Emerald Waterways Mekong cruise.

Discover the Mekong The Mekong Delta is quintessential South East Asia. The lifeblood of the region, it is a vast network of tributaries overflowing with vibrant life. Here the river is king and its people have developed ingenious ways to live in harmony with this beautiful landscape. Get to know this area intimately on board…

HALONG BAY AND RED RIVER

DISCOVER THE BEST OF NORTHERN VIETNAM – 10 NIGHTS For the first time travellers will be able to explore the key sites of Northern Vietnam by river ship traversing the Red River delta and its main tributaries, connecting the wonders of Halong Bay with the excitements of down town Hanoi, and then on into the…

CHINDWIN RIVER CRUISE MYANMAR – Heritage Line.

A total of over 65 rivers flow freely through Myanmar, all playing an essential part of everyday Burmese life. One of the most striking is undeniably the Chindwin River, flowing from the northwestern border with India 1,200 km south until expelling into the grand Ayeyarwady. The Chindwin is an untouched natural paradise of sceneries and…

AYEYARWADY (Irrawaddy) RIVER CRUISE MYANMAR – Heritage Line.

The towns of Mandalay and Bagan frame the cultural central region of Myanmar. The best way to link these ancient cities, with interesting stops along the way, is an unhurried river journey on the Heritage Line Ancient Capitals cruise. The ‘moduled’ and enjoyably balanced itineraries allow for various durations (4, 3 or 2 Nights) –…

HALONG BAY CRUISE VIETNAM – Heritage Line.

Cruise past and beyond Halong Bay to Lan Ha Bay. Lan Ha Bay stretches around the region’s largest island of Cat Ba. Explore with Heritage Line’s unique itineraries to the far-reaching corners of the tranquil Lan Ha Bay and its stunning landscapes. Both, the 1- and 2-night cruises include a leisure cycling tour to discover…

LAN HA BAY CRUISE VIETNAM – Heritage Line.

Cruise past and beyond Halong Bay to Lan Ha Bay. Lan Ha Bay stretches around the region’s largest island of Cat Ba. Explore with Heritage Line’s unique itineraries to the far-reaching corners of the tranquil Lan Ha Bay and its stunning landscapes. Both, the 1- and 2-night cruises include a leisure cycling tour to discover…

UPPER MEKONG RIVER CRUISE – Heritage Line.

The upper Mekong slowly meanders through the captivating landscape of Laos, where local life remains unchanged for centuries. Heritage Line’s uniquely tailored itineraries offer an unequalled Laotian riverine experience filled with spectacular backdrops, untouched riverside villages, ethnic tribes, local culture paired with insightful lectures and a dash of adventure. The short cruise slowly wanders through…

LOWER MEKONG RIVER CRUISE – Heritage Line.

River cruises on the Mekong provide a relaxing option to see some the best and remote regions of both Vietnam and Cambodia. Journeying the lower Mekong is a daily adventure and arguably one of the world’s greatest river cruising destinations. Discover two wonderful countries – Vietnam & Cambodia – which share a long history while…

HALONG BAY CRUISE VIETNAM – 3 day / 2 night – Au Co.

Welcome aboard The Au Co and travel further in Halong Bay where few ships go on 3D/2N itinerary aboard Au Co. Taking in the natural beauty of both Halong and Lan Ha Bays. Swim in secluded waters, cycle to a remote village on at Ba Island, and experience a floating village in the quiet early…

Travel – Some say it’s all about the cuisine…

Where ever you travel in the world, no matter the sights, the sounds, the people, to me it is the food of each country that takes centre stage. Possibly the stand out are the tastes and flavours on offer in Asia – We’ll take a closer look at Vietnam, Japan and Myanmar.  VIETNAM Our Destination…

Japan – Ceremony – Tradition – Sumo.

During our first Destination Journey to Japan we kept to a usual meeting time for dinner, 6.pm. However for the last few days of our time in Japan I was asked if we could delay our departure until 6.15… I wasn’t sure why but went with the request from my fellow travellers. For many months…

Mai Chau valley – NORTHERN VIETNAM

Travel to the south-west, just over 3 hours from the hustle and bustle of Vietnam’s Capital Hanoi and you will discover the peaceful Mai Chau Valley.  An exquisitely remote valley filled with rice paddy fields affording both wonder and relaxation. Small local roads and pathways built for the farmers and villages to access their rice…

Plan B ! – Lakshman Sagar – Rajasthan INDIA 2019.

The late monsoon season in 2019 throughout the Rajasthan region played havoc with one of the resorts we were due to stay at during our Destination Journey to India. During the lead up to our departure we were hopeful of still being able to stay with our original Itinerary. Chhatra Saga resort was undergoing extensive…

Phung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival – Inle Lake MYANMAR

Inle Lake – The jewel of Myanmar, maybe the jewel of Asia.  Take a domestic flight in Myanmar to Heho, the closest airport to Nyaung Shwe on the Northern shores of Inle Lake.  Time to ditch transport as we know it, we were transported for the duration of a stay at Inle Lake in long…

2019 Diwali – Chanoud Rajasthan INDIA

Our Indian small group journey continued from Jodhpur –  We hit the road early to travel to the remote village of Chanoud. Along the way we stopped in a very small village to visit a local Dhurrie rug maker, Rupraj. He has become very successful with high demand for his rugs and he has now…

Altering your travel arrangements –

To all our valued clients of both The Travellers Hut and Destination Journeys, world travel restrictions are changing rapidly and as a result we are receiving ever changing information regarding where you can travel, cancellations, refunds, amendments and the re-booking processes we need to follow. Under these circumstances, having to cancel or amend your holiday will…