Silversea Cruises has confirmed its return to Asia and is scheduled to sail in the region between December 2022 and May 2023 on four of its ships – Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper, Silver Spirit, and Silver Muse.
Highlights of Silversea’s season will include calls in Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, and Vietnam, and represents one of the final pillars in the cruise line’s global return to service.
In addition, the 596-guest Silver Muse will become the cruise line’s first ship to sail in Asia since March 2020 when she departs Singapore on December 2, 2022.
Barbara Muckermann, chief commercial officer, Silversea Cruises commented: “Asia has long constituted an important sailing region for Silversea Cruises and our guests are eager to return to this enriching, rewarding continent with us.”
Silversea’s upcoming Asia season comprises 25 voyages that range from 10 to 20 days.
First is the Mumbai to Singapore sailing from December 20, 2022 to January 5, 2023 with celebrated travel writer Paul Theroux interacting and hosting activities throughout, stopping by India’s Cochin, Sri Lanka’s Colombo, Thailand’s Phuket, and Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur and Malacca.
This is followed by the Hong Kong to Singapore journey from January 19 to 29 via Vietnam, with calls at Ha Long Bay, Danang and Ho Chi Minh City, as well as excursions to Hoi An and Mekong Delta. An optional mid-voyage land programme to Angkor Wat in Cambodia, and more will be offered.
From February 12 to 26, a round-trip from Hong Kong will meander through Philippine islands and Vietnamese cities before returning to Hong Kong; and finally, sailing from Singapore back to Mumbai from March 8 to 24, where guests will experience Asia’s diversity.