Christmas in Oaxaca Tour

Christmas in Oaxaca Tour

December 20 – 28, 2017| Stanley Guenter
Join Far Horizons for a special nine-day Christmas trip to Oaxaca that highlights the colorful celebrations of the season, the fascinating archaeology, and the unique folk art of the neighboring villages.

Guatemala Tour: The Enduring Maya

Guatemala Tour: The Enduring Maya

October 21 – November 2, 2017 | Stanley Guenter
Travel on this 13-day trip to the Highlands of Guatemala. Visit ceremonial centers, meet people from the country’s varied ethnic groups, and learn about religious rituals based on ceremonies with roots in the world of their ancient forebears. And attend the Day of the Dead festivities held in Santiago Sacatepéquez where huge, beautiful kites are flown.

The Archaeology of Belize Tour

The Archaeology of Belize Tour

January 6 – 14, 2018 | Stanley Guenter
Join Far Horizons on this 9-day trip to explore lost Maya ceremonial centers, meet people from the country’s varied ethnic groups, while seeing spectacular wildlife that other countries around the world label ‘endangered’. Travel from the Maya city of Lamanai in the north to the remote ceremonial centers of Lubaantun, and Nimli Punit in the south.

Mexico Tour: The Ancient Olmecs

Mexico Tour: The Ancient Olmecs

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!

Peru Tour: Inka and Their Ancestors

Peru Tour: Inka and Their Ancestors

June 9 – 24, 2017 | Clark Erickson
From the Moche cities of the north to the fabled Inka sites of the highlands, experience the wealth of Peru’s archaeological past. Caral, ChanChan, Ollantaytambo, and the incomparable Machu Picchu all await, along with an opportunity to fly over the enigmatic Nazca Lines. And a highlight will be joining the director of the Chankillo project to view summer solstice at this observatory built 2,300 years ago.