History is written everywhere in the Middle East – from the Roman ruins of Morocco and Tunisia, to the ancient city of Petra, and the grand pyramids of Egypt. It’s where Christianity, Judaism and Islam all arose – and where humankind first began to write.
In this region with a remarkable past, beauty lies everywhere – in the stunning Islamic architecture, desert landscapes, immersive bazaars, and the incredible hospitality of the people.
From luxury Nile cruises in Egypt to tours taking in the Roman ruins of Morocco, Tunisia and Jordan, Cox & Kings has a comprehensive programme of holidays to the Middle East and North Africa.
If you prefer to travel privately, our expert Tour Consultants have all travelled extensively throughout the region, and will be happy to tailor-make your holiday. From Petra and Wadi Rum in Jordan, or the breathtaking mountain scenery of Oman’s Jebel Shams and the splendid Roman ruins of Volubilis in Morocco, this is a fascinating and rewarding region for the adventurous traveller.
Cox & Kings also offers short breaks in Marrakech, Jerusalem and Beirut, as well as luxury breaks to Dubai and the Gulf States.
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From the pyramids to Abu Simbel and Aswan to the temple of Philae, Egypt possesses iconic ancient sites.
Explore the souks, gardens and splendid Islamic architecture of Shiraz and Isfahan on cultural tours to Iran.
Unravel the past and visit ancient fortresses, biblical sites, shrines, temples and the Wailing Wall.
Discover the contrasts from Roman cities and biblical sites to beautiful desert and the Dead Sea.
The futuristic architecture of the capital contrasts with wild mountains, green valleys and western deserts.
Visit cosmopolitan Beirut, impressive ruins at Baalbeck, caverns at Jeita Grotto and fishing villages on the coast.
Uncover a land of cultural and scenic diversity, from the bustling souks of Marrakech to the stunning Atlas Mountains.
Experience bustling Muscat’s forts and souks, the Wahiba Sands desert or relax along the coast.
See the long and eventful history of Tunisia in its impressive ruins and Unesco heritage sites.
Discover a wealth of sights – Istanbul where east meets west, Pamukkale, Troy, Aphrodisias, Ephesus and more.
Uncover vast deserts, chaotic bazaars, awe-inspiring canyons, ancient cities, historic sites and monuments.
Meet this country of contrasts – from desert and Islamic architecture to modern, futuristic buildings.
Step back in time to this blend of desert, oases, rivers, landscapes and audacious Islamic buildings.