CroisiEurope announced the acquisition of its new sea-going ship this summer and, now, the company has revealed more details on where the vessel will sail.
After cruising between Singapore and Phuket during the fall of 2019, ms La Belle des Oceans will offer a series of global voyages before reaching her summer home on Canada's St Lawrence waterway, beginning in June 2020.
Passengers can currently choose from an 11-day voyage around India and Sri Lanka, a 9-day sailing from Abu Dhabi to Muscat or a 10-day trip from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean.
- (January 11, 2020) India and Sri Lanka voyage visits Madras, Colombo, Trincomalee, Kochi, Goa, Bombay, and guests have the opportunity to experience excursions to the site of Mahabalipuram, Madras; Goa's churches and convents; Victorian Neo-Gothic ensembles; Elephanta Island of Bombay, and more. Prices start at $6,065 per person, double occupancy.
- (January 27, 2020) La Belle des Oceans is due to sail from Abu Dhabi to Muscat. Passengers have the opportunity to experience the Louvre Abu Dhabi; follow the route of Oman’s fortresses; meet with a local Omani family in Al Hamra; take a swim in Wadi Bani Khaled; drive a four-by-four through Wahiba Sands desert; ascend to the top of Burj Khalifa, currently the world's highest tower. Prices start at US$5,237 per person, double occupancy.
- (February 17, 2020) Guests can sail through the Suez Canal on a trip from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean, visiting Jordan, Egypt, Israel, Cyprus. Shore excursions include a visit to the Wadi Rum desert, Petra, Egypt’s Luxor, the Valley of the Kings, Jerusalem, Galilee, Acre. Prices start at US$6,701 per person, double occupancy.