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.
Wild China (ACWC)
Walk the Great Wall of China and trek through the stunning Tiger Leaping Gorge. Stare down Terracotta Warriors and commune with giant pandas. For those seeking a unique adventure that balances China’s highlights with a look at its ‘wild’ side, this 3-week tour gives you the classics before taking you further afield to the hidden gems. Best of all, you get the free time you need to explore at your own pace. Whether wandering mountain monasteries or cycling through the region’s watercolour scenery, this tour will take you down the road less travelled.
Highlights: Wandering ancient Beijing, exploring Lijiang and Xi'an, sleeping overnight in a monastery, hiking Emei Shan and Tiger Leaping Gorge, marvelling at Yangshuo's rural life, basking in the glamour of Hong Kong.
Volunteer China - Pandas (ACZJ)
This unique itinerary introduces the highlights of the Middle Kingdom — from the historic gems of modern Beijing to the ancient walls of Xi'an and cosmopolitan glitter of contemporary Shanghai while allowing you to give back to the community at the same time. From the palaces and temples of Beijing venture to the countryside to experience the grandeur of the Great Wall and work with intellectually challenged youth at a unique organic farm centre designed to offer employment opportunities and training to intellectually challenged people. In Xi'an witness the world-famous Terracotta Warriors, in Chengdu indulge in the culinary spice that is Sichuan cuisine and volunteer at the largest panda reserve in the world to help ensure these distinctly Chinese icons are around for future generations to admire.
Highlights: Volunteering at a rural organic farm and working with the local community, coming face-to-face with pandas at the Bifengxia Panda Center, exploring the bustling markets and streets of China's biggest cities, hiking along the Great Wall, standing in the middle of Tiananmen Square and meeting the Terracotta Warriors
Vietnam Hike, Bike & Kayak (AVHB)
Perfect for the active adventurer, this trip will have you hiking, biking and paddling through the best of Vietnam. Kayak through Halong Bay’s towering limestone karsts, trek the Mai Chau area and cycle through small towns for an authentic taste of Vietnam. When you’re not pedalling or paddling, you'll visit the country's cultural highlights like the Cu Chi Tunnels and Emperor's Tomb, or overnight at a local family’s homestay. Whether by bike or on foot, this tour will keep you grounded in Vietnam's intriguing culture.
Highlights: Kayak through limestone karsts in Halong Bay, trek in the hills of Mai Chau, cycle through the countryside, enjoy the frenetic energy of Ho Chi Minh City, visit the tailors and beaches of Hoi An, wander the vibrant streets of Hanoi
Uzbekistan Discovered (AUUK)
From the remarkable mosques and architecture of Tashkent to the ancient capital of Khiva, follow the legendary Silk Road through the exotic best of Uzbekistan. Indulge in steamy marble hammams, roam the twisting lanes of ancient bazaars and explore the monuments and minarets of Samarkand. Your CEO will lead the way, taking care of the hassles and leaving you free to explore a land rich in culture and history. For a great taste of enigmatic Uzbekistan, this 12-day adventure serves up only the best.
Highlights: Discovering ancient cities of the Silk Road, sipping hot drinks in tiny Khiva teahouses, bargaining at colourful bazaars, admiring the fountains and madrassas of the Registan, staying in a traditional yurt.
Ultimate Cambodian Adventure (ATUC)
No matter where you travel in Cambodia, the past is always present. History, both ancient and modern, is everywhere here; whether you’re cycling in the shadows of the mighty Angkor Wat, wandering the streets of cosmopolitan Phnom Penh or exploring the Irrawaddy in search of river dolphins, you can’t escape the pull of time that shaped—and continues to shape—this arresting land.
Highlights: Strolling through the streets of colonial Phnom Penh and Battambang, learning about recent history of Cambodia with a visit to Tuol Sleng, revelling in the majesty of Angkor Wat, relaxing on golden beaches, experiencing dinner with a local family, exploring the bustle of Bangkok.
Trans Mongolian Express (ACTM)
From the Great Wall of China to the Hermitage in St Petersburg, travel halfway around the world in three incredible weeks. Board one of the world’s great trains and ride the rails on this once-in-a-lifetime trip across the grassy steppes of Mongolia and through the taiga forests of Siberia. Share train carriages with locals, overnight in Mongolian ger tents and in cozy Russian homestays. Not only does this trip provide the perfect blend of comfortable accommodations and plenty of activities, but also free time to explore this fascinating region at your own pace.
