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Asia & The Silk Road

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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Overview

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 autumn by small ship
     
  • Explore Japanese Zen gardens and strolling gardens in cherry blossom season
     
  • 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 wonders of Sri Lanka
     
  • Discover wildflowers and landscapes of the Silk Road by Luxury Train

Destinations

Travel 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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Travel on one of the world’s most iconic rail journeys from Beijing to Moscow aboard the Shangri- La Express and luxurious Golden Eagle trains. See spring wildflowers carpet majestic steppes and forest floors whilst discovering desert oasis. A true once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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