Ready to experience the untouched and adventure more? The untamed landscapes of South America may help to heed the call. Avalon offers three exotic river cruises, including the Peruvian Amazon, where you will sail through the depths of the Amazon jungle; and Ecuador and its Galapagos Islands, where you can get up close and personal with giant tortoises, marine iguanas, blue-footed boobies and curious sea lions. Explore deeper on lands that have been untouched by man for thousands of years, leaving behind the perfect nature lovers oasis, that is home to some of the most unique animal species in the world.
One of the shining jewels of Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands offer that intoxicating “otherworldly” feeling– but with knowledgeable friends. Let us guide you through this unique landscape, where you’ll walk amongst giant tortoises, Blue-footed Boobies and dozens of endemic land species. Dive in (literally) and meet the water world face-to-face as you snorkel with tropical fish, playful seal pups and equatorial penguins. Ever wondered about yellow warblers and large-billed flycatchers? Sit back with a local wine as our expert Naturalist shares the wonder of this unique slice of heaven. Every day heralds a new discovery as we cruise between islands – choose as little or as much as you like while you Go Live It Luxe with Avalon Waterways cruise in the Galapagos Islands.
Peru is the twittering songbirds of the Amazon at dawn, the awe-inspiring sight of sunrise at Machu Picchu, and Cusco, the ancient Andean city and former Inca Empire capital. But delve deeper and you’ll find that the many flavours of Peru make an intoxicating holiday cocktail. Your on-board Naturalist will introduce you to an Amazonian world less seen, with giant water lilies with flowers the size of soccer balls, and places where tamarin, spider monkeys and iguanas roam in the rainforest. Head into the jungle on a nocturnal trek and return to a dinner of exquisite Peruvian cuisine. Pause with a Pisco Sour on deck as you live it up with Avalon on a captivating Amazon River Cruise.
This exciting cruise holiday lets you sample the natural wonders of Ecuador and its Galápagos Islands. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Quito and have your photo taken at the “Center of the World.” You’ll...
From its amazing archaeological treasures and gastronomic delights to its scenic beauty and melting pot of cultures, Peru offers visitors a wide array of attractions—and on this tour, you’ll...
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.