A cruise to the Red Sea will provide you with the spectacular combination of Arabian desert bordered by palm-fringed, glittering beaches. With something for everyone from history buffs to sun-seekers and scuba divers the days spent in port are perfect for long, lazy days unwinding in the hot sun or exploring world famous ancient treasures.
Ports of call on your cruise on the Red Sea include Cairo where you can visit the Pyramids of Giza and the mysterious Sphinx. Hurghada on the Gulf of Suez is Egypt's link between the treasures at Luxor and Karnak and the Red Sea Riviera and here you will find atmospheric bazaars perfect for Souvenir hunting and beautiful golden sand beaches. One of the most famous ports of call on the Red Sea Cruise is the resort of Sharm El Sheikh offering gorgeous beaches and some of world's best preserved coral reefs, a perfect place for snorkelling, scuba diving or a glass bottomed boat trip!
A cruise to the Red Sea will take you to Aqaba in Jordan where you will be able to visit what is considered the eighth Wonder of the Ancient World, Petra. Admire the ancient city carved into sandstone cliffs, with tombs and temples rising out of the desert. The city's masterpiece, which starred in 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade', is the 'treasure tomb'. Its name springs from one of the abstract urns carved into the rock face that's said to hold sparkling riches. Be sure to float in the mineral rich waters of the Dead Sea where you can smother yourself in the healing minerals found on the sea's muddy floor.
Onboard your Red Sea cruise you will find a mixture of cuisine sure to satisfy everybody as well as plenty of entertainment onboard for those days at sea, and for the days in port take advantage of the fantastic shore excursions offered by your chosen cruise line.
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