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See the Middle East Come Alive

Traveling to the Middle East by cruise ship is the easiest, most economical way to explore the region. There are so many historical and storied ports on this cruises, including Alexandria, Oman, Suez, Port Said/Cairo, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi. You can even take a special Holy Land cruise.

You’ve seen photographs of these amazing Middle East destinations, but imagine seeing them up close and personal. The pyramids in Giza, the tranquil beaches of Abu Dhabi, and the luxurious and innovative feats of Dubai await. Just try and visit all 200 shops in the Mall of Emirates — which also boasts an indoor ski slope!

Fleets that offer incredible Middle East itineraries include Cunard, and Royal Caribbean, Costa, Regent Seven Seas, Seabourn, Oceania, Holland America, Princess, Azamara, Silversea, and Crystal.

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The Best of Dubai City Tour
$93

Travel through history on this tour that offers a close look at Dubai's past and present.

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Hop On Hop Off Abu Dhabi City Tour
$105

Explore at your own pace on this hop-on, hop-off tour that offers 24 hours of unlimited access to the best sights.

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Palm Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab & Dubai...
$115

Why travel by land when you can travel by water? See the skyline from a whole new perspective on this fun cruise.

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Mussandam Sea Safari
$129

Embark on an exciting sea safari full of natural wonders on this full day tour in a traditional dhow.

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Dubai Highlights From Abu Dhabi Port
215

See the passage of time & explore some of Dubai's historic districts and then marvel at its modern architecture.

 
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14 NIGHT MIDDLE EAST Cruise

Departing From: Safaga

Duration: 14 nights

Ship: MSC Splendida (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Safaga, Egypt, Safaga, Egypt, , Aqaba (petra), Jordan, Suez Canal South, Egypt, Suez Canal North, Egypt, , Santorini, Greece, Mykonos, Greece, Piraeus (athens), Greece, Katakolon (olympia), Greece, Kotor, Montenegro, Bari, Italy, , Trieste, Italy (Itinerary Details)

Best For: Family with Kids, Family with Teens, Honeymoon, Romantic, Senior, Wedding

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$369

as little as $26.00/night

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$1,379

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7 NIGHT ARABIAN GULF Cruise

Departing From: Doha

Duration: 7 nights

Ship: MSC World Europa (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Doha, Qatar, Dubai,u.arab Emirates, Dubai,u.arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi,u.arab Emirates, Sir Bani Yas,u.arab Emirates, , Dammam, Saudi Arabia, Doha, Qatar (Itinerary Details)

Best For: No Style Attached.

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$428

as little as $61.00/night

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20 NIGHT ARABIAN GULF Cruise

Departing From: Genoa

Duration: 20 nights

Ship: MSC Opera (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Genoa (portofino), Italy, , Siracusa, Italy, , Katakolon (olympia), Greece, Piraeus (athens), Greece, Rhodes (lindos), Greece, Suez Canal North, Egypt, Suez Canal South, Egypt, Sharm El-sheikh, Egypt, Safaga, Egypt, Sokhna Port, Egypt, , Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, , , , , Muscat, Oman, , Abu Dhabi,u.arab Emirates (Itinerary Details)

Best For: Family with Kids, Family with Teens, Honeymoon, Romantic, Senior, Wedding

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From

$479

as little as $24.00/night

What's Included?

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$909

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$1,689

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12 NIGHT MIDDLE EAST Cruise

Departing From: Safaga

Duration: 12 nights

Ship: MSC Splendida (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Safaga, Egypt, Safaga, Egypt, , Aqaba (petra), Jordan, Suez Canal South, Egypt, Suez Canal North, Egypt, , Santorini, Greece, Mykonos, Greece, Piraeus (athens), Greece, Katakolon (olympia), Greece, Kotor, Montenegro, Bari, Italy (Itinerary Details)

Best For: Family with Kids, Family with Teens, Honeymoon, Romantic, Senior, Wedding

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as little as $40.00/night

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16 NIGHT MIDDLE EAST Cruise

Departing From: Genoa

Duration: 16 nights

Ship: MSC Orchestra (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Genoa (portofino), Italy, Marseille (provence), France, , Civitavecchia (rome), Italy, , Katakolon (olympia), Greece, Heraklion (crete), Greece, Suez Canal North, Egypt, Suez Canal South, Egypt, Aqaba (petra), Jordan, Sharm El-sheikh, Egypt, Safaga, Egypt, Aqaba (petra), Jordan, , Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, , Sharm El-sheikh, Egypt (Itinerary Details)

Best For: Family with Kids, Family with Teens, Honeymoon, Romantic, Senior, Wedding

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$499

as little as $31.00/night

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