About HEJ

About Us

High End Journeys is a boutique luxury travel agency, started by Egyptologists and best friends, Ahmed Aziz and Ramez Salama. Both share a passion for travel and draw on their combined industry experience of 34 years to deliver a personalized itinerary for their guests. They work with a singular aim in mind - to create unforgettable memories for every traveler.


Private tour of the Valley of Kings

We are one of the few travel agencies in Egypt that offer a private tour of the Valley of Kings by night.

Abby Stemler Miser

I can't say enough good things about High End Journeys. We visited so many wonderful places, both the usual tourists sites and some lesser visited spots that you wouldn't see with other tour companies.


Exclusive visit to the Sphinx

Our guests can enjoy a camel ride out in the Egyptian desert in an exclusive visit and admire the Sphinx away from the crowds

Ashley Smith

Not only did we see incredible sights like the Nile, the pyramids, and the Mediterranean, but we learned about Egypt’s history and culture.


Insider access to the famous Egyptian Museum

We take our guests on a private opening to the Egyptian Museum after normal hours

Ryan Lucas

They keep you safe and comfortable while seeing the most amazing sites. Luxury is affordable with High End Journeys and I would not visit Egypt with any other company Thank you for the memories & the experience


Private openings to royal palaces

Our guests can explore royal places like the Abdeen Palace and Manial Palace at their leisure with private tours to these palaces

Andrew Jones

We brought our family on a 1 week tour of Egypt with High End Journeys. They did an amazing job of showing us this incredible civilization which has well preserved temples and buildings as old as 5,000 years!

Plan your entire Egypt travel with just one click

We deliver dedicated pre-travel support including visas, hotel books and transportation across the country, and 100% stress-free planning. All you have to do is tell us that you would like to visit Egypt. That's it! From airport transfers to assistance services to your dining options, we will organize everything for you.


Last minute trip to Cairo — needed to squeeze a lot in. One call to HEJ and they took care of everything. Horseback riding by the pyramids? No problem. Paid and arranged in full. They literally drove me to the stables, had my horse waiting for me, and even handled the baksheesh! Shopping for souvenirs? Say no more. They took me to spots I never would have found on my own. The best koshary spot? It’s done. Seriously, whatever your request, whatever your trip. Book it with these guys." – Turner's review on TripAdvisor

Recognized for the value we add

We commit to a sharp focus on excellence and have an eye for precision for which we have received notable awards and press coverage.

Meet the founders

Ahmed Aziz and Ramez Salama first met each other while studying at the School of Egyptology. They are both Egyptologists and have been helping travelers since 2003, to discover the authentic side of their country. They are also former employees to some of the best luxury tour operators in the world. They started High End Journeys together in 2016 - curating journeys and sharing insider stories that “wow” their guests.


Ahmed Aziz is a professional Egyptologist. He graduated in 2003 from the Faculty of Tourism & Hotels, Cairo University with a Bachelor’s degree in Egyptology. He has personally guided a host of high-end clients throughout Egypt, including Hollywood stars, distinguished politicians and the world’s biggest businessmen. He has been married since 2006 and is a father of one. He is a former member of the Egyptian national water polo team. He is an Ironman triathlete and endurance sports enthusiast. He has also managed hospitality and travel arrangements at some of Egypt’s top sporting events.


Ramez Salama's love and passion for his country and its amazing history led him to study Egyptology from Helwan University. He has guided a selection of leading diplomats, foreign businessmen, and world-famous musicians. He loves meeting people from different countries and explore their cultures. He has traveled to over fifteen countries - from the Great Wall of China to the game parks of Eastern Africa. He has seen the great castles of Europe, and hiked across the outstanding nature trails of North America. Ramez delivers lectures on Egyptian history and heritage at American churches and schools – particularly in Kansas, Texas, and California. He also serves as a guest lecturer on Windstar Cruise Line. Ramez’s area of expertise is Pharaonic Egypt, and he takes pleasure in leading clients around the Great Pyramids of Giza.