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Wonders of the World Cruise 2024: A 150-day Voyage from Australia to Sweden - 2024

147-nights with 35 countries: Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, India, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Cyprus, Turkey, Greece, Montenegro, Croatia, Italy, Malta, France, Monaco, Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, Belgium, The Netherlands, Norway, Denmark, Poland, Latvia, Estonia, Russia, Finland, Sweden
  • Wonders of the World Small Ship Cruise 2024: A 150-day Voyage from Australia to Sweden
  • Dubai UAE
    GAIN DEEPER INSIGHT INTO THE HISTORY, CULTURE, AND MODERN-DAY RISE OF CITIES LIKE DUBAI, DOHA, MUSCAT, AND ABU DHABI
  • Oia, Santorini, Greece, Mediterranean
    SAIL THE SPARKLING AEGEAN SEA BETWEEN THE ICONIC GREEK ISLES, STOPPING AT SANTORINI AND MYKONOS ON YOUR WAY TO ATHENS
  • EXPLORE THE LEGENDARY MORTUARY TEMPLES OF THE VALLEY OF THE KINGS AND VALLEY OF THE QUEENS, INCLUDING KING TUT’S TOMB
  • ROUND OUT THIS REMARKABLE JOURNEY WITH AN EXTENSION TO STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
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$102,799
  • $694
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  • 148
    DAYS
  • 300
    TOURS
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150 DAYS FROM $102,799
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Sydney, Australia (Pre-Trip)

5 DAYS FROM $1,799

Stockholm, Sweden (Post-Trip)

3 DAYS FROM $1,299

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Sydney, Australia (Pre-Trip)

FROM $1,799 PER PERSON | 5 DAYS | $359 PER DAY

With its iconic skyline, ebullient people, and dynamic culture, it’s no wonder Sydney often ranks among the most livable cities in the world. Experience a slice of life here as you tour the Sydney Opera House, cruise the Sydney Harbor, stroll along the historic yet hip precinct of The Rocks, and bask in the brilliant blues of sea and sky at Bondi Beach. You’ll have plenty of free time to explore the city’s museums and parks, along with the region's exceptional biodiversity and jaw-dropping beauty. Since you’ve traveled all the way to the Land Down Under, don’t miss this opportunity to explore this spectacular harbor city!

Your Price Includes:

  • Transfer between Sydney and Darwin
  • 4 nights’ accommodations at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth (or similar)
  • 7 meals: 4 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 2 dinners
  • 4 included features and Cultural Discoveries, including a tour of the Sydney Opera House and a Sydney Harbor cruise
  • All transportation while on tour
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a Vantage City Host and Program Manager
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
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DAY 1:

Fly to Sydney, Australia

Today you’ll board an overnight flight from the U.S. to Sydney.

DAY 2:

Cross the International Date Line

You’ll cross the International Date Line today and arrive in Sydney on Day 3.

DAY 3:

Arrive in Sydney, one of the world’s most iconic cities

Welcome to Sydney, the free-wheeling and cosmopolitan state capital of New South Wales! Upon arrival, we transfer to our deluxe hotel near the harbor and the soaring "sails" of the Sydney Opera House. You'll have a free afternoon to explore your new neighborhood before meeting back at the hotel for dinner.

Included meals:

Dinner

DAY 4:

Discover Sydney’s charms

Get acquainted with beautiful Sydney on our morning excursion. We begin at the Altmann + Cherny showroom to learn about opal, Australia’s national gemstone, before heading to the world-famous Sydney Opera House for a guided tour of this breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage Site. Next, a tour of the city’s highlights takes you to the peninsula of Mrs. Macquarie’s Point, where a chair carved for the first governor’s wife overlooks the harbor. Continue to the mid-19th-century Garrison Church, Dawes Point, and Chinatown. Your morning ends along the southern shores of Sydney Harbor, at iconic Bondi Beach. The rest of the afternoon is free, with lunch on your own. This evening, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant in bustling Circular Quay.

Included Feature:

  • Panoramic tour of Sydney

Cultural Discovery:

  • Opal demonstration

Included meals:

Breakfast & dinner

DAY 5:

A day at leisure in Sydney 

Explore Sydney on your own today, perhaps returning to some of the sights we saw yesterday, visiting the Royal Botanic Gardens, or having a picnic on the green parklands of The Domain. 

Included meals:

Breakfast

DAY 6:

Cruise Sydney Harbor and explore The Rocks

This morning will be an invigorating one, as you enjoy a sightseeing cruise on Sydney Harbor! This is your opportunity to view the gorgeous homes and capture fabulous shots of the Opera House and Harbor Bridge. Following the cruise, our Program Manager guides a walk of The Rocks and the Sydney Harbor area, pointing out some little-known sites and sharing local stories and lore. You’ll enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Dinner is at your leisure this evening.

Included Feature:

  • Sydney Harbor cruise

Cultural Discovery:

  • Orientation walk of The Rocks and Sydney Harbor

Included meals:

Breakfast  & lunch

DAY 7:

Transfer to Darwin and begin your base tour

After a leisurely breakfast, you’ll fly from Sydney to Darwin and begin Day 3 of your base program.

Included meals:

Breakfast
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Stockholm, Sweden (Post-Trip)

FROM $1,299 PER PERSON | 3 DAYS | $433 PER DAY

From its start around 1000 AD as a Viking trading hub and its heyday as a Northern Renaissance maritime power to its current position as Sweden’s cultural and political capital, beautiful Stockholm is the place to go for anyone wishing to understand Scandinavia. It’s also a clean, safe, modern, and delightful haven that is easy to explore, thanks to its design-forward infrastructure, cosmopolitan cuisine, and friendly people. Your centrally located hotel is the perfect base from which to explore this beautiful capital built on 14 small islands filled with parks, medieval squares, picturesque footbridges, and more. An included Swedish cultural tour and a food tour give you a jump-start on getting oriented in the Nordic world. Then, you’ll have ample time to explore on your own. This is the perfect way to enhance your Baltic experience at a tremendous value, in a region known to be costly to visit.

Your Price Includes:
  • 2 nights' accommodations at the Radisson Strand Hotel (or similar)
  • 3 meals: 2 breakfasts, 1 dinner
  • Swedish Cultural Tour (includes Skansen Open-Air Museum & ABBA The Museum)
  • Swedish food culture & walking tour
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a Cruise Director
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides
  • Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio
    and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
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DAY 150:

From ABBA to Z: A Swedish cultural tour

Today, you’ll get an in-depth taste of life in Sweden’s capital. Visit Abba The Museum, an interactive experience dedicated to the iconic Swedish pop quartet and their global impact. Then, tour the Skansen Open-Air Museum to see how people lived in Sweden before the Industrial Revolution. 

Included meals:

Breakfast

DAY 151:

Inside Sweden's food culture

This morning, an included tour presents Swedish food culture. Walking with your guide, you’ll stop at food markets, stalls, and eateries to sample tasty Swedish delicacies and learn about the national cuisine. Your tastings include great local dishes based on the season — perhaps a fika coffee break with pastry, a sampling of artisanal smoked meats, local beer, or a cutting-edge New Nordic version of Swedish meatballs. Enjoy lunch on your own from among the artisanal delights you've discovered. The balance of the day is at leisure to follow your own whims and desires, perhaps exploring the waterfront or stopping by the Nobel Museum to learn about the prestigious prize. This evening, gather to celebrate your Scandinavian discoveries during a Farewell Dinner at your hotel.

Included meals:

Breakfast & dinner

DAY 152:

Return home

After breakfast, transfer to the Stockholm airport for your return flight home.

Included meals:

Breakfast

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