Asia is full of flair and flavour, a diverse delight which makes for a gorgeous gap year getaway. Colourful and cultural, Asia is rich in natural beauty and historic hot-spots. Asia's breathtaking landscape is one of contrasts, from the Himalayas to lush jungles, sacred rivers and silent deserts.
There is something to suit any gap year traveller, with opportunities for paid work, volunteering or learning skills such as diving or Thai boxing. With golden beaches, full moon fun, wonderful wildlife, ancient temples and desolate deserts, Asia truly is a festival for all the senses.
22 days or longer
Beaches, Culture, Elephants, Partying, Trekking and more!
Enjoy an awesome Thai Adventure including buzzing Bangkok, an elephant experience, a hill trek, volunteering on Koh Samui, chilling on Koh Tao and partying on Koh Phangan! Add in a learn to dive experience or a Koh Phi Phi adventure too!
22 or 29 days
The ultimate Thai experience!
Spend 3 or 4 weeks in gorgeous Thailand on this unforgettable group adventure!
Be immersed in the rich culture of Bangkok, enjoy a breathtaking elephant experience, volunteer on Koh Samui, explore the serene northern foothills, and party on beautiful white-sand beaches on Koh Phangan and Koh Phi Phi!
9 or 12 days
Discover the magic of beautiful Vietnam!
Spend 9 or 12 days in Vietnam on this action-packed group adventure! Explore bustling cities, go off the beaten track into stunning unspoiled scenery, and learn about local life as you travel through the lush landscapes of Vietnam.
12 days of adventure in this perfect paradise!
Combine adrenaline rushes with beach relaxation on this incredible island-hopping adventure! Discover the beautiful islands of the Philippines as part of a small group and explore breath-taking underground caves, swim with magnificent whale sharks and sunbathe on perfect white-sand beaches.
Have fun and make friends on this unique 22-day adventure tour!
Travel the length of Vietnam, from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh, and take in floating villages, gorgeous green forests, and unforgettable sunsets. This epic group tour through Vietnam is not to be missed!
10 or 14 days
A truly Filipino experience!
Spend 10 days touring the beautiful island landscapes of the Philippines! Experience authentic island living in beach bungalows and seafront tents, and soak up fascinating local culture in isolated villages. Plus - enjoy perfect beaches and gorgeous turquoise waters. An unforgettable experience!
13 days in lovely Laos!
Tour through the best bits of Laos in 13 days! Take in all the highlights, from the peaceful province of Luang Prabang to the backpacker heaven of Vang Vieng. Go on – fall in love with Laos!
Up to 12 months
Combine adventures in Thailand and paid work in Australia on this top trip!
Combine our top two gap travel programmes in one unforgettable trip! Go on a 3 or 4 week Thai Adventure, followed by our Absolute Oz paid work package in Australia, which includes one week of fun in Sydney, and the chance to typically earn £8.50 to £15 an hour!