Explore the world as a traveller, not a tourist, on a trip packed with inclusions. VIP experiences and first-class, insider encounters.

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Get personal. This is experiential river cruising, your way. From Europe to the Galapagos and Asia, Avalon is relaxed luxury with choices as many, and individual as you.

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For millennia, the Ganges has been the cultural and spiritual lifeblood of India. Uncover all the history, colour and life of this mystical river aboard an Avalon Waterways cruise along the Ganges. Explore the spiritual city of Varanasi, where you’ll experience the Ganga Aarti, the daily ritual that’s performed in the evenings. Here, locals will light candles and offer flowers, which are floated down the river. Meet saree weavers, goldsmiths, and pottery makers along the river banks, and be inspired by their beautiful, colourful works of art. When you need time to rest and rejuvenate, retreat to your on-board oasis where you can take the space to breathe. Experience India, with all the comforts of Avalon’s laidback approach to luxury, aboard our Ganges River Cruises in 2021.

Your Avalon cruise includes
Luxurious suites
All onboard meals
Choice of daily sightseeing
Wine & beer with lunch & dinner
Services of a professional Cruise Director & Local Guides
Free Wi-Fi

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Ganges River Cruises 2021

7 days 1 Country
SPIRIT OF THE GANGES
KOLKATA   KOLKATA
Tour: WDK
SPIRIT OF THE GANGES

Enter a world of color, culture, and cherished spiritual tradition on this India river cruise vacation. The holy river of Hinduism, the Ganges, slowly courses through one of the world’s most fertile...

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CRUISE WITH THE WORLD AT YOUR FEET.

From Europe to the Galapagos and Asia, cruise in relaxed luxury with Avalon Waterways with choices as unique as you. 

Glide away down the world’s most spectacular rivers, enjoying a unique vantage point from your own private oasis. Our floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows blur the line between where the world ends and your suite begins, allowing you to experience the world less seen from the comfort of your bed. This is experiential river cruising.

Rooms with a View
The window of opportunity to see and experience the world just got a whole lot wider. Our beds actually face the view with the widest-opening, wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows in river cruising. Think of it as a room with a view!
Relaxed Luxury
Delight in the difference and comfort. Leaving the rules behind, but not the luxury. From free time to optional excursions, enjoy your cruise at your pace, your way.
Taste the World
Great food feeds your soul, fuels your passion, and shapes your memories. Taste decadent local delicacies, fresh regional wine and produce. On an Avalon cruise, dining is part of the journey.
Unpack Once
We've mastered the art of blending luxury with comfort. Unpack once and its smooth sailing as we share our welcoming spirit throughout the ship.