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Experts in tailor-made holidays to Southeast Asia

Where you can travel with us in Southeast Asia

Our specialists can help you plan your trip, individually focusing on your tastes and interests, to the destinations below.

As the first part of the world we ever discovered, Southeast Asia will always be a little bit special. Regularly revisiting the region over decades, our specialists have built on their experiences. We can help you find the hidden corners of familiar destinations like Thailand or Vietnam, or plan the logistics of a more intrepid trip across the Philippines.

The region sweeps east from the landmass of Indochina and the Malay Peninsula to a string of archipelagos that jewel the Arafura Sea. Throughout this land, you’ll encounter a mosaic of indigenous dynasties touched by colonialism. You might come across saffron-robed monks, vibrant Hindu festivals or animalistic Marapu rituals. On a tailor-made holiday in Southeast Asia, you can focus in whichever direction you’d like, whether that’s spotting wild orangutan in Borneo or tasting the gastronomic delights of Malaysia.

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Trip ideas in Southeast Asia

These itineraries will give you a starting point for what your trip could entail. They cover routes that we've found work particularly well and feature some of our favourite places to stay. Treat them just as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you and there are many more options available.

Our expert guides to exploring Southeast Asia

Capturing our specialists’ extensive travel experience in Southeast Asia, these guides share inspiration, recommendations and our honest advice for how to enjoy the best of what the region can offer in the most authentic ways. From the wealth of options we describe, you can narrow down the choices and start to shape your own trip.

  • Six Asian destinations to explore by boat

    Six Asian destinations to explore by boat

    Our video covers six destinations we recommend exploring by boat, from a cruise along the Yangtze in China, and the UNESCO heritage sites in Myanmar, to travelling along the historic trade routes of Indochina and exploring the islands of Indonesia. We also cover a rice barge excursion in Thailand and river cruises in India.

  • Views on boat to Chiang Rai

    Crossing the border: multi-country trips through Southeast Asia

    The typography of Southeast Asia allows you to travel across borders, on trips that cover not just multiple countries, but a variety of experiences, cultures and landscapes. Our Southeast Asia specialists give their take on five of the most interesting pairings.

  • Elephant Sanctuary Visit - Half Day, Chiang Rai

    Southeast Asia: our responsible approach

    Helping you journey responsibly is a core part of our ethos. Read more about how we do this across Southeast Asia, from plastic reduction and community support, to animal welfare and marine conservation.

  • Lady of the Akha tribe, Laos

    French Indochina

    Known collectively as French Indochina, or more commonly as Indochina, the countries of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos offer a diverse range of attractions from exquisite temples to delicious regional cuisine.

  • Thai street food

    Southeast Asian cuisine

    Trade routes, historic connections, colonialism and common sources of ingredients have left many strong links between the dishes found throughout Southeast Asia. We investigate the very distinct national variations that have evolved in this region.

  • Hanoi,Vietnam

    Choosing the right Indochina experiences for you

    Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos may come under one umbrella as Indochina, but each one has its own idiosyncrasies. Our specialists have collated some of the region’s experiences to help you choose where to go, whether you’re interested in the Khmer architecture of Phnom Penh or sitting down to lunch with a Laotian family.

  • Young monks studying the bas reilief, Angkor Wat

    UNESCO sites of Indochina

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was set up to protect culturally important sites from around the world. Here, we focus on eight sites in Indochina.

  • Singapore skyline

    Stopover in Singapore

    The sights and sounds of Little India and Chinatown, wonderful hotels such as the iconic Raffles, delicious cuisine and all year round temperate weather. Singapore is the perfect stopover option when you are en-route to other destinations in Southeast Asia.

  • Sunrise on the Mekong, Khong Jiam

    Cruising in Southeast Asia

    Travel by river, lake or sea in Southeast Asia to explore places which would otherwise be inaccessible. Cruising in Southeast Asia offers the chance to relax and observe everyday life, the scenery and wildlife.

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