Christmas in Oaxaca Tour

Christmas in Oaxaca Tour

December 20 – 28, 2020 & 2021 | Guy David Hepp
Join Far Horizons for a special nine-day Christmas trip to Oaxaca that highlights the colorful celebrations of the season, the fascinating archaeology, and the unique folk art of the neighboring villages.

Tour Central Mexico’s Toltec Heritage

Tour Central Mexico’s Toltec Heritage

April 10 – 20, 2021 | Stanley Guenter
The Toltecs are the most mysterious and controversial group from ancient Mesoamerica and the interpretation of their importance to the greater cultural traditions of this region have ranged from seeing them as the “mother culture”, from which all others sprang, to a group that didn’t even exist historically, and were nothing but a figment of the Aztec imagination.

Peru: Hike the Inka Trail

Peru: Hike the Inka Trail

July 24 – August 6, 2021 | Kylie Quave
Hike the Inka Road from Cusco to Machu Picchu and along the way, experience the imposing mountain scenery and explore outstanding Inka stone temples and sanctuaries only accessible by walking this sacred path. Also see Ollantaytambo and Saksaywaman, the enigmatic sanctuary of Qenko, and spend time in the lovely colonial city of Cusco.

Mexico Tour: In the Path of the Ancient Olmec

Mexico Tour: In the Path of the Ancient Olmec

March 20 – 28, 2021 | 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!

Guatemala Tour: The Enduring Maya

Guatemala Tour: The Enduring Maya

Dates TBA | Study Leader TBA
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.

Guatemala & El Salvador: Lost Cities of the Ancient Maya Tour

Guatemala & El Salvador: Lost Cities of the Ancient Maya Tour

March 11 – 21, 2021 | Stanley Guenter
Journey with Far Horizons on an 11-day expedition through out-of-the-way areas of Guatemala and El Salvador, and discover some of the most influential cities of the ancient Maya, including Dos Pilas, Aguateca, Tazumal, and Joya de Cerén, buried under layers of ash from an eruption of a volcano and declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993.