Silversea has released details about a new 71-day voyage to Central and South America on board its new ship, Silver Nova.
Silver Nova will depart on 4 January 2024 for a Grand Voyage, visiting 38 destinations in 18 countries.
The ship will feature “advanced hybrid technology featuring fuel calls paving the way for the future of luxurious, sustainable cruising”, according to the line.
Silver Nova will be the line’s first Project Evolution ship, using LNG as its main fuel source.
Silversea Cruises chief commercial officer Barbara Muckermann said: “Curated by our destination experts, our new South America Grand Voyage 2024 – hosted aboard the pioneering Silver Nova – will link the continent’s most enriching experiences for our well-travelled guests.
“With the inclusion of business-class air, guests travelling on the South America Grand Voyage 2024, and on all future Grand Voyages with Silversea, will journey in superlative comfort.
“From three overnights to celebrate Rio de Janeiro’s famous carnival to an exclusive evening at Manaus’ beautiful opera house in the heart of the Amazon Rainforest, the range of experiences on offer with this once-in-a-lifetime voyage is unique.”
Silversea in South America
Silversea’s Grand Voyage South America will sail around Latin America before heading inland to the Amazon River and Manaus.
Silver Nova will also visit Ushuaia at South America’s southernmost tip, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, and Montevideo as well as make a maiden call in Ilhabela, Brazil.
Before arriving in Fort Lauderdale on 15 March, guests will be able to explore Spanish Town, Castries and Bequia in the eastern Caribbean.
Silversea will provide guests included round-trip business-class flights for the itinerary and all subsequent Grand Voyages across the fleet.
The line also added it will have a range of events for the Grand Voyage South America, including a traditional folkloric show followed by a carnival party along the Panama Canal and a night at the opera in the heart of the Amazon Rainforest.