River Cruises
Tours & Travel

MV-Aqua
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MS-Amaverde
danube (MS Amaverde)

River cruise ships are specially designed to ply the shallow waters of rivers around the world. These ships offer comfortable cabins with lower beds and private facilities. Some offer luxurious suites and deluxe onboard amenities such as lounges and bars, fitness facilities, and spacious public areas. Here are a few of our favorite river cruise ships in Europe, South America, North America, Africa, and Asia.

Europe River Cruises

Visit the unique Sacre Coeur Basilica while touring through Paris
Europe's Rivers & Castles
Start your 14-day European vacation in Paris before taking a high-speed TGV train to Luxembourg, where you board your ship. Visit Trier, the oldest city in Germany, and continue through the meandering Mosel River Valley, its steep hillsides covered with …
  • 13 days
  • $4299 - $7118 USD
Ship:
MS Amadolce
Passions:
River Cruises, Luxury & Indulgence
Places:
Europe, France, Czech Republic, Germany, Luxembourg, Nuremberg, Prague, Rudesheim, Koblenz, Heidelberg, …
Level:
Easy
A castle overlooks the green countryside
  • 11 days
  • $3499 - $6498 USD
Ship:
MS Amaprima
Passions:
River Cruises, Luxury & Indulgence
Places:
Europe, Austria, Slovakia, Germany, Hungary, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Melk, Linz, …
Level:
Easy
Rooftop view of a peaceful city in Europe
The Enchanting Rhine
Begin your European river cruise in vibrant Amsterdam, enjoying her legendary canals and colorful surroundings. Visit the majestic Cologne Cathedral, the historic university town of Heidelberg, the Alsation capital of Strasbourg, and an excursion to the …
  • 12 days
  • $3859 - $6608 USD
Ship:
MS Amareina
Passions:
Luxury & Indulgence, River Cruises
Places:
Europe, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Amsterdam, Basel, Breisach, Strasbourg, Rudesheim, …
Level:
Easy
Visit the unique Casa Mila in Barcelona
Provence and Spain
From the magic of Paris to the romance of Barcelona, this itinerary is truly captivating. Begin with three nights in Paris, then travel in style aboard the high-speed TGV train to Lyon, France’s gastronomical capital. From there, cruise through …
  • 14 days
  • $4769 - $7998 USD
Ship:
MS Amadagio
Passions:
Luxury & Indulgence, River Cruises
Places:
Europe, France, Spain, Barcelona, Lyon, Trevoux, Vienne, Tournon, Viviers, Avignon, …
Level:
Easy
Utah Beach on the Normandy coast
Paris and Normandy
Begin your European tour in magical Paris, the “City of Light,” where you will embark upon your luxurious river cruise ship. Visit the village of Giverny, where Monet lived and worked for 43 years, and Honfleur, a charming French harbor town …
  • 10 days
  • $3499 - $6798 USD
Ship:
MS Amalegro
Passions:
Luxury & Indulgence, River Cruises
Places:
Europe, France, Paris, Vernon, Rouen, Les Andelys, Conflans-Sainte-Honorine
Level:
Easy
St. Basil's Cathedral in the Red Square of Moscow.
Russian Waterways
Enjoy a spectacular river cruise through the heart of Russia along its colorful and historic waterways. Explore bustling and excitement packed Moscow, then cruise north and visit the enchanting Golden Ring cities of Uglich and Yaroslavl. Continue with …
  • 12 days
  • $3799 - $8998 USD
Ship:
MS Amakatarina
Passions:
Luxury & Indulgence, River Cruises
Places:
Europe, Russia, Moscow, Uglich, Yaroslavl, Goritsy, Kizhi, Svirstroy
Level:
Easy
Portugal city on the river
Enticing Douro
Spend three nights in Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, before beginning your European river cruise down the Douro River, with its dramatic gorges, lush vineyards, and tranquil fishing villages. Begin in Porto and continue on to the ancient and picturesque …
  • 11 days
  • $3449 - $7548 USD
Ship:
MS Amavida
Passions:
Luxury & Indulgence, River Cruises
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Portugal, Spain, Lisbon, Porto, Serra de Sintra, Fatima, Regua, Barca d' Alva, …
Level:
Easy
European city on the river.
The Romantic Danube - Cruise
Framed by Austrian Alps, lush vineyards, and medieval castles, the Danube River casts the lure of romance that has caught many artists, musicians, and poets throughout the centuries. Travel through captivating cities as you cruise for 7 nights on the …
  • 8 days
  • $2699 - $5648 USD
Ship:
MS Amaverde
Passions:
Luxury & Indulgence, River Cruises
Places:
Europe, Austria, Slovakia, Germany, Hungary, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Melk, Linz, …
Level:
Easy
Vineyard by the river
Vineyards of the Rhine & Mosel
Experience the unforgettable beauty of two of Europe’s most renowned waterways, the Rhine and Mosel on this unforgettable European river cruise. Begin in Paris, the “City of Lights,” then take a high-speed TGV train to Luxembourg where you will …
  • 11 days
  • $3899 - $5598 USD
Ship:
MS Amadolce
Passions:
River Cruises, Luxury & Indulgence
Places:
Europe, Germany, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Rudesheim, Koblenz, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Bernkastel, Cochem, …
Level:
Easy
The Pena National Palace in Portugal
Port Wine & Flamenco
Start your journey in Portugal's beautiful capital city, Lisbon. Then travel to Porto to embark your ship and begin to traverse through one of Europe’s wildest and unexplored regions, filled with vineyards, dramatic gorges and steeply terraced …
  • 14 days
  • $4519 - $8418 USD
Ship:
MS Amavida
Passions:
Luxury & Indulgence, River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Portugal, Spain, Lisbon, Porto, Fatima, Regua, Barca d' Alva, Salamanca, …
Level:
Easy
Enjoy a beautiful river view at sunset.
Blue Danube Discovery and Prague
Discover a wealth of art, history and cultural treasures as you cruise to some of Europe’s most famous destinations. From Budapest, a haven for musicians, writers and artists, cruise to Vienna, Bratislava, Passau and Regensburg. Along the way, visit …
  • 13 days
  • $3949 - $6598 USD
Ship:
MS Amasonata
Passions:
River Cruises, Luxury & Indulgence
Places:
Europe, Austria, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Melk, …
Level:
Easy
The gothic Notre-Dame Cathedral towers over the streets of Paris
Europe's Rivers & Castles
Start your 14-day European vacation in splendid Paris before boarding a high-speed TGV train to Luxembourg to embark your ship. Visit Trier, the oldest city in Germany and continue along the meandering Mosel River Valley, famous for Europe's steepest …
  • 13 days
  • $4319 - $7318 USD
Ship:
MS Amalyra
Passions:
River Cruises, Luxury & Indulgence
Places:
Europe, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Rudesheim, Koblenz, Miltenberg, Wertheim, Wurzburg, Kitzingen, …
Level:
Easy
Take a tour to see the beautiful fields of tulips
Tulip Time Cruise
Discover the beauty and history of the Dutch and Belgian waterways in springtime, when spectacular carpets of colorful tulips are in full bloom on this European river cruise. Stroll through the lush green countryside of Kinderdijk, home to the country's …
  • 8 days
  • $2499 - $5498 USD
Ship:
MS Amalyra
Places:
Europe, Netherlands, Belgium, Antwerp, Amsterdam, Volendam, Edam, Arnhem, Ghent, Willemstad, …
Level:
Easy

