Guaranteed Departure (SIC) Programs – Departure Dates Season 2022

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The updated Easia Active Guaranteed Departure (or “Seat-In-Coach”) production for 2022, enables outbound Tour Operators and Travel Agencies around the world to serve their active, adventurous, and budget-minded travelers with guaranteed departure tours offering a larger variety of sport types and spectrum of intensity levels, throughout Thailand, Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia.

Designed to suit multiple traveler types & styles, from active leisure solo travelers to groups of more experienced adventure travel enthusiasts looking for a fun & active group experience, all our financially risk-free seat-in-coach tours offer immersive exploration of our destinations in an active and respectful way. The tours also provide ample opportunities for your travelers to immerse in the local and welcoming Southeast Asian culture and have meaningful encounters along their journey.

Each program includes outdoor excursions such as hiking, kayaking, or easy cycling, allowing your travelers to explore unique areas off-the-beaten-path, while they connect and share experiences with the welcoming people of Asia.

By integrating visits and excursions facilitated by small community-based tourism organizations as well as overnights at local family-run homestays and more, your travelers will not only be able to learn a great deal from the local culture but will be able to directly benefit the communities they visit financially, allowing them to leave a positive impact on the destinations they visit.

These guaranteed-departure (SIC) tours are specifically designed for travel agents and tour operators looking to offer their travelers:

  • Exciting and active holidays in Southeast Asia, where your travelers explore a range of cultural and natural sites through hiking, cycling, kayaking, etc., instead of being whisked around in the traditional “hop-on, hop-off” fashion
  • More time spent outdoors, away from crowded spaces, surrounded by nature
  • Respectful encounters with local communities
  • A more conscious way of traveling, aimed at enabling your customers to leave a positive impact on the regions visited
  • A great join-in option for single travelers who prefer to travel in groups

Key elements:

  • Guaranteed departures from 2 pax up
  • Small and intimate international groups from 2 to 16pax (max)
  • Professional & knowledgeable English-speaking guides, who have in-depth knowledge of the region and are trained in first aid
  • 24/7 on-spot support team
  • Personally inspected rooms in vetted accommodation
  • Guaranteed high-quality sports equipment and transportation
  • Well-balanced itineraries of outdoor excursions and cultural/historical visits
  • No financial obligations; you simply pay as you book
  • Flexibility → your travelers can privatize a tour upon request

The tours listed below will offer you the opportunity to promote & sell well-balanced active leisure and hiking holidays in Asia as well as capitalize on the growing ‘slow travel’ trend, once travel to Southeast Asia resumes.

Read on to discover an overview of 7 guaranteed departure (SIC) active-leisure & hiking programs with their respective arrival & departure dates for 2022.


Program 1 | Cambodian Immersion from Angkor to Battambang (10D/9N)

SIEM REAP – PHNOM KULEN – BANTEAY CHHMAR – BATTAMBANG – SIEM REAP

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Program Highlights (B2C)

  • Discover the Angkor Archaeological Park on foot, following the ancient jungle trails
  • Hike & explore Phnom Kulen National Park while learning more about the history and origin of the great Khmer Empire, immersed by nature
  • Visit exotic waterfalls and learn about Cambodian flora and fauna
  • Stay overnight in 2 different family-run homestays, and enjoy the friendly local hospitality
  • Visit Banteay Chhmar for a community-based tourism experience, and explore a lesser-seen side of Cambodia to learn about and support the local community
  • Discover Battambang by bicycle, exploring its beautiful countryside and colonial buildings
  • Learn about and taste authentic Khmer cuisine by participating in an interactive cooking class

Watch a video of one of the many experiences during this tour: Siem Reap – Explore the Angkor Archaeological Park on Foot

 

 

Arrival & Departure Dates

Arrival Siem Reap
Departure Siem Reap
Sunday 16 Jan 22
Tuesday 25 Jan 22
Sunday 13 Feb 22
Tuesday 22 Feb 22
Sunday 13 Mar 22
Tuesday 22 Mar 22
Sunday 7 Aug 22
Tuesday 16 Aug 22
Sunday 20 Nov 22
Tuesday 29 Nov 22

 


Program 2 | Cambodia the Active Way from the Capital to Angkor Wat (12D/11N)

PHNOM PENH – KRATIE – BAN LUNG – PREAH VIHEAR – SIEM REAP

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Program Highlights (B2C)

  • Visit Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital, exploring the main cultural sights and Silk Island
  • Experience a night in a local homestay on a peaceful island in the Mekong River where time stands still
  • Discover Cambodia’s lesser-seen eastern region, visiting Ratanakiri Province and its hidden treasures
  • Hike to a local village located in a remote area outside Ban Lung at the border with Virachey National Park, and meet with residents to discover their culture, traditions, and way of life
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Preah Vihear & Angor Wat
  • Discover the Angkor Archaeological Park on foot, following an ancient jungle trail, stopping to visit some of the most significant temples
  • Visit Phnom Kulen National Park and learn more about the history and origins of the ancient Khmer Empire
  • Explore the floating and stilted villages on Southeast Asia’s largest freshwater lake, and enjoy a local homemade lunch in a floating house

