Silversea Reveals World Cruise Events

Silversea Cruises, set to offer its first World Cruise on Silver Shadow in 2007, has unveiled six custom-tailored, land-based complimentary events for guests booked on the full 126-day cruise. In Egypt, these guests will be treated to a complimentary two-day, one-night excursion to Luxor's archaeological sites while escorted by acclaimed Egyptologist Zahi Hawass, who also will host shipboard presentations as Silver Shadow journeys from Dubai to Alexandria April 12–27, 2007. Dr. Hawass, Egypt's secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, will personally escort the full World Cruise guests to such sites as the temple complex of Karnak, the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, and the tombs of Seti I, Nefertari and the Ramoza Tomb in the Valley of the Nobles. Also included is a gala dinner at the Habu Temple on the west bank of the Nile. In Santiago, Chile, wine and nature lovers will enjoy an outing to the Matetic Vineyards. From Auckland, New Zealand guests will hear an exclusive performance by the Royal New Zealand Navy Band, enjoy a presentation on past America's Cup races, and have a three-course dinner with wine at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron. In Dubai, U.A.E. guests will enjoy cocktails, dinner and dancing in the Al Falak Ballroom of Burj Al Arab, considered among the world's most luxurious hotels. In Rome, full World Cruise guests will enjoy a private visit to the Palazzo Colonna, followed by a luncheon. The Silver Shadow World Cruise departs Jan. 15, crossing three oceans, seven seas and six continents, and visiting 61 ports before concluding in New York City on May 22.

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