River cruising is a wonderful way to explore the countryside. Sailing gently along as medieval castles float by your balcony.
A home away from home – a different port everyday for you to delve into the culture. With great dining, exceptional service and immersive itineraries, river cruising is becoming very popular!
Family Rhine River Cruise
July 17, 2023
Basel to Amsterdam sailing down Castle alley
Stay in two Balcony suites: Family of 4 (2 adults and 2 kids) $4545 per adult $2447 per child
Airport transfers to and from the ship
Port taxes and charges
All tipping and gratuities
Visit to Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg
Geocaching tour of Heidelberg
Cable car and visit to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
Guided tour of Cologne’s Old Town
Visit to A’DAM Lookout Tower & canal cruise
Guided tour of Freiburg with market tasting
Visit to a local farm estate with cooking demo
Canoeing on the Rhine
Guided hike from Mount Königstuhl to Heidelberg
Guided bike tour to Waterland
20 superb meals including 7 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L), 7 Dinners (D)
Including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner
Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner on board
AMAZON RIVERBOAT ADVENTURE
9 days, Lima to Lima
Hop aboard a riverboat and experience the Amazon in style. Led by an Amazon Reserve naturalist guide, your cruise will include daily excursions by motorized skiff designed to reveal the exotic wildlife that calls the rainforest home — with any luck you’ll spot sloths, toucans, or pink dolphins! And, with plenty of time for exploration in Pacaya–Samiria National Reserve, you’ll have the chance to experience the jungle up close. The cuisine on-board is regional and provides a unique and delicious window into local culture. Gain a rare glimpse of how life “on the river” is lived and experience the magic of the Amazon on this once-in-a-lifetime riverboat adventure.
Aug 10 $2519
Sept 3, Oct 1, 22 $2719
Secrets of Egypt & the Nile Cruise
3-NIGHT CAIRO PRE-CRUISE, 7-NIGHT CRUISE ROUNDTRIP LUXOR, 1-NIGHT CAIRO POST-CRUISE
Beginning in September 2021, we are thrilled to now take you to a fascinating destination: Egypt. Allow yourself to be treated to a connoisseur’s discovery of this ancient civilization as only AmaWaterways can provide – with an unparalleled 11-night Nile River cruise and land experience that includes exquisite cuisine, authentic experiences and the extraordinary service for which AmaWaterways is renowned. Sail aboard the luxurious, newly designed AmaDahlia and explore ancient wonders, such as the beguiling Temple of Luxor and the mystifying Valley of the Kings and Queens. Plus, come face-to-face with the last survivor of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Sphinx and the three Pyramids of Giza. This unforgettable itinerary includes exclusive experiences, such as a private tour of the tomb of Queen Nefertari and a private lunch at the Abdeen Presidential Palace. Uncover the many mysteries and secrets that have shaped Egypt’s past and continue to influence the future of this remarkable land.
2022 fares from $6429 CAD
An AmaWaterways river cruise is about more than the destination – it’s the journey. We invite you to take one of our European river cruises, Asia river cruises, or Africa river cruises and see the world in luxury and comfort.
River cruising through Europe with AmaWaterways is an excellent way to explore a destination. Discover local culture and sights on included tours, and then hop back on your luxurious river cruise ship and sail to the next stunning city or charming town. Included in the fares of our river cruises are shore excursions in every port of call; all dining on board (including The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant); fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner; internet access and Wi-Fi; and bicycles that you can use to explore on your own or join our guided bike tours.
In Europe, you can take one of our Danube river cruises, or one of our Rhine river cruises. We also offer river cruises in France and Portugal. We hope that you enjoy exploring our many itineraries in Europe, Asia and Africa, and look forward to welcoming you aboard soon.
Book here: https://www.amawaterways.ca/agent/sundialtravel/
Lyon & Provence River cruise
Tour lands of fine wine & cuisine
Tap into your inner van Gogh at an Arles painting class. Discover Roman Provence at Les Arènes amphitheater and the Pont du Gard. Explore Avignon’s Palace of the Popes. Excite your palate in Lyon, capital of French gastronomy. Savor Beaujolais wines. Hunt for truffles and see how chèvre cheese is made. Come witness the beauty that inspired artists like Cézanne and Chagall on this 8-day Rhône cruise.
July 18, 20, 25, 27 Aug 10, 29 from $3749
Sept 26 from $3999
Nov 7 from $2949
March 20 from $3499
April 20, June 28 from $3899
July 24, Aug 14, Oct 18 from $3749
May 17, Spet 27 from $3999
Oct 25 from $3199
Nov 8 from $2949
Sail to charming cities & villages
Visit Budapest’s Castle District and cross the famous Chain Bridge. Explore Göttweig Abbey, one of Austria’s most revered monastic centers, and make dumplings with Wachau Valley apricots. Visit historic Salzburg. Spend two days in Vienna, and celebrate the city’s musical heritage at a concert featuring works by Mozart and Strauss. With medieval towns, grand cities and stunning scenery, this 8-day journey on the “Blue Danube” is one you are sure to love.
March 27, April 3, 10 from $3899
May 1, 27, June 19 from $3999
July 17 from $3749
Spet 2 from $4399
Oct 21 or Dec 17 from $3349
15 Day River Cruise Amsterdam to Budapest
From Amsterdam to Budapest, and in many exciting stops along the way, experience the culture of Central Europe in a unique way on this timeless river cruise vacation. Amsterdam is Holland’s lively capital—both historical and modern. This colourful city is loved for its vibrant mix of sophisticated architecture and classic squares and canals. See the treasures of this 700-year-old city from a unique perspective on a canal cruise along the elegant grachten. On to Germany for a guided city walk in Cologne—the stunning 2,000-year-old city known for its Gothic-style architecture. Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, offering the most beautiful view of the Rhine River, and stop in the charming wine town of Rüdesheim. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Würzburg, Volkach, Bamberg, Nuremberg, and Regensburg, and sail the Main Danube Canal, which connects the Main and Danube Rivers. Your first stop in Austria is the lovely town of Melk. Visit its magnificent Benedictine Abbey, then sail through the picturesque Wachau Valley. Your local experts will also introduce you to two capital cities: Vienna, Austria, also known as “The City of Music” for inspiring the creative genius of Mozart, Beethoven, and Strauss; and lively Budapest, Hungary, with its unique energy and countless must-see sites. This truly is a river cruise to remember!
Single Fee waived
Fly free from Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver or Calgary
2022: Rates from:
Aug 12, 20 $8041
Aug 29 $8963
Sept 26 $9210
Mekong River Cruise
8 days Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City
Experience the beauty of both Cambodia and Vietnam during this eight-day river cruising journey. Take in Wat Phnom, the Grand Palace, the S21 Museum, and the Tra Su Bird Sanctuary and prepare to see things you’ll never forget (but bring your camera anyway). Get a true taste of river cruising while visiting the Cai Be floating market and the fishing port of Kampong Chhnang, where you’ll le