Our special summer travel deals will have you lose yourself in amazing Asia.
Spend your summer walking in lush green rice terraces. Marvel at ancient trees sprouting from centuries-old ruins. Wake early and give alms to rows of saffron-clad monks. Bathe with baby elephants in sparkling streams. Cruise past towering limestone karsts in glittering blue waters. Drop anchor at undiscovered islands and set out to explore underwater caves teeming with marine life. In meandering alleyways, discover culinary gems unknown to locals, assisted by some of the best guides in Asia.
This summer, experience the magic and romance of amazing Asia. We’ve traveled high and low to find you the hottest Asia travel deals and unique, hidden gems that few have seen!
What’s not to love about a Laos tour? One of Asia’s enchanting hidden gems, this peaceful inland nation boasts stunning natural beauty – lush green valleys are ensconced by forested mountains teeming with wildlife. Fascinating Buddhist culture is carefully juxtaposed against French colonial influence in Laos. And at the heart of it all, lies the ancient cultural capital of Luang Prabang – where the delicate scent of frangipani sweetens the air, and red-roofed temples and colonial buildings vie for attention alongside bustling markets, busy ateliers and chic homestays. For the adventurous and the culture enthusiasts alike, Laos offers endless fascination.
The highlights of your tour include lively Luang Prabang, where you will wake with the first rays of dawn to witness the ancient alms-giving ceremony of Tak Bat. Centuries-old architectural feats, charming textile villages and incredible sunsets over the Mekong River await you. Just some distance upriver from the capital, emerald waters of the Kuang Si Falls offer respite from balmy afternoons. At picturesque Vientianne, 8,000 Buddha statues lie within the oldest Siamese temple in the world, and colonial buildings lounge amid gilded pagodas. At the quaint riverside province of Champassak, a boat takes you sailing down the meandering Mekong to see rare pink dolphins and the spectacular Khone Phapheng Falls. Panoramic vistas, authentic cultural experiences and pure relaxation await you in Laos.
Wake with the first rays of dawn to witness the ancient alms-giving ceremony of Tak Bat in Luang Prabang.
Luang Prabang – Vientiane – Champasak
From $ 2,029 / person
A youthful nation fueled by the desire for modernization and commercialization, Vietnam is fiercely protective of its heritage and traditions. You will love this country of contrasts – from its ancient history to its modern developments, diverse landscapes and warm people – Vietnam will certainly leave a lasting impression. Travel to the towering mountains of Sapa that have sheltered traditional hill tribes since time immemorial. Soak in the sights and sounds of Hanoi, sampling treat after treat from street side stalls. Cruise amid the towering islands of the stunning Halong Bay, discover the imperial capital of Hué and sample dishes prepared with water from a 100-year old well in Hoi An. In the South, there are unique heritage buildings and floating markets of the Mekong to be discovered. And no matter where you choose to travel in Vietnam, amazingly delicious cuisine is guaranteed!
At the erstwhile capital city of Hanoi, stroll through the Old Quarter and take cyclo rides just as locals do. A relaxing cruise at Halong Bay later, the Perfume River beckons you at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Hué. Hoi An’s Ancient Quarter on the other hand, offers incredible insights into this illustrious trading center, and historic merchant houses stand alongside Chinese and Japanese buildings. Dress yourself in traditional silk garb, choosing from row after row of fabric at the colorful market. In Saigon, visit historic landmarks, palaces and colonial buildings. Before you leave, don’t forget to make a wish at Thien Hau Temple in District 5 – who knows, it may just come true! Before you return, a complimentary dinner is arranged for you to sample authentic local flavors. Accompanied by stellar guides, discover the highlights and vivid daily life of the country on this comprehensive, private Vietnam tour.
Sample delicious Cao Lau, prepared with water from a 100-year old well in Hoi An.
Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hué – Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon
From $ 2,228 / person
Our private North India tours offer a mosaic of influences that can be attributed to the armies who have marched through this bold and diverse landscape – from Alexander the Great to the Mughals, and most recently, the British. For centuries, North India has seen empires rise and fall, assimilating influences and, in turn, becoming a melting pot of various traditions and customs. Delhi, the seat of the Indian government and the heart of the country, has indeed seen it all! In Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, fortresses and palaces still bear witness to the wealth of the region’s legendary warriors. In Agra, the Taj Mahal tells an eternal love story, while farther East, the Ganges welcomes pilgrims and visitors to Varanasi, the City of Light.
This North India tour is an ideal introduction to the highlights of North India and Rajasthan. Begin amid the spice and sweet-laden streets of Old Delhi, perched atop a trusty tuk tuk. Travel to colorful food and craft bazaars and discover breathtaking Mughal architecture. In Agra, the romance of while marble awaits you, and then it’s on to Jaipur, an eternal rose pink city replete with heritage forts and regal palaces. Your final stop is in Udaipur – the City of Lakes, cruising the tranquil Lake Pichola in a plush boat, walking amid exquisite palaces and temples, and enjoying spectacular sundowners at picturesque locations. Accompanied by seasoned guides eager to share their knowledge of India’s rich history, soak in the comfort and luxury of the Maharajah lifestyle as you travel from one heritage haven to another.
Soak in the comfort and luxury of the Maharajah lifestyle in North India.
Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Udaipur
From $ 2,294 / person
Verdant backwaters and hill stations bring your private South India tour to life. From sea to shining sea, the South seduces effortlessly. To the East, Tamil Nadu’s shores are caressed by the Bay of Bengal. Inland, Karnataka offers relics of ancient empires and distinct cultural, architectural, and natural attractions. From vibrant temple culture to remnants of dynastic rule, UNESCO World Heritage sites and colonial bastions, discover the delights of South India in summer when the crowds are few and far between. Ancient, rock-carved monuments tempered by sojourns in sparkling pools at cozy seaside resorts, European flair and flavors, spice markets and unspoiled lakeside landscapes – soak it all in on your South India vacation.
Verdant backwaters and hill stations bring your private South India tour to life.
Your journey takes you to Mamallapuram, where stunning two-towered 8th century Shore Temples bear testimony to an ancient and powerful dynasty. At neighboring Pondicherry, amble leisurely through cobbled streets, past famous spiritual communities and venture into Auroville, where sustainability and alternative living are the key mantras. Thanjavur on the other hand, is a fascinating cultural melting point famous for its ancient temples, handicrafts and beautiful Tanjore paintings. Just next door, the bewitchingly colorful Meenakshi Amman temple has thousands of devotees line up for prayers each day – accompanied by an expert guide, delve deep into the legends of Hinduism as you witness daily rituals performed by saffron-clad priests. Leave the city behind and escape to a natural paradise in Thekkady – hundreds of elephants gather at the lakeshore here. Learn about the local cuisine, ingredients and preparation at a cooking demonstration and then head to the first European settlement in India – Cochin. Nearby, the tranquil backwaters of Kerala bid you welcome – soak up the romance on your leisurely houseboat ride before making your way back.
Learn about the local cuisine, ingredients and preparation at a cooking demonstration in Thekkady.
Mamallapuram – Pondicherry – Thanjavur – Madurai – Thekkady – Cochin – Alleppey
From $ 2,738 / person
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