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Halong Bay at dusk: magical! Living aboard a luxury boat gives you the unique opportunity to see Halong Bay in its finest lights.


Drift through craggy Halong Bay in sumptuous luxury aboard the Halong Ginger, a custom designed junk built in a traditional style.

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Explore this hidden beach in Halong Bay by beautiful luxury junk.

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A journey aboard the RV Paukan is a wonderful way to take in the Irrawaddy River. This spacious, boutique boat has over 30 crew members to take care of you. 

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Watch a memorable sunset over the Irrawaddy River as you luxuriate aboard RV Paukan, a beautifully furnished timber vessel that sleeps up to 55 guests.

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Orcaella, named after the friendly faced dolphins native to South East Asia, began sailing in Burma in 2013 and is the newest addition to the Orient Express’ range of luxury cruisers.

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A bedroom on Orcaella: an Orient Express luxury cruiser exploring Burma. 

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A bedroom on Orcaella: an Orient Express luxury cruiser exploring Burma. 

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A bathroom on Orcaella: an Orient Express luxury cruiser exploring Burma. 

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Sightsee from the deck of Orcaella: an Orient Express luxury cruiser exploring Burma. 

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As your super-comfortable Orient Express train chugs you onward to your destination, relax and take in the views around you as you pass bendy palm trees and foliage-clad hills in this classic Thai landscape.

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Travel in the ultimate style and comfort on the legendary Orient Express and watch rural Thailand unfold before your eyes.

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Share amazing riverside views with friends and loved ones aboard the thrilling Eastern & Oriental Express as it chugs through South East Asia - from Singapore to Malaysia, Thailand and Laos.

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From your unique vantage on the world’s most luxurious train journey enjoy unparalleled views of everyday life in the Thai countryside. You'll no doubt pass by rice pickers in their traditional hats, cultivating Thailand’s staple dish.

Tiger Blue, Indonesia: The Ultimate Sea Safari

A trip on Tiger Blue offers a unique sea safari holiday experience that appeals to the child in everyone. This traditional timber phinisi boat is the perfect vessel to explore the islands of Eastern Indonesia.

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Tiger Blue, Eastern Indonesia.


Tropical beaches like this do exist in reality. Stay aboard Tiger Blue to discover a true paradise, over and under water, like this one at Pulau Wayag, Raja Ampat.

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The latest addition to the Silolona Sojourns collection, Si Datu Bua is equally as magnificent as her older sister Silolona, the flagship of this extraordinary fleet of black-sailed traditional ships offering unforgettable journeys of exploration throughout south east Asia.

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Si Datu Bua, part of the Silolona Sojourns collection, sails through Eastern Indonesia & South East Asia.

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Si Datu Bua, part of the Silolona Sojourns collection, sails through Eastern Indonesia & South East Asia.

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Si Datu Bua, part of the Silolona Sojourns collection, sails through Eastern Indonesia & South East Asia.

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Sunset aboard the Silolona is a contemplative time. Enjoy freshly crafted cocktails, take a massage or anticipate the evening meal created by your own gourmet chef. 

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Silolona sails in Indonesia from April to November every year, before going up to the West Coast of Malaysia, Thailand and up to Myanmar from December to March.

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One of five luxurious en-suite bedrooms on Silolona, which are all styled on Indonesian islands and cultures.

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Silolona crew manning the sails.

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Aboard the luxuriously crafted Silolona boat you make the itinerary, including, should you wish, getting up close to unique tribesmen in the Palau archipelago. 

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Silolona, sailing past Indonesia's Komodo Islands.

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Silolona, Indonesia

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Out-of-this-world sunsets are guaranteed when sailing through Indonesia aboard Silolona.

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Silolona deck

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Silolona, Indonesia

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Silolona, sailing Indonesia's Komodo Islands.

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The stunning deck on Silolona.

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Sun loungers on Silolona.

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Luxurious yet authenticly decorated cabin on board Silolona - one of her 5 en-suite bedrooms.

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Silolona, Indonesia.

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Silolona will happily arrange a private picnic on a deserted beach for you - you'll have your pick of hundreds of spots!

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A bedroom on Silolona.

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Dine out on the gorgeous deck of Silolona.

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Witness the incredible rock formations and aquamarine waters of Raja Ampat in Eastern Indonesia on board Silolona.

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A cabin on Silolona.


