Canyoning in Dalat

Adventures and Activities in Southeast Asia

Adventure holidays and activities are becoming more and more popular over recent years. No longer is it just a niche market for the young and and daring. More travelers of many ages and backgrounds are being attracted to getting out of their comfort zone whilst on holiday. With the introduction of so many rules and […]

Yangon-Bagan Bicycle Adventure

One of the most exciting ways to explore Myanmar is to do it by bike especially if you’re a keen cyclist looking for adventure. Take in all the stunning and historical sights and attractions that litter this entire country. You can also easily get off the beaten track and discover amazing places in this relatively […]

Ecotourism in Chi Pat, Cambodia

Chi Phat is a small village located in the Cardamon Mountains in Cambodia and it is one of the most wonderful and authentic experiences you may have in Southeast Asia. Chi Pat is unique in that it is focused in Ecotourism with the Wildlife Alliance helping to educate and teach the local community to make […]

Mekong River, Luang Prabang, Laos

Down the Mekong with Luang Suay

If you are looking for a unique travel experience in Southeast Asia then look no further than exclusive journey down the mekong river in Laos. Luang Suay cruises offers a combination of culture and adventure amongst a breathtaking views with a high level of service that allows you to travel in style. Mekong Cruises runs […]

A Day Tour of The Wonders of Angkor

You’ve just arrived to the the mysterious and enchanting city of Angkor in Siem Reap, Cambodia and you are full of excitement and anticipation to explore the temples and attractions that this UNESCO Heritage city has to offer. But you don’t know where to start and what trail to follow. So we at AsiaTrips have created […]

One Pillar Pagoda

A day of culture in Hanoi

Vietnam’s northerly capital is home to around 6.5 million people and offers an abundance of authentic Vietnamese charm. Between broad boulevards, narrow Old Town alleyways, ornate colonial buildings, romantic lakes and the shadows of gigantic trees, you’ll find countless sights to see and numerous fascinating traits of everyday life in Vietnam. This quaint capital is […]

Kuang Si Waterfalls

Top Natural Attractions in Southeast Asia (Part 1)

If you’re a nature lover and you enjoy the beauty of the world around you then Southeast Asia is the place to go. Some of the most awe- inspiring natural phenomenon are in this region which includes the most unique features. Here is a list of the top natural attractions in Southeast Asia. Halong Bay, […]

Chong Kaosou ,Slorkram  Commune Tour Guide

Chong Kaosou ,Slorkram Commune Tour Guide

Tour Guide Profile Surname : PHAY First name : Sophy From: Chong Kaosou Village, Slorkram Commune, Siem Reap District, Siem Reap province. Background : 2001-Present: Working as a freelance tour guide Why I became a tour guide BI like working as a tour guide and helps me learn more about other people and their backgrounds […]

Preserving a centuries working way of life in Mandalay, Myanmar

Preserving a centuries working way of life in Mandalay, Myanmar

Learn more about the working life of the local people and contribute to their way of life by joining AsiaTrips on a tours of their facilities and see their methods at work. Myanmar is known as a golden country and gold is found everywhere, from the quarries to the temples and Buddha statues. Gold has […]

Luang Say Cruise, Laos

Luang Say Cruise, Laos

Since 1999, Luang Say’s custom built luxury river boats have travelled on the Mekong in Laos between Luang Prabang and Huay Xai. They are renowned for offering a unique cultural journey and an opportunity to understand more about life and nature along the legendary river. As part of their 2 days cruise, you will spend […]

Delux Villa Hotel, Battambang, Cambodia

Delux Villa Hotel, Battambang, Cambodia

Set in Battambang, 300 metres from Psar Nat , Delux Villa boasts an outdoor pool and views of the pool. The pet-friendly accommodation is air conditioned and has a sauna. Colonial Buildings is 500 metres from the property. Free private parking is available on site. The accommodation comes with a seating area with a satellite […]

Go Green Cambodia

Go Green Cambodia

6 days / 5 nights from / to Siem Reap Tour Highlights • 6 days of private adventure across Siem Reap • Find your way across Angkor’s vast complex of ancient structures • Enjoy nature at Cambodia’s reserves and conservation parks • Explore Asia’s largest lake, Tonle Sap • Daily flights and unlimited number of […]

Keng Tung, Myanmar

Keng Tung, Myanmar

Only a small number of travelers make it as far as this attractive enclave in the eastern region of Shan State. Situated at around 800 m above sea level and serving as a central hub between Thailand, Laos and China, Keng Tung is the secret capital of the Golden Triangle. Former smugglers’ routes function as […]

Message from CEO/Founder

Message from CEO/Founder

Welcome Guests, Thank you for taking time to read our latest newsletter. In this edition I am going to briefly let you know where the most popular places have been that our guest have been requesting to visit. It’s Myanmar that tops the list with many of our guests choosing to visit this diverse and […]

Koh Phi Phi

Bucket list ideas for Southeast Asia

Throughout my years of travelling I have always been asked where is best place I have been, what was the most amazing thing I have done and many more curious questions to satisfy the curiosity of friends and would be travellers. To be honest people travel for different reasons and therefore have different goals when […]

Rice Fields at Bolaven Plateau in Southern Laos

Exploring the Bolavean Plateu in Laos

With an area of 10,000 sq km and a height of up to 800m, this seemingly endless plateau rises above the surrounding land like an upturned plate. The Bolaven Province has countless waterfalls, coffee plantations, elephant sanctuaries and unique villages of the ethnic minorities that offer a unique, educational and interesting opportunity for travelers  to […]

