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Go Ahead and Stay AwhileThere’s so much more to explore

2018 Pre-and Post-Cruise/Tour Extensions

While you’re planning your trip of a lifetime, why not extend the excitement? Our carefully curated pre- and post-cruise/tour extensions make it easy to add a few days to the front or back end of your trip, while leaving the planning to us.

Our packages include a variety of hotel options, transfers and a dedicated destination expert to escort you along the way. We’ve designed each package to offer a high level of luxury and service, taking the Uniworld experience from ship to shore. The only thing better than taking a Uniworld journey? Taking a longer one.

To help plan your trip, we’ve created a pamphlet for every one of our optional extensions, with detailed day-to-day information and helpful resources. Please click on any of the links below to download information about extensions available on your specific itinerary.

Europe

  • Amsterdam Post-Cruise Extension
  • You’ve had a magical journey filled with all kinds of cultural delights, but if you’re not ready to go home yet, finish the trip with a three-day adventure in the Netherlands’ beloved capital city. Explore amazing Amsterdam and discover its legacy of history, art and architecture.

    • 2 nights at the superior Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel (or similar)
    • Breakfast daily and all gratuities, service charges, taxes and porterage
    • Amsterdam by canal with Rijksmuseum visit
    • English-speaking expert
    • All transfers

    Available on: Castles along the Rhine

  • You are about to take a memorable cruise through Europe in high style onboard a Uniworld Boutique River Cruise ship. Before you do, the adventure begins with a three-day visit to the Netherlands’ beloved capital—Amsterdam.

    • 2 nights at the superior Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel (or similar)
    • Breakfast daily and all gratuities, service charges, taxes and porterage
    • Amsterdam by canal with Rijksmuseum visit
    • English-speaking expert
    • All transfers

    Available on: Castles along the Rhine

  • Switzerland may be a small nation, but it boasts a huge variety of traditions, cultures and landscapes. Experience Switzerland’s infinite variety in two delightful destinations: cosmopolitan Basel—the “city of culture for connoisseurs”— and historic Lucerne, nestled in the legendary Swiss Alps. These two special destinations offer the perfect finale to your Rhine cruise.

    • 2 nights at the deluxe Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois (or similar)
    • Breakfast daily and all gratuities, service charges, taxes and porterage
    • Choice of Lucerne walking discovery tour with Lake Lucerne boat ride or Vitra architectural tour
    • Basel walking discovery tour
    • English-speaking expert
    • All transfers

    Available on: Legendary Rhine & Moselle / Castles along the Rhine

  • It may be a small nation, but it boasts a huge variety of traditions, cultures and landscapes. Experience Switzerland’s infinite variety in two delightful destinations: bustling Basel—the “city of culture for connoisseurs”—and lovely Lucerne, nestled in the legendary Swiss Alps.

    • 2 nights at the deluxe Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois (or similar)
    • Breakfast daily and all gratuities, service charges, taxes and porterage
    • Choice of Lucerne walking discovery tour with Lake Lucerne boat ride or Vitra architectural tour
    • Basel walking discovery tour
    • English-speaking expert
    • All transfers

    Available on: Legendary Rhine & Moselle / Castles along the Rhine

  • Bisected by the Danube, Budapest combines old and new, East and West with vibrant and inviting grace. Made up of two parts—Buda, on the east side of the river, and Pest, on the west—the city offers dazzling architecture, welcoming cafés and startling reminders of both recent and long-ago history.

    • 2 nights at the deluxe Corinthia Hotel Budapest (or similar)
    • Breakfast daily and all gratuities, service charges, taxes and porterage
    • Budapest walking discovery tour of national treasures
    • English-speaking expert
    • All transfers

    Available on: Delightful Danube & Prague / Enchanting Danube & Munich / European Jewels / Highlights of Eastern Europe

  • Bisected by the Danube, Budapest combines old and new, East and West with vibrant and inviting grace. Made up of two parts—Buda, on the east side of the river, and Pest, on the west—the city offers dazzling architecture, welcoming cafés and startling reminders of both recent and long-ago history.

    • 2 nights at the deluxe Corinthia Hotel Budapest (or similar)
    • Breakfast daily and all gratuities, service charges, taxes and porterage
    • Budapest walking discovery tour of national treasures
    • English-speaking expert
    • All transfers

    Available on: Delightful Danube & Prague / Enchanting Danube & Prague / European Jewels / Highlights of Eastern Europe

  • No visit to France would be complete without seeing the city that is widely regarded as the most beautiful in the world—Paris. Nothing compares to the charm of its neighborhoods, the grandeur of its awe-inspiring architecture and monuments, or the cosmopolitan elegance of its boulevards. Delve into the delights this magnificent city has to offer, from the Eiffel Tower and the Champs-Élysées to the quaint neighborhood cafés beloved by locals.

