Journey into the Heart of History 

Archaeological, Educational, Historical and Cultural Tours Led by Renowned Scholars

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.

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Upcoming Trips

Scandinavia

Scandinavian Tour: The Vikings of Denmark, Germany, Norway & Sweden

15 Days
Availability : June 21 – July 5, 2024
Tour Denmark, Germany, Norway, and Sweden: Follow in the Path of the Vikings as we traverse four countries, with four private tours at Haithabu, Tanum, Roskilde Viking Ship […]
England - Just a Few Spots Left!

England’s Cathedrals, Abbeys, and Medieval Painted Churches

14 Days
Availability : July 20 – August 3, 2024
Tour England: See cathedrals, abbeys, and churches in tiny villages that harbor exquisite medieval paintings from Durham to Ely to Oxford to Wells to Bath to Salisbury and […]
Central Asia

Central Asia Silk Road Tour of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan

17 Days
Availability : September 17 - Oct 3, 2024
On our Central Asia Tour you will follow the Ancient Silk Road through Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan

What to Expect with Far Horizons

Scholar-led Tours

Every tour is led by a well-respected PhD scholar.
 

Behind-the-scenes Access

Our tours have backstage access with on-site specialists.

Small Groups

Our tours have a maximum headcount of 14.

Unique Trips

Daily itineraries of tours are unique and noteworthy.

Trusted Partnerships

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

Customer Service

Our offerings are personalized with full-attention to detail.
 

Allow Us To Assist You In Discovering Wonders Around the Globe

Discover why our clients travel with us again and again!

We’ve given you a taste of what you can expect on each tour from an overarching summary, to a gallery of images, to a daily itinerary. You can read the biographies for each of our PhD Tour Scholars or read reviews from past guests who have traveled with us. We created a series of blogs that explore various sites, regions, and cultures for your enjoyment. That said, we pride ourselves on having a personal relationship with each of you. If you have questions about any aspect of a tour, we would love to speak to you and personally assist you. Whether you are interested in joining one of our unique itineraries or you are curious about having us create a custom trip you won’t find anywhere else, we want to hear from you, we want to assist you, we want to take part in creating lasting memories that you will forever cherish.

Blogs & Travel Guides

Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Beauvais exterior

From Chartres to Notre Dame: The Riches of France’s Medieval Cathedrals

France’s landscape is punctuated by the spires and buttresses of over a hundred cathedrals, a testament to the nation’s wondrous medieval inheritance. These architectural marvels, predominantly built during...
Road to the colosseum

Top 10 Archaeological Sites in the World

The great archaeological sites offer more than mere photo opportunities – they are physical connections to strange and often mysterious bygone eras. The sites selected for this blog, scattered...

A Journey Through UNESCO Sites of the Viking Age

Join Far Horizons as we explore six UNESCO World Heritage Sites that illuminate the fascinating world of Viking history.

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