Egypt holidays and tours, 2014 and 2015

Our Egypt holidays & Egypt tours take in the main sights & off the beaten track places, from the Pyramids to the Red Sea & Sinai Desert to suit all budgets. All our Egypt holidays & Egypt tours are provided by operators committed to supporting local people & the environment.
Yoga & diving holiday, Egypt
Speciality Diving Course combining Yoga Breathing & Diving, from £595 - £685 (8 days) ex flights
Wheelchair accessible holidays to Egypt
Egypt wheelchair accessible Nile Cruise, from £860 - £999 (8 days) ex flights
Egypt Nile and Red Sea Tours
Cairo, Giza, Luxor & Aswan Nile Cruise & Red Sea Holiday, from £680 - £760 (12 days) ex flights
Nile cruise on a Felucca
A classic adventure cruising down the Nile, from £898 (10 days) inc UK flights
Best of Egypt and Jordan holiday
Visit the great Giza Pyramids, from £1413 - £1500 (14 days) ex flights
Cairo short break, Egypt
Cairo, Giza, from £250 - £270 (5 days) ex flights
Family culture & adventure holiday to Egypt
An Egyptian adventure the whole family will remember, from £845 - £1100 (13 days) ex flights
Adventure holiday in Egypt
An unforgettable journey through Egypt, from £999 (16 days) ex flights
Egypt budget small group tour
This tour mixes culture with a 4 day beach break, perfect!, from £0 - £649 (14 days) ex flights
Swim with dolphins in Egypt
Swimming with wild dolphins in the Red Sea, Egpyt, from £474 (8 days) ex flights
Nile felucca cruise in Egypt
Unforgettable stay in Aswan and magical felucca cruise., from £270 - £390 (6 days) ex flights
Tailor made holiday to Egypt
Ancient, Coptic, Islamic and Modern Egypt civilizations, from £1088 (14 days) ex flights
Diving in the Red Sea & Pyramid tour
Scuba diving holiday in the Red Sea, from £470 (8 days) ex flights
Abu Simbel tour, Egypt
Discover the secrets of the ancient Egyptian and pharaohs, from £530 - £555 (8 days) ex flights
Nile cruises
Travel along the Nile River, from £585 (8 days) ex flights
Nile cruise holiday in Egypt
Discover ancient temples & tombs & travel by Nile cruise boat, from £1149 - £1439 (9 days) inc UK flights
Egypt and Jordan tours
Discover the treasures of these ancient cultures, from £1099 - £1340 (16 days) ex flights
Egypt and Jordan adventure holiday
Get a true taste of Egypt & the Middle East, from £1299 (17 days) ex flights
Egypt adventure holiday
A fabulous introduction to Egypt, from £590 - £735 (8 days) ex flights
Family holiday for teenagers to Egypt
Explore the Sinai desert by camel & 4x4, from £1104 (9 days ) inc UK flights
Family holiday in Egypt, Egyptian adventure
King Tut and the Pyramids camels in souks, from £1097 - £1347 (10 days) inc UK flights
Egypt tailor made holidays
An introductory tour for the zealous traveller, from £750 (10 days) ex flights
Egypt holiday, tailor made
An exciting journey learning about Egypt's history & culture, from £2270 (10 days) inc UK flights
Egyptian highlights tour
Visit the main sites of Egypt while spoiling you in luxury, from £819 - £1019 (8 days) ex flights
Egypt & Jordan small group tour
Just over 2 weeks in Egypt and Jordan!, from £1199 - £1299 (16 days) ex flights
Nile cruise & cultural holiday, Egypt
A flavour of Egypt tailormade, from £595 (9 days) ex flights
Desert oasis tour in Egypt
Explore the desert and oasis of Siwa, Egypt, from US $1353 - US $1513 (10 days) ex flights
Jordan & Egypt holiday
Petra and the Great Pyramids of Giza, from £2595 (13 days) inc UK flights
Budget holiday in Egypt
Discover Egypt in 8 Days at affordable price., from US $790 - US $1350 (8 days) ex flights
Discover Egypt tour
Cairo Museum Pyramids river Nile, from £795 - £905 (15 days) ex flights

247 reviews for Egypt holidays4 star overall rating

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Family scuba diving holidays in the Red Sea
10/10 - you must GO!! The best parts was becoming a scuba diver and my son becoming Open Water PADI certified (more)julie griffiths
Most memorable was getting the children snorkelling and seeing their excitement at seeing all the pretty fish! (more)Nicky Smith
