Please find below a list of past Traveller tours for which we don’t currently have confirmed future departure dates. We can arrange your own private tailor-made tour based on any of these itineraries for 2 – 20 people. Please Contact Us or call the office to discuss.
11 – 20 August 2010
Discover the origins of the kingdom of Ruthenia among beautiful landscapes and iconic cities.
17 – 28 September 2010
Explore the history of The Olympic Games. Visit the key sites of the original games and learn about the roles religion and politics played in these festivals.
24 – 28 October 2010
Visit basilicas, arenas and temples dedicated to the gods and see vestiges of the extraordinary power and wealth which were once displayed in Ancient Rome.
10 – 30 January 2011
This tour visits the rock-hewn churches at Lalibela’s World Heritage Site and highlights new chronological findings of enormous interest to travellers wishing to gain original insights and discover the soul of Ethiopia.
Historical Tour of Byzantine Italy's beautiful art & architecture. Visit Ravenna, Pomposa, Venice, Trieste & the Head of the Adriatic.
July 2011 with Zara Fleming
Experience the wonders of this arid region of stark beauty, gompas, journeying traders and entrenched enigmatic traditions.
8 – 20 September 2011 with Hilary Smith
Lapped by the Indian Ocean’s warm waters and an important player in the spice and gem trades, Sri Lanka boasts a rich historical heritage and culture.
19 – 23 September 2011 with Jonathan Tubb
Follow the Phoenicians' expansion into Iberia visiting Almunecar, Cadiz, Huelva & Seville, concentrating on their colonies and trading posts in Andalucía.
6 – 13 October 2011 with Carolyn Perry
Travel through ancient Epirus in Northwest Greece exploring the sites of the oracles and their place in Greek religious culture.
8 – 15 October 2011
See Hungary’s fascinating culture, spanning Celtic, Roman, Early Christian, Renaissance and Ottoman empires, including Budapest's many treasures.
24 October – 3 November 2011 with Rowena Loverance
Trace the imperial expansion of Rome which turned the loess plains of the Danube and the rugged mountains of the interior into a Roman province.
2 – 17 November 2011
Tour the cultural northern half of Ethiopia to view the pervasive heritage of the Orthodox Church, visiting five UNESCO World Heritage sites including the rock cut churches at Lalibela, the stelae at Axum, the Islamic city of Harrar and the Simien Mountains.
11 – 22 November 2011 with Hilary Smith
For those wishing to delve deeper into India’s treasure trove, this tour reveals some of the gems of Madhya Pradesh, often called the ‘Heart of India’.
22 – 30 December 2011
Visit some of the most impressive ancient monuments in Sudan focusing on the two major centres of the Kushite Kingdom, seeing extraordinary pyramids and spectacular desert scenery.
20 February – 8 March 2012 with Hilary Smith
Hindu, Jain and Buddhist shrines pepper lush Southern India, land of traditional agriculture and temples thronging with pilgrims, elephants and flower sellers.
29 April – 10 May 2012 with Dr William Taylor
Spend Orthodox Easter in the Balkans on a tour through the region’s rich historical and religious heritage. Travel through the dramatic scenery and impressive UNESCO site of Macedonia, Serbia and Kosovo.
16 – 29 June 2012
A rarely visited region of green valleys, isolated villages and early Orthodox churches. Explore impressive remains and venture into the land of Jason and the Argonauts.
3 – 11 July 2012 with Dr William Taylor
Explore Serbia's rich history and culture, looking specifically at frescoes, spirituality and artistic heritage.
September 2012 with Roger Peter
Northern Peru offers some of the greatest archaeological treasures in the Americas and a fascinating insight into the pre-Inca culture.
4 – 19 September 2012
View a heady cocktail of breathtaking scenery and the incredibly rich archaeological, textile and textual legacy inherited from the Sinkiang Uighur Autonomous Province’s early Buddhist, Christian and Manichaean settlers.
17 – 25 September 2012 with George Hart
Travelling comfortably by land and water, this relaxed tour seeks to unlock the treasures of Upper Egypt.
22 September – 3 October 2012 with George Hart
Travel through 3,000 years of history, with an in-depth look at the myths and rituals of one of the mightiest civilisations of the ancient world.
1 – 13 November 2012 with Jo Anne Van Tilburg
Trace the remarkable history and archaeology of the Rapa Nui as part of this in-depth exploration of the key sites of the unique Easter Island.
8 – 25 November 2012 with Nick Ray
Trace the development of art and architecture under successive Cambodian kings as you journey through Laos and Cambodia, culminating with the atmospheric Angkor.
