TORONTO — Uniworld will offer a 46-night river cruise itinerary, ‘Rivers of the World’, for 2023.
The extensive itinerary takes passengers to nine countries aboard five of Uniworld’s luxury Super Ships combining both cruise and land.
Th 46-night sailing, departing May 20, 2023, is the first of its kind for the brand, and will include exclusive experiences and special surprises throughout the journey.
“At Uniworld, we always have elevation at top of mind and strive to continuously take steps forward in fresh and exciting ways,” said Ellen Bettridge, President and CEO of Uniworld Boutique River Cruises.
“We’re so proud to announce the inaugural ‘Rivers of the World’ itinerary; our longest and most action-packed sailing to date spanning nine countries aboard five of our world-class Super Ships. It’s an itinerary like none other and true vacation of a lifetime with surprises at every turn,” she said.
The cruise starts in Cairo with celebratory kick-off event and two night land stay, followed by a week-long cruise aboard the brand new super ship S.S. Sphinx.
Passengers then cross the Mediterranean Sea and fly into the Swiss Alps with two nights in the lake town of Lugano, followed by two nights in Milan prior to boarding the new S.S. La Venezia for a week-long cruise along the Venice Lagoon and Po River.
Next passengers continue on to Hungary and sail on the S.S. Maria Theresa from Budapest to Passau. They then board the S.S. Joie de Vivre in France and explore the best of Northern France along the Seine.
The itinerary ends in Portugal, beginning in Porto with a cruise aboard the S.S. Sao Gabriel through the Douro River Valley, followed by a three night land stay in Lisbon and closing event.
Itinerary highlights include a visit to the UNESCO-protected temples of Abu Simbel in Cairo; exploring Schönbrunn Palace, the former imperial summer residence during the reign of Maria Theresa in Vienna; experiencing the Moulin Rouge in Paris; and a day in the Portuguese beach town of Cacais, and Sintra.
The all-inclusive itinerary and pricing includes onboard dining, unlimited premium wine, beer and spirits, Wifi, excursions, scheduled airport transfers, onboard gratuities and flights between cruise segments. The itinerary also features a dedicated Traveling Concierge who will accompany guests for the entire journey to assist with all needs.
For more details agents are asked to call their regional Strategic Account Managers or see Uniworld.com/Rivers-of-the-