East West understands that each client have different interests and preference. Listed below are tour and package selections that will help you in planning your itinerary. These items are grouped according to the type of experience you have selected.
Take a domestic airfare from Shanghai to Xian.
Upon arrival, proceed with the wonder tour at The Terracotta Warrior.
The museum is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. It is a form of funerary art buried with the emperor in 210?209 BCE and whose purpose was to protect the emperor in his afterlife. The figures, dating from approximately the late third century BCE, were discovered in 1974 by local farmers in Lintong District, Xi'an, Shaanxi province.
Transfer back to the airport after the tour.
*Lunch stop will be arranged at a local restaurant - prices based on consumption to be paid directly by the guests
Meet your guide at Laem Chabang Port, then transfer to Pattaya City approximately 40 mins drive.
Morning, visit The Sanctuary of Truth, the giant temple-like structure entirely made of wood situated by the sea at Laem Ratchawet on Na Klua Road, North Pattaya covers an area of more than 3,200 sq. meters,. It was constructed according to ancient Thai ingenuity to withstand wind and sunshine on the seashore with 105 meters top at the highest point. Its exquisite architectural features were conceived out of the vision that human civilization has been achieved and nurtured by religious and philosophical truths with the reflection of ancient vision and eastern philosophy.
Enjoy lunch at local restaurant (food only). Continue to Pattaya City, transfer to visit Mini Siam, a miniature city, offering replicas of sacred places and important historical sites around Thailand at a scale of 1 to 25. Such outstanding architectural works area, for example, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Democracy Monument, Wat Phra Srisanpet, Bridge over the River Kwai, etc. A couple of hours around Mini Siam will provide you with a quick tour of most of the landmark of Thailand.
Relax time on Pattaya Beach and return transfer to Leam Chabang Port.
Inclusions: Private land transfers by air-conditioned mini-van, Pick up / Drop off at Laem Chabang Port Chonburi, Escorted by English speaking guide, Admission fee as mentioned in the program, Cold towel and drinking water.
8:00 – 9:00am: Picked up at Chan May Port, begin the climb along the steep slopes of the Son Tra Peninsula, also known as Monkey Mountain. The ride provides great views of Da Nang, over the coast and at each switchback offers a new, breath-taking view. From here, My Khe, the Truong Son Mountains and even Hai Van Pass can be seen. Stop often for photos from these remarkable viewpoints. At 696 meters high, stop for enjoying panoramic views of the area. Soak it all in – this is one incredible spot! From here descend along the other side of the mountain to see Vietnam’s biggest Buddha statue and down toward the fishing villages where the colorful wooden boats are moored along the coast.
Lunch suggestion: La Maison Restaurant, which hosts a Michelin-starred chef, offering French fine-dining inside luxurious InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort. The atmosphere in here is definitely a top notch feeling even compared to other high-end restaurants for the fact of attentiveness and setting.
*Meal at own cost, however, we will be able to help with the reservation
Leave Son Tra Peninsula to Hoi An Ancient Town – a UNESCO World Heritage site. Upon arrival, follow the narrow lanes lined with centuries-old houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architectures and visit numerous places of interest: the 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge, Phuc Kien Assembly Halls, the local fish market… After your walking tour, if you have free time, you can do shopping at the old town.
16:00 – 16:30: Return to your jeep, transfer back cruise ship, at the end of memorable day.
Inclusion: Private Transfer by Jeep, Expert English Speaking Guide, Entrance Fees, mineral water, authorization to enter the port.
Exclusion: Lunch at La Maison 1988 Restaurant, Beverage, Tips, Personal Expense, Others not mentioned above.
Scooters in Saigon are magical. It is obviously that many visitors to Ho Chi Minh City wish to have an exploring experience in “an open air amongst the traffic” rather than by car, the very first time weaving through the streets with the feeling so called “motorbike culture”. Also, get hands-on experience of Vietnamese cuisine through our half-day cooking program, inclusive visiting a local street market followed by a cooking session focusing on active participation and fun.
7:30 – 8:00: Get picked up from Port and transfer to city central. The morning starts by visiting to a colorful market with Chef to approach to culinary aspect and the culture of Vietnamese gastronomy. Explore Vietnamese ingredients, learn more about Vietnamese food and its spices before back to class with interesting activities. Finally, savoring your own creation. Enjoy this moment for sharing experience with Chef. Highlighted your performance by a "Certificate of Recognition" and you also win a book of recipes to renew your dishes with your beloved ones. Leave cooking class around 12:00.
Our guide will take you to enjoy Vietnamese coffee at truly local coffee shop before exploring bustle Saigon City by jumping on the back of a scooter. Explore highlights of a fast paced city with a unique mix of French colonial architecture, Chinese influences, a modern entrepreneurial spirit and numerous temples.
Inclusion: Private 7s car port transfer in/out, English speaking guide, motorbike, helmet, rain poncho (in case), Cooking ingredient, lunch in cooking class, handbook with recipes, certificates, mineral water, authorization to enter the port.
Exclusion: Beverage, Tips, Personal Expense, Others not mentioned above.
Shui Tau village and Shui Mei village, discovered over 900 years ago), are the origin of clan-based village culture in Hong Kong. Here is where you can learn a bit more about the fascinating evolution of local rural life. These villages are also the earliest settlements on historical record for Hong Kong.
