• From $9,900 Houseboat in Kerala backwaters

    Incredible Southern India with Kerala Backwaters Cruise | November 2023

    Date:  20 November to 6 December 2023

    Welcome to Southern India – dramatically different to its counterpart in the north. Its wide-open spaces make for a verdant backdrop to the region’s diverse history, landscapes and people. Be immersed in the South’s ancient, medieval and more recent colonial history; visit tiny villages, larger townships and vibrant cities. Observe locals as they go about their day and welcome you with a wide smile. See a plethora of wildlife in world-class Nagarhole National Park, and enjoy cruising the tranquil backwaters of Kerala on a slow but majestic houseboat. If you appreciate your food, the dishes from this part of the world are outstanding, comprised of many different cuisines from the various areas of Southern India.

  • From $5,790 Walk on the promenade to Galle lighthouse

    Stunning Sri Lanka | November 2023

    Date:  6 – 20 November 2023

    Sri Lanka is an island nation in the Indian Ocean separated from India by the Palk Strait. It is “almost” linked to India by a mostly underwater atoll called Adam’s Bridge. It is a very lush, tropical island sitting just north of the equator. There are so many reasons to visit Sri Lanka – there is so much to see and do. Even though it is a relatively small country, each region is quite different. The indigenous and colonial history is fascinating. The food is fabulous. The scenery is spectacular and the abundance of wildlife will take you by surprise.

  • From $5,490 Sigiriya Rock Fortress from a distance with water lilies in forefront

    Sri Lanka in Detail | November 2022

    Date:  14 – 28 November

    Sri Lanka is an island nation in the Indian Ocean separated from India by the Palk Strait. It is “almost” linked to India by a mostly underwater atoll called Adam’s Bridge. It is a very lush, tropical island sitting just north of the equator. There are so many reasons to visit Sri Lanka – there is so much to see and do. Even though it is a relatively small country, each region is quite different. The indigenous and colonial history is fascinating. The food is fabulous. The scenery is spectacular and the abundance of wildlife will take you by surprise.

  • From $12,980 Gardeners wearing Japanese coolie straw bamboo hats

    Japan in Autumn Tours & Travel | September 2022

    Date:  3 -23 September 2022

    From the hi-tech speed and efficiency of the bullet train which will whisk you to Osaka, to the serenity of Kyoto’s zen gardens and temples; Japan offers a unique mix of the modern and the traditional. Japan’s rugged peaks, rocky coastlines, gorges, lakes, waterfalls and dense forests are breathtaking. This tour includes the best of everything Japan has to offer. It is designed for newcomers to Japan and follows a leisurely pace starting and ending in Tokyo.

  • From $8,990

    Japan’s Northern Honshu Tohoku Prefecture Tours & Travel | September 2022

    Date:  23 September – 6 October 2022

    If you have been to Japan already you’ll know that it is a treat for the traveller. With wonderfully preserved traditions, nature and cultural experiences it is simply a pleasure to visit. This trip takes you away from the large, heavily touristed sites to delve deeper into Japanese culture and traditional towns. We’ll visit traditional onsen villages, learn about Samurai culture, hike in pristine forests and visit three UNESCO listed sites. For first time travellers to Japan, this is a wonderful introduction to a country that will keep drawing you back.

  • From $12,990 Tiger tours in India - Royal Bengal Tigers

    Tigers of Central India | March 2023

    Date:  31 March – 21 April 2023

    Highlights of this fabulous tour include retracing India’s Mughal and colonial eras on a historic trail through Delhi; reliving Mowgli’s days in the Kanha and Pench forests with glimpses of the wildlife featured in the Jungle Book films, and viewing Central India’s incredible wildlife on jeep safaris and/or canoe on the Denwa River on the fringes of Satpura National Park. We shall step back in time on a trail of Lucknow’s landmarks that attest to its regal past, and watch the blush of sunrise over the Taj Mahal – one of the world’s seven wonders. For an exclusive glimpse into India, this itinerary offers a perfect mix of history, culture and wildlife.

