Scenic Partners With National Geographic on Eight River Cruises
Scenic Luxury River Cruises has announced a partnership with National Geographic Expeditions. Each of the eight new sailings on Scenic’s fleet of 5* river ships will be accompanied by a National Geographic expert to enrich the journey through educational presentations and informal discussions.
Guests will have a choice of hand crafted, all-inclusive sightseeing and activities ranging from hikes and bikes to in-depth learning experiences that focus on the natural world, culture and history. European cruises will also have a National Geographic photographer on board to share professional techniques.
You’ll enjoy all of the comfort and amenities you expect from Scenic, along with the insights of National Geographic’s experts, the powerful perspective of their world-renowned photographers, and inspiring new excursions on every voyage. You can view the great waterways of Europe and Asia through the eyes of their experts and photographers, and enjoy on board lectures and unique National Geographic-inspired excursions throughout each voyage.
Enjoy exclusive access to Vienna’s Natural History Museum, visit a historic fossil site in Germany, or meet conservationists and monks in Myanmar. No matter the journey you choose, you’ll be immersed in splendid landscapes, delve deeper at celebrated sites and share in local traditions.
Setting out in 2018 and 2019, each of the eight new river cruise packages will explore Europe’s great waterways and one of Asia’s most vital rivers, the Irrawaddy.
In Europe travellers will sail on the Rhine, Danube, Main and Moselle Rivers; in Holland and Belgium; through France’s Bordeaux region and Portugal’s Douro Valley. Alternatively in Myanmar, the Irrawaddy river cruise takes guests past ancient stupas, historical sites and ever-changing landscapes.
Scenic River Cruises and National Geographic
National Geographic River Cruise Highlight Package
Explore the gems of the river Danube
National Geographic Experts: Teresa Fisher, who has written over 30 guidebooks and specialises in European cities, will join these voyages. A National Geographic photographer will also accompany the trip to share tips on how to capture the iconic cityscapes.
Central Europe is renowned for its ancient legendary landmarks and fairy-tale architecture. This eight-day cruise journeys between the gothic spires of Budapest along the Danube to the manicured gardens in Vienna exploring five UNESCO World Heritage sites. A highlight will be the specially arranged tour of Vienna’s renowned Museum of Natural History where guests will get an inside look at its meteorite exhibit, co-curated by a National Geographic grantee.
Departing July and October 2018 from £2,625 per person. The trip includes return flights to the UK, seven nights on board a 5* Scenic Space-Ship, complimentary dining and beverages and 18 Scenic Freechoice excursions. Contact The Luxury Cruise Company to book.
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