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Incredible Indian Tours Jaipur water palace.Our India and Asia Theme Page sponsor is Incredible Indian Tours, a small-group, Australia-based tour operator with a passion for sharing the most authentic, off-the-beaten-track travel experiences of India and Nepal. Create your own dishes at an Indian cooking school, share a meal in an Indian home, attend a dawn yoga class or cruise the sacred Ganges at sunrise.
Rajasthan women in traditional Indian saris.You will discover the magic of Bollywood, camp in the desert, attend colorful festivals and sample various public transports with the locals. Most itineraries are 15 to 23 days, including some women-only departures. Experience the heart and soul of the Indian Subcontinent with 10 diverse tours or allow Incredible Indian Tours to tailor a holiday to match your specific time and interests.

Welcome to the Travel with a Challenge India and Asia Theme Page bringing together feature articles in our collection of journeys in China, India, Thailand, Vietnam and Hong Kong. Go hiking in China, do some watercolor painting in Vietnam, take a train in India's Himalayas or across Southeast Asia or volunteer in India and China. We have fascinating articles on these themes and more.

This is one of a series of theme pages to showcase popular articles by regional destination or topic of particular interest to our readers. Enjoy browsing the entire theme collection!
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Article about new Hong Kong tours on food tasting, history, architecture, Kung Fu, cycling and travel by ferry and on foot.
zHong Kong has long been a shopper's paradise, but in our new article we share a richer, deeper Hong Kong experience, revealed in a 2014 menu of creatively-designed tours – from food tasting, history, and architecture to Kung Fu, cycling and exploration of rural areas by ferry and on foot – each from one to three days long.
Article about new Hong Kong tours on food tasting, history, architecture, Kung Fu, cycling and travel by ferry and on foot.
Article about travel in northwest India, including Rajasthan, Varanasi and Agra.
Our Travel with a Challenge readership is mostly made up of women and men who embrace the label of Life Enhancers. Travel along with Life Enhancer, Alison Gardner, as she recounts the many new experiences she had during a small-group, 23-day women-only tour through Rajasthan and other parts of northern India.
Article about travel in northwest India, including Rajasthan, Varanasi and Agra.
Article about homestay adventures in Malaysia.
Homestays in an unfamiliar culture are a great way to connect with a country and its people. But such adventures are definitely less predictable than staying in a conventional hotel with standard amenities. Margaret Deefholts shares her rural village experience with insight and humor.
Article about homestay adventures in Malaysia.
Article about exploring the backwaters of Kerala, India.
Mother Nature has bestowed great riches on this southwest Indian state facing the Arabian Sea, among them an extensive network of natural freshwater canals that beg to be explored for a few hours or on multi-day houseboat tours. Alison Gardner uses traditional canoes to catch a glimpse of village life in the backwaters.
Article about exploring the backwaters of Kerala, India.
Article about getting married in Bhutan.
Article about getting married in Bhutan.
When two Americans from New York decided to get married in Bhutan, they had no idea what an adventure they would have, from the traditional Bhutanese dress of the bride and groom to the warm embrace of local country folk and their fellow tour participants in a truly memorable day. Read their story!
China Panda volunteer vacations article.
If you are a nature lover and you have China on your travel bucket list, what could be more rewarding than a volunteer vacation to assist in the conservation and care of the rare and endangered Giant Panda? Lucy Corne shares her experience as well as little known facts about these iconic members of the bear family.
China Panda volunteer vacations article.
Thailand scuba diving vacations.
Thailand scuba diving vacations.
Join scuba diver and writer, Doug Olthof, for a whale (shark) of an experience as he discovers the variety and beauty of Thailand's reefs and rocks on a five-day liveaboard dive boat holiday full of delightful surprises. Even if you're not a diver, you won't want to miss these amazing images taken around the Similan Islands and Richelieu Rock.
Article about volunteer holidays at a Darjeeling, India tea estate.
Readers who love to learn about new volunteer holidays will be delighted with our story about a Darjeeling tea estate learning service option in the foothills of India's Himalaya region. With a variety of volunteer tasks to choose from, this historic estate is a world leader in organic farming and sustainable community living.
Article about volunteer holidays at a Darjeeling, India tea estate.
Article about India's Peacock Village wildlife sanctuary.
Our contributor, Khursheed Dinshaw, takes readers to a wild peacock sanctuary and rural farming area of India where India's national bird thrives, and villagers offer homestays and agri tourism experiences that provide authentic cultural insights for international guests.
Article about India's Peacock Village wildlife sanctuary.
Mountain railway journey in North India, Darjeeling Himilayan Railway. Born and raised in India before settling in Canada 30 years ago, Margaret Deefholts shares her lingering passion for her birth country with a ride into the mountains aboard an historic miniature railway chosen by the United Nations in 1999 as a cultural World Heritage Site.
Mountain railway journey in North India, Darjeeling Himilayan Railway.
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Join travel journalist, Alison Gardner, on an active cultural vacation in Northeastern China as she explores well known and little known sections of the Great Wall of China, as well as its neighboring historic sites, cities and unspoiled countryside. Additional articles with a Great Wall of China theme are hot linked separately below: enjoy our classic images from Northeastern China, and a rural village encounter.
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Vietnam travel vacations, Vietnam cultural holidays, Vietnam culture.
Artist and globetrotter, Charlene Brown, shares her solo travel encounter with city and rural life in Vietnam as she documents her vacation in a series of charming postcard-size watercolor paintings while describing her adventures.
Link to article on painting in Vietnam.
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Travel writer, Margaret Deefholts, introduces readers to northeastern India's women of Meghalaya whose cultural and spiritual influence is a powerful and surprising feature of their unique community lifestyle.
Train journey from Singapore to Malaysia to Thailand, Eastern & Orient Express. Train journey from Singapore to Malaysia to Thailand, Eastern & Orient Express.
Helena Zukowski whisks readers from Singapore through Malaysia to Thailand while sampling the luxurious trappings and gastronomic delights of Eastern & Orient's restored rail car service that reflects former colonial expectations.

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