The Orient

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

A&K's 2018 India & Orient Brochure

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 Laosand 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 the tropical paradise of Bali, arguably the jewel in Indonesia's crown 
  • 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

Featured The Orient Journeys

Group of 189 days, from AU$16,280
Classic Japan - A Luxury Small Group Journey (2019)

Delightful in both spring and autumn, Japan is as impressive in the season of cherry blossom as it is when the blazing autumnal foliage appears. Marvel at some of the country’s most impressive gardens and magnificent mountain landscapes.

Group9 days, from AU$16,280
Private21 days, from AU$46,135
Golden Eagle: Silk Road (Westbound) (2019)

An iconic 21 day rail adventure between Beijing and Moscow through Central Asia. Join us in April 2019 as we retrace the most important trading routes of ancient civilisation.

Private21 days, from AU$46,135
Group of 2412 days, from AU$12,235
Cruising the Mekong: Siam, Saigon & Angkor Wat - A Luxury Small Group Journey (2019)

This journey into the heart of Southeast Asia centres around the mighty Mekong River which you explore from the comfort of a bijou boutique river cruiser gaining you access to the smaller, lesser visited sights along this extraordinary waterway.

Group12 days, from AU$12,235
Group of 1811 days, from AU$7,295
Myanmar & the Irrawaddy - A Luxury Small Group Journey (2019)

Natural wonders are abundant too with the majestic Irrawaddy River at the country’s heart and the tranquil surrounds of Inle Lake with its floating gardens, stilted villages and peculiar leg-rowing fishermen.

Group11 days, from AU$7,295


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Aqua Mekong

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