19 days and nights spent extensively exploring the natural, historical and cultural evidences of the Indo-China plateau, beginning in Phnom Penh, a city once known as the Pearl of Asia, currently finding its place back into being a moderately busy capital, and heading on to Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, which many consider as one of the seven wonders of the world and the temple which is believed to be the world’s largest religious building. Moving on to the hustle and bustle of Saigon, to experiencing up close more culturally relevant towns of Hue for its many attractions featuring the majestic tomb of Minh Mang, renowned for its architecture and forest setting. Along the way, we explore the city of Hoi An, that boasts of its historical and cultural uniqueness and individuality. Living life like a local and overlooking the karst cliffs in the vanishing grey mists of the Halong Bay in Hanoi before moving on to the capital of Laos, Vientiane- home of the massive gilded stupa, Pha That Luang, a national symbol of Laos. Finally, finishing up the last leg of the journey by stopping over in Luang Prabang, the quaint and laidback town with its waterfalls, scaling peaks and the milky-brown waters of the surreal Mekong River. Notes: Museums remain shut twice a week, every Monday and Friday The Mausoleum in Hanoi are open throughout the year apart from September and October Hiring cycles and two wheelers are subject to government permits and availability of vehicles
Our 10-day Cambodian Temple Trail takes you on a journey to explore some of the best known as well as remote temples of the country. Our tour begins in the ancient city of Siem Reap and we trace the trajectory of the Angkor kingdom and its architectural marvels in the old capital of Angkor Thom. The 12th century site is home to several Hindu and Buddhist temples some of which have stood the test of time, while others are now dilapidated relics of their former structures. Discover the fascinating legends behind these ancient edifices once used by kings. Visit the most iconic temple of Cambodia, Angkor Wat and be awed by the magnificence of Khmer architecture and craftsmanship. Our journey takes us through a jungle canopy to the hidden temple of Banteay Chhmar that remained abandoned for 800 years. History and legend lurk around every corner of Cambodia and we seek out some of these enigmas on our temple trail across the country. For those who have an affinity for Southeast Asian history, this tour is particularly interesting as it traces different periods of Khmer history and shows the fusion of Hinduism and Buddhism in local culture of the time.
The quaint and picturesque Southeast Asian nation of Cambodia is sure to delight visitors given the fact that it has a rich and ancient history and more than just temples and pagodas to offer. The must visit country bordering Thailand is known for its several beaches and riverside towns, as it continues to grow as a popular tourist destination with travellers from across the world flocking to get mesmerized by marvels in this country. The 10-day tour allows you to explore the rural life, culture and an opportunity to enjoy local cuisines, sure to leave you asking for more by the end of the trip. Everything, right from the lakes, the temples, architecture and the vibe of Cambodia is certainly going to leave you spellbound.
Home to the largest religious monument in the world and studded with archeological marvels steeped in ancient history, the Cambodia 10-day temple tour is a journey of visual splendor and cultural extravagance. On this tour visit Angkor Wat Temple and many other religious and historic monuments of Cambodia.
Myanmar is a myriad experiences put together that celebrates history, tradition, spirituality and nature. Pro Vacation takes you on an exotic adventure through its towns and villages, bringing you up close and personal with the people who live there and the vestiges of erstwhile thriving empires that made the place their home. In just 10 days, our Myanmar adventure, cycling and heritage tour will give you a insight into local life and its intimate connection with the picturesque natural beauty around, and a gripping narrative of historical events through the cluster of its ancient and colonial structures. From the spellbinding lighting ceremony at Shwedagon pagoda and the stunning view of Bagan’s valley of temples peeking through the thick foliage to slow living in the hinterland of Lake Inle and the stilted homes of East Kyun Thiri Island, Myanmar will blow your mind. We bring you the best of the region with a specially curated adventure, cycling and heritage tour so you can enjoy discovering the country in an interesting and exciting way.
Our 10-day soft adventure and cycling tour of Myanmar mixes active and leisure trips around the beautiful countryside and towns in this region. Our experienced local guide takes you into the heart of Myanmar, including bustling local markets, traditional crafts workshops, ancient religious sites and scenic routes and hilltops. You will also enjoy an extended luxury river cruise with Belmond Road to Mandalay which offers fantastic onboard activities, sumptuous food and cocktail parties, all while passing some of the most pristine riverine views in Myanmar. Our cycling tour of Myanmar takes you along undulating plains past lakes and the exquisite site of dozens of red brick pagodas on the Bagan plain. You will enjoy lunch and tea time snacks at local restaurants along the way for the full flavour of Myanmar. Engage with locals, observe daily work on artisanal craft as it happens, and visit majestic temples and the U Bein Bridge made of teak wood. Our soft adventure and cycling tour brings you the best of Myanmar in just 10 days.
For more than three weeks, you will uncover Myanmar’s best kept secrets - its flourishing avian life, spellbinding natural beauty and exquisite local crafts. You will also visit famous and lesser known monuments that have stood the test of time and bring a little bit of the past to the present. The focus of this 22-day Myanmar trekking, hiking and birdwatching tour include a four-night stay at the Natma Taung National Park also known as Mount Victoria, a pleasant and scenic cruise down the Ayeyarwady River to Mandalay and a relaxing stay at the tranquil Ngapali beach. Our treks through the lush countryside and hinterlands bring you not just picturesque views but also sights of a large variety of birds, including some very rare species, as well as endemic and near-endemic ones too. Our Myanmar trekking, hiking and birdwatching tour also gives you a deep insight into the local culture and history of the region with visits to some of the most important religious monuments, traditional handicraft workshops, untouched villages and even a wartime memorial site. Hiking level: Moderate
What makes Myanmar special is its pristine natural beauty and vibrant cultural ethos. Our 14-day trekking and hiking tour through this country dips into famous imposing monuments, lesser known villages, tranquil lakeside scenes and fascinating lives of tribes. We take you on a journey to discover everything from Myanmar’s colonial past to its history etched with religion and interesting traditional craft. You will observe life as it is has been lived in this beautiful south east Asian country for decades and hike through calming countrysides to visit workshops making cheroots, tapestries, lacquer wear, parasols and silk cloth. From gold gilded temples and cave pagodas to war memorials and tea plantations, from intricate traditional crafts to boat rides on picturesque lakes, you will get a wholesome look at this breathtaking country. Our Myanmar trekking and hiking tour offers you an insight into the past and present of life in this region, focusing on stunning natural beauty, riveting local culture and magnificent architecture. Hiking level: Easy
Pro Vacation offers you a unique insight into life in Myanmar’s interiors, where ancient pagodas and colonial architecture find common ground, natural beauty is at its pristine best and centuries of tradition still hold fast. Our Myanmar trekking and hiking tour opens the pathways to some of Asia’s most stunning monuments and fascinating cultures. You will see intricate face tattoos, ‘giraffe’ women and imposing pagodas with thousands of Buddha statues; you will discover the backwaters of the Thanlwin River and twisting lanes of small villages which house some very friendly locals; you will explore floating vegetable gardens and walk through a colonial hill station; you will interact with the biggest land mammals on earth at an elephant camp and hike to the summit of Golden Rock for a panoramic view of beauty beyond compare. Let nature and culture take your breath away on this amazing 18-day Myanmar trekking and hiking tour. Hiking level: Easy