This week, we released our Exotics Collection featuring luxurious voyages to the places you have longed to see, like the Great Wall in Beijing, Table Mountain in Cape Town and Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro, as well as the things you’ve always wanted to do, such as hold a koala in the outback, snorkel among stingrays in French Polynesia and spot an elephant while on an African safari. From Machu Picchu to Angkor Wat, these itineraries feature the world’s most remarkable places.
Below, we highlight the impressive experiences that await onboard these unforgettable journeys.
South African Cheer
Roundtrip Cape Town | December 22, 2018
AFRICAN NEW YEAR | On New Year’s Eve, Durban comes alive with a festive street party on its North Coast. Near midnight, the city sets off a magical fireworks display that you may see from the comfort of your ship.
Safari to Samba
Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro | January 6, 2019
JANUARY BIRDING | The ideal time to visit Walvis Bay is in January, when the migrant birds have moved in from the northern hemisphere by the thousands and more than two-thirds of them are flamingos.
Sacred Gardens & Temples
Beijing to Singapore | December 29, 2017
TOAST TO SHANGHAI | Among the many ways you can ring in the New Year while in Shanghai is to begin your evening at the elegant Park Hyatt. Take the elevator to the 91st floor for an unforgettable view of the city. Arrive just in time to catch the sunset from the lively bar.
Journey to Sydney
Singapore to Sydney | February 2, 2018
YEAR OF THE DOG | The Chinese New Year coincides with your call on Townsville, Australia, where there is a vibrant Asian community. Participate in celebrating the Year of the Dog with traditional songs, lion dances, and Tai Chi sponsored by the Townsville Chinese Club.
Empress of the East
Perth to Singapore | February 25, 2018
PERTH ARTS FESTIVAL | From mid-February to early-March, Perth hosts the International Arts Festival – the longest running international arts festival in Australia and Western Australia’s premier cultural event. Enjoy performances and events in a wide-range of genres, such as film, theater, arts, music, and dance held throughout the city.
Tribute to the Emperors
Bangkok to Dubai April 22, 2018
ADVENTURES ASHORE | Disembark Seven Seas Voyager® in Cochin and explore the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal. Your optional 3-Night Adventures Ashore program includes a flightseeing excursion over Mount Everest and much more. Then return to your ship in Mumbai.
Grand Aussie Adventure
Roundtrip Sydney | December 15, 2018
PAPUA HOLIDAY | Alotau is one of the world’s last great frontiers. This port is the gateway to a land of thriving tribal cultures, smoldering volcanoes and vast pristine mountainous rainforest of Papua New Guinea, as well as many historical memorials and relics from the Battle of Milne Bay during WWII.
Vibrant Markets & Villages
Bangkok to Hong Kong | February 25, 2019
PILGRIMAGE TO HANOI | The Chu Dong Tu festival is celebrated in the month of March, as pilgrims gather at two village temples, Da Hoa and Da Trach, for a ceremony and a procession with dancing and drums. This is followed by activities such as wrestling, human chess as well as traditional and religious dances.
Way of the Emperors
Shanghai to Tokyo | March 28, 2019
SPRING BLOSSOMS | Cherry blossoms are in full bloom from the end of March through the middle of April in Hiroshima. For optimum viewing during your overnight call, visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, as both banks of the Motoyasu River, which runs through the park, are lined with cherry blossom trees.
Tokyo to Vancouver | April 27. 2019
GOLDEN WEEK | Be in Japan during Golden Week at the height of spring, when the entire country celebrates several holidays including Constitution Memorial Day.
Which one of these incredible experiences would you choose to enjoy?