AIA Tours
Featured Land Tour

May 2014


Visit five of Georgia and Armenia's six UNESCO World Heritage sites with archaeologist Gocha Tsetskhladze: Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery; the ancient capital of Mtskheta, dating from the 3rd century B.C.; the Cathedral and Churches in Echmiadzin and ancient Zvartnots; the fortified, 10th-century monasteries of Haghbat and Sanahin; and the mountainside monastery of Geghard. Explore Dmanisi, where 1.7 million-year-old Homo erectus skulls were found; the ancient Urartian city of Teishebaini; Vani and its gorgeous gold artifacts; and the unusual cave towns at Vardzia and Uplistsikhe. Join an optional extension to Azerbaijan, including both of the country's UNESCO World Heritage sites: the Walled City of Baku and Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape. Learn more...
Featured Small-Ship Cruise
May 2014


Cruise azure waters and explore the cities and sanctuaries of ancient Greece, beginning in Athens and continuing overland to see Corinth's Temple of Apollo and to the World Heritage site of Epidauros. Then, embark the 25-cabin, privately chartered Harmony V for a seven-night cruise along the stunning coast of the Peloponnese. Stops include ancient Mycenae, Monemvasia, and Mystra. Explore Mt. Lykaion's Sanctuary of Zeus, ancient Olympia, and mystical Delphi. Gain insights and perspectives on the archaeology and ancient history of Greece with two accompanying experts, Drs. Mary E. Voyatzis and David G. Romano. Learn more...
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May 2014


June 2014


Turkey: Travel with archaeologist Nicolle Hirschfeld on this land tour of Turkey which highlights many of the most magnificent, best preserved Greco-Roman sites along its beautiful coastline. There will be an optional extension to the Cappadocia region.

Explore ancient Roman, Punic, and Carthaginian sites in the western Mediterranean with archaeologist Roderick McIntosh on this cruise from Tunisia to Italy aboard the 36-cabin Variety Voyager.
January 2014


January 2014


Our luxurious, 10-day Yucatan holiday with art historian Virginia Miller provides the best itinerary available to see the sun-drenched peninsula's spectacular ancient sites. 

Our 14-day tropical adventure into the lush jungles of Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras is accompanied by archaeologist Norman Hammond. 
November 2013


January 2014


The Indian subcontinent is so vast and varied that we offer two separate, luxury tours, both accompanied by Indian art historian Annapurna Garimella. In northern India our 15-day itinerary includes eleven UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Alternatively, explore southern India's diverse cultural histories on a 16-day itinerary, with four nights aboard the elegant Golden Chariot train.
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The Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) is the oldest and largest archaeological organization in North America. The AIA seeks to educate people of all ages about the significance of archaeological discovery. For more than a century the AIA has been dedicated to the encouragement and support of archaeological research and publication, and to the protection of the world's archaeological resources and cultural heritage. By traveling on an AIA Tour you directly support the AIA while personally gaining the benefit of the AIA's network of scholars and worldwide contacts.