Guide to Work, Study, Travel and Living Abroad  FacebookTwitterGoogle+  
  Travel Abroad Cultural Travel and Alternative Tours Asia
Travel Abroad

Cultural Travel and
Alternative Tours in Asia

Cultural Travel in Asia

 Featured Articles on Cultural and Adventure Travel in Asia
Cooking Thai in Chiang Mai
Thai Cooking Class
Learn Thai Massage in Thailand
Educational Escapism in Thailand: Learning and Self-Development Opportunities in Chiang Mai
The Rebirth of an Island: Thailand ’s Koh Phi Phi Dive Camp Is Open for Business 
Kickboxing In Thailand: Study for Self-Defense or Just for Fitness
Suan Mokkh International: Buddhist Meditation Retreat in Southern Thailand
Practice Buddism in Thailand
Tour the Himalayas: India's Road Less Traveled
Tour Kerala: India's Mystery Revealed
Ayurveda in Kerala
Trekking in the Himalayas of Nepal
How to Plan Your Own Tibetan Trekking Adventure
A Trip to Dhasa: Experience Tibetan Culture in Northern India
Cultural Lessons in Kerala
Teachings by the Dalai Lama in India
The Three Best Hot Spring Resorts in Japan
Japan’s Healing Waters
Travel to Okinawa: The Center for Martial Arts
Study Kung Fu at Shaolin Temple in China
Hiking in South Korea
Travel in Bhutan
Travel to Shangri La: Bhutan Set its Own Terms
Ecotourism in a Bhutan Village
Touring Bhutan with Women

See Bhutan and India for more tours or look under Worldwide for tours located in several different regions.


Amazing Himalaya Trekking (P.) ltd.
Travel to Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet
We provide extensive Trekking in different trekking routes of Nepal, Cultural tours, Mountain Expedition, Jungle Safari, White water rafting etc. in Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, and Tibet. For details about various programs please visit the website. We also provide tailored tours according to individual's interest.

Contact: janmudbari@wlink.com.np, www.infonepaltreks.com

Buddhist Cultural Traditions with Thailand Service Corps
Participants live with a Thai host, teach English at a local school and to novice monks at a Wat. While at the Wat, participants have the opportunity to learn more about Buddhism and meditation through discussions with the Abbot or monks.

Contact: tscatelp@aol.com, www.thailandservicecorps.org

Chiang Mai Thai Cookery School
The Chiang Mai Thai Cookery School was established in 1993 and is a family business run by Sompon and Elizabeth Nabnian. We offer daily courses taught by Sompon who is an experienced Thai chef and who speaks excellent English. We will teach you the secrets of Thai cooking at our home in a relaxed atmosphere.

Contact: 47/2 Moon Muang Rd. (opposite Tha Phae Gate); Chiang Mai; Thailand; 011-66-53-206388, 206315; fax 206387; nabnian@loxinfo.co.th; www.thaicookeryschool.com.

Dana Tours
Experiencing the Arts in Bali
Includes 10 classes in batik, Gamelan music, dance, mask carving, and acrylic painting with Balinese working artists. Quality performances, temple festivals, 4 island tours include all the must-see sights, while residing in Bali’s cultural center. We are the experts: 22 years experience. Knowledgeable, caring bilingual guides.
Healing Arts of Bali
Explore traditional healing with Balinese shaman, experience traditional massage, herbal medicines, trance rituals, seminars in local customs and religion, mysticism, sacred masks, plus regular yoga and meditation sessions. Seventeen years experience sharing this life-changing experience. Tour dates include unique island-wide festivals. Three expert Balinese/Western guides.

Visit: www.danutours.com.

Himalayan High Treks’ Enlightened Travel to Tibet, Bhutan, Ladakh, Sikkim, Nepal and India
Himalayan High Treks offers small-group treks throughout the Himalaya: Tibet, Bhutan, Ladakh, Sikkim, Nepal and India. We draw up 18 years experience offering personalized services and full itineraries for unforgettable Himalayan travel. We offer organized treks to prime locations (average 6 participants) or custom itineraries and arrangements for independent travelers.

Contact: info@hightreks.com; www.hightreks.com

Ibike Tours / International Bicycle Fund
Ibike Vietnam Cultural Collage
Small group, immersion, bicycle tours, designed to get you out of the box, enrich your life and introduce you to the rich diversity of the people, their culture and the environment of the area. IBF programs are designed to provide participants an opportunity to learn more about the world at a person-to-person level not usually available to tourist. Itineraries highlight the cultural, historical, economic and physical diversity of the area. Features include: introduction to the religious, ethnic, cultural, ecological and climatic diversity of Vietnam.
Ibike South Korea Sojourn
Visit historic cities, villages temples and rural areas to gain a better understanding the lifestyles, history, culture and economics of the people of South Korea.

Contact: ibike@ibike.org, www.ibike.org/ibike

Pacific Delight Tours
Culinary China
Beijing, Xian, Yangtze Cruise, Shanghai 12 Day Culinary China Tour
Explore the ancient culinary excitement of China. Learn about the emperors,and empresses culinary delights. At the same time explore the Forbidden City and China's Great Wall. Xian considered the home of dumplings, and the Terra Cotta Warriors. Explore the warriors pit and live an experience of a lifetime. Sail through the majestic 3 gorges, experience foods of Sichuan and Hubei Providence. Shanghai past/present of China.

Visit: www.pacificdelighttours.com

Sabaya Jungle Resort — Cha-am Beach, Thailand.
A newly opened resort especially for budget traveller, single and student travellers. Guaranteed to be beyond your expectations at very very resonable prices. Owner-operated

Contact: info@sabaya.co.th, www.sabaya.co.th.

Spirit in Nature Ecotours
Travel with time for reflection. Indian Himalaya, South India, Bali and Lombok, Australia, New Zealand. Explores wildlife, indigenous cultures, and traditions of sacred land. Travel with Dr. John Broomfield, author of the thought-provoking book Other Ways of Knowing: Recharting Our Future with Ageless Wisdom.

Thailand Hilltribe Holidays Cultural & Authentic Tours — Northern Thailand
Thailand Hilltribe Holidays offers cultural and authentic tours around Northern Thailand, in a non-tourist setting. Specialising in trips to hilltribe villages and homestays - based on responsible and sustainable travel principles that aim to preserve the environment and allow locals to benefit directly from tourism. Offers small group travel and customized trips around your interests.

Visit: www.thailandhilltribeholidays.com

 

 
  TRANSITIONS ABROAD   BECOME A CONTRIBUTOR   TERMS AND CONDITIONS
  About Us   Submit an Article   ©Transitons Abroad 1995-2014
  Contact Us   Student Travel Writing Contest   Privacy
  Archives   Narrative Travel Writing Contest   Terms of Service
  Advertise   Expatriate and Work Abroad Writing Contest  
  Add Programs    
Join Our Email List