Short Trips



While Asia lends itself to epic journeys, it also lends itself to amazing short trips. Whether an extended stopover or a short getaway from home, we have a portfolio of short trips designed to maximise the use of time, allowing travellers to get straight to the heart of a destination.

Responsible Benefits
4 Days / 3 Nights

Multi, Angkor Family Explorer

    • Cycle the Angkor temples
    • Trek to a hilltop pagoda
    • Learn to speak Khmer
    • Kayak to floating villages
    • Explore local markets
4 Days / 3 Nights
Chiang Rai

Luxury Tented Camp Adventures

  • Wine and dine at Four Season’s luxury camp
  • Special Mahout training
  • Up close and personal with Asian Elephants
  • Traditional longtail boat ride
  • Spa treatment in nature
3 Days / 2 Nights

Tropical Xishuangbanna

  • Encounter diverse ethnic groups
  • Explore Sanchahe Nature Reserve
  • Relax with a traditional massage
  • See legendary Manfeilong Pagoda
  • Visit colourful tropical gardens
2 Days / 1 Night

The Great Wall Camping, 2 Days Hike

  • Spend a night on the Great Wall
  • Hike away from the tour crowds
  • Enjoy views from General Tower
  • Watch an unforgettable sunset
  • Camp underneath the stars
  • Spend a night on the Great Wall
  • Hike away from the tour crowds
  • Enjoy views from General Tower
  • Watch an unforgettable sunset
  • Camp underneath the stars
4 Days / 3 Nights
Marcus Island

Myeik and its Archipelago

  • Tour Myanmar’s ancient port
  • Visit a sea gypsy village
  • Snorkel or swim in Thel Lett Tin
  • Day trip to Myeik Island
  • Sample some amazing seafood
4 Days / 3 Nights

Cycling – Vientiane Rediscovered

    • Explore Laos’ capital by bike
    • Pedal through rural villages
    • Discover sacred Buddhist caves
    • Cruise the Nam Ngum River
    • Be blessed by local monks
4 Days / 3 Nights

Trekking – Luang Prabang Cultural Encounters

  • Discover diverse ethnic groups
  • Explore Luang Prabang’s environs
  • Sleep in a Hmong village
  • Embrace ancient cultures
  • Partake in Authentic ceremonies
3 Days / 2 Nights
Beng Mealea

Cycling The Ancient Wonders

  • Cycle through rural Cambodia
  • Explore jungle-covered temples
  • Experience village life
  • Bike through a wildlife sanctuary
  • Pedal to Preah Vihear
3 Days / 2 Nights
Banteay Srei

Easy Cycling Adventure

  • Cycle the temples of Angkor
  • Pedal through rural villages
  • Enjoy a unique circus
  • Delve in to Khmer culture
  • Bike to UNESCO Heritage sites
3 Days / 2 Nights

Wat Phou Cruise Downstream

  • Cruise the Mekong’s 4000 islands
  • Tour ancient Wat Phou temple
  • Relax on an elegant river boat
  • Explore a hidden jungle temple
  • Walk through riverside villages
3 Days / 2 Nights

Plain of Jars

  • Explore the mysterious Plain of Jars
  • Learn about wartime history
  • Venture through rural Laos
  • Discover ancient pagodas
  • Understand Laos’ rich heritage
3 Days / 2 Nights
Four Thousand Islands

Wat Phou Cruise Upstream

  • Explore the southern Mekong
  • Stay overnight on a riverboat
  • Discover tranquil river islands
  • See UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Experience Lao culture
2 Days / 1 Night
Houay Xay

Luangsay Cruise Downstream

  • Cruise to Luang Prabang
  • Explore the Mekong River
  • Stay in a riverside village
  • Visit a Buddha-filled Cave
  • Dine on traditional Lao dishes
3 Days / 2 Nights
Houay Xay

Luangsay Cruise and Kamu Lodge Downstream

  • Be immersed in Lao life
  • Connect with nature
  • Cruise the Mekong River in style
  • Overnight in a riverside village
  • Travel Thailand to Laos by river
3 Days / 2 Nights
Houay Xay

