Founded in 1998, Laurus Travel specializes in premium small-group travel to Asia with a focus on China, Japan, Southeast Asia, South Korea and the Indian subcontinent. As a boutique tour operator with a stellar reputation, Laurus Travel boasts a loyal clientele that is the envy of its peers. At the core of the company’s success is a team whose combined skill set is unparalleled in the industry. Managed by industry veterans, the team of Laurus Travel is as exceptional as the experiences it curates.
Beijing – Xi’an – Chengdu – Yangtze Cruise – Wuhan – Guilin – Shanghai
Explore ancient sites in Beijing and Xi’an, admire nature’s beauty in Guilin, sail through the majestic Three Gorges of the Yangtze, savour authentic Chinese cuisines of different regions – this China tour package gives you all that and much more!
Shanghai – Suzhou – Qufu – Beijing – Xi’an – Chengdu – Yangtze Cruise – Wuhan – Guilin – Hong Kong
This popular China tour itinerary features inter-city travel by high-speed train. It visits China’s largest metropolises as well as UNESCO World Heritage sites in locations that don’t see many foreign visitors.
Beijing – Xian – Lhasa – Gyantse – Shigatse – Lhasa – Chengdu – Chongqing – Yangtze Cruise – Wuhan – Guilin – Shanghai
This China tour itinerary includes 6 days in Tibet and 3 days on a Yangtze cruise in addition to a long list of world-class attractions such as the Great Wall and the Terracotta Army Museum.
Tokyo – Mt. Fuji – Hakone – Kanazawa – Takayama – Shirakawa-go – Kyoto – Nara – Osaka – Tokyo
With a focus on history and culture, this premium small-group Japan tour showcases the best of the Land of the Rising Sun. From the present capital of Tokyo to the former imperial seat of Kyoto, Japan’s illustrious blend of ancient traditions with state-of-the-art modernity is on full display.
Tokyo – Mt. Fuji – Hakone – Kanazawa – Takayama – Shirakawa-go – Kyoto – Nara – Osaka – Hiroshima – Miyajima – Nagasaki – Naha – Tokyo
Conducted by expert guides, this premium small-group tour of Japan is your quintessential introduction to the ancient land of the Rising Sun. The itinerary focuses on culture, history, good food and hiking.
Tokyo – Mt. Fuji – Hakone – Kanazawa – Takayama – Shirakawa-go – Kyoto – Nara – Osaka – Busan – Gyeongju – Seoul
This meticulously crafted itinerary showcases the best of Japan and South Korea, two neighbours that have influenced each other in so many ways since time immemorial and yet still remain so distinct from each other.
Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City – Phnom Penh – Siem Reap/Angkor Wat – Lung Prabang – Vientiane – Bangkok
Explore the essence of Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand. Marvel at Indochina’s ancient glories and intriguing customs. From scenic Ha Long Bay to quaint Buddhist temples in Luang Prabang, the sensory overload is simply overwhelming. Packed with UNESCO World Heritage Sites, this grand Indochina tour represents truly the best of Indochina.
Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City – Phnom Penh – Siem Reap/Angkor Wat – Bangkok
The itinerary strings together some of Southeast Asia’s best travel destinations including the splendid UNESCO World heritage Sites of Ha Long Bay, the Old Town of Hoi An and Angkor Wat. This is an active cultural journey designed to broaden your horizons and deepen your insight into a dynamic region that is going through rapid transformation.
Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Hue – Da Nang– Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City – Phnom Penh – Siem Reap – Luang Prabang – Vientiane – Chiang Mai – Bangkok – Singapore
A grand journey of cultural discovery incorporating the best of French Indochina, Thailand and the dynamic city state of Singapore, this incredible tour brings you some of Southeast Asia’s top highlights including numerous attractions on the list of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. Key elements of the trip include visits to villages and tasting of authentic local cuisine.
