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Holiday Type / River Cruising

For an intimate experience on the water, take a luxury river cruise through breathtaking landscapes, whilst being cosseted in an elegant cabin and indulging on gourmet cuisine. Close to home, explore continental Europe in style on the Rhine, Danube or Moselle, or immerse yourself in fine French gastronomy paired with some of the region's finest vintages along the beautiful Seine, Saone and Rhone rivers. You can even head to Portugal and discover the Douro's archaeological and viticultural treasure. Further afield, discover some of the most beautiful and remote destinations of the world from the river. Experience the sights and sounds of Mayanmar's Ayeyarwady River, or the World Heritage Site of Vietnam's Halong Bay on a wooden junk. Sail between Vietnam and Cambodia in a colonial style vessel, or navigate the world's third largest river, the Yangtze, in China's Three Gorges region.

Scenic - Gems of the Danube

Explore the beautiful Danube at a leisurely pace and in complete comfort on board a luxurious Scenic river vessel. Sailing commences in the 11th century Bavarian city of Nuremberg where a medley of contemporary and classic styles influence the region from the footpaths to the skyline. From medieval Regensburg, ease out into Austria and traverse the architectural elegance of an area famed for its rich musical heritage. You can explore the nearby town of Ceský Krumlov or take an excursion to the Slovakian capital of Bratislava. Your final few da...

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Scenic - Bordeaux Affair

French river cruising has never been more elegant and refined than on a cruise on board a luxury Scenic vessel through the beautiful Bordeaux region. With centuries-old wine making traditions, exquisite architectural treasures and postcard worthy scenery, this cruise is the perfect introduction to a spectacular region. Begin your journey in the beautiful city of Bordeaux, an outstanding urban ensemble with more than 2,000 years of history coursing through its streets. Discover catacombs, sample Grand Cru Class wine, feast in the remarkable Châ...

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Scenic - Jewels of Europe

Join a relaxed Scenic luxury river cruise along the Rhine, Main and Danube. Voyage in all-inclusive luxury on your space-ship as these three rivers pass through principalities once ruled by the might of paid armies and dynasties that engaged in endless struggles for control of those fertile banks. Today, those magnificent palaces and fortresses still stand. So many of the villages along these great rivers have lived a charmed life, and remain as beautiful and engaging as ever. Along these old trade routes you’ll encounter all the very best tha...

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Scenic - Treasures of the Mekong

Immerse yourself in the customs, culture and local life of the Mekong River on this journey between Siem Reap, Cambodia and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. You’ll enjoy a stay before your cruise in Siem Reap. Here, trace the legacy of Angkor Wat amid the ruins of Angkor Thom, Elephant Terrace and the Bayon Temple, before taking your seat at the Cambodian Circus of Phare. Step on board Scenic Spirit and travel south on the Mekong. Visit the ancient hilltop pagoda of Kampong Cham, learn about ecotourism in Cheung Kok, and receive a blessing from a mo...

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Zambezi Queen

A stylish and sophisticated floating boutique hotel boasting an unparalleled level of designer chic. Featuring an upper deck lounge, bar and sun deck with plunge pool, the elegant dining room enjoys unobstructed views over the water and floodplains. Just fourteen suites promise an exclusive experience, each furnished in modern African décor with floor-to-ceiling windows that lead onto a private balcony. Four Master Suites are located at the front of the boat with balconies and views on two sides. A full breakfast, buffet lunch and formal dining...

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4 nights on Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer

The Sanctuary M.S. Yangzi Explorer is the most exclusive cruise ship plying the stunning Three Gorges region. With the largest cabins and suites, all with private outdoor balconies, views are maximised by floor-to-ceiling windows, with armchairs, a choice of king or twin beds, minibar, bathroom and satellite television. Widely considered one of the country’s most scenic areas, guests have the opportunity to participate in shore excursions and cultural activities, whilst a number of special itineraries can also be reserved – one of the most popu...

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Highlights of Vietnam

This tour showcases the highlights of Vietnam, combining the vibrant cities of Hanoi, Hue and Saigon with a relaxing beach resort in historic Hoi An. Your journey begins in Hanoi; explore this charming city with its yellow ochre colonial buildings, tree-lined boulevards and scenic lakes. Next, embark on an adventure and set sail on a traditional wooden junk as it drifts amongst the towering limestone pinnacles of Halong Bay. Fly south to Hue, once the imperial capital of the Nguyen Lords; visit the Imperial Citadel at the centre of the Complex...

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Aqua Expeditions Mekong Discovery Cruise

Carrier is delighted to be working with Aqua Expeditions, bringing discerning travellers the opportunity to cruise one of the world’s greatest rivers in unparalleled luxury aboard the custom designed and built five-star vessel, Aqua Mekong. With all the comforts of a five-star hotel, the Aqua Mekong features roomy interiors, refined lounging and dining areas, an on-board spa and first-class cuisine. Each of the twenty generously proportioned Suites is equipped with its own private bathroom featuring eco-sensitive technology, dual sinks and a wa...

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Belmond Road to Mandalay - Images of a Golden Land

Commencing in Bagan, visit Sagaing - considered to be the living centre of Buddhism, and Mingun before discovering the fascinating city of Mandalay. With meticulous attention to detail, the Belmond Road to Mandalay is without doubt the most luxurious cruise ship in Burma, bringing guests an incomparable opportunity to experience the sights and sensations of this tradition-steeped land. Cabins are exquisitely decorated with rich fabrics and intricate furnishings made by Burmese artisans. State Cabins feature spacious bathrooms and flat screen te...

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