The worlds most famous rivers have long been a travel destination for adventure seekers. The winding rivers snake themselves through ancient areas and cosmopolitan cities taking visitors on a trip of a lifetime.
Sail the Amazon River, traveling through Peru and Brazil and find yourself in awe in the middle of the rainforest. According to CNN, the river accounts for one fifth of the worlds total river flow and is home to more than 3,000 species, including piranhas and pink river dolphins. Take the opportunity to dock and wander around designated hiking trails and enjoy the the wide variety of plants ranging from palms, bomeliads and orchids. Make sure to visit where the Rio Negro and the Amazon River meet, but dont mix.
The news source also recommends sailing the Nile through Egypt. The longest river in the world boasts centuries of history, transporting everyone from Cleopatra to your current day tradesman. Sail your way between 2,000-year-old temples that have inspired many artists and authors before sailing to Luxor to visit the Valley of the Kings.
For the most authentic experience, sail these rivers with a small group of people.