Uncharted Destinations

For the experienced traveler that’s been almost everywhere, Country Holidays has tours to distant and hard to reach places that are well off the tourist trail and receive few if any visitors.

It’s about fulfilling a quest for an authentic experience. Being mesmerized by the planet’s most breathtaking destinations. And being the only one to say I’ve been there!

Northern Laos Eco-Adventure
7 days | Laos
From RMB 18,100/Adult

Perched in the remote hills of northern Laos, Muang La is one of the country's loveliest retreats. It’s surrounded by a wild valley of jungle, peppered with colourful hill-tribe communities, virtually untouched by mass tourism.

Remote Yunnan - Seeking the True Shangri-la
10 days | Yunnan
From RMB 24,300/Adult

Access untamed corners of Yunnan, all presenting contrasting experiences and scenes! Indulge in the beautiful rice terraces of Tacheng, pristine Tibetan villages in the valley of Benzilian and snowy mountain backdrop of Meili! Stay in a series of boutique lodges built in remote lands.

North Korea - Pyongyang - The Unexplored Corner Of Asia
4 days | North Korea
From RMB 13,588/Adult

Visit the capital of Pyongyang, its memorials and museums; and take a ride in the sleek underground Pyongyang Metro. Travel to Panmunjom – the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and border to South Korea. Experience how total obedience to the state is possible. This plus the glimpses of local life that you can catch make North Korea a fascinating destination.

North Korea - Pyongyang, Dmz & Mt. Myohyang - Exploring The Hermit Kingdom
5 days | North Korea
From RMB 15,388/Adult

This 5 days trip concentrates on the capital of Pyongyang and review the country as the “Kimland” with its many stunning monuments dedicated to the “eternal president Kim II Sung”. The story from the country’s point of view is being told through its memorial and museum. Also be taken out to experience the countryside of Myohyangsan and to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).

Almaty & Surroundings - With Extension To Southern Kazakhstan
5 days | Kazakhstan
From RMB 11,040/Adult

Kazakhstan stretches from Siberia to the deserts of Turkmenistan, and From China to the Caspian Sea. This landlocked country has a very diverse topography, where you can find steppes, canyons, snow-capped mountains, deserts and lakes. Based in Almaty, the former capital of the country, you will find a number of significant architecture left by the Soviet Union and the magnificent natural wonders are in short trips.

Gansu Luxury Camp on the Tibetan Plateau - Authentic Tibetan Culture in Remote Grasslands
5 days | Xinjiang & Silk Road
From RMB 14,500/Adult

Stand in front of Binglingsi Cave and enjoy the magnificent grottoes of ancient China. Walk the “kora” around Labrang Monastery and witness the monk debating for the Buddhist classics. Sip a cup of milk tea and immerse into the real life of local nomad life.  This is the most authentic of Tibetan Culture. (Note: Norden Camp is open from 1 May – 15 Oct 2015)

Vietnam Wilderness Caving Adventure
6 days | Vietnam
From RMB 11,100/Adult

Escape civilization and journey into the rugged and untouched nature in Central Vietnam. Explore the UNESCO designated caves, karst mountains, underground rivers, jungle and waterfalls in the Phong Nha National Park.

Exquisite Temples Of Orissa
8 days | East India
From RMB 13,800/Adult

Home to some of the most exquisite and architecturally unique Hindu temples, the Golden Temple Triangle of Orissa draws thousands of pilgrims and tourists for a glimpse of these treasures. This is also the very site of one of the bloodiest battles in ancient India was fought – and King Ashok converted to Buddhism.

Karnataka Treasures
8 days | West and South India
From RMB 13,500/Adult

Karnataka is home to the World Heritage–listed monuments of Hampi and Pattadakal, virtually untouched beaches and devout temple towns. Mysore, the jewel in Karnataka’s crown, is where you’d find the spectacular palaces and an atmospheric fresh product market.

Gansu – Silk Road Less Trodden
9 days | Xinjiang & Silk Road
From RMB 26,900/Adult

Much lesser known by modern tourists as compared to Xinjiang, this slender province of Gansu has long seen travelers and goods of all kinds traveling between China and Central Asia. This itinerary covers the highlights of the Hexi Corridor, including the famous Rainbow Rocks of Zhangye Danxia to the Mogao Caves.

Tribes and Nature of Remote Indonesia - Southern Sulawesi and West Papua (with 5 Days Komodo Extension)
9 days | Bali & Indonesia
From RMB 17,200/Adult

This is true Indonesia – tribes and nature. Explore remote destinations and experience the funeral rites, burial sites of Southern Sulawesi. Learn about Papua’s 24th ancient tribes and be amazed by rich biodiversity. Meet the largest lizard in the world at Komodo National park and discover the underwater world of one of the world’s most pristine reefs.

Classic Georgia and Armenia
10 days | Georgia
From RMB 23,000/Adult

Travel through Armenia, an ancient and proud millennia-old civilization in a remote mountain landscape, the first state to adopt Christianity as an official religion; Georgia, with its fabulous cuisine and culture, diverse landscapes and a wealth of ancient churches, cathedrals, monasteries and cave cities, this is a part of the world truly like no other.