The Splendour of Exotics
Splendour of exotics From sights and sounds to cultures and cuisine The 2 0 14 01 Addo Game Reserve, South Africa (via Port Elizabeth, South Africa) 02 Ha Long Bay, Vietnam ultimate luxury. love affair with life Let us take you on a personal journey of discovery. Amid the tranquillity of the sea and the exuberance of distant lands, we will arouse your curiosity and seduce your senses. We will stimulate your imagination and spark new insights. Our aim is to create experiences that will enrich your life for years to come. 01 Intimate cruising. On a Silversea cruise you will enter an intimate enclave where warm, personal pampering is your first port of call. Our attentive staff will be at your service as you join like-minded travellers in a relaxed, club-like environment. rekindle your 02 silversea.com 3 01 02 01 Ko Samui, Thailand 02 Bangkok, Thailand 03 Phinda Private Game Reserve, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa 04 Springbok (Botswana) enter the world of the exotic Silver sea Voya ges A most intimate Portrait. It’s simple. Smaller gets you closer. Travel that can truly immerse the individual in a destination is only possible in smaller groups. The intimacy. The close-knit camaraderie. The excitement of exploring secluded, rarely seen harbours where true adventure lies. Africa is a journey for the soul - life-changing, awe-inspiring and humbling all at the same time. From the ancient drama of the world’s oldest desert to the power and beauty of the Big Five, this incredible continent speaks to your spirit. Not far away, the islands of the Indian Ocean can also be transformational, palm-fringed paradises like affluent Mauritius. Sail north from Cape Town along the West Coast of Africa, the less explored coast - Dakar with its markets and bright French colonial beauty and the sun-splashed beaches of Cape Verde; Santiago, one of its islands, was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Or visit a fascinating blend of ancient and modern, Oriental and Western, Asia’s ports are home to a broad and exotic mix of destinations. From the neon lights of Tokyo to the golden pagodas of Bangkok. Lapped by the China sea, these fabled lands are best reached by ship, and we meticulously craft every itinerary to showcase both the highlights and unexpected wonders that make each nation unique. 04 03 4 introduction silversea.com 5 01 02 01 Durban, South Africa 02 Victoria Falls, Zambia (via Cape Town) 03 Durban, South Africa 04 Cape Town, South Africa 05 Rivière des Galets, Mauritius (via Port Louis) africa & india through your own personal lens f e at u r e d I t i ne r a r i es Cape Town ROUNDTRIP Cape Town to Port Louis Maputo Richards Bay Durban East London Cape Town Port Elizabeth Port Louis Maputo Richards Bay Durban Tolagnaro Pointe des Galets East London Cape Town SILVER WIND — 12 DAYS Fares from $4,550 Voyage 2401, 2402 (2402 operates in reverse, times may vary) DAY Arrive Depart INFO ATLANTIC OCEAN INDIAN OCEAN Embark on a voyage to distant places where lives are lived in vibrant, vivid colour, where the sights will force you to rethink the meaning of beauty and where the wild sounds of nature will leave a powerful longlasting impression. Track zebra and gazelle across the expansive plains. Dine in the Namib Desert under towering dunes and brilliant stars From verdant vineyards at the Cape where history lives alongside nature’s most dramatic landscapes, shadow the coastline to discover remote western frontiers, like explorers of yore. Drift from eden to eden, lazing along the black sand beaches of the Canary Islands or exploring the desert sands looking for the wildlife inhabitants. One thing is certain: once you’ve visited Africa, you’ll spend a lifetime yearning to return. INDIAN OCEAN SILVER WIND — 10 DAYS Voyages 2403, 2404, 2405 DAY Fares from $4,750 Arrive Depart INFO 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 05 04 03 Cape Town, South Africa Day at sea Port Elizabeth, South Africa Day at sea Maputo, Mozambique Richards Bay, South Africa Richards Bay, South Africa Durban, South Africa East London, South Africa Day at sea Cape Town, South Africa .......... .......... 07:00 .......... 14:00 10:00 .......... 08:00 13:00 .......... 08.00 23:00 .......... 17:00 .......... 19:00 .......... 23:00 18:00 18:00 .......... .......... 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 Cape Town, South Africa Cape Town, South Africa Day at sea East London, South Africa Durban, South Africa Richards Bay, South Africa Maputo, Mozambique .......... .......... .......... 08:00 08:00 07:00 13:00 .......... 08:00 .......... 08:00 08.00 .......... 17:00 .......... 14:00 23:00 21:00 19:00 .......... 18:00 .......... 19:00 .......... 08-09 Days at sea 10 11 12 13 Tolagnaro (Fort Dauphin), Madagascar Day at sea Pointe des Galets, Reunion Island Port Louis, Mauritius Co n c i e r g e R e co m m e n d s For departure date(s), see page 8. For details on all available voyages, itineraries and fares, visit silversea.com Overnight in Port Safaris & Africa’s Big Five Africa’s Big Five – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and black and white rhino. Game drives are the quintessential experience, whether it be with a one- or two-night stay at a safari lodge or a day trip to one of the many game reserves. Explore the savannah and venture near the waterholes in search of unforgettable close-ups of African wildlife and stunning natural landscapes. For departure date(s), see page 8. For details on all available voyages, itineraries and fares, visit silversea.com Overnight in Port 6 africa & Indian ocean book your ocean-view suite today. call silversea at 866.361.4974 or contact your travel professional 7 01 01 African elephants (South Africa) 02 Lioness (South Africa) 03 Phinda Private Game Reserve, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa 04 Chobe National Park, Botswana 03 Richards Bay or Durban, SOUTH AFRICA Phinda Private Game Reserve (One Night) Discover Africa’s wildlife in a 4-wheel drive open vehicle whilst enjoying a touch of luxury during your bush experience. Situated in the lush northern KwaZulu-Natal, Phinda Private Game Reserve comprises 56,800 