Get amongst it Geckos adventures

If your idea of an awesome trip is a rickety bus ride on a wild stretch of coast, sitting next to an old lady with a cage full of guinea pigs, only to have one of them turn up roasted on your dinner plate that night – then look no further!

Geckos tours rock that fine line between highlights highway and the road less travelled. They blend the best bits of the best guidebooks with shiny local gems you'd be hard pressed to find without the help of their super savvy local guides.

Your guide, your ride, a comfy bed and all your entrance fees are also included in one cushy price. They'll even throw in a few set meals as well while also giving you plenty of opportunities to tuck into a local fare of your choosing along the way.

In case you're wondering, most peeps on Geckos tours are aged 18-35. But the oldest so far was a 79-year-old dude named Lars. By all reports he was kind of awesome, so go figure. Geckos tour groups aren't massive either with an average of 12 people and a max of 20 (22 on some Geckos Africa trips). And you're always free to do your own thing if you need a bit of breathing space.

When it comes to cruising on a Geckos tour, you'll find yourself on buses, bikes, boats, trains, canoes, rafts and the odd camel. On Geckos tours in Africa though you'll be kickin' it with the baby elephants in a special safari vehicle, custom built for maximum bumfort. Think about it.

And when it's time for snoozing you'll mostly crash in cosy, family-run places. The more remote the Geckos adventures, the more basic the digs (Bedouin tent anyone?) and when it gets really wild (yes you, Africa) you'll get to camp most nights. All the gear and food is provided so don't freak out if you've never camped before. You know what they say, 'the greatest hotel has 5 billion stars'.

One last thing kitty cats…
On Geckos Africa trips, a 'kitty payment' is required in cash (generally paid on Day 1) and covers most on-ground expenses.

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  •  Cambodia Tours: Ultimate Cambodia 12 Day Tour

    Cambodia Tours: Ultimate Cambodia 12 Day Tour

    from $1,099*

    • Accommodation: 2 nights Guesthouse, 1 night Homestay, 8 nights Hotel.
    • Trip Leader: Geckos Trip Leader.
    • Transport: Private bus, Public bus.
    • Meals: 2 breakfasts & 1 dinner.
    • Activities & Attractions: 1 day Angkor Pass in Siem Reap and Traditional Dancing in Chambok.
    • Additional travel dates: 20 Aug-10 Sep, 01-22 Oct 17 from $1150 per person.
    • BONUS: Price includes discount of $150, Hurry offer ends 31 Mar 17.
    Please Note: Airfares are additional. Note that age restrictions apply � must be 18-29 years at time of travel.

    Your Ultimate Cambodia tour with Geckos departs from Bangkok.

    We've got temples and beaches a'plenty, homestays and markets galore. You want bahn mi and boats? We've got 'em ready. Because we care, and you're a big deal, we'll give you more Hit up Bangkok's best, see Wat's up in Angkor, cycle Kampong Chum, get your facts straight at the Killing Fields, soak up dem beach vibes in Sihanoukville and disco a la Ho Chi Minh.

    Highlights: Bangkok (1 night), Siem Reap (3 nights), Kompong Cham (1 night), Phnom Penh (1 night), Chambok Homestay (1 night), Sihanoukville (2 nights), Phonm Penh (1 night), Ho Chi Minh City (1 night).

    Book your Geckos tour deal today and experience Cambodia for yourself!
  •  Vietnam Tours: Vietnam Highlights 15 Day Tour

    Vietnam Tours: Vietnam Highlights 15 Day Tour

    from $1,225*

    • Accommodation: 9 nights Hotel, 1 night Homestay, 3 night Overnight sleeper train, 1 night Overnight boat.
    • Trip Leader: Local leader.
    • Transport: Boat, Overnight sleeper train, Private Bus, Public bus, Taxi.
    • Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 2 dinners.
    • Included activities: Mekong Delta - Boat cruise and homestay, Hoi An - Ancient town walk and entrance ticket, Hoi An - Countryside bicycle tour, Hanoi - Old Quarter Walking Tour, Halong Bay - Overnight boat cruise.
    • BONUS: Price includes discount of $150*pp, Hurry offer ends 31 Mar 17.
    Please Note: Airfares are additional. Note that age restrictions apply � must be 18-29 years at time of travel.

    Your Vietnam Highlights tour with Geckos departs from Ho Chi Minh City.

