The Best of Josh Gates

Offbeat Ways to Travel 00:41

From sand surfing to rickshaws, Josh Gates knows the best ways to get around.

 

Ways to Hunt for Treasure 01:07

Josh Gates is the ultimate authority in treasure hunting. How does he do it? 

 

'Expedition Unknown: Hunt for Extraterrestrials'

'Expedition Unknown: Hunt for the Yeti' Videos

5 Cool Things About Everest Base Camp 01:09

Josh Gates flies in to Mt. Everest Base Camp in his search for more yeti evidence.

Josh the Sherpa 01:45

Josh trades packs with one of the Sherpa guides and quickly regrets its.

Khumjung Earthquake: How You Can Help 01:56

Josh and his crew talk with local villagers about the relief efforts from the devastating 2015 earthquake.

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'Expedition Unknown' Adventures as Travel Reviews

Josh Gates has seen some pretty interesting accommodations on his adventures. Here's how travel reviewers might rate them.

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Expedition Unknown chronicles the adventures of Josh Gates as he investigates iconic mysteries across the globe. Gates begins by interviewing ...

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Josh Gates

Josh Gates is an adventurer and avid explorer with a unique brand of humor and deep-rooted passion for off-the-map excursions. Travel Channel’s Expedition Unknown chronicles Gates’ adventures as he sets out on a global journey to find the truth behind captivating and iconic unsolved legends.

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Season 2, Episode 6

Genghis Khan's Tomb

Josh journeys into the heart of Mongolia in search of the fabled lost tomb of Genghis Khan. After encountering harsh weather and resistance from locals, can Josh enter Mongolia's "Forbidden Zone" to locate the burial grounds?

Tuesday
Apr 30
5pm | 4c
Season 2, Episode 9

The Sultan's Heart

Josh Gates travels to Turkey and Hungary to find the heart of Suleiman the Magnificent. Archaeologists are eager to reunite the heart with the Sultan's body as the 450th anniversary of his death nears.

Tuesday
Jun 4
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 7

Japan's Atlantis

Josh Gates travels to remote Yonaguni Island and dives into the waters of the Pacific Rim to explore an underwater phenomenon described as Japan's Atlantis.

Tuesday
Jun 4
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 7

Code to Gold

Josh scours the Virginia backcountry in search of the legendary Thomas Beale treasure, which would be worth millions today. Since encrypted codes are hiding its whereabouts, Josh takes a detour to Philadelphia to uncover missing pieces of the puzzle.

Tuesday
Jun 4
5pm | 4c
Season 2, Episode 3

Hunting Vampires

Josh Gates scours Eastern Europe to confront both the ancient origins and modern legacy of the vampire legend.

Tuesday
Jun 4
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 10

Nazi Secrets Revealed

Josh Gates heads to Europe to expose the last secrets of the Third Reich. He dives deep to locate a Nazi war criminal's lost treasure. Then, he meets a researcher to find out how close was Hitler to having an atomic bomb.

Tuesday
Jun 4
7pm | 6c
Season 1, Episode 2

The Legend of Jesse James

Josh journeys across the Midwest in search of the legendary golden loot of famed American outlaw Jesse James. Along the way, Josh debunks myths about James, rappels off a cliff in the Wichita Mountains and follows treasure hunters into Buzzards Roost.

Tuesday
Jun 11
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 12

The Ark of the Covenant

Josh Gates follows in the footsteps of Indiana Jones as he searches in Israel and Ethiopia for the lost Ark of the Covenant, the sacred relic said to contain the Ten Commandments and possess extraordinary powers.

Tuesday
Jun 11
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 15

Italy's Barbarian Booty

To find the plundered riches of the Roman Empire, Josh Gates must locate the tomb of the Visigoth king Alaric in Italy. The hunt extends from the capital of Rome to the southern city of Cosenza, where the mayor is spearheading an effort to find the tomb.

Tuesday
Jun 11
5pm | 4c
Season 4, Episode 10

Great Women of Ancient Egypt

In this first installment of an epic two-part episode, Josh journeys through the land of the Nile to uncover the secrets of the most powerful, and most elusive, women in ancient Egypt -- Hatshepsut, Nefertiti and Cleopatra.

