On board MS EUROPA 2 from Mumbai (Bombay) to Dubai
Magical moments: Mumbai and the Persian Gulf
The proudest traditions and the highest skyscrapers: after an impressive start to your cruise in Mumbai, explore the secrets of the Orient. Discover time-honoured Mumbai with its Bollywood charm and sacred cows, whilst the ancient frankincense city of Muscat will sweep you away with its magical atmosphere. Explore the desert and mountain landscapes by off-road vehicle**, the Formula 1 race course in Bahrain and exotic souks. Grand mosques such as the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi will provide an insight into the religious secrets of the Orient. Dubai, with its famous and undiscovered aspects, marks the end of this experience of freedom that takes you places.
Highlights of this cruise
- Colourful, alive and unforgettable: the mega metropolis of Mumbai.
- Tradition and the latest architecture in Doha, Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
- Adventurous safaris** through the desert.
- Golf & Cruise voyage with extensive golf package**
| Fri, 25.03.2016 |
Scheduled flight from Germany to Mumbai, transfer to a first-class hotel, overnight stay with breakfast
| Sat, 26.03.2016 |
Mumbai (Bombay)/India, transfer to the embarkation point, overnight stay on board
| Sun, 27.03.2016 |
Mumbai (Bombay), departure 23.00 hrs
| Mon, 28.03.2016 |
- Tue, 29.03.2016
Relaxation at sea
| Wed, 30.03.2016 |
Muscat/Oman , 7.00 – 17.00 hrs
| Thu, 31.03.2016 |
Khor Fakkan/United Arab Emirates, 7.00 – 17.00 hrs
| Fri, 01.04.2016 |
Khasab/Musandam/Oman, 8.00 – 18.00 hrs
| Sat, 02.04.2016 |
Relaxation at sea
| Sun, 03.04.2016 |
Mina Khalifa (Menama)/Bahrain, 8.00 – 23.00 hrs
Mina Khalifa (Menama)/Bahrain
| Mon, 04.04.2016 |
Doha/Qatar , 10.00 – 19.00 hrs
| Tue, 05.04.2016 |
Abu Dhabi/United Arab Emirates , 8.00 – 0.00 hrs
| Wed, 06.04.2016 |
Dubai/United Arab Emirates , arrival 7.00 hrs
| Thu, 07.04.2016 |
* The pre- and post-cruise programmes listed are not included in the cruise price.
** The shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to changes.
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Winemaker Markus Schneider
"The right vineyard, the right grape and the right feeling" - this is winemaker Markus Schneider's recipe for success. Schneider and his renowned vineyard are among the best of the German winemaking industry. Take part in exclusive, on-board seminars and workshops with Schneider and dive into the world of world-class wines: sample real rarities, wines which have long been out of production, classics and relatively unknown wines that still have great potential.
A holiday is a chance to spend some time as a family – and on board the EUROPA 2, there are plenty of exciting opportunities for parents and children to discover the world together, or to go their own way if they prefer. In addition to a varied on-board programme of games and sports as well as arts and crafts, children and teens on family cruises can take part in specifically tailored excursions*. Our travel concierge service will be happy to suggest personalised family excursions* for you.* This service is not included in the cruise price.
Golf cruise – Golfing with spirit on the Persian Gulf
Wed 30.03 - Muscat - Muscat Hills GC
The first 18-hole championship course in Oman on grass; this course demands accurate play due to the natural topography - and rewards the golfer with extraordinary views.
Sun 03.04 - Doha - Doha GC
Numerous imposing limestone formations and an abundance of lush, green fairways form a striking contrast to the desert on this course, where the annual European and Asian PGA Tour Qatar Masters is held.
Tue 05.04 - Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi GC, The National Course
Hailed as a super course by golf critics, this course - designed by Peter Harradine - offers extravagant vegetation alongside challenging bunkers, lush fairways and spacious greens.
Wed 06.04 - Dubai - The Address Montgomerie GC
The course was designed by Colin Montgomerie and Desmond Muirhead. A total of 81 bunkers are scattered throughout the course. With bunkers and water hazards, the diverse holes offer a range of challenges and possibilities - from the 4th hole, a dog-leg, to the 13th hole in the shape of the United Arab Emirates and the 18th, which is an unbelievable 600 m in length.