Adventures in Asia with Trafalgar

13 November 2015
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Enticing visitors from right across the globe, Asia comprises many of the world’s most exciting and fascinating destinations. From the shimmering neon lights of Tokyo to the lush landscapes of Myanmar, Asia’s treasures are as vast as the continent itself.

 See the Great Wall of China firsthand

Discover the beauty of the east with Trafalgar. With over 70 years experience, they are the perfect partner to take you through the highlights of Asia. Their renowned Insider Experiences offer unique insights into Asia’s culture and history, showcasing every facet of your chosen destinations. You will also enjoy the perfect blend of guided travel and free time.

Your Asian adventure may take you to Beijing, the bustling capital of China. Spend your days visiting national treasures including Tiananmen Square, the National Museum of China and Forbidden City. In addition to sightseeing, Trafalgar will take you to see a more intimate side of the city, with a special lunch at a local family home, followed by a tea-making demonstration at a traditional tea house. Of course, a visit to the Great Wall of China will also be a highlight.

 Admire the world's most famous temples

If Japan is calling, look no further than the glittering skyline of Tokyo. Tick the Imperial Palace and the famous Sensoji Temple off your bucket list or be enthralled by the outrageous fashions on display in Harajuku. Visit the fascinating Edo-Tokyo Museum, full of artifacts and architecture that tell a tale of Tokyo’s rich history. Go deeper into your destination with a hands-on cooking class to learn the art of sushi-making and enjoy a Taiko drumming lesson, an ancient Japanese form of percussion.

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 Be captivated by the beauty of Myanmar

The Southeast Asian nation, Myanmar is an enchanting destination to explore. Trafalgar can take you to discover the must-see sights and ancient traditions, while also dishing out unique experiences that will transform your holiday into an unforgettable adventure. Create memories as you witness an oil lamp lighting ceremony in Yangon, visit the sandstone caves in the Po Win Hills and cruise along the Ayeyarwady River to visit the world’s largest ringing bronze bell in Mingun.

Dotted in and around Bagan are over 2,000 pagodas and temples, including the striking golden 11th century Shwezigon Pagoda. Board a private long-tail boat for a journey to Inle Lake, where you can choose to visit a vineyard for a wine-tasting or take a guided village walk, before completing your tour in Yangon.

Trafalgar believes the best way to truly experience a destination is by connecting with the people. Their unique Insider Experiences are specifically designed to give you the chance to meet local people, hear their stories and enjoy their food, in order to bring each destination to life. Make your Asian adventure one to remember with Trafalgar.

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Jessica Holmes

A foodie at heart, I love to travel to the USA and explore their expansive culinary culture. You’ll typically find me satisfying my sweet tooth in an American candy store, sampling macarons in a quaint New York patisserie or stocking up on American baking supplies.