Land Packages with AmaWaterways

Make the most of your long-awaited vacation by adding optional land packages before or after your voyage.

Indulge your wanderlust while AmaWaterways whisk you away between your ship and hotel, plus take you on specially curated guided tours with just the right amount of leisure time to explore the art, history or culinary delights in sought-after cities around the world.


Why Add a Land Package?

There are many benefits to adding a land package before or after your sailing. One of the simplest reasons is the convenience of making all your future travel plans in one step.


AmaWaterways concierge services allow you to reserve your river cruise, flights, airport transfers and land packages all at once. No need to call and research multiple providers – just contact your Direct travel advisor and we’ll take care of it all. But the value of adding a land package doesn’t stop there.


World-Class Hotels

Whether you wish to rest and recover from flights or pamper yourself before returning home, you’ll find no better respite than the trusted, 4- and 5-star hotels AmaWaterwyas has carefully selected for you.


Each luxurious property is centrally located near the major sights, such as Turkey’s Istanbul at Sultanahmet, just steps from the magnificent Blue Mosque. If you should wish to extend your vacation even further, your Direct travel advisor can conveniently arrange extra hotel nights through AmaWaterways as well.


Included Amenities & Excursions

AmaWaterways land packages include transfers between your hotel and river cruise ship, portage service and daily breakfast at the hotel. In addition, fascinating guided city tours and excursions are included, so you can:


- Discover breathtaking Mont St. Michel, France, the artistic inspiration for the movie Tangled.

- Join a tasting of Czech beer while learning about the beverage's long and illustrious history.

- Visit Transylvania’s infamous Bran Castle, otherwise known as Dracula's Castle.

- Board a boat for a scenic ride along Italy's Lake Como to the stunning lakeside village of Bellagio. 

- Rise with the sun at Cambodia’s UNESCO-designated Angkor Archaeological Complex.


Trusted Cruise Managers

Unique in the industry, one of AmaWaterways friendly and knowledgeable Cruise Managers will accompany you throughout every step of your river cruise and land journey, offering you great travel tips and even greater peace of mind.


What's Included in Your Land Package

- Overnight stays at 4- and 5-star hotels conveniently located near major sites.

- Daily breakfast at the hotel.

- Guided city tours.

- Convenient transfers to and from the ship.

- The services of a professionally trained Cruise Manager throughout your river cruise and land stay - unique in the industry.

Family-owned and operated for 20 years, AmaWaterways offers unparalleled river cruise experiences with 26 custom-designed ships sailing Europe’s Danube, Douro, Rhine, Moselle, Main, Rhône, Saône, Seine, Garonne and Dordogne Rivers, and Dutch and Belgian Waterways; Southeast Asia’s Mekong River; Africa’s Chobe River; Egypt’s Nile River and Colombia’s Magdalena River (2023).Co-founded and led by pioneering river cruise executives Rudi Schreiner and Kristin Karst, the company is renowned for its extraordinarily warm and welcoming crew; innovative and sustainable ship design; its wellness activities including a wide choice of included small group shore excursions featuring biking and hiking options; and its award-winning, locally sourced cuisine with complimentary fine wine. Modern, spacious and tastefully decorated, most ships welcome an average of just 150 guests and feature onboard amenities such as a stunning Main Lounge, specialty Chef’s Table restaurant, hair and massage salons, a Sun Deck walking track with heated outdoor swimming pools with swim-up bars. 

Terms & Conditions

For more information, speak to your Direct Travel Advisor.


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