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Expert in unique destinations

Do you want to make that once in a lifetime trip? Are you done with familiar, boring, or standard holiday destinations? We organise trips to destinations that are unique and/or otherwise difficult to reach. Exciting and special places far off the beaten track. Join travel expert in unique destinations CultureRoad in traveling to challenging destinations that will tickle your senses and where home will seem very far away.

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Why with us?

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Experienced
travel expert

Rik Brinks has years of experience in
dealing with hard-to-reach destinations

Yemen Socotra Local Guide at Ayhaft Canyon National Park

The best
local guides

Carefully selected local guides and
always ready to help you

Local village on the Dixsam Plateau on Socotra, Yemen

Responsible and
sustainable

We always travel with respect for
culture and environment.

About CultureRoad

CultureRoad began in 2015. It has become your tour operator for destinations hard to reach all over the world. The regular face of CultureRoad is Dutchman Rik Brinks. An adventurer at heart and soul who still regularly travels with some of our group tours. All our destinations are first carefully explored & curated by him before we put together the itineraries to offer. Making contact with the locals, looking beyond the beaten track, and having a full dose of good courage and optimism have brought CultureRoad to where it is today. New destinations are added regularly. Today, CultureRoad continues to excite you with new exotic adventures, unique experiences and wonderful memories.

CultureRoad travel expert Rik Brinks

What our travellers think

It was truly a great trip to an interesting country that has been through lots of hardship in recent years but the people were so friendly and welcoming.

Steve White – Syria, individual tour

Great tour with wonderful memories. Loved it when the head of security at the mosque said “we’ve been watching you on camera and trying to figure out who you are!”  That’s when you know you’re off the beaten path of many westerners. It was fantastic to be welcomed in and even served tea!

Steve Homrich – Iraq, group tour

The whole trip to North Korea was very well taken care of by CultureRoad. Well done!

Michiel van Drunen – North Korea, group tour

Stories about our destinations

Discover Baghdad

Baghdad’s long and complicated history can be traced back to ancient Mesopotamia. Baghdad has been home to empires, caliphates, and monuments of culture through the…

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