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A Journey To Emirati Legends And Eternal Landscapes

Ship: Explora I   
Departure: Sunday, January 25, 2026
Nights: 7 nights
Departs: Dubai
Returns: Dubai
Return Trip
Return
trip
Duration
7
Nights
Days at Sea
1
Sea Days
Ports
5
Ports
Countries Visted
3
Countries
  • Itinerary

    A Journey To Emirati Legends And Eternal Landscapes

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Sunday, January 25, 2026 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Embark 22:00
    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

    2 Monday, January 26, 2026 Dubai, United Arab Emirates 18:00
    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

    3 Tuesday, January 27, 2026 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 08:00 22:00
    View of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Abu Dhabi, capital of the UAE, is an island city in the NE of the Persian Gulf. The climate is hot and arid, with sunny skies yearlong. Temperatures pass 40°C in April through September, but are cooler from November to March. Read more about Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    4 Wednesday, January 28, 2026 Sir Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates 08:00 19:00
    View of Sir Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates

    Sir Bani Yas Island lies in the Persian Gulf, 170km W of Abu Dhabi in the UAE. It is a nature-based destination alive with wildlife and adventure activities, and many interesting historical sites. The island is one of eight that make up the Desert Islands in Al Gharbia (Western Region). Read more about Sir Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates

    5 Thursday, January 29, 2026 Doha, Qatar 09:00 19:00
    View of Doha, Qatar

    Doha, in the State of Qatar, is a multicultural city and home to most of the country's population, as well as expatriate communities from a range of origins. It lies on a small peninsula (80 km by 190 km) in the Persian Gulf, off the Arabian Peninsula and border with Saudi Arabia. Doha is Qatar's largest city and capital, and is the economic centre of the country. Read more about Doha, Qatar

    6 Friday, January 30, 2026 Ad Dammam, Saudi Arabia 09:00 21:00
    7 Saturday, January 31, 2026 At Sea
    8 Sunday, February 1, 2026 Dubai, United Arab Emirates 07:00 Disembark
    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

    Explora I Overview

    Explora I

    Immerse yourself in the electric pulse of city life paired with the opulence of European elegance on Explora I. Indulge in a culinary journey with five-star dining options, embrace serenity through ocean wellness offerings, and experience the pinnacle of modern convenience in elegantly designed suites, all while being captivated by the stunning vistas of the sea. As a proud member of the MSC Group, Explora Journeys is dedicated to pioneering a sustainable future. The Explora I is at the forefront of this vision, equipped with cutting-edge hybrid energy technologies, comprehensive waste management systems, and energy-efficient solutions. Explora Journeys uphold a steadfast commitment to the environment, ensuring that single-use plastics are never used onboard or ashore.

  • Cabins

    Explora I Cabins

    Suites

    Suites

    Suites on the Explora I Suites on the Explora I

    Cabin Types

    OR, CR, SR, RR, CO, GP, PP, DP, PH, GT, OT4, OT3, OT2, OT1

    Average Cabin Size – 50.6 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 27.3 m2

    For a true sense of being at home at sea, experience the sweeping decks and effortlessly elegant spaces of the Ocean Residences. Enjoy perfect views of the oceans from your terrace dining area and private outdoor whirlpool, and make the most of the dedicated butler service, oversized floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the sea, separate living, dining and sleeping areas, spacious lounge area, dining table for 4 guests, spacious work desk area, private refrigerated mini-bar replenished according to the guest's preferences, espresso machine and tea maker with a complimentary selection of coffee and teas and a laptop-size safe.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Explora I

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Cabin Availability

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Suites at the Explora I

Suites

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  • A Journey To Emirati Legends And Eternal Landscapes

    Cruiseline: Explora Journeys Ship: Explora I Departure: Sunday, January 25, 2026 Nights: 7 nights Departs: Dubai Returns: Dubai

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