Ancient Wonders of Red Sea and Mythical Greece

12 Days
Aqaba to Athens (Piraeus)
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$ 6,995
Dates & Pricing

2022 Aqaba > Athens (Piraeus)

Tour Map
Tour Code:
E07P
Duration:
12 days
Departure City:
Aqaba
Return City:
Athens (Piraeus)

12 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Aqaba, Jordan

    Your luxury superyacht cruise begins in the city of Aqaba where you embark on your unforgettable cruise of the Red Sea and East Mediterranean.

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    Wadi Rum desert tour (extra expense, must be pre-booked)*

    Please book your flight to arrive into Aqaba prior to 06:00 PM.

  2. Day 2 - Aqaba, Jordan

    As Jordan’s only coastal port, the idyllic town of Aqaba has long been a greatly important part of Jordanian life. Rich in history and marine biodiversity, Aqaba is blessed with vibrant coral reefs and a fascinating array of sunken vessels making it one of the best diving spots in the Red Sea. As part of an included EmeraldPLUS excursion, get ready to be inspired by the UNESCO World Heritage-listed site of Petra, an ancient rock-carved Nabatean city once lost for almost 1000 years to the Western world.

    EmeraldPLUS

    Guided tour of Petra with lunch included

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

    Located on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula, the popular resort of Sharm-El-Sheikh is loved by many. Traditional and modern Egypt collides, as centuries-old mosques and bazaars nestle neatly next to elegant hotel resorts. Renowned for its diving sites, discover vibrant coral reefs and an abundance of marine life. During your included excursion on the Egyptian Riviera, relax at a private beach and enjoy an unforgettable trip on a glass bottom boat, showcasing the unspoiled and pristine beauty of the Red Sea underwater world.

    Included Excursion

    Naama Bay and glass bottom boat trip

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    Snorkelling at Ras Mohammad National Park (extra expense, must be pre-booked)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Ain Sokhna, Egypt – Transit Suez Canal

    Lying on the western shore of the Red Sea's Gulf of Suez, Ain Sokhna is the nearest beach resort to the Egyptian capital Cairo and is the perfect base for visiting the Great Pyramids of Giza, one of the seven Wonders of the Ancient World, which you will explore during today’s EmeraldPLUS excursion as well as cruising the mighty Nile River on a Felucca, a traditional Egyptian wooden boat with a canvas sail.

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    The Great Pyramids of Giza and Felucca cruise on the Nile

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Transit Suez Canal

    Connecting the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea, the Suez Canal it is one of the world’s most heavily used shipping lanes. Experience the spectacular magic of sailing through this 100-mile engineering genius that has permanently changed the face of maritime trade.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Ashdod, Israel

    The coastal city of Ashdod plays a major role in the teachings of the Bible. It’s where the Philistines were said to have captured the Ark of the Covenant, and today it still marks the starting point for pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

    Included Excursion

    The best of Jerusalem and Bethlehem

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Limassol, Cyprus

    A charming connection of cultural influences have formed Limassol, lively city located on the southern coast of Cyprus. It is a vigorous commercial hub for tourism and trade, known for its fascinating past.

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    Guided city tour of Limassol (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Antalya, Turkey

    On the Turkish Mediterranean coast, Antalya is famous for its important historical past, its charming nature and glamourous atmosphere. Stroll through the picturesque old quarter, Kaleici, with its narrow winding streets and old wooden houses.

    Included Excursion

    Guided city tour of Antalya with visit to the archaeological site of Perge

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Rhodes, Greece

    The capital of the Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes seemingly has it all - lush green valleys, golden beaches and archaeological sites. Known as the Island of the Knights, the medieval city is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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    Guided tour of Lindos (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Kusadasi, Turkey

    Situated on Turkey’s west coast, Kusadasi dates back to 3000 BC and is now a busy cruise port, with a renowned nightlife. Home to a small, Byzantine castle, the Grand Bazaar, selling the wares of numerous merchants, and much in the way of monuments to the past.

    Included Excursion

    Guided tour of Ephesus

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    Guided bike tour of Kusadasi and surrounding areas

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    Guided tour of Sirince village (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Santorini, Greece

    Rising from the destruction of a 16th century volcanic eruption, Santorini is now highly renowned for its beauty. Iconic whitewashed buildings grip to the beautiful, rugged cliffs overlooking where the turquoise Aegean Sea meets the famous black volcanic sands. During today’s included excursion step back in time and visit the archaeological site of the prehistoric village of Akrotiri and the Museum of Thera.

    Included Excursion

    Akrotiri & Prehistoric Museum of Thera

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    Oia and winery visit (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Piraeus (Athens), Greece

    Your unforgettable luxury yacht cruise comes to an end in mighty Athens, where you’ll disembark your luxury superyacht for your transfer to the airport.

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    Athens city tour with visit to the Acropolis (extra expense, must be pre-booked)*

    Please book your flight to depart out of Athens after 11:00 AM.

    *This DiscoverMORE is only available in conjunction with pre or post cruise accommodation. For guests not staying at our preferred hotel, own arrangements will need to be made to reach the meeting point of the DiscoverMORE

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Emerald Cruises cannot guarantee the cruise will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

YOUR CRUISE INCLUDES
  • 11 nights on board your superyacht
  • Airport transfers to and from the ship
  • The services of an Emerald Cruises Tour Manager
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS
  • Naama Bay and glass bottom boat trip
  • The best of Jerusalem and Bethlehem
  • Guided city tour of Antalya with visit to the archaeological site of Perge
  • Guided tour of Ephesus
  • Akrotiri & Prehistoric Museum of Thera

EmeraldPLUS
  • Guided tour of Petra with lunch included
  • The Great Pyramids of Giza and Felucca cruise on the Nile

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
  • 32 superb meals including 11 Breakfasts (B), 10 Lunches (L), 11 Dinners (D)
  • Including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board

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