Atlantis The Palm
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Holy Land and Arabian Gems

This epic adventure begins with a flight to Venice where you'll enjoy a private transfer to join your ship, the stunning MSC Lirica. She will be your home for the next 20 nights as you enjoy an unforgettable full-board cruise around the best of the Mediterranean and Middle East.

Experience the fascinating history and culture of the timeless cities of Split and Athens, explore the stunning islands of Crete and Rhodes and visit the ancient Cypriot city of Limassol. Next, you'll traverse the Suez Canal, a narrow man-made waterway which connects the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea. Then it's on to explore the beach resort od Eilat before heading to the archaeological city of Petra, one of the Seven Wonder's of the World, for a full-day private tour.

The weather in the Middle East should be splendid at this time, and your sea days will leave you with ample time to relax and admire the sea views, as well as visiting several ports in Oman. At the end of your cruise, you'll disembark in Dubai and spend 3 nights staying at none other than Atlantis, The Palm. This world-famous 5-star hotel has it's own waterpark and aquarium and is the perfect base for exploring Dubai.

What´s included:

  • Return Flights.
  • Private overseas transfers.
  • 20-night full-board cruise.
  • Transit through the Suez Canal.
  • 3 -night 5-star hotel stay in at Atlantis on the Palm.
  • Private Tour - The Unforgettable City of Petra worth over £750 per couple
  • Full day private tour to the Souks and Forts of Muscat

  • 21 November 2019
  • MSC Cruises
  • MSC Lirica

Price includes all flights, transfers, excursions, luggage allowance etc.

  • Stay at the Atlantis on the Palm in Dubai
  • Enjoy a full day private tour to ancient city of Petra
  • Transit the Suez Canal in luxury style
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23 nights | 21 Nov 2019
Fly from UK to Venice
21 November 2019
On arrival, private transfer from the Airport to the Port and embark on the beautiful MSC Lirica.
Split, Croatia
22 November 2019
Split is the largest Croatian city on the Adriatic coast. Split achieved fame when the Roman emperor Diocletian, noted for his persecution of early Christians, had his retirement palace built here. The spectacular stone edifice and its grounds and cellars are a major highlight of any city tour. Other points of interest include the Cathedral of St. Duje, built on the remains of an ancient shrine purported to be the oldest in the world; and the Mestrovic Gallery, where the impressive works of Croatian sculptor Ivan Mestrovic are available for viewing in this home and atelier.
Day at Sea
23 November 2019
Piraeus, Athens
24 November 2019
Heraklion, Greece
25 November 2019
Rhodes, Greece
26 November 2019
Early travellers described Rhodes as a town of two parts: a castle or high town (Collachium) and a lower city. Today, Rhodes town—sometimes referred to as Ródos town — is still a city of two parts: the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site that incorporates the high town and lower city, and the modern metropolis, or New Town, spreading away from the walls that encircle the Old Town. The narrow streets of the Old Town are, for the most part, closed to cars and are lined with Orthodox and Catholic churches, Turkish houses (some of which follow the ancient orthogonal plan), and medieval public buildings with exterior staircases and facades elegantly constructed of well-cut limestone from Lindos.
Limassol, Cyprus
27 November 2019
Suez Canal Transit
28 November 2019
Suez Canal Transit
29 November 2019
After several debates over its building, the Suez Canal opened under French Control on 17 November 1869, paving a gateway from the Mediterranean to the Red Sea. This history-bound canal enhanced the colonisation of Africa throughout the next 50 years and facilitated World Commerce. Today, it still plays a pivotal role in trading and tourism, offering fast access to Asia from the Mediterranean and vice versa.
Eilat, Israel
30 November 2019
Aqaba, Jordan - Full day Private Tour to Petra
01 December 2019
Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Petra. During this visit you will see the Siq, Treasury, Street of Facades, Royal Tombs, The theatre, the Temple with lunch buffet in a hotel. before returning back to the ship later that evening.
Day at Sea
02 December 2019
Day at Sea
03 December 2019
Day at Sea
04 December 2019
Day at Sea
05 December 2019
Salalah, Oman
06 December 2019
The lush landscape around Salalah is the intriguing result of a quirk of nature. Since it is uniquely situated in the path of the Khareef, or South Western Monsoon, this stretch of the Dhofar Coast is covered in fine mist and frequent rain from mid-June through mid-September. By the time the monsoons cease, the entire coastline is a verdant stretch. Waterfalls, rolling grasslands and thickly wooded wadis (riverbeds) thrive alongside rapid mountain streams. Unique in this desert region, Salalah attracts many visitors from the surrounding Arabian Gulf countries who are anxious to experience a rare lushness in a region where rain and greenery are in short supply.
Day at Sea
07 December 2019
Muscat - Full day Private Tour
08 December 2019
On this scenic tour guests will be taken to Barkha, here, you'll visit the beach side fish and vegetable market. Guest will also visit the beautiful oasis of Nakhal, Nakhl Fort, before continuing on to one of Oman's oldest Souq - Muttrah Souq
Khasab, Oman
09 December 2019
See Khasab’s jutting fjords and dolphins playing in the emerald waters, and it’s forgivable to think you have stumbled across a surreal Norwegian landscape. The burning sun and scorched earth serve as a constant reminder that you're a long way from Europe, however, Portuguese roots mean there is a colonial tint to the city. Sitting on the Northern coast of Oman, reaching across towards Iran, this is an isolated and fascinating destination to explore. The remote location and limited infrastructure here, until recent times, means Khasab has been left to live life at its own pace, and the city sings to its own song.
Dubai, (Overnight on-board)
10 December 2019
Dubai - Atlantis, The Palm.
11 December 2019
Disembark and private transfer to begin your 3-night stay at Atlantis, The Palm. The famous hotel has it's own Aquarium , numerous Restaurants and Waterpark.
Dubai - Day at Leisure
12 December 2019
Dubai's World Port has emerged from the corporate integration between the Dubai Port Authority and the DPI Terminals. It is now one of the largest ports in the world. Dubai itself has a huge amount to offer. Some wonderful modern architecture and its unique culture makes for a amazing destination which you have to make the most of. During your time here, you will be staying on the Palm in ultra-luxury. Spend your time visiting the Burj Khalifa, have afternoon tea at the Burj Al Arab or perhaps go to the desert for an adventure never to be forgotten.
Dubai - Day at Leisure
13 December 2019
Fly to UK
14 December 2019
After check-out from your hotel, private transfer from hotel to airport ready for your return flight back to the UK.
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What´s on board MSC Lirica

  • Elegant interiors and spectacular ocean views
  • Broadway theatre hosting entertainment and shows
  • Panoramic balconies and spectacular suites
  • Partnerships with Chicco, Lego® and Namco®
  • Adventure Golf and games arcade
  • MSC Aurea spa
  • On-board hairdress and gym
  • Exclusive solarium at Top 13
  • Stylish bar and lounge areas
  • Kid's Doremi Spray Park

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