A storied land that can be both sere and fertile, the Middle East exists within a tangle of cultures, religions and empires, both ancient and modern. Here, you’ll find cities from myth that still hum with life as well as people who live in the world’s most extreme climates. We can help you explore temples and colossal monuments that date back millennia, ancient holy sites from many religions and landscapes of otherworldly beauty. Our specialists return regularly to this antique land and can work with you to plan a holiday to the Middle East that takes in the region’s marvels.
Delve into the hospitable soul of the region and uncover new perspectives on places like Jerusalem’s Western Wall, Istanbul’s Blue Mosque, Petra’s hidden city and Egypt’s Pyramids of Giza. You could find yourself slipping into a Bedouin tent to share mint tea in Jordan, entering a medieval caravanserai to see Whirling Dervishes in Turkey or watching the sunrise from an Omani dune.
Where you can travel with us in Middle East
Our specialists can help you plan your trip, individually focusing on your tastes and interests, to the destinations below.
Trip ideas in Middle East
These itineraries will give you a starting point for what your trip could entail. They cover routes that we've found work particularly well and feature some of our favourite places to stay. Treat them just as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you and there are many more options available.
Our expert guides to exploring Middle East
Capturing our specialists’ extensive travel experience in Middle East, these guides share inspiration, recommendations and our honest advice for how to enjoy the best of what the region can offer in the most authentic ways. From the wealth of options we describe, you can narrow down the choices and start to shape your own trip.