Maldives (Male) to Dar Es Salaam Africa & Indian Ocean Expedition Cruise

Roam the eastern coast of Africa, and revel in the natural wonders, intriguing cultures and and relaxed way of life here. Discover Zanzibar, the “Spice Isle” replete with narrow streets and riveting legends. Seek out dolphins on Mayotte and experience the culture of the laid-back, sun-drenched Seychelles. See the rare coco de mer palms in Praslin’s UNESCO-listed Vallée de Mai.
Duration
17
Days
Departure
Dec 17
2016
Fares from
US$ 18,750
(per guest)
  • Silversea Expeditions
  • Silver Discoverer
  • Voyage 9627
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Included in the cruise fare

  • Highly qualified expedition team with experts in their field (marine biologists, ornithologists, historians and more)
  • Excursions and activities, including explorations by Zodiac®
  • Complimentary expedition gear: backpack and water bottle on every voyage, Haglöfs parka for polar expeditions
  • Personalised service with a butler for all suites and the highest crew to guest ratio in the industry
  • Fine dining even in the most remote places of the planet
  • Comfortable amenities with the largest expedition suites at sea
  • Inclusive room-service, select wines, spirits and soft drinks throughout the ship
  • Free WIFI throughout the ship
  • Onboard Gratuities
  • Exclusive partnership with The Royal Geographical Society
  • Enjoy Economy Air roundtrip for $499

Cruise itinerary

An expedition with Silversea is unlike any other form of travel – thrilling, awe-inspiring and humbling all at the same time. Below please find itinerary information about this adventurous expedition.
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Medallion Suite

Medallion Suite 408 ft² / 38m² including a private balcony Deck 6

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DIMENSIONS: 408 ft² / 38m² including a private balcony

Number of guests: Up to 2 guests

A mark of distinction. Sumptuous. Spacious. Rich textures and panoramic views surround you with distinguished luxury. The perfect summary of The Medallion Suite offered by the world’s best cruise line.

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  • Teak style balcony with floor-to-ceiling glass doors
  • Living room with sitting area
  • Twin beds or queen-sized bed, including storage draws
  • Marbled bathroom with walk-in shower
  • Choice of Bathroom Amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Writing desk
  • Wardrobe with personal safe
  • Laundry service
  • Two flat screen televisions with on-demand movies and music, and satellite news programming
  • Radio/Alarm with Ipod docking station
  • Free WiFi
  • Complimentary interactive mobile content
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Veranda Suite

Veranda Suite 280 ft² / 26m² including a private balcony Deck 6

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DIMENSIONS: 280 ft² / 26m² including a private balcony

Number of guests: Up to 3 guests

A Silversea signature, complete with floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open onto a private balcony with patio furniture. Veranda Suites lavishly accommodate three guests.

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  • Teak style balcony with floor-to-ceiling glass doors
  • Sitting area with convertible sofa that can accommodate an additional guest up to the age of 14 years old. (Veranda Suites 601, 602, 603, 604 only)
  • Twin beds or queen-sized bed, including storage draws
  • Marbled bathroom with walk-in shower
  • Choice of bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Writing desk
  • Wardrobe with personal safe
  • Flat screen television with on-demand movies and music, and satellite news programming
  • Radio/Alarm with Ipod docking station
  • Free WiFi
  • Complimentary interactive mobile content
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Vista Suite

Vista Suite Overall size of 269 ft² / 25m² Deck 6

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DIMENSIONS: Overall size of 269 ft² / 25m²

Number of guests: Up to 3 guests

A quiet sanctuary. The suite’s sitting area has plenty of room to relax while on your cruise. Large picture windows frame panoramic ocean views. The perfect backdrop for breakfast in bed.

