November 15 - December 06, 2018
20 Days
Tour Status - Available

Enjoy the sights as you cruise and visit Athens, Patmos & Rhodes, Greece; Limassol, Cyprus; Jerusalem, Israel; Shamel Sheik & Safaga (Luxor), Egypt; Aqaba, Jordan; Salalah & Muscat, Oman; Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Described as “A Ditch in the Desert” and is one of the world’s most
 important waterways connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea through the Isthmus of Suez.

Includes:

  • Airfare from major North American gateways
  • Choice of Stateroom - Inside Stateroom, Oceanview Stateroom, Verandah Stateroom, or Suites (Call for Current Pricing)

Includes on board:

  • Unlimited soft drinks, bottled water, cappuccino, espresso, teas and juices
  • Shuttle service from ship to city centre in many ports of call
  • Room service dining 24 hours a day
  • Dining at all specialty restaurants
  • Free Wi-Fi

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Thursday: Nov 15, 2018: Overnight flight    IFM]
From North America to Athens, Greece

Friday: Nov 16, 2018: Athens, Greece     [IFM/D]
Arrive into Athens and transfer to the port to board the “Oceania Nautica” for a spectacular cruise that will take you through the   Suez Canal.  Welcome Aboard!  Set Sail at 7:00 PM

Saturday: Nov 17, 2018:  Patmos, Greece    [B/L/D]
Arrive at 8:00 AM Since John the Apostle wrote the Book of Revelations here, Patmos - the "Jerusalem of the Aegean" - is hallowed ground, with hundreds of churches that attest to the fact. One of the island's chief attractions is the Cave of the Apocalypse, where St. John is said to have lived during his exile. The other is the Monastery of St. John, adorned with frescoes dating back to the 12th century. Some of the more popular secular activities include lovely beaches shaded by tamarisk trees and walking Patmos' many country trails, which are often donkey paths.  Set sail at 6:00 PM

Sunday: Nov 18, 2018:  Rhodes, Greece     [B/L/D]
Arrive at 7:00 AM. Enjoy a walking tour of the old fortified city and stand in awe of the impressive Grand Master's Palace. See where the Colossus of Rhodes once stood and savor the charm of this remarkable walled town. Or drive along the scenic coast to Lindos. Enjoy the whitewashed little town and climb to the ancient acropolis, its temples and wonderful views. Set sailat 4:00 PM

Monday: Nov 19, 2018:  Limassol, Cyprus    [B/L/D]
Arrive at 10:00 AM.  Limassol is the jumping off point to explore the ancient riches of Cyprus. See ruins, majestic mountains and scenery, stunning beaches, and vast groves of lemons, oranges and olives.  Set sail at 7:00 PM.

Tuesday: Nov 20, 2018:  Jerusalem (Haifa), Israel   [B/L/D]
Arrive at 7:00 AM.  For Christians, Jews and Muslims, Jerusalem is one of the holiest cities on earth, and it is also one of the oldest. Early Bronze Age tools and writings show that Jerusalem has been settled since the 4th millennium B.C. Marvel at the beauty of the Dome of the Rock and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in the walled Old City of Jerusalem, as you stroll through winding streets where people have lived for centuries.  An overnight port.

Wednesday: Nov 21, 2018:  Jerusalem (Haifa),  Israel     [B/L/D]
What touring was not completed yesterday can be completed this day.  Set sail at 8:00 PM .  

Thursday: Nov 22, 2018:  Cruising the Mediterranean Sea     [B/L/D]

Friday: Nov 23, 2018:   Transit the Suez Canal      [B/L/D]
The Suez Canal is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea through the Isthmus of Suez. It was constructed between 1859 and 1869. Its length is 193.30 km, including its northern and southern access channels.

Saturday: Nov 24, 2018:   Sharm el Sheik, Egypt     [B/L/D]
Arrive at 8:00 AM.  See how the emerging tourism meshes with ancient traditions of the Sinai Peninsula. You can also windsurf, golf, snorkel, dive and shop in this modern Red Sea city. Set sail at 11:00 PM

 Sunday:  Nov 25, 2018:  Luxor (Safaga), Egypt     [B/L/D]
Arrive at 7:00 AM.  While the ship waits in Safaga Port, you can visit Luxor, Egypt’s, ‘open-air museum’ on an overnight tour into the city. Visit Karnak and Luxor Temple on the East bank of the Nile and see the Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple on the West bank. These ruins are not to be missed!  Overnight in Luxor.

Monday: Nov 26, 2018:  Luxor (Safaga), Egypt     [B/L/D]
Any touring that was not completed yesterday will be completed this day then return back to the Port of Safaga and continue cruising. Set sail at 6:00 PM

Tuesday: Nov 27, 2018: Aqaba, Jordan    [B/L/D] 
Arrive into Aqaba at 6:00 AM.  May we suggest you take the day trip into the “Hidden City of Petra”.  The town was built out of solid red rock and features intricate carvings.  It was once the capital of the flourishing Nabataean civilization that stretched from the Mediterranean to the Red Sea.  Ship sets sail at 8:00 PM

Wednesday: Nov 28, 2018:   Cruising the Red Sea     [B/L/D]   

Thursday: Nov 29, 2018:  Cruising the Red Sea       [B/L/D]   

Friday: Nov 30, 2018:  Cruising the Red Sea       [B/L/D]

Saturday: Dec 01, 2018:  Cruising the Gulf of Aden      [B/L/D] 

Sunday: Dec 02, 2018:  Salalah, Oman     [B/L/D] 
Arrive at 10:00 AM.  The Sultanate of Oman is situated on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula, neighboring Saudi Arabia and Yemen. Salalah is gateway for visitors to explore the site of "Jebel Qarra," fabled to be the tomb of the biblical Job.  Ship sets sail at 6:00 PM

Monday: Dec 03, 2018:  Cruising the Arabian Sea     [B/L/D] 

Tuesday: Dec 04, 2018 Muscat, Oman        [B/L/D]
Arrive at 7:00 AM.  Muscat is the capital of Oman. Muscat offers a number of exciting excursions   including dolphin watching and off-road desert adventures.  Ship sets sail at 4:00 PM

Wednesday: Dec 05, 2018:  Dubai, United Arab Emirates     [B/L/D] 
Arrive Dubai at 12:00 PM.  Catching sight of the gleaming metropolis of    Dubai, it is difficult tobelieve that barely 30 years ago it was a little more than a desert-strewn wilderness where nomadic tribes roamed the sands and a clusterof settlers crowded around the banks of Dubai Creek. Overnight onboard “Oceania Nautica”

Thursday: Dec 06, 2018:  Dubai, United Arab Emirates      [B/IFM] 
Disembark this morning and transfer to the airport for your flight back to North America

Per Person, Double - $7,787.00 USD Oceanview Suite

Single Occupancy - Call our office for pricing
Initial Deposit - $2,500 at time of booking
Second Deposit of $2,500.00 per person is due prior to February 15, 2018
Final Payment - is due prior to July 31, 2018

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