Silversea Rolls Out Overland Excursions for World Cruise

Silversea's first World Cruise will feature an exclusive collection of 22 optional overland excursions of one to six nights, carefully tailored to showcase some of the world's most intriguing destinations. Departing January 15, 2007, from Fort Lauderdale, Silver Shadow's World Cruise will visit 61 different ports and conclude in New York City on May 22. Throughout this epic journey, guests will enjoy not only the award-winning service, accommodations and amenities this elegant, all-suite ship has to offer, but will have the opportunity to participate in a range of optional overland programs designed to reveal the culture, flavors and excitement of some of the world's most alluring and exotic lands. World Cruise guests will have the privilege to join a select group of globe-trekking adventurers to discover the wonders of the Galapagos Islands; take a scenic rail journey through the Andes to Machu Picchu; soar over the Australian Outback in a balloon; visit Bali's ancient Buddhist and Hindu temples; or cross the Nile to explore Egypt's Valley of the Kings. Each of the overland extensions includes deluxe accommodations, porterage, all transfers, sightseeing and some meals. Prices range from $445 to $4,295 per person, based on double occupancy. The line is also offering more than 200 additional optional shore excursions ranging from just a few hours to a full day, all designed to enhance the World Cruise experience. Visit [www.silversea.com].

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