Have You Ever Fancied A Cruise To The Taj Mahal?
Now you can take a cruise to the Taj Mahal with MSC Cruises. They announced today a move to double their sailings from Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The totally refurbished MSC Lirica will join MSC Splendida for 2018 to 2019 Winter Season. This comes after continued growth and strong demand for cruises in the region.
MSC Lirica will offer brand new 11 and 14 night itineraries with longer stays in port. There will be an overnight stay onboard in Dubai, allowing guests to enjoy the city by night. The real jewel in the crown however, is the introduction of three new destinations, New Mangalore, Goa and Mumbai. An overnight stay in Mumbai allows guests an opportunity to really explore the treasures of India.
Discounted Shore Excursions
In addition to the new itineraries and excursions, MSC Cruises are offering new excursions on MSC Lirica.
Dubai – EXCLUSIVE DUBAI: BURJ KHALIFA & LUNCH AT BURJ AL ARAB
Visit iconic symbols of Dubai. The Dubai Mall, Burj Al Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Palm Jumeirah and Dubai’s famous gold souk to name a few.
Abu Dhabi – THE LOUVRE MUSEUM & ABU DHABI EXPLORATION
Guests can tour the “Manhattan of Arabia,” with a visit to the new Louvre Abu Dhabi.
Bahrain – BAHRAIN INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT IN A 4X4
A real adventure as guests blaze through the Bahrain International Circuit in the Sakhir Desert.
Muscat – MYSTICAL MUSCAT
Guests will have the opportunity to experience Oman’s spiritual and cultural heritage. The tour visits the Grand Mosque, old Muscat and Muttrah Souk. They will stop at the Bait Al Zubair Museum to view the archaeological find and the traditional dress and jewellery of Oman.
Qatar – DESERT SAFARI AND RELAX AT THE BEACH
Guests can ride through Qatar’s surrounding desert across the sand dunes. The journey will end up at Gulf Adventure camp. This oasis of tranquillity is located in the Arabian desert, kissed by the blue waters of the Arabian Gulf.
Goa – CROCODILES, MANGROVE & RIVER CRUISE
This one-of-kind river cruise, allows guests to discover Goa’s verdant landscape. As they head down to the mangroves where the Cumbarjua River flows; the will be impressed by the magnificent birdlife and freshwater crocodiles.
Mumbai – OVERLAND TO THE TAJ MAHAL
This incredible three-day tour takes guests through Mumbai, New Delhi, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra – where guests will experience the breath-taking Taj Mahal – and Cochin. They will experience an express tour through some of India’s most famous and memorable landmarks and get to spend two nights in luxury hotels.
New Mangalore – Jain & Udupi Temples
From the 15th Century Moodbidiri temple, to Udupi’s Krishna Temple, guests will visit the famous Jain temples of Mangalore.
Free Status Match
MSC Splendida will be offering 7-night itineraries in the region, and now is a great time to book. MSC Cruises are currently offering to match your loyalty status with them, to that of your regular cruise line. You just pay for port taxes.
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