Nature lover's paradise - Madagascar has more species of endemic flora and fauna than any other places on earth. Most famous among them are the Lemurs. Learn more about these primates with Professor Jonah Ratsimbazafy, a leading primatologist.
North Korea is undoubtedly a world away from its Southern counterparts. It is probably the most isolated & mysterious country least touched by modern commercialization. To visit North Korea, you have to abide by the Government’s term. You will experience how total obedience to the state is possible. This plus the glimpses of local life that you can catch make the trip here a fascinating one.
Step back in time in Shanxi and be impressed by the art and architecture of ancient China. Be amazed by Chinese's religiouspractise and art while the trip brings you toYungang Grottoes, Buddhist academy in Mt. Wutai,magnificent Hanging Ministry, as well as the fascinating Yongle Palace. The lovely Pingyao old town and the private mansions of the ancient tycoons show how enjoyable the ancient life is.
Lawrence of Arabia, Roman Emperor Hadrian, the Prophet Moses…..all passed through Jordan. The Kingdom of Jordan is endowed with sites with endless stories of great civilization, kings and gods. The highlight of them all is of course - Petra, one of the 7 wonders of the world. Then crossing the border into Israel, we arrive in Jerusalem. Here, we spend much time in the Old City where the Muslims, Jews, Christians and Armenians so meticulously share their spirituality. Follow the path where Jesus last walked on earth, see the outpouring of emotion at the wailing wall…if this city does not move in, which other can?
Iran is the heart of the Perisan civilization – one of the most ancient & long lasting! Though it has been under Islamic influence for nearly 1,500 years, the true spirit of Persia still prevails in the Iranians’ daily life today. There are now 20 UNESCO sites in Iran and you will visit 7 of them on this trip.
Iran is the heart of the Perisan civilization – one of the most ancient and long lasting! Though it has been under Islamic influence for nearly 1,500 years, the true spirit of Persia still prevails in the Iranians’ daily life today. There are now 20 UNESCO sites in Iran and you will visit 7 of them on this trip.
Hokkaido – the snow covered winter wonderland of Japan offers various winter activities. From amazing icebreaker cruise over the drift ice, snowshoeing, “floating” on drift ice in Shirekoto, smelt fishing and snow mobile on the frozen Lake Akan, to cheese making experience in Obihiro. Our tour brings you to an active and fun Winter Wonderland in Hokkaido.
The fabled and faraway lands of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan beckons on this journey along the Silk Road Less Traveled. Ashgabat? The “City of Love” will undoubtedly find admirers for its weird and wonderful architecture in the curious and inaccessible Turkmen republic. The exotic Uzbek cities of Samarkand, Bukhara, and Khiva may ring up images of timeless caravans, endless cups of steaming chai, iconic turquoise mosque domes dominating the skyline.