In December 2018, Aegean Odyssey will let go her lines in the port of Piraeus and begin her epic Grand Odyssey sailing. This 129-day journey is our longest to date and calls to some of the most incredible destinations on earth, including Sri Lanka, India, South Africa, Egypt, Oman, Thailand, Singapore, Myanmar, Seychelles, Namibia and Morocco. Longer than the average world cruise, The Grand Odyssey is a hand-picked itinerary that offers historical sites, natural wonders and amazing wildlife.
Pack your bags, you’re going on a Grand Odyssey adventure. You will spend 129-days exploring in 22 countries and to ensure you get the best from your land experience, we’ve included 16 overnight calls in 10 ports, including Cape Town, Aqaba, Colombo, Yangon, Mahe and Port Louis. There are also 12 hotel stays featured on this itinerary, in Athens, Kandy, Luxor, Delhi, Cairo, Negombo and Marrakesh. Hotel stays give the opportunity to embark on our award-winning land tours and on this cruise we have several, including Luxor, Delhi, Agra and the Taj Mahal, and Marrakesh.
A total of 56 included shore excursions – boasting 15 UNESCO World Heritage Sites – will ensure your days of exploring are filled with the best possible experiences. Tour examples include the Pyramids of Giza, Cairo; Walking Tour of Petra, Aqaba; Agra & The Taj Mahal, Delhi; Kandy & Temple Of The Tooth, Colombo; Phi Phi Islands, Phuket; Hluhluwe Game Reserve, Richards Bay; Top of Table Mountain, Cape Town; Kolmanskop Ghost Town, Lüderitz; and Tangier Highlights. We also offer a selection of optional excursions in several ports.
If all of the above wasn’t enough, we’re also pleased to say that The Grand Odyssey will host 23 of our expert guest lecturers. A full list can be found on our website, but to give you a preview, they include: Major General Stephen Carr-Smith, Peter Mawby, Dr David Price-Williams, Dr Campbell Price, Andy Bunten, Prof Sandy Primrose, Ernest Rea, Gaynor Vaughan-Jones and Nancy Gilchrist.
As with all Voyages to Antiquity sailings, those booked on The Grand Odyssey can relax knowing that the fare price includes gratuities, flights, transfers, shore excursions, overland hotels, full board and wine with dinner.
Special offers are currently available on this sailing and cabin grades offered range from a MM Grade Standard Inside Cabin on Belvedere Deck to the A Grade Owner’s Suite on the Lido Deck.
Now, the most important question of the day…are you coming with us?