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MEGALITHOMANIA TOURS & EVENTS 2020

Megalithomania has been running tours since 2006. We invite megalithic authors, researchers and expert tour guides to join us on tours that have included Stonehenge with John Michell (pictured right), Peru and Bolivia with David Hatcher Childress, Egypt with Robert Bauval & Yousef Awyan, Megalithic Cornwall with Glenn and Cameron Broughton, Gobekli Tepe with Graham Hancock and Andrew Collins, and Bolivia and Easter Island with Robert Schoch. Our 2020 tours include Egypt, England, Orkney, Malta, Greece and Sardinia. Please respond via email if you are interested in any of the tours or book deposits directly on the individual tour page. Email for queries and more information.

Please see our full schedule of day tours if you are interested in one to three day private tours of Avebury, Stonehenge, Glastonbury and Stanton Drew and other sites in the south west of England.


21st - 26th May 2020
CHACO CANYON & ANCIENT SOUTHWEST
With Gary A. David, Hugh Newman, Jj Ainsworth, Jim Vieira & local experts.

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6th - 17th June 2020
ANCIENT SARDINIA & CORSICA TOUR
Explore the 'Island of the Giants' with Hugh Newman, Jj Ainsworth and local experts.

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12th - 18th July 2020
MYSTERIES OF ENGLAND TOUR
Private Stonehenge Visit, Megaliths & Crop Circles with Hugh, JJ & guests.

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15th - 22nd August 2020
MEGALITHIC ORIGINS OF ORKNEY TOUR
Mysteries of Orkney with 3 Island visits
with Nicholas Cope, Hugh and Jj.

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16th - 23rd September 2020
MEGALITHIC MALTA TOUR
With Hugh Newman, Lenie Reedijk
and Jj Ainsworth

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7th - 22nd October 2020
MEGALITHIC GREECE & CRETE TOUR
With Gary Biltcliffe, Hugh Newman, Jj Ainsworth & Caroline Hoare.

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14th - 26th November 2020
THE EGYPTIAN ORIGINS TOUR
Ancient Egypt with
Jim Vieira, Hugh Newman, Jj Ainsworth & Yousef Awyan
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Throughout 2019-2020
MEGALITHOMANIA DAY TOURS
Stonehenge, Avebury, Stanton Drew, Glastonbury & more

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Feedback from Egyptian Origins Tour 2019

"Thanks to Megalithomania for truly epic tour of Egypt and Jordan! The list of highlights is way too long to mention. Suffice to say we got to see more than expected, learned more than expected, and had the pleasure of doing all this in a great travel group of fascinating people. The insights from Hugh, J.J., Jim, Yousef, and the local guides made seeing all these sights for the first time even more exciting. We loved the combination of hotels and the Nile cruise. Getting to walk, climb, and crawl in the Great Pyramid, Bent Pyramid, Osiris Shaft, around the Sphinx, and other areas was amazing. We’re so happy we did the Jordan add-on. So many things to see in Jordan, still, Petra was even more remarkable than we imagined. Hope to see you all on a future trip! - Steve Sadler & Barbara Patrick, USA

"This was the best holiday trip experience in my life so far! Had lots of laughs and fun and I was absolutely stunned and mesmerised by the incredible historical ancient sites and captivated by the remarkable discoveries! I learned so much With your great knowledge insights and will remember this trip and you as a group / tour guides and all the tour hosts ,Forever! The choice of accommodation was impressive and meals was delicious . Thank you Soul of Egypt tours for your excellent arrangements. It was worth every dollar paid for this tour. Highly recommended! Thank you each one in the tour group for everyday’s friendly smiles and chats and I would love if ever it could be possible a reunion with the same group lol! Take care..maybe will see some of you again in the future". - Lariana, UK

"That was the best trip ever! I echo Lariana's hope that we all could get together again sometime. To a person, this was a wonderful, truly compatible and friendly group. The best!" - Aleta and Dave, USA

"Our Megalithomania tour to Egypt and Jordan was everything I wanted it to be and so much more! It was such a special trip shared with a group of like minded souls all interested in searching for the truth about these ancient civilizations. I am an ancient history addict and love to explore alternative theories about the origins of civilization. Hugh Newman, Jim Vieira, Yousef Awyan, and JJ Ainsworth guided and informed our journey every step of the way. It was so special to hear cutting edge theories from experts in the field! I learned a lot and was able to ask many questions, which was so fulfilling! We are definitely booking another Megalithomania tour soon!" - Katy and Jorge Montanez, US/Mexico

