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We all know that handmade treasures are unique. Handcrafted watches are of superior quality and tailor-made clothing makes for a better fit. Your Handmade Holiday will ensure you have a memorable experience with the real Asia. The Travel Indochina team on the ground, and here in Australia, have created this brochure with you, its travellers, in mind. It represents Travel Indochina's many years of combined experience and everything that it has come to love about this special part of the world.
In designing Handmade Holidays, Travel Indochina has avoided the clichés of generic package holidays and brings you real experiences with the full-flavour that can only come from local knowledge and expertise. Asia's diversity and magic are legendary. You're about to discover her most treasured secrets with the people who know her best – the experts at Travel Indochina.
No matter what your interests, this brochure will allow you to tailor your own Handmade Holiday in China, Tibet & Hong Kong. Each hotel, package and destination has been specially-selected by Travel Indochina's local experts with your ideal experience in mind. Rather than listing every hotel in a town along with the standard tourist fare Travel Indochina has handpicked the best of every destination to allow you to craft a holiday that suits your interests and budget.
China has fascinated Western travellers such as Marco Polo for centuries. immense in every respect, China offers the fascinating history and cultural gems of Beijing and Xian, the stunning scenery of Guilin, Yunnan, the famous Yangtze River, and the hustle and bustle of Shanghai and Hong Kong. Now is the time to discover China as she races to dominate the 21st century.
Tibet, the rooftop of the world, has long fascinated travellers. The awesome high-altitude scenery of snowcapped mountains, turquoise lakes and deep valleys is amongst the wildest and most beautiful in the world. add to this the charming and inspiring Tibetan people and their unique and spiritual culture, and it's easy to see why Tibet is considered one of asia's most remarkable destinations.
Hong Kong, the cosmopolitan gateway to southern China, has long held a reputation as a shopping mecca. There's much more to Hong Kong than retail therapy, however; make sure to allow enough time to ride the famous Star Ferry and admire the panoramic views of China's mainland from Victoria Peak. Explore Stanley's seaside sights and central's antique district, stroll through Kowloon's backstreets and nibble on the local delicacy, dim sum (yum cha). Families (or the young at heart), be sure to enjoy Hong Kong's Disneyland, or if you want to experience Portugal's colonial-era history take the Jetcat ferry to Macau. The amazing variety of experiences on offer means that every traveller will be captivated by Hong Kong.
And because Travel Indochina is based in Asia, you can be sure it is at the forefront; this means Travel Indochina can arrange the very best customised holidays for individuals, families and special interest groups. So if, like Travel Indochina, you want to combine your love of travel and culture with an amazing holiday, look no further.
The packages in this brochure include accommodation with breakfast and touring that cover the major sights in each destination. The cities of India offer a great diversity in attraction and Travel Indochina's City Stays cover all there is to see and do, along with a few special touches to enhance your stay. As you will find, they're also great value.
Travel Indochina has carefully researched and selected a range of independent journeys that it believes show the best India has to offer. Tours range from one to nine days. Some are adventurous, some luxurious, but all have some unique aspect that takes you beyond the mainstream.
Travel in small groups of 16 or fewer like-minded travellers with Travel Indochina's expert local guides and Western tour leaders. Expect to meet real people leading real lives, to be challenged, and to come away with a real sense of the country you have visited. This brochure contains only a small sample of the Small Group Journeys you can experience with Travel Indochina. For more information on Small Group Journeys, order Travel Indochina's Small Group Journeys brochure.
For many hotels, Travel Indochina has special deals that give you even better value, including:
Bonus: A bonus is usually offered if you stay in a hotel for more than three or four nights. You may receive an extra night, free airport transfers or another perk that will save you money.
Honeymooners: Asia offers some of the world's most exotic and romantic hotels and resorts. These properties have been selected for their atmosphere, location or service – some aspect that will make your honeymoon or romantic holiday even more special.
Families: Children of all ages are catered for throughout the region. Many of the hotels and resorts featured in this brochure have family-sized rooms, special 'Kid's Clubs,' children's swimming pools, discounted meals and other facilities for your family. Many City Stays featured are graded as 'Easy' and are suitable for most families. Whether you want to participate in activities together, or relax and let someone else take care of the kids, Southeast Asia is the perfect destination. Check out Travel Indochina's Family Journeys brochure for even more options.
Child Prices: Generally, children under 12 years of age stay for free if sharing a room with two adults on a room-only basis in existing bedding, but charges for breakfast may apply. Ask when booking.
Breakfast: Many of Travel Indochina's exclusive hotel contracts include a free breakfast.