From exquisite sashimi in Tokyo to succulent street food in Singapore; a steaming bowl of pho in Vietnam to pungent kimchi creations in South Korea – the variety of delectable cuisines in Asia is one of the great joys of traveling there. Market visits and cooking classes are itinerary staples for Remote Lands. We also love the contrast of high and low dining – from a $500 per head Michelin three-star Kyoto kitchen to a gritty hawker center in Kuala Lumpur, the delights of Asia’s cuisine are an unending parade.
Delve into the taste sensations of fresh Vietnamese cuisine on this sensually-stimulating 14-day trip. You’ll learn cooking secrets from a top chef, dine on freshly-caught seafood in Mui Ne, sample local favorites from fresh markets, and dine at some of Saigon’s top restaurants, while staying in Vietnam’s best hotels.
Spend 4 luxurious days getting acquainted with Thailand’s busy capital and surrounding quieter areas. Kanchanaburi is only a 2-hour trip from the bustling city but feels a world away. The well-preserved ancient ruins of Ayutthaya are a must-see in addition to Bangkok’s fantastic cultural and historical sites.
Travel from Kerala’s languid backwaters to Goa’s famous white-sand beaches on this 10-day luxury India journey. You’ll sleep aboard a luxury kettuvallam, learn to make a rich, thick Indian curry, and spend days doing nothing but relaxing by the pool and observing the Arabian Sea at either the Leela or Taj Exotica Goa.
Soak in the exquisite Omani culture in this 10-day exploration of city, desert and island life. From the bustling capital of Muscat to the Wahiba Sands and the wildlife of Masirah Island, this itinerary highlights the best of Oman, offering luxury accommodation, cultural experiences, and a world of adventure.
One of the most modern cities in the world, Singapore is a fascinating cultural melting-pot. This luxurious 6-day trip will show you the city by way of traditional bumboat. See the island’s dense rainforest and soak in the sun on the lush Sentosa island, these are spots that few travelers are even aware exist.
Discover the best that South Korea has to offer on this fascinating 9-day luxury tour of the country’s must-see destinations. You’ll stay in some of the country’s best hotels as you visit ancient temples and palaces in Seoul, explore Gyeongju National Park, learn to make kimchi in Busan, and hike volcanic craters.
An incredible fusion of Latin and Asian culture, the Negros is home to a fascinating atmosphere in the Philippines. This 13-day itinerary takes you to an authentic Filipino festival, inside old-world churches, into the vibrant barrier reefs and inside a culture unique the world over found only in the Negros-chain.
Eat your way through Hong Kong on this delectable 2-day tour featuring the region’s rich, intense, and age-old recipes, while staying at some of the region’s most luxe hotels. You’ll dine at the Four Season’s Caprice restaurant, and sample local favorites in Kowloon’s Sham Shui Po neighborhood.
French-Asian fusion is a rare cultural find but comes to life in charming Dalat. Be a coffee connoisseur as you sample what has been named the world’s best coffee. This 8-day luxurious Vietnam vacation takes you through both historical fortresses and stunning natural sites such as the Dray Nur Waterfalls and Dray Sap.
Embark on an exciting 12-day adventure through the Philippines, starting in Manila, where you’ll visit Intramuros city, and continue on to the cobblestone streets of historic Vigan and Bohol’s chocolate hills. Round off the trip with a luxurious stay in Hong Kong, capturing the iconic skyline from Victoria Peak.
Take a deep breath and inhale the sweet scent of cherry blossoms on this 7-day luxury tour of Southern Japan. You’ll travel from Osaka to Hiroshima, visiting ancient temples and museums, and being entertained by puppets and Geishas, while staying at luxurious Japan hotels like Hoshinoya Kyoto along the way.
Indulge in a luxurious new year adventure in a Siberian winter wonderland. Enjoy every comfort, delicacy and delight in a whirlwind of authentic cuisine, steaming drinks, stunning scenery and fascinating activities in glittering cities and sparkling countrysides. Ring in the new year in style on this eight-day tour.
Take in the best of South India’s culture on this 14-day luxury journey from Mumbai to Madurai. You’ll peruse bustling markets, explore UNESCO-listed ancient ruins in Hampi, and enjoy the colonial charms of Pondicherry as you feel like royalty sleeping in some of India’s most luxurious Taj hotels.
Not many are aware of Vietnam’s beautiful beaches and countryside. Come in on the secret as you make your way from Phu Quoc island, to Can Tho in the Mekong Delta, taking a scenic boat ride in Ben Tre, and making your way on a scenic bicycle ride back to Saigon, while staying at some of Vietnam’s best hotels.
Sip local wine in Thailand as you bike through Khao Yai’s stunning vineyards on this 4-day luxury escape. No stop in the country is complete without a tour of the lively capital – Bangkok. Stay in the most extravagant hotels and learn about Thailand’s famous friendliness firsthand.
Taking you from the 21st-century metropolis of Taipei, all the way across this fascinating island to discover untouched village life and majestic national parks, this 12-day itinerary is packed full of exciting activities that will leave you with a lasting memory of charming Taiwan.