Family Tour of Ireland (13 Days)
Dublin, Kenmare, Killarney, Co. Clare (Dromoland Castle), Co. Mayo (Ashford Castle)
Family Tour of Southeast Asia
(13 days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis) Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Siem Reap, Hong Kong
Southeast Asia is a wonderful destination for family travel, and this private tour features the best of the region, including extraordinary cultural sites, great food, fascinating cities, incredible hotels and resorts, and activities family members of all ages can enjoy.
Begin in Bangkok, Thailand, one of Asia’s great cities. During flexible touring with your private guide, explore the city according to your family’s interests. Some of our favorite family-friendly activities in Bangkok include riding a longtail boat through the canals to see how the locals live, listening to monks chanting at temples covered in sparkling tiles, attending a Thai puppet show or dance performance, learning about the Thai silk industry, or perhaps watching a muay Thai (Thai kickboxing) tournament.
Next, fly to Chiang Mai in northern Thailand, and stay at a luxurious resort built in traditional Thai style that has serene views of rice fields and mountains. With your private guide, visit the best local markets and tour interesting Buddhist temples, including one on top of a mountain. Perhaps ride on the back of an elephant, one of Thailand’s national symbols, during an excursion to an elephant training camp. During free time, enjoy your resort’s many facilities or opt for activities such as river rafting or hiking.
Next, fly to Siem Reap, Cambodia to explore incredible Angkor, the ruins of the ancient Khmer empire. With your private guide, tour the most interesting parts of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, including Angkor Wat, an enormous temple city built as a model of the Hindu universe in stone; Angkor Thom, an ancient capital filled with iconic sites such as the Bayon, Terrace of the Elephants and Terrace of the Leper King; Ta Prohm, a temple being devoured by the jungle; and serene Preah Khan, a former monastery and school. Also visit Banteay Srei, a petite temple with elaborate carvings in pink sandstone, and other lesser-known temples. If desired, enjoy special activities customized to your family’s interests, such as riding bikes to temples and local villages, a private Khmer cooking class, visiting children's centers, touring local villages, photography excursions, visiting traditional Cambodian art centers, specialized shopping, private yoga, a helicopter ride to remote jungle temples, or attending traditional Khmer dance performances. Another option is an excursion to Tonle Sap, Southeast Asia’s largest freshwater lake and an ecological wonder. Enjoy a boat cruise among the lake’s floating villages, markets and gardens. Also cruise through the flooded forest to learn about the Tonle Sap ecosystem and spot birds and other wildlife.
Next, fly to Hong Kong, one of Asia’s most attractive and exciting cities. During touring with your expert private guide, take in Hong Kong’s spectacular skyline, beautiful harbors and beaches, superb restaurants, bustling markets and much more. See incredible skyscrapers in Central, ride the Peak Tram to the top of Hong Kong Island, tour interesting residential neighborhoods in the hills, dine on dim sum at teahouses, explore local markets to learn about traditional Chinese medicine and unusual food products, and ride in a traditional sampan boat across Aberdeen Harbor. Opt to visit Hong Kong Disneyland or Ocean Park, a favorite local theme park, or go for a hike together in the lush green hills of the New Territories. Throughout your stay in Hong Kong, enjoy unbeatable views across Victoria Harbor from your luxurious room in the city’s finest hotel.
This tour can be fully customized or combined with other destinations in the region, including Japan and China.
Arrive Bangkok, Thailand
VIP airport assistance on arrival. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights
Full-day private city tour, including private longtail boat ride
Half-day private city tour or half-day excursion to train and lunar floating markets
Bangkok – Chiang Mai
Private transfer to airport for flight to Chiang Mai. Private arrival transfer to resort for 3 nights. Afternoon private tour
Option for sunrise alms-giving. Half-day private tour. Private round-trip transfer to night market
Half-day private tour with option for city touring or excursion to elephant camp
Chiang Mai – Siem Reap, Cambodia
Private transfer to airport for flight to Siem Reap. Fast-track assistance through immigration and private arrival transfer to resort for 3 nights. Sunset private tour of ruins
Private touring of temples and ruins with option to tour by bicycle
Morning private market visit and cooking class or full-day private excursion to Tonle Sap Lake and floating villages
Siem Reap – Hong Kong
Private transfer to airport for flight to Hong Kong. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights
Full-day private city tour
Half-day private city tour or option for visit to theme park or private hiking excursion
Depart Hong Kong
Private airport transfer
Mandarin Oriental Bangkok
Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai
Peninsula Hong Kong or Four Seasons Hong Kong
Per person (2 pax, double occupancy)
Per person (3 pax, triple occupancy)
Per person (4 pax, double occupancy)
The Artisans of Leisure Style of Travel:
Private touring with your own personal guides and drivers
Preferred rooms in the very best luxury hotels
Firsthand, sophisticated destination knowledge and recommendations from our travel specialists
Itineraries that are customized according to your interests and schedule
Artisans of Leisure upgrades and amenities
A seamless travel experience, including all logistics, skipping lines during touring whenever possible, restaurant and spa reservations, performance tickets, private airport transfers, internal transportation, VIP and fast-track airport assistance in many destinations
Around-the-clock support in each destination during your trip
Unique, insider travel experiences and access to the Artisans of Leisure network of experts around the world
All Artisans of Leisure tours are private and depart daily.
Please Contact Us for more information regarding the above tour, or to begin customizing your own itinerary.