North Africa & Arabia

Enigmatic and alluring in equal measure, this region has enthralled visitors for millennia.

In a region where ancient civilisations have come and gone, Crusaders, invaders, explorers and philosophers have all left their mark on the desert lands of North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula.

From the bustling medinas and timeless walled cities of Morocco to Egypt's mysterious pyramids and its iconic waterway, the Nile; the sacred sites of Israel, a country worshipped by three faiths, and the ancient attractions of Jordan; the forts, castles and beaches of Oman and the gleaming skyscrapers of the United Arab Emirates; the great ruined cities of Iran and the enigmatic desert kingdom of Saudi Arabia - all are destinations that dazzle and dwarf the modern-day traveller.

When you travel through North Africa and the Middle East with A&K, you are supported by more than 30 years’ experience delivering outstanding journeys to the region. Whether a tailor-made adventure or an absorbing small group journey, you’ll experience A&K’s hallmark blend of sophistication, privileged access and expert insight at every turn whether an ephemeral favourite or a destination newcomer.

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An A&K journey through North Africa and Arabia delivers authentic, inspiring experiences beyond the usual tourist haunts. While other tour operators subcontract their services from continents away, we have 8 offices spread across Egypt, Jordan and Morocco staffed by individuals who live and work every day in the very areas you visit.

Simply the Best Guides

It is often said that a guide can make or break a special journey. We agree. A&K’s guides in North Africa and the Middle East are world’s best, handpicked for their cultural and historical expertise ensuring you experience the region’s best known, and also lesser known, areas in depth. In Egypt, you’ll be accompanied by our Egyptologists who are not just expert in the field of Ancient Egypt and its antiquities but also contemporary Egyptian culture and language.

Award-winning, iconic accommodation

When luxury is what you’re looking for, there’s no reason to settle for second-best. Our local experts in North Africa and Arabia choose only the very best city hotels, boutique riads, desert camps, private hideaways and luxury river cruisers to perfectly match your personal needs and expectations. Be it an undisputed local favourite, a feature on the Condé Nast Traveler Gold List or a whispered secret with locational advantages and abundant atmosphere, you’re guaranteed a memorable stay.

Transport

While other tour operators rent or lease their vehicles, A&K owns and maintains its own fleet which meet our unique specifications, from luxury sedans and minibuses to 4WD vehicles for desert access, all with air-conditioning, cooler box filled with chilled water, soft drinks and even Wi-Fi access.

Commitment to local communities

Conservation and philanthropy have been integral parts of A&K’s operations for decades, long before they became de rigueur for other operators. Working hand-in-hand with locals, Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropy funds schools, social enterprise and education projects which benefit their local communities. As a guest of A&K you are invited to visit these grassroots projects during your journey.

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