A journey on one of Asia’s great rivers offers a tapestry of fascinating sights, colorful cultures, and ancient traditions. Asia cruises with Avalon Waterways get you closer to all the must-see sights and introduces you to the locals and their way of life. Our very design is different because it was inspired by you...for a more intimate experience on our new all-suite ships in Southeast Asia with no more than 36 travelers, a more immersive experience with our Local Favorites designed to spotlight the unique stories in each destination, and more shore excursions-all led by our expert Cruise Directors and carefully selected Certified Local Guides. All of this and so much more await on an adventure you’ll never forget.
China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam
From its source high up in the Tibetan Plateau the powerful Mekong River courses for over 3,000 miles through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam, providing a lifeline for millions of people. By the end of your journey along the Mekong you will have a better understanding of life along the river. Cruises on the Mekong run through Cambodia and Vietnam.
Along the Ganges, you’ll meet saree weavers, goldsmiths, and pottery makers. Explore the fascinating Hare Krishna headquarters in Mayapur, and visit Saint Mother Teresa’s former home. On land, discover the capital city of Delhi, and tour the massive Amber Fort towering over Jaipur. Visit India’s most iconic site, the Taj Mahal, for stunning views at sunrise and sunset. All of this and more await you on this gripping voyage through the heart of India.