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  • Two large view windows
  • Sitting area
  • Twin beds or queen-sized bed, including storage draws
  • Marbled bathroom with walk-in shower
  • Choice of bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Writing desk
  • Wardrobe with personal safe
  • Flat screen television with on-demand movies and music, and satellite news programming
  • Radio/Alarm with Ipod docking station
  • Free WiFi
  • Complimentary interactive mobile content
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View Suite

View Suite Overall size of 181 ft² / 16.8m² Deck 4/5

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DIMENSIONS: Overall size of 181 ft² / 16.8m²

Number of guests: Up to 2 guests

Welcoming and comfortable, the View Suite provides a relaxing haven for even the utmost adventure-seeking guests. Complete a day spent exploring onshore with an evening unwinding in the comfort of your sitting area. Capture passing ocean scenes through your view window. Freshen up in your beautiful marbled bathroom before enjoying an elegant onboard dinner. Or cozy up under fine bed linens to watch an on-demand movie on the flat-screen television. Fall asleep easily, dreaming of the incredible experiences that await you the following day.

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  • View window
  • Sitting area
  • Twin beds or queen-sized bed, including storage draws
  • Marbled bathroom with walk-in shower
  • Choice of bathroom amenities
  • Writing desk
  • Hair dryer
  • Wardrobe with personal safe
  • Flat screen television with on-demand movies and music, and satellite news programming
  • Radio/Alarm with Ipod docking station
  • Free WiFi
  • Complimentary interactive mobile content
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Explorer Suite

Explorer Suite Overall size of 186 ft² / 17.3 m² Deck 3

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DIMENSIONS: Overall size of 186 ft² / 17.3 m²

Number of guests: Up to 2 guests

As spacious as a Explorer Suite, enjoy the passing scenery through two porthole windows. An enchanting retreat, Explorer Suites exude cosy opulence and a cushy seating area perfect for unwinding after a day of exploring ashore.  

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  • Two portholes
  • Sitting area
  • Twin beds or queen-sized bed, including storage draws
  • Marbled bathroom with walk-in shower
  • Choice of bathroom amenities
  • Writing desk
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wardrobe with personal safe
  • Flat screen television with on-demand movies and music, and satellite news programming
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Silver Discoverer

Silversea’s loyal following of adventure travellers can now explore the remote archipelagos of the vast Pacific aboard the sleek, 120-guest Silver Discoverer cruise ship. She’s the perfect platform for viewing these untamed landscapes, with all ocean-view suites and plenty of deck space so that a breaching whale or a pod of dolphins is always within sight. Silver Discoverer’s shallow draft allows her to navigate closer to shore, and with a fleet of 12 Zodiacs, guests can land on isolated shores and explore wetlands and submerged ecosystems, up-close and in-depth

Guests: 120
Crew: 96
Length: 338 Feet / 102.9 Meters

Suites

"Silversea's oceanview suites are some of the most spacious in cruising, and all include the services of a butler. Select your suite and Request a Quote - guests who book early are rewarded with the best fares and ability to select their desired suite. "

Medallion Suite

A mark of distinction. Sumptuous. Spacious. Rich textures and panoramic views surround you with distinguished luxury.
The perfect summary of The Medallion Suite offered by the world’s best cruise line.

Veranda Suite

A Silversea signature, complete with floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open onto a private balcony with patio furniture.

Veranda Suites lavishly accommodate three guests.

Vista Suite

A quiet sanctuary. The suite’s sitting area has plenty of room to relax while on your cruise. Large picture windows frame panoramic ocean views. The perfect backdrop for breakfast in bed.

View Suite

Welcoming and comfortable, the View Suite provides a relaxing haven for even the utmost adventure-seeking guests. Complete a day spent exploring onshore with an evening unwinding in the comfort of your sitting area. Capture passing ocean scenes through your view window.

Freshen up in your beautiful marbled bathroom before enjoying an elegant onboard dinner. Or cozy up under fine bed linens to watch an on-demand movie on the flat-screen television. Fall asleep easily, dreaming of the incredible experiences that await you the following day.

Explorer Suite

As spacious as a Explorer Suite, enjoy the passing scenery through two porthole windows.

An enchanting retreat, Explorer Suites exude cosy opulence and a cushy seating area perfect for unwinding after a day of exploring ashore.

 

Our land programmes (multi-day mid-, pre- or post-cruise) provide additional opportunities to discover more of the highlights and hidden treasures of the lands you visit.

