Guatemala Tour: The Enduring Maya

Guatemala Tour: The Enduring Maya

October 21 – November 2, 2020 | 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.

Tour Jordan & Petra

Tour Jordan & Petra

March 6 – 19, 2021 | Jennifer Tobin
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. 2020 will be the last trip that Dr. Rollefson leads for Far Horizons. Don’t miss this opportunity to travel with Jordan’s most renowned archaeologist!

Sudan: An Exploration of Ancient Kush

Sudan: An Exploration of Ancient Kush

February 2 – 16, 2021 | Tim Kendall
Travel by 4-wheel drive along the Nile and through the deserts of northern Sudan where towering pyramids, painted rock-cut tombs, and ornately carved temples await discovery. . Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Meroe and Jebel Barkal, and enjoy specially-arranged, private tours by archaeologists at Tombos, El Kurru, Kawa, the Temple of Mut at Jebel Barkal, and Old Dongola’s Monastery of the Holy Trinity.

Mexico’s Yucatan Tour – Off the Beaten Path

Mexico’s Yucatan Tour – Off the Beaten Path

February 21 – March 3, 2021 | Stanley Guenter
Travel deep into the remote southern area of Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula where recent excavations have exposed remains of pyramids and cities that, until recently, were nearly impossible to reach. Hieroglyphic texts found here are changing our knowledge of the Maya by revealing history that has been silent for more than one thousand years!

Tour Easter Island and see the Tapati Festival

Tour Easter Island and see the Tapati Festival

February 7 – 18, 2021 | Sidsel Millerström
Travel to one of Polynesia’s most fascinating islands – enigmatic Easter Island where we will explore immense stone statues, perplexing petroglyphs, and vibrant cave paintings. The trip is timed to include the island’s wonderful Tapati Festival, a time of revelry and feasts and of honoring the culture – both past and present!