Luangsay Cruise and Kamu Lodge Upstream

  • Journey to Thailand by riverboat
  • Sleep in a unique tented camp
  • Be surrounded by rugged nature
  • Discover the charm of the Mekong
  • Explore timeless rural villages
4 Days / 3 Nights

Amazing Luang Prabang

  • Discover unseen Luang Prabang
  • Explore Laos’ pristine nature
  • Cruise along the Mekong River
  • Swim at Kuang Si Waterfalls
  • Learn about Laos’ rich history
4 Days / 3 Nights
Kuang Si Waterfalls

Enchanting Luang Prabang

  • Ascend the 328 of Mt Phousi
  • Enjoy some of the very best food in Luang Prabang
  • Visit the Pak Ou Caves
  • Take a temple tour of the city
  • See the gorgeous Kuang Si Waterfalls
3 Days / 2 Nights
Ban Kong Lor

Kong Lor Caves

  • Explore Kong Lor Cave by boat
  • Discover unspoiled landscapes
  • Witness traditional ways of life
  • Escape the modern world
  • Drive through rural Laos
3 Days / 2 Nights

Nong Khiaw Escape

  • Spend two nights in rural Laos
  • Trek to historical caves
  • Explore the Nam Ou River
  • Experience village lifestyles
  • Relax in tranquil nature
3 Days / 2 Nights

Sayaboury Elephant Trail

  • Live alongside Asian Elephants
  • Bath and feed elephants
  • Explore rugged nature
  • Support a conservation project
  • Visit an elephant nursery
4 Days / 3 Nights

Spiritual Vientiane

  • Discuss Buddhism with monks
  • Experience Laos’ spirituality
  • Meditate at a tranquil temple
  • Join a dawn donation ceremony
  • Visit historic temples
2 Days / 1 Night

Private Cruise Huay Xai to Luang Prabang

  • Cruise from Thailand to Laos
  • Visit riverside villages
  • Overnight in rural Laos
  • Explore the Pak Ou Caves
  • Relax on the Mekong River
4 Days / 3 Nights
Ban Hatkhay

Buddhism and Blossoms in Vientiane

  • Discover exotic wild orchids
  • Take a guided trek
  • Sleep in a local village
  • Experience Buddhist traditions
  • See holy, gilded temples
3 Days / 2 Nights
Kuang Si Waterfalls

Luang Prabang Trekking Retreat

  • Trek to hill tribe villages
  • Sleep at a nature resort
  • Explore waterfalls and jungle
  • Connect with unique cultures
  • Join a spiritual ceremony

Hill Tribes & Scenic River Cruise

  • Cruise the scenic Nam Ou River
  • Explore a Hmong village
  • Learn about Akha culture
  • Soak in natural hot springs
  • Relax in Nong Khiaw
4 Days / 3 Nights

Yangtze 3 Gorges River Cruise, Yangzi Explorer Boat

  • Cruise through the Three Gorges
  • See unique ‘cliff coffins’
  • Learn ancient Chinese traditions
  • Try a morning Tai Chi course
  • Admire the Three Gorges Dam
4 Days / 3 Nights

Cycling Middle Burma, Mandalay to Bagan

  • Cycle the road less travelled
  • Gaze upon Monywa’s Buddha images
  • Bike the Irrawaddy River’s shore
  • Be amazed at Bagan’s temples
  • Explore typical rural villages
2 Days / 1 Night
Ban Talae Nok

Phuket Local Community Experience

  • Support a rural Thai community
  • Connect with local culture
  • Go fishing with the locals
  • Stay in a village homestay
  • Learn to cook Thai desserts
4 Days / 3 Nights
Cai Be

Cycling – Meandering The Mekong

    • Bike through the Mekong Delta
    • Travel by traditional sampan
    • Encounter Khmer villages
    • Cycle past floating markets
    • Stay in a local homestay
2 Days / 1 Night

