Do you want to explore a brand new country but you’re a little short on time? Or have a couple of days to stop-over somewhere en-route to your destination? Then our city break tours are the ideal solution.
Geared to provide travellers with a condensed, authentic travel experience, our city break tours provide the chance to experience the unique culture, meet the locals and try the cuisine of the destination they’re visiting - just in a shorter space of time.
Our city break tours are also ideal for a stopover to another destination or for those looking to spend more time exploring after a long stay in a specific country. It could even be used as a taster to a new destination, which could see you coming back for a longer visit!
Our set city break tours always include at least one guided tour to visit sites of interest such as museums, tourist attractions and architectural sites of importance, and also allow free time to explore yourselves to enjoy local markets, restaurants and theatres, and to take time for a little souvenir shopping along the way too.
Our city break tours can also be tailored to fit around your available times and flights, taking into account if you would like a busy sightseeing itinerary or one with more free time built in for you to explore the city you’re visiting at your own pace.
Accommodation options are also varied, and can be tailored to suit your preferred style of hotel, and your budget, whether this be a boutique hotel, a spa hotel, or a luxury five-star hotel.
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Travelling to Greece will have you leaving the Mediterranean country with a deep love for tasty traditional cuisine. Greek culture has some of the world's most delicious food, from hearty slow-cooked meat dishes to rose-flavoured cakes for dessert.
If you love Cairo, it will love you back! Its beautiful chaos can be both infuriating yet beautiful all at the same time - the magnificence of the city will overwhelm you with its beauty and frenetic atmosphere.
Cambodia has become a popular tourist destination in recent times. It has emerged from the shadows of a war-torn past to become a sought-after destination for lovers of nature, culture, and history. Cambodia features many of fascinating sites and landmarks to see and experience.
Every couple wants a fairy-tale honeymoon that they'll remember forever. Beautiful landscapes, enchanting settings, exciting activities, lots of romance... At Encounters Travel, we know just where to find all of this- and more. We've picked our top 5 destinations for that perfect honeymoon experience.
On a tour with Encounters Travel, you will be swept up on exciting, action-packed travel experiences in some of the world's most awe-inspiring destinations.
Our small group tours are perfect for those looking to experience culture, history, nature, and adventure. Group sizes range from between 12 to 20 travellers, giving you a chance to meet new people and make new friends. You can also engage and connect with your guide well, allowing a more meaningful experience.
These are 5 of our most interesting and exciting small group tours on offer in 2019.
There is nothing quite like travelling solo. Exploring new places and experiencing new things by yourself can be an eye-opening and almost life-changing adventure. However, one thing that often puts people off travelling solo is the single supplement. We have put together a helpful guide with all you need to know about single supplements, so that you can book your solo trip with complete confidence.
Visas are required for most nationalities of travellers to Egypt. Only nationals of certain Arab countries are exempt. Several options are available to travellers when acquiring a visa for Egypt. We have put together a comprehensive guide that will provide you with important information to make the process smooth and easy.
Visas are required for most nationalities of travellers to Cambodia. Only nationals of a few countries are exempt. Several options are available to travellers when acquiring a visa for Cambodia. We have put together a comprehensive guide that will provide you with important information to make the process smooth and easy for you.
Nationals from most countries are required to obtain a visa when travelling to Jordan. Only nationals from a small selection of countries are exempt from purchasing a visa for Jordan. We have put together a comprehensive guide that will provide you with important information to make the process smooth and easy for you.
Visas are not required for all nationalities of travellers to Morocco. Only nationals of certain countries are required to obtain a visa when travelling to Morocco. We have put together a comprehensive guide that will provide you with important information to make the process smooth and easy for you.
Visas are required for many nationalities of travellers to Vietnam, except for nationals of about 24 countries, who are exempt from obtaining a visa. Those who require a visa have several options available to them. We have put together a comprehensive guide that will provide you with important information to make the process smooth and easy for you.
We've just launched our 2020 dates in some of our most popular destinations and to celebrate, we're giving you discounts on them!
Is seeing the endangered Mountain gorillas of Uganda on your bucket-list? Then take advantage of this amazing deal!
The Maldives is truly a slice of heaven on earth. From sparkling blue waters to infinite beaches, from colourful coral reef palaces to vibrant local culture, the Maldives offers the chance for a coastal holiday that is relaxing, thrilling, and fulfilling all at once.
There are very few places in the world that can carve a deep, lasting impression on a traveller – India is one of these places.
Thinking about travelling to Africa to experience its wild beauty? Here's some inspiration just for you.
Interested in booking one of our small group tours but you're not sure what to expect? This handy guide will provide you with everything you need to know.
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Egypt is much more than just its famous pyramids! In this article, we dissect what this beautiful country has to offer.
Travelling to Israel? Then its very important to now about Shabbat!
South African cuisine is a lot like the countries diversity and rich history - with delicacies coming from the Cape Malay to recipes deriving from the Dutch settlers.
Find the best places to visit with our list of the top 5 things you simply have to see during your Egypt tour.
