If attending festivals, spending afternoons wandering the halls of prestigious museums, sipping tea with nomads, snapping photos of iconic world monuments, or trying your hand at a local handicraft sound like the perfect way to spend your time away from the demands of the everyday, then consider one of our Cultural Journeys. These itineraries were designed for travelers who want to experience different cultures through art, music, history, and interaction. Our Cultural Journeys take you to iconic destinations and immerse you in those foreign lands, creating indelible memories along the way.

Archaeological Treasures of Mongolia

Archaeological Treasures of Mongolia

Across the vast grasslands stretching beneath Mongolia's endless blue sky, one can find fascinating cultural treasures of the ancient past - monuments bearing runic inscriptions, mysterious stone carvings, and ruins of the capital of a once-great empire. An excellent introduction to Mongolia's early history, this overland trip traverses diverse landscapes to discover the country's most intriguing archaeological sites.
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Classic Mongolian Odyssey

Classic Mongolian Odyssey

Designed as a fascinating introduction to the people and culture of Mongolia, the Classic Mongolian Odyssey includes visits to traditional nomadic ger camps, exploration of the grasslands, and the chance to join in the excitement and celebration surrounding Naadam, Mongolia's National Games.
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From Mystical Tibet to Nomadic Mongolia

From Mystical Tibet to Nomadic Mongolia

Join one of Nomadic Expeditions' most exclusive trips and explore Tibet and Mongolia, the "Roof of the World" and the "Land of Blue Sky." These fascinating countries, inaccessible to the world's travelers until only recently, share a direct spiritual bond through their Buddhist heritage, and reward visitors with a wealth of artistic and cultural riches, unforgettable vistas, and warm hospitality.
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Golden Eagle Festival

Golden Eagle Festival

Join us for an unforgettable journey to the 18th annual Golden Eagle Festival in Bayan-Ulgii Province, located in the Altai Mountains of Western Mongolia. Each year Kazakh hunters from near and far attend the festival with their Golden Eagles, known as Berkut, to enter them into competitions testing speed, agility, and accuracy. Ceremonies, dance performances, a parade in the provincial capital's city square, and a Kazakh play in honor of the hunters and their eagles.
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Iconic Bhutan

Iconic Bhutan

Visit Bhutan, a landscape of forests, valleys, and snowy peaks where the last Tibetan Buddhist kingdom reveals its riches to the intrepid traveler.
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Iconic Sri Lanka

Iconic Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is best known for its idyllic, palm-fringed beaches, ancient cities, and never-ending festivals.
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