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Explore our Cultural Journeys

Consider one of our Cultural Journeys if what sounds like the perfect time away is 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. 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 these foreign lands, creating indelible memories along the way.

Group Journeys

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Mongolia’s Naadam Festival

Dating back more than 2,000 years, the khans of Mongolia kept their soldiers in shape during times of peace by having them compete in games that replicated aspects of war. Join the celebrations surrou..

MONGOLIA

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Iconic Mongolia

From verdant fields dusted with wildflowers to forested mountains bordering alpine lakes and sandstone cliffs towering above the sands of the Gobi, the wild beauty of Mongolia is awe-inspiring. Experi..

MONGOLIA

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Dinosaurs of the Gobi

Long before the days of Chinggis Khan, the Tarbosaurus ruled Mongolia. During the Cretaceous period, the Gobi was densely forested and sodden with lakes and streams. Yet for millions of years thereaft..

MONGOLIA

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DEPARTS SEP 16 Central Asia Explorer

Central Asia Explorer

Venture forth to the roots of the Silk Road, bringing your camera to join like-minded photographers on this journey of real exploration. Award winning, National Geographic photographer, Alison Wright ..

CENTRAL ASIA

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DEPARTS SEP 29 Golden Eagle Festival

The Golden Eagle Festival

When it snows in the Altai Mountains, Mongolia’s Kazakh falconers trek on horseback into the challenging winter terrain with their golden eagles. Here bird and hunter work together to catch fox and ..

MONGOLIA

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In Search of Dragons & Eagles

Tour the major cultural centers of Mongolia’s blossoming capital Ulaanbaatar before venturing west to the Altai Mountains and witnessing the annual two-day Golden Eagle Festival, a showcase of the K..

MONGOLIA

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Private Journeys

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Iconic India

Intoxicating, incomparable, bewitching, exhilarating... India has it all. Superlatives are seldom enough to describe this amazingly vibrant and vivacious land, where the ancient mixes with the modern,..

INDIA

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Quick Escape – North India

Watch the sun rise and set on the Taj Mahal. Tour the ‘Imperial’ cities of India. Explore the pink city of Jaipur. Experience all of the superlative for which this amazingly vibrant and vivacious ..

INDIA

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Quick Escape – Bhutan

The embodiment of the legendary Shangri La, this country about the size of Switzerland is a place of peace and natural beauty—with otherworldly natural beauty of sacred snow-capped peaks and deep v..

BHUTAN

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Land of the Buddha

A contrast of two storied lands steeped in Buddhist faith: Mongolia of fabled steppe and the vast Gobi Desert; Bhutan seated high in the very heart of the Himalayas with breathtaking scenery of deep v..

MONGOLIA, BHUTAN

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From Yak to Kayak

This unrivalled private journey connects you with the incredible natural splendors of Mongolia, paired with distinctive modes of exploration. Hike the idyllic Yol Valley, carved by an ancient river th..

MONGOLIA

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AVAILABLE MAY - OCT Gobi Family Adventure

Gobi Desert – A Family Adventure

Traversing the undulating dunes on the back of a two-humped camel. Perfecting the art of the bow and arrow. Hunting for fossils in the middle of the Gobi. We know our Family Fun journey sounds as if i..

MONGOLIA

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As purveyors of the ultimate travel adventures, the Nomadic Expeditions team excels at composing and leading itineraries at the highest levels of luxury and experience. We have named this pinnacle tier of journey Ultima Thule.