Untamed Borders offers bespoke trips and small group tours to some of the world’s most interesting and inaccessible places.

We specialise in trips to Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, former Soviet Central Asia and the Caucasus, but also arrange bespoke trips to other off-the-beaten track destinations. Untamed Borders uses specialist local guides throughout whose aim is to provide authentic and original experiences for all our guests. Please join us on one of our small group itineraries or contact us to arrange a bespoke adventure.


Our upcoming itineraries


Ski Afghanistan - Bamian

Dates: 21st Feb - 1st March 2016
Cost: £1700
Untamed Borders was the first company to run ski trips to Afghanistan. After five successful seasons we will be back in 2016 skiing in the Bamian region of Central Afghanistan.

Afghan Ski Challenge 2016

Dates: March 2016
An opportunity to take part in the 6th annual Afghan Ski Challenge. Contact us for details.

Horn of Africa - Ethiopia and Somaliland

Dates: 14th - 26th March 2016
Cost: £2100/£2200
An exploration into some of the wilder parts of Ethiopia plus Somaliland. This trip gives you the opportunity to visit the hottest inhabited place on earth, feed wild hyenas in the ancient walled city of Harar, and even visit the home of the Queen of Sheba.
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Mogadishu add-on

Dates: 26th-28th March 2016
Cost: £900
A rare opportunity to get an insight into life in Mogadishu. You will be able to visit the markets, bazaars and beaches of this traumatised yet vibrant city.
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Chechnya, Dagestan and Russia's deep south

Dates: 2nd - 8th May 2016
Cost: £1600
The Caucasus is a place of great natural beauty with fascinating cultures set in the shadow of the mountains that mark the border between Europe and Asia. This trip offers a view into a region that remains almost unexplored by western visitors.

Karakorum Valleys - Pakistan 2016

Dates: 22nd May - 4th June 2016
Cost: £1750
A trip into the awe-inspiring Karakorum mountains of Northern Pakistan. The Karakorum mountains contain a kaleidoscope of people as well as some of the earth's most incredible scenery.

To the throne room of the mountain gods - Pakistan trekking

Dates: 24th July - 13th August 2016
Cost: £2500
This trek to K2 Base Camp and Concordia in Northern Pakistan includes walking the entire length of the 62km Baltoro Glacier leading into the most glaciated high mountain terrain on the planet. Seven of the world's 25 highest peaks rise above you. The trek to Concordia is a once in a lifetime experience and is glacier trekking at it's best. A chance to reach the base camps of two of the world's 8000 metre peaks: Broad Peak and the world's second highest peak – K2.
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Trekking Tajikistan: Pamir Mountain Lakes

Dates: 6th August - 21st August 2016
Cost: £1800
Of all the Great Ranges on the Asian continent, the Pamir Mountains are probably the least known and the least visited of them all. Along the way we will stay in the homes of the Pamiri natives, camp near centuries old caravanserais and explore the shores of shimmering blue alpine lakes. To complete the traverse the team will scale a mountain pass that’s taller than Mont Blanc. Be prepared to be spoiled for life!

Tajikistan & Afghanistan - Horse Trekking & Wildlife Spotting

Dates: 15th August - 5th September 2016
Cost: £2600
A three week adventure into the Hindu Kush and Pamir mountain ranges of the Tajikistan/Afghanistan border region. The trip will include wildlife spotting in Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor, jeep touring along the Pamir Highway and horse trekking with Pamiri shepherds amongst alpine lakes in the Pamir mountains of Tajikistan. The trip will be led by the founder of Zavkhan Trekking who is one of the most experienced horse riding and nature spotting guides in Asia.

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