This is the highlight of every cruise line's calendar, announced to great fanfare, and some incredible voyages have been released in recent weeks. If you're considering taking that trip of a lifetime then one of these voyages might just tempt you…
Seabourn Sojourn's 140-day sailing, departing 3rd January 2021, is a relaxed westward routing from Miami to Barcelona. The itinerary crosses three oceans and includes a daylight Panama Canal transit, the Inca coast of South America, a string of Pacific island pearls, an in-depth partial circumnavigation of Australia, and a grand finale exploring Africa.
Silversea have announced a new collection of Grand Voyages for late 2020 and 2021, including three expedition cruise options.
On 31st October 2020 Silver Muse embarks on a 51-day voyage showcasing the modern metropolises and natural wonders of Australia and New Zealand, as well as the pristine isles of Indonesia. Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, witness the awe-inspiring dragons of Komodo Island, cruise the majestic, glacier-carved coast of New Zealand's Fiordland National Park, and discover sacred temples in Bali.
On 7th January 2021 Silversea's brand new Silver Moon makes her inaugural visit to South America, with a captivating 70-day circumnavigation. Highlights include a transit of the Panama Canal, the spectacular Chilean Fjords, extended stays in the vibrant cities of Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro, and a visit to the Falkland Islands. Capping off the itinerary are a host of Caribbean island jewels, including Barbados, Saint Lucia, Antigua and Puerto Rico.
Silver Cloud's extraordinary 167-day expedition world cruise, departing 30th January 2021, is now available as three distinct voyages. The Grand Southern Expedition leaves Ushuaia on 30th January 2021 on a 52-day journey to Antarctica, the Chilean Fjords, Easter Island and the exotic South Pacific isles. The 53-day Grand Tropical Expedition begins in Fiji on 23rd March 2021 and includes the chance to witness the death-defying land divers of Pentecost Island, and you'll also come face-to-face with orangutans in their natural habitat. Other highlights include Australia's rugged Kimberley Coast and the dazzling city of Singapore, before disembarking in Cochin, India.
The Grand Northern Expedition follows, departing Cochin on 14th May 2021 and taking a leisurely 64-day route to Tromso via the magnificent ancient temples of Luxor and the sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi in Greece. You will also have the opportunity to walk part of Spain's Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route and visit the monastery of Mont St-Michel, before continuing to the natural treasures of Norway's North Cape and the Svalbard archipelago.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Regent have recently announced details of their rather unusual 2022 world cruise. Departing on 5th January, Seven Seas Mariner leaves San Francisco on a 120-night Pacific circle voyage taking in idyllic islands, the rugged beauty of New Zealand, vibrant Asia and the wilderness of Alaska.
For those planning ahead, Crystal Cruises' 2022 world cruise promises to be an epic odyssey exploring New Zealand, Australia, Bali, Sri Lanka and India, along with calls in exotic Oman, the East-meets-West metropolis of Istanbul, historic ports in the Black Sea and the wonderful Mediterranean.
Whichever cruise line you choose, a world cruise comes with a host of extra benefits and special events, so do call us to discuss your preferred itinerary in more detail.