Our Tour Leaders

All of our tours are led by academics and experts in their field who will share their passion and knowledge with you in lectures, talks and throughout the tour. Click on their profile to find out more about them.

Alex McKay

Dr Alex McKay is a fellow at the Royal Asiatic Society in London and the author of a number of books and articles, mostly on Himalayan history and culture. He obtained his Ph.D. at London University’s School of Oriental and African Studies and has held lecturing and research posts at both London University and in Leiden in the Netherlands. Alex has worked, lived and travelled widely in Asia and North Africa and has led numerous tours in those regions.


Current Tours:

From the Sahara to the Sea  |  October 2021 (16 days)



He did a great job. We really enjoyed the lectures he gave.’’
Barbara R.  |  A Road Less Travelled 2019