Intrepid Sightseeing

  • Get to the heart of Cambodia — through its food! Take a trip into the Cambodian countryside and show off your cooking skills with this hands-on culinary adventure. You’ll whip up a 3-course gourmet meal, get to experience local village life, and, best of all, eat your culinary creations. Proceeds from all Siem Reap tours departing on February 28, 2015 will be donated to the #hopeforSkye campaign to help children with Sanfilippo Syndrome. For more information, visit urbanadventures.com/blog/blueskyforskye.
    Siem Reap
    4 hours
  • Want to see Addis Ababa like few tourists ever do? Get a true local experience with a walk through one of the city’s most authentic neighbourhoods. Explore a market that sells everything from spices to pottery, produce to woven baskets, have a delicious Ethiopian lunch at a popular family-owned restaurant, and finish it all off with a traditional coffee ceremony and a taste of the region’s exceptional brews.
    Addis Ababa
    3 hours
  • Drink like an emperor, dine like a Dalmatian, and do as the Romans do on this tour of vibrant Splicani life. You’ll learn the secrets of Diocletian’s Palace while wandering this colossal 1,700 year old estate. Explore a traditional fish market where locals select the freshest seafood, then feast like a Roman emperor on local Dalmatian wine and traditional delicacies. 
    Split
    3-4 hours
  • Got G.O.T.? Let us transport you to Westeros in this walking tour of Diocletian’s Palace. This impressively preserved Roman camp will bring Game of Thrones to life as you walk in the footsteps of the Unsullied, plot your revenge in its narrow streets like Khaleesi, and dine on a feast fit for Tyrion.
    Split
    3-4 hours
  • Get a unique opportunity to see Kampala through the eyes of East African refugees. They face enormous challenges, and we visit YARID, a local NGO that is providing an invaluable lifeline through their many development programs. Visit the Lubiri Palace to get a look back at Uganda’s royal history and visit a number of local attractions including the Nakasero Markets and Uganda National Mosque. 
    Kampala
    2 hours
  • On this Kampala tour, we explore how Ugandans have faced the struggles of poverty by developing inspirational grassroots initiatives. This is a unique opportunity to understand the historical challenges and recent successes of Uganda’s economic growth, as well as interact with local entrepreneurs and visit the most significant Kampala landmarks.
    Kampala
    2 hours
  • This tour offers you a unique perspective on local life and social issues in Kampala. Home to some of the most vulnerable populations in Uganda, the Kisenyi slums are an example of how local NGOs are working to improve living conditions, from sanitation to employment. Escorted by a Slum Aid Project volunteer, we will see how their sustainable contributions are improving the lives of families, women, and children living in the slums.  
    Kampala
    4 hours
  • Join us for an enlightening look inside the health systems of Uganda. With a guide from local health NGO, THETA, we’ll visit three traditional health practitioners to understand their collaborative relationship with modern hospitals and doctors. We’ll also visit the key cultural and historic sites in Kampala, including Nakasero and Owino markets, Old Taxi Park, and Buganda Kingdom palace and parliament.
    Kampala
    4 hours
  • Experience a different side of Tehran with a visit to the mountains. Known as the gateway of the mountain, Darband is a cultural gem set into the slopes of Mount Tochal. The starting point of a beautiful mountain hiking trail and a local hotspot for traditional Dizi cuisine, it’s a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of central Tehran. 
    Tehran
    4.5 hours
  • Join us for a truly authentic experience of Persian hospitality. Meet a local family in their home for enlightening conversation over a delicious home cooked meal. Learn how to prepare the best local culinary delights and experience how an Iranian family lives and entertains their guests. 
    Tehran
    4 hours

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