Middle East

Embark on an enchanting tapestry of ancient civilisations, vibrant traditions and breathtaking landscapes

Stretching from the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea to the deserts of Arabia and the Persian Gulf, the Middle East serves as a crossroads of civilizations, where East meets West and ancient heritage blends seamlessly with modernity.

At the heart of the Middle East, lies a treasure trove of historical sites that bear witness to the region's rich past. From the majestic pyramids of Egypt to the legendary city of Petra in Jordan and the timeless beauty of Jerusalem, travellers are transported through time as you explore these iconic landmarks. Every corner of the Middle East tells a story, weaving together the legacies of empires, religions, and cultures that have shaped the course of human history.

Beyond its historical allure, the Middle East captivates with its diverse cultures, languages, and traditions. From the bustling bazaars of Istanbul to the serene oases of the Arabian Peninsula, each country in the region offers a unique tapestry of sights, sounds, and flavours waiting to be discovered.

Whether it's wandering through ancient souks, savouring aromatic spices, or experiencing the warmth of traditional hospitality, our expert consultants can guide you through the planning process for an unforgettable journey of exploration and discovery.

Things you should know about the Middle East

Off the coast of Alexandria lies Heracleion (Thonis), a submerged city lost for over a thousand years until its rediscovery in the early 2000s. Excavations have uncovered artifacts, including temples, statues, and shipwrecks, illuminating Egypt's maritime history.

Beneath the ancient city of Petra, an elaborate network of channels and cisterns supplied water to its residents, enabling Petra to flourish as a trading center in the arid desert landscape.

Israel is home to The Dead Sea, which is one of the saltiest bodies of water on earth, making floating effortless for anyone who enters the water.

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