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

Group of 1811 days, from AU$7,930
Myanmar & the Irrawaddy - A Luxury Small Group Journey (2020)

Journey to Myanmar to experience the serenity of Inle Lake, observe life along the Irrawaddy River from aboard ‘Sanctuary Ananda’ and watch the rising sun illuminate thousands of temples in timeless Bagan.

Group11 days, from AU$7,930
Group of 1812 days, from AU$19,790
Legends of the East by Rail: Bangkok to Singapore & Bali - A Marco Polo Journey (2020)

Savour three distinct flavours of Asia as you travel from Bangkok to Singapore on the Eastern & Oriental Express.

Group12 days, from AU$19,790
Group of 1811 days, from AU$12,990
South Korea & Taiwan: Cultural Encounters - A Limited Edition Small Group Journey (2020)

This unique journey visits two of Asia’s most surprising destinations. Both South Korea and Taiwan are relative newcomers to the luxury travel scene with a host of fascinating natural and cultural highlights.

Group11 days, from AU$12,990
Group of 2412 days, from AU$12,410
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Cruising the Mekong: Siam, Saigon & Angkor Wat - A Luxury Small Group Journey (2020)

Discover Angkor Wat with an expert local guide, cruise for seven nights on an exclusive charter along the Mekong River, and explore contemporary, vibrant Saigon.

Group12 days, from AU$12,410

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.

Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund

Combining the history and culture of the celebrated Shanghai Bund with a taste for 21st century sophistication, Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund offers a heritage ambiance, legendary service and timeless amenities to make your stay memorable..

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