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Unforgettable Voyages: The Ultimate World Cruise Experience on Serenade of the Seas

All four corners. One epic voyage. The Ultimate World Cruise℠ on Serenade of the Seas® is sailing now, where guests can spend up to 274 nights bonding with like-minded global explorers across all seven continents. The adventure began and ends in Miami, Florida, with over 60 countries, over 150 ports of call and 11 World Wonders to visit. This is the world cruise of world cruises — only on Royal Caribbean®.

The Ultimate World Cruise features four distinct cruises that traverse the globe in one incredible journey – Ultimate Americas Cruise, Ultimate Asia Pacific Cruise, Ultimate Middle East & Med Cruise, and Ultimate Europe & Beyond Cruise.

Ultimate Americas Cruise

December, Miami, Florida - February, Los Angeles, California

36 Destinations & 64 Nights & 4 Wonders of the World

This once-in-a-lifetime journey begins with luxurious accommodations in Miami before setting sail to the postcard-perfect Caribbean shores — including the ABC islands. Discover World Wonders in the Americas, including the sacred Mayan ruins of Chichén Itzá in Mexico, Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, and the largest waterfall system on the planet, Iguazú Falls near Buenos Aires. View abundant wildlife like sea lions, penguins and whales roaming glacier-studded Antarctica as you round Cape Horn, visiting many ports rare to Royal Caribbean, throughout Argentina and Chile. Explore Machu Picchu, then sail up to the Yucatàn Peninsula to discover hidden coves and dramatic rock formations along Land’s End in Cabo San Lucas before exploring Ensenada.

Ultimate Americas Cruise Destination Highlights:

Christ The Redeemer - Rio De Janeiro - Residing atop Corcovado mountain, the Christ the Redeemer statue towers protectively over Rio de Janeiro. At 125-feet tall, this Art Deco style monument is visible from nearly every part of the city.

Iguazu Falls - Argentina & Brazil - Nestled between Brazil and Argentina, Iguazú Falls is the largest waterfall system on the planet. This magnificent site stretches close to two miles and is made up of around 275 distinct cascades that cut through the dense emerald rainforest.

Machu Picchu - Peru - Machu Picchu is a majestic symbol of Peru’s ancient Inca heritage. The sprawling citadel was built in the 15th century above Peru’s Sacred Valley and is home to well-preserved ruins of Inca temples, houses and palaces.

Chichen-Itza - Cozumel, Mexico - In Cozumel, Mexico, guests can visit the great sacred Mayan ruins of Chichén Itzá. This 1,500-year-old archaeological site is home to a complex of ruins, with the most famous and recognizable being “The Temple of Kukulkan.”

Ultimate Asia Pacific Cruise

February, Los Angeles, California - May, Dubai

40 Destinations & 87 Nights & 3 Wonders of the World

Depart Los Angeles and sail across the Pacific to explore Hawaii and discover the crystal-clear waters of Mo’orea and Tahiti in unspoiled French Polynesia. Then set out to explore Australia’s Great Barrier Reef – the only living thing on the planet that’s visible from space. From there, sail onto Bali where you can soak in the natural beauty of rocky cliffs and golden sands. Get your cameras ready for one of the most iconic man-made World Wonders, the Great Wall of China. Then soak up the unparalleled culture and modern architecture of Tokyo and the natural marvels of the seaside town Kagoshima. Explore South Pacific gems, like Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore, for picture-perfect panoramas and distinctive local cuisine. And end this journey by taking in one of the most breathtaking sights in the world —The Taj Mahal.

Ultimate Asia Pacific Cruise Destination Highlights:

Great Barrier Reef - Cairns, Australia - Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, stretching for more than 1400 miles, is the largest coral reef system on Earth and home to all kinds of diverse marine life. A snorkeler’s or diver’s dream come true!

