Voyage At A Glance
DAY 1 • Athens, Greece
Don’t miss a visit to the new Acropolis Museum.
DAYS 2/3 • At Sea
DAY 4 • Transit Suez Canal, Egypt
Our ship passes between Asia and Africa along a thin ribbon of blue.
DAY 5 • Hurghada, Egypt
Take a 4x4 ride in the desert dunes or a submarine beneath the Red Sea.
DAY 6 • Aqaba (Petra), Jordan
One of the world’s most amazing sights – Petra, a majestic city carved from the cliffs.
DAY 7 • Sharm el Sheikh (St. Catherine), Egypt
St. Catherine’s Monastery, atop Mount Sinai, is the site of Moses’ burning bush.
DAYS 8/9 • Luxor (Safaga), Egypt (overnight)
Our overnight Private Event gives you exclusive access to the wonders of Luxor.
DAYS 10–14 • At Sea
DAY 15 • Salalah, Oman
Visit the Sultan’s mosque, view his Palace, and explore the exotic souk.
DAYS 16/17 • At Sea
DAY 18 • Khasab, Oman
Experience an authentic Omani dhow in the “Norway of Arabia.”
DAY 19 • Dubai, UAE
From camel races to indoor ski runs, this city has it all.
Athens to Dubai - 18 Days
Athens, Suez Canal, Hurghada, Aqaba (Petra), Sharm el Sheikh (St. Catherine), Luxor (Safaga), Salalah, Khasab, Dubai
Wrap yourself in the romance of the desert while never straying far from the soothing sea and your luxurious private yacht. Follow the legends of Lawrence of Arabia, Cleopatra, and Moses across the dunes to Wadi Rum, Luxor, and Mount Sinai. Dive into the Red Sea where the underwater gardens rate among the finest in the world. Travel to Petra and discover an entire city carved into sunset-colored cliffs. And between your other adventures, shop colorful souks for brass lamps and frankincense, ride a camel across desert landscapes, and let your magnificent yacht carry you through the historic Suez Canal. From Egypt’s wonders to the fjords of Oman, all the treasures of the desert are laid at your feet.
FREE Exclusive Private Event
Luxor: Temples and Tombs on the Nile
What captures the imagination like the Nile River and its mysterious Pharaohs?
On this two-day Temples and Tombs on the Nile event, travel over land to Luxor – the modern name for ancient Thebes, the great capital of Egypt during the New Kingdom. Enjoy a Windstar exclusive tour of the amazing Luxor Temple and see the colossal seated figure of Ramses II. After dinner at your hotel – the incomparable Hilton Luxor – you will be treated to a showing of the Sound and Light show at Karnak Temple.
On your second day, venture out to one of the most important archaeological sites in the world – the Valley of the Kings – and participate in a fascinating tour of the tombs of King Tutankhamun and Ramses IV. Then lunch aboard a felucca, a traditional sailboat that has been used on the Nile for millennia.
This Temples and Tombs on the Nile event offers you an intimate, one-of-a-kind view of the quintessence of ancient Egypt.
Expert Guest Lecturers On Board
- Emily Teeter, Egyptologist
- Ross Arnold, World Religion Specialist
Special Offer: 2-for-1 Fares + 2 FREE Hotel Nights
Book before March 28, 2014 and enjoy 2-for-1 fares and 2 free hotel nights.
Rates shown are per person, based on double occupancy, and reflect all discounts.