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River cruise ships (< 300 passengers)

Over the years, AmaWaterways has become the absolute leader in river cruises in Europe, Russia, Vietnam, Cambodia and Africa. A high standard, an innovative concept, superb fittings, beautiful cabins, excellent cuisine, and a personalised service all contribute to the excellent reputation of this company.

As it is a member of La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, you will have the right to exquisite locally inspired dishes.

A unique feature of AmaWaterways is its extensive choice of excursions, most of which are included in the price. With a wide range of walking and cycling programmes, this shipping company is also a great choice for sports enthusiasts.


River cruise ships (< 300 passengers)

American Cruise Lines is an American shipping company, offering mainly river cruises on the most legendary rivers of the United States. The brand new river ships, including the American Song, American Symphony, American Harmony and American Jazz, are bathed in contemporary style, with luxurious amenities that take river cruises to a new level of sophistication. Each cabin has a private balcony, and you have spectacular views from anywhere on the ship.

If a Victorian-style riverboat is more your style, board the American Splendor, American Pride, American Heritage or American West. Enjoy the nostalgia and romance of an authentic paddleboat while experiencing all the modern amenities and conveniences of a new ship. With these paddle boats, exploring the legendary Mississippi River is wonderful. But cruises in New England are also definitely worthwhile. The historic towns and rocky beaches of New England are extraordinarily beautiful in both summer and autumn.


River cruise ships (< 300 passengers)

Anakonda Amazon Cruises offers luxury river cruises on the Amazon, through the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest. You really do experience the Amazon in a unique way, exploring remote and pristine areas, and connecting with local communities in the region, while enjoying the comfort and service of a 5-star boutique ship.


The Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest is a unique living treasure. The ecosystems in this paradise work together harmoniously to maintain the natural balance of the environment. The habitat is threatened by industries that have endangered many species. Anakonda Amazon Cruises has set up programmes with local communities to restore this area, including rescuing charapas turtles and pink river dolphins. You will also be made aware of conservation efforts during each cruise.


They offer unforgettable 4, 5, and 8-day cruises aboard their 2 ships to explore the Amazon jungle and enjoy traditional and delicious fusion dishes from around the world. Adventure activities include hiking, skiff or canoe trips, bird watching, an immersion in the indigenous community, kayaking, cooking classes, and swimming.


River cruise ships (< 300 passengers)

Avalon Waterways was started in 2004 with a single ship, and now the fleet consists of 21 ships and operates on the Danube, Rhine, Moselle, Rhône, Seine and Saone in Europe, the Mekong River in Southeast Asia, as well as the Yangtze (in China), the Ganges (in India) and the Amazon River (in Peru). In the spacious suites, the beds face the wall-to-wall panoramic windows so that, from your bed, you have a wonderful view of the landscapes gliding by.


Avalon serves scrumptious top-level cuisine and practises the principle of limited table times in limited settings. Thus, you can choose from a breezy al fresco lunch in the Sky Grill, an elegant four-course dinner in the glass Panorama Dining Room, or a more casual culinary setting in the Panorama Bistro. Whichever table setting you choose, you will enjoy both local new flavours and the familiar favourites you love. On an Avalon cruise, dining is part of the journey.


River cruise ships (< 300 passengers)

Sail past sunny vineyards, ancient castles and picturesque villages in France. Admire the temples with their golden pagodas in the emerald green hills along the River Irrawaddy in Myanmar. The river cruises of Belmond Cruises in Myanmar are the pinnacle of elegant design, cordial service, and of mouthwatering cuisine personalised for you. Add to this, golden temples, monks in their saffron coloured robes, colourful markets and fields of green tea.

This is an experience which counts, on board a truly intimate river cruise boat. This is real enjoyment, to the rhythm of the Irrawaddy, sipping your amazing cocktail in the lounge.


River cruise ships (< 300 passengers)

In the north of Peru, you will find the magnificent reserve of Pacaya Samiria, one of the largest protected natural reserves in the country. The region shelters an enormous diversity of flora and fauna, and is thus a veritable paradise for lovers of nature.

The exclusive shipping company Delfin Amazon Cruises offers stunning luxury Amazon cruises in this part of Peru, with 3 fantastic ships: Delfín I, II and III, varying in size, comfort and exclusivity. Delfín I has only 4 staterooms, accentuating the private yacht feeling all the way as you enjoy an immersive experience in this slice of paradise.

