Pre-departure Information

Expedition Member Booklets

Below are samples of the booklets sent to Expedition Members to help them prepare for their trips.
If you have a booklet or other pre-departure / trip information to expand the sample set, please get in touch through the Contact page.
Asia (London/Kathmandu)
Icon Pre-departure information Asia 1975
Kathmandu to London March 1975 
Icon Pre-departure Booklet Asia Westbound April 1979
Kathmandu to London
April 1979
Africa (London/Johannesburg)
Icon Pre-departure Information Africa Southbound 25 September 1971
London to Joburg September 1971 
Icon Pre-departure Africa Southbound November 1971
London to Joburg November 1971
Icon Mailing List Africa Southbound November 1973
London to Joburg November 1973 (mailing list)
Icon Pre-departure Booklet Lon-Joburg November 1980
London to Joburg
November 1980
Icon Pre-departure Booklet Africa Southbound October 1984
London to Joburg October 1984
Icon Routing update Sudan and Tchad early 1985
Routing update regarding Sudan and Tchad
– early 1985 
South America (Barranquilla/Rio de Janeiro)
Icon Amazon and Andes Pre-departure information
Amazon and Andes (Quito to Rio)
26 May 1988
Central America (Los Angeles/Panama)
Brief Encounters
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Peru Brief Encounter September 1984

Icon Nepal Ganges Rajasthan
Nepal, Ganges, Rajasthan 1995
Icon Cradles of Our Civilisation
Cradles of our Civilisation 1992

Further Information Booklet

Icon Further Information Booklet 1992

Further Information booklets were provided to Expedition Members along with the relevant Project Dossier.   This booklet dates from 1992.

Project Dossiers

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Project Dossiers were part of the pre-departure information provided to  EM’s. The Project Dossiers listed below were the last iteration before EO ceased operations.
> Overland Expeditions
Backroads of Asia (Istanbul vv Kathmandu)
The Classic Overland (London vv Kathmandu)
> Brief Encounters, Treks and Rafting
All India (Madras vv Kathmandu)
Goa & South India (Mumbai vv Madras)
North India & Ladakh (Delhi vv Leh)
The Moghul Path to Nepal (Kathmandu vv Delhi)
Nepal, the Ganges & Rajasthan (Kathmandu vv Mumbai)
Anapurna ’10’ (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Himalayan Challenge (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Holy Tibet and Kailash (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Mountain and Wildlife (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Nepal ‘Dekho’ (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Nepal and Tibet (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Sun Kosi – River of Gold (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
The High Road to Lhasa (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Upstream to Everest (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Wild Water of the West – Karnali Whitewater Expedition (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
To the Gates of Tartary (Islamabad to Islamabad)
Asia, Africa and the Levant
Cradles of Our Civilisation (Istanbul vv Cairo via Egypt)
East of Suez (Cairo vv Kathmandu)
Jordan, Syria & the Lebanon
The Great Overland Encounter
> Overland Expeditions
Africa A to Z (London vv Cape Town)
Africa Encompassed (London vv Cairo via Nairobi)
Cape to Cairo (Cape Town to Cairo)
The Great Safari (London vv Nairobi)
> Brief Encounters and Treks
An Egyptian Encounter (Cairo to Cairo)
East of Africa Safari (Nairobi to Kampala)
Ethiopian Highlands (Addis Ababa to Addis Ababa)
Morocco, High Atlas & Oases (Casablanca to Casablanca)
Mountain Gorilla Safari (Kampala to Kampala)
The Saharan Outback (Cairo vv Tunis)
Tunisia, Libya & the Sahara (Tunis to Tunis)
West Africa Explored (Casablanca vv Accra)
The Blue Nile & Beyond (Nairobi to Cairo)
African Genesis (Nairobi vv Harare)
Botswana, Namibia & Zambia (Victoria Falls to Victoria Falls)
Safari South (Cape Town vv Nairobi)
South Africa & Mozambique (Cape Town vv Harare)
The Southern Cross of Africa (Cape Town vv Harare)
Zimbabwe & the Zambesi (Harare to Harare)
Mt Kilimanjaro Climb
South America
> Overland Expeditions
Amazon and Andes (Quito to Rio)
The Conquistador (Rio vv Quito)
South America Circle (Quio to Quito)
Trans Andean Explorer (Santiago vv Quito)
Trans Amazon to the Lost World (Lima to Caracas)
> Brief Encounters
Bolivia & the Amazonas (La Paz to La Paz)
Expedicion Ecuadoriana (Quito to Quito)
In the Footsteps of the Incas (Cuzco vv La Paz)
Incas & Andes (Lima vv La Paz)
Peru and Bolivia (Lima vv La Paz)
Peru and the Incas (Lima vv Cuzco)
Reconnaissance Expedition Quito (Ecuador) to Iquitos (Peru)
Galapagos Islands (Baltra to Baltra)
Central America
Ruta de Maya (Cancun to Cancun)
El Grande (Mexico City to Los Angeles)
South East Asia
The South China Sea to the Roof of the World (Saigon/Hanoi to Kathmandu)
Trans Borneo Crossing (Pontianak to Balikpapan)