Travel to the land of the Pharaohs on our range of tours or discover Egypt's ancient treasures on that special tailor-made holiday. Be sure to plan ahead with our handy Egypt travel guide.
Home to one of the world’s first great civilisations and more ancient wonders than you can shake a stick at, Egypt needs little introduction. With world famous pyramids, tomb strewn Valley of the Kings and the mighty temples of Abu Simbel, Egypt has attracted travellers since classical times. But there's more to Egypt than pharaohs, mummies and hieroglyphics. Take a luxury cruise or sail aboard a felucca on the longest river in the world - the Nile, or experience world class diving and snorkelling in the Red Sea.Read More
As a leading operator in Egypt, we offer a wide range of trips in 2019 from guided group and private journeys that cover the most popular spots to tailor-made holidays and special itineraries that take in the Sun Festival at Abu Simbel.
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Top Egypt Travel Deals and Upcoming Tours
|Trip Name||Starts||Departing||From USD||Deal||Map|
|Felucca Explorer - 9 days||Cairo , Egypt||05 Jan 2019||USD $476||was $595 20% off|||
|Felucca Explorer & Red Sea - 13 days||Cairo , Egypt||05 Jan 2019||USD $676||was $845 20% off|||
|Felucca Explorer to Luxor - 8 day||Cairo , Egypt||05 Jan 2019||USD $396||was $495 20% off|||
|Alexandria & Ancient Egypt - 12 days||Cairo, Egypt||09 Jan 2019||USD $1,476||was $1,845 20% off|||
|King Tutankhamun - 9 days||Cairo , Egypt||12 Jan 2019||USD $1,196||was $1,495 20% off|||
Our Egypt Tours
Our Egypt Trip Types
Egypt Group ToursView 30 Group Tours
Discover the spellbinding sights and rich ancient culture of Egypt on one of our group tours, all escorted by experienced Egyptian guides qualified in Egyptology to degree level.Read More
With carefully planned itineraries that cover as much as is comfortably possible, weekly guaranteed departures and 4-5 star accommodation with swimming pools for a spot of downtime each day, we’ve got Egypt well and truly covered. And if you would like to combine Egypt with neighbouring Jordan and Israel, or even Turkey, we have a selection of holidays that offer just that too.
Egypt Tailor-made HolidaysPlan Your Dream Holiday
With a treasure chest of ancient wonders and the beautiful Red Sea, Egypt is a wonderful holiday destination. And what better way to explore than on your own bespoke tailor-made holiday?Read More
Whatever your interests, our travel consultants will handpick unique sites to see, things to do and places to stay to ensure your holiday to Egypt is one of a kind. From Nile cruising to hot-air ballooning, we'll make sure your holiday is full of the activities that bring a smile to your face.
Egypt Festival ToursView 10 Festival Tours
For a holiday in Egypt that's out of the ordinary, consider one of our unique tours that combine the highlights of ancient Egypt with a special dawn visit to Abu Simbel to witness a true spectacle.Read More
Our Sun Festival trips coincide with the birthday (21 October) and coronation day (21 February) of King Ramses II when the temple's inner sanctum is illuminated by the sun's ray. With incredible architectural precision, Ramses II had his entire temple carefully angled and oriented for this precise event.
Egypt XMAS and New Year ToursView 7 XMAS and New Year Tours
Discover the delights of ancient Egypt this festive season on one of our special Christmas and New Year holidays. Journey across Arabian lands packed with adventure, exotic sights & sounds and plenty of Christmas cheer.Read More
These itineraries are designed so that Xmas Day and New Year’s Eve are celebrated at some of Egypt's top locations either sailing down the Nile by felucca or topping up your tan and snorkelling in the Red Sea.
Egypt Family HolidaysView 5 Family Holidays
Our family holidays in Egypt cater for parents with youngsters as young as five years old whilst our two with teens trips are perfect for parents travelling with teenagers.Read More
Our family-friendly itineraries include a range of cultural, historical and active experiences to captivate children and teens alike, whether it’s riding a camel at the Pyramids, exploring the myriad of tombs at the Valley of the Kings or sailing onboard a felucca in Aswan.
Egypt Private ToursView 4 Private Tours
For a more personalised travel experience in Egypt opt for one of our private journeys, beginning with the iconic Pyramids of Giza and the superb Egyptian Museum in Cairo.Read More
From here you can explore the best of classical Egypt from Luxor to Abu Simbel and Aswan. Cruise down the Nile or Lake Nasser visiting ancient sites along the way or simply relax under the Arabian sun beside the Red Sea resorts of Hurghada or Sharm el Sheikh. For a short weekend away or flying stopover consider one of our short Cairo city packages.
