September 13, 2012
Asia is full of surprises: steeped in history and tradition, a trip through the region unveils a continuous contrast of modern against ancient. While there are classic not-to-be-missed touristic sites in every Asian destination, often it's off the beaten track that a country's true identity is revealed. Backyard Travel">Road Less Traveled' tours.
Each itinerary facilitates discovery of the 'real' Asia by tapping into the local knowledge of expert destination based consultants...This 9-day journey takes travelers from Viengxay to Luang Prabang through stunning countryside. Offering insight into Laos history, this tour explores the hidden caves of Viengxay and visits a 16th-century Buddha statue at Xamneau...The perfect adventure for those with limited time, this 4-day itinerary departs from Yangon and traverses Sittwe and the Kaladan River to wind up in the beautiful countryside of Mrauk U. Backyard Travel">The Highlands of Guinea are a part of Asia that rarely catch the mainstream traveler's eye. In a 5-day tour of Japaypura and Wayema, travelers can explore the rarely-seen hill country of West Guinea, visiting villages and saltsprings. The Dani warriors here host a pig festival where traveles can eat with the tribe and participate in traditional song and dance.
"There's a common misconception that Asia is inundated with tourists, however this is not the case. Destinations such as Laos and Myanmar still have many areas free of tourists, and as we are based in each destination we sell, we are able to research new areas first-hand. Even our classic tours are designed in a specific way to provide travelers with access to main sights as well as offering insider experiences to give clients a more insightful trip."
All Backyard Travel tours are private and seek to enable personal engagement between traveler and destination. Bangkok based Backyard Travel is an online travel company specializing in tailor made tours to Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Indonesia and Japan. For more information about Backyard Travel, visit http://www.backyardtravel.com. See their Facebook page facebook.com/BackyardTravel
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