The journey will visit more than 40 countries in six continents with 22 overnight stays and 27 late nights in port. It embarks at Fort Lauderdale Jan. 5, 2024.
Wonders of the World
'With opportunities to visit the Seven Wonders of the World and other iconic sites such as the Great Barrier Reef, the Galápagos and the Black Sea, we are allowing our guests to check off all their bucket list destinations in one sailing and to connect with more countries and cultures than ever before,' Azamara President Carol Cabezas said.
Highlights include the opportunity to visit the Great Wall of China, the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square on a three-night land excursion to Beijing. The Great Pyramids of Giza, the Mayan site of Chichén Itzá and Jordan's hidden city of Petra are other standouts.
As well, there will be a three-night land excursion for sunrise and sunset visits to the Taj Mahal, the chance to explore Rio de Janeiro and Iguazú Falls on a six-night tour. Rome's Colosseum is still another opportunity.
Overnight experiences include a stay on a Great Barrier Reef island, a journey through the cobblestone streets of Transylvania, Romania to learn about the life of Vlad the Impaler, who inspired Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and an exploration of the centuries-old rock-cut churches Turkey's Cappadocia, with accommodation in a cave hotel.
Azamara said its world cruise comes with more than $22,000 in exclusive amenities, including the company’s signature AzAmazing Evenings, $7,000 in on-board credit, business class air travel, a pre-voyage hotel stay and gala, access to exclusive world voyage events, a premium beverage package for two, and more.
Shore excursions and overnight land excursions will be available at an additional price.
Azamara Onward, the iine's fourth ship, is scheduled to debut next spring.