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Top Ruins & Archaeology Tours, Trips and Vacation Packages 2017-2018

381 professionally planned trips found for Ruins & Archaeology Tours, Cruises & Adventure Trips. Find the best guided tours, river cruises, & travel packages from over 500 tour operators. 118 reviews with an average rating of 4.8 for all Ruins & Archaeology trips. See all Ruins & Archaeology Reviews

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Egypt Family Holiday tour

Cultural, Family Friendly, Education / Learning

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
9 Days
$ 128 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Very Easy

Very Easy Physical LevelMinimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.

Visits: Egypt, Cairo
From
$ 1,155

Highlights

  • 6 nights hotels (mostly en suite), 1 night sleeper train (couchette berth) and 1 night felucca (mattresses and blankets provided but facilities are basic)
  • Transport: private minibus, train, felucca, calesh (horse-drawn carriage) and boat
  • Children should be able to swim

Your chance to

  • See the incredible Valley of the Kings
  • Sleep on a traditional felucca sailboat
  • Enjoy snorkelling in the teeming Red Sea
  • Visit Karnak Temple by calesh (horse-drawn carriage)
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Archaeological Wonders of Southern Italy and Sicily  tour

Cultural

5.0 | Excellent | 1 Review
10 Days
$ 620 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Italy, Amalfi Coast, Sorrento
From
$ 6,195

Highlights

  • Gain special access to the excavations of Pompeii with a local expert and peer into the crater of Mount Vesuvius alongside a volcanologist.
  • Gaze at the spectacular mosaics of the Villa Romana del Casale and descend into fascinating catacombs in Palermo.
  • Visit eight UNESCO World Heritage sites, from the dramatic Amalfi Coast and ancient Syracuse to the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento.
  • Hike through a landscape transformed by lava on Mount Etna and enjoy breathtaking views of Taormina and the coast.
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Inca Trail Trek tour

Cultural, Trekking & Expeditions

4.9 | Excellent | 95 Reviews
4 Days
$ 259 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Peru, Cusco, Inca Trail, Machu Picchu
From
$ 1,037

Highlights

  • Visit the village of Huayllabamba
  • Experience 2-hours hike leads to Intipunku (Gate of the Sun) which overlooks the awesome Machu Picchu
  • Enjoy the climb magnificent views of the mountain ranges.
  • Visit the Runkuraqay and Sayacmarca ruins
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Peru by Land and Water tour

Nature & Wildlife, Overland Journeys

4.9 | Excellent | 95 Reviews
15 Days
$ 318 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Peru, Cusco, Iquitos, Lima, Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo
From
$ 4,767

Highlights

  • Explore Lima
  • Visit the ruins o Visit the ruins on your own or explore Aguas Calientes
  • Explore the walls, stairways, temples and terraces of Machu Picchu.
  • Visit the colorful Pisac market where you'll be able to trade with locals for a variety of handicrafts
  • Explore the heart of Amazon River on board of the Amatista River boat.
  • Visit the Pacaya-Samiria Reserve, Peru's largest national park
  •  Explore Iquitos
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Southern India and Sri Lanka Intensive Tour tour

Cultural, Family Friendly, Local Immersion & Homestays, Photography, National Parks

5.0 | Excellent | 18 Reviews
20 Days
$ 170 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Very Easy

Very Easy Physical LevelMinimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.

Visits: India, Sri Lanka, Abu Simbel, Colombo, Kochi, Mumbai
From
$ 3,399

Highlights

  • Explore Mumbai, the heart of the Hindi-language Bollywood film industry;
  • Visit Aurangabad, the Ajanta Caves and Ellora Caves;
  • Watch Kerala’s ancient performing art - Kathakali dance show in Kochi;
  • Enjoy Backwaters cruise;
  • Transfer to Sri Lanka to take a bite of this black tea kingdom. 
  • Visit the temple of the tooth 
  • Admire traditional Kandyan Dance in Kandy.
  • Visit the tea plantation destination - Nuwara Eliya. 
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India and Nepal In-depth Tour tour

Cultural, Family Friendly, Local Immersion & Homestays

5.0 | Excellent | 18 Reviews
32 Days
$ 150 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Very Easy

Very Easy Physical LevelMinimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.

