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Middle East tailor-made holidays


The Middle East appeals to the adventurous, discerning traveller as one of the most rewarding places to spend time. Home to some of the world's most significant civilisations and great religions, the region resonates with history and culture.

Mythical modern cities sit alongside ancient sites of enormous importance including  Persepolis in Iran and Petra in Jordan. Elsewhere, the minarets and mosaics of centres such as Esfahan in Iran mark the passage of centuries, the souks continue to bustle and Beirut in Lebanon and Dubai showcase a modern sophistication that is slowly sweeping the region.

Away from the cities, vast swathes of empty desert and shifting dunes in Oman or the UAE border the underwater world of the Red Sea, ensuring that there are plenty of  activity and adventure holiday options here and natural wonders to explore as well.

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Essential experiences in the Middle East

Beach holidays

The Middle East has a number of exclusive beaches that compete with the luxury hotels' swimming pools for your attention, especially in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Oman.

Nature Holidays

Amongst the deserts and wild spaces of the Middle East are a host of natural wonders that are starkly, dramatically beautiful, with must-see sights in Israel, Jordan, Oman and Saudi Arabia.

Wildlife Holidays

Take a 4WD and head into the desert on a Middle East wildlfie holiday, in search of dramatic landscapes and some unusual wildlife. Look for iconic antelope in Jordan and Oman or dive the Red Sea from Israel and Jordan. 

History and culture

The Middle East is rich in history and culture, with countries such as Israel, Jordan and Syria containing significant sites just waiting for you to discover.

Escorted Tours

Centuries of tradition, diverse natural and cultural highlights and breathtaking landscapes await you on an escorted tour of the Middle East, whether you travel to Israel, Jordan or Oman.

Spa holidays

Escape the hurly burly and bustle of the Middle East main cities by taking a spa break in Abu Dhabi or Dubai. Alternatively travel to Jordan or Oman for the prefect, relaxing escape.

Adventure holidays

The Middle East has been popualr with intrepid travellers in search of activity and adventure holdiays for some time. Travel into the deserts of Jordan or Oman in particular to discover the opportunities available to you here.

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Top itineraries in the Middle East

Steam Ship Sudan

Death on the Nile Cruise: Steam Ship Sudan

9-day river cruise

This fascinating tailor-made cruise holiday takes you onboard the vessel that inspired Agatha Christie's novel Death on the Nile. See ancient Pyramids, historic temples and sacred tombs in the sacred land of the Pharaohs.

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Cairo, Nile Cruise and the Red Sea

10-day stay & river cruise

Indulge in the very best of Egypt with Ritz-Carlton and Oberoi, combining a luxury Nile river cruise with 5-star stays in Cairo and on the Red Sea coast at Sahl Hasheesh

Oberoi Zahra

Cairo and Oberoi Zahra

10-day stay & cruise

Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx & the Egyptian Museum before sailing on the Nile on the 5-star Oberoi Zahra

Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara, Oman

Oman in Style with Anantara

12-day tailor-made holiday from £3,845 pp incl. flights

This luxury holiday, staying at two spectacular Anantara resorts, combines the breathtaking beauty of Oman’s mountainous interior with the gold-sands beauty of its coast.

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Alila Jabal Akhdar

Luxury Oman: Muscat and Mountains

8-day tailor-made tour from £2,690 pp incl. flights


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Discover Oman in style, staying at the Alila Jabal Akhdar on the edge of a dramatic canyon before enjoying some beachside relaxation at the Al Bandar Hotel at the Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort.

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