Watch a video of one of the many experiences during this tour: Ratanakiri – A Venture in Cambodia’s Far East

 

 

Arrival & Departure Dates

Arrival Phnom Penh
Departure Siem Reap
Sunday 16 Jan 22
Thursday 27 Jan 22
Sunday 20 Feb 22
Thursday 3 Mar 22
Sunday 20 Mar 22
Thursday 31 Mar 22
Sunday 6 Nov 22
Thursday 17 Nov 22
Sunday 4 Dec 22
Thursday 15 Dec 22

 


Program 3 | Thailand the Active Way from Bangkok to Chiang Mai (10D/9N)

BANGKOK – CHIANG MAI – CHIANG DAO – AKHA HILLTRIBE COMMUNITY – CHIANG MAI

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Program Highlights (B2C)

  • Explore Bangkok, passing from the main tourist sights to the lesser-known spots and hidden multicultural areas by E-scooter
  • Delve into the life of a local farmer at a peaceful village outside Bangkok and visit one of the oldest markets in Thailand
  • Visit Chiang Mai and its countless cultural attractions on foot, and enjoy a street food tour by e-tuk-tuk
  • Experience Tak Bat, a religious Buddhist practice of profound generosity
  • Hike along the Monk’s Trail to reach Wat Prathat Doi Suthep, one of the must-see highlights of Chiang Mai
  • Experience a private overnight stay in a remote Akha hill tribe village and learn about the community’s history and colorful traditions
  • Experience living like a local in the lush countryside of Chiang Dao Valley
  • Taste and experience delicious Thai food, renowned as one of the world’s best cuisines

Watch a video of one of the many experiences during this tour: Chiang Mai – Hiking and Hill Tribe Immersion in the Akha Culture

 

 

Arrival & Departure Dates

Arrival Bangkok
Departure Chiang Mai
Thursday 20 Jan 22
Saturday 29 Jan 22
Thursday 17 Feb 22
Saturday 26 Feb 22
Thursday 3 Mar 22
Saturday 12 Mar 22
Thursday 20 Oct 22
Saturday 29 Oct 22
Thursday 17 Nov 22
Saturday 26 Nov 22
Thursday 8 Dec 22
Saturday 17 Dec 22

 


Program 4 | Vietnam the Active Way from South to North (14D/13N)

HO CHI MINH – HOI AN – HUE – PHONG NHA – HANOI – HALONG BAY – HANOI

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Program Highlights (B2C)

  • Travel from south to north on an immersive tour in magical Vietnam
  • Learn about the history and traditions of Vietnam, from the ancient Nguyen Dynasty to the Vietnam War
  • Explore central Vietnam and admire the incredible natural landscapes of Bach Ma National Park, Tam Giang Lagoon, and Phong Nha National Park
  • Enjoy cycling excursions to explore off-the-beaten-path places of central Vietnam, and connect with locals
  • Be welcomed by local people in their private homes
  • Discover Phong Nha National Park and its breathtaking caves
  • Explore Hanoi’s bustling Old Quarter and discover the city’s rich culture and history
  • Relish an overnight cruise on the world-renowned Halong Bay, sample delectable seafood dishes while you enjoy the bay’s spectacular sunset views

 

Arrival & Departure Dates

Arrival Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
Departure Hanoi
Monday 17 Jan 22
Sunday 30 Jan 22
Monday 21 Feb 22
Sunday 6 Mar 22
Monday 14 Mar 22
Sunday 27 Mar 22
Monday 4 Apr 22
Sunday 17 Apr 22
Monday 8 Aug 22
Sunday 21 Aug 22
Monday 5 Dec 22
Sunday 18 Dec 22

 


Program 5 | Explore and Immerse in the Nature of Northern Vietnam (10D/9N)

HANOI – PAN HOU – HANOI – HALONG BAY

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Program Highlights (B2C)

  • Visit Hanoi’s Traditional Handicraft Village and the bustling Old Quarter to discover the city’s rich & vibrant culture and history
  • Explore north Vietnam and learn about the culture and traditions of different local minorities: Red Dao, Red Yao, and Hmong
  • Embark on well-balanced 3-day trekking through the stunning Song Chay Mountains, meeting its minority tribes & villages on your way
  • Learn about the importance of tea and rice plantations for local communities living in the mountainous region
  • Relish a slow travel program, focused on northern Vietnam to connect with and learn about the culture and traditions of the Song Chay Mountains
  • Stay overnight in 2 different family-run homestays, and enjoy friendly local hospitality
  • Climax with an overnight cruise on the world-renowned Halong Bay, sample delectable seafood dishes, and enjoy spectacular sunset views

