Spend a day immersed in the temples of Angkor and visit one of the world’s largest freshwater lakes, Tonle Sap Lake. Experience a personally tailored day in Phnom Penh with expert advice from a local insider of the city. Taste a Kep specialty, Kampot pepper crab which combines freshly caught crab with fragrant local pepper.
Visit Yangon and marvel at the city’s remarkable landmark, the famous Shwedagon Pagoda and experience the bustling daily life of typical Yangonites up close.Explore by boat trip visit to island farming village in Bagan and visit Mt.Popa being the core of an extinct volcano. Visit historic Yan Kin Hill (unexplored by tourists) for sunset and a boat trip to Hsithe village for the chance to observe water birds in Mandalay.Explore the magnificent Pindaya Caves, set in a limestone ridge and visit Pauk Par village by local canoe paddled by local women rowers in Shan State.
Visiting the essence of Cuba with Havana, Viñales, Trinidad and Varadero beach. Great local experiences like driving in a convertible classic american vintage, visiting tobacco farmers, swimming in a waterfall, sleeping in the house of a local, driving in a bike-taxi. Enjoy tourings with nice, surprising meals, lots of life music and time at the beach.
Wander through the narrow laneways of Beijing’s ancient ‘hutongs’ where its people have lived and traditions have evolved for centuries. Visit the Giant Panda Research & Breeding Base to learn about these endangered animals, and the conservation and breeding initiatives that have been implemented to protect them. Gain a glimpse into local life as you explore the fascinating backstreets on a walking tour in the older parts of Shanghai. Travel by high-speed train to marvel at the splendour of the World Heritage Listed Classical Chinese Gardens of Suzhou.
Join some sumo wrestlers to enjoy a ‘chanko’ sumo lunch and learn about the unique world of sumo. Try on a sumo suit and put your skills to the test against a professional. Follow the meandering paths through the soaring stalks of bamboo which make up the bamboo groves of Arashiyama just outside of Kyoto. Enjoy a traditional kaiseki meal as you’re entertained by a Maiko in Kyoto. Take the opportunity to gain inside knowledge about the fascinating life of an apprentice Geisha.
Spot local wildlife amongst the lush scenery at Bogor Gardens. Admire the monumental Borobudur Buddhist temple, which dates back to the eighth century. Watch in awe as the first light brings the mesmerising Mt. Bromo to life.
Enjoy the second wonder of the world; Petra, The Red Rose City. Explore the moon-like desert of Wadi Rum. Pass by Mt. Nebo; popularly believed as the burial places of Moses. Visit Jerash, one of the most well preserved Roman cities outside of Rome.Be amazed by Ajloun Castle overlooking West bank & the Jordan Valley.
Go in search of elephants and other wildlife on a jeep ride in Chitwan. Explore the historic corners of Kathmandu as you visit Pashupatinath. Immerse yourself in local traditions as you cruise round Phewa Lake.
Cruise the waters of the picturesque Halong bay on a traditional junk boat. Take in the stunning scenery and feast on fresh local seafood. Enjoy a scenic train ride between Hanoi and Sapa – a spectacular journey which winds through the countryside. Escape Hanoi‘s bustling crowds as you make your way to an ancient village and gain an insight into local life.
Big Five. Northern species – Grevy‘s zebra, the Somali ostrich, reticulated giraffe, the long-necked gerenuk,
and the Beisa oryx. Flying over the Great Rift Valley. Northern Frontier Scenic Landscapes.
Visit the centre of Madrid, a guided tour which will take you to the most beautiful corners of the city and explore this amazing capital. Indulge in a fantastic dinner in Pamplona La Rioja, at one of the best restaurants of the city. Explore Antoni Gaudí’s creative world by visiting the architect’s most important landmarks in Barcelona. Visit a Barcelona food market is an essential ingredient to the local culture and its culinary reputation.
Discover the Lord Buddha‘s Footprint, something few travellers will get to experience. Venture to the Heow Suwat waterfalls with its spectacular views made famous in the film ‘The Beach’. Delve into the history of Thailand at the Jeath War museum which exhibits memorabilia from World war II.
Explore the temples of Angkor from different perspectives by tuk tuk, private gondola and from a tethered balloon. Enjoy a romantic candlelight dining experience at the beautiful Sala Kdei Khmer house. Spend your nights at the first floating ecolodge in South East Asia and indulge yourself at the most beautiful beach of Cambodia.
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