Departed September 5, 2009
Celebrating Buddhism’s Cultural Treasures
Join us for a sublime journey throughout Asia, exploring the cultural treasures of one of the world’s great religions.
Our 21-day journey takes us from world-wonder Angkor Wat to Buddhist epicenter Bodh Gaya; from Vietnam’s Imperial City of Hue to the other-worldly Himalayan citadels of Bhutan and Nepal; from Emperor Qin’s terracotta army in China to Mongolia’s celebrated nomads; and from Luang Prabang’s glittering temples to Kyoto and Nara, for the refined perfection of Japan’s Zen traditions.
Follow Your Passion with a Flexible Itinerary
Throughout the journey, as you are whisked from one destination to the next by private jet, enjoy the ultimate in convenience, security, expertise, and service. Travel with internationally recognized Asian curator and popular expedition leader, Barry Till. Enjoy the finest local cuisine and traditional entertainment. Unwind in the regions’ finest accommodations, including the tranquil quarters of Bhutan’s Amankora Paro, one of the most exclusive hotel properties in the world. And follow your passion with your choice of personalized excursions along the way: Learn the secrets of Shaanxi cuisine, take a Japanese garden tour, cruise the Ganges as the sun sets, and more!