Highlights: Exploring the courtyards of the Forbidden City and walking along the Great Wall of China, riding the rails through Mongolia's grassy steppe and Siberia's taiga forest, staying in a local village on Lake Baikal, admiring the grand structure of Moscow's Kremlin and Red Square, marvelling at the rich art collection in the Hermitage.
Have your camera at the ready as you hit three parks in 14 days for the best chance to see the elusive tiger in its natural habitat. From the scrublands of Ranthambore to the beauty of Bandhavgarh, your expert CEO and handpicked local guides will lead you through a wilderness home to the most exotic of wildlife. The world famous Taj Mahal and the rugged forts and palaces of Jaipur provide an intriguing blend of culture—so that you come away with the essence of India. Along the way, our certified CEO will share with you the hidden gems that will have your camera’s shutter working overtime.
Highlights: Searching for tigers in their natural habitats, Exploring three national parks, Discovering forts and palaces, Revelling in the beauty of Agra's Taj Mahal.
Tibet Encompassed (ACKA)
From China's modern capital of Beijing travel back in time across the grasslands of central China to Tibet and ‘the roof of the world’. Witness the splendour of the Potala Palace, the backdrop of Everest, and the majesty of remote monasteries before arriving for a hike at Asia's most sacred mountain, Mt Kailash. This comprehensive Tibetan tour features small 4x4 vehicles to get off the beaten track, local guides and an expert CEO to lead the way. So make sure your camera’s charged and be prepared to have your breath taken away by mesmerizing Tibet.
Highlights: Visiting incredible monuments and ancient places, hiking the holy Kailash kora deep in the Himalayas, seeing spectacular landscapes adorned with prayer flags, exploring bustling Beijing, listening to monks debating at a monastery, experiencing the thrill of Everest Base Camp
Tibet Adventure (ACTA)
Take part in rituals and haggle for a bargain in the markets. From modern Beijing, travel back in time across scenic countryside to Tibet on this well-packed overland adventure. Witness the splendour of the Potala Palace and the majesty of remote monasteries and then celebrate the journey to Kathmandu. Wake up to views of Everest and enjoy a window into the heart of this remote land. A local guide and CEO will show you the region’s hidden gems and make sure your trip burns brightly in your memory long after you've climbed down from the roof of the world.
Highlights: Visiting incredible monuments and palaces, exploring the bustle of Beijing and hiking the Great Wall, riding the rails on the Trans Tibetan railway, experiencing monk debates in Sera Monastery, visiting Everest Base Camp.
Go island hopping in Thailand and experience some of the best snorkelling and diving in the world. Enjoy a week aboard our sailing catamaran and discover what makes Thailand special. With an experienced captain navigating the southern islands, you’ll drop anchor at highlights and secret spots perfect for a swim. Work up an appetite snorkelling, dine on Thai cuisine and sleep moored under the stars. This trip is perfect on its own or as an add-on with our other Thai adventures.
Highlights: Relaxing on beautiful beaches, Sampling delicious cuisine, Sailing on a G Adventures exclusive catamaran through beautiful Thai islands, Swimming in the calm waters of the Andaman.
Snorkel in hidden bays, laze on pristine beaches and feast on tantalizing Thai cuisine prepared by a local chef. Get away from it all aboard a small private catamaran on a 4-day voyage through some of Thailand's most alluring islands. There are canoeing and biking options for those looking for active excursions and sandy beaches for those who aren't. This is a perfect add-on to our other Thailand trips or a serene escape from the crowds of Phuket.
Highlights: Snorkelling in crystal-clear water, Sailing through stunning southern Thai islands, Feasting on tantalizing Thai cuisine, Relaxing on secluded beaches.
The perfect add-on to any Thailand adventure, this 4-day sailing trip allows you to escape the crowds, tucking into hidden bays and pristine beaches on Thailand's western coast. Snorkel in crystal-clear waters and dine on freshly prepared local delicacies. Beginning in Ko Phi Phi, made famous by the movie 'The Beach', our G Adventures exclusive 8-passenger catamaran is the perfect home for relaxing and enjoying these stunning islands.