The gentle blend of immigrant traditions throughout Peruvian history has led to one of the world's most unique and delicious cuisines. This is why dining on board Delfin I is truly a comprehensive gastronomic, cultural, and historical adventure.


River cruise ships (< 300 passengers)

Emerald Cruises stands for a contemporary river experience with state-of-the-art ships, great innovative service on board and attractive prices that cover a lot, ranging from transfers to and from the ship, and a wide range of land-based activities. These activities are divided into EmeraldPLUS - ACTIVE & EXPLORER.

For instance, the EmeraldACTIV Eprogramme is designed for guests who like to be a bit more active during their river cruise. It allows you to see each destination from a different perspective, such as guided cycling tours, canoe excursions, yoga classes or, on certain ships, an aqua aerobics session in the pool. Most of the European Star-Ship ships have bicycles on board that you can use for free.  The newest Star-Ship in the series is the Emerald Harmony, which lets you explore the beautiful Mekong. This ship can dock in the centre of Ho Chi Minh City, so the numerous sights are at your feet.


River cruise ships (< 300 passengers)

Farah Nile Cruise goes for ultra-deluxe cruises, aboard the MS Farah Nile, where you can experience the fine taste of Egyptian hospitality in every detail, from the handmade Egyptian cotton sheets to the natural dark wood furniture, all designed to awaken your senses and enhance your comfort. In refined surroundings, you can fully enjoy your stay on the Nile. In Arabic, the word 'Farah' means happiness and joy, and you will certainly experience that on board this 5-star cruise ship.


In the sumptuous restaurant, you will be pampered with carefully prepared and served meals. Both breakfast and lunch are offered in buffet style, while dinner is à la carte, with the exception of one special evening with an Egyptian buffet. There is always a nice selection of mouth-watering vegetarian dishes. After a long day of sightseeing and exploration, it's time to sit back and relax over your favourite drink and feast your eyes on the breathtaking views of the Nile.


In Upper Egypt, Farah Nile Cruise offers 2 programmes. The first starts in Luxor and ranges from 4 to 7 nights, the second starts in Aswan and ranges from 3 to 7 nights. These cruises offer fantastic experiences of over 5,000 years of civilisation, picturesque Egyptian rural life, and the tranquility and beauty of the mighty Nile.


River cruise ships (< 300 passengers)

Nicko Cruises is a German-speaking shipping company and has a very large fleet of river cruise ships for exploring Europe's most beautiful rivers in an extremely comfortable way. The shipping company has both classic and more modern river ships, of which the NickoVision was named one of the best cruise ships of 2019 because of its extraordinary interior design.

You can choose from 5- to 15-day Danube cruises, but also discoveries on the Elbe, Weser, Havel and Oder rivers. In addition, the Douro and the Nile are programmed at Nicko too.  The cruise on the Mekong, which lets you discover the treasures of Vietnam and Cambodia, is highly recommended. Aboard the Mekong Navigator, an all-suites ship that has a nostalgic French colonial atmosphere, you can take in the beautiful landscapes along this mighty river.


River cruise ships (< 300 passengers)

"Only the best, is good enough", with this slogan the German company Seaside Collection offers a fine selection of luxurious city and beach hotels. With the purchase of all 5 river cruise ships from the former Crystal Cruises fleet, they will launch from April 2023, under the brand name Riverside Luxury Cruises, luxury voyages on Europe’s most scenic rivers.


Riverside Luxury Cruises stands for a luxurious cruise experience, exceptional onboard service, top-level culinary delights and an uncompromising style. As one of the largest river cruise ships on the Danube, and certainly the most well-appointed, she knows – just like her famous namesake – how to captivate and constantly surprise her guests. Luxury means having a choice, on the Riverside Mozart the choice is yours. Four different restaurants offer you genuine culinary perfection and variety.

As the ship moves from port to port, the specialties on board also change, inspired by the different regions. Accompanied, of course, by fine wines. No matter which suite you choose, you will always make the right choice. While they differ in styling, size and subtle nuances, with every suite you will enjoy fine materials such as leather and velvet, elegant marble bathrooms and king-size beds. In every suite, your butler will ensure every cruise is a personal masterpiece.


