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9th February 2021
Why You Should Discover The World of River Cruising In 2021
River cruising is a relaxing way to discover some of the world’s most beautiful cities. Thanks these smaller vessels you can get right to the heart of each destinations and enjoy the scenery as you float on the calmest of waters.

River cruising is a relaxing way to discover some of the world’s most beautiful cities. Thanks these smaller vessels you can get right to the heart of each destinations and enjoy the scenery as you float on the calmest of waters. River cruising is a more civilized way to see a country and its people at work and play. It's a journey through history and ever-changing scenery. River cruising is the best way to discover some of the world’s greatest treasures, both natural and man-made. It gives you the real experience.

Why Choose a River Cruise?

River cruising is unrivaled in its ability to offer a unique experience as you discover many sights and cultures throughout the world, stress free whilst your luxury hotel moves with you.

The Views

The ever changing landscape allows you to encounter awe inspiring mountain ranges, lush vineyards, bustling cities and fairy-tale castles. On a river cruise there is always something to see and daytime cruising is very much part of the attraction.

Discover destinations

Your river vessel will be docked in the heart of the city, allowing you to either join an escorted excursion or be totally independent and explore the city by yourself. All itineraries are created with the most popular sites in mind and the most knowledgeable local staff to guide you on your exploration.

Unpack Only Once

Your cabin is your home away from home and the river boat is your own floating hotel. Itineraries can range from 3 to 21 nights.

Intimate and Relaxing

River cruises offer a relaxed and intimate atmosphere, with most river boats accommodating a maximum of 150 passengers.  With various different dining experiences and social areas on offer, there is guaranteed to be something to suit everyone. It can sometimes feel as if the whole experience has been laid on just for you.

On board Enrichment and Entertainment

A river cruise can be a time learn and enjoy the new culture and experiences of the countries that you visit, such as local cookery classes, language lessons, lectures from local historians and academics, regional music and entertainment.

Itineraries and Ships

There are a number of companies offering a wide selection of river cruise vessels that cover a large choice of the world’s rivers, from Europe and Northern America to Asia and Africa, there will be an itinerary and cabin choice to suit all tastes and budgets. Each ship has a range of suites and cabin types which now can include full balconies. For those who are wanting this extra special level of indulgence, river cruising will exceed your expectations.

All-Inclusive Pricing

River Cruising offers various options for all budgets. A river cruise holiday offers your flights or rail, overseas transfers, accommodation in your selected grade of stateroom or suite, and all meals included as standard. Plus, a number of companies also include drinks, excursions, entry tickets, port fees and often tipping, meaning you can relax into your trip knowing everything is taken care of.

Whether you wish to discover the cultural canvas of Europe, explore remote villages along the Mekong, or experience the ancient cities and temples of China, India and Myanmar, you'll appreciate the blissful convenience of river cruising as you travel from one discovery to the next.

To find out more about the river cruises we have on offer, call us today on 0800 028 4272 or click here to contact us through the website.

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