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Africa & Arabia Luxury Cruise - Istanbul To Dubai On Oct 31, 2022

Departure: Monday, October 31, 2022
Nights: 21 nights
Departs: Istanbul
Returns: Dubai
+ Regent Seven Seas Offer
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
21
Nights
Days at Sea
6
Sea Days
Ports
14
Ports
Countries Visted
9
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Africa & Arabia Luxury Cruise - Istanbul To Dubai On Oct 31, 2022

    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 Monday, October 31, 2022 Istanbul, Turkey Embark 6:00 PM
    View of Istanbul, Turkey

    Istanbul (Byzantium from 660 BC, Constantinople from 330 CE, and Istanbul since 1930) is the largest city in Turkey and the fifth largest city proper in the world. It has dominated the Straits of Bosphorus, in the NW of the country, for 25 centuries, and as Constantinople was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire. It was a metropolis of stunning splendour when the great capitals of Europe were mere villages and is the only metropolis in the world that is situated on two continents. Read more about Istanbul, Turkey

    2 Tuesday, November 1, 2022 Dikili, Turkey 10:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Dikili, Turkey

    Dikili is a small coastal town and a district of Izmir Province, Turkey, facing the Aegean Sea. It lies 73 km N of the large and more frequently visited city of Izmir, and faces out to sea the island of Lesbos. Dikili has a fine port large enough to accommodate three passenger ships simultaneously, and the port has good land transport connections. Read more about Dikili, Turkey

    3 Wednesday, November 2, 2022 Kusadasi, Turkey 7:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Kusadasi, Turkey

    Kusadasi is a resort town on Turkey's Aegean coast and the centre of the seaside district of the same name. While best known as a starting point for visiting Ephesus, once one of the most beautiful cities in the world with a history dating from 3000 BC, there’s also a delightful range of activities in town. Places of interest include: the City Walls, of which one gate remains to-day; the peninsula at the end of the bay with its castle and swimming beaches; several aqua parks with wave-pools and white-water slides; Ladies Beach, once segregated but now open to all; and Dilek Peninsula National Park. Read more about Kusadasi, Turkey

    4 Thursday, November 3, 2022 Kos, Greece 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Kos, Greece

    Kos is the main port and population centre on a Greek island of the same name. It lies just 4 km from the coast of Bodrum, Turkey. The port is also the tourist and cultural centre, with the traditional whitewashed buildings, including interesting museums to be visited as well as many restaurants and hotels. Read more about Kos, Greece

    5 Friday, November 4, 2022 Antalya, Turkey 9:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Antalya, Turkey

    Antalya is the 'capital' of the Turkish Mediterranean Coast. It is a sprawling modern city, but Old Antalya which surrounds the Roman harbour, with its historic museum, and the many buildings - now restored as homes, boutique hotels, inns and restaurants - that date back to Ottoman and even Roman times, give it its own distinctive atmosphere. There are numerous fascinating archaeological sites to visit, or take a day excursion to one of the wonderful National Parks, and even experience some white water rafting, or you can simply enjoy the dramatic sea and mountain views. Read more about Antalya, Turkey

    6 Saturday, November 5, 2022 Limassol, Cyprus 10:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Limassol, Cyprus

    Limassol, located on Akrotiri Bay on the southern coast of Cyprus, is widely known for its long cultural tradition and offers tourists a wide spectrum of activities, as well as a number of museums, and archaeological sites. A series of public sculptures, created by renowned artists from Greece, Cyprus, Israel, Germany and Egypt, are found along 1.6 km of seafront reclaimed land, and are appreciated by all visitors. If time permits, visit the ancient city kingdom of Amathus to explore the ruins and its ancient port. Read more about Limassol, Cyprus

    7 Sunday, November 6, 2022 Haifa, Israel 6:00 AM 10:00 PM
    View of Haifa, Israel

    (NOTE: Check that your cruise still visits Haifa due to current safety concerns.) Israel’s third largest city and one of its prettiest, Haifa is situated on the Israeli Mediterranean Coastal Plain, the historic land bridge between Europe, Africa, and Asia. The city is split over three tiers. The lowest is the centre of commerce and industry including the Port of Haifa, the middle level is on the slopes of Mount Carmel consists of older residential neighbourhoods, while the upper level is known for its modern suburbs. Read more about Haifa, Israel

