Oceania Cruises Features Epic 180-Day 2023 World Cruise

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Oceania Cruises, the world’s leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line, recently unveiled its upcoming “2023 Around The World In 180 Days” voyage which opened for public sale on January 27th.

Departing San Francisco on January 15, 2023, world travelers who sail on this voyage aboard the 684-guest Insignia will experience 96 fascinating destinations in 33 countries across four continents. Guests will have countless in-depth and immersive experiences with multi-day stays in 20 ports of call from South America to Africa to Asia and Alaska as well as the unprecedented opportunity to witness the splendor of Antarctica first-hand with three full days cruising in Admiralty Bay, Paradise Bay, and Half Moon Island.

The itinerary offers access to more than 60 UNESCO World Heritage sites.  Guests who partake of the full world voyage will have the opportunity to take part in five shoreside events.

  • An Argentinian Cultural Exposition in Buenos Aires including an equestrian show and tango lessons, fine food and wine, capped off by a grand display of music and dance.
  • An afternoon at the renowned Boschendal Winery in Cape Town with an elaborate farmer’s market featuring exquisite cuisine, Boschendal’s acclaimed wines and live music.
  • An evening at Al Maha Desert Dune in the Arabian Desert outside of Dubai where guests take part in the ultimate Bedouin experience featuring tribal music and dance, a private falcon show and an amazing dinner under the stars catered by the famed Al Maha Luxury Resort and Spa.
  • A Burmese Monk Donation Ceremony in Yangon, Myanmar. During this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience guests have the privilege to witness in one of the most sacred rituals of Buddhism – the Donation Ceremony, where Oceania Cruises will make a special contribution in support of more than 200 robed monks present along with more than 100 villagers. After the ceremony, guests will enjoy an elaborate spread of canapes and refreshments accompanied by traditional music and dance.
  • A candlelit evening at Vung Duc Cave in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ha Long Bay outside of Hanoi. The evening starts off with a mesmerizing feature of local entertainers and music. Guests will be treated to an elaborate feast of local delicacies accompanied by specially selected wine pairings.

Voyage Highlights

  • Continents visited: 4
  • Countries visited: 33
  • Time zones crossed: 24
  • Islands visited: 27
  • Ports visited: 96
  • UNESCO World Heritage sites accessible: 61
  • Overnight stays (including two-night stays): 20
  • Oceans cruised: 3
  • Seas cruised: 14
  • Number of times equator crossed: 4
  • Largest population: Tokyo, Japan
  • Smallest population: Puerto Chacabuco, Chile

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