Middle East & North Africa Travel Tours & Trips

Off-the-beaten-track in Abyaneh village
UNESCO World Heritage-listed Bisotun
Esfahan's architecture and carpets
UNESCO World Heritage-listed Persepolis
Shiraz - the heartland of Persian culture
Tehran's metropolis
UNESCO World Heritage-listed Petra
Jordan's capital Amman
Desert camping with the Bedouin
Crusader castle at Shobak
  • Trips & tours in Middle East & North Africa

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  • Why we love Middle East & North Africa

    • Cities don't come any more atmospheric or exotic than those you explore here: the busy, beautiful bazaars of Iran; Morocco's medinas, each an endless warren of inviting alleys and lanes; Jerusalem's unique blend of religious history and iconic sights; Egypt's variety, from bustling Cairo to languorous Aswan
    • Both more glorious in reality than any postcard or photo can hope to convey, the twin stars of Jordan and Egypt really do need to be seen to be believed
    • Morocco has a wonderful power to ‘transport’. In the narrow, shaded alleys of the souks of Fez, where the stalls are arranged by craft, a wall of mirrors turns into a bank of shiny brass. Overlaid with the pungent aroma of the nearby tannery, it could be any year, any century.
    • No matter how high your expectations, Al Khazneh (The Treasury) in Petra will exceed them. And while you can travel from the front gate by donkey or carriage, we think an essential part of the experience is the walk in

    Safety information

    Your safety is our top priority. It’s one of the main things we consider when designing and operating our trips. Here’s some of the ways we help to keep you safe, and a few of the things you can do to make your trip memorable for all the right reasons. Before you travel We monitor travel alerts provided by the Australian, UK, USA and Canadian governments on a daily basis. Before a tour goes on sale we assess any risks and decide how to reduce and manage these. If we determine that an entire trip, part of a trip or an activity is too risky we won’t do it. It’s as simple as that. If we can’t address the issues and improve conditions we might modify an itinerary, change the accommodation or even decide not to travel to a certain location. Our overseas staff and local leaders are trained to address any health and safety concerns during trips. Before you travel, we’ll give you an emergency phone number. You’ll also get comprehensive pre-departure information, with information about vaccinations and other relevant health issues. We’ll also tell you if there’s any special clothing or equipment you need to bring. During your trip: You local leader is trained in first aid and always carries a first aid kit. Being a local means that if something does go wrong they know fastest and most effective way to get help. We’ll also give you a 24-hour emergency number in addition to the emergency destination telephone number. What you can do: Read through all the information we send you. If you’ve got any questions we’re always available to help. Keep an eye out for travel alerts by consulting your local Foreign Office. We also monitor these daily so that we can modify tours if necessary. Get some medical travel advice about the countries you are visiting, particularly about vaccinations and the type of personal first aid kit you should carry. Make sure you tell us any medical conditions, special needs or dietary requirements you might have. Get your vaccinations and take relevant medication well before travelling so they have time to take effect.

  • From our Blog

    Morocco: 6 things you didn't expect to be enchanted by


    Morocco tends to evoke images of sultry souks filled with hand-woven rugs, honey-drenched sweets and gold trinkets, with the pungent aroma of spices and shisha smoke heavy on the air, and the discordant but enchanting call to prayer echoing off ochre sandstone.

    These romantic...

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    Why it's time for travellers to take Tunisia seriously


    Image courtesy of Conor Luddy, Flickr

    Tunisia offers a great deal of variety for a traveller interested in history and culture. It has been at the crossroads of history for thousands of years and has a lot to show for it. We picked the brains of our resident Middle East expert, Pete Miers,...

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    Anatomy of a trip: Expedition Algeria

    With travel more accessible now than it’s ever been, it’s getting harder and harder for travellers to find parts of the world that are both relatively untouched and safe to travel in. Peregrine Expeditions were set up to help facilitate this desire, and to make the process of really getting off the beaten...

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    Algeria: the next Burma?

    Peregrine's new Algeria itinerary has been a talking point among travellers for a few months now. Here, Peregrine Middle East and North Africa Destination Manager, Pete Miers, elaborates on what makes this country such a unique destination.

    Algeria has been off the map for mainstream...

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    Jordan's explorer: Osama Zyoud

    “Over the years I found out that tour leading is one of the best jobs in the world,” says Osama Zyoud, who’s approaching his ninth year of Peregrine service. With an encyclopedic knowledge of his home country, there’s no better man to show travellers around the incredible land of Jordan.

    Where are...

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  • Past Travellers' Ratings & Comments

    Classical Egypt

    Cheryl - Australia, 12 Apr, 2013
    5
    Overall Rating

    It was a well organised tour with the highlight being the cruise down the Nile. It's amazing how much we fitted into a little over a week!

    Egypt, Jordan & Israel

    Kim - Australia, 30 Mar, 2013
    5
    Overall Rating

    Wow! what a great way to travel through Egypt, Jordan & Israel. Having not been fans of group tours before, we were very hesitant about booking this trip. We are now converts to small group touring & Peregrine in particular. Local, knowledgeable tour leaders in each country, excellent hotels & transportation, fantastic experiences - just everything we had hoped for. Highly recommended! Kim, Wollongong, NSW

    Egypt, Jordan & Israel

    Wayne - Australia, 30 Mar, 2013
    5
    Overall Rating

    Thoroughly recommend this Peregrine trip for this part of the world.

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