South America and Asia are lucky enough to have some of the best cruise destinations on the planet. These compelling continents are a proverbial feast for the senses, vibrant lands of passionate rhythms, bright colors and extreme contrasts. Rich in history and natural treasures alike, South America and Asia boast an astonishing variety of wildlife, customs and landscapes unseen in any other travel destination, luring even the most seasoned of travelers and keep them coming back for more.
Peru Amazon Cruises
Peru is not only home to some of the most luxurious riverboats in Amazonia, but it also contains the birthplace of the Amazon River itself. Incredibly two-thirds of its entire land mass is covered by rainforest, much of it unspoiled and waiting to be explored, making Peru an ideal destination for an Amazon River cruise.
Brazil Amazon Cruises
The Amazon Rainforest is synonymous with Brazil, not surprising given 60% of it is to be found within its borders. Explore the vast Central Amazon Biosphere Reserve influenced by the Negro and Solimões Rivers, over 20 million hectares of protected habitat, bursting with wildlife and authentic Amazon cruises.
Ecuador Amazon Cruises
As one of the world's 17 mega-diverse countries, Ecuador is a great choice for an Amazon River cruise, a wildlife hotspot home to a huge variety of species, many of them endemic. Discover Ecuador's mystical "Oriente" region as you follow in the footsteps of the original Amazon explorer himself, Francisco de Orellana.
Described as one of the most unique, scientifically important, and biologically outstanding areas on Earth, cruises to the Galapagos Islands can be a life-changing experience. Home to an incredible array of unique and fascinating animals endemic to the archipelago, a Galapagos cruise is a haven for wildlife and nature-loving travelers alike.
Lower Mekong River Cruises
A Lower Mekong River cruise will immerse you in the picturesque local culture of Cambodia and Vietnam. The river itself spans over 3,000 miles across Asia, flowing through some of the most beautiful villages, woodlands and UNESCO World Heritage sites. A Mekong River cruise is an ideal way to travel through and tour this emerging Southeast Asian destination.
Myanmar River Cruises
A river cruise in Myanmar is the ideal way to tour this emerging destination as it affords you a close look at life on the river as it was centuries ago, with the unspoiled beauty of ancient temples, surrounding landscape, and local people. Our selection of Myanmar (Burma) tours take place on the Irrawaddy River, the largest in Myanmar.
Upper Mekong River Cruises
An Upper Mekong River cruise will immerse you in the picturesque local culture of Laos, China, Thailand and Myanmar. The river itself spans over 3,000 miles across Asia, flowing through some of the most beautiful villages, woodlands and UNESCO World Heritage sites. A Mekong River cruise is an ideal way to travel.
Halong Bay Cruises
Ha Long Bay is one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature and a Unesco World Heritage Site. It has around 770 limestone islets, formed over 500 million years. Rainforest Cruises offers 2-day and 3-day itineraries aboard the finest cruise vessels in the region. Experience a journey out of this world in Halong Bay.
Enjoy cruising Southeast Asia in the only luxury world-class vessel to voyage through Indonesia. The Aqua Blu is a stunning structured vessel which is the very first expedition yacht to be permanently based in the Indonesian Archipelago. Travel long distances through the South China Sea at your leisure.
Located in western Brazil, in the Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul states, the Pantanal region consists of an extensive network of the largest wetlands in the world. These wetlands are home to hundreds of different animal, bird, and plant species. Explore this region by cruise or combine your cruise with a lodge.
Panama and her namesake canal are steeped in history. Follow in the wake of Spanish Conquistadors, Columbus and pirates as you discover why Panama has for centuries been a source of natural pilgrimage as you make your own special journey between the Pacific Ocean and clear blue Caribbean waters.
Bolivia Amazon Cruises
The Bolivian Amazon lies more than a thousand kilometers from the mainstream of the mighty River Amazon itself and occupies a fraction of the total basin, and yet is still an excellent place to take an Amazon jungle tour. Boasting one of the most well-preserved, natural and bio-diverse environments in the world.
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