Mediterranean (16 Days)

Cruise Line: Silversea Cruises
Ship: Silver Muse  |  20 Reviews
Piraeus, Greece to Muscat, Oman
Dates: 08 Oct 2018 - 23 Oct 2018

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08 Oct 2018
Piraeus, Greece
11:00 PM
09 Oct 2018
10 Oct 2018
Limassol, Cyprus
1:00 PM 11:59 PM
11 Oct 2018
12 Oct 2018
Suez Canal (Transit), Egypt
3:30 AM 5:30 PM
13 Oct 2018
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
7:00 AM 6:00 PM
14 Oct 2018
Aqaba, Jordan
7:00 AM 7:00 PM
15 Oct 2018
Safaga, Egypt
8:00 AM
16 Oct 2018
Safaga, Egypt
6:00 PM
DAY 10
17 Oct 2018
DAY 11
18 Oct 2018
DAY 12
19 Oct 2018
DAY 13
20 Oct 2018
DAY 14
21 Oct 2018
Salalah, Oman
8:00 AM 3:00 PM
DAY 15
22 Oct 2018
DAY 16
23 Oct 2018
Muscat, Oman
8:00 AM
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For 08 Oct 2018 - 23 Oct 2018
Your Onboard Host(s):
Marcie Kotler, Dr. Morris Kotler

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The Wonders of Petra and a Festive Lunch - Aqaba - 2018 ( 9 Hours )
Aqaba, Jordan | 14 Oct 2018

  • Meals: Lunch
  • Recommended Ages: All Ages
  • Activity Level: Strenuous
  • Experience(s): Culture, History & Arts • Sightseeing • Food & Wine

The ancient Nabataean city of Petra has often been called the eighth wonder of the ancient world. Always breathtaking and never to be forgotten, it is the legacy of the Nabataeans, an industrious Arab people who settled in southern Jordan more than 2000 years ago. Admired then for its refined culture, massive architecture and ingenious complex of dams and water channels, Petra is now a UNESCO world heritage site that enchants visitors from all corners of the globe.

Upon arrival, we will make a brief stop for refreshments and our guide will give us a brief before we begin our visit. We will then begin our approach to Petra via foot and walk through the 1,200-meter-long Siq, it’s steeply rising sides all but obliterating the sun, to reach the ancient city’s astounding monuments. We’ll see the Siq’s mysterious rock faces punctuated by inscriptions and the huge guardian ‘spirit blocks.’ Rounding the last bend, the gorge opens into a natural square where we’ll get our first magical glimpse of Petra's most famous monument, El-Khazneh, The Treasury. Its intricately carved facade glows in the dazzling sun. Statues of Nabataean goddesses and tiers of Corinthian columns punctuate the famous rose-red facade. At the summit stands a vast urn, which according to legend contains the treasures of the pharaohs. More facades beckon until the ancient city gradually unfolds. Beyond, we’ll discover the numerous individual monuments, including buildings, tombs, baths, funerary halls, temples, arched gateways, and colonnaded streets, mostly carved from the kaleidoscopic sandstone by the technical and artistic genius of its inhabitants.

After our visit we will make our way back and it will be time for our wonderful luncheon of local specialties complimented by wine at a local restaurant in Petra before we return to the pier.

Suggested Attire: Casual wear with comfortable walking shoes. Hats, light jacket, and sunglasses highly recommended.

Important Walking Note: This excursion requires 3 to 4 hours walking approximately 4-miles round-trip over a loose shale road through a desert canyon at higher altitude and at times in direct sun- it is not recommended for anyone with walking difficulties, or short in stamina or wheelchairs. Clients unable to visit the site are welcome to wait; you must arrange a meeting place with the host and guide to continue with the group for lunch. There may be a gentle horseback ride available and a limited number of donkey-carts; they are both owned by locals operating independently and we have no way of reserving them, or knowing in advance if they will be available These are recommended for those with walking difficulties only, and it should be understood that the ride can be a bit rough and guests must stand upright in the cart during the ride.

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Valid for Travel 06 Apr 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
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Shore Excursions

Piraeus, Greece - 08 Oct 2018

Limassol, Cyprus - 10 Oct 2018

Aqaba, Jordan - 14 Oct 2018

Safaga, Egypt - 16 Oct 2018

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