India and The Far East
A region of extraordinary variety, explore the rich choice of tours we have on offer covering Burma, the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Laos & Cambodia, Mongolia and both north and southern India.
12 – 24 January 2014 with John Sanday OBE
This cultural journey begins in tranquil Laos, exploring the charming former royal capital Luang Prabang with its blend of traditional Buddhist temples and French colonial architecture.
1 – 15 February 2014 with Louise Nicholson
This Indian adventure is a feast for the senses, you will experience all sides of colourful Rajasthani culture, from the vibrant cities of Mumbai and Delhi to the display of elaborately decorated camels and cattle at the annual Naguar Cattle Fair.
9 – 23 February 2014 with Maxine Relton RWA
This very special journey to southern India has been designed for those who wish to experience a fascinating culture with sketchbook in hand. Beginners and non-sketchers equally welcome
13 – 27 March 2014 with Rory Maclean
Marvel at glittering gold pagodas, take a long tailed boat across the calm waters of Inle Lake and explore the Temples of Bagan on this expert led tour to Burma.
10 – 22 April 2014 with Zara Fleming
Timed for the colourful Paro festival, experience ancient temples and distinctive monastic fortresses (dzongs) set amidst spectacular mountain scenery.
13 – 25 July 2014 with John Bellezza
This tour gives you an indepth look at the culture, history and beliefs of this Himalyan plateau. Explore the beautiful Himalyan landscapes, visit ancient monasteries as well as the winter and summer residences of the Dalai Lama.
25 July – 7 August 2014 with Jane Blunden
Enjoy a general introduction to this traditional country. Discover how Mongolia is reasserting its strong nomadic roots, while exploring its interpretation and expression of Buddhism.
2 – 15 October 2014 with John Bellezza
In a country full of evocative places, nowhere embodies the mystique and otherness of India, quite like Kashmir.
7 – 18 October 2014 with James Hoare
North Korea’s almost total lack of any tourism and self-imposed isolation where little has changed in decades is reason enough to visit this intriguing country.