Completely relaxing. Met some lovely people. My sons completed their open water and advanced diving courses, and enjoyed themselves without the aid of modern technology. (more)Mary Souster
From £449 excluding flights
Egypt desert & culture tour
The most memorable parts of the holiday were Camel ride round the Pyramids (you do have to barter hard), Abel Simbel and best of all Valley of the Kings. (more)Jo Carter
The whole holiday has been a dream of mine for 25 years and it more than lived up to expectations. The pyramids, temples and tombs were amazing. The Nile cruise was 10 times better than we expected - lovely staff and surroundings, especially the surprise animals made out of towels on our beds each night! (more)Janice Gould
The whole Egypt holiday was memorable and each part was different and equally exciting. Spent a few days in Cairo seeing the sights - the Pyramids are phenomenal. (more)Irene Ennenga
From £985 - £1100 excluding flights
Adventure holiday in Egypt
Very good, saw some amazing places and had a great time...Pyramids/ Petra were my personal highlights (more)James Adams
Excellent, sensational, a must-do....Prepare yourself for an amazing mix of adventure and antiquities. (more)Julie Henry
From £999 excluding flights
Family culture & adventure holiday to Egypt
Definitely book it!...The best holiday ever. (more)Louise Gale
This was a brilliant holiday for myself and my teenage sons. All of us have rekindled an interest in Egyptian history. There was lots to do and see, in fact never a dull moment. (more)Joan Bell
If I have to pick a highlight, it would be the flight to Abu Simbel and being there at sunrise, before the crowds. It was magical. And sailing on the felucca was wonderful, and just hanging out at the Nubian house that evening, sipping tea and chatting under the stars, having a henna tattoo, was just wonderful. (more)Kathleen McCormick
From £845 - £1100 excluding flights
Yoga & diving holiday, Egypt
It's almost impossible to put into words how restful, life affirming and soul enhancing this yoga diving holiday at the Bedouin Moon hotel has been. The combination of learning deeply restful, energising and challenging breathing yoga techniques with diving over some of the most stunning reefs in the world I will never ever forget. (more)Penelope Granycome
The yoga was wonderful, the diving was awesome and two Bedouin children spontaneously helped me beach clean on my last day. (more)Fiona Tibbitt
This was my first visit to Egypt and the holiday was a great introduction to Dahab and diving in the region. The diving was amazing. I was the only person on the course the week I went in early April so had one-to-one diving sessions... An amazing experience and great chillout. I'll definitely be returning. (more)Tania Charles
From £595 - £685 excluding flights
Egypt tailor made holidays
The trip on a Dahabiya "Princess Donia" was the most memorable moment. Floating so gracefully down the Nile in the sanctuary of such a small boat with only 10 passengers and being so graciously cared for by the 9 staff. (more)Caroline Blundell
The most memorable part was sightseeing in Egypt - guided tours in Cairo. (more)Michael Salomon
It was ALL amazing without exception. Sunrise at Abu Simbel, donkey ride overlooking Valley of the Kings, gliding along the Nile in a felucca, King Tut collection in Cairo, camel riding at the pyramids, etc. etc. (more)Belinda Wade
From £750 excluding flights
Cairo to Cape Town overland tour
Very good for the adventurous and independent type! (more)Ferry Lubis
Seeing Victoria Falls and all the wildlife in Africa was the most memorable part of the holiday...Fantastic. (more)Andrew Service
From £2750 excluding flights
Learn to scuba dive in the Red Sea
Everything was fantastic but the most memorable part was the diving. We went diving every day and saw lots of coral and fish. Staying with this operator was also very relaxing. They looked after us wonderfully, everything we wanted was provided and nothing was too much trouble. (more)Diederik Kohnhorst
I hope to remain fit enough to explore yet more -different/ active holiday experiences from the Responsible Travel /Eco sites area and to widen my knowledge of the World . other peoples and their culture . (more)michael jones
