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Welcome to Asia, the most populous, energetic, exotic and contradictory continent on earth. Across one vast landmass you’ll find sci-fi skyscrapers and whitewashed mountain monasteries, honking moped shoals and silent Taoist temples, neon cityscapes and saffron-clad monks bent in prayer. If you’ve come for the familiar, you’re in for a surprise. When you’re munching deep-fried grasshoppers with white pepper in Thailand, exploring the rice paddy fields in Bali and swimming with Burmese sea-gypsies.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.



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From USD $1,490.00 per person

Why fly or bus from Bangkok to Siem Reap and miss the scenery and the friendly folk in between? Give a bike ride a try instead, and discover a unique patch of SouthEast Asia.

From USD $2,100.00 per person

Cycle Angkor to Saigon - A journey in the truest sense of the word from the most significant archaeological site in Cambodia to the most important commercial city in Vietnam.

From USD $2,500.00 per person

Discover Angkor & Luang Prabang by Bike. Ride the hidden trails of Angkor National Park by bike after witnessing the sunrise over Angkor Wat and a private breakfast in the forest.

 



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From $2,999.00 per person

Combine the best of Cambodia & Vietnam. Gain insights into the region's past in Phnom Penh, venture to Siem Reap and witness the sun rising over magnificent Angkor Wat.

From $3,249.00 per person

A journey through Vietnam and Laos will leave you energised and inspired. Encounter welcoming people throughout, including Buddhist monks in Luang Prabang.

From USD $3,350.00 per person

This Cycle Angkor to Hoi An adventure links two of the region's famous locations, the Angkor temples of the Khmer Empire with the historic UNESCO World Heritage town of Hoi An.

 



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From $3,895.00 per person

Glimpse past and present on this in-depth encounter with the glittering cityscapes, youthful verve, and centuries-old culture, heritage and traditions of vibrant Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok.

From USD $4,000.00 per person

Cycle from Bangkok to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City). The essential discovery trip of Thailand, Cambodia and the Mekong Delta of Vietnam.

From $4,029.00 per person

Experience the picturesque countryside of laidback Laos & Cambodia hidden south coast on this unforgettable journey. Cruise down the Mekong to Luang Prabang, kayak along the Nam Song River in Vang Vieng and discover the sacred temples of Vientiane.

 



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From $4,299.00 per person

This comprehensive journey takes in the history, culture and natural beauty of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. In historic Cambodia, uncover the museums and monuments of the capital, Phnom Penh, before witnessing the incredible temples of Angkor.

From $4,549.00 per person

On this fascinating Vietnam and Cambodia tour you’ll explore several of the world’s greatest treasures, behold spectacular scenery, learn about different cultures, and experience the warmth and hospitality bestowed by the locals.

From $5,095.00 per person

Explore the colonial heritage of Singapore and Malaysia and discover the diverse culture of the region. A melting pot of religion and cultures, from Buddhism to Catholicism, the Dutch to the Chinese and the British, explore the colonial heritage of the region.

 



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From $6,325.00 per person

The temples and tuk tuks of Bangkok give way to the ancient traditions of Chiang Mai on this in-depth trip. A journey from the colourful streets of Bangkok to the sacred spaces of Chiang Mai.

From $6,495.00 per person

Experience Vietnam & Cambodia Uncovered. Journey from the beauty of Halong Bay to a spine-tingling encounter with the abandoned capital of Angkor Thom.

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Colonial Singapore & Malaysia

Explore the colonial heritage of Singapore and Malaysia and discover the diverse culture of the region. A melting pot of religion and cultures, from Buddhism to Catholicism, the Dutch to the Chinese and the British, explore the colonial heritage of the region. Explore the bustling streets of Chinatown and Little India in Singapore and Malacca’s Dutch Square in Malaysia.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Arrive Singapore

A feast for the senses awaits in Singapore – a fantasyland of skyscrapers, lush gardens and an intoxicating mix of cultures and cuisines, from India to China. On arrival, you’ll be transferred to your hotel. Later meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception with local appetisers.

Hotel: Parkroyal on Beach Road, 3 nights

Day 2: Singapore

Tread in the footsteps of Sir Stamford Raffles, launching your city tour on the spot where it all began for colonial Singapore – Raffles Landing Site. Stroll along the Singapore River through the Colonial District and see the landmarks that remain to this day, including the former Parliament House, the Victoria Theatre and the Old Supreme Court Building. ‘Dive into Culture’ and explore the contrasts of Singapore, from the red and gold façades of Chinatown to the intoxicating spice and vibrant flower garland vendors in Little India. Later, visit the UNESCO-listed Singapore Botanic Gardens and enjoy a leisurely stroll through its exquisite National Orchid Garden before spending the afternoon at leisure. This evening, a ‘Local Specialist’ demonstrates the delicate craft of Chinese Calligraphy before dinner at a local Chinese restaurant. Stroll through the narrow lanes of the Night Market and take a trishaw ride before returning to your hotel.

