There is no simple way to describe the wealth of opportunity that Asia travel offers the adventure seeker. Markets and bazaars, souks and stupas, ancient ruins constructed by grand civilizations long gone, modern cities and villages where life goes on much as it has for centuries. From the hustle and bustle of Bangkok, Delhi, Beijing, Amman and Kathmandu to the overwhelming immensity of the Himalayas, an Asia tour provides the traveller with as much to marvel at as Marco Polo and the explorers of old. Whether you're looking to cross Mongolia, follow the Silk Road to China, trek to Everest base camp, explore Tibet, visit Vietnam or island hop in southern Thailand, Asia is waiting to entrance you.
Golden Triangle—Delhi, Agra & Jaipur (TAHGTC)
Spend six days traversing the famed Golden Triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Explore the sites of hectic Delhi and onto Agra to marvel at the majestic Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World and one of the most recognizable structures on the planet. Visit Fatephur Sikri, the 'Deserted City' of red sandstone, the Amber Fort and the sights of Jaipur—all await you in the frenzy of culture and history that makes up India’s Golden Triangle.
Highlights: Exploring Delhi's bustling streets, Marvelling at the monuments of Agra and the Taj Mahal, Gazing upon the ancient city of Fatephur Sikri.
Chiang Mai & the Golden Triangle (TATGTC)
Visit the fascinating city of Chiang Mai, a thriving metropolis with many points of interest to visitors and a less hectic alternative to the capital. Explore ancient temples, ride on top of a gentle elephant and delve into Thai culture and traditions in lush, mountainous scenery. Visit indigenous hilltribe communities for a glimpse into traditional life and then venture by boat to the threshold of three different countries—the Golden Triangle—where the borders of Thailand, Burma (Myanmar) and Laos meet.
Highlights: Riding a majestic elephant at a conservation centre, delighting in Chiang Mai with a khantoke dinner, seeking enlightenment at the temple of Doi Suthep, marvelling at the mysteries of Chiang Rai, exploring local hilltribe villages.
Southern Thailand Beach Break (TATSTC)
Escape to the tranquil island of Koh Samet nestled just off the coast in the warm waters of the Gulf of Thailand. Relax and soak up the sun on this beautiful island of powdery white sand and smiles. The island is also home to many different wildlife species including monkeys, hornbills, gibbons and butterflies.
Highlights: Relaxing on the gorgeous golden sands of Ko Samet, Enjoying the famous Thai hospitality, Searching out the islands wildlife including monkeys, and gibbons.