- 7 nights on-board a luxury mega yacht
- Visit one of the 7 wonders of the world
- Explore the ancient archaeological sites in the Valley of the Kings
- Discover the “Pearl of Egypt”
- Visit the filming location of Lawrence of Arabia
- Choose from a selection of optional excursions
- BBQ lunch on board
- Breakfast and lunch freshly prepared daily
Day 1: Aqaba, Jordan
The Jordanian port city of Aqaba is your first cruise adventure destination. The city boasts an imposing Islamic-era fort, an impressive museum and popular beach resorts. Embarkation is from 15.00–16.00hrs. After check-in, relax in your luxury cabin and acquaint yourself with all of the amenities. You can explore the port and learn all about the city’s rich history.
In the evening, you are invited to attend the Welcome cocktail party on board. Meet the captain, crew and your fellow explorers before dinner is served. Overnight in port.
Day 2: Aqaba, Jordan
Enjoy a freshly prepared breakfast before joining our optional guided excursion to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Petra. Affectionately known as the “Rose City” due to the pink sandstone cliffs and carved temples and tombs, Petra is one of the 7 wonders of the world.
Visit the famous archaeological site in the desert and marvel at the magnificent Al Khazneh temple structure that stands 45ms tall. We also visit the Siq Canyon, the Treasury of the Royal Tombs and the Pharaoh’s Castle. Overnight in port.
Day 3: Aqaba, Jordan
Relax on board after breakfast or join our optional guided tour of Wadi Rum. The protected desert wilderness boasts majestic domed sandstone mountains and natural arches, like the Burdah Rock Bridge.
The dramatic scenic location features in the Lawrence of Arabia movie, and also has a natural watering hole that is named after the famed British soldier. We return to the ship and depart Aqaba in the afternoon. Enjoy the sea breeze as we sail into the night en route for Hurghada.
Day 4: Hurghada (for Luxor, Egypt)
Following our early morning arrival in Hurghada, we transfer to Luxor for an exciting and thrilling two-day land expedition. Explore the “Pearl of Egypt” and learn all about Egyptian traditions, customs and life. In the afternoon, join our optional excursion to the Karnak Temple Complex and the Temples of Luxor.
Admire the Karnak temple and chapel ruins and marvel at the largest site of ancient religion in the world. At the Luxor Temple you will discover the famous Mummification Museum and the Sphinx alley. Overnight in hotel.
Day 5: Hurghada (for Luxor)
We embark on an early morning optional excursion to the West Bank section of Luxor. The expanisve area boasts an impressive collection of archaeological sites. A great number of the temples situated in the Valley of the Kings are royal tombs positioned within a mortuary complex.
The whole of the West Bank is in fact a honeycomb of burial sites that were reserved for royalty and distinguished noblemen. We return to Hurghada in the afternoon to board the ship. Overnight in Hurghada.
Day 6: Gubal Islands
Enjoy a freshly prepared breakfast as we sail towards the Gubal Islands, situated in the Gulf of Suez. Relax on board, or enjoy free time snorkelling and swimming in the azure waters.
The beautiful archipelago islands feature Bluff Point, on Big Gubal Island, which is a popular destination for keen scuba divers. Barbecue lunch on deck. In the afternoon, we cruise north to the Egyptian seaport city of Suez. Dine on board and spend the evening admiring the spectacular scenery. Overnight at sea.
Day 7: Suez, Egypt
We arrive in Suez in the morning. Our optional excursions visit St. Anthony’s monastery or the sprawling city of Cairo, on the Nile River. Visit Cairo’s bustling Tahrir Square and its magnificent Egyptian Museum that boasts a vast collection of gilded artifacts and iconic antiquities.
The monastery of St. Anthony dates back to the 4th century AD and is a hidden gem in a treasure trove of ancient attractions. We return to the ship in the afternoon for the evening’s Farewell Dinner. Overnight at sea.
Day 8: Suez, Egypt
Enjoy your final breakfast before disembarkation from 09.00-10.00hrs. Say goodbye to your new friends, and transfer to the airport for your return flight home.
M/Y Harmony V
The Harmony V mega yacht boasts state-of-the-art technology and refined décor embellishments. The 25 luxury air-conditioned cabins offer en-suite facilities, the latest amenities, and flexible bedding configurations in 4 categories
- Eight days and seven nights aboard M/V Harmony V
- Four optional excursions; St. Anthony’s Monastery, Luxor, Wadi Rum, Petra
- Full board with buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Housewarming cocktails
- Bedouin evening event
- Private barbecue event
- Captain’s Dinner event
- A professional English-speaking Cruise Director