Jordan is one of the most intriguing destinations to visit in the Middle East. Rich with historical significance and natural splendour, it offers numerous exciting attractions.
The complex and fascinating country of Morocco offers a wealth of historical, cultural, and natural attractions for the intrepid traveller. We’ve chosen our top 5.
Planning a Maldives tour? Get some insight into the local cuisine you're more than likely to come across!
Croatia’s stunning natural beauty, fascinating historical sights and delicious food has made the country a firm favourite amongst travel enthusiasts. Whilst you can enjoy a trip to Croatia all year round, it is important to know which season best suits your own travel interests and goals.
Have you ever wanted to travel to a country with breath-taking beaches, pristine desert landscapes, noble historic sites, scenic cities and mouth-watering food? Then be prepared to add Israel to your bucket list.
One of the first facts you’ll learn when traveling to Croatia is that many different nations have ruled the territory throughout history. This means that your tastebuds will sample cuisine inspired by a multitude of cultures.
Thinking about planning a trip to South Africa? Here's 10 reasons why the Garden Route should be part of the conversation.
To help fuel your wanderlust, we tapped into 2020’s best adventure travel destinations – ranging from epic Nepal to the Rainbow Nation of South Africa, dreamy Morocco, and more.
South Africa in January is often believed to be the peak season of the summer. The activities and the places to visit aren’t short on excitement, so there’s absolutely no reason why you shouldn’t plan your trip at the start of the year in this dazzling country.
The Cape Winelands offers a myriad of attractions to suit a wide range of individual interests. Situated just 40km east of the city of Cape Town, the Cape Winelands lies shadowed by a mountain range which creates an unforgettable backdrop for the myriad of wineries scattered throughout the region. The sunny blue skies, lush vineyards, world-class wineries, restaurants, art galleries, historic towns and Cape Dutch farmsteads make this region seem as though it is from a fairytale. There is no shortage of things to do in this magnificent area, so we’ve created a handy guide to help you put together your itinerary for visiting the Cape Winelands:
At Encounters Travel, we bring the world to you. We offer tours in 38 different countries, from the most famous and popular destinations, to the lesser-known, hidden gems. These are some of our best tours to be experienced during the month of February.
A great travel photo reveals some aspect of that place’s true character that, though it may have been hidden, seems to have always been there. So why not take a trip around the world - from the Great Pyramids of Giza to the Blue City of Morocco, and more, with our favourite travel photos of January 2020.
The landlocked nation is a paradise for adventurous types, although it also features an abundance of culture with beautiful palaces, temples and shrines adorning the Kathmandu Valley, gorgeous mountain vistas overlooking Pokhara, and national parks rich with wildlife.
The vibrant city of Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and is the second biggest city in the country. Hanoi encompasses an interesting mix of the East and the West with visible traces of the country’s rich history. Vietnam was invaded by the Chinese for a long time, later by the French and also by the Americans in the 20th century. Hanoi was named the 8th most popular destination in the world in 2016 by TripAdvisor and is a highly sought after destination for visitors from all over the globe due to its rich historical and cultural heritage, breath-taking scenery and delicious cuisine. Hanoi boasts a myriad of places to see and things to do, so we’ve compiled our top 10 suggestions on the best things to do in Hanoi.
March is the start of one of Nepal's two annual peak tourist seasons and it's also when the temperatures have truly warmed up after winter – with the thawing of many high-altitude trekking trails, river levels primed for whitewater rafting, and some exciting cultural festivals.
The village itself is small, with lots of plants, trees and charming lampposts. Strangely enough, this place will remind you of Hanoi in Vietnam. There you will also find beautiful buildings in the old style. But unlike Hanoi, Bandipur is much less touristy.
Located amid rugged desert canyons and mountains in what is now the southwestern corner of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Petra was once a thriving trading centre and the capital of the Nabataean empire between 400 B.C. and A.D. 106. Here's everything you need to know before your visit.
From stunning natural landscapes to world-renowned historical and religious sites, Jordan is truly a hidden gem of the Middle East. Jordan will leave you feeling touched by the generosity and kindness of its people.
Turkey has decided to become visa-free for UK & Schengen travellers!
We asked a few of our Encounters travellers to share at least one of their best and most memorable travel photos from their January trip – tours ranging from Incredible India, Jordan on a Shoestring, Pharaonic Encounters, and more.
The beautiful little country of Nepal offers a wide range of trekking options, ranging from short and easy treks to strenuous and lengthy ones. Each year, Nepal welcomes a large number of visitors who flock to the country for its eye-catching scenery, fascinating cultures and welcoming locals. Here are our top 10 reasons to trek in Nepal:
Jordan is safe and hospitable, however, it suffers guilt by association due to its location in the Middle East. Travellers who take the time to discover and explore this peaceful and friendly nation are rewarded with a warm welcome from locals.
We chat to Mariah Alves, a travel consultant here at Encounters Travel, who shares her lock-down experience and which travel destination she misses the most.
