This remarkable journey starts in Bangkok, Thailand’s seductive capital, continues to enigmatic Laos, on to beautiful Vietnam, and finally the mystical kingdom of Cambodia including a visit to Angkor Wat.
Depart on your scheduled flight to Bangkok.
Arrival in Bangkok. Transfer to your hotel
for a two-night stay. Rest of the day free to
Included this morning is a sightseeing tour
of Bangkok visiting the Grand Palace and
the beautiful Emerald Buddha Temple.
During the evening there will be an optional
Thai dinner with a performance of traditional
Morning flight to mystical Luang Prabang
in northern Laos for a two-night stay.
Situated in an idyllic mountain setting at
the confluence of the River Nam Khan
and the mighty Mekong, this World
Heritage Site has been declared the bestpreserved
traditional city in Southeast Asia.
Comprehensive included sightseeing begins
Enjoy a scenic drive to the Kuang Si
Waterfalls today, stopping at the Hmon
Minority village en route for an insight into
the traditional culture of Laos. We’ll also
visit a bear rescue centre, where these
giants of the forest are rehabilitated in wellmaintained,
natural surroundings. On arrival
at the waterfalls, we take a walk through
the rainforest, where we will see many small
cascades of water, turquoise pools perfect
for swimming and the staggering main
falls, which drop 180ft. Enjoy lunch next to
the waterfall, with spectacular views of the
water as it crashes down.
It’s an early start this morning as we pay a
visit to the bustling open-air market on the
banks of the Mekong, admiring the superb
range of fresh produce on display, before
heading to the Vat Mai temple. We then fly
to Vientiane, the intriguing capital of Laos
situated on the Mekong, for an overnight
Join us today for an included sightseeing
tour of Vientiane, which includes a visit to
the gigantic That Luang Stupa, the national
symbol of Laos, as well as the Vat Sisaket
Temple, the victory gate of Patcusay
and more. This afternoon, fly to Hanoi,
the capital of Vietnam, for a three-night
stay. This afternoon you will visit the city’s
lakes, parks and elegant French colonial
Today’s walking tour of Hanoi takes you to see the Ancient Quarter, One Pillar Pagoda and Ba Dinh Square.
Pre-bookable optional excursion - This evening you may wish to take the optional excursion by pedicab to a traditional Water Puppet show.
Enjoy a day at leisure or take our
pre-bookable optional excursion - take
a full-day excursion to Halong Bay including
a boat cruise.
Meals: breakfast / dinner (lunch will be
included with Halong Bay excursion)
Today you fly to Hue the former capital of Vietnam for an overnight stay.
Pre-bookable optional excursion - You can take an optional excursion to visit the Thien Mu Pagoda, the royal tombs and enjoy an cruise on the Perfume River.
Pre-bookable optional excursion - Visit to the Citadel, seat of royal power in ancient times, before you depart on the beautiful coastal drive to Hoi An for a two night stay.
Hoi An is a picturesque, ancient riverside town and the most enchanting place on the Vietnamese coast. Today’s walking tour is followed by a guided cycle ride into the countryside this afternoon.
Morning at leisure before transferring to Danang airport for the flight to Saigon for a two night stay.
A morning tour of Saigon includes visits to the Presidential Palace, War Museum and the former Rue Catinat, as well as passing the Notre Dame Cathedral. Pre-bookable optional excursion - Take an optional afternoon drive and visit the amazing Cu Chi Tunnels.
This morning you drive to Cai Be for a cruise
into the Mekong Delta with lunch at a farmer’s
house. After disembarking at Vinh Long, you
get to Can Tho for an overnight stay on the
banks of the Mekong.
After a morning boat trip to the floating market at Cai Rang, you return to explore Can Tho before driving to Chau Doc for a river cruise to Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia where accommodation has been arranged for a two
Sightseeing in Phnom Penh includes visits to the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, History Museum, the waterfront and Wat Phnom.
You fly to Siem Reap for a two-night stay and
a first visit to the extraordinary Angkor Wat, an
exotic temple complex, which has become
the symbol of Cambodia.
Today you revisit the Angkor Complex, followed by dinner and a traditional dancing display this evening.
Pre-bookable optional excursion - Take an optional drive to Tonle Sap Lake and enjoy a boat trip to see the floating villages. In the late afternoon you will fly to Bangkok for a final overnight stay.
Transfer to the airport for your return flight. As you will be flying westwards your arrival is later the same day.