River Cruises to Asia


From the Maldives to the Mekong, experience Asia like never before on these inspiring cruises. With a mix of island-hopping, city-swapping, delicious culinary experiences and must-see sights, our intimate ocean and river cruises in Asia provide new opportunities – and of course relaxation. Dip your toe in the Indian ocean or stay in the heart of Saigon with its bustling waterfront; on our Asian cruise holidays, you’ll be sure to love every moment.

Why not take a look at the amazing itinerary for A Journey on the Mekong? Exploring Saigon, Tan Chau and Siem Reap, sail along the majestic Mekong on this once-in-a-lifetime river cruise through the heart of South East Asia. Discover the fascinating Cu-Chi tunnels, tour Phnom Penh and taste delicious Vietnamese and Cambodian cuisine - all from the beautiful arterial waterway, the stunning Mekong River.

Alternatively, on The Maldives: Cruising the South Malé, Vaavu & Ari Atolls, embark on a unique cruise experience, exploring the best of the Maldives aboard the MV Yasawa Princess. Discover idyllic islands and stunning sandbanks, enjoy beach barbecues and visit the inhabited island of Maamigili on this immersive small ship cruise.

Rivier Cruises in Asia on the Riviera Travel blog


Clown fish in Maldives coral reef

Maldives Cruise - First Timer's Guide

Enjoy a holiday of a lifetime in the Maldives – one of the world’s most sought-after destinations with more than 1,000 magical islands. Combine luxury and adventure on an unforgettable cruise exploring the best of the Maldives. Discover idyllic islands, stunning sandbanks and underwater marvels – from rays to whale sharks – on a Maldives cruise.


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Our Asian river cruises


Our collection of river cruises in Asia

Wooden boats and sunset on the Mekong river
(92 reviews)
15 days starting from £3049pp 
sand beach with palm trees | the Maldives | Riviera Travel | escorted tour | ocean cruising
16 days starting from £3189pp 

Tours with cruises

Our collection of escorted tours in Asia with a cruise included

MV Yasawa Princess sailing on the Indian Ocean through the Maldives
18 days starting from £3049pp 
Tour With Cruise Extension
Visit the Great Wall of China on our Escorted Tour
(123 reviews)
16 days starting from £2799pp 
Xian | ancient city wall | china | Riviera Travel | Escorted tours | solo traveller
(16 reviews)
16 days starting from £3699pp 


Ships that will sail on our Asian river cruises