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Although I was born in Zambia, raised in Zimbabwe (two land-locked countries), I am very passionate about travel on the sea. I’ve cruised extensively on luxury small ships and ocean liners around the world – I look forward to sharing my experiences with you


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  • from $2,675 PP
  • 7 Nights
  • Max 38 passengers
  • Apr - Oct
  • Easy
  • 5.5 hours from London / 11 hours from New York


This classic cruise sails for seven nights, round-trip from Hurghada, unveiling the mysteries of the Red Sea on an intimate boutique ship. You’ll discover three intriguing Arab countries: Jordan, Egypt, and the Kingdom of Saudia Arabia, exploring places where biblical stories come to life. Marvel at ancient sites that most people only see on screen and in textbooks from remarkable Petra to the Egyptian pyramids, with opportunities for exciting excursions on land, from a desert camel ride to exploring an underwater world with crystal-clear blue water, vibrant reefs, and abundant marine life that attract snorkelers and divers from across the globe.

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What's Included

Wadi Rum Desert, Jordan
  • Visit 3 stunning Middle Eastern countries and their array of beautiful sites
  • Discover these countries on board an intimate cruise with up to 40 guests
  • Enjoy delicious on board dining with Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included
  • Rest your head in a choice of 25 spacious and fully air-conditioned en-suite cabins
  • Enjoy ultimate relaxation with treatments at the yachts on board Gemaya Spa
  • Catch some rays on the yachts expansive sundeck with Jacuzzi

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1 Hurghada Departure

Hurghada, Egypt

Your adventure begins in the coastal city of Hurghada. One of the top vacation destinations in Egypt, it’s renowned for its white sandy beaches and calm, clear blue water. a Private transfer brings you to your ship where you’ll enjoy a welcome cocktail and the chance to get to know your fellow passengers. After an introduction to the journey ahead and a safety talk, you’ll have the chance to settle into your cabin and enjoy the ship’s facilities, which include a spa and mini-gym, as we depart for the Egyptian resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh. The night will be spent out at sea.

    Day 2 Sharm el-Sheikh

    El Mustafa Mosque, Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt

    Sailing into the “City of Peace,” Sharm el-Sheikh early this morning, there is a wealth of possibilities to take advantage of here. If you want to explore history and culture, you can take an optional tour of the city, including a visit to the Old Market to do some shopping. Or, join a Jeep safari, zooming across the sands to discover the Sinai Desert. The top thing to do is enjoy the postcard-perfect sandy beaches framed by turquoise water with colorful reefs – you can take advantage of the chance to dive at one of the top spots in the Red Sea, Ras Mohamed National Park.


    • Optional Excursions: History & culture tour, jeep safari, or diving

    Day 3 Aqaba

    Petra, Jordan

    We’ll reach the Jordanian port city of Aqaba this morning. Inhabited since 4000 BC, it sits on the Gulf of Aqaba and is known for its Islamic-era fort and its pristine beaches. You can choose to spend the day enjoying the sun and the sand or take an optional excursion to Wadi Rum, often referred to as the Valley of the Moon and legendary Petra. Dating back to the 1st century BC, Petra is a spectacular sandstone city half-carved right into the rock, complete with a theater, altars, temples, homes, obelisks, and countless tombs, all lost to time until being rediscovered in the early 19th century.

    • Optional Excursions: Jordan to Petra & Wadi Rum

    Day 4 Aqaba - At Sea

    Red Sea & Aqaba Bay, Jordan

    You’ll have a leisurely morning to enjoy Aqaba with departure early this afternoon. History enthusiasts might head to Mamluck Castle, Aqaba’s fortress which dates to the 16th century, followed by a visit to Aqaba Archaeological Museum nearby. It offers an excellent introduction to the city’s fascinating past, including a remarkable collection of artifacts dating to 4000 BC. Or, you can spend time on the beach beaches, sunbathing in between dips in the sparkling blue waters. Returning to the ship for our departure to Duba, you might join a sunset yoga session or unwind in the Jacuzzi before turning in to your comfortable cabin.

      Day 5 Duba

      Al-Aznam Castle, Duba, Saudi Arabia

      Enjoy the breathtaking surrounding scenery as we continue our journey to Duba, arriving in the early afternoon. A picturesque port city in Saudi Arabia, with a magnificent harbor sheltered by hills on three sides, it’s sometimes referred to as the “Pearl of the Red Sea.” There are several optional excursions available, including a visit to Al Wajh with its beautiful mosques and fully restored historic castle-turned-museum revealing the city’s past. Or tour Duba with a local guide for expert insight into the city while visiting landmarks such as the King Abdulaziz Fort. Another option is a trip to the futuristic planned smart city of Neom.

      • Optional Excursions: Day trips to Neom, Al Wajh, or a Duba city tour

      Day 6 Duba - At Sea

      Duba, Saudi Arabia

      With our departure for Hurghada this afternoon, you’ll have the morning at your leisure to enjoy the delights of Duba. If you want to explore an authentic Arabian fish market, Duba has a great one that comes complete with gulf views. If you haven’t been to the fort, the star attraction here, you shouldn’t miss the chance to do so. Otherwise, you might simply spend time on one of Duba’s idyllic beaches before returning to the ship. While sailing to Hurghada, unwind on board while gazing out at the spectacular surrounding scenery and then perhaps indulge in a pampering spa treatment.

        Day 7 Hurghada

        Red Sea fish, Hurghada, Egypt

        We’ll reach Hurghada in the afternoon. You’ll be able to enjoy it at your leisure, the perfect time for picking up last-minute gifts or souvenirs as well as taking advantage of the picturesque sandy beaches. There are dive schools here for those who want to learn how to dive in the crystal-clear blue water, although snorkeling is outstanding too, with equipment onboard available for you to use. A wide range of other water sports is possible here too, including parasailing and banana boat rides. After a day of play, relaxing onboard, and enjoying the facilities, we’ll be overnighting here with our cruise concluding tomorrow.

          Day 8 Disembarkation in Hurghada

          Hurghada Marina

          After a week of memorable cruising through three fascinating countries, it’s time for your adventure to end. While goodbyes are never easy, you’ll have time for breakfast and perhaps to exchange contact information with new friends made. Afterward, say your farewells and then meet your private driver who will be waiting upon disembarkation which is between 9 and 10 am. You’ll be transferred to Hurghada’s airport to catch your flight to Cairo followed by a return flight home, or further travels. We hope to see you again, with destinations around the world that await.

            Our Cruise Ships

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            Elysium Yacht

            Cruise in style on Elysium, a graceful 200ft yacht that offers a unique and modern mega-yacht experience as one of just a few of its kind worldwide.

            Refurbished in 2021, she sleeps up to just 50 passengers who can look forward to exceptional personalized service with accommodation in spacious, elegant cabins with high-end amenities like flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, pillow menus, spa robes and slippers.

            This vessel offers plenty of ways to get active and relax too, with everything from a wellness deck for sunset yoga and a soothing Jacuzzi to snorkelling and water skiing while impressive dining is enjoyed inside and out.

            What's not Included

            • Port taxes of EUR390 per person
            • As we have clients from all over the world. Our itineraries do not include flights. If you would like us to include flights in your trip, we are happy to do so. Please speak to your travel specialist at the planning stage to include them.
            • Optional excursions listed in the itinerary
            • Gratuities for local guides
            • We strongly advise all guests purchase comprehensive travel insurance
            • Visas if required

            Departure Dates

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            • February

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            • March

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