35 days / Thailand – Cambodia – Laos – Vietnam

From $4,800
Group size Private
Depart Daily
Tour ID ASA35
culture
history
cruise
beach
island
snorkel
mountain
wonder
discovery

See the best of: Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. Exploring the hidden charm of Vietnam, the greatest history of Cambodia, the lovely Laos and the amazing Thailand.

			

Overview:


THAILAND

Day 1: Bangkok / Arrival

Arrival at airport in Bangkok. We welcome you at airport and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day is your leisure time.

Stay overnight in Bangkok.

Day 2: Bangkok

At 6.15, leave Bangkok for Ratchabur, boat trip to Damnoen Saduak floating market. See the local life and visit handicraft home industry. Transfer to Kwai River, visit Eponymous Bridge and the Jeath war museum in Kanchanaburi. Finally, we visit the Donrak War Cementary before leaving Kanchanaburi and go back to Bangkok.

Overnight in Bangkok. (B,L)

Day 3: Bangkok

At 6.30, leave Bangkok for Ayuthaya. Stop to visit the Bang Pa-In Summer Palace. Continue to Ayutthaya, visit Wat Maha That. We continue our visit at Wat Phra Si Sanphet, the largest and most important temple.

At 12.30, Embark a cruise, enjoy delicious buffet lunch on board and cruise back to Bangkok. Sightseeing from the boat on the way back to Bangkok city.

Overnight in Bangkok. (B,L)

Day 4: BangkokChiang Mai

Morning, visit famous temples in Bangkok including Wat Traimit (The Golden Buddha Temple), Wat Pho. The last one we visit is Wat Benjabophit. Lunch at a local restaurant.

ADD-ON: Pay for your visit at The Grand Palace.

Afternoon, flight to Chiang Mai. Arrival at airport, we transfer you to your hotel. Check-in and spend your time at leisure.

Overnight in Chiang Mai. (B,L)

Day 5: Chiang Mai

At 8.00, visit Doi Inthanon National Park, encompasses the highest mountain in Thailand. Visit the modern Chedis of the King & Queen. Proceed to Karen hill tribe village.

After lunch, visit Vachiritharn and Siritharn Waterfalls. Proceed to flower garden at the Royal Project Research Station. Back to hotel.

Overnight in Chiang Mai. (B,L)

Day 6: Chiang Mai

At 07.00, leave Chiang Mai for Lampang. Visit the Elephant Conservation Centre along the way & witness the show of Elephant. Arrival in Lampang, visit Wat Prathat Lampang Luang. Lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon, Horse-cart ride through the old streets of Lampang and visit Kad Kong Ta Street Market. After that, visit Wat Pra That Hariphunchai, the most celebrated temple in Lamphun province.

Overnight in Chiang Mai. (B,L)

Day 7: Chiang Mai

At 7.00, visit Mae Khachan hot springs, stunning Wat Rong Khun (White Temple) and Chiang Saen. Proceed to The famous Golden Triangle area of Northern Thailand.

After lunch, we visit Wat Phrathat Pukhao. We go back to Chiang Mai. On the way back, we stop to visit Akha and Yao hill tribe villages.

Overnight in Chiang Mai. (B,L)

Day 8: Chiang MaiPhuket

Morning, breakfast at hotel in Chiang Mai, your leisure time in the city.

Afternoon, we transfer you to airport for flight to Phuket. Relaxation at beach in Phuket.

Overnight in Phuket. (B)

Day 9: Phuket

Breakfast at hotel. Your leisure time for relaxation at beach in Phuket.

Overnight in Phuket.

(B)

Day 10: Phuket

Morning, transfer to the Royal Phuket Marina, head out to Phang Nga Bay. Visit Hong Island and enjoy a relaxing canoe ride throughout the Island. Continue to Panak Island for more sightseeing of the impressive limestone cliffs landscape.

Lunch buffet at the Muslim Village of Panyee Island. Explore this village of historical and traditional houses. At 14:00, visit James Bond Island, made famous from the 007 movie. Afterwards, spend your leisure time relaxing or swimming at Naka or Lawa Island. At 16:30, arrive back to the Royal Phuket Marina. Drop you off at your hotel.

Overnight in Phuket. (B,L)

CAMBODIA

Day 11: PhuketPhnom Penh

Morning, breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport for flight from Phuket to Phnom Penh. Upon arrival in Phnom Penh, check-in at hotel.
Overnight in Phnom Penh. (B)

Day 12: Phnom Penh

Morning, visit the notorious Choeung Ek Killing Fields & Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S21 prison) which serve as a testament to the crimes of the Khmer Rouge (From 1975–1979. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.

