For the first time ever, the living legend of archaeology joins our guests at sea. Take an Alaskan or Caribbean cruise with Dr. Zahi Hawass, the most famous archaeologist in the world and Egypt’s former Minister of Antiquities. During the day discover the awe-inspiring glaciers and fascinating wildlife of Alaska or beautiful stretches of pure white sands beside the turquoise waters of the Caribbean. In the afternoons and evenings travel back in time to unveil ancient Egyptian mysteries.
Take part in multimedia lectures, Q&A sessions and discussions about archaeological discoveries and have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet Dr. Hawass in person! Enjoy his fascinating stories during dinners and join Dr. Hawass on tours to the ancient Mayan ruins or majestic fjords. Take a photo with or have your book signed by our special host at a cocktail reception. Enjoy an intimate community feel at group receptions, social events, dinners and more. The number of meetings with Dr. Hawass depends on you. Do not miss a chance to ask this real-life Indiana Jones questions about his latest excavations and to find out more about his work and life. All this is possible only during the exceptional vacation with Dr. Zahi Hawass himself!
Now you can choose your own destination!
- Visit the Western Caribbean and uncover the mysteries of the Mayans. Explore the rich history and cultural diversity of the region where colonial cities lead to hidden pyramids. Step into the shadows of this once great civilization.
- Find out why the Eastern Caribbean is known for world-famous beaches. See beautiful islands which are lush with rainforests, mountain trails and coral beaches.
- Discover the wilds of Alaska with its awe-inspiring natural wonders. Do not miss a chance to see the rugged beauty of this pristine frontier and the best of nature — including fjords, wildlife and mountains galore, as well as massive glaciers, that inch toward the sea.
The number of places is limited and the cruise with Dr. Hawass may not happen again. Book your cruise now!
November 23-30, 2019
December 1-8, 2019
July 19 - 26, 2020
Dr. Zahi Hawass and his participation:
There is no better person to lead you through the fascinating history of ancient Egypt than Dr. Zahi Hawass. For over 20 years, he has held all the keys to the Egyptian antiquities, first as the Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities and later as the Minister of State for Antiquities. During the cruise, Dr. Zahi Hawass will discuss the most exciting discoveries recently made in Egypt. He will focus on his research including the mysteries of Tutankhamun, new findings in the Valley of the Kings, the search for the tomb of Queen Nefertiti, and the search for the tombs of Cleopatra and Mark Antony. Dr. Hawass will also talk about his work on the pyramid complex at Giza, include biographical anecdotes, and share his personal experience gained during many years of his scientific activity. Moreover, you will stay on a 5-star luxurious cruise ships and taste delicious cuisines. Take part in lectures and discussions with the world’s most famous archaeologist – Dr. Zahi Hawass!
Dr. Zahi Hawass:
I asked Archaeological Paths to do this incredible cruise. What is special about these cruises? We bring the pharaohs to Alaska and the Caribbean! You will enjoy the cruise during the day and in the evening I will bring you the magic of the Ancient Egypt. I will tell you about the major and important discoveries I have made in the last 20 years – The Tombs of the Pyramid Builders, The Valley of the Golden Mummies, Scanning of the Royal Mummies. You will find out more about King Tut – how he died, the secrets of the family of Tutankhamun, and also the mystery and magic of the Sphinx and pyramids. In the evenings, we will talk about all these important discoveries. I will sit with you, we will have a debate and a discussion. I will bring the magic of the Ancient Egypt to you during these beautiful cruises. Join me and Archaeological Paths on this really unique vacation. You will never forget it!
You can choose your own package and decide how much time you would like to spend with Dr. Zahi Hawass. The packages available on each cruise are mentioned below. You can choose them during your booking.
- Cocktail Reception with Dr. Zahi Hawass
- Exclusive invitation to two Multimedia Lectures by Dr. Zahi Hawass with Q&A sessions
- Private Photo Session with Dr. Hawass
- Book signing by Dr. Hawass
ATTRACTIONS FROM THE SILVER PACKAGE
- Exclusive invitation to the third Multimedia Lecture by Dr. Zahi Hawass with Q&A session
- Exclusive invitation for Discussion Panel with Dr. Zahi Hawass
ATTRACTIONS FROM THE GOLD PACKAGE
- VIP Coctail Reception with Dr. Zahi Hawass
- VIP seats during three Multimedia Lectures and Discussion Panel
- Gourmet Dinner with Dr. Zahi Hawass in a group of 6–9 guests. Enjoy a private chat with Dr. Hawass!
