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If you are a discerning traveller, with a curious mind, looking for a unique travel experience, then you will enjoy Botanica’s wonderful collection of Asian holidays including small group land journeys, luxury train travel and small ship coastal cruises.

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Combining centuries-old gardening practices, with a strong focus on structure and style, Asian gardens have influenced landscape design around the world. With plants that suit our temperate and tropical climates, Asia is the perfect place for garden inspiration.

  • Visit Japan during the beautiful cherry blossom time by small ship
  • Explore Japanese Zen gardens and strolling gardens in spring
  • Visit the Singapore Garden Festival, which happens once every two years
  • Explore the botanical hotspot of China and see the iconic sights
  • See the natural wonder of Sri Lanka
  • Discover the architecture, history and design of Mughal Gardens in India


Venture along the historic shore of Japan on this incredible Small Ship cruise. In the very heart of cherry blossom season, Botanica guests will be enchanted by the sight of the beautiful and richly symbolic sakura flower in full bloom.
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Autumn is one of the  most magical times to visit Japan. Travel by bullet train, through colourful countryside and explore restrained  Zen gardens and vast  parks of thousands of trees renowned for their spectacular autumn cloaks of vibrant yellow and red.
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Visit fascinating Chinese gardens including the lavish Yu Garden  in Shanghai and the renowned Humble Administrator's Garden in Suzhou, where we celebrate  spring at the Azalea Flower Show.
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Singapore's famous Garden Festival is held over 9 days every 2 years and attracts visitors from all over the world for its leading-edge designs and the exquisite blooms to be seen at the festival's highlight - the Singapore Orchid show.
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Experience the romance of rail travel as you embark on a journey across Northern India. The Deccan Odyssey's regal interiors ensure a grand welcome and all cabins are outfitted with cosy furniture and include a private ensuite. Complemented by the very best of personal service, relish in the convenience of a private butler and state-of-the-art amenities.
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Everything was wonderful. There were great sightseeing trips and the guides were very knowledgeable.