MSC Cruises has introduced new winter 2022-2023 Purple Sea itinerary onboard MSC Splendida that may now be enriched to supply 33 shore excursions, together with the addition of Cairo, Egypt.
The seven-night Purple Sea itinerary will function prolonged stays in a few of its scenic ports, offering friends with ample time to discover locations like Cairo and the Nice Pyramid of Giza.
MSC Splendida‘s Winter Purple Sea Itinerary Expansions
An announcement was made by MSC Cruises, informing friends that this season’s MSC Splendida seven-night winter itinerary within the Purple Sea will develop its choices to friends corresponding to rising its shore tour choices to 33.
Alongside the brand new shore tour additions, the road additionally launched that the 2022-2023 winter Purple Sea itinerary expansions will embrace visiting new ports, prolonged stays at some ports of name, and expanded embarkation choices.
The winter itinerary will now add a go to to the Sokhna Port in Cairo, Egypt, with an prolonged 13-hour keep, giving friends extra time to discover the final of the ‘Seven Wonders of the World’ that continues to be in existence, the Nice Pyramid of Giza.
Throughout this winter 2022-2023 season, MSC Splendida will name at Sokhna Port, Safaga for Hurghada and Luxor, Egypt; Aqaba for Petra, Jordan; Jeddah for AlUla, Saudi Arabia; and Yanbu, Saudi Arabia.
Every port that’s visited throughout this expanded itinerary may have a different collection of 33 shore excursions out there to all of its friends, from adventure-seekers to these vacationers seeking to calm down.
The Sokhna Port in Cairo, Egypt, positioned on the Nile River, may have 5 tour choices out there to its friends in Egypt’s capital metropolis.
Whereas visiting Cairo, the ‘metropolis of a thousand minarets,’ friends may have the chance to discover the Nice Pyramid of Giza and town’s well-known mosques, together with the Citadel of Saladin, together with madrasas, hammams, and fountains.
The port of Safaga will take friends to Hurghada and Luxor, with 13 shore excursions out there, choices cruisers a chance to go to Hurghada’s white-sand seashores stretching north and south of the city.
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Friends may also be capable to discover the historic metropolis of Luxor by way of the Safaga Port, with choices of heading to Luxor Temple, Karnak Temple, or the world-famous Valley of the Kings.
The Jordan port metropolis of Aqaba will give friends a chance to discover Petra, Jordan by way of eight shore excursions, corresponding to visiting the Wonders of Petra, the traditional metropolis and UNESCO World Heritage web site in the course of the Jordanian desert.
Three excursions can be out there throughout visitor’s name in Saudi Arabia’s second-largest metropolis, Jeddah, stopping within the archaeological web site of Hegra, the primary UNESCO World Heritage web site in Saudi Arabia, and the traditional metropolis of AlUla in a desert within the Hijaz mountains.
Moreover, 4 shore excursions can be out there on “the diving capital of Saudi Arabia,” Yanbu, taking friends to snorkel at Iona Coral Reef to take pleasure in scenic fish, marine flora, and the wreck of the British ship, Iona.
MSC Splendida‘s Choices
The world’s third largest cruise model, MSC Cruises, invested $550 million into its Fantasia-class ship, 137,936 gross-ton MSC Splendida.
Constructed in STX France, 3,900-passenger MSC Splendida commenced service in July 2009, as a sister ship to MSC Fantasia.
In June 2021, MSC Splendida turned the fifth cruise ship within the fleet to renew operations after the trade shut down, departing from Trieste.
Presently, MSC Splendida cruises the Mediterranean Sea from varied ports on seven-night itineraries however in November, it would transition to a greater variety of distinctive sails, together with choices departing from Genoa (Portofino) and Civitavecchia (Rome).