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AmaWaterways Announces 2 New River Ships for 2026

by Aoife O’Riordan

Jun 12, 2024

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AmaWaterways grows its fleet with two new river ships launching in 2026: AmaKaia joins AmaDara on the Mekong River, and AmaSofia is set to sail the Rhine and Danube rivers.

AmaSofia plans to launch May 24, 2026, marking the brand’s 24th ship to sail on Europe’s most popular rivers. The ship’s inaugural itinerary, Magnificent Europe, spans 14 days and follows the route of emperors, kings and queens between Amsterdam and Budapest. Highlights include guided bike rides through scenic vineyards and small towns, visits to a pretzel bakery, tours of numerous castles and palaces, culinary tours, and more. The custom-designed ship will have 31 departures in 2026.

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AmaKaia will embark on its first seven-night itinerary on Aug. 3, 2026. On this trip, guests will explore the ancient cultures of Vietnam and Cambodia while enjoying regional delicacies, a range of daily included excursions, local onboard entertainment and luxury amenities. The two seven-night itineraries, Charms of the Mekong and Riches of the Mekong, offer explorations like visits to local workshops and monasteries, traditional xe-loi rides, a Buddhist Blessing Ceremony, and more. AmaKaia will do 22 sailings in 2026 and upwards of 38 in 2027.

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