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Java and Bali vacation in Indonesia

This superb tailor made tour of Java and Bali offers an enthralling blend of raw, volcanic landscapes, ancient temple complexes and remote communities that see few tourists, where you can enjoy a fresh and fascinating introduction to rural Indonesian culture. Across two weeks, in the company of a knowledgeable local guide, you’ll journey from Semerang to Borobudur, to Yogyakarta and then by train to Jombang. You’ll finish with a sublime few days spent relaxing on the idyllic beaches of Pemuteran in northern Bali – the perfect spot to pull on a snorkel and explore one of the island’s finest coral reefs. The beauty of this trip is that it has been carefully designed by true Asia experts. ...Read more >
From £1,846 excluding flights

Sulawesi vacation, 13 days

This thirteen day Undiscovered Sulawesi tour offers an insight into this fascinating island, giving you time to soak up the stunning scenery, dive its beautiful coral reefs, and learn more about its unique culture and traditions. The busy port of Makassar is the gateway to South Sulawesi and the starting point of your journey. After a night exploring the colonial architecture and sampling the local cuisine, travel north into the Maros region where a breath-taking landscape of lush rice fields and towering cliffs quickly replace the (relatively) bright city lights. Prehistoric cave paintings have been discovered amongst the limestone karsts and there will be time to view these. Lake Tempe ...Read more >
From £1,899 excluding flights

Southern Laos 11 day tour

Southern Laos is often overlooked by tourists who are keen to tick off Laos’ more well-known northern highlights and cities. However, it’s a diverse and picturesque region, boasting ancient ruins, plunging waterfalls, coffee plantations and sleepy islets that are well worth exploring. Step off the well-trodden trail on our 12-day tailor-made Secrets of Southern Laos vacation. Sample food, culture and local buzz in Vientiane, then head south to find idyllic landscapes, ancient temples, cascading waterfalls and local coffee farms, where you can soak up a slower pace of life.Read more >
From £2,249 excluding flights

Rural Laos tour

Undoubtedly one of the most scenic regions in South-East Asia, northern Laos boasts towering mountain ranges and winding valleys peppered with remote communities where traditions hold strong. On this 13-day tailor-made itinerary you will explore this scenic landscape on foot and by boat, meeting local villagers and learning about rural Laotian life, before immersing yourself in Luang Prabang’s intoxicating confluence of culture.Read more >
From £2,973 excluding flights

Vietnam off the beaten track vacation

Designed to venture off the well-travelled tourist path, our Vietnam trip is ideal for those wanting to discover a side to the country that most visitors haven't even heard about. We’ve thrown in a few key sites such as Hanoi's Temple of Literature and the Paradise Cave for good measure, as let’s face it they’re ‘key’ for a reason, however this isn’t a fly and flop vacation for the masses: it’s about exploring and experiencing local life and for many, the real Vietnam is to be found in the north. An area of outstanding natural beauty where tourism is yet to impact and traditions hold strong, this itinerary follows an incredible route into the more remote mountainous regions of the north ...Read more >
From £2,241 excluding flights

Laos tour with Hanoi, private departure

This two-week tailor-made Laos and Vietnam itinerary is perfect for true explorers keen to step off the well-trodden tourist route. Until recently, the north-east of Laos was fairly inaccessible for all but the most resilient of travelers due to immigration problems, appalling roads and lack of accommodation. Things are slowly improving and whilst you should still expect a bumpy ride at times, it's well worth the effort. Over the course of 14 days you’ll visit the mysterious Plain of Jars and the Vieng Xai Caves, a virtual city to 23,000 people during the 'Secret War', before crossing the border into northern Vietnam where you will explore the picturesque Mai Chau Valley and spend time ...Read more >
From £2,367 excluding flights

Tamil Nadu & Andaman Islands vacation

This 16-day tailor-made itinerary takes you from Tamil Nadu's Coromandel Coast, through ancient towns with colourful and intricately carved temples, via former colonial enclaves, and into scenic rural spots. Taste speciality cuisines, and experience the art, music and traditional crafts of this fascinating region, home to one of the only remaining living classical civilisations. Finish your trip with time to chill on the beach in a true barefoot paradise, Havelock Island.Read more >
From £2,931 excluding flights

