Elevated River Cruising with Avalon

Cruise without crowds, explore new cultures with ease, and sail in intimate settings when you cruise the world with Avalon Waterways! Discover Strasbourg, including its magical La Petite France District on Avalon’s 8 day Romantic Rhine or enjoy a walking tour of a local village along the 8 Day Mekong Discovery, Avalon Waterways, cruising elevated.
Romantic Rhine
One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on an exclusive group departure on 5 October 2024.  On this exciting journey along the Rhine River, which takes you across Germany—and touches in Holland, France, and Switzerland! This magnificent river cruise begins in the ever popular, modern city of Amsterdam, Holland. The best way to see the treasures of this 700-year-old city is on a canal cruise along the elegant grachten, lined with homes dating back to the city’s “Golden Age.” Cologne, Germany—a 2,000 year-old city known for its Gothic architecture—will be an exciting stop with its famous twin-spired cathedral and Old Town with many shops, cafés, and taverns.

Mekong Discovery
On this unique and inspiring Southeast Asia river cruise through Vietnam and Cambodia, you’ll be immersed in the cultures and ancient traditions as you sightsee and spend time with locals in the most interesting places along the mighty Mekong River.

Via sampan, cruise into Vinh Long and experience Vietnamese culture with a visit to a workshop to learn how rice wine and traditional candies are made. See firsthand how handcrafted sampans are built at the home of a family in Cu Lao Gieng. Walk through a vibrant market as the locals are busy with their daily routine of buying and selling produce. In the capital of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, tour the National Museum and Royal Palace with its striking Silver Pagoda. Enjoy a song and dance performance by children from a local orphanage.

On a hilltop at the site of the 8th-century temple of Wat Hanchey, take in the stunning views before walking through the rural village of Angkor Ban to visit with welcoming schoolchildren. Continue this diverse river cruise and stop in a Silversmith Village to see craftsmen making silver artwork using ancient techniques. Go on an ox-cart ride amongst rice paddy fields in the enchanting Cambodian countryside and witness the daily lives of farmers. This once-in-a-lifetime Southeast Asia river cruise holiday is sure to create lasting memories!

* Terms and conditions apply. There are dozens of departure dates for both cruises, and many more, throughout 2024 and 2025.  We have a very special relationship with Avalon Waterways and Globus Cosmos Tours so we are confident that we can find you the perfect river cruise and tour combination to suit your tastes and travel style.  Your Travel Manager will discuss all of the inclusions and conditions with you.


Offer ends 1 April 2024

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