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Pearls of Arabia

  • Departure Date13 Dec 2022
  • Crystal Cruises Crystal Symphony
  • 10 Nights Cruise & Stay
  • Prices From £2,339 per person

Itinerary

  • Stay 2 nights in Abu Dhabi
  • Abu Dhabi
  • Doha
  • Dubai
  • Abu Dhabi

Prepare to be amazed by the captivating Arabian Gulf on this thrilling cruise holiday. You’ll discover timeless landscapes, ancient mosques, inspirational cities, glorious sandy beaches and much more. Begin your adventure in the stunning Abu Dhabi, where you’ll find picture-perfect beaches as well as the spectacular Grand Mosque - an architectural beauty that rivals the Taj Mahal. Set-free your inner daredevil and take advantage of the bucket-list experience of a FREE 4X4 Desert Safari Tour with BBQ dinner at the Abu Dhabi Camp Tour; before embarking upon the luxurious Crystal Symphony. On board this fantastic ship you will take in jaw-dropping destinations such as Doha, Bahrain and Dubai; where you can experience futuristic skylines, the world’s tallest building and the world’s biggest shopping mall.

Highlights

  • FREE Abu Dhabi Stay
  • FREE 4X4 Desert Safari Tour
  • Unlimited Wines & Spirits
  • FREE WiFi

What's Included?

  • Return flights from the UK (call for regional departures)
  • FREE 2 night stay in Abu Dhabi on bed & breakfast basis
  • FREE 4X4 Jeep Safari Tour
  • 7 night cruise on board Crystal Symphony on all inclusive basis
  • FREE WiFi
  • Transfers

Prices From pp

Departure DateInteriorOceanviewBalconySuite
Various-£2,339£2,669£3,279

Prices are subject to availability and may change out with our control. Suite price based on Seabreeze Penthouse. Flight supplements from regional airports will apply. For a live price for your chosen date, airport and hotels please call our Cruise Experts.

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Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award

Booking was made easy and were very helpful during that process.

Booking with CruiseKings was made easy and staff were very helpful and answered any query made. They were very good in ensuring the booking was as I wanted and explained everything fully. This is my first booking with this company and so I cannot comment on the actual holiday until later. Hopefully this will go ahead without too much trouble or restrictions. I also think that you can only really know how good a company is by how the deal with any problems that may arise. Hopefully my holiday will be plain sailing with no issues.

Mrs Brown / June 2021

Was delighted with the customer care I received from Melissa! Explained everything very comprehensively and gave some great advice.

Mrs Brogan / June 2021

GREAT!

Really pleased with the holiday purchase. What made the experience so good was the holiday rep, Heidi. A real fountain of knowledge, explained the various options that were available to us. Would have to say without all her knowledge and patience, we probably would not have booked.

Mr Martini / June 2021

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Itinerary for Pearls of Arabia

Day 1 - Fly overnight to Dubai

Day 2 - Transfer to hotel in Abu Dhabi

Day 3 - Enjoy Abu Dhabi

Day 4 - Embark Crystal Symphony in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is a bustling city with extraordinary sky scrapers, wide, tree-lined boulevards, and some of the most elite cultural destinations. This city is considered the wealthiest city in the world, but still retains a humble charm with its central souk and artisan hub for traditional crafts.

Day 5 - Doha

Day 6 - Doha

Day 7 - Manama, Bahrain

The capital of Bahrain, Manama offers a compelling mix of local culture and world influences. Just under one-third of the Persian-Gulf city's residents hail from other countries, giving it an infusion of international sensibilities. The result: An abundance of chic clubs and luxury accommodations, making Manama the place to shop and dine. Chances to become immersed in the Manama of the past are readily available too, as Arab boats called dhows populate the waters, and camel rides and pearl diving excursions remain popular ways to experience traditional pursuits. As for the future, it is bright and grand, as represented by plans for the Murjan Tower, envisioned to be the world's tallest structure.

Day 8 - Dubai

Tiny Dubai is a member of the United Arab Emirates, the cluster of prosperous sheikdoms along the Arabian Sea. Dubai grew rich on pearls and gold, but today its bread and butter is petroleum, a source of fabulous wealth. In the offshore oil fields of Dubai are three submerged oil tanks, each twenty stories tall, which locals call “The Three Pyramids of Dubai.

Day 9 - Dubai

Tiny Dubai is a member of the United Arab Emirates, the cluster of prosperous sheikdoms along the Arabian Sea. Dubai grew rich on pearls and gold, but today its bread and butter is petroleum, a source of fabulous wealth. In the offshore oil fields of Dubai are three submerged oil tanks, each twenty stories tall, which locals call “The Three Pyramids of Dubai.

Day 10 - Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, saw its first paved road in 1961, a few years after oil was discovered in the area. Since then, development has been at times cautious and later vigorous, resulting in today's wide modern boulevards lined with glistening towers. The city's banks, boutiques and highrises stand testament to a vital economy. Indeed, Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the UAE, is not only the most prosperous Emirate, but is also considered the wealthiest city in the world. With its ongoing commitment to science, education and the arts, Abu Dhabi is also seeking to be ranked as one of the world's top cultural destinations. The groundwork has recently been laid for a 200-million-dollar Guggenheim Museum, designed by none other than Frank Gehry. Scheduled for completion in 2011, the museum will showcase a prestigious collection of modernist and contemporary art. The structure promises to be a masterpiece in and of itself, as it promises to be the largest of the Guggenheim museums.

Abu Dhabi, disembark & transfer to airport / Fly Abu Dhabi to UK/Arrive UK

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, saw its first paved road in 1961, a few years after oil was discovered in the area. Since then, development has been at times cautious and later vigorous, resulting in today's wide modern boulevards lined with glistening towers. The city's banks, boutiques and highrises stand testament to a vital economy. Indeed, Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the UAE, is not only the most prosperous Emirate, but is also considered the wealthiest city in the world. With its ongoing commitment to science, education and the arts, Abu Dhabi is also seeking to be ranked as one of the world's top cultural destinations. The groundwork has recently been laid for a 200-million-dollar Guggenheim Museum, designed by none other than Frank Gehry. Scheduled for completion in 2011, the museum will showcase a prestigious collection of modernist and contemporary art. The structure promises to be a masterpiece in and of itself, as it promises to be the largest of the Guggenheim museums.

Platinum Trusted Service Award 2021

Average Customer Rating: 4.9/5Independent Service Rating based on verified reviews.Read all reviews
Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award

Booking was made easy and were very helpful during that process.

Booking with CruiseKings was made easy and staff were very helpful and answered any query made. They were very good in ensuring the booking was as I wanted and explained everything fully. This is my first booking with this company and so I cannot comment on the actual holiday until later. Hopefully this will go ahead without too much trouble or restrictions. I also think that you can only really know how good a company is by how the deal with any problems that may arise. Hopefully my holiday will be plain sailing with no issues.

Mrs Brown / June 2021

Was delighted with the customer care I received from Melissa! Explained everything very comprehensively and gave some great advice.

Mrs Brogan / June 2021

GREAT!

Really pleased with the holiday purchase. What made the experience so good was the holiday rep, Heidi. A real fountain of knowledge, explained the various options that were available to us. Would have to say without all her knowledge and patience, we probably would not have booked.

Mr Martini / June 2021

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