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18-Night Ancient Trade Routes

Ship: Azamara Pursuit  
Departure: Saturday, October 26, 2024
Nights: 18 nights
Departs: Athens
Returns: Dubai
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
18
Nights
Days at Sea
7
Sea Days
Ports
9
Ports
Countries Visted
6
Countries
  • Itinerary

    18-Night Ancient Trade Routes

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Saturday, October 26, 2024 Athens, Greece Embark 18:00:00
    View of Athens, Greece

    Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece, is also one of the world's oldest cities with an unparalleled history that spans around 3,400 years. Experiencing long periods of sunshine throughout the year, and known as "the cradle of Western civilisation", it is a 'must-see' destination for world travellers. The city contains a fascinating variety of different architectural styles, ranging from Greco-Roman through Neo-Classical, to Modern. Read more about Athens, Greece

    2 Sunday, October 27, 2024 At Sea
    3 Monday, October 28, 2024 Alexandria, Egypt 06:00:00 Overnight
    View of Alexandria, Egypt

    Alexandria, Egypt’s largest seaport, was originally founded by Alexander the Great in 331 B.C. Extending about 32 km along the Mediterranean coast, it has become an important tourist resort. Indeed, known as The Pearl of the Mediterranean, Alexandria has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern. Read more about Alexandria, Egypt

    4 Tuesday, October 29, 2024 Alexandria, Egypt 12:00:00
    View of Alexandria, Egypt

    Alexandria, Egypt’s largest seaport, was originally founded by Alexander the Great in 331 B.C. Extending about 32 km along the Mediterranean coast, it has become an important tourist resort. Indeed, known as The Pearl of the Mediterranean, Alexandria has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern. Read more about Alexandria, Egypt

    4 Tuesday, October 29, 2024 Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt 23:00:00 Overnight
    View of Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    Located in Egypt to the west of the Sinai Peninsula, the Suez Canal, measuring 163 km in length and 300 metres width at its narrowest point, serves as a two-way water transportation route between Europe and Asia. Almost 8 per cent of the total world's shipping is controlled by the Suez Canal. It essentially comprises two parts, north and south of the Great Bitter Lake that acts as a buffer to the canal, protecting it from the effects of tidal currents. Read more about Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    5 Wednesday, October 30, 2024 Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt 15:00:00
    View of Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    Located in Egypt to the west of the Sinai Peninsula, the Suez Canal, measuring 163 km in length and 300 metres width at its narrowest point, serves as a two-way water transportation route between Europe and Asia. Almost 8 per cent of the total world's shipping is controlled by the Suez Canal. It essentially comprises two parts, north and south of the Great Bitter Lake that acts as a buffer to the canal, protecting it from the effects of tidal currents. Read more about Suez Canal - Transit, Egypt

    6 Thursday, October 31, 2024 Safaga, Egypt 06:00:00 Overnight
    View of Safaga, Egypt

    Port Safaga is a town in Egypt on the coast of the Red Sea, in what is now known as the Red Sea Riviera. With its unpolluted atmosphere, black sand-dunes and mineral springs, Safaga City is considered - by important medical researchers - an important therapeutic tourist centre, and has resulted in attracting international tourism. It also serves as an embarkation point for flights to Luxor and the Upper Nile, enabling visitors to explore the wonderful highlights of Egypt that include the Karnak Temple complex and Valley of the Kings at Luxor. Read more about Safaga, Egypt

    7 Friday, November 1, 2024 Safaga, Egypt 18:00:00
    View of Safaga, Egypt

    Port Safaga is a town in Egypt on the coast of the Red Sea, in what is now known as the Red Sea Riviera. With its unpolluted atmosphere, black sand-dunes and mineral springs, Safaga City is considered - by important medical researchers - an important therapeutic tourist centre, and has resulted in attracting international tourism. It also serves as an embarkation point for flights to Luxor and the Upper Nile, enabling visitors to explore the wonderful highlights of Egypt that include the Karnak Temple complex and Valley of the Kings at Luxor. Read more about Safaga, Egypt

