Escape on an autumn cruise to the MediterraneanÃ¢ÂÂ¦
From colonial forts and traditional souks perfumed with the heady scent of exotic spices, to a new era of âmega tallâ skyscrapers, the cities of the Arabian Gulf enchant with their ever-changing blend of old and new. Combine this with pristine beaches, golden deserts and non-stop sunshine, and you’ll quickly discover that this region is quite unlike anywhere else.
Saga price includes…
- VIP door-to-door travel service
- Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required
- Return flights and transfers
- One night stay in Dubai
- All port taxes, fees and charges
- Tourist visas if required
And on your cruiseâ¦
- Full board
- Room service (late night charges apply)
- Activities, entertainment and leisure facilities
- Porterage of luggage
After taking Saga’s included UK door-to-door travel service to the airport, fly overnight to Dubai and embark Vision of the Seas Â® on February 27. Depart 1800.
Arrive 0800. Depart 1700. The enchanting city of Khasab is set on the Musandam coast just north east of Dubai. Discover the vestiges Portuguese colonianism and soak up the sun on the glittering shores of the Strait of Hormuz.
Arrive 0900 on March 1. Depart 1800 on March 2. One of the Middle East’s oldest cities, Muscat boasts beautifully manicured parks, unspoilt beaches and an ancient stone moat that surrounds the area. Here you can explore the labyrinthine souk, visit Portuguese forts and see the sultan’s palace, or enjoy a classic dhow boat ride.
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Arrive 0800. Depart 1800. Once a simple fishing village before the discovery of oil transformed it into a thriving capital, the past is remembered in Abu Dhabi’s traditional bazaars, heritage museums and spectacular mosques.
Arrive 0800. Today you have the opportunity to explore this glittering metropolis further during a day at leisure. If you haven’t already, be sure to see Burj Khalifa, the world’s first âmega tallâ skyscraper at 830-metres high, and the Grand Mosque, the largest in the United Arab Emirates.
Disembark Vision of the Seas Â®Â after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK and your included door-to-door travel service home.