Venture Off The Beaten Path

By Uniworld  ·  February 2020

The world is full of wonderful places to explore and Uniworld is expanding their map every year. From the diverse flora and fauna of Peru, the imperial monuments of China and the vibrant villages Vietnam and Cambodia, to the larger-than-life history of Egypt and the sacred beauty of India, explore exotic destinations in unsurpassed luxury with Uniworld

Uniworld is venturing into South America for the first time with some exciting itineraries in Peru. They’ve chartered a beautiful ship for these voyages, the luxurious and sustainably built Aria Amazon. Each of its 16 guestrooms has floor-to-ceiling windows, designed to immerse you in the breathtaking nature of the Pacaya-Samira National Reserve. Known as “the Jungle of Mirrors”, this reserve is home to diverse wildlife, exceptional landscapes and vibrant native culture.

Uniworld has enhanced this trip into the Peruvian Amazon with the addition of trips to Machu Picchu, The Sacred Valley, Cusco and Lima for their Peruvian Amazon & Machu Picchu Exploration. From bucket-list sights to captivating towns, these visits are the perfect way to round out a cruise through the Peruvian Amazon.

From man-made marvels to stunning displays of natural beauty, China offers wonderous contrasts just waiting to be uncovered. Immerse yourself in its ancient monuments, futuristic cities, tiny villages and tranquil gardens. Trek the great wall, witness awe-inducing displays of acrobatics and enjoy feasts of crispy duck and juicy dumplings.

On Highlights of China & the Yangtze, explore China’s ancient and fascinating history with trips to the Forbidden City, the Great Wall and Xi’an’s terracotta army. Or head to the Himalayas and explore Jokhang Temple, Potala Palace and the Sera Monastery on China, Tibet & the Yangtze. Dive further into your adventures in China with more time in Shanghai and on the Yangtze, plus a stay in the “Panda City” of Chengdu, with Grand China & the Yangtze.

Beaming with colorful floating villages and grand temples, Vietnam and Cambodia are equal parts compelling and complex. From the towering islands of Ha Long Bay to the ancient and inspiring Angkor Wat, there is no shortage of incredible sights and experiences on Uniworld’s Timeless Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia and the Mekong itinerary and its Hanoi extension.

Endlessly exciting, Vietnam and Cambodia are richly multifaceted. Whether you begin your journey in bustling Ho Chi Minh or eclectic Siem Reap, you’ll experience serene rivers, charming islands, centuries-old architectural masterpieces and so much more.

Explore the ancient wonders of Egypt’s sun-drenched landscape on the same route traversed by pharaohs and queens thousands of years ago. On Splendors of Egypt & the Nile, dive into the fascinating history of Egypt with trips to the towering ruins of the Temple of Karnak, the Valley of the Kings and the pyramids of Giza.

The glittering Nile River brings you through wide-open stretches of golden sands and grassy plains, spotted with the occasional ancient temple, for a cruise that is utterly relaxing, yet a grand adventure at the same time.

Two completely different, but equally enticing voyages in India promise to capture your senses and inspire wonder. The first, India’s Golden Triangle & the Sacred Ganges, begins with five nights in ultra-luxurious hotels as you spend your days visiting such incredible sights as Jaipur’s Pink City and witnessing the sun rise and set over the Taj Mahal. ME to WE & the Sacred Ganges takes a more immersive route, bringing you to small farming villages, where you’ll join community building projects and discover daily life in rural India.

Both itineraries continue on to a cruise along the Ganges River, taking you to beautiful monuments, fascinating cultural sights and colorful villages. Each sailing includes Uniworld’s Wellness Program, led by a certified and resident yogi, which celebrates the destinations ancient tradition of yoga with daily sessions focusing on different forms of the art, health classes and an accompanying wellness menu.


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