We speak to Mariska Knoesen, a travel consultant here at Encounters Travel, who shares her lock-down experience and which travel destination she misses the most.
We’ve put together a live blog to share the stories of the travel community during this tough period. If you would like to submit your story, please email email@example.com
At Encounters Travel, our adventure overland tours take in many of destinations cultural, scenic and wildlife highlights - often travelling through several countries to give you a truly in-depth experience.
It’s no secret that taking on Africa in the form of an overland safari is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The rewards are rich and varied; endless horizons, unspoilt bushveld, truly wild places and truly wild animals.
With Encounters Travel you can expect to travel in comfortable, fully equipped and specially designed expedition vehicles, giving you a great vantage point from which to enjoy the scenery and wildlife.
Are worried about travelling with a group of people you don't know? Our private tours might be the solution for you.
Many parents tend to think that travelling with kids until they are grown is not possible but that is far from the truth - family travel is possible. Have a look at our top five countries to visit with your kids before they grow up!
The Grand Egyptian Museum is said to be the world's largest museum that will be solely dedicated to one civilisation.
This guide is all about the Jordan Pass, which is a package that you can pre-book and pay for from the Jordanian authorities before you travel to Jordan which provides you with a free entry visa into Jordan, and a discounted package of entry fees to over 40 different sites in the country. It is well worth purchasing as it both saves you money and makes your travel into and around the country smoother and easier. Read on for much more information about exactly what it includes, what it costs, how to get one and more.
A Morocco tour has a lot to offer travellers - main attractions include the luxurious riad hotels and shopping, as well as the traditional hammam (traditional spa) experiences, Fez and Marrakesh. Adventure-seekers will find the Atlas Mountains Trails and Sahara desert dunes the most popular.
Budget travel isn’t as hard as it seems - no matter your location, there are plenty of places you can visit with a limited budget. If you know the right tricks, even countries we think are expensive can be very accessible.
Travelling alone can be a liberating experience for a woman - you have the freedom to go wherever you want, eat whenever you want, see and do what interests you, and avoid what doesn't. When it comes to solo female travel, negotiation, agreement, or compromise are not required.
The Black-necked crane is the only alpine crane species on the planet and is revered as a symbol of longevity in Bhutan.
Discover the wonders of ancient Egypt at Luxor Temple monument, following in the footsteps of the ancient Egyptian Pharaohs Amenhotep III & Ramses II.
Visit the majestic Temple of Horus in Edfu and explore its ancient secrets. Learn about the Egyptian Ptolemaic history of one of its best preserved temples.
Discover the secrets of the Great Sphinx of Giza, a mystery of ancient Egypt. Uncover its relation to the Pharaoh Khafre and explore its timeless beauty, which reaches up to 66 feet.
Discover the ancient wonders of the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Egypt's most iconic attractions. Explore its tombs, temples and monuments, and discover the history and culture that makes it so unique.
A Luxor West Bank Tour will take you on a journey to the Valley of the Kings, exploring Hatshepsut Temple & the Nile River.
Discover the ancient wonders of the colossal Abu Simbel Temples near the Aswan High Dam, the final resting place of the ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II.
Karnak Temple is located on the east bank of the Nile River in Luxor. This travel guide will provide you with everything you need about this ancient Egyptian temple complex.
Swimming in the Dead Sea is a unique experience. Find out everything you need to know such as tips for swimming or rather how to float in the Dead Sea in Jordan or Israel.
Kerak Castle is one of the largest Crusader Castles in Jordan. This guide will tell you everything you need to know about this once famous Crusader stronghold.
The Jerash Ruins in Jordan near Amman is one of the best preserved Roman ruins on the planet. If you're planning on heading to this ancient city to see the ruins of Jerash, this guide is for you.
Looking for things to do in Hurghada? This guide will provide you with everything you need to know before visiting this Red Sea resort town.
The Saqqara Pyramid located southwest of Cairo was the vast necropolis of the Ancient Egyptian capital, Memphis. Learn more about Egypt's oldest pyramid & the burial ground of the Pharaoh Djoser.
The Dendera Temple Complex, also known as the Temple of Hathor is a middle kingdom ancient Egyptian monument situated on the west bank of the Nile River. If you're planning on visiting the Temple of Dendera, this guide is for you.
The Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut is an ancient Egyptian monument dedicated to Queen Hatshepsut, the fifth pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt.
Encounters Travel was proud to host a stand at this year’s Destinations Travel Show at the Kensington Olympia between 2-5 February.
The Great Pyramid of Giza is an ancient Egyptian antiquity & one of the seven wonders of the world. If you're wondering what's inside its hidden corridor, or would like to experience it yourself, read this guide.
The Khan el-Khalili Bazaar is one of the oldest markets in Egypt, selling Egyptian souvenirs, antiques & more. If you're planning a trip to Cairo, exploring the Khan el Khalili Market is a must.
Kom Ombo Temple is one of Egypt's most illustrious temples, dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god and the deity Haroeris (Horus) - the falcon god. Located in Aswan along the Nile River, the Temple of Kom Ombo is a must-see attraction.
