NOVICA Tours in Middle East

Cycle Jordan for Good: A ride with Intrepid's founder

Cycle Jordan for Good: A ride with Intrepid's founder

Since Intrepid Travel’s humble beginnings in 1989, Geoff Manchester has helped lead the company’s purpose initiatives for decades. Now he wants to lead you on the cycling trip of a lifetime through ... more

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Days:
9
Start:
Madaba
Finish:
Madaba
Ages:
16 - 99
Country:

Jordan

Abu Dhabi Discovery

Abu Dhabi Discovery

From humble beginnings rise great things. The capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi has transformed from a small fishing village into a sky-scrapered metropolis where even falcons have ... more

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Days:
3
Start:
Abu Dhabi
Finish:
Abu Dhabi
Ages:
12 - 99
Country:

United Arab Emirates

Highlights of Turkey & the Greek Islands

Highlights of Turkey & the Greek Islands

If you’re looking for world-famous ruins, postcard-perfect beaches, epic history and a healthy dose of mouth-watering cuisine, a Greek holiday is probably high on your list, but did you know all of ... more

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Days:
15
Start:
Istanbul
Finish:
Santorini
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Greece + 1 more

Classic Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Classic Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Tread some of the most ancient, revered paths known to humankind as you travel through Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Territories. Begin in Amman, Jordan's capital, and make your way through the ... more

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Days:
15
Start:
Amman
Finish:
Jerusalem
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Israel + 1 more

Uncover Egypt, Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Uncover Egypt, Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Take an epic 26-day journey across lands of ancient civilizations, holy relics, cities carved from stone and sunrises over desert landscapes. Sip aromatic coffee in Cairo before you discover the ... more

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Days:
26
Start:
Cairo
Finish:
Jerusalem
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Egypt + 2 more

Dubai Discovery

Dubai Discovery

A city like no other, Dubai is the story of the little fishing village that could, and of a city that has made it big – at least as far as opulence and grandeur is concerned. Discover man-made islands ... more

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Days:
3
Start:
Dubai
Finish:
Dubai
Ages:
12 - 99
Country:

United Arab Emirates

Discover Classic Turkey & Northern Cyprus

Discover Classic Turkey & Northern Cyprus

Discover Turkey in all its ancient glory during this eight-day journey beginning in Istanbul. Travel to the Aegean resort town of Kusadasi before exploring the fairy chimneys of Cappadocia, then hop ... more

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Days:
15
Start:
Istanbul
Finish:
Famagusta
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Cyprus + 1 more

Explore Egypt & Jordan

Explore Egypt & Jordan

From the ‘Land of the Pharaohs’ to the buoyant waters of the Dead Sea, this immersive 19-day tour through Egypt and Jordan is awash with highlights. Lose yourself in sun-kissed Cairo, be dazzled by ... more

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Days:
19
Start:
Cairo
Finish:
Amman
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Egypt + 1 more

Oman & Jordan Discovery

Oman & Jordan Discovery

Adventure from portside Muscat and Muttrah into the heart of Oman's richly coloured past. Discover the awesome Islamic forts, age-old mud-brick houses, and silver- and spice-filled souqs that makes ... more

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Days:
15
Start:
Muscat
Finish:
Madaba
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Jordan + 1 more

Explore Jordan, Israel & the Palestinian Territories

Explore Jordan, Israel & the Palestinian Territories

Delve into Israel and Jordan, holy lands rich with history and an oasis of delight and intrigue in the desert. This trip will see you wandering the immense ruins of Petra and exploring a lunar-like ... more

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Days:
15
Start:
Amman
Finish:
Tel Aviv
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Israel + 1 more

Discover Georgia & Turkey

Discover Georgia & Turkey

See the highlights of Georgia and Turkey on an 18-day adventure through the cultural heart of this region. These two Black Sea bordering nations may be close, but the distinct differences in food ... more

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Days:
18
Start:
Tbilisi
Finish:
Istanbul
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Georgia + 1 more

Classic Egypt and Jordan

Classic Egypt and Jordan

Capture the best of Egypt and Jordan on this 16-day ancient adventure to fascinating cities and historical sites. Get up close to the mighty pyramids of Giza, share a delicious local meal in a Nubian ... more

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Days:
16
Start:
Cairo
Finish:
Madaba
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Egypt + 1 more

Real Egypt & Jordan

Real Egypt & Jordan

From the Land of the Pharos to the land of the nomads, take a trip you'll never forget through Egypt and Jordan. Lawrence of Arabia, Indiana Jones, Tutankhamen. These destinations attract the big ... more

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Days:
15
Start:
Cairo
Finish:
Madaba
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Egypt + 1 more

