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Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
based: Colorado, USA
Archaeology adventures and travel; Crow Canyon is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to understanding and preserving the rich history of the Pueblo people of SW America. Offering a range of US tours and digs and international trips.
| archaeological tours | archaeological digs | USA | Worldwide |
Dave's Hebridean Archaeological Tours
based: Lewis, Hebrides, Scotland, UK
Archaeological tours in the Hebrides, covering the islands of Lewis and Harris (tours on North and South Uist can also be arranged) with freelance archaeologist Dave Godwin (Institute of Field Archaeologists member). Offering tours for singles couples, families or small groups (six max).
| archaeological tours | Scotland |
Explore Featured Site
Cultural Discovery tours focused on local culture, past and present; opportunities to meet local people or tribal groups. They also explore ancient and modern cultural sites. Visit off-the-beaten-track historic sites as you discover Turkey's Greco-Roman history, spend days exploring the Temples of Angkor in Cambodia, or learn about a rich ancient Greek, Roman and Ottoman history in Albania ...
| archaeological tours | historical tours | native peoples | Europe | Africa | South America | Asia | Worldwide |
based: Cusco, Peru
Personalized South American travel and luxury tours in Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia. Kuoda Travel offers responsible and customized luxury travel, visiting South America's most extraordinary destinations. From world-class Amazon cruises to Galapagos island hopping tours – from the wonders of Machu Picchu, to the heavenly landscapes of the Uyuni Salt Flats.
| sightseeing | escorted tours | tailor made | lake & river cruises | animals/safari | archaeological tours | gastronomic | walking/trekking/hiking | family/child friendly | Peru | Ecuador | Bolivia |
Orkney Archaeology Tours
based: Birsay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
Specialist tour company run by working archaeologists and offering small-group holidays and tours on Orkney. The tour leaders on these trips are qualified, registered STGA Orkney Tourist Guides who've also worked on many of the Island's main excavation sites.
| archaeological tours | Scotland |
Peter Sommer Travels
based: Monmouthshire, Wales, UK
Award-winning specialist in expert-led small-group cultural and archaeological tours in Croatia, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Turkey and the UK. Also escorted and themed gulet cruises, food tours, family tours, walking holidays and land tours like: Exploring Crete, Exploring the Peloponnese, Exploring Rome and Exploring Sicily. They also organise bespoke land tours and private gulet charters.
| archaeological tours | historical tours | gastronomic | theme cruises | groups | walk/trek/hike | family | Turkey | Greece | Italy | UK | Europe |
Saga Featured Site
based: Kent, UK
Guided archaeology and history holidays for older travellers. Learn about the legacy of the Romans in England, step back in time in the preserved ruins of Herculaneum in Italy, discover archaeology in Rhodes or learn about the archaeological treasures of Cyprus.
| seniors/silver surfers | archaeological tours | historical tours | sightseeing | city breaks | singles | UK | Europe | Worldwide |
Private and small group archaeological and cultural trips in Turkey, led by Aykut Altinisik, a local tour guide and qualified archaeologist. Including archaeological cruises combining Istanbul and Ephesus with a four-night luxury gulet boat cruise on the Mediterranean.
| archaeological tours | Turkey |
Voyagers Travel Company
based: Quito, Ecuador
A collective of inbound travel operators in several countries worldwide, who've joined to form a central reservations office for direct holiday and tour bookings. Voyagers Travel offers hotel bookings, train tickets, guide services, concierge services and complete vacations.
| walking/trekking/hiking | archaeological tours | lake & river cruises | bird watching | festivals/carnivals | native peoples | Worldwide |
based: Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK
Archaeological and historical tours in stunning West Wales, guided by qualified archaeologists and knowledgeable academic guides; weekend or longer trips available.
| archaeological tours | historical tours | Wales |
Caves & Castles
based: Valojoulx, Dordogne, France
Archaeology tours in the Vezere Valley, Lascaux in the Dordogne, guided by an English-speaking professional archaeologist and medieval historian.
| archaeological tours | France |
based: Inishmore, Ireland
Cultural holidays in Inishmore, Ireland, including celtic heritage, single holidays, Irish singing and dancing, basket making and archaeological tours.
| folk/regional dance | archaeological tours | singing courses | basket making | singles holidays | Ireland |
based: Cornwall, UK
Small group archaeology tours in Jordan's deserts and mountains, visiting famous sites like the lost city of Petra as well as less-explored areas and offering unique opportunities to visit areas where few western tourists have been.
| archaeological tours | Jordan |
based: Maine, USA
Bespoke group travel and many women-only itineraries (Wander Woman Tours) offering travel to international destinations.
| women | archaeological tours | walk/trek/hike | Greece | Ireland | Italy | Egypt |
UK: The Roman heritage of Northern Britain
Learn about the Romans in Northern England, who occupied England for over 400 years and who left behind them a wealth of archaeological evidence. This holiday will explore their legacy and shed light on their way of life.
The tour will visit the Roman forts at Chester and Segedunum, the Bowes Museum archaeology gallery, the Great North Museum, Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum, and will also look at the Medieval past of the city of Durham.
This is an escourted tour with an expert host, accommodation is in a modern four-star hotel in the heart of the city of Durham.
PERU: Inca heartland
A small-group three-week adventure holiday in Peru, packed with archaeological interest. It will explore the archaeological and cultural highlights of the Andean highlands and uncover some of the secrets of Peru's mysterious Nazca Lines. It visits Cusco and embraces past and present Inca culture, offers a taste of Bolivian culture in La Paz, and travels by boat on Lake Titicaca and finally provides a trek to the stunning World Heritage Site of Machu Picchu.
EGYPT: Ancient Egypt archaeological treasures
A twelve-night dedicated holiday focused on the archaeology of ancient Egypt, combined with a Nile cruise.
The trip explores some of ancient Egypt's best known archaeological treasures, visiting some of the great sites, including: the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, Abu Simbel and the Valleys of the Kings and Queens, and the Temples of Karnak and Luxor. It also includes a Cairo tour with Egyptian Museum visit and a relaxing six-night Nile cruise.
A knowledgeable local guide will accompany the tour and there will also be archaeological talks at your hotel.
This section deals with archaeological holidays, travel and tours to sites Worldwide. Both guided and self-guided tours that focus on the archaeology of a location and looking at the buildings and artifacts uncovered by archaeologists. Tours will generally be to notable archaeological sites such as the Valley of the Kings in Egypt; Machu Picchu in Peru; innumerable sites in Italy and Greece; or Stonehenge and Avebury in Southern England. Or they may cover particular styles or periods, such as Egyptology; the nuraghi of Sardinia; or Maya, Aztec and Inca archaeology in South and Central America.