Embark on an adventure of a lifetime on a small ship cruise to the Middle East. The Middle East is a region that encompasses southwestern Asia and Egypt. Rich in history, the region of the Middle East dates back to ancient times, and throughout its history the Middle East has been a major center of world affairs. The historical origin of major religions such as Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Baha'i Faith, any cruise to this destination will be full of culture and historical interest. Small ship expedition cruises explore the Arabian Sea, Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea, all of which surround the arid and hot climate of this fascinating region.