Country Holidays – experts in luxurious, cultural itineraries to Asia opens for business in Dubai with exclusive journeys

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Country Holidays, one of the world’s foremost providers of luxury tours for more than 20 years has opened its doors in Dubai. Country Holidays is a specialist in the extraordinary — offering unique tours to some of the world’s most exciting destinations including Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Hong Hong, Japan, Thailand, Myanmar and Vietnam.

Country Holidays’ Dubai launch includes extraordinary special tours, handpicked for the UAE market including Amankora Journey a nine day exploration of the Himalayas and one of the world’s most breathtaking countries – Bhutan. Hiking the extraordinary mountain valleys and visiting the peaceful monasteries of this quiet kingdom you’ll discover why Bhutan was rated the happiest country in the world. Staying in the style and luxury of Amankora resort’s incredible lodges, Country Holidays’ customers enjoy 40 per cent discount off Amankora’s published rates along with a free massage, hot stonebath for two at Amankora Paro, and a night of accommodation in Bangkok.

Other newly launched itineraries include a journey through rural Japan, where the paper walls and rice-mat floors of Japan’s ryokan inns have offered their relaxing welcome to travellers since the time of the samurai. Explore the stunning landscape of Japan’s storied rural villages and vistas in a natural setting that has inspired centuries of Japanese poetry. Hike through the cherry trees and bamboo forests of the classical Utatsuyama Temple District before spending a day in traditional Japanese farm village of Shirakawa-go, recognized as a UNESCO world heritage site for its beauty and cultural value.

“We’re now officially open for business and are delighted to be introducing our new journeys to the UAE market,” said Theng Hwee, Country Holidays’ founder. “With Etihad Airways introducing four flights per week to Hong Kong starting in June 2015, Emirates Airlines launching new routes to Kuala Lumpur and expanded service to India this year, and Qatar Airways rolling out new routes to Bangkok, direct flights to Phuket, and expanded service to Singapore in the past few months, in addition to the already extensive networks of all the Gulf carriers, the UAE is closer to East Asia than ever before. With our heritage and specialist knowledge of the Far East and beyond, we will ensure that UAE based travellers can take advantage of a level expertise unmatched in the Gulf region.”

“Country Holidays’ itineraries and tours offer something for every one of our guests,” said Louen Tang, General Manager of Country Holidays Dubai. “Whether you want the relaxation of a solitary beach, a trek through parts unknown or the sophisticated ceremony of ancient urban capitals, Country Holidays will work with you to craft your perfect holiday experience.”

With multiple daily non-stop flights from the UAE to Beijing, Bangkok, Tokyo and throughout Asia, Country Holidays is the perfect partner for connecting travellers with an itinerary for fantastic trips just hours away from the UAE.

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