Are you a busy woman entrepreneur or professional who wants to travel but doesn't want the hassle of doing all that planning?
Would you like to make up for two years of lost vacation time?
Do you still dream of visiting faraway places and ancient cities?
Are you into fine dining, wines, culture, and cuisine?
Are you ready to travel again but are still a little skeptical about all the protocols and measures in places you want to visit?
Would you like to travel with fewer people and on a smaller scale?
If this sounds like you, then this trip is for you!
Here's Why. You get to experience this..
Your Very Own Travel Bubble
River Cruises are small luxury cruise ships that sail on the rivers.
Small-ship cruises include luxurious staterooms, gourmet cuisine and onboard education, and you can access private ports not accessible by larger ships.
On a River Cruise you don't feel the motion of the ship's movement.
Thanks to fewer passengers on board, you have plenty of space to stretch out.
You can see explore Europe in your own little travel bubble.
Explore Europe in Comfort and Style
Everything is planned for you. All you have to do is show up!
Its like staying at a floating boutique hotel. You wake up each day in a new village, town or city and start exploring!
Visit stunning destinations up close and personal.
Chat it up with the guides who are actually locals in each town you visit
Explore amazing castles full of history, art, architecture, and museums.
Something to do for Everyone
Visit enchanting traditional towns and villages.
Explore UNESCO-designated World Heritage Sites.
If you are a more active adventurer, hike or guided bike rid through sprawling vineyards, taking in views of small towns.
Walk through historic neighborhoods and districts which appear to have been lifted straight from the pages of a fairytale.
Wander through charming streets, sampling local food while viewing iconic sites.
By Cilla Travel
2022 Enchanting Rhine River Journeys 8 Days/ 7 Nights | 4 Countries
SWITZERLAND | FRANCE | GERMANY | NETHERLANDS
Explore grand cities that blend in perfect harmony with their historic past and their progressive future. Visit inspirational towns that have given way to great stories, poetry, and music, like Heidelberg, where Mark Twain wrote A Tramp Abroad. Experience first hand, the timeless traditions that remain intact—from the making of Kölsch, Cologne’s legendary brew, to the making of Rüdesheimer coffee. Take a front-row seat on an enchanting journey that takes you along the Rhine and through its designated UNESCO World Heritage Site with its 40 castles strung like pearls on its river banks and to magnificent cities and charming villages alike.
- Experience the Enchanting Rhine River Cruise
*Note: Pre and post cruise land packages are also available.
Hi, I'm the founder of Cilla Travel. I am dedicated to helping each and every person I come in contact with live the dream through travel! I help busy women entrepreneurs, professionals and business owners plan incredible experiences reflective of the local culture in unique and fascinating destinations.
I understand how it feels to "grind"! My background is in Software Engineering and Information Technology. I am also a veteran. So I know what it is like to serve, go to college, have a career, be involved in my community, and manage a family all at the same time. My mission is to help other women rediscover their "Inner Explorer". I hope that's you!
7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with twin balconies)
Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library, and English language TV stations
Mini-fridge, desk and sitting area
Bottled water replenished daily
Room service during breakfast
An Array of Amenities
Wellness Activities with a dedicated fitness coach.
Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both onboard and onshore.
Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
Internet and Wi-Fi access
Sun deck pool with swim-up bar and walking track
Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
Daily entertainment including cultural performances
Sip & Sail cocktail hour with a selection of complimentary wine, beer, and spirits; plus, gourmet coffee, tea, and bottled water 24/7.
Award Winning Dining
All onboard dining in a variety of venues
Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant
Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs exclusive dining experience
Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
A World of Exploration
Immersive tours in every destination. A wide range of tours is included. In most cases, you'll be able to choose from standard tours, bike tours, hikes, and specialty tours. A wide range of activities is always included so that you can choose how you want to explore. No matter what your preference, your days will be full of discovery and wonder.
Gentle, regular, active, and late-riser tour options
Bike tours and hikes
Personal headset for easy exploration
Airport transfers with purchase of air AND a land package from AmaWaterways
AmaWaterways work with local laboratory services to provide PCR and Antigen testing towards the end of each cruise.
There are three ways to pay for your trip:.
You may pay in full,
Financing by our partner Uplift.
Our partner, Uplift, offers access to great interest rates. There are no late fees and no pre-payment penalties. Pay over 12 months. You can even include your airfare Trip costs can be up to $15,000 and as low as $500 (not including travel insurance). If interested you can receive a decision in less than one minute on your device. (Learn More..)
Are Flights Included?
Flights are not included. You are free to book your own airfare. However, you can book thru us. We have access to competitive airfares based on the flight and seat availability of contracted carriers.
What Are Entry And Visa Requirements?
Effective immediately, AmaWaterways will only be welcoming guests fully vaccinated against Covid-19 onboard its ships. This vaccination requirement also applies to accompanied minors.
All guests must consult the appropriate consulates regarding travel entry requirements. Obtaining required travel documentation and assuring these are complete and correct in all ways, is the sole responsibility of each participant. Cilla Travel will provide support advising travelers on travel requirements they need.
For medical purposes: Pfizer is known as Comirnaty or Biotech; Moderna is known as Spikevax; AstraZeneca (Covishield) is known as Vaxzevria; Johnson & Johnson is known as Janssen
Do I Need Travel Insurance?
We strongly recommend the purchase of travel protection to guard against unforeseen situations and to protect your travel investment. Travel Insurance information. will be provided at the time of booking.
Are Gratuities Included With the Fare?
Onboard gratuities are not automatically added to your account by AmaWaterways. AmaWaterways leaves gratuities up to your discretion and ultimately, your experience.
What Amenities Are Available In The Staterooms?
Stateroom and suite appointments include white-on-white plush bedding, cotton bathrobes, slippers, high-quality bath and body products, hairdryer, safe and water replenished daily. Suites include added enhancements, such as larger sitting areas and expansive bathrooms with both a shower and bathtub. Entertainment-On-Demand center in all staterooms and suites with complimentary high-speed internet access, movies, extensive music library, and English-language TV stations.
Note: Items of a personal nature are not included.
Your dream vacation is in good hands.
Travel Protection is offered at the time of booking.
Travel Guard Cruise Protection Plan
That's right. Cover your trip investment from those unforeseen circumstances that may arise before or during your trip. The Cruise Protection Plan provides valuable coverage at an affordable price. This plan provides protection for trip cancellation or interruption, emergency medical expenses and COVID-related conditions, emergency evacuation, trip delay and baggage delay.
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