Asia River Cruises

Man sitting in his rickshaw.
Highlights of Myanmar
Join the Road To Mandalay for a three nights Asia river cruise. Visit Mandalay, the center of Burmese culture, Sagaing famous for its silversmiths and the awe-inspiring plain of Bagan where more than 2,000 temples and pagodas await your discovery.
  • 4 days
  • $2520 - $6620 USD
Ship:
Road to Mandalay
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Luxury & Indulgence, River Cruises
Places:
Asia, Burma / Myanmar, Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Sagaing
Level:
Easy
Monks conversing in a Buddist temple
The Riches of the Mekong: Vietnam & Cambodia
Tonle Sap Lake provides the launching point for your graceful Mekong River cruise. Cruise from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City (My Tho Port), with calls at Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Tralach, Oudong, Chong Koh, Phnom Penh, Tan Chau, Sa Dec, Xeo Quyt and Cai …
  • 8 days
  • $2899 - $5298 USD
Ship:
MS Amalotus
Passions:
River Cruises, Luxury & Indulgence
Places:
Asia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Siem Reap, Tonle Sap Lake, Phnom Penh, Sadec, Cai Be, Kampong Chhnang, Oudong, …
Level:
Easy
Local moving cattle through the fields
Vietnam, Cambodia & the Riches of the Mekong
Your Asia river cruise begins with Vietnam’s bustling capital, Hanoi, followed by an excursion to fabled Ha Long Bay. Said to be the lair of dragons, the Bay’s limestone outcroppings provide a breathtaking setting for an overnight sojourn. The next …
  • 16 days
  • $4998 - $7397 USD
Ship:
MS Amalotus
Passions:
Luxury & Indulgence, River Cruises
Places:
Asia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Siem Reap, Tonle Sap Lake, Phnom Penh, Sadec, Cai Be, Kampong Chhnang, Oudong, …
Level:
Easy
Temples cover the green landscape of Burma.
Ayeyarwady Adventure - Wednesdays
Join the Road To Mandalay for seven nights on a unique Asian tour. Visit Mandalay, the center of Burmese culture, and Sagaing famous for its silversmiths before cruising south to Bagan. Explore the magnificent temples and pagodas of Bagan and visit Mount …
  • 8 days
  • $3610 - $10400 USD
Ship:
Road to Mandalay
Passions:
Luxury & Indulgence, River Cruises
Places:
Asia, Burma / Myanmar, Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Sagaing, Mount Popa, Maymyo
Level:
Easy
Cruising the blue-green waters of the Yangzi
Yichang to Chongqing
Embark M.S Yangzi Explorer for your cruise to Chongqing. This ship will set sail on its upstream course through the Three Gorges region. Explore this remote breathtaking portion of the Yangzi River and learn the history and culture of the Three Gorges …
  • 5 days
  • $1457 - $5402 USD
Ship:
Yangzi Explorer
Passions:
Luxury & Indulgence, River Cruises, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Asia, China, Yichang, Chongqing, Xiling Gorges, Badong, Wu Gorge, Fengdu, Wanzhou
Level:
Easy
Three women walk along the brightly colored fields of Burma
Gorges of the Far North
Explore the wonders of hidden Myanmar in unrivalled comfort and style, and marvel at the gorges that rear up from the scenic Ayeyarwady River. Discover the hidden gems of Myanmar on a truly memorable 11 night Asia river cruise.
  • 12 days
  • $4030 - $12400 USD
Ship:
Road to Mandalay
Passions:
River Cruises, Wildlife Watching, Luxury & Indulgence
Places:
Asia, Burma / Myanmar, Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Mingun, Mount Popa, Katha, Shwegu, Bhamo, …
Level:
Easy

