Crystal Cruises' ships Serenity and Symphony in 2025 visit 281 ports/112 countries

   September 14, 2023 ,   Cruise Industry

Crystal has unveiled its 2025 itineraries for Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony, following the brand's acquisition by the A&K Travel Group. These itineraries offer travelers exceptional opportunities for exploration and cultural immersion, both on and off the ship, with a wide range of voyages to iconic and off-the-beaten-path destinations worldwide.

Across 73 sailings, Serenity and Symphony will visit 144 handpicked destinations, along with guests' favorites, totaling 720 days of travel to 112 countries and 281 ports.

Crystal Serenity's 2025 Itinerary Highlights include:

Crystal Symphony's 2025 Itinerary Highlights include:

  • Starting the year in Southeast Asia, the newly refurbished ship will explore remote destinations such as Sihanoukville (known for Cambodia's best beaches), Sabang, and Weh Island (an active volcanic island near Sumatra).
  • Extended port calls to urban centers like Ho Chi Minh City, Halong Bay, Laem Chabang, and Shanghai will allow for in-depth cultural experiences.
  • Guests can also visit Palawan, the Philippines' ecological gem with pristine beaches, and Brunei, famous for its lush rainforests.
  • Timed with the Grand Prix, the ship will visit Monaco and Villefranche-sur-Mer, offering guests the chance to witness the iconic race in two European destinations.
  • Mediterranean highlights include visits to Haifa, Dubrovnik, Cyprus, and Greece's popular destinations like Zakynthos, Corfu, and Santorini.
  • The latter part of 2025 will see voyages to the Middle East, with stops at Safaga (Luxor) in Egypt, Dubai (known for luxury shopping and modern architecture), and Salalah, Oman's third-largest city, renowned for its marine life.

These itineraries reflect Crystal's commitment to providing travelers with enriching and diverse travel experiences.