acres (23,000 hectares) of prime conservation land. Seven diverse habitats shelter an abundance of wildlife including Africa’s Big Five – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and black and white rhino. One and a half days / One night Depart: Richards Bay / Return: Richards Bay Voyages 2403, 2404, 2405 One and a half days / One night Depart: Richards Bay / Return: Durban Voyages 2401, 2402 2014 voyages SILVER WIND — 296 Guests DATE DAYS VOYAGE PORTS FARES FROM JAN 04 12 2401 › Day at sea › East London › Durban › Richards Bay › Maputo › Days at sea › Tolagnaro (Fort Dauphin) › Day at sea › Pointe des Galets › Cape Town Port Louis Port Louis › Pointe des Galets › Day at sea › Tolagnaro (Fort Dauphin) › Days at sea › Maputo › Richards Bay › Durban › East London › Day at sea › Cape Town Cape Town › Day at sea › Port Elizabeth › Day at sea › Maputo › Richards Bay Durban › East London › Day at sea › Cape Town Cape Town › Day at sea › Port Elizabeth › Day at sea › Maputo › Richards Bay Durban › East London › Day at sea › Cape Town Cape Town › Day at sea › Port Elizabeth › Day at sea › Maputo › Richards Bay Durban › East London › Day at sea › Cape Town $4,550 JAN 16 12 2402 $6,950 Silver shore land adventures 02 Silver Shore Hotel Overnight at a 4.5- or 5-star hotel before or after your cruise. Includes one night standard room accommodation and breakfast. Transfers, additional nights and upgrades available upon request. JAN 28 FEB 07 FEB 17 FEB 27 10 10 10 14 2403 2404 2405 2406 › › › $5,650 $6,950 $4,750 $5,950 Cape Town › Day at sea › Lüderitz › Walvis Bay › Days at sea › Luanda › Day at sea › São Tomé › Bom Bom Island › Limbé (Victoria) › Day at sea › Cotonou › Lome › Tema (Accra) Tema (Accra) › Takoradi › Abidjan › Days at sea › Banjul › Dakar › Praia › Days at sea › Santa Cruz de Tenerife › Las Palmas Silver Shore® Land Adventure are excursions exploring a region’s must-see destinations. Offered before, during or after select voyages, they may include accommodation, porterage, transfers, sightseeing and some meals. Phinda Private Game Reserve (Two nights) Savour the wraparound views of the majestic ancient Ubombo mountain range, expand your knowledge of the wilderness and share in your wildlife encounter experiences with two additional game drives. See Africa’s Big Five, endangered black rhino, and 415 bird species – perfect reasons to extend your stay at Phinda Private Game Reserve an additional night. Two and a half days / Two nights Depart: Richards Bay / Return: Durban Voyages 2403, 2404, 2405 ACCRA , GHANA Labadi Beach Hotel Las Palmas, Spain Santa Catalina Port Louis, Mauritius Le Suffren mid-voyage land adventures CAPE TOWN OR East London, SOUTH AFRICA Shamwari Eagles Crag Shamwari is an African dream. Embark on a safari adventure to a game reserve that reveals the very soul of this untamed continent, staying at the most luxurious accommodation. Experience a multitude of plant, animal and birdlife at the southernmost private big game reserve in Africa, stretching along the Bushman’s River, halfway between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown. Two and a half days / Two nights Depart: East London / Return: Cape Town Voyages 2401, 2402 Silver Shore Grande Hotel Extend your Silversea holiday with a stay at a landmark hotel or boutique property. Includes full breakfast and private transfer airport / hotel. Additional nights and upgrades available upon request. MAR 13 11 2407 $4,850 Venetian Society benefits L'École des Chefs Overnight in Port Mid-voyage Land Adventures Pre - / Post-cruise Land Adventures Bridge Sailing Gentlemen Hosts onboard to accompany solo travellers Pre- & post-voyage land adventures CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA Victoria Falls & the Elephants of Botswana Chobe Game Reserve is home to the world’s largest remaining elephant population. Enjoy unforgettable close‑ups of African wildlife and sunset river cruise under the vast African sky. Four nights pre-cruise: Voyages 2401, 2403, 2404, 2405, 2406 Three nights post-cruise: Voyages 2402, 2403, 2404, 2405 Cape Town , South Africa Cape Grace Hotel Silversea Fare Guarantee Programme Book early when the best inventory is available and get the privilege of being able to select your desired suite. You will also be able to benefit from any future reductions in the Silver Privilege fares for your voyage, upon request. 04 Durban, SOUTH AFRICA Gorah Elephant Camp The incomparable thrill of observing a passing herd of elephant while being served tea on the veranda of a stately colonial manor house is the stuff of dreams – and an everyday occurrence at exclusive Gorah, a member of Relais & Châteaux. Capture the romantic mystique of an authentic safari at the only private concession and camp in the middle of the famous Addo Elephant National Park. Combine your stay at Gorah with a one-night adventure at Phinda Private Game Reserve for additional savings. One and a half days / One night Depart: Durban / Return: East London Voyages 2403, 2404, 2405 Wines & Wildlife The Cape Peninsula is unquestionably one of the most beautiful places in the world. Travel down to the Cape of Good Hope. Discover the penguins of Boulders Beach. Sip and savour your way through selected vineyards, cellars and scenery of Cape Winelands, South Africa’s largest wine region, admiring the oak-lined streetscapes and Cape Dutch architecture of historic Stellenbosch. Two nights pre-cruise: Voyages 2401, 2403, 2404, 2405, 2406 Two nights post-cruise: Voyages 2402, 2403, 2404, 2405 Book your ocean-view suite today. Call Silversea at 866.361.4974 or contact your travel professional. 8 land adventures book your ocean-view suite today. call silversea at 866.361.4974 or contact your travel professional 9 01 02 southeast asia feat ured I tin era r i e s intimate journeys through SINGAPORE ROUNDTRIP Yangon Singapore to Hong Kong Hong Kong Chan May SOUTH Phuket CHINA SEA Langkawi Penang Belawan Port Klang Bangkok Ko Samui Nha Trang SOUTH CHINA SEA Resplendent with treasures from the past... and symbols of a race into the future. Spiritually serene... and memorably vibrant. Asia is full of glorious contradictions. Let us take you on a n enthralling journey to this magical continent. See how history has shaped the bustling, beautiful cities of Southeast Asia. Sense the energy as you visit exciting melting post of culture. Find peaceful moments on palm-fringed beaches. Reserve a post-cruise stay at Hong Kong’s Peninsula Hotel to re-live the glamour of travel in a by-gone era and explore the sights and sounds of the ‘Asia’s World City.’ Ho Chi Minh City Malacca Singapore Singapore SILVER wind / SILVER SHADOW — 14 DAYS Voyages 2438, 3404 Fares from $7,650 DAY Arrive Depart INFO SILVER wind / silver shadow — 11 DAYS Voyages 2436, 3405, 3407 Fares from $4,550 DAY Arrive Depart INFO 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 Singapore Port Klang (Kuala Lumpur), Malaysia Belawan, Indonesia Phuket, Thailand Phuket, Thailand Day at sea Yangon, Myanmar Yangon, Myanmar Yangon, Myanmar Yangon, Myanmar Day at sea Langkawi, Malaysia Penang, Malaysia Malacca, Malaysia Singapore .......... 08:00 08:00 08:00 .......... .......... 08:00 .......... .......... .......... .......... 13:00 08:00 12:00 08.00 18:00 19:00 16:00 .......... 14:00 .......... .......... .......... .......... 8:00 .......... 23:00 17:00 19:00 .......... 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 Singapore Day at sea Ko Samui, Thailand Bangkok (Klong Toey), Thailand Bangkok (Klong Toey), Thailand Day at sea Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Nha Trang, Vietnam Chan May (Hue / Da Nang), Vietnam Day at sea Hong Kong, China .......... .......... 09:00 08:00 .......... .......... 12:00 .......... 08:00 08:00 .......... 08.00 17:00 .......... 14:00 .......... 16:00 .......... .......... 14:00 13:00 17:00 .......... .......... Co n c i e r g e R e co m m e n d s 04 03 Co n c i e r g e R e co m m e n d s Myanmar’s Temples & Pagodas Explore Myanmar, the legendary Golden Land, and discover one of the most fascinating destinations in Asia. Visit exotic Yangon with its magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda, the Chaukhtat Gyi Pagoda and reclining Buddha, and the Karaweik Royal Barge. Venture further inland to Bagan and Mandalay on our Mid-voyage Land Adventures. Laos & Cambodia Discover Laos – a recently discovered stop on the map for discerning travellers eager to unearth Southeast Asia’s secrets. Or venture into Cambodia, once the capital of the Khmer Empire, to the legendary Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom. Today, Angkor is rated among the world’s premier archaeological sites. 01 Mekong Delta, Vietnam 02 Bangkok, Thailand 03 Angkor Wat, Cambodia 04 Yangon, Myanmar For departure date(s), see page 12. For details on all available voyages, itineraries and fares, visit silversea.com Overnight in Port For departure date(s), see page 12. For details on all available voyages, itineraries and fares, visit silversea.com Overnight in Port 10 asia book your ocean-view suite today. call silversea at 866.361.4974 or contact your travel professional 11 01 2014 voyages SILVER WIND — 296 Guests DATE DAYS VOYAGE PORTS FARES FROM BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA Australian Wildlife & Ayers Rock Luxury Safari — New Get a behind the scenes look at the legacy of Steve Irwin and the on-going conservation efforts by his team. Continue your Australian safari and venture into Australia’s ruggedly beautiful heartland, site of famous Ayers Rock / Uluru, one of the country’s most enduring symbols shrouded in myths and legends since time began. A two-night stay at a five-star wilderness camp at the edge of the national park completes this luxury safari. Four days / Three nights Depart: Brisbane / Return: Cairns Voyage 4403 HA LONG BAY, vietnam Hanoi In-Depth — New This comprehensive Mid-voyage Land Adventure takes you to the capital of Vietnam, to discover Hanoi. Displaying glorious French colonial architecture and many lakes, Hanoi is the jewel of Vietnam’s crown. With a blend of east and west, you will see its most popular attractions. One and a half days / One night Depart: Ha Long Bay / Return: Ha Long Bay Voyages 2437, 3406, 3408 01 NOV 16 15 2435 Dubai › Muscat › Days at sea › Mumbai › Day at sea › Cochin › Colombo › Days at sea › Phuket › Penang (Georgetown) › Port Klang (Kuala Lumpur) › Singapore $8,150 DEC 01 11 2436 Singapore › Day at sea › Ko Samui › Bangkok (Klong Toey) Ho Chi Minh City Hong Kong › Day at sea › › Nha Trang › Chan May (Hue / Da Nang) › Day at sea › $4,550 Silver shore land adventures Silver Shore® Land Adventure are excursions exploring a region’s must-see destinations. Offered before, during or after select voyages, they may include accommodation, porterage, transfers, sightseeing and some meals. DEC 12 DEC 21 9 14 2437 2438 Hong Kong › Day at sea › Ha Long Bay › Da Nang (Chan May) › Nha Trang › Ho Chi Minh City › Day at sea › Singapore Singapore › Port Klang (Kuala Lumpur) › Belawan › Phuket $3,650 $7,650 HONG KONG, CHINA Beijing & Xian Treasures (for in-transit guests) Experience the premier highlights of fascinating Beijing and the legendary Great Wall which attract scores of travellers each year to this amazing metropolis. Fly to Beijing, take a guided tour of the Forbidden City, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and enjoy an exclusive visit to parts of the palace complex not usually open to the public. See the famous Tiananmen Square, visit the Temple of Heaven and travel out of the city to the Great Wall of China and marvel at this masterwork of ingenious building set amidst stunning scenery. Then, visit the famous Terra Cotta Warriors of Xian, one of the greatest archaeological finds of the 20th century. Four days / Three nights Depart: Hong Kong / Return: Shanghai Voyage 4403 Yangon Singapore › Day at sea › › Day at sea › Langkawi › Penang (Georgetown) › Malacca › SILVER SHADOW — 382 Guests DATE DAYS VOYAGE PORTS FARES FROM CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA Great Barrier Reef Retreat — New Escape from reality and find sanctuary in one of the most idyllic places in the southern hemisphere – a luxury island resort on ancient coral cay with a rainforest that is home to over 120 species of native plants, colourful bird and marine life and beautiful coral gardens