Below is a sampling of programs we will be operating in the near future. Most of them are exclusive to our client organizations, but opportunities to book directly with the Criterion office do occasionally arise. Availability will be noted.
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Cruising the Mekong River aboard Mekong Princess
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Witness the temples and monuments of legendary Angkor, including Angkor Wat, after a cruise of the Mekong River, one of Asia’s great waterways, venturing far from traditional tour routes to the fascinating but seldom-visited region between Ho Chi Minh City and Phnom Penh.
New Zealand by Sea aboard Caledonian Sky
Enjoy up-close access to the towering granite cliffs and tumbling waterfalls of Milford Sound and remote Stewart Island, plus Maori tribal dances, bubbling thermal mud pools, and some of the world’s rarest wildlife.
Hawaii: World-Class Observatories and Natural Wonders
Enjoy special access to observatories and research facilities on Maui and the big island of Hawaii while spending time exploring the islands’ many natural wonders with local naturalists.
Royal Rajasthan Odyssey by Rail aboard Palace on Wheels
The best of India: Delhi, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaipur, Varanasi, the Taj Mahal, and Ranthambore and Keoladeo Ghana National Parks. Visit majestic palaces, experience diverse cultures, and marvel at vibrant local colors.
Egypt of the Pharaohs aboard Sun Boat III
See the iconic pyramids in Giza, visit the stunning temples at Abu Simbel, delve into the tombs of the Valley of the Kings, marvel at the Great Dam at Aswan, and view the immense riches on display in the museums of Cairo and Luxor as you explore the remnants of the glorious age of the pharaohs.
Japan by Sea: Land of the Rising Sun aboard Caledonian Sky
Venture beyond the major cosmopolitan cities to a fascinating variety of tranquil historic towns, artistic centers, and remote islands bookended by time in Kyoto and Tokyo.
Prague to Berlin: An Elbe River Cruise aboard Frederic Chopin
Sail between Prague and Berlin, two of Europe’s more dynamic capitals, passing fortress-crowned crags, spectacular gorges, and the sites of some of Western history’s most dramatic moments.
Spain and Portugal aboard Sea Cloud II
Soak up the rich history of the Iberian Peninsula beginning with the stunning Alhambra palace, continuing to Lisbon and Porto along Portugal’s coast, and finishing with a flourish in Bilbao on Spain’s Northern shore.
Adriatic Voyage - Croatia and Montenegro aboard Running on Waves
Board a culturally-rich late spring voyage that begins and ends in Dubrovnik, with visits to the beautiful islands and ports of Korcula, Hvar, Trogir, and Split in Croatia and the stunning Bay of Kotor in Montenegro.
Journey to the “rooftop of the world” through Tibet, Nepal, and Bhutan. See colorful prayer wheels, exotic bazaars, golden Buddhas, splendid stupas, spectacular palaces, and view the mighty Himalayas including famed Mount Everest by air.
Greece Family Adventure aboard Running on Waves
Enjoy an exclusive and educational family odyssey aboard an intimate sailing yacht to soak up the history, diverse cultural influences, stunning natural beauty, and archaeological treasures of Greece’s Peloponnese peninsula.