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Egypt, Jordan & Saudi Arabia Cruise

  • Duration7 Nights
  • StyleSmall Ship Cruise
  • When to GoJan - Mar
  • Price GuideFrom $2,746 Per Person
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.

At a Glance

  • Day 1
    • Hurghada Arrival

      • Private arrival transfer to the ship in Hurghada
      • Welcome cocktail on board
      • Overnight at sea
  • Day 2
    • Sharm el-Sheikh

      • OPTIONAL: A variety of excursions available including a history and culture tour, a jeep safari, or diving
  • Day 3
    • Aqaba

      • OPTIONAL: Excursion to Petra and Wadi Rum
  • Day 4
    • Aqaba - Day at Sea

      • Leisurely morning in Aqaba before sailing to Duba
      • Overnight at sea
  • Day 5
    • Duba

      • OPTIONAL: Day trips to Neom or Al Wajh, or a Duba city tour
  • Day 6
    • Duba - Day at Sea

      • Leisurely morning in Duba before sailing to Hurghada
      • Overnight at sea
  • Day 7
    • Hurghada

      • Free afternoon in Hurghada to explore at your own leisure
  • Day 8
    • Hurghada Departure

      • Private departure transfer to Hurghada Airport
  • Meet Our Expert

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    Muno

    Cruise Specialist

    Although I was born in Zambia, and 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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    Our Cruise Ship

    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 snorkeling and water skiing while impressive dining is enjoyed inside and out.

    Departure Dates

    2024

    • January

      Jan 13, 2024Jan 20, 2024Jan 27, 2024
    • February

      Feb 03, 2024Feb 10, 2024Feb 17, 2024Feb 24, 2024
    • March

      Mar 02, 2024Mar 09, 2024Mar 16, 2024Mar 23, 2024

    What's Included

    • 7 nights on-board the Elysium in a choice of 25 spacious and fully air-conditioned en-suite cabins
    • Visit 3 stunning Middle Eastern countries: Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia
    • Private arrival and departure transfers
    • Half board dining throughout the cruise
    • Group yoga, pilates, aquarobics and meditation sessions with a qualified Wellness Coach
    • Access to the mini gym
    • Use of snorkeling equipment
    • Wi-fi access
    • 24/7 support from our dedicated staff

    What's not Included

    • International flights from your country of origin
    • Gratuities
    • Beverages and alcoholic drinks
    • Any meals, optional excursions, or activities other than those specifically mentioned in itinerary
    • Incidental local expenses - souvenirs, laundry, taxis, etc
    • Visas for Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia. Your consultant will advise of any required visas and how to obtain them
    • Travel insurance - we strongly recommend you purchase travel insurance as soon as you have booked your trip
    • Port taxes - please refer to your quote
    • Price based on double occupancy in a double or twin room

    Day by Day Itinerary

    • Day 1

      Hurghada Departure

      Hurghada500 x 333 Hurghada

      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 EgyptSpice Market 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 and culture tour
      Jeep Safari
      Diving excursion

      Meals Included:
      Half Board

    • Day 3

      Aqaba

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      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:
      Petra and Wadi Rum excursion

      Meals Included:
      Half Board

    • Day 4

      Aqaba - At Sea

      AqabaRed 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.

      Meals Included:
      Half Board

    • Day 5

      Duba

      Al Aznam Castle Duba Saudi ArabiaDuba 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:
      Duba city tour
      Day trip to Neom
      Day trip to Al Wajh

      Meals Included:
      Half Board

    • Day 6

      Duba - At Sea

      Red Coast of Saudi ArabiaElysium Yacht Sunset

      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.

      Meals Included:
      Half Board

    • Day 7

      Hurghada

      Red Sea fish Hurghada Egypt500 x 333 Mosque in Hurghada

      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.

      Meals Included:
      Half Board

    • Day 8

      Hurghada Departure

      D9Hurghada MarinaD11Evening in Hurghada

      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.

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast

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