waiting for you to explore. Snorkel, take a walk in the rainforest, gaze under the sea by glass-bottom boat, or simply relax as you watch the sunset. Your resort suite is nestled amid lush rainforest, accessible only by air or sea. One and a half days / One night Depart: Cairns / Return: Cairns Voyage 4403 FEB 03 FEB 13 10 14 3403 3404 Bali (Benoa) › Bali (Tanah Ampo) Surabaya › Semarang Yangon Singapore › Lembar (Lombok) › Probolinggo › › Jakarta › Day at sea › Singapore $4,950 $8,250 Singapore › Port Klang (Kuala Lumpur) › Belawan › Phuket › Day at sea › › Day at sea › Langkawi › Penang (Georgetown) › Malacca › FEB 27 11 3405 Singapore › Day at sea › Ko Samui › Bangkok (Klong Toey) › Day at sea › Ho Chi Minh City › Nha Trang › Chan May (Hue / Da Nang) › Day at sea › Hong Kong Hong Kong › Day at sea › Ha Long Bay $6,050 mid-voyage land adventures BANGKOK , THAILAND Discover Laos Discover one of Southeast Asia’s almost forgotten countries, which recently started to attract ever more savvy and adventurous travellers. Thanks to Laos’ breathtaking landscape, long history, rich Buddhist culture, and laid-back lifestyle, the country’s isolation is now quickly changing and becoming a popular destination for those in the know. Visit the country’s capital, Vientiane, and temple-filled Luang Prabang, a World Heritage Site situated 2,296 feet (700 metres) above sea level amid a backdrop of scenic mountains. Two and a half days / Two nights Depart: Bangkok / Return: Ho Chi Minh City Voyages 2436, 3405, 3407, 3409, 4404 MAR 10 MAR 19 9 11 3406 3407 Nha Trang › Ho Chi Minh City Ho Chi Minh City Hong Kong › Chan May (Hue / Da Nang) › › Day at sea › Singapore $4,350 $4,750 Singapore › Day at sea › Ko Samui › Bangkok (Klong Toey) › Day at sea › › Nha Trang › Chan May (Hue / Da Nang) › Day at sea › › Chan May (Hue / Da Nang) › › Day at sea › Singapore MAR 30 APR 08 9 11 3408 3409 Hong Kong › Day at sea › Ha Long Bay $3,950 $4,750 Nha Trang › Ho Chi Minh City Ho Chi Minh City Hong Kong Singapore › Day at sea › Ko Samui › Bangkok (Klong Toey) › Day at sea › › Nha Trang › Chan May (Hue / Da Nang) › Day at sea › › Day at sea › Jeju › Nagasaki › chan may OR HO CHI MINH CITY, vietnam Angkor Wat Between the 9th and 13th centuries, Angkor was the capital of the Khmer empire, a colossal city renowned for its superb architecture and sculptures, vast lakes and temples. Hidden in the jungles of Cambodia until the late 19th century, it is one of the world’s greatest wonders, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Two and a half days / Two nights Depart: Chan May / Return: Ho Chi Minh City Voyages 2436, 2437, 3405, 3406, 3407, 3408, 3409, 4404 Guilin: Tradition & Beauty — New Guilin has always been famous for its scenery; it has been immortalised in numerous literary works as ‘the most beautiful place in China.’ Cruise down the winding Li Jiang River with its limestone pinnacles as you glide past bamboo groves, boat villages and cormorant fishermen. Visit the Reed Flute Cave to experience the most extraordinary underground scenery of multi-coloured lighting and fantastic stalactites and stalagmites. The cave has been praised by poets as the ‘Abode of Immortals’. Wonder at Elephant Trunk Hill and Seven Star Park, on this look at China’s rare beauty. Two and a half days / Two nights Depart: Hong Kong / Return: Hong Kong Voyage 4403 03 02 APR 19 14 3410 Hong Kong › Days at sea › Shanghai Kagoshima › Osaka › Tokyo $7,750 01 Cairns, Australia 02 Xian, China 02 SILVER WHISPER — 382 Guests DATE DAYS VOYAGE PORTS FARES FROM FEB 06 23 4403 › Day at sea › Alotau › Day at sea › Madang › Days at sea › Koror › Days at sea › Manila › Day at sea › Hong Kong › Days at sea › Shanghai › Day at sea › Naha › Day at sea › Keelung (Taipei) › Days at sea › Chan May (Hue / Da Nang) › Nha Trang › Ho Chi Minh City › Day at sea › Bangkok (Klong Toey) › Ko Samui › Day at sea › Singapore Shanghai Singapore › Port Klang (Kuala Lumpur) › Belawan › Phuket › Day at sea › Sydn ey › Day at sea › Brisbane › Days at sea › Cairns $11,750 The Dragon Kingdom of Bhutan — New $10,350 MAR 01 18 4404 MAR 19 17 4405 $10,450 Yangon › Days at sea › Colombo › Cochin › Day at sea › Mumbai › Days at sea › M uscat Venetian Society L'École des Chefs Overnight in Port Bridge Sailing Mid-voyage Land Adventures Pre - / Post-cruise Land Adventures Gentlemen Hosts onboard to accompany solo travellers World Cruise Voyage Segment Venture into one of the most isolated countries in the world, aptly referred to as the ‘Last Shangri-La’, and discover the extraordinary Dragon Kingdom of Bhutan at the ‘Roof of the World’. Bhutan is truly an unspoiled preserve with a cultural heritage that has largely remained intact due to its isolation from the rest of the world until the early 1960s. Stay in Thimphu, the capital of the tiny Himalayan kingdom, with a two night-stay at the luxury Amankora Resort. The climb to the Tiger’s Nest completes your adventure. Four days / Three nights Depart: Bangkok / Return: Singapore Voyage 4404 COLOMBO, SRI LANKA Kandy by Chartered Seaplane Kandy, the charming capital surrounded by impressive mountains, is steeped in history and most famous for its Temple of the Tooth, where the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha is enshrined. As Sri Lanka’s cultural centre and sacred city, Kandy was declared a World Heritage Site in 1988. A unique way to make the trip in one day is offered via chartered seaplane. One day Depart: Colombo / Return: Colombo Voyage 4405 Mystical Macau — New Explore Macau, which has a different look and feel from Hong Kong with a fascinating blend of colourful history and Old World elegance. It was in 1557 that China ceded the tiny enclave to the Portuguese, and 1999 when it was returned. Your helicopter flight brings you to this mystical land to savour its Portuguese heritage and admire its modern look as Asia’s Oriental Monte Carlo. A night at the Banyan Tree Resort completes your stay. One and a half days / One night Depart: Hong Kong / Return: Hong Kong Voyage 4403 01 Hong Kong, China 02 Angkor Wat, Cambodia 03 Ayers Rock, Australia 12 asia book your ocean-view suite today. call silversea at 866.361.4974 or contact your travel professional 