Avalon Waterways caters to the North American market with personalized services and an English-speaking staff. Passengers can relax in comfort and style in their spacious staterooms featuring satellite television, private bathroom facilities and hotel-style beds with Egyptian cotton sheets. Each ship highlights a wide array of resort-style amenities, including fine gourmet dining, a six-person whirlpool and quality entertainment from local musicians. Panoramic picture windows on every ship present the perfect opportunity to take in the magnificent landscapes.
While the ship is in port, experienced local guides point out popular tourist attractions and hidden gems known only to the locals. Guided sightseeing tours and inside visits to historic destinations are included as part of your cruise. Passengers can also discover port towns on their own.
Whether cruising the waterways of Europe, exploring the Yangtze River or marveling at the natural wonders of the Galapagos, Avalon Waterways offers a unique, quality vacation on water. Avalon Waterways is a member of the Globus family of tour operators.
- Avalon Waterways offers river and small ship cruises in Europe, China, Southeast Asia, Peru and the Galapagos Islands.
- Cruises are classified according to the quality of accommodations, the number of included amenities and activities, and the level of service delivered. Avalon Waterways specializes in first-class or deluxe travel, and prices typically range from $200 to $450 per person, per day, plus airfare.
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|Vacation Name||Days||Starts In||Ends In||Travel Style||Quality*|
|Avalon Waterways - Asia|
|Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River (Northbound, Cruise-Only)||8||Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam||Siem Reap, Cambodia||River Cruise||Dates and Prices|
|Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River (Southbound, Cruise-Only)||8||Siem Reap, Cambodia||Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam||River Cruise||Dates and Prices|
|Magical China & the Yangtze River||11||Beijing, China||Shanghai, China||River Cruise||Dates and Prices|
|Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River (Southbound)||13||Siem Reap, Cambodia||Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam||River Cruise||Dates and Prices|
|Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River (Northbound)||13||Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam||Siem Reap, Cambodia||River Cruise||Dates and Prices|
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|Avalon Waterways - Europe and Britain|
|A Taste of the Danube (Budapest to Vienna, Cruise Only)||4||Budapest, Hungary||Vienna, Austria||River Cruise||Dates and Prices|
|A Taste of the Danube (Vienna to Budapest, Cruise Only)||4||Vienna, Austria||Budapest, Hungary||River Cruise||Dates and Prices|
|Christmastime in Alsace & Germany||5||Frankfurt, Germany||Zurich, Switzerland||River Cruise||Dates and Prices|
|Christmas in the Heart of Germany (Nuremberg to Frankfurt, Cruise Only)||6||Nuremberg, Germany||Frankfurt, Germany||River Cruise||Dates and Prices|
|Austrian Highlights & Bavaria (Beer Tasting Cruise, Vienna to Passau, Cruise Only)||6||Vienna, Austria||Passau, Germany||River Cruise||Dates and Prices|
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|Avalon Waterways - South America|
|Ecuador & the Galapagos 2015-2016||10||Quito, Ecuador||Quito, Ecuador||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|From the Inca Empire to the Peruvian Amazon 2015-2016||11||Lima, Peru||Lima, Peru||River Cruise||Dates and Prices|
|Ecuador & the Galapagos with the Amazon 2015-2016||13||Quito, Ecuador||Quito, Ecuador||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|From the Inca Empire to the Peruvian Amazon with the Nazca Lines 2015-2016||13||Lima, Peru||Lima, Peru||River Cruise||Dates and Prices|
|Discover the Galapagos & Peru 2015-2016||15||Lima, Peru||Quito, Ecuador||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
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These vacations are classified according to the quality of accommodations, the number of included amenities and activities, and the level of service delivered.
= Budget vacations that typically range from $50 to $200 per person, per day, plus airfare.
= First class vacations that typically range from $80 to $350 per person, per day, plus airfare.
= Deluxe vacations that typically range from $200 to $650 per person, per day, plus airfare.
** The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.