Historical

Without an understanding of a destination’s history, everything can easily just turn to scenery. Seeing historic palaces, cities, forts and archeological sites help you to understand what has shaped the country you are now travelling through. We know that everyone’s interest in history is different, and we will tailor any itinerary to offer up just the right amount of a ‘history fix’ you would want. This might mean exploring ancient temples in Sri Lanka, historic forts and palaces in Rajasthan, the pagodas of Bagan or the fortified dzongs of Bhutan. With expert guides, you can start to learn about the destination’s past, and therefore how it developed into what it is today.  You might have an interest in the colonial history of Sri Lanka, India or Burma, or an interest in Mughal architecture.

Historical Suggestions

Simply Egypt

Cairo - Aswan - Luxor  

This five-night Egyptian sojourn is for those who want a short snapshot of Egyptian culture and history. Combine Cairo and a short Nile cruise before flying home.

5 days from £1500 p. p.

Oberoi Philae & the Red Sea

Cairo - Aswan - Luxor - Hurghada  

From the desert oasis of the Sahara to the myriad of fish and coral in the Red Sea, Egypt is an eternal land of contrast, mystery, intrigue, and romance. This delightful suggested itinerary combines Cairo, a Nile cruise on the Oberoi Philae & the Red Sea. 

11 days from £4450 p. p.

Boutique Egypt

Cairo - Luxor - Aswan  

Explore Egypt on this privately-guided suggested itinerary combining Cairo, Luxor and Aswan without taking a cruise along the Nile.

10 days from £3350 p. p.

Egypt & Jordan Tour

Cairo - Luxor - Aswan - Amman - Petra - Wadi Rum - Dead Sea  

Delve into timeless antiquity in undoubtedly two of the world’s most historically rich destinations, Egypt & Jordan. 

16 days from £3465 p. p.

Oberoi Zahra Cruise

Cairo - Luxor - Aswan  

The Oberoi Zahra is unquestionably one of Egypt’s most luxurious and iconic Nile cruises. You'll cruise along the Nile, being looked after by the finest Egyptologists. Stay in fabulous cabins and relishing world-class cuisine and spa treatments.

11 days from £3795 p. p.

Classic Egypt & Nile Cruise

Cairo - Luxor - Aswan  

Uncover the ancient world of Egypt on this classic tour of Egypt. Explore Cairo and the Pyramids before cruising down the Nile from Luxor to Aswan. 

9 days from £2145 p. p.

Adventure to Salalah & Empty Quarter

Salalah - Empty Quarter - Salalah  

Salalah is located in southern Oman in the dramatically beautiful region of Dhofar. The area is synonymous with the frankincense trade, and you will uncover a land of incense-infused souqs, white-powder beaches, whitewashed forts and dramatic mountain scenery.

8 days from £2495 p. p.

Historical Experiences