Asia is the Earth’s largest and most populous continent and covers an area in excess of 44 million square kilometres and over 40 countries. Asia runs from Turkey in the West to Russia (Kamchatka) in the East. Initially we are focusing on just seven countries; Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Vietnam.
This website is intended simply to be your starting point, to provide you with some tantalising ideas and lots of inspiration, along with some of our recommendations of interesting things to see and do. We then invite you to call and let us create an itinerary tailored entirely to suit your personal requirements and expectations.
Additional countries will be added over time, including; Japan, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia (Borneo), Malaysia and Nepal.
It is relatively simple for us to combine several countries into one Tailor-Made itinerary. Popular combinations include:
Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam
India and Sri Lanka
We already have clients travelling throughout Asia including countries not yet featured on our site, countries include; Japan, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia (Borneo), Malaysia and Nepal.
Vietnam is very much about experiences and people. Whether it’s looking across the rice field over a sea of conical hats, cruising amongst the limestone karsts in Halong Bay, exploring imperial tombs and palaces, visiting colourful hill tribes, relaxing on tropical beaches or savouring the delicious local cuisine – these are all alluring snapshots of Vietnam.
Highlights include; Dalat, Nha Trang, Hoi An, Hue and Halong Bay
Myanmar (Burma) is a cultural melting pot that will surprise and delight even the most-worldly traveller. The many sites of Myanmar draw visitors to this fascinating destination, but the friendly smiles from locals on their trishaws and horse-drawn carts are what truly delight.
Highlights include: pagodas of Bagan, Shwedagon Paya, Inle Lake, Mandalay and the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River.
Discover Cambodia’s incredible historical legacy that includes Angkor, possibly the most spectacular archaeological site in South East Asia. Floating villages, tranquil backwaters, rural villages and tropical beaches complete the kaleidoscope. Often combined with Laos and or Vietnam.
Highlights include: Cardamom Mountains, Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm and Tonlé Sap
The ‘Land of a Million Elephants’ always offers a unique experience. Vientiane’s charm is that is doesn’t have the frenetic feel of a capital city. With quiet French cafés and friendly bars, it is an easy place to get around and the locals are always up for a chat.
Highlights include; Mekong River, minority hill tribe people & Luang Prabang
Any country that measures its achievements in Gross National Happiness, a reflection of its spirituality and devotion to Buddhist values, has to have something right.
A trip to Bhutan is a unique experience in many ways and with strict limits as to the numbers of tourists allowed to visit each year you’re assured a tranquil journey through this remote mountain Kingdom.
Highlights include: The Tigers Nest, Thimpu, Trongsa Dzong and mountain trekking.
India never fails to excite with its spectacular width and breadth. The Taj Mahal continues to be revered by many as arguably the world’s most beautiful building. India is an incredible assault on the senses (almost all to be enjoyed and excited by) in all respects and its incredible colour and diversity makes it a destination like no other.
Highlights include: Varanasi, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kerala, Taj Mahal & Bengal Tiger – and so many more..
White sandy beaches, highland tea plantations, Buddhist monuments, colonial vestiges from the Portuguese, Dutch and British eras, amazing wildlife and finally delicious spicy cuisine, Sri Lanka is continually surprising visitors.
Highlights include; Yala National Park, the ancient rock palace of Sigirya and Kandy
River Cruising in Asia is a fantastic way to experience the different cultures and landscapes this spectacular region has to offer. We hand pick our vessels preferring small cruise boats with lower passenger numbers allowing for an intimate experience. Our attentive staff ensure you feel right at home. On board you will be treated to first class dining with our chefs creating indulgent meals reflecting the local cuisine.
Highlights include; Mekong River Vietnam and Cambodia, Irrawaddy and Chindwin Rivers Myanmar.