Regent Seven Seas Cruises will launch a six-continent, 30-country, 117-night cruise around the world that will visit the Great Barrier Reef, Easter Island, Petra, Jordan, and the Mediterranean, as well as cross the Panama and Suez canals on its 38,551-mile journey.
The cruise will stop at 56 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, a record for Regent Seven Seas trip. Passengers will be able to explore Jordan’s Wadi Rum Protected Area, known for its striking desert landscapes and prehistoric petroglyphs, the spectacular Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai, a 19thcentury Victorian rail station, and the Old City of Acre near Jerusalem, a fortified port town with Ottoman and Medieval architecture, among other historic sites.
The cruise also includes a port call in Salaverry, Peru, which allows passengers the chance to trek up Machu Picchu, a port call in Bali, and a stop in Angkor Wat, a breathtaking temple complex in Cambodia. The ship also docks in Luxor, Egypt, which enables travelers to visit Cairo and view the Pyramids, the Sphinx and the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities.
Fares for this once-in-a-lifetime trip around the world start at $61,999 and are all-inclusive. The cruise line will offer 324 free shore excursions at 61 ports. Passengers are also afforded free business-class air to and from the ship, as well as free drinks, Wi-Fi and laundry service, as well as an $800 credit to spend aboard the ship on spa services and other activities.
The cruise leaves Miami on January 5, 2021, aboard the Seven Seas Mariner, a 350-suite ship that was revamped this year. The ship has a pool, a spa, seven restaurants, and numerous bars and lounges, as well as a library and other services. In 2017, Regent Seven Seas came in second in Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards category “Medium Ship Line.”
The extensive $125 million renovation of the luxury liner including enhancements and redesigns to the ship’s entire 216.1-metre body, adding lavish suites, gourmet restaurants and all-balcony spaces. The six-star ship can accommodate 700 guests whose every whim will be catered to by 445 crew members.