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Classic
2020

From the treasures of the Red Sea to the marvels of the Mediterranean by way of the Suez canal

10 Days - AQL_AIPP
# Description

Cruise

AQABA - HURGHADA - SUEZ - Suez Canal - ASHDOD(1) - HAIFA - LARNACA

Jordan - Egypt - Israel - Cyprus

Aboard the MV LA BELLE DES OCEANS

Croisi +
All inclusive on board

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Wi-Fi on board
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • UNIQUE ITINERARY: PASSAGE THROUGH THE SUEZ CANAL
  • EXCURSIONS INCLUDED:
    • Petra, “the rose city” of Jordan
    • The Wadi Rum desert
    • Luxor and the Valley of the Kings
    • Cairo, walking in the footsteps of the Pharaohs
    • Jerusalem, a holy city at the crossroads of three religions
    • Galilee, the jewel of northern Israel
    • Acre, walking in the footsteps of the Knights Templar

Route

Day 1

AQABA

Passengers are welcome to board at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. We’ll enjoy dinner on board this evening. The rest of the evening is yours to do as you please.

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Day 2

AQABA

Join us for a full-day excursion to Petra (lunch included). Petra is unquestionably one of the greatest marvels ever erected by Man and Nature and is considered to be one of Jordan’s national treasures. You will discover the Roman style Nabataean theater carved into the rock over 2000 years ago.

Enjoy an evening of entertainment on board. 

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Day 3

AQABA

Join us for a full-day excursion in the Wadi Rum desert (lunch included). We’ll stop for many photo ops as we make our way by Jeep, allowing you to discover the desert made famous by Lawrence of Arabia.

Our ship will cruise to Hurghada overnight.

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Day 4

HURGHADA

We’ll leave for a full-day excursion to Thebes, the ancient capital of the Pharaohs: You’ll discover Luxor and the Valley of the Kings (lunch included). Located in a deep valley just 2 km from the edge of the plain, the site contains over sixty tombs. Our afternoon will be spent visiting the Karnak Temple Complex, connected to Luxor by a corridor of ram-headed sphinxes.

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Day 5

Day at sea

Take advantage of the wide range of onboard activities proposed during our full-day cruise today.

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Day 6

SUEZ

Join us for an excursion to Cairo, “walking in the footsteps of the Pharaohs” (lunch included). The Giza pyramid complex is home to one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: the “Great Pyramid of Giza”, its neighbors, the Pyramid of Khafra and the Pyramid of Menkaure (exterior views only). We’ll continue on to visit the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Cairo, housing, among other things, the Treasure of Tutankhamun.

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Day 7

SUEZ

Our ship will cast off to cross the Suez canal. Measuring 173 km long and only 190 meters wide, this canal allows for the strategic passage from the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea, without having to make the long journey around the southern tip of Africa. We’ll continue cruising on the Mediterranean to Ashdod.

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Day 8

ASHDOD(2)

Join us for a full-day excursion to Jerusalem (lunch included). During this tour, we will discover the Mount of Olives, the Garden of Gethsemane, Mount Zion, as well as the colorful market where the three main religions—Christianity, Judaism, and Islam—live side by side.

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Day 9

HAIFA

In the morning, join us for an excursion to Galilee, famous for its luscious landscapes dotted with rolling hills and valleys.

This afternoon, we'll set off on a visit to Acre (Saint John of Acre), headquarters of the Knights Hospitaller during Crusades in the Holy Land.

We’ll return on board and continue cruising to Larnaca. Join us for dinner and an evening of entertainment.

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Day 10

LARNACA

We'll arrive in Larnaca early in the morning. Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking at 9:00 a.m.

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Dates & Prices

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All departure dates are currently sold-out.

Sales

  • 20% discount for 1 child between 2 and 9 years old sharing a cabin with 1 adult (on the price of the cruise only - excluding supplements and service fees)
  • 30% discount for 1 child between 2 and 9 years old sharing a cabin with 2 adults (on the price of the cruise only - excluding supplements and service fees)

Formalities

Your passport must be valid for 6 months beyond your return date. Jordanian visa mandatory. Please consult the embassies or consulates of the countries to be visited.

