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 a maximum headcount of 14.

Trusted Partnerships

For more than thirty years we have donated to archaeological and other projects in all our destinations.

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

Every tour is led by a well-respected PhD 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

Bulgaria Tour: Land of History

Bulgaria Tour: Land of History

October 1 – 18, 2023 | Vassil Tenekedjiev
Remote, beautiful Bulgaria offers a fascinating past and a plethora of historical monuments – Thracian tombs, gold and silver hoards, medieval cities, rock-hewn churches, the 8th century carved relief at Madara Rider, and seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites!

Indonesia Tour: Java, Sulawesi & Bali

Indonesia Tour: Java, Sulawesi & Bali

July 22 – August 9, 2023 | Eric Tagliacozzo
Tour Indonesia and traverse three islands– Java, Sulawesi, and Bali. Climb the huge megalithic site of Gunung Padang, see the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Prambanan and Borobudur, experience elaborate burial practices of the Toraja, and gaze on Bali’s UNESCO Heritage complex 1,000 year old Subak water system and the associated temples.

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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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Guide to the Temple of Amun, Jebel Barkal

Guide to the Temple of Amun, Jebel Barkal

Welcome to our guide to the Temple of Amun at Jebel Barkal. Located in modern-day Sudan, this temple is a testament to ancient Egypt's rich history and religious traditions. In this blog, we will explore the temple’s history and its significance in the ancient world,....

Iran Tour: Empires of Everlasting Fires

Iran Tour: Empires of Everlasting Fires

October 5 – 21, 2024 | Jenny 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.

Is Petra, Jordan, Worth a Trip?

Is Petra, Jordan, Worth a Trip?

Established in 312 BCE, the city of Petra has long cast a spell over travelers. The distinctive rock-cut red structure was built in the Byzantine era and is considered one of the oldest cities in the world. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Petra’s history as the Lost...

Top 10 Historical and Archaeological Sites in Italy

Top 10 Historical and Archaeological Sites in Italy

Italy is one of the most archaeologically-important countries in the world. From the Etruscans and Romans to the Catholic Church and its place at the epicenter of the Renaissance, the buildings, structures, and art of Italy are second to none. This is why we have...

The Most Important Archaeological Sites in Greece

The Most Important Archaeological Sites in Greece

For many interested in archaeology, Greece is the ultimate destination. Ancient Greece is rightfully renowned for its rich history, its fascinating wars, and its contribution to art, philosophy, and architecture. All of this makes it hard to narrow down a list of the...


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

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