Dar Es Salaam
Dar Es Salaam
Tuesday Jan 03
5NT POST-CRUISE: ETHIOPIAN CHRISTMAS AT LALIBELA The Ethiopian calendar is based on the solar calendar (the older Alexandrian or Coptic calendar brought to by missionaries), which in turn derives from the Egyptian calendar.  Consequently, Christmas Eve falls on January 6 with great…

The Ethiopian calendar is based on the solar calendar (the older Alexandrian or Coptic calendar brought to by missionaries), which in turn derives from the Egyptian calendar.  Consequently, Christmas Eve falls on January 6 with great ceremony and celebration, followed by more pageantry on Christmas Day.  Join the many celebrants for this colourful and joyous event.  

Please note:  Guests should schedule their international departure flights from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to depart after 12:00 Noon.

DAY 1 – DAR ES SALAAM / ADDIS ABABA

Upon disembarkation in Dar Es Salaam, you are met at the pier by a local English-speaking escort who  accompanies you on your transfer to Dar Es Salaam International Airport for your flight to the Ethiopian capital.

On arrival at Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport, you are met by a local English-speaking representative, who will assist with your transfer to the hotel. The Sheraton Addis, sits on a hilltop overlooking the city with plunging views of the National Palace. Combining African refinement with modern accents, the hotel’s unique design is the epitome of gracious living. The guest rooms are designed to delight with exceptional comfort and personalized attention.

Check in and enjoy a late dinner at the hotel.

Overnight at the Sheraton Addis – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

DAY 2 – ADDIS ABABA

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and spend the remainder of the morning at leisure.

At lunch time, meet your driver in the hotel lobby and transfer to Lucy’s Gazebo & Restaurant, which serves traditional and international cuisine.  Following lunch, enjoy an afternoon visiting the highlights of Addis Ababa ("New Flower").

The city lies in the central highlands at an altitude of 2,400m (7,874 ft), making it the third highest capital in the world. Emperor Menelik II, who founded the city in 1887, selected the site because its location within the Entoto Hills has long been the center of Shoan politics. Addis Ababa is Africa’s diplomatic capital with headquarters for the Organization of African Unity and the United Nation Economic Commissions for Africa.  

The capital is rich in impressive monuments of colonial architecture that are scattered among stretches of sun-bleached shacks.  Your first visit will be to the National Museum, which is located directly next door to Lucy’s. It ranks among the most important museums in sub-Sahara Africa and its famous resident guest is Lucy, whose 3.5 million year old bones are on display here. Spend approximately 1 ½ – 2 hours exploring the museum, accompanied by experts.

A short drive will take you to the Ethnographic Museum. With its two main sections covering local crafts, regions and people, it is the ideal place to start learning about Ethiopia’s rich ethnic diversity. The museum also has an impressive array of religious crosses, triptychs and murals, as well as Haile Selassie’s bedroom and bathroom.

Return to the hotel to freshen up before dinner. This evening, enjoy dinner in one of the hotel’s 3 restaurants. You will be joined by invited guest, Professor Shiferaw Bekele (subject to availability in 2017), an Associate Professor of History at Addis Ababa University. Currently, he sits on editorial boards of four international journals, which specialize in Ethiopian or African history.

Overnight at the Sheraton Addis – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

DAY 3 – ADDIS ABABA / BAHAR DAR

After a very early breakfast, check out and settle any incidentals with the hotel cashier. Any excess baggage may be safely stored at the hotel until your return to Addis Ababa. See below for details on luggage limitations.  Meet your escort and transfer to Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport to board your scheduled flight to Bahar Dar.

On arrival in Bahar Dar, you are met and transferred directly to Lake Tana.  Embark on a private boat cruise on Lake Tana, during which you will visit 2 of the renowned island monasteries of the Lake, namely Ura Kidane Mihret and Azua Mariam. Both have wonderful paintings on their walls, depicting scenes from both the Old and the New Testaments of the Holy Bible.

Enjoy lunch at Dessiet Lodge, before transferring to the Kuriftu Resort & Spa.

