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The Middle East's exotic aura attracts history buffs and adventure seekers looking to expand their cultural horizons. Egypt's pyramids and Jordan's lost city of Petra are must-see landmarks, while souks (markets), breathtaking mosques and desert safaris also make for great exploring. Arabian Gulf cruises to the United Arab Emirates and Oman provide a look at the modern-day Middle East, with the world's biggest buildings and malls.
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78% Loved It
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Dubai -> Khasab -> Muscat -> Muscat -> Cruising -> Abu Dhabi -> Dubai -> Dubai
86% Loved It
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Dubai -> Dubai -> Khasab -> Muscat -> Muscat -> Cruising -> Manama -> Doha -> Abu Dhabi -> Abu Dhabi -> Dubai -> Dubai
83% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Dubai -> Khasab -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Salalah -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Safaga -> Safaga -> Sharm-el-Sheikh -> Cairo (Port Said) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Santorini -> Athens (Piraeus)
77% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Singapore -> Cruising -> Phuket -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Colombo -> Cruising -> Cochin -> New Mangalore -> Goa -> Mumbai (Bombay) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Muscat -> Dubai -> Abu Dhabi
77% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Dubai -> Abu Dhabi -> Abu Dhabi -> Cruising -> Muscat -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Mumbai (Bombay) -> Mumbai (Bombay) -> Cruising -> Mangalore -> Cochin -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Phuket -> Cruising -> Singapore -> Kelang (Kuala Lumpur) -> Penang -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Thilawa -> Thilawa -> Thilawa -> Thilawa -> Cruising -> Phuket -> Langkawi -> Lumut -> Malacca -> Singapore
Abu Dhabi
The capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi is the largest and ...
Aqaba
Once a sleepy village with an industrial port, Aqaba is quickly ...
Dubai
On busy Sheik Zayed Road, the highway running through the sprawling ...
Muscat
The problem with a lot of the ports featured on a typical Arabian ...
Salalah
As the hordes who now sail from Dubai will attest, cruising the ...
There are not so many reviews about this cruise line here, so it was very difficult to find some information about it. If yes, most of them was in german language. OK, this cruise line caters german speaking passengers. Main and only language on ... Read more
we have just returned from a 7 night cruise on Costa Serena - sailing from Dubai. What an awful experience. I did research a lot of reviews, but still went with an open mind. I have cruised several times with other various Lines, but this has to be ... Read more
I really don't know where to start! A disaster from day 1. This was my 13th cruise and without any shadow of a doubt the worst ship and company I've ever sailed with. There were however 2 good points......1. The few nice passengers we met 2. ... Read more
Having read the 2 previous reviews, I find it hard to believe that we were on the same ship. I too have been on dozens of cruises with Cunard, P &O, royal carribean ets and having read some previous reviews! I booked this cruise with some ... Read more
My family and I (son, his wife and my twin grandsons, aged 11) sailed on MSC Orchestra from Dubai around the United Arab Emirates on 14th February. I have travelled many times before with MSC but this was the first ever cruise for my son and his ... Read more
03/15
Now where do I start.  Having done dozens of cruises with the likes of Princess,  P&O, NCL, Celebrity and Royal Caribbean I have learnt that apart from small differences in presentation,  the typical fair of different ships and ... Read more
First and Last RDonald
02/15
As this was my first cruise I was anticipating many of the good qualities and values which I had heard from others who had cruised. Fortunately for them they had, presumably, not ventured on an MSC ship, especially 'The Orchestra' The ship was very ... Read more
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