Highlights of Bhutan tour

Exotic, exclusive, and shrouded in mystery, Bhutan is the last remaining Buddhist kingdom in the world. Entering Bhutan from Nepal, this tailor-made itinerary focuses on the west of this small Himalayan kingdom, visiting the capital, Thimphu; the picturesque Punakha valley; and the charming town of Paro. In just over one week you’ll get a real feel for Bhutanese culture and visit western Bhutan’s major dzongs and monasteries - including the iconic Tiger’s Nest.Read more >
From £3,900 excluding flights

Kerala 12 day tailor made tour

Prepare to relax completely, slowing down to the laid back pace of southern India on our Simply Kerala vacation. This well-balanced, leisurely-paced 12-day vacation explores the picturesque southern state of Kerala: from the beach and backwaters, to the tea plantations and hill stations. Admire Cochin, get a taste of rural life at a farm homestay, and spend time aboard a houseboat before hitting the beach to complete your R&R. This itinerary is designed to work straight off the peg, but we'll happily tailor it until it's a perfect fit for you, to ensure we’re making the absolute best of your time and funds. All you need to do is ask...Read more >
From £2,277 excluding flights

Nepal cultural vacation, 11 days

Nepal is synonymous with mountain trekking and boasts some of the most impressive, challenging hikes in the world, but there’s so much more to this land-locked, Himalayan country then trekking. Our Ancient Cities of Nepal tailor-made vacation focuses on the country’s rich culture and deep-rooted religious heritage. Over the course of eleven days you’ll visit numerous UNESCO World Heritage sites, travel to all three former royal cities of the Kathmandu Valley, spend time with a local family for an insight into everyday life, and stay overnight in a monastery. Spectacular scenery will accompany your journey, and you will also have the opportunity to undertake some day treks to experience the ...Read more >
From £1,374 excluding flights

Thailand hilltribes, rainforests and beaches tour

Thailand’s far north is unquestionably the country’s most unspoilt region. This 12 day tailor-made Thailand vacation journeys away from the well-worn tourist trail and deep into this scenically stunning and culturally diverse area. In addition to the well-known northern cities of Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai, you’ll stop at the much smaller towns of Fang and Chiang Kham, close to the Myanmar and Laos borders respectively, where foreign visitors are still somewhat of a novelty. You’ll meet remote minority tribes and trek deep into unspoilt national parks; visit ancient temples, get up close to Asian elephants and generally be wowed by the natural beauty of the north.Read more >
From £2,693 excluding flights

India foothills of Himalayas vacation

This tailor-made India vacation ventures into the far north of India - into the Foothills of the Himalayas. Heading north of Delhi you will discover India’s many spiritual sides: from an aarti ceremony on the River Ganges, considered holy by Hindus; to the new Buddhist heartland in Dharamshala, home to the exiled Dalai Lama; and Sikhism's holiest shrine in Amritsar. Couple this with mountain scenery, a former British hill station, and tea plantations, and this trip offers a varied and fascinating insight.Read more >
From £2,451 excluding flights

Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan tour

This three week tailor-made journey travels across the ‘Roof of the World’, exploring the diverse cultures and jaw-dropping scenery of the mystical Himalayan kingdoms of Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan. From the outside, the neighbouring Himalayan kingdoms of Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan appear to be fairly similar, however dig deep (20-days should do it) and you’ll discover a fascinating region of diverse cultures, distinct traditions and contrasting landscapes. If you have the time, it’s well worth incorporating all three destinations into one memorable trip. Traveling from Nepal to Tibet and onto Bhutan, our tailor-made Journey across the Roof of the World visits the region’s remote mountain ...Read more >
From £6,295 excluding flights

