Princess Cruises Unveils New Intercontinental Itineraries

Princess Cruises has unveiled a series of intercontinental voyages designed to capture the imagination of cruisers as part of its 2011/2012 cruise season. Ranging from 28 to 46 days, the cruise line’s 680-guest Ocean Princess and 1,990-guest Sun Princess will operate 4 extended cruises that provide guests the opportunity to visit 38 intriguing ports in Africa, Asia and Europe.

 

Mediterranean, India & Asia

Departing 15 October 2011, this 28-day sailing from Rome aboard Ocean Princess takes cruisers east from the Italian capital to Sorrento, Athens and Kusadasi, before transiting the Suez Canal to the Middle East. The ship will visit Sharm el Sheik, Aqaba, Safaga, Dubai and Muscat, then crossing the Arabian Sea to Mumbai and Cochin. The final leg of the voyage leaves India for Kuala Lumpur and rounding up in Singapore.

 

Africa, India & Southeast Asia

The Ocean Princess also offers a 30-day cruise from Singapore to Cape Town, leaving the lion city on 6 April 2012 and calling at Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Maldives, Mumbai, Muscat, Dubai, Mauritius, Reunion Island, Durban and East London. Guests will enjoy the small ship experience onboard, with exotic shore excursion options including visits to the Taj Mahal and safari at the Phinda Private Game Reserve.

 

West Africa Adventure

Continuing from Cape Town on 6 May 2010, the Ocean Princess will spend 28 days cruising the African coast on its way to Dover. Guests will be able to explore a variety of African and European destinations, including Luderitz and Walvis Bay in Namibia, Cotonou, Lome, Tema, Dakar, the Cape Verde Islands, Canary Islands, Casablanca, Seville, Lisbon and Paris.

 

South Africa & Indian Ocean Odyssey

From her homeport of Perth, Sun Princess offers travellers the opportunity to spend 46 days onboard as she makes her way through Southeast Asia and Africa on a roundtrip sailing. Departing Australia on 3 May 2011, the vessel will visit varied ports, ranging from the cosmopolitan urban centers of Cape Town, Durban, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, to the rustic charm of Goa, Maldives, Mauritius, Mumbai, Penang, Phuket, Port Elizabeth, Reunion Island, Richard’s Bay and the Seychelles.

 

For more information, visit www.princess.com.

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