Emerald adds new 16-day Safari and The Seychelles itinerary

Emerald Cruises has added a new 16-day Safari and The Seychelles itinerary, available to book now with departures from December 2024 to February 2025. 

This unique journey aboard the luxurious 100-guest Emerald Azzurra yacht seamlessly blends the excitement of a Kenyan safari with the serene elegance of a Seychelles cruise. 

Kenyan safari highlights include:  

  • Two-night accommodations at the Samburu Game Reserve   
  • Three guided safari drives to spot elephants, giraffes, Somali ostriches, Grevy’s Zebra, lions, warthogs, impala, leopards and even the endangered black and white rhinos  
  • Overnight stay at the Lake Nakuru National Park, a UNESCO World heritage site known for being one of the best game viewing parks in Kenya   
  • Stop at the Thomson Falls scenic waterfalls providing breathtaking views  
  • Three-night stay at the Maasai Mara Game Reserve to see the Big Five as well as the black-maned lion, savanna elephant, Cape buffalo, wildebeest and more  
  • Profound cultural immersion with the Maasai Village to engage with the nomadic community, gaining insights into their unique way of life and a rich appreciation for their enduring customs  
  • Optional hot air balloon ride to get a bird’s eye view of the breathtaking landscape  

Cruise aboard Emerald Azzurra

Post-safari, relax and set sail aboard Emerald Azzurra, exploring the Seychelles and the Indian Ocean’s hidden gems. From Sainte Anne Island, encircled by a marine national park and home to more than 150 species of fish, to Cousin Island, a haven for extremely rare magpie robins, guests can expect bespoke experiences throughout the trip. 

The voyage will also stop at Curieuse, a rugged island swathed in unspoiled wilderness and Praslin, an island brimming with coral and marine life.   

Onboard Emerald Azzurra, guests are enveloped in an atmosphere of elegance and unparalleled comfort. The yacht features spacious, modern staterooms, an open-air infinity pool, and a wellness deck complete with a spa, infrared sauna, and gym. Culinary delights await at La Cucina, offering fresh, seasonal cuisine with terrace and indoor seating options. 

The Amici Lounge provides a friendly atmosphere for socializing with live music. When anchored, guests can engage in water-based activities, using kayaks, paddleboards, snorkeling equipment, and more from the yacht’s marina platform.  

In addition to exciting new offerings in the Indian Ocean and tropical Seychelles, the newest Emerald Cruises brochure details a full collection of warm water yacht cruises on board twin luxury yachts, Emerald Azzurra and Emerald Sakara in the Mediterranean, Adriatic, Red and Caribbean seas. 

A full slate of epic voyages offers 15- to 24-day itineraries, including the 22-day Hidden Treasures of the Caribbean sailing with no repeat ports.