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Explore Rome, Italy and the Empire with archaeologist and TV host, Darius Arya

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Darius Arya

Darius really loves history and has dedicated his life to studying and learning about antiquity. He is an archaeologist, public historian, and TV host based in Rome, Italy who travels around the Roman Empire and the globe in search of amazing history and adventures. For more on Darius, please visit DariusAryaDigs.com.
TRAVEL IN HISTORY

Real-life Indiana Jones

Darius has excavated in Rome, slept with ancient statues at Villa delle Vignacce and traversed the Eternal City's 2800-year-old cloaca maxima. He's scaled ancient quarries in Tunisia, explored Jordan's prehistoric rocks, visited Greek oracles and even over-nighted in a tomb in Egypt, all in his quest for history, discovery, and answering questions about the past.

TOURS

Travel with Darius

If you want to get off the beaten path and into history with Darius, we love creating bespoke, personalized and private itineraries for you and your loved ones. From Rome and across the Empire, destinations include Sicily, Italy, Dubrovnik, Split and GoT Croatia, Athens and all over Greece, Istanbul, Smyrna, Pergamon, Turkey, Petri, Wadi Rum, Jordan, Cairo, Luxor, Philae, Egypt, Tunis, Tunisia, Marrakech, Volubilis, Morocco and more!

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Private Tours

Unlocked Rome designs bespoke experiences and private adventures in Rome and throughout the Roman Empire, including incredible places like Sicily, Coatia, Croatia, Greece, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey. Darius leads itineraries curated to your your individual interests.
2025 Tours

Upcoming Tours

Gallia, Illyricum, Mauritania, Achaea et al. In 2025, Darius will be across the Empire to the provinces! In five-to-seven day small group tours, he’ll explore the incredible site of the Roman Empire in areas such as Southern France, Croatia and Sicily.
2024 Tours

Journey to Jordan Tour

WAITLIST. A seven-day journey exploring the timeless history and culture of Jordan. We go behind the scenes in history, archaeology and architecture to castles, forts, archaeological sites and cities including Amman, Mt.Nebo, Jerash, Qasr Amra, Petra and more. OCT 27 - NOV 2, 2024 (with arrival on OCT 26)
2024 Tours

Vesuvian Cities Tour

WAITLIST. Five-day exploration in Naples and Vesuvian Cities with Darius and Ancient Rome Live. Full immersion into daily life in AD79 through site explorations Napoli, Pompei, Oplontis, Herculaneum and more. NOV 11 - 15, 2024

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