Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises is to deploy boutique yacht Crystal Esprit to Dubai in October 2019.

The 62-passenger vessel will run a series of seven to 11-night itineraries until December 2019 covering the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Oman and Qatar.

Overnight stays in Dubai and Abu Dhabi are featured together with two nights in Aqaba, Jordan, for visits to Petra and Wadi Rum.

Other destinations include are Doha, the capital of Qatar, and Sokhna in Egypt for access to the pyramids of Giza.

All-inclusive cruise-only prices start at £3,103 per person for a seven-night cruise from Dubai.