Kicking off in 2018, Trails of Indochina introduces a new range of speciality programs that raise themed travel to a new level. Fostering a commitment to providing exceptional tailored experiences for its travellers, Trails of Indochina is excited to introduce a series of new and exclusive Expert Led Tours.
Taking curious globetrotters on themed itineraries guided by field professionals, travellers will join Trails of Indochina as they explore an in-depth look at art, photography and history in Southeast Asia. Focused on creating one-of-a-kind themed travel experiences in 2018, Trails of Indochina has crafted these itineraries to dive deep into some of the fascinating aspects of life in Southeast Asia.
Discovering Vietnam through the lens
Hoi An – Phu Loc – Hue – Bac Ha – Sapa – Yen Bai – Hanoi
Explore the beauty of Vietnam from behind the lens on an eleven-day, expert-led tour. Starting in the colourful city of Hoi An, a photography guide takes eager shutterbugs throughout the country and teaches them new skills along the way. From portrait photography in remote villages to landscapes taken from the heights of Sapa, there is no lack of diversity when it comes to subject matter.
Eight days/seven nights departing on 3 September 2018
Exploring Vietnam’s arts and handicrafts
Hanoi – Hue – Ho Chi Minh City
The arts of Vietnam tell a story that began centuries ago and continues to develop in modern times. Join an expert narrator as she guides art and craft enthusiasts from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, discovering ancient artisan villages and contemporary museums. Learn how traditional techniques have evolved to influence the new-age artists and create your own masterpieces with the help of local experts during this informational and hands-on itinerary.
Eight days/seven nights departing on 24 September 2018
Insight into a veteran’s Vietnam experience
Hanoi – Hue – A Luoi – Quang Tri – Hoi An – Qui Nhon – Pleiku – Ho Chi Minh City
Join a veteran of the Vietnam-American War on an educational expedition to the sites, memorials and museums associated with this infamous conflict. After returning to Vietnam in 1992, this expert guide is now Chairman of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, which works on projects to eradicate hunger, alleviate poverty and clean up unexploded ordnance left from the war along the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ). This trip will offer history buffs a first-hand opportunity to tour to the former bases and venture to the battlefields from the Vietnam-American War.
Twelve days/11 nights departing on 24 September 2018
Capturing the essence of Myanmar
Yangon – Loikaw – Inle Lake – Bagan – Mandalay – Pyin Oo Lwin – Hsipaw – Mandalay
Myanmar’s varying landscape, colourful culture and friendly locals make this country a photographers’ paradise. Trails of Indochina invites passionate photographers of all skill levels to join an expert-led tour through the scenic highlights. Guests will also have the opportunity to visit the cities less travelled by the regular tourists. Create truly unique photographs in places like Loikaw and Pyin Oo Lwin and learn how to adjust the aperture to take action shots of the one-leg rowers at Inle Lake and sunsets over the temple-laden plains of Bagan.
Fifteen days/14 nights departing on 4 November 2018
Trails of Indochina is an award-winning DMC that has been providing bespoke journeys to Southeast Asia since 1999. As a locally owned company based in Ho Chi Minh City, with regional offices across its destinations, Trails of Indochina is able to offer first-hand advice and local expertise throughout the region.
To learn more or join one of Trails of Indochina’s Expert Led Tours, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.