Luxuriate on your own private vessel as you drift languidly through the lush, vineyard-covered countryside of Burgundy, perhaps sipping a glass of Champagne before a gourmet prepared by your onboard chef. This charter-only barge offers two routes in Burgundy: one cruising the Burgundy Canal exclusively and one combining the Burgundy Canal with the River Saône and Canal du Centre. Theme itineraries can be arranged for groups with special interests, such as wine appreciation or cooking.
Price Per Night:$1,145.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 15, 2018through Jul 26, 2018
Arrive Nairobi, Kenya, Amboseli National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, Masai Mara Game Reserve, Depart Nairobi
Visit East Africa's top game reserves, including Amboseli, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, the Serengeti and the Masai Mara, all abundant with Kenya and Tanzania's fascinating wildlife, on a diverse and authentic independent itinerary.
Price Per Night:$755.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Oct 07, 2018through Oct 16, 2018
Arrive Amman, Jordan, Amman, Desert Castles, Madaba, Petra, Wadi Rum, Aqaba, Dead Sea, Depart Jordan
Follow in the footsteps of T.E. Lawrence as you ride on the Hejaz Railway, explore Wadi Rum alongside a Bedouin guide and savor dinner under twinkling desert skies, capping your visit off with a therapeutic dip in the Dead Sea.
Price Per Night:$1,063.18 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Feb 03, 2019through Feb 14, 2019
Guayaquil, Cruising the Galápagos, Guayaquil/Lima, Peru, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu/Cusco, Cusco, Depart Lima
Cruise for four nights in the fabulously diverse Galápagos Islands, getting up close with iconic species like giant tortoises and Nazca boobies, and explore the Andean treasures of Peru on a journey that culminates at the lost Incan citadel of Machu Picchu.
Price Per Night:$687.19 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Nov 07, 2018through Nov 23, 2018
Arrive Mumbai, India, Mumbai, Mumbai/Udaipur, Udaipur, Pushkar, Jaipur, Agra, Panna National Park, Khajuraho/Varanasi, Varansi/Delhi...
Explore kaleidoscopic India, seeing contrasting Old and New Delhi, holy Varanasi and - if luck has it - the elusive Bengal tiger in Panna National Park. Behold the peerless Taj Mahal at sunrise and sunset, attend the colorful Pushkar Fair, and privately cruise placid Lake Pichola in Udaipur.
Live graciously on 'Belmond Hirondelle' as you voyage through Burgundy along the Canal du Centre, Saône River and Rhône-Rhine Canal. Disembark to enjoy a drive along the famous Route des Grands Crus and stop at the celebrated Clos de Vougeot vineyard and château, where Cistercian monks began making wine in the 12th century. Enjoy a walking tour of Dijon's market and famous mustard shop. Privately tour the magnificent Hôtel-Dieu in Beaune. Return to your cozy barge each ev
Price Per Night:$1,149.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 06, 2018through Jul 16, 2018
Arrive Lima, Peru, Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Iquitos/Amazon River Cruise, Iquitos/Lima
Visit with the Quechua highlanders; take the scenic Vistadome train to mysterious Machu Picchu; and discover Cusco's Sacsayhuaman, ending your wide-ranging independent journey with a fascinating, three-day Amazon River cruise.
Immerse yourself in the cultures of Bhutan and Nepal on this intrepid independent journey, hiking up to the Taktsang ("Tiger's Nest") Monastery and visiting a local farmhouse. Ride a rickshaw to Durbar Square and Taleju Temple, and attend a Nepalese cooking class in a local home.
Spacious, comfortable 'Belmond Napoléon' offers guests three decks, with a hot tub for watching sun-drenched life along the sparkling Rhône River. Enjoy views of sleepy vineyards, Roman ruins, medieval towns and the magnificent landscapes often depicted in the paintings of Vincent van Gogh. Experience a truffle farm, a lavender distillery and Pont du Gard, a true masterpiece of ancient architecture. Sip award-winning wines from Côtes du Rhône. And return after every excu
Price Per Night:$908.64 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Sep 09, 2018through Sep 20, 2018
Arrive Paris, France, Paris, Dijon/Beaune, Beaune, Beaune/Lyon, Lyon, Lyon/Avignon, Avignon, Avignon/Pont du Gard, Avignon/Aix-en-Provence/Vence...
Experience the cuisine and culture of Paris, exploring Montmartre and the Espace Dali, before journeying through Burgundy to Provence and the sunny Riviera, sampling local wines and olive oil, visiting a lavender farm, and savoring a truffle workshop.