Egypt, Jordan, Israel & the Palestinian Territories

Egypt, Jordan, Israel & the Palestinian Territories

Egypt, Jordan, Israel & Palestine are ancient lands that conjure images of river valleys, powerful Pharaohs, pilgrims and cities carved from stone. Dive headfirst into Cairo, sail up the Nile on a ... more

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Days:
22
Start:
Cairo
Finish:
Tel Aviv
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Egypt + 2 more

Jordan & Egypt Uncovered

Jordan & Egypt Uncovered

From the mayhem of city souqs to the serenity of the endless desert, be invigorated by the fearless spirit of biblical prophets, dashing explorers and powerful pharaohs. Take in vibrant modern cities ... more

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Days:
22
Start:
Amman
Finish:
Cairo
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Egypt + 1 more

Discover Egypt & Jordan

Discover Egypt & Jordan

Myth, religion and wonder come together on this expedition across the timeless terrain of Egypt and Jordan. From the mysteries of the Sphinx to the sublime stone structures of Petra, discover ancient ... more

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Days:
15
Start:
Cairo
Finish:
Madaba
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Egypt + 1 more

Tehran to Azerbaijan

Tehran to Azerbaijan

Ever thought of Iran as a country of historic significance, natural beauty and cultural diversity? Wonder no longer with a nine-day Iranian adventure covering the northwest of this ancient land. ... more

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Days:
9
Start:
Tehran
Finish:
Baku
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Azerbaijan + 1 more

Holy Land Highlights

Holy Land Highlights

A journey through the Holy Land is way more than just a pilgrimage. Entrenched in the ancient but emphatically modern in outlook, nominally Jewish but with lots of Muslim and Christian influence, the ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
Tel Aviv
Finish:
Jerusalem
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Israel

Iran: Women's Expedition

Iran: Women's Expedition

Discover culture and comradery from the perspective of local women on this female-only expedition in Iran. Spend 12 days exploring with a local female leader and a group of female travellers and ... more

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Days:
12
Start:
Tehran
Finish:
Tehran
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Iran Express

Iran Express

Embark on a compact nine-day journey through Iran. Not only is this fascinating country a world apart from what’s often represented in the international media – it’s a delight to visit in the winter. ... more

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Days:
9
Start:
Tehran
Finish:
Tehran
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Iran Adventure

Iran Adventure

Conservative and unconventional, deeply religious and deeply surprising, Iran doesn’t fit into any easy pigeonhole. Spend two weeks following the ancient Silk Road through this under-touristed country ... more

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Days:
14
Start:
Tehran
Finish:
Tehran
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Turkey Explored

Turkey Explored

Travel from Istanbul through the very best of Turkey – Gallipoli, Fethiye, Pamukkale, Antalya, Cappadocia and Mount Nemrut – and discover the people, culture, cuisine and landscapes that make this ... more

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Days:
18
Start:
Istanbul
Finish:
Istanbul
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Turkey

Discover Oman

Discover Oman

Adventure from portside Muscat and Muttrah into the heart of Oman's richly coloured past. Discover the awesome Islamic forts, age-old mud-brick houses, and silver- and spice-filled souqs that make ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
Muscat
Finish:
Muscat
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Oman

Discover Israel & the Palestinian Territories

Discover Israel & the Palestinian Territories

Get a kaleidoscopic perspective on Israel and the Palestinian Territories on this eight-day tour. Entrenched in the ancient but emphatically modern in outlook, nominally Jewish but with oodles of ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
Jerusalem
Finish:
Tel Aviv
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Israel

Explore Egypt

Explore Egypt

Travel to Egypt and experience the history and culture on a tour that explores Cairo, cruises along the Nile and visits Luxor, Alexandria and the coastal town of Hurghada. Be humbled by the grandeur ... more

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Days:
15
Start:
Cairo
Finish:
Cairo
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Egypt

Egypt Adventure

Egypt Adventure

Travel to Egypt and follow the path of the river Nile as you revel in a taste of Egypt's history, beauty and colour on this short but action-packed trip along the longest river in the world. Cruise ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
Cairo
Finish:
Cairo
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Egypt

Jordan Discovery

Jordan Discovery

The sweeping desert and echoing formations of Wadi Rum, the hidden, hand-hewn facades of Petra and the ancient Roman ruins at Jerash all make Jordan a true adventurer’s paradise. Watch the sunset ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
Amman
Finish:
Amman
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Jordan

Egypt Experience

Egypt Experience

Pharaohs, feluccas, temples and tombs. Pyramids, bazaars, mummies and catacombs. Egypt has myriad possibilities to marvel and discover, and on a 12-day cultural expedition to its highlights, you’ll ... more

