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Arabian & Middle East Cruises

Discover the countries of the Arabian Gulf, embrace the history and unique cultures in Egypt and Jordan, cruise through the Suez Canal or venture along the coastline to Israel. Whether it’s taking a trip back in time at ancient sites, or exploring destinations where old meets new, there is plenty to uncover on one of 198 cruises exploring the Middle East and Arabian Gulf.

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Holland America
For 150 years, Holland America Line has been a recognized leader in cruising. If you are looking for some of the most spacious and comfortable ships at...more sea, award-winning service, exquisite dining, extensive activities and enrichment programs and compelling worldwide itineraries, you've come to the right place. Balance. Depth. Authenticity. These are the elements we bring to more than 500 itineraries, stopping in 100 countries, the world over.
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Budget:Premium
Known For:Alaskan Cruises
Fleet Size:11
Princess
Why Princess? Because you want to tell better stories. To immerse yourself in destinations near and far. To try new foods and encounter new cultures. To...more refresh your spirit and reconnect with those you love. Choosing a cruise line can seem tough, but Princess makes it easy. Because you want more than the usual cruise experience…you want to come back new. Discover what makes each port unique through the insights of local experts and crew members who sail with us to over 330 destinations.
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Budget:Premium
Known For:Relaxing Atmosphere
Fleet Size:16
Viking
A Viking ocean cruise is the discerning traveller’s dream. Whether you choose to visit Scandinavia, Asia, the Mediterranean or the Americas, our itineraries...more are designed to immerse you in the history and culture of each destination. With us, you could be exploring a local food market with our head chef one day and experiencing an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of a world-famous museum the next. Our state-of-the-art small ships take you right into the heart of each destination, and you won’t find any casinos or kids on board. Plus, our fares include just about everything you need - from meals, beverages and Wi-Fi to a culturally enriching shore excursion at every port of call. This unique combination of features has become affectionately known as ‘the Viking difference’. Viking is the world’s leading small-ship cruise line, and we can’t wait to welcome you on board to discover the Viking difference for yourself.
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Budget:Premium
Known For:Thinking Persons Cruise
Fleet Size:11

Discover Highlights of cruising around the Middle East and Arabian Gulf

Cruise Through the Suez Canal

Cruise Through the Suez Canal

Marvel at this feat of engineering as you carve your way through the sands of Egypt between the Mediterranean and the Red Sea.

Discover the Treasures of Ancient Egypt

Discover the Treasures of Ancient Egypt

Travel inland to the banks of the Nile where the Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, and the Karnak temple complex await in all their timeless glory.

Old Meets New in Dubai, UAE

Old Meets New in Dubai, UAE

Admire this city of contrasts, from the 200 year old Fort Fahidi to the Burj Al Arab and Burj Khalifa shining like beacons of modern Dubai.

Discover the Magic of Muscat, Oman

Discover the Magic of Muscat, Oman

Cradled between mountains and sea, Muscat has a treasure trove of experiences to discover. Barter for silver jewellery and ceramics with the merchants of the Muttrah Souq or check out the magnificent Grand Mosque.

Aqaba, The Gateway to Petra

Aqaba, The Gateway to Petra

Dock in Aqaba, the gateway to the ancient city of Petra. Marvel at the spectacular facades of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed site where striking carvings etched into the red sandstone have stood the test of time.

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