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From idyllic beach breaks to cosmopolitan city breaks, wondrous wildlife to atmospheric temples, ancient civilisations to cutting edge technology, it is no surprise that Asia has long captivated the hearts of travellers of all ages. Experience exotic cuisines, escape to a hidden paradise, immerse yourself in an array of fascinating cultures or explore breathtaking landscapes - whatever your interests, you can find your perfect way to discover Asia with Trailfinders.
OUR HOLIDAYS TO ASIA
Absolute Luxury - Bangkok, Phuket & Golden Triangle
13 days / 12 nights
Experience a selection of Thailand’s most luxurious hotels on this classic journey. Enjoy Bangkok’s vibrant waterfront, explore the fascinating Golden Triangle region and relax on Phuket’s stunning beaches. Showcasing the very best of Thailand’s captivating culture and world-class hospitality, this luxurious holiday is one for the bucket list!
South East Asia Loop
30 days / 29 nights
Travel through the heart and soul of Indochina. From vibrant Bangkok to the relaxing pace of Laos, historic Vietnam and the fascinating temples of Angkor in Cambodia.
15 days / 14 nights
From forested shrines to impressive temples, discover many of Japan’s cultural, historic and scenic treasures on this far-reaching self guided tour.
Majestic India - North and South
20 days / 19 nights
On this all encompassing tour, take in India’s most revered highlights, from the Golden Triangle and Rajasthan in the north to the beautiful backwaters and beaches of the south.
Sri Lanka's Natural Wonders
15 days / 14 nights
This extensive private tour showcases the stunning natural beauty of Sri Lanka, its abundant wildlife and cultural highlights.
Best of Java & Bali
17 days / 16 nights
Combine the striking volcanic landscapes of Java with Bali’s lush rice terraces and ornate temples for a truly memorable experience.
Essential Vietnam & Cambodia
17 days / 16 nights
Indochina is waiting to be explored. Discover the highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia on this inspiring adventure tour.
Highlights of Borneo & Kuala Lumpur
13 days / 12 nights
This tour showcases the very best of Borneo’s incredible wildlife and culture before concluding in the vibrant metropolis of Kuala Lumpur.
The Silk Road
15 days / 14 nights
Follow in the footsteps of Marco Polo and uncover the natural and cultural treasures of Central Asia on this two week trip through Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan taking in some of the Silk Road’s best sites, from Bukhara and Samarkand to the Tien Shan Mountains.
Journey Through China
14 days / 13 nights
This in depth tour covers all the country’s major highlights along with some of the lesser visited regions.
Everest Base Camp
16 days / 15 nights
The mere mention of Everest evokes a wonderful sense of adventure. Trek through stunning landscapes, meet the local Sherpa people and see the world’s tallest mountain from up close.
Best of South Korea
8 days / 7 nights
On this trip, you’ll experience the bustling city of Seoul plus visits to authentic folk villages, overnight stays in unique Korean temples, and the markets of Busan. Not only that, you will learn about the sombre and remarkable history of North and South Korea and take an excursion to the Demilitarized Zone separating the two.
Grand Tour Of Indochina
20 days / 19 nights
Explore the highlights of one of Asia’s most beguiling regions on this private tour through Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia.
WHERE TO GO IN ASIA
The Far East
South East Asia
OUR RECOMMENDED HOTELS IN ASIA
Pimalai Resort & Spa, Koh Lanta
Hidden GemsSet in 100 acres of tropical forest on a remote part of the island, this luxurious resort boasts direct access to a long, unspoilt beach. This secluded island paradise has excellent facilities, a host of impressive dining options plus two spectacular infinity pools. With spacious and stylish Thai style rooms and villas, this welcoming property is ideal for a peaceful holiday away from the crowds. Please note Due to the resort’s layout we do not recommend this property for children 5 & under.