13 01 YANGON, MYANMAR Legendary Mandalay — New Nothing quite compares with Myanmar’s former capital, which still retains vestiges of its royal past. This Mid-voyage Land Adventure provides the rare opportunity to visit the legendary city of Mandalay and see its remarkable sights. Viewing the sunset from Mandalay Hill is an unforgettable experience; the pagodas and remains of the Royal Palace are equally impressive. One and a half days / One night Depart: Yangon / Return: Yangon Voyages 2438, 3404, 4405 HONG KONG, CHINA Chengdu Pandas The Chengdu Panda Research Base has made great efforts to combine natural scenery with man-made landscapes to create wonderful and humane living areas for these endangered animals. See the pandas up close and witness the work needed to conserve this unique species. Four nights pre-cruise: Voyages 2437, 3406, 3408 Three nights post-cruise: Voyages 2436, 3405, 3407, 3409 MUSCAT, OMAN Majestic Oman Mountain Adventure Take an unparalleled adventure into Oman’s majestic mountain region. Journey through the magical mountains, canyons and remote settlements that amaze even the most jaded traveller. An overnight stay at the eco deluxe retreat ‘The View’ is perfectly suited for the adventurous traveller. Three night post-cruise: Voyage 4405 Silver shore land adventures Silver Shore® Land Adventure are excursions exploring a region’s must-see destinations. Offered before, during or after select voyages, they may include accommodation, porterage, transfers, sightseeing and some meals. SHANGHAI, CHINA Pandas & Palaces of Tibet Visit two of China’s most exotic treasures. The Chengdu Panda Research Base is focused on studying and protecting these gentle giants. Fly to the holy city of Lhasa, Tibet to visit the Potola Palace. Six nights pre-cruise: Voyage 4404 Silver Shore Hotel Overnight at a 4.5- or 5-star hotel before or after your cruise. Includes one night standard room accommodation and breakfast. Transfers, additional nights and upgrades available upon request. Temples & Pagodas of Bagan — New Journey to Bagan, where over 2,000 stupas sprawl across a vast plain. Burma’s ancient capital is one of the world’s greatest archaeological treasures, awe-inspiring at dusk or dawn. Visit the Shwezigon Pagoda, the greatest temple of King Anawrahta’s reign, and admire the temples that dot the horizon. A night at the Aureum Resort and an optional balloon ride over the plains makes this a memorable overnight excursion. One and a half days / One night Depart: Yangon / Return: Yangon Voyages 2438, 3404, 4405 Intimate Macau — New Depart Hong Kong for a short ferry ride across the Pearl River to fascinating Macau. Experience life as it was meant to be at the Banyan Tree Resort and Villas, with an atmosphere of peace and serenity. Macau also offers a UNESCO World Heritage Site city centre with a blend of communities from the East and West complementing each other and the many cultures of people who come to visit. Three nights pre-cruise: Voyages 2437, 3406, 3408 Three nights post-cruise: Voyages 2436, 3405, 3407 Hong Kong, China InterContinental Hong Kong Shanghai , China Pudong Shangri-La Singapore SINGAPORE Burma! Change is in the air in reclusive Burma, a nation that is fast becoming a global hot spot. The spectacular, jewel-encrusted Shwedagon Pagoda presides over Yangon, while the 3,000 stupas that sprawl across the red plain of Bagan rank as one of the world’s great archaeological sites – an unforgettable vision. Five nights pre-cruise: Voyages 2436, 3405, 3407, 3409 Four nights post-cruise: Voyages 2435, 2437, 3403, 3406, 3408, 4404 Shangri-La Hotel Sydney, australia Shangri-La Hotel Tokyo, Japan Imperial Hotel Scenic Guilin — New mid-voyage land adventures (continued) Mumbai, INDIA Agra, Taj Mahal & Jaipur A visit to Rajasthan’s treasured sites evokes images of erstwhile royalty and legendary tales of love and valour. Few places in the world compare with the Pink City of Jaipur and the Taj Mahal in Agra – considered ‘jewels in the crown’, attracting scores of visitors from around the globe. Four days / Three nights Depart: Colombo / Return: Mumbai Voyage 4405 NAGASAKI, JAPAN Japanese Sojourn Immerse yourself into Japanese history, architecture and customs during this scenic and memorable journey. Travel on the JR Limited Express to Fukuoka (Hakata). After an overnight stay, ride the Bullet Train to legendary Kyoto to visit historic treasures, including Kinkakuji Temple and Nijo Castle. The following morning, attend a Tea Ceremony and slip into a kimono for picture taking before re-joining ship. Two and a half days / Two nights Depart: Nagasaki / Return: Osaka Voyage 3410 SEMARANG, INDONESIA Mysterious Borobudur & Royal Yogyakarta Venture into Central Java in the footsteps of Thomas Raffles to the mystical structure of Borobudur – a shrine to Lord Buddha and a place for Buddhist pilgrimage. See the exquisite Prambanan Temple, a masterpiece of Hindu architecture. Stay in the Royal City of Yogyakarta, teeming with cultural heritage. Two days / One night Depart: Semarang / Return: Semarang Voyage 3403 pre- & post-cruise land adventures DUBAI, UAE Mystical Petra & Jerash The glittering capital of the Nabatean empire, Petra was carved out of sheer rock over 2,000 years ago. Gaze in awe upon this haunting spectacle, looming fiery red in the dry desert heat. Stroll through the colonnaded streets and soaring hilltop temples of Herash, one of the best preserved Roman provincial towns in the world. Visit sacred Mount Nebo with its magnificent Byzantine mosaics. Admire the mosaic floor in the Church of St. Stephen at Um Er Rasas – a work of genius. Three nights pre-cruise: Voyage 2435 Combine the glamour and excitement of Hong Kong with the serenity and harmony of mainland life along the Li River. Hong Kong offers breathtaking vistas from the top of Victoria Peak. From Guilin, cruise along the Li River and take in the picturesque karst mountains rising from the rice paddies. Four nights pre-cruise: Voyages 2437, 3406, 3408, 3410 Three nights post-cruise: Voyages 2436, 3405, 3407, 3409 Silver Shore Grande Hotel Extend your Silversea holiday with a stay at a landmark hotel or boutique property. Includes full