Exclusive - 10% off Intrepid tours in Asia

Intrepid Travel gets it, travel is a big decision. It’s not every day you fly across the world to wander the souks of Marrakech or enjoy a dreamy Angkor sunrise. But for Intrepid, it’s been their every day for the past three decades. Let’s just say they know what travellers really want: a balance of inclusions and free time, a mix of classic highlights and local secrets you won’t find on Google. And of course, an authentic real-life experience. Their leaders are born and raised in-country, and they know their destination better than anyone. So you’ll do more than just see a place, you’ll live it. Small groups, big adventures and responsible travel – that’s Intrepid’s thing. With 1,000 trips in a variety of styles across 100 countries, you’re sure to find something you like.

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Six Reasons to Travel with Intrepid

  • Real life experiences - We love the highlights, but the real magic happens well away from a beaten path.
  • Connected by travel - The beauty of small group travel isn’t just new places, it’s new perspectives.
  • Travel works best when it's balanced – Intrepid trips are built with balance in mind. A little group time, a little you time – the way it should be.
  • Responsible travel - The world’s a pretty amazing place, and we like to do what we can to keep it that way.
  • Adventure should be for everyone - Age, pillow preference, budget, travelling solo or together – it doesn’t matter where you’re from, what matters is where you’d like to go.
  • Local leaders - The best people to show you the heart of a destination are the ones that live there, our leaders are travel experts and friendly locals who know their countries back to front.

Vietnam Express Southbound

Capture the spirit of magical Vietnam on this compact tour from the colonial charm of Hanoi to the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City. Sip coffee in Hanoi and shop up a storm in the Old Quarter, cruise along emerald waters on a Halong Bay boat trip, travel through old-world Hue and Hoi An, and get lost in the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City. This is an adventure full of beauty and contrast that introduces Vietnam as a country of incredible food, stunning scenery and cosmopolitan cities.


Tour Duration: 9 Nights / 10 Days
Price: $1,274*pp, twin share
Exclusive discount: Save up to 10%*pp
Departure Date: 1 May - 15 Dec 2019


  • Meals 
    8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Transport
    Boat, Motorbike, Overnight sleeper train, Plane, Private Vehicle, Taxi, Sampan, Tuk-tuk
  • Accommodation
    Hotel (7 nights), Overnight boat (1 night), Overnight sleeper train (1 night)

Included activities:

  • Halong Bay - Overnight boat cruise with seafood lunch and dinner
  • Halong Bay - Cave entry
  • Hue - Imperial Citadel
  • Hue - Perfume River cruise & Thien Mu Pagoda
  • Hue - Royal tomb
  • Hue - Motorbike trip including lunch
  • Hoi An - Old Town walking tour
  • Ho Chi Minh City - War Remnants Museum
  • Ho Chi Minh City - City tour
  • HCMC - Mekong Delta day trip including coconut gardens & village tuk-tuk tour
  • HCMC - KOTO dinner

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Sri Lanka Family Holiday

Naturally gorgeous, culturally captivating and steeped in mysticism, Sri Lanka makes for a wonderful introduction to both travel and the Indian subcontinent. Discover temples carved from cliffs in Dambulla and fortresses built on boulders in Sigiriya. Cycle through peaceful scenes of village life and tour working tea plantations in the hill country around Bandarawela. Visit the country's most significant religious relic, the Temple of the Tooth, in Kandy, safari through Udawalawe National Park in search of leopards and monkeys, see baby elephants up close at a rescue centre and chill out by the beach in Mirissa. Educational, active and leisurely paced, this trip is everything you could want in a family getaway.


