For a taste of the truly exotic, visit the continent of Asia. Experience a world of vastly different cultures with long, rich histories, and tour some of the world’s most awe-inspiring landmarks and ancient sites.
A tour of India will excite the senses with its bright colors, bustling markets, opulent hotels, and diverse landscape. The Rajasthan area to the North is a must see for the first time visitor.
It is home to many temples including the magnificent Taj Mahal. It is also home to some of the most renowned hotels of the world. Once palaces of the Maharajas, these gems have been converted to luxurious accommodations and a stay here will make the history of India come to life. To the south travelers will discover a more laid back India. Beautiful beaches line the coast in Goa while tea and spice plantations dot the landscape in Kerala. For animal lovers, a stay in Bandhavgarh is a must. Here you will have the opportunity to see the rare Bengal tiger in its natural habitat. Let Luxe Travel transport you to this unique world accompanied by some of the best guides in the industry.
In China, the old and new converge over the vastness of the country. Home to numerous Unesco World Heritage sites such as the Great Wall, the Terra Cotta Warriors in Xian, and Hangzhou, a place Marco Polo described as the most beautiful city in the world. Its metropolitan cities of Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong draw you in offering culinary delights, a wide range of shopping, and unique architecture. In contrast a tour of the Yunnan province, located at the base of the Himalayas, will give travelers a glimpse of rural life. Here reside various ethnic groups such as the Yi and Bai who keep their ancient traditions alive. No visit to China would be complete without a cruise on the Yangtze River and a tour of the Three Gorges Dam a true engineering marvel. With its diverse touring this is a great destination for any age.
No other island compares to the magical allure of Bali. Its powdery beaches draw travelers to her shores while the mystical temples remind visitors of the harmony between nature and man. Known for its indulgent spa resorts, like the Bulgari Resort, no trip would be complete without a massage in one the open air bungalows. For the more adventuresome traveler paradise can be found surfing the waves of Kuta or trekking in the mountainous area of Ubud. No matter what your vision of paradise is it can be found on the “Land of the Gods”.
United Arab Emirates
For true opulence, visit the United Arab Emirates, a man made destination offering everything under the sun. The capitol of Abu Dhabi, sits along the coast offer spectacular views from its harbor. Perhaps charter a yacht and sail into the sunset. If a faster pace is preferred, get your heart’s pumping when you get behind the wheel of a Formula 1 race car or maybe try your hand at the horse races. Equestrian sports are loved throughout the country and the Royal Family has an expansive stable. Dubai is the birthplace of such modern marvels as the Burj Al Arab, built to resemble a sail opening to the wind, and the Burj Khalifa, currently the world’s tallest building. Enjoy shopping at one of the modern malls or the authentic bazaar. For families travelling with children, bundle up and take a ride down the snowy slopes of Ski Dubai or a dolphin encounter at The Palms, Dubai. A visit Dubai provides an excellent opportunity to witness the modern marvels of the East while never losing the comforts of the West.
The islands of South Pacific are the perfect escape to unplug from the bustle of daily life. Travelers can enjoy barefoot luxury at one of the secluded resorts located on a private atoll. Situated over crystal blue waters, guests can relax on the deck of an overwater bungalow in the French Polynesia. (For an added treat Luxe Travel recommends pre-booking the Canoe breakfast, the overwater version of room service) Known for its unspoiled waters, guests can discover the underwater world a dive trip, shark feeding, or even snorkeling off the deck. Fiji is another great destination for private beaches and seclusion. Enjoy one of the many spa treatments at your resort or perhaps book a private beach for the afternoon
Climate and temperature varies greatly across the continent of Asia, the weather patterns are similar to US with the northern areas being colder than the southern regions. India’s prime travel period is November through March before the monsoon rains come. The UAE is great year round destination but travelers are urged to take note of the Ramadan holiday when most shops and restaurants are closed during the day.
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