River Cruising the Mekong, Amazon, Nile, and Ganges
Collected by Carrie Finley-Bajak, AFAR Local Expert
This is not your ordinary jungle cruise. Set sail for exotic locations along the riverways of the world. Float down the Mekong, Amazon, Nile, or the Ganges.
Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)
Pandaw river expeditions are atmospheric journeys more akin to a floating piece of history than a busy cruise ship. The grand replicas of colonial river steam ships are decked out with comfortable furnishings, finished with brass and teak and...
Kornish Al Nile, Luxor City, Luxor, Luxor Governorate, Egypt
What better way to see Egypt than a luxurious cruise on the River Nile. Cruising on the Sanctuary Sun Boat IV with Abercrombie & Kent tours means you get to experience a wide range of what the country has to offer, from the Valley of the King’s to...
Calle Padre Lucero # 1345 Villa Lagunas Loreto, 16551, Peru
Piranha fishing...pink dolphin sightings...holding a caimen...beautiful day explorations by skiff and canoe along the Ucayali River and in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. Add to jaw-dropping explorations, the 5-star comfort of the Aqua Amazon...
B1/163, Assi ghat, Shivala, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005, India
Varanasi is a city of beautiful chaos. Located on the banks of the Ganges River, it's one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, and also one of the holiest. The river is the pulse of the city and it's worth setting your alarm...
Nidan Kendra, Godowlia, Lahartara Boulia, Bazardiha, Maheshpur, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221010, India
Varanasi and the Circle of Life is a story about India's most extreme, chaotic, colourful and intense city. A place where Death is as important as Life. Yes, Varanasi (or Banaras, as the locals call it) is known amongst Hindus as the City of Death...
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