Silversea's Galapagos Expedition Cruises Now Open For Booking
(Ft. Lauderdale, FL -- November 14,
2012) Luxury expedition cruise specialist Silversea has
opened the books for its 2013 and 2014 Galápagos programs.
Its year-round schedule of 7-day expedition voyages
aboard the 100-guest, all-suite Silver Galapagos will begin operating in
late September 2013 featuring the following options:
Sailing Saturday to Saturday roundtrip from Baltra Island, Silver
Galapagos will trace a path across the western, southern and eastern
islands, including Santiago, Bartolomé, Isabela, Fernandina,
Floreana, San Cristóbal, and Santa Cruz.
North Central Itinerary:
Sailing Saturday to Saturday roundtrip from Baltra Island, this itinerary
encompasses the northeast, central and southeast islands of Santa Cruz,
Genovesa, Seymour Norte, San Cristóbal, Española, and Plazas Sur.
Fares start at $5,450per
person based on double occupancy.
The Galápagos schedule offers adventurous travelers
the life-enriching chance to discover a wild, pristine paradise that has long
been regarded as a natural laboratory of evolution. On complimentary
expeditions ashore guided by an experienced expedition team (certified by the
Galápagos National Park Service), Silversea's guests may experience up-close
encounters with an abundance of wildlife that includes sun-basking land
iguanas, giant tortoises, blue- and red-footed boobies, colorful marine
iguanas, sea lions, penguins and Darwin's famous finches.
The program also offers opportunities to swim and
snorkel in tranquil clear waters, witness unique highland ecosystems, hike
through lush mangrove forests and across volcanic fields, explore natural lava
tunnels, watch for wild flamingos (in season), read cave inscriptions from the
1800s, and learn about conservation efforts at the Charles Darwin Research
In true Silversea Expeditions style, the guests of Silver
Galapagos will enjoy full-scale exploring from an enclave of luxury at sea
that includes spacious, ocean-view accommodations, sumptuous gourmet cuisine,
the personalized service of a butler, and a generous selection of all-inclusive
shipboard amenities, including complimentary beverages, wines and spirits
served throughout the ship, stocked in-suite beverage cabinet, and all gratuities.
Detailed information, pricing and complete itineraries for Silver
Galapagos are now available at www.silversea.com/expeditions.
About Silversea Cruises
Silversea Cruises, which is
chaired by Manfredi Lefebvre d'Ovidio,is
recognized as an innovator in the luxury cruise line industry, offering guests
large-ship amenities aboard its intimate, all-suite vessels: Silver Cloud,
Silver Wind, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper and Silver
Spirit – all designed to offer an atmosphere of conviviality and casual
elegance. With the inclusion of the expedition ships Silver Explorer and
Silver Galapagos (debuting late 2013), Silversea Cruises' itineraries
encompass all seven continents and feature worldwide luxury cruises to the
Mediterranean, Caribbean, both polar regions and over 450 fascinating
destinations in between.
In the U.S., Silversea has been voted "World's Best" by the
readers of Condé NastTraveler (nine times) and Travel +
Leisure (seven times), and awarded "Best Cruise Line for Luxury Small
Ships" by Luxury Travel Advisor (2011). International awards
include "World's Leading Small Ships Cruise Line" from World Travel
Awards (2010); "Five Star Diamond Award" from the American Academy of
Hospitality Sciences (2011); "Favourite Cruise Line - Small Ships" in
the Readers' Choice survey conducted by Britain's Condé Nast Traveller
magazine (2012); "Best Luxury Cruise Line" by Australia's Cruise
Passenger magazine (2012); and "Best Small Luxury Cruise Line"
according to China's Travel & Leisure magazine (2011).
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on Silversea Cruises, please contact a travel agent.
For a complimentary
brochure, please call toll-free (US) 877.215.9986 or visit www.silversea.com.
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