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Egypt & Middle East

VISIT THE WONDERS OF EGYPT & MIDDLE EAST

Throughout history Egypt and the Middle East has been the centre of great civilisations. It is home to many of the world's finest monuments, including the Great Pyramids, the rose city of Petra, and Baalbek in Lebanon. The Red Sea is also a mecca for divers from around the world.

The Middle East countries offer a wonder and colourful mix of culture, art and architecture. The region's historic past is evident wherever you look, in the shape of massive Pharaonic monuments, crumbling Roman ruins, colourful Byzantine art, hidden Nabatean cities, Islamic mosques and Christian churches. For those wanting to get off the tourist trail and see a little more of what the region has to offer there are plenty of interesting activities to choose from. Spending time travelling through the deserts and oases on a jeep or camel safari, overnight at a Bedouin camp, diving in the Red Sea, or a sailboat trek are just a few examples of what's available. It's also very easy to combine the more adventurous activities with the main historic sites, and to finish with some time relaxing by the Mediterranean or Red Sea.

TOP TRAVEL DEALS & UPCOMING TOURS

Tour name Country Days Start Date Offer Price
Pharaonic Encounters Egypt 6 30th of Apr 2019
Pharaonic Encounters
US$849 View Tour
Pharaonic Encounters Egypt 6 7th of May 2019
Pharaonic Encounters
US$769 View Tour
Pharaonic Encounters Egypt 6 14th of May 2019
Pharaonic Encounters
US$769 View Tour
Pharaonic Encounters Egypt 6 21st of May 2019
Pharaonic Encounters
US$769 View Tour
Nubian Adventure Egypt 9 27th of Apr 2019
Nubian Adventure
US$1199 View Tour
Nubian Adventure Egypt 9 4th of May 2019
Nubian Adventure
US$1129 View Tour
Nubian Adventure Egypt 9 11th of May 2019
Nubian Adventure
US$1129 View Tour
Nubian Adventure Egypt 9 18th of May 2019
Nubian Adventure
US$1129 View Tour
Sands & Seas Egypt 10 30th of Apr 2019
Sands & Seas
US$1399 View Tour
Sands & Seas Egypt 10 7th of May 2019
Sands & Seas
US$1399 View Tour
Sands & Seas Egypt 10 14th of May 2019
Sands & Seas
US$1399 View Tour
Sands & Seas Egypt 10 21st of May 2019
Sands & Seas
US$1399 View Tour
Nubians & Beaches Egypt 13 27th of Apr 2019
Nubians & Beaches
US$1839
US$1289
30% Off
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Nubians & Beaches Egypt 13 4th of May 2019
Nubians & Beaches
US$1619
US$979
40% Off
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Nubians & Beaches Egypt 13 11th of May 2019
Nubians & Beaches
US$1619
US$979
40% Off
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Nubians & Beaches Egypt 13 18th of May 2019
Nubians & Beaches
US$1619
US$979
40% Off
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Biblical Israel Israel 8 5th of May 2019
Biblical Israel
US$2049 View Tour
Biblical Israel Israel 8 12th of May 2019
Biblical Israel
US$2119 View Tour
Biblical Israel Israel 8 26th of May 2019
Biblical Israel
US$2049 View Tour
Biblical Israel Israel 8 2nd of Jun 2019
Biblical Israel
US$2019 View Tour
Egyptian Family Adventure Egypt 12 25th of May 2019
Egyptian Family Adventure
US$1849 View Tour
Egyptian Family Adventure Egypt 12 3rd of Aug 2019
Egyptian Family Adventure
US$1849 View Tour
Egyptian Family Adventure Egypt 12 17th of Aug 2019
Egyptian Family Adventure
US$1849 View Tour
Egyptian Family Adventure Egypt 12 28th of Sep 2019
Egyptian Family Adventure
US$2079 View Tour
Egyptian Legacy Egypt 8 27th of Apr 2019
Egyptian Legacy
US$1689
US$1189
30% Off
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Egyptian Legacy Egypt 8 11th of May 2019
Egyptian Legacy
US$1369
US$829
40% Off
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Egyptian Legacy Egypt 8 25th of May 2019
Egyptian Legacy
US$1369
US$829
40% Off
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Egyptian Legacy Egypt 8 8th of Jun 2019
Egyptian Legacy
US$1329
US$799
40% Off
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Gods of Egypt Egypt 9 27th of Apr 2019
Gods of Egypt
US$2049 View Tour
Gods of Egypt Egypt 9 4th of May 2019
Gods of Egypt
US$1759 View Tour
Gods of Egypt Egypt 9 11th of May 2019
Gods of Egypt
US$1759 View Tour
Gods of Egypt Egypt 9 18th of May 2019
Gods of Egypt
US$1759 View Tour
Jordan on a Shoestring Jordan 6 29th of Apr 2019
Jordan on a Shoestring
US$749 View Tour
Jordan on a Shoestring Jordan 6 6th of May 2019
Jordan on a Shoestring
