Understandably most brochured itineraries concentrate on South East Asia’s iconic sights, but as each destination develops it becomes easier to add a splash of soft adventure and enjoy easy access to new experiences and to delve a little off the beaten track. Below are some example holidays that include a range of soft adventure options. Each is designed to be used as a starting point, so take as much or as little as you like, as every holiday is tailor made.


North & Central Vietnam Soft Adventure - 13 nights - From £2,265 pp incl. UK flights

Vietnam Countryside s Designed for those who like to be active (walk, bike, boat & Vespa) whilst on holiday and explore slightly off the beaten track, this itinerary focuses on north and central Vietnam including the newly opened cave system in beautiful Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park.

The ideal time to visit is from Ideal from March to early September as Central Vietnam will be enjoying its dry season. Perhaps add a few days on beach, Saigon and / or Angkor Temples.

Highlights:

  • Hanoi - City Tour and Evening Street Eats & Market Tour to be introduced to fantastic street food
  • Halong Bay - Enjoy an overnight cruise amongst the thousands of limestone karst islands
  • Overnight Train South - Relax in your own private soft sleeper from Hanoi to Dong Hoi
  • Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park - Mountains, lakes, caves, grottoes & jungles - it has it all
  • Hue - Explore the tunnels of the DMZ and cycle through the beautiful coastal scenery
  • Hoi An - Relax & enjoy the UNESCO Old Town before going on a culinary countryside tour by Vespa

Laos Soft Adventure - 14 nights - From £2,167 pp incl. UK flights

Laos Landscape SS sLaos is a land that’s made to be explored and in this holiday we offer a smorgasbord of experiences that we hope will appeal to those who want to get out and about and delve under this beautiful country’s skin. A great mix of culture, nature and soft adventure.

Best time to visit is from October to March. Thai beach or extension into Cambodia easily added.

Highlights:

  • Luang Prabang - 5 days filled with activities incl. Pak Cave Mekong boat tour, Walking tour of countryside, Cycle tour around rural villages and Zipline Hoi Khua Waterfall
  • Bolaven Plateau - Explore ancient volcano 1,000 metres up, full of beautiful landscapes of forests, rivers & waterfalls
  • 4,000 Islands - The far south whose natural beauty is little changed over the past 100 years. Visit the largest waterfalls in SE Asia.

Angkor Temples, Mekong & Elephants - 13 nights - From £2,246 pp incl. UK flights

Elephant Valley Project sCambodia is more than just Angkor Temples and as tourism development speeds up it’s getting easier to explore the natural heart of the country. Packed full of variety and travelling extensively through Cambodia, on this holiday you'll enjoy the Angkor Temples and Phnom Penh with time in the wilds on a beautiful Mekong island and 2 days joining in with the conservation and regeneration efforts of the Elephant Valley Project.

Best time to visit is from October to March. Beach extension easily added.

Highlights:

  • Siem Reap - A full day with private guide exploring the Angkor Temples
  • Siem Reap - Private tour to Tonle Sap Lake, largest in SE Asia. Visit stilted villages & mangroves.
  • Koh Trong - 2 nights on idyllic rural island in middle of Mekong River. Boat tour to see River Dolphin.
  • Mondulkiri - 2 day / 1 night Taste of The Jungle at the Elephant Valley Project
  • Phnom Penh - Private guided tour of city and Killing Field

Cambodia Experience & Cardamom Hills - 14 nights - From £1,938 pp incl. UK flights

Cardamom Tented Camp 1sThe holidays listed above showcase a range of soft adventure options that make up a fair chunk of the time away. As each is tailor made they can be adjusted but for those looking for just a couple of nights in the wild our Cambodia Experience & Cardamom Hills holiday is very popular as you get to see Cambodia’s main highlights and enjoy 2 nights in a tented camp at the heart of conservation efforts to protect and sustain the rich biodiversity of the Cardamom Hills.

Best time to visit is from Mid-October to March.

Highlights:

  • Siem Reap - A full day with private guide exploring the Angkor Temples
  • Siem Reap - Private tour to Tonle Sap Lake, largest in SE Asia. Visit stilted villages & mangroves.
  • Phnom Penh - Private guided tour of city and Killing Field
  • Cardamom Tented Camp - Walk with Ranger to see Wildlife Alliance work & returning wildlife.
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