Scuba diving was awesome. Wonderfully friendly and helpful team. Nothing was too much trouble for them. Ahmed was a great instructor and we all loved the diving. (more)Sue Wickenden
From £445 excluding flights
Diving in the Red Sea & Pyramid tour
I enjoyed the day in Cairo. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. Visiting the Egyptian Museum and the Pyramids with the camel ride was unforgettable. Snorkelling in the diving in the Red Sea is magical!!! (more)Anne Deak
The highlight of our trip was Dahab. I can't imagine a more chilled location than the Bedouin style bars overlooking the red sea. (more)Sam Butterfield
This holiday is perfect for someone who wants to dive as well as getting time to take in the pyramids and other attractions around Cairo. (more)James Porter
From £470 excluding flights
Cruise and swim with dolphins in Egypt
Memorable parts? Put simply, this is probably one of the best holidays I've ever been on and this is largely down to the exceptional customer care that this company offers both in the UK and in Egypt. The highlight of course was swimming with wild dolphins out in a protected reef in the middle of beautiful clear blue sea. Beyond that though the location, the food, the helpfulness of the staff, the accommodation and the attention to detail were all excellent. 2. What tips would you give... (more)Candida Perkis
From £474 excluding flights
Egypt tour, Miracle of the Sun
Definitely the Abu Simbel Sun Miracle we were able to witness and experience was the highlight. To be able to see 3 of the 4 pharaohs light up from sun coming through, was an experience we will never forget. (more)Lori Bautista
The owners of Nubia House are extraordinarily gracious and really want you to experience the Nubian way of life; their guest house is decorated in traditional handicrafts, they serve excellent homemade Nubian food, and the atmosphere is serene (more)Janice Darling
From £546 excluding flights
Nile cruise & cultural holiday, Egypt
The tour guides provided historical background and information on the sights to stimulate our imagination and awe. Ahmed, our guide in Luxor and Aswan was knowledgeable, answered all our questions and patiently taught us to read hieroglyphics carved in the temples. (more)Hou-Yin Ma
My most memorable part of my holiday was my visit to The Pyramids of Giza, Abu Simbel and Karnak Temple. Part of the reason I consider my entire trip memorable is because of my tour guides. (more)Mary Lyons
Most memorable? I think the Pyramids at Giza and the paintings in the tomb of Ramses I, or perhaps it was the gold mask of Tutankamun, or was it the statue of Ramses II at Memphis... it was always a jaw-dropping moment at each place we visited. (more)Amanda Bristow
From £595 excluding flights
Egypt vacation, discover the past and present
The Nile cruise on the Movenpick; all the monuments, temples, tombs, and the Pyramids were the highlights. (more)Heather Previll
Excellent, Brilliant, Amazing! The touring company was the best. (more)Lisa Morgan
From £795 excluding flights
Egypt adventure holiday
The best was the people I met the travellers and the local people unforgettable!! Excellent. (more)Raquel Orcajo Miranda
Highlights were the hot air ballooning at sunrise, meeting the donkeys on landing to ride to the valley of the Kings & going into the tombs, all on the final day!! (more)David Varney
From £590 - £735 excluding flights
Family holiday to Egypt, Luxor resort
Memorable parts? Far more interesting than expected. The expanse of history was staggering and seeing places like the Valley of the Kings that we’ve read about forever was incredible. For the kids it was Tutankhamen’s tomb and later the contents at the Cairo museum. Bassam, our guide in Cairo was the standout. He was phenomenally knowledgeable, charming, great with children and a very interesting person. He was prepared to talk about anything including current Egyptian politics and was easily... (more)Emer Dooley
From £359 excluding flights
Family holiday in Egypt, Egyptian adventure