breakfast and private transfer airport / hotel. Additional nights and upgrades available upon request. Hong Kong, China Peninsula Hotel 01 Bagan, Myanmar (via Yangon, Myanmar) 02 Mumbai, India 02 Intimate Bangkok Enhance your journey with a few days in Bangkok. Includes two nights at the Peninsula Hotel. Two nights pre-cruise: Voyages 2438, 3404, 3405, 4405 Two nights post-cruise: Voyages 2435, 2437, 3403, 3404, 3406, 3408 Shanghai , China Peace Hotel Walls & Warriors Explore the great treasures of ancient Xian, including the famous Terracotta Warriors of Emperor Qin Shi Huang. Discovered by a farmer in 1974, the huge necropolis contains over 8,000 life-size figures. Then fly to Beijing for a walk along the Great Wall and an exclusive visit to the Forbidden City. Five nights pre-cruise: Voyages 2437, 3406, 3408 Five nights post-cruise: Voyages 2436, 3405, 3407, 3409 Singapore Shangri-La Hotel (Valley Wing) Sydney, australia Four Seasons SHANGHAI, CHINA Xian & Famous Terra Cotta Warriors The ancient capital of 12 Chinese dynasties is a treasure-trove of archaeological wonders. One of the most sensational is the burial site of the first Qin emperor. More than 8,000 life-size warriors continue to guard his tomb (still unexcavated) 2,200 years after his death. Experience the magnitude of Qin’s incredible mausoleum during a VIP tour and enjoy a Tang Dynasty Dinner Show. Two days / One night Depart: Shanghai / Return: Shanghai Voyage 3410 Tokyo, Japan Peninsula Hotel Taj Mahal & Agra Few destinations evoke such a profound impact on its visitors as the Taj Mahal in Agra. Once the capital of the great Mughal Empire, Agra is well worth a visit for its repository of some of the Mughals’ most famous monuments. Both the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort were declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1983. Three days / Two nights Depart: Mumbai / Return: Cochin Voyage 2435 OSAKA, JAPAN Kyoto In-Depth — New Gain insight into Japan’s history, customs and architecture during this overnight trip to legendary Kyoto. Visit renowned temples, castles and shrines included on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. Enjoy a traditional Japanese dinner and show in Kyoto, and learn all about a fascinating heritage from your guide. One and a half days / One night Depart: Osaka / Return: Osaka Voyage 3410 SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA Hunter Valley Wine Tasting — New Travel to this renowned wine region for a day of tastings and vineyard visits. Savour a variety of wines and learn the subtleties of tasting. Enjoy a behind the scenes look at one of the Hunter Valley’s finest boutique wineries. Three nights pre-cruise: Voyage 4403 14 Land Adventures call silversea at 866.361.4974 or contact your travel professional 15 la dolce vita From the moment you step aboard to the time you say â€œArrivederciâ€?, our Italian sense of style will shine. The ebullience of our hospitality, the genuine warmth of our service and our evident appreciation of the finer things in life are the genial qualities of our founders and owners. They are the principles on which Silversea were founded. embrace the spirit of ENTER AN EXCLUSIVE COSMOPOLITAN COMMUNITY Small is beautiful and bountiful. With fewer guests and a high staff to guest ratio, we can tailor our unobtrusive service to individual needs. And you can join a select on board community of travellers with similar aspirations. The intimate ambience on our ships has parallels with the atmosphere of a refined club. 16 Silversea.com 17 our all-inclusive lifestyle includes elegance & grace The tangible benefits on a Silversea all-inclusive cruise include gourmet dining, wines, champagnes, spirits, beers, speciality coffees and soft drinks. In-suite dining is also included and your suiteâ€™s bar and refrigerator will be stocked with a complimentary range of your preferred wines and spirits. Onboard gratuities, too, are included. As for the important intangible benefits, these include the sophisticated atmosphere and genuinely warm, personal service. Intimate ships for just 296 to 540 guests Well-travelled, international guests and a staff-toguest ratio of nearly one-to-one create a gracious and sophisticated ambience on board, one that reflects the genuine hospitality of our European heritage. Spacious ultra-luxury suites â€” over 85% with private verandas Our suites are some of the largest at sea, featuring luxurious amenities that can be customised to your individual preferences. Butler service on all ships & all suites Enjoy the services of a highly trained butler. Silversea is the only cruise line with butler service for all suites. Complimentary beverages in-suite & throughout the ship Select wines, champagnes, premium spirits and speciality coffees, as well as bottled water, juices and soft drinks are complimentary in all bars and lounges. Your suiteâ€™s refrigerator and bar are also stocked with your preferred beverages including wines and spirits. Your butler will replenish them upon request. Gratuities always included Onboard gratuities are included in your cruise fare, assuring a level of service motivated only by a desire to see you smile. Not including spa treatments. Open-seating dining Dine when and with whomever you please in The Restaurant, our main dining venue, as well as during breakfast and lunch at the Pool Grill and La Terrazza. No assigned times, no assigned tables. In-suite dining & 24-hour room service You can have a full breakfast delivered to your suite or a formal dinner ordered from The Restaurant menu and served course by course. Lighter fare is always available from our 24-hour room service menu. Transportation into town Roundtrip transportation from the pier to the local town is provided in most ports of call outside of walking distance, where local regulations allow. 