Amazon River Cruises

$500 OFF
Traveler's looking at local wildlife through binoculars.
  • 8 days
  • $3450 - $4120 USD
Ship:
Tucano
Passions:
River Cruises, Wildlife Watching
Places:
South America, Brazil, Amazon, Manaus, Novo Airao Village, Lago Janauari
Level:
Easy
Giant water lilies, called Victoria Regia, floating in the Amazon
Luxury Amazon
Explore the mighty Amazon River on this luxurious river cruise. Board the MV Aqua and explore the wildlife, culture and remote shores of the Amazon for an unforgettable South American vacation.
  • 8 days
  • $6650 - $7000 USD
Ship:
Aqua Amazon
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, River Cruises, Luxury & Indulgence
Places:
South America, Peru, Amazon, Iquitos, Puerto Miguel Village, Cocha la Charo Lake
Level:
Easy
Getting a guided tour through the Amazon.
5 Day Amazon Exploration: Search for the Pink Dolphin
Board the M/V Manatee for this fascinating 5-day itinerary on the Amazon river. Visit remote villages and sail through unique and fragile ecosystems on your luxurious small-ship voyage.
  • 5 days
  • $935 - $1645 USD
Ship:
Manatee
Passions:
Expedition Cruises, River Cruises, Wildlife Watching, Luxury & Indulgence
Places:
South America, Ecuador, Quito, Coca
Level:
Easy

Africa River Cruises

A variety of wildlife in Africa.
Stars of South Africa
Your 14-day adventure begins with a 3-night stay in picturesque Cape Town. Next, fly to Kasane, Botswana to begin your Zambezi Queen safari cruise on the Chobe River. Explore the banks of Chobe National Park, home to one of the densest populations of …
  • 14 days
  • $11295 - $13144 USD
Ship:
Zambezi Queen
Passions:
River Cruises, Wildlife Watching, Luxury & Indulgence
Places:
Africa, South Africa, Botswana, Cape Town, Chobe National Park, Kasane, Victoria Falls, Johannesburg, Kruger National Park
Level:
Easy
Zambezi Queen, Africa Safari
Golden Trails of East Africa
Your 16-day adventure begins with an overnight stay in Johannesburg. Then off to Kasane, Botswana to board the luxurious Zambezi Queen, which takes you down the Chobe River in elegant accommodations. Enjoy two nights at Victoria Falls, one of the Seven …
  • 16 days
  • $13495 - $14844 USD
Ship:
Zambezi Queen
Passions:
River Cruises, Wildlife Watching, Luxury & Indulgence
Places:
Africa, South Africa, Tanzania, Botswana, Chobe National Park, Kasane, Victoria Falls, Kenya, Nairobi, Serengeti National Park, …
Level:
Easy

North America River Cruises

Grapes from a local winery.
Legacy of Discovery
Join the SS Legacy on this 8-day voyage to retrace history following the epic journey of the Lewis & Clark Expedition. Cruise the stunning Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Along the way transit eight sets of locks and tour the Bonneville Dam …
  • 8 days
  • $3195 - $9295 USD
Ship:
SS Legacy
Passions:
History, Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, River Cruises, Wildlife Watching
Places:
North America, Pacific Northwest, Portland, Astoria, Columbia River Gorge, The Dalles, Clarkston, United States, Multnomah Falls, Richland, …
Level:
Easy
Scenic Landscape
Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey
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.
  • 7 days
  • $4590 - $8090 USD
Ship:
Sea Bird & Sea Lion
Passions:
Photography, River Cruises, Wildlife Watching
Places:
North America, Pacific Northwest, Portland, Astoria, Columbia River Gorge, Hood River, The Dalles, Clarkston, United States
Level:
Easy