Every Destination Asia itinerary is individually crafted to ensure the guest receives maximum exposure to the unique character of a place, making the difference between a good vacation – and an exceptional one. Our experiences immerse guests in cultural practices, connect with local people and reveal the inherent charm that make it exceptional.
Few people know that Bangkok is riddled with bike pathways and green corridors that lend themselves to cycling fans. Within easy reach are a number of ‘green lungs’, these vast areas of untouched natural greenery offering a unique view of the city. A superb activity for the lone traveler or a large group. With Bangkok being so flat and full of jaw-dropping sights – Bang Krachao’s the ideal place to explore on a bicycle.
Thailand’s art culture is ubiquitous for all to see. Free from colonial influences the Thai culture is truly unique and every visitor is touched by its charm. Baan Silapin, owned by Khun Chumpol Akkapantanon, the Artist's House is more than two hundred years old, dating back to when the capital of Thailand was on the other side of the river.
Visitors are often surprised to learn that Thailand is home to a growing number of vineyards of very reputable quality wines. A short journey south of the capital and you arrive at Monsoon Valley Vineyard, a well-established winery in a jaw-dropping location. Here we spend time exploring the landscape, learning how grapes are grown and managed in the tropical climate while sampling some of their produce.
For many visitors to Thailand, spending time with an elephant is often the experience of a lifetime. Most camps are located in lush green pastures, where guests can learn about their natural habitat and spend time helping to care for them.
The Similan Islands are comprised of nine granite islands located 50 kilometers west of Khao Lak and are often quoted in the world’s top ten dive sites.