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Eastern Mediterranean Crossing: The Holy Land, Greek Islands, Cyprus, Turkey, Egypt & the Suez Canal - 2023

Amman • 12-night small ship cruise with Aqaba, Sharm El Sheik/Suez Canal, Ashdod, Haifa, Limassol, Rhodes, Kusadasi, Mykonos, Santorini, Piraeus • Athens
  • Mediterranean small ship cruise The Holy Land, Greek Islands, Cyprus, Turkey, Egypt & the Suez Canal from Amman to Athens including Jordan Dead Sea and Istanbul extensions
    DISCOVER THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN ABOARD THE 5-STAR OCEAN ODYSSEY, FROM THE RED SEA TO THE GLITTERING AEGEAN
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Amman to Athens | Eastern Mediterranean Crossing: The Holy Land, Greek Islands, Cyprus, Turkey, Egypt & the Suez Canal
    JOIN OBSERVANT JEWISH PEOPLE AT JERUSALEM’S SACRED WESTERN WALL
  • The lost city of Petra against a sunny blue sky
    TOUR THE UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE OF PETRA, JORDAN — A MAGNIFICENT DESERT SETTLEMENT MIRACULOUSLY CARVED OUT OF ROSE-RED SANDSTONE
  • Windmills, island of Mykonos, Greece, Europe
    TAKE A PANORAMIC AND WALKING TOUR OF MYKONOS, WITH A STOP FOR GREEK MEZE (SMALL PLATES) AND OUZO
  • ROUND OUT THIS REMARKABLE JOURNEY WITH AN EXTENSION TO JORDAN’S DEAD SEA
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Apr 14
Aqaba to Piraeus
CODE: OAP23
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$10,299
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$10,299
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Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
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TRAVEL DATES
Apr 14
MS Ocean Odyssey
AVAILABLE EXTENSIONS: Jordan’s Dead Sea Treasures

Pre Extension: Jordan’s Dead Sea Treasures

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$1,199 PER PERSON | 4 DAYS | $299 PER DAY

Jordan is rich in biblical history, breathtaking natural beauty, and a vibrant culture that has a long tradition of welcoming others with open arms. Begin your journey with this discovery-packed extension and experience firsthand what others have only dreamed of. Visit the legendary sites of Bethany, where Lazarus was raised from the dead, and Mount Nebo, from where Moses first laid eyes on the Holy Land. Explore the ancient Roman ruins of Jerash, legendary outpost of the Empire. Float on the Dead Sea’s famously buoyant waters and meet a local artisan to learn about the region’s renowned mosaics. And with extra time, you can even see more of the remarkable “White City” of Amman, a fascinating blend of Roman-era monuments, busy souks, and urban sophistication.

Your Price Includes:
  • 3 nights' accommodations: 1 night at the InterContinental Amman (or similar) and 2 nights at the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea with guaranteed sea view rooms (or similar)
  • 8 meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 3 dinners
  • Roman City of Jerash Tour
  • Bethany Tour
  • Mount Nebo & Madaba Tour
  • 2 Cultural Discoveries: Floating on the Dead Sea and “Jordan Jewels” Mosaic Workshop
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a Cruise Director
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
Istanbul, Turkey

Post Extension: Istanbul, Turkey

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$1,399 PER PERSON | 4 DAYS | $349 PER DAY

Immerse yourself in the exoticism, fascinating history, and resplendent architecture of Istanbul, where Europe meets Asia along the bustling Bosphorus Strait. You’ll step into the world of Ottoman sultans at the Topkapi Palace, marvel at the towering domes and minarets of the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia, and roam the endless passageways of the Grand Bazaar and the Spice Market, teeming with colorful carpets, leather goods, jewelry, and lanterns. Your three nights in this intoxicating cultural capital are the perfect way to round out your ocean expedition.