Set just outside of Cairo on the Giza Plateau, the new Grand Egyptian Museum is set to open in 2023, housing artifacts of ancient Egypt, including the complete Tutankhamun collection and is set to be one of the largest museums in the world.
The Philae Temple, also known as the Temple of Isis, is an ancient Egyptian monument located on Agilika Island just south of the old Aswan Dam.
The Red Sea Riviera is the ultimate beach destination for a Red Sea holiday. If you love to snorkel or scuba dive, its the perfect place to end off any Egypt tour.
Looking for the best Cairo tours and excursions? Learn about the 10 best things to do on an Egypt tour, from day trips, to a Nile River cruise, private tours, Cairo day tours & more.
Aswan tours and excursions are always memorable. From Luxor tours, Nile cruises, or even a visit to the Abu Simbel Temple, Aswan day tours should be at the top of your Egypt tour itinerary.
Luxor day tours and excursions are the highlight of many Egypt tour itineraries. From Nile cruises, the Valley of the Kings, hot air balloons & more, a Luxor tour has it all.
The colorful Nubian village is located in Nubia, a region along the Nile River between Aswan, Egypt and Khartoum, Sudan. Find out everything you need to know about visiting the Nubian people & Nubian culture here.
Discover hidden gems on a tour of Old Cairo, as you explore Coptic Cairo and Islamic Cairo in this ancient part of the city.
The Great Temple of Seti in Abydos is a New Kingdom monument built by the pharaoh of Egypt Seti I and his son Ramses II during the Nineteenth Dynasty. Find out why this temple was built by Seti & what made the pharaoh Seti so special.
Thinking about going on a Nile River Cruise from Aswan to Luxor? This travel guide will tell you everything you need to know about luxury Nile Cruises before you set sail.
The Medinet Habu Temple, also spelled as Madīnat Habu, is the Mortuary Temple of Ramses III located in the necropolis region of western Thebes in Upper Egypt, also known as Luxor.
Explore the breathtaking landscapes of Wadi Rum Protected Area in Jordan with our comprehensive travel guide.
Ajloun Castle is a 12th-century Muslim castle situated in northwestern Jordan built under the rule of the sultan and military leader Saladin. The castle is set on top of Mount Auf in the Jordan Valley.
The Citadel of Qaitbay in Alexandria is located on the site of Alexandria’s famous lighthouse, once considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
Discover the stunning landscapes, rich biodiversity, and unique cultural heritage of Jordan's largest nature reserve - Dana Biosphere Reserve. Plan your adventure with our guide and find out why you should visit this hidden gem.
Discover the beauty and wonder of the city of Petra, Jordan with this comprehensive travel guide. Learn about the rich history of this sandstone ancient city, how Petra was built and get tips for exploring its stunning architecture.
Want to scuba dive in Egypt? This article will elaborate on why the Red Sea is one of the best dive sites in Egypt & tell you about the best scuba diving sites to see coral reefs, wrecks & even sharks.
Learn about the Aswan High Dam located on the border of Egypt & Sudan and fed by the Nile River. Completed in 1970, The Aswan Dam is an Egyptian masterpiece and plays a key role in the economy of Egypt.
The Giza Plateau is home to the Great Pyramids of Giza - Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure, the Great Sphinx and a host of other ancient Egyptian tombs and monuments.
Discover the magic of Egypt on an overnight sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan. Our sleeping train guide covers everything you need to know about this unique experience.
The Jordan pass is the ultimate sightseeing package. This guide will give you everything you need to know about the Jordan Pass and it's 40 attractions, including Petra.
Do you want to visit Madaba, the city of mosaics in Jordan to see the oldest map of the Holy Land and a host of other mosaic maps? This article will provide you with everything you need to know.
The Luxor Museum overlooking the Nile River is home to a host of Egyptian antiquity that travelers simply must see.
The archaeological site of Volubilis in Morocco is a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the best-preserved Roman ruins on the planet. Situated in a fertile plain at the foot of Mount Zerhoun, Volubilis is a must-see site for anyone visiting Morocco.
Mount Nebo in Jordan is a must-visit for anyone interested in biblical history. As the place where Moses saw the promised land of Jerusalem, it offers breathtaking views of the Dead Sea and surrounding areas. Don't miss the chance to visit Mount Nebo and experience the wonder for yourself!
Explore Jordan's desert castles such as Qasr Amra, Ajloun Castle, Shobak Castle and more from the bustling city of Amman.
Discover everything you need to know about Little Petra, the hidden gem of Jordan. With breathtaking scenery, unforgettable places to visit such as the Siq al-Barid, it's a must-visit destination that will leave you in awe. Explore Little Petra today!
Looking for Amman city tours? Here is a comprehensive list of city tours in Amman so that you can build the ultimate half day or full day Amman tour.
Experience nomadic Bedouin hospitality in Jordan. Immerse yourself in local traditions, culture, and breathtaking desert landscapes.