Highlights: Relaxing on the deck of your yacht in the stunning southern Thai Islands, Eating delicious Thai cuisine, Visiting beautiful beaches, Swimming and snorkelling in quiet bays
From the vibrant cityscape of Bangkok to Halong Bay's magnificent limestone karsts, this trip encompasses the highlights of Indochina. Marvel at the majestic granite peak of Doi Suthep, explore a traditional Hmong village and savour noodles in Chiang Mai. Shop for souvenirs in Ho Chi Minh City and join the locals sipping coffee at a lakeside café in Hanoi. With hotels, transport and a number of included activities arranged by our CEOs, this adventure offers up the perfect combination of must-see highlights and free time.
Highlights: Exploring the canals of Bangkok, floating down the mighty Mekong, visiting majestic caves and stunning limestone karsts, sailing a junk through Halong Bay, shopping in Hoi An, squeezing through the Cu Chi tunnels.
Thailand Island Hopping (ATTW)
Relax under swaying palm trees then jump into crystal-clear waters—spend nine days island-hopping through the best of Southern Thailand's west coast. Go rock climbing in Krabi, sleep under the stars and snorkel along coral reefs while on a sea safari through islands of the Andaman Sea. Get geared up for adventure or unwind on the islands’ beaches—it’s your choice.
Highlights: Exploring Thailand's famous islands, relaxing as you sail the waters in the Andaman Sea, snorkelling amongst the colourful marine life, wandering quiet beaches and enjoying the scenery
Thailand Hike, Bike & Kayak (ATHB)
Perfect for those who believe the best way to appreciate paradise is to jump right into it, this adventure will have you hiking through forests and rice paddies, experiencing Thailand's intriguing combination of culture and the great outdoors. Kayak the turquoise waters of the Andaman and discover coral coves and white sand beaches. With the services of a CEO and your accommodation and transport taken care of, this trip offers great value as it introduces the main sights of Thailand, offering up plenty of flexibility so you can experience an adventure you'll never forget.
Highlights: Cycle through busy Bangkok, experience colourful Chiang Mai, trek into remote hilltribe villages, discover ancient Ayutthaya by bike, learn the sombre history of Kanchanaburi, sea kayak the Andaman in Krabi
Thailand Family Adventure (ATFF)
Why do some families go all the way to Thailand just to lie on the beach? We don’t know either. Our family adventure mixes a whole lot of bona fide Thai experiences—everything from a longboat tour of Bangkok, a meeting with a hill tribe community, a cooking class in Chiang Mai and a somber visit to the infamous bridge over the River Kwai—with a little bit of sand and surf, too. Hey, even the Buddha reclined and relaxed once in a while, right?
Highlights: Getting caught up in the bustle of Bangkok, taking in the scenery at ancient Ayutthaya, wandering through colourful Chiang Mai, relaxing on the beach in Koh Chang.
Thailand Experience (ATTE)
Marvel at beautiful Buddhist temples, share smiles with villagers during a remote hillside trek and dive into southern waters. This comprehensive 19-day tour gets you to the cultural heart of Thailand and its best beaches. After elephant rides and temple ruins, head south for a week of island-hopping in search of great snorkelling and cold drinks on the best beaches. This trip is the perfect introduction to Thailand.
Highlights: Touring Bangkok's canals to Wat Po, exploring vibrant Chiang Mai, trekking on foot and by elephant to hilltribe villages, experiencing ancient Ayutthaya, visiting the somber sites of Kanchanaburi, relaxing on the beautiful southern Thai islands
Thailand Discovery (ATTD)
Get the best of Thailand's culture, sacred sites and beaches on this 17-day adventure. You'll take an unforgettable ride aboard an elephant, explore the north’s Golden Triangle and cycle the streets of ancient Sukhothai before heading south for peaceful island beaches. You'll explore the perfect islands and swim in the incredible waters of the Andaman Sea and its remote islands. This trip offers the classic Thai experience—a great combination of must-see highlights and free time to do you own thing.
