15-day tour from Budapest to Amsterdam aboard the MS Amasonata.
Activities: Christmas Market, Festivals, River Cruise
Places: Austria, Danube River, Eastern Europe, Europe, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Slovakia, Western Europe, Amsterdam, Bamberg, Budapest, Cologne, Koblenz, Melk, Nuremberg, Passau, Regensburg, Rudesheim, Vienna, Wertheim, Wurzburg
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Beautiful interior of a mosque in Eastern Europe
$6,398
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The Grand Danube - Cruise Only

15 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amasonata
  • Explore historic Passau
  • Take an Austrian excursion
  • Tour Dürnstein & enjoy wine tasting
  • Sightsee in Vienna
  • Cruise through the Iron Gates
  • Visit Bulgaria's Veliko Turnavo
Spend 3 nights in Prague, then embark on a fascinating 14-night cruise aboard the MS Amasonata from Vilshofen to Rousse and conclude with 2 nights in Bucharest.
Activities: Biking, River Cruise, Village Visit, Wine Tasting
Places: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Danube River, Eastern Europe, Europe, Germany, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Western Europe, Bratislava, Budapest, Krems, Linz, Melk, Mohacs, Passau, Regensburg, Vienna, Vilshofen
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Astronomical clock, Prague
$6,198
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Grand Danube Cruise - Cruise Only

15 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amacerto
  • Explore Vilshofen
  • Enjoy optional excursions
  • Visit Melk's Benedictine Abbey
  • Hike up to Bratislava Castle
  • Cruise through the Iron Gates
  • Tour Veliko Turnavo
Embark the luxury ship MS Amacerto for an unforgettable 15-day cruise along the Danube River from Vilshofen to Rousse, exploring some of Central and Eastern Europe's best-known highlights.
Activities: Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Places: Belgrade, Bratislava, Budapest, Giurgui, Linz, Mohacs, Novi Sad, Passau, Pecs, Rousse, Vidin, Vienna, Vilshofen, Vukovar
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German town on the river.
$5,998
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Ultimate River Cruise - Cruise Only

15 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amadante
  • View Regensburg's architecture
  • Tour Melk's Benedictine Abbey
  • Visit Heidelberg
  • Tour Würzburg's Residenz Palace
  • Take optional excursions
  • Explore romantic Vienna
  • Sightsee in Budapest
Embark upon a stunning 15-day luxury river cruise from Luxembourg to Budapest on the MS Amadante, and explore the beauty of the Danube, Main, and Rhine rivers.
Activities: Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Places: Luxembourg, Bamberg, Budapest, Koblenz, Linz, Mainz, Melk, Nuremberg, Passau, Regensburg, Trier, Vienna, Wertheim, Wurzburg
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