Egypt Short StaysView 3 Short Stays
Visit ancient Egypt's most impressive sights with our perfectly crafted short stays that include airport transfers, accommodation, daily breakfast and a day of guided sightseeing in one neat package.Read More
Marvel at the famed Pyramids of Giza and come face-to-face with the bejewelled death mask of King Tutankhamen at the Egyptian Museum. With our range of three or four day Cairo city stays you can opt for a day at leisure to enjoy Cairo your way and choose to stay at a deluxe hotel located a stone's throw from the Pyramids.
Egypt tour reviews
Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.87 out of 5 based on 404 recent reviews — See All Egypt Reviews
My mother and I had an incredible experience with On The Go Tours. Momo was so knowledgeable about the various historical sites, ancient Egyptian religion, etc. and always put a smile on the faces of our tour group. Our guide Ameer for the Nile cruise portion of the trip was also fantastic, sharing much of his knowledge and expertise. We felt completely safe throughout our visit and would definitely recommend Egypt and On The Go Tours to others. ”
This trip has easily been one of the most amazing journeys that I’ve had the pleasure of experiencing! Almost immediately we all became one big family and I couldn’t have asked for a better group or tour guide to travel with! Momo has perfected the balance of making each tour fun whilst still teaching us the beautiful history of Egypt and keeping us all safe! Thank-you so much Momo!
I highly recommend this trip to anyone and everyone as it is truly like nothing else! Will definitely be coming back 😊 ”
We had the best time on tour in Egypt, above all our expectations. We felt safe at all times in Egypt and Jordan. Our guide was amazing, Momo made this trip so special for us and the rest of the family group. From the first night’s dinner Momo encouraged everyone to make connections and get to know each other. We travelled with a wonderful group of people, people we would definitely travel with again if we had the chance. Momo was friendly, outgoing, supportive, encouraging to everyone and catering their interests, making us into a family group. He went out of his way to encourage this even taking us out to great local spots for dinner each night. His knowledge of all the sites, history and culture was excellent. We asked so many questions and learnt so much. We continued as the same group into Jordan, with another fantastic guide.
We loved the different modes of transport on this tour from the overnight sleeper train to camel rides, horse and cart, desert Jeep and the five star luxury of the Nile river cruise, which we recommend as an amazing add on. We stayed on the MS La Traviata - staff were absolutely fantastic, food five star with so much choice and the cabin was spacious with a veranda over the Nile. Accomodation on land hit the mark too. Most hotels were luxurious - Sonesta in Luxor, the Marriott in Hurghada and Holiday Inn at the Dead Sea were exceptional and made as feel like royalty, beautiful rooms. We relaxed after touring in the pool and outdoor areas in each of these prestigious hotels/ resorts. The Marriott had its own Red Sea Lagoon and island, pure indulgence.
The sites in Egypt exceeded all our dreams, with this tour we got to see everything we had longed to visit. Adding on Abu Simbel and Alexandria is a must. Experiences such as the light show at the Giza Pyramids, sleeping on the overnight train to Luxor, the boat ride with the Nubians to Philae Temple, a camel ride around the pyramids, a night visit to Kom Ombo temple, seeing Tutankhamen laying in his tomb in the Valley of the Kings, hiking in Petra, sleeping in the desert at Wadi Rum and floating in the Dead Sea and just eating at great local restaurants were all highlights.
The only thing that could improve this tour is an extra night in Cairo before heading to Jordan - it was a huge travel day that could be cut in two to make it more bearable, we were all needlessly exhausted that day, then up early to hike Petra. ”
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Discover the remarkable history and incredible sights of Egypt in 2018. From the mighty Pyramids of Giza to the awe-inspiring temples of Abu Simbel, we've got the perfect tour for you with the chance to visit neighbouring Jordan for the Lost City of Petra and the many important religious sites of Israel.
Highlights of our Egypt tours
With so many ancient wonders to choose from, putting together a wish-list of Egypt's sites can be slightly overwhelming but you'll be pleased to know we include all the major highlights on our group tours including these top attractions.
Discover the priceless treasures of the Egyptian Museum, including the solid gold death mask of King Tutankhamun, and visit the world-famous Great Pyramids and Sphinx.
Marvel at the Great Temple and its four colossal statues of Ramses II with a bolt-on to Abu Simbel on any Egypt tour that visits Aswan or opt for one of our Abu Simbel Sun Festival departures.
Explore the royal tombs of the Valley of the Kings, gaze upon the Colossi of Memnon, visit the colonnaded Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and get lost in the enormous Temple of Karnak.
Spend two nights plying the course of the Nile by traditional felucca or 5 star cruise boat with stops at the temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu, and plenty of time to top up your tan.
Spend a few days at leisure in Egypt's Red Sea Riviera with plenty of sun, sea and sand to enjoy as well as a host of optional watersports from SCUBA diving and snorkelling to windsurfing.
Enjoy a boat trip to Agilika Island to visit the once-sacred temples of Philae, dedicated to the goddess Isis, with time at leisure to shop in the colourful souqs or simply kick back and relax.