River Cruise

While there are several river cruise lines to choose from, this page highlights itineraries with Viking River Cruises and Avalon Waterways. There are MANY additional itineraries available that are not on this page! This is simply an overview of some river cruise options.

Viking River Cruises in Europe

Wow! This map shows the impressive 23-day European Sojourn itinerary, visiting 8 countries and including 19 guided tours. Now, we understand most people don’t have this much time to enjoy a river cruise this long, so imagine breaking this itinerary into sections! Pick your favorite countries, cities, and destinations along this route, and we’ll help suggest shorter itinerary options that maximize your timeline.

Shown: 23-days from Amsterdam to Bucharest.
Shorter options are also available.
Travel late-April thru mid-October.
Ask about other European river cruise destinations, including
France, Portugal, and eastern Germany.

Active Discovery River Cruises

Active & Discovery river cruises offer activities for travelers with varying interests and for all energy and fitness levels. Those seeking action may find themselves hiking to a castle, biking through a city, or canoeing on the Danube. And those seeking engaging hands-on experiences may find themselves in a painting class in Amsterdam, creating local dishes in a cooking class, or takign an early-riser walk to a quant cafe for breakfast like a local. From action-packed experience and interactive discoveries, to traditional sightseeing, you can tailor a trip to suit your interests and pace.

Shown: 8-days from $3899 pp.
Travel May thru October.
Options available on the Rhine, Danube, Rhone, Seine, and the Holland/Belgium region.

Special Interest River Cruises

“Special Interest” cruises unite you with your pastimes, both on board and on shore. Themed cruises are available with a focus for culinary experiences, for music & jazz lovers, for garden & nature lovers, for wine lovers, for beer enthusiasts, and for those who want to walk in the footsteps of WWII history.

Shown: Tulip Time Highlights, 8-days from $3499 pp.
Ask about the many other “special interest” itineraries available!
Travel dates vary based on the theme of the cruise.

Christmas Markets

Treat yourself you a true European Christmas. Celebrate an Old World Christmas on one of Europe’s great rivers. Glittering cities across France, Germany, Austria and beyond light up with Christmas markets offereing hand-carved toys and ornaments. While you shop, sample hot chocolate, spicy glühwein and aromatic gingerbread. Christmastime cruises are popular on the Danube, the Rhine, the Moselle, the Seine, the Main, and the Elbe rivers.

Shown: 8-days on the Danube River from $2999 pp.
Travel late-November thru December.

Mekong River Cruises in Asia

Experience intriguing cultures and unforgettable beauty while sailing the scenic Mekong River. This itinerary shows an 8-day Mekong cruise, bracketed with hotel stays in Hanoi, Siem Reap, and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). Ask about customizing your cruise, choosing from a combination of these additional destinations. This cruisetour reveals the beauty and grace of a land we have only begun to know.

Shown: 15-days from $7499 pp.
Travel mid-August thru March.

Egypt River Cruises

Your adventure to ancient Egypt begins and ends in Cairo, where you’ll explore pyramids, tombs, churches, mosques, musesums, and medieval alleys. Then, journey along the lifeline of Egyptian civilization on a Nile river cruise, experiencing incredible sights that include ancient temples, tombs, and local villages. Measuring 4,160 miles, the Nile River is the longest river in the world, and an experience you’ll never forget.

Shown: 10-days from $4199 pp.
Travel nearly year-round.

River Cruises in the USA

Wow! This map shows the impressive 23-day complete Mississippi river cruise, starting in New Orleans, Louisiana and sailing through 10 states before ending in St. Paul, Minnesota. This epic cruise showcases culture, cuisine, and landscapes. Embrace the relaxed pace of life on the river, following its bends and savoring its charms in much the same way as travelers and colonists would have over a century before.

Now, we understand most people don’t have 3 weeks to enjoy a river cruise, so imagine breaking this itinerary into sections! Pick your favorite section and enjoy a week on the river!

Shown: 23-days from New Orleans to Minnesota.

Ask about river cruises on the Columbia & Snake Rivers, the Ohio River, the Cumberland River, or the Tenneesee River. Coastal cruises are also availble.

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