Mrauk U temples, Dukkanthein Paya

Myanmar’s Ancient Secret – Mrauk U

Hidden deep in the history of Myanmar and overshadowed by it’s more popular and bigger tourist destination rival – Bagan, Mrauk U is a living, breathing and working historical town full of secrets, where goat herders and radish farmers still live and work amid the 700 ancient temples. Mrauk U was the capital of the Rakhine (Arakanese) […]

Khmer New Year

Celebrating the Khmer New Year

In many countries in South Asia such as Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand and parts of India and Sri Lanka New Year is celebrated around the same time. In Cambodia “Sus’Dei Chnam Thmei” as it is known the holiday lasts for three days beginning on New Year’s Day, which usually falls on April 13 or 14th, which […]

Island Hopping in Sihanoukville

Island Hopping in Sihanoukville

Sihanoukville is fast becoming a popular beach retreat for those travelling around Cambodia. It is even becoming the No.1 destination in the country surpassing that of the Temples of Angkor next to Siem Reap for some travellers as it has a number of beaches and islands to explore and visit. One of the most popular […]

Slor Kram commune, Siem Reap Tour Guide

Slor Kram commune, Siem Reap Tour Guide

Tour Guide Profile Surname : KHAN First name : Bunthan Language: English and German Background : Present, I am working with Focus Travel, Asia Exotic Tour, About Asia Travel, I used to work as an operation agent at Vido Tour Indochina Travel. Why I became a tour guide The reason I became a tour guide because […]

Promoting the use of Renewable Energy, Thailand

Promoting the use of Renewable Energy, Thailand

At AsiaTrips we understand the importance to promote renewable energies in today’s society with the rapid depletions of the Earth’s fossil fuels and the negative impact the extraction of these fossil fuels has. There we encourage and promote our guest to spend time at Elephant Hills in Khao Sok National park, Thailand. The offer a […]

Phokeethra Country Club, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Phokeethra Country Club, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Phokeethra Country Club is Cambodia’s debut international-quality course, offering clients the best of modern golfing, while retaining the refined ambiance of an exclusive country club. The Club is part of the Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort , with its dedication to luxury, art de vivre elegance, and a personalised style of service that […]

Dusit Princess, Korat, Thailand

Dusit Princess, Korat, Thailand

Located in the city centre, Dusit Princess Korat represents the ideal gateway to Northeast Thailand. This hotel in Korat is perfectly situated to enjoy the many delightful attractions of the Kingdom’s Isaan region. Superbly equipped rooms feature contemporary Thai decor and offer total comfort with an air of casual elegance. At Dusit Princess Korat you […]

Luxury Boat Cruise along Halong Bay, Vietnam

Luxury Boat Cruise along Halong Bay, Vietnam

2 Days / 1 Night from / to Hanoi Tour Highlights • 2 days and 1 night • Enjoy the stunning scenery and unique villages • Visit Phu Lang Pottery Village • Observe the daily life of local villagers Enjoy 2 days and 1 night of luxury cruise to visit limestone islands and lively floating […]

Luang Namtha, Laos

Luang Namtha, Laos

This remote province in the far north of the country will delight and surprise you with its diverse array of ecotourism opportunities: village communities made up of ethnic minorities (such as the Akha, Hmong, Tao or Khmu) are working together with aid organisations to provide access to attractions in their local areas, including artisan workshops, […]

Message from CEO/Founder

Message from CEO/Founder

Hello Guests, Welcome to our latest Newsletter and I hope you enjoy it. At AsiaTrips we know what is important to our guests, we know because we ask you. We want to ensure that everyone of our guests gives us feedback about what we can do to make your holidays with AsiaTrips even better. Most […]

Golden Triangle

The Golden Triangle

Tropical green jungles, unique hill tribe villages, mesmerising mountain views, lush rice paddies, you have just arrived at one of the most infamous destinations in Southeast Asia- ‘The Golden Triangle’.  From the description it sounds like an amazing place to visit and it is. However historically the area gained notoriety in the 1920s as one […]

Phokeethra Country Club

Take a Swing in Cambodia

One of the world’s favourite pastimes is Golf and at AsiaTrips we recognise that there is a growing demand for holidaymakers looking to enjoy some time on the golf course along with enjoying an exciting vacation. Therefore we have selected exclusively for AsiaTrips guests a once in a lifetime adventure to the UNESCO Heritage site […]

Preah Vihear

Preah Vihear Temple

When you think about historical and religious attractions in Cambodia you most likely will think of the Temples of Angkor which is by far the one of the most famous and visited attractions in the whole of Southeast Asia. However On July 8, 2008, the World Heritage Committee added another World Heritage Site list in […]

Eurasia , Hanuk Man, Terr Kambodge  Tour Guide

Eurasia , Hanuk Man, Terr Kambodge Tour Guide

Tour Guide Profile Surname : CHHUN First name : Bunrith Language: English and German Background : 15 Years as tour guide, Diethelm, Exotismo, Vido Tour, Indochina Services, Asian Trail. Focus Cambodia Tour, Eurasia Travel, Hanuk Man Tour, Terr Kambodge Tour. Why I became a tour guide Because I build a future for my family and also […]

Helping Hill Tribe Communities in Laos

Helping Hill Tribe Communities in Laos

AsiaTrips is helping to promote and progress way of life of the local hill tribes of Laos. We will take you to small villages that are home to local scenes and ethnic minorities who stoically maintain their rich culture and traditions. Here not only will you see their way of life but also how they […]