Kuriftu Resort & Spa is a luxury lodge, located 550 km northwest of Addis Ababa, on the shores of Lake Tana, the source of the Blue Nile. It enjoys cool offshore breezes all year round, with breathtaking views of the lake. The hotel is a clever blend of native Ethiopian architecture & décor, featuring spacious rooms, and modern amenities including a swimming pool and spa. Each of the 29 bedrooms (bungalows) is raised with a large shaded balcony, and is approached by means of stone steps. All rooms include a large four-poster bed, lounge and en-suite bathroom, and amenities include a flat-screen TV.  Check-in and spend the remainder of the afternoon and evening at leisure. You may wish to take the opportunity to enjoy a spa treatment at the resort (for your own expense).

Dinner will be served at the hotel.

Overnight at the Kuriftu Resort & Spa, Bahar Dar, Ethiopia

DAY 4 – BAHAR DAR / LALIBELA

After an early breakfast, check out and settle any incidentals with the hotel cashier.  Meet your guide in the hotel lobby and transfer to Bahar Dar Airport to board your private charter flight to Lalibela.

Lalibela, also known as "New Jerusalem", "Jerusalem of Africa" or "Black Jerusalem" is a town in northern Ethiopia, famous for its 11 rock-hewn churches, built at the end of the 12th and beginning of the 13th centuries by King Lalibela of the Zaghwe dynasty. Today, Lalibela is rightly acknowledged as being one of the wonders of the world.

On arrival you are met by a local English-speaking guide and transferred directly to the Mount View Hotel.  Perched on top of a hill at an altitude of 2,680 meters, this contemporary property is the most luxurious, privately owned lodge in the area. Built by two former guides, with the help of an American investor, it was completed in 2008. It affords panoramic views of the surrounding highlands – particularly at sunrise and sunset. The striking design – with large glass windows – is modern and minimalistic, with spacious central living areas and numerous outdoor terraces.

Please note:  Currently there are no 4 or 5-star properties in Lalibela. According to the local representative, the Mount View represents the best accommodations available.

After checking in and freshening up (subject to rooms being available for early arrival), begin your tour of Lalibela’s churches. The first group of churches lies in rock cradles, one behind the other: Bet Golgotha Mikael (House of Golgotha Mikael), Bet Maryam (House of Mary), Bet Maskal (House of the Cross), Bet Denagel (House of Virgins) and Bet Medhane Alem (House of the Saviour of the World).

Bet Golgotha Mikael is known for its artwork, and is said to contain the tomb of King Lalibela. Bet Medhane Alem, believed to be the largest monolithic church in the world, is built like a Greek temple, and is home to the Lalibela Cross. In a corner are three empty graves symbolically dug for biblical patriarchs Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.

During the excursion, stop for lunch at Ben Abeba Restaurant, offering a variety of traditional Ethiopian and western dishes, located in comfortable surroundings with spectacular views. Here, you will be joined by an invited guest, Priest Wondaleh (subject to availability in 2017), who will provide you with an overview of Lalibela, and the Ethiopian Christmas ceremony.

Return to your hotel for some leisure time and dinner.

In the late evening, transfer to Bet Mariam Church (the house of the Virgin St. Mary) and join the thousands of pilgrims who have descended on the town for the Christmas Eve ceremony. Bet Mariam is possibly the oldest of the churches, and a replica of the Tombs of Adam and Christ. (Note: This takes place both inside and outside the church, however, the most impressive is the outside ceremony. A special private area will be secured for the Silversea guests.)

While the Gregorian calendar celebrates Christmas on the 25th December, Ethiopia still retains the ancient Julian calendar in which Christmas falls on 7th January (of the Gregorian calendar.)

The Ethiopian name given to Christmas is Ledet or Genna which, according to elders, comes from the word Gennana, meaning "imminent" to express the coming of the Lord and the freeing of mankind from sin. Genna is also the name given to a hockey-like ball game. Legend has it that when shepherds heard of the birth of Christ they rejoiced and started playing the game with their sticks. Men and boys in villages now play the traditional Genna game with great enthusiasm in the late afternoon of Christmas day, a spectacle much enjoyed by village communities and the elders who referee the game.

