South East Asia Organised Trips

Angkor Complex Full-Day Tour

Enjoy a full-day tour of the remarkable Temples of Angkor, which are steeped in history and mystery. Marvel at the South Gate of Angkor Thom, the Khmer empire's last capital city and home to the Bayon Temple, Phimeanakas, Royal Enclosure, Terrace of the Leper King and Elephant Terrace. End your day of temple exploration with the enchanting sight of the sun setting over iconic Angkor Wat.

Duration:

Full day

Price: Private price from £91 per person
Start time: 8am
End time: 6pm
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Transport, guide, lunch at a local restaurant and entry to sites

Transport details:

Car or coach

What to take:

Visitors to Angkor Wat are advised to dress respectfully with knees and shoulders covered.

Other information:

Departs daily

Aristocat Catamaran

Take a trip on board the exclusive Aristocat Catamaran and cruise from Benoa Harbour to Lembongan Island, with its private beach club and crystal clear waters. Optional activities at extra cost include glass bottom boat rides, snorkelling, banana boat rides, a visit to a pearl farm and a submarine ride.

Duration:

Dec-Mar: daily, Apr-Nov: Mon, Wed & Fri; full day

Price: Group price from £130 per person
Start time: 8am
Included/Excluded:

Includes: lunch, return transfers from South Bali beach hotels

Cu Chi Tunnels from Ho Chi Minh City

Discover a fascinating and immense network of underground tunnels and passages on this half day tour from Ho Chi Minh City. These tunnels date back to the Vietnam War and were built to hide Viet Cong soldiers from US soldiers, with space for up to 10,000 people. They are an important reminder of the difficulty endured by the Vietnamese people and their resilience in the face of it.

Duration:

Half day

Price: Private price from £43 per person
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Transport

Transport details:

Coach

Other information:

Departs daily

Halong Bay Cruise from Hanoi

Halong Bay off Vietnam’s north coast is a World Heritage Area of Natural Beauty, locally known as ‘Dragon Descending to the Sea’. Make your way over from Hanoi by boat, and set off on a breathtaking four-hour cruise of the bay. You’ll see fantastic limestone islets dotting the emerald waters, many containing superb natural grottos such as Dau Go and Thien Cung. An overnight cruise option is also available, and if you’re ready to splash out, book a two-night cruise on board the luxury Au Co ship to travel in style. Call or visit us in store for more information.

Duration:

Full day

Price: Private price from £138 per person
Included/Excluded:

Includes lunch and transfers.

Other information:

Departs daily

Hanoi City Tour

Enjoy a tour of Vietnam's buzzing capital and you'll see the huge granite mausoleum of former leader Ho Chi Minh, whose body remains embalmed on display and receives thousands of visitors every day. The beautiful One Pillar Pagoda is nearby; it’s one of Vietnam’s most important temples, built in the 11th Century and rising up out of the water like a lotus on just a single pillar. The tour ends with a visit to the Temple of Literature, built in 1076 as the original university in Vietnam.

Duration:

Half day

Price: Private price from £23 per person
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Transport. Excludes: Food and drink.

Transport details:

Car or van

Other information:

Departs daily. Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed Mon and Fri and Oct to Nov.

Ho Chi Minh City Tour (Half Day)

A tour of the country’s largest city (formerly Saigon) is the perfect opportunity to get a taste of Vietnam’s rich history and energetic everyday life. Visit Cho Lon, the Chinatown of Ho Chi Minh City’s and one of the oldest parts of the city; haggle with locals at the famous Cho Lon Market. The beautiful Thien Hau Pagoda is worth a visit, and take a look in the Museum of Vietnamese History to see numerous artefacts which provide an insight into Vietnam’s past, including bronze and stone sculptures.

Duration:

Half day

Price: Private price from £22 per person
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Transport. Excludes: Food and drink.

Transport details:

Coach

Other information:

Departs daily. The History Museum is closed on Mondays so on this day you will visit the War Museum instead.

Hoi An & Danang Tour (Full Day)

A good way to see both these neighbouring cities is this full-day tour. You’ll start by visiting Hoi An in the morning before going for lunch at a local restaurant in Danang. From there, enjoy the Museum of Cham Sculpture near the Han River before relaxing on golden Non Nuoc Beach. The Marble Mountains are a stone’s throw away, and you'll go inside them to discover fascinating temples, altars and sacred sites before heading back to Hoi An.

Duration:

Full day

Price: Private price from £57 per person
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Lunch and transport.

Transport details:

Car or van

Other information:

Departs daily

Hoi An Cooking Class

Discover the secrets of mouthwatering Vietnamese cuisine on this half-day cooking class at the Red Bridge Cooking School. Your first stop will be Hoi An's buzzing market – meet the market traders and pick up some of the ingredients that will be used later in the class. Board the Red Bridge boat for a sedate river cruise to the cookery school. On arrival explore the herb and vegetable garden before beginning your two-hour lesson. You'll be able to sit down at the end and eat what you've created.

Duration:

Half day

Price: Group price from £64 per person, Private price on request
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Transfer, market visit, cooking class and lunch or dinner.