Elephant Hills, Khao Sok National Park, Thailand

Elephant Hills, Khao Sok National Park, Thailand

Elephant Hills are Thailand’s first Luxury Tented Jungle Camps, combining the camp idea of African national parks with the Thai tropical forest environment. The Elephant Camp comprises 35 luxurious, tailor-made tents and has successfully been operated since over 10 years. The floating Rainforest Camp, one of the world’s only luxury floating tented camps, was opened […]

Island Hopping Tour at the East Coast

Island Hopping Tour at the East Coast

9 Days / 8 Nights from Chumphon / to Koh Samui Tour Highlights • 9 days and 8 nights of beach fun and adventure • Enjoy and relax in choice accommodations • Explore scenic islands • Unwind in beautiful and vibrant tropical beaches Experience the wonder and beauty of east coast Thailand on this boutique […]

Sule Shangrila Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar

Sule Shangrila Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar

Elegant piano music fills the air as you step into the lobby of Sule Shangri-La, Yangon, which lies at the heart of one of Southeast Asia’s most exciting cities. Sule Shangri-La, Yangon, is conveniently located in downtown Yangon near major tourist attractions, such as the Bogyoke Market (Scott Market), Sule Pagoda, China Town and colonial […]

Sapa, Vietnam

Sapa, Vietnam

Located some 1,600 m above sea level, this picturesque spa resort nestles in the midst of a fabulous mountain landscape. Unforgettable trekking tours lead to the village homes of several of Vietnam’s ethnic minorities – including the Muong, Dao, Thai and Xa Pho peoples – while adventurous tourists can hike up Fansipan, a 3,143-metre mountain […]

Message from CEO/Founder

Message from CEO/Founder

Dear Guests, Thank you for taking the time to read the latest edition of our Newsletter. I hope that you have had time to look through our website and explore the hundreds of adventures that we have ready for you in Southeast Asia! However let me remind you that even though we do have suggested […]

Spean Ka Ek Village, Kondek commune

Spean Ka Ek Village, Kondek commune

Tour Guide Profile Surname : Suy First name : Raty From : Spean Ka Ek Village, Kondek commune. Brasat Bakong District. Siem Reap Background : Worked as a waiter at Angkor Howard hotel.Worked as a receptionist at Angkor Way hotel.Was being an English teacher at Primary school for about Asia school.org.Being an English tour guide in Siem […]

AsiaTrips Supporting Underpriviledged children in rural areas, Myanmar

AsiaTrips Supporting Underpriviledged children in rural areas, Myanmar

AsiaTrips strives to support the cultures we work and to engage in local communities that are in need of assistance. AsiaTrips Myanmar recently sent out a team to visit villages and communities in the country where the children have a lack of education and supplies. The team raised funds and supplied these children with writing […]

Mekhala Overnight Cruise, Thailand

Mekhala Overnight Cruise, Thailand

Discover the unique scenes of life on the Chao Phraya River from the deck of an elegantly restored teak Rice Barge. Your relaxing overnight journey retraces the paths of former royal processions between the ancient Siamese capital Ayutthaya and Bangkok. Each beautifully crafted Mekhala provides a luxurious setting to experience the tranquility and colors of […]

Inthira Champasak, Champasak, Laos

Inthira Champasak, Champasak, Laos

Inthira Champasak Hotel is an exclusive, international standard property with stunning guest rooms and unique duplex suites all surrounded by a tranquil garden and warm, inviting atmosphere. Located in the very centre of Champasak town, you can’t miss this property at night with the stunning lighting and aroma of international cuisine at the open restaurant. […]

Inle to Bagan Bicycle Trek

Inle to Bagan Bicycle Trek

Inle to Bagan Bicycle Trek 9 Days / 8 Nights from Yangon / to Bagan Tour Highlights • 9 days and 8 nights of physical adventure • Explore the Shwedagon Pagoda • Bike through rice paddy fields to the village of Khaung Daing • Board your private boat on Inle Lake • Explore the Indein […]

Koh Kong, Cambodia

Koh Kong, Cambodia

This remote spot in the south-west tip of the country is sure to occupy a special place in the future of Cambodia’s tourism industry. Jungle rivers and intricate paths await visitors to the Cardamom Mountain Range, some of whose peaks are as high as 1,800 meters. Boat tours guide visitors through mangrove forests or to […]

Message from CEO/Founder

Message from CEO/Founder

Dear Guests, Welcome to the latest edition of our Newsletter. This year so far has been a great start for us AsiaTrips and we pleased to receive many outstanding reviews from our guest that enjoyed holidays with AsiaTrips. We look to welcome many of them back again this year and welcome their friends and family […]

The Strand Hotel, Yangon

The Famous Strand Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar.

Arguably one of the most famous landmarks and hotels in Myanmar is The Strand Hotel in Yangon. A 20-minute walk from Chinatown, Sule Pagoda and Aung Sang Market, it is located in the heart of the city and the perfect location to do all your sightseeing in the city. The hotel is a 3-storey Victorian build […]

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Tour Guide Profile Surname : Khlok First name : Brathna From : Siem Reap, Cambodia Training/Education : Finish hight school, Univesity of business. Background : Afer I finished High School I attend University and studied business. Once I completed my course I wored as a receptionist in a hotel and then became a manager of a […]

ASIATRIPS WORKS TO BRING ETHNIC MINORITIES CLOSER, MYANMAR

ASIATRIPS WORKS TO BRING ETHNIC MINORITIES CLOSER, MYANMAR

The Chin people are one of many ethnic groups that AsiaTrips works with to bring their way of life closer and more aware to those from the their outside world. Based in Rakhine State, Chin tribe villages leave an heartfelt impression on tourists with their unique lifestyles and daily activities. The villagers make a living […]