Mai Chau Valley

  • Drive past endless scenic vistas
  • Admire the beauty of Mai Chau
  • Discover hilltribe culture
  • Hike to remote rural villages
  • Visit an extraordinary cave
3 Days / 2 Nights
Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City Escape

  • Get to know Ho Chi Minh City
  • Cruise the streets by Vespa
  • Learn to cook Vietnamese food
  • Explore local alleyways
  • Visit a vibrant flower market
3 Days / 2 Nights
Ha Long Bay

Hoa Lu, Tam Coc & Halong Bay

  • Visit Vietnam’s first capital city
  • See Tam Coc by rowboat
  • Hike up limestone karsts
  • Admire unspoiled landscapes
  • Explore UNESCO’s Halong Bay
4 Days / 3 Nights
Cai Be

Deep in the Delta

  • See the Mekong Delta by sampan
  • Meet charming locals
  • Learn about Cham culture
  • Cycle through Delta villages
  • Visit sleepy, traditional Sa Dec
4 Days / 3 Nights

Pu Luong Village Trek

  • Hike in Vietnam’s rugged north
  • Admire pristine rural landscapes
  • Stay in hilltribe homestays
  • See Vietnam’s ethnic diversity
  • Explore caves and rivers
3 Days / 2 Nights
Cat Tien

Cat Tien National Park

  • Explore Cat Tien National Park
  • Seek out endangered wildlife
  • Take a night time nature walk
  • Visit a rescue centre for bears
  • Trek to Crocodile Lake
4 Days / 3 Nights
Ha Giang

The Mystical Mountains of Northern Vietnam

  • Explore Vietnam’s highlands
  • Discover hilltribe culture
  • Trek through lush valleys
  • Sleep in a village homestay
  • Relax at Pan Hou lodge
2 Days / 1 Night
Ha Long Bay

Overnight Boat Cruise on Halong Bay

  • Cruise beautiful Halong Bay
  • Explore limestone caves
  • Enjoy breath-taking views
  • Dine on fresh seafood
  • Spend a night in the bay
4 Days / 3 Nights
Beach & Island Destinations

Phan Thiet Beach Break

  • Relax on Phan Thiet’s beach
  • Drive Vietnam’s scenic coast
  • See dense rubber plantations
  • Pass by Vietnam’s arid desert
  • Tee off for a round of golf
4 Days / 3 Nights
Cuc Phuong

Cycling The Red River Delta

  • Cycle to the heart of the delta
  • Explore Tam Coc by bike
  • Pedal to Vietnam’s first capital
  • Discover Vietnam’s largest temple
  • See gibbons at Cuc Phuong park
2 Days / 1Night
Duong Lam

Ky Son Lodge Countryside Experience

  • Explore Mai Chau valley
  • Get a truly local experience
  • Learn to cook Vietnamese food
  • Work with farmers in the fields
  • Cycle to an ancient village
3 Days / 2 Nights
Cai Be

Family Cycling To Mekong

  • Explore the Mekong Delta by bike
  • Learn to cook Vietnamese food
  • See amazing floating markets
  • Pedal through scenic farms
  • Experience local ways of life
4 Days/3 Nights
Bukit Lawang National Park

Trekking – Trailing the Sumatran Orangutan

  • Trek through Sumatran jungle
  • Spot orangutans in the wild
  • Learn about indigenous wildlife
  • Tube down a tranquil river
  • Camp out under the stars
4 Days/3 Nights
Camp Leakey

Kalimantan Orangutan Explorer

  • Discover Tanjung Puting Park
  • Sleep in a jungle eco-lodge
  • Encounter wild orangutans
  • Spot proboscis monkeys
  • Cruise along wild jungle rivers
3 Days / 2 Nights

Classic Vientiane

  • In-depth Vientiane city tour
  • Climb atop Patuxai Monument
  • See handicrafts being made
  • Wander through Buddha Park
  • Dine on traditional Lao cuisine
3 Days / 2 Nights

