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In the World of the Arabian Nights onboard Europa2 15 April 2016

All the promises of a yacht and the serenity of a small resort: onboard the Europa2, you can enjoy the highest level of...

All the promises of a yacht and the serenity of a small resort: onboard the Europa2, you can enjoy the highest level of casual luxury with a maximum of 500 guests. The Europa2 has been awarded the coveted distinction of 5-stars-plus by the Berlitz Cruise Guide 2016.  With 3070 crew members for no more than 500 guests you can expect an unparalleled level of service.

Itinerary

 

Thu, 14.04.2016

Scheduled flight from Germany to Dubai and transfer to a first-class hotel, overnight stay with breakfast

Fri, 15.04.2016

City tour and transfer to embarkation point
Dubai/United Arab Emirates, departure 21.00 hrs

Dubai
Prior to departure, you can discover all of Dubai with our pre-cruise programme*. Your cruise starts after an overnight stay in a first-class hotel and a city tour through the futuristic megacity.

Sat, 16.04.2016

Khasab/Musandam/Oman, 7.00 – 14.00 hrs

Khasab
Deep fjords and bizarre mountains: the Musandam peninsula surprises visitors as the “Norway of Arabia”. Explore the rugged bays on a dhow tour featuring a swimming break* or ride in an off-road vehicle to the 2,000 m high Jebel Harim* with its fascinating panoramic views.

Sun, 17.04.2016

Muscat/Oman, 7.00 – 20.00 hrs

Muscat
In the realm of Sultan Qaboos, the aromas of mocha and spices pervade the narrow alleys of the souk. Alternatively, enjoy the natural scenery of Oman from an off-road vehicle during a trip to Wadi Arbyn*, including a picnic with Arabian specialities.

OUR TIP:
Fragrance

In 1983, Sultan Qaboos of Oman commissioned the French perfumer Guy Robert to develop the world’s most valuable perfume. The perfume Amouage, which contains 120 different natural oils and essences, is known as the “Chanel of the Orient” and is only available in selected perfumeries around the world – including in Oman.

Mon, 18.04.2016

Relaxation at sea

Tue, 19.04.2016

Salalah/Oman, 14.30 – 12.00 hrs

Salalah
You will be greeted by the aroma of frankincense at the traditional Al Husn Souk in this old trading city. Immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere or track down the relicts of Omani history in Samhuram and Taqah*.

Wed, 20.04.2016
– Sat, 23.04.2016

Relaxation at sea

Sun, 24.04.2016

Aqaba/Jordan, arrival 20.00 hrs

Aqaba
Set in stone for eternity: Petra, the legendary rock-hewn city* and UNESCO World Heritage Site, rises up in the middle of a canyon. The temple, tombs and palaces were carved from the red rock by the Nabataeans more than 2,000 years ago.

Mon, 25.04.2016

Aqaba, departure 18.00 hrs

The coastal city of Aqaba is Jordan’s sole access to the sea. The port is the departure point for trips to the impressive Wadi Rum with its exciting mix of steep rock formations and contrasting desert valleys. Of course, there is also the unique rock-cut ruined city of Petra, capital of the Nabataeans: a city built for tens of thousands of people, with a market, housing, theatre, temples, tombs, squares and fountains, it was so well hidden it was totally and utterly forgotten for a full millennium!

Tue, 26.04.2016

Hurghada/Egypt , 6.00 – 09.30 hrs
Suez/Egypt , arrival 22.45 hrs

Hurghada
An overland excursion with an overnight stay ashore will take you to Luxor and Cairo*, into the fabled Valley of the Kings, to the monumental temples of Karnak and the world’s largest stone structures: the Pyramids of Giza (with re-embarkation in Port Said).

Wed, 27.04.2016

Suez/Egypt , depature 03.30 hrs
Daytime passage through the Suez Canal, 4.00 – 16.00 hrs
Port Said/Egypt, 17.30 – 22.00 hrs

Daytime passage through the Suez Canal
As an alternative to the overland excursions to Luxor* and Cairo*, enjoy the passage through the Suez Canal as the banks of this legendary structure drift by almost close enough to touch.

Thu, 28.04.2016

Relaxation at sea

Fri, 29.04.2016

Agios Nikolaos/Kreta/Griechenland, 08.00 Uhr – 18.00 Uhr

Agios Nikolaos
Crete is a place steeped in mythology. Primarily thanks to the story of the Minotaur, whose trail you can pick up in Knossos*. Alternatively, hike along the coast* and enjoy the view of the sea.

Sat, 30.04.2016

Piraeus (Athens)/Greece, arrival 7.00 hrs

Piraeus (Athens)
Extend your cruise and experience what is “quintessentially Greek” on our post-cruise programme*.

* The pre- and post-cruise programmes and shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to changes.

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Europa2 15 April 2016

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Testimonials

  • Thank you for planning an excellent holiday which we thoroughly enjoyed – wish it was for another 3 days. The dialysis worked very well as we were a bit apprehensive for the first time Celebrity was great, our first time.

    Mrs N Rahim
  • Just a note to say how enjoyable the Rhine cruise was. The dialysis was both caring and sociable.

    Mr R Ward
  • Just wanted to say many thanks for the Cruise. We had a fantastic time.

    Mr P McGouran
  • “I do wish to thank you, the Charge Nurse and the rest of your dialysis team. You’re doing a great service to those in need of it and who are keen to travel at the same time.  Your variety of ocean and river cruises gives all those who may be interested a wide choice of styles and destinations, while at the same time being able to rely on professional care and service in dialysis needs. Keep up the good work. Thank you once again”

    Mr Dominic Yau
  • Cruise was wonderful. We loved the Europa2  and Dr. Westerman was a delight to have do our dialysis sessions.

    Mrs S Pearl