Sri Lanka Tour: Resplendent Land

Sri Lanka Tour: Resplendent Land

August 13 – 30, 2021 | Robin Coningham
A highlight of this trip will be the Esala Perahera Festival, a centuries-old celebration of Sri Lankan Buddhism. As elephants process through the streets, they are accompanied by a cacophony of percussionists pounding traditional drums, dancers clanging finger cymbals and the rhythmic thumping of mock sword battles.

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!

Sail the Sapphire Seas of Turkey

Sail the Sapphire Seas of Turkey

April 25 – May 9, 2022 | Jennifer Tobin
Join only eight others on a 15-day odyssey including eight days onboard a private yacht. Explore the dazzling remains of former civilizations, fascinating crusader’s castles, and remote fishing villages. Enjoy the leisure time to hike, swim in the crystal-clear water of the Eastern Mediterranean or simply snooze on deck. And during the voyage, enjoy informal talks on the culture, archaeology, and history of Turkey. Each day presents a new discovery!

England’s Cathedrals, Abbeys, and Medieval Painted Churches

England’s Cathedrals, Abbeys, and Medieval Painted Churches

June 6 – 20, 2022 | William R. Cook
Tour England’s Cathedrals, abbeys, and medieval painted churches From Durham Cathedral, to Fountains Abbey, to churches in tiny villages that harbor exquisite medieval paintings. Far Horizons 2 week itinerary travels from the far north, west to Bath, and to the far southeast to Canterbury and includes 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Eastern India: From Bodh Gaya to Kolkata to Puri

Eastern India: From Bodh Gaya to Kolkata to Puri

January 2 – 17, 2021 & January 1 – 16, 2022 | M. David Eckel An adventure into remote areas of eastern India – from Bodh Gaya where the Buddha attained enlightenment to Patna where a casket believed to contain the Buddha’s ashes was found, to the great city of Kolkata, to Bishnupur’s Laterite Hindu temples, to the Buddhist Golden Triangle of the East, to the intricately carved Jain caves of Udayagiri and Khandagiri, and to the Sun Temple at Konârak.

Undiscovered Egypt Tour & Nile Cruise

Undiscovered Egypt Tour & Nile Cruise

October 24- November 6, 2021 | Bob Brier and Patricia Remler
Explore some of the most historically important, yet often unvisited, sites in Egypt: Alexandria; Amarna (with a private tour led by the archaeologist working there), and recently opened tombs near Saqqara (closed to the public). The trip culminates with a three day cruise down the Nile aboard a traditional Egyptian sailing yacht.