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Far East – Things to do

Far East Attractions

You’ll find an enticing mix of landscapes and cultures in the Far East. Sprawling cities such as Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo will keep you on your toes, while otherworldly rice paddies in Indonesia and mystical temples in Cambodia will tell fascinating stories of bygone eras. The ancient customs and traditions you’ll encounter will captivate you long after you’ve left.

Exotic culture

The cherished Geisha culture in Japan will instantly amaze you when you’re in the Gion District of Kyoto. You’ll be transfixed by their elegant kimonos and tea ceremonies. Across the Far East, the incense-filled temples and vibrant floating markets will leave you in awe.

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Komodo Dragon

Wildlife

You’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a pre-historic world when you see the Komodo dragons of Indonesia. And we’ve no doubt you’ll be completely moved by the mahout culture when you stay in an elephant camp up in the bucolic hills of Chiang Rai.

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Cuisine

Food in the Far East is a sensory experience like no other. From sampling street food at the night markets of Chiang Mai in Thailand to the freshest seafood in the Philippines, there is something on offer for everyone in the Far East. Made with the freshest of ingredients, most Asian dishes are light and almost always come served with rice which is a staple diet item.

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Outdoor beach spa

Spa & Wellness

You need look no further than the Far East if you are after a spot of pampering and indulgence. The Far East will claim they have the best spa's anywhere in the world and there is some weight to this claim. Indulge yourself with full spa programmes at most of the properties in the Far East or why not try taking a course of yoga classes to really relax?

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Ayeyarwady River

Touring

The Far East lends itself very well to a multitude of touring options. Whether you want an in-depth, insider view of a country in detail or you want to see a variety of countries all in one trip of a lifetime, our tours and suggested multi-centre options will be sure to tempt you. Similarly, our Destination Specialists can tailor-make a tour that's just right for you.

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History

Ancient Civilisations and the mystery surrounding them are almost around every corner you turn in the Far East. Explore the numerous temples dotted throughout Thailand, take a step back in time at Angkor Wat in Cambodia or learn about the ancient traditions and rituals of days gone by in China and Japan.

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