Summer Adventures in Asia - Remote Lands Newsletter May 2015

14 May 2015
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Remote Lands Newsletter May 2015
Spectacular mountains, smouldering volcanoes, remote valleys, scenic coastal roads, enormous lakes...Asia is one gigantic natural playground, and the perfect place for a summer adventure! This month our newsletter takes a look at some of our most thrilling Asian adventure itineraries, perfect for the summer months when the weather is dry and the mountain air is fresh and cool. Join us as we camp out in China, trek through the mountains of Kashmir, cycle along Japan's coast, hike up volcanoes in Indonesia and Siberia, and take an epic road trip through Tajikistan's jawdropping Pamir Mountains - adventures to stir the blood and live long in the memory!
To find out more about these amazing trips, or to get help with tailoring your own bespoke adventure, contact our team of Asia experts now on [email protected] or call +1.646.415.8092 (US) or +66.2260.7584 (Asia).
China's Rustic Charm: Xiahe & Gansu The stunning Gansu Province is one of China’s most beautiful and unvisited rural regions. Full of rustic charm and ancient cultures, it boasts a pure, natural beauty that remains relatively untouched by mass tourism. This journey takes visitors through an unseen world, set deep in China’s rural landscape, to witness a land so remote that only a few outsider eyes have ever seen it. Visitors will start off in the culture-rich city of Xian, terminus of the Silk Road where they will stay in the Shangri-La Hotel, before making their way to the rustic outdoors of Norden Camp and finishing off in the secluded village of Ritoma. This enviable journey visits rare sights still shrouded in mystery, including the famous Terracotta Warriors of Xian and stunning Labrang Monastery. 
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India's Heights: Kashmir & the Himalayas Hit new heights in India with our spectacular 14-day Kashmir and Himalayas luxury itinerary. This incredible travel adventure takes you through the spectacular mountain scenery of Leh, Ladakh, Srinagar and Shimla, where you will stay in Chamba Camp near Thiksey Monastery, the new Vivanta by Taj - Dal View, and the stunning Oberoi Wildflower Hall. Nature-lovers will be in heaven exploring the great outdoors of Kashmir, with some of the best outdoor activities the world has to offer. And whilst the rest of India is wet during the summer, this region remains cool and dry.
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Cycling Coastal Japan Explore Japan’s stunning coastline on this 11-day outdoor itinerary that incorporates cycling, hiking, and visits to the country’s best hot springs. You’ll begin in Tokyo at the new Aman Tokyo before heading to the rugged shoreline of Noto Peninsula on the Sea of Japan, meandering through beautiful countryside and stopping in tiny towns and big cities all the way to Takayama. Take a bullet train to Kyoto, where you’ll stay at the new Ritz Carlton and have free time to explore the city’s wealth of historic and cultural landmarks. This itinerary includes around 270 miles of cycling through mildly challenging hilly areas and is suitable for moderate fitness levels. 
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The Kamchatka Skies: Where Ice Meets Fire This ten-day trip shows you the very best of what Siberia’s incredible Kamchatka region has to offer. Take to the skies over jaw-dropping volcanoes towering 6,000 feet above sea-level, tackle mountains in 4x4s, hike around bubbling craters, journey along the Avacha Bay in a boat and go rafting on the Bystraya River - all in what promises to be ten memorable days of touring. Using Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky as a base, you’ll firstly have the option to take a helicopter tour over either the ‘Valley of Geysers and Uzon Caldera’ or to the large Lake Kurilskoye. Trips to Avachinsky Volcano and Mount Vachkazhets follow this, as well as a day spent rafting and fishing on the river at Bystraya. Then, scale the final volcano at either Mutnovsky or Gorely before rounding off the journey with a boat along Avacha Bay to Starichkov Island. 
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Exotic Wildlife & Volcanic Landscapes of Sumatra Explore the exotic island of Sumatra as you embark on this thrilling 14-day journey throughout the world’s sixth largest island. Visit the island’s ancient sites, wander through its charming villages, and take in the verdant forests and breathtaking landscapes. Hop on the open road to distant and hidden corners of the mysterious island by car, taking you far off the tourist trail. You will drive from Medan to Gunung Leuser National Park, Lake Toba, Samosir Island, Sipirok, Bukittinggi, Ngarai Sianok, Lake Maninjau, Padang, Mt Kerinci and Kersik Tuo, catching dazzling views, looking for rare wildlife, and chatting with friendly locals along the way. 
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Pamir Highway Road Trip From the Tajik capital of Dushanbe, embark on a truly memorable journey through the rugged and beautiful Pamir Mountains. Discover the true landscape of Tajikistan as you cruise alongside the Panj river, with views across the border to Afghanistan. Visit towns with museums packed with history and surrounded by natural beauty and wonder. Dip in hot springs and marvel at ancient rock carvings. Stay in hotels and guesthouses and enjoy real Tajik hospitality and food. Enjoy uninterrupted views of the night sky, from the peaks of one of Central Asia’s most romantic mountain ranges.  
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