Asia Small Group Tours, Custom Journeys in Asia

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Do you have a travel month in mind? To see all Small Group Trips departing during a specific month, select a month from the list below, or click on the year to see all our offerings in an easy to read calendar. Custom Journeys depart year-round and are personalized based on your dates, interests, and budget. Or download a PDF of our Trip Finder.

Australia

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Averaging $500 per day* learn more or contact a Travel Expert.
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Currently, no Group Trips are available within the selected time frame for this destination.

Bhutan

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Averaging $450 per day* learn more or contact a Travel Expert.
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Borneo

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Averaging $475 per day* learn more or contact a Travel Expert.
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
THE WILD JUNGLES OF BORNEO Get pdf 23
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
THE WILD JUNGLES OF BORNEO Get pdf 23

Cambodia

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Averaging $350 per day* learn more or contact a Travel Expert.
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
PASSAGE TO INDOCHINA - VIETNAM, LAOS, CAMBODIA Get pdf 13 13
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
PASSAGE TO INDOCHINA - VIETNAM, LAOS, CAMBODIA Get pdf 13 13

Central Asia

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Averaging $400 per day* learn more or contact a Travel Expert.
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Currently, no Group Trips are available within the selected time frame for this destination.

China

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Averaging $450 per day* learn more or contact a Travel Expert.
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
CHINA: A VIBRANT TAPESTRY Get pdf 10 11
CHINA: BEYOND THE WALL Get pdf 12 06
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
CHINA: A VIBRANT TAPESTRY Get pdf 10 11
CHINA: BEYOND THE WALL Get pdf 12 06

Fiji

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Averaging $450 per day* learn more or contact a Travel Expert.
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Currently, no Group Trips are available within the selected time frame for this destination.

Indonesia

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Averaging $400 per day* learn more or contact a Travel Expert.
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
WILD INDONESIA Get pdf 08 11
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
WILD INDONESIA Get pdf 08 11

Japan

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Averaging $550 per day* learn more or contact a Travel Expert.
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Quintessential Japan Get pdf 09 25
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Quintessential Japan Get pdf 09 25

Laos

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Averaging $350 per day* learn more or contact a Travel Expert.
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Micronesia

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Averaging $450 per day* learn more or contact a Travel Expert.
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Currently, no Group Trips are available within the selected time frame for this destination.

Mongolia

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Averaging $500 per day* learn more or contact a Travel Expert.
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
MONGOLIA: PATH OF THE NOMAD Get pdf 06
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
MONGOLIA: PATH OF THE NOMAD Get pdf 06

Myanmar

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Averaging $400 per day* learn more or contact a Travel Expert.
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Nepal

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Averaging $400 per day* learn more or contact a Travel Expert.
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
SACRED MOUNTAIN KINGDOMS -- TIBET, NEPAL & BHUTAN Get pdf 02 12
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
SACRED MOUNTAIN KINGDOMS -- TIBET, NEPAL & BHUTAN Get pdf 02 12

New Zealand

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Averaging $500 per day* learn more or contact a Travel Expert.
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Currently, no Group Trips are available within the selected time frame for this destination.

Sri Lanka

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Averaging $400 per day* learn more or contact a Travel Expert.
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
SPLENDID SRI LANKA WITH ESALA PERAHERA FESTIVAL Get pdf 28
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
SPLENDID SRI LANKA WITH ESALA PERAHERA FESTIVAL Get pdf 28

Thailand

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Averaging $350 per day* learn more or contact a Travel Expert.
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
THAILAND & LAOS ESSENTIAL SOUTHEAST ASIA Get pdf 27
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
THAILAND & LAOS ESSENTIAL SOUTHEAST ASIA Get pdf 27

Tibet

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Averaging $450 per day* learn more or contact a Travel Expert.
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
SACRED MOUNTAIN KINGDOMS -- TIBET, NEPAL & BHUTAN Get pdf 02 12
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
SACRED MOUNTAIN KINGDOMS -- TIBET, NEPAL & BHUTAN Get pdf 02 12

Turkey

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Averaging $550 per day* learn more or contact a Travel Expert.
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
TURKEY—OUTER EDGE OF ASIA Get pdf 17 16
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2017 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
TURKEY—OUTER EDGE OF ASIA Get pdf 17 16

