Journey into the Heart

Far Horizons is unique.  Our tours are different.  Led by renowned scholars and created by a visionary staff, our tours offer adventure, education, camaraderie, and an understanding of the world’s cultures – both past and present.

Small Groups

Our tours have an average headcount of fourteen.

Trusted Partnerships

We’ve partnered with museums and archaeological projects to enhance the quality of each tour.

Unique Trips

Daily itineraries of tours are unique and noteworthy.

Behind-the-scenes Access

Our tours have backstage access with on-site specialists.

Customer Service

Our offerings are personalized with full-attention to detail.

Scholar-led Tours

Each trip is led by a well-respected scholar.

Join the Far Horizons family on an archaeological travel experience with a group of like-minded travelers and become a part of the 85% who return again and again!

Upcoming Archaeological & Cultural Tours

Maya Ruins of Honduras, Guatemala & Mexico Tour

January 28 – February 9, 2017 | Stanley Guenter
Explore the capital cities of the ancient Maya and view four UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Begin at magnificent Copán and Quiriguá. Walk through lush tropical forest at Tikal to view towering temples, and end up in Palenque, arguably the most beautiful of the ancient Mesoamerican cities.

Tour Easter Island and see the Tapati Festival

February 5 – 16, 2017 | Sidsel Millerström
Travel to one of Polynesia’s most fascinating islands – enigmatic Easter Island where we will explore immense stone statues, perplexing petroglyphs, and vibrant cave paintings. The trip is timed to include the island’s wonderful Tapati Festival, a time of revelry and feasts and of honoring the culture – both past and present. We will also explore vibrant Santiago, Chile and the stunning coastal areas of Valpariso and Viña del Mar. You may also join a six day pre-trip extension to northern Chile.

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Discover why our clients travel with us again and again!

Let us create a once-in-a-lifetime custom education, cultural and archaeological tour of your dreams. Our experience and exceptional knowledge of the most remote areas and cultures makes us the ideal travel company for planning your custom adventure.  Whether it’s your own private yacht charter along the coast of a remote region of the world, a private tour of archaeological site not open to the public or witnessing the splendor of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, we can arrange just about anything for you and we are very creative. The world is truly your oyster and we are here to crack it open for you.

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Grandeurs of Petra Tour & Splendors of Jordan

March 13 – 26, 2017 | Gary Rollefson
This 14-day trip has been designed to give an understanding and appreciation of the country and its compelling history. The itinerary includes several highlights, including Petra, the marvelous repository of Nabataean culture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Iran Tour: Empires of Everlasting Fires

May 17 – June 2, 2016 | Mark Garrison
To many, the word “Persia” evokes a distant land remote in time, the home of ancient monuments and striking works of art: carpets, tiles, fine ceramics, miniatures and metal work. Indeed, Iran is a world both ancient and contemporary, linking the heartland of Asia and the cradle of Western civilization, a bridge between East and West.

Human Existence in Ireland…Remarkable Discovery!

Co. Clare Cave is the site of a remarkable archaeological discovery!  And now the date of human existence in Ireland has been pushed back 2,500 years! What does this mean?  A rewriting of Irish archaeology and a new chapter in the human colonization of the island....

What’s the Origin of Ireland’s Name?

“In Gaelic myth, Ériu, Banbha and Fódla were three goddesses who greeted the Milesians upon their arrival in Ireland, and who granted them custody of the island. Ériu is generally believed to have been the matron goddess of Ireland, a goddess of sovereignty, or...

Meet our Tour Scholars

Every tour is led by a renowned academic, and an expert in their discipline.

Tour Leaders and Scholars

Traveler Testimonials…

“For the second time, Far Horizons could do no wrong.  I only wish you could sell me a one way ticket, because after having had such a good time, I would never have to come home!”

Somers Blackman

“If I had a million dollars I would sign up for all Far Horizons trips! Alas I do not and I occasionally have to show up at the office!”

Vivian Mosby

“I love it all – Far Horizons superb planning, exotic cultures and fantastic archaeological sites visited, and, perhaps most of all, wonderful and lasting new friendships made.  I look forward to my next trip with Far Horizons.”

Faith Henschel

“Far Horizons is like traveling with the best friends you ever had!”

Alberta Chulick