If you have 5 months free and a lot of extra cash, Azamara has the perfect vacation planned for you.
Azamara will take on its new cruise ship, the Azamara forward, around the world in early 2024. The 155-night cruise will visit 40 countries and six continents, including 22 overnight stays and 27 late nights in port, and touch the Seven Wonders of the World.
Departing from Fort Lauderdale on January 5, 2024, the cruise will give passengers a taste of all corners of the globe.
“We are delighted to finally unveil our trip around the world,” Carol Cabezas, President of Azamara, said in a statement. “With opportunities to visit the Seven Wonders of the World and other iconic sites such as the Great Barrier Reef, the Galapagos and the Black Sea, we allow our customers to check off all of their bucket list destinations in one navigation. and connect with more countries and cultures than ever before.
The price is anything but cheap, starting with an Interior Club Room at $ 34,699 per person and working up to a Club World Owner’s Suite for $ 143,199. There are eight different price points, depending on the room selection.
“Not only do we take our guests further, but we also encourage them to travel deeper with our unique overnight land experiences, designed to bring travelers to the heart of the destination and give them ample time to appreciate its culture,” said declared Cabezas.
The trip is divided into 10 different segments, although it’s more about helping potential customers digest the highlights of the trip. The cruise is intended to be purchased as a whole.
Among the highlights:
The great Wall of China
The ship will dock and passengers can take a 3-night shore excursion. They will visit Beijing, Tiananmen Square, other attractions and the Great Wall.
Great Pyramids of Giza
A shore excursion, passengers will be driven to Cairo, where they will meet an Egyptologist to guide them through the burial complex to the ancient Sphinx. They will also visit the Museum of Antiquities and cruise the Nile.
Another 3-night land excursion, travelers will be airlifted to New Delhi for Taj Mahal sunrise and sunset tours. Passengers will also explore Agra Fort and the Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.
Christ the Redeemer
This 6-night land excursion will give passengers the opportunity to fully explore Rio de Janeiro, with a visit to the world-famous statue, a cable car ride to the top of the Sugar Loaf Mountain and an excursion to Iguazu Falls , one of the highest waterfalls in the world.
On this shore excursion, guests will fly over the Caribbean to Chichen Itza, where a guide will lead them through the ruins and showcase Mayan culture.
Another shore excursion will take visitors to the 2,000-year-old amphitheater outside of Rome, where they will be treated to a private small-group tour.
Despite the hefty price tag, Azamara points out that the reservation includes $ 7,000 in onboard credit, business class air travel, pre-trip hotel stay, premium beverage packages, and other amenities. valued at over $ 22,000.
For those who are interested, the reservation begins online on December 7th.
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