Why a River Cruise?

A river cruise offers the convenience and luxury of a deep-ocean cruise combined with the in-depth experience of a land tour and the personal freedom of a river cruise. … River cruising started primarily in Europe, however cruises also operated in Asia on he Mekong for example. Today River Cruising is also available in Africa, Asia, Australia and USA.

Cruising from one destination to the next does often take place at night whilst you are are sleeping, however many river cruises sail during the day,
giving you the opportunity to relax and enjoy the scenery. … also most river cruises feature walking and cycle tours of townships.

Like Ocean Cruising, step aboard and unpack once, and prepare to explore and enjoy. A river cruise offers the convenience and luxury of a deep-ocean cruise combined with the in-depth experience of a land tour and the personal freedom of a river cruise.

Viewing the magnificent landscapes and enjoying all the amenities of a modern cruise vessel— restaurants, bars, lounges, fitness facilities, spas, internet access and comfortable stateroom

The aura of an Asian river cruises offer a great mix of destinations and diverse ports where the settings range from bustling cities to rural countryside. Asian river cruises give passengers opportunities to sample myriad experiences that would be much more difficult to do on a land tour of the region.


Traveling on the rivers also allows passengers many chances to indulge in local cuisines, interact locals and with ancient cultures, witness amazing landscapes and explore regions dating back thousands of years.

Asian River Cruises are available in:

  • China & The Yangtze River Cruise
  • India River Cruises & The Ganges
  • Myanmar River Cruise On The Irrawaddy
  • Vietnam, Cambodia & The Mekong River Cruise

Australian River Cruises

Taking an Australian River Cruise is an awe inspiring experience. Giving you a brand new perspective on the Australian landscape and amazing rivers.
A primary region is cruising the dramatic South Australian outback on a historic and nature based adventure through alluring ancient gorges and forests.
The Murray River offers amazing landscapes, culture and experiences.

River Ship CompaniesSolo and Single offers as at May 2019
Destinations
   
AmaWaterwaysAdditional single supplement fee.Europe, Portugal, Africa, Cambodia & Vietnam, Myanmar
Avalon WaterwaysSingle Supplement waived on select 2019 sailing booked
by August 27, 2019.
Europe, Asia, Amazon, Galapagos Islands
American Queen Steamboat Company150% single supplement fee.United States
Crystal River CruisesAdditional single supplement from 110 percent.Europe
Evergreen River CruisesNo single supplement on 2019 and 2020 selected European River cruises booked by 31 August 2019France, Nile, Russia, Dalmatian, Holland, Italy, Portugal, Southeast Asia
Murray River CruisesReduced Solo supplement on selected cruisesSouth Australia
Pandaw CruisesNo Solo supplement on selected cruisesIndia, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Burma,
   
Tauck River CruisesNo single supplement in all category one cabins.Worldwide
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise CollectionWaived single supplement on select 2019 sailings.Europe (including Italy), Russia, Portugal, Egypt, China, India, Cambodia
& Vietnam
Viking River Cruises150-200% single supplement fee.Europe, Russia, Portugal, Egypt, China, Cambodia & Vietnam, Myanmar, Ukraine