The Middle East

beyond the beaten path

The Middle East is a grand epic, a cradle of civilisations and a beautiful, complicated land that's home to some of the planet's most hospitable people.
Mount Erciyes, Turkey by Mahir Uysal
Wadi Rum, Jordan by Anton Lecock

Featured Destinations

Featured Experts

Remarkable destination specialists with insider access

Silvia Pisci
  • China
  • Israel
I believe in the wisdom of nature and in the transformative power of Travel. We believe that our local communities hold the keys to create new,healthy and vibrant social systems. And that the time is NOW to drive all the right energies into a Change for the travel industry. I've has been working in luxury travel since the age of 25. Born and raised in Italy, I've lived in China, Israel, Peru, and am currently based in The Netherlands.
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Luke Jeffery
  • Australia
  • Cambodia
I am an independent Filmmaker and Photographer with a passion for travel, discovery and a great story. I love to create amazing and captivating content while traveling to the most inspiring locations.I am currently based in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.
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TETest Expert
  • Argentina
  • Chile
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Kellie Okonek
  • Albania
  • Antarctica
Kellie lives in Alaska, USA and is in love with the state. An active explorer, she's adventured around the state on skis, bikes, foot, packraft,and small planes. She believes Alaskan nature has the power to transform and wants to help adventurous travelers experience the 'real' Alaska. It doesn't take a cruise ship or expensive excursions to enjoy the grandeur of this place
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Ashley Blake
  • Ecuador
  • Jordan
Traverse Journeys provides organized travel opportunities powered by social enterprises, community partners and impact-minded venturers.Our mission is to cultivate transformative experiences to unique destinations across the globe, fostering cross-cultural appreciation, environmental awareness and responsible tourism. We offer small group trips to 20+ destinations infusing people, planet and purpose into each experience, ranging from adventure, hiking, yoga, cultural and culinary itineraries 6-12 days in length.
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SLSiddhi Lama
  • Croatia
  • Japan
I'm a world traveler who is passionate about sustainable travel, gastronomy, and the intersection between art and science.I bring this passion to each journey I help create.
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Dimitri Kaulashvili
  • Georgia
Back in 2007, I set off on the mountainous road with backpacks and tents and one mission: to see and explore real Georgia,in its most preserved forms in the remote places of the Caucasus mountains. Today I am a certified trekking guide and tour operator, organizing hiking, trekking and adventure activities in Georgia.
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Friendship World Treks
  • Bhutan
  • China
I am Nima Tamang and I love Trekking, Mountaineering, Volunteering! I am an adventure seeker and outdoor activities are my passion. I am very experienced in Trekking,Climbing, but also in natural good producing. I am passionate about offering knowledge and new experiences with people. I have also been awarded for my activities and gained a prize in some competitions! Trekking & Hiking, Climbing is a hobby that I do almost every weekend. I want to share this experience with you all. Have a nice Journey!!
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Kirsty Perring
  • Botswana
  • Ecuador
I also came to the realisation that offering cookie-cutter itineraries lacking individuality was not the way I want anyone to encounter Africa,be it on a first-time trip or one of many. My main vision when Traversing Africa was conceived was that I wanted to be an architect in providing customised, personal, gratifying and life-enriching journeys to Africa and beyond to those who desire the same. I am passionate about responsible and sustainable tourism and strive to make a positive impact in the world through deeper and meaningful travel experiences.
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