10 Best River Cruises Tour Companies & Reviews | 2024/2025

Best River Cruises Tour Companies

Search 30 River Cruises tour operators and travel companies, with 441 reviews.

# 1
of 45 matches
4.5
4,631 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises
Age Range: families, students, 18-35, 35-55

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What they’re known for
Small group tours for active and adventurous travelers at a range of different price points and service levels.
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4.5 Avg. Rating for River Cruises Trips|4,631 Reviews for River Cruises Trips
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Why we love them
They’re very committed to sustainable and responsible tourism and contribute to important initiatives like climate action.
# 2
of 45 matches
4.6
51,217 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, River Cruises
Age Range: 35-55, 55+
What they’re known for
Tours and experiences that include everything from the iconic sites to breaking bread with locals, guided by expert travel directors.
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4.6 Avg. Rating for River Cruises Trips|51,217 Reviews for River Cruises Trips
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Why we love them
Their travelers enjoy 24/7 travel expertise and dedicated service throughout the trips - everything is taken care of.
# 5
of 45 matches
4.7
4,132 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, River Cruises
Age Range: 55+
What they’re known for
A huge variety of expertly-guided international trips that include cultural activities unique to the destination.
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4.7 Avg. Rating for River Cruises Trips|4,132 Reviews for River Cruises Trips
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Why we love them
With a history that spans back to 1918, they have unparalleled expertise in the guided tour industry and can cater to all types of travelers.
# 8
of 45 matches
4.5
128 reviews
Type : Local Specialist
Service level : luxury
Trip Style: Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, River Cruises

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4.5 Avg. Rating for River Cruises Trips|128 Reviews for River Cruises Trips
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# 20
of 45 matches
4.7
385 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, Independent / Self-Guided Packages
Age Range: 55+
What they’re known for
Immersive experiences that prioritize value, authenticity and adventure over luxury touches for older travelers.
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4.7 Avg. Rating for River Cruises Trips|385 Reviews for River Cruises Trips
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Why we love them
Since their founding in 1977 by trekkers exploring Nepal, they’ve maintained a strong connection to local culture and the “traveler spirit”.
# 21
of 45 matches
5
118 reviews
Type : Regional Expert
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, River Cruises
Age Range: 35-55, 55+
What they’re known for
Posh all-inclusive river cruises with fascinating shore excursions in destinations across Europe and Asia.
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5 Avg. Rating for River Cruises Trips|118 Reviews for River Cruises Trips
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Why we love them
They have the highest staff-to-guest ratio in the river cruise industry and a reputation for excellent service.
# 25
of 45 matches
4.7
41 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : luxury
Trip Style: Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, River Cruises
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4.7 Avg. Rating for River Cruises Trips|41 Reviews for River Cruises Trips
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# 26
of 45 matches
4.6
106 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, River Cruises
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4.6 Avg. Rating for River Cruises Trips|106 Reviews for River Cruises Trips
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# 28
of 45 matches
3.5
30 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, Private Guided Trips, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises
Age Range: families, 18-35, 35-55, 55+
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3.5 Avg. Rating for River Cruises Trips|30 Reviews for River Cruises Trips
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# 29
of 45 matches
4.1
22,504 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : budget
Trip Style: Group Tours, River Cruises, Independent / Self-Guided Packages
Age Range: families, 18-35, 35-55
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4.1 Avg. Rating for River Cruises Trips|22,504 Reviews for River Cruises Trips
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# 30
of 45 matches
4.9
3,864 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Custom Itineraries
Age Range: families, 18-35, 35-55, 55+
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4.9 Avg. Rating for River Cruises Trips|3,864 Reviews for River Cruises Trips
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# 31
of 45 matches
4.8
2,366 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : luxury
Trip Style: Group Tours, Private Guided Trips, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, River Cruises, Custom Itineraries, Independent / Self-Guided Packages
Age Range: 55+
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4.8 Avg. Rating for River Cruises Trips|2,366 Reviews for River Cruises Trips
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# 32
of 45 matches
4.2
330 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, River Cruises
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4.2 Avg. Rating for River Cruises Trips|330 Reviews for River Cruises Trips
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# 38
of 45 matches
3.7
39 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : luxury
Trip Style: Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, River Cruises
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3.7 Avg. Rating for River Cruises Trips|39 Reviews for River Cruises Trips
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# 44
of 45 matches
4.9
470 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, River Cruises, Custom Itineraries
Age Range: 55+
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4.9 Avg. Rating for River Cruises Trips|470 Reviews for River Cruises Trips
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# 45
of 45 matches
4.1
59 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : luxury
Trip Style: Group Tours, Private Guided Trips, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, Custom Itineraries
Age Range: 35-55, 55+
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4.1 Avg. Rating for River Cruises Trips|59 Reviews for River Cruises Trips
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# 48
of 45 matches
5
7 reviews
Type : Regional Expert
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, Private Guided Trips, River Cruises, Custom Itineraries
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5 Avg. Rating for River Cruises Trips|7 Reviews for River Cruises Trips
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# 55
of 45 matches
5
6 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, Private Guided Trips, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, River Cruises, Custom Itineraries, Independent / Self-Guided Packages
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5 Avg. Rating for River Cruises Trips|6 Reviews for River Cruises Trips
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# 59
of 45 matches
5
12 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours
Age Range: 35-55, 55+

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5 Avg. Rating for River Cruises Trips|12 Reviews for River Cruises Trips
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# 61
of 45 matches
4.7
1,741 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : luxury
Trip Style: Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, River Cruises
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4.7 Avg. Rating for River Cruises Trips|1,741 Reviews for River Cruises Trips
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Best River Cruises Tour Companies

Search 30 River Cruises tour operators and travel companies, with 441 reviews.
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Kaeleigh

Mar 2022

More authentic experience than I would have booked on my own....

I had always been hesitant to try a group tour, because they seemed so stuffy and restricting. I like to do things off the beaten trail when I travel, and I try as b...

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Linda D

Apr 2024

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AMAZING from start to finish!

It was such a pleasure to work with Annie from start to finish. Annie worked patiently with my very particular husband for a good month to plan a 19 day trip. (I thi...

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hfarbs

Mar 2023

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Fantastic Service and Trip from Exotic Voyages

"Exotic Voyages was terrific. We were originally on a group trip, and the group cancelled a couple of months before we were scheduled to leave. We found Exotic Voyag...

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Craig G

Feb 2023

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Exotic Voyages did a great job on our Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos trip

Great experience with Exotic Voyages on my recent trip to Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos! I'm from Califonia and was taking a birthday trip with my mom. I started with ...

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Bobbydot01

Dec 2022

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I will use Exotic Voyages again.

"We used Exotic Voyages for our 3 week trip. Annie made it organized and easy from the very beginning. She worked with me to develop and tweak many itineraries. All ...

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