The Middle East is living, breathing proof of an old maxim: you don’t know, until you go. Forget the headlines and the hyperbole; this is the cradle of civilisations, an ancient land emerging as a modern power, with the money, culture and panache to back it up. Ride camels with Bedouin tribespeople across the dunes of the Sahara, haggle for gold in the souqs of downtown Amman, cruise the Nile beneath the white sail of a felucca or float forever in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea. Wherever you go, three things will follow: the faint scent of cloves and camel, the echoing call to prayer and the smiles of people that call this place home. 

Our tours in the Middle East

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Travel from the capital, Amman, to the Dead Sea, Madaba, through the desert of Wadi Rum...

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Travel through Egypt on this express adventure that visits Cairo, Aswan and Luxor. See...

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Explore Egypt in 15 days with a Lonely Planet Experience to Cairo, the Nile, Aswan,...

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Take an immersive nine-day tour through Egypt. Kick off in Cairo, home to the Pyramids...

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Explore the best of the Middle East: discover Jordan and Israel, explore Wadi Rum,...

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Join Intrepid on a tailored women-only adventure for 8 days in Jordan. Explore Petra...

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This is trip for the big names – Lawrence of Arabia, Indiana Jones, Tutankhamen. Jordan...

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