Experience the Middle East and North Africa with our range of group tours, private journeys and tailor-made holidays to Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Israel.

From the legendary Pyramids of Giza and treasures of Tutankhamen to the spectacular rose city of Petra and the holy city of Jerusalem, experience the magic of a holiday to the Middle East and Morocco. Sail the Nile river in Egypt, trek the rugged Atlas Mountains in Morocco, float in the Dead Sea shared by Jordan and Israel or dive in the Red Sea. Camel trek across the dunes of the Sahara or hot air balloon over ancient Luxor. Visit captivating cities and revered miracle sites, kasbahs, Crusader castles and Roman ruins.

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Travelling with us you'll truly immerse in the local cultures - try tasty falafels from Cairo's most famous sandwich maker, take a dip in Cleopatra's spring, learn to cook traditional Jordanian food, camp out under the desert stars Wadi Rum, walk the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, barter in the souks of Djemma el Fna and spend a night with local Berbers in the vast Sahara Desert.

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Totally Jordan - 8 Days Amman, Jordan 27 Dec 2018 USD $1,646 was $2,195 25% off Totally Jordan - 8 Days Map
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Felucca Explorer & Red Sea - 13 days Cairo , Egypt 05 Jan 2019 USD $676 was $845 20% off Felucca Explorer & Red Sea - 13 days Map
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Essential Egypt

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Road to Jerusalem

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Egyptian Explorer

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Trek through Morocco's remote Jebel Sahro region, with its spectacular...

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Trip Type : Trekking Holidays
8 Days | FROM USD $1,715

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Trip Type : Private Tours
4 days | FROM USD $995

Visit the holy city of Jerusalem, learning about the traditions and...

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4 Days | FROM USD $1,795

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8 days | FROM USD $1,815

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Jordan on the Menu

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8 days | FROM USD $3,585

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Galilee to The Dead Sea

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11 days | FROM USD $3,075

Cross the Tropic of Cancer, cruising from mighty Abu Simbel on board a...

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13 days | FROM USD $2,395

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15 days | FROM USD $4,435

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Our Middle East Trip Types

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Group Tours

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Journey into the heart of Egypt, Jordan, Israel and Morocco with our range of escorted group tours in the Middle East region. Stay in 3-4 star accommodation on our Signature tours with a maximum group size of 24 or join one our sociable Budget tours with group sizes reaching up to 38.

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Tailor-made Holidays

Plan Your Dream Holiday

The Middle East and Morocco offer a host of ancient treasures and natural wonders. Some of our favourites are the age-old pyramids of Giza, Temples of Abu Simbel, the lost city of Petra, the rose-red expanse of the Wadi Rum desert in Jordan, the holy sites of Israel and the rolling dunes of the Sahara in Morocco. And there's plenty more too.

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XMAS and New Year Tours

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Explore ancient Egypt, the Kingdom of Jordan or the magical land of Morocco this Christmas and New Year. We've planned a number of special tours to the Middle East and Morocco during the festive season, where you'll get to celebrate Christmas or ring in the New Year in a unique location.

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Combining lots of interesting sites and fun local experiences, some tours also visit the Red Sea and Atlantic coast, so you'll get the best of beach and culture - and guaranteed sunshine too - on our festive tours to the Middle East & Morocco.

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Family Holidays

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Take the family on a unique adventure in the Middle East. Step back into the fascinating history of ancient Egypt and explore the bustling souks of Morocco with plenty of fun experiences to keep all the family entertained, from felucca sailing on the Nile to desert camping in the Sahara.

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All the while you'll be escorted by an experienced local guide and will spend the night in comfortable 3-5* accommodation. Our family holidays in Egypt and Morocco cater for parents with children as young as five years old whilst our two with teens trips in Egypt are perfect for parents travelling with teenagers.

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Trekking Holidays

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Discover the beautiful and diverse landscapes of Morocco and Jordan on a trekking holiday. Travelling in a small group and escorted by a local guide, you'll trek for up to 6 hours a day and spend several nights camping under a spectacular blanket of stars.

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From the summit of Mt Toubkal to the vast dunes of the Sahara and the remarkable rose-red city of Petra, get off the beaten track on these unique active adventures and enjoy plenty of local interaction along the way.

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Private Tours

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Join us in the Middle East and Morocco on one of our private tours. We've got some itineraries that are bound to get your travel bug biting - from longer multi-country holidays which combine Egypt & Jordan to long weekend and week long breaks.

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Beyond the main draw cards of the regions, explore the imperial cities of Rabat and Fes and the Roman ruins of Volubilis in northern Morocco or consider mountain biking in the Atlas Mountains. In Egypt, travel to Siwa in the Western Desert, simply packed with archaeological gems. And in Jordan, camp out in Wadi Rum during the month of August to witness the Perseids Meteor shower.

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Middle East tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.83 out of 5 based on 589 recent reviews — See All Middle East 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. ”  

Olivia Nash-Dolby • Submitted 15 Dec 2018

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 😊 ”  

Lucy Crowley • Submitted 15 Dec 2018

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. ”  

Cathy Cklamovski • Submitted 15 Dec 2018

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There's more to the Middle East than awesome archaeological sites and ancient history - outdoor adventurers will find plenty to entice them from the therapeutic waters of the Dead Sea in Jordan to the undulating desert sands of the Sahara in Morocco and the appealing beaches of Egypt's Red Sea and Israel's cosmopolitan city of Tel Aviv on the coast. Find your own outside fun in the Middle East this year.

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