Looking for the best Egypt tours & Nile cruises? Travel to Cairo, visit Luxor, sail on the Nile River, marvel at the Great Pyramid of Giza, Abu Simbel & more on our vacation tours to Egypt.
Are you planning a visit to the Temple of Khnum at Esna? Nestled on the west bank of the Nile River, this guide will provide you with everything you need to know about the temple of Esna.
A trip to Chefchaouen, the blue city in Morocco will take you on a journey through different shades of blue as you learn why the locals consider it the blue pearl.
Discover the magnificent Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) designed by Snøhetta, a masterpiece dedicated to fostering knowledge and collaboration within the academic community.
This travel guide will provide you with everything you need to know about Dadès Gorge in Morocco (Dades Gorge)., which winds through the High Atlas Mountain Range.
Discover the wonders of snorkeling in the Red Sea in 2023. Explore the top snorkeling spots, find the perfect resorts, and dive into a world of vibrant marine life. Unforgettable adventures await beneath the crystal-clear waters of the Red Sea.
Find out everything you need to know about hot air ballooning in Luxor, from sunrise flights to floating over the Valley of the Kings, the river Nile and more.
Discover the magical beauty of Erg Chebbi, a stunning desert region in Morocco. Immerse yourself in the endless sand dunes, desert camps, charming villages, and rich cultural heritage.
Discover Ait Benhaddou, an iconic Moroccan destination steeped in history. Experience the breathtaking beauty and rich culture of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Looking to explore the beautiful Aqaba city in Jordan? Our guide offers everything you need to know about this premier Red Sea destination, from stunning beaches to rich cultural experiences. Plan your Jordanian trip today!
Discover the secrets of the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan, an awe-inspiring archaeological monument that sheds light on the magnificent craftsmanship and engineering prowess of ancient Egypt.
Discover the secrets of the Hanging Church of the Virgin Mary, an ancient Egyptian site located in Coptic Cairo. Explore its history and architecture with our expert guide. Book your Old Cairo tour today!
Embark on unforgettable day trips from Marrakech and explore the mesmerizing Ourika Valley in Morocco. Discover breathtaking landscapes, cascading waterfalls, and immerse yourself in the rich Berber culture. Plan your adventure today and experience the natural beauty of the Ourika Valley.
Uncover the mysteries of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic writing. Explore the fascinating script, decipher hieroglyphs, and delve into the hieroglyphic alphabet. Discover the captivating world of hieroglyphics, ancient Egypt's unique writing system, and the remarkable story behind the Rosetta Stone.
Unveil the enigmatic mummy mystery of King Tutankhamun! Explore the life, treasures, and secrets of the legendary pharaoh and his iconic tomb.
Explore the captivating Egyptian legacy of King Ramses II, the iconic Pharaoh of ancient Egypt. Uncover the remarkable details of his reign and delve into the fascinating world of this influential ruler.
Unveil the secrets of the ancient Egyptian Temple of Serapis, the Serapeum of Alexandria. Explore its history, architecture, and significance in this comprehensive guide.
Discover the awe-inspiring beauty of Mount Sinai with our comprehensive guide to the best sites and activities. Embrace the adventure and take in the stunning views Egypt has to offer.
Discover the majestic Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Unveil its fascinating history and architectural marvels.
Discover the wonders of Goreme Valley & Göreme National Park in Cappadocia. Unveil the ancient rock sites, fairy chimneys, & rich history in this comprehensive guide.
Discover the unparalleled beauty of Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco - a top-rated attraction that must be experienced. Immerse yourself in the rich history and architectural wonder of this iconic landmark. Book your visit today!
Explore Marrakech, Morocco's Red City like a local with our guide to the top attractions. Discover the best things to do, see and experience in this vibrant city.
Discover the majesty of Morocco with a visit to the Royal Palace of Rabat. Immerse yourself in a regal experience and explore the attraction and its rich heritage.
Explore the laid-back and imperial city of Meknes, uncover hidden Moroccan gems, and pay homage to the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. Discover Morocco and its best-kept secret with our expert travel guide.
Discover the beauty of the iconic mosque of Ibn Tulun. Immerse yourself in the rich history and stunning architecture of one of the oldest mosques in Cairo.
Discover the vibrant heart of Cairo at Tahrir Square. Immerse yourself in Egyptian history, enjoy bustling markets, and witness local culture in this iconic landmark.
Unveil the enigma of the Bent Pyramid of Sneferu in Dahshur. Explore its unique design, the legacy of Pharaoh Sneferu, and ancient Egyptian architectural marvels.
Explore the allure of Elephantine Island with our guide: Discover ancient ruins, the Temple of Satet, Aswan Museum, Nilometer, and the vibrant Nubian culture.
Unveil the ancient splendor of Karnak's Great Hypostyle Hall. A journey through Egypt's majestic history, art, and religious devotion.
Discover the remarkable Red Pyramid of Pharaoh Sneferu in Dahshur. Explore the history and architectural marvel of ancient Egypt's iconic monument.
