A cruise line has announced an epic cruise, a 180-day voyage that will circumnavigate the globe in 2024. The cruise will visit 96 destinations in 34 countries.
Oceania Cruises will offer the 180-day world cruise on its 684-passenger cruise ship, Insignia. The cruise will depart Los Angeles on January 14, 2024 and end in New York six months later. Along the way, the cruise ship will cross three oceans and 15 seas from the South Pacific to Europe.
This epic cruise features more than 100 UNESCO World Heritage sites in 96 destinations, with 24 nights and a series of complimentary special shore events and optional multi-day shore programs.
The cruise starts at $48,499 per person and includes complimentary first class return airfare, a range of amenities included with the exclusive Prestige Package such as complimentary laundry services, complimentary visa package, complimentary internet , free prepaid gratuities, free baggage delivery, plus included OLife Choice amenities from Oceania Cruises.
“Incredibly, last year our 2023 World Cruise sold out in a single day, so for 2024 we’re giving guests expanded travel options to rediscover the world in a deep and meaningful way,” Howard said. Sherman, President and CEO of Oceania Cruises. “While a voyage around the globe is the pinnacle of life-changing travel experiences, we have specially curated a set of Grand Voyages for seasoned, time-rich travelers to navigate historic seas, straits and oceans. that boldly connect diverse and exotic corners of the globe.”
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The 2024 Around the World cruise weaves together a range of destinations in a brilliant kaleidoscope of wonders of the world, wondrous attractions and exceptional encounters. Beginning an intriguing route west, the cruise ship sails across the Pacific to the legendary beauties of the Hawaiian Islands, French Polynesia and Samoa.
Insignia continues south towards New Zealand’s spectacular fjords and Down Under adventures. Sailing through the most exciting corners of Asia, guests will have the chance to immerse themselves in everything from the spiritual haven of Bali and the Japanese culinary powerhouses of Tokyo and Kyoto to the spectacular scenery of Ha Long Bay and a veritable feast for the senses, Yangon.
Further eye-opening explorations await on the exotic coasts of India and the Arabian Peninsula, followed by experiences in treasured destinations across the Mediterranean and northern Europe before crossing the Atlantic to cap off the journey. on the east coast with its last stop in New York.