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Set Sail on Thursday, March 12, 2020.
*Surcharges may apply
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.Day 2: Khasab, Oman
Turquoise waters and limestone fjords probably aren't the first thing to pop in to your mind when you hear Oman. Khasab was founded by the Portugese in the 17th century which is represented through the incredible Khasab Fortress. Swim in the stunning waters of the northern most city in the Emirates.Day 3: 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 4: At Sea
Let the luxury and adventure continue onboard! Spend your day lazing by the sprawling pools, impressing the thrill-seekers with endless family-friendly activities, indulging your tastebuds at the elaborate dining district, sipping cocktails at the chic bars and being amazed as you relish world-class live entertainment. There is so much to see and do onboard, you’ll be begging for more days at sea!Day 5: Salalah, Oman
Salalah is a vibrant and colourful place full of history and character. It's located in the Dhofar region of Oman, a region famous for its unique weather locally known as Khareef. This annual monsoon transforms the desert terrain into a lush, green landscape teeming with seasonal waterfalls.Day 6-9: At Sea
Let the luxury and adventure continue onboard! Spend your day lazing by the sprawling pools, impressing the thrill-seekers with endless family-friendly activities, indulging your tastebuds at the elaborate dining district, sipping cocktails at the chic bars and being amazed as you relish world-class live entertainment. There is so much to see and do onboard, you’ll be begging for more days at sea!Day 10: Aqaba, Jordan
Aqaba has been inhabited since 4000 B.C., 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 11-12: Suez Canal, Egypt
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 13: At Sea
Let the luxury and adventure continue onboard! Spend your day lazing by the sprawling pools, impressing the thrill-seekers with endless family-friendly activities, indulging your tastebuds at the elaborate dining district, sipping cocktails at the chic bars and being amazed as you relish world-class live entertainment. There is so much to see and do onboard, you’ll be begging for more days at sea!Day 14: Rhodes, Greece
Rhodes is positioned off the coast of Turkey and blends history and beauty in to one. You are guaranteed to be in awe of the Grand Masters Palace and the old fortified city provides a great walk back in time.Day 15: Piraeus, 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 16: At Sea
Endless adventures await in Rome. With two and a half thousand years of history, art and culture, it is no wonder Rome is one of the most visited cities on the planet. Gaze at the masterpieces of the Vatican or walk into the past with visits to ancient relics, historic monuments and legendary museums. Or people-watch while sipping on an espresso in a quaint cafe.Day 18: Genoa, Italy
Genoa is known for its key role in maritime trade over several centuries. Narrow streets open onto monumental squares like Piazza de Ferrari, site of an iconic bronze fountain and Teatro Carlo Felice opera house.
The MSC Splendida combines the famous Italian elegance with cutting-edge marine technology to provide passengers with the ultimate luxury cruise experience. Boasting 14 guest decks this ship offers five swimming pools, a fitness room and a squash room. Choose from 14 on board restaurants, including Mediterranean and Tex-Mex specialty dining. After dinner enjoy a show at the Strand Theatre, try your luck at the Royal Palm Casino, or dance the night away at Club 33 Disco. Also featuring a full children’s programme, the MSC Top 18 adults only area, and the exclusive Yacht Club complete with 24-hour butler service a dedicated pool, bar, and observation lounge.
Travel based on cruise departure on 12 March 2020.
Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations. Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. 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. Accommodation is subject to change and availability. Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
Due to security reasons, all guests must be onboard 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.
All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.
Passport is required as the excursion enters Switzerland for the Bernina Express Train tour. You are kindly requested reconfirm if the tour will run or not. In case the tour does not run, you will be offered an alternative date/tour or fund in full.
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.
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