Our choices for tours across this immense continent, from the vast Mongolian steppes to the lush tea plantations of Sri Lanka.
A wonderful trip that enables you to experience Mongolia and collect amazing memories in a short time. Experience beautiful scenery, fascinating historical sites and culture Visit the symbolic ruins of Genghis Khan's capital city Karakorum, visit the largest Erdenezuu monastery and enjoy authentic Mongolian barbecue prepared the traditional way with meat grilled over hot stones. A short trip but nevertheless a packed itinerary.
Do you want to experience all Mongolia has to offer but don't know where to start? To see not only the boundless steppe and Gobi Desert but also explore the historical sites and meet the people? Then this tour is for you. Amazing scenery, history, wildlife and adventure wait on this fabulous trip — we promise you won't forget it. This tour covers Southern, Central and Northern Mongolia, including the capital Ulaanbaatar.
Life in rural Punjab revolves around farming, food and merry making. People are known for their valour and passion for life. Live with Sikh families and experience their lifestyle through their cuisine, crafts, community service and sprawling farms. Also experience the spiritual side of Sikh culture in their Gurudwara. Participate in preparing traditional food and craft walks.
The rich culture of Meghalaya’s Khasi tribe is evident in its villages. Stay with local Khasi families as you experience the village life hands on through the crafts, farming and storytelling. Meghalaya has some of the cleanest villages, caves, huge waterfalls and rich bio-diversity. During the monsoons, which are the heaviest in the world, Meghalaya’s green cover becomes stunningly beautiful.
Rajasthan is best experienced in its villages with the locals. Experience the crafts and village life around Jaipur, followed by the rustic town of Bundi. Travel to the blue city of Jodhpur and experience the nomadic tribal life of the desert along with local crafts and wildlife that includes deer and black buck. Try hands-on farming, handicraft making, and milking.
Trek in style, relish the panoramic views and soak up the Nepali culture. On this trip you’ll hike shorter distances and stay at relatively lower altitudes, whilst still being rewarded with jaw-dropping views of Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse and Mt Everest.
An incredible trek into the heart of the Annapurna Sanctuary. Experience a fascinating culture, share time with the Nepalese people and discover life at a slower pace on one of the greatest treks on the planet.
Take the challenge and hike to Everest Base Camp. The team at Active Adventures provide a Kiwi guide and a team of local Nepali porters, who’ll be with you every step of the way as you move forward towards your final goal.