Great Wall of China - Beijing, China - The Great Wall of China is one of the world’s oldest and most enduring man-made monuments, with some sections dating back 2,000 years. Today, its 13,000- mile-long path stretches along 23 degrees of longitude, with endless spots to soak up unforgettable views.

The Taj Mahal - India - The majestic Taj Mahal complex is a celebration of artistry, craftsmanship, love and symmetry. It was constructed as a mausoleum by the heartbroken emperor Shah Jahan as a tomb worthy of his great love Mumtaz Mahal, who died in childbirth in 1631.

Ultimate Middle East & Mediterranean Cruise

May, Dubai, United Arab Emirates - July, Barcelona, Spain

44 Destinations & 63 Nights & 4 Wonders of the World

From glamorous Dubai, cruise to World Wonders left behind by ancient civilizations, like The Pyramids of Giza in Egypt and the great ancient city of Petra – half built and half carved into the rock. Sail on and explore countless renowned ruins across the Mediterranean and Aegean seas – from the Acropolis in Athens to the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus. Plus, visit lesser-traveled Greek ports like Olympia, where the Olympic games began. Work your way from the floating jewel of Venice to multiple breathtaking Mediterranean ports in Croatia and Montenegro before arriving in Rome where you can see the Colosseum in its massive, ancient glory. Stroll along the ancient cobblestones of Florence before sailing along the pristine French Riviera where you can delight in the pastiche of art and architecture in cities like Nice and Cannes.

Ultimate Middle East & Mediterranean Cruise Destination Highlights

Petra - Jordan - The great ancient city of Petra is one of the world’s most famous archaeological sites. It is half-built, half-carved into the rock, and is surrounded by mountains riddled with passages and gorges.

The Great Pyramid of Giza - Egypt - The Great Pyramid is the oldest and tallest of the three Pyramids of Giza. Built in the 26th century B.C. as a tomb for the ancient Egyptian pharaoh, Khufu, it was the tallest man-made structure for nearly 4,000 years.

Temple of Artemis - Ephesus, Turkey - The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus was built entirely from marble over two thousand years ago to honor the Greek goddess of fertility and the hunt. It is a must-visit site for history buffs.

The Colosseum - Rome, Italy - Tales of armored gladiators, intense battles and frenzied spectators fuel the history of The Colosseum. Constructed in 80 A.D., this 80,000-seat amphitheater perfectly represents the power and spectacle of ancient Rome.

Ultimate Europe & Beyond Cruise

July, Barcelona, Spain - September, Miami, Florida

40 Destinations & 63 Nights

Discover the heart of Barcelona’s brilliant architecture, including Gaudi’s famed Sagrada Família and the whimsical Park Güell. Savor new flavors across continents — like a dinner of tagine and mint tea in Morocco. Explore Western Europe’s most iconic spots when you wander around the miraculous, prehistoric Stonehenge in England or climb the steps of the heaven-scratching Eiffel Tower of Paris. Then get ready to experience another natural marvel — the other-worldly geothermal seawater at The Blue Lagoon in Iceland before stopping in New York on your way back to Miami.

Ultimate Europe & Beyond Cruise Destination Highlights

The Eiffel Tower - Paris, France - Since opening in 1889, this iconic tower welcomes almost seven million visitors a year. Visitors can climb the steps or take an elevator to the top to see Paris from new heights.

Stonehenge - Salisbury, England - The world’s most famous prehistoric monument was built in several stages: the early henge monument was built about 5,000 years ago, and the unique stone circle was erected in the late Neolithic period about 2500 BC.

The Blue Lagoon - Iceland - The Blue Lagoon is one of Iceland's most popular attractions. The beautiful milky-blue water is unlike anything else found on earth and sits at 102°F year-round – perfect for a bath

With four incredible cruises, you are in for a hemisphere hopping journey of a lifetime – connecting with countless distinct cultures, soaking up the most spectacular landscapes on Earth, and marvelling at World Wonders that showcase mankind’s boundless imagination.


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