About Us

Welcome to Knutson Travels, your go-to boutique tour operator for exclusive and tailored travel experiences in Asia. We specialize in creating unforgettable trips to China, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand, bringing you closer to the culture, people, and natural wonders of these incredible destinations.

Our team of experts is passionate about delivering personalized service and attention to detail, ensuring that every aspect of your trip meets your expectations and exceeds your imagination. Whether you’re looking for a cultural immersion, adventure, relaxation, or a mix of everything, we have the knowledge, resources, and network to design the perfect itinerary for you.

Browse our collection of tour packages, from classic highlights to off-the-beaten-path gems, and let us know how we can customize them to fit your preferences, interests, and budget. We offer flexible booking policies, transparent pricing, and customer support, so you can have peace of mind and enjoy your trip to the fullest.

Join us on a journey of discovery and transformation, and let Knutson Travels be your trusted companion along the way.

Our Tour Experiences

  • Indulgence – for those groups/families wanting an exceptional tour experience.
  • Escorted – a cultural experience tour with 16 – 26 like minded travelers.
  • Group – tours for friends & families, with the itineraries of Escorted Tours (minimum of 4 travelers). Prices may vary based on tour selected vs Escorted.

What We Do

We provide a tour experience unlike any other, bringing the local culture to the forefront. We realize that you can travel to visit monuments and local “tourist” attractions, but what do you learn about local customs and beliefs? We are one of the only tour companies where the owners accompany each group on the tour, not only bringing our experiences but ultimately giving each tour member a sense of family. We aim to provide cultural experiences on our website as well, we are in the process of adding music, movies, and faux paux’s etc. to give you a better sense of what it takes to be a local! We don’t peer out of a bus window to experience a destination, we get out there and experience the local customs first hand through cultural festivals!

Why We Do It

We believe that tours should provide a sense of culture. We aim to break down the social norms and give our clients unparalleled access to local cultural experiences. We believe that through travel, a person gains a better perspective on life!

What Makes Us Different

We lead each tour ourselves, giving each client a sense that we value your business, instead of sending you to a new world with strangers.

Why Tour With Us

We don’t just provide tours, we provide experiences and want you to have the time of your life. With our travel experiences, we’ve found the best way to do so is by learning about and through customs, culture, food and people.

What Makes Us Family

We lead each tour ourselves, we take pride in our knowledge and experiences to give you the experience of a lifetime.

Golden Temple – Amritsar, Punjab, India

Experiences – The Blog


The Internship
Posted by: Josh Knutson /950
After an amazing beach and boat adventure in Phuket, it was time to start my internship in Chiang Mai. My internship was at the Northern Small & Medium Enterprise Center (NSME Center) as a finance/marketing intern. My main task was to assess the financials of the NSME Center to determine if they would be able […]
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The Beach
Posted by: Josh Knutson /1100
After a whirlwind month in Chiang Mai, it was time to head South for some fun! We flew to Phuket via Bangkok for a couple of days of beach bliss! Our hotel for the next 4 days was owned by a Washington State University alum on the beautiful Kata Beach which had 6 months prior […]
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Golden Triangle Tour
Posted by: Josh Knutson /1260
Sitting in class one day, our professor told us we didn’t have anything planned one weekend and asked if we’d like to go on a tour to the Golden Triangle via a private tour company. A handful of us raised our hands and our trip to the seedy North was about to begin! Our drive […]
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