AIA Tour Programs

AIA Tours: Response to COVID-19

Archaeological-themed tours for the curious to the connoisseur

AIA Tours offers in-depth land trips that range from comfortable to ultra-luxurious and cruises aboard outstanding small ships that can dock and anchor at historic ports and towns that larger ships simply cannot visit.

Scottish Isles & Norwegian Fjords

May 23-31, 2020 (9 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Elizabeth Pierce

Ancient Empires: Amalfi Coast, Sicily & Malta

May 24 - June 1, 2020 (9 days)

with AIA lecturer/host James Higginbotham

Changing Tides of History: Cruising the Baltic Sea

June 29, 2020 to July 8, 2020 (10 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Elizabeth Pierce

Alaska's Glaciers & the Inside Passage

July 29 to August 5, 2020 (8 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Quentin Mackie

Cruising the Adriatic: The Best of Slovenia & Croatia

September 4-15, 2020 (12 days)

with AIA lecturer/host IvanĨica Schrunk

Sicily: Archaeology, Art & Cuisine

September 21 to October 1, 2020 (11 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Gerald Schaus

Oman & Zanzibar 2020

September 26-October 14, 2020 (19 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Trevor Marchand

Prehistoric Cave Art of Spain & France 2020

September 30-October 12, 2020 (13 Days)

with AIA lecturer/host Paul G. Bahn

The Legacy of Ancient Rome

October 2-13, 2020 (12 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Albert Leonard, Jr.

Ancient Greece, An Aegean Odyssey

October 8-16, 2020 (9 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Alan Shapiro

The Best of Ancient Peru

October 12-26, 2020 (15 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Jo Burkholder

Tunisia: Phoenicians to Romans, Mosaics to Mosques 2020

October 15-25, 2020 (11 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Nejib ben Lazreg

Persian Gulf Cruise: Dubai, Qatar, Abu Dhabi and Oman

January 8-18, 2021 in the planning stages (11 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Trevor Marchand

Jungle Kingdoms of the Ancient Maya

January 9 - 22, 2021 (14 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Virginia Miller

Expedition to Antarctica

January 13-26, 2021, advance information (14 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Elizabeth Pierce

Absolute Egypt, 2021

January 20 to February 5, 2021 (in the planning stages) (17 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Stephen Harvey

Maya Pyramids & Temples of Yucatan

January 30 - February 7, 2021 (9 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Ben Thomas

World Heritage Sites of Northern & Central India

February 9-23, 2021 (15 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Annapurna Garimella

Egypt Revisited

February 13-28, 2021 in the planning stages (16 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Stephen Harvey

Journey Down the Ganges

February 20 - March 6, 2021 in the planning stages (15 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Annapurna Garimella

Morocco: From the Desert to the Sea

March 2-16, 2021 (15 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Trevor Marchand

Israel: Treasures of the Holy Land

March 6-17, 2021 in the planning stages (13 Days)

with AIA lecturer/host Jodi Magness

Decorated Caves of the Pyrenees & the Rhone Valley

April 2021 in the planning stages (11 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Ian Tattersall

The Silk Road: Empires of Central Asia (land tour)

May 2021 in the planning stages (17 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Aleksandr Naymark

Minoan Crete & the Cycladic Isles

May 2-16, 2021 in the planning stages (15 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Gerald Schaus

Legacy of Ancient Greece

May 19-31, 2021 in the planning stages (13 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Gerald Schaus

Hiking Scotland's Orkney & Shetland Islands

July 10-20, 2021 in the planning stages (11 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Val Turner

Hiking Scotland's North Highlands & Isle of Lewis

July 20-30, 2021 in the planning stages (11 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Mary MacLeod Rivett

Human Origins in South Africa

September 24-October 8, 2021 (15 Days)

Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River

November 29-December 12, 2021 (14 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Joyce C. White

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