"Well what an amazing holiday, still resonating now with me as I'm sure it is with you too. Nobody does it like Megalithomania, thanks to Hugh and Jj, Jim Vieira, the Soul of Egypt team; Amro, Ahmed our wonderful guides; Yousef, Ehab, Adel, we walked betwwen worlds together. Great hotels, opulent dining all in stunning locations and in really good company which meant I may have started that journey alone but it ended with fond farewells to a couple of dozen or so new friends, thanks for putting up with me! " - Tony Chinn, UK

Feedback from Ancient Orkney Tour 2019

"Thank you both firstly for accommodating me at such short notice! And giving me the opportunity to be apart of your tour. I had a thoroughly enjoyable and positive experience! The pace and variation of each day was most agreeable, your flexible but assertive approach to the itinerary and it’s facility for spontaneous reshuffle was most appreciated also, it was a pleasure to be in the company of leaders that showed leadership skills!! The sites visited where very interesting and thought provoking and the knowledge/ideas shared by yourselves on such sites I found very well conveyed and valued. The collective of interesting and intelligent people that I shared my tour with, played just as much a part of my overall experience as the sites and environment did, what a lovely Group dynamic.... oh and also I’d like to point out that I’d never have known that it was your first shared tour, you seemed to compliment each other’s specialised subjects well. All in all you can count me as a very satisfied and grateful Megalithomaniac. Look forward to our next adventure"
- Tim McNair, UK

Reviews of the 2019 'Ancient Sardinia Tour'

"Thanks again, Hugh & JJ for a great tour!!" - Peggy Roberts, USA

"Many, many thanks for all you did to make our holiday so successful. It was thoroughly enjoyable, if tiring. But perhaps that is my age. It was a pleasure to have everything run smoothly and see so many really interesting sights/sites" - Tricia Morgan, USA

"Thanks again for a great holiday - and I look forward to travelling with you again" - Viv Amos, USA

"Thoroughly enjoyed the 2019 May Sardinia Tour, thanks to the 'Mega Team'. Beautiful country, fantastic ancient sites, delightful cuisine and great, new friends. Our amazing guides showed us the best sites, not on the normal tourist routes, and each site was explained in spellbinding detail and care. The evidence of ancient civilisations is all about, but you need to know where to look and it's best explored with expert guides. A life changing journey. Now planning our next." - Hugh Evans, UK

"Seeing inland Sardinia – its landscapes and countryside – was a revelation. To think of all that tranquiility and beauty only two hours flight away, and with so few people around! Arianna and Enrico certainly knew their sites and chose some extraordinary places for us. I was particularly drawn to the sacred wells, our morning at the pyramid and the Mont'e Prama statues. Our hotels were a delight - so were the local food and wine. Everyone seemed enthusiastic and I came away hoping that one day I shall return to this beautiful island." - Yvonne Whiteman, UK

"Thanks once again for a brilliant tour!" - Ian Bush, UK

"Thank you Hugh, JJ, Arianna and Enrico and all other Megalithomaniacs!!!!! What a fantastic week. We saw and did such fantastic things. Old sights were brought to life by Arianna and Enrico and their in depth explanations. SUPER!!!!! I would also like to thank the numerous 'hands and and arms' that were extended to help me navigate the uneven ground. Without this assistance I would not have made it. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you ALL!!!" - Diane Sommelet, France

"Thank you for a lovely, interesting, informative and enjoyable tour. It has reawakened a part of me that has not seen the light for a few years. Thank you for the company, the chats and the music! Can anybody tell me how to get Bohemian Rhapsody out of my head? Look forward to seeing you again soon." - Vee Kiely, UK

Feedback from 'Mysteries of England' Tour 2019

"Hugh and JJ, you were great host and never failed to create an exciting atmosphere at every megalithic site we visited each day. The bar is set pretty high now for all future gatherings! I would like to send a special heartfelt Thank You to everyone of you for the kindness and love you showed to my Mom!! She has been grinning from ear to ear every time I look at her and has been telling every person she talks to about how wonderful of a time she had this week. You are all truly amazing people. Thank you so much!!"
- Michael Williams, USA

"Thank you for sharing your knowledge about ancient sites in England. The tour exceeded my expectations in all respects. I appreciate that fact that you took us to ancient sites that everyone is familiar with and several other sites that are less well-known as they were all stunning and intriguing even if we had to tip-toe through a few cow patties. I truly enjoyed the additional knowledge provided by your guest speakers as well, especially the opportunity to learn a new hobby (dowsing). Experiencing ancient stone circles, burial mounds, and recent crop circles in person is a profound experience I will never forget. Everyone in our group made every day fun and downright out-of-this-world. I hope to see you soon on another Megalithomania tour in the near future".
- Melinda Terry, USA

