Silversea Cruises new 2013 itineraries
Silversea Cruises new 2013 itineraries
Silversea Cruises has announced a wide-ranging collection of worldwide voyages for 2013 - and they are all on sale now. Highlights include:-
- 115-day World Cruise on Silver Whisper
- Over 30 new ports of call
- Onboard Spending Credits of up to $1500
- Saving incentives
Throughout 2013, the six luxury ships of Silversea will offer over 200 voyages, travelling to more than 450 ports on seven continents. 2013 highlights include Silver Whisper's 115-day World Cruise, Silver Spirit's inaugural calls in Hawaii (last visited by Silversea in 2010), and Silver Explorer's new expedition cruises to Canada's Hudson Bay.
In 2013, Silversea will visit 32 new ports of call, 21 visited by Silver Explorer, the ships expedition vessel. New ports include
- Soller de Majorca, Spain
- Sabang (Pulau Weh), Indonesia
- Port Arthur, Australia
- Liverpool, UK
- Klaipeda, Lithuania
- Saaremaa, Estonia
- Baie-Comeau (Quebec), Canada
- Chios, Greece
- Portsmouth, UK
- Fanning Island
Silversea's 2013 itinerary overview:
WORLD CRUISE 2013
A 115-day journey from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale onboard Silver Whisper, departing 5 January 2013. Crossing the equator four times, the World Cruise itinerary will follow the tropical belt to 52 destinations in 28 countries with overnight stays in several key ports. The warm-weather journey will explore an array places including New Zealand and Australia's remote west coast; the isles of French Polynesia; Asian cities of Hong Kong, Bangkok and Singapore; and Africa's rarely seen western coast. Guests may choose to extend their voyage an additional three days to disembark in New York, or 15 days to disembark in Southampton.
Silver Cloud begins her 2013 season exploring South America and then crosses the Panama Canal to the Caribbean to offer a series of voyages from San Juan. After spending May in the Mediterranean, she'll venture to Northern Europe for a summer season. Silver Cloud heads south to the warmer Mediterranean in autumn and in November, crosses the Atlantic to South America where the highlights include a 17-day Amazon adventure and cruising the majestic Chilean Fjords at year's end.
For Silver Wind, 2013 begins in South Africa with three 10-day roundtrip sailings from Cape Town, followed by an 18-day cruise along the west coast of Africa and two voyages in the Canary Islands. Silver Wind then repositions to the Mediterranean for a summer programme of mostly seven- and nine-day cruises exploring the Mediterranean. Highlights include a three-day extended visit in Monte Carlo for the Grand Prix during the 23 May cruise from Barcelona to Rome, as well as calls in Egypt and the Holy Land. Silver Wind then heads south along Africa's west coast to conclude the year back in Cape Town.
Silver Shadow starts 2013 cruising around Australia and New Zealand. Then in late February and March, she'll offer a series of itineraries focused on Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia and Thailand before sailing north to China and Japan for the spring. Summer finds Silver Shadow in Alaska for a series of seven-day cruises between Seward and Vancouver. During October and November, she'll offer cruises focusing on China and Vietnam, before heading south to celebrate the holidays with a 15-day voyage between Sydney and Auckland.
Silver Whisper begins 2013 with her World Cruise. From mid-May through August, she'll explore Northern Europe offering primarily seven-day Baltic cruises with extended stays in St. Petersburg. A grand transatlantic crossing from Southampton to Montreal will reposition Silver Whisper to offer a collection of aurumnal cruises through Canada and New England before heading south to the Caribbean in November. Following a 16-day holiday cruise through the Panama Canal, she'll end the year in Los Angeles.
For Silver Spirit, 2013 starts in the Caribbean. Then in February, after a crossing of the Panama Canal to Los Angeles, she repositions for a 31-day grand voyage through the Pacific Ocean, highlighted by calls in French Polynesia, Kiribati and the major islands of Hawaii. Throughout summer, seven- and nine-day sailings focus on the eastern Mediterranean and Greek Isles. Other highlights include three seven-day Black Sea cruises. In late November, Silver Spirit arrives in Fort Lauderdale for a series of roundtrip Caribbean cruises culminating with a 14-day holiday cruise.
The luxury expedition ship Silver Explorer sails into 2013 at the bottom of the Earth, offering a series of cruises to Antarctica, the Falkland Islands and South Georgia. Spring and summer are highlighted by adventures along the west coast of Africa, western Europe, the British Isles, and Svalbard's frozen Arctic landscapes. First-ever expedition voyages in Canada's Hudson Bay highlight August. In September, Silver Explorer heads south to offer a series of Caribbean and Central America explorations before arriving in Ushuaia in November to conclude the year with Antarctic expeditions.