Experience Khao Yai

Experience Khao Yai

Experience Khao Yai 3 Days / 2 Nights from / to Bangkok Tour Highlights • 3 days and 2 nights of Khao Yai exploration • Get fascinated with the marbled temple of Wat Sothorn Wararam Woraviharn • Enjoy local life and scenery • Learn more about traditional Thai medicines • Relax with a Thai massage […]

Pavillon D’Orient Boutique Hotel, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Pavillon D’Orient Boutique Hotel, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Pavilion d’Orient boutique hotel is an old Colonial Style resort reflects the ancient traditional Cambodian architecture. There are four mansions hidden in a lush tropical garden located on the same premise. The small size and the limited number of rooms of our boutique hotel allows to offer a genuinely personalized service to our clients. Come […]

Sayaboury Elephant Conservation Center, Laos

Sayaboury Elephant Conservation Center, Laos

The Elephant Conservation Center’s mission is to start a new era for conservation of the Asian elephant within the Lao PDR and to offer a unique experience to visitors wishing to contribute towards the protection of an endangered species. The Center was launched in 2011. It is managed by a team of elephant specialists that […]

Ayutthaya, Thailand

Ayutthaya, Thailand

The temple ruins of this former royal capital date back to one of the most significant periods in Thailand’s history: between 1351 and 1767, the site was occupied by no less than 35 kings from five different dynasties. It rivalled most European capitals of the time and the city was a major centre not only […]

Message from CEO/Founder

Message from CEO/Founder

Welcome guests, At AsiaTrips we understand that in this current climate where there are plenty of websites all aimed at encouraging you to design and organise your own holiday, why should you book with a tour operator like AsiaTrips? Let me explain to to you why. At AsiaTrips we have dedicated travel teams who are […]

Sunrise iEnjoy the Views over Bagan with an Amazing Once-in-a-lifetime Balloon Riden Enjoy the Views over Bagan with an Amazing Once-in-a-lifetime Experience

Myanmar – Russia’s New Alternative Holiday Destination

Travel bans imposed by the Russian government to Turkey and Egypt has meant that over 7 million Russian tourists will be looking for new holiday destinations. Possible destinations that have been discussed are Israel, Cuba, Morocco and Greece. But there is another destination which has not yet been discussed and has the potential to be […]

Tree Alliance

Helping underprivilidged Children

AsiaTrips encourages all our guests to help improve the lives of  underprivileged children by dining at restaurants run by TREE (Training Restaurants for Employment and Entrepreneurship). TREE is a global alliance of training restaurants offering its partners in the NGO world access to established high quality standards of practice in the field of social enterprise […]

TREE (Training Restaurants for Employment and Entrepreneurship)

TREE (Training Restaurants for Employment and Entrepreneurship)

TREE (Training Restaurants for Employment and Entrepreneurship) – A global alliance of training restaurants working to build futures for former street youth, marginalized young people and adults. AsiaTrips encourages our guests to help improve the lives the underprvilidged by dining at restaurants run by TREE. TREE is a global alliance of training restaurants offering its […]

Siem Reap, Cambodia Tour Guide

Siem Reap, Cambodia Tour Guide

Tour Guide Profile Surname : Bon First name : Thai ( James ) From : Siem Reap, Cambodia Background : I completed my studies in Computer Programming in which I have a a BBA and MBA certificates. I also speak English, Thai and French so I also worked as a enterpreteur for the UN Peace […]

Hariharalaya Meditation Center, Cambodia

Hariharalaya Meditation Center, Cambodia

Hariharalaya is a place to come back to the natural rhythm of life, to reconnect with your true self, to discover and explore, to learn and to play. It is a place to reawaken to the magic and mystery of life. A place to share, be challenged and grow. A place to be real. Since […]

Aureum Palace Hotel, Bagan, Myanmar

Aureum Palace Hotel, Bagan, Myanmar

Set within Bagan Archaeological Preservation Zone amongst the ancient temples of The Kingdom of Bagan this expansive resort and luxury spa set amidst 27 acres of tropical landscaped gardens offers the ultimate in relaxation for guests seeking a unique experience for the historical traveler. Antiques, artifacts and local arts uniquely adorn each property, complementing the […]

Inle Lake Up Close

Inle Lake Up Close

Inle Lake Up Close 5 Days / 4 Nights from / to Inle See Tour Highlights • 5 days and 4 nights of intimate adventure of Inle Lake • Explore Nyaung Shwe aboard a bike • Have a taste of Myanmar grape wine • Explore the ancient sites of Kakku • Embark on a 1 […]

Plain of Jars, Laos

Plain of Jars, Laos

The province of Xieng Khouang is home to a number of culturally and historically significant sites containing huge numbers of mysterious of stone jars. Each site contains anything from 1 to 400 jars, while the jars themselves are up 2.5 meters high and 15 tons in weight and are estimated to be at least 2,500 […]

Message from CEO/Founder

Message from CEO/Founder

Welcome to AsiaTrips, At AsiaTrips we know that your holidays are important to you which is why ever aspect of your holiday is also important to us. This is why we pride ourselves on the fact that our guests who travel with us come back to us year after year and in each instance recommending […]

UNESCO World Heritage sites in Southeast Asia

The UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has designated 37 World Heritage Sites in a total of 11 countries in Southeast Asia. Here’s a rundown on the countries that AsiaTrips operates in – Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.   CAMBODIA Angkor, Siem Reap – Arguably the most popular and visited site in […]