    • 2 nights at the Hotel du Louvre (or similar)
    • Breakfast daily and all gratuities, service charges, taxes and porterage
    • Opera Garnier walking discovery tour
    • English-speaking expert
    • All transfers

    Burgundy & Provence

  • No visit to France would be complete without seeing the city that is widely regarded as the most beautiful in the world—Paris. Nothing compares to the charm of its neighborhoods, the grandeur of its awe-inspiring architecture and monuments, or the cosmopolitan elegance of its boulevards. Delve into the delights this magnificent city has to offer, from the Eiffel Tower and the ChampsÉlysées to the quaint neighborhood cafés beloved by locals.

    • 2 nights at the Hotel du Louvre (or similar)
    • Breakfast daily and all gratuities, service charges, taxes and porterage
    • Opera Garnier walking discovery tour
    • English-speaking expert
    • All transfers

    Available on: Paris & Normandy / Burgundy & Provence / Bordeaux, Vineyards & Châteaux / Grand France / A Portrait of Majestic France / Ultimate France

  • Extend your Uniworld adventure with an exploration of one of the most entrancing and beloved cities in Europe: Prague. The city’s beautifully preserved Gothic, Renaissance and baroque architecture tells the tale of its rich history, for it has been a center of arts, commerce and politics for a thousand years. The Habsburgs made it their capital for several centuries, drawing scientists and artists from all over Europe. Mozart was enormously popular here and, as thanks, he wrote his famous Prague Symphony and dedicated it to the city that had welcomed him so warmly. Prague still draws creative people from around the globe, making it a lively, contemporary city as well as one full of beautiful monuments to a storied past.

    • 3 nights at the Cosmopolitan Hotel Prague (or similar)
    • Breakfast daily and all gratuities, service charges, taxes and porterage
    • Prague city tour with Prague Castle District and Christmas markets
    • English-speaking expert
    • All transfers

    Available on: Classic Christmas Markets

  • Visiting the “City of Spires” is the perfect way to begin your holiday cruise. Prague has been a center of arts, commerce and politics for a thousand years, and it offers a stunning array of medieval, baroque and art nouveau architecture—all of which appear even more dazzling when dusted with snow and decorated for the holidays.

    • 3 nights at the Cosmopolitan Hotel Prague (or similar)
    • Breakfast daily and all gratuities, service charges, taxes and porterage
    • Prague city tour with Prague Castle District and Christmas markets
    • English-speaking expert
    • All transfers

    Available on: Classic Christmas Markets

ASIA

  • Bangkok Post-Cruise Extension
  • Bangkok offers its visitors an extraordinary multisensory experience. Tuk-tuks zoom down busy streets. Brilliant sunlight glints off gilded Buddhas. Fragrant spices fill the air at the city’s markets. Refreshing coconut milk flows freely from the stands of street vendors. And lively music pours from neon-lit nightclubs filled with locals and travelers alike. Your Uniworld journey to Thailand’s inimitable capital city provides the perfect mix of guided and leisure exploration. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Bangkok. It’s an ideal way to conclude your Mekong River adventure.

    • 3 nights at the InterContinental Bangkok (or similar)
    • Breakfast daily and all service charges, taxes and porterage
    • Guided city tour
    • English-speaking expert
    • All transfers, transportation and intra-Asia flights

    Available on: Timeless Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & The Mekong

  • Bangkok offers its visitors an extraordinary multisensory experience. Tuk-tuks zoom down busy streets. Brilliant sunlight glints off gilded Buddhas. Fragrant spices fill the air at the city’s markets. Refreshing coconut milk flows freely from the stands of street vendors. And lively music pours from neon-lit nightclubs filled with locals and travelers alike. Your Uniworld journey to Thailand’s inimitable capital city provides the perfect mix of guided and leisure exploration. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Bangkok before setting off on your Mekong River adventure.

    • 3 nights at the InterContinental Bangkok (or similar)
    • Breakfast daily and all service charges, taxes and porterage
    • Guided city tour
    • English-speaking expert
    • All transfers, transportation and intra-Asia flights

    Available on: Timeless Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & The Mekong

  • According to local legend, Ha Long Bay was formed by the thrashing tails of dragons that were sent by the gods to help the Vietnamese people defend their land from invading Chinese forces. According to scientists, it was created by millions of years of erosion and geological evolution. No matter how it was fashioned, Ha Long Bay is a unique wonder of the natural world—a precious open-air geological museum and UNESCO World Heritage Site. An exploration of the bay and its islands is the perfect way to cap off your Mekong River adventure.

