The Middle East
In spite of the ongoing repercussions of the Arab Spring this ancient land’s enduring appeal still remains. The Traveller has a strong pedigree in this region with forthcoming tours to include Iraqi Kurdistan, Oman, Jordan and Eastern Turkey.
22 – 28 December 2013 with Jennifer Scarce
Enjoy Christmas amidst the diverse landscapes of Jordan, from the ancient Roman site of Jerash to the magical rock cut city of Petra and the star filled skies of Wadi Rum.
22 – 30 December 2013 with Tony Walsh
Explore one of Arabia’s best kept secrets. See majestic mountains, deserts, large oases and medieval fortified towns and castles in this idyllic land.
1 – 11 February 2014 with Tony Walsh
Explore some of the seafaring nation of Oman's 1,000 mile plus coastline, travelling though varied and often spectacular scenery.
28 March – 5 April 2014 with Rebecca Bradshaw
Journey into one of the least visited areas of the world, travelling through beautiful mountain scenery, and trace the golden age of the Assyrians.
12 – 21 April 2014 with Jennifer Scarce
Travel the length and breadth of Jordan, a country synonymous with 10,000 years of historical events, the Pharaohs, Alexander the Great, Moses, the Prophet Mohammed and Lawrence of Arabia.
8 – 17 September 2014 with Garth Gilmour
This tour of Israel packs serious punch, with each day bursting with historical and biblical highlights including Bethlehem, Jerusalem and Jericho.
14 – 28 September 2014 with Sylvie Franquet
Historical group tour of Iran. Discover art and architecture from the 6th century Achaemenid dynasty and treasures from empires since in this fascinating country.
26 September – 4 October 2014 with Dr William Taylor
Join William Taylor to discover this little visited region. Trace the golden ages of the Assyrians, the Medes and their occupation of the region.