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Princess Cruises has debuted their 2018-2019 Exotics program which will take guests to culturally rich and iconic destinations around the world. There are over 50 departures from 3 to 111 days long, and are now on sale.
The range of deployments includes six ships sailing 27 unique itineraries, visiting 93 destinations and 47 countries. Travelers can also experience less-traveled ports on a World Cruise that departs roundtrip from Los Angeles or Fort Lauderdale.
Coral Princess sails a new 60-day Circle North Pacific voyage from LA, calling in 22 destinations in 8 countries, including Asia, Alaska, and Hawaii. Pacific Princess sails a new route on the 111-day World Cruise circumnavigating Africa’s Cape of Good Hope.
Two new 14 and 15-day Grand Asia voyages will be available on Sapphire Princess from Shanghai and Singapore, complementing the previously announced 14-day Majestic Grand Asia voyages aboard Majestic Princess.
These voyages as a whole visit more than 20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Great Barrier Reef, Glacier Bay National Park, Robben Island in Cape Town, and more. In additional, evening stays and overnights will be offered on select cruises in 18 different ports.
Royal Princess will sail her maiden voyage around Cape Horn on a 49-day South American Grand Adventure – the line’s largest ship to ever visit South America. Guests will be able to experience the company’s new Ocean Medallion technology onboard, making it easier than ever to personalize their cruising experience. Emerald Princess will also be returning to South America, navigating around Cape Horn on five departures between Santiago and Buenos Aires.
Both ships will feature Peru, Chile, and an overland to Machu Picchu on the 16-day Andes & South America cruises between LA and Santiago, which can be combined with a 14-day Cape Horn cruise for a 30-day adventure. They will also sail 19-day Brazilian Adventure cruises between Fort Lauderdale and Buenos Aires, which can be combined with the 14-day cruises for a 33-day adventure.
Pacific Princess will be offering a 111-day World Cruise roundtrip from LA or Fort Lauderdale, with 41 destinations in 27 countries on 5 continents, featuring overnights in Cape Town and Singapore. The voyage also includes three maiden ports of call to Stewart Island, New Zealand, the remote island of St. Helena (UK territory), and Guadeloupe.
For a shorter world voyage, the ship will also offer the chance to sail a 96-day World Cruise starting in Los Angeles and ending in Fort Lauderdale. Guests can also join the World Cruise for just a portion of the journey, including a 72-day South Pacific & Indian Ocean, 43-day Australia & Africa, 39-day Africa, South America, & Panama Canal, 29-day Hawaii & South Pacific, 24-day Africa & South Africa, and a choice of two 15-day Panama Canal Connoisseur voyages between LA and Fort Lauderdale.
Princess Cruises is offering two cruisetours for South America on Emerald and Royal Princess.
During the Iguazú Falls Adventure cruisetour, guests visit Rio de Janeiro with a full day of sightseeing that takes them to Sugar Loaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer statue. It continues into the jungle at the border of Brazil and argentina to IguazúFalls, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
During the Machu Picchu Explorer cruisetour, guests ascend into the Andes to Machu Picchu, another UNESCO World Heritage site and visit the historic city of Cusco and the Sacred Valley, with sightseeing to Sacsayhuaman, Ollantaytambo, and an authentic Pisac market.