Silversea launches a new collection of “Grand Voyages” by the end of 2020 and all of 2021, which includes three exceptional options of Expeditions cruises. Designed on purpose for travelers who prefer a more immersive travel experience, Silversea’s “Grand Voyages” offer extended trips of up to 70 days, with multiple stopovers, a variety of exclusive events and many personal experiences.
“Silversea’s” Grand Voyages “perfectly exemplify our commitment to travel more deeply to discover the true beauty of the world,” said Barbara Muckermann, Marketing Director at Silversea. “You can navigate Australia for 51 days, cross the Arctic Circle and ancient monuments of Egypt on a 64-day trip, or step on the icy continent of Antarctica and swim in the tropical waters of Bora Bora on the same trip 52 days, each trip will provide incredible experiences, events and destinations, offering guests the most excellent comfort. ”
These unique trips combine the luxury of sailing aboard the company’s intimate ships with exceptional itineraries that bring guests closer to the real beauty of the world, from the Arctic and Antarctic to Australia, South America, the Caribbean and the Mediterranean . With visits to the most emblematic ports in the world, as well as to exotic destinations that are outside the most usual circuits.
Here is a summary of each “Grand Voyage”:
Greater Australia 2020. Boarding and disembarking in Sydney: 30 ports / 3 countries, from October 31 to December 20, 2020.
The Silver Muse is heading for the 51-day circumnavigation of modern metropolises and the vast natural charms of Australia and New Zealand, in addition to the primitive islands of Indonesia. Guests will experience a kaleidoscope of culture and nature with the opportunity to dive through the Great Barrier Reef of Australia, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, witness the imposing dragons of Komodo Island, navigate the majestic fjords Glaciers of the Fiordland National Park of New Zealand, and discover the sacred temples in the mystical paradise of Bali. Also, in Tasmania, Silversea guests will enjoy the opportunity to learn about the truffle industry with a local farmer, as part of a custom event at Burnie Truffle Farm. Prices from € 21,500 per person, including the Early Booking Bonus promotion.
Greater South America 2021. Embarkation and disembarkation in Fort Lauderdale: 37 Ports / 20 Countries, from January 7 to March 17, 2021.
The newly opened Silver Moon of Silversea will make its inaugural trip to South America with a 70-day circumnavigation through its captivating ports, unique cultures and breathtaking landscapes. The crossing of the Panama Canal, the Chilean gulf cruises, the long stops in the vibrant cities of Buenos Aires (2 days) and Rio de Janeiro (3 days) and the visit to the Falkland Islands for possible sightings of penguins stand out. As part of the itinerary, there are a lot of jewels from the Caribbean islands, such as Barbados, Saint Lucia, Antigua; Puerto Rico and many more. The Great South America 2021 trip will also provide two unique experiences for guests with two exclusive events: in Montevideo, Uruguay, our customers will enjoy a visit to a winery and an authentic barbecue, after a 45-minute train ride through beautiful surroundings, while, in San Juan de Puerto Rico, passengers will enjoy a personalized experience in one of the famous Bacardi houses. Price from € 26,400 per person, including the Early Booking Bonus promotion.
Great expedition to the south, from Ushuaia to Lautoka, Fiji Islands: 26 ports / 8 countries; from January 30 to March 23, 2021.
The Silver Cloud will depart from Ushuaia in a 52-day exploration with destinations drawn from a list of wishes such as Antarctica, Chilean gulfs, Easter Island and the exotic islands of the South Pacific. This extensive trip stands out for extreme contrasts, from snow-capped mountains, icebergs and glaciers to sun-drenched beaches and swinging palm trees. During the trip, guests will have the opportunity to admire the enigmatic statues of Easter Island, meet the descendants of the mutineers of HMS Bounty and other unforgettable experiences. In Apia, Samoa, Silversea guests will enjoy a private dinner at the home of Robert Louis Stevenson, which is today the most important historical place in Samoa. Prices from € 38,800 per passenger, including the Early Booking Bonus promotion.
Great tropical expedition 2021. From Lautoka, Fiji Islands, to Cochin, India: 36 ports / 9 countries, from March 23 to May 14, 2021.
This 53-day trip full of adventures made by the Silver Cloud, weaves a rich tapestry of wonders from the South Pacific and offers the opportunity to savor the beauty of the Champagne Beach of Vanuatu, to witness the scuba divers of Pentecost that challenge the death and see live orangutans in their natural habitat in the Gunung Leuser National Park, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in Indonesia. Another highlight is the amazing Kimberley Coast of Western Australia, with its thundering waterfalls, primitive rock art and wild nature where you can admire crocodiles in their natural habitat ”). During a private event, guests will travel to the deepest part of Singapore through an exclusive visit to the famous China Club Singapore, an elegant club with access restricted only to members, on the 52nd floor of the Capital Tower, which offers panoramic views of the urban landscape. Prices from € 33,100 per person, including the Early Booking Bonus promotion.
Great expedition north 2021, from Cochin, India, to Tromsø, Norway: 47 ports / 15 countries; from May 14 to July 16, 2021.
The Silver Cloud will travel from Cochin, India, to Tromsø, Norway, with this 64-day trip through ancient Asian trade routes and outposts of Western civilization. Guests will discover antiques such as the Egyptian temples of Luxor, the impressive Roman amphitheater of Thysdrus in Tunisia and the sanctuary of Apollo in Delphi, Greece. You will have the opportunity to visit the beaches of World War II in Normandy, make part of the pilgrimage route of the Camino de Santiago and stroll through the monastery of Mont St-Michel, before continuing with the natural treasures of the Northern Cape of Norway and the archipelago of Svalbard. In a unique immersion into London’s historical past, guests traveling on the Great Expedition to the North 2021 will have access to the city’s iconic Tower Bridge catwalk for a private dinner. Prices starting at 34,800 per person, including the Early Booking Bonus promotion.
GREAT ADVANTAGES OF THE TRIP:
Silversea guests will enjoy spacious ocean view suites, sumptuous cuisine, a butler’s personalized service and a generous selection of on-board all-inclusive amenities, including a selection of wines, premium spirits, coffees, mineral water, juices and soft drinks; an in-suite bar with guest preferences; a 24 hour room service; seminar and conference programs; round trip transportation to the city (in most ports); and tips included on board (not including spa treatments). Grand Voyage guests will also benefit from the following special promotions and privileges:
- Flights included or reduced fares from different selected airports.
- Charter flight to Ushuaia (only in the Great Expedition to the South).
- Transfers between the airport / hotel and the ship (only on Grand Voyages expeditions).
- $ 1,000 credit for expenses on board (per guest).
- Hotel accommodation before the cruise.
- At least one exclusive event on land.
- All excursions and activities on land are led by the Expedition team (only on Grand Voyages expeditions).
- Valet service for Silver Shore luggage between home and ship (not available on Grand Voyages expeditions).
- Laundry service.
- Complimentary premium Wi-Fi (limited Internet access in the Antarctic and Svalbard regions).
- Special commemorative expedition team (Grand Voyages expedition only).
- Early booking savings of 10% for a limited time.