Our tours have an average headcount of fourteen.
We’ve partnered with museums and archaeological projects to enhance the quality of each tour.
Daily itineraries of tours are unique and noteworthy.
Our tours have backstage access with on-site specialists.
Our offerings are personalized with full-attention to detail.
Each trip is led by a well-respected scholar.
Upcoming Archaeological & Cultural Tours
June 23 – July 1, 2017 | Bob Brier and Patricia Remler
Join Egyptologists, Bob Brier and Patricia Remler, on this unusual journey to out of the way areas. Travel from London to Liverpool and back visiting the Egyptian collections of museums and Roman archaeological sites along the way.
March 10 – 19, 2017 | F. Kent Reilly III
Much of the imagery still present in modern Maya iconography had its genesis in Olmec art. Travel from Villahermosa to Chalcatzingo to visit the birthplaces of that art, where the colossal heads and finely carved sculptures emblematic of the Olmec style were found. Also enjoy the spectacular Olmec artifacts on display in the Anthropology Museums of Xalapa and Mexico City!
May 21 – 31, 2017 | Steven L. Tuck
Travel to Rome and explore the largest archaeological park in the world, before traveling south to see the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Paestum.
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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.
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.
March 2 -18, 2017 | Jennifer Rose
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.
The Hittites occupied the region of Anatolia (also known as Asia Minor, and is now modern-day Turkey) prior to 1700 BCE. It is well thought that they developed a culture from the indigenous Hatti people.
Droughts of just five or ten years were enough to prompt major shifts in the small niches where Pueblo people grew maize, their major crop.
“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
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