The very word Orient conjures up an image of exotic and mysterious places. The journey begins with India a land of contrasts and emotions, a country of 28 World Heritage sites, majestic landscapes, national parks teeming with wildlife, modern vibrant cities where the old is intertwined with the new.
The sheer beauty of Sri Lanka intoxicates its visitor with a mix of ancient sites , rich religious festivals, rolling tea plantations, and colonial memories. Bhutan, the Land of The Thunder Dragon inspires even the most seasoned traveller. From the jungles at sea level to the great northern glaciers this pristine environment is the last refuge for many endangered species. The prayer flags lining the ridges, chanting monks and sacred monasteries all give an aura from an ancient time. The experience continues with Indochina, once a French colony comprising of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Each country has its own unique way of life and culture with the cuisine being one of the highlights of any visit.
Cambodia has the incredible temple complex of Angkor Wat, Vietnam, the majestic scenery of Halong Bay and Laos the World Heritage Site of Luang Prabang. Thailand is a country of contrasts from the chaos that is Bangkok with its abundance of temples and markets, to the lush green of the rice paddies in the North and the pristine beaches of the South. Malaysian Borneo is renowned for its lush rainforest home to remote tribes and the endangered Orang Utang. The Oriental journey ends in the country of Indonesia, home to mystical Bali, inspiring Java and some of the most pristine dive sites in the world. Each of these countries will leave the traveller desiring more and each has a magic of its own.
"The very word Orient conjures up an image of exotic and mysterious places"
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