Shofukuji Zen Temple, Fukuoka
Shofukuji Zen Temple, Fukuoka

Asia

Gleaming shrines, rich traditions and awe-inspiring landscapes await in Asia. A continent brimming with stories, history and culture: we offer a range of tours here that will take you from Japan’s temples with their manicured gardens to the bustling bazaars of Turkmenistan. Explore the phenomenal Angkor temple and sanctuary complex in Cambodia, stand before the legendary Terracotta Warriors as you travel along parts of the Great Wall in China, and encounter a magical evening ‘puja’ ceremony at the Temple of the Tooth in Sri Lanka. Indulge in traditional food at a Yatai market in Fukuoka, admire architectural treasures of Uzbekistan’s restored walled city of Khiva and gaze upon the Temple of Garni in Armenia – constructed in the 1st century AD. A wealth of unique experiences can be had in this magnificent part of the world.


Japan: Temples, Treasures & Traditions
Next date March 22 2019
with Dr Ilona Bausch
Price from
$9,270
Duration
16 days
Activity Level
Moderate
Myanmar & Cambodia: Burmese Empires & Khmer Kingdoms
Next date November 9 2019
with Miranda Bruce-Mitford
Price from
$7,680
Duration
16 days
Activity Level
Moderate
Sri Lanka: Shrines and Serendipity
Next date February 5 2019
with Dr Mehreen Chida-Razvi
Price from
$5,980
Duration
16 days
Activity Level
Challenging
Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan: In the Footsteps of Traders
Next date April 17 2019
with Prof. Craig Benjamin
Price from
$6,980
Duration
19 days
Activity Level
Challenging
Western China: Relics of the Silk Road
Next date May 24 2019
with Prof. Craig Benjamin
Price from
$8,770
Duration
19 days
Activity Level
Challenging
Armenia & Georgia: Colors and Contrasts of the Caucasus
Next date September 30 2019
with Dr Ian Colvin
Price from
$4,950
Duration
15 days
Activity Level
Moderate
Japan ‘Lite’:  Power and Spirituality in Nara and Kyoto
Next date April 6 2019
Price from
$6,200
Duration
8 days
Activity Level
Moderate