Silversea to launch 71-day South American cruise in 2024 – Robb Report

Last August, Windstar promised its guests a visit to more than 20 countries on a new 79-day European cruise. In 2024, you can embark on an equally epic journey with the five-star liner Silversea, just a little closer to home.

The Monaco-based outfit’s 71-day Grand Voyage South America 2024 cruise will take you to around 38 destinations in 18 countries across Central and South America. Also new: round-trip business class airfare will be included in cruise fares for the first time. The maiden voyage will begin on January 4, when you set sail from Fort Lauderdale, Florida on the Silver Nova– a state-of-the-art ship set to launch in June 2023. As well as being the first hybrid luxury cruise ship to be zero local emissions at port, the ship will be the first in the Silversea fleet to offer balcony suites with 270-degree sea-to-sky views. Eight restaurants and numerous bars will also be available on board to ensure the comfort and entertainment of the 728 passengers.

One of the most beautiful landscapes in South America.

Silversea

Looking at the trip map, you’ll spot a host of famous destinations and landmarks, from Peru to the Panama Canal. The journey will begin by sailing across Latin America before embarking deep inland along the Amazon River to Manaus, located in the heart of the rainforest. Among the stops will be a few that are new additions to Silversea’s itineraries, including the port of Ilhabela in Brazil. When the ship first stops here, passengers can watch the exciting maiden call and an event with port officials, where they will present a plaque to the ship to commemorate the date.

City stops include Lima, Buenos Aires and Montevideo, plus an extended three-night stop in Rio de Janeiro. During this final stop in Rio, you can enjoy the city’s lively carnival celebration, which dates back to the 1600s and is one of the biggest attractions in the world. Other highlights of the itinerary include exploring Ushaia, in the southernmost tip of South America, and the region’s stunning glaciers and fjords. Closer to the ship’s return to the United States on March 15, guests will be able to cross the Eastern Caribbean and visit places like Spanish Town, Castries and Bequia.

Along the way, travelers will also experience regional cuisine, both onboard and offboard, via Silversea’s SALT program, Who means “Taste of the sea and the land”. Currently available to all travelers boarding the company silver moon ship, the program encourages passengers to “travel with taste” by serving international dishes inspired by your destination. the Silver Nova will house both the high-end SALT Kitchen for everyday meals and the interactive SALT Lab, where small groups of guests can learn to cook meals themselves. You can also join excursions organized by the program that allow guests to meet local chefs, have lunch with winery owners and more.

Silversea Grand Voyage South America

Silversea

Other memorable Grand Voyage South America 2024 events will include folk festivities along the Panama Canal, operatic delights in the Amazon rainforest, an evening with Bridgetown’s polo elite and a bespoke heritage tour. at the Callao Monumental. Obviously, your days will be more than busy, but more importantly, you’ll be in experienced hands, as Silversea has been operating its ultra-luxury cruises on all seven continents since its launch in 1994.

“The range of experiences on offer with this once-in-a-lifetime voyage is unique,” said Barbara Muckermann, chief commercial officer of Silversea Cruises, in a statement on the new offering. To learn more, visit the cruise liner’s website for details. Tickets, including round-trip premium airfare, are now available for $48,400 per guest for the full 71-day trip.