Books open on Silversea Cruises’ winter 2019/20 itineraries

Books open on Silversea Cruises’ winter 2019/20 itineraries

MIAMI — Silversea Cruises’ winter 2019/2020 lineup includes 89 sailings to Australasia, Asia, South America, the Caribbean and more, all available now for agents to book.

The new itineraries bring the total number of visited destinations for the cruise line to some 900 for 2019/2020.

The winter 2019/2020 itineraries include a full program in Australia and New Zealand, a circumnavigation of South America, and increased capacity in Asia. A total of 10 inaugural calls will be made in destinations including Fiji’s volcanic Dravuni Island, Cayman Brac in the Cayman Islands and the picturesque city of Timaru in New Zealand.

Highlights of the winter 2019/2020 itineraries include:

  • The World Cruise 2020: Departing Fort Lauderdale for Amsterdam on Jan. 6, 2020, Silver Whisper will become the first ever ship to visit all seven continents on a world cruise. The 140-day World Cruise 2020 will encompass 32 countries and 62 ports.
  • Australia and New Zealand: Silver Muse will spend more than four months in Australia and New Zealand, marking its longest season in the region to date and with mostly 14-day voyages, departing from Sydney or Auckland.
  • South America: On Jan. 24, Silver Shadow departs Fort Lauderdale on a 63-day full circumnavigation of South America. Highlights include a crossing of the Panama Canal, an inaugural overnight visit to Guayaquil, cruising Chile’s fjords, an overnight stop in Rio de Janeiro, plus two-night stays in Buenos Aires and Callao, gateway to Machu Picchu. This vibrant continent may also be explored on four shorter segments, with departures from Fort Lauderdale, Callao, Buenos Aires, and Rio de Janeiro.
  • Myanmar: Departing November 19 and February 29, two Silver Spirit voyages incorporate multi-day stopovers in Myanmar. The voyages depart from Mumbai or Singapore with overnight stays in Sri Lanka included.
  • Asia: Silver Spirit and Silver Muse will both sail through Asia, from Japan to China to Vietnam and beyond.
  • Caribbean: Nearly two dozen voyages aboard Silver Wind, Silver Shadow and Silver Whisper spotlight the Caribbean.
  • Expedition cruises: The full schedule for Silver Galapagos from January to June in 2020 continues the ship’s exploration of the biologically diverse Galápagos Islands, with two distinct seven-day itineraries that can be combined into 14-day sailings. The itinerary schedules for Silver Cloud and Silver Explorer have already been announced until mid-February 2020, while Silver Discoverer will leave Silversea’s fleet in the summer of 2019.

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