The Pyramid of Khafre & the Great Sphinx of Giza are ancient Egyptian marvels. Read more facts about the great pyramid of Khafre & why he chose this Egyptian pyramid as his tomb.
The Pyramid of Menkaure is the smallest of the Giza Pyramids. This travel guide delves into the history of the Pharaoh Menkaure and its relation to the Great Pyramid at Giza.
Learn about the ancient Egyptian Meidum Pyramid and its collapse. Delve into the history of the step pyramid of Meidum and the dynasty of Pharaoh & King Huni.
Discover the awe-inspiring Ramesseum Temple in Luxor, Egypt built by Ramses II - a funerary site of unparalleled ancient Egyptian wonders found on the West Bank of the Nile River.
Opened in 1997, The Nubian Museum in Aswan, Egypt is a tourist attraction well worth visiting. Find out why the Nubia Museum is a beacon of cultural preservation and exploration.
Escape to Orange Bay Island in Hurghada, Egypt—a paradise of azure waters and golden shores. Discover a day trip filled with blissful relaxation and aquatic wonders.
Explore Montaza Palace Gardens in Alexandria: A comprehensive travel guide to the historic Montazah Palace, its beauty, and cultural significance.
Explore the Pharaonic Village founded by Dr. Hassan Ragab in Cairo situated in Giza. Step back in time to ancient Egypt, discover popular attractions, and embark on a fantastic journey to the days of the pharaohs.
Discover Cairo Opera House, the main performing arts venue in the Egyptian capital. Immerse in opera, ballet, and performances by Cairo Symphony Orchestra at this iconic national cultural centre. A must-visit for tourists.
Experience the mesmerizing beauty of Naama Bay in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt. Explore pristine private beaches, and vibrant coral reefs, and indulge in luxurious resorts for a truly unforgettable vacation.
Explore the remarkable Baron Empain Palace in Heliopolis a city in Cairo. Uncover Egypt's architectural gem and the legacy of Belgian Baron Empain.
Indulge in all-inclusive luxury at Jaz Fanara Resort, Sharm El Sheikh. Enjoy stunning Red Sea views from the Ras Om El Sid cliff, near Naama Bay's attractions.
Explore the ancient Ben Ezra Synagogue in Cairo, a testament to Egyptian Jewish heritage. Delve into its history, including the intriguing Baby Moses legend behind the Hanging Church.
Deir el-Medina, also known as the Valley of the Artisans is located in Thebes, Luxor. Learn about the ancient Egyptian tombs in the Valley of the Kings and why its the home to the artisans.
Discover the enchanting natural beauty of Wadi El Rayan in Fayoum, Egypt. Explore waterfalls, lakes, and the protected area. An oasis of wonder awaits.
Discover Bab Zuweila Gate: Tracing Fatimid & Mamluk history. Mosque of Al-Shaykh & Bab al-Mitwalli legacy in Cairo. Bab Zuweila was an execution site during Mamluk times part of the original Fatimid fortifications, pivotal Southern Gate since 11th century.
Explore Nubian Wonders along the Nile: A Kalabsha Temple Time Journey from New Kalabsha to Aswan High Dam. Late Ptolemaic to Roman period, Mandulis to Augustus.
Embark on an ancient Egypt journey in the West Bank of Luxor. Explore illustrious tombs of the nobles in the Valley of the Nobles, unearthing their stories."
Explore Wadi El Gemal National Park & Marsa's wonders: valley of camels, vibrant reefs, serene mangroves along the Red Sea in this 40 kilometer adventure south of Marsa Alam.
Discover the rich history of the Fatimid and Islamic eras at the Sultan Qalawun Complex in Cairo. Explore the monument, mausoleum, and legacy of Sultan Al-Mansur.
Discovering the Hurghada Grand Aquarium: A Fascinating Tourist Spot for Hurghada Aquarium Tours, Underwater Tunnels, Opening Hours, and Beyond in the Red Sea. Perfect for guests of all ages.
Embark on a mesmerizing journey through the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. Discover the vibrant hues of Colored Canyon in Nuweiba—a true natural gem. Join guided canyon tours for an unforgettable adventure.
Explore Egypt's rich history at the Coptic Museum near the Hanging Church, Cairo. Discover ancient artifacts, delve into history, and experience cultural treasures.
Explore the Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo: An incredible collection of Islamic art. Showcasing some of the finest artifacts in the world.
Uncover the splendor of Al-Hakim Mosque in Cairo - a timeless marvel weaving history and culture. Immerse in Egypt's heritage. Join us on a journey!
Explore the awe-inspiring Temple of Hatshepsut and Mentuhotep at Deir el-Bahari. Uncover the ancient wonders of Egyptian rich history with a visit to this remarkable archaeological site.
Discover the beauty of Egypt's Nabq Nature Reserve / Nabq National Park in stunning Sharm El Sheikh. Explore the wonders of the Nabq protected area
Explore the rich history and architecture of Saint Sergius and Bacchus Church, a Byzantine gem built by Justinian in Cairo.
