Luxury cruise line Silversea Cruises has announced the details of its 2018 itineraries for its 9 ships across Silversea’s Classic and Expedition fleet.
The ships will visit 130 countries and opens up unique worldly experiences for couples to enjoy from the elegant comfort of its newly refurbished ships.
To add to the satisfaction of knowing they would be sailing within a fleet that has recently benefitted from the largest refurbishment investment in Silversea’s history, guests will have the choice of almost 1000 destinations across the world, almost 600 via the Expedition fleet and over 400 with the Classic fleet.
Key highlights of the Ocean Cruise destinations for 2018 are the tens of UNESCO heritage sitesto which Silversea guests will have access. Sites that range from the magnificent Italian Amalfi Coast to ‘where the dragon descends into the sea’ at Halong Bay, Vietnam. Each as different, unique and breath-taking as the next, and all packaged up with the trademark Silversea standards of unbridled luxury.
2018 will also see the Silversea’s expedition ships call at over 250 new destinations and will be the inaugural calendar year for Silver Cloud in the expedition fleet following her conversion, making her the most luxurious cruise ship for expeditions.
Silver Cloud starts 2018 as an ice-class expedition ship following an extensive refurbishment and conversion, hinting at its polar intentions. Silver Discoverer sails deeper into Asia, with many new destinations in Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, the Philippines and Japan. Climates that range from positively polar to the totally tropical guarantee that Silversea Expeditions are able to cater to a broad range of traveller, wherever they wish to venture.
Below are just a few specific examples of the itinerary highlights with Silversea in 2018:
The Ultimate Mediterranean experience: 44 days in the heart of the Mediterranean season aboard Silversea’s flagship, Silver Muse. This Grand Voyage will call at 39 different ports in nine different countries, from the Greek Isles to the Balearics, from the French Riviera to Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast. The ultimate Med experience.
New Asian experience: five voyages to the Philippines with three different ships (Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper, Silver Muse). A key highlight destination is the island of Palawan, voted the “Best Island in the World” for the second time in a row (by readers of Travel and Leisure magazine; Conde Nast Traveler).
Africa & Indian Ocean: several voyages in the heart of the Indian Ocean, exploring the beautiful Vanilla Islands, with multiple visits to Maldives, Seychelles, Madagascar, Mayotte and Reunion.
Explorer by Name and by Nature: Silver Explorer sails across the Pacific Ocean to Kiribati, the Cook Islands and French Polynesia, adding new ports of call along the way. She will also carry her guests to the North West Coast of America, to Costa Rica, the Southern-most tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula (home of El Arco), visiting Monterey, Anacortes and Cypress Island.
For a full list of the 2018 itineraries visit the website here.