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Venture to the land of ancient empires, where relics like the Acropolis, the Sphinx, and the great pyramids of Giza inspire silent wonder. Antiquity is written in the intricate tiles of Istanbul’s mosques, the hieroglyphics of Luxor, and the whitewashed walls of Santorini. The winding streets of Jerusalem, Athens, and Cairo lure travelers to biblical sites, baklava and the best falafel. Discover this region steeped in history and wonder on our 6 - 15 day tours.

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Eastern Mediterranean and Egypt Tours by Region

Tours to the Eastern Mediterranean or Egypt offer an unforgettable adventure, blending ancient history, vibrant cultures, and stunning landscapes. This region, encompassing Greece, Turkey, Jordan, as well as Egypt, is a treasure trove of some of the world's most iconic landmarks and experiences. Plus, the cuisine is as diverse as its history. You can savor Greek gyros and moussaka, indulge in Egyptian koshari and falafel, feast on Turkish kebabs and baklava, and discover the unique flavors of Jordanian mansaf and maqluba.

The region's natural beauty also makes visiting the area popular. The scenery ranges from Greece's idyllic islands and azure waters to Egypt's life-giving Nile and the surreal lunar landscapes of Cappadocia. Not to mention, floating in Jordan's Dead Sea and stargazing in Wadi Rum should on everyone’s top-travel-moments list.

People on tour in Eastern Mediterranean countries or Egypt also enjoy experiencing the legendary Greek hospitality, delving into Egypt's millennia-old traditions, seeing first-hand Turkey's blend of oriental and European influences, and learning more about Jordan's Bedouin heritage.

Here's what we think makes Eastern Mediterranean and Egypt Tours so special:


Home to the birthplace of democracy, philosophy, and the Olympics, Greece offers a journey back in time. Check out our list of the top 33 things to do when in Greece. A tour to see the best of Greece will most often include ancient ruins, bustling cities, charming village, friendly locals, and fresh from the sea fare.

The best things to do in Greece include:

  • Explore the Acropolis: Visit the iconic Acropolis in Athens to see the Parthenon
  • Visit the Greek Islands: Explore beautiful islands like Santorini and Mykonos, Crete, and Rhodes, each offering its own unique charm.
  • Visit Delphi: Explore the archaeological site of Delphi, once considered the center of the ancient world.
  • Experience the Meteora Monasteries: Marvel at the stunning monasteries perched atop towering rock formations in Meteora.
  • Enjoy Greek Cuisine: Savor authentic Greek dishes like moussaka, souvlaki, and fresh seafood at local tavernas.
  • Visit Ancient Olympia: Explore the birthplace of the Olympic Games and its archaeological site.


Egypt's Pharaonic history is unparalleled. From the majestic Pyramids of Giza to the Valley of the Kings in Luxor and the monumental temples of Abu Simbel, Egypt is a living museum of ancient wonders. Learn more here about the top sites of Egypt. If you’re looking for a tour of the wonders of Egypt, give our team a call and we’ll find you the best vacation for your travel budget. Don’t forget that you can experience your Egypt vacation on a Nile River cruise to see historical sites like the Valley of the Kings and Queens and enjoy the serene landscapes and picturesque villages along the Nile.

The best things to do in Egypt include:

  • Visit the Valley of the Kings: Explore the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, the burial place of pharaohs like Tutankhamun.
  • Explore the Pyramids of Giza: Visit the iconic Pyramids of Giza, including the Great Pyramid of Khufu, and the Sphinx.
  • Explore Abu Simbel Temples: See the colossal Abu Simbel temples, dedicated to Pharaoh Ramses II and Queen Nefertari.
  • Tour Luxor's Ancient Temples: Explore the temples of Luxor and Karnak, showcasing magnificent Egyptian architecture and history.


Straddling two continents, Turkey is where East meets West. Turkey offers a wide range of experiences, from its rich history and vibrant culture to its diverse landscapes and culinary delights. On a tour to see the treasures of Turkey, you can discover the stories behind Istanbul's Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace, see the ancient ruins of Ephesus, and take in the unique landscapes of Cappadocia. Learn more here the 11 top things to do in Turkey.

The best things to do in Turkey include:

  • Visit the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and Topkapi Palace in Istanbul
  • Wander through Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar, one of the world's oldest and largest covered markets.
  • Visit the Green Mosque, the Grand Mosque and the Mausoleum Complex in Bursa
  • Visit to the Hittite Museum and Anitkabir, the Mausoleum of Atatürk in the cultural capital, Ankara.
  • See the cascading, terraced, and gleaming white travertine Pools of Pamukkale and the neighboring ancient ruins of Hierapolis
  • Explore the surreal landscape of Cappadocia, known for its unique rock formations called "fairy chimneys."
  • Visit the well-preserved ancient city of Ephesus to see its impressive ruins, including the Library of Celsus and the Temple of Artemis.


Jordan boasts the enchanting city of Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage site carved into rose-red sandstone cliffs, and the awe-inspiring desert landscapes of Wadi Rum. On a premium tour experience of Jordan, you can immerse yourself in the culture and get to know this intriguing country a bit better. Check out our list of travelers 7 favorite things to do in Jordan.

The best things to do in Jordan include:

  • Walk through the Siq, a narrow canyon leading to Petra, and see the breathtaking reveal of the Treasury.
  • Visit the ancient city of Petra, renowned for its iconic Treasury
  • Take a 4x4 jeep tour of Wadi Rum
  • Stay in a Bedouin camp, enjoy traditional cuisine, and stargaze in Wadi Rum.
  • Float in the hypersaline waters of the Dead Sea
  • Visit the capital city of Amman and its historical sites, including the Roman Theater and Amman Citadel.
  • Explore the well-preserved Roman ruins of Jerash
  • Visit Mount Nebo, where it is believed that Moses viewed the Promised Land and enjoy panoramic views.
  • Visit Madaba, the "City of Mosaics," and see the famous Madaba Map

Frequently Asked Questions About Eastern Mediterranean and Egypt Tours

  • When is the best time to tour Eastern Mediterranean and Egypt?
    Ideal time: Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) for mild weather and fewer crowds.
  • What are the best places to visit in Eastern Mediterranean and Egypt?
    Must-visit sites include the Pyramids of Giza, Acropolis in Athens, Cappadocia in Turkey, and Petra in Jordan.
  • How many days should I spend in Eastern Mediterranean and Egypt?
    Recommended duration: 10-14 days for a comprehensive experience. Option for shorter specialized tours focusing on specific regions.

Why You Should Visit the Eastern Mediterranean and Egypt

Eastern Mediterranean and Egypt Tours are a journey through time and culture, offering an array of experiences that cater to all tastes and interests. From the ancient pyramids and ruins to the bustling bazaars and serene beaches, each country in this region offers a unique and unforgettable adventure.

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