After lunch, take some minutes at Independent Monument for photo taking. After that, visit the opulent Royal Place, home to Cambodia’s Royal family, and its Silver Pagoda. Continue your visit at The National Museum with its superb collection of Khmer art. The last place to visit today is Wat Phnome, the most famous buddhist temple in Phnom Penh.

Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.

(B,L)

Day 13: Phnom PenhSiem Reap

Morning, breakfast at hotel. Your leisure time to visit some famous market for shopping in Phnom Penh until we transfer you to airport for flight to Siem Reap.

Upon arrival in Siem Reap, check-in at hotel.

Overnight in Siem Reap. (B)

Day 14: Siem Reap

Morning, visit to the antique capital of Angkor Thom. Continue your visit at Ta Prohm, one of the most beautiful temples in Angkor. Lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon, visit Angkor Wat the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor.

Evening, enjoy buffet dinner and watch Khmer Traditional Dance Show at a local restaurant.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

(B,L,D)

Day 15: Siem Reap

At 8.00am, we drive out of the city to go to Koh Ker. Abandoned to the forests of the north, Koh Ker, capital of the Angkorian empire from AD 928 to AD 944. It takes about 1.5 hour to reach Koh Ker. On arrival, we start to explore the complex.

10.30am, we drive back to Siem Reap. On the way back, we stop at two famous temples: Prasat Neang Khmaw & Prasat Pram. Lunch at a local restaurant near Beng Mealea temple.

1.30pm, we visit Beng Mealea temple. Enjoy a short walk through the dense jungle and discover the wonders of an overgrown temple, Beng Mealea, which lay undiscovered for centuries. We proceed to the last one that we visit today, Banteay Srey, the “gem” of the Angkor area.

Overnight in Siem Reap. (B,L)

Day 16: Siem Reap → Luang Prabang

Morning, visit the National Museum at 7.30am. After that, you will have a boat trip on Tonle Sap Lake for sightseeing.
Afternoon, transfer you to airport for flight to Luang Prabang (16:55-18:55).
Overnight in Luang Prabang
(B,L)

LAOS

Day 17: Luang Prabang

Morning, visit the Traditional Art and Ethnology Center to learn about Laos’ many ethnic cultures. Then visit Wat Xieng Thong, the royal city’s most important temple.

Embark and cruise upstream on the Mekong River, visit the famous and mysterious Pak Ou Caves. Back to the city. Stop at the village of Ban Xanghai where they make the local rice wine. Lunch at a local restaurant.

After lunch, visit some major places: National Museum (Royal Palace), Wat Mai, UXO Visitor’s Centre and Wat Visoun famous for its enormous stupa and its collection of old gilded Buddhas.

Finally, we reach the Mount Phousi to enjoy a panoramic sunset view of Luang Prabang.

Overnight in Luang Prabang. (B,L)

Day 18: Luang PrabangXieng Khouang

After breakfast, we drive to the beautiful Kuang Si Waterfall where you can splash around in the pools or walk along the forest paths. Before coming back to Luang Prabang, we still have time to visit Kuang Si Falls Butterflies Park, newly opened January 2014, it is now one of the must-see spots in Luang Prabang.

After that, we make our way over the mountains to Xieng Khouang, best-known for having been heavily bombed during Indochina War and also famous for its historic Plain of Jars. The journey takes about 8 hours and we can make some stops at villages to observe the rural life of local people, including ethnic minorities.

Arrival in Phonsavanh, the capital of Xieng Khouang province and check into your hotel.

Overnight in Xieng Khouang. (B,L)

Day 19: Xieng Khouang

Morning, we make a visit to the 3 “Plain of Jars” sites and also discover some local villages where you can observe local village life.

Afternoon, we drive to Muang Khoun, one that was not been destroyed by the American bombings during the secret war. Muang Khoun is home to unique sitting giant Buddha as well of some old pagodas that lies in ruins. Return to Phonsavan.

Overnight in Phonsavan. (B,L)

Day 20: Xieng KhouangVang Vieng

After breakfast, we have time today to explore the site and some nearby villages, populated by the Hmong hill tribe and Tai Dam people. Even though living a poor life, they possess a vibrant local culture and an interesting history.

We leave Xieng Khuang for our scenic drive to Vang Vieng, a small town, which is nestled on a bend of the Nam Song River. Arrive at Vang Vieng by late afternoon.

Overnight in Vang Vieng. (B,L)

Day 21: Vang Vieng

In the morning, we will first stroll around the town to visit the local market to catch a gimpse of everyday life in a typical Lao rural area. We then visit Organic Farm Vang Vieng.

