Backpacking in the Home of Hospitality
With countless enchanting locations, the Middle East is the land of the most hospitable people. Different civilizations and cultures have developed from the Middle East. There are numerous ruins of ancient buildings, historical sights, tombs, and temples in the Middle East that are worth exploring. Through our Middle East Travel Guide, we will walk you through the most popular countries to visit , the best things to do and important things to know while in Middle Eastern countries. We will also delve into the best time to travel to the Middle East and other interesting facts!
There are 18 countries in the Middle East with one external and internal dependencies, two disputed regions, and two UN Buffer Zones. When it comes to the preservation of history and wildlife, the Middle East has numerous locations.
There are 100 World Heritage Sites of UNESCO and several national parks. There are two national parks in Iraq, four in Lebanon, three in Saudi Arabia, four in the UAE, and many more in other countries. You could visit Masada National Park and Ein Gedi in Israel, Mangrove National Park (Abu Dubai), the White Desert National Park, and the Ras Mohammed National Park in Egypt. The official languages include Arabic, Greek, Hebrew, English, Kurdish, Persian, and Turkish.
There are a plethora of places you can explore in the Middle East. You can explore historical sites in Cairo, Esfahan, Istanbul, Jerusalem, and Beirut. Cairo, Tehran, Riyadh, Istanbul, and Baghdad are some of the largest cities worth visiting in the Middle East.
There are famous rivers like the Nile River and the Euphrates that flow through the countries. The Sahara desert is yet another attraction of the Middle East. Empty Quarters and Peerless Wadi Rum are other spots in the Middle East. You can explore the Byzantine and the Ottoman Relics in Istanbul. You can be mesmerized by the caves, beaches, and ruins in Lebanon. Apart from these locations that emphasize history, you can explore the world's largest skyscraper in Dubai as well.