- One day of sightseeing with Dr. Zahi Hawass (includes free shore excursion selected by the Tour Organizer)
The Eastern Caribbean is known for world-famous beaches, stingrays and shopping. See the beautiful stretches of pure white sands and beside turquoise waters filled with tropical fish. Enjoy listening to calypso rhythms under the sun-soaked skies. Round off the day with a rum punch on the beach, taking in the breathtaking views. Some islands are lush with rainforests and mountain trails, while others have deserts and coral beaches.
Silversea offers ultra-luxurious, all-inclusive cruises that include unlimited beverages and benefits. Silver Wind is a perfect illustration of how complete a small-sized ship can be. With just 296 guests, luxury suites and spacious public areas, Silver Wind is one of the coziest and most intimate ships afloat today. Warm welcomes and gracious personalized service inspire our guests to call Silver Wind their “home away from home”. The Silver Wind is not a typical luxurious ship. It represents a new concept of conquering the world addressed to a very demanding and elite group of travelers who value privacy and luxury. The company always strives to meet the individual needs of the guests. What distinguishes the Silversea fleet from the others? You shall not find typical cabins on this magnificent cruiser, because all guests are accommodated in apartments. Plush interior and excellent service are an addition to breathtaking views seen from the panoramic windows. What is more, most of the rooms have access to private verandas. The accommodation on the ship represents the best, international standards.
Sunday, 01 Dec
Departure: 6:00 PM
If you associate Puerto Rico's capital with the colonial streets of Old San Juan, then you know only part of the picture. San Juan is a major metropolis, radiating out from the bay on the Atlantic Ocean that was discovered by Juan Ponce de León. More than a third of the island's nearly 4 million citizens proudly call themselves “Sanjuaneros”. The city may be rooted in the past, but it has its eye on the future. Locals go about their business surrounded by colonial architecture and towering modern structures.
Monday, 02 Dec
Arrival: 8:00 AM, Departure: 6:00 PM
Stretching just over 20 km, Anguilla is the discrete gem of the Caribbean. Still to be featured in the spotlight of Caribbean tourism, the white-sanded beaches, pristine waters and palm trees of the island make it a paradisiac destination that regularly attracts the likes of many American actors such as Denzel Washington, Robert de Niro and more recently Brad Pitt. A must-see for the avid traveler.
ST. KITTS (Basseterre)
Tuesday, 03 Dec
Arrival: 8:00 AM, Departure: 6:00 PM
Mountainous St. Kitts, the first English settlement in the Leeward Islands, crams some stunning scenery into its 65 square miles (168 square km). Vast, brilliant green fields of sugarcane (the former cash crop, now slowly being replanted) run to the shore. The fertile, lush island has some fascinating natural and historical attractions: a rain forest replete with waterfalls, thick vines, and secret trails; a central mountain range dominated by the 3,792-foot Mt. Liamuiga, whose crater has long been dormant, and Brimstone Hill, known in the 18th century as the Gibraltar of the West Indies St.
Wednesday, 04 Dec
Arrival: 8:00 AM, Departure: 11:00 PM
Although it's one of the smallest capitals in the Caribbean, Roseau has the highest concentration of inhabitants of any town in the eastern Caribbean. Caribbean vernacular architecture and a bustling marketplace transport take visitors back in time. Although you can walk the entire town in about an hour, you'll get a much better feel for the place on a leisurely stroll. For some years now, the Society for Historical Architectural Preservation and Enhancement (SHAPE) has organized programs and projects to preserve the city's architectural heritage.
CASTRIES (St. Lucia)
Thursday, 05 Dec
Arrival: 9:00 AM, Departure: 6:00 PM
With a lush interior featuring towering mountains, dense rainforest, fertile valleys, and acres of banana plantations, St. Lucia is mostly distinguished by the Pitons – twin peaks that soar high above the ocean floor on the southwest coast. Whether you stay in Soufrière, in the north or around Rodney Bay Village, or even farther north at Cap Estate, exploring the iconic natural sights – and local history – in Soufrière is a day well spent. Except for a small area in the extreme northeast, one main highway circles all of St. Lucia.
FALMOUTH (English Harbour)
Friday, 06 Dec
Arrival: 8:00 AM, Departure: 6:00 PM
The British colonial influence is everywhere in pretty English Harbour. And yet, located on Antigua’s south coast, you are just minutes away from some of the loveliest beaches in the Caribbean. With its long ribbons of white sandy shores including the superbly named Rendez-Vous Bay Beach, the cold English drizzle and chimes of big ben have never been farther away! English Harbour is how the Caribbean is meant to be. Beautifully restored, the area still retains much in the way of its rich historic past.
