Take a journey to Southeast Asia, traveling through breathtaking landscapes that showcase ancient histories, diverse cultures, and many World Heritage sites.

*Bali is included as an optional pre-program extension in 2022, and included in the main program in 2023. Dates, itineraries, and pricing have changed since the printing of our Winter 2022 catalog. Please see the full details under Itinerary below.

Starting at: $6,695 * Price includes special offer Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 The intricately terraced rice fields of Bali.  Man working in Bali's rice fields  Rice terraces in the mountains, Bali  Fishing boats in Bali  Cityscape of Singapore with the Merlion Statue  Singapore in the evening  Wat Pho Temple, Bangkok  The Golden Buddha at Wat Pho, Bangkok  Statue at the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Bangkok  The World Heritage site of Ayutthaya, near Bangkok  Sunrise at Angkor Wat  Monks at Angkor Wat  Monk at Ta Prohm, Angkor Wat  Ta Prohm, Angkor Wat  Bayon Temple, Angkor Wat  Monks at Angkor Thom  Angkor Thom, Angkor Wat  Sculpture at Angkor Thom, Angkor Wat

Treasures of Southeast Asia

Featuring Bali*, Singapore, Thailand, and Angkor Wat

13-16 days from $6,695

Take a journey to Southeast Asia, traveling through breathtaking landscapes that showcase ancient histories, diverse cultures, and many World Heritage sites.

*Bali is included as an optional pre-program extension in 2022, and included in the main program in 2023. Dates, itineraries, and pricing have changed since the printing of our Winter 2022 catalog. Please see the full details under Itinerary below.

or Call 855-330-1542

Accommodations

* Click on hotel name to visit hotel web-site.

Shangri-La Singapore

Singapore, Singapore

The centrally located Shangri-La Singapore, set among lush green space, offers a respite from the bustling city while remaining convenient to shopping, dining, and entertainment venues. The hotel boasts elegant guest rooms as well as a fitness center, an outdoor pool, tennis courts, a luxurious spa featuring holistic treatments, a business center, restaurants, a lounge, 24-hour room service, and WiFi is complimentary.

Number of nights: 2

Peninsula Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand

The Peninsula Bangkok Hotel, with its wave-shaped design inspired by its location on the Chao Phraya River, is consistently rated one of the best hotels in the world by discriminating travelers. Tranquil, spacious guestrooms feature sensational views of both the river and city as well as luxury amenities and indulgent touches. Guests can enjoy a full range of leisure and fitness facilities, including swimming in the three-tiered pool surrounded by lush landscaping and visiting the colonial Thai Peninsula Spa for a chakra-balancing massage. Dining choices range from elegant and chic to fun and fusion. Guests at the Peninsula Bangkok are assured of legendary Thai service. Amenities include complimentary WiFi.

Number of nights: 3



Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Just minutes from the temples of Angkor, this resort hotel is designed in a distinctive blend of Khmer and French colonial architecture and is a peaceful place to relax after a day of touring. Indulge yourself with a soothing spa treatment or a cool, refreshing dip in the swimming pool. Admire the beautiful lake and scenic gardens. Dine on Asian, European or French-Khmer fusion cuisine in any of the three excellent restaurants. WiFi is available and is complimentary.

Number of nights: 3

Jimbaran Puri Bali

Bali, Indonesia

The Jimbaran Puri Bali is a luxury resort on the southern tip of Bali, located on the famous Jimbaran Bay, overlooking one of Bali's beautiful beaches. A truly magical place to stay, the Jimbaran Puri Bali is designed to resemble a typical Balinese village and features individual, traditional-style villas and cottages that nestle within lush gardens and a 180-degree view of the bay. Guests will enjoy the privacy of a cottage suite with a private garden and terrace. Outside lies the powder-soft sands of the beach and an infinity pool that is built into the terraced landscape. The hotel has a spa, but guests can also relax with an in-room massage or aromatic facial treatment. Two restaurants offer superb cuisine (with one restaurant featuring International cuisine) and the lounge offers guests a spectacular sunset views as they enjoy a drink.

