Marathon of Afghanistan

    Marathon of Afghanistan

    Cultural, Marathons

    The Marathon of Afghanistan will take place in the Bamian province, amidst the mighty mountains of the Hindu Kush in central Afghanistan. The astonishingly beautiful valley, a UNESCO world heritage…

    from $2,150
    Afghanistan in Spring

      Afghanistan in 7 Days

      Cultural

      A 7-day trip through the best bits of Afghanistan. We start by exploring the capital, Kabul, before flying to Mazar e Sharif to see the blue-tiled shrine of Hazrat Ali…

      from $1,975
      Band e Amir - Credit Elke Allenstein

        Afghanistan In 8 Days

        Cultural

        An 8-day trip following on from our first Afghanistan in 7 Days trip. We start in the capital, Kabul, before flying to Bamian, one of the most peaceful places in…

        from $2,450
        Erbil Marathon

          Erbil Marathon

          Cultural, Marathons

          This package offers travel and entrance to the Erbil Marathon. Please contact us for 2021 dates. There are three distances (5km, 10km and full marathon) so even if you are…

          from $1,450
          Iraq - Arch of Ctesaphon

            Iraq – Cradle of Civilisation

            Cultural

            The trip begins in Baghdad and visits ancient Sumerian and Babylonian sites, as well as medieval souks, UNESCO-recognised minarets, Shia Islam’s two holiest sites, and a boat trip on the…

            from $3,600
            Lalish, Iraqi Kurdistan

              Iraqi-Kurdistan add-on

              Cultural

              This 7-day trip explores the Northern area of Iraq, Kurdistan, taking in the cultural, geographical and historical highlights as well as getting a greater understanding of life in this semi-autonomous…

              from $2,100
              Tigray Ethiopia

                Horn of Africa

                Cultural

                Explore the wilder parts of Ethiopia plus Somaliland. You will visit the hottest inhabited place on earth, climb up to remote rock churches, and feed the wild hyenas of Harar.…

                from $3,275
                Mogadishu

                  Mogadishu Add On

                  Cultural

                  This trip is an "add-on" and therefore only available to guests who book the Horn of Africa trip.  However, we can arrange the same itinerary at any time of year…

                  from $1,250
                  Yemen Fixed Date Trip

                    Yemen

                    Cultural

                    A 6-day trip to visit the sights of mainland Yemen. You will be guided by experienced local guides and an international guide. The trip starts in Salalah, Oman and ends…

                    from $2,950
                    Socotra

                      Socotra

                      Cultural

                      An 8-day trip to the Yemeni island of Socotra, known as the ‘Jewel of Arabia’ or the “Galapagos of the middle east”, its biodiversity lends itself to the UNESCO world…

                      from $2,950
                      Buzkashi in the shadow of the Buddha niches

                        Afghan Winter Tour + Buzkashi

                        Cultural

                        We start in Kabul before taking a short flight across the Hindu Kush to Herat, the most architecturally complete city in Afghanistan. Then we will move on to Bamian where…

                        from $4,450
                        Pakistan in 12 Days

                          Pakistan In 12 Days

                          Cultural

                          A road trip almost the entire length of Pakistan from Karachi in the Arabian Sea to the city of Peshawar. Stopping at Sufi shrines, Buddhist remains, Mughal mosques and energetic…

                          from $1,950

                            The Balochistan Explorer

                            Cultural

                            A ten-day trip into the heartland of Pakistan’s largest and least-visited province, Balochistan. A region previously very difficult to access but that's now possible.

                            from $3,250

                              Pakistan In 9 Days

                              Cultural

                              A road trip almost the entire length of Pakistan from Karachi in the Arabian Sea to the Mughal city of Lahore. Stopping at Sufi shrines, Buddhist remains, Mughal mosques and…

                              from $1,750

                                Pakistan In 7 Days

                                Cultural

                                A road trip from the Mughal city of Lahore to the oldest city in Pakistan, Peshawar. Stopping at Sufi shrines, Buddhist remains, Mughal mosques and energetic bazaars.  

                                from $1,250
                                Visiting Darfur, Sudan

                                  Darfur, Sudan

                                  Cultural

                                  Join us on an exploratory trip to Darfur to trek up the highest peak in the Sahel - Jebel Marrah. The first internationally organised trip to the region for nearly…

                                  from $5,500
                                  Ski Afghanistan 2021

                                    Ski Afghanistan

                                    Skiing

                                    Untamed Borders is the original ski company in Afghanistan and was the first company to run ski trips to Afghanistan, way back in 2011. 2022 will be our 12th season…

                                    from $2,500
                                    Ski Iraq

                                      Ski Iraq

                                      Skiing

                                      A country more associated with deserts has some vast mountainous terrain in the northern semi-autonomous Kurdistan region which we will explore with a qualified international ski guide. Using the experience…

                                      from $2,400
                                      Runner at Somaliland Marathon 2019

                                        Somaliland Marathon

                                        Marathons

                                        This package offers travel and entrance to the Somaliland Marathon, which takes place in Hargeisa, Somaliland’s capital. Contact us for the dates and full itinerary of the 2022 package.

                                        from $1,450
                                        South Sudan

                                          South Sudan

                                          Cultural

                                          Experience the complex diversity of the world's youngest country through an immersive 8-day journey into South Sudanese culture. Contact us for further details about our trip in March 2022.

                                          from $4,950
                                          Madain Saleh, Saudi Arabia

                                            Saudi Arabia

                                            Cultural

                                            Explore the history and culture of Saudi Arabia with experienced guides, taking in the sights and sounds of Jeddah, Al Ula and Riyadh. Explore ancient architecture, museums, local arts and…

                                            from $3,850
                                            Masmak Fort Riyadh

                                              Riyadh Marathon

                                              Marathons

                                              This package offers travel and entrance to the Riyadh marathon in Saudi Arabia. If you want to extend your trip in Saudi, check out our Empty Quarter add-on. Contact us…

                                              from $1,075
                                              Afghan Ski Challenge

                                                Afghan Ski Challenge

                                                Skiing

                                                Untamed Borders was the first company to run ski trips to Afghanistan in 2011. 2021 will be our 11th season running ski trips to Afghanistan, and we have again been…

                                                from $2,500
                                                Mogadishu Marathon

                                                  Mogadishu Marathon

                                                  Marathons

                                                  This package offers travel and entrance to the 2022 Mogadishu Marathon. Please contact us for further details. To see other marathon packages Untamed Borders arrange, please click here.

                                                  from $1,600
                                                  Turkmenistan

                                                    Trekking Turkmenistan

                                                    Trekking

                                                    Often referred to as the ‘North Korea of Central Asia’ and being at the crossroads of various civilisations for centuries, Turkmenistan has a multitude of historical, cultural and natural sites…

                                                    from $3,675
                                                    Lake Attabad Pakistan

                                                      Hindu Kush & Karakorum Pakistan

                                                      Cultural

                                                      A 14-day road trip through the awe-inspiring Karakorum and Hindu Kush mountain ranges of Northern Pakistan. These mountains contain a kaleidoscope of people as well as some of the earth's…

                                                      from $2,950
                                                      Kyrgyzstan

                                                        Unseen Kyrgyzstan

                                                        Cultural, Trekking

                                                        Kyrgyzstan, an offbeat destination renowned for its trekking and horse riding, is an ideal place to discover nomadic culture at a grassroots level. There are plenty of rarely-visited locales to…

                                                        from $2,600