More Than the Destination – It’s the Journey
Peaceful and scenic, river cruising offers a smooth, gentle ride along the world’s most remarkable waterways. Supreme comfort and convenience make it the premier way to experience magnificent cities, historic villages and little-seen enclaves. From your stateroom balcony, endless natural beauty combines with evolving views of the colorful local scenery. Castles and fortresses tower on both sides, as if you could reach out and touch them. When your ship docks in the heart of town, stroll ashore for included excursions or set off to explore on a complimentary bicycle. Unpack just once then settle in as each destination comes to you. With no need to navigate from place to place, you’ll find a sense of adventure and a sense of home all in one vacation.
Unpack Once and Get Comfortable
Visit different cities and countries while your hotel travels with you. A river cruise offers the amenities of a first-class hotel from which you’ll never feel uprooted. Discover local delights on shore then return to your large, stylish stateroom. Relaxation comes easy. Watch the scenery slip by from your balcony as you leisurely sail to your next destination.
Dock Right in the Heart of Historic Cities
Enjoy the excitement of waking up in a new town, docked just steps from markets, museums and landmarks. Ships rest close to the town center so you can easily sample local culture and favorite past times. Simply walk off the ship and into the heart of the city. Take a guided excursion or instantly blend in with daily life. Cruise through some of Europe’s oldest cities or on the world’s most scenic waterways. These were the original highways between great cities built along the water’s edge. Over the course of your journey, you’ll find yourself surrounded by rolling vineyards, hilltop castles and time-honored cities. Vibrant locales not accessible by sea or that can take hours to reach by motor coach are up close and personal on a river cruise.
Intimate Environment, Inclusive Value
With river vessels accommodating a mere 150 passengers, you will never wait in a long line to board or disembark. Smaller tours and intimate meal settings with open seating create a warm, personal atmosphere accentuated by five-star service. Your inclusive vacation provides incredible, value from the champagne breakfast and free-flowing hand-selected European wines with lunch and dinner to a fleet of bicycles, free Internet access, included sightseeing excursions and live cultural entertainment onboard. On a river cruise, your vacation’s price tag doesn’t keep adding up.
A Smooth, Relaxing Way to Cruise
Constant, soft-flowing river waters are always peaceful and smooth, so leave any fears of motion sickness behind. Take a dip in the pool or sink into the bubbling whirlpool, get pampered with decadent spa services or enjoy live music in the lounge. The deck invites at any time with a fresh river breeze and unforgettable changing scenery.
Walk the path less traveled. Discover the magic and beauty of a distant land. See the world through someone else’s eyes. At AmaWaterways, our love for travel inspired us to bring our river cruise expertise to the more remote parts of the world. With our innovative ships, carefully designed itineraries, expert guides and immersive tours, you can explore the exotic in elegance and comfort. Join us on a journey that is sure to delight, amaze and leave you with special memories that will last forever.
Vietnam & Cambodia
Our Vietnam, Cambodia & the Riches of the Mekong cruise is one of our most exotic and unforgettable journeys. Marvel at ancient temples, mist-covered mountains and colorful floating markets along the Mekong River as you travel through two of Southeast Asia’s most beautiful countries. Along the way, visit a Buddhist monastery, the Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda in Phnom Penh, and try your hand at the delicate art of rice paper-making. As you travel along the Mekong’s vast length, you’ll begin to understand the important role the river plays in the centuries-old culture and daily lives of the people who call this beautiful region home.
AmaWaterways is proud to offer four river and land-based safari programs in Africa that combine a classic safari experience with a scenic wildlife cruise. All of these unique itineraries feature a 4-night stay aboard the beautiful Zambezi Queen, a modern “eco-ship" that offers deluxe accommodations, fine dining and an excellent vantage point for game-viewing. Following your cruise, spend two full days at the legendary Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, before setting off on a meticulously planned land program – Discover Africa, Stars of South Africa, Rivers & Rails of Africa, or Golden Trails of East Africa.
AmaWaterways now offers two incredible itineraries in Myanmar, a beautiful and unspoiled Southeast Asian country that has only recently re-opened its borders after nearly a century of self-imposed isolation. Rich with timeless and exotic sights, Myanmar offers visitors a host of wondrous experiences to enjoy, including visits to former royal capitals, ancient monasteries, and majestic statues and shrines covered in gold leaf and precious jewels, Choose either a 10-night or a 14-night cruise on the mighty Ayeyarwady River aboard the newly built all-suite AmaPura.
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