by Georgina Cruz
A cruise around the world is undoubtedly an epic voyage of over 100 days that touches some 50 or more ports on several continents – the best voyage in the world – but all travelers have four months and the necessary capital available to enjoy it. Not there.
This is where Around the World itineraries come in: trips of about three weeks that are part (a segment) of the Travels Around the World. These segments are small as well as attractive for those with more budget.
Usually a circumnavigation of the world consists of half a dozen or more sections that allow the world traveler to sample the ship, its cabins, restaurants, swimming pools and other public areas, cultural experiences and events (which are more abundant than this). provide opportunities. what is offered during the short cruise). They also offer the opportunity to become familiar with food (which tends to be finer and with more regional specialties than shorter trips) and with excursion options in ports (where these longer itineraries often spend two days).
Sections also provide the opportunity to learn more about a region of the world (since they generally visit more ports in the region and neighboring regions) as well as to ascertain whether any Would love to spend non-stop in the high seas – something that is required on cruises around the world when crossing the oceans. Before embarking on six cruises around the world, I took two segments of about three weeks each, one in South America and the other in Africa, and since I liked them, I decided to go on a full cruise the following year.
Not all cruises around the world offer the opportunity to book just one segment, but many do. A travel agent specializing in cruises is a good guide for the traveler, being able to point out which ones are available. In this upcoming winter of 2022-2023 when different types of ships will set off to orbit the world, there are several sections that have caught my attention. There are some multi-line ones here – if you decide to go, it’s important to book early as all available cabins often sell out.
, Silversea – Luxury Line’s super yacht Silver Shadow offers a 140-day around-the-world cruise from Sydney, Australia to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The yatra, which will depart on January 9, is divided into eight segments of approximately three weeks each. A beautiful stretch runs from March 3-21 from the exciting city-state of Singapore to the idyllic Seychelles with its stunning architecture. After an overnight in Singapore, the itinerary calls for a variety of exotic locations, including Kuala Lumpur with its famous Patron Towers and Penang in Malaysia; and Phuket, Thailand’s resort island (from where you can take optional excursions to the exciting Taj Mahal in Agra, India, and the “Pink City” of Jaipur, India). This section also spends two days in Chennai, India; and visit the divine Hitadhu Addu Atoll in the Maldives before strolling through Trincomalee and Galle (the islands affectionately called the “teardrops” of India because of their location) in Sri Lanka and the beautiful “Eden” of Seychelles, which also includes stops in La is included. Digue, Praslin and Mahe. For reports on this and other segments of Silversea’s 2023 world tour, visit www.silversea.com.
, princess cruises – This moderately priced line offers a 29-day round-the-world segment on its Island Princess ship from Los Angeles, California to Sydney, Australia, departing January 19. Travel calls in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii and Navili, Kauai, Hawaii, with a two-day stop at Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia’s capital, and a visit to the incomparable Moorea, before continuing on to overseas French Polynesia. Other stops include Pago Pago, American Samoa, and half a dozen New Zealand ports including the city of Auckland (“City of Sails” for its abundance of sailboats and yachts) and Wellington, the world’s southernmost capital, before reaching Sydney, Australia. With its iconic Harbor Bridge and Opera House. Report: www.princess.com.
, seabourn – Starting January 6, this luxury line offers travel around the world in 140 days that can be enjoyed across segments. One goes from Miami, Florida, to Papeete, Tahiti, on days 32 from January 6. Along the way, he visits Key West and ports in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica and Panama, crossing the Panama Canal, and Quito and the unrivaled Galapagos, and a two-day visit to Manta, Ecuador with optional excursions to Callao makes a stop. Peru with an optional visit to the beautiful capital of Lima and the Inca ruins. Other stops include two days on Chile’s mysterious and exotic Easter Island before arriving in Tahiti. Another very interesting section of this round is 30 days from 27 April and goes from Cape Town, South Africa to Barcelona, Spain, exploring the Atlantic coast of Africa including ports like Casablanca and the Canary Islands before reaching Barcelona . , Report: www.seabourn.com.
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