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Days:
12
Start:
Cairo
Finish:
Cairo
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Egypt

Explore Jordan

Explore Jordan

A fascinating mix of natural oddities and ancient wonder, Jordan has so much to offer for the curious traveller. Live it up in cosmopolitan Amman, explore the mystic desert landscapes in Wadi Rum ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
Amman
Finish:
Madaba
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Jordan

Jordan: Women's Expedition

Jordan: Women's Expedition

What’s life really like for women in Jordan? You know what a hijab is, a burqa is, a niqab. You see women wearing them, perhaps on the news or in your own city. But how many of these women do you ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
Amman
Finish:
Amman
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Jordan

Trek Jordan

Trek Jordan

Experience the beauty and culture of Jordan on this exhilarating trekking adventure. Wander the streets of modern Amman, wind your way through breathtaking shepherd's paths in Mukair, float in the ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
Amman
Finish:
Madaba
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Jordan

Jordan & Egypt Express

Jordan & Egypt Express

There's something truly epic about this nine-day adventure through the spectacular, history-steeped landscapes of Jordan and Egypt. Wander the ancient city of Petra, relax on the Red Sea, and finish ... more

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Days:
9
Start:
Amman
Finish:
Cairo
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Egypt + 1 more

Petra Uncovered

Petra Uncovered

Travel to Jordan and visit the rose-hued fortress city of Petra, which was the capital of the ancient Nabataeans - a mysterious people who carved a trading empire from the desert in what is now modern ... more

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Days:
3
Start:
Amman
Finish:
Amman
Ages:
12 - 99
Country:

Jordan

Essential Turkey

Essential Turkey

You’ll be hard-pressed finding a country that can provide all the goods of a cultural crusade – ancient ruins to explore, alluring beaches to swim at, local food to indulge in, lively cities to ... more

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Days:
11
Start:
Istanbul
Finish:
Antalya
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Turkey

Five Days in Cappadocia

Five Days in Cappadocia

Take a short and sweet trip full of Turkish delights, hitting the country’s most renowned region –Cappadocia – on this five-day natural adventure. Discover the weird and wonderful world of fairy ... more

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Days:
5
Start:
Antalya
Finish:
Istanbul
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Turkey

Turkey Winter Discovery

Turkey Winter Discovery

Generally perceived as a summer destination, Turkey has a lot to offer the traveller who is prepared to forgo summer temperatures and Mediterranean resorts for stunning landscapes of snow-capped ... more

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Days:
10
Start:
Istanbul
Finish:
Istanbul
Ages:
12 - 99
Country:

Turkey

Turkey: Women's Expedition

Turkey: Women's Expedition

Turkey is often cited as the ultimate convergence of east and west – traditional spice bazaars and ornately adorned mosques thrown together with high speed, cross-country trains and bustling ... more

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Days:
12
Start:
Istanbul
Finish:
Istanbul
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Turkey

Turkey Backroads

Turkey Backroads

This 5-day tour is packed with ancient monuments and local moments, all centred round a visit to the summit of sacred Mt Nemrut. Wander around a 300-year-old bazaar in Darende, stay with a local ... more

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Days:
5
Start:
Goreme
Finish:
Istanbul
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Turkey

Turkey Uncovered

Turkey Uncovered

Historically rich with its medieval Ottoman period and chronicle of Gallipoli, and fashionably chic with the cosmopolitan buzz of Istanbul and celebrity getaway of Antalya, Turkey is an unmissable ... more

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Days:
14
Start:
Istanbul
Finish:
Goreme
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Turkey

Taste of Istanbul

Taste of Istanbul

Get a true taste of Istanbul – a city resplendent, enduring and diverse, truly forging itself as the world’s most spectacular intersection of cultures, cuisine and continents. Embark on a Short Break ... more

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Days:
3
Start:
Istanbul
Finish:
Istanbul
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Turkey

Turkey: Black Sea & Beyond

Turkey: Black Sea & Beyond

Switzerland-esque valleys and mountainscapes, Sri Lankan-style tea-covered hills, crumbling churches on the desolate grassy landscape of high steppe – these are the unexpected sides of Turkey. ... more

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Days:
9
Start:
Istanbul
Finish:
Istanbul
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Turkey

Turkey Encompassed

Turkey Encompassed

Experience the stunning sights and tantalising tastes of Turkey on this two-week adventure that takes in all the highlights and then some. Become acquainted with illustrious Istanbul, behold ... more

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Days:
15
Start:
Istanbul
Finish:
Istanbul
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Turkey

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