Rivers of the World Cruise

55 Days | Lima to Ho Chi Minh City

  • 55 days
  • 10 countries

Our Rivers of the World Cruise is back in 2024 with an even longer, farther-reaching itinerary!

This 55-day odyssey will span three continents and four luxurious ships, taking 40 adventurous guests to some of our favorite destinations as well as new-to-Uniworld locales.

Sail one of the most biodiverse environments on earth, the Amazon Rainforest, visit the famous “Lost City” of Machu Picchu, witness the cascading waters of the largest waterfall system on earth at Iguazu Falls, and stay at Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Beach—and that’s just part one. You’ll move on to take in breathtaking cities across Central Europe, sip the celebrated wines of Burgundy and Provence, explore the ruins of the Khmer Empire in Cambodia, hit the bustling streets of Vietnam, and so much more on this one-in-a-lifetime journey.

Rivers of the World Map
  • Motorcoach
  • Embark/Disembark
Exterior (S.S. Catherine)

The Details

From October 3 to November 26, 2024, you’ll travel from Lima to Ho Chi Minh City over 54 nights.

Machu Picchu

The Destinations

Across South America, Europe, and Southeast Asia, you’ll discover a total of 10 countries all in one trip.

Suite 102 (Mekong Jewel)

The Accommodations

Each of your Super Ships for this journey is a gorgeously appointed floating boutique hotel, designed to reflect the destinations it sails.

Bar service (S.S. Maria Theresa)

The Inclusions

Our usual host of all-inclusive luxury amenities, plus Welcome and Farewell events, a dedicated Traveling Concierge, special experiences, and flights between each leg of the cruise.*

The Itinerary

Rivers of the World Cruise 2024

Part 1

Ship: Aqua Nera
Destination: Peru, Argentina, Brazil
Days: 16

You’ll begin your journey in the awe-inspiring Peruvian Amazon, starting with a land stay at the Country Club Lima Hotel before boarding the Aqua Nera. Following your 6-night sailing in the lush “mirrored forest,” you’ll continue on to stay at the Tambo del Inka hotel in the Sacred Valley, visiting Cusco and the inimitable Machu Picchu. Complete your stay in South America with two Rivers of the World exclusives: a stay on the Brazilian/Argentinian border for unbeatable views of the Iguazu Falls and another at the Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro.

Depart from Brazil on October 18 and arrive in the Netherlands on October 19.

Part 2

Ship: S.S. Beatrice
Destination: Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Hungary
Days: 16

We have another treat in store for you upon your arrival in the Netherlands. To elevate our wonderful European Jewels itinerary even further, we’re moving one of our favorite Super Ships, the S.S. Beatrice all the way to the Rhine. From there, you’ll sail through no less than four countries in just 16 days, getting a taste for the varied delights of Central Europe along the way. And to enhance your sailing even further, Rivers of the World guests will find our Masterpiece Collection Private Mozart & Strauss Concert in Austria, normally available at an additional cost, automatically included just for them.

Depart from Hungary on November 3 and arrive in France later the same day.

Rivers of the World Cruise 2024
Rivers of the World Cruise 2024

Part 3

Ship: S.S. Catherine
Destination: France
Days: 8

Next, we’ll slow things down for an indulgent sailing through France, with eight days to soak in the easy-going luxuries of Burgundy & Provence. Fine wine and cuisine reign supreme in this part of the world, and a river cruise is the ideal way to experience it all in style. Another Masterpiece Collection experience has been included for our Rivers of the World guests on this journey: truffle hunting at a family farm in the village of Grignan, with a tasting of the famous “black diamonds” accompanied by local wine.

Depart from France on November 10 and arrive in Vietnam on November 11.

Part 4

Ship: Mekong Jewel
Destination: Vietnam, Cambodia
Days: 16

Cap off your expedition in style with a grand voyage through Vietnam and Cambodia. Begin with two nights at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi and one night sailing the island-studded waters of Ha Long Bay, then take a short flight down to eclectic Siem Reap. Here, you’ll trek through ancient temple complexes, explore colorful markets, and stay at the absolute oasis that is the Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort. Then board the artfully airy Mekong Jewel to cruise the Mekong River and the unique villages of its delta. Your final stop? The Park Hyatt Saigon in Ho Chi Minh City, where a dinner with a spectacular panoramic view at the Chill Sky Bar is amongst our Rivers of the World exclusive highlights.

Rivers of the World Cruise 2024

View Our 2024 Rivers of the World Day-to-Day Itinerary

For more information or to book, please contact your Travel Advisor or call our reservations line at 1-800-257-2407.

*Does not include pre-/post-trip flights.

Note: All internal flights on this trip are included in your fare and are booked as economy class tickets. If you would like to inquire about upgrading your seats where available, please contact our Reservations Team at 1-800-257-2407.

Note: The itineraries presented are subject to modification due to water levels, closures because of public holidays, or other uncontrollable factors. Every effort will be made to operate programs as planned, but changes may still be necessary throughout the cruise. This day-to-day schedule is subject to change. Your final day-to-day schedule will be provided onboard on the first day of your cruise.

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