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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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The Melodies of the Danube

11 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amasonata
  • Tour Buda Castle in Budapest
  • Experience wine and music in Vienna
  • Bike the streets of Passau, Germany
  • Spend 4 days exploring Munich
Journey along the Danube through four European countries and see first-hand why this fabled river has inspired generations of artists, poets and musicians. This 8 day cruise aboard the Amasonata caps off with four days in Munich.
Activities: River Cruises
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

14 Day Itinerary aboard Zambezi Queen
  • Tour famous wineries
  • Visit the summit of Table Mountain
  • 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 on one itinerary!
Activities: River Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Chobe River, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Kasane, Kruger National Park, Victoria Falls
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Rice terraces and mountains in China
$3,025
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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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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 our 17 day combination tour! Cruise the Chobe River, visit local villages, safari through the Serengeti and Tarangire National Park, and a tour of Victoria Falls 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 Cruises, 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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Wooden boats near Ubein Bridge in Mandalay
$6,279
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Hidden Wonders of Myanmar 2016

16 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amapura
Begin your 16-day Myanmar adventure with a night in Yangon and a short flight to Mandalay, where you embark on a downstream cruise. Explore the fabled city of Mandalay, enjoy the spectacular view from the Mt. Popa summit, and visit artisan workshops, sacred sites, colorful markets and hushed monasteries. Take an in-depth tour of Bagan and stop at …
Activities: River Cruises
Places: Asia, Myanmar (Burma), Bagan, Danubyu, Magway, Mandalay, Maubin, Minhla, Myanaung, Pyay, Sagaing, SaLay, Yangon, Zalun
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Local moving cattle through the fields
$4,498
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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 palaces & pagodas
  • Peruse Cai Be's floating market
  • Explore Ho Chi Mihn City
Begin in Vietnam exploring the highlights of Hanoi and scenic cruising Ha Long Bay on a Junk Boat. Board the MS Amadora 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: River Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Asia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Angkor Wat, Cai Be, Ha Long Bay, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Tralach, Oudong, Phnom Penh, Sadec, Siem Reap, Tan Chau, Tonle Sap Lake
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Visit the unique European towns
$6,399
Save $1000
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Magnificent Europe

15 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaprima
Activities: River Cruises
Places: Austria, Danube River, Eastern Europe, Europe, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Slovakia, Western Europe, Amsterdam, Bamberg, Cologne, Kitzingen, Koblenz, Miltenberg, Nuremberg, Regensburg, Rudesheim, Wertheim, Wurzburg
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Visit the unique European towns
$6,399
Save $1000
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Magnificent Europe

15 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amasonata
Follow the route of emperors and kings on a “Magnificent” European small ship journey along three great rivers through five fascinating countries! Begin in Amsterdam, then cruise on the Rhine to Cologne, a historic university town with a breathtaking Cathedral. Cruise through the beautiful Rhine Gorge and then onto the Main River. Marvel at …
Activities: River Cruises
Places: Amsterdam, Bamberg, Bratislava, Budapest, Cologne, Melk, Nuremberg, Passau, Regensburg, Rudesheim, Vienna, Wertheim, Wurzburg
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Fishermen of Myanmar at sunset
$6,279
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Hidden Wonders of Myanmar (Reverse) 2016

15 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amapura
Begin your 16-day Myanmar adventure in Yangon where you embark upon a 14-night downstream cruise. Explore fabled cities, enjoy the spectacular view from the Mt. Popa summit, and visit artisan workshops, sacred sites, colorful markets and hushed monasteries. Take an in-depth tour of Bagan and stop at small delta towns and villages before your …
Activities: River Cruises
Places: Asia, Myanmar (Burma), Bagan, Danubyu, Hinthada, Magway, Mandalay, Pantanaw, Pyay, Sagaing, SaLay, Si Mee Khon, Thayet, Yangon
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$5,999
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Hidden Wonders of Myanmar (Reverse) 2016 - Cruise Only

15 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amapura
Begin your Myanmar adventure in Yangon where you embark upon a 14-night downstream cruise. Explore fabled cities, enjoy the spectacular view from the Mt. Popa summit, and visit artisan workshops, sacred sites, colorful markets and hushed monasteries. Take an in-depth tour of Bagan and stop at small delta towns and villages before your voyage …
Activities: River Cruises
Places: Asia, Myanmar (Burma), Bagan, Danubyu, Hinthada, Magway, Mandalay, Pantanaw, Pyay, Sagaing, SaLay, Si Mee Khon, Thayet, Yangon
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Detailed ornament at a Christmas Market
$5,599
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Magnificent Europe: Christmas

15 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amasonata
A “Magnificent” European journey through five fascinating countries! Begin in Budapest and travel through the Main-Danube Canal as you traverse Europe's Continental Divide. Discover the culture and traditions of grand capitals, the perfectly preserved medieval towns and Europe's loveliest countryside. Your cruise ends among the …
Activities: Christmas Market, Festivals, River Cruises
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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The Pena National Palace in Portugal
$5,119
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Port Wine & Flamenco

14 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amavida
  • Explore Serra de Sintra
  • Cruise through the Douro valley
  • Visit Lamego, a pilgrimage site
  • Tour historic districs of Madrid
Cruise from Portugal to Spain through the Douro Valley on this 14 day cruise aboard the MS Amavida. Travel past vineyards, dramatic gorges, and steeply terraced hillsides as you visit important historical sites and learn about the ancient history of the region.
Activities: River Cruises
Places: Europe, Mediterranean, Portugal, Spain, Western Europe, Barca d' Alva, Caldas de Aregos, Fatima, Lisbon, Madrid, Pinhão, Porto, Regua, Salamanca, Toledo
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$5,999
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Hidden Wonders of Myanmar 2016 - Cruise Only

14 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amapura
Begin your 15-day Myanmar adventure Mandalay, where you embark on a 14-night downstream cruise. Explore the fabled city of Mandalay, enjoy the spectacular view from the Mt. Popa summit, and visit artisan workshops, sacred sites, colorful markets and hushed monasteries. Take an in-depth tour of Bagan and stop at small delta towns and villages …
Activities: River Cruises
Places: Asia, Myanmar (Burma), Bagan, Danubyu, Magway, Mandalay, Maubin, Minhla, Myanaung, Pyay, Sagaing, SaLay, Yangon
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