After that, we visit the cave of Tham Jang, which was used in the early 19th century in defense against the Chinese invaders. We also cross the river to Ban Huai Ngae, a very pleasant village where we can explore the different local lifestyles.

Afternoon, start cycling to Blue Lagoon (7Km from the town center), of which the waters are an aqua-blue, and are always cool. Visit the nearby Tham Phoukham Cave.

We go back to the city and board on a leisurely long-tail boat along the Nam Song River to admire the sunset.

Overnight in Vang Vieng. (B,L)

Day 22: Vang ViengVientiane

Morning, your leisure time in Vang Vieng. After early lunch, we leave Vang Vieng and head to Vientiane.

We visit Ban Houy Mo, a fishing village, along the way. Continue our journey and stop to visit an archaeological site of Vang Xang, where you can admire one of the country’s oldest Buddha statues, dating back to the 11th century. Arrival in Vientiane, check-in at hotel.

Overnight in Vientiane. (B,L)

Day 23: VientianeHanoi

We begin our tour by visiting the serene Wat Sisaket, one of the most beautiful temples in the capital. Continue on to the nearby Wat Phra Keo. Used as a religious museum, Wat Phra Keo displays a collection of both Lao and Khmer works of art. Next, we visit COPE, an association working to help landmine victims. Lunch at a local restaurant.

After lunch, we stop at the Patuxay monument, Laos’ version of the Arc de Triomphe, continue out visit at Pha That Luang, the holiest site in Laos. We drive out of the city to visit the Buddha Park which contains numerous religious images.

We transfer you straight to airport for flight to Hanoi.

Overnight in Hanoi. (B,L)

VIETNAM

Day 24: Hanoi

Hanoi city tour. Visit some famous places in Hanoi that includes The Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem lake, Ngoc Son Temple and Vietnam Museum of Ethnology.

Take a cyclo tour for sightseeing around the Old Quarter of Hanoi. Watch video

Overnight in Hanoi. (B,L)

Day 25: Sapa

After breakfast, pick you up at hotel and transfer to Sapa. Arrival in Sapa, take a little time for refreshment. Then, we will set off to begin trekking and exploring the Muong Hoa valley.

We will have 12kms of trekking to visit Y Linh Ho and Lao Chai villages. Enjoy the imposing scenery of the valley. Lunch with a local family or in a drinking shop by the river. We continue hiking to Ta Van village to see their customs and home life. Your tour guide and host family will set up a temporary cooking class so you can share a Vietnamese cooking experience!

Overnight homestay at a local house of Dzay family in village. (B,L,D)

Option 2: Go back to Sapa town. Overnight at hotel. (B,L)

Day 26: Sapa

After breakfast at house, we leave Ta van village, head off on an uphill trail, past fascinating terraced rice fields and small pockets of H’Mong housing before walking through a bamboo forest to a picturesque waterfall. Admire the scenery and keep walking to Giang Ta Chai village on top of a hill. After spending time with the villagers and enjoying their genuine hospitality we will cross the river via a suspension bridge and head upwards again to visit a local handicraft centre where H’Mong and Zao women gather to share their crafts and skills and have a good chat!

A late lunch will be prepared for you near the craft centre and then visit a village school. Later, we make our way back to Sapa town.

Option 2: (Hotel stay in previous night)

Visit Cat cat village and Sin Chai Village.

Breakfast at hotel. A walk down 4km to visit Cat Cat village. Relax at the food of a stunning waterfall. Enjoy picnic lunch by a river. Then, we have next 6km to Sin Chai village, located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain. Enjoy huge stunning landscapes before climbing up on the way a jeep to go back to Sapa.

Return to Hanoi.

Overnight in Hanoi. (B,L)

Day 27: Halong bay

Morning, enjoy breakfast at hotel. We leave Hanoi for Halong bay around 8.00am. Upon arrival in Halong, embark and have delicous lunch onboard. We cruise through thousand amazing islands and islets during the lunch. After lunch, take a refresh in your room before visiting Surprising Cave, kayaking, swimming… Go back to the boat, get a drink and enjoy a sunset scenery in the bay.

Overnight on boat in Halong bay.

(B,L,D)

Day 28: Halong bay → hue

Morning, breakfast on boat. Cruise further and stop at a Pearl Farm village. Continue cruising through many island and islet to explore the hidden charm of the bay. Lunch on board while going back to the prier. Transfer back to Hanoi airport and take a flight to Hue.

Overnight in Hue.