The biggest thing for me was seeing the kids enthused over visiting the unique historic sites on tour. (more)Keith Brooks
Most memorable were hot air balloon over valley kings, donkey ride, camel ride, climb up Mount Sinai, snorkelling and camping in Red Sea. (more)Martin Middle
From £1097 - £1347 including UK flights
Dakhla Oasis desert accommodation in Egypt
Memorable parts? The lodge was set in a lovely location high above the oasis at Dakhla. The views were wonderful from the decks and verandas. Our highlight of the trip was taking a half day camel trip into the sand hills behind the lodge. The camel guides and camels were great. We had a campfire lunch complete with roasted corn that we had gathered from a date farm the day before. The next day our guide took us to a 1000 year old mud brick village in the heart of Dakhla--complete with old... (more)Nancy Reinisch
From €60 - €90 per person per night
Abu Simbel tour, Egypt
Everyone was extremely helpful and everything went according to plan - we both enjoyed it very much. (more)Julie Griffiths
Gauging by the reaction of a 18y (son) and a 16y (daughter), the holiday met all expectations for our family. (more)Anthony Ramanathan
Excellent... Taking a camel ride around the Pyramids of Giza was the most memorable part. (more)Vanessa Dodd
From £530 - £555 excluding flights
Tailor made holiday to Egypt
The most memorable parts were... staying and eating at the Eskaleh Eco Lodge, meeting and chatting to the owner Mr. Fikrih, going out with them for a boat trip on Lake Nasser, and then the sunrise visit to the great temples of Abu Simbel. (more)Lorraine Buckley
The operator did an amazing job of coordinating all the different parts of our trip. Egypt is a fascinating and lively country...Fabulous! Really had a good time. (more)Sylvia Roba
The Ancient Egyptian sites were amazing of course, one of our favourite moments was finding ourselves deep inside the burial chamber of Khafre's pyramid (the second large pyramid) and having the room to ourselves for a few minutes... (more)Tereza Korbel
From £1088 excluding flights
Nile cruise on a Felucca
Fantastic even though I was really dissapointed about the train journey. (more)Alison Douglas
I really enjoyed the felucca trip between Aswan and Edfu, but would have liked an extra day. I was really impressed by Abu Simbel, and the really deep tomb we saw at the Valley of the Kings make the others there pale in comparison. (more)Clive Parker
From £898 including UK flights
Red Sea diving holidays
The diving was fantastic. This is definitely the place to go if you want to dive and snorkle. It’s a great location too, near the main stretch but far enough away to allow you to enjoy your peace and quiet. (more)Amanda Okill
The most memorable parts were my first dive as a qualified open water diver & being able to enjoy watching all the colourful fish and corals. (more)Jenny Tither
Excellent... Diving in the blue hole was the most memorable part. (more)Vanessa Redmond
From £380 excluding flights
Nile cruise holiday in Egypt
Memorable parts? The attention given to us by our leader Mohammed he made sure we did not miss anything Tips? This is not a relaxing holiday there are early starts and long days but well worth it the train journey is long and not smooth all the way Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? 5 star apart from the train journey. Saw everything we wanted plus more. It was a fabulous holiday, Mohammed is so knowledgeable - he is a credit to your company. Well done! (more)Elaine Gay
From £1149 - £1439 including UK flights
Small group tour of Egypt, Nubian adventure
Memorable parts? The 3 day cruise on the Nile and the history Tips? Be prepared for some fierce heat, hat and sunscreen essential, also the local stall holders can be very persistent..one has to rember it's their livlihood and not take offence. Local benefits? yes, Egypt is desperate for tourism at the moment and those depending on tourists are really doing it tough. Not sure about 'reducing environmental impacts' that's a tricky one in Egypt...tourists are the cleanest... (more)Angela Guildford
From £379 - £439 excluding flights
Egypt holiday, tailor made
