Personally, the highlight of my Middle Eastern diving adventures to date has been our private desert, mountains and diving safari in Oman. Quite simply an epic trip.
Neill, Original Traveller
If there's one positive to come from the recent tension between the West and the Islamic world, it's a renewed fascination with the Middle East. While Africa can claim to be the cradle of mankind, the Fertile Crescent incorporating latter day Israel and Palestine, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Iraq and Iran remains the place where sophisticated societies first evolved.
Why we think you’ll love it
- An often misunderstood region, the Middle East is endlessly fascinating, culturally unrivalled and home to some of the finest hotels anywhere in the world.
- Learn more and find out when to go in our in-depth guide