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Ta Prohm Temple, Angkor Wat The ancient trees of Ta Prohm Temple in Angkor Wat must be witnessed first-hand to be believed. Even then, it can be difficult to fathom the synergy of root and stone.
Elephant Owner For A Day program Learn how to interact with and care for your own elephant with the Patara Elephant Farm’s “Elephant Owner for a Day” program.
Hot air ballooning over Bagan “We feel this was one of the many highlights of our trip. It was one thing to go inside each of these temples, or stupas, one at a time, but to get an overview of them like this was breathtaking.” — Edna & Steve Kornberg
Laos village tours “I love the photo of Sophia with the kids from that village in Laos. She got more than she gave, I can tell you that. It was a love affair. They hated to see her go.” — Ilise Heitzner
Halong Bay, Vietnam “Kristin and I wanted to very belatedly express our appreciation for the fantastic honeymoon you set up for us back in the spring. You did a fantastic job in a very quick timeframe and everything was awesome.” — Tom
Vietnam cave system Explore the world’s largest cave system in Vietnam including passages big enough to fit a block of 40-story buildings.
Southeast Asia adventure tour on the Mekong River “Journeys Within provided us with the travel experience of a lifetime. Our trip was full of contrast: adventure, wonder, relaxation, history, emotion, excitement....Journeys Within is not just another tour company.” — Leslie Parks
Volunteering in a Cambodian school Active Philanthrophy — the practice of making a difference while creating new cultural connections — has been in our DNA from the very beginning of Journeys Within. Ask how you can get involved on your next trip.
Thai dancers It is easy to see a new place and be amazed. It is more difficult, but infinitely more rewarding, to look into the eyes of a new people and see oneself.
The best English-speaking guides “This was the best holiday we’ve ever had. JW, the staff, community, culture, sights, food, etc, were wonderful. We intend to return.” — Spencer & Gina
Halong Bay, Vietnam “I just wanted to emphasize that we LOVED our 2 night/3 day boat trip to Bai Tu Long Bay – amazing to be the only boat within sight for almost the entire time. The scenery was stunning and we really loved the boat itself” — Julie & Carlos
Southeast Asia honeymoon tours “The whole service from start to finish was superb.” — Dominic & Axelle
The view from above The ancient Preah Vihear Temple is built atop a 525-meter cliff in the mountains of northern Cambodia, with views seemingly stretching into history itself.
Gate in Hue, Vietnam “We cannot fully express with words how wonderful our trip through these beautiful countries was. Most of all, we were moved by the countless smiles we encountered and the clear inability of people to hold them back.” — Orlando & Danielle
Philanthropic travel and voluntourism “They are pioneers in philanthropic travel.” — Conde Nast Traveler
Cooking class Learn to create your own Thai delicacies at the Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai cooking school.
Tour remote villages “We were simply astounded at how well we were treated by you and your organization.” — Les
Andrea and family at Angkor Wat My dad always told me, “Do what you know and love.” Well, what we now know and love is family travel. — Andrea Ross, founder & CEO
Elephant rides “I can’t say enough about how much we enjoyed our trip, how we were so well taken care of, how smoothly everything went and the experiences on our itinerary. Thank you…for all your hard work to put this together.” — Laura
Giving alms In Laos, saffron-robed monks peacefully gather morning alms as the first rays of sun spill out onto the Mekong River.
Independent tours in Southeast Asia “My husband and I just returned from a FLAWLESS vacation. Nothing went wrong, absolutely nothing. I attribute that to the skill of the agents we used at Journeys Within (and maybe the weather gods).” — Kelly
Infinity pool by the sea “It’s a good idea always to do something relaxing prior to making an important decision in your life.” — Paulo Coelho
Bucketlist trip of a lifetime “Please share our thanks and gratitude for the best trip of my life.” — Steven
Luang Prabang Laos waterfalls “Journeys Within arranged my trip. I traveled in a van driven by trusty So Sopheap, who gave me a cool cloth from an ice chest at every stop, with Kham Sina as my wise and gentle guide.” — Susan Spano for the LA Times
Soccer team Not just any team. We’re your team in Southeast Asia – there to make sure that every aspect of your trip surpasses your expectations. That’s what it means to work for Journeys Within
Touring the temples of Bagan In Bagan, thousands of ancient temples spread out as far as the eye can see, while you explore, lost in a sense of wonder.
Southeast Asia guides “We have always planned trips ourselves in the past but are so glad we used your company this time. The guides have been great, and some of the activities could not have been planned on our own…a first class trip.” — Mindy & Craig
Weaver woman and Andrea “My feeling about seeing the world is that it’s going to change you necessarily, just the very fact of being out there and meeting people from different cultures and different ways of life.” — Ewan McGregor
Southeast Asia Honeymoon “Each day was perfectly executed…so much so that we got engaged and married during our visit….We could not have asked for a more perfect way to start our new life together!” — Aaron & Tanya
Meditation in ray of light “Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” — The Buddha
River boat cruise Imagine floating past the magical monuments of Myanmar from the comfort of your first-class cabin. Imagine yourself on the Irrawaddy.
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Journeys Within Ground Operations ( JWGO )

Welcome to Journeys Within Ground Operations, a site dedicated to our Southeast Asia Ground Operations Team, curated for select boutique tour companies and travel agents looking for the very best ground operations support in Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar.

If you are not a travel agent or tour company and are interested in traveling with Journeys Within, please visit our main website:

We know how hard it is to find local operators that offer consistent and reliable service while offering your clients exceptional experiences. We know this because when we started, we looked for just that, and not finding it, we developed our own team on the ground. A team that now, 12 years later, continues to believe in offering the highest level of service possible.


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Why work with JWGO?


Andrea Ross founded Journeys Within in 2003 in Siem Reap, Cambodia, quickly earning recognition as one of Condé Nast Traveler’s Top Travel Specialists since 2007, a Travel + Leisure A-List travel agent, an inaugural member of the Wendy Perrin WOW List of top travel specialists, and 2008 Condé Nast World Saver for being “pioneers in philanthropic travel.”


You will also have access to the in-depth knowledge and experience accumulated by our team over 13+ years, with extensive notes on hotels, attractions, and restaurants, accessed through our wonderful website! With insider information available at the click of a mouse, you can offer clients insight on where to stay, what to do and what to avoid.


Agents and tour operators will be able to work directly with our JWGO Tours Manager in Cambodia or our JWGO Business Development Director and Consultant in London. You will have access to country directors in Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam along with handpicked guides trained by our team and reviewed by Journeys Within’s own clients. And they, in turn, can give your clients an experience unlike any other.

Giving Back

Journeys Within Our Community pioneers philanthropic travel, supporting the places we visit to not only aid in the communities we love but to give our travelers a deeper connection to the places they travel. Our active philanthropy program continues to empower and inspire both local communities and travelers.

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