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Discover Asia and the Orient

Everyone should travel in Asia and the Orient at least once in their lifetime. It’s a continent packed with diverse cultures, fascinating history and welcoming people. Not to mention many of the world’s must see destinations!

Odyssey offers a variety of small group tours exploring Asia and the Orient. Experience the tea culture of China, or attend the Harbin ice and snow festival.  Explore the magnificent landscapes of Mongolia, or trek through Bhutan and Nepal in the majestic Himalayas.  Travel the ancient Silk Road or  journey from Mongolia to Russia.  Discover the ‘Stans’ – UzbekistanKazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan.  

Visit Japan, Taiwan, or even secretive North Korea in east Asia.  In southeast Asia, explore newly emerged Myanmar or Vietnam. See unforgettable India and neighbouring Sri Lanka.

Our small group tours are especially for mature travellers and typically take no more than 16 people.  Most tours run for around 21 days and all are fully escorted by both a local guide and Odyssey Program Leader.


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This is a wonderful program focussed on the art and archaeology, designed to take you chronologically through Myanmar’s history.  From Yangon to Pyay, where the 4th-9th century walled city has received Unesco World Heritage status, on to Bagan’s 10th-13th century pagodas, to Mandalay’s last royal dynasty and the 18th-19th century colonial era returning to Yangon for the colonial heritage and modern art scene.

15 days
Asia and the Orient
Level 2 - Moderate

Held annually on the first full moon of the lunar calendar, the Lantern Festival is one of the most fascinating festivities around the globe. The Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival is part of this spectacular Festival. Our 2014 Taiwan Lantern Festival program includes Taipei and its Sky Lantern Festival and its impressive Taipei 101 Tower.

11 days
Asia and the Orient
Level 1 - Introductory to Moderate

Explore historic and present day Japan. Journey by rail to regions and great cities to learn about their historical significance.

10 days
Asia and the Orient
Level 2 - Moderate

The first dinosaur nest of eggs was discovered in Mongolia during 1928.Following an introduction to Mongolian history, culture and desert landscapes, participants will Experience eight days on a paleontological dig.

16 days
Asia and the Orient
Level 2 - Moderate

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