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For more than thirty years we have donated to archaeological and other projects in all our destinations.
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.
Every tour is led by a well-respected PhD scholar.
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Upcoming Archaeological & Cultural Tours
July 13 – 27, 2019 | Brian Buchanan
From the battlefield at Culloden to Linlithgow Palace, home of the Stewart kings. From the finely decorated 15th century Rosslyn Chapel to the Orkney Islands stone age sites of Maeshowe, Stenness Stones, Ness of Brodgar, and Skara Brae. Experience the taste of fine whisky and join the fun at the Tomintoul Highland Games, the oldest in Scotland.
May 30 – June 10, 2019 | Steven L. Tuck
View four UNESCO World Heritage sites as we travel from Rome to Orvieto and Cortona hill towns. See the necropolis at Cerveteri and Tarquinia, the Volumnus Hypogeum in Perugia, Volterra’s Etruscan Museum, and Glorious Florence
June 15 – 30, 2019 | 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 the enigmatic Nazca Lines and remote Revash and Kuelap. And a highlight will be the Chankillo astronomical observatory built 2,300 years ago.
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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.
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May 4-19, 2019 | Jennifer Tobin
Rugged, beautiful eastern Turkey offers the adventurer a fascinating past and a cornucopia of historical monuments – the Armenian capital of Ani; the stunning tomb of King Antiochus I on the top Nemrud Mountain; Zeugma’s stunning mosaics; Ayanis, the ancient capital of Urartu; Göbeklitepe dating back to 12,000 years ago; and Diyarbakır, one of the oldest cities in the world.
September 5 – 21, 2019 | Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones
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.
March 9 – 22, 2019 | 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.
Photo by Mugello Valley Project At the Etruscan sanctuary of Poggio Colla archaeologists are working on deciphering a rare inscription found on a temple stone. The translation of the sacred text has revealed the name of a female goddess, Uni. It is thought that she...
Photo by Khaled Desouki (Agence France-Presse - Getty Images) In Draa Abul-Naga, a necropolis for noblemen and rulers not far from the Valley of the Kings, a 3,500-year-old tomb has been unearthed by archaeologist Mostafa Waziri and his team. The occupant of the tomb...
A strong centralized monarchy, evidenced by a single plaza, characterizes the Olmec sites of San Lorenzo and La Venta. At Tres Zapotes, however, this form of government appears to have been adjusted in order to distribute power between several groups. Archaeologists...
“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
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“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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