Experience the perfect stopover on your way to Europe with a 7 Night MSC cruise departing Abu Dhabi or Dubai from just $1,366pp. Experience stunning skyscrapers, thrilling attractions, vibrant nightlife, cultural landmarks, rolling sand dunes, bustling waterfront promenades and pristine beaches as you explore Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Bahrain, and Sir Bani Yas Island.

Onboard your cruise ship, experience a seamless blend of classic elegance and cutting-edge innovation, as you enjoy impeccable service, delectable cuisine, and world-class entertainment.

Itineraries

Depending on your travel dates, there are two itineraries available:

Abu Dhabi and Dubai Itinerary

Depart Abu Dhabi

Day 1 – Board Ship in Evening – Abu Dhabi
Day 2 – Sir Bani Yas Island
Day 3 – Dubai
Day 4 – Dubai
Day 5 – Doha
Day 6 – Bahrain
Day 7 – At Sea
Day 8 – Abu Dhabi- Disembark

Depart Dubai

Day 1 – Board Ship in Evening – Dubai
Day 2 – Doha, Qatar
Day 3 – Bahrain
Day 4 – At Sea
Day 5 – Abu Dhabi
Day 6 – Sir Bani Yas Island
Day 7 – Dubai
Day 8 – Dubai – Disembark

Abu Dhabi and Dubai Itinerary

Depart Abu Dhabi

Day 1 – Board Ship in Evening – Abu Dhabi
Day 2 – Abu Dhabi
Day 3 – Dubai
Day 4 – Dubai
Day 5 – Doha
Day 6 – Bahrain
Day 7 – At Sea
Day 8 – Abu Dhabi- Disembark

Depart Dubai

Day 1 – Board Ship in Evening – Dubai
Day 2 – Doha, Qatar
Day 3 – Bahrain
Day 4 – At Sea
Day 5 – Abu Dhabi
Day 6 – Abu Dhabi
Day 7 – Dubai
Day 8 – Dubai – Disembark

Key Destinations

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), offers a captivating blend of cultural heritage, modern sophistication, and natural beauty.

Abu Dhabi boasts iconic landmarks like the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and modern marvels such as the Etihad Towers, alongside natural attractions like pristine beaches, mangrove forests, and the vast desert landscape.

You can immerse yourself in cultural experiences, enjoy fun attractions such as the Ferrari World Theme Park, Yas Waterworld, Abu Dhabi Louvre, and indulge in upscale dining and shopping.

Dubai

Dubai offers a dynamic blend of modernity, luxury, adventure, and cultural experiences. From iconic skyscrapers like the Burj Khalifa to luxurious shopping destinations and lavish dining experiences, the city epitomizes luxury.

Enjoy a rich cultural heritage preserved in attractions such as the Dubai Museum and traditional markets. Relax on pristine beaches like Jumeirah Beach or visit exciting attractions such as Dubai Parks and Resorts theme parks (including Legoland) or the world’s largest indoor ski resort, Ski Dubai.

You can explore the Arabian desert through desert safaris and dune bashing adventures. Enjoy a memorable dinner amidst the dunes as you embark on an exhilarating Desert Dune excursion.

Complete your day by exploring the city’s vibrant entertainment and nightlife scene.

Sir Bani Yas Island

Sir Bani Yas Island is a captivating destination offering a diverse range of attractions and experiences. Home to the Arabian Wildlife Park, you can observe free-roaming animals such as Arabian oryx and gazelles in their natural habitat.

Outdoor enthusiasts can explore the island’s rugged landscapes through activities like guided nature walks, horse riding, mountain biking, jeep riding and kayaking. Or you may like to enjoy a mini cruise aboard a traditional dhow sailing vessel.

The beautiful beach is the perfect location to relax and enjoy the sun, sand, and sea. Entertainment options range from beach tennis and volleyball to paddle boarding and snorkelling.

On-Board an MSC Cruise

Enjoy full board with Breakfast, lunch, and dinner in main restaurants and buffet.
Experience world class entertainment and cutting edge facilities, all with impeccable service.

MSC Dining

Dining
From authentic dishes to chef’s table experiences, MSC’s speciality restaurants offer a mouth-watering variety of international cuisine.

MSC Entertainment - Casino

Entertainment
MSC Cruises ships offer indoor and outdoor activities during the day and magical night-time entertainment. Enjoy a trip to the cinema, see a show, indulge in a night at the casino, play at the bowling alley, or be thrilled by the MSC Formula 1 Racing simulator at the arcade.

MSC Aurea Spa

Spa & Beauty
Unwind with a soothing sauna, relax with a traditional Balinese massage, or treat yourself to a high-tech beauty treatment during your cruise in the MSC Aurea Spa.

Or refresh your look with a new hairstyle at the Hair Salon.

MSC Fitness

Fitness
Visit the on-board Gym fitted with TechnoGym® equipment and featuring panoramic ocean views. Or utilise the walking/jogging track on deck for your daily exercise fix with outstanding ocean views.

MSC Internet

Internet
Stay connected with on-board Wifi, your cruise adventure, stream your favourite shows or browse the internet whenever you want, with a MSC Internet Package.

Aurea Experience

Treat yourself to the Aurea Experience when you book a balcony cabin or suite, and experience amazing benefits from $2,726 pp.

  • Opportunity to choose the cabin and its location
  • 1 free cruise change*
  • Welcome package
  • 24-hour room service (free delivery)
  • Breakfast in cabin (delivery for free)
  • Specialty restaurants package, exclusive pre cruise offer available up to 2 days prior to embarkation*
  • Dine any time you choose
  • Free access to the Top Exclusive Solarium
  • Balinese massage, exclusive pre cruise offer available up to 2 days prior to embarkation*
  • 10% discount on all spa treatments purchased on board
  • Priority boarding & luggage drop off
MSC Aurea Experience

Plan an Unforgettable Stopover

For your next European Adventure

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