    8 Monday, November 7, 2022 Ashdod (Jerusalem), Israel 6:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Ashdod (Jerusalem), Israel

    Ashdod - aka Isdud - is a city on the Mediterranean Sea coast in the South District of Israel, approximately 70 km from Jerusalem and Beer Sheba. It is a major industrial centre and Israel’s largest and busiest cargo port, through which over 100,000 tourists visit annually. It is also one of the most ancient cities in the world, dating back to the Canaanite culture of the 17th century BC, and interestingly is mentioned thirteen times in the Bible. Read more about Ashdod (Jerusalem), Israel

    9 Tuesday, November 8, 2022 Ashdod (Jerusalem), Israel 12:00 AM 1:00 PM
    View of Ashdod (Jerusalem), Israel

    Ashdod - aka Isdud - is a city on the Mediterranean Sea coast in the South District of Israel, approximately 70 km from Jerusalem and Beer Sheba. It is a major industrial centre and Israel’s largest and busiest cargo port, through which over 100,000 tourists visit annually. It is also one of the most ancient cities in the world, dating back to the Canaanite culture of the 17th century BC, and interestingly is mentioned thirteen times in the Bible. Read more about Ashdod (Jerusalem), Israel

    10 Tuesday, November 8, 2022 Port Said, Egypt 11:00 PM 11:59 PM
    View of Port Said, Egypt

    Port Said lies at the northern end of the Suez Canal on the Mediterranean coast. Built in 1859 to house workers on the canal, it is now an important harbour for Egyptian exports. Due to its numerous old houses with grand balconies on all floors giving the city a distinctive look, being a duty-free port, its public and private beaches, and its cosmopolitan heritage, it has become a popular tourist resort. Read more about Port Said, Egypt

    11 Wednesday, November 9, 2022 Suez Canal Transit
    12 Thursday, November 10, 2022 Aqaba, Jordan 6:00 AM 8:00 PM
    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

    13 Friday, November 11, 2022 Safaga, Egypt 8:00 AM 12:00 AM
    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

    14 Saturday, November 12, 2022 Safaga, Egypt 12:00 AM 9:00 PM
    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

    15 Sunday, November 13, 2022 Cruising The Red Sea
    16 Monday, November 14, 2022 Cruising The Red Sea
    17 Tuesday, November 15, 2022 Cruising The Gulf Of Aden
    18 Wednesday, November 16, 2022 Cruising The Arabian Sea
    19 Thursday, November 17, 2022 Salalah, Oman 7:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Salalah, Oman

    Salalah, which lies in the southern Dhofar region, is the second largest city in Oman, and is known for its glorious history, heritage, rich culture, traditions and wonders of nature. The beautiful beaches are also very popular, with scuba diving and bird watching favourite tourist activities. Not surprisingly, it is known as the ‘Stunning Jewel’ of Oman. Read more about Salalah, Oman

    20 Friday, November 18, 2022 Cruising The Arabian Sea
    21 Saturday, November 19, 2022 Fujairah, United Arab Emirates 12:00 PM 8:00 PM
    View of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates

    Fujairah, considered one of the safest cities of the United Arab Emirates, is situated on the Gulf of Oman in the country’s east. While the weather is warm for most of the year, the months of October to March enjoy temperatures averaging around 25°C. The clean beaches and the numerous water sports such as water surfing, yachting, swimming and deep sea fishing, draw tourists all round the year. Read more about Fujairah, United Arab Emirates

    22 Sunday, November 20, 2022 Dubai, United Arab Emirates 10:00 AM 12:00 AM
    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

    23 Monday, November 21, 2022 Dubai, United Arab Emirates 12:00 AM 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

    Seven Seas Explorer Overview

    Seven Seas Explorer

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    Accommodating just 750 guests, and at 56,000 GT, she is the largest vessel in the fleet. Regent Seven Seas Cruises has the highest staff-to-guest ratio of any luxury cruise vessel. Expect highly personalised service, the hallmark of the line.

  • Cabins

    Seven Seas Explorer Cabins

    Superior Suite

    Superior Suite

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    Cabin Types

    D, E, F2, F1

    Average Cabin Size – 31.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 10.0 m2

    Suite: 332 ft2 (30.8 m2) | Balcony: 83 – 132 ft2 (7.7 – 12.2 m2). Layout: Private Balcony. Intimate Sitting Area. Marble and Stone Detailed Bathroom. European King-Size Elite Slumber Bed. Interactive Flat-screen Television With Extensive Media Library, Complimentary Movies-on-Demand & Direct-dial Satellite Phone. Regent Bathrobes & Slippers. Vanity & Hair Dryer. Walk-in Closet With Safe. Mini-Bar Replenished Daily With Soft Drinks, Beer & Bottled Water. L'Occitane Amenities. FREE Unlimited WiFi*.

