Emerald Cruises 2023 - 2024

BACK TO CONTENTS For bookings contact your local travel agent or visit emeraldcruises.eu 81 Please note - All details are correct at the time of printing (August 2022). DiscoverMORE excursions are subject to availability and may not take place if minimum attendee numbers are not met. Emerald Cruises reserve the right to cancel or change DiscoverMORE excursions at any time. *This DiscoverMORE should be pre-booked and is only available with pre- or post-cruise accommodation. For guests not staying at our preferred hotel, your own arrangements will need to be made to reach the meeting point of the DiscoverMORE excursion. Spectacular scenery, Wadi Rum Jordan Aqaba Wadi Rum desert tour* Explore the sand dunes of the UNESCOWorld Heritage-listed Wadi Rum desert, before visiting a Bedouin family. Includes: Transfer • Guide • Lunch • Entrance fee Montenegro Kotor Visit the island of Our Lady of the Rocks Board a boat to Our Lady of the Rocks island, where you will visit the little chapel with magnificent paintings by local Baroque artists. Includes: Boat transfer • Guide • Entrance to church • Entrance to Maritime Museum Please note: Only available on cruise direction Athens to Dubrovnik Turkey Bodrum Discover one of the ancient wonders of the world: Tomb of Mausolus Discover the tomb of Mausolus, one of the ancient wonders of the world, built between 353 and 350 BC. Later, visit Hekatomnos’s tomb. Includes: Transfer • Guide • Entrance to the tombs of Mausolus and Hekatomnos Guided Scuba diving experience Enjoy a wonderful scuba diving experience with your guide, enjoy a picnic lunch. Includes: Boat transfer • Diving guide • Equipment hire • Picnic lunch Farmer's market visit followed by cooking class to learn how to make local delicacies Explore the market before watching a cooking session whilst sipping a glass of wine, or join in for a hands-on experience. Includes: Transfer • Cooking class • Lunch with a glass of wine Turkey continued Istanbul Turkish baths experience Learn about the ancient ritual of the Ottoman Sultans whilst relaxing in the traditional Turkish baths. Includes: Transfer • Guide • Hammam baths experience Tour of Topkapi Palace and cisterns Visit the magnificent Topkapi Palace Museum, a fascinating insight into this grandiose complex of buildings that formed the residence of the Sultans. Includes: Transfer • Guide • Entrance to Topkapi Palace • Entrance to cisterns Whirling Dervishes show The Sufi Ceremony is a performance by Sufi Dervishes, also known as Whirling Dervishes. Embark on a spiritual journey and watch the mystical ritual of the Mevlevi Order. Includes: Transfer • Guide • Show Kuşadasi Ebru PaintingWorkshop Ebru painting workshop enables you to discover this incredible and traditional Turkish art up close and personal. To create these wonderful, colourful patterns natural dyes are mixed with ox gall, then using a traditional brush they are splashed onto a deep tray of water. These oily dyes make their design on the surface of the water, then once the design is ready, the finished pattern is transferred to paper. Historically this art of marbling was only transferred to paper but now these glorious patterns can be transferred to many kinds of surfaces such as leather, glass, furniture and book covers. Includes: Painting experience Enjoy a Whirling Dervishes show With limited places available, secure your place on your chosen DiscoverMORE activities before you travel. Ask for details of our DiscoverMORE excursions available on our NEW Caribbean & Central America cruises. Discover the Tomb of Mausolus, Bodrum