Genna festivities begin early in the day, as early as 06h00, when people gather in churches for mass. For the clergy it has begun much earlier, 43 days before, with the fasting period leading up to Genna. This pensive fasting period is required of the clergy and is known as the fast of the prophets. The fast of Advent is carried out to cleanse the body and soul in preparation for the day of the birth of Christ.

Everyone stands throughout the worship service for up to three hours. The clergy and Debtera (scholars versed in the liturgy and music of the church) lift their voices in hymn and chant just as it has been for over a 1,500 years when Ethiopia accepted Christianity. This ancient rite culminates in the spectacular procession of the Tabot (the Tabot is symbolic of the Ark of the Covenant) and carried on top of a priest’s head. The procession makes its way three times around the church amidst ululation and chiming church bells, dazzling umbrellas and colorful attire of the clergy and Debteras (especially designated to accompany the Tabot) as well as a throng of Christians who follow the procession with lighted candles.

Afterwards, people disperse to their homes to feast and the clergy break their fast. Food and drink are plentiful, with many homes preparing the special meals characteristic of all big festivities highlighted on the Ethiopian calendar. Food served at Christmas includes Doro Wat, a spicy chicken stew eaten with Injera, a sour-dough, pancake-like bread. Often, Tej, a local wine-like drink made from honey, accompanies the feast.

At midnight, participate in the candlelight ceremony to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ, before returning to the hotel.

Overnight at the Mount View Hotel, Lalibela, Ethiopia

DAY 5 – LALIBELA

Early this morning, meet your guide and transfer back to Bet Mariam to attend the main Christmas festival.

The Main celebration is on 07th January and on this day, as it has been for centuries, the priests will be lined up with their drums on the cliff edge of Bet Mariam, called Mame Garia and some more on the bottom representing the shepherds and the angels announcing the birth of Jesus. This day also marks the birth of King Lalibela and is why thousands of pilgrims make their journey to the site for this particular festival.

After the early morning service, return to the hotel for breakfast and some time at leisure.

Mid-morning, visit the small church just outside Lalibela, called Nakto Laab. It is named after its benefactor, the nephew and successor of King Lalibela. This relatively simple church built around a shallow cave in which several holy pools are fed by natural springs. It has many treasures, some of which are claimed to have belonged to Nakto Laab himself. These include paintings, crosses and a leather bible.

Stop to enjoy lunch at Seven Olives Hotel, before continuing to the 2nd group of churches, and Bet Giyorgis.  The group of four churches, south of the Jordan River, comprise of Bet Emanuel (House of Emmanuel), Bet Mercuiros (House of Mark), Bet Abba Libanos (House of Abbot Libanos) and Bet Gabriel-Rufa’el (House of the Angels Gabriel & Raphael). Bet Emanuel’s elaborate exterior is much praised by art historians.

Arguably the most majestic – and the most photographed – of all Lalibela churches, Bet Giyorgis (Church of St. George) lies somewhat isolated in the southwest part of the village on a sloping rock terrace. It can only be reached through a tunnel.

As the Gena Christmas celebration is held after 43 days of fasting, the fast is broken with a large feast. Traditional food and drinks are served in all the local homes, and this evening, Silversea guests will be invited to join the local representative for this ceremony – and to enjoy a special meal in their private home, during which traditional Ethiopian food and drinks will be served.

Following dinner, partake in a coffee ceremony, which starts with the roasting of the coffee beans in a flat pan over a tiny charcoal stove, until the final tasting.

Overnight at the Mount View Hotel, Lalibela

DAY 6 – LALIBELA / ADDIS ABABA

After breakfast, check out and settle any incidentals with the hotel cashier.

Meet your guide and transfer to Lalibela Airport to check-in for your flight to Addis Ababa.

On arrival back in the capital city, you are met by a local representative who will hand-over your stored luggage, and assist you with the transfer and check-in for your onward international flight.