Rising 957 metres above sea level, the frequently cloud-covered Tai Mo Shan is Hong Kong’s highest peak and is visible from many parts of the city. Despite its elevation, Tai Mo Shan is accessible by foot, with several hiking trails meandering around the summit. Climb up for panoramic views, a sea of clouds, winter frosts, and colourful seasonal blooms of flowers.
Visiting Mei Ho House, which is the only remaining Mark I-H Shaped resettlement block n the local community, which demonstrates the evolution of public housing and folk life), Street Markets (Toy Street, Bead Street and Electronic Street), and a Food Journey (Michelin-Starred restaurants and food stores can be easily discovered in this local district. Start your journey with succulent dim sum, egg tart, beancurd pudding, and soybean milk)
Inclusive: public transportations, food & beverages as stated.
Depart for a 3 hour journey to Halong Bay. On arrival in Halong Bay. Upon arrival board your private boat and enjoy a seafood lunch onboard while cruising through Halong Bay which is dotted with limestone outcrops. Around 3,000 islets rise from the clear emerald waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. Bizarre rock sculptures jutting dramatically from the sea and numerous grottoes have created an enchanted, timeless world. Return to the wharf and drive back to Hanoi arriving late this evening.
Suggested time: 08:30
Duration: 10 hours
Located in Hoa Binh Province, about 4-hour drive southwest of Hanoi, Mai Chau is home to many ethnic minority people. Take the windy roads through a splendid vista of mountainous scenery until you reach a valley surrounded by a lush landscape and stilt houses inhabited mainly by the White Thai ethnic group. Upon arrival, walk through typical villages to discover the rustic life of these mountainous people as well as learning about the traditional craft of brocade making. Mai Chau is very popular for its handmade woven scarves and fabrics. Enjoy a traditional lunch at a local restaurant at hamlet and if you are game, a taste of the country’s finest rice wine with a local family. Our driver will transfer you back to Hanoi late evening.
Suggested time: 07:00
Duration: 11 hours
In the morning, depart for a 1.5-hour drive from Hanoi City to the ancient village of Duong Lam, a typical agricultural village in the north of the Red River Delta. Home to around 300 houses built three or four centuries ago, wander along Duong Lam’s narrow alleyways to explore rural life and Vietnam’s ancient architecture. The cultural and historical vestiges of Duong Lam include Mong Phu Communal House, Princess Mia Pagoda (built in the 15th century), and the Old Catholic church. The village well, the traditional feature of communal life, is also worth a look. Finish your tour at an ancient house owned by a couple where you can have a chat with the friendly owners and share their life experiences over a cup of tea. Our driver will then drive you back to Hanoi.
Suggested time: 09:00
Duration: 5 hours
This immersive six-day journey uncovers what this vibrant country has to offer. Inspired by the popular film, "Crazy Rich Asians" the luxury-driven itinerary will take you high atop one the most luxurious hotels in the world, to the humble home setting of the locals that is filled with character and gumption. The exclusive experiences will cover unique culinary tastings enhanced with commentary from a prominent local foodie personality, private mahjong lesson with an expert, endless shopping options that is especially tailored to suit each guest's preferences and don't forget the luxurious wellness / spa sessions. By the end of the trip, you will have a collage of beautiful, one-of-a kind, exclusive experience that you will never forget. This is based on minimum of 2 person travelling.
A must for first time visitors to Kuala Lumpur. An interesting tour which unveils the beauty and charm of the old and new Kuala Lumpur. Garden City of Lights. See the contrast of the magnificent skyscrapers and the building of the colonial days.
Being a "rojak" country with many different people of different races and cultures, understand each of their identity but yet living harmoniously for almost 50 years as we count down to our country's golden jubilee. Embark on a journey with us as we bring you to each of their cultural sites and know its revolution throughout many decades.
In this package, you will be taken into the journey to the North of Bali, Included in it are local Balinese Experiences thorough home stay, cooking classes, visits to Bali's sacred places. The journey will start from Ubud to Batukaru, Munduk, Lovina and back to Ubud.
Spend two weeks exploring Singapore and Malaysia. Start your adventure from Singapore and drive up to Penang stopping by all the must-see points of interests in Malacca, Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Highlands and finally Penang.
In this package, you will be transported to all the must see sights that Beijing has to offer. Starting from one of the wonders of the world to the Imperial places in Beijing. You will leave knowing that bucket lists have been checked and you might even leave with a longing to come back for more.
A sample Singapore Land Package that highlights different areas of Singapore.
This package includes private vehicle on disposal with English speaking guide.
Explore the neighboring countries of Singapore and Malaysia. Once a Malaysian state, see how Singapore continues its close ties with Malaysia and the vast influences of each countries to one another. From Singapore to Kuala Lumpur, see the highlights of each country and explore each for its own beauties.
Embark on an unforgetable experience in Singapore as we bring you to visit various Singapore's highlights! Explore as a local and get a taste of Singapore and all its unique flavours.
This package includes vehicle on disposal and an English speaking guide.
Experience China through the country's history in Beijing and Xi'an followed by all the modern China has to offer in Shanghai.
Beijing: Day 1 - Day 5
Xi'an: Day 5 - Day 6
Shanghai: Day 6 - Day 11