Other information:

Departs daily. Private option available on request (extra cost).

Hoi An Walking Tour (Half Day)

A leisurely walking tour is the perfect way to explore this historic and enchanting riverside city. Hoi An was a successful port with its peak during the 18th Century, considered by merchants at the time as the best trading spot in South-East Asia. It has been superbly preserved, with Japanese, Chinese and Vietnamese-style architecture and a beautiful network of canals. Head to the vibrant market and see the 400-year-old Japanese Bridge that historically linked the Chinese and Japanese communities.

Duration:

Half day

Price: Private price from £35 per person
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Transport. Excludes: Food and drink.

Transport details:

Car or van

Health & Fitness:

Not suitable for people with walking difficulties.

Other information:

Departs daily

Hue City Tour (Full Day)

Depart from Hoi An for this full-day tour of Hué, Vietnam’s historic former imperial capital. After arriving you’ll board a traditional dragon boat and cruise down the romantic Perfume River to visit one of Hué's most celebrated religious buildings – Thien Mu Pagoda. Head for lunch at a local restaurant before visiting the elaborate mausoleums of Emperors Tu Duc and Khai Dinh, plus the spectacular Imperial Citadel where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945.

Duration:

Full day

Price: Private price from £125 per person
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Lunch and transport.

Transport details:

Car or van, followed by a boat.

Other information:

Departs daily

Mekong Delta

Take a journey from Ho Chi Minh City to My Tho, a prosperous town nestled in the Mekong Delta and famed for its lush orchards and panoramas of never-ending rice fields. Board a cruiser for a ride on the Mekong River, stopping en route to visit an orchard on an island. Visit the beautiful Vinh Trang Pagoda, which is set in tranquil gardens, before returning to Ho Chi Minh City.

Duration:

Full day

Price: Private price from £72 per person
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Lunch and transport.

What to take:

Cover up in temples, pagodas and religious sites.

Other information:

Departs daily

My Son Half Day Tour

Depart from Hoi An and journey southwest to My Son Sanctuary, the capital and religious centre of the former Champa Kingdom. This spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site has dozens of red brick towers and temples, dating from between the 7th and 13th Centuries and dotted in a lush green valley. You'll then return to Hoi An.

Duration:

Half day

Price: Private price from £47 per person
Other information:

Departs daily

Sepilok Orangutan Tour Sandakan

On this full day tour you will witness the endearing inhabitants of the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. You'll begin the day with a short flight northwards to Sandakan and arrive at the centre in time for the 10am morning feeding and watch as they make their way through the trees. The animals you may see are all at various stages of their rehabilitation into the wild and they can come and go as they please. Following your visit to the centre join a walk beneath the thick canopy of a tropical lowland dipterocarp forest before visiting the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre. After lunch, head to Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey sanctuary to learn a little more about another of Borneo's iconic wildlife species.

Duration:

Full day

Price: Group price per person from Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa: from £444.\ Group price per person from Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa: from £444.
Included/Excluded:

Includes: lunch in Sandakan, return airport transfers, return flight from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan, entrance fees

Temples of Angkor (2 day)

Siem Reap is gateway to the magnificent UNESECO-listed Temples of Angkor. During this incredible two-day experience you'll experience the majesty and spectacular scale of these icinonic archaeological treasures.

Begin your temple exploration at the South Gate of Angkor Thom where you'll see the famous Bayon temple with its enormous stone faces, Phimeanakas, the Royal Enclosure, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. One of the highlights of today is exploration of Angkor Wat, a stunning temple complex surrounded by a moat which provides a spectacular setting for photographs, especially at sunset.                  

On the second day you'll visit the ruined temple-monastery of Ta Phrom which is overgrown with trees and is a spellbinding sight to behold - branches and roots have wrapped themselves around the temple which looks as though it has been swallowed by the jungle. You'll also visit the sandstone temple of Takeo, Thommanon, Chausay Tevoda temple, Preah Khan, Neak Pean, Ta Som and the imposing ruins of Eastern Mebon – a 10th-Century temple crowned by five towers.

Duration:

2 days

Price: Private price from £171 per person
Start time: 8am
End time: 6pm
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Transport, guide, 2 lunches and entry to sites

Transport details:

Car, van or coach

What to take:

Visitors to Angkor Wat are advised to dress respectfully with knees and shoulders covered.

Other information:

Departs daily

The Killing Fields & Tuol Sleng

Cambodia’s youthful energy and modern dynamism conceals scars of a recent past troubled by events of unimaginable suffering. On this moving journey, travel to some of the most notorious landmarks associated with the Khmer Rouge and the brutal civil war that ravaged the nation. From the ‘Killing Fields’ of Choeung Ek to the infamous prison of Tuol Sleng, learn of a harrowing past and come to appreciate the remarkable transformation Cambodia has since undertaken.

Duration:

Half day

Price: Private price from £51 per person
Start time: 8am/2pm
End time: 12pm/6pm
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Transport, guide and entry to sites. Excludes: Food and drink.

Transport details:

Car, van or coach

Other information:

Departs daily