There are countless amazing sights, tastes and experiences in South East Asia. It’s impossible to choose a favourite, but here are some unforgettable moments from Laos, Cambodia and Thailand on the Contiki Asian Adventure trip.
Erawan is the name of a three-headed Hindu elephant God and the tiered falls is said to resemble the elephant’s head. The emerald green pools definitely look like somewhere a God would live – they’re absolutely stunning.
Jungle Huts on the River Kwai
A Contiki Special Stay, you can spend the night on floating huts right on the River Kwai in the middle of Kanchanaburi National Park. Swim, relax and tale in the tranquillity… just get a photo too of course!
Sai Yok Elephant Sanctuary
This sanctuary rescues, rehabilitates and cares for elephants who have been mistreated or driven out of their habitats and need a safe home. Get up close to elephants and learn about how our big friends live.
Patuxai Victory Monument
The Arc de Triomphe of Vientiane aka Victory Gate aka Patuxai aka Monument Aux Morts is dedicated to the Laos people caught in the struggle for independence.
Kuang Si Falls
The cascading water falls 60 metres into turquoise pools that are just ripe for splashing, and the good news is you can swim here! Explore the three levels of the falls, take a dip and get your pictures in this hidden paradise.
The Temples of Angkor
This temple complex is world famous and has been standing since the 12th century. It has gone through a lot of change during that time, from Hindu to Buddhist worship and even been used as a film site in Tomb Raider. It’s the largest religious monument in the world and we challenge anyone to not be blown away by it’s beauty.
Quad biking in Siem Reap
Siem Reap is an untapped gold mine when it comes to adventure. Take a quad bike out for a spin between rice fields at sunset and you’ll be treated to stellar views as the sun sinks below the horizon and paints the world gold.