River cruise ships (< 300 passengers)

The Sanctuary Retreats portfolio includes spectacular river cruises that aim to give you an authentic expedition experience on 6 luxury boutique vessels. On some of the world's most amazing cultural and ecological locations, epic rivers - the Yangtze in China, the Nile in Egypt, and the Irrawaddy in Myanmar - you will experience unique unforgettable moments, topped off with a luxurious framework.


The Sanctuary Nile Adventurer is definitely one of the best river cruise ships on the legendary Nile. With only 32 staterooms, this ship is decorated in an elegant contemporary style and seamlessly blends modern Egyptian culture with 7,000 years of heritage. Add gourmet cuisine, exquisite service and unforgettable moments on the teak sun deck to relax while enjoying the landscape gliding by.


In turn, the Sanctuary Ananda takes you to the mysterious Irrawaddy in Myanmar. Traditional materials were used to build this ship, and the 21 spacious suites are decorated with sleek contemporary elements. Eye-catching facilities include the sun deck with outdoor pool, the Kansi panorama lounge and the Thambyadine Spa by L'Occitane.


River cruise ships (< 300 passengers)

Australian shipping company Scenic Cruises has a stunning range of river cruises aboard luxurious 5-star ships, comparable to a world-class hotel. Dine in a refined style every day in a choice of restaurants to make your cruise experience special, as Scenic Cruises has an eye for authentic dishes using local produce from the regions along your route. And you'll have your own private butler. With almost as many crew as passengers, you get extraordinary personal service.

What also immediately stands out are the very spacious suites - the ships aren't called Scenic Space-Ships for nothing - that exude a warm, contemporary atmosphere. The ultra-luxury character translates not only in the service and attention, but also in the all-inclusive concept, where everything is included, such as all meals, premium drinks, the minibar, butler service, wifi, tips, the excursions and transfers.


River cruise ships (< 300 passengers)

Uniworld can truly be called an authentic shipping company, with a fleet of river cruise ships sailing the most iconic rivers of Europe, Asia and South America as stylish floating hotels. Inviting spaces, exquisite antiques, custom-made fabrics, and original artworks are very characteristic of Uniworld, as are destination-inspired interiors, gracious service and carefully selected amenities. The smallest details often make one smile. The passion of Uniworld staff is evident in their unparalleled attention to your interests, such as remembering your drink order from day one, or quickly disembarking to surprise you with chocolates from a local shop you casually mentioned.


Certainly special are the cruise + train programmes to experience fantastic regions in a truly unique way, by combining the pleasure of luxury cruises with the nostalgic feel of unforgettable train journeys. The programmes offered include, Milan & the Swiss Alps, the Danube & the castles of Transylvania, and the Holy Ganges & the Maharajas Express.     


River cruise ships (< 300 passengers)

Viking Cruises was founded in 1997 with the vision that travel should be more focused on destinations and cultural depth. In 2000, the company bought Europe's KD River Cruises to expand its fleet, profit from 40 years of river cruise experience, and acquire rights to excellent berths in key European cities. Cruising Europe's legendary rivers, the award-winning fleet of Viking river ships offer a variety of cabin categories. Onboard facilities include a restaurant, bar and lounge, library, and an extensive sun deck. The ships offer al fresco dining on the revolutionary Aquavit Terrace, and there are eco-friendly features, such as solar panels, an organic herb garden on board, and energy-efficient hybrid engines.


European river cruises range from 8 to 23 days, with itineraries along the European rivers Rhine, Main, Danube, Seine, Rhône, Douro, Moselle, Elbe, Dordogne, Garonne, and Gironde. Viking also offers voyages on the Nile in Egypt, and the Mekong in Southeast Asia.


River cruise ships (< 300 passengers)

Viva Cruises is a fairly recent shipping company offering river cruises on Europe's most iconic rivers. The ships range in luxury from 4- to 5-star, where you can enjoy excellent service, delicious food, a convivial atmosphere and a spacious, elegant suite. With the all-inclusive concept, you sail carefree from one destination to another, as premium wines, cocktails, champagnes and brandy wines are included.  And on arrival, you will be welcomed with a bottle of bubbly in your suite.

The Viva One and Viva Two are the 2 proud newcomers to the Viva fleet, which are highly innovative in terms of technology and sustainability. This shipping company has a perfect formula for short-haul cruise holidays, such as Moselle sailings, 5-day Rhine cruises, or even a 2-day Düsseldorf Citybreak. Of course, the Danube, the Seine and the Rhone are also on the programme, as are the Main and the Baltic coast.