From cosmopolitan Dubai to classical Greece Cruise
Travel to classic Greece from the futuristic city of Dubai with Pullmantur
For 16 days and 15 nights, Pullmantur's cruise From cosmopolitan Dubai to classical Greece will take you to discover unique attractions of the Emirate of Dubai, three destinations in Oman - Khasab, Muscat and Salalah - the southernmost slope of Jordan in Aqaba, as well as being able to contemplate the Egyptian Suez Canal and photograph the Greek ruins of Athens, which you will travel to from the port of Piraeus.
This Pullmantur cruise, besides leading you to important monuments of the Middle East, Africa and Europe, such as the Burj Khalifa skyscraper of Dubai, the Salalah Clock Tower and The Erechtheion of Athens, will also take you to discover striking landscapes and natural spaces. Among them, the beach of Al Fizayah of Salalah, and the Wadi Rum desert, located in the environs of Aqaba, are of great tourist interest.
The Suez Canal of Egypt deserves special mention. Considered a monument and a landscape at the same time, this is how Pullmantur's cruise From cosmopolitan Dubai to classical Greece will pass from Asia to Europe. Completed in 1869, more than 140 years later, it is still one of the largest civil engineering works in History.
The contrast between modernity and tradition - the reason for traveling to Dubai and Oman
Two days. That will be the time you will have to partake in tourism in Dubai with this Pullmantur cruise. Of all the attractions this city has, one of the most striking is the silhouette from the different skyscrapers of the center. In fact, the Dubai skyline is among the main reasons to travel to the United Arab Emirates.
The aforementioned Burj Khalifa, the tallest skyscraper in the world at 828 meters, the Emirates Office Tower at 354.6 meters, and the Twin Towers of Al Kazim at 265 meters (two masterpieces of Dubai's Neo-Art Deco architecture) are some of the most monumental buildings in the city. In addition, you can tour the artificial archipelagos of The World and Palmera Jumeirah. At the other end of the Horn of the Arabian Peninsula lies Oman, a country in which there are three important destinations for this Pullmantur cruise - Khasab, Muscat and Salalah.
Of all that is to be seen in Khasab, the only Oman stop located in the Persian Gulf, the Musandam Fjords and the Khmazera Castle stand out. After more than 500 kilometers, Pullmantur's cruise From cosmopolitan Dubai to classical Greece will dock in Muscat. The Great Mosque of Sultan Qaboos, which is the most prominent example of modern architecture of Oman among more traditional features, and the Old Muscat district are two prominent tourist areas in Muscat. As for Salalah, it is vital that you visit Mughsail Beach.
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Discover the standout monuments of Jordan in Aqaba
Thanks to this Pullmantur cruise, once in Jordan you can visit Aqaba. A few kilometers from the city you will find the medieval ruins of Ayla, the place that gave rise to what is now known as Aqaba. Also in the modern Aqaba, you will have the opportunity to visit the Archaeological Museum and Aqaba Castle. This latter monument was visited by Lawrence of Arabia, the Liberator of Damascus.
In the surroundings of Aqaba you will find one of the most important landscapes of Jordan, the aforementioned Wadi Rum desert. Also known as Valley of the Moon, this is one of the most striking attractions of all you will see on Pullmantur's cruise From cosmopolitan Dubai to classical Greece. Declared a World Heritage Site, its main attraction is a zone of climbing called The Seven Pillars of Wisdom.
With this Pullmantur cruise, which passes through the Suez Canal and allows you to contemplate the coasts of Egypt, you will arrive at Piraeus, known worldwide as the port of Athens. Thanks to this stop, you can visit some of the most strking monuments of Greece, such as those found in the Acropolis of Athens - the Temple of Athena Nike and the Parthenon.