MSC Opera Starting Abu Dhabi
Day 1: Arrival
You will be welcomed by our agent and be transferred to the ship at Abu Dhabi within modern and air-conditioned vehicle.
Day 2: Sir Bani Yas
Day off to relax
Optional: Ferrari World with Abu Dhabi tour for 120 USD for each person. At least 4 persons are required.
Day 3 :
Day off to relax
Day 4 Muscat City Tour (Mystical Muscat )
The tour begins by visiting the Grand Mosque, standing in the splendor of a stately. The visit of this magnificent structure is essential for any visitors (open all days of the week for visitors between 8am and 1100 hrs, with the exception of weekends and holidays on Fridays) Dress code: women should wear clothing that covers the legs and arms. They should cover their head with a scarfs. Men should wear a normal clothes, including a shirt and trousers. ),
From here, head to the Fish and Vegetable marketplaces in Muttrah. It is a great place to socialize in the bustle. You can visit the Muttrah Souq, where you’ll discover a mixture of both old and modern. Sounds, sights and scents are abundant. Then, you travel past the Corniche and into the capital district before taking a picture visit to the Sultan’s Palace, which is flanked by the 16th century Portuguese Forts Jalali as well as Mirani. Then, you visit the Bait Al Zubair Museum for an impressive exhibition of Omani tradition and culture. End of Tour.
Note: Any other trip starting from Muscat is able to be substituted by an additional coast dependent on the tour and participants
Day 5:Khasab City Tour
We will take you to the capital city of Musandam, Khasab a fishing town and oasis that has around 18,000 inhabitants. Khasab is situated at on the Strait of Hormuz and overlooking the Gulf of Arabia. Visit the renovated Fort of Khasab built during the time of the Portuguese at the end of the 16th century. The fort is now museum in which some Omani handicrafts are on display. Explore Khasab, the city of Khasab with its old and modern souk. In the final part of our tour , we will go to the Wadi Qadah along with the old village of Tawi. Near the end in the bay’s deep end, you can view prehistoric rock sculptures depicting ships, camels and warriors. They are believed to be over 2.000 an age.
Day 6 Dubai City tour
Tour begins with your driver’s guide who picks you at the cruise exit, and after which you visit one of the most modern Dubai attractions, which is Jumeirah Mosque (from outside) inside which you’ll find out more about Islamic amazing architecture and the rich embellishments of Islam spirit. At the tour is finished, you head back along to the Jumeirah beach road
It is one of the most lavish city zone in Dubai. We drive by in front of the Mercato
Theme-themed shopping mall, and stop for photos on famed Burj Al Arab (Arab Tower) Hotel, one of the most extravagant hotels in the world.
Following that, you’ll head through the area of skyscrapers known as Sheikh Zayed Road, also called a miniature Manhattan and we will pass through Dubai World Trade Center, the Emirates Towers along with the Dubai World Trade Center Two of the more well-known landmarks in contemporary Dubai.
Then we travel along through the Zabeel route, going through The palace of Dubai the ruler and the builder Shiekh Muhammad Palace, as well as Sheikh Rashid Palace. We then drive by the Dubai creek, we will make the opportunity of a photo stop at the creek. We also pass through the old-wind towers, which were constructed by the wealthy merchants in the past.
The next stop is on a trip to Dubai Museum which is built on the remains of the famous fort Fahidi fort.
Museum is the 200-year-old renovated Palace of Sheikh Saeed,
Then , the tour continues until The Abra station, from where we’ll board the Abra (water ferry) to cross over to the other shore of the stream to take a short shopping tour around Dubai bazaars and souks.
At the end of your tour you’ll be back on your cruise.
Comment: Any other trip departing from Dubai could be substituted for this tour with an additional coast dependent itinerary and Participants
Additional: Afternoon Dune-bashing adventure (55 USD per head)
Day 7:Dubai Marina Dinner Cruise
A fascinatingly different perspective of the city of Dubai and a look at the new look that is Dubai and the 8th Wonder of the world. The Palm island
The Dhow is located on the west end on the west side of Dubai Marina Yacht Club. After leaving the Dubai Marina Yacht Club, we’ll cruise along Dubai Marina Channel. Dubai Marina channel with Dubai Marina on one side, and Jumeirah Beach Residence on the opposite side.
You’ll be able to enjoy stunning perspectives of all the tourist landmarks and attractions in the region.
After that, we’ll take a step into to the Palm Island where you will be able see the villas and structures that make up The Palm Island as well as the Atlantis Hotel on one side and the beach resorts on the other.
The Burj Al Arab Hotel will be visible on The Palm.
Day 8: Abu Dubai City Tour
Begin your tour with your guide at the an exit from the cruise ship to begin your journey towards Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE located approximately 170 km southwest of Dubai.
The first place that you have already reached prior to entering the city centre in Abu Dhabi the Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque. The mosque can also be considered Abu Dhabi’s most popular tourist attraction, and the stunning minarets and white complex are visible from afar. When entering the mosque, ladies are asked to dress in local attire. This will be offered at the entry point. After entering the mosque, you can take a look at the incredible marble work of art and the biggest carpet that is woven in the world.
You will then proceed towards the city’s central area. The city’s stunning buildings of the modern era offer intriguing ways of interpreting Islamic themes that are reflected in contemporary materials. A reminder of the historic past is the recently renovated AL HUSN PALACE – now the site for the Centre for Documentation and Research. A trip along the stunning Corniche affords a breathtaking panorama over the entire city. Near the end of the road, you’ll come to The Emirates Palace Hotel, which is a magnificent 5-star luxury hotel and the preferred venue for weddings of royals and famous people.
Then, you can have a brief and short trip to The Marina Mall before returning to the ship.
Then, at the time you’ve finished your day, you’ll drive back to the hotel and be picked up at the dock by your cruise
After that, you will be transported on your way to Abu Dhabi Airport or hotel inside a comfortable and modern vehicle.
Note: Any other trip departing that departs from Abu Dhabi can be substituted by adding a coast dependent the trip and participants
Optional: Ferrari World with Abu Dhabi tour 120 USD per person, minimum 4 persons needed
Rate per person :
|1 Person||2 Persons||3 Persons||4 Persons||5 Persons||6 Persons|
|1100 $||675 $||575 $||425 &||400 $||350 $|
The rate includes
• Meet and assist at Abu Dhabi Airport to your ship at the time of departure and arrival .
• Muscat Tour of the city ( Oman Shore Excursions ).
— Khasab City tour ( Oman Shore Excursions )
• Dubai City tour (Dubai Shore Excursions ).
Cruise dinner cruise on the sea on the coast of Dubai ( Dubai Shore Excursions ) .
• Abu Dhabi City tour ( Abu Dhabi Shore Excursions ).
All above are basing upon privately booked city tours that provide more relaxing EXCEPT for Marina dinner cruise
– Any optional trips that is mentioned (extra expense) .
– Entry Visa.
– Tickets for flights .
– All MSC cruises with onboard cruise services .