The land of the ascending dragon of Vietnam and million elephants of Laos calls out to the adventurer in you to experience this memorable 15-day trip across the 2 countries hosting several well-known cities and natural wonders. Right from the mornings spent experiencing the surreal rituals of monks at Luang Prabang to saving your breath while slithering through the narrow cavities of Cu Chi Tunnels in Saigon and finding the simple joy of sharing a traditional Vietnamese meal with locals in Hanoi, these two weeks tailored by our experienced travellers and guides are bound to leave you astonished, enlightened and craving for more by the end of the journey. Come and be a part of this takeaway of a trove of lasting memories, from two of Southeast Asia’s most pleasant countries. Notes: Museums remain shut twice a week. Monday and Friday The Mausoleum in Hanoi are open throughout the year apart from September and October Hiring cycles and two wheelers are subject to government permits and availability of vehicles
19 days and nights spent extensively exploring the natural, historical and cultural evidences of the Indo-China plateau, beginning in Phnom Penh, a city once known as the Pearl of Asia, currently finding its place back into being a moderately busy capital, and heading on to Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, which many consider as one of the seven wonders of the world and the temple which is believed to be the world’s largest religious building. Moving on to the hustle and bustle of Saigon, to experiencing up close more culturally relevant towns of Hue for its many attractions featuring the majestic tomb of Minh Mang, renowned for its architecture and forest setting. Along the way, we explore the city of Hoi An, that boasts of its historical and cultural uniqueness and individuality. Living life like a local and overlooking the karst cliffs in the vanishing grey mists of the Halong Bay in Hanoi before moving on to the capital of Laos, Vientiane- home of the massive gilded stupa, Pha That Luang, a national symbol of Laos. Finally, finishing up the last leg of the journey by stopping over in Luang Prabang, the quaint and laidback town with its waterfalls, scaling peaks and the milky-brown waters of the surreal Mekong River. Notes: Museums remain shut twice a week, every Monday and Friday The Mausoleum in Hanoi are open throughout the year apart from September and October Hiring cycles and two wheelers are subject to government permits and availability of vehicles
Singapore is a favourite holiday destination for people across the globe, and rightly so. This beautiful island in the Malayan archipelago is rich in natural beauty and cultural diversity. Book the Classic Singapore Tour with ProVacation to explore all the different facets of the country. You will learn more about Singapore’s colonial legacy as reflected in the architecture, the diverse cultures thriving side-by-side, and the distinct cuisines of different ethnic communities. You will also observe Singapore’s varied and abundant flora and fauna at its various nature reserves, protected areas, and themed wildlife parks. You will encounter the historical site where the British traders first disembarked to transform the fate of the country. Visit the myriad heritage buildings, the memorial sites from World War II, and the different cultural enclaves that will provide a fascinating insight into Singapore’s eventful past, and colourful present. Acquaint yourself with the country’s natural wealth as you visit the Singapore Zoo, the Jurong Bird Park, the Night Safari, and other protected areas. The Classic Singapore Tour offers a slice of everything – experience Singapore as you have never before. Best Time to Visit: All the Year Round
Pro Vacation brings you a one-of-a-kind Cambodian sojourn with a 9-day journey across Cambodian country roads. On this tour, we seek out the exotic and the unexplored. Try cycling across the rural back roads of Stung Treng and passing bustling bazaars and serene temples on your way. Sail along the Mekong River on an excursion to spot the elusive Irrawaddy dolphin near Kampi. Visit a mulberry farm to see how local women from vulnerable communities are trained in sericulture and silk weaving. For the adventurous epicurean, there’s a dish of deep fried spider to munch on! Our tour takes us to the island of Kep. Explore this charming colonial-style town once favoured by Cambodia’s French elite and take a trip to the curiously named Rabbit Island. History lurks in every corner of Cambodia and we stumble across several intriguing relics on our tour including the 7th century Prasat Preah Srey and the 12th century Wat Nakhor Pagoda. This is a fully immersive trip into authentic Cambodian rural life. If you love adventure and discovering new cultures this is the trip for you.
A truly definitive tour this is a collection of the best Kuching and Kota Kinabalu have to offer. Kota Kinabalu is popularly referred to the land below the wind as it is below the 4059 meters high Mt Kinabalu. We head into the mountains to enjoy incredible views of the wild jungles of Borneo. We visit local markets and look at local produce sold by the tribesmen of the area. The trek gives us the chance to see Nepenthes Rajah grow wild before exploring more flora in the Botanical Gardens. The coral island in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park is where we are now headed for some well-deserved relaxation, swimming or snorkeling. We take a boat cruise on the river from the town of Beaufort. This is the time to look out for endemic wildlife & marvel at the glittering array of fireflies as they congregate on the tree canopies. Our exploration of incredible nature continues at Bako National Park – a perfect introduction to the local flora & wildlife. We take a boat journey to see the primary forest full of botanical treasures and home to the probosci's monkey & other wildlife. Understand the conservation efforts at the Semenggoh Nature Reserve. We add a bit of luxury and local tribal culture on the visit to Batang Ai and the idyllic Aiman Batang Ai Resort & Retreat. A visit to a longhouse to interact with the former headhunters of Borneo is followed by a demonstration including sounding their gongs and performing a war dance in full ceremonial regalia. This tour will be a experience to talk about for years to come.
