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Tours to the most beautiful places on earth...; amazing unique tours...; spiritual journeys and much more. Watch this space for more information.

Peru - Matters of the Heart

A Spiritual Quest journey to Peru - 15 to 25 September 2013. The energy of this beautiful and sacred land possesses a powerful healing effect and touches all those who visit her in a profound and life changing way. For those drawn to an inner nurturing journey against the backdrop of the outer journey through Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Cusco and other Peruvian highlights, we invite you to join us on an authentic spiritual journey in the footsteps of Peru’s ancient civilizations and traditions with a strong focus on Heart activations – both for Mother Earth and participants alike...

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Colours of Rajasthan

Magnificent forts, exquisite palaces and gardens... all steeped in millenia of history. Rajasthan is romantic India wrapped in gaudy royal robes. Here the fearsome Rajput warrior clans ruled with gilt-edged swords, plundered wealth and blood-thick chivalrous codes. A vast and wonder-laced state with treasures more sublime than those of fable, the Land of the Kings paints a bold image - with such astonishing diversity, you will be taken on a journey that will linger in your mind long after you’ve left...

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The Heritage of India - Maharaja Express Tour

Home to one of the oldest and largest civilizations in the world, India offers a medley of captivating legends, ruins, cultures and rituals. Spectacular and intriguing, this nation has a lot to offer to any curious and perceptive traveller. India is as famous for her hospitality as she is for her enigmatic past and cultural diversity. This land called India invites you to unveil the secrets of her five thousand years of history... now travel through India in all the luxury of the Maharajas in erstwhile times, aboard the Maharaja Express!

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A Touch of the Brazilian Lifestyle!

Would you like to travel to Brazil? A country with an all-around wonderful climate, a rich culture and passionate people. Our partner team is skilled in all aspects of incoming travel to Brazil for individuals and for groups alike. We will happily arrange arrival and departure transfers and City Tours and Day Trips as well as Extended Visits. Also talk to us about conferences, business meetings, events, and incentive programs.

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Escape to supreme luxury - Sankhara Private Villas, Mauritius...

In this secluded paradise of tropical gardens, crystal clear waters and fine white sands, guests can reflect in peace and tranquillity, as their every comfort is taken care of. So whether in search of new horizons, pampering or just an idyllic hideaway where privacy is absolute, Sankhara truly fosters serenity for her guests....

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Luxurious Golf & Spa Heritage Resorts in Mauritius

Discover the Luxurious Heritage Resorts... Heritage Resorts invites you to discover its domain... the ‘Domaine de Bel Ombre’, 2500 hectares of activities and experiences... unique experiences in Mauritius! Heritage Awali and Heritage Le Telfair are situated on Le Domaine de Bel Ombre on the South coast of Mauritius. The Domaine stretches on more than 2500 hectares and offers to guests a wide range of exceptional and unique experiences.

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Red Sea Liveaboard Dive Cruises

Welcome to a holiday on the waves! Liveaboard diving is perfect for experiencing some of the best dive sites in the Red Sea from luxury surroundings with a top notch team of dive guides. Book your dive safari safe in the knowledge that the Liveaboard team of guides, crew and chefs are trained to a high standard and offer first class customer service.

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Rovos Rail Tour to Victoria Falls

Recapture the romance and atmosphere of yesteryear... enjoy an epic rail journey from Cape Town to Pretoria, then into Botswana, and passing through Zimbabwe until the journey ends at the Victoria Falls. Enjoy fine cuisine in five-star luxury as some of the most varied and beautiful scenery imaginable unfolds beyond the windows...

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Sainte Anne Resort & Spa - Seychelles

A unique product offering in the Seychelles to the 5-star exclusive Sainte Anne Resort & Spa. Spend lazy days discovering this private island’s natural delights. On the pristine beaches, strewn with granite rocks, the only footsteps that you will see will be your own…

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New Territory for Egypt & Beyond - Indochina (Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam)!

We have a selection of unique journeys, one of a kind trips that take in the best the region has to offer. We offer a variety of original adventures, inventive, innovative tours that including hiking, biking and a little bit of adrenaline. And we include authentic experiences, genuine encounters with real people from the Mekong region or memorable moments that elevate the ordinary into the realms of the extraordinary.

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Graham Howe in India as a guest of Egypt & Beyond

Graham Howe, well known South African travel journalist, recently travelled to India as a guest of Egypt and Beyond. He was interviewed by Karen Key of SAfm radio, and the interview makes for fascinating listening. We've made it available here (in four parts) for anyone who is interested in India. They are very large files (32.3MB, 37MB, 27MB and 32.5MB each), so we suggest that you download them by right-mouse clicking on the link and choosing "Save target as..." and then listen at your leisure. Here are the links: 

Graham Howe in India - Part I  

Graham Howe in India - Part II 

Graham Howe in India Part III 

Graham Howe in India Part IV

Graham Howe is a well-known gourmet travel writer based in Cape Town. One of South Africa's most experienced lifestyle journalists, he has contributed hundreds of food, wine and travel features to South African and British publications over the last 25 years. When not exploring the Cape winelands, this adventurous globetrotter reports on exotic destinations around the world as a travel correspondent - and for the weekly travel show on SAfm radio.

