Marvels of the Red Sea

8 Days
Aqaba to Aqaba
From (CAD)
$ 5,119
Dates & Pricing

2023 Aqaba > Aqaba

Cruise the unique beauty of the Red Sea, where stunning resort towns, ancient monuments and breathtaking marine life provide a wonderfully diverse experience. Sail Naama Bay by glass-bottom boat while in Sharm el-Sheikh, marvel at the Great Pyramids of Giza and embark on magical Nile cruise by traditional Felucca. Soak up the ever-present sun during a beach break in Hurghada and Safaga, peruse the harbourside seafood restaurants and fort of Duba, nicknamed the ‘Pearl of the Red Sea’, and conclude in spectacular fashion in Aqaba, where you’ll visit the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage-listed archaeological site of Petra.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
E10P
Duration:
8 days
Departure City:
Aqaba
Return City:
Aqaba

Selected Itinerary

8 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Aqaba, Jordan

    Upon your arrival in Aqaba, you’ll meet your luxurious Emerald Cruises superyacht and embark on an unforgettable cruise of the Red Sea.

    DiscoverMORE

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

    Please book your flight to arrive into Aqaba prior to 02:00 PM.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt

    At the base of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula is the luxurious resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh, where traditional and modern Egypt comes together. Centuries-old mosques and bazaars nestle neatly next to elegant hotel resorts, and renowned diving sites entice adventurers.  

    Included Excursion

    Naama Bay and glass-bottom boat trip

    DiscoverMORE

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Ain Sokhna

    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. Explore them today as part of your EmeraldPLUS programme and enjoy cruising the mighty Nile Rive on a Felucca, a traditional Egyptian wooden boat with a canvas sail.

    EmeraldPLUS

    The Great Pyramids of Giza and Felucca cruise on the Nile

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Hurghada

    With year-round sunshine, Hurghada offers fabulous scenery both above and beneath the surface of the Red Sea. Well known for its world-class diving, it is the perfect place to relax and unwind.

    Included Excursion

    Beach break at a local resort

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    Bedouin experience (extra expense)

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    Two-day Luxor experience (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Safaga

    Acquaint yourself with the stunning white sandy beaches of Safaga and take in the dramatic views over the Red Sea.

    Included Excursion

    Beach break at a local resort

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Duba, Saudi Arabia

    Lovingly known by locals as the ‘Pearl of the Red Sea’, Duba is a small port city in the Tabuk region and is the nearest Saudi Arabian port to the Suez Canal. This undiscovered treasure is bursting with history, fresh seafood restaurants overlooking the harbor, picturesque beaches, and the historic King Abdulaziz Fort.

    Included Excursion

    Al Disah Valley adventure

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Aqaba, Jordan

    As Jordan’s only coastal port, the idyllic town of Aqaba has long been an important part of Jordanian life. Rich in history and marine biodiversity, it 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 amazed by the UNESCO World Heritage-listed site of Petra, an ancient rock-carved Nabatean city, lost to the western world for almost 1000 years.

    EmeraldPLUS

    Guided tour of Petra with lunch included

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Aqaba, Jordan

    Your spectacular yacht cruise comes to an end in Aqaba where you’ll disembark your luxury superyacht and transfer to the airport, taking unforgettable memories with you.

    DiscoverMORE

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

    *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
  • 7 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
  • Beach break at local resorts
  • Al Disah Valley adventure

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

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

Pricing & Availability