India and The Far East
A region of extraordinary variety, explore the rich choice of tours we have on offer covering Burma, the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Laos & Cambodia, Mongolia and both north and southern India.
24 June – 9 July 2013 with William Taylor
Enjoy a general introduction to this traditional country. Discover how Mongolia is reasserting its strong nomadic roots, while exploring its interpretation and expression of Buddhism.
11 – 28 July 2013 with Gina Corrigan
Travel into seldom visited parts of Eastern Tibet, crossing a wide range of landscapes in the expert company of Gina Corrigan.
8 – 20 September 2013 with Hilary Smith
Lapped by the Indian Ocean’s warm waters and an important player in the spice and gem trades, Sri Lanka boasts a rich historical heritage and culture.
10 – 23 September 2013 with Gina Corrigan
On route see the fascinating contrast between Japan’s modern and traditional architecture as well as some of the country’s most spectacular Buddhist and Shinto temples and gardens.
18 – 31 October 2013 with Rory Maclean
Explore the spectacular historical sites of this enchanting and unspoiled country.
11 – 22 November 2013 with Hilary Smith
For those wishing to delve deeper into India’s treasure trove, this tour reveals some of the gems of Madhya Pradesh, often called the ‘Heart of India’.
17 November – 1 December 2013 with Dorothy Reglar
This specialist journey begins in Bangkok amongst the 400 glittering Buddhist temples, then head into Laos for a introduction to its textiles and village ways of life.
12 – 24 January 2014 with Denise Heywood
This cultural journey begins in tranquil Laos, exploring the charming former royal capital Luang Prabang with its blend of traditional Buddhist temples and French colonial architecture.
1 – 15 February 2014 with Louise Nicholson
This Indian adventure is a feast for the senses, you will experience all sides of colourful Rajasthani culture, from the vibrant cities of Mumbai and Delhi to the display of elaborately decorated camels and cattle at the annual Naguar Cattle Fair.
9 – 23 February 2014 with Maxine Relton
This very special journey to southern India has been designed for those who wish to experience a fascinating culture with sketchbook in hand.
March 2014 with Zara Fleming
Timed for the colourful Paro festival, experience ancient temples and distinctive monastic fortresses (dzongs) set amidst spectacular mountain scenery.
September 2014 with James Hoare
North Korea’s almost total lack of any tourism and self-imposed isolation where little has changed in decades is reason enough to visit this intriguing country.