Did you know there are two areas of Kerala classes as ‘backwaters’? Here we detail the differences and the best way to experience them.
For those seeking relaxation and stunning views from the water, nothing beats a luxurious cruise. At ETG, our travellers aren’t usually fans of the large, multi-storey variety, nor do they wish to spend their whole holiday aboard the ship. Instead, they prefer small-boat cruises that offer remarkable scenery, atmosphere and a connection to the destination they visit. For curious travellers, a cruise is a vehicle to discover the destination, not the whole holiday.
Many of our specialist destinations have exceptional cruise options. Southeast Asia is woven with evocative waterways, and a night or two sailing down the Mekong, Irrawaddy or Nam Ou river is a brilliant way to discover the region. Alternatively, the backwaters of Kerala are a fantastic way to connect with local people and unlock the beautiful verdant scenery of this Southern Indian state.
Join renowned environmentalist and ocean conservation champion Jean-Michel Cousteau on a river journey with luxurious Aqua Expeditions. Travelling along the Mekong, you’ll get an incredibly insightful experience of this famous…
A cruise in Myanmar offers an unparalleled insight into the local way of life. The difficulty is knowing which boat offers the best route, best length of trip and best value. That’s why we picked out some of our favourite River Expeditions!