If you dream of visiting fabled distant lands and exotic shores than a luxury world cruise is a perfect option. You will wake up with a smile when you arrive in a different city nearly every day as you live this ultimate travel experience. Packing and unpacking just once is one of the many benefits you will enjoy as you are pampered by an attentive staff throughout your thrilling journey.
Prepare to be awed as you circumnavigate the globe on an amazing world cruise or world cruise segment. Discover such wonders as the bejeweled temples of Burma, the Panama Canal, the bustling ports of Bangkok and Hong Kong or the tropical Caribbean and all on one grand voyage. From beautiful Phuket to the history-rich cultural ports of Northern Europe and everything in between awaits you. Explore ancient civilizations and iconic destinations, marvel at natural wonders and visit everything from cosmopolitan cities to storied villages from the comfort of your luxury ship.
Onboard attend lavish galas, retreat to stunning accommodations, see Broadway shows and enjoy local performances. Savor scrumptious cuisine in a variety of diverse onboard restaurants and unforgettable regional dishes along your journey. Thrilling shore excursions and exclusive private tours provide unique insights into the many places visited.
Typically ranging from 90 to 145 nights with calls at about 40 ports, world cruises offer something for everyone. If you have time constraints — good news — you can still enjoy part of the journey, as many lines offer a world cruise “segments.” These range from 12 days and up, as well as convenient one-week options. Not only do you visit some of the most incredible destinations and events, but you are still part of the rarefied and special “world cruise experience.”
Days of Leisure
Get to know fellow passengers on these longer cruises and enjoy the special camaraderie formed while sharing this unique time. Make lifelong friends and travel buddies while en route to some of the world’s most remarkable locales.
World cruises are typically more port-intensive and less busy than shorter itineraries so guests are able to cherish more time relaxing and enjoying the many onboard amenities while sailing. Take advantage of carefree days of leisure to partake of top-of-the line spas and state-of-the-art fitness centers, Pilates and yoga classes.
Diverse enrichment programs are offered on a myriad of topics ranging from cooking classes to wine-tasting, computer classes to health and wellness among others. Hobnob with celebrities on some sailings or catch up on your reading and simply sip a cocktail on your private balcony while enjoying the spectacular views.
Choice of Luxury Cruise Lines
Many of the 6-Star luxury lines offer these world cruises. The first of these breathtaking voyages was offered by Cunard Line in 1922. The tradition continues on the Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth (christened by Her Majesty The Queen) and the magnificent ocean liner, Queen Mary 2. .
Additional luxury lines offering world cruises include Crystal Cruises, Oceania Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Seabourn, Silversea Cruises and the new Viking Ocean Cruises.
Whether you are a seasoned “worldie” or embarking on that once in a lifetime dream vacation, a world cruise offers it all. Visit some of the most awe-inspiring places on earth from a luxury cruise ship.