18 call silversea at 866.361.4974 or contact your travel professional 19 haute cuisine with a generous serving of True to our Italian heritage, we love food and we love to serve the finest cuisine. Each ship in our Classic Fleet offers at least four dining choices and gastronomic excellence is assured through our partnership with Relais & Châteaux ® and our support of the Slow Food ® philosophy. Our main dining room is always open seating so you can arrive at your leisure and dine with whomever you choose…socialising is one of the great joys of the Silversea experience. The Restaurant Dine amid sparkling crystal, fine porcelain, candlelight and sweeping ocean views in our main restaurant. Menus, including specialities created exclusively for Silversea by Relais & Châteaux, change daily. Open-seating dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner. La Terrazza and Slow Food The only Slow Food inspired restaurant at sea, dedicated to proper land stewardship while preserving cultural food traditions. Enjoy authentic Italian dishes that reflect the core tenets of Slow Food, with fresh, locally grown, and sustainable specialities like buffalo mozzarella from Naples, organic olive oil from Umbria, air-dried Prosciutto from Parma, and 24-month aged Parmigiano Reggiano from Emilia-Romagna. Open-seating dining for buffet breakfast and lunch. Reservations required for dinner. Le Champagne by Relais & Châteaux Indulge in an evening of seasonally inspired dishes at the only Relais & Châteaux restaurant at sea, featuring the freshest, locally sourced ingredients and finest artisan products available. The menu continually changes to reflect the season and your voyage destination, for an enhanced experience of authentic regional flavour. Reservations required. Per guest dining fee. Seishin Restaurant (Silver Spirit) Taking its name from the Japanese word for ‘spirit’, this intimate restaurant specialises in fine Asian fusion cuisine including regional dishes from Japan as well as from China, Thailand, Vietnam and India. From Kobe beef to spider lobster, exquisite creations are prepared with fresh and authentic ingredients. Admire the artistry of seafood delicacies as they are sculpted before you at the central Chef’s Table. Sake pairings are also available. During days at sea, enjoy a complimentary sushi and sashimi bar at lunch. Reservations required. Per guest dining fee. Stars Supper Club (Silver Spirit) A retro supper club that recalls the romance and glamour of the legendary Rainbow Room in New York. Spend the entire evening here, starting with cocktails, then dine on delectable small plate selections and dance the night away to live jazz or the velvety sounds of a cabaret singer. Reservations required. Pool Grill and The Grill Poolside convenience for breakfast and lunch including fresh-from-the-oven pizza and lighter fare. When the stars come out, this popular eatery is transformed into The Grill, an interactive dining venue where fresh seafood and prime cuts are grilled tableside on a heated volcanic rock plate. Open-seating dining for breakfast and lunch. Reservations required for dinner. In-suite Dine course by course on selections from The Restaurant during dinner hours. A room service menu is also available 24-hours a day. socialising 20 call silversea at 866.361.4974 or contact your travel professional 21 deepen your knowledge & broaden your horizons Where exactly are you going? Learn more about the history and culture of your ports-of-call at informal talks by experts who know the places intimately. Silver Perspectives ® speakers include authors, journalists, naturalists, diplomats, professors and other specialists whose topics range from politics to the environment and from tribal customs to ancient history. The programme also features dance classes and special Bridge Sailings with instruction from certified Life Masters. Destination Consultants Carefully selected for their regional expertise, our Destination Consultants present informal discussions about the history and culture, highlights and must-see places of interest, and where to shop or dine. They can help you choose the right shore excursions, and even accompany some of the tours. In places like the Panama Canal or Alaska’s Inside Passage, you will hear them give detailed information about the sights with commentaries from the bridge. And they are happy to answer individual queries at their desk or at a round table discussion. Join them at dinner for convivial conversation along with expert advice. Enrichment Guest Lecturers Longer voyages with three or more days at sea feature enrichment lectures from a distinguished guest lecturer, stimulating discussions that offer fascinating insight into the culture and customs of a region. As you sail through the Red Sea, hear about the latest discoveries in the Valley of the Kings from a leading Egyptologist, or listen to tales of Aboriginal Dreamtime on a cruise to the wonders Down Under. Our worldly ambassadors are drawn from diverse walks of life – authors, journalists, diplomats, professors and other specialists – and topics may range far and wide…as far and wide as our inspirational journeys. Regional Flavours On select voyages, local celebrity chefs or oenologists come aboard with wine tastings or cooking demonstrations to give you a taste of the places you visit. Arts & Entertainment Take a dance class. Sit in on a health or nutrition seminar, or venture into cyberspace with an instructor. We offer a variety of complimentary classes to suit different interests and passions. Bridge Sailings We feature a formal programme of Contract and Duplicate Bridge supervised by certified instructors. Enjoy daily bridge sessions and lectures for players of all levels. 