From tomorrow, March 15, 2019, the general sale of Silversea’s groundbreaking Expedition World Cruise 2021 will be open. Unlocking an incredible selection of deep travel experiences in 107 of the world’s most amazing destinations, the Expedition World Cruise 2021—or the Uncharted World Tour—has been curated to take guests closer to the authentic beauty of the world in ultimate comfort like never before.
Silversea’s Silver Cloud will depart Ushuaia, Argentina, on January 30, 2021. Over 167 days, the world’s most luxurious ice-class crossover ship will unlock unforgettable experiences for guests in 30 countries across six continents, covering a total of 39,000 nautical miles. The Expedition World Cruise 2021 will connect an unprecedented range of immersive travel experiences: in Antarctica, world-cruising guests will explore the frozen continent by Zodiac, taking to land to witness incredible landscapes and rare wildlife species; in the South Pacific, guests will meet the descendants of the famous Bounty Mutineers in Pitcairn, after spending two days on Easter Island; in French Polynesia, guests will swim with rays in Bora Bora, explore Aitutaki’s lagoon, and discover a typical Samoan village; a traditional land diving ceremony will enrich the call at Pentecost Island; Zodiacs will enable on-water exploration of Australia’s Kimberley region; guests will witness orangutans in their natural habitat in Malaysia’s Borneo; they will enjoy a behind-the-scenes exploration of Luxor, Egypt, and sail through the iconic Suez Canal, before journeying back in time through the historical highlights of Greece, Albania, Tunisia and Spain; they will visit the ancient monastery of Mont St. Michel, the memorial sites on Normandy’s beaches, and the delights of the United Kingdom; and will conclude by travelling deeper into some of Northern Europe’s most remarkable destinations, including Iceland, Svalbard and Norway’s North Cape.
Enriching the experience for guests, a number of world-class experts will join the voyage, offering workshops and lectures, and accompanying shore excursions. In addition to 70 members from Silversea’s industry-leading Expedition Team and Artist in Residence Antony Smith, over 20 featured guest speakers will board Silver Cloud to enhance the cruising experiences, including Felicity Aston MBE—Explorer, Scientist, Speaker &
Author; Tim Severin—Explorer and Gold Medalist of the Royal Geographical and Scottish Geographical Societies; and Jo Ruxton—Co-Founder of the Plastic Oceans Foundation.
A number of exclusive events will also enhance the voyage, allowing guests to gain insight into many fascinating cultures with special access: a sample of the voyage’s enrichment events includes a special bon voyage reception for world-cruising guests on the rooftop of Palacio Concha, a grand mansion in Chile’s Santiago; privileged access to Robert Louis Stevenson’s former home in Apia, Samoa Islands, for a private dinner; a night at the illustrious China Club, at which Silversea’s guests will enjoy a sophisticated private dinner on the 52nd floor of Singapore’s Capital Tower; a bespoke banquet on the walkway of London’s most famous landmark, the Tower Bridge; and a Viking farewell to round off the Expedition World Cruise 2021, which will comprise an authentic culinary experience in Iceland’s Kjarnaskogur Forest.
“The Expedition World Cruise 2021 has been specially crafted to unlock the world’s most amazing deep travel experiences for our guests,” says Conrad Combrink, Silversea’s Senior Vice President Expeditions and Destination Experiences. “A world first, the Uncharted World Tour 2021 is truly unique in the variety of immersive experiences on offer. Our guests will travel around the world like no others before them, enjoying the superlative comfort of Silver Cloud and the expertise of our onboard team.”
While fares for Silver Cloud’s two-bedroom Owner’s Suite cost 443,000 EUR per person for the duration of the 167-day voyage, the ship’s vista suites begin from 87,000 EUR per person. As part of the voyage’s all-inclusive pricing, world-cruising guests will each receive complimentary expedition gear delivered directly to their suites. The kit will include a commemorative World Cruise Polar exploration parka, a waterproof backpack, andvarious other items of clothing and accessories.
- Business class air*
- Charter flight from Santiago to Ushuaia
- Bon Voyage reception and overnight accommodation (pre-voyage)
- Private transfer from airport to hotel, group transfer from hotel to pier and private transfer post cruise from pier to airport
- $2,000 onboard spending credit (per guest)
- Exclusive World Cruise events
- All excursions
- Special commemorative expedition gear
- Laundry service
- Unlimited Wi-Fi**
- Medical services
*Available from selected gateways/countries. Non-use air credit available for other countries.
**Limited internet access in Antarctica
***For USA, Canada, UK, Germany, Australia only