(Monaco -- April 26, 2018) Enabling guests to travel deeper, Silversea unveils an exciting new collection of land programmes in nine breathtaking destinations around the world, named the Signature Land Programmes. Preserving Silversea’s hallmark of luxurious adventure and born from the success of the cruise line’s momentous Couture Collection, the Signature Land Programmes will unlock some of the world’s most spectacular experiences from September 2018.
The Signature Land Programmes will be led by Silversea’s experience leaders and will complement select voyages in:
• Iceland – September 29, 2018 (Voyage 2829)
On this four-night land programme, Silversea guests will visit Iceland’s famous Geysir and waterfalls to develop an appreciation for the natural beauty of this special country. They will be able to swim in the Blue Lagoon, travel by helicopter to view the volcano at Thrihnukagigur, and sample traditional food in Reykjavík’s finest restaurants.
• Sri Lanka – September 24, 2018 (Voyage 9822)
The many delights of Sri Lanka will form the highlights of this four-night land programme in September 2018. From the UNESCO-protected Sigiriya Lion’s Fortress to the ancient city of Anuradhapura, and many more, the most historically significant and culturally rich gems of Sri Lanka will be encompassed on this tour.
• Canada’s Great Lakes – October 2 & 9, 2018 (Voyages 5827 & 2830)
By specially chartered flights, guests of Silversea will be able to witness the majesty of Mother Nature in spectacular Canada. The itinerary includes two nights of all-inclusive, premium accommodation at the remote Killarney Mountain Lodge and three nights at the luxury Rocky Crest Resort, as well as private boat tours and a flight in a float plane.
• Bolivia – October 20 & November 11, 2018 (Voyages 1823 & 1824)
Over six nights, the alluring charms of Bolivia will be revealed to those who seek adventure. From an introduction to the Uru-Aymara people in Titicama to an overland trip in La Paz, this highlights of this tour are varied, fascinating, and insightful, and unlock the beautiful nuances of a remarkable country.
• Nepal – November 9, 2018 (Voyage 6830)
By helicopter, boat, and elephant, the highlights of beautiful Nepal are exposed to those who embark upon this memorable six-night land programme. Witness the imposing sight of Mount Everest from the sky, discover the UNESCO-listed Chitwan National Park, and explore the jungle in the company of a local naturalist.
• Chilean Wine Country – October 26, 2018 (Voyage 7821)
Those with a penchant for fine wines and natural beauty will be enticed by the allure of the Chilean Wine Country. This three-night land programme transports gourmets to the heart of this rapidly growing wine hub, which comprises rolling hills and serene vineyards. Sample merlots, cabernet sauvignons, carménères, and sauvignon blancs, and explore the sensational Chilean countryside by horse.
• Beijing – November 13, 2018 (Voyage 3832)
Silversea guests will gain exclusive access to the highlights of Beijing on this four-night tour. The famous Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the formidable Terracotta Warriors await those travellers who complement their cruise with this experience. Authenticity lies at the heart of the trip, with comfortable rickshaw rides, culinary tastings, and a stroll along the Great Wall of China enriching the experience.
• Myanmar – November 3 & December 7, 2018 (Voyages 6831 & 6834)
Undiscovered by most and unparalleled in its beauty, Myanmar will be the destination for the next in Silversea’s series of adventures. The all-inclusive, six-night programme will evoke the feel of bygone times, as guests take to the skies in a hot air balloon, visit the 2,500-year-old Shwedagon Pagoda, and witness a donation ceremony with monks in the Kalaywa Monastery.
• Vietnam – November 19, 2018 (Voyage 3834)
Filled with history, culture, and natural beauty, this six-night tour of Vietnam offers an insightful taste of Southeast Asia for guests of Silversea. Travellers will visit the B-52 memorial at Huu Tiep Lake, fly by helicopter to Mai Chauand to witness the unchanged life in rural Vietnam, and sample gastronomic greatness with many culinary experiences, among other enthralling experiences.
“With our new Signature Land Programmes, we are expanding our range of land-based experiences to unlock the world’s authentic beauty for our guests,” comments Conrad Combrink, SVP Strategic Development Expeditions and Experiences at Silversea.
Now open for sale on Silversea.com, the fully-inclusive experiences start from just $6,000 and will allow guests private and exclusive access to extraordinary locations and experiences across the world. Staying in premium accommodation, dining on gourmet cuisine, and with private group transportation, guests will encounter the best of each country in superlative comfort.
For more information about the Silversea’s land programmes, visit: https://www.silversea.com/life-ashore/luxury-cruises-land-tours.html
Silversea, which is chaired by Manfredi Lefebvre d'Ovidio, is recognized as an innovator in the ultra-luxury cruise line industry, offering guests large-ship amenities aboard its intimate, all-suite vessels: Silver Wind, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper, Silver Spirit and Silver Muse – all designed to offer an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance. With the inclusion of the expedition ships Silver Explorer, Silver Galapagos, Silver Discoverer, and with Silver Cloud recently joining the Expedition fleet, Silversea's itineraries encompass all seven continents and feature worldwide luxury cruises to the Mediterranean, Caribbean, both polar regions and hundreds of fascinating destinations in between.