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 63 trips

Pakistan: Under A Pagan Moon

From: £2345.00

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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Ethiopia: Northern Explorer

From: £3650.00

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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Egypt & Sudan: The Road To Khartoum

From: £4315.00

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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Laos Unlocked

From: £2665.00

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 India

From: £2915.00

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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Walking In Palestine

From: £1935.00

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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Oman Desert Adventure

From: £2670.00

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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Kyrgyzstan Explorer

From: £1995.00

Kyrgyzstan is quite simply one of the most beautiful countries on earth. The Tien Shan or “Mountains of Heaven” that stretch across its length and breadth are lush and green, high and wild and are ...

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Alternative Christmas In India

From: £2795.00

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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Pakistan: Summer Mountain Explorer

From: £3395.00

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 ...

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Georgia Explorer

From: £2115.00

The once ancient kingdom of Colchis, Georgia has long been linked with the Greek legends attributed to Jason and his band of Argonauts. Sandwiched between the Caucasus Mountains and the Black Sea, ...

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Kyrgyzstan & Uzbekistan - Mountains & Cities Of The Silk Road

From: £2615.00

Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan may be Central Asian neighbours, but they couldn’t be more different. For while Kyrgyzstan is a land of epic mountain scenery and semi-nomadic shepherds, Uzbekistan is hom...

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Inside Kerala And Karnataka

From: £3095.00

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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Mongolia: Alternative Naadam

From: £2545.00

Join us for the amazing festival of Naadam with a twist…avoiding overcrowded and overwhelming Ulaanbaatar, we will travel instead to the countryside where the real flavour of this epic event can be...

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Azerbaijan Georgia & Armenia – Across The Caucasus

From: £2915.00

This if we say so ourselves, is an outstanding itinerary, capturing the best of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia, one of our favourite regions for cultural adventure. Taking you from the shores of t...

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Karakoram Adventure - Kashgar To Kashmir

From: £4615.00

China, Pakistan & India - This totally unique itinerary takes us on a wonderful journey along the southern branch of the Old Silk Road. Starting in Kashgar where we will witness the famous Yakshmbe...

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Hill Stations To Kashmir

From: £2725.00

Kashmir is back on the tourist map offering some of the most pristine and wonderful countryside anywhere on the subcontinent. Wild Frontiers first returned in 2004 and since then we have been takin...

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Colombia Explorer

From: £4270.00

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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Guatemala: Tikal & Beyond

From: £3295.00

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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Jordan: Lost City Of Arabia

From: £2115.00

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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Namibia: Sands Of Time

From: £3295.00

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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India: Real Exotic Marigold Hotel Tour

From: £1495.00

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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Walking In Myanmar (Burma): Villages, Temples And Tribes

From: £3015.00

As Myanmar (Burma), undoubtedly one of THE destinations to visit at the moment, opens up to an ever increasing number of visitors, the challenge for us here at WF is to continue to develop tours wh...

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South Indian Odyssey

From: £3695.00

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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India: Gujarat & Rann Of Kutch

From: £2395.00

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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India: Journey To Ladakh

From: £3015.00

Ladakh lies on the Tibetan Plateau and is the highest, least populated and most inaccessible region in all India. It is a striking destination, home to many Tibetan Buddhists and its capital, Leh, ...

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Cambodia Explorer

From: £2870.00

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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Iran: Persian Explorer

From: £2295.00

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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Georgia - Ride The Caucasus (Horse Trek)

From: £1645.00

The Georgians have a saying … at the beginning of time when God was giving out land to the various nations of the world the Georgians were too busy drinking to attend. Arriving late, God was angry ...

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Southern Burma And Islands Of The Andaman Sea

From: £4615.00

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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Mongolia: Mountains, Lakes & Shaman Horse Trek

From: £2695.00

Mongolia, with its vast steppes and open skies, its magnificent mountains and equine tradition, really is the quintessential land of the horse trek. On this tour we will visit the cultural city of ...

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Uzbekistan: Samarkand And The Aral Sea

From: £2115.00

The wilds of Central Asia are amongst some of the most mysterious and fascinating regions anywhere on earth. These are lands that still stir the imagination, where glittering palaces of turquoise a...

