Tour Western China’s Silk Road

Tour Western China’s Silk Road

September 18 – October 4, 2018 | Johan Elverskog, Co-sponsored with History News Network
Begin in X’ian where a king enshrined hundreds of clay warriors in his grave. See the renowned Mogao Caves filled with ornate Buddhist paintings, explore one of the world’s oldest continuous markets in Kashgar, learn about the Uighur culture, and Bingling Grotto with 1,000 year old painted frescoes. Highlights will include Mogao Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Turpan, Kuqa, Urumqi and much more.

Italy: In the Path of the Etruscans

Italy: In the Path of the Etruscans

June 2 – 13, 2018 | 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

The Majesty of Egypt Tour

The Majesty of Egypt Tour

November 3 – 16, 2018 | Bob Brier and Patricia Remler
Travel from Cairo to Luxor to Aswan to Abu Simbel, and along the way experience awe-inspiring events as Far Horizons opens sites closed to the public – the pyramid of Unas, the richly-painted tomb of Nefertari, and the tomb chamber of the Great Pyramid. Join Far Horizons as we travel in the footsteps of the pharaohs!

Greek Isles: Cyclades, Crete, Santorini, and Aegina

Greek Isles: Cyclades, Crete, Santorini, and Aegina

May 5 – 18, 2019 | Judith M. Barringer
The islands of the Aegean offer travelers a unique perspective of Greece, ancient and modern. A wealth of archaeological sites set in stunning locations reveal the myth and history specific to each island. Travel from Mykonos through the Cyclades archipelago to Santorini and Crete and Aegina.

Bulgaria Tour: Land of History

Bulgaria Tour: Land of History

September 7 – 24, 2018 | Emil Nankov
Remote, beautiful Bulgaria offers a fascinating past and a plethora of historical monuments – The Sveshtari Thracian tomb, the Rogozen Collection of silver, medieval cities, rock-hewn churches, the rock relief at Madara Rider, and seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Mexico Tour: In the Path of the Ancient Olmec

Mexico Tour: In the Path of the Ancient Olmec

March 23 – 31, 2019 | Karl Taube
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 Villahermosa, Xalapa and Mexico City!