    8 Saturday, November 2, 2024 Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt 06:00:00 20:00:00
    View of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt

    Sharm el-Sheikh, or just Sharm, is a well-known port and resort town at the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. It includes smaller coastal towns as well as the very well-known Saint Catherine’s Monastery and Mount Sinai which, for many, are essential places to be visited. With its dramatic landscape, mainly dry, temperate climate, crystal clear water, magnificent corals, exotic under water flora and rare tropical fish, it is not surprising that Sharm el-Sheikh's major industry is foreign and domestic tourism. Read more about Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt

    9 Sunday, November 3, 2024 Aqaba, Jordan 06:00:00 18:30:00
    View of Aqaba, Jordan

    Aqaba, in the far south of Jordan, is the country’s only port city and, due to the rich coral reefs in the Gulf, is one of the top scuba diving destinations in the world. Cooled by a steady northerly breeze, and ringed by mountains that change in colour with the change of hours, many visitors simply just relax on the sandy beaches. Aqaba is the port for the 3800 year-old ‘hidden city’ of Petra, 100 km to the north. Read more about Aqaba, Jordan

    10 Monday, November 4, 2024 At Sea
    11 Tuesday, November 5, 2024 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 08:00:00 22:00:00

    Jeddah is a Saudi Arabian city located on the coast of the Red Sea and is the major urban center of western Saudi Arabia. The city is the principal gateway to Mecca, Islam's holiest city. With a thousand years of trading behind it and home to some of the world most successful merchants, it is natural that Jeddah is the commercial capital of Saudi Arabia. Read more about Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

    12 Wednesday, November 6, 2024 At Sea
    13 Thursday, November 7, 2024 At Sea
    14 Friday, November 8, 2024 At Sea
    15 Saturday, November 9, 2024 At Sea
    16 Sunday, November 10, 2024 At Sea
    17 Monday, November 11, 2024 Muscat, Oman 08:00:00 18:00:00
    View of Muscat, Oman

    Muscat, lying on the Arabian Sea along the Gulf of Oman, is the capital and largest city in the Sultanate of Oman. The climate is very hot, with annual average temperatures ranging from 24C. to 33C., but it can get as high as 49C in the summer. Read more about Muscat, Oman

    18 Tuesday, November 12, 2024 Dubai, United Arab Emirates 17:00:00 Overnight
    View of Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Dubai, The Pride of the United Arab Emirates, is situated on the southern Arabian Gulf. The subtropical climate sees blue skies, temperatures reaching the mid-40s, and little annual rain. The city is all about contemporary shopping with more than 70 shopping malls in the city and indoor entertainment. Read more about Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    19 Wednesday, November 13, 2024 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    View of Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Dubai, The Pride of the United Arab Emirates, is situated on the southern Arabian Gulf. The subtropical climate sees blue skies, temperatures reaching the mid-40s, and little annual rain. The city is all about contemporary shopping with more than 70 shopping malls in the city and indoor entertainment. Read more about Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • Ship

    Azamara Pursuit Overview

    Azamara Pursuit

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    Step onboard Azamara Pursuit and be treated to a luxurious boutique hotel at sea. This mid-sized ship offers elegant and modern suites with thoughtful finishing touches, helping you unwind and indulge. Renowned for longer port stays, Azamara Pursuit will take you to where you can maximise the destination experience. Be spoilt for choice with 6 dining options onboard that will complement the destinations you are visiting with locally inspired menus. Take advantage of the exclusive AzAmazing Evenings providing guests with unforgettable experiences on most itineraries.