 

Arrival & Departure Dates

Arrival Hanoi
Departure Halong Bay – Hanoi Airport
Friday 15 Apr 22
Sunday 24 Apr 22
Friday 13 May 22
Sunday 22 May 22
Friday 3 Jun 22
Sunday 12 Jun 22
Friday 8 Jul 22
Sunday 17 Jul 22
Friday 9 Sep 22
Sunday 18 Sep 22
Friday 14 Oct 22
Sunday 23 Oct 22

 


Program 6 | Unique Trekking Trails of Northeast Vietnam (11D/10N)

HANOI – BA BE – CAO BANG – BAN GIOC – HALONG BAY – HANOI

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Program Highlights (B2C)

  • Visit Hanoi’s Traditional Handicraft Village and the bustling Old Quarter to discover the city’s rich culture and history
  • Discover Ba Be Lake, one of the 10 largest freshwater lakes in the world, with a relaxing kayak excursion to enjoy the breathtaking landscape
  • Embark on a well-balanced 3-day trekking experience in the incredible and lesser-known Cao Bang region
  • Visit Ban Gioc Waterfalls, located on the Chinese border, one of the largest falls in the world to form a “border” between two countries, after Iguaçu, Victoria, and Niagara
  • Overnight in 4 different family-run homestays, and enjoy friendly hospitality while supporting the local community
  • Explore the far north-eastern region of Vietnam and discover the culture and traditions of different local minorities and ethnic groups, such as the Thai and Nung
  • Climax with an overnight cruise on the world-renowned Halong Bay, sample delectable seafood dishes, and enjoy spectacular sunset views

 

Arrival & Departure Dates

Arrival Hanoi
Departure Halong Bay – Hanoi Airport
Wednesday 2 Mar 22
Saturday 12 Mar 22
Wednesday 20 Apr 22
Saturday 30 Apr 22
Wednesday 11 May 22
Saturday 21 May 22
Wednesday 20 Jul 22
Saturday 30 Jul 22
Wednesday 10 Aug 22
Saturday 20 Aug 22
Wednesday 12 Oct 22
Saturday 22 Oct 22
Wednesday 9 Nov 22
Saturday 19 Nov 22

 


Program 7 | A Spiritual Journey from Luang Prabang to Angkor Wat (12D/11N)

LUANG PRABANG – NONG KHIAW – MUONG NGOI – SIEM REAP

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Program Highlights (B2C)

  • Visit Luang Prabang with an expert local guide and learn the secrets of this incredible UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Hike to the majestic Kuang Sy Waterfall and enjoy lunch in a local home
  • Participate in a Baci ceremony and learn about the meaningful ritual
  • Experience a relaxing kayak excursion along the Nam Ou River, to visit the Pak Ou Caves and admire unforgettable landscapes
  • Enjoy some of the most stunning panoramic views in northern Laos
  • Hike though villages, interact with locals to learn about their daily lives and incredible culture and traditions
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Angkor Wat, the largest religious structure in the world
  • Explore the Angkor Archaeological Park on foot, hiking along different paths through the jungle and exploring ancient temples
  • Discover Phnom Kulen National Park on foot, an important site where the Khmer Empire began
  • Visit the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia by boat and support a community project by enjoying lunch at a floating restaurant

 

Arrival & Departure Dates

Arrival Luang Prabang
Departure Siem Reap
Thursday 13 Jan 22
Monday 24 Jan 22
Thursday 3 Feb 22
Monday 14 Feb 22
Thursday 24 Mar 22
Monday 4 Apr 22
Thursday 11 Aug 22
Monday 22 Aug 22
Thursday 13 Oct 22
Monday 24 Oct 22
Thursday 10 Nov 22
Monday 21 Nov 22

 


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    How to book these tours?

    All our active SIC tours are available on TravelExchange, a guaranteed departures distribution platform exclusively dedicated to tourism professionals.

    It’s very easy to use: you just need to create an account to access our tours, view availability in real-time, book online, and get your booking confirmed!

    Step-by-step guide

    1. Connect to the TravelExchange platform at travelexchange.io and register for a FREE account.
    2. Once you have filled out the form, a TravelExchange representative will contact you shortly (within 24 hours) to go through the process of registering your account.
    3. Once registered, you will have access to the TravelExchange marketplace and our unique cycling SIC tours listed above.
    4. View the availability of our SIC cycling tours in real-time, book online, and get your confirmation right away!

     

    Your travelers can’t travel on the scheduled departure dates?
    No problem. All our tours can be privatized as well.

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    Matteo Galeazzi

    Easia Active Manager

    Matteo not only has extensive academic background in tourism, but has also gained valuable insight while living and working in multiple destinations around the world. His energy and enthusiasm for active as well as sustainable travel are what make him a strong driving force within the Easia Active team.

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