Cruise to 32 Countries on Two Continents with Voyages of Discovery

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Vietnam, Malaysia, Mauritius, South Africa and Borneo are among the 32 amazing destinations that Voyages of Discovery has planned for its guests to enjoy during Voyager’s late 2016 and early 2017 season.

Voyages of Discovery’s programme offers some unforgettable optional extras such as an overnight safari at the Thanda Private Game Reserve during the South Africa, Wonders and Wildlife cruise while the ship is in port; or a two night extension at the end of the cruise to experience the wonder of Victoria Falls.

Voyages of Discovery, a leader in cultural experience-led small ship cruising , embarks on its Winter 2016 season on 22nd October 2016.

"Voyages of Discovery’s Winter 2016 season has been designed to offer our guests the chance to get right into the heart of the destinations we are visiting in the Far East, the Indian Ocean, South Africa and the remote islands off the West African Atlantic coast," said Lynn Cornish, Director of Planning and Product Ocean Cruising, Voyages of Discovery. 

"We have added a huge range options for our guests wanting to extend their holiday, be it relaxing on the beaches of Mauritius, a game drive in a private reserve in South Africa or city breaks in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur or Hong Kong,” said Lynn Cornish, Director of Planning and Product Ocean Cruising, Voyages of Discovery. 

"Being a small ship, Voyager offers a unique experience. You can step ashore in ports which mega-liners have to pass by; she offers a friendly atmosphere, with a more personalised service from the crew and the chance to take advantage of the excellent facilities without the crowds.

"In order for our guests to have the best possible experience of each destination visited we have carefully chosen a Guest Speaker programme that will bring each cruise to life through the speakers knowledge and passion for every port of call," added Ms Cornish.

Highlights of the winter programme include an in-depth cruise down the coast of Vietnam, calling at six ports. The Culture and Colours of Vietnam begins with an overnight stay in Hong Kong on the 2nd February 2017 before heading to the first of the ports of call the awe-inspiring Halong Bay with its 2,000 stunning limestone karsts that punctuate the water.

The cruise calls at Haiphong, Da Nhang, Quy Nhon, Nha Trang before an overnight stay in the port of Ho Chi Minh City, the 16 day cruise, with prices starting at £1,784, ends in Singapore on 17th February.

Voyager makes a return to Myanmar with the Colonial Capitals & Coasts of the Orient, which is a 15 day cruise taking in Singapore, Malaysia, an extended two night stay in Yangon, Myanmar with the opportunity to visit the beautiful Bagan Temples, before heading off to Sri Lanka. Prices start at £1,699.

The islands of the Indian Ocean are always popular with Voyager guests, and for 2017 Magic of the Maldives & Seychelles is a 16 day cruise stopping at the idyllic ports of Male, Kuda Bandos, Port Victoria, Praslin, La Digue and Port Louis to find exotic flora and fauna, diverse cultures and beautiful landscapes. With four mid-cruise overnight stays there will be time to embrace laid-back island life.

Voyager will be following the route of the famed Union Castle Line when she departs from Cape Town on her Southern Africa to Atlantic Isles, a 22 day cruise with stays overnight in Walvis Bay, Namibia, prior to her calls at two of the Atlantic’s most remote islands St Helena and the Ascension Islands, ending her journey in Tenerife. The cruise embarks on 1st April 2017 and prices start at £1,614.

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