Princess Cruises has unveiled its 2022-23 itinerary for cruises to South America and Antarctica. Cruises begin on the 10th. March 2021 put up for sale.
The 2,670-passenger Sapphire Princess will sail on six itineraries to 19 destinations in 10 countries. Here is the composition of the team.
Antarctica and Cape Horn
The 16-day Antarctica and Cape Horn itinerary, between Santiago, Chile and Buenos Aires, Argentina, takes you through the Antarctic in four days.
There are also connections to Punta Arenas, Chile, and Ushuaia, Argentina; cruises to Cape Horn; cruises to the Antarctic Peninsula (Elephant Island, Antarctic Strait, Deception Island, Gerlache Strait, Neumayer Channel, South Shetland Islands, and Admiralty Bay); and ports of call to the Falkland Islands and Montevideo, Uruguay.
Departure is scheduled for the 19th. December 2022, 4. January 2023 and 20. January 2023 scheduled.
Cape Horn and the Strait of Magellan
This 14-day Cape Horn and Strait of Magellan itinerary runs from Buenos Aires to Santiago or vice versa on the 5th. February 19 and March 5, 2023 will take place.
Highlights include an overnight in Buenos Aires, a cruise to the Amalia Glacier, visits to Montevideo, Puerto Madryn and Ushuaia, Argentina, the Falkland Islands, a cruise to Cape Horn, Punta Arenas and Puerto Montt, Chile.
Departures : 5. February 2023, 19. February 2023 and 5. February 2023. March 2023.
Andes and South America
On the new 17-night Andes and South America itinerary from Los Angeles to Santiago, Chile, guests will spend a night in Lima (Callao), Peru, where they can take an optional shore excursion to Machu Picchu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site (pictured below) in Peru.
This cruise, which begins at 2. December 2022, will travel to Cabo San Lucas (Mexico), Mantu (Costa Rica), Pisco (Peru) and La Serena (Chile).
In addition, the 18-day option from Santiago to Los Angeles will make stops in La Serena, Pisco, Lima (overnight) and Cabo San Lucas, as well as Manta and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; this trip will depart on the 19th. March 2023 departure.
Great Adventures: Princess offers a number of Great Adventures where you stay overnight in Buenos Aires and Lima. The great 32-day adventure in the Andes and Cape Horn leaves on the 5th. March 2023 departure. The 33-day Grand Adventure Antarctica, Andes and Cape Horn, departs on the 2nd. December 2022 from Los Angeles to Buenos Aires.
Optional shore excursions
For guests who want to take a land excursion before or after their cruise, Princess offers two cruises to South America.
The Iguazú Falls Adventure takes visitors to the thundering Iguazú Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and also lets them discover Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
If you book the Machu Picchu Explorer cruise, you will visit the ancient Inca complex of Machu Picchu and tour the historic city of Cusco.
The Sapphire Princess is equipped with the MedallionClass Experience, which offers a range of new features using contactless technology to enhance and personalize the customer experience and support new healthcare protocols.
The OceanMedallion cruise line replaces the traditional cruise guest card and greatly expands onboard contactless management and personalization capabilities:
- Non-contact charging and discharging
- Entering the cabin without a key
- Completely contactless exchanges
- Simplified safety training
- Food, beverages and retail goods are delivered on request to any place on board the ship.
- Service requests via chat from a mobile device
- Location-based betting and gaming
- Entertainment content via smart devices
The Sapphire Princess also offers MedallionNet, a fast and unlimited Wi-Fi connection at sea with a hotspot in every cabin. Guests can stream their favorite movies, shows, games and music, connect to their favorite social media sites and participate in video chats from anywhere on the ship.
For more information, see www.princess.com.
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