A river cruise allows you to visit several countries during one holiday and you only need to unpack once. European river cruises offer you the chance to visit iconic capitals including Amsterdam, Bucharest, Budapest, Paris and Vienna. To the east cruise the Volga River from St Petersburg to Moscow.
Looking further afield South America offers cruises on the Amazon River and the Far East entices you with the Irrawaddy, Mekong and Yangtze rivers taking in Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam and China. India can be transited via the Ganges River and you can take a river cruise in Africa enjoying a safari on the Zambezi River or go back in time on the Nile River.