Travel with SilverLining Cruises and Tours


How SilverLining Works

SilverLining Cruises and Tours is a travel agency that helps companies, groups, and families with their travel needs. From cruises to land tours and everything in between, we're here to help bring your travel dreams to life.

We'll do the legwork for you to plan your adventure or answer any questions you may have about a custom tour. Our team can give you suggestions for destinations and exciting travel offerings. We work with preferred suppliers from around the world, from budget to deluxe.

When you book your travel, you'll be able to select one of SilverLining's non-profit partners to whom we will donate a portion of our revenue. It's a win/win!

 

Our History

With over 30 years in the tourism industry, we know a thing or two about travel. At SilverLining Cruises and Tours, we love helping people travel and we’re passionate about social and environmental causes. So, we combined our desire to affect positive change in the world with a travel agency. SilverLining…the travel agency with a social conscience. Making the world a better place…one trip at a time. Our cornerstones : Travel, Education, Stewardship and Community.

 

Do good & have fun! Book your cruise or tour with us.

Tell us what sparks your passion. Are you interested in a land tour or a cruise? A customized tour? Or a special interest cruise or tour from any of the major cruise lines or tour operators? Let us know what inspires you and we will handle all of the details. Fill out our handy Contact Form or contact us directly at travel@silverliningcat.com to get your trip started today!


Our Top 10 Tour Recommendations for 2017

Whether your dream trip is a far-away land of exotic culture or something un-explored in your own backyard...we are here to make your travel dreams come true. Travel with family for fun and time to re-connect or travel with a group to relax and discover opportunities for education and exploration...no matter your travel goal, SilverLining Cruises & Tours can help you find your perfect trip all the while supporting non-profits doing amazing things in the world!

Making the world a better place...one trip at a time.

Here are some of our favorite trip ideas for you, your family or your organization. Please contact us for more information or to start booking your own trip of a lifetime!

 

1. Antarctica

Encounter the spectacular Antarctic Peninsula and the surrounding islands and waterways. Glide around enormous tabular icebergs by Zodiac, walk along beaches covered with thousands of penguins, and kayak amid abundant marine life.

 

2. Taste of the Pacific Northwest

A celebration of the good life... that's what Pacific Northwest travel is all about. Go behind the scenes in Seattle’s Pike Place Market with an interpretive guide and head out to Oregon’s wine country. Embark on a “treetop adventure” through the canopy of a coastal rainforest above a British Columbia river gorge. Tastings of apple cider paired with savories satisfies at a ciderhouse overlooking the sea, and there's flightseeing, wine tastings and afternoon tea at The Butchart Gardens. In Vancouver, epicurean pleasures abound in a chef-led market walk and at our farewell dinner.

 

3. Pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago

The crown jewel of Spanish walking trails, the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela began as an act of faith as Europeans crossed Spain to visit the sacred tomb of Saint James. One thousand years later, the Camino continues to draw the spiritual as well as the traveler looking to enjoy the beauty of the green rolling hills and small hamlets of northwestern Spain's Galicia and be part of this magical route.
 

 

4. Holiday Markets in Europe

Fall and winter are magical times of year in Europe, with fall foliage, fairytale, snow-topped castles and mountains, and a wonderful festive spirit everywhere. In Europe's Christmas markets the air is filled with the scents of gingerbread and warm, spicy glühwein, and the tunes of traditional carols can be heard around every corner. What better way to experience Christmas traditions - in the lands where they originated. Enjoy a relaxing festive season with no rush, just the wonder of Europe's most enchanting destinations.

 

5. Long Weekend in San Francisco

Discover a city as dazzling and unique as the myriad of cultures that give it a flavor all its own. You and your family will explore the stunning landscapes, acclaimed sites and local history of this bustling metropolis known as the City by the Bay in this fun-filled tour of San Francisco. Stops include famed Alcatraz Island, ride a Cable Car, tour Muir Woods, the Walt Disney Family Museum, Lucasfilm and a ferry to Angel Island!

 

6. National Parks & Canyon Country

Sites include Crazy Horse Memorial and Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Visit Tatanka and Deadwood, once a wild gold-mining town, and journey west to Buffalo Bill’s frontier town of Cody, Wyoming. Head to Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and Jackson, with its wooden sidewalks and swing-door saloons, you’ll have plenty of free time to tour on your own.

Next, it’s on to Salt Lake City, Bryce Canyon National Park and Zion National Park. Continue into Arizona to Page, on the shores of Lake Powell, and cross the Painted Desert to amazing Grand Canyon National Park. Finally, travel to Las Vegas, where this spectacular vacation ends. On this vacation through some of the West’s premier national parks, you’ll see breathtaking scenery that cannot be found anywhere else—a trip of a lifetime!

 

7. Sultans & Palaces

Since ancient history, the boundaries of empires have shifted and palaces have changed hands as kings and sultans have conquered new lands. Delve deep into this fascinating history during two days in Istanbul with its massive mosques, soaring minarets and the enormous Topkapi Palace, home to Ottoman sultans for hundreds of years. In Rhodes, visit the Palace of the Grand Masters, which also played host to the Ottomans when they took control of the island from the Knights of St. John in the 16th century. The Knights’ original headquarters were in Jerusalem, which you can explore during your overnight stay in nearby Haifa. Gazing at the golden Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount, a site holy to Judaism, Christianity and Islam alike, further confirms that the tales of history’s kingdoms are always intertwined.

 

8. Sail with Jean-Michel Cousteau

Explorer. Environmentalist. Educator. Film Producer. For more than four decades, Jean-Michel has dedicated himself and his vast experience to communicating to people of all nations and generations his love and concern for our water planet. Sail to the Cook Islands & Society Islands and enjoy an opportunity to meet Mr. Cousteau in person. He will offer a series of lectures with videos of his work in the world’s oceans, as well as accompany several dives from the ship.

 

9. A Portrait of India

Live like a maharajah at some of the world's top-rated hotels – including two-night stays at the award-winning The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra, featuring views of the Taj Mahal, and in Udaipur at The Oberoi Udaivilas. View the amazing temples of Khajuraho, and cruise by houseboat in southern India through Kerala’s beautiful canals. A boat ride witnesses spiritual ceremonies along the River Ganges in Varanasi, and a cooking demonstration features a taste of hospitality on an exclusive insider visit to a chef's private home in Kerala. Enjoy a special Maharajah evening with dinner and entertainment... a traditional dance performance... with special insights from local experts and much more. Our India tour is a must for any world traveler!

 

10. Conquistadors, Sacred Valleys and Inca Mysteries

On this exciting Family Experience itinerary see the vibrant cultures and unique traditions that make up this fascinating region. Have the chance to touch llamas, alpacas and vicunas at a Sacred Valley ranch. Then prepare for a thrilling dune buggy ride with the chance to sand board down one of the dunes in the middle of the desert – a truly unique adventure! Create your own masterpiece to take home at a Peruvian pottery factory and learn to play the quena flute, a traditional instrument of the Andean people, all on this action-packed South America adventure! Wrap up your tour with a Galapagos Island Cruises, Easter Island or traverse the Peruvian Amazon.


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