PONANT invites you to cruise the Red Sea to discover numerous famous ancient sites and landmarks. From Jordan to Egypt via Israel, board Le Ponant for an all new 8-day itinerary combining major historic sites and stunning underwater scenery.
Your first port of call will be Eilat in Israel. Nestling at the northern tip of the Red Sea on the Gulf of Aqaba, this popular resort is especially renowned for its sublime coral reefs, guaranteeing dazzling dives in warm waters brimming with life.
The next stop will be in Egypt with several days spent in Safaga. From there, you will be able to discover some of the most beautiful vestiges of the Pharaonic civilisation. Indeed, not far from there you can discover the beautiful site of Luxor and its many ancient temples and tombs hiding myriad secrets near the banks of the Nile.
After calling at Hurghada, a paradise for diving and snorkelling enthusiasts, you will sail to Jordan, between desert landscapes and historic sites. From the city of Aqaba, don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Wadi Rum desert, one of the must-see jewels of this fascinating country at the crossroads of history.