Day 3: Singapore

There are few things more important to the local Singaporeans than food and you’ll discover this as you ‘Dive into Culture’ and spend the morning sampling the city’s culinary delights that reflect its multi-cultural influences, including Chinese, Malay, Indian and Peranakan. Rub shoulders with the locals at Geylang Serai market, which lies at the heart of the Malay community. Here you can indulge in all-time Singaporean favourites like Roti Prata and Thosai taken with a frothy glass of Teh Tarik. Continue to the Joo Chiat and Katong enclave, strolling past its pastel-hued pre-war shophouses. With a bit of luck, you may come across the popiah masters who stand over hot griddles twirling dollops of dough in mid-air to make paper-thin wrappers for fresh spring rolls. Enjoy an evening at leisure or consider joining an Optional Experience.

Day 4: Singapore – Malacca

Leave the cityscape of Singapore behind bound for Malaysia, where your journey begins with a visit to Kampung Cantik village. Here you’ll ‘Connect with Locals’ and join a family for a Be My Guest lunch before a walk around the village with a ‘Local Specialist’. Admire the distinct Malacca kampong stilt houses and discover the scents and flavours of local fruits, herbs and spices that infuse the delicious regional cuisine. Immerse yourself in the local culture and participate in some of the villagers’ favourite pastimes such as top spinning and silat, a Malaysian art of self-defence. Then, continue to your hotel in Malacca and check-in for a relaxing evening.

Hotel: Casa del Rio, 2 nights

Day 5: Malacca

This morning, your ‘Local Specialist’ reveals the seamless fusion of Portuguese, Dutch, British and Malay influences that have shaped the UNESCO-listed historic city of Malacca. Embark on an informative walking tour past Dutch Square with its Stadhuys and clock tower, reflecting the multi-cultural heritage of this once vibrant trading port. Ascend to the top of Malacca Hill, then stroll along the river to Kampung Kuli where you’ll discover colourful shopfronts displaying traditional crafts. This afternoon, board a leisurely cruise along the Malacca River, sailing past historic buildings, old godowns (warehouses), churches and villages. After a day of exploration enjoy dinner at one of the local restaurants.

Day 6: Malacca – Kuala Lumpur

The commercial and culinary hub of Malaysia awaits – its skyscrapers and colourful street vendors yours to explore over the next two days. You’ll visit Independent Square and the grand 19th century Sultan Abdul Samad Building, with a final stop to see the city’s landmarks from the Sky Bridge perched between the imposing 88-storey-high Petronas Twin Towers that tower over Kuala Lumpur. The rest of the afternoon and evening is free to explore Kuala Lumpur on your terms.

Hotel: Melia Kuala Lumpur, 2 nights

Day 7: Kuala Lumpur

We venture into the countryside this morning to visit a village inhabited by the Orang Asli, an ethnic group widely regarded as being Malaysia’s original inhabitants. We’ll delve into their history and traditions during a visit to the Orang Asli Museum, then stroll around the village with a ‘Local Specialist’, observing first-hand local traditions such as bamboo cooking and weaving. We return to Kuala Lumpur, where we’ll visit Chow Kit Market and watch how the locals haggle to get the best deals. Our next stop is the central Kuala Lumpur enclave of Kampung Baru, where the ethnic Malay lifestyle has been preserved. Sample traditional Malay sweets and cakes at the local food stalls before returning to the hotel for an afternoon at leisure.

Day 8: Kuala Lumpur – Batu Caves – Cameron Highlands

Journey deep into the Malaysian countryside, stopping briefly at the Selangor Pewter factory before continuing to Batu Caves, one of Malaysia’s most iconic sights and a popular Hindu shrine. En route to the Cameron Highlands, enjoy a quick photo stop at the Lata Iskandar Waterfall, then continue to Tanah Rata for a Trafalgar highlight – afternoon tea and scones with cream and locally produced jam. Discover the region’s strawberry farming heritage during a visit to a strawberry farm, then continue to your hotel for dinner.

