Peregrine - Ancient Civilisations

Uncover the wonders of the past

The towering façade of Petra’s ‘Lost City’, Egypt’s enigmatic Karnak temple complex, adorned with cryptic hieroglyphics, the confounding abandoned city of Machu Picchu… The best way to uncover the mysteries of the world’s ancient civilisations is on a Peregrine small group adventure.

With a broad range of itineraries on offer, Peregrine’s team of expert guides and local leaders will share their knowledge and stories to help you really uncover these mystifying wonders of the world.


  • 5 nights fr $1,632*

    Peregrine | Cambodia Discovery

    6 days in Cambodia
    Cambodia's Angkor Wat is one of the most prominent attractions in all of South East Asia. Long considered 'lost', the ruins of Angkor were never really lost to the Khmers, who have used the monuments as religious sites throughout their history. The site includes the ancient city area of Angkor Thom, with its many carved-stone faces standing as silent witnesses to former days of glory, and Ta Prohm, a temple complex slowly...
  • 7 nights fr $1,768*

    Peregrine | Greek Island Cruising (Antiquity to Byzantium)

    8 days in Greece
    Uncover the legends of Greece – be it mythological history or famed beaches and villages. Circle a peninsula that’s scattered with groves of olives trees and the icons of ancient history – the famous ancient theatre of Epidaurus; the hilltop citadel of Mycenae, linked with the ‘Illiad’ and King Agamemnon; the home of the Oracle of Delphi in Apollo’s sanctuary; Olympia, the site of the first Olympic Games and the Temple of Zeus. From aboard the...
  • 7 nights fr $2,006*

    Peregrine | Jordan Explorer

    8 days in Jordan
    The sweeping desert and echoing formations of Wadi Rum, the hidden, hand-hewn facades of Petra and the ancient Roman ruins...
  • 8 nights fr $2,397*

    Peregrine | Nile Valley Highlights

    9 days in Egypt
    The more you see of Egypt, the more you’ll want to explore! From the mighty pyramids of Giza, the temples of Abu Simbel, or the riverside temples at Edfu, this nine-day journey is a...
  • 13 nights fr $5,585*

    Peregrine | Ancient Persia in Depth

    14 days in Iran, Islamic Republic Of
    Iran is quite simply an extraordinary country, where visitors are welcomed with open arms by friendly people who have redefined the word ‘hospitality’. The architecture is amazing with breathtaking mosques, stepped hillside villages, cleverly-designed wind towers (badgirs) and impressive structures such as the Zoroastrian Towers of Silence. The country's history is astonishingly rich, and Ancient Persepolis is one of many staggering reminders of this past. The current culture is in many...
  • 14 nights fr $5,636*

    Peregrine | Mexico In Depth

    15 days in Mexico
    This is our most comprehensive tour in Mexico. Having explored Mexico City and the great ruins of Teotihuacan we discover the delights of Puebla and Oaxaca. From Monte Alban we visit the ruins of the Zapotec capital before continuing...
  • 15 nights fr $6,280*

    Peregrine | Amazon & Inca Adventure

    16 days in Peru
    Lima is shrouded in history with glorious Spanish colonial buildings and grand museums dotted throughout this grand capital. The Amazon Basin contains the biggest river by volume and the largest tropical rainforest in the world. We discover the incredibly rich biodiversity of this environment on a journey by boat and on foot before returning to Lima. From Lima we fly to the former Inca stronghold of Cuzco, where we have plenty of time to soak up the colourful local life. After catching a train to the town of Aguas Calientes, we visit the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu – the lost city of the Incas. A spectacular bus journey then takes us...
  • 14 nights fr $6,313*

    Peregrine | El Salvador & Guatemala

    15 days in Guatemala
    Journey into the very heart of the Americas and discover a rich local culture that fascinatingly mixes the modern world, influences of Spanish colonialism, and traditions that stretch right back to the ancient Maya. Begin in El Salvador, the region’s best-kept secret, and travel from black sand beaches to colonial towns that are home to people that are bold but unassuming, feisty yet open-armed. Speculate about the...
  • 20 nights fr $7,795*

    Peregrine | Peru Highlights

    21 days in Peru
    Starting in the fast-moving capital city of Lima, move onto make your mind up about the mysterious Nazca Lines and then walk the volcanic lands of Arequipa. Weave through the Andes mountains to the archaeological wonders of the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu, before floating across the waters of Lake Titicaca in Puno. Complete your Peruvian experience, as you delve into the jungles of the...
  • 21 nights fr $10,317*

    Peregrine | Discover Egypt, Jordan, Israel & the Palestinian Territories

    22 days in Egypt
    Embark on a cultural and historical adventure through the Middle East, from the heartland of ancient Egypt to the Dead Sea and beyond. Over 22 unforgettable days, sail down the Nile, travel to the temples of Abu Simbel, break bread with local communities, discover lost kingdoms in Jordan, camp under the desert stars with Bedouins and marvel at some of the world’s most powerful religious sites in and around Jerusalem and Jericho.

    Before booking on this trip we recommend that you read the ‘Safety’ section in the Essential Trip Information regarding special safety considerations for Egypt trips.

    In 2018 the Israel portion of this trip will be run in...

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