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The Court of Amenhotep III at Luxor Temple near Safaga, Egypt.

Jorge Láscar / Creative Commons BY-SA

The Court of Amenhotep III at Luxor Temple near Safaga, Egypt.

Historic Suez Canal cruise on Star Clippers (expired)

Sail from Greece to Egypt on a clipper ship in October, from $2,530

The offer

A rare sailing through the Suez Canal in Egypt on Oct. 29, 2016. Prices for the 9-night cruise on Star Clipper out of Athens start at $2,530 per person. 

Bonus: Cruiseable will also award you $100 to $300 in shipboard credit — the equivalent of spending money — per stateroom if you book with us


The Suez Canal, Egypt's triumph of engineering, connects the Mediterranean to the Red Sea through the Isthmus of Suez and separates Africa from Asia. The canal was a remarkable achievement and gave birth to the canal cities of Port Said and Ismalia.

Star Clippers is presenting a voyage through the Suez Canal on Star Clipper departing from Athens, Greece, on Oct. 29, 2016, with stops in Santorini and Rhodes, Greece; Alexandria, Sharm El Sheik and charming cities along the route, ending in the coastal city of Safaga, Egypt. Prices start at $2,530 per person, based on double occupancy.  


Sail on a 9-night cruise on Star Clipper through the Suez Canal.
Courtesy of Star ClippersSail on a 9-night cruise on Star Clipper through the Suez Canal.


Here's the itinerary for this 10-day, 9-night cruise. Remember, you'll likely want to arrive a day or two before the ship sets sail. Cruiseable can help you reserve a pre- or post-stay. 

Enjoy a day in vibrant, bustling Athens and see monuments and works dating from the Classical Age.
Spend a day in one of the most stunning places on the planet, the caldera-ringed Greek island of Santorini.
Spend the day on Rhodes, a beguiling island that combines medieval architecture with beautiful Aegean beaches, ancient temples, and outdoor markets and cafes.
At sea
Alexandria, Egypt
Alexandria was home to a storied library and a lighthouse ranking among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Today it has many Greco-Roman landmarks, old-world cafes and European-style parks.
Port Said
Star Clipper will approach the mouth of the Suez Canal and dock in Port Said on the northern edge of the canal.
Suez Canal
The Suez Canal, opened in 1869, connects the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea through the Isthmus of Suez.  
At sea
Sharm El Sheik, Egypt
Spend the day in Sharm el-Sheikh, the Egyptian resort area between the desert of the Sinai Peninsula and the Red Sea known for its long beaches and clear waters.
Safaga, Egypt
Your cruise ends in Safaga, a town on the coast of the Red Sea, where you can take a fascinating day trip to Luxor. 

Ready to book?

Contact a Cruiseable travel advocate and we'll make sure you get the lowest price, the best value and all the perks. Call us at 1-877-322-3773 to speak to an expert travel professional, or send us a query.


Terms & conditions

All rates are in US dollars per person and do not include air fare, port charges or gratuities, which Cruiseable will itemize for you at the time of booking. Offer may be changed or withdrawn at any time. Other restrictions apply. Star Clipper GSA, Inc. dba Star Clippers America acts only as a sales and marketing agent for Star Clippers, Ltd. for purpose of booking travel arrangements on Star Clippers vessels. Star Clippers, Ltd. operates the vessels on which you will be sailing. Ship's Registry: Malta. Cruiseable is the public name of the Agile Travel Group, CA Seller of Travel # 2019072-40.