    • 1 night at the InterContinental Hanoi Westlake (or similar)
    • 1 night on a luxury junk in an outside stateroom with all meals onboard
    • Breakfast daily and all service charges, taxes and porterage
    • Visit to Sung Sôt Cave and floating village
    • English-speaking local expert
    • All transfers and transportation

    Available on: Timeless Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & The Mekong

  • According to local legend, Ha Long Bay was formed by the thrashing tails of dragons that were sent by the gods to help the Vietnamese people defend their land from invading Chinese forces. According to scientists, it was created by millions of years of erosion and geological evolution. No matter how it was fashioned, Ha Long Bay is a unique wonder of the natural world—a precious open-air geological museum and UNESCO World Heritage Site. An exploration of the bay and its islands is the perfect way to launch your Mekong River adventure.

    • 1 night at the InterContinental Hanoi Westlake (or similar)
    • 1 night on a luxury junk in an outside stateroom with all meals onboard
    • Breakfast daily and all service charges, taxes and porterage
    • Visit to Sung Sôt Cave and floating village
    • English-speaking local expert
    • All transfers and transportation

    Available on: Timeless Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & The Mekong

  • Reunited with China in 1997 after years of British rule, Hong Kong offers an exhilarating combination of Eastern and Western culture. But it has always remained true to its Chinese roots—and now you can discover the traditions of this dynamic city for yourself. Known as the culinary and shopping capital of the East, Hong Kong will enthrall you with its hustle and bustle. Enjoy shopping at Stanley Market, a mecca for bargain hunters. Explore Hong Kong Island with a ride up to Victoria Peak for a panoramic view of the city and harbor. Visit the fishermen’s village at Aberdeen. This post-cruise/tour extension is the perfect way to cap off your travels through Asia.

    • 3 nights at the Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong (or similar)
    • Breakfast daily and all service charges, taxes and porterage
    • Exclusive Hong Kong Island tour
    • Boat ride at Aberdeen Fishing Village
    • Flight from Shanghai to Hong Kong
    • Private arrival and departure transfers

    Available on: China, Tibet & the Yangtze / Highlights of China & The Yangtze

  • Rice terraces cascade down precipitous emerald slopes and mountains rise into the mists around Sapa, a multicultural former French hill station in northwest Vietnam, not far from the Chinese border. Marvel at its jaw-dropping mountain scenery with a trip to Silver Waterfall, which tumbles down the side of Fansipan Mountain, Vietnam’s highest peak, and Heaven’s Gate, the mountain pass that leads to China. Trek to a mountain village to meet some of the hill-tribe people who make this region home, and visit street markets aswirl with color.

    • 1 night at the InterContinental Hanoi Westlake (or similar)
    • 3 nights at the Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa (or similar)
    • Breakfast daily and all service charges, taxes and porterage
    • Cross-cultural encounters with Vietnam’s ethnic hill tribes
    • English-speaking local expert
    • All transfers and transportation

    Available on: Timeless Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & The Mekong

  • Rice terraces cascade down precipitous emerald slopes and mountains rise into the mists around Sapa, a multicultural former French hill station in northwest Vietnam, not far from the Chinese border. Marvel at its jaw-dropping mountain scenery with a trip to Silver Waterfall, which tumbles down the side of Fansipan Mountain, Vietnam’s highest peak, and Heaven’s Gate, the mountain pass that leads to China. Trek to a mountain village to meet some of the hill-tribe people who make this region home, and visit street markets aswirl with color.

    • 1 night at the InterContinental Hanoi Westlake (or similar)
    • 3 nights at the Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa (or similar)
    • Breakfast daily and all service charges, taxes and porterage
    • Cross-cultural encounters with Vietnam’s ethnic hill tribes
    • English-speaking local expert
    • All transfers and transportation

    Available on: Timeless Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & The Mekong

  • Once known as the “City of Life,” it is filled with temples and pilgrims; ghats line the west bank of the Ganges, the scene of the holiest religious observances and the most ordinary details of daily life. Ancient, colorful and sacred, Varanasi will intrigue and astonish you.

    • 1 night at the Taj Gateway Ganges, Varanasi (or similar)
    • 1 night at the Radisson Blu Plaza, New Delhi (or similar)
    • 2 buffet breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
    • Complimentary house wine or local beer during dinner
    • All service charges, taxes and porterage
    • Panoramic city tour of Varanasi
    • Private boat ride to witness a Ganga Aarti ceremony at sunset
    • Private sunrise boat ride along the Ganges
    • English-speaking local expert
    • Intra-India flights from Kolkata to Varanasi and from Varanasi to New Delhi
    • Private arrival and departure transfers

    Available on: India's Golden Triangle & the Sacred Ganges

ME TO WE

Our new partnership with ME to WE combines authentic volunteering with sightseeing in India, so you can delve into the local culture while helping to make a difference in this fascinating, diverse and complex area of the world. This 5-day pre-cruise extension to our “India’s Golden Triangle & the Sacred Ganges” cruise and tour will place you in the heart of Udaipur to work alongside local residents on a development project.

Me to We