Wild Frontiers

Wild Frontiers is an award-winning adventure travel company, founded in 2002 by the acclaimed travel writer Jonny Bealby, with a view to facilitating experiences similar to those he had been lucky enough to enjoy as a writer.

We specialise in stylish and original small group tours and tailor-made holidays to the Indian subcontinent, Central Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the Caucasus, Africa, South East Asia, the Polar Regions and Latin America.

As an established adventure tour operator, Wild Frontiers is proud to have been consistently voted one of the ‘Top 10 Tour Operators’ by Wanderlust readers in each of the last 10 years. We have also received similar accolades from National Geographic Traveler, Conde Nast Traveler, The Guardian/Observer and National Geographic Adventure magazine.

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Our top 41 trips

Guatemala: Tikal & Beyond

From: £3145.00

Rising above the jungle canopy, the reminders of a once great Mayan civilisation cast their bewitching shadow across the Guatemalan landscape. Towering pyramids pierce the skyline as we gaze upon t...

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South Indian Odyssey

From: £3515.00

Whether it’s your first, second or even third time to the Indian Subcontinent, if you haven’t yet been to South India, you are in for a real treat! This diverse and comprehensive trip across the cu...

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Myanmar (Burma): The Road To Mandalay

From: £3395.00

An enigmatic land of golden pagodas and mist-shrouded jungle, Burma was once described by Rudyard Kipling as a place ‘quite unlike any...you know about’. Isolated for years by the outside world, it...

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Gorillas In Africa's Midst

From: £5695.00

Central Africa has long held a fascination for the intrepid and the curious. Here, amongst the impenetrable landscapes of Conrad’s ‘Heart of Darkness’, history and mountains lie shrouded in the mis...

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Ethiopia & Djibouti: Into The Danakil Depression

From: £4275.00

This adventurous trip takes us from the beautiful coastline of Djibouti to the unforgiving Danakil Depression, one of the lowest and hottest places on earth. A journey of contrasts, the trip starts...

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Pakistan: Under A Pagan Moon

From: £2145.00

This is quite simply the one of the most amazing, original and wild trips we do. Run for the first time in 2006, our small group of intrepid travellers was the first to experience the Kalash winter...

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Mumbai To Kashmir: A Passage To India

From: £3845.00

Following in the footsteps of E.M Forster’s classic tale, A Passage to India, this wonderful and innovative itinerary takes you from the very edge of the great subcontinent at Mumbai’s Gateway to I...

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Bhutan: Land Of The Thunder Dragon

From: £3325.00

Squashed into a high pocket of land between Sikkim, Assam, Tibet and Arunachal Pradesh in the northeast of India, Bhutan is an extraordinary country, home to a fascinating and unique culture, stupe...

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Darwin's Ecuador: Andes To Galapagos

From: £4995.00

Straddling the equator on the Pacific coast, wedged between Colombia and Peru, the smallest of the Andean nations covers an area no bigger than 284,000 square kilometres. For all its diminutive si...

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Namibia: Sands Of Time

From: £3095.00

Namibia. A land full of incredible geological wonders, spectacular landscapes, diverse game and a whole host of unexplored regions is undoubtedly one of Southern Africa’s most enthralling destinati...

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Bolivia: High And Wild

From: £4495.00

As one of South America’s best kept secrets, Bolivia boasts such a broad array of attractions that travellers intrepid enough to reach this remote land are treated to a wealth of history, culture a...

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Uzbek & Turkmen: Cities Of The Silk Road

From: £2995.00

This outstanding trip takes in four of the most important cities of the old Silk Road, and is perfect if culture and history are your reasons for travel. Starting our trip in Uzbekistan we will...

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Village India: Orissa Tribal Odyssey

From: £2895.00

Few visitors get to see the real India and to truly experience the beauty of the rural landscape away from the crowds that follow the main tourist trail. At Wild Frontiers we like to take clients i...

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Walking In Palestine

From: £2195.00

The rich landscapes of this much disputed land are riddled with long distance footpaths that provide a fascinating insight into a region that has lain at the crossroads of world history for over th...

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Inside Kerala And Karnataka

From: £2995.00

An ever-increasing number of holiday-makers are coming to Kerala, India’s most literate state, to enjoy its wonderful beaches and legendary hospitality. However there is so much more to this div...

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Heart Of India

From: £2895.00

For the committed Indiaphile Central India has it all. Often overlooked in favour of the more tourist-friendly regions to the north and south, the centre of the country offers a magical mix of expe...

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Oman Desert Adventure

From: £2590.00

Oman is one of Arabia’s true gems - a land of rugged coastlines and vast deserts where tradition and progress go hand in hand. This wonderful adventure takes us from the heart of its picturesque ca...

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Algerian Colours

From: £2595.00

Algeria is one of the most fascinating countries in North Africa, combining a cultural legacy that stretches back millennia along with some of the world’s most dramatic desert scenery. Once colonis...

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Cambodia Explorer

From: £2950.00

While Cambodia may be most famous for the Angkor Temples at Siem Reap, there is lots more to explore in this endlessly fascinating country. This comprehensive tour starts in Phnom Penh, Cambodi...