Dive into the mysteries of the Elphinstone Reef Dive Site in Marsa Alam, Egypt. Discover the allure of its underwater wonders and diverse marine life
Discover the stunning Abu Al-Abbas Al-Mursi Mosque in Alexandria, Egypt, a true architectural marvel renowned for its intricate design and rich historical significance.
Discover the allure of the Royal Jewelry Museum in Alexandria, showcasing majestic gems from the queens and princesses of the last royal family of Egypt. Immerse in rich history and royal legacy amid stunning artifacts.
Discover the mystique of Anba Hatre, or Saint Simeon Monastery Ruins, near Aswan. Explore ancient monk ruins & local history on Aswan day trips.
Discover the splendor of Lebanon's Beiteddine Palace, a jewel nestled amidst terraced gardens and orchards. Explore its rich history as the House of Faith, a testament to architectural marvels near Beirut.
Explore the awe-inspiring Baalbek Temple, ancient Roman ruins in Lebanon. Uncover monolithic marvels & rich history of this world heritage site in our comprehensive guide.
Discover the breathtaking beauty of Jeita Grotto in Lebanon near Beirut. Explore fascinating facts, plan your visit to the limestone caves, and experience nature's wonder underground.
Explore Lebanon's breathtaking Baatara Gorge Waterfall: A Middle East wonder with 255-ft drop, 3 natural bridges, and mesmerizing cave formation that captivates the planet.
Discover the mystical Qadisha Valley in the Cedar Forest of Lebanon, home to ancient monasteries and the sacred Cedars of God. Explore its rich history and natural beauty - A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Explore the City of Tyre in Lebanon: One of the Oldest Cities in the World, Dating Back to 2750 BCE. Discover its Phoenician heritage, UNESCO World Heritage status, and its role in Mediterranean history.
A majestic journey through Cedar of Lebanon's cedar forests, including the iconic Cedars of God and the revered Cedrus Libani (Cedar of Lebanon). Explore cedar wood, Bible connections, and the stunning mountains of Lebanon.
Discover the Ancient City of Byblos in Lebanon, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities worldwide, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, steeped in Phoenicians history, just north of Beirut on the Mediterranean coast.
Discover the mystic allure of Beqaa Valley (Bekaa Valley) temples & Baalbek on an epic Lebanese journey. Uncover history in this historic wine region.
Discover the true essence of Jordan with homestays! Find local family options that make your stay memorable, unlike hotels in Jordan.
Explore Jordan's archaeological wonders with early Bronze Age dolmens and enigmatic dolmen fields. Join archaeologists to uncover ancient tombs in the Levant.
Chouara Tannery in Fez, Morocco - One of the oldest tanneries in the world and known for Moroccan leather craftsmanship. Explore the art of leather making. Plan your visit to Fez now!
Discover the mesmerizing natural beauty of the Draa Valley in Morocco as you explore this hidden oasis along the Draa River from Marrakech to the Sahara via Zagora and the High Atlas.
Visit the Todra Gorge in Morocco for thrilling rock climbing and serene Tinghir Oasis. Your gateway to adventure and natural beauty awaits!
Explore Beirut's best things to do by the Mediterranean! Stroll the Corniche, visit the National Museum, savor cuisine in the capital city of Lebanon, and discover Baalbek ruins in this guide to Beirut.
Visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site in Lebanon: Explore Byblos Old Souk and Beirut Souks Markets in Jbeil City Cultural District - A Must-Do Tourist Activity for Heritage Travel.
Explore the Elegance of Château Ksara in Lebanon: A Winery Dating Back to 1857 founded by the Jesuit Monks. Discover the World of Lebanese Wine in Bekaa Valley.
Take a trip to scenic Jounieh Mountain in Lebanon and experience a thrilling Harissa Cable Car (Teleferique) ride. Plan your trip today!
Explore a 60-meter high natural landmark called Pigeon Rocks in Beirut, Lebanon, also known as the Rock of Raouche. Get tickets and find nearby restaurants and hotels along the scenic coast of Raouché.
Explore Anjar, Lebanon in 2023. Uncover the history of the Umayyad City, a UNESCO World Heritage site in ruins, and discover must-visit places.
Discover the Chouf Mountains in Lebanon, where natural beauty reigns supreme, and Chouf is one of its captivating treasures
Discover the rich cultural heritage of Bcharre in Lebanon, a stunning mountain village perched atop the Qadisha Valley in the Bsharri District, located in the North Governorate.
Batroun in Lebanon, is a charming Phoenician city located north of Beirut. This small city, Batroun, is one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world. Discover the best things to do in Batroun, from beach clubs to wine and restaurants.
Plan your visit to Taanayel Lake in Lebanon located in the village of Taanayel. Discover the details of this scenic park, vineyard, and farm, visited all year round in the village of Taanayel.All You Need to Know!
The Beiteddine Festival is one of of the most popular annual music festivals in the Middle East. Learn more about the Beiteddine Art Festival in Lebanon & visit the Palace in the Chouf Mountains.
