Remote Lands Launches New Family Travel Itineraries

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Luxury Asia Travel Designer Introduces New Enriching Family-Friendly Trips

Remote Lands, the world’s leading luxury Asia travel designer, is pleased to announce the launch of new family travel itineraries to educate and entertain groups of all ages. Featuring a broad range of adventurous activities, interactive tours, and opportunities to study local cultures, Remote Lands’ newest itineraries provide immersive, cultural, and educational experiences that allow families to witness firsthand the wonder, history, and culture of Asia. From immersing in Taiwanese culture and exploring Singapore’s streets to searching for Sri Lankan wildlife and relaxing on Thai beaches, Remote Lands can help parents find their next enriching family vacation.

“Traveling is one of the best ways for children and adults alike to gain new perspectives and enrich their minds. We see a major growth opportunity for family trips to Asia and with our new family-friendly itineraries, exploring the world becomes experiential learning, where leisure activities turn into educational opportunities and routine experiences into memorable challenges,” said Catherine Heald, co-founder and CEO of Remote Lands. “Families will be exposed to new lands and cultures, interacting with locals, encountering exciting challenges, and stepping out of their comfort zones. We are excited to introduce these enriching journeys that will help broaden the minds of tomorrow.”

Below is a selection of Remote Lands’ new Family Travel itineraries across Asia. For more information and a complete listing of available itineraries, visit Remotelands.com.

Taiwan Top to Bottom with Kids
In this nine-day adventure through Taiwan, travelers and their children will engage in hands-on activities, interact with locals, and gain a deeper understanding Taiwanese culture. Beginning in the capital city of Taipei, families will make and taste iconic Taiwanese snacks, including sweet pineapple cakes and bubble tea; visit the labyrinthine village that inspired Ghibli Studio’s acclaimed Spirited Away; release a sky lantern with a written wish; and learn about Taiwan and China’s shared history at the Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall. The itinerary also includes a visit to coastal Kaohsiung, where guests will immerse themselves in southern Hakka culture and wear traditional garments, paint paper umbrellas, pound traditional Hakka tea, and learn how pineapples are pickled and preserved. Other family-friendly highlights include snacking at the famous Shilin Night Market, visiting the picturesque Sun Moon Lake, sending a digital wish directly to Buddha at the largest Buddhist monastery in Taiwan, and eating at an indoor shrimp fishing restaurant where diners can catch their food and cook it. Rates start from $6,300 per person.

Family Fun from Singapore to Langkawi
This 12-day interactive family trip through Singapore and Malaysia educates indoors to outdoors with hands-on activities highlighting Singapore’s technology and Malaysia’s rich biodiversity. Beginning in high-tech Singapore, families will visit the Singapore ArtScience Museum and create an interactive and fantastical digital world from their imagination, learn about ancient plants in futuristic bio-domes, and discover their dream job in a kid-sized city. In Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur families will stay in the heart of the city with convenient access to shopping, dining, and cultural attractions. Later, travelers will explore the science of the Petrosains Discovery Center, trek through the forest, indulge in fresh strawberries and tea at Cameron Highlands, mold pewter bowls at a royal pewter factory, take an evening food tour of Kuala Lumpur’s Heritage Zone, and climb nearly 300 steps to a cave temple for a breathtaking view of the city. Families will also have the opportunity to learn about the conservation of butterflies and turtles in Penang before ending the trip in Langkawi, where they can relax on the beaches, take a VIP private gondola ride for a bird’s eye view of the city, and enjoy a walk on the curved pedestrian bridge found 2,170 feet above sea level. Rates start from $6,400 per person.

Family Sri Lanka: Trincomalee to Colombo with Kids
Adventurous family travelers will have the opportunity to explore native wildlife and discover the cultural charms of Sri Lanka during this 13-day journey. The trip starts in Negombo on the west coast of Sri Lanka where families will have two relaxing days to recover and recuperate from their flight. The family will stay in the luxurious Jetwing Beach resort on the shoreline where they can enjoy the golden sand, relax by the pool, and enjoy spa treatments. Other highlights of the trip include a Jeep tour through the Minneriya National Park wildlife sanctuary, visiting baby elephants at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, snorkeling around the coral reefs of Pigeon Island, and whale and dolphin-watching in the sparkling waters off Trincomalee. Families will have a few days in the sacred city of Anuradhapura to see the ruins and tour Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle. Additionally, travelers will visit the hill capital of Kandy where they will tour tea plantations, spice gardens, and museums. Rates start from $11,800 per person.

Elephants, Fishing, and Tropical Thai Islands with the Kids in Tow
This 10-day immersive trip of Thailand begins in Bangkok, where travelers will stimulate their senses by tasting the local street food, hearing the clattering of coins in votive bowls, smelling the sharp lemongrass while making tom yum soup, and cooling down with fresh coconut water. The following day, travelers will depart to the northern city of Chiang Mai, where families will tour the city by rickshaw, sample signature Thai dishes, trek alongside elephants, learn how to turn vegetables and fruit into edible art, and battle one of the world’s largest freshwater fish: the giant Mekong catfish. Ending the trip on a more relaxing note, travelers will leave the city life behind for a tropical getaway at Soneva Kiri resort. Families will dine in treetop pods where the waiters arrive with the food by zipline, snorkel in the warm waters of Koh Khood, indulge in a chocolate and ice cream parlor featuring over 60 rotating flavors, and catch a sunset on a private cruise while enjoying fresh BBQ on the beach. Parents can lounge at the beach or spa while the kids entertain themselves at The Den, a giant bamboo playground shaped like a manta ray where kids can learn how to play Thai instruments, go on rainforest walks, and participate in scavenger hunts. Rates start from $13,000 per person based on double occupancy.

To find out more about the Remote Lands’ Family Itineraries, visit their website or email info(at)remotelands.com.

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About Remote Lands, Inc.
Remote Lands, Inc. creates highly personalized and unique, luxe and intrepid holidays throughout Asia. Based in New York and Bangkok, the company specializes in extraordinary experiences that are difficult to arrange and require privileged access to important people and exclusive events, drawing upon Remote Lands’ relationships with remarkable people around Asia. Unparalleled service, creative itineraries and extreme attention to detail are what set Remote Lands apart. For additional information, visit Facebook.com/RemoteLands, Twitter.com/RemoteLands, or at Instagram.com/Remote_Lands.

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