This tour is designed to be high on the endemic flora and fauna of the region. Starting at the Permai Rainforest Resort, you may spot the 3 species of monkeys right at the resort itself. Take a sunset cruise along the mangrove forest of Kuching Wetlands National Park. This offers a chance to spot the Proboscis monkey and estuarine crocodiles. You will also be amazed by the fireflies as they gather in the mangroves. Explore more of the Damai Peninsula and cross Bako-Buntal Bay to visit the Bako National Park. The place is rich in flora and fauna. The waters around this park are home to the Irrawaddy Dolphins. You will cruise along the mangroves to see the ecosystem of the mangrove swamp. The Satang Island is a great place for snorkeling and relaxing in the sea and the sun. Nature walks are aplenty. Trek through undisturbed rainforest environments on a real wilderness adventure which will take you to the oldest rainforests in the world. Its sheer magnificence will keep you in awe as you hike along its trails, swim in its rock pools and get a bird’s eye view of the forest from the canopied suspension bridge. The night walk and the guided bird walk in the morning are unique experiences in themselves. The local beauty and its richness in terms of flora and fauna will stay with you for years to come.
Natural beauty abounds, this tour is designed to explore both the land and the sea. We start with understanding the conservation efforts around orangutans at Semenggoh Nature Reserve. You have a great chance to see a giant Rafflesia while trekking at the Gading National Park. The marine beauty starts with a boat ride to Tanjung Datu National Park. This is where you enjoy the clear blue waters and golden sandy beaches, you may also get to see a sea turtle landing to lay eggs. Take a boat to Permai Rainforest Resort, the boat cruise here gives you a chance to see the endangered Irrawaddy dolphins. The natural wonders continue to amaze at Bako National Park, the home of the proboscis monkey. We go on another river cruise this time looking for wild crocodiles and the colorful birds of Borneo. The resort offers a night in a treehouse, sleeping amongst the canopy of the trees. Visit the turtle hatchery and if there are young turtles around, you can watch their release to the sea. Drive through picture-perfect oil palm plantations to explore the millions of swiftlets and bats at the Gomantong Caves. We now reach Sukau / Bilit, a boat cruise is arranged along Kinabatangan River in search of Proboscis monkeys and other local wildlife. We will also visit the Sepilok Orangutan Centre before wrapping up the tour. This is a whirlwind tour that you will enjoy all the way.
This is a tour designed for explorers, from the city sights and sounds of Kuching to the markets of Malay Kampongs, from the national parks to river cruises and trekking. The exploration of the extensive cave system of Borneo is followed by understanding the conservation efforts for the native wildlife. Kayaking to reach a native Bidayuh village to some relaxation at the Permai Rainforest Resort. The excitement never ends as you go looking for the estuarine crocodile the mangrove fireflies and the elusive Proboscis monkey. Enjoy incredible views of Mt Kinabalu soaring 4,059 metres above the wild jungles of Borneo. Shop to your hearts delight at the local markets. Trek to the wild and try to spot the endemic Nepenthes Rajah and explore more flora in the Botanical Gardens. Go snorkeling or simply swim at an island in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. Finally head to the town of Beaufort to embark on a river cruise. See we told you, these 9 days are full of adventure.
This tour has many dimensions, starting from the ever so wonderful city of Kota Kinabalu. The city’s charm is in its multi-cultural environment - the tour will allow you to explore the Chinese Buddhist temple, Blue Mosque and the Sabah Museum. Moving to some adventure now – explore the beauty of nature with a long boat cruise into the mangroves where you will not only see native flora and fauna you will also be mesmerized by the amazing light show as fireflies congregate on the tree canopies. How can we miss out on the legendary Malay hospitality? The tour will give you a chance to interact with the locals and understand their lifestyles, visit the Rungus longhouse, go on a trek and visit a gong-making village and also view their beekeeping technique. Explore the local markets, rice fields & fruit orchards or just swim in clear waters. Increase the nature quotient and join a jungle trail in Poring, a 40m high canopy walkway will give you a bird’s eye view of the surrounding. Take a dip in sulfur baths & discover Mountain Garden’s plants – unique to Kinabalu. The tour will include a visit to a coral island in Tunku Abdul Rahman Park to swim, snorkel or relax on the beach. The Borneo wildlife is unique and the rainforest undisturbed, this tour will give you a glimpse of real wilderness adventure. You will get a chance to trek through one of the oldest rainforests in the world. Its sheer magnificence will keep you in awe as you hike along its trails, swim in its rock pools and get a bird’s eye view of the forest from the canopied suspension bridge. The late evening is for spotting some of the larger mammals of Borneo and the beautiful forest mornings will take you to a guided bird walk. The numerous trails in the rainforest will take you to beautiful waterfalls and ancient sites. The tour offers a bit of everything for a discerning traveler.