We provide accommodation in highly recommended hotels with good ratings. You can be assured of cleanliness, warm hospitality and great food. Most of the hotels on our list are the top most in the locality and enjoy a great view to give you a perfect holiday feel.
2. Who is my guide?
Our employees are well verse with English and have all the information of the areas you will be travelling along with them. For any requirement or doubt our guides will be at your beck and call.
3. Can local language be a barrier?
Don’t worry about the local language. Many local people speak fluent English due to the booming tourism and also you will be acquainted by an English speaking guide very often. Our representatives are always at your service.
4. How do I know the booking is done? Will I receive a receipt?
Reply by email. Issue booking with deposit receipt.
5. How do I book for someone else?
Simply give us the details of both the parties and clearly mention who is the real traveler.
6. Are there any regulations regarding smoking and alcohol on the trip?
On certain trips we offer mocktails and cocktails apart from that it is advisable to refrain from intoxicating activities at it may hinder your true vacation experience.
7. How fit do I have to be?
Our trips are segregated as per the physical strain and involvement; people with severe medical conditions can opt for trips in the themes like luxuries or sensations and refrain from the more adventurous kind of trips. In general most people in good shape can enjoy our trips.
8. What are the modes of payment for national and international tourists?
• By Credit Card (Visa, Master, JBC, Amex)
*If paying by credit card, please pay through our websit www.toursforu.com
with 3% additional charge.
• By Bank Transfer:
Please pay by Bank transfer to account payable to
“ARANYA CREATIVE PLUS CO. LTD.”,
Account No: 088-1-05693-3 (Current A/c), Bank: Kasikorn Bank,
Branch: Ramintra Road, Swift Code: KASITHBK.
*The total charges to the client as mentioned in the invoice is
exclusive of any ‘bank transfer fees’ and any other related transfer fees. This shall be the responsibility of the client.
9. When is the best time to travel in South Asia?
• Vietnam March and April are the hottest and most humid months in the south. The rainy season is from May to October. The dry season spans over November to April. Where as in north, the wet season is from May to September;
December to March are the driest months.
• Cambodia The most pleasant is the dry season from November to February when temperatures dip. Hot season span over
March to May. The monsoon season, is hot and humid and runs from June to October. The wettest months are August to September.
• Laos The rainy season lasts from May through October with hot and humid weather. The dry season begins in November.
The weather from April through May is very hot.
• Thailand The dry season starts from November to February. This period is also Thailand’s main season for festivals, like Loi Krathong.
The hot season in Northern provinces is from March to May and early rainy season is from June to July.
Peak tourist season is from November to late March and in July and August. The best time to avoid crowd is
April to June, September and October.
• Myanmar November and February are the dry and cool months. March to May brings intense heat, although hill towns of Shan State are cooler. The southwest monsoon starts between mid-May and mid-June, bringing frequent rains till October. The dry zone (between Mandalay and Pyay) gets the least rain; roads particularly in delta region can become impassable.
10. What about Responsible Travel?
Our trips are planned in a way that do not interfere with the daily functioning of local lifestyle rather enhances it. We also guide our clients towards maintaining an environment-friendly and culture relevant trip. Please check our country-wise travel tips to know what to expect and how to behave.
11. What is included in my trip?
As per the tour you choose your trip shall primarily include meals, accommodation and transport. For further details on schedules please check the tours page.
12. What are the dos and don’ts while travelling in South Asia?
• Keep your essentials like passport and ATM cardssafely. If you require to identification proof often, use some other less important card.
• Keep cash in parts, in different pockets.
• Be polite yet assertive with locals especially while shopping
• Never shy from asking for help from our guides and attendants
• Talk to the hotel staff for tips and advices before stepping out on your own, let them know where you are headed and when to expect you back.
• Always carry a local map with information of local transport and nearby police stations or any other authority.
• While asking for directions ask things like; how far it is, is it walking distance, what public transport is advisable and cheaper.
• Dress modestly
• Carry your personal medication
• Eat thoughtfully
• Pay attention to your surroundings
• And mostly enjoy!
• Refrain from flashing lot of gadgets or expensive materials.
• Behave carelessly
• Be severely intoxicated
• Talk to random strangers
• Just jump into a cab and expect him to take you where ever you want at the real cost. Try and ask a local resident how much cab fare is expected.
• Dress provocatively
• Be rude, grumpy or pass nasty comments on locals
• Be paranoid or finicky
• Try extreme cuisines without proper guidance or insult the local cuisine in front of the locals. Instead politely ask for a different dish.
• Sunbathe without protection
• Wear shoes inside religious premises
• Carry any objectionable items like weapons requiring license, drugs (will subject you to strict punishment), sexual implicit objects, etc.
13. What items should I bring and what items should I avoid during the trip?
Avoid: It is advisable to not carry any expensive jewelry or unnecessary gadgets also try to keep your luggage light especially for the adventurous trips. Do not carry any inflammable or toxic items that might create trouble at the airports and other check posts.Do not carry a lot of hard cash as there are several international ATMs and foreign exchange counters near hotels and tourist spots.
Carry: First and foremost carry a camera to capture all your beautiful moments. A pair of sport shoes for those adventurous treks and flip-flops for beaches and lots of comfortable cotton clothing to suite the tropical humidity. A local map, necessary identification and paper work.A book and pen to jot down your dreamy thoughts if you are the writer type. And above all an open mind and a big smile is all you need to get through this welcoming and humble part of the world.