Enjoying Sunset

Best destinations for couples in Southeast Asia

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, now is the time we tend to think about that perfect honeymoon adventure or romantic getaway with our loved ones whether it be an exhilarating adventure or blissful beach hideaway. We at AsiaTrips have come up with a list of the top 5 destination for couples in Southeast […]

Hotels

Acommodation: Booking online Vs Booking at Destination

One of the biggest decisions when I travel is whether to book my accommodation online before I get to my destination or to go directly there and find it,  in order to get the best accommodation at the best prices and value for my money. There is nothing more frustrating to find out that another hotel […]

Siem Reap, Cambodia Tour Guide

Siem Reap, Cambodia Tour Guide

Tour Guide Profile Surname : Seam First name : Rorn From : Siem Reap, Cambodia Background : I attended University and studied Management after which I completed a training course with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Cambodia. I also worked as a volunteer for JICA (Sports) association Why I became a tour guide […]

Elephant Valley Project, Cambodia

Elephant Valley Project, Cambodia

Elephant Valley Project (ELIE) is an ecotourism site is situated about 30 minutes away from Sen Monorom in Cambodia. The project is listed as an NGO and provides a different approach to caring of elephants through conservation and rehabilitation. The focus of the group is to allow these animals to roam freely in their natural […]

Lisu Lodge: Hill Tribe Adventure Experience, Thailand

Lisu Lodge: Hill Tribe Adventure Experience, Thailand

Lisu Lodge offers hill tribe holidays that include cultural and adventure experiences in Chiang Mai Province, northern Thailand. Named after the Lisu hill tribe village that is found near the lodge, the lodge is also part of a community-based project that aims to conserve the natural heritage of the hill tribes in Chiang Mai. The […]

The River Resort, Champasak, Laos

The River Resort, Champasak, Laos

As a premier destination for eco-friendly lodging in Laos, with deluxe accommodations and 5-star guest reviews, it is ranked by Trip Advisor as number one of 24 hotels in Champasak Province and have received Trip Advisor Certificates of Excellence for 2013, 2014 and 2015 as well as Travelers’ Choice Awards for 2014 and 2015. An […]

Land Adventure and Water Fun

Land Adventure and Water Fun

Land Adventure and Water Fun 7 Days / 6 Nights from Siem Reap / to Phnom Penh Tour Highlights • 7-day adventure to Cambodia’s most renowned ancient sites • Enjoy the water life at Tonle Sap Lake • Fun and adventure at the beach in Sihanoukville • Daily flights and unlimited number of guests Enjoy […]

Kratie, Cambodia

Kratie, Cambodia

This provincial capital on the Mekong is best known for its seldom-seen Irrawaddy dolphins. At sunset, tourists can enjoy a refreshing sugar cane juice from one of the market stalls on the riverbank. Kratie lies around 70 km north of Kamponh Cham, halfway along the route to Stung Treng, near the Laos border. Koh Trong, […]

Message from CEO/Founder

Message from CEO/Founder

Welcome to AsiaTrips, At AsiaTrips we know that your holidays are important to you which is why ever aspect of your holiday is also important to us. This is why we pride ourselves on the fact that our guests who travel with us come back to us year after year and in each instance recommending […]

Temples in Bagan, Myanmar

Must see places historical places in Southeast Asia

If you are a history lover and appreciate past civilisations and cultures then you must visit the following places that will give all history buffs plenty to explore, discover and enjoy in Southeast Asia. Plain of Jars, Phonsavanh, Laos The province of Xieng Khouang is home to a number of culturally and historically significant sites […]

Mahamuni Pagoda

Mahamuni Pagoda

Every morning before dawn the traditional face washing rite for the Mahamuni image is carried out between  4am- 4:30am. This incredible experience is observed by people from all over Myanmar who travel to visit and worship at the one of the country’s most revered Pagodas. The Pagoda is located in the city of Mandalay close […]

Siem Reap, Cambodia Tour Guide

Siem Reap, Cambodia Tour Guide

Tour Guide Profile Surname : Mess First name : Maden From : Siem Reap, Cambodia Background : I went to University and studied Management. After completing my studies my passion was showing people around my beautiful county so I decided to become a guide. Why I became a tour guide Since I was a child it was […]

The Living Land Company, Laos.

The Living Land Company, Laos.

AsiaTrips gives the opporunity for our guests to offer their services to spend time at the The Living Land Company. They employ locals who would not otherwise find employment, people with low educational achievements and ethnic minorities from remote villages, where their salaries are about the only cash income. They also provide free training for […]

The Siam Heritage, Bangkok, Thailand

The Siam Heritage, Bangkok, Thailand

“Your Home Away from Home” Welcome to the most beautiful “Boutique” Traditional Thai Life “Thailand” in Bangkok, Thailand. The “Siam Heritage Boutique Suites”, a stylish Boutique class, perfectly located in the heart of Bangkok on Surawong Road, offers 73 beautifully decorated rooms including suites and apartments in Thai style. Upon entering The “Siam Heritage Boutique […]

Sanctuary Ananda, Myanmar

Sanctuary Ananda, Myanmar

Welcome aboard the Sanctuary Ananda. Custom-built using traditional Myanmar materials and arranged over four decks, our floating palace combines all the comforts of 5-star contemporary luxury with the refined elegance of authentic Burmese design. The Sanctuary Ananda offers one of the highest staff-to-guest ratios on the river, allowing you to enjoy the mysteries of Myanmar […]

