Northern Africa and the Middle East is a region of towering Pyramids, the Nile river, the ancient city of Petra and expanses of deserts like Wadi Rum in Jordan or Wahiba Sands in Oman. Discover the bazaars of Marrakesh, climb the Atlas Mountains or go scuba diving in the Red Sea.
The region is phenomenally rich in heritage and welcomes visitors with a proud, friendly smile. From the glories of Egypt to the riads of Morocco, our Specialists' expertise will get you under the skin of local culture for a truly remarkable journey.
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Book a trip to Egypt and experience a number of the world's most iconic historical sites, from the Pyramids of Giza and the monumental temples of Luxor to a relaxing cruise along the Nile.
Rightly famous for the spectacular Petra World Heritage Site, Jordan is also home to stunning nature reserves and the mineral-rich Dead Sea. Highlights include the Dana Nature Reserve and the vast desert expanse of Wadi Rum, famed as the location for many of Lawrence of Arabia’s exploits.
Morocco's intoxicating mix of bustling cultures, exotic cities, fine food and luxurious accommodation makes it a firm favourite with travellers. Highlights include the frenetic Djema El Fna night market in Marrakesh and the dramatic Atlas Mountains, perfect for walking enthusiasts.
The varied landscapes of Oman, which range from lush river valleys to towering sand dunes, are a pleasant surprise for many visitors, and the country’s well-maintained and quiet roads make it an ideal destination for a self-drive holiday. Highlights include the mountain town of Nizwa, Oman's old capital, and the stunning white beaches that dot the coastline.
Trip ideas in North Africa & the Middle East
Short Break in Petra & Amman
A short tour of Jordan's main highlights, including time in the capital Amman and a visit to the wonderful Nabataen antiquities of Petra.
Trekking in the High Atlas
A six night itinerary, mixing trekking in the High Atlas Mountains with some time to discover the culture and history of Marrakesh.
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