By continuing your visit to this site, you accept the use of cookies. They ensure the proper functioning of our services, analytics tools and display of relevant ads. Learn more about cookies and control them

Not yet registered? Create a OverBlog!

Create my blog

Voyages of Discovery: what cruises do they offer?

Captain James Cook undertook his voyages of discovery during the 18th century. Now, Voyages of Discovery (Voyagesofdiscovery.co.uk) offers a plethora of cruise trips all over the world. This article is an overview of the cruises that they offer.

Europe cruises

Overview
There are many Voyages of Discovery cruises in Europe.
One cruise area offered is around the Nordic Countries and Russia.
One ship cruise is A Nordic and White Sea Adventure, which is a 20 day cruise along the beautiful Nordic coastline and sail near the Artic. Other European cruise vacations offered by Voyages of Discovery are tours of the British Isles and Ireland.
The 11 day small ship cruise Heritage of the British Isles circles around the British Isles while visiting historic landscapes and landmarks. Mediterranean cruises are also available. One such cruise is the 12 day Portrait of the Mediterranean cruise that starts in Barcelona and ends in Dubrovnik.

Middle East and Asian Cruises

Other cruises You can also take a far east cruise or middle east cruise with Voyages of Discovery. The Empires of the Sun cruise departs in London and travels to Hong Kong, Osaka, Keelung and other cities. The Tales of India and Arabia makes stops in Mumbai, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Egypt. The Oriental Odyssey tackles southeast Asia, stopping in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, and India.

Australian and Asian Cruises

Australia and Asia Cruises near Australia are also an option with Voyages of Discovery.
One discovery cruise line called Grand Asia and Australia makes stops in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Japan, the Phillipines, Indonesia and Australia. This cruise starts in January and ends in mid-February.
Another long cruise offered in this region is the Australian and the Indonesian Islands; this cruise goes to Darwin, Sydney, Hamilton Islands and several places in Indonesia like Bali and Komodo.

Supplementary information

Final word Voyages of Discovery cruises the world, and you will find yourself playing discovery games and enjoying yourself on any cruise.
Grand voyages are typically longer and centred around a certain theme. The Grand Empires Tour, needless to say, visits historic empire cities like Barcelona, Yalta and Istanbul. Cruises range in price as well. As of 2011, some short cruises or late seasons cruises are as cheap as 1000 euros; longer grand voyages range from over 2000 euros to over 4000 euros per person. So, be sure to do your research and find a vacations cruise that suits your budget, time and interests. And grab yourself a Captain James Cook biography before going. Captain Cook's story will bring out the sense of adventure in you.

Same category articles Hotels & accomodation

An explanation of diamond ratings

An explanation of diamond ratings

With the tens of thousands of available hotels and restaurants out there for tourists to visit, it can be difficult to know what to expect when it comes to quality. The American and Canadian Automobile Association publishes a lifestyle and travel magazine and they have developed a diamond rating scale to clearly spell out what a certain hotel or restaurant has to offer. This article explains the AAA/CAA Diamond rating.
A review of Miramonte Resort & Spa

A review of Miramonte Resort & Spa

Miramonte Resort & Spa is one of the most luxurious Californian Spa resorts and the ideal place to unwind in an exquisite setting. Situated in the city of Indian Wells, right in the middle of the Palm Springs Valley, the resort offers deluxe accommodation in a warm an graceful Mediterranean style. This article will describe the main features of this resort.
Guide to Celtic Manor Resort

Guide to Celtic Manor Resort

If you are thinking of Newport holidays, consider the option of staying at the Celtic Manor Resort. Read the following article and find out more about where can you find the resort and what you can do during your stay.
Where to find villas for rent in Cyprus

Where to find villas for rent in Cyprus

Are you thinking of travelling to Cyprus for your next holiday? In that case, consider renting a luxury Cyprus villa. Read the following article and find out all the interesting facts that you should know about Cyprus villas for rent, including all the top Cyprus places to book your holiday villa as well as how to book the villa of your dreams.