Vietnam

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Averaging $350 per day* learn more or contact a Travel Expert.
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$9,250 (14 days) Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan—standing literally and figuratively above the rest—are repositories of stunning cultural wealth, visionary cultures and fiercely guarded traditions. Traveling alongside an expert Tour Leader fosters an understanding of the commonalities and distinct differences in the culture and history of each anachronistic nation. $9,715 (14 days) Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan—standing literally and figuratively above the rest—are repositories of stunning cultural wealth, visionary cultures and fiercely guarded traditions. Traveling alongside an expert Tour Leader fosters an understanding of the commonalities and distinct differences in the culture and history of each anachronistic nation. $3,595 (7 days) Walk among Bhutan's remote villages, soaring peaks and sacred temples to soak up the contagious contentedness if this visionary Himalayan nation. Traveling alongside an expert Tour Leader provides a deeper understanding of Bhutan's distinctive culture. Attendance at an authentic local festival rounds out this in-depth exploration.  $3,595 (7 days) Walk among Bhutan's remote villages, soaring peaks and sacred temples to soak up the contagious contentedness if this visionary Himalayan nation. Traveling alongside an expert Tour Leader provides a deeper understanding of Bhutan's distinctive culture. Attendance at an authentic local festival rounds out this in-depth exploration.  $6,995 (13 days) This in-depth Borneo trip explores the island’s greatest national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, home to the jaw-dropping bio-diversity for which Borneo is justifiably famous. $8,165 (16 days) Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia—old French Indochina—are culturally linked, yet remarkably distinct, and the amalgam allows the traveler to discover unsurpassed richness and diversity. *Dates tentative, please call for details $8,595 (16 days) Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia—old French Indochina—are culturally linked, yet remarkably distinct, and the amalgam allows the traveler to discover unsurpassed richness and diversity. *Dates tentative, please call for details $8,895 (17 days) Traveling to China is a chance to uncover its vibrant history, culture, landscape and people. On this China Trip, explore the ancient Silk Road, China's imperial age, contemporary cities and beautiful countryside. *Dates are tentative, please call for details $8,895 (17 days) Traveling to China is a chance to uncover its vibrant history, culture, landscape and people. On this China Trip, explore the ancient Silk Road, China's imperial age, contemporary cities and beautiful countryside. *Dates are tentative, please call for details $7,995 (14 days) This signature trip to China is a pioneering mix of the classic and the unusual, blending iconic cultural destinations with uncommon experiences, fully captures China in all its complexity. *Dates tentative, please call for details $7,995 (14 days) This signature trip to China is a pioneering mix of the classic and the unusual, blending iconic cultural destinations with uncommon experiences, fully captures China in all its complexity. *Dates tentative, please call for details $7,995 (15 days) Discover South India’s ancient temples and spice and tea plantations. Explore Kerala’s heavenly backwaters. And experience an authentic local festival. $10,995 (16 days) This signature trip to India explores the colorful State of Rajasthan, as well as the country’s diverse religious traditions, sacred temples and rituals, the iconic Taj Mahal and the exotic Pushkar Camel Fair. $11,545 (16 days) This signature trip to India explores the colorful State of Rajasthan, as well as the country’s diverse religious traditions, sacred temples and rituals, the iconic Taj Mahal and the exotic Pushkar Camel Fair. $9,995 (15 days) On this multifaceted journey, survey some of India’s most important cultural centers, iconic monuments, UNESCO World Heritage sites and beautiful wilderness areas. Venture from the Golden Triangle south to Mumbai and verdant Kerala. $7,995 (12 days) This trip captures the essence of this diverse land in an artful synthesis of cultural and wildlife experiences, born of a deep love for these islands and more than two decades traveling throughout their outer reaches. *Dates are tentative, please call for details $7,995 (12 days) This trip captures the essence of this diverse land in an artful synthesis of cultural and wildlife experiences, born of a deep love for these islands and more than two decades traveling throughout their outer reaches. *Dates are tentative, please call for details $12,525 (11 days) This exceptional trip to Japan features Tokyo and Kyoto highlights, a geisha dance performance, traditional arts, temples, gardens, a ryokan stay, and delicious Japanese cuisine. *Date are tentative, please call for details $12,525 (11 days) This exceptional trip to Japan features Tokyo and Kyoto highlights, a geisha dance performance, traditional arts, temples, gardens, a ryokan stay, and delicious Japanese cuisine. *Date are tentative, please call for details $8,395 Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia—old French Indochina—are culturally linked, yet remarkably distinct, and the amalgam allows the traveler to discover unsurpassed richness and diversity.   $8,165 (16 days) Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia—old French Indochina—are culturally linked, yet remarkably distinct, and the amalgam allows the traveler to discover unsurpassed richness and diversity. *Dates are tentative, please call for details $8,595 (16 days) Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia—old French Indochina—are culturally linked, yet remarkably distinct, and the amalgam allows the traveler to discover unsurpassed richness and diversity. *Dates are tentative, please call for details $7,750 (13 days) This Group Trip to Mongolia features traditional nomadic culture, camel trek, ger camps, Gobi Desert scenery, wildlife, and visits areas that are extremely untouristed. *Dates are tentative, please call for details $7,695 (14 days) Venture far afield to meet friendly tribal people in their villages and to explore rarely-visited exquisite temples, pagodas and archaeological sites. In many ways, Burma's frontiers feel like the Southeast Asia of past decades. *Dates are tentative, please call for details $7,400 (12 days) This signature trip to Myanmar is an in-depth immersion into a remote and exotic land. It melds the classic sights and experiences with seldom-seen destinations. $7,795 (12 days) This signature trip to Myanmar is an in-depth immersion into a remote and exotic land. It melds the classic sights and experiences with seldom-seen destinations. $7,795 (12 days) This signature trip to Myanmar is an in-depth immersion into a remote and exotic land. It melds the classic sights and experiences with seldom-seen destinations. $9,250 (14 days) This spectacular itinerary explores the Himalayan lands of Tibet, Bhutan and Nepal, a triumvirate that constitutes perhaps the world’s greatest journey for reasons as much spiritual as geographical. $9,715 (14 days) This spectacular itinerary explores the Himalayan lands of Tibet, Bhutan and Nepal, a triumvirate that constitutes perhaps the world’s greatest journey for reasons as much spiritual as geographical. $9,495 (10 days) This Papua New Guinea tour features remote tribal villages, birding, wildlife, tribal art, river cruising, untouristed coastal areas, and the renowned Mt. Hagen Sing-Sing. *Dates are tentative, please call for details $9,595 (11 days) This Papua New Guinea tour features remote tribal villages, birding, wildlife, tribal art, cruising remote waterways of the Karawari region, coastal tribes, snorkeling, and the seldom-seen, untouristed Tumbuna Sing-Sing. *Dates are tentative, please call for details $8,995 (11 days) This Papua New Guinea tour features remote tribal villages, fantastic birding opportunities, wildlife, tribal art, and the seldom touristed Rabaul Warwagira & Mask Festival. *Dates are tentative, please call for details $6,995 (12 days) Discover jungles and beaches, the ruins of a spectacular Buddhist kingdom, take a train into tea country, visit the country’s best wildlife preserves, and stay in breathtaking, architect-driven properties on this in-depth Sri Lanka trip. *Dates are tentative, please call for details $8,395 (16 days) A fascinating contrast of tradition and modernity, Buddhist and animist rituals, cities and countryside, Southeast Asia still holds the same fascination that drew us to it decades ago. Join us in rediscovering this beautiful, welcoming and multifaceted corner of Asia. $9,250 (14 days) This spectacular itinerary explores the Himalayan lands of Tibet, Bhutan and Nepal, a triumvirate that constitutes perhaps the world’s greatest journey for reasons as much spiritual as geographical. $9,715 (14 days) This spectacular itinerary explores the Himalayan lands of Tibet, Bhutan and Nepal, a triumvirate that constitutes perhaps the world’s greatest journey for reasons as much spiritual as geographical. $5,650 (10 days) This ambitious Turkey itinerary is sweeping in scope, befitting a country that spans two continents and 5,000 years of recorded history. Explore the crème de la crème of historic sites and beautiful coastline as you travel Turkey on this signature trip. *Dates are tentative, please call for details $5,950 (10 days) This ambitious Turkey itinerary is sweeping in scope, befitting a country that spans two continents and 5,000 years of recorded history. Explore the crème de la crème of historic sites and beautiful coastline as you travel Turkey on this signature trip. *Dates are tentative, please call for details $5,675 (16 days) This Vietnam group trip includes Hill-tribe village visits, overnight on a Ha Long Bay cruise, ancient archeological sites, buzzing metropolises and lovely accommodations.   $5,975 (16 days) This Vietnam group trip includes Hill-tribe village visits, overnight on a Ha Long Bay cruise, ancient archeological sites, buzzing metropolises and lovely accommodations.   $8,165 (16 days) Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia—old French Indochina—are culturally linked, yet remarkably distinct, and the amalgam allows the traveler to discover unsurpassed richness and diversity. *Dates are tentative, please call for details $8,595 (16 days) Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia—old French Indochina—are culturally linked, yet remarkably distinct, and the amalgam allows the traveler to discover unsurpassed richness and diversity. *Dates are tentative, please call for details