"First THANK YOU for an amazing tour!!! We are a bit sad of course that we missed 2 days out of 5. But we will come back. Thank you for all your care and explanations and organisation! We really loved it!"
- Lu Ka and Ginger, Slovenia & China

"Thanks Hugh & JJ for a wonderful experience. I did not know what to expect when I signed up – but I am sure glad I did. You took great care of us, and not only did you plan an amazing tour with visits to many varied interesting sights, you also were flexible and willing to go the extra mile and add additional site visits (i.e. crop circles) when the opportunity to do so arose. I appreciated the knowledge of the guest speakers who joined us at specific sites, and also really enjoyed my fellow tour group members – they were the icing on the cake – a great and fun group of people! Thanks again.
Kathy Mannion, USA

Feedback from 'Mysteries of England' Tour 2018

The tour exceeded the description and my expectations. Hugh explains in a fun, easeful way all the Megalithocal structures while leaving room for your own interpretations. The tour expanded my heart and mind!"
- Christine Angel, USA

"This past summer my wife and l went on the Mysteries of England Tour and it was simply incredible. The megalithic sites not only captivate you, but they are revealed to you in a whole new light. At each spot, you can feel the energies that drew the ancients to these places, and you begin to understand that these were not primitive peoples, but sophisticated in their understanding of the Earth, the stars, and how we are all connected by powerful forces both seen and unseen. I hope l can take this tour again. It is by far the best adventure in England you will ever take."
- Shane Williams, USA

"Thanks so much for the fantastic tour. It really was a lot of fun."
- Pamela Williams, USA

"Just to say that the Mysteries of England Tour that I’ve just taken with you was a real blast. It was non-stop from start to finish and interesting, thought provoking and fun. I’m still having to take it all in. Plus, you really put a lot of effort into making sure that everyone got out of the tour what they wanted to get out of it and were prepared to give up your time freely to the people on the tour. You really went above and beyond."
- Clive Maxwell Yates, UK

"I sure enjoyed our England tour. Wow, so much packed into the week! You ordered the perfect weather, kept the queues to a minimum and did an awesome job avoiding the crowds! :-) I appreciate your arranging for our local guides Shaun Kirwan and Maria Wheatley -- and others that just showed up. I so enjoyed you and Jj, your patience and willingness to repeat yourself to all of us as we spread out and explored the stones and energy. I especially enjoyed the dowsing, and I'm going to get dowsing rods (mine melted in the 2011 wildfire). Thanks for all the coaching and help learning all that. AND I so enjoyed the drone so we could experience the crop circles, Cerne giant and Huffington dragon/horse."
- Marie Louise Hadden, USA

Feedback from 'Megaliths, Gods & Giants Peru & Bolivia' 2016 Tour
with guest host Jim Vieira

"Aloha everyone, Thank you for the trip of a lifetime! Enjoyed the sites, all of you, and the adventure. A hui hou....until we meet again."
- Mona Stevenson, Hawaii

"Thank you all for the fantastic time we had in Peru and Bolivia!"
- Jelle Kolmer, Holland

"Thank you all for a great trip.. Everyone of you added a brilliant insight into this trip for me and I thank you kindly for that. I normally don’t have patience for humans but you all were beautiful in your own light. Once again I thank you for that."
- Seak Kelly, USA

"Hey, Hugh! It was great to meet you and learn so much about ancient mysteries from your vast storehouse of knowledge and insight!"
- Tom McGuire, USA

"The ancient Peru / Bolivia tour hosted jointly by Hidden Inca Tours and Megalithomania answered to all my expectations in every way but one, which it exceeded. I got to see the most important sites for my introduction to ancient megalithic Peru and Bolivia, of which surely Sachsayhuaman and Puma Punku (as part of the Tiahuanaco complex) were personal highlights. The hosts were very informative and also fun to be around. No stuffiness, no boring lecturing and an atmosphere of being among intellectual equals, even though in knowledge and experience our hosts far exceed my level. In general the tour was very well organised and where room for improvement was found and commented on, that input was welcomed and actually implemented expediently. So in all I had a wonderful experience and would recommend this to anyone. Now for the part exceeding my expectations... that was the group dynamics. I admittedly had expected a group of mainly elderly pensionados. Fine for me, a very fit 41 year old, but not thrilling either. But hey, no such thing! The group was actually a wonderfully diverse and blended crew of people from all walks of life, young and older. This made for a truly fun two weeks and lots of conversations on and off topic with views and multifaceted interpretations so diverse as to be almost kaleidoscopic. Open minds. I like! Thank you Irene, Gustavo, Brien, Hugh, Jim, Antonio, Sr. Luis and son, our very skilled bus drivers and of course my fellow Megalithomaniac group. As Arny puts it best: I'll be back! "
- Aaron Karmelk, Holland