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Program Inclusions:

·        Two nights at the Sheraton Addis Hotel, Addis Ababa – Executive Room

·        One night at the Kuriftu Resort & Spa, Bahar Dar – Executive Room

·        Two nights at the Mount View Hotel, Lalibela – Executive Room

Please note:  Currently there are no 4 or 5-star properties in Lalibela. According to the local representative, the Mount View represents the best accommodations available.

·        Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner daily including 2 drinks per person with all lunches & dinners (choice of house wine, local beer, soft drink, mineral water)

·        Visits to sites as described above

·        Transfers between airport, hotel and pier in air-conditioned vehicles (subject to availability)

·        Please note that order of visits may differ.

Luggage Information:

Please pack one small bag to take with you to Lalibela.  The weight limit for luggage on flights in Ethiopia is 15 kg (33 lbs) per person.  The remainder of your luggage can be stored at the Sheraton Addis and delivered to you on the final day of this program.

Visa Information:

Visa applications can be made through the Ethiopian Diplomatic Missions located abroad.  Some nationalities may obtain visas upon arrival at Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport.  It is the responsibility of the guest to secure the proper travel documents prior to departure from home.

Accessibility:

This tour is recommended for the physically fit only.  It requires a substantial amount of walking, some strenuous, and climbing at the Sigriya Rock Fortress.  Therefore, it is not recommended to guests who require wheelchairs or other mechanical assistance.

Vaccinations:

Consult your physician for information regarding vaccinations or medications which may be appropriate for your state of health.

Please note:

Health & Medical: The possession of a valid Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is no longer mandatory but, visitors coming from countries where Yellow Fever has been reported may be asked. Immunization for Hepatitis A & B, Tetanus, Typhoid and Polio is recommended. In most areas, malaria is not a problem because of the elevation, e.g. Addis Ababa, Axum, Gondar and Lalibela. But, it may occur in Bahar Dar at the end of the rainy season and after unseasonable rains.

Climate: The weather in January is hot, sunny and a bit dusty. The average temperature is 14 – 27°C (57 – 80°F).

Clothing: Because of the elevation, temperatures rarely exceed 25°C (77°F). Pack light clothes for the day time and a jacket or sweater for the evenings. Sunglasses, a hat and a good pair of walking shoes are recommended – pathways around historic sites are usually uneven and stony. On a cultural note – Ethiopians are generally modest dressers, and visitors should be sensitive about under-dressing when visiting places of worship (i.e. no shorts, tank tops and bare backs). Shoes must always be removed before entering churches and mosques – for getting around sites like Lalibela with its many churches, airline socks can be very useful.

Photography Rules & Guidelines: Professional or high standard video equipment is difficult to bring in to Ethiopia, and an official permission letter can be expensive. You may want to consult your local Ethiopian Embassy if you are planning to travel with high standard equipment. In many places, small fees are charged for photos taken of people, especially in the southern tribal areas of Ethiopia. Video fees can be very high in national parks and other guarded places.

All Land Programs require a minimum number of participants in order to operate as described. If this minimum number is not obtained, Silversea reserves the right to offer the program at a different rate based on private arrangements, or to cancel a specific departure.        

This description is a general overview of the highlights of this program. The local Silversea representative will do everything possible to insure that all of the sites described here are visited, though the tour sequence and specific sites mentioned is subject to change. Closure of some sites due to local or national holiday observances, flight schedules, weather or other factors may affect the program.

Camera fees, required visas, gratuities to guides/drivers, meals and alcoholic drinks other than those noted in itinerary, and other personal expenses are not included in the price of this tour. This program is subject to a 100% penalty for any cancellation notices received 90 days or less prior to sailing.

All Land Adventure fares are subject to change and are not guaranteed until payment is received in full by Silversea.   All Land Adventures are non-transferable and non-refundable for any reason, within 90 days of sailing and are recommended to guests 18 years or age and older.  Our local operator reserves the right to substitute other sites if local situations, including holidays and weather, require.  Silversea shall have no obligation or liability of any kind to guests for the business practices, acts or omissions in connection with or arising out of arrangements with independent contractors, including but not limited to airline carriers, ground-tour operators, and hotels since they are neither agents for nor employees of Silversea Cruises. Silversea’s liability does not extend beyond the vessel.

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