The voyage will visit 62 ports in more than 31 countries with 17 overnight calls.
'Deepened connection with A&K'
'We are immensely proud to showcase our 2025 world cruise itinerary as it illustrates Crystal’s deepened connection with Abercrombie & Kent for a truly authentic experience,' A&K Travel Group CEO Cristina Levis said. 'Guests will encounter the full potential between the two brands as we unveil a plethora of our custom-created activities ...'
Crystal Serenity will cast off from Port Everglades on Jan. 7, 2025, sailing to Mexico, Belize, Honduras and Colombia then transiting the Panama Canal. Sailing along South America’s Pacific coast, the cruise will visit Guayaquil, Lima and Pisco.
The voyage continues through the Chilean Fjords to Ushuaia, Argentina and the Falkland Islands, then along South America's Atlantic coast to Rio de Janeiro for Carnival.
Africa and the Indian Ocean
Crystal Serenity will then cross to Namibia and South Africa via remote St. Helena. An extensive program in Africa includes Mozambique, Tanzania and Kenya. The ship then sails to the Seychelles and Maldives before traveling onward to Sri Lanka, then Mumbai for an overnight.
Middle East to Mediterranean
Returning west, Crystal Serenity will call Oman and Saudi Arabia before visits to Egypt Jordan. After transiting the Suez Canal, the ship will visit destinations in Greece and Italy before arriving at Barcelona.
The day-to-day itinerary is here.
Special shoreside events include 'Tango Through the Ages' in Argentina with a culinary experience and fine Argentinian wines. 'An Evening with the Gods on Mount Olympus' features a Dionysian festival with a cocktail reception, seated dinner, traditional music, Greek dancers and singers, plus a reenactment of ancient Olympic games. In Sri Lanka, 'Colombo by Night' will combine street food delicacies with signature cocktails and a cultural performance.
A&K overland trips
Abercrombie & Kent will offer multi-day overland excursions for an additional charge that range from the Galápagos Islands and Machu Picchu to a stay at Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti and visits to the Taj Mahal and Ranthambore National Park.
Crystal World Cruise Ambassador Fernando Barroso de Oliveira will once again be along for the full journey.
Fares start at $66,200
Fares start at $66,200 per person. Full world cruise benefits include business class airfare, a shipboard credit of $1,500 per person, double occupancy, luggage valet and airport transfers.
Bookings open Aug. 30.