The expertly curated land programs by Regent Seven Seas Cruises, which range between two and three nights in length, showcase destination “must-sees” while revealing local hidden treasures in iconic locales including Hong Kong, China; Singapore; and Sydney, Australia.
For example, guests could enhance a 10-night cruise on board Regent Seven Seas Cruises Voyager sailing February 19, 2022 by enjoying a free three-night pre-cruise Authentic Buenos Aires land program, as well as a free three-night post-cruise A Passion for Rio land program, creating a truly immersive, 16-night luxury travel experience.
Other exciting land programs include the brand-new Sacred & Scenic Tokyo tour which visits the most significant Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines in Tokyo on a celebration of Japan’s spiritual heritage; and a Winelands and Wildlife tour from Cape Town, South Africa which promises remarkable adventures combining wine tasting and big game viewing.
Alternatively, guests who do not wish to take advantage of one, or both, of the free land programs can opt to receive savings per suite instead.
“One of the joys of travel is being completely immersed in a new culture, being able to learn about different histories, taste new flavors and discover different ways of life,” said Jason Montague, president and chief executive officer, Regent Seven Seas Cruises. “After being starved of these simple pleasures for so long, we wanted to offer our guests the opportunity to make up for lost time and maximize their next vacation with immersive exploration experiences at no extra cost to them. FREE Extended Explorations means they can do this while enjoying the highest standards of personalized service, as well as an ever-expanding list of complimentary luxury amenities.”
FREE Extended Explorations also offers Reduced Deposits and is applicable to bookings made between March 1 and 31, 2021.
FREE Extended Explorations in Exotic Destinations
Combining truly immersive exploration and the unrivalled Regent experience, FREE Extended Explorations create unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime vacations in Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand and South America.
Below is an overview of the pre- and post- land programs that travelers can choose to satisfy their pent-up wanderlust and desire for adventure. More detailed land itineraries and their respective sailings can be found at www.rssc.com/Free-Extended-Explorations.
Cape Town on Your Own (South Africa)
From the looming Table Mountain to an icon of modern history, Robben Island, exploring the grandeur and culture of Cape Town and its surroundings will routinely stun as guests discover this singularly beautiful city.
Winelands & Wildlife (South Africa)
Journeying out from Cape Town, there’s a chance for luxury travelers to indulge in two remarkably dissimilar passions – wine tasting and big game viewing. This South African adventure highlights the region’s variety of scenic landscapes, Cape Dutch architecture and pristine wildlife reserves.
Jewels of Hong Kong (China)
Travelers gain a deeper understanding of Hong Kong’s culture and traditions by visiting key attractions such as Stanley Market, riding a tram to Victoria Peak and cruising through a fishing village by sampan.
Glimpse of Balinese Culture (Indonesia)
In Bali a sense of tranquility seems to linger in tropical breezes throughout this ‘Island of the Gods’. A three-night stay balances idyllic days luxuriating at a beachfront hotel and exploring cultural landmarks, plus Bali’s busiest market.
Sacred & Scenic Tokyo (Japan)
On this brand-new land program, guests will visit the most significant Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines in Tokyo on this celebration of Japan’s spiritual heritage with plenty of free time to explore other landmarks.
Vibrant Tokyo (Japan)
Guests can dive into dazzling Tokyo on a three-night stay that strikes a perfect balance of traditional Japanese culture with the capital city’s modern and natural wonders. From passing through Kaminarimon at the 7th-century Sensoji Temple to taking in incredible views at Odaiba’s spherical observation deck, here are the best of Tokyo’s charms.
Discover Singapore (Singapore)
This three-night exploration guarantees to delight and surprise as it showcases the essential highlights of Singapore from the ultra-modern, botanical fairyland “Gardens by the Bay”, to sampling the super-clean metropolis’ incredible cuisine.
Essence of Bangkok (Thailand)
Discover the contrasting charms of a city locals call Krung Thep – City of Angels – as you explore Bangkok’s temples, markets and traditional Thai canal life. This capital and most populous city of Thailand thrums equally on street food vendors, canal boats and towering skyscrapers.
Australia & New Zealand
Sydney Icons (Australia)
Sydney’s Circular Quay offers views of Aussie icons like Sydney Harbour, the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, all of which take prominence on this antipodean adventure.
New Zealand’s Natural Wonders (New Zealand)
On this exploration of New Zealand’s North Island from Auckland guests will enjoy lunch and a tasting at a local wine estate, spectacular views of rare mainland Gannets from Muriwai Beach, as well as enjoy a guided tour of the Waitomo Glow-worm Caves, a true geological phenomenon.
Authentic Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Buenos Aires is a city with a thriving café culture, neoclassical architecture and a robust cultural scene. A 3-night embrace of ‘the Paris of South America’ includes a tour of the wildly colorful neighborhood of La Boca and sophisticated Recoleta as well as an authentic Tango performance over dinner.
A Passion for Rio (Brazil)
With lushly forested mountains, dazzling beaches and an irrepressible joie de vivre set to a samba beat, Rio is one of the world’s most exciting cities. Marvel at the structural gems of Rio’s intriguing architecture and relish in vistas of the spectacular city from atop of Sugarloaf Mountain.
Chilean Wonders & Wines (Chile)
This exploration will take guests to Chile’s capital city of Santiago, a historic Chilean vineyard, a lake high in the Andes and colonial Valparaiso, making for a thrilling snapshot of a diverse country.
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