Tailormade tours, private tours, bespoke trips

Tailormade Tours

Want a trip designed around your requirements? Why not tell our travel specialists what you want, and let us design your perfect trip for you? Private tours on our standard itineraries can also be arranged on dates to suit you.


Honeymoon tours

Honeymoon Tours

Looking for a Honeymoon with a difference? Then you've come to the right place. Whether you want to be pampered in a palace in Rajastan, sleep in bamboo huts in the Colombian Amazon or trek through the desert in Jordan we can guarantee you a honeymoon to remember.


Wildlife tours, Tiger tours, safaris, Amazon tours

Wildlife Tours

Search for unicorn rhino on elephant-back in Northeast India, or seek out India's elusive lions, and enigmatic tigers. Or take a boat into the remotest corners of the Amazon and go fishing for piranha.



Cultural tours

Cultural Tours

With tours stretching from South Asia and the Middle East to Europe and Latin America, we can offer a diverse selection of cultural delights. With expert guides you will get a personal insight into each of these regions and the people who live there.


Festival tours, carnival tours, party tours

Festival Tours

Celebrate the Hornbill Festival with the Naga tribe, India's last headhunters, witness Serbia's trumpet festival, dance the night away at Colombia's famous Barranquilla carnival, or celebrate Holi with locals in rural India.




Remote destinations, off the beaten path tours

Really Remote

Want to get really off the beaten track? Want some unique experiences far from the tourist trail? Then these tours are for you! Meet the Apatani tribe, overnight in an orthodox monastery in rural Serbia and hike with the Zapotec people in remote Mexico.


Activity tours, hiking tours, trekking tours, cycling tours

Activity Tours

Hiking the indigenous mountains of Mexico, cycling rural Serbia, boating though the unexplored Amazon, paragliding and waterfall rapelling in Colombia and loads more...




City tours, city breaks

City Tours

Short breaks to some of the world's most interesting cities. Discover ancient Constantinople (previously known as Byzantium, known as Istanbul today), cosmopolitan Belgrade, or fascinating Mexico City.





Archaeology Tours

Archaeology Tours

From the beginnings of civilisation at Göbekli Tepe in Eastern Turkey to Aztec temples where great sacrifices took place, archaeology holds the key to each country’s past. It is often infused with intrigue, controversy and human folly.



Food tours, culinary tours, cooking tours

Culinary Tours

Take your tastebuds on tour with some of the best food and drink tours to the world's top culinary destinations. Cook a curry in India, make some molé in Mexico, and learn the secrets of some of the best regional chefs.


Family tours

Family Tours

Welcome to a new world of family holidays. Whether your children are toddlers or are branching into their late teens we will be able to tailor-make a holiday to your individual requirements and our itinerary suggestions can be used to provide a little inspiration.



Browse by country

Browse by country

Browse our exciting selection of destinations and see which ones take your fancy. Current destinations include India, Turkey, Colombia, Ethiopia, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Mexico & Serbia.

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Travel The Unknown is a UK based tour operator specialising in off the beaten track travel in some of the least explored places on Earth.

We are currently offering tours to North East India: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya; Serbia, Syria and Colombia. Our off the beaten track tours are diverse and include tribal tours, cultural tours, Kaziranga safari trips, mountain trekking expeditions, village tours, Buddhist temple tours and camping in stunning remote places. We also offer festival tours including the Ras Festival in Majuli and many festivals in Arunachal Pradesh including Nyochum, Si-Doni, Losar, Tawang Torgya, and many more. In Colombia the Barranquilla festival is available.

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