(B,L)

Day 29: Hue

Hue city tour. Get a boat trip to Thien Mu Pagoda. We then continue our visit at the CitadelHue Royal Antiques museum. Visit Dong Ba Market and have lunch at a nearby restaurant.

After lunch, visit tomb of King “Minh Mang” and Tomb of King “Khai Dinh”. Proceed our tour at a nearby village where people making incense stick and conical hat. After that, we transfer you to Hoi An.

Overnight in Hoi An. (B,L)

Day 30: Hoi An

Morning, visit My Son Sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This tour is a must-see for those who are interested in architecture and ancientcivilizations. My Son sanctuary was an imperial city during the Champa civilization,between the 4th and the 12th.

Afternoon, your leisure time.

You can discover the old town on foot by yourself easily. Some famous places to visit: Hoi An’s Colorful Local Market, Tan Ky Old House, Fu Jian Assembly Hall, and the 400-year-old Japanese Covered Bridge.

Overnight in Hoi An. (B,L)

Day 31: Hoi AnHo Chi Minh

Morning, enjoy breakfast at hotel. After that, take a city tour. Places to visit: The Re-Unification Palace, the Notre Dame Cathedral & the War Remnants Museum.

Afternoon, we drive 60km to Cu Chi. Take in the peaceful rural scenery as we drive between rice paddies, look out for ducks and water buffalos swimming in the rivers alongside the road.

Arrival in Cu Chi. At first glance there is scant evidence today of the fighting and bombing that convulsed Cu Chi during the war. To see what went on, you have to dig deeper – underground.

We drive back to the city.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh. (B,L)

Day 32: Mekong Delta

After breakfast at hotel, leave Ho Chi Minh for Ben Tre. Take a boat trip on Mekong river to a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, walking through the fruit plantation village.

Overnight in Can Tho.

(B,L)

Day 33: Mekong Delta

After breakfast at hotel, leave Ho Chi Minh for Ben Tre. Take a boat trip on Mekong river to a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, walking through the fruit plantation village.

Overnight in Can Tho.

(B,L)

Day 34: Mekong Delta

Around 6.30am, we pick you up to visit the Cai Rang floating market which is wholesale market of fruit and vegetable at its busiest at this time of the day. Keep cruising through the small channels system and visit a rice noodle making village. Experience the “Monkey Bridge” in the Delta.

Break for lunch then return to Ho Chi Minh.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

(B,L)

Day 35: Ho Chi Minh

Enjoy breakfast at hotel.

Spend your leisure time in the city until we transfer you to the airport for departure flight.

(B)


TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Flights in the tour.
  • Hotels & accommodations.
  • Meals mentioned (B,L,D = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
  • Transfer and transport.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees.

EXCLUDES:

  • Drinks.
  • Tips.
  • Personal expenses.

Note: The tour price based on two persons onwards.

Hotels & Accommodation

3 star hotels

HANOI: La Dolce Vita hotel, Golden Rooster hotel, La Suite hotel

Halong Bay: Royal Palace Cruise, Majestic cruise, Renea Cruise

SAPA: Panorama Sapa hotel, Vista hotel

HUE: Rosaleen Hue hotel, Serene Palace Hue hotel, Shining Serene Hotel

HOI AN: Hai Au hotel, Kim An hotel, Vinh Hung Library hotel, Thanh Binh 3 hotel

NHA TRANG: Asia Paradise hotel, Majestic Nha Trang Hotel, Paris Nha Trang hotel, Balcony Nha Trang hotel

HO CHI MINH: Le Duy hotel, Elios hotel, Lavender Le Anh Xuan, Cap Town Hotel, Ha Hien Signature hotel

CAN THO: Hau Giang hotel, Anh Dao Mekong hotel, Sai Gon Can Tho hotel

CHAU DOC: Chau Pho hotel, Hung Cuong hotel

PHNOM PENH: King Grand Boutique hotel, Le Grand palace boutique hotel, Flora Boutique hotel

SIEM REAP: The Amazing Residence, Angkor Holiday Hotel, Central Boutique Hotel

Kratie: Mekong Dolphine hotel

VIENTIANE: Aaron Hotel

VANG VIENG: Annecy Hotel 

Xieng Khuang: Vansana Hotel Plain of Jars

Luang Prabang: Villa Mahasok Hotel

YANGON: Hotel Grand United (Ahlone), Hotel Grand United (21st Downtown)

