Silversea has unveiled a bumper 167-day expedition world cruise.
The cruise on Silver Cloud sails from Ushuaia on 30 January 2021, calling at 107 destinations in 30 countries, including six new ports of call for the cruise line – Naxos, Folegandros, Nafpaktos, Ksamil, Bejaïa, and Fort William. It will end in Tromsø on 16 July 2021.
Guests will sail to Antarctica’s highlight destinations, before setting course for Chile’s Valparaiso via the Chilean Fjords. Silver Cloud will then visit Papeete, Tahiti, via Easter Island and the fabled Pitcairn Island, before voyaging towards Lautoka, Fiji.
Other ports of call include Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea, as well as Cairns, Australia, and Indonesia.
Singapore is also on the itinerary, as are Lisbon and Reykjavik. The cruise will end with calls in the Svalbard region before reaching Tromsø.
Silversea has also unveiled a second world cruise in 2021, departing Fort Lauderdale on 7 January on Silver Whisper.
The cruise will visit the Panama Canal, Easter Island, Auckland, Sydney, Bali, and Taiwan and South Korea, as well as Shanghai, Hong Kong, Ho Chi Minh City, Singapore, Yangon, Colombo, and Mumbai, among other destinations.
Silver Whisper completes its voyage in New York on 6 June 2021.
“By operating two world cruises in 2021, we are increasing the offering for our guests, pushing boundaries in the world of travel,” said Silversea’s executive chairman Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio.
“With a passion for sharing the authentic beauty of our planet, we are enabling our guests to discover the world on their own terms.”
Silversea’s CEO Roberto Martinoli added: “Building on our already remarkable world cruise offering, Silversea will become the first ever cruise line to launch an Expedition world cruise in 2021.
“This momentous voyage is the result of 10 years of experience and industry-leading knowledge—qualities which enable us to unlock remarkable travel experiences for our guests and have contributed to our reputation as the industry leader.”