10 – 20 February 2013
Explore the Deccan region of India, an area littered with monuments of historical and architectural importance.
27 March – 13 April 2013 with Warwick Bray
On this personal journey explore the country's diversity, from Aztec temples amid Mexico City’s urban sprawl to the more traditional areas of Michoacan and Oaxaca.
10 – 18 May 2013 with Jeremy Seal
This tour is designed to provide a stunning reminder of the sheer abundance of Western Turkey’s ancient Greek, Roman and Carian sites, focusing as it does on little-visited gems in the most picturesque of settings.
12 – 25 May 2013 with Dr William Taylor
Explore the rich Christian traditions and art in these picturesque countries and view the superb architectural heritage visible today.
11 – 28 July 2013 with Gina Corrigan
Travel into seldom visited parts of Eastern Tibet, crossing a wide range of landscapes in the expert company of Gina Corrigan.
23 August – 9 September 2013 with Iain Shearer
Explore the rich treasures of this scenic region by visiting some of the key stops on one of the oldest and most notorious of trade routes – the Silk Road.
3 – 11 September 2013 with Rowena Loverance
Atmospheric Greek & Roman cities, mountainous scenery and friendly locals make this fascinating tour in the Illyria of ancient times.
10 – 23 September 2013 with Gina Corrigan
On route see the fascinating contrast between Japan’s modern and traditional architecture as well as some of the country’s most spectacular Buddhist and Shinto temples and gardens.
13 – 25 September 2013 with Dr William Taylor
Georgia has a unique Caucasian culture, a rich Christian Orthodox heritage, dramatic mountain scenery, excellent food, superb wines and a deeply rooted tradition of generous hospitality and song.
20 September – 1 October 2013
Delight in the art and archaeology of the fabled cities of Samarkand and Bukhara on the western Silk Road.
23 September – 4 October 2013 with Sylvie Franquet
A trip designed to showcase Morocco’s fascinating history, stunning Islamic architecture, vibrant culture and beautiful landscapes.
1 – 10 October 2013 with Rowena Loverance
Explore the Byzantine civilisation's rich legacy of art and architecture. Visit famous sites housing fascinating monuments and buildings of this period.
3 – 18 October 2013 with Iain Shearer
This tour combines two of Central Asia’s most magical countries, linked by their shared importance along the legendary Silk Road.
7 – 16 October 2013 with George Hart
Travel the length and breadth of this small country, including the ‘Rose Red City of Petra’ one of the new ‘Seven Wonders of the World’.
13 – 26 October 2013 with Sarah Woods
A land of extraordinary natural beauty and diversity, as well as a remarkable history. From Bogota, head to the archaeological ruins of San Agustin, then north to the characterful city of Cartagena.
18 – 31 October 2013 with Rory Maclean
Explore the spectacular historical sites of this enchanting and unspoiled country.
19 – 28 October 2013 with Iain Shearer
Today it is rare to find a country so devoid of tourists and yet with such a rich architectural heritage. Five centuries of Roman domination and culture have left a timeless legacy in Algeria’s fine Roman remains.
17 November – 1 December 2013 with Dorothy Reglar
This specialist journey begins in Bangkok amongst the 400 glittering Buddhist temples, then head into Laos for a introduction to its textiles and village ways of life.
19 November – 4 December 2013 with Carlos Vivar
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.
25 November – 6 December 2013 with Aidan Dodson
A crossroads between Africa and the Mediterranean world for millennia, explore Nubia’s unique fusion of local and Egyptian art and religion.
22 – 28 December 2013 with Jennifer Scarce
Enjoy Christmas amidst the diverse landscapes of Jordan, from the ancient Roman site of Jerash to the magical rock cut city of Petra and the star filled skies of Wadi Rum.
1 – 15 February 2014 with Louise Nicholson
This Indian adventure is a feast for the senses, you will experience all sides of colourful Rajasthani culture, from the vibrant cities of Mumbai and Delhi to the display of elaborately decorated camels and cattle at the annual Naguar Cattle Fair.
1 – 11 February 2014 with Tony Walsh
Explore some of the seafaring nation of Oman's 1,000 mile plus coastline, travelling though varied and often spectacular scenery.
4 – 9 March 2014 with Katya Galitzine
Discover the delights of St Petersburg including the iconic Catherine Palace and the estate of Pavlovsk. Gain privileged access to the Hermitage's restricted areas led by Katya Galitzine.