Asian food in all its sweet and sour glory continues to influence world cuisine. Ginger, cinnamon, pepper and turmeric were the stuff of legend in the 1600s, and sticky stir-fries, fragrant curries and juicy dumplings have all made their mark on today’s global palate. But nothing beats the real thing, fresh from the wok. Come with us on a food tour through the night markets of Thailand, chaotic Vietnamese beer halls and the delicate teahouses of Japan. One tip? Pack stretchy pants. 

Our food tours in Asia

12 Days From 1724

Taste the true heart of Sri Lanka through its food. Go deep into a complex cuisine...

9 Days From 1968

Taste the many flavours of Taiwan, from Taipei and Tainan to Yilan and beyond. This...

12 Days From 1552

Travel the breadth of Vietnam, from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, experiencing tranquil...

15 Days From 1928

Relish the sights and flavours of Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Mumbai and Goa on this...

10 Days From 1588

Taste your way across Armenia and Georgia on an unforgettable food adventure from...

12 Days From 4068

Travel from Tokyo through Kyoto to Kyoto, learning traditional recipes, seeing the...

12 Days From 2068

Discover China and the tantalising sights, culture and food of Beijing, Chengdu, Xi'an...

9 Days From 1032

Munch your way through Cambodia on this mouth-watering food adventure from Phnom Penh...

8 Days From 2068

Get to know Korean cuisine beyond bibimbap snacking at market stalls, chowing into...

8 Days From 1032

This trip to Thailand is full of adventure, fun and flavour. Eat in popular Bangkok...

8 Days From 1265

Join this vegan-friendly edition of Intrepid’s Thailand Real Food Adventure and see how...

8 Days From 928

Travel to Delhi, Jaipur and Agra on this next-level vegan food trip in India’s Golden...

20 Days From 2656

Travel from Hanoi down and over to Siem Reap, seeing the landmark attractions,...

12 Days From 1584

From spicy curries and fragrant biryanis to flaky pastries and the scent of coconuts,...

26 Days From 3600

Relish the sights and flavours of Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Mumbai, Goa, Bangalore,...

Meet our local leaders

Chinese food is very different to Western food. There is a big variety depending on the province you visit. In the north-west, people eat a lot of kebabs, while in Beijing there’s a lot of savoury and less spicy food. In southern China, there is not much spice either but a lot of dim sums and snacks. Every region is quite different.

– Jane, China

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