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.
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...
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.