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Jordan: Lost City Of Arabia

From: £1995.00

The fabled lost city of Petra needs no introduction… hidden away in the heart of the Jordanian desert for centuries, Petra obtained a mythical status with much speculation as to whether it existed ...

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Laos Unlocked

From: £2595.00

Landlocked and laid-back, Laos has always been considered one of the hidden gems of Southeast Asia. Located in the heart of Indochina, it has somehow managed to avoid the touristic attention receiv...

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Heart Of Indochina: Laos And Cambodia

From: £3395.00

Starting our journey in the UNESCO World Heritage town of Luang Prabang, we experience the highlights of Laos, from this ancient royal capital to the stunning natural beauty of the southern “4000 i...

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Afghan Explorer

From: £5595.00

Afghanistan needs no introduction; just the name is enough to have most politicians panicking, journalists packing and wild travellers salivating with expectation. News, time and again over the cen...

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Iran: Persian Explorer

From: £2695.00

With a cultural and historical legacy dating back millennia, the lands occupied by modern day Iran have witnessed the rise and fall of many notable empires. This short but insightful trip takes us ...

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Alternative Christmas In India

From: £2645.00

Castle Bijaipur is a charming heritage hotel. Situated in the heart of the spectacular Aravali Hills of Rajasthan and surrounded by forests of tamarisk, unspoiled rural villages, lakes and ancient ...

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Mekong Delta, Islands And Temples

From: £3495.00

This relaxed tour has been designed to get you to the best bits of Southern Vietnam and Cambodia. Starting with a brief look around Vietnam’s vibrant capital, Ho Chi Minh City, we’ll make for the t...

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Pakistan: Hindu Kush Adventure

From: £2575.00

Pakistan is a country close to our hearts…and for good reason. Home to some of the most spectacular mountain scenery in the world, thriving cities, colourful markets and warm hospitality, a trip to...

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Rajasthan: Taj, Temples & Tigers

From: £2415.00

This classic tour has been designed to give you a balanced, varied and full experience of the state of Rajasthan and of India. From Delhi we will visit the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra before criss...

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Vietnam & China: Across The Tribal Heartlands

From: £2795.00

This fascinating and original tour combines the tribes of Northern Vietnam with the minority peoples of Southern Yunnan. Starting in Hanoi, a nostalgic city with a relaxed atmosphere of shady bo...

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Lake Nasser Escape

From: £1675.00

Far from the bustling streets of Cairo and the packed temples of the Nile Valley, lies one of Egypt’s best-kept secrets. Beyond the great cataracts of Upper Egypt, amongst the deserts landscapes of...

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Beneath The Sands Of Sudan

From: £2725.00

This exciting short trip offers an amazing insight into the rarely visited and often misunderstood country of Sudan. Blessed with not only some stunning stretches of desert, beneath the sands of Su...

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Ethiopia: Northern Explorer

From: £3565.00

This is a great itinerary that visits the very best of the northern historical circuit whilst offering a few hidden treasures as well, many of which are not offered, to our knowledge, by any other ...

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Colombia Explorer

From: £3995.00

Vibrant Colombia is a land of contrasts and legends, an entire continent encompassed by one country. After being off the travel map for some time, Colombia is now moving back into the spotlight as ...

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Southern Burma And Islands Of The Andaman Sea

From: £4595.00

While most first-time visitors to Burma head understandably north from Yangon to the much acclaimed sights of Mandalay, Bagan and Lake Inle, for those who head south an altogether different and les...

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India: Gujarat & Rann Of Kutch

From: £2295.00

Village India - Gujarat is a dazzlingly diverse state that shakes up even the experienced Indophile and reveals treasures hidden from the tourist hordes. With a 1600km coastline and an easily trave...

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Chindwin River Expedition: In The Footsteps Of Elephant Bill

From: £4795.00

An enigmatic land of golden pagodas and mist-shrouded jungle, Myanmar was once described by Rudyard Kipling as a place ‘quite unlike any...you know about’. It was into this timeless landscape that ...

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India: Real Exotic Marigold Hotel

From: £1825.00

Few things inspire travel like a good movie and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is no exception. Drawing on themes and locations from this famous British movie, we have put together a trip to India ...

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Rajasthan: Deserts, Forts And Palaces

From: £2595.00

A land of spectacular diversity, India still manages to excite and enthrall the senses of even the hardiest traveller like few other places on earth. Join us on a journey of discovery through one o...

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India In Slow Motion

From: £2595.00

Very few visitors get to experience the day-to-day beauty of rural India, focusing instead on the well-known monuments of the crowded urban centres. At Wild Frontiers we believe the time has come t...

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Peru: Lost Treasures Of The Cloud Warriors

From: £2795.00

Peru - In the north of Peru, far away from the country’s most famous attraction - Machu Picchu - can be found an amazing collection of pre-Columbian sites which are amongst some of the most fascina...

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Egypt & Sudan: The Road To Khartoum

From: £4195.00

The Nile loops a lazy arc through the arid desert, passing the crumbling remains of a civilisation that once lay at the heart of African trade and culture. But this isn’t the land of the Pharaohs. ...

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