    The Ho (Chi Minh) to the Hanoi. See how the locals live on an overnight homestay in the Mekong Delta, then get your beach on in Nha Trang. Pagodas, history and yum yums galore in Hoi An and Hue. Drift the emerald waters of Halong Bay by boat and go for a snoop through any of Hanoi's many markets. This is your full-on trip up the coast of Vietnam and into Halong Bay. From hectic Ho Chi Minh City to historic Hanoi. Ready, set, pagoda.

    Highlights: Ho Chi Minh (1 night), Mekong Delta (1 night), Overnight train (1 night), Nha Trang (1 nights), Overnight train (1 night), Hoi An (3 nights), Hue (2 nights), Overnight Train (1 night), Hanoi (1 night), Halong Bay (1 night), Hanoi (1 night).

    Book your Geckos tour deal today and experience Vietnam for yourself!
  •  Thailand Tours: Discover Bangkok to Singapore 14 Day Tour

    Thailand Tours: Discover Bangkok to Singapore 14 Day Tour

    from $1,649*

    • Accommodation: 4 nights Guesthouse, 7 nights Hotel, 1 night Overnight Sleeper Train, 1 night Rafthouse.
    • Trip Leader: Geckos Trip Leader.
    • Transport: Boat, Overnight sleeper train, Private minibus, Public bus, Taxi, Van.
    • Meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 1 dinner.
    • Activities & Attractions: Bangkok - walking tour, Khao Sok - Cheow Lan Lake boat trip, Penang - Penang Museum.
    • Additional travel dates: 30 Jul, 10 Sep-29 Oct 17 from $1720 per person.
    • BONUS: Price includes discount of $150, Hurry offer ends 31 Mar 17.
    Please Note: Airfares are additional. Note that age restrictions apply � must be 18-29 years at time of travel.

    Your Discover Bangkok to Singapore tour with Geckos departs from Bangkok.

    Jungle escapades, city expeditions, swimming, swimming and more swimming. Sound good? Obvs! From the bustling streets of Bangkok to the jungly jungle of Khao Sok, sleep on a raft, hike through the Cameron Highlands, kick back at Krabi and eat your way through Penang and Singapore. If this trip was a dish it would taste like Singapore's chilli crab. Hot enough to keep you on your toes with a whopping great serve of beachy vibe on the side.

    Highlights: Bangkok (1 night), Overnight Train (1 night), Khao Sok National (2 nights), Ao Nang (2 night), Penang (2 nights), Cameron Highlands (1 night), Kuala Lumpur (2 nights), Melaka (1 night), Singapore (1 night).

    Book your Geckos tour deal today and experience Thailand for yourself!
  •  Malaysia Tours: Discover Sabah 11 Day Tour

    Malaysia Tours: Discover Sabah 11 Day Tour

    from $1,915*

    • Accommodation: 2 nights Jungle Resort, 1 night Homestay, 4 nights Hostel, 2 nights Hotel, 1 night Eco Camp.
    • Trip Leader: Geckos Tour Leader.
    • Transport: Boat, Bus, Plane, Minibus.
    • Meals: 6 breakfasts, 3 lunches & 3 dinners.
    • Activities & Attractions: Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre in Sepilok, War Memorial Sandakan, Sunset Wildlife boat trip in Kinabatangan, Cultural show at the Homestay, Morning jungle walk in Kinabatangan River, 2 day climb to Mt Kinabalu.
    • Additional departures: 25 Jun, 13 Aug, 03 Sep 17 - from $1995 per person.
    • BONUS: Price includes discount of $150*pp, Hurry offer ends 31 Mar 17.
    Please Note: Airfares are additional. Note that age restrictions apply � must be 18-29 years at time of travel.

    Your Discover Sabah tour with Geckos departs from Kota Kinabalu.

    You and Borneo meet in Kota Kinabalu we think this could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship. Orangutans! In Sepilok! And elephants maybes! along the Kinabatangan River! Get hot and sweaty climbing up Mt. Kinabalu, then hot and wetty soaking in the Poring Hot Springs on the way down. Try not to indulge in too much ikan panggang (stingray a local delicacy) because at the end of this trip we're taking you on a two-day hike to the top of South East Asia.

    Highlights: Kota Kinabalu (1 night), Sepilok (2 night), Kinabatangan River (2 nights), Kinabalu National Park (1 night), Mt Kinabalu (1 night), Poring Hot Springs (2night), Kota Kinabalu (1 night)

    Book your Geckos tour deal today and experience Malaysia for yourself!