    Penthouse Suites

    Penthouse Suites

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    Cabin Types

    C, B, A

    Average Cabin Size – 42.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 13.0 m2

    Suite: 450 ft2 (41.8 m2) | Balcony: 111 – 176 ft2 (10.3 – 16.3 m2). Layout: Spacious Living Room With Sitting Area. Marble and Stone Detailed Bathroom & Hair Dryer. Daily Canapés. Butler. Bathroom Guerlain Amenities. Private Balcony. Complimentary use of iPad® & iPod®. Interactive Flat-screen Television With Extensive Media Library, Complimentary Movies-on-Demand & Direct-dial Satellite Phone. Regent Bathrobes & Slippers. Mini-Bar Replenished Daily With Soft Drinks, Beer & Bottled Water. FREE Unlimited WiFi.

    Grand Suites

    Grand Suites

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    Cabin Types

    MS, GS, ES, SS

    Average Cabin Size – 92.3 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 63.3 m2

    Suite: 1,064 – 1,114 ft2 (98.8 – 103.5 m2). Balcony: 831 – 994 ft2 (77.2 – 92.3 m2) Layout: 2 Spacious Bedrooms. Spacious Living Room With Sitting Area. 2 Marble and Stone Detailed Bathrooms. Private Balcony. Personal Butler Committed to Fulfilling Your Wishes. Guerlain® Amenities. European King-Size Elite Slumber Bed. Complimentary use of iPad® & iPod®. iPhone® Docking Station to Accommodate All iPhone® Models. Interactive Flat-screen Television With Extensive Media Library, Complimentary Movies-on-Demand & Direct-dial Satellite Phone. Vanity & Hair Dryer. Regent Bathrobes & Slippers. Daily Canapés. Mini-Bar Replenished Daily With Soft Drinks, Beer & Bottled Water. Personalized In-Suite Full-Liquor Bar Set Up. FREE Unlimited WiFi. Guaranteed Reservation Each Night in Specialty Restaurant of Your Choice.

    Verandah Suite

    Verandah Suite

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    Cabin Types

    RS, G2, G1, H

    Average Cabin Size – 84.8 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 27.8 m2

    Suite: 3,026 ft2 (281.1 m2). Balcony: 1,417 ft2 (131.6 m2). Layout: 2 Spacious Bedrooms. 2 Private Balconies with an Outdoor Jacuzzi Overlooking the Bow of the Ship. 2 1/2 Marble and Stone Detailed Bathrooms, 1 with Hot Tub. Private In-suite Spa with Sauna, Steam Room & Jacuzzi, King Size Savoir Bed with Mollissima, Duvet in Master Bedroom, Spacious Living Room, Private Vista Garden. Steinway Arabesque Piano by Dakota Jackson.Personal Butler Committed to Fulfilling Your Wishes. Guerlain® Amenities. King-size Savoir Bed in Master Bedroom. Complimentary use of iPad® & iPod®. iPhone® Docking Station to Accommodate All iPhone® Models. Interactive Flat-screen Television With Extensive Media Library, Complimentary Movies-on-Demand & Direct-dial Satellite Phone. Vanity & Hair Dryer. Regent Bathrobes & Slippers. Daily Canapés. Mini-Bar Replenished Daily With Soft Drinks, Beer & Bottled Water. Personalized In-Suite Full-Liquor Bar Set Up. Unlimited Laundry and Pressing*. FREE Unlimited WiFi (one log-in per suite). Guaranteed Reservation Each Night in Specialty Restaurant of Your Choice.

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    Deck Plans for Seven Seas Explorer

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    • 2-bedroom suite accommodates up to six guests
    • Convertible sofa bed
    • Bathroom features a glass-enclosed shower instead of a bathtub
    • Connecting suites
    • Wheelchair accessible
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    Cruiseline: Regent Seven Seas Cruises Ship: Seven Seas Explorer Departure: Monday, October 31, 2022 Nights: 21 nights Departs: Istanbul Returns: Dubai

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