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Awarded ‘50 Tours of a Lifetime’ by National Geographic Traveler Magazine.
China has some of the most striking natural geography in the world, which offers a variety of appealing hiking opportunities. That includes Tiger Leaping Gorge in the southwestern province of Yunnan, where a trek will likely become a highlight if your China tour.
Plunging approximately 16,000 feet deep in some places, Tiger Leaping Gorge is among the deepest gorges in the world, and is home to two paths that can take you on a nine mile journey from one end to the other. Both are certainly not easy treks, but there are beautiful views throughout the entire journey, and in some cases travelers get taken past mountain shepherds and their herd of goats.
While certainly rewarding, hikes along Tiger Leaping Gorge are not to be taken lightly, and there are specific times throughout the year that are better than others. Specifically, experts recommend hiking in May and June. Not only will the weather be well-suited for long treks, but that's when the surrounding hills are most populated with beautiful flowers and other plant life.
As your small motorboat slides onto the sandy bank of a deserted beach and your attentive guides set up a gourmet seaside picnic, all that’s left to do is allow the turquoise waters of this remote paradise wash away your stresses.
(Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket)
This customizable tour puts the must-sees of Thailand at your fingertips. From Cosmopolitan Bangkok and jungle elephant safaris to cooking classes, long-tailed boat rides and stunning beaches you'll be immersed in new experiences that reveal the magnificent culture and people of this land. Includes private guide, driver and internal flights as well as premium properties chosen for refreshing variety – a centrally located city hotel, an historic villa & premium beach resort.
(Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto)
Embark on this exploration of Japan's highlights, with the support of local guides, comfortable train transportation, and enough down time to truly get lost in the land of the rising sun.
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