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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
Popular Itinerary:
Dubai -> Muscat -> Muscat -> Cruising -> Abu Dhabi -> Dubai -> Dubai
87% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Dubai -> Dubai -> Muscat -> Muscat -> Cruising -> 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:
Monaco -> Portofino -> Florence (Livorno) -> Calvi -> Cruising -> Xlendi -> Malta (Valletta) -> Malta (Valletta) -> Syracuse -> Cruising -> Aghios Nikolaos -> Symi -> Mykonos -> Kusadasi -> Izmir -> Athens (Piraeus) -> Aghios Nikolaos -> Cruising -> Haifa -> Jerusalem (Ashdod) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Aqaba -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Salalah -> Cruising -> Muscat -> Cruising -> Doha -> Dubai -> Cruising -> Muscat -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Mumbai (Bombay) -> Mumbai (Bombay) -> Cruising -> Mangalore -> Cochin -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Phuket -> Cruising -> Singapore
76% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Dubai -> Muscat -> Cruising -> Salalah -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Suez Canal -> Jerusalem (Ashdod) -> Haifa -> Cruising -> Santorini -> Athens (Piraeus) -> Istanbul -> Istanbul
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 ...
01/15
8 Night fly cruise balcony 8046 MSC Orchestra To start with we had faultless flight with Emirates from Gatwick. On arrival the free transfer to the port fast and faultless Embarkation was quick and faultless. The cabin was acceptable (clean) ... Read more
01/15
Boarding was an apocalyptic chaos, despite the fact there was to be priority embarkation. Took us an hour to get to the gangway only to be told that we had to back to check-in because they had forgotten to give us health declaration forms. An hour ... Read more
We took the Christmas cruise from Dubai on the Costa Serena in a premium balcony room on deck 8. The room was quiet and well positioned although seemed smaller than the 20sq.m that Costa claim. Room was made up appropriately each day. The itinerary ... Read more
01/15
I travelled with my family of four adults and to say the cruise was a disappointment is an understatement. We've been on other cruise lines before which are far more superior in every way. To start with the staff: getting on to the cruise, no one ... Read more
I’ve given this cruise an average of 4 stars, but it’s really 3 stars for MSC and 5 stars for the ports/itinerary. We are very glad we did it just to get to experience the ports, but MSC is a poor choice for English speaking families. We ... Read more
We travelled from the UK and joined the ship in Dubai. The flights on Emirates were excellent. There is good service, good entertainment and good legroom on the aircraft. The transfer to the cruise ship was OK on arrival but chaotic on return. There ... Read more
My wife and I sailed on the Costa NeoRiviera on November From Savona to Dubai. We flew from NY to Istambul and spent three glorious days before heading to Genoa to embark on our cruise. We arrived in Genoa went to the Best Western City Hotel ... Read more
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