Tuesday
Jun 11
6pm | 5c
Season 4, Episode 11

Egypt's Lost Queens

In the second installment of an epic two-part investigation, Josh continues his journey through Egypt to uncover the secrets, and possibly the final resting place, of ancient history's most powerful women rulers -- Nefertiti and Cleopatra.

Tuesday
Jun 11
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 67

Cracking Old Cold Cases

Josh Gates sets off on an expedition to crack the mystery behind the only unsolved plane hijacking in US history. Then he investigates the theft of one Hollywood's most iconic pieces of movie memorabilia.

Tuesday
Jun 11
8pm | 7c
Season 0, Episode 67

Cracking Old Cold Cases

Josh Gates sets off on an expedition to crack the mystery behind the only unsolved plane hijacking in US history. Then he investigates the theft of one Hollywood's most iconic pieces of movie memorabilia.

Wednesday
Jun 12
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 5

City of Gold

Josh treks the stone-paved Inca Trail, ascending through the Andes and into the Peruvian Amazon in search of the undiscovered City of Gold. His road to riches takes a detour to the legendary ruins of Machu Picchu.

Tuesday
Jun 18
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 11

Africa's Gold Hoard

Josh searches for the Kruger Millions in the harsh wild of South Africa.

Tuesday
Jun 18
4pm | 3c
Season 4, Episode 9

Secrets of Brother XII

Josh Gates attempts to uncover a treasure left behind by the Aquarian Foundation, an isolated, insidious cult led by the notorious leader known as Brother XII.

Tuesday
Jun 18
5pm | 4c
Season 4, Episode 7

Hunt for the Metal Library

Josh travels through the jungles of Ecuador to explore the watery depths of Tayos Cave for a legendary set of metal plates believed to be created by an advanced ancient civilization.

Tuesday
Jun 18
6pm | 5c
Season 3, Episode 11

Africa's Cursed Lake of Gold

Josh Gates journeys to the wilds of Namibia to embark on a treacherously deep dive in Lake Otjikoto for a long-lost World War I treasure.

Tuesday
Jun 18
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 75

Curses of Southeast Asia

Josh Gates joins in on the hunt for Myanmar's legendary Dhammazedi Bell. He then travels to the remote jungles of Cambodia in search of a mystical relic from the Khmer Empire.

Tuesday
Jun 18
8pm | 7c
Season 0, Episode 75

Curses of Southeast Asia

Josh Gates joins in on the hunt for Myanmar's legendary Dhammazedi Bell. He then travels to the remote jungles of Cambodia in search of a mystical relic from the Khmer Empire.

Wednesday
Jun 19
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 9

Mayan Apocalypse

While investigating the fall of the remarkable Mayan Empire, Josh unearths human skulls and ancient Mayan sacrificial altars in the caverns underneath the jungles and ruins of Mexico.

Tuesday
Jun 25
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 4

Blackbeard's Hidden Gold

Josh explores the ocean floor of the Cayman Islands and the coasts of North Carolina in his quest to find the lost treasure of the legendary pirate Blackbeard.

Tuesday
Jun 25
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 17

Expedition Unknown

Josh Gates ventures into the mysterious cloud forests of Ecuador's remote central highlands in search of the all-powerful mummy of the last Inca king, Atahualpa.

Tuesday
Jun 25
5pm | 4c
Season 4, Episode 1

The Secret

Josh travels all over the US to find the treasures featured in The Secret, a cryptic book published in the 1980s. He meets with members of the book's cult following, who each think they're on the verge of finding one of the 10 remaining treasures.

Tuesday
Jun 25
6pm | 5c
Season 4, Episode 4

Butch Cassidy's Lost Loot

Josh immerses himself in Wild West lore on a quest to find Butch Cassidy's missing money. He traces the iconic outlaw's footsteps through Colorado, Utah and Nevada, eventually learning that he may need to find the man himself to locate the lost loot.

Tuesday
Jun 25
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 68

Conquerors Unearthed

Josh Gates journeys into the heart of Mongolia in search of the fabled lost tomb of Genghis Khan. Then he travels to Italy to find relics of the Roman Empire said to be buried with a Visigoth king.

Tuesday
Jun 25
8pm | 7c

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