Essential Luang Prabang

  • Understand Laos’ rich heritage
  • Visit the Pak Ou Caves
  • Discover the Mekong by boat
  • Explore timeless villages
  • See magnificent gilded pagodas
4 Days / 3 Nights
Birie Island

Stint to Raja Ampat

  • Escape to amazing Raja Ampat
  • Discover abundant marine life
  • Spend days on the secret island paradise
  • Relax in the hidden jungle-covered islands
  • Watch birds of paradise in their habitat
4 Days / 3 Nights

Golf & Relax

  • Tee-off at Cambodia’s top course
  • Indulge in a Khmer massage
  • Explore the highlights of Angkor
  • Dine at the best restaurants
  • Relax at a luxurious resort
4 Days / 3 Nights

Luxurious Bangkok

  • Soar over Bangkok in a private helicopter
  • Receive a police escort
  • See the highlights of Bangkok
  • Meet a Muay Thai champion
  • Head to a private show by luxury speedboat
2 Days / 1 Night
Houay Xay

Luangsay Cruise Upstream

  • Cruise the Mekong to Thailand
  • Witness life on the Mekong River
  • Venture into riverside villages
  • Relax aboard a wooden riverboat
  • Visit the Pak Ou Caves
3 Days / 2 Nights

Mai Chau Minorities Encounter

  • Trek through the Green Hmong hill tribe in Xa Linh
  • Witness a traditional Vietnamese performance
  • Leisure bike through the villages
2 Days / 1 Night
Khao Lak

Khao Sok Floating Raft

  • Relax in beautiful Khao Sok
  • Stay in a floating bungalow
  • Trek Thailand’s oldest forest
  • Take a unique night safari
  • Swim and kayak quiet waters
2 Days / 1 Night
Chiang Mai

Mae Kampong Homestay

  • Explore Mae Kampong village
  • Stay in a local family’s home
  • Cook a typical Thai meal
  • Trek through highland forests
  • Experience Thai hospitality
4 Days / 3 Nights (12 - 15 April 2021)
Chiang Mai

Splashing Songkran

  • Partake in the Songkran festival
  • Offer alms at Doi Suthep
  • Join local devotees at pagodas
  • Throw water at a street party
  • Celebrate with a local family
4 Days / 3 Nights

Shanghai City Break

  • Discover old and new Shanghai
  • Walk the famous Bund area
  • Admire gleaming skyscrapers
  • Explore China’s modern art scene
  • Meet locals in the lilongs
4 Days / 3 Nights

Pangkor Laut Idyllic Getaway

  • Pangkor Laut, Nestled amidst an ancient rainforest
  • White sandy beaches and emerald waters lies Pangkor Laut Resort
  • Discover a piece of paradise 2 million years in the making
3 Days / 2 Nights

Three Days Cycling in the Yangshuo Countryside

  • Bike to farms and fruit orchards
  • Cycle along the Yulong River
  • Witness a cultural performance
  • Explore 800-year-old houses
  • See famous ‘sugarloaf’ karsts
3 Days / 2 Nights

The Dunhuang Deserts

  • Be awe-struck at the Mogao Caves
  • See 1000 years of Buddhist art
  • Climb the Mingsha sand dunes
  • Admire beautiful Crescent Lake
  • Explore a vibrant night market
3 Days/ 2 Nights
Flores and the Komodo Islands

Komodo & Rinca By Local Boat

  • Explore Komodo National Park
  • Visit Rinca & Komodo Islands
  • See Komodo dragons in their natural habitat
  • Snorkel pristine cove of Pink Beach
  • Overnight stay in local boat
3 Days / 2 Nights

Two Forest In Yunnan, Stone And Earth

  • Explore Shilin’s Stone Forest
  • Get lost in Black Stone Forest
  • Discover prehistoric ruins
  • Be entranced by the Earth Forest
  • See traces of a French railway
3 Days / 2 Nights

Water Town Discovery Starting From Shanghai

  • Explore the ‘Venices of China’
  • Visit a traditional distillery
  • Discover China’s tea culture
  • Bike around iconic West Lake
  • See remarkable Lingyin Temple

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