Sales for MSC Cruises’ 117-day 2022 world cruise opens exclusively for MSC Voyagers Club members that will allow their clients to discover 43 treasures around the world in a single cruise. It offers 15 shore excursions in the cost of the cruise ticket and other excursions, including some overland tours away from the ship.
MSC Cruises has revealed the itinerary for the MSC World Cruise 2022 as sales opened exclusively for MSC Voyagers Club members, with wider sales opening on December 9, 2019. With this, clients can discover new cultures and new places in every corner of the world without having to unpack. MSC Poesia will set sail from four embarkation ports in Europe in January 2022, calling at more than 43 ports of call, nine overnights across 24 countries and five continents. Following a westerly route via Cape Horn and Suez, guests will be able to circumnavigate the globe whilst cruising in style.
They will be able to embark from Civitavecchia and Genoa in Italy, Barcelona in Spain, and Marseille in France. After calling at Lisbon and Funchal, Portugal, MSC Poesia will offer the chance to explore the island of Cape Verde before heading to South America. She will bring guests to destinations such as Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and Bueno Aires (Argentina), where they will enjoy an overnight adventure, and Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego.
The ship then makes her way from Valparaiso (Chile) and its wines from Chile’s Casablanca Valley to Callao (Peru) where guests will get to explore Machu Picchu and the Amazon jungle. The journey continues to Arica (Chile) and Hanga Roa – capital of Easter Island, before heading to Aitutaki and Rarotonga – largest island of Cook Islands. Auckland and Napier open the explorations of ports in New Zealand, just before guests can soak up the majestic scenery of both the Fiordland National Park and the Great Barrier Reef (Cairns, Australia) with overnight in the port of Sydney (Australia). From there, the ship tours the natural wonders of Darwin. On her return leg, MSC Poesia will visit the breathtaking Lombok Island (Indonesia), Singapore and Port Klang (Malaysia).
Calling in Sri Lanka will offer the vibrant city of Colombo before overnighting in Mumbai (India). Salalah (Oman) and Aqaba (Jordan) for the ancient site of Petra are the calls before her transiting the Suez Canal on the way back to Europe.
With no more than four consecutive sea days, guests will also enjoy a total of nine overnight calls in ports including Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Ushuaia (Argentina), Valparaiso (Chile), Callao (Peru), Papeete (Tahiti), Sydney (Australia), Benoa (Indonesia) and Mumbai (India). The 2022 World Cruise offers 15 shore excursions included in the cost of the cruise ticket and, of course, other excursions including some overland tours away from the ship.