The Orient

Mysterious and exotic, the countries of the Far East hold great allure and fascination.



The cultured traveller is well at home here discovering age-old secrets, remarkable landscapes and fascinating experiences. From China, the world’s most populous nation with its myriad ancient monuments to the charming delights of Myanmar, the culinary appeal of Vietnam to the unspoiled attractions of Laos and fast-paced Japan, there’s a well organised infrastructure here supported by elegant and sophisticated hotels. Travelling with A&K throughout the Orient, you can expect an affable uniformed face to meet you at every turn, friendly and efficient service at your chosen hotels, the most suitable rooms booked, the finest transport, worrisome extras taken care of, restaurant reservations made and someone on call 24/7.

Experience Counts

A&K specialises in luxury travel for discerning guests and for over 30 years, A&K has been delivering outstanding journeys throughout the Orient. The company has eight offices in the region including three in China & Vietnam, two in Cambodia, one in Myanmar and one in Thailand and over 75 dedicated staff. A bevy of dedicated experts is on hand to deliver expertly designed holidays with nothing left to chance.

Tour Highlights

Browse our Orient Journeys to discover curated itineraries with enviable highlights.

  • Visit Mongolia’s striking and rugged landscapes, dotted with timeworn Buddhist monasteries and crystal-clear lakes. 
  • Visit Samye Monastery the oldest of all Tibet’s monasteries

The Orient Countries

Featured The Orient Journeys

Private11 days, from AU$12,195
Journey on the Mekong (Siem Reap to Phnom Penh)

Experience an explosion of colour, flavour and ancient intrigue in Cambodia. Spark your creativity in dynamic Siem Reap.

Private11 days, from AU$12,195
Private4 days, Call for a quote
Eastern & Oriental Express: Bangkok - Singapore

Journey from Bangkok to Singapore aboard the elegant Eastern & Oriental Express. Take a front row seat in your luxurious cabin to witness the majestic landscapes of South East Asia shift and change.

Private4 days, Call for a quote
Private13 days, from AU$6,760
Myanmar in Style inc Pindaya & Kalaw

Unravel the mysteries of Myanmar in this journey through an enchanting land almost untouched by the 21st-century world. Venture into the heart of the country on a four-night luxury cruise along the Irrawaddy.

Private13 days, from AU$6,760
Private4 days, from AU$1,195
Rural Villages of Northern Vietnam

Discover off-the-beaten-track Vietnam on a journey through ancient rural villages whilst staying in a quaint guesthouse and ecolodge. Ideal for the active travellers.

Private4 days, from AU$1,195

Featured Accommodation

Sanctuary Ananda

Sanctuary Ananda carries guests in style on voyages of breathtaking beauty and discovery on the mysterious rivers of Myanmar.

Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer

​Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer Is without compare. Supremely elegant, She sets the standard for luxury cruising in China.

Aqua Mekong

The brand new Aqua Mekong takes guests on a journey between Vietnam and Cambodia along the mighty Mekong River.

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