Elephant Hills Tented Camp, Khao Sok National Park
Khao LakLocated within the primary rainforests of Khao Sok National Park, Elephant Hills presents one of Thailand’s first luxury tented experiences, providing a safari style camp experience in a tropical jungle setting. Set amongst this tropical wilderness, the Elephant and Rainforest Camps offer fantastic opportunities to discover the area’s natural beauty and wildlife and make a great combination with any beach stay. Easily combined with Khao Lak, Phuket, Krabi or Koh Samui, Elephant Hills has become an essential part of any Thailand holiday. <b>Elephant Hills Rainforest Nature Safari. 4 Day Adventure Package</b> Set amongst the exotic jungles of Khao Sok National Park, Elephant Hills Elephant Camp offers the chance to experience the natural beauty of this stunning region; this three night package makes the most of the charming and rustic atmosphere of the wonderful Elephant Camp. <b>Day 1</b> is spent with the elephants, learning about the duties of the mahouts and helping to feed the animals. This is a perfect opportunity to get up close with the majestic Asian Elephant in an unforgettable encounter. <b>Day 2</b> is spent exploring the mangrove forests by speedboat and canoe. In the afternoon, cruise on a classic Burmese junk with lunch on board. <b>Day 3</b> starts with a visit to a local market followed by a longtail boat journey on stunning Cheow Larn Lake. Discover the spectacular surroundings of the Rainforest Camp by canoe before heading back to the Elephant Camp for an evening at leisure. <b>Day 4</b> begins with an easy jungle trek before transferring to your onward destination. <b>Please note</b> We do not recommend this package for children 5 & under. <b>Elephant Hills Jungle Lake Safari. 3 Day Adventure Package</b> Elephant Hills Jungle Lake Safari provides guests with an unforgettable way to explore this captivating national park. After your first night at the Elephant Camp you will travel to Cheow Larn Lake, where you spend your second night at the floating Rainforest Camp. Here your room opens out on to the beautifully still waters of the lake where you have your own canoe to discover the area at leisure. <b>Day 1</b> is spent exploring the Sok River by canoe before meeting the magnificent Asian Elephants and the mahouts who care for them. The evening is spent enjoying a movie, dance performance or cooking demonstration at the Elephant Camp. <b>Day 2</b> begins with a visit to a local market before setting off to Cheow Larn Lake by traditional longtail boat. The lake is home to towering rainforest covered limestone mountains and is a habitat for rare bird and animal species. The day comes to a close with a tasty dinner at the Rainforest Camp and an overnight stay. <b>Day 3</b> begins with a morning at leisure to discover the rainforest on foot or take a dip in the lake before transferring to your onward destination. <b>Please note</b> We do not recommend this package for children 6 & under.
Boutique Hoi An Resort
Hoi AnThis popular colonial style resort has an excellent location beside a lovely beach. It is located just a 10 minute drive from the centre of Hoi An and offers sleek rooms set within the extensive landscaped grounds. A large pool forms the centrepiece of the resort, this is surrounded by tropical gardens which lead down to the beach.
Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor
Siem ReapHaving first opened its doors in 1932, this luxurious hotel is one of Indochina’s historic landmarks and combines Art Deco style with Cambodian charm. Set in 15 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, the hotel is a peaceful oasis in which to unwind after exploring the temples. Guest rooms have an elegant colonial décor with views of the pool or gardens.
Rupar Mandalar Resort
MandalayThis stylish hotel offers a quiet retreat amongst landscaped gardens on the outskirts of Mandalay. Most of the city centre sights can be reached within 15-30 minutes drive and as many of Mandalay’s highlights are outside the city centre, the hotel is still a good base from which to explore the area. The property blends contemporary comforts with traditional Burmese culture featuring teak panelled interiors, rattan furniture and Burmese textiles. The large pool is great for a relaxing dip after a day sightseeing and other facilities include a spa, sauna, tennis court and fitness room. Three restaurants and a bar offer a choice of indoor and outdoor dining with a variety of western and Asian dishes. The guest rooms feature a stylish, local design.
Mandarin Oriental, Singapore
SingaporeBoasting panoramic city skyline and harbour views from its enviable location in Marina Bay this exceptional luxury hotel offers sumptuous accommodation, renowned service and excellent facilities including a fabulous outdoor pool. Mandarin Oriental, Singapore is a magnificent urban retreat and the perfect base from which to explore this ever changing city.
The Datai Langkawi
LangkawiImmersed in ancient tropical rainforest, this tranquil and intimate resort boasts a fantastic white sand beach overlooking the sparkling azure waters of the Andaman Sea. With world renowned service, a stunning location and fabulous restaurants, this beautiful property is the ideal choice for a romantic and relaxing holiday. Treat yourself to an indulgent stay at this iconic tropical hideaway. Golf: 18 hole championship course nearby. Green fees vary seasonally, approx MYR 605 - MYR 680 and golf club rental approx MYR 150 (payable locally). Please note Due to the resort’s layout we do not recommend this property for the less mobile.
Gaya Island Resort, Pulau Gaya
Borneo BeachSet on the island of Pulau Gaya, this lovely resort offers a rainforest retreat just 15 minutes by speedboat from Kota Kinabalu. As the largest island in a marine conservation area, Pulau Gaya is the perfect spot for enjoying a spot of snorkelling, a jungle walk or the chance to catch sight of a rare proboscis monkey. Of course if all that exploration sounds a little taxing, then you can take your pick of beaches and simply enjoy the stunning views of the South China Sea and Mount Kinabalu beyond. Please note: due to the resort’s layout we do not recommend this property for the less mobile.
