This Signature Cruise Tour transcends time, taking you from the days of caravans and frankincense through the transformation into modern cities that have become world power brokers. Learn about the days when black pearls, fueled the local economy, and visit mountain villages where they still use irrigation methods developed by their ancestors. Dine on Bedouin-style carpets and marvel at falcons and belly dancers as you spend the night in the desert. And enjoy the contrast of past and present living side by side as you admire the views from desert dunes and the world’s tallest skyscraper, shop in traditional souks and the world’s most chic shopping malls, walk the passageways of ancient forts and modern museums, and take in the natural beauty of spectacular fjords and the engineering marvel of manmade islands. On this extraordinary Cruise Tour you’ll have time to relax under the palms at desert oases and in the spas of elegant 5-star hotels, savoring the incredible luxury and diversity the Persian Gulf has to offer both before and after your cruise.
Recommended to bring:
Sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, and your swimsuit
Please note: Ladies visiting mosques are required to cover their heads with a scarf and not wear shorts, beachwear, or sleeveless outfits as they are to be fully covered. Men are also to be fully covered though short sleeve shirts are allowed. No eatables are allowed.