Discover Rachaiya el Wadi in Caza de Rachaiya in Lebanon this summer. Find hidden gems, local culture, and fascinating natural facts. Explore now!
Discover the charm of Deir al-Qamar, a beautiful Lebanese village, in this comprehensive guide. Explore its rich history and stunning landscapes
Plan your perfect village getaway with a trip to Ehden, a gem in Zgharta District. Discover the top things to do in Ehden!
Discover the outdoor Basbous sculpture museum in Rachana, Lebanon. Explore the legacy of the Basbous brothers in this open-air village garden.
The National Museum of Beirut is the principal museum of archaeology in Lebanon. Explore Lebanon's archaeological treasures and Mamluk period artifacts in the Land of Cedars.
Embark on a historical journey while visiting the Saint Louis Castle, a fascinating ruined citadel in Saida, the storied city of Lebanon's past. Plan your visit now!
Marjayoun, also known as Marj 'Ayoun, Marjuyun, or Marjeyoun, translating to Meadow of Springs in Arabic, is a Lebanese town and an administrative district. It is situated at 860 meters above sea level on the West side of the Jordan Rift Valley in Lebanon.
Embark on a trip to Jounieh, Lebanon with our travel guide. Discover the best things to do in Jounieh on a day trip from Beirut. Explore places to visit in this historic city.
Explore the UNESCO recognized Commemorative Stelae of Nahr el Kalb along the Dog River in Beirut, Lebanon - a vital memory of the world.
Embark on a Journey to Explore the Cedar Splendor of Lebanon: Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve Stretches from Dahr al-Baidar to Niha Mountain, Wander through cedar forests in Barouk, Maasser el Shouf, Ain Zhalta-Bmohray,.
Explore the largest cedar forest at Tannourine Cedars Forest Nature Reserve in Lebanon. Discover how this reserve protects and preserves its pristine beauty while enjoying a scenic walk.
Explore Faraya, Mzaar, Kfardebian, and the slopes of Mount Lebanon - a blend of Lebanese cuisine, ski resorts, and the breathtaking beauty of the land of fruits and vegetables, and Phoenician heritage.
Explore Al Mina Archaeological Site in Tyre, Lebanon, dating back to 2000 BC. Atmospheric ruins cover a large area leading down to an ancient submerged harbor. Highlights include Roman mosaics, Crusader cathedrals, and more.
Explore the Maghen Abraham Synagogue, renovated beautifully in Beirut, which symbolizes Lebanese and Israel relations in places of worship. Witness history today!
Discover the profound history and architectural marvel of Beirut's Grand Al-Omari Mosque, also known as "Jami' Al-Kabir." Unveil its enduring legacy in the city and its role in Muslim culture and town construction.
Discover the history of Al Bass Archaeological Site, 2km from Tyre, Lebanon. See Roman road, hippodrome, aqueduct, and necropolis. Large funerary complex inside.
Step into the world of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as we delve into Old Delhi, New Delhi India and the historic lanes around Old Delhi, featuring the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, and more.
Discover the best things to do in Delhi, interesting things in New Delhi, unusual things in Old Delhi, iconic attractions like Red Fort, and a whole list of things and activities to do in Delhi. Plan your Delhi adventure today!
Explore the best things to do in Jaipur, the Pink City of India - Amber Fort, Temples, Hawa Mahal Palace, Albert Hall museum, and many more unusual things and activities in Jaipur. Plan your trip to Jaipur today!
Discover the history and beauty of Tordi Garh, Rajasthan. Uncover hidden treasures in this Indian gem. Explore now!
Explore one of the oldest Step Wells in Rajasthan, Jaipur. A guide to Chand Baori Step Well in Abhaneri Village, with timings and historical insights. Visit Chand Baori today!
Discover Keoladeo National Park: Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, Rajasthan – Home to Rare Siberian Cranes, Majestic Maharajas, and many more species of birds.
Discover Fatehpur Sikri situated 37 km from Agra: Mughal Palace, Mosque, and Buland Darwaza, built by Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1571, a UNESCO site in Uttar Pradesh, Northern India.
Explore Fatehpur Sikri Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, showcasing Mughal architecture by Emperor Akbar in red sandstone near Agra, with Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Buland Darwaza.
Explore the Taj Mahal, a mausoleum complex on the bank of the Yamuna River in Agra, built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1632 – a marvel of architecture.
Discover Agra Fort, known as the Red Fort - Agra Fort is a historical fort in the city of Agra, constructed by Mughal Emperor Akbar with striking red sandstone, near the iconic Taj Mahal.
Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple in New Delhi: The Largest Hindu Temple was officially opened on 6 November 2005, a blend of traditional and modern Hindu culture in the Capital of India.
Explore Varanasi, the Holy City by the Ganges River. Discover the holiest attractions, places to visit, immerse in Hindu culture, and the best things to do in Varanasi.
Journey along the Ganges River Basin (Ganga): The surrounding river basin is home to more than four hundred million people. A sacred body of water in Hinduism, discharging into the Bay of Bengal. Find out more!