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The United Arab Emirates is a destination featuring comfort, luxury, and a host of exciting and unique activities, and who better to cruise with than MSC Cruises? Discover the wonders of the Arabian Gulf, where you can enjoy sweet serenity on the secluded beaches of Al Fujairah, or revel in the water parks of Dubai. Bring home authentic treasures to show others such as fresh spices, jewelry and intricate fabrics from your Middle East cruise. Immerse yourself in the Bedouin tribes, and learn about an intriguing culture, or interact with the playful dolphins in the waters of the gulf. Release your inhibitions and enrich yourself on a United Arab Emirates cruise to Middle East with MSC Cruises.


Things to Do on a Middle East Cruise with MSC Cruises


The duality of experiences you can have in the UAE is unlike anywhere else. From the ultra-modern, sky scraping shopping paradise of Dubai to the quaint and charming villages in Oman. With MSC Cruises’ voyages to the United Arab Emirates, you are in for a multifaceted cruise.


MSC Cruises skyscrapers in Abu Dhabi United-Arab Emirates
  • City Tour of Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi)
    Capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi is home to some of the most futuristic skyscrapers and outstanding mosques. You’ll get to visit one of the largest in the world and a true masterpiece at the Sheikh Zayed Mosque where the outside is covered in marble and stone columns. You’ll also get to spend time on Corniche Road, which is surrounded by magnificent contemporary glass skyscrapers.


MSC Cruises Arabian Fortress in Al Ain United Arab Emirates
  • Al Ain: An Oasis of a Town (Abu Dhabi)
    Visit the “Garden City” of Abu Dhabi in the town of Al Ain where the parks, squares and gardens display their lush vegetation, like palm trees. Al Ain is complete with simple buildings, gold sand dunes and a camel market where tourists can interact with these hard working animals.


MSC Cruises view of Dubai and a boat on a beatuiful clear day
  • Dubai City Tour (Dubai, UAE)
    Dubai is considered a city full of old history and new growth. You’ll experience this firsthand when you visit the most photographed mosque of Dubai, the Jumeirah Mosque. Continue on to one of the city’s earliest skyscrapers, the Dubai World Trade Centre, and then to the old town of Al-Bastakiya where charming houses stand for your admiration.


MSC Cruises Palm Jumeirah on new years eve 2013 Palm Jumeirah
  • Panorama from Burj Khalifa (Dubai)
    Modern Dubai begins at the only 7-star hotel in the world, truly luxurious Burj Al Arab. You’ll continue through to the impressive Palm Jumeirah, a man-made group of islands that looks like a palm tree overhead. This is also where the Atlantis Hotel stands. Lastly, you’ll also see the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa, standing at 838 meters and 124 floors.


MSC Cruises the mountains outside Khasab Oman
  • Safari Drive to Jebel Harim (Khasab, Oman)
    Take a trip to the “Mountain of Women” (aka the Jebel Harim) which, at 2,091 meters, is the tallest peak on the Musandam Peninsula. From here you can admire the magnificent landscape from the towering summit. On your way to this outstanding mountain you’ll pass villages, forests and seasonal waterways. Among these villages is one of the most attractive villages on the peninsula, the village of Sayah.


MSC Cruises place at Sultan Qaboos Palace in Muscat Oman
  • Mystical Muscat (Muscat, Oman)
    Muscat, the capital of Oman, is a city home to the Grand Mosque, which took six years to build. The Grand Mosque features five minarets, symbolic of the five holy vows taken by each Muslim. You’ll continue the tour to the historic part of the city at the Muttrah Souk, a traditional Omani market.


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MSC Cruises Asia Departure Ports

Learn more about the different departure ports for an Asia cruise with MSC Cruises. Your MSC Cruises Asia cruise could embark from any of the following cities:

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