"We still can't forget Peru and Bolivia, all the wonderful sites and moments of our great trip. In spite of all the hardships it will remain the most memorable journey of our lives. It was great to meet all of you, to hear your stories and live great moment together. Thanks for sharing your thoughts and experiences with us. Today we would like to wish you all lovely Christmas an much hapiness in the coming year. And of course more fantastic journeys to most mysterious places in the world"
- Hanna and Roland Vandiest, Poland/Belgium

"Hal and I are still missing Peru and especially all the wonderful friends we made along the journey! We're going to have pisco sours instead of egg nog this Christmas and we'll drink a toast to all Megalithomaniacs everywhere. Warmest wishes for a joyous holiday season and looking ahead to more adventures in 2017! "
- Hal and Ro Woodruff, USA

Feedback from 'Ancient Technology Peru & Bolivia' 2015 Tour with guest host Andrew Collins.

"Let me begin by offering a big thanks to Hugh, Brien, Andrew, Irene, & Gustavo for a very well-planned excursion, many amazing sites and sights, lovely accommodations and good company. I enjoyed all that I was able to experience. This was truly the trip of a lifetime for me.- Julie M, USA

"Thanks to Hugh, Brien, Irene, Gustavo and Andrew for making this a very enjoyable and fascinating tour." - Lasse C, Sweden

"What a phenomenal adventure! I cannot tell you how much I enjoyed the trip, the fascinating people I met along the way and of course the country. Meticulous attention to detail in the planning of each days itinerary and accommodation and of course the local wisdom of Gustavo to top it off. The ability to share in some "off the beaten track" sites was the cherry on the top. A HUGE thank you to Brien, Hugh, Andrew and Gustavo as well as Irene of course for making it such a memorable trip. For anyone considering this tour - stop considering and just do it!!" - Kurt B, USA

Feedback from 'Portals of Ancient Peru & Bolivia' 2014 Tour with guest host Freddy Silva

"Just to say a big thank you for the trip, such fun and full of giggles. From years of reading about and seeing pictures of so many of the sites visited on this trip, to finally feeling the incredible energies that surround them, was for me personally an amazing experience. So thank you all for putting together such a memorable tour. Great menu, interesting and fun crowd of fellow travellers. Good places to stay. Great stuff!"
- Lyn de Trense, England

"I want to once again thank Brien, Hugh, Irene, and Gustavo for this great tour. It definitely exceeded my expectations. You get to see many sites that would otherwise be more difficult to get to on other tours or by yourself. The accommodations were excellent and everyone was very friendly. if you like interesting information, exploring ancient sites, and good company this is the tour to go on!"
- Garrett Leo, USA

Feedback from Peru, Nazca & Bolivia 2013 Tour with David Hatcher Childress & Glenn Broughton

"For us the tour was an amazing opportunity and a privilege to explore the earth energies at an incredible number of megalithic sites. We learnt so much and feel truely grateful for what was revealed to us, and to all the organisers, especially Hugh & Brien, for putting together such a memorable and stimulating tour. It was also a joy to be in the company of so many like minded people with a deep curiosity about the ancient ancestors"
- Chris & Marilyn Gulliver, New Zealand

"Your tour exceeded our expectations in nearly every way. We saw, learned and experienced more than we ever would have on any other kind of tour. In addition, we traveled and made new friendships with people from all over the world. This trip is definitely one of the highlights of our life travels! For this we would like to thank you, Hugh, Irene, Cameron and Glen and David and Jennifer from the bottom of our hearts!"
- Ed & Teresa Chipp, USA

"So once more I want to thank you - Brien, David, Hugh, Irene, Cameroon, Glenn - and also all the participants, for the most special journey i've ever had! Hope to have more of those with you and will recommend to the people who are interested." - Vicki Molliver, Israel

"I loved the tour! Many thanks to all organisers, especially Irene :) I hope you are enjoying a break from questions and demands. Was great to meet you all and being in cusco without you all is not the same. I hope the tour has deepened your interest in the ancient mysteries like it did for me."
- Alex Jupp, UK

"I thought the trip was excellent. I learned so much and from so many people on this trip. Thanks to everyone for making it great."
- Suzan Moore, Canada

