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.
Minimum 13 days
A flexible round trip from Bangkok through Northern Thailand and Laos!
Fancy flexible travel in Northern Thailand and Laos? Our Laos Flexi Loop is the ideal hop-on-hop-off adventure. Choose a bus pass only or sign up for our fantastic flexi tour, which includes accommodation and awesome activities!
Look after disabled children in beautiful Kerala!
Become a valued volunteer on this challenging but rewarding project looking after disabled children in beautiful Kerala, India.
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, swim with magnificent whale sharks and sunbathe on perfect white-sand beaches.
City exploration, mountain magic, adventure, hill treks and beach bliss!
Spend 8 days exploring the amazing Philippines. Go on an overnight hill trek and homestay, visit the Banaue rice terraces, and see spectacular Sagada!
Help Buddhist monks learn English!
Head over to Sri Lanka and help Buddhist monks of all ages to improve their English! Discover Buddhist culture and make a difference on this fantastic cultural volunteer experience.
6 or 12 months or longer
Take a TEFL course then earn $1200 a month!
Take 120 hours of TEFL training in the beautiful beach resort of Hua Hin in Thailand before taking on a paid teaching role in schools across Thailand and earning up to USD1200 per month!
Explore Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia in 4 weeks!
Be blown away by this 27-day adventure from buzzing Bangkok to beautiful Bali, taking in Thai treats, Malaysian magic, Singapore sights, and Indonesian inspiration along the way!