Hue and Hoi An World Heritage Cycling Tour

Hue and Hoi An World Heritage Cycling Tour

5 Days / 4 Nights from Hue / to Danang Tour Highlights • 5 days and 4 nights • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Site • Pay a quick visit to Imperial Citadel • Visit bamboo and incense making villages • Learn the historical village at Phuic Tich • See the archaeological site of My Son […]

Hue, Vietnam

Hue, Vietnam

Located on the bank of Song Huong- Perfume River; Hue, the capital of Thua Thien Hue province in Central Vietnam, is 700 km southern Hanoi, 1100km northern Ho Chi Minh City, and only a few miles from the sea. Not until 1945 was Hue the national capital, the political, cultural and religious center of Vietnam […]

Message from CEO/Founder

Message from CEO/Founder

Welcome guests, Thank you for visiting our website and taking the time to read our Newsletter. I hope you all a happy holidays and looking forward to 2016. At AsiaTrips our motto is simple ”Your Journey – Our Passion’’ . Our dedicated team love to make you happy and by doing so they are able […]

elephants

Living with Elephants in Laos

The Elephant Conservation Center (ECC) in Sayaboury, Laos was built to protect the future and natural way of life for the Asian elephant in Laos. It gives outsiders the opportunity to visit, experience and contribute to help build a safe and stable future for the elephants. The Center opened in 2011 and has a whole […]

Sunset time on the Mekong

Sunset Cruise on the Mekong River

If you are in Phnom Penh in Cambodia then you should definitely treat yourself to a cruise on the Mekong River, especially if you happen to be following the tourist trail of visiting S21 and the Killing Fields as this is the perfect adventure to take you away from misery of Cambodia’s past and get […]

Thai Food

7 Thai foods you must try!

Thailand is probably the worlds favourite tourist destination. From amazing white sand beaches, tropical islands, international shopping, to luxury hotels at bargain prices, Thailand has it all. But it there is one thing that sets Thailand apart from other popular tourist destinations, and that is the food! Thai food is a diverse cuisine with hundreds […]

Sunset at Phu Quoc island, Vietnam

Phu Quoc – The Secret Island

  I love tropical Islands, so much so that I even lived on one for 4 years! Not only do you have sun soaked beaches and laid-back lifestyles but it’s also that feeling about being so isolated from the rest of the world, all your cares and worries seems so distant and you forget about […]

FREE GUIDE TRAINING IN MYANMAR

FREE GUIDE TRAINING IN MYANMAR

ASIATRIPS PROVIDES FREE GUIDE TRAINING IN MYANMAR Self-esteem, social responsibility and belief in your own goals – those are some of the qualities that AsiaTrips have been trying to promote across the country. From Yangon to Mandalay to Shan State, CEO and Founder Christian Mosebach and Chief Experience Officer Kyaw Myo Tun (pictured below) offered free […]

Svay Dong Khum Village Tour Guide

Svay Dong Khum Village Tour Guide

Tour Guide Profile Surname : CHHUON First name : Chanmony From : Svay Dong Khum Village, Siem Reap Background : I have worked in the National Tourist office. Before that I served in the Cambodia Army. Why I became a tour guide Because I like the history of our culture and I want to help […]

Pandaw River Expeditions

Pandaw River Expeditions

A Pandaw river expedition in Burma and on the Mekong is not like an ocean going cruise. There is no dressing up for dinner and no ‘captain’s table’. The atmosphere on board is very friendly and informal, more like a party on a private yacht than a cruise ship. Pandaw’s ships are specifically built for […]

The Palm Boutique, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

The Palm Boutique, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

The Palm Boutique is located in the middle of the city, within walking distance to the biggest shopping mall in town – AEON Mall, Restaurants, Pubs and also a five-minute drive by remork to the Russian Market (Tuoltompoung Market) or the Killing Fields (Tuolsleng Museum). To accomplish its mission to be one of the best […]

Ultimate Tour of Laos

Ultimate Tour of Laos

Ultimate Tour of Laos 18 days / 17 nights from Luang Prabang / to Pakse or Ubon Ratchathani Tour Highlights • 18-day bumper trip round Laos – the perfect tour for a Laos enthusiast • See Muang La, Nong Khiaw and Luang Prabang by boat • Visit the mystical “Plain of Jars” and relaxing Vientiane […]

Message From Founder

Message From Founder

Welcome to AsiaTrips and thank you for taking the time to visit us ”Why should I choose AsiaTrips?” is the one questions I get asked the most. Why? Because we want our guests to share the experiences that you cannot find with an ordinary travel operator or through a travel guide book. We at AsiaTrips […]

Homestay Adventure at Tu Ne, Vietnam

Homestay Adventure at Tu Ne, Vietnam

At AsiaTrips we believe in promoting our guests to contribute their knowledge and experience to those less fortunate and educated. So we are offering the opportunity to share your knowledge and to expand your travel horizons with a visit to the Hmong community in one of Vietnam’s most unspoilt regions, just 2 hours away from […]

Salakamroeuk district Tour Guide

Salakamroeuk district Tour Guide

Tour Guide Profile Surname : Rath First name : Ra From : Wat Bo Village, Salakamroeuk district, Siem Reap Background : I studied at UC Southest Asia University and for the last 10 years have worked as a tour guide Why I became a tour guide I love to share Cambodian culture to western guests and […]

Siem Reap Quad Bike Adventure

Siem Reap Quad Bike Adventure

Siem Reap Quad Bike Adventure brings you to the authentic and unique beauty of Cambodia which is hidden and unexposed to the world. Drive through the freshness and greenery of remote and undisturbed countryside and villages, friendly and smiley local people with the genuine sense of welcoming; schools, local orphanages, homes on stills, active buddhist […]

