Travel Tours & Trips by Activity Culture

Pagan Experience - Independent - 3 days

The grandeur of Dhammayangyi Temple belies a dark history. During its construction in the 12th century, King Narathu enforced a harsh rule. If a...

Countries visited: Burma (Myanmar)
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Mandalay Experience - Independent - 4 days

The reasons for Mingun’s dramatic 18th-century pagoda never being finished are still up for debate. According to legend, King ...

Countries visited: Burma (Myanmar)
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Xi'an Experience - Independent - 4 days

The original city wall of Xi’an took around 4 years to build and was completed around 198 BC. Later enclosed by bricks, its original incarnation was a...

Countries visited: China
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Shanghai Experience - Independent - 4 days

The architectural style of Shikumen, meaning “Stone Warehouse Gate”, first appeared in Shanghai around 1860. Comprising two or three stories, a...

Countries visited: China
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Beijing Experience - Independent - 4 days

In 2009, the Great Wall of China officially became even longer. A two-year study employing infrared and GPS technology revealed nearly 300 kilometres of...

Countries visited: China
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Great Wall Experience - Independent - 5 days

Mega monster China stretches for more than 9 million sq km, is home to 1.3 billion people, 800 McDonald’s restaurants and spans five time zones. It...

Countries visited: China
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Yangtze & Beyond - Independent Journey - 14 days

The Yangtze River winds, ducks and climbs through the heart of China before coming to an end in the East China Sea near Shanghai. At around 6,380 kilometres...

Countries visited: China
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Rangoon Experience - Independent - 3 days

The stupa of Shwedagon Pagoda is encrusted with some 5000 diamonds and 2500 rubies. It has also been gold-plated since the 15th century, when the...

Countries visited: Burma (Myanmar)
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Halong Bay Experience - 3 days

According to local legend, Halong Bay’s otherworldly limestone constellation formed from a ‘descending dragon’ that came from the...

Countries visited: Vietnam
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Hanoi Experience - Independent - 3 days

Steeped in the joys and dramas of everyday rural life, Vietnamese water puppetry began a thousand years ago during the Ly dynasty, when villagers of the Red...

Countries visited: Vietnam
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