Category: Asia

Top 7 Winter Ecotourism Destinations

Please note: due to COVID-19, some destinations may not be open for tourism or may have entry restrictions in 2021 and 2022. With the change of seasons from summer to autumn, travelers start to plan their winter vacations. This year, where do you picture yourself? Will warm sand and brilliant sunsets be enough? The NEI traveler imagines upscale ecotourism adventures in places like Australia, New Zealand, South Africa,  Indo-China, Patagonia and India, where you’ll enjoy unique cultures, active “soft” adventures (hiking, kayaking, rafting, bicycling), incredible wildlife and meaningful educational lectures. Here, learn more about NEI’s seven top upscale ecotourism destinations.

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Exploring China’s Lijiang and Tibet

Travel can be the ultimate adventure.  Simply stepping out of your normal, everyday routine is an adventure in itself, but why stop there?  There are places in the world that offer unsurpassed beauty, ancient wonders, and truly humbling experiences, and that’s what we specialize in.  Lijiang and Tibet are not the first places that come to mind when people discuss exploration and adventure – but they offer those who thirst for what life has to offer some of the rarest, most beautiful experiences to be had – physically, culturally and even spiritually. Located in the Yunnan Province of China, Lijiang

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Do’s and Don’ts for China and Tibet

Here at NEI, we see our purpose not just as being one of the premier upscale providers of educational adventure travel around the world, but also as being a resource for our clients (and for other travelers).  We‘ve recently fielded a high volume of questions concerning travel to China and Tibet, so we thought we‘d collect our “wisdom” here, as a series of “Do’s” and “Don’ts.” China When and Where to Go (and Not Go) The best time to travel to China in the spring and fall – but be certain to avoid the first week of May and the

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