Four Seasons Resort Bali At Jimbaran Bay
Bali BeachDesigned as a traditional Balinese village, this magnificent and recently refurbished luxury resort occupies 35 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens overlooking pretty Jimbaran Bay. Each of the 147 elegantly furnished and beautifully designed villas features a private plunge pool and relaxing sun terrace, in addition to spacious bedroom and living pavilions. With sublime service, two gorgeous infinity pools, a fabulous spa and a selection of excellent restaurants including the beachfront Sundara, this remarkable property is an absolute delight.
El Nido Resort Apulit Island, Palawan
PalawanSituated on breathtaking Apulit Island, this charming resort is an idyllic getaway. The resort boasts an unbeatable setting within a secluded cove with a wide stretch of white sand beach and crystal clear waters, perfect for exploring the island’s fascinating marine life.
KyotoThis stunning hotel is located on the outskirts of Kyoto, with the famous Sagano Bamboo Forest just a 10 minute walk away. Set on the banks of the Hozu River, the hotel is surrounded by a beautiful ornamental garden. Relax in the two private onsen or the fabulous spa.
The Peninsula Hong Kong
Hong KongThe Peninsula Hong Kong is famed for its unparalleled grandeur, timeless elegance and intuitive service. Long known as the ‘Grande Dame of the Far East’ this palatial hotel boasts spacious rooms that exude sophistication and style, a stunning indoor pool with sweeping views across Victoria Harbour and some of the finest culinary experiences in Hong Kong. Occupying a prime position in Kowloon this lavish property also boasts a rooftop helipad, a private helicopter, a fleet of 14 Rolls-Royce vehicles and a luxury yacht.
Banyan Tree Yangshuo
YangshuoSituated along the banks of the Li River and surrounded by stunning limestone mountains and lush green rice paddies, this luxurious property is a wonderful retreat.
The Oberoi Amarvilas
AgraThis wonderful hotel offers stunning views of the Taj Mahal from its public areas and from every one of the gorgeous guest rooms. With a beautiful pool set within terraced gardens and a sumptuous spa, it’s the ideal place to relax after a tour of India’s most famous landmark.
The Fortress Resort & Spa, Koggala
Southwest CoastSet beside a ruggedly beautiful slip of golden sand in Koggala on Sri Lanka’s south coast, this fabulous property enjoys an enviable position just a short drive from atmospheric Galle. Inspired by the town’s historic Dutch Fort, the resort subtly combines traditional colonial design with contemporary features and is the ideal place to relax and recharge. The three restaurants serve delicious cuisine in chic surroundings. Enjoy traditional local dishes and international favourites at White restaurant, dine on fresh seafood at Salty Snapper or experience fine dining in a romantic atmosphere at Duo, located in the intimate wine cellar. After dinner, sip cocktails at the stylish bar or relax with a nightcap under the stars. There is also the open-sided T-Lounge serving premium handpicked tea.
THINGS TO DO IN ASIA
Introduction to Bangkok
Afternoon Tea at Raffles Hotel Singapore
Bali's Lakes & Hills
Sunset Harbour Cruise
Cu Chi Experience
Batu Caves & Royal Selangor
Delhi Street Food Walking Tour
Everest Scenic Flight
Balloon Experience over Bagan
Amazing flight over the temple-studded plains of Bagan
Udawalawe National Park Experience
Tokyo Street Photography
The Khmer Temples of Angkor
Our Latest Offers to Asia
The Cities of AsiaLocation: Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
- 2 nights 4★ Singapore hotel
- Singapore City Tour
- 9 night cruise aboard Voyager of the Seas including full board
- Voyage: Singapore - Bintan Island - Nha Trang - Phu My for Ho Chi Minh City - Overnight on board in Laemchabang for Bangkok - Singapore
- Return flights & all transfers
- Departs 20 Feb 22.
Vietnamese Vespers & Thai TemplesLocation: Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
- 1 night 4★ Singapore hotel
- 14 night cruise aboard Celebrity Solstice including full board
- Voyage: Singapore - Chan May for Hue/Danang - Nha Trang - Phu My for Ho Chi Minh City - Koh Samui - Overnight on board in Laemchabang for Bangkok - Overnight on board in Singapore
- Return flights & all transfers
- Departs 19 Nov 21. Similar holidays depart Sep - Dec 2021 & Jan - Feb 2022.
Sailing South East AsiaLocation: Hong Kong & Macau, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, Vietnam
Save: Includes a FREE upgrade from an Inside to a Balcony Stateroom
- 2 nights 4★ Tokyo hotel
- 12 night cruise aboard Royal Princess in a Balcony Stateroom including full board
- Voyage: Yokohama for Tokyo - Kobe - Keelung for Taipei - Hong Kong - Nha Trang - Phu My for Ho Chi Minh City - Singapore
- Return flights & all transfers
- Departs 18 Sep 21.
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