US$749 View Tour
Jordan on a Shoestring Jordan 6 13th of May 2019
Jordan on a Shoestring
US$749 View Tour
Jordan on a Shoestring Jordan 6 27th of May 2019
Jordan on a Shoestring
US$749 View Tour
Discover Egypt Egypt 10 27th of Apr 2019
Discover Egypt
US$1499
US$1049
30% Off
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Discover Egypt Egypt 10 4th of May 2019
Discover Egypt
US$1349
US$809
40% Off
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Discover Egypt Egypt 10 11th of May 2019
Discover Egypt
US$1349
US$809
40% Off
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Discover Egypt Egypt 10 18th of May 2019
Discover Egypt
US$1349
US$809
40% Off
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Egypt on a Shoestring Egypt 9 4th of May 2019
Egypt on a Shoestring
US$899 View Tour
Egypt on a Shoestring Egypt 9 4th of May 2019
Egypt on a Shoestring
US$899 View Tour
Egypt on a Shoestring Egypt 9 18th of May 2019
Egypt on a Shoestring
US$899 View Tour
Egypt on a Shoestring Egypt 9 18th of May 2019
Egypt on a Shoestring
US$899 View Tour
Classic Israel Israel 8 8th of Jun 2019
Classic Israel
US$2089 View Tour
Classic Israel Israel 8 15th of Jun 2019
Classic Israel
US$2089 View Tour
Classic Israel Israel 8 22nd of Jun 2019
Classic Israel
US$2169 View Tour
Classic Israel Israel 8 29th of Jun 2019
Classic Israel
US$2169 View Tour
Jordan & Egypt on a Shoestring Jordan 14 29th of Apr 2019
Jordan & Egypt on a Shoestring
US$1579 View Tour
Jordan & Egypt on a Shoestring Jordan 14 13th of May 2019
Jordan & Egypt on a Shoestring
US$1579 View Tour
Jordan & Egypt on a Shoestring Jordan 14 27th of May 2019
Jordan & Egypt on a Shoestring
US$1499 View Tour
Jordan & Egypt on a Shoestring Jordan 14 17th of Jun 2019
Jordan & Egypt on a Shoestring
US$1499 View Tour
Nile Family Adventure Egypt 9 25th of May 2019
Nile Family Adventure
US$1309 View Tour
Nile Family Adventure Egypt 9 3rd of Aug 2019
Nile Family Adventure
US$1309 View Tour
Nile Family Adventure Egypt 9 17th of Aug 2019
Nile Family Adventure
US$1309 View Tour
Nile Family Adventure Egypt 9 28th of Sep 2019
Nile Family Adventure
US$1389 View Tour
Best of Israel & Jordan Israel 11 5th of May 2019
Best of Israel & Jordan
US$2929 View Tour
Best of Israel & Jordan Israel 11 12th of May 2019
Best of Israel & Jordan
US$2929 View Tour
Best of Israel & Jordan Israel 11 19th of May 2019
Best of Israel & Jordan
US$2929 View Tour
Best of Israel & Jordan Israel 11 26th of May 2019
Best of Israel & Jordan
US$2929 View Tour
Cairo City Break Egypt 4 27th of Apr 2019
Cairo City Break
US$579 View Tour
Cairo City Break Egypt 4 27th of Apr 2019
Cairo City Break
US$579 View Tour
Cairo City Break Egypt 4 27th of Apr 2019
Cairo City Break
US$579 View Tour
Cairo City Break Egypt 4 27th of Apr 2019
Cairo City Break
US$579 View Tour
A Week in Jordan Jordan 8 28th of Apr 2019
A Week in Jordan
US$999 View Tour
A Week in Jordan Jordan 8 5th of May 2019
A Week in Jordan
US$999 View Tour
A Week in Jordan Jordan 8 12th of May 2019
A Week in Jordan
US$999 View Tour
A Week in Jordan Jordan 8 26th of May 2019
A Week in Jordan
US$999 View Tour
Abu Simbel Sun Festival Egypt 9 19th of Oct 2019
Abu Simbel Sun Festival
US$1349 View Tour
Abu Simbel Sun Festival Egypt 9 19th of Feb 2020
Abu Simbel Sun Festival
US$1349 View Tour
Jordan Encounters Jordan 8 11th of May 2019
Jordan Encounters
US$1399
US$1049
25% Off
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Jordan Encounters Jordan 8 8th of Jun 2019
Jordan Encounters
US$1349
US$1149
15% Off
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Jordan Encounters Jordan 8 6th of Jul 2019
Jordan Encounters
US$1349
US$1149
15% Off
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Jordan Encounters Jordan 8 3rd of Aug 2019
Jordan Encounters
US$1349
US$1149
15% Off
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Ancient Encounters Jordan 16 11th of May 2019
Ancient Encounters
US$2699
US$2029
25% Off
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Ancient Encounters Jordan 16 8th of Jun 2019
Ancient Encounters
US$2629
US$1969
25% Off
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Ancient Encounters Jordan 16 6th of Jul 2019
Ancient Encounters
US$2629
US$1969
25% Off
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Ancient Encounters Jordan 16 3rd of Aug 2019
Ancient Encounters
US$2629
US$1969
25% Off
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Egypt & Middle East TOURS