Client Testimonials

Difficult to articulate just how good the service from you and your team really was. We know you will continue to do well and hope we have the chance to seek your assistance again before long.
- Mr & Mrs Manson, North India
I had a very lovely time and was looked after splendidly. My first visit to India could not have been better, save for being longer! But I shall return at some point and I shall look to you to make the arrangements.
- Matthew Nicklin, North India
Ampersand’s preparation, attention to detail and interaction before and during our trip show exactly why good travel agents have a role in today’s internet booking age. They were a delight to deal with!
- Mr David Wallace, North India
I thought the Ampersand team was outstanding. We couldn’t have hoped for anything more.
- Mr Geoffrey Johnson, India
We had a wonderful holiday - everything was perfect. Thank you for helping us to make a thoughtful plan to enjoy and make most out of our trip. The places we visited, the guides, the transportation and driver, the hotels selected... Everything was great!
- Jaime Benitez, South India
Without question, you put together the best trip I have ever taken. We were shown around like visiting dignitaries, the hotels were fantastic and the itinerary was just right. Everybody I know will hear about how amazing Ampersand is!
- Leslie Siben, India
So many highlights to choose from! The hotels were amazing but Maya Villa was a highlight… I loved just hanging out in the hammock reading my book and watching the peacocks chase the cows!
- Krista Weir, Sri Lanka
Everything you did for us whilst we were away was hugely appreciated, and Ampersand has been exemplary in every way. I'll always recommend you!
- Mr Richard Stoughton, Sri Lanka

From our Instagram

A luxury holiday to #Goa feeds the soul and the senses 🇮🇳🌅
Discover a kaleidoscope of baroque architecture, whitewashed churches, crumbling forts, tropical beaches, intoxicating spices and the warmth of #SouthIndia ⛪️☀️🌶
Glide down #ThePerfumeRiver to experience #Hue’s scenery, passing mausoleums as you go 🍃🌿
📸 Beautifully captured by @soaipham
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Peek into the Himalayan Kingdom of #Bhutan & discover its extraordinary natural beauty with us 🇧🇹
Vibrant hues compliment earthy tones at every corner, especially within the hotly-anticipated #SixSensesBhutan lodges & at the beautiful @gangteylodge 🍂✨
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"They've spotted us!" 🦒 #OkavangoDelta in #Botswana

One of the most sought-after wilderness destinations in the world. Reigning over 15,000 Square kilometers of land - there's no wonder that its home to 200 different species of mammals!

If you'd like to be in with the chance of spotting one of these for yourselves, get in touch to start planning your safari adventure! 📸 @ravalli1 @mlabgol @mo_naser 
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A team of Ampersander's have officially landed in #Rajasthan. First stop, the Capital - #Jaipur 💗

Also known as the Pink City because of its trademark colour throughout, its hard to miss a picture perfect moment in front of one of Jaipur's landmark doorways.

For more inspiration and to follow the teams journey through the Golden Triangle, keep an eye over on our Instagram stories and get in touch if you want to begin your trip!
. 📸 @chrsschlkx

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'Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever' 🙏
Today, 2nd October 2019, marks 150 years of celebrating Mahatma Gandhi's birthday. The celebration of Gandhi Jayanti is observed in India as a national holiday, where ceremonies and tributes are conducted across the nation.
If you would like to celebrate this special time of year in India, do get in touch and let us help you plan a trip for 2020. 🇮🇳
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Beautiful #Bhutan has topped the @lonelyplanet #BestinTravel list as the top country to visit in 2020 🇧🇹🐉
Soaring mountains are blanketed with evergreen forests and dotted with Buddhist temples, valleys are sliced by glacial rivers and the piney air is delicious and clean.
It is already the world’s only carbon-negative country, and the kingdom is set to become the first fully organic nation by 2020, so it’s only going to get more beautiful 🏔 ✨
Travel to with us to Bhutan & discover its extraordinary natural beauty.
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Wander through the bustling fruit and vegetable markets in #Pondicherry to experience the true essence of #TamilNadu 🇮🇳🥬🍎
Follow our stories for live updates!
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💧#WaAle is calling our name this Monday
Set on a secluded island in the #MerguiArchipelago, this eco resort makes for the perfect tropical escape
If you’re also tempted by these shots of the aquamarine #AndamanSea, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us to start planning your trip!
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