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 Iraq

Ski Iraq 2018

Dates: 28th January - 5th February 2018
Cost: US$2400
Space Available
A country more associated with deserts has some great mountainous terrain in the northern semi-autonomous Kurdistan region which we will explore with a qualified international ski guide. Using the experience the Untamed Borders team has of guiding and climbing in Iraq, we have identified areas that offer some great ski touring terrain.

Somaliland Marathon 2018

Dates: February 2018
Price: US$1250-1450
Space Available
This package offers travel and entrance to Somaliland's first ever full marathon. Along with being a great opportunity to experience this self-declared Horn of Africa nation, participants will also be supporting the work of the Darlington Foundation, a British-based charity which promotes and supports the education of students in Somaliland; our aim is to encourage each entrant to raise US$1500, which enough to put one student through full time university education.

Ski Afghanistan - Bamian

Dates: 17th - 26th February 2018
Cost: US$2450
Space Available
Untamed Borders was the first company to run ski trips to Afghanistan. After six successful seasons we will be back in 2018 skiing in the Bamian region of Central Afghanistan.
Afghan Ski Challenge

Afghan Ski Challenge 2018

Dates: March 2018
Cost: US$2500
Space Available
An opportunity to take part in the 8th annual Afghan Ski Challenge. Contact us for details.
Elephant Rock Madain Saleh - Saudi Arabia

Explore Saudi Arabia

Dates: 10th - 18th February  2018
Cost: See itinerary
Fully Booked
Explore the history and culture of Saudi Arabia with experienced guides, taking in the sights and sounds of Jeddah, Abha, Riyadh and Al Ula. Witness ancient architecture, museums, local arts and crafts, mountain peaks and abandoned villages set into cliff faces.

Horn of Africa - Ethiopia and Somaliland

Dates: 3rd - 14th April 2018
Cost: US$2950-3100
Fully Booked
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: 14th-16th April 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.

Afghanistan in Spring

Dates: 16th - 30th April 2018
Cost: US$4450
Space Available
Following our successful Autumn trip to Afghanistan we now introduce the first fixed date journey in Spring. This 15-day trip travels through the best bits of Afghanistan in the lushest time of the year. The blossom is out and the country is at its greenest.

Chechnya, Dagestan and Russia's Deep South

Dates: 6th - 13th May 2018
Cost: US$2300
Fully Booked
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.

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