Explore the very best of the Middle East where tradition and modernity collide and throw up an interesting amalgam. From the interesting souks of Muscat to the designer stores in Dubai, to the mountains of Fujairah, from swimming with the dolphins in Aqaba to desert safaris in Dubai, the Middle East offers this and much more. Come and discover for yourself!
Cruises in Middle East:
Discover the desert dunes of the area with Azamara Club Cruises, and couple it with high street shopping in Dubai - unravel the mysteries of the Middle east by taking this fascinating cruise.
Cruise Highlights :
In the Middle East there is much to see and do - Dubai is the proverbial oasis in the desert with glittering malls and gold souks beckoning you to indulge in shopping sprees.
Dubai/Emirates Destinations :
Dubai is the show piece of the UAE with its glitzy malls and verdant golf courses. Plenty of activity to choose from: take a jeep safari in the desert, get bedazzled at the gold souk, spend a little time at the Jumeirah or swing a club or two at the golf course.
Dubai is an ultramodern city with exciting glitzy malls, designer showrooms and duty free prices for the compulsive shopaholic. For the adventurous there is the desert safari, camel racing and more. Dubai has something for every kind of traveler.
Fujairah, UAE set against a back drop of mountains beckons the outdoor enthusiast. Trek into the hills and climb atop the mountains to get a breathtaking sight of the city below.
Muscat, Oman is a fine blend of the modern with the ancient. Shoppers will be delighted at the Mutra Souk where they can pick up traditional handicrafts, outdoor lovers can take a whale watching tour for a one of a kind experience.
Best time to cruise :
The repositioning cruises happen in May and November in this region.
Must Dos :
- In Dubai take a dhow cruise
- Go shopping in Mutra Souq in Muscat