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Silk Road Tours

Silk Road Tours offer tailor made holidays through Central Asia, The Caucasus, Middle East and North Africa

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Prices and Availability

Available to run daily

Price per person from £1550 based on two sharing

Please note High Season supplements will apply.

Price Includes

  • Private English speaking guide for all days
  • Private driver with vehicle
  • All entrance fees
  • 7 nights High grade accommodation on BB basis

Price Excludes

  • International flights
  • Visa (obtained on arrival)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses (drinks, tips etc)

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Silk Road Tours offers the following alternative tours in this region. Please get in touch for more information.

  • Lost City of Petra - 5 Days
  • Discover the ‘rose red city’ of Petra on this short tour, which also includes the fine Crusader castle of Kerak and the famous mosaics of Madaba.

  • Egyptian Desert Safari - 9 Days
  • A fascinating 9-day tour exploring the oases of the Western Desert. This is an intrepid journey far from the well-known sites of the Nile. From the remote oasis of Siwa, surrounded by the Great Sand Sea, you will travel deep into the Sahara towards Bahariya, where time is set aside to discover the surreal landscapes of the Black and White Deserts. The tour also includes the lively port city of Alexandria and the Second World War battlefields of El Alamein, a poignant reminder of this region’s place in history.

  • Egypt's Nile Kingdoms
  • Highlights of Jordan - 7 Days
  • This compact tour of Jordan takes in its key highlights, with a whole day devoted to its most spectacular and iconic site – the rose-red city of Petra. Delve into Jordan’s fascinating history with visits to the Roman city of Jerash and the famous mosaics at Madaba and Umm al Rasas, and discover its natural side as you have a unique swimming experience in the Dead Sea and take a 4-hour jeep safari in the deserts of Wadi Rum.

  • Treasures of Jordan - 10 Days
  • A comprehensive tour taking in Jordan’s breathtaking variety of historical and archaeological sites. Wander the streets of Roman cities, discover magnificent Crusader castles, explore early Islamic hunting lodges and the incredible Nabatean city of Petra, and journey deep into the red sands of Wadi Rum before relaxing in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea.

  • Classic Tour of Iran
  • This 9 day tour through the heartland of Iran starts in Tehran and continues to explore Isfahan, Yazd, Shiraz and the important sites in between. A comprehensive cultural tour of some of Iran’s most important sites.

    Silk Road Tours can modify these tours to meet to your exact requirements. Get in touch for more information.

    Featured Hotels

    L'Abergo - Beirut, Lebanon

    Located in a heritage building in Beirut’s fashionable Ashrafieh district the Albergo has an air of understated elegance. Each of the hotels 32 rooms are unique, drawing on Lebanon’s rich cultural heritage. The hotel also features a swimming pool and rooftop terrace with fabulous view over Beirut. Part of the Relais & Chateaux group the Albergo is a thoroughly recommended choice when staying in Beirut.

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    Gefinor Rotana - Beirut, Lebanon

    Conveniently located in the heart of Beirut, the Gefinor Rotana Hotel is within easy reach of the restaurants and shops of the fashionable Achrafieh district. All 164 rooms and suites are spacious and bright, featuring a contemporary décor and amenities. The hotel features a rooftop swimming pool with stunning views over Beirut and the Mediterranean as well as fitness centre, sauna and steam bath. The Olive and Oil Restaurant serves international cuisine and, for the more adventurous, Trader Vic’s Restaurant offers an interesting dining option with a menu of French-Polynesian specialties.

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    Lebanon Jewel of The Levant - 8 Days

    Home to one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited settlements, Lebanon has an extremely rich history, and on this tour you will delve into the long and complex past of this wonderful country. Discover incredibly well-preserved Roman ruins at Baalbek, wander through the remains of Umayyad cities, and travel back in time as you explore imposing Crusader castles. You will also experience modern Lebanon’s cosmopolitan side in the vibrant capital, Beirut.


    1. Day 1 - Fly to Beirut

      Fly to Beirut today, and on arrival transfer to your hotel.

    2. Day 2 - Beirut tour – Beiteddine – Dar al Qamar - Beirut

      This morning, explore the restored historic centre of Beirut and visit the National Museum before heading into the beautiful Shuf region. Visit the 19th century Beiteddine Palace and the town of Deir el Qamar, home of the governors of Lebanon between the 16th and 18th centuries.


    3. Day 3 – Beirut – Jeita Grotto - Byblos

      The beautiful Jeita Grotto is believed to contain the world’s largest collection of stalagmites and stalactites. After visiting the caves, travel to the ancient town of Byblos, continuously occupied for at least 7000 years and home to Phoenician temples, a Crusader castle, medieval souks


    4. Day 4 – Batroun – Moussalyha – Tripoli - Byblos

      A full day tour from Byblos takes you first to the pretty fishing village of Batroun, where there is time to wander the atmospheric cobbled streets of the souk. Next visit the imposing castle of Moussalyha before continuing to Tripoli to explore the souk and the citadel of Raymond de Saint-Gilles.


    5. Day 5 – Mt Lebanon - Qadisha Valley - Byblos

      Today head into the Mount Lebanon range to see the famous cedars. Also visit the museum dedicated to Khalil Gibran, author of ‘The Prophet’, and the Monastery of Qozhaya. Located in the beautiful Qadisha Valley.


    6. Day 6 - Byblos – Baalbek – Anjar – Zahle – Beirut

      Leaving Byblos today you will travel to the most famous archaeological site in Lebanon – the incredibly well-preserved Roman city of Baalbek in the Bekaa Valley. After exploring the site, stop at the ruined Umayyad city of Anjar, before sampling the wines from Chateau Ksara. Return to Beirut.


    7. Day 7 – Beirut - Sidon – Tyre - Beirut

      Today travel south of Beirut to Sidon, was once a Phoenician stronghold. Visit its impressive Crusader sea fort and walk through the medieval old town before heading to Tyre. The Roman hippodrome is on the World Heritage list, and the nearby Phoenician temple dedicated to the god Echmoun is large and remarkably well-preserved. Return to Beirut.


    8. Day 8 – Return to the UK

      This morning you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight to the UK.


    B = Breakfast provided
    L = Lunch provided
    D = Dinner provided