* Custom Trips : Prices are average land costs per person/per day based on double occupancy. Per day land cost can be higher or lower depending on travel style and included services. Custom Journeys can be arranged year-round.

** SMALL GROUP TRIPS: Prices are per person/per day based on double occupancy. Group size limited to 18 passengers and are accompanied by an expert Tour Leader.

What’s included

EXPERT TOUR LEADERSHIP

Blending a powerhouse of destination knowledge with the warm accessibility of a trusted friend, our Tour Leaders will make your trip come alive.

DISTINCTIVE, PRE-PLANNED ITINERARIES

We've spent decades perfecting our group trips—they receive rave reviews from our travelers and accolades from industry pros. We've thought it all through, so all you do is pack your bags and join us.

THE FINE DETAILS

Small Group Trips are a collection of distinctive itineraries with special touches for your group, expert local guides at each destination, daily activities and entry fees, tips to local staff, airport departure taxes on group flights, ground transportation, private airport transfers, Emergency Evacuation and Emergency Medical travel insurance, and a customized Travel Guide specific to your journey.

SUPERIOR HOTELS & MOST MEALS

Superior, often stunning accommodations are a standard feature of our group trips wherever possible. We favor authentic local style, excellent location and sheer beauty. Cuisine is varied, fresh, authentic and delicious.

SMALL SIZE

Big groups are unwieldy and preclude an intimate style. That's why we limit our trips to 18 travelers.