Highlights: Experiencing the sights and smells of Bangkok by boat, exploring Buddhist temples and palaces new and ancient, riding on the back of an elephant, relaxing on a stunning beach, snorkelling through crystal-clear blue waters
Thailand and Laos Adventure (ATBH)
From the energy of Bangkok to the calm of Laos, this trip is a study in contrasts. Visit temples in Chiang Mai then spend the evening exploring the night market. Sail the Mekong into the heart and soul of Laos. An experienced CEO will make sure you get the most out of your tour, but will leave plenty of time for you to do your own thing. We utilize many forms of transport—both public and private—to keep travel time short so we can maximize time spent exploring the history and culture of this unforgettable region.
Highlights: Exploring Bangkok's canals, discovering Buddhist temples, floating down the mighty Mekong, getting wet in the spray of waterfalls.
It would take several lifetimes to explore the 6,000+ islands that make up the Philippine archipelago, but if you’ve only got the one to spare, spend it in the South. A haven for sunbathers and spelunkers alike, the Southern Philippines are a thrill to discover—both above-ground and under. Blessed with miles of pristine, uncrowded beaches, intriguing caves and the two-tiered Puerto Princesa Subterranean River, the Palawan province is perfect for travellers eager to try their hand at a variety of experiences in an underexplored part of South East Asia. Looking for something different? You’ll find plenty of it here.
Highlights: Exploring the underwater caves, Travelling by boat to see limestone karsts emerge from the ocean, Venturing from island to island while snorkelling
Wild China (ACWC)
Vietnam Hike, Bike & Kayak (AVHB)
Tigers, Temples & Wildlife Adventure (AHTW)
Tibet Encompassed (ACKA)
Thai Sailing Adventure - Phuket to Phuket (ATSA)
Thai Sailing Adventure - Phuket to Koh Phi Phi (ATSK)
Thai Sailing Adventure - Koh Phi Phi to Phuket (ATSH)
Thailand, Laos and Vietnam Adventure (ATLV)
Thailand Island Hopping (ATTW)
Thailand Experience (ATTE)
Thailand Discovery (ATTD)
Southern Philippines Palawan Adventure (AQSP)
|Trip||Length||Style||Service Level||Starting Price|
|Wild China (ACWC)||21 days||Classic||Standard||
From $2699 USD
|Volunteer China - Pandas (ACZJ)||14 days||Classic||Standard||
From $1827 USDPromotions Available!
|Vietnam Hike, Bike & Kayak (AVHB)||10 days||Active||Standard||
From $1399 USD
|Uzbekistan Discovered (AUUK)||12 days||Classic||Standard||
From $1445 USDPromotions Available!
|Ultimate Cambodian Adventure (ATUC)||14 days||Classic||Standard||
From $1062 USDPromotions Available!
|Trans Mongolian Express (ACTM)||21 days||Classic||Standard||
From $4230 USDPromotions Available!
|Tigers, Temples & Wildlife Adventure (AHTW)||14 days||Classic||Standard||
From $1599 USD
|Tibet Encompassed (ACKA)||21 days||Classic||Standard||
From $4799 USD
|Tibet Adventure (ACTA)||15 days||Classic||Standard||
From $2550 USDPromotions Available!
|Thai Sailing Adventure - Phuket to Phuket (ATSA)||7 days||Small Ship Cruising & Sailing||Standard||
From $1549 USD
|Thai Sailing Adventure - Phuket to Koh Phi Phi (ATSK)||4 days||Small Ship Cruising & Sailing||Standard||
From $799 USD
|Thai Sailing Adventure - Koh Phi Phi to Phuket (ATSH)||4 days||Small Ship Cruising & Sailing||Standard||
From $849 USD
|Thailand, Laos and Vietnam Adventure (ATLV)||22 days||Classic||Standard||
From $2499 USD
|Thailand Island Hopping (ATTW)||9 days||Classic||Standard||
From $1149 USD
|Thailand Hike, Bike & Kayak (ATHB)||14 days||Active||Standard||
From $1360 USDPromotions Available!
|Thailand Family Adventure (ATFF)||12 days||Family||Standard||
From $850 USDPromotions Available!
|Thailand Experience (ATTE)||20 days||Classic||Standard||
From $2099 USD
|Thailand Discovery (ATTD)||17 days||Classic||Standard||
From $1849 USD
|Thailand and Laos Adventure (ATBH)||14 days||Classic||Standard||
From $1280 USDPromotions Available!
|Southern Philippines Palawan Adventure (AQSP)||8 days||Classic||Standard||
From $1099 USD