Hotel: Strawberry Resort Park

Day 9: Cameron Highlands – Ipoh

Lush valleys and tea plantations provide a tranquil backdrop for today’s drive through the Cameron Highlands, Malaysia’s most extensive hill station. Snap a photo of the area’s emerald landscape before driving to Perak Cave Temple, an extensive cave complex in Ipoh. Venture into the cave temple and see its beautifully painted murals and golden sitting Buddha statue, which dominates the temple. This afternoon enjoy a walking tour of the charasmatic town of Ipoh and admire the colonial-style buildings which were once home to wealthy tin miners and today house trendy cafés and shops. Walk through the old town’s narrow laneways and admire the street art that adorn its façades. Spend the rest of your evening relaxing or consider visiting the night bazaar for some retail therapy.

Hotel: Weil

Day 10: Ipoh – Georgetown

This morning’s historical tour of Georgetown starts with a photo stop at Fort Cornwallis where Captain Francis Light, the founder of the British colony in Penang, first landed in 1786. Continue to a local coffee shop where a Local Specialist will explain the traditional process of roasting the perfect coffee bean. Next visit Khoo Kongsi, a Chinese clan house which is a building where Chinese families of the same surname gather together to worship their ancestors. It is a magnificent building embellished with intricate carvings and woodwork. Later enjoy a trishaw ride around the town to view the many colonial buildings followed by a visit to the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion with a Local Specialist. Return to your hotel for an afternoon at leisure or take part in an Optional Experience.

Hotel: Penaga, 2 nights

Day 11: Georgetown

Immerse yourself in the Asia of yesteryear as you embark on a historical tour of Georgetown. Begin your journey back in time with a quick photo stop at Fort Cornwallis, where Captain Francis Light, the founder of the British colony in Penang, first landed in 1786. Continue with a visit to the small home of the local joss stick maker, a ‘Local Specialist’ who will demonstrate the almost-forgotten craft of making handmade joss sticks. Your next stop is to the intricately carved Chinese clan house of Khoo Kongsi, where Chinese families of the same surname gather together to worship their ancestors. Later, see the city’s splendid colonial architecture and famous street art from the comfort of a traditional trishaw, followed by an afternoon at leisure. Your epic journey across Singapore and Malaysia almost at its end, you’ll join your travel companions for a Farewell Dinner to celebrate the highlights of your trip.

Day 12: Depart Georgetown

Say farewell to newfound friends before taking a transfer to Penang International Airport for your onward flight.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
February: 23$5,095.00$6,915.00
March: 15$5,095.00$6,915.00
April: 05, 26$5,095.00$6,915.00
May: 17$5,095.00$6,915.00
June: 07, 28$5,095.00$6,915.00
July: 19$5,095.00$6,915.00
August: 09, 30$5,095.00$6,915.00
October: 11$5,095.00$6,915.00
Inclusions 
Meals: 11 Breakfasts, 1 Lunches, 5 Dinners
Transport:Airport Transfers & Luxury air-conditioned coach
Accommodation: 11 nights accommodation
Guide:An expert Travel Director and Separate Driver
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Experience Singapore

Known as the “Lion City”, discover a blend of cultures with remnants of a British colonial past. With no distinct seasons, the country marks the passing of time with colourful festivals, parades, and fireworks throughout the year. With so much to see and do in Singapore, you won’t want to leave.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Arrive Singapore

Arrive in Singapore and transfer to your hotel for check-in. The remainder of the day is free at leisure to explore Singapore on your own.

Hotel: Peninsula Excelsior Hotel, 4 nights

Day 2: Singapore – City Tour

Explore the city by driving round the Civic District, passing by the Padang, Cricket Club, historic Parliament House and the National Gallery Singapore. The Gallery consists of two national monuments – the former Supreme Court Building and the City Hall. Next, stop at Merlion Park and enjoy the impressive views of Marina Bay. Do not miss out this picture-taking opportunity with The Merlion, a mythological creature that is part lion and part fish. Visit Thian Hock Keng Temple, one of Singapore’s oldest Buddhist-Taoist temples, before driving past Chinatown. Proceed to Singapore’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site – the Singapore Botanic Gardens and walk through the National Orchid Garden which boasts a sprawling display of 60,000 orchid plants. Let your senses come alive at Little India as you walk pass shops along the five-footway offering a variety of exotic fruits, spices, jasmine and orchid garlands. Return to the hotel. The remainder of the day is free at leisure.

