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 $2,350
    Krak des Chevalliers, Syria by Martin Poirier

      Syria

      Cultural

      The 7-day trip shall visit the ancient site of Palmyra, the crusader fort of Krak des Chevaliers, as well as spending time in Aleppo and Damascus. US passport holders please…

      from $2,225
      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. There are three distances (5km, 10km and full marathon) so even if you are not a strong runner you can…

            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
                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
                  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 and finishes in Salalah, Oman.

                        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
                          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, Abha, Riyadh and Al Ula. Witness ancient architecture, museums, local arts…

                            from $0
                            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 $2,500
                              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
                                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 2021 package.

                                  from $1,450
                                  Ski Afghanistan 2021

                                    Ski Afghanistan

                                    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
                                    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 $2,000
                                      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 $0
                                        Mogadishu Marathon

                                          Mogadishu Marathon

                                          Marathons

                                          This package offers travel and entrance to the 2021 Mogadishu Marathon. Please contact us for further details. To see other marathon packages Untamed Borders arrange, please click here.

                                          from $1,600
                                          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 2021.

                                            from $4,950
                                            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

                                                  Trek The Wakhan

                                                  Trekking

                                                  A 22-day journey to visit the land of one of the world’s last and least visited nomadic cultures: the Kyrgyz of the Afghan Pamir. We will begin and end in…

                                                  from $4,300
                                                  Republic of Tuva

                                                    Wild Siberia: Western Tuva

                                                    Cultural, Trekking

                                                    This eight-day trip will take you into the remote and rural western region of the Republic of Tuva. Being the epicentre of traditional Tuvan culture you’ll have a chance to…

                                                    from $0