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Trafalgar takes clients further into Asia with the launch of its 2014 programme

July 29, 2013 Wholesaler No Comments Email Email

Building on the strong success of its inaugural programme in Asia this year, Trafalgar ( has gone one step further with its 2014 offering by introducing two new guided holidays plus a range of extensions to take clients even deeper into this region.

Next year, the 2013 NTIA award-winning guided holiday company will also open the doors to a new destination, enabling Australians to explore Thailand from the inside for the first time, complementing the array of opportunities available to discover China, Japan, Vietnam and Cambodia, by land and river cruise.

The 2014 programme now boasts the 11-day Secrets of Thailand and 15-day Highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia At Leisure guided holidays, as well as optional extensions to Koh Samui, Angkor Wat, Singapore, Bangkok and Hong Kong, allowing guests the ultimate flexibility to be able to tailor their Asian adventure. Trafalgar is also offering travellers savings of up to 7.5% with its Early Payment Discount on any guided holiday from the 2014 Asia programme, for those clients who book and pay-in-full by 31 October, 2013.

Why not encourage your clients to begin their journey in the land of smiles and relax with a Thai massage in the grounds of Wat Pho temple, gain a Unique Insight as they take a train ride over the famous River Kwai and learn about the Ban Mae Kampong community’s way of life from the village Chief before sitting down to a unique Be My Guest dining experience made from locally sourced produce. The Secrets of Thailand guided holiday is priced from $3350 per person, twin share – land only. When on Highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia At Leisure guided holiday, guests will gain a Unique Insight visiting Ho Chi Minh’s house in Hanoi, learn the Local Speciality of Tai Chi during a class on board a Vietnamese Junk Boat and join the locals in the fields of Tra Que Village before indulging in a unique Be My Guest dining experience at a Vietnamese herb farm. This guided holiday is priced from $4625 per person, twin share – land only.

Commenting on the appeal of Asia, Matthew Cameron-Smith, Trafalgar Managing Director, said: “With its close proximity to our shores combined with the increased number of carriers facilitating access, there’s never been a better time for us to help Australians get under the skin of Asia. We’ve significantly grown our range of immersive experiences, so whether you want to dine with a family at their Hutong in China, learn how to shape bonsai in Japan or stay on a Junk Boat in Vietnam, we can offer you the chance to experience a slice of local life from the inside.”

Trafalgar has also introduced Authentic Accommodation to the 2014 Asia programme selecting places that are particularly significant to certain regions, such as staying overnight in a Japanese Monastery Inn, to provide guests with a unique insight into some of the areas they visit. Throughout each of the guided holidays featured in this programme, clients will be treated to the Trafalgar difference with Travel Directors and Local Experts also on hand to provide them with in-depth insights into the people and places they explore.

To find out more information, contact your sales manager or visit To view the 2014 Asia programme, see

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