Activities in Far East

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Explore Indonesia by Luxury Yacht

Far East > Indonesia

Indonesia is an increasingly popular destination, with attention turning beyond Bali to the fascinating islands of Java and Lombok and further afield still to Sumba and Komodo. But there’s more - much much more - to see in this beguiling destination, including Raja Ampat in the very bullseye of... Read more

Adopt an Elephant

Far East > Thailand

Children can become a zookeeper for the day and adopt their very own elephant. Read more

Irrawaddy & Chindwin River Cruises

Far East > Myanmar (Burma)

Cruising the Irrawaddy and Chindwin Rivers is a sublime way to see the sights and sounds of Burma. Read more

Skiing in Japan

Far East > Japan

Japan is just starting to appear on European skiers’ radars, and with very good reason. The powder is reliable, the resorts run like clockwork, there are hot springs to dip in to and volcanoes to ski on and what’s not to like about après-ski sushi? Even better, there are a mere 600 resorts to... Read more

Sail the Mergui Archipelago

Far East > Myanmar (Burma) > Mergui (Myeik) Archipelago

With only a handful of the 800 islands being (sparsely) populated, Mergui is a region where you can sail for days and not meet another soul, except perhaps a passing fisherman in his dugout canoe. And sailing is exactly how you should explore one of the planet’s most unspoilt destinations. Read more

Tonle Sap Lake Trip

Far East > Cambodia > Siem Reap & Angkor Wat

As a day trip from Siem Reap a visit to Tonle Sap Lake is highly recommended. Read more

Halong Bay

Far East > Vietnam > Hanoi & Halong Bay

Combine Hanoi with a trip to Halong Bay, on the Gulf of Tonkin. Read more

City Tour of Hanoi

Far East > Vietnam > Hanoi & Halong Bay

Take a private guided tour of the city’s main sights, including temples, museums of the country’s recent and ancient history, traditional old quarters and more recent tree-lined boulevards with their French colonial architecture. Read more

Boat Trip on the Perfume River (Hue)

Far East > Vietnam > Hoi An & Hue

Original Travel can organise a private guided boat trip on the Perfume River to visit the Thien Mu Pagoda and the Imperial Citadel. Read more

Hue by Bicycle

Far East > Vietnam > Hoi An & Hue

Discover the hidden backroads of Hue by bicycle on a day trip spent meandering along country roads past craft villages, shrines, tombs and pagodas and taking a local ferryboat across the Perfume River with the locals. The route starts with a visit to Dong Ba food market, then along the northern... Read more

Hoi An Street Food Tour

Far East > Vietnam > Hoi An & Hue

This street food tasting tour is an entertaining and informative way to see Hoi An through its food. Visit a local market off the tourist map then sit down to sample a 36 local delicacies - from sweet to savoury, noodles, sticky rice, myriad spring rolls, tropical fruits and dishes only found in... Read more

Tailor-made Hoi An

Far East > Vietnam > Hoi An & Hue

Original Travel can arrange a guided tour of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Read more

Tunnels of Cu Chi

Far East > Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City

Well worth a visit from Ho Chi Minh are the Cu Chi Tunnels. Read more

Ho Chi Minh City Tour

Far East > Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City

Original Travel can arrange an expertly guided tour of the city, taking in the former Presidential Palace, the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Saigon post office, temples, a lacquerware factory and Thien Hau Pagoda in the city’s bustling Chinatown Read more

Elephant treks

Far East > Thailand > Chiang Mai & The Golden Triangle

Learn the skills of a mahout before going elephant trekking through the beautiful terrain of jungles, rivers and mountains. Read more

Jungle visit

Far East > Thailand > Chiang Mai & The Golden Triangle

Visit a night safari centre to see a number of different species of wildlife. Read more

Pak Ou Caves

Far East > Laos > Luang Prabang

Some 15 miles upriver from Luang Prabang are the Pak Ou caves, situated at the confluence of the Ou and Mekong rivers. Read more

Kuang Si Waterfall

Far East > Laos > Luang Prabang

Explore the Luang Prabang countryside and visit the beautiful Kuang Si waterfall and ethnic minority villages. Read more

City Tour

Far East > Laos > Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang is small, and just about everywhere can be reached by foot. Read more

Tribal Villages

Far East > Vietnam > Sapa

Trekking is the main reason to come to Sapa. Read more

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