Expect the very best when you choose our Gold Accommodation option. You get the same great Insider Journeys experience each day, with enhanced luxury and style at night, staying in some of Asia’s most impressive hotels. Not only do these hotels offer the ultimate in comfort and splendor, they are often a highlight of the trip themselves, with local or cultural significance.
Imagine waking up in the former palace of a maharaja, or falling asleep amid the grandeur of one of Indochina’s restored colonial hotels. Such moments become a reality when you choose one of our Gold Accommodation journeys, so go ahead and spoil yourself.
The astounding temples of Angkor are a must-see, monumental experience. On this short journey, enter via the lesser used gate and watch the sun come up over the majestic temples. Further afield, uncover the ruins of tree-enveloped Ta Prohm and the imposing Bayon, as well as the highlights of Cambodia's capital, Phnom Penh.
Get a taste of the real Thailand, exploring bustling Bangkok and journeying through tranquil waterways and lush jungle hideaways. Absorb the ancient beauty of historic Chiang Mai, where traditional culture meets contemporary style. This journey is ideal for those with limited time, yet a desire to uncover authentic Thailand.
From the boisterous energy of Saigon to the tranquil islands of Halong Bay, discover the contrasting regions of this diverse country. Hoi An's antiquated streets will thoroughly charm you, and provide insights into traditional Vietnamese life. The drive from Hue through the lush countryside and passing the stunning coastal vistas of provincial Vietnam is breathtaking. Appreciate the comfort and convenience of flights between major centers, leaving you more time to experience this joyous destination.
The contrasts in China are both striking and enthralling. Stroll amongst the shining skyscrapers in Shanghai and marvel at Xian's Terracotta Warriors and melting pot of cultures. Unveil Beijing's complex history and uncover its culture with a visit to a local hutong home for lunch. Wander the vast Tiananmen Square and walk the ancient Great Wall. With unexpected delights around every corner, this journey offers an unforgettable experience of some of China’s most loved places.
Gain a deeper understanding of magical Vietnam with a more in-depth journey through its historic cities, provincial culture and glistening coastline. Be enchanted by the smiling locals you meet throughout your journey, on the bustling streets of Hanoi and Saigon, or the tranquil villages of the Mekong Delta. Explore the relics and living history in Vietnam's ancient towns of Hoi An and Hue, and absorb the sparkling beauty of Halong Bay.
Gain insights into the region's past in Phnom Penh and grasp the enormous splendor Indochina has to offer as you witness the sun rising over magnificent Angkor Wat. This journey through Cambodia and Vietnam will uncover magical moments in places you least expect, from the streets of bustling Hanoi and Saigon, to the charm of Hoi An, Hue and the historic Cu Chi tunnels, and a picture-perfect scenic cruise of Halong Bay on this unforgettable journey.
In this tiny slice of India, a wealth of history, culture and color surrounds you. Immerse yourself in the iconic monuments of Delhi and Agra, and the imposing grandeur of Rajasthan’s hilltop forts. Spend an unforgettable night in a deluxe tent in the vast Thar Desert and meander through a lively Jodhpur street bazaar. Spot wildlife in rugged Ranthambore National Park and savor the region's sumptuous cuisine.
Discover more of Vietnam's fascinating culture, charming locals and delicious cuisine with a thorough exploration of this enticing country. Be engaged by living history and ancient relics in Hoi An and Hue, take in the thriving culture of Saigon and Hanoi, and unwind on board a cruise in the stunning Mekong Delta. Experience Vietnam's diversity, from the bustling cities and rural villages, to the glistening beaches and soaring mountains.
A journey through Vietnam and Laos will leave you energised and inspired. Encounter welcoming people throughout, including Buddhist monks in Luang Prabang. Uncover the vibrant cities of Saigon and Hanoi, explore historical Hoi An and Hue, then unwind on the banks of the Mekong in Vientiane and Luang Prabang. Take in the region's breathtaking scenery, from mountainous regions to river life and sparkling bays.
This exciting journey incorporates the best of Vietnam and Cambodia. Explore the busy city streets of Hanoi and cruise sparkling Halong Bay. Wander the peaceful lanes of atmospheric Hue and Hoi An, then continue on to energetic Saigon. Uncover the lush landscapes of the Mekong Delta in Vietnam's south, before crossing into Cambodia to discover historic Phnom Penh and the majestic temples of Angkor.
China has so much to discover, from the thriving cities of Shanghai and Beijing to the cobbled streets of Yangshuo. Icons such as the Terracotta Warriors and Great Wall are not to be missed, and an adventure into backstreets and local homes offers an authentic glimpse of local life. A cruise along the Yangtze reveals soaring mountains and tranquil rivers.
This comprehensive journey takes in the history, culture and natural beauty of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. In historic Cambodia, uncover the museums and monuments of the capital, Phnom Penh, before witnessing the incredible temples of Angkor. Travel from south to north through Vietnam, which reveals bustling cities, sparkling bays, ancient relics and delectable cuisine. In Laos, experience the Asia of yesteryear with its languid pace and welcoming people.