5 Bucket List Cruises
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Our bucket list cruises have the same level of luxury and comfort as some of the top hotels and resorts but minus the crowds and with new sights to see on a daily basis. Cruises are often the best way to explore a region, particularly one with dense vegetation. Such places are often challenging to get to or even completely inaccessible by land. From the unique vantage point of the water you will be able to see everything clearly from the comfort of your vessel. Each day, your boat will harbor alongside the land and allow you to disembark for a day of land-based adventures. In the evenings, you can retire back to your boat for fresh, delicious food; a dip in the pool; and a good night’s sleep in your plush cabin.
A cruise suddenly sounds pretty good, doesn’t it? Here are five cruises you should add to your bucket list right now.
1. Amazon River
A cruise along the Amazon River is undoubtedly the best way to see the wonders of the most bio-diverse place on earth. Monkeys will swing from vines just meters away, while caimans and piranhas will glide through the water alongside you. Choose between Peru, Brazil, and Ecuador and let your boat guide you along the mysterious waterway that has long been the lifeblood of the communities that make their home along its banks.
2. Galapagos Islands
Nowhere on earth inspires quite the same wonder and intrigue as the Galapagos Islands. Home to endemic species such as the Galapagos tortoise, Galapagos penguin and several species of both marine and land iguanas, the wildlife that calls these islands home is truly phenomenal. A cruise around this archipelago allows you to visit multiple islands and make the most of your time here. Each day you will hike across volcanic terrain or plunge into crystal clear water to snorkel with sharks, rays and fish of all shapes and sizes.
3. Panama Canal
Departing from Panama City, the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal, your Panama Canal cruise winds its way along this watery road all the way to Portobelo, by the Caribbean Sea. Along the way, you will encounter many spectacular sights, including the lush Darien Jungle and the idyllic Pearl Islands, which boast powder-white sand and turquoise water. You will learn about the wildlife that inhabits the country’s natural reserves as well as the nation’s history as you float along its mighty waters.
4. Mekong River
The gigantic Mekong River starts in the province of Yunnan, China, and makes its way through Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia. From the water, passengers can take in the sights, sounds, and smells of these diverse and fascinating countries. Each day, you will visit secret temples, discover hidden villages and explore colorful floating markets. You will partake in workshops and learn how locals live their lives here and seek out the wildlife that resides on its banks.
5. Irrawaddy River
The Irrawaddy River runs through Myanmar, a mystical country that has only recently opened itself up to the world. Now, visitors from across the globe can witness first-hand the delights that pepper the nation’s landscape. From the temples of Bagan to the stupas of Mandalay there is no end to the historical and cultural wonders here. There is no better way to experience Myanmar than from the comfort of an elegant cruise ship.
The rivers of this world are often overlooked as vacation destinations and that is good news for those who venture to them. Often free from crowds, the serenity and beauty of the water add an extra element to your vacation that will turn it into the most memorable trip of your life. For more information about these bucket list cruises, please contact us or call 1-888-215-3555.