Memorable parts? Seeing the ancient Egyptian sites that are so old and so famous, to actually see them in real life. And to be able to see so much in a few days without feeling rushed! Tips? It is worth if possible to book a private guide, as the only (somewhat) negative comment is that with a big group (off the cruise) the guided tours are not as interesting than when it is exactly according to your timetable and interests. Local benefits? Yes, in principle, but given the... (more)Katrin Nyman-Metcalf
From £2270 including UK flights
Swim with dolphins in Egypt
I would recommend this experience and holiday to anyone who loves dolphins and wants to swim with them and see them in the wild. If you are quiet and calm and just wait they will swim to you and with you and you can pretend just for a short time that you are part of their underwater world. (more)Emma Ghafur
One of the very best holidays I have ever had. Swimming with the dolphins was certainly the most memorable part of the holiday. Their eye contact and way of playing was just extraordinary, something will remain with me forever. (more)Maurizio Ferrari
I'd give it 4.5 stars. Absolutely amazing. (more)Kirsty Anthony
From £474 excluding flights
Best of Egypt and Jordan holiday
Memorable parts? The BEST thing about our trip was the absolutely wonderful service we received from the tour company. Tips? Don't settle for the "usual" tour, do your research, decide what you want to see and talk to your tour company. The operator helped us create the tour that was perfect for us. Local benefits? Yes, our holiday benefited the local people. Tourist are staying away from Egypt because they are concerned about the political instability. But we had a wonderful... (more)Janie Kuczer
From £1413 - £1500 excluding flights
Budget holiday in Egypt
The guides in Cairo and in Shram were of great help, involved and dedicated. They made the stay worth it....Excellent because the people that I met prove to be very interested, interesting and prepared to share their culture. (more)Louis Boucher
We liked visiting the pyramids on the back of a camel and the Valley of the Kings very much. As one of our tour guides was so kind to invite us to his home we could meet his family and get an idea how people live in Egypt today. (more)Boris Schaeling
Most memorable were the wonderful ancient monuments we visited - in particular Queen Hatshepsut's mortuary temple - but also Luxor temple, Kom Ombo and Karnak. Also the beautiful vistas on the Nile and sailing in a felucca. (more)Lekha Klouda
From US $790 - US $1350 excluding flights
Nile cruises
The side excursions like the donkey ride, horse & buggy, Nubian Museum were the most memorable part. (more)Carolyn Muegge-Vaughan
The Nile cruise and regular stop over points were both unique and spectacular. As someone who has travelled quite widely across the globe, Egypt offers something very different. (more)Paul Hide
What we will remember is watching the sunset from the Tower at the Movenpick Hotel. (more)Patricia Warren
From £585 excluding flights
Discover Egypt tour
Definitely the tombs of the Valley of the Kings but the sailing on the Felucca was great fun. (more)Robert Hall
All of the holiday was memorable but highlights were the Valley of the Kings, the Nile at sunset and climbing Mount Sinai...Excellent. (more)Anne Robson
We had a number of local guides showing us around places such as Elephantine Island as well as several stays with local families which were fantastic (more)Julie Milne
From £795 - £905 excluding flights
Egypt family holiday, Feluccas & Pharaohs
Sailing on a felucca along the Nile, then sleeping on deck overnight was the most memorable part... Excellent. (more)Julie Conder
Sailing from Aswan towards Luxor on a felluca with an over night camp on board was most memorable....My daughter and I loved nearly every minute of it. (more)Nicola Carroll
A wonderful experience for the whole family with lots of variety of activities, culture and adventure. (more)Mariella Gregori
From £1199 - £1299 including UK flights

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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