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!

Ha Giang - Off The Beaten Path To The Roof Of Vietnam
7 days | Vietnam
From AED5,700/Adult

Northeast Vietnam is home to various ethnic groups and spectacular mountain passes. Meander off the beaten tourist track to unveil the pristine beauty and traditional flavor of the Northeast unbeknownst to many.

Remote Yunnan - Seeking the True Shangri-la
10 days | Yunnan
From AED11,670/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.

Tibet - Journey to the Far West
11 days | Tibet & Qinghai
From AED11,600/Adult

Head to the remote and inaccessible far west of Tibet on this itinerary via the gateway of Ali, this itinerary is perfect for the intrepid and adventurous. Expect to be amazed by the virtually-unknown ruins of the ancient Guge kingdom at Tsaparang, the sacred Mt. Kailash, and Lake Manasarovar, on top of the very stunning and diverse landscapes from turquoise lakes to craggy mountains to glaciers.

Helicopter Panorama of Mysterious Mangystau (Extension)
3 days | Kazakhstan
From AED33,060/Adult
The far west Kazakhstan territory of Mangystau is home to some of the world’s most unique and spectacular landscapes, with rugged mountains jutting vertically upwards, bizarre geological formations, and underground pilgrim mosques. Our heli-adventure allows you to access this remote and truly spectacular area while you are based in the comfort of a 5-star accommodation, which would otherwise be impossible.
North Korea - Pyongyang - The Unexplored Corner Of Asia
4 days | North Korea
From AED8,200/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 AED7,200/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).

Gansu Luxury Camp on the Tibetan Plateau - Authentic Tibetan Culture in Remote Grasslands
5 days | Xinjiang & Silk Road
From AED8,200/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
5 days | Vietnam
From AED5,100/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.

Hidden Adventures of Cambodia
6 days | Cambodia
From AED5,190/Adult
Discover Cambodia’s wild side. This itinerary is perfect for the adventurous or second timers who have already been to the temples of Siem Reap and wish to discover the unknown gems of Cambodia. Head to remote Mondulkiri province where nature unfurls in all her glory, untouched and pure.
Rocket Launch at Baikonur Cosmodrome
6 days | Kazakhstan
From AED13,480/Adult
Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan has been the launch site for Soviet and Russian space missions since the beginning of space exploration in 1957. Today, the site is heavily used for Soyuz astronaut launches to the International Space Station. This unique one-of-a-kind odyssey brings you to the very site where the first satellite and the first human was flown into the space from. Here, you will witness an actual rocket launch first hand!
Antarctica in Private Yacht
6 days | Antarctica
From AED78,150/Adult

Sail to the frozen continent with the freedom and comfort of a private yacht. Experience the roar of calving glaciers echoing between icy cliffs and see massive rock and witness abundance of wildlife amidst ice formations such as whales, penguins and seal colonies.

Arctic Cruise to Spitsbergen in Private Yacht
7 days | Norway
From AED72,000/Adult
Get up close to the mystical Arctic with the freedom and comfort of a private yacht. Cruise fjords choked with icebergs, kayak in bays with tumbling glaciers, search for polar bears, narwhals and walruses amidst the ice tundra in this one-of-a-kind adventure.