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!

Discover Asia and the Orient

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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Gobi Desert- Mongolia Dinosaur dig small groups paleontological tour

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 3 - Moderate
Taiwan Small Groups

Taiwan Small Groups; Taipei culture and history escorted group tours

Featuring Sun Moon Lake, Taroko Gorge, and a Wulai aboriginal village.

13 days
Asia and the Orient
Level 2 - Introductory to Moderate
21 days
Asia and the Orient
Level 2 - Introductory to Moderate

Small Group Tour of Vietnam – Oct 2017

18/Oct/2017 to 31/Oct/2017
14 days
Asia and the Orient
Level 2 - Introductory to Moderate
Trekking in Nepal small group

Trekking in Nepal small group escorted tours to places of interest

This tour takes us deep into the region of Annapurna, well away from roads and civilisation.

11 days
Asia and the Orient
Level 4 - Challenging

North East India small group escorted cultural tours for seniors

An out-of-this-world trip to the Indian countryside.

15 days
Asia and the Orient
Level 2 - Introductory to Moderate

Small group escorted tours discovering Myanmar places of interest

Visitors to Myanmar find a country that is fascinating, full of old world charm, culture, beautiful scenic destinations, and some of the warmest and most welcoming people found anywhere in the world.

14 days
Asia and the Orient
Level 3 - Moderate
India small group
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India small group – Short Tour

Bounded by the majestic Himalayan ranges in the north and edged by an endless stretch of golden beaches, India is a vivid kaleidoscope of landscapes, magnificent historical sites, royal cities, colourful people, and rich culture.

11 days
Asia and the Orient
Level 2 - Introductory to Moderate
India small group
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Historical India, small group escorted cultural tours for retirees

Bounded by the majestic Himalayan ranges in the north and edged by an endless stretch of golden beaches, India is a vivid kaleidoscope of landscapes, magnificent historical sites, royal cities, colourful people, and rich culture.

22 days
Asia and the Orient
Level 3 - Moderate
Harbin Ice and Snow Festival Small group s
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Beijing to Harbin Ice and Snow Festival small group tours

Harbin, located in Northeast China, is now home to one of the biggest ice and snow festivals in the world.

10 days
Asia and the Orient
Level 2 - Introductory to Moderate