THE GANGES EXPERIENCE

A journey with Avalon Waterways along the historic Ganges River, serves as a gateway to untouched villages, ancient cities, and remarkable culture. And because bigger isn’t always better, we focus on intimate experiences with exceptional personalized service on the Ganges Voyager. Carrying a maximum of 56 guests, we bring you closer to the must-see sights and mesmerizing scenes of everyday life along the river.

    You First

    AT YOUR SERVICE ON SHIP & ON SHORE

    We don’t just reserve the warmth and comfort for your suite on an Avalon Asia river cruise—we share our welcoming spirit throughout the entire ship and carry it onto shore. From the reception staff and Cruise Director to your cabin steward and wait staff, we deliver exquisite service that’s professional and friendly—never stuffy. But it doesn’t stop there. Our informative Local Guides are on hand throughout your cruise.

    Cruising in Style

    THE ELEGANT GANGES VOYAGER

    The pioneering Ganges Voyager carries just 56 guests and offers a warm and relaxed experience. The ship takes you back in time with the grace and style of the colonial era with wood furniture and hand-stenciled murals. From the air-conditioned indoor lounge to the outdoor lounge, you’ll find plenty of seating and spots to relax. You’ll never feel cramped or crowded. No matter where you sit, you’ll always have a great view .

    Deluxe Suites

    YOUR WINDOW TO THE WORLD

    Welcome to your private sanctuary, featuring 260 square feet of living space. A comfortable sitting area, highlighted by floor-to-ceiling windows, is the perfect place to watch the passing scenery or relax after a sightseeing excursion. As night falls, reflect on the day’s fascinating local encounters and wake up, in your window-facing bed, eager for what lies ahead. There is simply no better way to experience the Ganges .

"JUST RIGHT" INCLUSIONS

SMALL DETALS. BIG DIFFERENCE.

Onshore excursions with Certified Local Guides and unique activities designed to immerse you in the culture. Complimentary wine and beer with lunch and dinner. Special onboard entertainment. An exclusive experience features all the right inclusions, yet still leaves room for your own personalization. In addition to little luxuries like complimentary Wi-Fi and around-the-clock beverage service, including local beer and spirits, Avalon gives you the greatest luxury of all—freedom to relax and customize your cruise experience. 

    On Board

    • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner on board daily
    • Complimentary wine, local beer/spirits, soft drinks, coffee & tea at lunch & dinner
    • Expert Cruise Director
    • Friendly, English-speaking staff to help throughout your cruise
    • Avalon Choice® with selection of Classic, Active, or Discovery included excursions and sightseeing with Certified Local Guides
    • Open-air observation lounge with shade system & premium lounge chairs
    • Spacious, open-seating dining room
    • Bar serving premium spirits, wine & complimentary coffee, tea, soft drinks, and local beer/spirits throughout the day
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi access in lounge areas (where signal is available)
    • Spa treatment room
    • Fitness room
    • Non-smoking interior
    • Complimentary water stations
    • Filtered water on all excursions
    • Fresh fruit & refreshing beverage after excursions

    In Room

    • Spacious outside suite
    • Large French balcony with floor-to-ceiling glass doors
    • Large private bathrooms with hairdryer, premium bath amenities & full shower with glass door

Local flavours. Familiar favorites.

With Avalon, every dining experience brings your destination to life. We start with fresh, quality ingredients and delicious recipes crafted by our culinary experts — with authentic Indian cuisine from India or familiar favorites. Breakfast offers a wide variety of dishes to ensure you start your day off right. Lunch features a live cooking station offering local specialties served by our head chef. Enjoy a four-course à la carte dinner with choice of salads, soups, entrées, dessert or cheese, and complimentary wine, local beer/spirits, soft drinks, coffee & tea. Vegetarian options are available with all meals. On land, start your day with breakfast at your hotel. Where we include lunch or dinner, we have selected some of the best local restaurants to enhance your experience.

Superior Hotels

The Difference is Night and Day

At the end of the day, the right retreat is the difference between night and day. Every Avalon hotel has been carefully selected by our regional experts who demand high-quality service, thoughtful amenities, spacious guest-rooms, and central locations to exceed your expectations. View a cruise itinerary for a full list and photos of your hotel’s features.