Tour Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days
Price: $1,796*pp, twin share
Exclusive discount: Save up to 10%*pp
Departure Date: 1 May - 15 Dec 2019


  • Meals - 11 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
  • Transport - Private bus, train, cycle
  • Accommodation - 10 nights Hotel, 1 night camping

Included activities

  • Dambulla - Cave Temples
  • Sigiriya - Bike ride
  • Sigiriya - Lion Rock
  • Kandy - Botanical Gardens
  • Kandy - Temple of the Tooth
  • Bandarawela - Country side trek
  • Bandarawela - Tea Plucking Experience
  • Udewalawe - Elephant Transit Home visit
  • Udewalawe National Park - Wildlife safari
  • Mirissa - Kite Flying

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Land of the Rising Sun

Ever-welcoming and always fascinating, Japan is a land of ancient cultures, austere traditions and groundbreaking technology. Experience the best that this diverse country has to offer from the excitement of lively Tokyo to the sacred resting places of shoguns at Nikko. Feast on local delights at a Takayama market, make a sobering visit to the Hiroshima Peace Park and explore magnificent Kyoto temples. Discover ancient castles, lush countryside and fascinating feudal history on this authentic travel adventure. If you pack a good sense of humour and leave all inhibitions behind, the Land of the Rising Sun rarely disappoints.


Tour Duration: 12 Nights / 13 Days
Price: $4,720*pp, twin share
Exclusive discount: Save up to 10%*pp
Departure Date: 1 May - 15 Dec 2019


  • Meals - 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners
  • Transport - Boat, Public Bus, Cable Car, Ferry, Metro, Bullet Train, Train
  • Accommodation - Hotel (1 nt), Ryokan (11 nts)

Included activities

  • Nikko - Toshogu Shrine
  • Hakone - Cable car
  • Hakone - Lake Ashino-Ko boat trip
  • Takayama - Hida Folk Village
  • Takayama - Market visit
  • Takayama - Sake brewery tasting
  • Hiroshima - Peace Park & A - Bomb Dome
  • Hiroshima - Peace Museum
  • Hiroshima - Miyajima Island
  • Himeji - Himeji Castle
  • Kyoto - Temple/Shrine entrance (2)
  • Kyoto - Gion District walk

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India's Golden Triangle

Visit India and trace the famous Golden Triangle. Enjoy the perfect introduction to India's three most popular destinations - Delhi, Agra and Jaipur - as we explore the icons and discover the secrets of this fascinating country. Experience the history of massive forts, the opulence and splendour of Rajasthan's palaces, the bustle and buzz of markets and bazaars, and the traditions of a heritage stay. Travel through a land full of contrasts on this compact India tour, jam-packed with unforgettable highlights.


Tour Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
Price: $909*pp, twin share
Exclusive discount: Save up to 10%*pp
Departure Date: 1 May - 15 Dec 2019


  • Meals - 1 breakfast, 1 dinner
  • Transport - Private vehicle, Shuttle bus, Cycle rickshaw, Auto rickshaw, Metro
  • Accommodation - Heritage Property (1 night), Hotel (6 nights)

Included activities

  • Delhi - Old Delhi walking & rickshaw tour
  • Delhi - Jama Masjid
  • Delhi - Sheeshganj Gurudwara (Sikh Temple)
  • Jaipur - Walking & market tour
  • Jaipur - Amber Fort
  • Karauli - Village walk
  • Fatehpur Sikri - Guided tour
  • Agra - Taj Mahal
  • Agra - Agra Fort

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*Terms and Conditions: 10% discount applies to Intrepid small group tours in Asia (including sub-continent), departing between 1 May and 15 December 2019. Discount excludes Polar, Expeditions, Short Break Adventures, Urban Adventures, Asia Passes, private groups, Adventure Cruising operated by Variety and tours operated by external 3rd party suppliers. Discount applies to new bookings only, made and deposited at with Express Travel Group (including italktravel, Independent & Select Travel Group) in Australia from 1 May to 29 May 2019 The discount applies to the land tour price only and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer and are not combinable. Discount does not apply to local payments/kitty, permits, additional travel arrangements, international and local airfares. A deposit of $400 per person, per tour is required on booking with full payment due at least 56 days prior to departure. A $99 deposit per trip is applicable on tours in the 18 to 29s range only. If booking within 56 days of departure, full payment is due immediately. All tours are subject to availability. Prices are per person based on twin share accommodation, low season and include the discount. Prices, itineraries and inclusions are subject to change without notice.