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Looking for the Ultimate Cruise? Check out the 111-Day 2017 Grand World Voyage

Imagine circling the globe, literally, in pampered comfort for more than three months. In 2017, Amsterdam sets off on its exciting Grand World Voyage that takes guests on the most memorable adventure possible.

During the 111-day journey, 36 ports of call in 23 countries on five continents await, introducing a rainbow of cultures and customs to our guests. An astounding 10 magical overnight stays allow more time in port so nightlife has a chance to show itself and overland tours abound. For guests who have less time on their hands, 10 segments ranging in length from 17 to 56 days are available from departure ports along the route.

The 2017 Grand World Voyage route starts and ends in Fort Lauderdale.

The 2017 Grand World Voyage route starts and ends in Fort Lauderdale.

Following Amsterdam’s departure from Fort Lauderdale, the ship will take a westerly course from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean via a daylight transit of the Panama Canal. After an overnight call in Hawaii, the ship makes calls at at the unique islands of Guam and Saipon, Northern Marina Islands.

Holland America Line offers a change in route each year, and in 2017 Amsterdam sets a course for an extensive Far East exploration on the Grand World Voyage. The ship first makes calls throughout Japan, including an overnight at Osaka where the world’s largest Buddha resides. Two calls in South Korea pave the way for three overnights in China at Xingang (Beijing), Shanghai and Hong Kong.

China's Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai highlight the Grand World Voyage.

China’s Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai highlight the Grand World Voyage.

An unforgettable visit to Nha Trang and Phu My in Vietnam leaving a lasting impression of the country, not to mention the option to visit Angkor Wat, the largest temple in the world.

The glorious Angkor Wat awaits from the port of

The glorious Angkor Wat awaits from the port of Phu My

As the ship continues its westerly route, guest enjoy an overnight at Singapore and a day in Port Kelang, the gateway to the “Garden City” of Kuala Lumpur. Rich with UNESCO World Heritage Sites and resembling a sublime pearl hanging just south of the Indian Subcontinent, Sri Lanka’s attractions include ancient cultures, enchanting natural parks, welcoming people and must-see wildlife.

The Grand World Voyage opens the door to incredible experiences, like a visit to an elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka.

A visit to an elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka tops the bucket list of many travelers.

The overwhelming abundance of rich culture continues as the ship makes way to Mumbai (Bombay) in India for an overnight call, then on to Muscat, Oman, and Aqaba, Jordan, where a visit to Petra is a must.

The calls in Oman and India feature some of the most impressive monuments in the world.

The calls in Oman and India feature some of the most impressive monuments in the world.

Following a transit of the Suez Canal, Amsterdam guests are treated to nine calls in Greece, Turkey, Malta, Spain, Morocco and Portugal, including an overnight at Barcelona.

Guests then enjoy seven leisurely days at sea to take advantage of all of the amenities of the ship before ending at Fort Lauderdale. If you want to read more about a Grand World Voyage experience, take a look the World Adventures blog by Jeff Farschman, President’s Club member avid Holland America Line cruiser.

Are you interested in booking the 2017 Grand World Voyage? Tell us which ports most excite you!

  • Dave Craddock

    I am interested.

  • Catherine McCormick

    What are the dates? Booked on 28 day transatlantic and Mediterranean cruise in April. Would love to catch this one back to aft. Lauderdale or do it instead?? Price for balcony?

  • Manny

    Are you able to include Manila?

  • John & Ruth OBryant

    Please email date of departure and rates.

  • Laurel Von Syda

    What is the price??

  • Jonathan E Jones

    Most interested in the Med and Far East

  • madeline peacock

    Id love to do this how much is it

  • Nola

    How much does it cost?

  • Jennifer Barnhart

    Looks amazing.

  • Jean sando

    Interested in knowing how much a cruise like this cost.

  • Cynthia Lawrence

    Curious about the cost of this cruise

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  • Andrew Sauchelli

    I want to go

  • Julie

    Joseph, it’s roundtrip Fort Lauderdale so easy on and off! 🙂

  • Julie

    Hi Cynthia, the fares range depending on stateroom category and length. If you were to take the entire 111-Day voyage, and outside starts at $19,999 per person. The inside cabins are already sold out. The Neptune Suites start at $67,999 per peson. Of course booking the full voyage comes with several perks, and discounts could be available. Contact or your travel agent for assistance.

  • Julie

    Hi John and Ruth, I will have someone from reservations reach out to you!

  • Julie

    Hi Manny! The itinerary changes every year. We have called at Manila in the past. Perhaps we will again in the future! Best!

  • Julie

    Hi Catherine, I will have someone from Reservations contact you! Feel free to reach out as well:

  • Julie

    Hi Dave! I will have someone from Reservations contact you! Feel free to reach out as well:

  • Glen Grandstaff

    Sounds like the cruise of a lifetime. I am cautiously interested. Could you please advise cruise dates and prices for Verandah cabins.

  • Lorna McGowan-Smith

    Please email itinerary, segments, prices. Thank you.

  • Louisa Arrieux

    Any chance of a sweepstakes I am a caregiver and need this so much

  • Julie

    Lorna, I have asked reservations to be in touch! Hope you can join us!

  • Julie

    Glen, reservations will send you verandah info. It IS the cruise of a lifetime! 🙂

  • Frank

    Is there one starting in Europe and ending there?
    If only from Ft Lauderdale, please give departure dates,and prices, incl balcony.

  • Julie

    Hi Frank, you don’t have to take the full voyage. You can start in Ft. Lauderdale and end in Europe. I will have reservations contact you. Or you can reach out

  • Joyce Racicot

    Wondering what the cost of a balcony suite would cost for this cruise

  • Julie

    Joyce, let me have someone from the World Cruise desk contact you!

  • Millie Wasik

    I’m already booked on this once in a lifetime cruise. I am looking for others that are booked, so we can start chatting.

  • Nan

    2017 dates of departure. Can I start from San Diego or Hawaii???
    Do not want to do Lauderdale or Canal.
    If so how much from either port San or HI?
    Everthing else is great.

  • Diana

    Hi Nan,

    Yes, you can choose a segment beginning at San Diego or Hawaii. Pricing depends on the type of cabin you select and how long you want to stay on. For more information please visit


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