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Rivers of Asia Cruises

Rivers of Asia

See the real Asia – up close and personal

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Cruise to Asia to see some of the most exotic places on earth


There’s more to this continent than the big cities; see the sights that tourists rarely do on a river cruise of Asia.

 

Asia is an amazing continent – vibrant, inscrutable, thrilling, relaxed, exotic and homely all at the same time. To experience the real thing – the villages, the rainforests, and the paddy fields – you have to travel by river on a cruise to Asia. Threaded like veins through the continent, the Yangtze, Mekong, Irrawaddy, Ganges, Red River and Brahmaputra can take you on the journey of a lifetime.


The longest river in Asia and the longest in the world to occupy a single country, the Yangtze drains one-fifth of China’s entire land area and its basin is home to a third of the Chinese population. It is also home to an amazing spectrum of wildlife, including endangered species such as the Chinese alligator, finless porpoise, Yangtze sturgeon and the fabled baiji or freshwater dolphin, which may or may not still exist.


Deeply sacred to Hindus, the Ganges flows through both India and Bangladesh, stretching for more than 1,500 miles (2,500 kilometres). Rising in the western Himalayas and emptying into the Bay of Bengal, it is one of the world’s most significant waterways, passing by numerous former provincial or imperial capitals, including Pataliputra, Kara, Patni, Murshidabad and Kolkata – each an endlessly fascinating place to explore on your next cruise to Asia.


Meanwhile, the Mekong links China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, making a river cruise to Asia the ideal way to discover the hidden history and hideaways of these six amazing nations. With countless names in many languages, the Mekong is the major trade route between China and South East Asia, flanking numerous settlements both large and small. Its aquatic diversity is the second highest in the world, after the Amazon, with an astonishing array of marine life. Witness constant animal and human activity throughout your cruise, watching the world bustle by from the air-conditioned comfort of your stateroom. If you want to see the real Asia close up, this is the holiday you’ve been craving.


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Featured Rivers of Asia Cruises


Private UK Chauffeur
Inside from £10,299pp

Arcadia's 2021 No-Fly Grand World Cruise

  • 03 Jan 2021
  • 100 nights
  • Ship: Arcadia
  • No-Fly Cruise

Itinerary: Southampton - Madeira, Portugal - Bridgetown, Barbados - Aruba - Puntarenas, Costa Rica - Cabo San Lucas - San Francisco, California, USA - Hilo - Honolulu - Apia, Western Samoa -…

Includes: Exclusive free pre-cruise hotel stay*, exclusive complimentary afternoon tea for two at the ritz*, no service charge on board saving up to £1,386*, on board spending money of up to…

GRATUITIES INCLUDED
Inside from £12,079pp

The Queen Victoria Circumnavigation of the World

  • 10 Jan 2021
  • 108 nights
  • Ship: Queen Victoria
  • No-Fly Cruise

Itinerary: Southampton - Bermuda - Port Canaveral, Florida - Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Montego Bay, Jamaica - Puerto Limon - Transiting the Panama Canal - Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala - Cabo Sa…

Includes: Exclusive complimentary private uk chauffeur transfer for all bookings*, exclusive complimentary pre-cruise hotel stay*, complimentary on board spend of up to $3,300*, complimentar…

7 nt Borneo Land Tour
Suite from £6,499pp (was £7,499)

Borneo & Southeast Asia

  • 13 Jan 2021
  • 23 nights
  • Ship: Silver Spirit
  • Fly Cruise
  • Flights Included

Itinerary: Hong Kong, China - Ha Long Bay, Vietnam - Chan May - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - Singapore

Includes: All-inclusive ultra-luxury cruising*, complimentary private uk chauffeur service*, complimentary $300 on board spend*, 5★ hotel stays in hong kong & singapore*

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