A masked ball in Venice; lunch by the Sydney Harbour; and a visit to the legendary Taj Mahal – they’re just some of the experiences Silversea guests will experience on the ‘Venetian World Odyssey 2016’ itinerary.

Bookings for the 115-day world cruise opened this week.

Sailing aboard the line’s 382-passenger Silver Whisper, guests will be able to tick 51 destinations and 31 countries off their bucket list.

Departing from Fort Lauderdale on 5 January 2016, the itinerary includes visits to Lima, Easter Island, Pitcairn Island, Tahiti, Bora Bora, Cairns, Brisbane, Hong Kong, Singapore, Phuket, Yangon, India, Ho Chi Minh, Muscat, Dubai, Port Said, Haifa as well as Corfu, Kotor, Dubrovnik and Venice.

Fares for the World Cruise 2016 start from $59,750 per person twin share for a Vista Suite.