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

Private8 days, from AU$7,200
Sichuan Delights

​Travel back in time to China’s western hinterlands and discover a place where traditional customs have remained unaltered for centuries.

Private8 days, from AU$7,200
Group of 189 days, from AU$16,805
Classic Japan - A Luxury Small Group Journey (2020)

Immerse yourself in Japan’s diverse culture, as you explore Tokyo, stay at a ryokan in Hakone, savor a foodie tour in Osaka, witness sumo wrestling, and enjoy entertainment by a geiko (geisha) in Kyoto.

Group9 days, from AU$16,805
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
Private7 days, Call for a quote
Eastern & Oriental Express: Fables of the Peninsula

Journey from Singapore to Bangkok through the most enchanting parts of Asia on this exclusive adventure limited to just 60 guests.

Private7 days, Call for a quote

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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