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

Ride through the deserts, roads and mountains of Jordan to experience ever-changing landscapes while changing the world on this fundraising trip Since Intrepid Travel’s humble beginnings in 1989 ... more

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

Jordan

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

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

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

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

Join like-minded women on a 12-day female-only, female-led expedition through Iran. This adventure is designed to allow travellers a unique opportunity to discover the customs, food, challenges and ... more

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Days:
12
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

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

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: 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

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

Best of Turkey

Best of Turkey

Get your Turkish delights on a 15-day Istanbul round-trip adventure. It’s a mix of ancient ruins and modern cities, Islamic mysticism and Ottoman influence, inland discoveries and coastal cruising ... more

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

Turkey

ANZAC Day Dawn Service 2020

ANZAC Day Dawn Service 2020

On April 25th, 1915, Allied troops landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula. The military campaign that followed was disastrous for the Allies yet came to define the national psyches of Australia and New ... more

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Days:
2
Start:
Istanbul
Finish:
Istanbul
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Turkey

Turkey: Hike, Bike & Kayak

Turkey: Hike, Bike & Kayak

Experience Turkey from a different perspective. Abandon well-worn routes to forge a path through unexplored terrain, deep into the historical heart of Turkey. Travel from the minarets of Istanbul ... more

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

Turkey

Turkey Highlights

Turkey Highlights

This journey packs a mighty punch in just eight days. Start in Istanbul and marvel at the Blue Mosque before navigating the warrens of the Grand Bazaar, then travel to the Aegean Sea to soak up sun ... more

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

Turkey

Essential Jordan, Israel & the Palestinian Territories

Essential Jordan, Israel & the Palestinian Territories

If you’re looking for travel that will really surprise and inspire you, look no further than Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Territories. Get amongst the cafe culture in Amman, set up camp under ... more

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Days:
11
Start:
Amman
Finish:
Tel Aviv
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Israel + 1 more

Epic Egypt, Jordan, Israel & the Palestinian Territories

Epic Egypt, Jordan, Israel & the Palestinian Territories

The Middle East is living, breathing proof the old saying is true: you don’t know until you go. Egypt, Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Territories – visit the holy land trifecta and have ... more

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Days:
19
Start:
Cairo
Finish:
Tel Aviv
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Egypt + 2 more

Real Turkey

Real Turkey

You’ll be hard-pressed finding a country that can provide all the goods of a true 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:
15
Start:
Istanbul
Finish:
Istanbul
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Turkey

Express Egypt

Express Egypt

Capture the best of Egypt on this eight-day express adventure through the fascinating cities of Cairo, Aswan and Luxor. Get up close to the mighty pyramids of Giza, share a delicious local meal in a ... more

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

Egypt

Complete Jordan

Complete Jordan

Steeped in biblical history, laden with ancient wonders, thriving with culture and full of friendly people, Jordan is a destination that has to be seen to be believed. Embark on a comprehensive ... more

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

Jordan

Cruising the Turkish Coast

Cruising the Turkish Coast

Board a traditional gulet and cruise the glistening Mediterranean waters that lap the islands and shores of the incredible Turkish coast. Embark on a 10-day sailing adventure that explores the ... more

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Days:
10
Start:
Istanbul
Finish:
Istanbul
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Turkey

Turkey Real Food Adventure

Turkey Real Food Adventure

Get up close and personal with Turkey's age-old culinary traditions on this authentic food adventure. From ancient recipes with modern twists, to Asian-inspired feasts with European influences, take a ... more

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Days:
10
Start:
Istanbul
Finish:
Istanbul
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Turkey

Iran Real Food Adventure

Iran Real Food Adventure

Iran’s charm begins with its stunning environment – snow-capped mountains, rolling deserts, ancient cities and crowded bazaars all add to an unforgettable tapestry of a culture less experienced. ... more

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Days:
10
Start:
Tehran
Finish:
Tehran
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Jordan, Israel & the Palestinian Territories Real Food Adventure

Jordan, Israel & the Palestinian Territories Real Food Adventure

Discover the rich history and richer flavours of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Territories on this 14-day Real Food Adventure. Here, the sweeping deserts of Wadi Rum offer themselves to roast ... more

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Days:
14
Start:
Tel Aviv
Finish:
Amman
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Israel + 1 more

Jordan Real Food Adventure

Jordan Real Food Adventure

Jordan has a way of hiding more than ancient tombs and forgotten landscapes. For centuries, this jewel of the Levant has been a magnet for swaying influences and cultures – granting new flavours as ... more

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Days:
6
Start:
Amman
Finish:
Amman
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Jordan

Israel & the Palestinian Territories Real Food Adventure

Israel & the Palestinian Territories Real Food Adventure

Not only is Israel and the Palestinian Territories steeped in religious history and longstanding cultures, it has a food and wine scene to rival any other. Embark on an epicurean odyssey, spending ... more

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Days:
9
Start:
Tel Aviv
Finish:
Jerusalem
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Israel

Cycle Jordan: Petra & Wadi Rum

Cycle Jordan: Petra & Wadi Rum

From the shores of the Dead Sea to the top of ancient Petra, Jordan is a country as rich in surreal landscapes as it is in natural charm. Places such as the ruins of ancient Jerash seem so perfectly ... more

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

Jordan

Cruising the Islands of Greece & Turkey

Cruising the Islands of Greece & Turkey

Secluded beaches, ancient ruins, local flavours and spectacular sunsets – this nine-day Adventure Cruise offers a hearty dose of Greek island life with a splash of Turkish delights. Tick off the ... more

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

Greece + 1 more

Turkey Family Holiday

Turkey Family Holiday

Join this family adventure through Turkey and witness some of the most incredible archaeological and natural sights in the world. Spend 10 days exploring small towns, large cities and rugged terrain. ... more

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Days:
10
Start:
Istanbul
Finish:
Istanbul
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Turkey

Egypt Family Holiday for Solo Parents

Egypt Family Holiday for Solo Parents

Uncover the ancient mysteries and modern marvels of Egypt and see why this classic destination inspires millions of travellers each year. With an action-packed itinerary that is purpose built for ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
Cairo
Finish:
Cairo
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Egypt

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