Day 3: Singapore – Heritage Foodelicious Tour

Serving up a true melting pot of flavours and food, Singapore’s culture diversity is reflected through the array of local cuisines comprising Chinese, Malay, Indian and Peranakan. The bustling Geylang Serai market lies at the heart of the Malay community and features predominately Malay and Indian cuisine. The famous market has a wet section selling fresh produce, from live fish to spices, and a food centre on the upper level. Enjoy all time Singaporean favourites like Roti Prata and Thosai taken with a frothy glass of Teh Tarik. Traditionally associated with the Peranakan and Eurasian communities, the Joo Chiat/Katong enclave is a treasure trove, rich in history and has picture perfect architecture of pre-war shophouses. To Singaporeans, this neighbourhood is home to the famous Laksa, Ondeh-ondeh and other delicacies. And, if you’re lucky, you’ll get to watch popiah masters standing over hot griddles twirling dollops of dough in mid-air to make those paper thin wrappers for fresh spring rolls.

Day 4: Singapore – Night Tour

Enjoy dining in the comfort of a local Chinese Restaurant in the heart of Chinatown. Enroute to the world’s largest fountain, take in the beautiful sight of the central business district via Benjamin Sheares Bridge. Next, advance to Bugis Street or other night bazaars during festive period, where our guide will take you for a stroll at the night market or pasar malam where you may chance upon bargains you never imagine. The last stop for the evening will be at Raffles Hotel.

Day 5: Depart Singapore

Enjoy some last minute shopping or sightseeing before check-out of your hotel for your journey home.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
Departs daily from Singapore:Price on ApplicationPrice on Application

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Meals: 4 breakfasts, 1 Dinner
Transport: Privarte Airport Transfers & Seat in coach air-conditioned vehicles for tours
Accommodation:4 nights
Guide: Local English Speaking Guides
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Singapore Explorer

The opulence, glamour and eclectic culture of Singapore are unveiled on this stylish stopover in a city which effortlessly mixes a myriad of influences to create a cultural surprise around every corner, such as the Peranakans whose Chinese and Malay mixed-heritage we discover while enjoying their tasty tea-time treats.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Arrive Singapore

Embark on an exotic sojourn to the stylish island nation of Singapore – a multi-cultural business hub and ever-expanding green city. On arrival at Singapore Changi Airport you will be met and transferred to your centrally located hotel.

Hotel: Novotel Clarke Quay, 3 nights

Day 2: Singapore Sightseeing

Launch your city tour at the Raffles Landing Site, where Sir Stamford Raffles is believed to have first stepped ashore in 1819 in search of a new trading port for the British East India Company. Stroll through the heart of Singapore, admiring the landmarks that reveal the city’s colonial heritage, including the former Parliament House, the Victoria Theatre, originally built as the Town Hall in 1862, and the Old Supreme Court Building. ‘Dive Into Culture’ next with visits to Chinatown and Little India, delving into their rich traditions and savouring the exotic smells, sights and sound that emanate from its bustling streets and shopfronts. Your final stop today will be to the UNESCO-listed Singapore Botanic Gardens where you’ll enjoy a leisurely walk through the National Orchid Garden featuring a sprawling display of 60,000 orchids. This evening perhaps consider joining our Optional Night Safari.

Day 3: Singapore Sightseeing

There are few things more important to the local Singaporeans than food and you’ll discover this as you ‘Dive Into Culture’ and spend the morning sampling the city’s culinary delights that reflect its multi-cultural influences, including Chinese, Malay, Indian and Peranakan. Rub shoulders with the locals at Geylang Serai market, which lies at the heart of the Malay community. Here you can indulge in all-time Singaporean favourites like Roti Prata and Thosai taken with a frothy glass of Teh Tarik. Continue to the Joo Chiat and Katong enclave, strolling past its pastel-hued pre-war shophouses. With a bit of luck, you may come across the popiah masters who stand over hot griddles twirling dollops of dough in mid-air to make paper-thin wrappers for fresh spring rolls. This evening consider joining our ‘Night Out at Marina Bay’ Optional Experience to enjoy the Rhapsody of Lights Show at Gardens by the Bay and views of Singapore from the Marina Bay Sands Skypark Observation Deck.

Day 4: Depart Singapore

Your brief encounter with Singapore at its end, take a transfer to Singapore Changi Airport for your onward flight.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
Departs daily from Singapore:
01 January to 06 February:
$1,775.00$2,475.00
06 February to 16 February:
$2,050.00$3,000.00
17 February to 28 December:
$1,775.00$2,475.00
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Meals: 3 breakfasts
Transport: Airport Transfers & Seat in coach air-conditioned vehicles for tours
Accommodation:3 nights
Guide: Local English Speaking Guides
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Singapore & Sentosa Family Fun

Discover Singapore and Sentosa with 6 days of family fun. Begin your family experience in Singapore and venture into 40 hectares of jungle on a night safari. Encounter a myriad of nocturnal animals before dinner. Enjoy the thrills and spills of Lego experiences at Legoland Malaysia where everyone in the family can become a hero.

