If you are contemplating travel off the beaten path in search of "Vanishing and Emerging Cultures" please check out these travel companies that I can personally recommend.
PNG Travel - Specialists in Papua New Guinea. Greg Stathakis has over 33 years of experience and expertise with Highlands Festival trips in this challenging destination.
China Connection Tours contact Eric who will work with you to customize China tour itineraries, letting you choose the destinations and accomodations based on your personal preferences.
Adventure Travel for those over 50- ELDERTREKS is the world's first adventure travel company designed exclusively for people 50 and over. Established in 1987, ElderTreks offers active, off-the-beaten-path, small-group adventures by both land and sea in over 100 countries.
Bhutan Excursions- unveils a whole new world to travelers visiting Bhutan with a wide selection of tours and treks showcasing the very best aspects of this enchanting kingdom. If there is magic left in this world, Bhutan is where you will find it.
Wild Frontiers is a multi award-winning adventure travel company specialising in stylish and original tailor-made holidays and small group tours to some of the most interesting countries in the world.
High Asia Tours is a team of guides and managers for whom travel is a passion. Each of the founding members is qualified, trained, experienced and cultured in tourism.
My trips to visit the Wauja (Waura) Indians and the Kuarup in Brazil were organized by Terra Discovery Tours
Embera Village Tours The founder, Anne Gordon de Barrigón, is married to an Emberá man and began these tours to share the beauty of the Emberá people with others.The Emberá tribe still live in traditional villages deep in the rainforest of Panamá.
Manuel Velazco originally from the Andes of Peru (Cusco), began in the travel business at the tender age of 14. He has a degree as a Professional Tour Guide, specializing in Inca Culture and is one of Peru's most experienced and respected tour leaders. He has hiked the Inca Trail over 250 times and he also speaks three different languages, English, Spanish and Qechua (the language of the Incas)
Looking for an excellent guide in Kathmandu, contact Buddhi Prasad Bhatta, he is a life member of the Tourist Guide Association of Nepal and can be contacted at 0097-9741017156