Ancient Archaeological & Historical Tours
Tours in this period start at the beginning of recorded human history and include tours with content that spans up until 1,000AD. Mainly trips with an archaeological bent but not entirely so.
All of our forthcoming Scheduled Early Periods Tours are listed below.
Uzbekistan, intriguing and historically rich, is a cradle of culture from where a mesmerising collection of sapphire and gold buildings, monuments and magnificent cities have arisen reflecting the influence of the diverse cultures that have passed along the ‘Silk Road’. find out more and book
Our programme covers the best archaelogical sites surrounding The Bay of Naples in Southern Italy - Not only the impressive remains of the towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum but also those that are less well-known, including Oplontis, Stabiae, Cumae, Baiae and Pozzuoli. find out more and book
Early Periods Tours - Future Planning
We intend to run all of the following tours in the near future. Final dates and prices are yet to be confirmed. Register your interest and we will contact you as soon as these tours become available.
Recognising that the Roman Empire could not expand indefinitely, Emperor Hadrian determined to consolidate his frontiers and the resultant wall reflects that change of policy. find out more and register interest
Countless monuments are scattered throughout Greece. Some of them have a worldwide reputation while a few are waiting to be discovered by the more inquisitive...We have selected the best of each era... find out more and register interest
This 14-day tour of Persia begins in the capital of Iran and takes in some of the most spectacular sights including; gardens, citadels, palaces, monuments, fortresses, mausoleums and mosques all of which have huge religious and historic significance. This tour will feel like a true odyssey. find out more and register interest
If the Theran volcano was not to blame for the destructions of the Minoan Civilazation then what did bring about the fall of the Minoans? We will explore the sites of Crete and discuss the evidence which gave rise to this question. find out more and register interest
The 15th Century navigator, Ahmad Ibn al-Najdi described the populace of Oman as ‘hospitable and sociable people who love strangers’. His portrayal of Oman’s citizens is as accurate today as it was 500 years ago. find out more and register interest
Travelling through and walking in some of the finest English landscapes, we will try to understand how Anglo-Saxon kingship worked during this crucial period in English history as the most famous of the sons of Wessex, Alfred the Great, fought for survival against his Viking enemies. find out more and register interest
The wealth and peace brought to the former province of Lusitania by the Romans are reflected in the magnificent monuments left for us to admire across the province and their variety allows us to see not just the richness of city life, but also the source of the riches and infrastructure which allowed that life to flourish. find out more and register interest
The Wars of the Roses became one of the most defining periods in English history. Lasting for 30 years (1455 – 1485), it split the country in two and produced five different monarchs. The crown passed between the houses of York and Lancaster, with the Lancastrian’s eventually winning through and Henry Tudor establishing a new royal dynasty. find out more and register interest