Classic Israel Tour Programme

From the Old City of Jerusalem and ancient towns of the mountainous north to the world famous Dead Sea, this eight day journey is steeped in history and rich heritage. and encompasses the vibrant and bustling Tel Aviv on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. Accompanied by your expert guide, you will leave Israel with a deep understanding and appreciation of this unique country.

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Have a look at the tours to magnificent Jordan, one of the main crossroads of human habitation, civilization and history for centuries. No matter what your particular field of interest, there is a tour to suit you!

Contact Cecelia at Egypt & Beyond on 011 678 4777 to arrange the trip of a lifetime!

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A fascinating article about Petra, by Jean Smith (author of Egypt & Beyond's Ancient Egypt series). Read all about this ancient wonder of the world.

Contact Cecelia at Egypt & Beyond on 011 678 4777 to arrange a trip to Petra!

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Special Honeymoon Offer

Romantic Zanzibar, one of the most beautiful honeymoon destinations on earth. 

Contact Cecelia at Egypt & Beyond on 011 678 4777 for details of our special honeymoon package offer.

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All-inclusive Dubai Beach Holidays

Take advantage of Dubai's superb winter weather and book a great value holiday with Jebel Ali Hotel's special all-inclusive room rates. Enjoy the outdoors and soak up the sun on the palm-lined beach. Located just 15 minutes from Dubai Marina, this fabulous resort features an 800-metre palm-lined private beach, lush gardens and three temperature-controlled swimming pools plus 15 restaurants and bars. 

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Cruise Lake Nasser & The River Nile

Combine visits to the ancient sites of Egypt with a leisurely cruise on the Nile and Lake Nasser. Recapture the luxury of a bygone era on tour/cruise that will take you to all the ancient wonders of Egypt.

Contact Cecelia at Egypt & Beyond on 011 678 4777 for more information.

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Excursions in Egypt & the Middle East

Egypt and the Middle East is one of the most fascinating areas on the planet. Ancient wonders and the natural beauty and splendour of the desert have attracted tourists to the area for thousands of years!

To help you make the most of your visit, Egypt & Beyond can arrange some wonderful day tours and excursions, both in Egypt itself and in the surrounding Middle Eastern countries. Browse through the list, and then contact Cecelia at Egypt & Beyond's offices on 011 678 4777.

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Amarante Nile Cruises

3-Day and 7-day River Nile Cruises between Aswan and Luxor. Discover ancient Egypt along the River Nile with Amarante Nile Cruises in Egypt. Available until December and September 2010 respectively.

Sail the River Nile on the luxury Nile cruise ships, Isis and Osiris, between Luxor and Aswan in Upper Egypt. Enter a world of comfort and supreme luxury!

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Special Tour of Exotic India

India! ...exotic and beautiful. For details of a magnificent tour of this ancient land, click on the More Info link below.

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Egypt & Beyond Travel Specials

Ncholo family follows the footsteps of the holy family in Egypt Jan 2009.

"Dear Cecelia, Robin, Lindi and Martin
Thank you very much for putting together such a wonderful and exciting programme for me and my family. I will definitely recommend you to anyone who may wish to visit Egypt. I will be going back around April 2009. I have fallen in love with the country and its people. Once more, Shokran.
Regards, Dr Paseka Ncholo"

For more information on a personalised tour of your own, call Cecelia +27 11 678 4777 or Jeany on +27 11 478 2884 or email info@egyptandbeyond.co.za.

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Launch of the new Sonesta Dahabiya

Sonesta Dahabiya, the latest addition to the Sonesta Nile Cruises portfolio, combines comfort and beauty, promising a remarkably rewarding cruise experience of legendary hospitality, taking you back in time to a gentler, more gracious era in a 7 nights cruise experience...


Mansura to Petra Trek

An 8-day hiking tour through the magnificent scenery and historical landscape of Jordan, culminating in a visit to the ancient city of Petra, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. Follow the desert routes used by the nomadic Bedouin people and their livestock for generations...


4,300-year-old pyramid discovered

Archaeologists have discovered a new pyramid under the sands of Saqqara, an ancient burial site that remains largely unexplored and has yielded a string of unearthed pyramids in recent years, Egypt's antiquities chief announced Tuesday...


First South African wedding celebrated on the Nile!

Click here to see the photo story: Wedding on the Nile

Read the full story, How We Eloped - to Egypt, published in The Star's Verve magazine supplement, Friday 27 November 2009.

(The file is quite large - please give it a minute or two to download.)

City Palace, Udaipur

Durbar Hall

Lake Ana Sagar

The gardens at Sahelion-Ki-Bari

The Red Fort

Tiger, Pench National Park.

Pench National Park.

Views of the Himalayas, Shimla.

Delhi Temple.

Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, Elephanta Caves.

Botanical Gardens, Port Louis

Giant waterlilies, Port Louis Botanical Gardens

Castle Bijaipur