Visits: India, Nepal, Agra, Chennai, Chitwan National Park, Delhi, Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur, Kathmandu, Kochi, Mumbai, Pokhara, Varanasi
From
$ 4,800

Highlights

  • Travel the north of India, touch the man-made beauty of the incomparable Taj Mahal and the Red Fort in Agra
  • See the Palace of the Winds and Royal City Palace in Jaipur
  • Visit the holy river in Varanasi.
  • Travel the south of India, the glory cinema show in Bollywood 
  • Enjoy a peaceful backwater cruise in Kochin
  • Visit Pondicherry, the location of the entire first act of Life of Pi.
  • Visit Nepal in the golden triangle route with Kathmandu, Chitwan National Park, Lumbini and Pokhara. 
  • As one of the most important human civilization cradle, India and Nepal offer enough spirituality to inpsire – the Jama Masjid mosque in Delhi, the ghats of Varanasi, and plent of Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage sites; evening prayer ceremonies, ancient bathing rituals and candle flower ceremonies on the Ganges.
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Highlights of Tokyo and Seoul for Family Vacation tour

Culinary & Wine, Cultural, Family Friendly, Photography

5.0 | Excellent | 18 Reviews
9 Days
$ 367 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Very Easy

Very Easy Physical LevelMinimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.

Visits: Japan, South Korea, Hakone, Tokyo
From
$ 3,299

Highlights

  • Take a glimpse of the culture of East Asia by visiting Tokyo and Seoul;
  • Cooking class for Japanese and Korean cuisine;
  • Enjoy hotspring in Hakone;
  • Shopping in Seoul
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Sightseeing Tour: Best of Vietnam and Thailand tour

Cultural, Photography

5.0 | Excellent | 18 Reviews
9 Days
$ 146 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Thailand, Vietnam, Bangkok, Cu Chi Tunnels, Ho Chi Minh, Mekong River , Notre Dame Cathedral
From
$ 1,310

Highlights

  • City tour of main cities, such as Saigon, Bangkok;
  • Happy boat trip on Mekong River
  • Visit ancient cities of Thailand;
  • Unique train ride at Dealth Railway
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Highlight Tour: Best of Indonesia tour

Cultural, Family Friendly, Photography, Rafting, Kayaking, Canoeing, Religious

5.0 | Excellent | 18 Reviews
19 Days
$ 180 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star

Basic - 2 star Lodging LevelYou'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Indonesia, Yangon
From
$ 3,420

Highlights

  • The orang utan rehabilitation center in Gunung Leuser National Park, Sumatra;
  • Visit hill town Berastagi for the unspoiled hill tribe culture;
  • Two volcanoes in Sumatra: Sinabung and Sibayak;
  • Breathtakingly beautiful Lake Toba;
  • The culture center of Java - Yogyakarta and Borobudur;
  • Visit factory of batik textiles - traditional textile in Southeast Asia;
  • Conclude your journey in the fabulous vacation destination - Bali.
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Enchanting Peru tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
11 Days
$ 182 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Peru, Andes Mountains, Cusco, Inca Trail, Lake Titicaca, Lima, Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, Puno, Sacred Valley, Urubamba
From
$ 1,999

Highlights

  • Board on rail to see Machu Picchu
  • Visit the world renowned and colorful Indian market in Pisac 
  • Enjoy a guided walking tour around Cuzco
  • Visit lake Titicaca
  • Embark on an unforgettable boat journey to explore the magnificent scenery and fascinating life on and around the lake. 
  • Visit the floating islands of the Uros Indians
  • Enjoy a guided afternoon tour of both colonial and modern Lima
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