January 2022

Leave behind the cold, dark days of winter to discover the warmth and magic of the Emirates with MSC Cruises! Set sail in style on brand new MSC Virtuosa, in her first season cruising this incredible region.

In a land where stunning skyscrapers tower over historic palaces and turquoise seas, let the dazzling blend of beauty, tradition and innovation seduce you as you explore extraordinary destinations from Dubai to Abu Dhabi and Sir Bani Yas island to Qatar's vibrant capital, Doha.

Don’t miss your chance to participate in one of the most exiting events of the year – the long-awaited Expo 2020 Dubai. Discover the latest innovations developed around the main theme “Connecting minds, Connecting people” by over 190 exhibitors from all over the world and take your time to explore the three districts of the exhibition - Opportunity, Sustainability and Mobility.

Set out across the sands on an unforgettable desert dune adventure from Abu Dhabi and feast your eyes on its stunning beauty. Climb into your comfortable four-wheel drive vehicle and leave the ultra-modern skyscrapers of the city behind to discover a more traditional way of life as you drive through villages and past farms scattered among the golden dunes.

Discover the treasures of Doha by land and sea, enjoying a panoramic coach tour before savouring the many sights, sounds and scents of the city's atmospheric souq. Then relax and prepare to soak up the unique views of Doha’s skyline from the sea as you board a traditional dhow for a scenic boat cruise around the bay.

Explore the beautiful nature reserve of Sir Bani Yas island in a 4x4 vehicle and admire an abundance of wonderful wild animals you may otherwise never see, including many endangered species. Created by the late Sheik Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan to preserve the fragile local eco-system, this wildlife sanctuary occupies over half of the island and offers some truly amazing photo opportunities.

Book your winter cruises to Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Qatar and remember, our Cruise with Confidence program gives you maximum flexibility to change your plans up to 48 hours before departure.