Silversea 2021-2022 Itinerary which includes Silversea’s first Arctic Grand Voyage will depart July 16, 2021 onboard the Silver Cloud, travelling across seven countries in some of the world’s remotest waters over 64 days.
The voyage departs from Tromso, Norway, passing along the North Cape, Europe’s northernmost point where the Atlantic and Arctic oceans meet amid 24-hour sunlight and stunning scenery, past the Shetland Islands and on to Iceland, before skirting around Greenland and the islands of Canada before ending in Nome, Alaska on the edge of the Bering Sea.
On board, passengers will enjoy an impressive line-up of guest speakers, including mountaineer and explorer Haraldur Orn Olafsson; Dr. Chadden Hunter, a producer and director who has worked on some of the best known natural history series including BBC’s Frozen Planet, Planet Earth, and Seven Worlds, One Planet; and Lewis Pugh, an endurance swimmer and maritime lawyer, who was the first person to swim across the North Pole, and the first to swim the length of the English Channel.
The Arctic Grand Voyage- $79,000 per guest
The Arctic Grand Voyage, beginning at $79,000 per guest was announced as part of an itinerary of 157 new expedition voyages departing from January 2021 to July 2022.
The journeys will include pioneering itineraries in the Galapagos aboard new ship Silver Origin, the unprecedented Deep Antarctica expedition and the first-ever ultra-luxury fly-cruise to Antarctica, and the world’s first-ever expedition world cruise.
Also included in Silversea 2021-2022 itinerary a new collection of expedition voyages in Northern Europe, with five sailings departing from various ports in the British Isles and two voyages to the Norwegian Fjords; a wide selection of in-depth expeditions in Australia’s Kimberley Region, as well as Southeast Asia and Melanesia; seven exceptional voyages to the South Pacific Islands; a variety of options in South America, including two spectacular itineraries to the Chilean Fjords; and the chance to discover Alaska and the American West Coast; and more.
“Our industry-leading destination experts have worked hard to enhance our expedition offering for 2021 and 2022, providing our guests with an unprecedented choice of immersive experiences, from the Arctic to Antarctica and the most incredible places in between,” says Conrad Combrink, Silversea Cruises’ SVP of Expeditions, Turnaround Operations and Destination Management. “Highlighted by the launch of our new ship Silver Origin, which will be the most elegant ship to welcome guests in the Galapagos Islands, our new itineraries push boundaries and underpin our leadership in the ultra-luxury and expedition travel segments.”
Silversea 2021-2022 Itinerary
According to a press release from Silversea, the new voyage collection includes :
New Silversea 2021 itineraries in the Galapagos Islands
To further enhance guests’ destination experience in the Galapagos Islands, 68 new voyages aboard Silver Origin will incorporate five maiden calls, including the beautiful island of Santa Fe. The iconic islands of Fernandina and Isabela now feature on both itineraries, and each will include improved programs ashore. Guests will have more opportunities to admire the iconic wildlife species of the archipelago, including the Galapagos Penguin, green sea turtles, endemic iguanas, and many remarkable bird species. Silver Origin will build on Silversea’s multi-award-winning cruise experience in this unique region, forming meaningful connections between travellers and the destination. Aboard Silver Origin, guests will enjoy the highest expert guide-to-guest ratio (1:10) and the highest Zodiac-to-guest ratio (1:12.5) in the region.
Deep Antarctica expedition – Silversea crosses the Antarctic Polar Circle
Silversea’s longest-ever voyage to Antarctica, travellers will embark on the cruise line’s first-ever voyage dedicated to attempting to cross the Antarctic Polar Circle on a 20-day exploration of the White Continent, departing January 27th, 2022. Part of an enriched 35-voyage Antarctica season, the Deep Antarctica expedition will take guests to unprecedented latitudes in the history of Silversea, with Silver Explorer proposing to reach an impressive 69°S. Guests aboard Silver Explorer will venture to Marguerite Bay and potentially even as far south as the Bellingshausen Sea, a spectacular and seldom visit area of the Antarctic Peninsula. Following Silver Explorer’s dry dock period, guests will enjoy the highest expert-to-guest and Zodiac-to-guest ratios in the region with 14 Zodiacs and a dedicated team of 14 world-class expedition staff.
Silversea Uncharted World Tour – the first expedition world cruise in history
Now setting sail on January 25th, 2022, Silversea’s 167-day Uncharted World Tour will be the first Expedition World Cruise in history. The pioneering voyage will take adventurous travellers across 21 oceans and seas, calling in 107 remarkable destinations in 20 countries. Enriching the experience for guests, 70 leading experts and 20 guest speakers will join the voyage, sharing their insight as Silver Cloud travels to some of the most remote locations on earth.
Antarctica Bridge – The world’s first ultra-luxury fly-cruise to Antarctica
Silversea’s guests will enjoy even greater diversity in the cruise line’s Antarctica offering, with the launch of Antarctica Bridge, the world’s first ultra-luxury fly-cruise to the White Continent. With the option of an all-inclusive nine-night fly-cruise option aboard Silver Explorer, travellers now have greater choice in the duration of their Antarctic expedition, as well as the destinations they visit, with immersive experiences in the Antarctic Peninsula, South Georgia, the Falkland Islands, the Ross Sea, and the Subantarctic Islands included in the cruise line’s enriched Antarctica collection.