Number of nights: 3



Activity Level

Activity Level 3: Moderate / Active

Expectations: This trip features several countries, an active pace with longer days of touring and group flights featuring morning departures. Excursions will require standing and walking for extended periods of time, sometimes over more difficult terrain (uneven walkways, hills, stairs without handrails, archaeological sites, limited or no access to elevators, muddy/slippery trails), and walking to areas where coaches are prohibited. Daily activity is between two to five hours with walks less than two miles most days. Travelers should be aware of tropical sun and heat and take care not to become dehydrated.  

Appropriate for: Travelers who are physically fit, lead active lives, and are comfortable participating in long days of activities, and expect some physical exertion. 

2022 Tour Extension

2022 Pre-Tour Program – 4 Days, 3 Nights

Days 1-2 – Depart the U.S. for Bali, Indonesia 

Depart the U.S on your transpacific flight to Bali, Indonesia, crossing the International Date Line enroute.

Day 3 –  Bali

Arrive at Denpasar International Airport in Bali and transfer to the hotel for check-in and the remainder of the day at leisure. Flights generally arrive midday to early evening. A Welcome Reception will be held this evening or the following day, as determined by flight arrival times.

Belmond Jimbaran Puri Bali

Day 4 –  Bali

Depart the hotel for full day excursion to explore local village life. Visit a local school to meet with teachers and students (subject to school holiday). Tour a Balinese housing compound, and meet local Balinese for lively conversation. Enjoy locally grown coffee and tea, along with traditional snacks.  Take a short stroll along paved pathways through rice fields, where farmers are likely to be at work.  Learn more about the simple irrigation systems used for thousands of years, called “Subak”. A sumptuous lunch will be served in the middle of the rice field, followed by foot massages. Your evening will be free for rest and relaxation at the resort. 

Belmond Jimbaran Puri Bali

Day 5 – Bali

Travel inland to visit a fascinating temple at Tampak Siring where the water from a bubbling spring is believed to have healing powers. The temple features bathing pools where the Balinese hold spiritual purification ceremonies. Lunch will be served in a Balinese style open-air restaurant. Continue on to Ubud and visit the ARMA museum. Learn about the museum and its collections , painting history in Bali, and more about the history of the gamelan, and the role of the gamelan in the village context. Enjoy a short demonstration and performance by master musicians. Remain at the ARMA museum or spend time at the colorful and lively Ubud market, which includes a display of Bali’s arts and crafts, fruits, spices, and more. 

Belmond Jimbaran Puri Bali

Day 6 – Singapore

After breakfast depart the hotel and transfer to the airport in Denpasar International Airport for your flight to Singapore. Upon arrival, transfer to the Singapore Shangri-La to check-in and then join the main program. 

Special Air Rates/Services

FlexAir is designed to provide you with the flexibility and choice you need to personalize your air travel experience. Explore a wide range of flight options in consultation with our experienced travel professionals to select the flights, routing, class of service, and dates of travel that most fit your needs. Our partner tour operator has negotiated contracts with a wide variety of carriers that allow them to hold flight reservations and then issue your ticket close to departure without additional fees. This protects you from the need to purchase published-fare tickets, which must be ticketed within 24 hours of purchase. FlexAir reservations provide the flexibility to adjust reservations without penalty and to accommodate extensions and upgrades right up until ticketing time, usually around 60 days before departure. We look forward to providing you with more choice and the best possible itinerary for your air travel plans.

Program Includes:

  • Guaranteed transfers featuring assistance and luggage handling between your destination airport and your overseas accommodations upon arrival and departure (in most cases). We will provide you with all of the details you need to guarantee your transfer.
  • Air schedule change and delay assistance. Book FlexAir to ensure assistance should schedule changes or delays impact your air travel plans.
  • Flight insurance worth up to $250,000, subject to policy terms, is automatically included.
  • Confirmed airline seat assignments at the time of booking based on availability and airline policy.
Travel Insurance

For the convenience of our travelers, Travel Guard provides an on-tour Insurance Plan. On-tour emergency evacuation insurance (up to $100,000), medical expense coverage (up to $25,000), dental expense coverage (up to $500), travel medical assistance and worldwide travel assistance (U.S. Residents only). It also includes up to $25,000 medical and up to $500 dental expense coverage, and 24-hour worldwide travel and medical assistance. Please click here to view complete coverage details.

Please visit www.TravelGuard.com/SmithsonianJourneys or call Travel Guard at 1-800-208-6142 to learn about additional (optional) coverage.