The Middle East refers to the region east of Europe and between the Far East and the Near East. Specifically, it refers to the eastern and southern Mediterranean regions, from the eastern Mediterranean to the Persian Gulf. It covers almost all of West Asia, and includes parts of North Africa, as well as sub regions of Africa and Eurasia. Two of the great ancient civilizations in human history originated here, namely the ancient Egyptian civilization and the Mesopotamian civilization. It is also the birthplace of the world's three major religions except Buddhism. When you travel to the Middle East, it will lead you to explore the rich history of Egypt, walking into the heritages left by the ancient Egypt, enjoy a pilgrimage trip to Israel, indulge yourself in the ancient culture of Jordan and wander about in the boundless red sand in Dubai. A well-designed Middle East tour will bring you strolling from the ancient to the modern of this legend land.