Everything, everywhere, all at once, all the time Sum up touring Asia in a paragraph? Good luck. Positively massive by just about every measure, the sole thread that unites this diverse continent is the sheer diversity of experiences it presents to travellers. Arid deserts and towering peaks; secluded temples and bustling markets; tiny villages and sprawling cities; ancient history and cutting-edge modernity; teeming crowds and places so remote you won’t find another human being around for miles—Asia encompasses all this and so, so, so much more. Don’t expect to absorb it all; dive on in and let it seep into your skin.
Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My): Cu Chi Tunnels
Step back in history as you explore tunnels dug up to 36 feet below the earth stretching all the way to Cambodia. Explore the tunnels, used by Viet Cong fighters during the Viet Minh fight and Vietnam War, which still display meeting rooms, kitchens, guerrilla tools, and weapons.
Halong Bay/Hanoi (Cai Lan): Halong Bay / Luon & Sung SOT Caves
Take a scenic boat ride along Halong Bay, the World Heritage Site, brimming with over 3,000 limestone Islands and islets contrasting against the emerald waters. You’ll have the opportunity to stop at islands along the way. But, don’t miss one of the most popular natural wonders, Thien Cung Grotto and Dau Go Cave, revealing beautiful stalactites.
Kuala Lumpur (Port Kelang): Batu Caves
Explore the sacred temple complex along the limestone hill brimming with statues, caves and long-tailed macaque monkeys. One of the most popular Hindu shrines outside of India, Batu Caves, draws thousands of visitors each year for the Hindu festival of Thaipusam.
A modern metropolis with a deep-rooted past, the city offers a vast array of exciting excursions, from beautiful botanical gardens to a river cruise. We suggest spending the day at the Singapore Zoo only because it’s considered one of the best in the world. Nestled in a rainforest environment, animals roam freely within “natural boundaries.”
Private Feng Shui Heritage Tour
Dive deep into the philosophy of Feng Sui with visits to a Hakka cemetery, a monastery, the Marina Bay Sands, and Orchard Road and discover how home elements can be used for harmony. Explore sites built around the yin- yang concept and the five elements of nature.
Phuket: Phi Phi Island
Known for pristine beaches and breathtaking coastline, Phuket is home to Phi Phi Island. Spend the day swimming and snorkeling in the crystal waters, climbing the dynamic rock formations or relaxing on the splendid beaches. On the drive back you have the opportunity to visit the charming town of Phuket and a local monastery.
Bangkok: Grand Palace & Chao Phraya River cruise
Laem Chabang, the gateway to Bangkok exudes excitement. Visit the Grand Palace, the gem of the city, and former residence of the royal Siamese court. The most sacred temple in Thailand is not only an architectural masterpiece but boasts a beautiful emerald, Buddha. After, glide along the Chao Phraya river for a fantastic view of the picturesque shores and the mystical sights along the way. Find out why this charming town is dubbed “Venice of the East.”
Probolinggo: Mt. Bromo
Lush landscape and beautiful beaches infiltrate Indonesia. Be sure to visit the highlight of Probolinggo: Mt. Bromo. The active volcano is one of the most visited areas in East Java where you can discover the myths and legends surrounding the mountain.
If you’re in search of idyllic white sand beaches, this is your port. With its crystal waters, Sihanoukville is the perfect spot for swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, and scuba diving. Don’t forget to stop by the nearby villages for fresh seafood.