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Cruises to Middle East

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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82% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Dubai -> Khasab -> Muscat -> Muscat -> Cruising -> Abu Dhabi -> Dubai -> Dubai
86% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Dubai -> Dubai -> Khasab -> Muscat -> Muscat -> Cruising -> Manama -> Doha -> Abu Dhabi -> Dubai -> Abu Dhabi -> Dubai
79% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Athens (Piraeus) -> Crete (Heraklion) -> Cruising -> Haifa -> Jerusalem (Ashdod) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Aqaba -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Salalah -> Cruising -> Muscat -> Cruising -> Doha -> Dubai
78% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Istanbul -> Istanbul -> Athens (Piraeus) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Suez Canal -> Aqaba -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Muscat -> Abu Dhabi -> Abu Dhabi
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 ...
Bahrain
Although Bahrain has been accepting cruise ships since 2008, the ...
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 ...
I'm done with cruising hmp8pc@gmail.com
05/15
We flew to Singapore and spent the next 35 days sailing back to Southampton. This was to be a cruise of a life time combined with our honeymoon. This was my 6th cruise and my husbands 3rd so we knew the ropes , more or less. The 1st week was ... Read more
I've cruised with RCL for 25 years. This ship is almost as old. It's time to invest in a new "Vision size ships" for exotic ports, rather than the mega ships. Loyal cruisers need better. The 4th deck smelled like 15 frat guys ... Read more
This was our first taste of Royal Caribbean having cruised on Cunard and Celebrity. The booking was many months in the planning and was looked forward with much excitement. Thinking that this brand new ship with the “WOW” would be ... Read more
The trip was sold as a luxury cruise it was NOT The idea of sailing to Gallipoli and following in the footsteps of our soldiers was a good one but that was where the dream ended.In fairness the Gallipoli component was very well done and there could ... Read more
This was our first Regent cruise, our preferred cruise lines being Silversea (for luxury cruising) and Swan Hellenic (for 'discovery' cruising). I am very lucky and have been cruising regularly since the 1970s and so know the industry pretty well. ... Read more
BRILLIANT Kf3229
05/15
This was our first cruise and, having undertaken extensive research, booked RSS with the USP of Holy Land tours included. We travelled business class from LHR on Virgin, which was the worse business cabin we have ever experienced. Dubai hotel, JW ... Read more
05/15
To be fair all I have to compare to is NCL having taken 3 different cruises on NCL (and not been THAT impressed with those). This ship however is dated with much less in amenities, dining choices than what I became used to. The NCL ships all had at ... Read more
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