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Voyages of Discovery has released its schedule of 2016 winter season itineraries.
Vietnam, Malaysia, Mauritius, South Africa and Borneo are among the 32 destinations the cruise line will visit in late 2016 and early 2017. The season starts October 22, 2016.
The cruise line's program also offers optional extras such as an overnight safari at the Thanda Private Game Reserve during the South Africa Wonders and Wildlife cruise while the ship is in port or a two night extension at the end of the cruise to experience Victoria Falls.
Highlights of the winter program include an in-depth cruise down the coast of Vietnam, calling at six ports. The Culture and Colours of Vietnam begins with an overnight stay in Hong Kong on the February 2, 2017, before heading to the first port of call, Halong Bay. The cruise other ports of calls include Haiphong, Da Nhang, Quy Nhon, Nha Trang before an overnight stay in the port of Ho Chi Minh City, the 16-day cruise ends in Singapore on February 17.
Voyager makes a return to Myanmar with the Colonial Capitals & Coasts of the Orient, which is a 15-day cruise taking in Singapore, Malaysia, an extended two night stay in Yangon, Myanmar with the opportunity to visit the beautiful Bagan Temples, before heading off to Sri Lanka.
For 2017, Voyager will visit the islands of the Indian Ocean with the Magic of the Maldives & Seychelles itinerary, a 16-day cruise stopping at Male, Kuda Bandos, Port Victoria, Praslin, La Digue and Port Louis. This trip also offers four mid-cruise overnight stays.
Voyager will be following the route of the famed Union Castle Line when it departs from Cape Town on its 22-day Southern Africa to Atlantic Isles cruise, which stays overnight in Walvis Bay, Namibia, prior to port calls at two of the Atlantic’s most remote islands, St Helena and the Ascension Islands, ending the journey in Tenerife. The cruise embarks on April 1, 2017.