New Delhi – Varanasi – Khajuraho – Orchha – Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Ranthambore National Park – Jaipur – New Delhi
This itinerary serves as an excellent introduction for first-time visitors to India. Trip highlights include Taj Mahal (Agra), Amber Fort (Jaipur), sacred Hindu religious ceremonies (Varanasi), erotic stone sculptures (Khajuraho), and wildlife sighting in Ranthambore National Park famous for Bengal tigers. An extravaganza of art, culture and history, this tour is packed with UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
New Delhi – Varanasi – Khajuraho – Orchha – Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Ranthambore National Park – Jaipur – Udaipur – Ahmedabad – Mumbai – Goa – Kochi – New Delhi
This comprehensive tour of India features a long list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, but it goes beyond the postcard-perfect landmarks. The expert-designed itinerary allows you to immerse yourself in the untold stories of ancient cities, savor the flavors of diverse cuisines, interact with locals, and connect with the authentic pulse of India.
New Delhi – Udaipur – Ahmedabad – Mumbai – Goa – Kochi – Bengaluru – Hampi – New Delhi
Mainly intended for repeat visitors who have been to Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, this itinerary offers an overview of India’s fascinating west and south. On this luxury tour, not only will you visit some of India’s most important cultural and historical landmarks, but you will get to peek into India’s future during your stays in Mumbai and Bengaluru, known respectively as India’s financial capital and “Silicon Valley of India”.
Seoul – Jeju Island – Busan – Gyeongju – Seoul
South Korea is famous for its high-tech industries and equally known for its green, hilly countryside dotted with cherry trees and centuries-old Buddhist temples, plus its coastal fishing villages and sub-tropical islands. We invite you to join us on an exciting journey through the Land of Morning Calm!
Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City
Nestled in the heart of Southeast Asia, Vietnam beckons with a tapestry of experiences that seamlessly blend the ancient and the modern. From the fascinating chaos of bustling markets to the serene beauty of UNESCO-listed landscapes, Vietnam is a destination that captivates the soul.
Bangkok – Ayutthaya – Kanchanaburi – Uthai Thani – Sukhothai – Sri Satchanalai – Chiang Rai – Golden Triangle – Chiang Mai – Bangkok
The itinerary dives deep into the country’s history, culture and rich traditions of its diverse ethic groups. Spectacular scenery and amazing food are among the highlights you’ll experience on this luxury tour.
Taipei – Taroko National Park – Sun Moon Lake – Tainan – Taipei
Famed for centuries as Ihla Formosa (beautiful island), Taiwan is a land blessed with sandy beaches, marble-walled gorges, tropical forests, and alpine mountain ranges. Taiwan is known for its rich and diverse culture, spectacular natural beauty, and fantastic food. This luxury tour of Taiwan presents the visitor the best the island has to offer in those aspects and much more.
New Delhi – Thimphu – Punakha – Phobjika Valley – Paro – New Delhi
Join us for an unforgettable journey through Bhutan, the Himalayan kingdom often referred to as the Land of the Thunder Dragon. The itinerary also features the key highlights of Delhi, the capital of India. Developed based on our first-hand knowledge and conducted by expert guides, this tour guarantees the participants an experience of a life-time.
Yangon – Bagan – Inle Lake – Pyin Oo Lwin – Mandalay – Bangkok
Formerly known as Burma, Myanmar fascinates the visitor with glittering golden pagodas, enigmatic ruined temples, picturesque countryside and rich culture. On this luxury small-group tour, you’ll visit Yangon (Rangoon), Bagan (Pagan), Inle Lake area, Mandalay and Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) before flying to Bangkok, Thailand to return home.
WHO IS LAURUS TRAVEL
Founded in 1998, Laurus Travel is a Vancouver-based Canadian tour company specializing in fully guided premium small-group travel to Asia with a focus on China, Japan, South Korea, Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent.
Laurus Travel operates as a quality-first boutique tour operator and boasts a loyal clientele that is the envy of its peers. At the heart of the Laurus Travel’s success lies a team whose combined skill set is unparalleled in the industry. Managed by a cadre of seasoned travel industry veterans, some adorned with advanced business degrees, its leadership is as exceptional as the experiences it curates.