Mandalay Hill Resort, Mandalay, Myanmar

Mandalay Hill Resort, Mandalay, Myanmar

Myanmar is like no other place on earth. Renowned as “The Golden Land” a name inspired by Marco Polo to describe the dramatic view of the gold-spired pagodas that can be found throughout the country. Mandalay, the former capital city of the Myanmar Kingdom, is a spectacular destination for historical and cultural travellers. Mandalay Hill […]

Myanmar Frolicking Tour

Myanmar Frolicking Tour

Myanmar Frolicking Tour 7 Days / 6 Nights from / to Yangon Tour Highlights • 7 days and 6 nights of exploring beautiful Myanmar • Explore the magnificent ancient and present-day sites of Yangon • Know more about the world’s biggest book • Visit various pagodas at Mandalay • Learn about Mandalay’s traditional crafts • […]

Mawlamyine, Myanmar

Mawlamyine, Myanmar

Don’t dare attempt the pronunciation of this Burmese city? You might want to use its former name, Moulmein, instead, which was given to it by the Britons during the period of their rule in Burma. The 4th largest city in Myanmat and the the largest city in Myanmar’s south it was once the capital of […]

Message From Founder

Message From Founder

Welcome to AsiaTrips. I hope you will take a few minutes to explore AsiaTrips and get to know more about our services and benefits. We understand that in this age of travel you have an abundance of choice of where to book your next holiday. At AsiaTrips we want to share in your appreciation for […]

Meditation in Thailand

Thailand is the ultimate destination for sun, sea, shopping, relaxing and enlightenment? That’s right, Thailand isn’t just great for holidays, it is also the perfect destination for spiritual development. Thailand is one of the strongest Buddhist countries in South East Asia and everywhere you look there is a beautiful, golden temple offering a refuge of […]

Siem Reap, Cambodia Tour Guide

Siem Reap, Cambodia Tour Guide

Tour Guide Profile Surname : LENG First name : Chenda From :  Siem Reap, Cambodia Background : I used to be a primary school teacher to start with and then became a tour guide. Why I became a tour guide Because I do like let the people around the world know about my rich civilization and culture in […]

THE ELEPHANT CARAVAN, XAYABOURY & LUANG PRABANG, LAOS

THE ELEPHANT CARAVAN, XAYABOURY & LUANG PRABANG, LAOS

For generations, Laos has been known as Lane Xang or The Land Of A Million Elephants. The elephant has held a spiritual as well as a practical role at the heart of Laos culture. Unfortunately now there are fewer then 900 left and there is an urgent need for conservation action in Laos and the […]

Angkor Balloon

Angkor Balloon

Angkor Balloon As high flyers you are invited to enjoy a unique opportunity to wonder at the majesty of Angkor Wat. From the comfort of your basket vantage point 180 meters of super yellow balloon above the ancient complex, your bird’s eye view will be in indelible memory, a unique opportunity to see the scope […]

Eldora Hotel, Hue, Vietnam

Eldora Hotel, Hue, Vietnam

Eldora Hotel, Hue, Vietnam Since opening in April 2014, Eldora Hotel has become a luxury icon in the heart of Hue City, delivering distinctive service featuring French artistry and graciousness. Eldora is the best 4 star boutique hotel which embodies the very essence of colonial elegance and blends it with modern conveniences, affording guests a […]

Quest for Old Siam

Quest for Old Siam

Quest for Old Siam 7 Days / 6 Nights from / to Bangkok Tour Highlights • 7 days and 6 nights of Old Siam exploration • Discover Old Siam’s ancient history and structures • Go elephant-sighting • Have a taste of Thai grape wine • Hike and enjoy nature’s beauty at the National Park • […]

Luang Prabang Trip

Luang Prabang Trip

Luang Prabang Trip Luang Prabang is the oldest and most intact temple city in Southeast Asia and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995. Days in the city are broken up by the gentle chiming of temple bells. Carefully restored villas and and French colonial-era business houses with arcades flanking the city’s streets […]

Founder Message

Founder Message

Thank you for visiting our website and taking the time to read our Newsletter. At AsiaTrips we have built a team that is dedicated and passionate about creating the trip of a lifetime for all our guests. We understand that travel is a personal pleasure and those that travel do so for different reasons, so […]

Veal Village, Sangkat Kokchork, Siem Reap Tour Guide

Veal Village, Sangkat Kokchork, Siem Reap Tour Guide

Tour Guide Profile Surname : LON First name : LEV From : Veal Village, Sangkat Kokchork, Siem Reap Background : I first became a tour guide in 2008 and worked for the most popular and largest tour companies in Cambodia. I have also trained in Culture and History. Why I became a tour guide Because it […]

Villa Maydou, Luang Prabang, Laos

Villa Maydou, Luang Prabang, Laos

Villa Maydou is located in the historical center of Luang Prabang, next to the Pagoda “Vat Meuna” and near the Nam Khan river old bridge. Luang Prabang, until 1975, was the royal capital and seat of government of the Kingdom of Laos and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Villa Maydou is composed […]

Kanika Boat Cruise

Kanika Boat Cruise

No visit to Phnom Penh is complete without a cruise on the Mighty Mekong and Tonle Sap Rivers, and Kanika Boat offer you the perfect opportunity to experience the wonderful views and cooling breezes of these magnificent Rivers during the Sunset, measuring 26 meters x 10 meters and holding up to 90 people in comfort. […]