Continue the fun on Sentosa and go beyond the screen as you experience the wonders of Universal Studios Singapore with a one day pass.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Arrive Singapore

Arrive in Singapore and transfer to your hotel for check-in. The remainder of the day is free at leisure to explore Singapore on your own.

Hotel: Rendezvous Hotel Singapore, 3 nights

Day 2: Singapore – Night Safari Tour

The world’s first Night Safari, set in 40 hectares of secondary jungle, will unfold the mystery and drama of the tropical jungle after dusk with stunning effects. See a myriad of nocturnal animals, from fierce predators to timid forest dwellers, in their natural habitat under subtle moonglow lighting. With priority boarding, you won’t have to wait in line to board the tram which takes you through the East and West oop. Pass by a large reservoir and weave through selected habitats designed specifically to replicate the natural environment from the Himalayan Foothills to the Southeast Asian Rainforest and Indian Subcontinent. Let the guide take you on a walking trail to view some animals at close quarters. There will also be an opportunity to catch a 20 minute animal extravaganza at the Creatures of the Night show, subject to weather conditions. A buffet meal of local favourites and international cuisine is included, served in a charmingly rustic setting at Ulu Ulu Safari Restaurant. Drinks during dinner are not included.

Day 3: Singapore – Universal Studios

Go beyond the screen and “Ride The Movies” at Universal Studios Singapore at Resort World Sentosa. Only here can you experience cutting-edge rides, shows and attractions based on your favourite blockbuster films and television series, including Transformers The Ride: The Ultimate 3D Battle, Shrek 4-D Adventure, Revenge of the Mummy, Madagascar: A Crate Adventure, Jurassic Park Rapids Adventures, Battlestar Galactica: HUMAN vs CYLON duelling Coasters, and more!

Day 4: Singapore – Sentosa

After breakfast, check-out of your hotel and transfer to Sentosa. The afternoon is free at leisure.

Hotel: Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort, 2 nights

Day 5: Sentosa – Legoland

Welcome to a wonderful world where fun is built! For kids and families, Legoland Malaysia is the most joyful place on earth. The 6th Legoland Park to be built in the world and the very first in Asia, enjoy the thrills and spills of Lego experiences in a magical, fantastical park where everyone in the family become a hero!

Day 6: Depart Sentosa

After breakfast check-out of your hotel and transfer to the airport for your journey home.

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Departs daily from Singapore:Price on ApplicationPrice on ApplicationPrice on Application

Inclusions 
Meals: 5 breakfasts, 1 Dinner
Transport: Privarte Transfers & Seat in coach air-conditioned vehicles for tours
Accommodation:5 nights
Guide: Local English Speaking Guides
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Singapore

As one of the world’s major commercial hubs, Singapore is a bustling destination that offers an intoxicating blend of Chinese, Malay, Indian and of course, expat cultures. Perfect for a stopover, there is no better way to refuel than to sample some of the dishes of this food capital of Asia.

Shop along the myriad of retail centers on Orchard Road. Take in the vast array of architecture, or simply laze by one of the many sky-high hotel infinity pools. As the sun sets and you realise the heat is here to stay, get ready to bar-hop and join the crowds for a refreshing and well-deserved Singapore Sling.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.



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The opulence, glamour and eclectic culture are unveiled on this stylish stopover in a city which effortlessly mixes a myriad of influences to create a cultural surprise around every corner.

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Known as the “Lion City”, discover a blend of cultures with remnants of a British colonial past. With no distinct seasons, the country marks the passing of time with colourful festivals, parades, and fireworks throughout the year. With

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Discover Singapore and Sentosa with 6 days of family fun. Begin your family experience with a venture into 40 hectares of jungle on a night safari.

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Asia

Steeped in culture, history and colourful traditions, Asia is an explorer’s paradise, with abundant wildlife and exotic, tropical landcapes to be discovered. Discover street food to inspire your palate in Vietnam. Explore the ancient temples of Angkor Wat and travel the length of the mighty Mekong onboard a river cruise in Cambodia and Laos. Turn back the clock in Burma and witness the beauty of the temples of Bagan. Go beyond Bali and explore the magnificent islands of Indonesia, from the remote jungles of Sumatra to the bustling cities of Java. Witness the spectacular wildlife and stunning ocean sanctuaries of Borneo and Malaysia. Your adventure awaits!

Can’t find what you are looking for, don’t worry. and speak to your friendly Consultant and we can put together the perfect itinerary for you.

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