Inside Asia Tours

About InsideAsia Tours

We are a market leading, destination specialist tour operator offering unique small group tours, tailored travel and exclusive cultural experiences. Our philosophy is to ?get beneath the surface', taking you beyond iconic sites and tourist checklists to immerse yourself in the local culture. With a team of travel experts that have explored every corner of Southeast Asia, we have unrivalled knowledge of the region.

It was the incredible "otherness" of Asia that inspired directors Simon King and Alastair Donnelly to start a travel company. Having both spent the previous three years teaching English in Japan, they wanted to give others the chance to experience and discover a part of the world they had both fallen in love with. That was back in 2000 and our "get beneath the surface" ethos was born.

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The InsideAsia Concept

When planning a holiday, advice from people with experience and expertise is invaluable. All travellers are different, so from your first phone call or email enquiry, our team of experts use their extensive first-hand knowledge of Southeast Asia to tailor trips as unique as you are.

More than a travel agent, we have offices in Bristol (UK), Boulder (USA), Brisbane (Australia), Tokyo and Nagoya (Japan), as well as partners throughout Southeast Asia. Whether you need medical attention in Yangon or a beloved cuddly toy has been left behind in Mandalay, our offices are staffed by English speakers, just a phone call away. This support, along with local guides and tour leaders, means your welfare is never left to chance. Our reputation for seamless customer service and great value trips sees many travel with us time and time again.

Book with Confidence

We want you to feel confident that when you book with us, you're in safe hands. We are proud to be a member of all the key trade associations and regulatory bodies within the travel industry, ensuring you a high standard of service and financial protection in the unlikely event that things do not go according to plan.

We are a Member of ABTA which means you have the benefit of ABTA's assistance and Code of Conduct. All the package and Flight-Plus holidays we sell are covered by a scheme protecting your money if the supplier fails. Other services such as hotels or flights on their own may not be protected and you should ask us what protection is available. Find out more:

Added to this, all the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that all the details included on it are correct. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to:

ABTA: Travel with confidence InsideAsia Tours - AITO protected ABTOT: The Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust ATOL Protected


Is Myanmar safe? What currency should I take? See if you can find the answer amongst our frequently asked questions.

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We've won the Guardian/Observer Travel Awards (again!)

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Jobs at InsideAsia

Love Southeast Asia? We're always on the lookout for new talent as we expand our company and improve our service.

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