The Suez Canal is one of the most important waterways in the World. Linking East with West, it connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Indian Ocean via the Red Sea and on this unique voyage you'll travel it's 120-mile length on a traditional tall ship.
Tradewind's luxurious Golden Horizon is the World's largest square-rigged sailing ship and allows its 272 guests to explore the world in a more sustainable way. Powered by the wind and currents for around 70 per cent of each season, it's billowing sails will be a sight to behold.
Despite it's classical looks it still boasts the luxuries you'd expect from a five-star cruise including excellent food and service and a relaxed atmosphere on board.
On this 11-day voyage you'll set sail from the Croatian city of Split, on the Dalmatian coast, and can choose to enjoy a few days pre-cruise exploring the UNESCO-listed walled city of Dubrovnik on an optional extension. You'll then sail the magical Mediterranean to the Peloponnese in Greece, the islands where the original Olympic Games were held. Stop in Kefalonia, the beautiful setting of Captain Corelli's Mandolin and enjoy swimming in the crystal clear waters. As you make your way between the Greek Islands there will be plenty of opportunities to take advantage of complementary water sports enjoying kayaking, paddle boarding and other waterspouts directly from the marina at the aft of the ship.
You'll also stop at Kalamata, on the Peloponnese peninsula, famous for its olives, and Chania, in Western Crete. Another highlight of this unique voyage will be your passage through the famous Suez Canal with stops in Alexandria, where you can choose to add on a Cairo experience to see the colossal Pyramids of Giza. Your last stop is Sharm el Sheikh, known for its incredible diving and beaches and where will have a relaxing 6 night stay in a Luxury 5* Resort on All Inclusive basis plus a Tour of the Taba & Salah El Din which has a geographical importance; It has view for four countries: Israel, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Egypt. Salah El Din Castle on Pharaoh’s Island was added to the UNESCO World Heritage on July 28th, 2003, due to its purported universal cultural value. After that on the way back to sharm you will visit the city of dahab famous for its sea side cafes and Bedouin market.
Departure Date: 21 September 2021
Duration: 16 Nights
- Return flights from the UK
- 2-Night stay in a 4* Hotel in Split
- 10-Night cruise on board Golden Horizon
- Beer & Wine on board (meal times)
- Service Charge/Gratuities
- 4-Nights All Inclusive stay in a 5* Resort in Sharm El Sheikh
- All Overseas Transfers
- ATOL Protection
A ship like no other...
Golden Horizon attracts like-minded adventure seekers for a sailing experience which allows guests to connect with the elements of the natural world.
The ambience on board is relaxed, casual, elegant and without unnecessary formality. We have created an environment which will encourage our guests to return to time and time again, and to share their stories and experiences.
With grace and beauty, the Golden Horizon is a sailing ship first and foremost, sailing to share adventures with our friends, our guests.