Java and Lombok 11 day tour

This leisurely paced, tailor-made vacation showcases the highlights of two of Indonesia's numerous islands: Java & Lombok. Over the course of 11 days visit Yogyakarta’s inspiring temples, graze on Indonesian street food, wonder at the spiritual sunrise over Mount Bromo, and spend a night in the old colonial city of Malang, before flying to the tropical island of Lombok for some dedicated beach bliss.Read more >
From £1,396 excluding flights

Vietnam and Cambodia tailor made tours

Ultimate by name and nature - if you can give us three weeks of your time, we'll give you the most comprehensive discovery of Vietnam and Cambodia we have on offer, leaving no stone unturned. On this 19-day tailor-made journey enjoy the cuisines, the culture, the trekking, the beaches, the journey, the vibrant cities, the temples, the warmly hospitable people... oh, and the little matter of Angkor Wat, along with lesser known, far less visited but equally impressive temples!Read more >
From £3,237 excluding flights

Sri Lanka tailor made tour, 13 days

This tailor-made Sri Lanka vacation gives you the perfect in-depth introduction to the country, ensuring you don't miss a thing while still allowing plenty of downtime. Immerse yourself in the Cultural Triangle, wander around Kandy’s sacred sights, trek to Tea Country’s cooler climate, and track wildlife in Yala National Park’s untamed landscape. In addition you will see families of elephants on a Minneriya National Park safari, enjoy spectacular views at Sigiriya rock fortress, stroll Galle’s historic walls above bustling streets and the Indian Ocean, and finish by kicking back on the warm sands of Sri Lanka’s stunning west coast.Read more >
From £2,351 excluding flights

Cambodia tailor made vacation, Beyond The Ordinary

You’ll visit plenty of ‘must see’ destinations on this two-week tour of Cambodia, but at heart, this is an itinerary that’s designed to take you well away from the crowds, to distant and fascinating reaches of the country. Learn the story behind the temple of Preah Vihear and the ghost army; why some of the bamboo houses in a minority village are taller than others; what type of bugs are served for dinner in Siem Reap night markets, and how an Englishman called Jack came to be running a sanctuary for retired elephants deep in the Cambodian forest. Of course, the Cambodian genocide still casts a shadow over the country, and this itinerary doesn’t shy away from addressing the causes and ...Read more >
From £2,914 excluding flights

Vietnam highlights tailor made tour

Our tailor-made Vietnam with Ease vacation takes you from city center buzz through enthralling historic sites, to blissfully laid back beaches, giving a balanced taste of Vietnam’s cultural landscape. Take in the headliner highlights and a handful of lesser-known gems, with the flexibility to tailor your time to suit you. Beginning in its capital, Hanoi, in the north of the country, before heading to Halong Bay for an overnight cruise on a traditional junk. Flying south, you will wander among Hue’s evocative architecture on the banks of Perfume River and get a taste of its Imperial past experiencing its unique cuisine, before enjoying a few days relaxing in the former trading port of Hoi ...Read more >
From £1,725 excluding flights

Vietnam 14 day tailor made itinerary

This 14-day tailor-made Vietnam vacation helps you break away from the 'norm' and get under the skin of the country, whilst ticking off a few classic tourist highlights along the way. In two weeks, you will cycle to beauty spots that cars can’t reach; kick back and enjoy the rural rhythms of Mai Chau valley; wander the edges of rice paddies, strolling with the rural pace and soak up some tropical sunsets on the beaches of Phu Quoc.Read more >
From £2,693 excluding flights

South East Asia tour, 38 days

The epic 36-day tailor-made itinerary kicks off in Cambodia at the Angkor Temples – where better to start, than one of the most iconic temple complexes in Asia? Is Angkor more impressive than the temples of Bagan? Later in the trip, as you travel through Myanmar, you’ll have the chance to find out! Other comparisons can be drawn as you visit the contrasting Asian cities of Phnom Penh, Hanoi and Luang Prabang (to name a few), and cruise both the Mekong and the Ayeyarwady Rivers. Away from the rivers and cities, you’ll wonder at the awe-inspiring limestone karsts of Halong Bay and soak up the tranquil beauty of Inle Lake. If this all sounds quite busy, don’t worry, we have included some R&R ...Read more >
From £7,819 excluding flights
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