  • Cabins

    Azamara Pursuit Cabins

    Club Suite

    Club Suite

    Club Suite on the Azamara Pursuit Club Suite on the Azamara Pursuit

    Cabin Types

    CW, CO, SP, N1, N2, W

    Average Cabin Size – 37.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 10.9 m2

    Size: 603 sq ft. Balcony: 233 sq ft. Occupancy: Up to 3 guests.The largest suites, the Club World Owner Suites, have been transformed with contemporary design elements that are both elegant and organic, with design that draws inspiration from naturemdash;a sandy cliff flowing river beds, exquisite white sand beaches, and rustling grasses. Enjoy a spacious living room, separate bedroom and all the amenities that come with the most luxurious suite.- Spacious living room with a separate master bedroom- Master bedroom with one queen size bed and a 40rdquo; flat-screen television- 55rdquo; flat-screen television in living room- Marble master bathroom with shower. Journey and Quest suites feature a tub.- Dressing room with vanity and ample closet space- Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors in living room and master bedroom- Mini-bar- Thermostat-controlled air conditioner- Writing desk- In-room safe- Hand-held hair dryer

    Club Verandah

    Club Verandah

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    Cabin Types

    P3, P2, P1, V2, V3, X, V1

    Average Cabin Size – 16.3 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 3.8 m2

    Size: 175 sq ft. Balcony: 46-64 sq ft. Location: Forward or Aft. Occupancy: Up to 3 guests.With the Club Veranda Plus Staterooms, enjoy spectacular ocean and destination views, plus a host of guest-favorite amenities-all at a great value. Everything you love about the Club Veranda Staterooms is included, plus extra perks and amenities to elevate your time on board.- Two lower beds convertible to one Queen size bed- Seating area with 40rdquo; flat-screen TV- Mini-bar- Thermostat-controlled air conditioner- Writing desk- In-room safe- Hand-held hairdryer- USB ports under bedside reading lamps

    Club Oceanview

    Club Oceanview

    Club Oceanview  on the Azamara Pursuit Club Oceanview  on the Azamara Pursuit

    Cabin Types

    04, 05, 06, 08, Y

    Average Cabin Size – 15.8 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 170 sq ft. Occupancy: Up to 3 guests.A vacation home with an ocean view, the Club Oceanview Staterooms offer all the style and amenities of a boutique hotel. Relax with plush cotton robes and slippers, French bath products, fresh flowers, and 24-hour room service.- Two lower beds convertible to one Queen size bed- Some staterooms feature sofa bed- 40rdquo; flat-screen TV- Refrigerator with mini-bar- Thermostat-controlled air conditioner- Writing desk- In-room safe- Hand-held hairdryer- USB ports under bedside reading lamps

    Club Interior

    Club Interior

    Club Interior on the Azamara Pursuit Club Interior on the Azamara Pursuit

    Cabin Types

    09, 10, 11, 12, Z

    Average Cabin Size – 14.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 158 sq ft. Occupancy: Up to 3 guests.With the polished style and stellar service of a Club Interior Stateroom, you'll enjoy the plush cotton robes and slippers, French bath products, fresh flowers, and 24-hour room service.- Two lower beds convertible to one Queen size bed- 40rdquo; flat-screen television- Refrigerator with mini-bar- Thermostat-controlled air conditioner- Writing desk- In-room safe- Hand-held hairdryer- USB ports under bedside reading lamps

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Azamara Pursuit

    Legend

    • Convertible Sofa Bed
    • Club Continent Suites with Tub
    • Connecting Staterooms
    • Interior Stateroom Door Location
    • Wheelchair Accessible Stateroom
    • Restrooms
    • Smoking Area
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Cabin Availability

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Club Interior at the Azamara Pursuit

Club Interior

From $8218
Club Oceanview  at the Azamara Pursuit

Club Oceanview

From $9127
Club Verandah at the Azamara Pursuit

Club Verandah

From $11400
Club Suite at the Azamara Pursuit

Club Suite

From $14725

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  • 18-Night Ancient Trade Routes

    Cruiseline: Azamara Cruises Ship: Azamara Pursuit Departure: Saturday, October 26, 2024 Nights: 18 nights Departs: Athens Returns: Dubai

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