Let’s escape to a place jewelled with pagodas and gemmed with lush jungle. Where centuries-old spirituality meets exciting culinary tradition. Surrender to calm as the sun rises over hilltop temples or water shimmers in unspoilt lagoons. Expand your horizons in Asia from the base of a Belmond oasis.
With Belmond’s exclusive selection of inspiring activities, you’ll find endless things to do in Asia. Browse through our top recommendations below.
As dawn approaches, head into town to gift food to a procession of local monks in their vibrant orange robes. Then enjoy a magical sunrise breakfast cruise along the Mekong River.
The most iconic sight of Yangon, visit Shwedagon Pagoda at sunrise to see it in truly magical light. Led by a private guide, join locals and make an offering to your planetary post.
Experience Angkor’s mystical jungle in blissful quiet on a dawn walk. Tread a tranquil route, away from the crowds, reaching Angkor Wat in time to watch the sun rise over the majestic temple.
Explore the idyllic waters off the coast of Koh Samui. Head to the Ang Thong National Marine Park, a fascinating archipelago of over 40 islands across the Central Gulf Coast of Southern Thailand.
Alight at Kanchanaburi, Thailand to explore the wet market, a rice noodle house and attend a cooking class while rafting down the river.
Step aboard our boat for a two-hour cruise to Uluwatu Temple—one of the most important in Bali. Sit back and soak up the beautiful scenery, before a traditional Balinese blessing ceremony at sundown.
Meet your guide for a tour of Old Bagan by horse and cart. Soak up the sights and sounds of this fascinating city from a very authentic vantage point.
I was a monk for over a decade. Now, it is my honour to help visitors discover the rich spirituality of Laos.
Mr Souk is the perfect companion on Mekong River meditation voyages, when guests drift along the wide, forest-lined waterway to arrive at a sacred cave. There, among statues of the Buddha illuminated by candles, he shares his profound knowledge of the faith.
From sacred pagodas and misty riverside villages to bustling markets and world-class restaurants, Asia is full of mysteries waiting to be discovered. Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia: let us be your guide.
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