These highlights have been handpicked by our overseas Travel Planners, based on their intimate knowledge of the destination and their conversations with our travelers.
Discover India and the Emirates aboard the 5-star Ocean Odyssey
Gain a deeper understanding of culture and world history through the insights of an expert Guest Lecturer, who will also accompany you on all shore excursions
Visit a unique avian veterinary center for these prized raptors, and an adjoining shelter for the local Saluki dogs
Learn about this city’s UNESCO-listed irrigation systems and enjoy an evening of traditional Omani entertainment
Explore the futuristic features of Qatar’s capital — one of the wealthiest cities in the world
Admire Mumbai's Victorian and art deco architecture, plus the fascinating Dhobi Ghat, a 140-year-old open air laundry facility
Experience Indian coastal life in the city where Gandhi was born
Visit this small, unspoiled, and traditional Emirati nation
Shop and let your eyes be dazzled by the great traditional souks of Doha, Muscat, and Dubai
Visit two of the most impressive mosques: Muscat’s Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque and Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Mosque
See Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building; man-made islands in the shapes of palms and maps; and much more
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Our 5-star fleet offers an authentic sailing experience to make your journey unforgettable. While onboard, indulge in a relaxing massage at the spa, or try hot-rock cooking at the onboard restaurant. Then, disembark for an eye-opening visit to a local winery or a walking tour of some of the world’s most iconic cities and undiscovered gems. All the while, enjoy these world-class ship amenities:
This journey entails sightseeing in urban, coastal and desert locales, often on foot. But your deluxe ship and hotels all offer plenty of soothing amenities such as spa facilities and more, to help you feel refreshed. Here are some other activities you may participate in:
This trip exposes you to the ancient and modern cultural heritage of India, Fujairah, Oman, Qatar, Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Hear the sounds of the region during onboard performances as well as special shore activities.
Trace the timelines of great civilizations from the Indian subcontinent to the Arabian Peninsula.
Here is your opportunity to delve into the spiritual heritage of Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and more.
You’ll want to have your camera ready to capture the broad spectrum of sights and scenes on this cruise tour — from the timeless monument to sweeping seascapes to intimate portraits of daily life. Here are a few tips:
On this small ship ocean cruise, independent travelers will enjoy solo-friendly features, such as:
The Worldwide Concierge service will be available throughout your entire small ship ocean cruise to help you customize your journey. Here are just a few services your Concierge can provide:
Take advantage of this free, start-to-finish service by making your requests prior to your journey or during your journey. We are one of the only companies to offer this level of service! Call 1-888-982-6824 or email Concierge@vantagetravel.com to speak to a Concierge today, or simply log into My Portfolio up to two weeks prior to departure.