March Featured Tour Destinations!
Tour the Grandeurs of Petra & Splendors of Jordan
March 13 – 26, 2017 | Gary Rollefson
This 14-day trip has been designed to give an understanding and appreciation of the country and its compelling history. The itinerary includes several highlights, including Petra, the marvelous repository of Nabataean culture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, explorations of Professor Rollefson’s latest discoveries in the eastern desert, Bronze Age shrines unearthed by Professor Rollefson in Wadi Rum, and ACOR, the American Center of Oriental Research where we will enjoy a private tour of collections, including the intriguing Petra Scrolls.
Iran Tour: Empires of Everlasting Fire
May 17 – June 2, 2016 | Mark Garrison
To many, the word “Persia” evokes a distant land remote in time, the home of ancient monuments and striking works of art: carpets, tiles, fine ceramics, miniatures and metal work. Indeed, Iran is a world both ancient and contemporary, linking the heartland of Asia and the cradle of Western civilization, a bridge between East and West.
Tour Western China’s Silk Road
October 6 – 23, 2016 | Johan Elverskog
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 travel through theTaklamakan Desert by camel to see the earliest Buddhist pagoda. Highlights will include Kashgar market, Turpan, Kuqa, Urumqi and much more.
Far Horizons Archaeological and Cultural trips are led by renowned scholars and created by a visionary staff.
Our tours offer adventure, education, camaraderie, and a new understanding of the world’s cultures – both past and present.
- Small groups (normally no more than 14)
- Partner with archaeological projects and museums
- Unique tour itineraries that take you off the beaten path
- Private behind-the-scenes access with specialists
- Personalized customer service and attention to detail
- Expert scholars traveling with you 24/7