Oceans take you to countries, rivers take you through them. We'll lead you to the best river cruise vacations on the best river cruise ships.
The best river cruises combine luxury and comfort with an unhurried pace of travel and authentic local experiences that provide memorable cultural discoveries and new destination insights. Luxury river cruising offers a very different experience from most ocean cruises, and are inclusive of guided excursions ashore, plus wine, beer and other beverages at lunch and/or dinner, and the ease and convenience of docking in the heart of cities and small towns.
We work closely with select river cruise companies that provide the comfort and quality experiences discerning travelers rely upon. With such diversity of choice, our river cruise experts assist you with selecting the right river cruise vacation, and make all the necessary arrangements -- on ANY river cruise line. You can shop our preferred river cruise deals using the Cruise Finder tool above, or read more about our top sellers and most popular river cruise lines:
Combine three France river cruise itineraries, on three different ships, for a unique 22-day vacation on the Seine, Rhone, Dordogne and Garonne rivers. Journey from Paris to the Norman countryside, then to the lush vineyards of Bordeaux, followed by the gourmet capital of Lyon, and voyaging on the Rhone to Arles. (from $10,999, March thru October)
Cruise Russia in style
13-day cultural tours on the best river boats.
Follow the path of Peter the Great and sail between Moscow to St. Petersburg on the Volga River on one of the newest and most luxurious Russian river cruise boats. Experience the rich culture, traditions, and royal histories of this fascinating country. On your voyage you'll meet the people who embody the true soul of Russia, as well as experience some of the world’s finest art, distinctive architecture and tucked-away villages with Old World charm.
Wildlife Cruise Safari
Combine an African safari with a Chobe River cruise.
With just 14 balcony staterooms, you'll enjoy unprecedented comfort while game viewing along the Chobe River on 4-night river cruise itinerary and 2 night stay at Victoria Falls. Includes close-up looks via private boat game drives by tender or mokoro, and complimentary wine and beer with lunch and dinner. Ideally combined with a land-based itinerary staying at iconic lodges, game camps and exclusive hotels.
...things could not be going better with the group on our Ama river cruise on the Danube. Everyone is delighted, with expectations exceeded; I am very favorably impressed... the crew is wonderful and the quality is excellent.
Los Angeles, CA
The Uniworld operation was a very professional group -- even better than we expected; we highly recommend it. Thank you again for all you do for us!