Avid river cruisers return to book with Tauck river cruises time and time again and it’s not hard to see why. Offering a wonderful all-inclusive adventure from start to finish, a lot of thought goes into every single one of the line’s sailings and this careful planning and attention to detail clearly pays for Tauck, as it has been voted The World’s Best River Cruise Line by the readers of Travel and Leisure three times in the last four years. Whichever cruise you opt for, you’ll be delighted with your choice, as a voyage with Tauck simply is river cruising at its best and most luxurious.
As you would expect, the service on-board every Tauck vessel is second to none. With no more than 118 guests aboard each one of Tauck’s river vessels, you can look forward to a highly personalised service throughout the duration of your river voyage. Whether in your room or relaxing in the lounge, you’ll enjoy an upscale hotel experience and an intimate atmosphere in which you can enjoy your all-inclusive cruise at the pace which best suits you.
All-inclusive luxury cruise experience
Fine dining on-board using locally-sourced ingredients to create regional favourites
Services of an expert Tauck Tour Director native to your cruise destinations
Unlimited complimentary beverages aboard ship include regional wine, beer and premium spirits in addition to specialty coffee, water and soft drinks
Dining experiences ashore, plus special access to food and wine tastings
Personalised cruising experience an intimate, club-like atmosphere
Tauck vessels typically offer both luxurious suites and junior suites which feature incredible floor to ceiling windows, so that your views of the ever-changing scenery are both expansive and never compromised. Whichever accommodation you choose, you’ll enjoy an intimate atmosphere and the high levels of facilities and amenities that you would expect to find at a premium hotel. Most cabins offer French balconies and sliding doors with mini-bar and in-room movies available, while the line also boasts more cabins designed specifically for solo cruisers than most other river cruise lines. Tauck’s newest Inspiration Class vessels even offer innovative loft cabins which span two decks.
Dinner on-board Tauck ships is always a memorable experience, with dining areas boasting panoramic windows to maximize your viewing pleasure and on Jewel Class vessels, a casual dining area is located at the aft of the ship, which boasts an 180 degree glass wall, cocktail lounge and piano bar. Al fresco dining on your ship’s Sun Deck is always an option when the weather’s fine and when it is time to eat, you’ll enjoy more freedom as dining times are always flexible, with an open seating policy in place. Whether during your meal or when it comes to after-dinner drinks or even a relaxing afternoon coffee, unlimited complimentary beverages are always available throughout your ship.
The exact facilities and amenities you can enjoy depend on which Tauck river cruise ship you choose but one thing they all have in common is an enriching on-board entertainment programme involving guest lectures, local entertainment and culinary demonstrations. Complimentary internet use is available and to help you stay active, there’s a fully-equipped fitness centre, putting green and bicycles available for passengers to take ashore.
On any Tauck cruise, you can look forward to the most delightful destinations as you immerse yourself in cultural traditions, cuisine and scenery. What’s more, many of Tauck’s shore excursions are Uncommon Access experiences made private for Tauck guests only - giving you exclusive, behind-the-scenes access to a wealth of cultural experiences. On a bespoke excursion led by Tauck’s own Directors and local guides, you’ll be able to truly immerse yourself into each destination that you visit.
World’s Best River Cruise Line 2014 World’s Best River Cruise Line 2013
Travel and Leisure
World’s Best River Cruise Line for families 2012 World’s Best River Cruise Line for families 2011
Travel and Leisure
Magellan Gold Award (River Cruising – overall) 2012 Magellan Gold Award (ms Treasures riverboat) 2012
Travel Weekly Magellan Awards
Best Luxury River Cruise Line 2012
Cruisereport.com Editor’s Choice Awards
50 Tours of a Lifetime 2009
National Geographic Traveler
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