Saturday, 07 Dec
Arrival: 8:00 AM, Departure: 6:00 PM
The bustling capital of the BVI looks out over Road Harbour. It takes only an hour or so to stroll down Main Street and along the waterfront, checking out the traditional West Indian buildings painted in pastel colors and with corrugated-tin roofs, bright shutters, and delicate fretwork trim. For sightseeing brochures and the latest information on everything from taxi rates to ferry schedules, stop in at the BVI Tourist Board office.
Size: 295 sq. ft including veranda
In order to guarantee our guests the highest standard of travel, we included the Mid-Ship Veranda Suite into the price package. Each spectacular sunset feels like it is yours alone as this stylish, spacious and welcoming suite offers unbeatable and stunning views from your furnished private teak veranda to which you have access through the floor-to-ceiling glass doors. The Mid-Ship Veranda Suite provides a preferred central location. No top cruise line would be complete without such a luxury.
Mid-Ship Veranda Suite Features
• Teak veranda with patio furniture and floor-to-ceiling glass doors
• Twin beds or queen-sized bed
• Sitting Area
• Marbled bathroom with full-sized bath
• Walk-in wardrobe with a personal safe
• Radio/alarm with iPod docking station
• Direct-dial telephone
• Refrigerator and bar setup, stocked with your preferences
• Pratesi® fine bed linens and down duvet covers
• Premium mattresses and a choice of pillows
• Plush robes and slippers
• Choice of European bath amenities
• Vanity table(s) with hair dryer
• Writing desk(s) with personalized stationery
• Unlimited Standard Wifi
• Flat screen TV(s)
• Complimentary interactive mobile content
• Bang & Olufsen audio system
• Ferragamo or Bulgary toiletries
Please contact us, if you are interested in an upgrade to a higher suite category.
With a staff-to-guest ratio of nearly one to one, the Silversea service remains the jewel in the crown. You are cordially invited to experience the extraordinary world of luxury cruise travel. The world of Silversea is a world of European elegance and casual sophistication. It is the world which is highly personalized and breathtaking in scope. All suites feature ocean views, and many with a private teak veranda. Aboard this intimate luxury ship you will discover a passion for perfection inherent in everything – personalized service that attends to the unspoken, exquisite cuisine inspired by Relais & Châteaux, spacious lounges and intimate bars where conversation flows freely and nobody has to reach for the tab. From butler service for every guest to journeys that are infinitely customizable, Silversea luxury cruises are the gold standard by which all others are judged.
Throughout the cruise, satisfy your palate and excite your senses with a variety of delectable dishes which range from fine French cuisine, delicate Asian options to relaxed Italian family-style meals. With the importance of food in Italian culture you would expect dining to be a high priority at Silversea, and it most assuredly is. A divine selection of Italy’s best cuisine is served à la carte in La Terrazza where authentic recipes and the freshest ingredients come together with flair and passion. Apart from variety of Italian options, you can also enjoy The Grill which features lava stone cooking at its finest. Sourced from volcanic rock and placed in an oven to reach an optimum temperature of 400˚C, The Grill invites guests to cook their food directly at their table. Simply, place your meat, fish or vegetables on top of the grill stone or inside the soup bowl, and then cook to your very own taste. With the stone cooking available only in the evenings, The Grill becomes a daytime rotisserie and gourmet salad and burger bar, offering personally made burgers from the best selections of meat. Moreover, gastronomic excellence is a given, thanks to the partnership with the prestigious Grands Chefs Relais & Châteaux. No matter where you dine, their influence is readily apparent in the great diversity and freshness of your selections. Every ship also features a diversity of dining venues. The main dining room, The Restaurant, is an open-seating venue where you can dine whenever you please, and where impromptu dinners with new-found friends are a matter of course.
While on your luxury cruise, embark on a personal journey of wellness to complement your global adventures. Work out in the well-equipped Fitness Centre. With personal trainers available for individual sessions, training on Silversea is more than a five-star experience for all levels of fitness. You can also take a class in circuit training or Pilates in the aerobics room, and let the sauna and steam rooms work their magic to soothe every muscle. Silversea offers seminars ranging from aromatherapy and nutrition to how to burn fat. A holistic approach to wellness fully integrates exercise, fitness and spa therapies with health lectures and nutritious dining to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle, even while away from home.
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