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Middle East Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Middle East
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85 Middle East Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

Kirklulu avatar


2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Amazing sites, beautiful ship, wonderful memories!


WARNING! This review is long. After reserving this cruise almost two years ago, we (group of 8) were a bit concerned if our cruise down the Nile on the Viking Ra scheduled to begin on March 6, 2020, would be ...
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Sail Date March 2020

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1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

98% Wonderful!

My husband and I just completed the Uniworld “Splendors of Egypt & The Nile” twelve-day cruise/tour of Egypt. I would like to elaborate on our experience, which was for the most part very positive. ...
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Sail Date December 2019

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1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Uniworld & River Tosca outstanding

We booked our bucket list cruise to Egypt last August. Having River cruised before and not liking it for various reasons as well as reading some of the reviews on the Tosca we were cautious booking but the only way ...
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Sail Date October 2019

CaraJ avatar


1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Enchanting Egypt!

What a trip of a lifetime! Uniworld's Splendors of Egypt and the Nile was one of my most memorable vacations due mainly to our Egyptologist, Mohamed Ragheb, the fabulous staff on the River Tosca and the luxurious ...
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Sail Date February 2019

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2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Delightful Experience on a 6 Star Small Ship

Fellow Cruisers, It has now been a further three weeks of cruising on the Seabourn Ovation for my wife and I and I have begun to like this ship quite a bit. Cruising on a relatively small ship (600 or less ...
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Sail Date November 2018

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ON cruiser

9 Reviews Written

62 Helpful Votes

A Happy Ship: Very Pleasant Sailing on the Seabourn Encore

Having recently returned from our second Seabourn cruise, we debarked the ship after 19 days wanting to stay on board. Alas, "duty calls", including back to work. Now, after settling in at home, herewith, in no ...
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Sail Date October 2018

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1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Outstanding ship, crew, food, service all inclusive with the desire to please

We just returned from an amazing voyage to Arabia. 19 days voyage. what can I say. spectacular. suites are super large, big tvs with lots of entertainment choices. we booked suite 1014 category V6 and loved ...
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Sail Date April 2018

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2 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Trip of a Lifetime--Uniworld and River Tosca Ship

Highly recommend this trip. It was an amazing experience. There were 47 Uniworld customers for the entire 11 days and 17 additional customers (from Uniworld affiliated companies) joined us on the 7 day Nile ...
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Sail Date March 2018

Wildflower212 avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Foreign in the most wonderful way!

I so enjoyed my January 19 trip through Cairo and the Nile. It beat my high expectations in endless ways. I am a well traveled person so it was exciting to travel to a country that felt so foreign but still provided ...
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Sail Date January 2018

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1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Uniworld Splendors of Egypt and the Nile

Review of Uniworld’s Splendors of Egypt and the Nile arriving in Cairo on January 6, 2018. There are several aspects of the trip for which we would like to laud Uniworld, Spring Tours and the Tosca, but also ...
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Sail Date January 2018

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1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Aspects of the cruise need improvement, but Egyptian sites are unbeatable

Positive: The crew is outstanding: skilled, caring and very good at their jobs. The guide for the "Splendors of Egypt and the Nile" cruise, Mohammed Atilla Abdullah was knowledgeable and personable and gave us ...
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Sail Date January 2018

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11 Reviews Written

83 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Trip

My wife and I are pretty well-traveled and in our late 60’s. This is our third Uniworld river cruise, with the other two taking place in Europe. For those who have traveled with Uniworld before, I’d rate their ...
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Sail Date January 2018

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1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes


i had great expectations prior to my cruise on Crystal Symphony and was not in the least disappointed. The food was varied, well presented, interesting and simply delicious. I have seen some criticism of the ...
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Sail Date November 2017

andim avatar


3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Indian Ocean Saunter

We booked this cruise as it was planned to visit Madagascar which was cancelled due to a plague outbreak. Extra days in the Seychelles and a visit to Reunion were substituted. It was our first time on Crystal, ...
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Sail Date November 2017

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1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Uniworld in Egypt

I have always wanted to see the pyramids in Egypt, the sphinx, and many of the temples. This seemed like a safe time to visit. The cruise along the Nile was excellent. The staff of the Tosca was very good. We ...
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Sail Date September 2017

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7 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Overall our best cruise

We chose this cruise for the seadays. We did the same cruise in reverse in November 2015 on the Sojourn. We wanted to try out the larger ship, we also had sailed on the Odyssey last November. First impressions? ...
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Sail Date April 2017

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5 Reviews Written

44 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Nile River Cruise with Uniworld, Feb 2017

General Background: Uniworld’s Nile River cruise in early February 2017 was a wonderful 12 day experience. This trip included 4 nights in Cairo at the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel and 7 nights on Uniworld’s ...
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Sail Date March 2016



3 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

New Cruise Experience, Spoilt by Seabourn

This was our first Seabourn Cruise, and what better way to begin than on Seabourns newest ship, Encore. We held high expectations, and we were not disappointed, We arrived in Athens a few days beforehand, and ...
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Sail Date December 2016

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1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Not quite ready for showtime

The Seabourn Encore is a gorgeous ship inside (except the Club - more on that later); and will certainly be the new star of the fleet when she is up to scratch, fully-stocked and staff trained. BUT based on our ...
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Sail Date December 2016

Jonelly avatar


3 Reviews Written

67 Helpful Votes

Brand New Ship on First Voyage

Being past Seabourn clients, we wanted to test drive this new ship and with a great price on offer for the first leg of its inaugural run, couldn't resist signing up even though the itinerary was not super ...
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Sail Date December 2016

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1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Maiden Voyage of Constellation from Abu Dhabi to India, Sky Suite 6129

Second time we have used Celebrity and again booked a Sky suite as larger suites were all taken. The cruise was from Abu Dhabi to Dubai (overnight) to New Mangalore, Goa and Mumbai all India. The cruise was ...
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Sail Date November 2016

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Travel Whiz

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Go to Egypt before it gets crowded again!

Egypt was on top of our bucket list and we wanted to get the most out of the experience. I will admit that I was a little apprehensive about going to Egypt and of course all our friends thought we were crazy. I am ...
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Sail Date November 2016

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Cheddar cave

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Disembarkation was the highlight of this cruise

I chose this cruise line due its reputation for providing the finest cuisine at sea, and its reputed service provided by the high crew to staff ratio. We sailed from Piraeus Greece to Dubai on a 20 day cruise and ...
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Sail Date November 2016

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Greg F Webber

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes


The ship has a passenger size of 620+ and a crew size of 403. If you are looking for a first cruise this is the ship to be on. It is big enough to be enjoyable but, not to big that its like a small town. We ...
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Sail Date October 2016

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3 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

The BEST Cruise Ever!

We decided to book this cruise rather late in the game as Regent kept sweetening the deal with OBC and business air. The itinerary was 21 days and took us from Dubai to Barcelona, including ports in Oman, Jordan, ...
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Sail Date May 2016

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