Your Price Includes:
  • 3 nights' accommodations at the Ritz-Carlton Istanbul (or similar)
  • 6 meals: 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinner
  • 6 included features and Cultural Discoveries, including Turkish Dinner with Folklore Show, Grand Bazaar, and Spice Bazaar
  • 1 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Historic Areas of Istanbul, including the Hagia Sophia
  • Istanbul city tour
  • Sultanahmet walking tour
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of your City Host
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
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Category OS: Amelia Earhart Owner's Suite (OS)
640

Category OS: Amelia Earhart Owner's Suite(OS)

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$40,198
Category ES: Ferdinand Magellan Explorer Suite (ES)
394

Category ES: Ferdinand Magellan Explorer Suite(ES)

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$18,099
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$36,198
Category JS: Junior Suite (JS)
401-404

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$16,599
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$33,198
Category DS: Deluxe Suite (DS)
361-382

Category DS: Deluxe Suite(DS)

$15,399 $30,798
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Category BS: Royal Veranda Stateroom (BS)
307-355

Category BS: Royal Veranda Stateroom(BS)

$13,299 $26,598
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Category PS: Palatial Veranda Stateroom (PS)
254-266

Category PS: Palatial Veranda Stateroom(PS)

$12,699 $25,398
No air selected
$1,399 *
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Category GS: Grand Veranda Stateroom (GS)
254-266

Category GS: Grand Veranda Stateroom(GS)

$12,299 $24,598
No air selected
$1,399 *
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Category TMS: Deluxe Veranda Middle Stateroom (TMS)
262-311

Category TMS: Deluxe Veranda Middle Stateroom(TMS)

$11,699 $23,398 $11,699
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$1,399 *
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Category TS: Deluxe Veranda Stateroom (TS)
246-264

Category TS: Deluxe Veranda Stateroom(TS)

$10,699 $21,398
No air selected
$1,399 *
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Category TFS: Deluxe Veranda Forward Stateroom (TFS)
212-233

Category TFS: Deluxe Veranda Forward Stateroom(TFS)

$10,299 $20,598 $10,299
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-
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Category SBS: Studio Veranda Stateroom (SBS)
226-244

Category SBS: Studio Veranda Stateroom(SBS)

- $14,299
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Category SS: Studio Stateroom (SS)
122-186

Category SS: Studio Stateroom(SS)

- $11,299
No air selected
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Additional Booking Information >
Oct 3
Piraeus to Aqaba
CODE: OAP23
FROM
$9,999
FROM
$10,999
No air selected
Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
MORE INFO
CRUISE DETAILS
TRAVEL DATES
Oct 3
MS Ocean Odyssey
AVAILABLE EXTENSIONS: Istanbul, Turkey

Pre Extension: Istanbul, Turkey

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$1,399 PER PERSON | 4 DAYS | $349 PER DAY

Immerse yourself in the exoticism, fascinating history, and resplendent architecture of Istanbul, where Europe meets Asia along the bustling Bosphorus Strait. You’ll step into the world of Ottoman sultans at the Topkapi Palace, marvel at the towering domes and minarets of the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia, and roam the endless passageways of the Grand Bazaar and the Spice Market, teeming with colorful carpets, leather goods, jewelry, and lanterns. Your three nights in this intoxicating cultural capital are the perfect way to round out your ocean expedition.

Your Price Includes:
  • 3 nights' accommodations at the Ritz-Carlton Istanbul (or similar)
  • 6 meals: 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinner
  • 6 included features and Cultural Discoveries, including Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, and Turkish Dinner with Folklore Show
  • 1 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Historic Areas of Istanbul, including the Hagia Sophia
  • Istanbul city tour
  • Sultanahmet walking tour
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of your City Host
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
Jordan’s Dead Sea Treasures

Post Extension: Jordan’s Dead Sea Treasures

Extension Image
$1,199 PER PERSON | 4 DAYS | $299 PER DAY

Jordan is rich in biblical history, breathtaking natural beauty, and a vibrant culture that has a long tradition of welcoming others with open arms. Round out your journey with this discovery-packed extension and experience firsthand what others have only dreamed of. Visit the legendary sites of Bethany, where Lazarus was raised from the dead, and Mount Nebo, from where Moses first laid eyes on the Holy Land. Explore the ancient Roman ruins of Jerash, legendary outpost of the Empire. Float on the Dead Sea’s famously buoyant waters and meet a local artisan to learn about the region’s renowned mosaics. And with extra time, you can even see more of the remarkable “White City” of Amman, a fascinating blend of Roman-era monuments, busy souks, and urban sophistication. Plus, enjoy the use of your hotel room right up until your evening departure!