"I can safely say that this was one of, if not the best, experience of my life. Thanks Brien, Dave, Hugh, Glenn & Cameron and of course Irene for an amazing adventure. You have my tick of approval ;)." - Tony Giovani, Australia

"It felt less like a tour group and more like I had flown in to visit friends who were showing me around their turf, and for me, that was fine. I still feel I got more out of this tour than I would have with any other group. I enjoyed myself to the utmost, and was pleasantly surprised by almost everything - especially the kind people with whom I had the privilege of sharing this time." - Sandy Underwood, USA

Feedback from 'Origins of Civilization' Turkey Tour 2013 with guest host Graham Hancock

"It was a great trip"- Graham and Santha Hancock, UK

"It was a fabulous journey with the best of company!" - Anu Nagappa, India

"What a fabulous trip - one which we will be integrating into our minds for some time." - Terry Fitzsimmons, USA

"Thanks for a great Megalithomaniac Tour! The whole group gelled together with a great positive energy in this wonderful adventure."
- Robert David, USA

"Had a great though exhausting time on the tour. It was wonderful to meet Graham and Santha and hear his lectures, also to have the opportunity to share Andrew's passion for and knowledge of so much of interest to me. Others on the tour were very interesting and such good company - it's so good to travel with like-minded souls. So impressed with Arda' efficiency and patience!! It was all really well organised and I'm sure everyone enjoyed it all." - Christine Levy, Australia

Feedback from 'Gobekli Tepe Mini-Tour' in September 2015

"Pat and I loved the Tour. We've never done anything like that before."
- Harold White, USA

"Thank you Hugh and Andrew for a fabulous tour. The thing i liked best was the quality time we got at Gobeki Tepe and with each of you sharing your extensive knowledge. It warmed my heart to see how utterly enthralled Andrew is with Gobekli Tepe e as if he had lived there in a prior life and was coming home. It is one thing to enjoy and appreciate a historical site, but Andrew is in rapture. And his enthusiasm enhanced my appreciation too. My sister and I look forward to another tour with your team."
- Colleen McGuire, USA

"Fantastic trip! Well organized with great guides and an fun group."
- Bob Patterson, USA

"Many thanks to You and Andrew for a great trip."
- Anthony Deleo, USA

Feedback from 'Magic of Megalithic Ireland' Tour 2013

"I may have initially thought this trip was about rocks and circles (:)), but it turned out to be so much more! I loved the silent moments and the connecting with the ancient spirits" - Amanda King, Australia

"I miss the companionship and joking and play, and deep conversations and constellations, dance, and sacred sites we shared together. And I am taking all this joy with me in my ever expanding heart." - Lottie Cooper, USA

Feedback from Peru & Easter Island 2012 Tour

"Still reminiscing about the trip. It was such a wonderful experience made even better by such a great group of people. And thank you all for the amazing photographs" - Janine Moore, USA

"Great crew, awesome time! Looking forward to sharing some video and photos!!!" - G. Maestro, USA

"Thanks Hugh! great trip for those that like alternative traveling and the deeper story to humanities history"- Jennifer Stein, USA

"Hugh, just wanted to thank you once again for all you did to bring our trip together. I learned so much and absorbed so many new ideas to come back and study....a million directions to go, and I'll continue to look to the people and resources of Megalithomania to lead me on. You do important work. Thanks." - Karla Mahoney, USA

"What an amazing adventure we've had over the last 10 days! Peru is a beautiful diverse country filled with so many incredible sights and mysteries! We have been on a non-stop ride, and this journey we will never forget" - Jenny Geyser-Maestro, USA

"I just have to send a big thanks to all the persons on the Megalithomania Peru/Bolivia, It was a pleasure to spend time with all the persons and visit all these special sites. A big thanks to you all!" - Jonny Ueland, Norway

Feedback from Egypt 2010 Tour

"We have just returned from 2 fantastic weeks with Robert Bauval and his brother Jean Paul (also full of wonderful info about Egypt and a fantastic man to have around in the bazaars to haggle for you in Arabic:) The trip was far more than I had expected and I can confidently say if you are interested in ancient Egypt you will not be disappointed by the tour Robert gives." - Gary Evans, UK

"Back home in Spain from the two week tour of Egypt which I hosted for Megalithomania. A very successful tour with a group of wonderful kindred spirits... and a crocodile on my head!" - Robert Bauval

"What are the chances to have such a group put together, It was great. Thanks to everyone that contributed" - Joris de Hart, Belgium

"I really enjoyed the tour, partly because of the different interesting people who were there, but also due to Robert's interesting insights about the history, temples and pyramids, and his entertaining anecdotes. You are never bored!" - John Freestone, USA