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You will find all Cox & Kings group and private tours to Iran, Oman, Jordan, Egypt and throughout the Middle East & North Africa listed below.
If you are interested in a particular country or type of holiday, you can use our ‘holiday type’ filter to uncover an array of tours in the Middle East to match your interests. You will find escorted group tours, tours for solo travellers, rail journeys, expert-led arts & culture tours, Nile cruises and more.
Our private tours can be taken at any time, subject to availability, while our group tours have specific departure dates which can be filtered by month.
Discover the diverse landscapes of Jordan,
with time to explore the ancient rock-hewn
city of Petra and to relax on the shores of the
Over the centuries, Jordan has played an important role in trade and communications between the continents of Europe, Asia and Africa. This 11-day itinerary combines visits to the relics of some of...
Discover Jordan's highlights while enjoying the comfort of some of the region's best available accommodation. Stay overnight in a small desert camp, float in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea,...
In the centenary year of the great
Arab revolt, travel with expert lecturer
and archaeologist Dr Faulkner who,
as co-director of a pioneering series
of excavations into TE Lawrence,...
This tour picks out the best of Jordan’s
magnificent cultural heritage and stunning
landscapes. Visit the classical city of Jerash,
the biblical site of Mount Nebo and Petra, the
This tour combines the biblical sites of
Jerusalem and Bethlehem with the cultural
and scenic highlights of Jordan. Sample
authentic local cuisine and take time to relax
at a spa resort on the...
Join a group of like-minded solo travellers on
a tour of the highlights of Jordan including
the capital city of Amman, religious sites,
desert landscapes and the remarkable ruins
Travel through four different countries as you experience the Silk Road and the ancient land of Persia on board the fully en suite Golden Eagle train. Discover destinations that have been off the...
Discover the imperial cities of Rabat, Fez and Marrakech. Join
cookery classes and learn the recipes and techniques that define
This in-depth journey through Morocco
encompasses the dramatic landscapes
of the Sahara desert, the historic towns
of Tangier and Meknes, the coastal
retreat of Essaouira and Morocco’s...
Explore the imperial cities of Fez, Rabat,
Meknes and Marrakech, all former or current
capitals of Morocco and known for their
architecture and vibrant souks. Along the
way, travel through...
Morocco is an exotic destination full of
new adventure yet just a short flight
from the UK, making it perfect for
family holidays with a difference. From
the Atlas mountains to the...
This solo travellers tour to Morocco is ideal
for the first-time visitor. Search out hidden
treasures in Marrakech, exploring the
souks and experiencing the riot of activity
in Djemaa el Fna...
Discover the remote oases and kasbahs of
southern Morocco, finishing amid the colourful
This journey recalls the golden age of
the Grand Tour, when travellers would
explore the world’s most fascinating
places in style. Begin with a few days
in Cairo to explore the sites...
The fantastically rich and varied history
of Iran has left behind an unparalleled
cultural heritage. This tour reveals
the best of that legacy, including the
supreme Islamic architecture of...
The fantastically rich and varied history of
Iran has left behind an unparalleled cultural
heritage. This tour reveals the best of
that legacy, including the supreme Islamic
Israel offers many fascinating classical and Biblical sites. This tour combines these treasures with the cosmopolitan city of Tel Aviv, the glistening Mediterranean coast and the mineral-rich waters...
Stay in Cairo for 3 nights before a
leisurely 4-night cruise up the Nile. In
Cairo, choose from either a stay at the
celebrated Mena House, or the Four
Seasons Nile Plaza, both renowned...
Explore Egypt at a leisurely pace aboard
the luxury Oberoi Zahra cruise vessel.
Visit remarkable ancient sights scattered
along the Nile as well as the Great
Pyramid and Sphinx in Giza....
Discover the cultural and scenic highlights
of Oman on this 9-day journey for solo
travellers. Experience varied terrains as you
travel through Oman’s mountainous interior,
stay overnight in the...
The stunning mountains, pristine
beaches and desert ranges of Oman
are a perfect combination for families
seeking both adventure and relaxation.
Stay in a mountain eco-resort at Jebel
Combine central Oman’s cultural sights with
the striking Musandam peninsula in the
north and the subtropical diversity of the
Dhofar province in the...
Discover Oman's highlights while enjoying the comfort and superb facilities of luxury accommodation high in the mountains, deep in the desert and by the sea in Muscat. Snorkel in crystal clear...
Visit the key cultural and scenic sights of
Oman including magnificent forts and
palaces, the rolling dunes of Sharqiya Sands,
Oman’s highest mountains and picturesque
coastal fishing villages....
Looking beyond its religious and historical reputation, Jerusalem is a city in the midst of a cultural rejuvenation, developing a vibrant contemporary metropolis to complement its ancient, spiritual...
The perfect introduction to the
highlights of Egypt, this trip combines
a stay in Cairo with visits to the
Pyramids and Egyptian Museum,
with a 4-night Nile cruise, taking in
Explore two diverse cities in Israel; Jerusalem with its sacred monuments and history dating back more than 3,000 years, and Tel Aviv, a modern metropolis with glistening golden beaches and an...
Explore both the modern and historical aspects of Israel on this 8-day journey. One of the many highlights of this tour will be staying in some of the finest accommodation that the country has to...
Combine the ancient biblical cities of
Jerusalem, Nazareth and Acre with
cosmopolitan Tel Aviv, while discovering
ancient ruins in coastal Caesarea, Capernaum
on the shores of the Sea of Galilee...
We have highlighted the standard of accommodation featured on a tour immediately above the tour itinerary.
In some cases, tours include some departures in one category and some in another: you can see and select the different tour types under ‘tour variations’. For these tours, the itinerary is generally the same and just the standard of accommodation varies. However, if there are any variations in the excursions included, these are shown within the itinerary.
Superior: Most Cox & Kings tours fall under this category and are based in 4- or 5-star accommodation, or the best available.
Luxury: These tours will usually feature 5-star de luxe accommodation throughout.
Standard: Simpler in emphasis, these itineraries typically feature 3- and 4-star accommodation throughout.
Discovery: This type of holiday is best suited to the hardier traveller, as it will typically include some quite basic accommodation, possibly longer and rougher road journeys and, in some cases, more arduous activities, such as trekking.