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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 (6 maximum ).
| archaeological tours | Scotland |
based: Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
South America tours and travel to Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Galapagos
Islands Amazon river cruises, Machu Picchu trips, custom
vacations for groups and individuals. Active adventure trips to
Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Venezuela and Costa Rica with the focus
on nature travel and cultural expeditions. Lodging, transportation,
guides, other services for travel companies and travellers.
| river cruises
| ocean cruises | walking/trekking/hiking | native peoples | animals/safari | archaeological
tours | walking/trekking safaris | South America |
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.
tours | Scotland |
Peter Sommer Travels
based: Monmouthshire, Wales, UK
A specialist in expert-led small-group archaeological tours in Turkey, Greece and Italy. Also escorted and themed gulet cruises, food tours, family tours, walking holidays and cultural land tours like: Exploring Crete, Exploring Istanbul, Exploring Rome, Exploring Athens, Exploring Sicily and In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great. They also organise bespoke land tours and private gulet charters.
| archaeological tours | historical tours | gastronomic | theme cruises | groups | Turkey | Greece | Italy | Western Europe | Eastern Europe | Asia |
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Offering a diverse range of archaeology holidays and digs, including historical tours and bespoke trips with an archaeological interest. Destinations include Greece, Italy, Egypt, Sicily, South Africa and Guatemala; and archaeological cruise holidays in Italy and Turkey.
| archaeological tours | archaeological digs | UK | Europe | Worldwide |
based: Kent, UK
Wide range of holidays and escorted tours for mature travellers aged 50 and over. Includes archaeology holidays in the UK and worldwide with experienced expert archaeology hosts. Discover ancient temples in Malta, castles in Wales or ruined cities in Jordan.
| seniors/silver surfers | archaeological tours | UK | Europe | Worldwide |
based: East Midlands, UK
Small-group guided archaeological holidays to Croatia and the Adriatic and archaeological weekends in the UK. Offering tours created by archaeologists that offer privileged access to archaeological sites.
| archaeological tours | Croatia | UK |
Private and small group archaeological and cultural trips in Turkey, led by Aykut Alt?ns?k, a local tour guide and qualified archaeologist. Including archaeological cruises combining Istanbul and Ephesus with a 4-night luxury gulet boat cruise on the Mediterranean.
| archaeological tours | Turkey |
Voyagers Travel Company
based: Cuzco, Peru
Inbound Peru tour operator and travel agency based in Cuzco. The company is a licensed Inca Trail operator offering comfortable personalized trekking tours, alternative treks on the Salkantay, Choquequirao, Lares and other trails are also offered. Voyagers offers hotel bookings, train tickets, guide services, concierge services and oversees complete vacation planning in Peru.
| walking/trekking/hiking | long distance walks | archaeological tours | river cruises | bird watching | festivals/carnivals | native peoples | Peru |
based: Anglesey, Wales, UK
Fieldtrips, tours and short breaks in Anglesey and Snowdonia in North Wales; tours are led by professional archaeologists with an in-depth knowledge of the region.
| archaeological tours | Wales |
based: Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK
Archaeological and historical tours, guided by qualified archaeologists.
| archaeological tours | historical tours
| UK | Ireland |
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 |
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 |
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 | archeological
tours | walk/trek/hike | Greece | Ireland
| Italy | Egypt |
Temehu Tourism Services
based: Zuwarah, Libya
Specialist Libyan tour operator offering archaeological tour itineraries throughout Libya.
| archaeological tours | Libya |
Other useful sites for Archaeological tours:
• The Royal Archaeological Institute is a long standing UK archaeology society, with an interest in the architectural history of the British Isles. It offers members events and meets throughout the UK.
• The Council for British Archaeology is an independent charity which orgainises a UK Festival of Archaeology and weekend events and field trips for members.