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.

Wild Siberia: Western Tuva

Dates: 13th - 20th July 2018
Cost: US$1500
Space Available
This eight-day trip will take you into the remote and rural western region of the Republic of Tuva. Being the epicentre of traditional Tuvan culture you’ll have a chance to meet with nomadic pastoralists, master craftsmen, throat singers and musicians.
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Unseen Kyrgyzstan

Dates: 21st July - 4th August 2018
Cost: US$2700
Space Available
Kyrgyzstan, an offbeat destination renowned for its trekking and horse riding, is an ideal place to discover nomadic culture at a grassroots level. Over fifteen days you’ll traverse your way across the southern corner of the country, through remote valleys, and verdant pasturelands frequented only by the herdsman who dwell there in yurt camps during the summer.

Trekking Tajikistan: Pamir Mountain Lakes

Dates: 4th - 19th August 2018
Cost: US$2550
Space Available
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!
Grozny Mosque - Chechnya, Dagestan and Russia's Deep South trip

Chechnya, Dagestan and Russia's Deep South - Autumn 2018

Dates: 2nd - 9th September 2018
Cost: US$2300
Space Available
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.
Blue Mosque Mazar i Sharif - Seb MacKinnon

Melons & Grapes - Grand Afghan Tour

Dates: 3rd - 17th September 2018
Cost: US$4450
Fully Booked
Each Autumn we run a trip to Afghanistan and we think it is the perfect time to visit. Summer can be blisteringly hot and winter icy cold. Spring has its charms, but for us Autumn is the best, and all because of the fruit. How a land that appears to be made entirely of bare rock can produce melons as large as beach balls and grapes bursting with juice is one of life’s great mysteries. This trip shows the best of Afghanistan with as much fresh fruit thrown in as you can eat.

Trekking the Wakhan, Afghanistan

Dates: 3rd - 24th September 2018
Cost: US$4300
Space Available
In September 2018 we will be heading to one of the world's most remote corners. A 22-day journey to visit the land of one of the world's last and least visited nomadic cultures: The Kyrgyz of the Afghan Pamir. We begin in Tajikistan's capital Dushanbe before traveling along the dramatic Pamir Highway and crossing over into Afghanistan. We then pass through the Wakhan Corridor to the Afghan Pamir. The last section of this journey will be made by foot as we make our way to the summer grazing grounds of Chaqmaqtin.
Lahore, Pakistan

Mountains & Mughals - Pakistan

Dates: 21st September - 3rd October 2018
Cost: US$2850
Space Available
13 days visiting the best of the awe-inspiring Karakorum mountain range of Northern Pakistan as well as exploring Lahore, one of the sub-continents great cities.
Horn of Africa trip - April 2018

Horn of Africa - Ethiopia and Somaliland - Autumn 2018

Dates: 2nd October - 13th October 2018
Cost: US$2950-3100
Space Available
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 - Autumn 2018

Dates: 13th - 15th October 2018
Cost: US$1250
Fully Booked
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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