Egypt: 2023

This tour from Cairo to Abu Simbel provides a wonderful blend of traditional Upper & Lower Egyptian sites as well as exploring the several sites of Middle Egypt.Organised with Alumni Travel

Greece 2023: Agamemnon to Alexander

Our tour of the great sites of ancient and medieval Greece focuses especially on the worlds of the Aegean Bronze Age and the Macedonian rulers Philip and his son Alexander the Great, whose exploits altered the ancient world forever.

Israel & Jordan 2023: A Cradle of Civilisation

This 20-day tour took participants on a leisurely and thorough fashion through the very birthplace of Western civilisation. From ancient archaeological tells to bustling markets, participants explored this fascinating region safely and enjoyably.

Egypt 2019: Cairo to Abu Simbel

This tour from Cairo to Abu Simbel provides a wonderful blend of traditional Upper & Lower Egyptian sites as well as exploring the several sites of Middle Egypt. It encompasses great monuments of the ancient Egyptian world such as the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, the glories of Upper Egypt including the Temple …

China 2019: Western China, Along the Silk Road

Tour Leader: Ben Churcher In 2019, NEAF members retraced the ancient Silk Road across China from Xi’an in the Chinese heartland to Kashgar in far western China. This trip is an examination of the ancient and modern faces of a mighty nation whose time has come again. Just as we marvelled at beautiful Buddhist frescoes …

Morocco 2018

Tour Leader: Ben Churcher In March/April 2018 20 NEAF members travelled to Morocco to find the country bursting with the vibrant colours of one of the best spring seasons the country has seen in many years. The three week tour has time to take in the very best of what Morocco has to offer. It …

Iran 2017: Iran in Depth

Tour Leader: Ben Churcher In April/May 2017 21 NEAF members travelled to Iran to explore this extraordinary country so often misrepresented in the western press. This tour began in Tehran, Iran’s capital: a busy, often smoggy city but with some fantastic museums to help us prepare for the trip ahead. Leaving Tehran we headed to …

China 2017: Western China, Along the Silk Road

Tour Leader: Ben Churcher In September 2017 20 NEAF members retraced the ancient Silk Road across China from Xi’an in the Chinese heartland to Kashgar in far western China. This trip is an examination of the ancient and modern faces of a mighty nation whose time has come again. Just as we marvelled at beautiful …

Iran 2016: Iran in Depth

Tour Leader: Ben Churcher In April/May 2016 21 NEAF members explored the highways and byways of Iran: from the little-visited north to the sensational sights of Persepolis and Isfahan in the south. Iran is a delightful country to visit, notwithstanding the common comment from friends before departure: “is it safe?’, or “Why would you want …

Morocco 2016

Tour Leader: Ben Churcher In October 2016 21 NEAF members travelled to Morocco to explore the land of a thousand kasbahs, the Atlas Mountains and the legendary cities of Fes and Marrakesh. Morocco can easily be divided into two zones: the area north of the Atlas where the majority of the population have traditionally dwelled, …

Contacts

Near Eastern Archaeological Foundation
Level 4, CCANESA Madsen F09, University of Sydney NSW 2006 Australia
+61 2 9351 4151 neaf.archaeology@sydney.edu.au