Uniworld releases 46-night itinerary spanning nine countries

Uniworld has unveiled a new 46-night cruise-and-land itinerary, covering nine countries, for 2023.

Passengers will sail on five of the luxury cruise line’s ships during the Rivers of the World itinerary, departing on May 20, 2023.

The trip begins with a two-night stay in Cairo, Egypt, followed by a week-long cruise on the Sphinx vessel.

Passengers will then fly to the Switzerland where they will stay two nights in Lugano and two nights in Milan before boarding La Venezia for a cruise along the Venice Lagoon and Po River.

They will then travel to Hungary, where they will sail on Maria Theresa from Budapest to Passau, before boarding Joie de Vivre on the Seine in France and completing another cruise on the Douro in Portugal.

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The trip finishes with a three-night land stay in Lisbon and “a closing event”, the line said.

Prices for the itinerary, which is now on sale, start from £31,499 per person with flights into Cairo and out of Lisbon. A 10% early booking discount is also available until June 30, 2021.

The fare includes onboard dining, unlimited premium wine, beer and spirits, WiFi, excursions, scheduled airport transfers, onboard gratuities and flights between cruise segments.

A concierge will travel with passengers during the itinerary.

Uniworld president and chief executive Ellen Bettridge said: “We always have elevation at top of mind and strive to continuously take steps forward in fresh and exciting ways.

“We’re so proud to announce the inaugural Rivers of the World itinerary; our longest and most action-packed sailing to date spanning nine countries. It’s an itinerary like none other and a true holiday of a lifetime with surprises at every turn.”

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