Reserve your place on one of our intimate, small group tours today.

Upcoming Encounters

  • Kiribati: May 18 – May 29, 2020 POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
  • Timor Leste: September 13-25, 2020
  • Timor Leste Trek Challenge: September 13-25, 2020
  • Myanmar & Thailand: 14-26 November, 2020

In 2020/21, our Encounter tours are $3,500 per person. This includes:

  • All accommodation and most meals within your destination
  • All transport within your destination
  • An expert in-country guide
  • Visa costs (on arrival for guests travelling to Timor Leste or Kiribati and reimbursed for those travelling to Myanmar)

Airfares and insurance are not included in your tour so you can book an airline and airfare that best suits you. Terms and Conditions.

We require a $300pp deposit to reserve your place. You may choose to pay the full amount now ($3,500) for peace of mind.

* Bookings made by credit card incur a 1.5% fee to cover transaction charges. Paying by Direct deposit means less fees taken by banks and third parties. You can transfer your deposit into the following account:

BSB: 633-000
Account No: 184 346 708
Account Name: Palms Australia

To help us identify your payment, please use your name as reference and complete our deposit advice form.

Book now by credit card


Subtotal $304.50

Total deposit: $304.50

*Refunds are only issued in the event Palms Australia is forced to cancel a tour. If you are unable to travel for any reason, you may be given the opportunity to defer to a later available tour. Palms Australia is not responsible for any costs resulting from cancelling a tour (i.e changes to, or cancellation of, airfares).