Americas and Polynesia
Inca, Aztec, Maya, Moche and Moais – The Americas are blessed with a staggering choice of rich ancient cultures, many in beautiful jungle or desert settings, from the enigmatic statues of San Agustin in Colombia to remote Easter Island.
23 September – 5 October 2014 with Hugh Thomson
Northern Peru offers some of the greatest archaeological treasures in the Americas and a fascinating insight into the pre-Inca culture.
4 – 15 October 2014 with Dr Nancy Naro
Journey through one of Latin America’s largest and most diverse countries following in the gold trail from its source in the Minas Gerais region to the port town of Paraty.
16 – 29 October 2014 with Sarah Woods
Colombia is one of the most remarkable countries in the Americas; a land of extraordinary natural beauty and diversity, as well as outstanding history.
24 January – 8 February 2015 with Dr Nicholas James
This tour traces a great triangle through the spectacular Maya World. Visit some of Central America’s most scenic locations and explore the rich and vivid Maya culture, ancient and modern.
7 – 20 June 2015 with Hilary Bradt MBE
This special tour combines the fascinating yet little-visited archaeological sites of northern Peru with the snow-capped mountains of the Cordillera Blanca in central Peru, all accompanied by a special guest – Hilary Bradt.