Monday 24 September 2012

10-day North Korea tour launched by Footsteps in Asia

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New tours to Myanmar, Borneo, India, Bhutan and China

Experienced boutique tour operator Footsteps in Asia (FIA) has added North Korea to its 2012/13 tour program covering 50 high value tours of Cambodia, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam and other Asia hotspots.  

The 10-day North Korea tour provides an unforgettable insight into a remarkable country often talked about but until now, rarely visited.  The adventure tour includes pristine sceneries, fabulous cultural experiences – ancient and new, diverse museums, colourful parks and colossal monuments.  Tour participants gain a first-time opportunity to learn and experience the Korean people as never before.  Your holiday will be comfortable, positive and memorable.  Prices for the North Korea tour begin at $2,950.

The 2012/13 FIA tour program includes new destinations Myanmar, Borneo, India, Bhutan, and China greatly adding to the variety of high value travel options on offer for first time and repeat travelers to Asia.

Vietnam remains a key focus for FIA with 23 tours options on offer including luxury river cruising on the Mekong, trekking among the hill tribes in Sapa, Halong Bay boating, and adventure travel style walking, and cycling tours.  Retail prices for FIA's popular week-long North Vietnam Escape are $566 while costs for the Gourmet Spicy Vietnam tour begin at $1,500.

The program also features a popular 12-day Thailand 3 Islands Full Moon Party Tour from $660, city tours of Phnom Penh, and Treasure of Indochina from $1,670.

Accommodation is available at comfort and premium levels.  Private and customized tours are also on offer.

Announcing details of the 2012/13 tour program Footsteps in Asia CEO John Powell said a key feature of FIA tours was the experienced, well travelled, local and western management team supporting each tour.

"Clients tell us it is our tour leaders that make their FIA holiday so special. We were pioneers in featuring local tour leaders instead of western guides.  By  working with local leaders who have deep insight into local cultures, we can help travellers get inside a destination and maximize their tour experience."

Footsteps in Asia, licence number 2TA9646, has offices in Australia, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia and is a member of the Australian Travel Compensation Fund.  Further information on tours: call 1300 664 331 or visit  or

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