Cambodian Mixed Adventure of Sights, Sounds, and Taste

Cambodian Mixed Adventure of Sights, Sounds, and Taste

Cambodian Mixed Adventure of Sights, Sounds, and Taste 5 days / 4 nights from / to Phnom Penh Tour Highlights  5-day tour of the southern part of Cambodia  Experience the best of Kampot and Kep  Nature tour of Bokor National Park  Beach escapade at Koh Tonsai  Daily flights and unlimited number of guests Immerse yourself […]

The Tonle Sap

The Tonle Sap

The Tonle Sap The Tonle Sap is referred to variously as both a river and a lake and in fact, both descriptions are correct. When the volume of the Mekong River quadruples in the May-October rainy season, the Tonle Sap absorbs the excess water and releases it gradually back into the river once the dry […]

Message from Founder

Message from Founder

Welcome Guests Let me first thank you for subscribing to our newsletter and taking your valuable to be a part of the AsiaTrips family. As this is my first message to all our readers I want to briefly introduce you to AsiaTrips. At AsiaTrips we understand that travel is about meeting people, experiencing cultures, enjoying […]

Vientiane, Laos

48 hours in Vientiane

Laos is a stunningly beautiful country and home to a mere 3.6 million people! The capital city Vientiane is more the size of a town than a city with an infrastructure to match. Vientiane is where most travellers to Laos arrive and so the gateway to a country currently unspoilt by tourism or development. This […]

Cambodian Food

The foods you will find in Cambodia

Sweet and sour flavors dance over my tongue as I devoured my favorite Cambodian dish: Fried noodles and vegetables drenched in sugarcane and vinegar. Afterwards I washed it all down with a pineapple and mango shake. In most Cambodian restaurants you are going to find dishes which involve a little meat, a lot of rice, […]

Mekong River, Luang Prabang, Laos

Relaxing on the Lao Mekong

I pushed giant elephant-ear leaves aside was watched as Golden shards of light dripped through the clouds and scattered across the Mekong River. On the other side of the river, rows and rows of cloud-bathed mountains rose and fell until they faded into a mirage. On both banks of the river, tall, thick, old trees […]

Buddha statues in Bhumiparsa Mudra position, Calling the Earth To Witness the Truth, Shwedagon Pagoda Yangon

Myanmar For Beginners

Myanmar is a land of culture and mystery where the time is marked by Buddhist rituals; women wake up before the sunrise to cook for the monks; and people rest under the shade of one of the golden pagoda the dot the country. It’s a land where most people are not used to see foreigners […]

Shwedagon Pagoda Temple - The Oldest Pagoda in the World

Explore Yangon like a local

Yangon is a city of history and a modern day melting pot of different cultures. Exploring the old capital of Burma, you will come across grand, golden Buddhist temples, Muslim mosques and Indian restaurants, colonial buildings along with large international hotels, souvenir shops and some fancy new coffee bars. Many tourists who visit the historical […]

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Bayon Temple Stone Carvings, Angkor.

Losing yourself in Angkor

The stars washed their silver light over Angkor Wat as I waited for the sun to rise. Finally, in the distance, tiny yellow fingers grasped at the southeastern horizon, they pulled and the sun rose to bask the Cambodian countryside, the coconut trees, and the Ancient temples in its pale yellow light. The sun rose […]

Hoi An, Vietnam

Historic Hoi An

Hoi An is often called the ‘Venice of Asia’ and from the first second you set your foot in the Ancient Town, you can see why. The city, made up of small alleys and quirky historical building, develops along the Thu Bồn river and is cut through by canals. The chaotic market is busy, full […]

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Sunrise at Angkor Wat Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Holidays in Cambodia

The best holidays in Cambodia are inclusive of everything that Cambodia has, its ancient temples, its relaxed capital, its cozy beach sanctuaries, its wild jungles and its rough countryside. If you are planning to have a holiday in Cambodia, make sure to fully explore what this amazing country has to offer. If you don’t know […]

You should visit during the monsoon season!

Stone sized raindrops fell. The monsoon had arrived. We scooted our table away from the road, further under the restaurant’s protective awning. Motorcycles zoomed by. Their drivers, wrapped in solid green, blue, white and yellow rain jackets, splashed waves onto the sidewalk as they sped off like hues of a rainbow racing side by side. […]

Exploring Vietnam’s Cu Chi tunnels

As we entered the Cu Chi tunnels, the darkness washed over and drowned us. Our eyes struggled to surface above the blackness. I ran my hands along the tunnel walls, at least I could feel my way through them. The air grew cool as the tunnel opened.  Minh flipped a switch and lightbulbs burned bright. […]

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Battambang, the hidden gem of Cambodia

Did you know that Cambodia’s second bigger city is Battambang? That’s right, and I bet that the name doesn’t ring a bell. When we think of Cambodia, we think about the incredible temples of Angkor, the bustling capital Phnom Penh or about the beach getaway of Sihanoukville and surrounding islands. Battambang is often out of […]

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Relaxing in Phnom Penh

If you’re in Phnom Penh someone is bound to tell you to go explore the local markets. They might tell you to go to the Russian Market, where you can find cheap handicrafts, pirated brand name clothes, and a lot of used and new motorcycle parts. They might suggest the “New” or “Central” Market where […]

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Visit Burma’s ancient city Bagan

Imagine climbing the jagged, stone steps of an ancient temple shortly before sunrise. The night is still strong but you can see the orange hues of sunrise on the horizon. On the short journey from your guest house to Mi Nyein Gon temple you glimpsed the other temples – big, red and old – many […]

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