Your Price Includes:
  • 3 nights' accommodations: 2 nights at the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea with guaranteed sea view rooms (or similar), and 1 night at the InterContinental Amman (or similar)
  • 8 meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 3 dinners
  • Roman City of Jerash Tour
  • Bethany Tour
  • Mount Nebo & Madaba Tour
  • 2 Cultural Discoveries: Floating on the Dead Sea and “Jordan Jewels” Mosaic Workshop
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a Cruise Director
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
CALL TO BOOK
1-888-514-1845
STATEROOM DOUBLE SINGLE AIR 3rd GUEST PROMO
Category OS: Amelia Earhart Owner's Suite (OS)
640

Category OS: Amelia Earhart Owner's Suite(OS)

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$19,799
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$39,598
Category ES: Ferdinand Magellan Explorer Suite (ES)
394

Category ES: Ferdinand Magellan Explorer Suite(ES)

$17,799 $35,598
No air selected
$1,499 *
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  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
    Category JS: Junior Suite (JS)
    401-404

    Category JS: Junior Suite(JS)

    $16,299 $32,598
    No air selected
    $1,499 *
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    • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
    • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
      Category DS: Deluxe Suite (DS)
      361-382

      Category DS: Deluxe Suite(DS)

      $15,099 $30,198
      No air selected
      -
      • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
      • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
        Category BS: Royal Veranda Stateroom (BS)
        307-355

        Category BS: Royal Veranda Stateroom(BS)

        $12,999 $25,998
        No air selected
        -
        • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
        • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
          Category PS: Palatial Veranda Stateroom (PS)
          254-266

          Category PS: Palatial Veranda Stateroom(PS)

          $12,399 $24,798
          No air selected
          $1,399 *
          See Terms
          • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
          • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
            Category GS: Grand Veranda Stateroom (GS)
            254-266

            Category GS: Grand Veranda Stateroom(GS)

            $11,999 $23,998 $11,999
            No air selected
            $1,399 *
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            • FREE Single Supplement
            • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
              Category TMS: Deluxe Veranda Middle Stateroom (TMS)
              262-311

              Category TMS: Deluxe Veranda Middle Stateroom(TMS)

              $11,399 $22,798
              No air selected
              $1,399 *
              See Terms
              • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
              • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
                Category TS: Deluxe Veranda Stateroom (TS)
                246-264

                Category TS: Deluxe Veranda Stateroom(TS)

                $10,399 $20,798
                No air selected
                $1,399 *
                See Terms
                • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
                • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
                  Category TFS: Deluxe Veranda Forward Stateroom (TFS)
                  212-233

                  Category TFS: Deluxe Veranda Forward Stateroom(TFS)

                  $9,999 $19,998
                  No air selected
                  -
                  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
                  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
                    Category SBS: Studio Veranda Stateroom (SBS)
                    226-244

                    Category SBS: Studio Veranda Stateroom(SBS)

                    - $13,999
                    No air selected
                    -
                    • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
                    • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
                      Category SS: Studio Stateroom (SS)
                      122-186

                      Category SS: Studio Stateroom(SS)

                      - $10,999
                      No air selected
                      -
                      • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
                      • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
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                        Deposit: $500 per person

                        Prices are in U.S. dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. For additional details regarding General Terms & Conditions, see the Tour Participant Agreement online at www.vantagetravel.com/tandc.

                        Every effort has been made to produce this information accurately. Vantage Deluxe World Travel reserves the right to correct errors. Note: Prices shown are valid at press time and are for new bookings only.

                        Please note: Port charges are included in the base price for our Ocean Explorer and Ocean Odyssey travelers.

                        Land Transfers: Now available! Round-trip international airport transfers are now available for $120 to and from your ship or hotel on the base programs. Call for details. Transfers cannot be added inside of 60 days prior to departure.

                        Single Cabins: Single occupancy available in Categories SBS & SS. Subject to availability. Reduced single supplements may be available in other categories, please call for details.

                        Business Class Upgrade: From $3,995 per person, please call for details. Subject to availability.

                        Premium Economy Upgrade: From $1,300 per person, please call for details. Subject to availability.

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                        *Special third-guest rates are available in select cabins. Third-occupancy rates are not combinable with any other offers, including airfare offers. Third person accommodations include either sofa bed with deluxe mattress topper or rollaway bed.  Please call for details.  The third passenger who reserves a triple accommodation as part of a Groups reservation do not earn accumulating traveler rewards, nor can their Group leaders earn rewards for the third traveler in the suite.

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