Pharaonic Encounters

This short 6-day Egypt tour covers the Giza Plateau in Cairo including the famous Great Pyramid and Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, and sites on both the east and west banks of the Nile in Luxor.

Type

Days

Price

Small Group

6

From

$769


Nubian Adventure

Discover the secrets of Egypt with this 9-day adventure tour which includes the Pyramids in Cairo, and takes you on a felucca cruise along the Nile to enjoy the Pharaonic wonders of Upper Egypt.

Type

Days

Price

Small Group

9

From

$1099


Sands & Seas

This 10-day tour takes in so much of what Egypt has to offer, covering many of the main historical sites in Cairo and Luxor before finishing with a relaxing beach break on the shores of the Red Sea at Hurghada.

Type

Days

Price

Small Group

10

From

$1349


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TAILOR-MADE TOURS

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Our tailor-made tours seek to create a personalised experience – one that is completely exclusive to you. By taking all your interests and requests into consideration, we design an itinerary that ticks off your specific boxes. If you are after adventurous exploration, cultural immersion, a relaxing escape or a balanced blend of everything, we can make it happen.

A highlight of our tailor-made tours is that the itinerary is flexible and incorporates plenty of free time – so you can do some exploring on your own. Our local, friendly guides, experts in their country’s history and culture, will be happy to adjust the activities or your schedule as you travel.

If you are a group of friends, a large family or a company, our tailor-made tours are an ideal, stress-free option. You can even select your own hotels or make use of our recommended accommodation. We have a varied selection of sample holiday itineraries to choose from, either as they stand or as a base for inspiration.

TOUR REVIEWS Egypt & Middle East

The transactions and communications were all very smooth. Except that the tme i reached Morocco and tried to call the guide that was originally assigned were to no avail. The handphone number provided by admin were not correct. Anyway the guide who met us, Idris, was splendid throughout the trip! He made our trip an exciting one!
Mersmerised by the beauty of Morroccan history and landscape! All captured through my lenses and shared to all my friends and circle. Now, more want to experience the wonderful journey I made through the deserts and mountains of Morocco and the Moroccan people.

Very nice to have "hand holds" throughout, especially at Egyptian airports and all the staff were so friendly and helpful. Would recommend.
Fantastic tours and guides with good knowledge - the holiday does go at a pace however, to get everything in - no lie-ins if you really want to see everything! Egypt is a place I wouldn't really want to negotiate/navigate through on my own - Encounters saved a LOT of time and stress.

Anthony was very helpful when we added on days in Jordan both before and after our tour and also offered border crossing advice. We'd definitely use Encounters Travel again.
Our guide Salah was excellent throughout the tour, tour bus was very good as well. Only minor problem was with our Amman hotel, which was a bit out of the way, but that's the downside of chosing a 'shoestring' holiday.

My dealings with Encounters were all excellent however there must have been a breakdown with Fez Travel as we weren't expected at Istanbul Airport and our guide was unaware we were leaving the tour a day early.( A Fez Travel rep eventually turned up and we were taken to our hotel so it was sorted.)
The tour was well organized and the tour guide and driver were excellent. Being a small group everything ran smoothly.Really appreciated the cold water being provided on the bus as we had some warm days.

I thought it was very good we didn't have to worry about anything everything was in order and kept with the schedule as planned, unless we wanted to deviated from it to do somethingelse. The trip really a trip of a life time.
There was a time many years ago that I wanted to travel to Egypt and didn't because of the cost. This trip was, to me, very affordable. I think everyone should experience this trip. The tour guide was alos excellent, Sherif Mohammad.

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