- Deluxe Escorted Tours
Asia is a study in contrasts - from its ancient roots to
its coming of age in modern times. Because it must be seen
to be believed and then it all practically changes before your eyes,
escorted tour to Asia provides an ideal
route to understanding this fascinating region of the world.
escorted tour to China including the Yangzi
River allows you to see rural villages and pagodas about to be obliterated
by the world's largest dam. Other highlights of this deluxe
tour include Beijing with its Forbidden City and the Great Wall;
the excitement of modern Shanghai; the monumental landscapes of
Guilin and the Li River; the Terracotta Warriors of Xian.
escorted tour to the Himalayan Kingdoms
begins in modern New Delhi and encompasses the moonscapes of Ladakh,
the sophisticated British-flavoured metropolis of Calcutta, the
ancient Buddhist monasteries and sweeping landscapes of Bhutan and
Sikkim, up to the tea plantations and Victorian charm of lofty Darjeeling.
A highlight of this deluxe escorted tour is Timphu Tsechu - the
festival honouring Guru Padsambhava, the tantric saint who brought
Buddhism to Bhutan.
A deluxe escorted tour
of Southeast Asia begins in exotic Bangkok, moving on to Vietnam,
Laos, and Cambodia. These ancient cultures are rich in history,
their roots shrouded in mystery. We visit Hanoi, Danang, Ho
Chi Minh City, Angkor Wat, Phnom Penh, Luang Prabang, Vientiane,
and Bangkok. Highlights of this deluxe escorted tour are the
temples and pagodas, markets and museums, food fit for the gods,
a shopper's paradise, sophisticated cities, and lyrical landscapes.
Another Asian deluxe escorted
tour will take you to Siam and Burma, now known as Thailand and
Myanmar. We begin with an intensive and intriguing visit to
Thailand's energetic capital city of Bangkok with its beautiful
people and stunning palaces. The deluxe tour moves on to the
exotic hill town of Chiang Mai. Our foray into Burma takes
us to Rangoon, Inlay Lake, Mandalay, and Pagan, each a highlight
As always, our small deluxe
escorted tour groups enjoy the benefits
of a professional escort to complement local guides, the best available
accommodations, and various and sometimes unusual means of transport