3 Epic Cultural Journeys to Take in Asia

Three off-the-beaten-track experiences worthy of the pages of National Geographic.

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1. Hoh Xil, Qinghai, China
WildChina will soon offer a guided road trip to the remote Hoh Xil plateau in Qinghai, a new UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to 230 rare endemic animal species such as the endangered Tibetan antelope.

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2. Northeast India
A new 15-day cultural trip by Exodus Travels provides a kaleidoscopic journey across three of India’s northeastern states, taking in Assam’s living root bridges, one-horned rhinos in Kaziranga National Park, and remote tribal villages in Nagaland.

More information here.

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3. East Arnhem Land, Australia
For the ultimate bush experience, join Intrepid Travel on a seven-day journey into East Arnhem Land at the Top End of Australia’s Northern Territory. Highlights include cultural activities with the Aboriginal Yolngu and Yirrkala communities.

More information here.

This article originally appeared in the February/March 2018 print issue of DestinAsian magazine (“100 Essential Experiences”).

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