- From the remote jungles of
Honduras to the pristine rivers of the American Southwest, our
archaeological tours promise exciting adventure. Whether you like touring Maya temples or learning
about North American rock art, you'll be sure to find a Conservancy
tour that fits your interest. For more than 20 years, the Conservancy has conducted tours
ranging in length from four days to two weeks. Expert guides
always accompany our tours, providing unique insights about the
places we visit. Tour regions include the American Midwest, Southeast,
and Southwest, as well as Mexico and Central and South America.
- Here are a few of the exciting tours we're
offering in the coming months.
- Click on info for a description
of each tour
- Colonial Chesapeake
April 21 - 28, 2013
- Join us as we explore the Chesapeake Bay's rich 17th and 18th century culture. Our journey will take us from the colonial capitals of Annapolis, Maryland and Williamsburg, Virginia, to the first permanent English colony in North America at Jamestown, to George Washington's home at Mt. Vernon.
September 5 - 8, 2013
- Explore the intriguing earthworks constructed by the people of the Middle Mississippian culture that flourished from A.D. 900 to 1500.
- Chaco Canyon in Depth
September 14 - 22, 2013
- Explore the vast cultural system of Chaco Canyon and the extensive netwrok of outlying communities that developed in northwestern New Mexico and southwestern Colorado from A.D. 800 to 1140.
- Cliff Dwellers
September 19 - 29, 2013
- Amidst the scenery of Arizona and Colorado, our tour presents the most famous of the region's cliff dwellings, as well as modern-day pueblos and several Conservancy preserves.
October 25 - November 4, 2013
- Join us for one of the most unusual festivals anywhere - the Day of the Dead. Not at all a morbid occasion, the town is filled with celebration. We'll also visit the vast ruins of the Ancient Mixtecan and Zapotecan civilizations that lie just outside of the city.