Included :
Not included

Your cruise in the cabin category of your choice - all meals - drinks with your meals and at the bar (not including our special lists) - all excursions mentioned in the program - emergency/repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Drinks from our special lists or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - transfers - airport taxes - all transfers between the airports and ports - cancellation and baggage insurance - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions

7 Shore excursions
Included in tour package: Petra Wadi Rum desert Luxor and the Valley of the Kings Cairo Jerusalem Galilee Acre
Classic

Full-day excursion to the Wadi Rum desert

Join us for a full-day excursion in the Wadi Rum desert (lunch included). Alongside Petra, it is one of Jordan’s must-see sites. We’ll stop for many photo ops as we make our way by Jeep, allowing you to discover the desert made famous by...

Duration 6h30 Classic

Full-day excursion to Jerusalem

Join us for a full-day excursion to Jerusalem (lunch included; approx. 10 hours total, incl. 4 hours round trip). Jerusalem is one of the holiest and most fascinating cities in the world. The old city is home to over 200 historical monuments, includi...

Duration 11h30 Classic

Excursion to Galilee

Famous for its luscious landscapes dotted with rolling hills and valleys, its small picturesque cities and its historic sites, Galilee is the best kept secret in Israel. PLEASE NOTE The order of the visits can change. Times are approximate.

Duration 5h00 Classic

Full-day excursion to Cairo

Join us for an excursion to Cairo, “walking in the footsteps of the Pharaohs” (lunch included; approx. 10 hours total, incl. 4 hours round trip). The Giza pyramid complex is home to one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: the &ldqu...

Duration 12h00 Classic

Full-day excursion to Petra

Join us for a full-day excursion to Petra (lunch included; approx. 10 hours total, incl. 4 hours round trip). Petra is unquestionably one of the greatest marvels ever erected by Man and Nature and is considered to be one of Jordan’s national tr...

Duration 10h00 Classic

Luxor and the Valley of the Kings

We’ll leave for a full-day excursion to Thebes, the ancient capital of the Pharaohs: You’ll discover Luxor and the Valley of the Kings (lunch included - driving time is approximately 7 hours round trip). The Valley of the Kings is one of...

Duration 15h00 Classic

Visit to Acre

We'll set off on a visit to Acre (Saint John of Acre), headquarters of the Knights Hospitaller during Crusades in the Holy Land. The old city of Acre, a UNESCO world heritage site, is home to many remarkable sites, such as ruins from the Greco-Ro...

Duration 4h00 Classic

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

Additional information

INTERNET

SATELLITE CONNECTIONS

Our ship provides Internet connection via satellite while we cruise, which is different and slower than what we are used to through our regular home or office services. We cannot guarantee connection at all times. Please keep this in mind while you are enjoying your vacation with us.

TELEPHONE SERVICE

DURING CRUISE

When we are at sea, you can connect your device(s) to the onboard GSM/3G network. Your service provider will automatically send you the terms and conditions of use for this service. You will be able to make calls, send messages, or use the Internet through this network’s roaming services. The GSM network will be turned off once the ship enters a port.

WHILE IN PORT

When the ship is in a port, you will be able to receive and make calls via your international calling/service plan according to the country you are visiting.

WATCH OUT FOR SERVICE FEES

We strongly recommend that you contact your service provider before your departure; international calls and data usage can be very costly and are almost never included in basic operator packages.

PLEASE CHECK THE SETTINGS FOR YOUR DEVICE

Once you are on board, but before you connect to the Internet, please check the settings for your device(s).  We request that you limit the downloading of videos and large-volume files. Automatic updates to your PC, tablet, and smartphones will affect the speed and cost of your connection. You probably have automatic updates for apps on your devices that you are not aware of. We recommend that you deactivate these updates while you are staying with us.

Warning: Navigational obligations and weather conditions can disrupt the itinerary, and in certain cases, intermediate stops may be canceled. If this happens, CroisiEurope will do our best to find the best solution according to passenger expectations. For safety reasons, the company and/or the captain of the ship are the only authorities who can modify the cruise itinerary. 2019 PRE-CRUISE PROGRAM (subject to changes).

(1) According to availability, the stopover in Ashdod could be replaced by a stopover in Haifa.

Alcohol can be dangerous to your health. Please drink in moderation.

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