22 call silversea at 866.361.4974 or contact your travel professional 23 Silver Shore Concierge For guests seeking the flexibility of independent arrangements, the Silver Shore Concierge can custom design virtually any event or excursion. To make your arrangements, email firstname.lastname@example.org at least two weeks prior to sailing, or contact the Shore Concierge Desk once on board. Silver Shore Collection These unique sojourns are designed exclusively for Silversea guests. Enjoy insider access to Beijing’s Forbidden City, for example, take in the Impressionist Collection with a curator from the Hermitage or dine with an Emirate Sheikh at a private dinner. Silver Shore Expeditions Adventures for the active explorer, from zip-lining, tubing and snorkelling, to hiking, biking, and rappelling. Silver Shore Privato A private vehicle with driver allows you to create your own itinerary or leave it to us. Ideal for exploring with family and friends. Silver Shore Guided In Language Tours Where possible, our most popular tour is guided in a language other than English. Available to reserve on our website 120 days prior to sailing. Silver Shore Good Citizen Our not-for-profit Good Citizen tours offer Silversea and our guests the chance to explore philanthropic opportunities ashore. From visits to orphanages, donating school supplies to preserving wildlife an the environment, these tours support the local community. Silver Shore Excursions Our small-group excursions present the world in a more intimate, authentic way. Silver Shore Shopping Preferred shops in select ports guarantee your purchases are of the highest quality. Silver Shore Hotel Overnight at a deluxe hotel, including breakfast. Silver Shore Grande Hotel A landmark or boutique hotel package including breakfast and transfers. Silver Shore Land Adventures These multi-day mid-, pre-, and post-cruise programmes offer additional opportunities to discover more of the highlights and hidden treasures of the lands you visit. Silver Shore Sotto Voce A Silver Shore Programme where Silversea provides the guides on select excursions with microphone transmitters and the guests with ear pieces. This is a state of the art digital system, which enables us to offer multiple language guides on the same tour. It also permits us to provide a hush service in museums so only you hear the guide. Silver Shore Baggage Valet Send your suitcases ahead of you! Convenient, baggage-handling service is available roundtrip or one way. Your baggage can be picked up from your home, office or other location and travel to the select worldwide destination of your choice and back home again from many ports. Considering current airport security and baggage restrictions, Silver Shore Baggage Valet provides peace of mind before and after your journey, enabling you to travel with ease. Please email email@example.com. choose from a list of engaging excursions or create your own Discuss your individual interests with our Silver Shore Concierge and together you can create a tailor-made tour visiting places that particularly appeal to you. In a small group, you can spend an hour, an afternoon or an entire day exploring the world on your bespoke excursion. Contact us before you leave home, or visit the Silver Shore Concierge Desk on board. Our experts will arrange a meaningful, authentic personal travel experience. 24 call silversea at 866.361.4974 or contact your travel professional 25 26 TERMS & CONDITIONS: All Silver Privilege Fares are cruise-only, available in US dollars, per guest, based on doubleoccupancy. Fares are capacity controlled, and subject to change at any time without notice. Availability of all suite categories cannot be guaranteed. Fares for single guests are available upon request. Additional restrictions may apply. Silversea’s Fare Guarantee Programme applies only to guests booking Silver Privilege Fares. Guests will be eligible for reimbursement if the Silver Privilege Fare for their particular voyage and suite category is reduced after they have made a booking and deposit with Silversea and Silversea has received their written request for a fare adjustment prior to their sailing date. Requests for reimbursement received on or after the sailing date will be denied. Reimbursement provided under this guarantee will be in the form of a shipboard credit, suite upgrade, future cruise credit, fare reduction or other method. Silversea reserves the sole right to determine the method of reimbursement made to guests. The amount of reimbursement the guests receive will be determined by the difference between the Silver Privilege Fare actually paid by the guest and the Silver Privilege Fare displayed on Silversea.com the day the request is received by Silversea. Venetian Society Savings Members of our past-guest loyalty programme save an additional 5% on select voyages. SILVER SKY® AIR PROGRAMME Offered from 50+ U.S. and Canadian gateways. Silversea’s ability to offer air service from specific gateway cities is limited to airline scheduling and the availability of negotiated airfares. Airfares negotiated by Silversea limit your ability to exchange, endorse or make changes to air tickets. Silversea reserves the right to select the air carrier, routing and layover city if necessary and reserves the right to substitute charter flights for scheduled service and scheduled service for charter flights. Airfares may be revised upwards or downwards at any time prior to flight confirmation, are limited to certain classes of service as specified by each airline partner contract, are subject to availability and may not apply during holiday periods. Silversea reserves the right to change inclusive items as needed including private vs. group transfer, and any other item that may be designated as part of the Air Programme package. In providing air arrangements, Silversea acts only as an agent on the guest’s behalf and does not operate, control or supervise any airline and will not be held responsible for carriers failing to meet schedules whether or not air schedules/tickets were issued by Silversea. Final payment and full passport details are due prior to ticket issuance and release of documents. Silversea reserves the right to modify the Silver Sky Air Programme procedures and fees at any time without notice. All advertised savings, offers, programmes and itineraries are subject to change without notice. Additional restrictions may apply. Silversea reserves the right to correct any errors or omissions. Visit silversea. com for full offer details and complete Terms and Conditions. This brochure may contain inadvertent technical or factual inaccuracies and typographical errors. Silversea reserves the right to correct errors and omissions at any time without prior notice, and to cancel any offered product, service, programme, reward, savings, credit, amenity, etc. in the event of any error or omission in the description, including pricing and availability. 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