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Village India: Orissa Tribal Odyssey

From: £2915.00

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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Rajasthan: Taj, Temples & Tigers

From: £2315.00

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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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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Along The Pamir & Karakoram Highways: Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, China & Pakistan

From: £5015.00

Few places on earth can match the grandeur of the epic scenery encountered on this unique itinerary. Travelling along sections of two of the world’s most scenic drives – the Pamir and Karakoram Hig...

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Bhutan: Land Of The Thunder Dragon

From: £3015.00

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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Afghan Explorer

From: £5295.00

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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Bolivia: High And Wild

From: £4715.00

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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Afghanistan & Tajikistan: Wakhan Pamir Adventure

From: £5015.00

In Afghanistan’s distant north-eastern corner lies the Wakhan corridor. This narrow strip of land once formed the buffer zone between the British and Russian Empires and was of immense strategic im...

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Lake Nasser Escape

From: £1595.00

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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Darwin's Ecuador: Andes To Galapagos

From: £5015.00

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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India: High Road To Kashmir

From: £2645.00

For more than a decade the holiday Mecca of Kashmir was considered out of bounds. Not any more! Since 2005, we have been running trips here with great success. Of all our trips to Kashmir, this is ...

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Peru: Lost Treasures Of The Cloud Warriors

From: £2915.00

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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Vietnam & China: Across The Tribal Heartlands

From: £3015.00

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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Armenia: In The Shadow Of Mt Ararat

From: £1495.00

Spanning cultures and continents, Armenia lies at the heart of the Caucasus, its ancient monasteries and candlelit churches standing silent sentinel over centuries of conflict and religious devotio...

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India In Slow Motion

From: £2615.00

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 also like to head into the ...

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Walking In Romania: Along The Enchanted Way

From: £1795.00

When William Blacker first crossed into the snowy landscapes of northern Romania, he entered a world that many people would hardly have recognised. In just a few short miles he had been transported...

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Silk Road Odyssey

From: £3795.00

Kyrgyzstan, China, Tajikistan & Uzbekistan - This unique Wild Frontiers tour takes you on an epic cultural journey along the Old Silk Road through some of Central Asia’s most spectacular mountains,...

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Algerian Colours

From: £2775.00

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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Across The Tibetan Steppe

From: £3965.00

Tibet has long been a mysterious and magical land separated by its rugged and inhospitable terrain in splendid isolation from the developing world. While there is no denying that recent times have ...

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Jordan: Ride Wadi Rum

From: £1625.00

Jordan - With a history that stretches back to the pages of the Old Testament and a desert landscape that is amongst the most spectacular anywhere in the Middle East, Jordan is a land of incredible...

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Lhasa To Kashgar Via Mt Kailash

From: £6245.00

For centuries Tibet remained the inaccessible goal of numerous intrepid, determined and hardy explorers. While Lhasa is no longer a secret city, it remains mystical, and the ancient route west alon...

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Georgia: Land Of Myths And Mountains

From: £1425.00

Georgia’s beauty is legendary and takes many forms. From the cobbled streets and hidden squares of old Tbilisi to the rock hewn monasteries at Vardzia and the breathtaking Caucasus mountains, it is...

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Rajasthan: Deserts, Forts And Palaces

From: £2715.00

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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Heart Of Indochina: Laos And Cambodia

From: £3145.00

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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Beneath The Sands Of Sudan

From: £2615.00

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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Gorillas In Africa's Midst

From: £5895.00

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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Pakistan: Hindu Kush Adventure

From: £2795.00

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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Walking In Turkey: Antalya & The Taurus Mountains

From: £795.00

This wonderful walk on the St Paul’s Trail, Turkey’s second marked long-distance trekking route, offers a true insight into some of Central Anatolia’s most beautiful rural parts. Utilising ancie...

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Uzbek & Turkmen: Cities Of The Silk Road

From: £3015.00

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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Kyrgyzstan: Ride The Mountains Of Heaven

From: £2765.00

For anyone with an interest in horse riding, our horse treks in Kyrgyzstan are simply the best adventures we do. Riding high into the amazing Mountains of Heaven, following in the footsteps of warr...

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Kashmir: Garden Of The Moghul Kings

From: £2400.00

Kashmir – that centuries old holiday idyll that was the playground of both the Moghuls and the British – offers some of the most pristine and wonderful countryside anywhere on the subcontinent. Oft...

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