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Suez Canal Cruises

Cruise to the Suez Canal and discover the World's greatest shortcut. Opened in 1869, the 101-mile long canal allows ships to travel between Europe and Asia without having to navigate around Africa. Cruise1st has a great range of 19 day cruises, join the adventure of a life time today!

A Taste of Cruises to Suez Canal

MSC World Europa
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Dubai & The Emirates Grand Voyage To Rome
24th Mar 23 - 18 nights
Brand New Ship From December 2022! , Overnight Onboard In Dubai! , Gratuities Are Included! , Why Not Add A Hotel Stay In Dubai/Rome!
From £1399pp
Celebrity Edge
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Luxury Voyage from The Med to The Persian Gulf
30th Oct 23 - 16 nights
Includes 2nt Dubai Hotel Stay! , NEW LUXURY - ALL INCLUDED DRINKS, TIPS & WIFI!
From £2499pp
Queen Victoria
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Luxury Singapore to Southampton
23rd Mar 23 - 31 nights
Book a Cunard Fare for 5% low deposit and Additional onboard spend
From £4489pp
Azamara Onward
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Ancient Reflections
23rd Apr 24 - 24 nights
More Inclusive Cruising with Drinks & Gratuities Included , Includes 2nt Dubai Hotel Stay!
From £4499pp
Queen Victoria
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5* Luxury Singapore To Southampton With 5* Singapore Stay
20th Mar 23 - 34 nights
Includes 2 Night 5* Singapore Hotel Stay
From £4969pp

Suez Canal

As you begin your adventure down the Canal, keep your cameras ready to capture the beautiful public gardens and mosques on bright display in Port Said. Alexandria is a very popular port of call during a cruise from the Suez Canal and is located between the Mediterranean and Lake Mareotis. Visit the beautiful harbour and spectacular beaches perfect for relaxation after a busy day's sightseeing.

Other highlights in Alexandria include the modern library containing museums, exhibition areas, educational centres and the Roman Amphitheatre, which is beautifully decorated in green marble and mosaic paving.

During your cruise to the Suez Canal, make sure you are out on deck throughout the transit, as it is one of the world's most fascinating maritime experiences. It creates the bizarre impression that you are sailing right through the dry heart of the desert, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!! But even if your ship just calls at Suez, it is well worth a stroll along the Corniche to watch the huge ships lined up to transit through the canal on their way to the other side of the world!

Lying at the Red Sea end of the Suez Canal, the bustling Egyptian port of Suez can be your starting point for exciting trips to Cairo and the Pyramids at Giza where you will be able to take advantage of many shore excursions available such as visits to the Egyptian Antiquities Museum, the world's most important collection of Egyptian antiquities dating from the earliest times to the 6th century BC. The treasures of the well known Tutankhamen collection, including his solid gold mask, are the highlight of this popular Cairo Museum which is just one of the highlights on a cruise from the Suez Canal. Temperatures on the Suez Canal can reach 29 degrees Celsius in the summer months and can drop to 14 degrees Celsius in winter.

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