BAGAN: Bawga Theiddhi Hotel, Bagan Umbra Hotel , Bagan View Hotel

MANDALAY: Hotel Amazing Mandalay, Sakura Princess Hotel Mandalay

INLE: Royal Inlay Hotel (Nyaungshwe), Hotel Amazing Nyaung Shwe

NGAPALI BEACH: Thande Beach Hotel, Jade Marina Resort

KYAIKHTIYO: The Eternity Resort, Golden Rock Hotel

KALAW: Hill Top Villa Resort Kalaw, Dream Villa Hotel

MONYWA: Win Unity Resort Hotel

4 star hotels

HANOI: Tirant Hanoi hotel, The Light hotel, Rex hotel, Pearl hotel, Conifer boutique hotel

Halong Bay: Sapphire Cruise, Sliversea Cruise, Aclass Stellar

SAPA: Chau Long Hotel, Sapa Legend hotel, Bamboo hotel

HUE: Emm Hue hotel, Cherish hotel

HOI AN: Belle Maison Hadana Hoi An hotel, Silk Luxury Hoi An hotel, Lantara Boutique hotel, Emm Hoi An hotel

NHA TRANG: Rosaka Nha Trang hotel, Nha Trang Palace hotel

HO CHI MINH: Harmony Saigon Hotel, Eden Star hotel, Golden Central hotel

CAN THO: Iris hotel, West Can Tho hotel, Fortuneland Hotel

CHAU DOC: Victoria Nui Sam Lodge

PHNOM PENH: Queen Grand Boutique Hotel

SIEM REAP: Queen grand boutique hotel, Iroha Garden hotel, Sunway Phnom Penh hotel, Tara Angkor hotel, Somadevi Angkor Boutique, Memorie Angkor Boutique

Kratie: Rajabori Resort

Kapongthom: Glorius hotel & Spa

Shihanuk Ville: Mary Beach Resort, Legacy Resort

VIENTIANE: That Luang d’Or Hotel

Vang Vieng: Inthira Vang Vieng

Xieng Khuang: Vansana Hotel Plain of Jars (DLX) Hotel

Luang Prabang: Souphattra Hotel

YANGON: Esperado Lake View Hotel Yangon, Best Western Green Hill Hotel

BAGAN: Amazing Bagan Resort, Myanmar Treasure Resort

MANDALAY: Eastern Palace Hotel, Yadanarpon Dynasty Hotel

INLE: Ananta Inlay Resort, Myanmar Treasure Resort Inle

NGAPALI BEACH: Amata Resort and Spa, Amazing Ngapali Resort

KYAIKHTIYO: Mountain Top Hotel

KALAW: Royal Kalaw Hill Resort, Kalaw Heritage Hotel

MONYWA: Win Unity Resort Hotel

5 star hotels

HANOI: Hilton Hanoi hotel, Pan Pacific Hanoi hotel

Halong Bay: Sealife Cruise, La Regina Royal, Cruise, La Regina Legend Cuise, Stellar of the Sea Cruise, Orchird Cruise

SAPA: Victoria Sapa hotel, Silk Path hotel

HUE: Indochine Palace hotel, Imperial Hue hotel

HOI AN: Sunrise Hoi An Resort, Palm Garden Beach Resort & Spa, Silk village Hoi An, Royal hotel Hoi An.

NHA TRANG: Sunrise Beach hotel & Spa, Mia Resort, Novotel Nha Trang, Sheraton NT, Diamond Bay Resort & Spa, Champa Island Nha Trang Resort.

HO CHI MINH: Nikko hotel, Majestic Sai Gon Hotel, Pullman hotel, New World Saigon Hotel.

CAN THO: Victoria Can Tho resort, Vinpearl Can Tho hotel

CHAU DOC: Victoria Chau Doc hotel

PHNOM PENH: Sokha Phnom Penh Hotel , Palace Gate hotel & resort

SIEM REAP: Sokha Angkor Hotel , Sarai Resort & Spa , Ajaili hotel

Shihanuk Ville: Sokha Beach Resort

Vientiane: Green Park Vientiane

Vang Vieng: Riverside Boutique

Xieng Khouang: Vansana Hotel Plain of Jars

Luang Prabang: Luang Prabang View

YANGON: Rose Garden Hotel, Chatrium Royal Lake Hotel Yangon

BAGAN: Aureum Palace Hotel Bagan, Bagan Lodge

MANDALAY: Mercure Mandalay Hill Resort, Rupar Mandalar Resort

INLE: Sofitel Inle Lake Myat Min Hotel, Aureum Resort Inle

NGAPALI BEACH: Aureum Palace Hotel Ngapali, Ngapali Bay Villas And Spa

KYAIKHTIYO Limited choices: Mountain Top Hotel 3*

KALAW: Kalaw Heritage Hotel, Kalaw Hill Lodge

MONYWA: Win Unity Resort Hotel


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