Hoi An, Vietnam
Indulge the wonderful flavors of Vietnamese cooking with a handson cooking Class. Join a local chef at the towns morning market, browsing for fresh herbs and learn about the ingredients.
Evergreen price PP
Take the opportunity to view spectacular Halong Bay and surrounding landscape from the air with a 45 minute seaplane flight from Hanoi. View the stunning limestone pillars jutting out of the emerald waters of UNESCO-listed Halong Bay.
*Note: Must be pre-booked.
Make our way to the ruins of My Son, stopping at Phuoc Kieu bronze crafting village on the way. My Son was the seat of the Champa Kingdom and the ruins will bring the ancient kingdom to life.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
This evening, join your guide on a incredible food discovery walking tour through the streets of Ho Chi Minh City. This tour will provide you the opportunity to sample a variety of delicious local foods from different restaurants and food stands featuring some of Saigon’s best dishes.
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Banteay Srei is renowned for its detailed intricate carvings in the soft red sandstone giving it an etherial feel. Created by Hindu priests it is the most elaborately decorated of all of Angkor’s monuments.
Float above Bagan’s temples and the mighty Irrawaddy River during an unforgettable hot air balloon ride. Climb aboard and watch the sun rise over the plains and thousands of pagodas below.
*Note: Must be pre-booked. Duration and balloon path are dependent on wind conditions.
Inle Lake, Myanmar
Travel by private boat to a vocational training centre and experience authentic
Intha culture. Pick fresh food from their organic garden, learning about traditional farming methods before joining a hands-on cooking class, preparing delicious dishes from Inle Lake's indigenous people.
Dive head first into the life and culture of the Intha, the native residents of the lake. Dress in traditional outfits
and venture through stilted villages, getting an up-close look at the people’s daily activities. Encounter leg-rowing
fishermen, pick vegetables at floating farms and prepare a traditional Inthar lunch at a local house.
The Mandalay Jade Market is an experience that brings history, culture and modern Myanmar to life. Get a truly authentic experience while browsing the workshops and stalls. Watch as craftsmen cut and polish jade and gems and shoppers haggle with merchants for the best quality goods.
Kampong Tralach, Cambodia
Visit the Chamka Snae Silk Craft outside Kampong Trarlach in Koh Oknha Tei. Witness the entire process of silk creation, starting with the growing and harvesting mulberry as food for the silk worms, the breeding process, life cycle of the silk worm to the spinning of the silk. Then, the dying process and the creation on wooden hand looms.
Partake in the morning activities of Mandalay’s residents with this unique half day guided tour. Set off early and join worshippers as they partake in an early morning ritual then witness the timeless procession of monks collecting alms. Venture through colourful markets before rubbing shoulders with the locals at a popular tea shop.
Artisans d’Angkor supports Cambodian arts and crafts and helps young people find work in their local villages. Discover how wood and stone carvings, lacquering, gilding, and silk paintings are created, before being taken to a private workshop where you can try out these amazing techniques.
Uncover the secrets of Khmer cuisine with a hands-on Siem Reap cooking class. Join a chef to prepare the meal step by step, from buying the ingredients at the market to cooking them up in a traditional village kitchen. Taste delicious dishes and embrace the local culture throughout the experience.
Tonle Sap is the largest lake in South East Asia. Visit some of the local floating villages located on the lake and experience the lifestyle of these inhabitants.
Embark on an exciting vespa ride tour of Siem Reap, passing by all the main sights of this incredible and vibrant city.
An Long, Vietnam
This Ramsar bird sanctuary is located within the 850 hectares of cajeput (melaleuca) forest, and it is home to an astounding number of wading birds. You will be guided on a tranquil paddle boat along narrow channels through the gnarled and green sunken forest watching the most unique fauna.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Ride with a local guide going through unique areas where you will see some interesting street art, local markets and monuments.
*Mobility note: Not recommended for guests with limited mobility.
Visit the wonderful Koh Chen Silversmith Village with friendly inhabitants and one of the most idyllic landscapes in Cambodia. You will also have the chance to see local artists working with their silver handicrafts. The villagers do not go to any art schools, they learn from people around them.