YOU WILL BE ABLE TO LIVE ALONGSIDE THE EAGLE HUNTERS AS THEY PREPARE FOR THEIR ANNUAL FESTIVAL, THEN RIDE 60KM WITH THEM ACROSS THE PLAINS
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Ride With The Eagle Hunters Of Mongolia

For a vacation with a difference, head into the wilds of Western Mongolia and spend time with the eagle hunters of Mongolia. You will be able to live alongside the family as they prepare for the annual eagle hunting festival (6 – 7 October), then ride 60km with them across the plains to the festival site to watch them compete in their annual competition.

Take Tea With A Famous Author In Myanmar

Sit down with Ma Thanegi for a tea and an hour question and answer session with the famed Burmese author. The author, who has 25 published works to her name, also served as Aung San Suu Kyi’s personal assistant before the politician’s arrest in 1989.

Learn How To Be A Samurai Warrior In Japan

Follow in the footsteps of the Samurai warriors and learn the traditional art of Kembu in Kyoto. Not only will you be able to don the traditional robes, but you will be taught about the different types of Japanese sword and learn how to wield one.


Enjoy A Hot Air Balloon Ride Over Bagan

Get a bird’s eye view of Bagan by enjoying a ride at sunrise or sunset over the ancient city in Myanmar. Drive to the launch site in a romantic converted vintage bus, before you take to the air to view temples as far as the eye can see. The pilot will take you to a picturesque landing spot where you can toast your journey with a glass of bubbly.

Paint With A Celebrated Contemporary Artist In Beijing

Want to brush up on your technique? Stay at the Rosewood Beijing. Guests can book a one-on-one shan shui landscape painting masterclass with contemporary artist Zhang Zhaohui. Zhang will offer guidance on the brush and ink technique that has won over emperors and scholars. Once your masterpiece is complete you can then join a curator for a private tour of the artists’ studios in the famed 798 Art District.



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Cambodia, Ang Kor Wat, Monkeys

From $5,000 pp

Cambodia with Kids

Siem Reap Phnom Penh

  • Explore the Angkor temples in Siem Reap, including Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom and Ta Prohm

  • Discover Khmer flavours and cook a three-course Khmer meal

  • Experience the colourful spectacle of Phare, the Cambodian Circus

  • Fly through the jungle canopy on a zipline adventure

  • Feed the Asiatic black bears and sun bears at a rescue sanctuary

When to go:

J F M A M J J A S O N D
ideal length 7 nights
Harbour bridge in Sydney Australia at sundown

From $11,490 pp

The Best of New South Wales

New South Wales Australia Australasia

  • Visit Sydney Harbour on a two-hour private cruise

  • Discover Australian wildlife on nature tours in the Blue Mountains

  • Go horseback riding through Australia's picturesque Wolgan Valley

  • Explore the vibrant underwater world of Lord Howe Island

  • Be pampered in luxury accommodation and awake to stunning views every day

When to go:

J F M A M J J A S O N D
ideal length 8 nights
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From $6,900 pp

Ultimate South Africa For Families

South Africa Madikwe & the Waterberg Cape Town South African Winelands Africa

  • Enjoy family time together at Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront
  • Go on ‘family-friendly’ wine and chocolate tastings in Winelands
  • Indulge in a traditional South African barbecue in Middlevlei
  • Embark on bug walks, safari tours and horse riding at Ants Nest
  • Spot elephants, leopards, lions, rhinos and African buffalo in Madikwe Game Reserve

When to go:

J F M A M J J A S O N D
ideal length 9 nights
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