Cruise on board Oceana from Dubai to Dubai for 24 nights.
This is a magical adventure where you’ll get to explore the unique and captivating cultures of Dubai and the Arabian Gulf as well as inspiring India. Fly out to Dubai in under eight hours, to a land of delightful contrasts where you’ll walk in the footsteps of ancient Sultans as you gaze up at skyscrapers that tower over sparkling blue seas. Touch down in the ‘Pearl of the Arabian Gulf’, Dubai, and marvel at its heady mix of warm sun, high-rise architecture and boutique shopping. Khasab’s highlights include a stunning 17th century castle and breathtaking palm groves. In Muscat, Oman’s capital, expect to find fascinating culture and ancient history. Be sure to visit some of Bahrain’s 170,000 “tumuli” or burial mounds, and its ancient fort with foundations dating from 3000 B.C. You’ll find Abu Dhabi awash with futuristic skyscrapers and vast shopping malls, and yet it still retains echoes of its ancient past. Expect the unexpected on Sir Bani Yas Island. It’s a wildlife paradise promising pearl and scuba diving, mangrove safaris and water sports. In mystical Cochin, you’ll find picturesque fishing nets gracefully hanging along the waterfront. Goa’s main port, Mormugao is dotted with meticulously kept mansions and spectacular rococo and baroque churches. A call at Mumbai promises the buzz of spice-filled markets, mystic temples and mouthwatering street-food. Return to Dubai for your flight home.