Azamara Unveils 2023 and 2024 Itineraries

Azamara has unveiled 39 new itineraries across its four-ship fleet for 2023 and 2024. This latest deployment will take Azamara guests to every corner of the world, with each ship embarking in a different location: Azamara Pursuit in South AfricaAzamara Quest in South AmericaAzamara Journey in Australia and Asia, and Azamara Onward in the Mediterranean and Caribbean regions. Azamara’s winter voyages will also feature several new shore excursions, pre- and post- cruise land programs, and AzAmazing Eveningsall designed to bring guests deeper into the heart of each destination.

Exclusive to Azamara and offered during late-nights and overnights in port, the brand’s signature AzAmazing Evenings are designed to connect guests to the local culture of a destination and are uniquely tailored to each location. Highlights of the AzAmazing Evenings include “The Living Past of the Amazon,” which will take guests to Manaus, Brazil, where they will discover the living past of the Amazon Rainforest. The four-part show entitled, “North Symmetry. The Glorifications of Nature in the Amazon,” is a journey from pre-Columbian indigenous civilizations to modern times. Through native dances, rituals, and traditional folklore music, guests will be educated on some of the mysteries of Amazon culture. 

As part of the “Traditional Korean Art Performances in Busan, South Korea, guests will get to experience a show combining multiple traditional Korean art forms, while “Italian Arias Performed by Società Filarmonia,” in Ravenna, Italy will give guests an opportunity to listen to classic arias made popular by internationally renowned opera singer Maria Callas. The arias will be directed by Alfredo Barchi and performed by Società Filarmonia, which was established in 1998 to bring together diverse musical experiences, skills, and emerging talents.

Highlights from the new shore excursions include visit to Santarém, Brazil, a city known as the “Pearl of Tapajós” for its location at the merging of the Tapajós and Amazon ricers. Guests will cruise through Maica Lake and enjoy views of the Amazon Basin. They will also spot local inhabitants, many species of birds, and possibly even the unique Amazon river mammal, a fresh water pink dolphin (Boto Cor-de-Rosa). 

In Dakar, Senegal, guests will join some of the most well-known Senegalese chefs from the region’s local culinary school for a cooking tutorial and learn how to make signature Senegalese dishes followed by a meet and greet with the head of the culinary school to discuss cooking tips and techniques. The afternoon will conclude with a delicious lunch and recipes to take home to cook Senegalese dishes.

In Tinos, Greece, guests can spend the afternoon with a renowned Greek chef for a food and wine pairing with island products, like local cheeses such as Tinos Graviera and the king of the cheeses, Kopanisti, a soft cheese with a distinct peppery-hot taste. Guests will also indulge in local wines made from Assyrtiko grapes for white wine and Mavrotragano for the red. Island-grown fruits and vegetables, such as sun-dried tomatoes, pears, artichokes, and capers, will also be enjoyed. 

For travelers looking to explore the destination beyond their voyage and immerse themselves ever further, highlights of the pre-and-post cruise land programs include “Stay Local in Hong Kong,” a two-night exploration of the city; “Experience China’s Treasures,” a four-night stay giving guests a chance to visit The Great Wall of China and journey through the ancient wonders and cultural riches of the region. Guests will explore the lakes, pavilions, and pagodas of the Summer Palace; learn how to make Chinese dumplings with the locals of Hutong, the oldest residential area in Beijing; and visit the Terracotta Army Museum.

Azamara guests can take advantage of the Early Booking Bonus with the 2023/2024 deployment. For more information, visit

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