Custom Travel Tours
Plan a Custom Trip with Your Friends
Haven’t you always wanted to plan a special trip with your family, a close group of friends, “just the two of you”, or perhaps you have longed for a solo trip? Isn’t this the year to take your grandchildren to see the pyramids? Or, your son or daughter to hike the Inka trail and be stunned by Machu Picchu? Didn’t your mother mention she always wanted to see the sun rise over the Taj Mahal, slowly watching it appear out of the mist? Do you want to travel with a group of friends led by a special scholar? Are you a teacher who has always wanted to take a group of students to Belize? Did you know that every year we create once-in-a-lifetime custom trips for our clients?
Why Travelers Choose Us for their Custom Tours…
Though Far Horizons certainly does have some remarkable tours and group travel is marvelous in its own right, sometimes what you really hanker for is a private trip. Years of experience, proven logistical capabilities, and exceptional knowledge of the most remote areas and cultures makes Far Horizons the ideal company to assist you in your journey. Our contacts among the peoples of our destinations, and the scientists that work in each of them, make each of our unique trips a very special and exciting experience!
Whether it’s your own private yacht charter along the remote coast of Turkey, a private tour of Easter Island, becoming familiar with the delights of Laos or Vietnam, finally seeing Jordan’s Petra, witnessing the spectacle of Persepolis in Iran, going back to Guatemala because you never made it to Tikal, or exploring Syria’s stunning Palmyra, 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!
Please contact us and let us create a memorable journey that will satisfy your wanderlust!
Voyage through History: The Dodecanese Islands of Greece
August 26 – September 7, 2017 | John France
Join our Medieval specialist, John France, onboard a private yacht as we cruise through the Greek Dodecanese Islands of Samos, Pátmos, Kalymnos, Kos, Nisyros, Tilos, Symi and Rhodes.
Western Turkey Tour
September 9 – 24, 2017 | Charles Stewart
Far Horizons offers 12 participants an incredible 16-day archaeological tour that includes specially arranged private tours with archaeologists at three of the most important archaeological projects in the eastern Mediterranean – Hattusas, Ephesus, and Troy.
Tour Central Mexico’s Toltec Heritage
June 2 – 12, 2017 | Stanley Guenter
The Toltecs are the most mysterious and controversial group from ancient Mesoamerica and the interpretation of their importance to the greater cultural traditions of this region have ranged from seeing them as the “mother culture”, from which all others sprang, to a group that didn’t even exist historically, and were nothing but a figment of the Aztec imagination.
England Tour: Archaeological Pub Crawl
August 6 – 18, 2017| James Bruhn
Travel from northern York to the Salisbury plains to explore prehistoric stone circles, glorious abbeys, Hadrian’s Wall, and medieval castles with meals and overnights in charming traditional English pubs and inns.
Sri Lanka Tour: Resplendent Land
July 29 – August 16, 2017 | David Eckel
A highlight of this trip will be the Esala Perahera Festival, a centuries-old celebration of Sri Lankan Buddhism. As elephants process through the streets, they are accompanied by a cacophony of percussionists pounding traditional drums, dancers clanging finger cymbals and the rhythmic thumping of mock sword battles.
Undiscovered Egypt Tour & Nile Cruise
March 3 – 18, 2018| Bob Brier and Patricia Remler
Explore some of the most historically important, yet often unvisited, sites in Egypt: Alexandria; Amarna (with a private tour led by the archaeologist working there), and recently opened tombs near Saqqara (closed to the public). The trip culminates with a three day cruise down the Nile aboard a traditional Egyptian sailing yacht.
What others are saying about their custom trips…
“Thank you so much for planning the wonderful trip to Lamanai.The bottle of wine made the boat ride back absolute perfect. Mark did a really great job, and other people from our cruise ship thought that Bob was some important dignitary being carried around in his chair. Plus the plane flight was very fun. We’re looking forward to further Far Horizons adventures in Peru. You are the best!”
“Our experience was superb. The guides (we had three) were all terrific – extremely knowledgeable – and the arrangements were perfect. We have done a fair amount of traveling and there is no other trip that we enjoyed more (ours included a week on our own with three other couples sailing off the southern coast). Mary Dell knows Turkey inside out and has great contacts – e.g. the director of the museum at Bodrum who sure knows how to put on an informative show. I have no hesitancy whatever in giving Far Horizons an A+. You will find Turkey amazing and want to go back.”
“Joe and I have nothing but good things to say and think about Far Horizons, and in particular, you ladies! You have been prompt and professional with your trip suggestions, itinerary, and answers to our questions. We always were assured that you wanted us to feel ‘safe’ on our adventure. We appreciate this, and will certainly visit your web site in the future to see where in the world you are traveling. We would definitely consider a trip with you in the future! And we’ve already spoken highly of you to friends who travel.”