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Splendours of the Red Sea

Join us on this spectacular 7-night cruise along the Red Sea and Suez Canal. Learn the rich history of Egypt with a visit to the Great Pyramids of Giza, and catch a glimpse of the magnificent, ancient architecture in Jordan. There is no better cruise for those who crave some winter warmth with a side of discovery.

Discovery Holiday
Tel Aviv
The Sphinx and Pyramid of Giza

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On this amazing cruise you will visit a land steeped in history, religion, mythical tales, and legendary heroes. Take the opportunity to visit Egypt where you can marvel at the awe-inspiring Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. In Luxor and Petra there is a wealth of monumental architecture for you to explore at your fingertips.

In Aqaba, visit the world famous, UNESCO listed, Wadi Rum, a natural wonder also known as the Valley of the Moon. This cruise will also take you through the diverse cultures of the Red Sea and Suez Canal, with friendly locals who are proud of their heritage. A resident Egyptologist will bring everything on this cruise to life with his vast historical knowledge.

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Splendours of the Red Sea Itinerary

Day 1 - Aqaba (Jordan)

Embarkation at 4pm. Departure to Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Overnight at sea.

Day 2 - Sharm el Sheikh (Egypt) - Hurghada

Morning arrival. Optional excursion to St. Catherine's monastery or optional snorkeling excursion. Late evening arrival in Hurghada. Overnight in port.

Day 3 - Hurghada - Luxor

1 night / 2 day excursion to Luxor. Overnight at Luxor hotel - Optional Luxor excursion: Morning bus transfer to Luxor for a 2-day/1-night land tour to this magnificent Ancient City. The complimentary trip includes transfer to Luxor and overnight at a deluxe hotel, but not the excursions which are optional. In the afternoon after checking in, optional excursion to Karnak and Luxor Temples. Overnight in Luxor hotel.

Day 4 - Luxor - Hurghada

Morning optional excursion in Luxor to discover the Valley of the Kings, the Hatshepsut Temple, dedicated to the only ever female Pharaoh, and to the Colossi of Memnon. Afternoon return to Hurghada to re-embark the ship. Overnight at sea to Suez.

Day 5 - Suez

Today, enjoy your morning and early afternoon at sea with lectures and lunch on board. Arrival in Suez late in the afternoon. Overnight in port.

Day 6 - Suez

All day Cairo optional excursion. Return to the ship by 21:00 for the ship to join the Canal Convoy at 21:30. Overnight crossing the Suez Canal.

Day 7 - Suez - Port Said

Day crossing the Suez Canal. Enjoy reading a good book, mingle with your fellow travelers, and relax at the Upper deck lounge area, gazing at the passing scenery. Afternoon canal exit in Port Said. Overnight at sea to Tel Aviv, Israel.

Day 8 - Tel Aviv (Israel)

Disembarkation after breakfast.

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Price Includes

  • 7-night full-board cruise in your chosen cabin
  • Buffest breakfast and two meals daily
  • Welcome Cocktail and Captain's Dinner
  • Regular coffee, tea and drinking water free all day, plus abundant fresh fruit
  • Use of fishing and snorkelling equipment and sea kayak (subject to availability)
  • Professional English speaking Cruise Director

Price Does Not Include

  • Shore excursions
  • Crew gratuities (optional - recommend Eur10-14 per passenger per day)
  • Passenger personal expenses
  • Wi-Fi (available at charge)
  • Flights and transfers - we can arrange these for you

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