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

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

March 1 – 11, 2018 | 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.

Christmas in Oaxaca Tour

Christmas in Oaxaca Tour

December 20 – 28, 2017| Stanley Guenter
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.

Guatemala Tour: The Enduring Maya

Guatemala Tour: The Enduring Maya

October 21 – November 2, 2018 | 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.

The Archaeology of Belize Tour

The Archaeology of Belize Tour

January 6 – 14, 2018 | Stanley Guenter
Join Far Horizons on this 9-day trip to explore lost Maya ceremonial centers, meet people from the country’s varied ethnic groups, while seeing spectacular wildlife that other countries around the world label ‘endangered’. Travel from the Maya city of Lamanai in the north to the remote ceremonial centers of Lubaantun, and Nimli Punit in the south.

Mexico Tour: The Ancient Olmecs

Mexico Tour: The Ancient Olmecs

March 10 – 18, 2017 | F. Kent Reilly III
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!