  • Safari jeep in Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka Family Tours & Travel

    Date:  To suit your group

    There are many reasons to visit this country, with much to see and do. Even though it is relatively small, Sri Lanka packs a lot of punch for the traveller. The indigenous and colonial history is fascinating, the climate tropical, food is fabulous, accommodation wonderful, and the scenery spectacular.  Plus, the abundance of wildlife one of the drawcards for travellers —will take you by surprise. It’s no wonder that in 2013, Lonely Planet rated it the ”hottest travel destination on the planet”.

  • Golden temple with shimmering reflection across a pond

    Japan in Spring Tours & Travel | Private Tour

    Date:  To suit your group

    Japan’s rugged peaks, rocky coastlines, gorges, lakes, waterfalls and dense forests are breath taking.  The country’s population of about 125,000,000, live in an area roughly the size of Tasmania when you take in to account the land usable for cultivation. March is a wonderful time to visit. The delicate pink clouds of the cherry blossom transform the gardens throughout the country. The locals celebrate with a Hanami – like a picnic where they gather to appreciate the blossoms.

  • Kamchatka Tours & Travel | Private Tour

    Date:  To suit your group

    The Kamchatka Peninsula is one of Russia’s least explored, but most scenically spectacular regions. The Kamchatka River and the surrounding central side valley are flanked by large volcanic belts containing around 160 volcanoes, 29 of them still active. Home to the largest volume of salmon on the planet, a vast array of wildlife including brown bears and pristine forests and lakes, Kamchatka is a wilderness like no other. Come and see this ultimate adventure destination before the world catches on!

  • Kochin's Fishing nets Southern India tours

    Southern India Tours & Travel | Private Tour

    Date:  To suit your group

    There are so many reasons to visit this country – there is so much to see and do. Even though it is a relatively small
 it packs a lot of punch for the travellers. The indigenous and
 colonial history is fascinating. The food is fabulous. The scenery is spectacular. Plus, the abundance of wildlife — one of the draw-cards for travellers — will take you by surprise. It’s no wonder that in 2013, Lonely Planet rated it the ”hottest travel destination on the planet”, and they didn’t mean the weather!

  • Eagle hunter family

    Mongolia in Depth Tours & Travel | Private Tour

    Date:  To suit your group

    Mongolia – A land of horsemen and arid steppes that stretch from pristine glacial lakes to the massive Gobi. Even today Mongolian culture revolves around a nomadic heritage with the family ger at the centre of a tough and resilient people. Ulaanbaatar, the capital is an eclectic mix of Russian, Chinese and Tibetan influences with Tibetan Buddhist monasteries infused with Mongolian Shamanism. The Naadam festival is a true highlight where thousands flock to compete in the ancient sports of wrestling, archery and cross-country horse racing.

  • Lady sorting out the day's catch from her fishing net

    Sri Lanka Tours & Travel | Private Tour

    Date:  To suit your group

    There are so many reasons to visit this country –there is so much to see and do. Even though it is a relatively small it packs a lot of punch for the travellers. The indigenous and colonial history is fascinating. The food is fabulous. The scenery is spectacular. Plus, the abundance of wildlife one of the draw cards for travellers will take you by surprise. It’s no wonder that in 2013, Lonely Planet rated it the ”hottest travel destination on the planet”, and they didn’t mean the weather!

  • Red shrine and floating torii gate

    Japan Family Tours & Travel

    Date: To suit you

    One of the key reasons to visit Japan as a family is its eclectic mix of past, present and future, all of which provide something of interest for all ages and makes for lots of things to see and do. Blue Dot Travel has carefully crafted this itinerary with adults and kids in mind for a wonderful cultural experience. You won’t see it all but you will get the right mix, moving well beyond the greatest hits to some of the hidden gems that give a real taste of Japan’s diversity, at a pace that will keep the kids engaged.

  • Waterway in Southern India

    Southern India Family Tours & Travel

    Date: To suit you

    Southern India has something for all the family. Peaceful backwaters and spice plantations, incredible wildlife in expansive parks, ancient temples, colourful bazaars and stunning scenery. And as with all our family tours, good quality hotels await at the end of each day in excellent locations with great service and oodles of delicious food. As usual, several “must-­do” excursions are included but many other options are also offered, leaving it to you and the family to do as much or as little as you choose.