Ancient Cities – Athens, Egypt & Dubai in 2022

21 Night Fly, Stay & Luxury Cruise Holiday With $4000 Bonus Value including Beverage Package Onboard, Hotel Stays, Exclusive Package Savings & More

Deal Code: MC-88857

from $... per person
Book by May 31, 2021

Your 21 Night Fly, Stay & Luxury Cruise Holiday Includes

Flights
Economy Flights to Athens Returning from Dubai

Your Pre Cruise Experience in Athens
Bonus 2 Night Hotel Stay to Explore the City of Athens

Your Luxury Azamara Cruise
17 Night Cruise from Athens to Dubai Onboard Azamara Quest in an Interior Stateroom
Bonus Onboard Beverage Package including Select Standard Spirits, International Beers & Wines
Overnight Stay Onboard in Safaga for Luxor, Egypt
Onboard Dining Across A Range Of Complimentary Venues
Onboard Entertainment including Live Music & Performances
Onboard Prepaid Gratuities
Complimentary AzAmazing Evenings® Event
Shuttle Service to & from Port Communities, Where Available
All port taxes & charges included

Your Post Cruise Experience in Dubai
2 Night Post Cruise Stay at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai with Breakfast Daily

General Sail Date Information
Set sail on Saturday, October 29, 2022

Day 1: Piraeus (Athens), Greece

Welcome to Piraeus, the port city of Athens. It is the oldest city in Greece, a guaranteed highlight is the mystical Acropolis, perched high in the hills. Just because this city is vintage don’t think that you’ll be stuck in the past – it is juxtaposed against a modern city filled with shopping, restaurants, culture and beautiful art.

Day 2: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 3: Alexandria, Egypt

Welcome to Alexandria, Egypt! The towering Pharos lighthouse, marks the ancient harbour’s entrance, was one of the Seven Wonders of the World, along with its Great Library was considered the archive of ancient knowledge.

Day 4: Port Said, Egypt

Port Said was established during the building of the Suez Canal, built along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. during the first half of the 20th century, Port Said as a bustling metropolis inhabited by people from many different nationalities, this is visible throughout the city thanks to the grand old building that line the streets. Popular attractions in the city include the Port Said Lighthouse standing at the beginning of the Suez Canal, the Military Museum & Modern Art Museum. As a gateway port to Cairo, from Port Said you may have the chance to take in the last of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still in existence – the Great Pyramid of Giza, see the treasures of Tutankhamun at the Egyptian Museum or perhaps take a leisurely cruise along the magnificent Nile River.

Day 5: Suez Canal, Egypt (Transit)

The Suez Canal connects the Mediterranean and Red Sea and was built by the Suez Canal Company back in 1869. It is one of the great innovations that has lasted into the modern world.

Day 6-7: Safaga, Egypt

Located on the coast of the Red Sea Port Safaga, this hidden tourist spot is known for its beaches which are perfect for scuba diving & windsurfing. If you are looking to discover some of Egypt’s history then head to the Temples of Luxor & Karnak to explore the land where ancient king & queens lived. There are also local camel rides or quad bike tours to enjoy on your day in Safaga.

Day 8: Aqaba, Jordan

Aqaba is the gateway port to the awe-inspiring is the ancient city of Petra, carved into dusty pink rock by the Nabateans more than 2,000 years ago. Entering through a long narrow stone passage, you’ll come suddenly upon the massive façade of the Treasury and stop dead in your tracks, mouth agape. “Wow” doesn’t begin to cover it. Located on the Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea. Filled with countless beach resorts, the area is popular for water sports and home to incredible reef structures for scuba divers.

Day 9: Eilat, Israel

Welcome to Eilat, Isreal’s resort town on the Red Sea. Eilat is home to some of the world’s most spectacular coral reefs, so diving here is a must. If you’re not up for a scuba dive, enjoy a swim in the turquoise waters on the numerous beaches and enjoy sitting back and spotting marine life, like dolphins. On the shore, adventure seekers can hike through spectacular desert scenery, and shoppers can enjoy a myriad of shopping destinations.

Day 10-15: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 16: Muscat, Oman

A beautiful oasis of pristine lawns, trees and an array of flowers are not the first thought when picturing a typically desert country. Traditional architecture, elegant mosques, and eye-opening museums intertwine with modern structures to create a striking resemblance to what Mars would be like if filled with opulence.

Day 17-18: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Welcome to Dubai where you will be able to explore some of the most astounding man-made sites in the Northern Hemisphere. Check out The Palm, an island built in the shape indicative of its name, filled with opulent mansions and in close proximity to the Burj Al Arab Hotel. The Burj is a 7 star, unmatched experience built for the ultra wealthy elitists. The most well known building in Dubai is without a doubt the Burj Khalifa, extending 830 metres, seamlessly entering the stratosphere. Size and decadence seem to be the only two prerequisites in Dubai.

Azamara Quest – Welcome on board Azamara Quest. This mid-sized ship can accommodate up to 686 passengers and is equipped with modern features and unlimited daily options! Immerse yourself in the spacious social areas of Quest’s restaurants, bars, lounges, casino and cabaret. Spend your free time soaking up the sun by the pool, enjoy a relaxation treatment in the day spa, meet new people in the Discoveries Lounge & Living Room or take part in the Enrichment Programs on offer. Quest is your perfect home away from home whilst you explore the wonderful destinations on your itinerary. Start and end your days with exceptional dining in Aqualina, Prime C, Discoveries Restaurant plus various casual dining and cafe options. Don’t forget about the renowned Azamazing Evenings where you’ll be treated to a truly special experience.

Upgrade to an Oceanview Stateroom from only $399 per person
Upgrade to a Veranda Stateroom from only $999 per person

Enjoy stays in the inconic cities of Athens & Dubai
Port call highlights enjoy an overnight stay onboard in Safaga, for Luxor Egypt
Indulge in luxury onboard Azamara Quest
Ask us about flexible flights and extend your stay

Travel based on Cruise Departure 29 October 2022

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.
Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Accommodation is subject to change and availability.
Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. ^Flexible Booking Conditions:  At any time prior to the due date of your second deposit, you have the option to: 1. Change your departure dates OR 2. Cancel your booking, in which case My Cruises will hold all funds paid in the form of a credit; which can used for a future booking with My Cruises.  Changes made after the second deposit payment are subject to standard cancellation terms & conditions. Departure date changes are subject to availability & blackout dates. No refund will be given if you are not able to change your departure date as a result of alternate dates not being available. Your My Cruises Specialist will provide further details at time of booking.  Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day by day basis.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
Please note – onboard benefits valued at has been converted into Australian Dollars from the onboard currency. Details of the onboard currency can be provided by your consultant at the time of enquiry.
Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.
Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.
Please note that a majority of US based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival and are in addition to our advertised package.
Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.
All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.

Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.

China, Russia, India, Canada and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.

For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.

** Low Deposit Policy
A second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the consultant at time of booking.

Highlights

Cruise Line: Azamara Cruises
Ship: Azamara Quest
Departs: Athens (Piraeus), Greece
Countries Visited: Greece, Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Oman, UAE
Sail Date:
29 October 2022

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