American Southwest Tour to New Mexico, Colorado, Utah & Arizona

American Southwest Tour to New Mexico, Colorado, Utah & Arizona

September 2 – 11, 2022 | Stephen H. Lekson
Tour the Four Corners of the American Southwest: Aztec, Hovenweep, Salinas Pueblo Missions, Laguna and Acoma pueblos, and the UNESCO sites of Chaco Canyon and Mesa Verde. Join a Native guide to travel by four-wheel drive vehicles into the hidden areas of Canyon de Chelly and Ute Mountain Tribal Park. And enjoy the raucous festivities at the Navajo Nation Fair and Rodeo.

England’s Castles, Battlements, and Stately Homes

England’s Castles, Battlements, and Stately Homes

June 24 – July 7, 2022 | Patrick N. Allitt
Impregnable fortifications, fairy-tale castles, and opulent Great Houses await you while traveling from The Borders to the city of London. During the trip, learn about England’s medieval history and endeavors to protect this island nation from foreign invaders. Walk through Durham Castle and Cathedral, Tower of London, and Blenheim Palace, all UNESCO properties, and spend the night in an 11th century castle.

Eastern India: From Bodh Gaya to Kolkata to Puri

Eastern India: From Bodh Gaya to Kolkata to Puri

January 1 – 16, 2022 | Malcolm 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.

Hidden Mexico Tour: El Tajin to Cantona to Guanajuato

Hidden Mexico Tour: El Tajin to Cantona to Guanajuato

July 15 – 29, 2022 | Karl Taube
Travel from the Gulf Coast lowlands to Mexico’s Central Plateau, and along the way see nine UNESCO World Heritage sites – Tlacotlalpan, El Tajin, Sanctuary of Atotonilco, the Padre Tembleque Aqueduct, El Camino Real Tierra Adentro, and the historic colonial cities of Puebla, Querétaro, San Miguel de Allende, and Mexico City. Added highlights are the rarely visited archaeological sites of the Bajía region.

The Archaeology of Greece

The Archaeology of Greece

June 4 – 19, 2022 | Steven L. Tuck
Travel through northern Greece and the Peloponnese Peninsula to view both celebrated and more remote remains. Along the way, see ten UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Thessaloniki’s Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments, Philippi, Aigai, Delphi, Olympia, Mystras, Mycenae, Tyrns, Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus, and Athens’ Acropolis.

The Baltics: In the Path of the Northern Crusades

The Baltics: In the Path of the Northern Crusades

June 6 – 19, 2022 | John France
Delightful medieval towns, fairy-tale castles, verdant forests, and wild coastlines with shifting sand dunes await while traveling through these three fascinating countries on the shores of the Baltic Sea. And during the trip, learn about and witness the interesting local traditions, and taste luscious cuisines inspired by the multitude of civilizations that have streamed across these lands.