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Epic expands into Asia

Sep 17 2019

 

Take a journey to Epic Laos, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia & Vietnam in South East Asia.

 

“As I sit at my desk day dreaming of our trip, I wanted to take this opportunity to personally thank-you and your team for a remarkable family vacation. 

The logistics and choices of places were ideal. The itinerary was perfect. It was a fabulous introduction to this part of the world for my family. The boat was rustic elegance and was the pinnacle of the trip. The food, the scenery and the diving were out of this world.

I look forward to creating many more adventures with you.”

Richard. R, travelled to South East Asia in July 2019

 

Patrick Macleod and Pedro O'Connor in Bangkok Thailand Epic South East Asia

 

It is with great excitement that Epic Private Journeys announces its expansion into Asia and welcome travel specialist Patrick Macleod to the Epic team

 

Patrick has tour operated in Asia in excess of 30 years and was for many years Regional Managing Director for Ambercrombie & Kent. Brad Horn, Epic Managing Director, has known Patrick for over 20 years.

 

“What sets Epic apart is the quality of people it brings to bear in creating client experiences. Patrick is undoubtedly one of the best, if not the best tour operator I have ever come across. His knowledge of Asia is unparalleled. It is so very important to have this depth of experience on board to continue Epic’s ongoing success.” 

 

Blessed with an amazingly loyal and discerning clientele who have travelled with Epic multiple times, the addition of Patrick to the Epic team opens the door to new destinations and experiences for the growing family of Epic travellers.

 

Initially Epic will concentrate on tailored journeys to the countries of Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Indonesia and Thailand. And in due course, Epic will look to add additional countries as Patrick has also operated extensively into China and Japan.

 

Watch the Epic South East Asia Highlights video below.

 

If you are interested in planning an Epic Private Journey to South East Asia or beyond, please contact us for more ideas.

 

CAMBODIA

Angkor wat dancers Cambodia - Epic South East Asia

Cambodia is a diverse and welcoming nation where ancient and modern worlds collide. Phnom Penh is a hive of construction as it celebrates 40 years since the Khmer Rouge regime. The remnants of a French colonial past can be seen along the boulevards of the Mekong River.  Discover more

 

INDONESIA

Aerial of Raja Ampat epic Indonesia 

Explore the islands of Komodo & Flores, sail on a traditional live aboard phinisi  and visit stunning Raja Ampat by air and sea. The wonders of the Indonesian archipelago are a true epic journey and treasure of South East Asia. Discover more 

 

LAOS

Epic Laos - Mekong river landscape - Epic Private Journeys

Laos is a mountainous country of great beauty, full of history and ancient rhythms. Laid-back charm and faded French colonial architecture juxtaposes with ornate, gilded Buddhist temples. Discover more

 

MYANMAR

A ‘golden’ mythical land where time has stood still, Myanmar is a melting pot of cultures. Wedged between India and South East Asia, a country of real cultural authenticity and a “left in the past” feeling. Everyday life is evident on the streets, in the country and on the waterways. Discover more 

 

VIETNAM 

Lan Ha Bay Vietnam Epic South East Asia

A vibrant country on the move  – cities bustling with modern change and growth yet one can still ‘cyclo’ through old Hanoi with a local happy to share the city’s thousand year old history. As in yesteryear, the Mekong Delta is filled with farmers in traditional conical hats ploughing fields with buffalo. Discover more 

 

THAILAND

Chang rai Thailand -Epic South East Asia

Thailand is the ‘land of smiles’.  With a distinctly oriental feeling, colourful markets and golden temples, it is quite literally a world away. The capital Bangkok comfortably houses 400 year old temples alongside modern day skyscrapers.  Discover more